Onycha, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 185 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.1%
 
Males: 68  (36.8%)
Females: 117  (63.2%)
Median resident age:  27.7 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 36467.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $24,545 (it was $17,500 in 2000)
Onycha:

$24,545
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $10,693 (it was $12,530 in 2000)

Onycha town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $72,923 (it was $33,200 in 2000)
Onycha:

$72,923
AL:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $154,115; Detached houses: $191,704; Mobile homes: $9,345

Median gross rent in 2016: $591.

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  • Races in Onycha, AL (2010)

    Onycha races chart
    • 17695.7%White alone
    • 84.3%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Onycha: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (70.7%), Irish (12.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 325 feet

Land area: 0.84 square miles.

Population density: 222 people per square mile   (very low).

Onycha,AL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Onycha:

  • High school or higher: 53.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Onycha town:

  • Never married: 17.3%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 0.8%
  • Divorced: 23.1%

4 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.9%
Alabama:

2.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,264 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $204 (0.3%)

Onycha satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dothan, AL (51.5 miles , pop. 57,737).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (78.9 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (551.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Horn Hill, AL (1.7 miles ), Opp, AL (2.1 miles ), Babbie, AL (2.4 miles ), Kinston, AL (2.5 miles ), Sanford, AL (2.9 miles ), Libertyville, AL (3.3 miles) , Andalusia, AL (3.7 miles ), Carolina, AL (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 31.22 N, Longitude: 86.28 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 334

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

6.7%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +64 (+44.4%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (43%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (26%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Retail trade (42%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (23%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (57%)
  • Material moving occupations (26%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (46%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Onycha, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Onycha-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama 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 21.5 miles away from the Onycha town center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused $250 million in damages.

On 9/17/1971, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.1 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Onycha-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 85% 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 59.2 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 344.5 miles away from Onycha 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 161.5 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 229.5 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 138.5 miles away from Onycha center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 333.3 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 Covington County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 9, Hurricanes: 9, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 4, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Onycha:

  • WIREGRASS HOSPICE - OPP (Hospital, about 5 miles away; OPP, AL)
  • MIZELL MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; OPP, AL)
  • LHC HOMECARE OF SOUTH ALABAMA (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; OPP, AL)
  • OPP HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; OPP, AL)
  • MID-SOUTH HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; ANDALUSIA, AL)
  • COMFORT CARE HOSPICE OF ANDALUSIS (Hospital, about 14 miles away; ANDALUSIA, AL)
  • WIREGRASS HOSPICE ANDALUSIA (Hospital, about 14 miles away; ANDALUSIA, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Onycha:

  • Enterprise State Community College (about 27 miles; Enterprise, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,101)
  • Troy University (about 45 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 16,148)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 49 miles; Dothan, AL; FT enrollment: 3,611)
  • Northwest Florida State College (about 49 miles; Niceville, FL; FT enrollment: 5,052)
  • The University of West Florida (about 73 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 10,240)
  • Pensacola State College (about 76 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 8,740)
  • Gulf Coast State College (about 79 miles; Panama City, FL; FT enrollment: 4,474)

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Notable location: Onycha Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Hudgens Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Covington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 26.4%
(25.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.9%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.5%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.1
Alabama average:

12.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Onycha town (based on Covington County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,052103
Mainline Protestant2,09313
Black Protestant6776
Catholic2911
Other2733
None14,379-
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: 9
Covington County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Covington County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Covington County:

7.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

6.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.8%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Covington County:

31.6%
Alabama:

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

5.7%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Onycha:

44.5%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Onycha:

33.8%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.6
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Onycha:

18.0%
State:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.3%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

27.5%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

50.1%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

72.1%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Onycha, AL 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

5.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,061 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
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 Coffee County, AL  0.54% ($34,209 average AGI)
from Okaloosa County, FL  0.28% ($25,800)
from Walton County, FL  0.23% ($32,690)


4.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,302 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.94%
Alabama average:

6.06%

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 Coffee County, AL  0.50% ($29,661 average AGI)
to Okaloosa County, FL  0.29% ($28,833)
to Crenshaw County, AL  0.24% ($26,069)

Strongest AM radio stations in Onycha:

  • WOPP (1290 AM; 3 kW; OPP, AL; Owner: E. & R BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAMI (860 AM; 1 kW; OPP, AL; Owner: THE OPP BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WZEP (1460 AM; 10 kW; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WALTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WJSB (1050 AM; 5 kW; CRESTVIEW, FL; Owner: CRESTVIEW BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTKN (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALEVILLE, AL; Owner: JOSEPH A. ADAMS, SR.)
  • WKWL (1230 AM; 1 kW; FLORALA, AL; Owner: FLORALA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGTX (1280 AM; 5 kW; DE FUNIAK SPRINGS, FL)
  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTBF (970 AM; 5 kW; TROY, AL; Owner: TROY BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Onycha:

  • WJIF (91.9 FM; OPP, AL; Owner: OPP EDUCATIONAL B/CNG FOUNDATION)
  • WAMI-FM (102.3 FM; OPP, AL; Owner: THE OPP BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKMX (106.7 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: WKMX, INC.)
  • WRJM-FM (93.7 FM; GENEVA, AL; Owner: STAGE DOOR DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WDJR (96.9 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTKE (98.1 FM; HOLT, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZTZ (101.1 FM; ELBA, AL; Owner: ELBA RADIO COMPANY)
  • WQLD (104.3 FM; LUVERNE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZHT (105.7 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W218AO (91.5 FM; ANDALUSIA, AL; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WFXX (107.7 FM; GEORGIANA, AL; Owner: JEFFREY K. HAYNES)
  • WZNS (96.5 FM; FORT WALTON BEACH, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WPGG (93.3 FM; EVERGREEN, AL; Owner: GULF COAST BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • WSTF (91.5 FM; ANDALUSIA, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY CHRISTIAN EDUC. RADIO,INC)
  • WAAO-FM (103.7 FM; ANDALUSIA, AL; Owner: COMPANION BROADCASTING SERVICE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Onycha:

  • WDIQ (Channel 2; DOZIER, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WTVY (Channel 4; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WRJM-TV (Channel 67; TROY, AL; Owner: JOSIE PARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W19BV (Channel 19; ANDALUSIA, AL; Owner: LOFLIN CHILDREN'S TRUST - FOUR)
  • W36BQ (Channel 36; ANDALUSIA, AL; Owner: LOFLIN CHILDREN'S TRUST - FOUR)
  • W40BE (Channel 40; ANDALUSIA, AL; Owner: DAVID M. LOFLIN)
  • W49BM (Channel 49; ANDALUSIA, AL; Owner: DAVID M. LOFLIN)
  • W57CC (Channel 57; ANDALUSIA, AL; Owner: LOFLIN CHILDREN'S TRUST - FOUR)
  • W59CQ (Channel 59; ANDALUSIA, AL; Owner: LOFLIN CHILDREN'S TRUST - FOUR)
  • W65CW (Channel 65; ANDALUSIA, AL; Owner: DAVID M. LOFLIN)
  • WSFA (Channel 12; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WCOV-TV (Channel 20; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: WOODS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WDFX-TV (Channel 34; OZARK, AL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF ALABAMA, L.L.C.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • ROSEMARIE NELSON, Trans Sub On Us Hwy 331, 3.5 Mi Sw Of Opp (Lat: 31.236389 Lon: -86.284722), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 4045067330, Tellic@southernco.Com, 241 RALPH MC GILL BLVD
  • Richard M Burley, Trans Sub On Us Hwy 331, 3.5 Mi Sw Of Opp (Lat: 31.236389 Lon: -86.284722), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 4045063808, Rmburley@southernco.Com, BIN 10070, 241 RALPH MCGILL BLVD
  • William W Rogers, Trans Sub On Us Hwy 331, 3.5 Mi Sw Of Opp (Lat: 31.236389 Lon: -86.284722), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 3344273000, Bill.Rogers@powersouth.Com, 2027 E. THREE NOTCH STREET
  • William W Rogers, Trans Sub On Us Hwy 331, 3.5 Mi Sw Of Opp (Lat: 31.236389 Lon: -86.284722), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 3344273000, Bill.Rogers@powersouth.Com, 2027 E. THREE NOTCH STREET
  • Trans Sub On Us Hwy 331, 3.5 Mi Sw Of Opp (Lat: 31.236389 Lon: -86.284722), Type: 97.5, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 4045263808, Rich.M.Burley@gpc.Com, 333 PIEDMONT AVE.

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (80%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Wood (6%)

Onycha compared to Alabama state average:

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