Noma, Florida

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Population in 2017: 206 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.3%
 
Males: 90  (43.8%)
Females: 116  (56.2%)
Median resident age:

40.4 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 32425.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,565 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Noma:

$35,565
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $15,167 (it was $10,958 in 2000)

Noma town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $67,736 (it was $29,500 in 2000)
Noma:

$67,736
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $70,953; detached houses: $82,415; mobile homes: $28,378

Median gross rent in 2017: $717.

March 2019 cost of living index in Noma: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 33.8%
(21.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 67.2% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Noma, FL (2010)
    • 16477.7%White alone
    • 4521.3%Black alone
    • 20.9%Two or more races

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Ancestries: American (61.8%), Irish (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 207 feet

Land area: 1.09 square miles.

Population density: 188 people per square mile   (very low).

Noma, Florida map

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.9%
Florida:

16.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $595 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $266 (0.7%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Noma, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Noma, FL in 2017
Noma satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Florida:

3.3%
Population change in the 1990s: +1 (+0.5%).
Most common industries in Noma, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (16.0%)
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Social assistance (11.1%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Food (6.2%)
  • Apparel (6.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (20.0%)
  • Construction (11.1%)
  • Food (11.1%)
  • Social assistance (11.1%)
  • Repair & maintenance (11.1%)
  • Wood products (4.4%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.0%)
  • Apparel (13.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (11.1%)
  • Public administration (11.1%)
  • Social assistance (11.1%)
  • Electronic shopping & mail-order houses (8.3%)
  • Wood products (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Noma, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (11.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (9.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6.2%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (11.1%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (11.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (22.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (13.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11.1%)
  • Child care workers (8.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8.3%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.6%)

Average climate in Noma, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 66.3. This is about average.

City:

66.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.30. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.30
U.S.:

8.46

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 Noma 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 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 193.0 miles away from Noma 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 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 178.3 miles away from Noma 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)

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

For population 15 years and over in Noma:

Marital status in Noma, FL
  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 5.6%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

For population 25 years and over in Noma:

  • High school or higher: 67.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Florida average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Noma, FL (based on Holmes County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Holmes County:

3.65 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

11.7%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.7%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Holmes County:

11.9%
Florida:

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
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,042
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$672
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,714

Noma government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $610,000 ($2961.17)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $70,000 ($339.81)
    Water Utilities: $29,000 ($140.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,000 ($19.42)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,000 ($77.67)

Noma government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $44,000 ($213.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $480,000 ($2330.10)
    General Local Government Support: $17,000 ($82.52)
  • Tax - Other: $26,000 ($126.21)
    Other Selective Sales: $14,000 ($67.96)
    Property: $3,000 ($14.56)

Noma government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $58,000 ($281.55)

6.49% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,215 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.49%
Florida average:

6.59%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Washington County, FL  1.32% ($34,708 average AGI)
to Walton County, FL  0.99% ($29,037)
to Jackson County, FL  0.86% ($29,596)

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
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 105ft / 31.8mTotal length
  • 64,165Total average daily traffic
  • 9,512Total average daily truck traffic
  • 110,247Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Noma, FL
  • 94.0%Electricity
  • 6.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Noma, FL
  • 87.0%Electricity
  • 13.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Noma compared to Florida 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.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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