Mount Meigs, Alabama

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Population in July 2007: 5,554.
Males: 3,498  (63.0%)
Females: 2,056  (37.0%)
Median resident age:  33.6 years
Alabama median age:  35.8 years

Zip code: 36064

Estimated median household income in 2012: $52,002 (it was $44,732 in 2000)
Mount Meigs:

$52,002
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,806 (it was $15,338 in 2000)

Mount Meigs CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $154,924 (it was $109,700 in 2000)
Mount Meigs:

$154,924
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $212,283; Detached houses: $217,362; Townhouses or other attached units: $94,350; Mobile homes: $190,810
Mount Meigs races chart
  • Black alone - 3,185 (57.9%)
  • White alone - 2,157 (39.2%)
  • Hispanic - 55 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 47 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 29 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 26 (0.5%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mount Meigs: 155.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 255 feet

Land area: 45.7 square miles.

Population density: 121 people per square mile   (very low).

Mount Meigs, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Mount Meigs:

  • High school or higher: 70.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mount Meigs CCD:

  • Never married: 30.9%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 10.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Mount Meigs, Alabama as of June 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Mount Meigs to the number of sex offenders is 397 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Mount Meigs CCD:  0.2% ($225)
Alabama:  0.4% ($289)
Mount Meigs satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Montgomery, AL (12.2 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (580.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Emerald Mountain, AL (2.4 miles ), Shorter, AL (2.8 miles ), Pike Road, AL (2.8 miles ), Shorter-Hardaway, AL (2.9 miles ), Redland, AL (3.0 miles ), Blue Ridge, AL (3.3 miles ), Montgomery, AL (3.5 miles ), Wetumpka, AL (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 32.37 N, Longitude: 86.07 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 334

Mount Meigs household income distribution Mount Meigs home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.8%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Metal and metal products (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Social assistance (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

Work and jobs in Mount Meigs: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Mount Meigs, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mount Meigs-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 43% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.1 miles away from the Mount Meigs place center killed 2 people and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/25/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.5 miles away from the place center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mount Meigs-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 111.4 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 99.4 miles away from Mount Meigs center
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) earthquake occurred 149.3 miles away from the city 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 110.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 138.8 miles away from Mount Meigs center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 232.2 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 Montgomery County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Fred Shuttlesworth - Civil rights activist.

Hospitals and medical centers near Mount Meigs:

  • INTREPID USA HEALTHCARE SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; MONTGOMERY, AL)
  • BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER EAST Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; MONTGOMERY, AL)
  • PCD EAST MONTGOMERY (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; MONTGOMERY, AL)
  • WIREGRASS HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; MONTGOMERY, AL)
  • MID SOUTH HOME HEALTH AGENCY INC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; MONTGOMERY, AL)
  • WIREGRASS HOSPICE, INC MONTGOM (Hospital, about 10 miles away; MONTGOMERY, AL)
  • ODYSSEY HEALTHCARE OF MONTGOMERY (Hospital, about 11 miles away; MONTGOMERY, AL)

Amtrak station near Mount Meigs:

  • 16 miles: MONTGOMERY (950 W. SOUTH BLVD.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Meigs:

  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 7 miles; Montgomery, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,092)
  • Faulkner University (about 9 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Alabama State University (about 14 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 5,457)
  • Tuskegee University (about 22 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Auburn University (about 38 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 22,741)
  • Troy University (about 40 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 16,148)
  • Southern Union State Community College (about 61 miles; Wadley, AL; FT enrollment: 4,120)

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Notable locations in Mount Meigs: Camp Belser (A), Pike Road Volunteer Fire Department Station 5 (B), Kilby Correctional Facility (C), Pike Road Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mount Meigs include: Mount Olive Church (A), Peace Church (B), Pleasant Grove Church (C), Saint Pauls Church (D), Saint Johns Church (E), New Hope Church (F), Murdock Church (G), Grace Church (H), Little Rock Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mitchell Cemetery (1), Scott Cemetery (2), Judkins Cemetery (3), Mount Meigs Cemetery (4), Manning Springs/McDade Cemetery (5), Grace Cemetery (6), Ray Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Frank Rutland Lake Number 1 (A), Gerald Wallace Lake Number Two (B), Belser Lake (C), Gerald Wallace Lake Number One (D), Frank Rutland Lake Number Two (E), McClurkin Lake Number Three (F), McClurkin Lake Number Two (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Line Creek (A), Chubbehatchee Creek (B), Miller Creek (C), Carters Creek (D), Jenkins Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Motel 6 (1051 Eastern Bypass) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Montgomery County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 62.0. This is about average.

City:

62.0
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.1
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.4%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.5%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

14.4%
Whole state:

16.1%

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

9.2%
Whole state:

7.3%
1,680 people in state prisons in 2010
199 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles in 2010

People in group quarters in Mount Meigs in 2000:

  • 848 people in state prisons
  • 434 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 251 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 13 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Mount Meigs compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Utility gas (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mount Meigs CCD (based on Montgomery County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.58%
Here: 50.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents41.8%20.1%8.1%6.7%4.5%
Congregations25.5%15.4%18.8%3.8%0.5%
NameEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents3.6%2.5%2.4%2.0%8.2%
Congregations3.4%3.8%2.9%1.9%24.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 38
Montgomery County:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Montgomery County:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 108
Montgomery County:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 144
Here:

6.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.7%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

33.0%
Alabama:

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

12.0%
State:

13.5%

6.57% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,472 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.57%
Alabama average:

6.02%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,240 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.14%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Elmore County, AL  0.75% ($29,071 average AGI)
from Autauga County, AL  0.45% ($26,696)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.31% ($25,591)


7.62% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,085 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.62%
Alabama average:

6.06%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($926 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.13%
Alabama average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Elmore County, AL  0.99% ($37,613 average AGI)
to Autauga County, AL  0.49% ($33,097)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.40% ($28,640)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Meigs:

  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WACV (1170 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WAPZ (1250 AM; 5 kW; WETUMPKA, AL; Owner: J & W PROMOTIONS, INC.)
  • WLWI (1440 AM; 5 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WXVI (1600 AM; 5 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: SUNSHINE 16 RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMGY (800 AM; 1 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: WMGY RADIO, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNZZ (950 AM; 1 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTLS (1300 AM; 1 kW; TALLASSEE, AL; Owner: MICHAEL BUTLER BROADCASTING. LLC)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Meigs:

  • WLWI-FM (92.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBAM-FM (98.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: DEEP SOUTH BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHHY-FM (101.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMXS (103.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLBF (89.1 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WMCZ (97.1 FM; MILLBROOK, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQLD (104.3 FM; LUVERNE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZHT (105.7 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQKS-FM (96.1 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WVAS (90.7 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: ALABAMA STATE UNIVERSITY (ASU))
  • WJWZ (97.9 FM; WETUMPKA, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WTSU (89.9 FM; MONTGOMERY-TROY, AL; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WAPR (88.3 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: UA-ASU-TSU EDUCATIONAL RADIO CORP.)
  • WQNR (99.9 FM; TALLASSEE, AL; Owner: TIGER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFX (95.1 FM; PRATTVILLE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSTH-FM (106.1 FM; ALEXANDER CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTGZ (95.9 FM; TUSKEGEE, AL; Owner: NEW WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W230AM (93.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: BHAGWAN DADLANI, INDIVIDUALLY)
  • W220DG (91.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Meigs:

  • WMCF-TV (Channel 45; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WNCF (Channel 32; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 32 MONTGOMERY LLC)
  • W61DH (Channel 61; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: FRAZER MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH)
  • WRJM-TV (Channel 67; TROY, AL; Owner: JOSIE PARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSFA (Channel 12; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WCOV-TV (Channel 20; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: WOODS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WETU-LP (Channel 39; WETUMPKA, AL; Owner: CABLE VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WAIQ (Channel 26; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WAKA (Channel 8; SELMA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WBIH (Channel 29; SELMA, AL; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSWS-TV (Channel 66; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF OPELIKA)
  • WBXM-CA (Channel 5; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 42 meters (138ft)
Total costs: $18,636,000
Total average daily traffic: 20,990
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,951
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 37,910

Mount Meigs on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Drugs and druggists' sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Protective service occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in training schools for juvenile delinquents"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: U. S. Postal service (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Computer and mathematical occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of males (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with high-earning residents located near cities with low-earning residents (pop 5,000+)"
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