Milltown, Alabama

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Population in July 2007: 1,043.
Males: 510  (49.0%)
Females: 533  (51.0%)
Median resident age:

40.1 years
Alabama median age:

35.8 years

Zip code: 36862

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,348 (it was $28,654 in 2000)
Milltown:

$37,348
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,119 (it was $16,133 in 2000)

Milltown CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $133,492 (it was $81,900 in 2000)
Milltown:

$133,492
AL:

$141,300
March 2019 cost of living index in Milltown: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Milltown, AL (2000)
    • 75268.4%White alone
    • 33330.3%Black alone
    • 70.6%Hispanic
    • 40.4%Two or more races
    • 20.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.09%Asian alone

Races in Milltown detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 655 feet

Land area: 80.1 square miles.

Population density: 13 people per square mile   (very low).

Milltown, Alabama map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Milltown CCD:

0.2% ($199)
Alabama:

0.4% ($289)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, GA (51.8 miles , pop. 185,781).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (65.4 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (618.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Abanda, AL (1.7 miles),
Penton, AL (2.2 miles ),
Wadley, AL (2.3 miles ),
Daviston, AL (2.6 miles ),
White Plains, AL (2.9 miles ),
Five Points, AL (3.2 miles),
Roanoke, AL (3.3 miles ),
La Fayette, AL (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 33.06 N, Longitude: 85.52 W

Distribution of median household income in Milltown, AL in 2017
Milltown satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Alabama:

3.8%
Most common industries in Milltown, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (15.8%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (13.8%)
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.3%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (14.1%)
  • Educational services (11.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.7%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.2%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.2%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (13.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.4%)
  • Social assistance (6.9%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (6.0%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Milltown, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Engineers (3.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.3%)
  • Engineers (6.0%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (5.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.4%)
  • Child care workers (6.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)

Average climate in Milltown, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Milltown-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 66% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/1/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.4 miles away from the Milltown place center killed 7 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 1/26/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.7 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Milltown-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 99.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 103.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 168.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 183.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 141.6 miles away from Milltown center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 143.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Chambers County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Milltown:

  • ROANOKE HEALTH CARE CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ROANOKE, AL)
  • FAITH HOME CARE, INC (Hospital, about 11 miles away; ROANOKE, AL)
  • RANDOLPH COUNTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; ROANOKE, AL)
  • LAFAYETTE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; LAFAYETTE, AL)
  • FMC CHAMBERS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; LAFAYETTE, AL)
  • LAFAYETTE EXTENDED CARE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; LAFAYETTE, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Milltown:

  • Southern Union State Community College (about 6 miles; Wadley, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,120)
  • Auburn University (about 32 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 22,741)
  • University of West Georgia (about 44 miles; Carrollton, GA; FT enrollment: 10,358)
  • Tuskegee University (about 45 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • West Georgia Technical College (about 48 miles; Waco, GA; FT enrollment: 4,768)
  • Columbus Technical College (about 50 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 3,241)
  • Columbus State University (about 52 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 6,876)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Milltown: Sparkling Springs (A), Penton Raceway (B), Abanda Fire and Rescue (C), Union Hill Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Milltown include: Mount Hickory Church (A), Mount Zion Church (B), Mountain Spring Church (C), New Hope Church (D), New Harmony Church (E), Shiloh Baptist Church (F), Abanda Baptist Church (G), The Greater Pine Hill Church (H), Penton Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sims Cemetery (1), Milltown Cemetery (2), Tatum Cemetery (3), Ebenezer Cemetery (4), Beulah Cemetery (5), Bailey Cemetery (6), Abanda Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Welch Lake (A), Slaughter Lake (B), Edge Lake (C), Allens Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sandy Creek (A), Chikasanoxee Creek (B), Rocky Branch (C), Pigeonroost Creek (D), Mathews Branch (E), Laney Creek (F), High Pine Creek (G), Caty Creek (H), Carlisle Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Chambers County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

69.0%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.0%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

19.2%
Whole state:

16.1%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

7.8%
Whole state:

7.3%

For population 15 years and over in Milltown:

Marital status in Milltown, AL
  • Never married: 18.3%
  • Now married: 60.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

For population 25 years and over in Milltown:

  • High school or higher: 63.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.0
Alabama average:

13.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Milltown, AL (based on Chambers County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,90362
Black Protestant5,78021
Mainline Protestant3,08033
Catholic2491
Other2392
None11,964-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Here:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Chambers County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
This county:

6.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

4.61 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Chambers County:

15.1%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Chambers County:

35.7%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

7.0%
Alabama:

13.5%

6.85% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,457 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
Alabama average:

5.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lee County, AL  2.21% ($34,247 average AGI)
from Troup County, GA  1.10% ($26,832)
from Randolph County, AL  0.39% ($28,370)

Strongest AM radio stations in Milltown:

  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WZZX (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LINEVILLE, AL; Owner: ROBERT A. PERRY)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGSE (720 AM; daytime; 8 kW; HOGANSVILLE, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Milltown:

  • WSTH-FM (106.1 FM; ALEXANDER CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WELR-FM (102.3 FM; ROANOKE, AL; Owner: EAGLE'S NEST, INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WMAX-FM (105.3 FM; BOWDON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZLM (97.3 FM; DADEVILLE, AL; Owner: GREAT SOUTH RFDC, LLC)
  • WALR-FM (104.1 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLWI-FM (92.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WASZ (95.5 FM; ASHLAND, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVOK-FM (97.9 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WMXA (96.7 FM; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WELL-FM (88.7 FM; DADEVILLE, AL; Owner: TIGER COMMUNICATIONS EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WKKR (97.7 FM; AUBURN, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WCJM-FM (100.9 FM; WEST POINT, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Milltown:

  • WSWS-TV (Channel 66; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF OPELIKA)
  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 26ft / 8.2mTotal length
  • $2,014,000Total costs
  • 850Total average daily traffic
  • 85Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,073Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Milltown, AL
  • 59.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 31.4%Electricity
  • 9.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Milltown, AL
  • 64.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 21.8%Electricity
  • 6.9%Utility gas
  • 6.9%Wood


Milltown compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Milltown on our top lists:

  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the lowest real estate taxes percentage (population 50,000+)"
  • #80 (36862) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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