Needmore, Alabama

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Population in July 2007: 1,797.
Males: 902  (50.2%)
Females: 895  (49.8%)
Median resident age:  33.7 years
Alabama median age:  35.8 years

Zip code: 36081

Estimated median household income in 2015: $34,144 (it was $25,900 in 2000)
Needmore:

$34,144
AL:

$44,765

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $17,630 (it was $13,163 in 2000)

Needmore CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $66,049 (it was $34,100 in 2000)
Needmore:

$66,049
AL:

$134,100
  • Races in Needmore, AL (2000)

    Needmore races chart
    • 90451.0%White alone
    • 79544.9%Black alone
    • 392.2%Hispanic
    • 201.1%American Indian alone
    • 130.7%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Needmore: 83.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 101.5 square miles.

Population density: 18 people per square mile   (very low).

Needmore, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Needmore:

  • High school or higher: 73.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Needmore CCD:

  • Never married: 35.5%
  • Now married: 46.0%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 6.2%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

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

Needmore CCD:  0.6% ($199)
Alabama:  0.4% ($289)
Needmore satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Montgomery, AL (35.4 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (579.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Troy, AL (3.0 miles ), Pine Level, AL (3.2 miles ), Banks, AL (3.2 miles ), Banks-Josie, AL (3.3 miles ), Goshen-Shady Grove, AL (3.4 miles ), Inverness, AL (3.5 miles ), Petrey, AL (4.0 miles) , Fitzpatrick, AL (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 31.93 N, Longitude: 85.95 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 334

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.4%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Metal and metal products (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (10%)
  • Transportation equipment (9%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (13%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Cashiers (12%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)

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

Average climate in Needmore, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Needmore-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 42% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.5 miles away from the Needmore place center killed 2 people and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/19/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.0 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Needmore-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 83% 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 95.7 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 127.1 miles away from Needmore 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 178.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 395.0 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 126.0 miles away from Needmore center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 241.9 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 Pike County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Needmore:

  • LIGHTHOUSE HOSPICE OF ALABAMA, LLC (Hospital, about 9 miles away; TROY, AL)
  • PIKE COUNTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; TROY, AL)
  • FMC TROY (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; TROY, AL)
  • TROY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; TROY, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Needmore:

  • Troy University (about 9 miles; Troy, AL; Full-time enrollment: 16,148)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 34 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,092)
  • Faulkner University (about 35 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Alabama State University (about 37 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 5,457)
  • Tuskegee University (about 38 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Enterprise State Community College (about 45 miles; Enterprise, AL; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 52 miles; Dothan, AL; FT enrollment: 3,611)

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Notable locations in Needmore: Conecuh (A), Meeksville Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Needmore include: Mount Olive Church (A), Mount Pleasant Church (B), New Mount Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church (C), Orion Church (D), Oak Grove United Methodist Church (E), Benevolent Grove Church (F), Concord Church (G), Full Gospel Church (H), Orion Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: China Grove Cemetery (1), Dennis Cemetery (2), Kelley Cemetery (3), McNeil-Townsend Cemetery (4), Tick Hill Cemetery (5), Williams and Andrew Jackson Cemetery (6), Mount Gilead Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Shirley Pond (A), Lake Haven (B), Costons Pond (C), Copelands Pond (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Ross Branch (A), Mannings Creek (B), Panther Creek (C), Nappy Head Branch (D), Moccasin Branch (E), Mill Creek (F), Jackson Creek (G), Hurricane Branch (H), Dicky Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Pike County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2005 was 27.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

27.6
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 23.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.0
U.S.:

20.0

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.230. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.230
U.S.:

0.014
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  64.0%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.5%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

22.6%
Whole state:

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

12.1%
Whole state:

7.3%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Alabama average:

13.2

Needmore travel time to work - commute Needmore mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Needmore CCD (based on Pike County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,09852
Black Protestant3,67519
Mainline Protestant2,44214
Other3253
Catholic2151
None16,144-
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: 8
Pike County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Pike County:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Pike County:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

5.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.2%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Pike County:

36.7%
Alabama:

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

14.4%
State:

13.5%

7.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,193 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.11%
Alabama average:

6.02%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Montgomery County, AL  0.62% ($24,645 average AGI)
from Houston County, AL  0.51% ($21,235)
from Coffee County, AL  0.47% ($26,809)


7.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,220 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.46%
Alabama average:

6.06%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($640 average AGI)
Pike County:

0.12%
Alabama average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Montgomery County, AL  0.89% ($32,191 average AGI)
to Coffee County, AL  0.58% ($23,862)
to Houston County, AL  0.47% ($25,915)

Strongest AM radio stations in Needmore:

  • WTBF (970 AM; 5 kW; TROY, AL; Owner: TROY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WACV (1170 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WLWI (1440 AM; 5 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Needmore:

  • WQLD (104.3 FM; LUVERNE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZHT (105.7 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTSU (89.9 FM; MONTGOMERY-TROY, AL; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WAXU (91.1 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WTBF-FM (94.7 FM; BRUNDIDGE, AL; Owner: TROY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WKMX (106.7 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: WKMX, INC.)
  • WMXS (103.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAPR (88.3 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: UA-ASU-TSU EDUCATIONAL RADIO CORP.)
  • WMCZ (97.1 FM; MILLBROOK, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQKS-FM (96.1 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WZTZ (101.1 FM; ELBA, AL; Owner: ELBA RADIO COMPANY)
  • WAOQ (100.3 FM; BRANTLEY, AL; Owner: ALATRON CORPORATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Needmore:

  • 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)
  • WNCF (Channel 32; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 32 MONTGOMERY LLC)
  • WDIQ (Channel 2; DOZIER, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WMCF-TV (Channel 45; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WAKA (Channel 8; SELMA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WGIQ (Channel 43; LOUISVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (41%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Wood (1%)

Needmore compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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