Noma, Florida

We are giving away $1200 in prizes - enter simply by sending us your own city pictures!

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2014: 208 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.3%
 
Males: 93  (44.7%)
Females: 115  (55.3%)
Median resident age:  33.3 years
Florida median age:  41.8 years

Zip codes: 32425.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $31,992 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Noma:

$31,992
FL:

$49,426

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $13,855 (it was $10,958 in 2000)

Noma town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $53,940 (it was $29,500 in 2000)
Noma:

$53,940
FL:

$179,800

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $63,470; Detached houses: $73,728; Mobile homes: $28,201

Median gross rent in 2015: $646.

Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2013 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Noma, FL (2010)

    Noma races chart
    • 16477.7%White alone
    • 4521.3%Black alone
    • 20.9%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Noma: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.
Noma, FL forum
Recent posts about Noma, Florida on our local forum with over 2,000,000 registered users:
small town  (36 replies)

Latest news from Noma, FL collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: American (57.1%), German (5.9%), Irish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 207 feet

Land area: 1.09 square miles.

Population density: 190 people per square mile   (very low).

Noma,FL real estate house value index trend

Noma, Florida map

For population 25 years and over in Noma:

  • High school or higher: 70.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Noma town:

  • Never married: 29.2%
  • Now married: 45.0%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.9%
Florida:

16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $583 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $235 (0.6%)

Noma satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dothan, AL (21.1 miles , pop. 57,737).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (103.0 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (588.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Esto, FL (1.3 miles ), Graceville, FL (2.5 miles ), Black, AL (2.8 miles ), Slocomb, AL (3.0 miles ), Hartford, AL (3.1 miles ), Malvern, AL (3.5 miles ), Campbellton, FL (3.7 miles ), Madrid, AL (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 30.98 N, Longitude: 85.62 W

Noma household income distribution Noma home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +1 (+0.5%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (18%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (18%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (23%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (28%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (2%)

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

Average climate in Noma, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Noma, Florida average temperatures Noma, Florida average precipitation Noma, Florida humidity Noma, Florida wind speed Noma, Florida snowfall Noma, Florida sunshine Noma, Florida clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Noma-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 46% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.3 miles away from the Noma town center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused $250 million in damages.

On 12/29/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.6 miles away from the town center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Noma-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Florida state average. It is 86% 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 98.4 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 333.0 miles away from Noma 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 193.0 miles away from the city 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 242.9 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 270.9 miles away from Noma 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 178.3 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 Holmes County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 5, Tropical Storms: 5, Fires: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Noma topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Noma:

  • JACKSON CO CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GRACEVILLE, FL)
  • SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE OF NORTH FLORIDA (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GRACEVILLE, FL)
  • CAMPBELLTON GRACEVILLE HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 7 miles away; GRACEVILLE, FL)
  • HARTFORD HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HARTFORD, AL)
  • BONIFAY NH (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BONIFAY, FL)
  • BONIFAY NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BONIFAY, FL)
  • BONIFAY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BONIFAY, FL)

Amtrak station near Noma:

  • 15 miles: CHIPLEY (101 S. 7TH ST.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Noma:

  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 25 miles; Dothan, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,611)
  • Enterprise State Community College (about 26 miles; Enterprise, AL; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • Gulf Coast State College (about 56 miles; Panama City, FL; FT enrollment: 4,474)
  • Northwest Florida State College (about 60 miles; Niceville, FL; FT enrollment: 5,052)
  • Troy University (about 60 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 16,148)
  • Bainbridge State College (about 65 miles; Bainbridge, GA; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • Tallahassee Community College (about 85 miles; Tallahassee, FL; FT enrollment: 10,904)

Click to draw/clear town borders

Holmes 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 2013 was 49.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.6
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 13.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.3
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 29.8%
(23.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.5% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.8%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  14.0%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.3% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Florida average:

12.2

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Noma town (based on Holmes County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,03052
Other7173
Mainline Protestant5699
Black Protestant4594
Catholic1021
None10,050-
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: 3
Holmes County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Holmes County:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Holmes County:

5.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

3.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.7%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Holmes County:

29.7%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.9%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.3%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Noma:

40.6%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Noma:

30.6
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.3%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.8%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Noma:

6.6
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Noma:

37.1%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
This city:

48.7%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Noma:

83.2%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Noma, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$672
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,042
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,714

7.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,118 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.48%
Florida average:

7.97%

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 Washington County, FL  1.08% ($25,033 average AGI)
from Walton County, FL  0.94% ($20,000)
from Bay County, FL  0.60% ($20,235)


7.85% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,342 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.85%
Florida average:

7.17%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Washington County, FL  1.20% ($30,706 average AGI)
to Walton County, FL  0.78% ($26,977)
to Bay County, FL  0.76% ($22,419)

Strongest AM radio stations in Noma:

  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WTKN (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALEVILLE, AL; Owner: JOSEPH A. ADAMS, SR.)
  • WZEP (1460 AM; 10 kW; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WALTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WGEA (1150 AM; 1 kW; GENEVA, AL; Owner: SHELLEY BROADCASTING CO, INC., D.I.P)
  • WBGC (1240 AM; 1 kW; CHIPLEY, FL; Owner: JACQUELYN COLLIER PEMBROKE)
  • WAGF (1320 AM; 3 kW; DOTHAN, AL)
  • WGTX (1280 AM; 5 kW; DE FUNIAK SPRINGS, FL)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WTCL (1580 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CHATTAHOOCHEE, FL; Owner: METZ, INC.)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WYBT (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BLOUNTSTOWN, FL; Owner: BLOUNTSTOWN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Noma:

  • WDJR (96.9 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTOT-FM (101.7 FM; GRACEVILLE, FL; Owner: GRF, INC.)
  • WOOF-FM (99.7 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WRJM-FM (93.7 FM; GENEVA, AL; Owner: STAGE DOOR DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WFSY (98.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTVY-FM (95.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WRWA (88.7 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKMX (106.7 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: WKMX, INC.)
  • WYYX (97.7 FM; BONIFAY, FL; Owner: STYLES MEDIA GROUP, LLC)
  • WAGF-FM (101.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDYF (90.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPAP-FM (92.5 FM; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXUS (100.5 FM; FORT RUCKER, AL; Owner: SKYWAY BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WVOB (91.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: BETHANY BIBLE COLLEGE & B.T.S. INC.)
  • WJJN (92.1 FM; COLUMBIA, AL; Owner: WILSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WZTZ (101.1 FM; ELBA, AL; Owner: ELBA RADIO COMPANY)
  • WESP (102.5 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WJED (91.1 FM; DOGWOOD LAKES ESTATE, FL; Owner: BETHANY BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • WTYS-FM (94.1 FM; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: JAMES L. ADAMS, JR.)
  • WJAQ (100.9 FM; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MFR, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Noma:

  • WTVY (Channel 4; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WDFX-TV (Channel 34; OZARK, AL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF ALABAMA, L.L.C.)
  • WBIF (Channel 51; MARIANNA, FL; Owner: MARIANNA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJJN-LP (Channel 5; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: JAMES WILSON, III)
  • WDHN (Channel 18; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK OF ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WMBB (Channel 13; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJHG-TV (Channel 7; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WJHG LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WPGX (Channel 28; PANAMA CITY, FL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • W41BN (Channel 41; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 8m26ftTotal length
  • 43,000Total average daily traffic
  • 5,590Total average daily truck traffic
  • 74,605Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (87%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)

Noma compared to Florida state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
Cost of Living Calculator