Panola, Alabama

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Population in 2010: 144.
Males: 114  (79.5%)
Females: 30  (20.5%)
Median resident age:

30.5 years
Alabama median age:

39.4 years

Zip code: 35477

Estimated median household income in 2019: $24,897
Panola:

$24,897
AL:

$51,734

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $17,233

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $80,292
Panola:

$80,292
AL:

$154,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $102,256; detached houses: $132,135; townhouses or other attached units: $122,298; mobile homes: $52,674
March 2019 cost of living index in Panola: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Montgomery, AL (27.7 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (555.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Petrey-Highland Home, AL (2.6 miles ),
Ramer, AL (3.1 miles ),
Fort Deposit, AL (3.3 miles ),
Petrey, AL (3.7 miles),
Greenville, AL (4.1 miles ),
Rutledge, AL (4.1 miles ),
Hayneville, AL (4.3 miles ),
Luverne, AL (4.4 miles )

Latitude: 31.97 N, Longitude: 86.39 W

Area code: 205

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.1%
Alabama:

4.0%

Tornado activity:

Panola-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 37% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.2 miles away from the Panola place center killed 2 people and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/23/1971, a category F4 tornado 38.5 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Panola-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 55% greater 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 78.4 miles away from Panola 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 111.2 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) earthquake occurred 179.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 101.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 147.4 miles away from Panola center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 179.9 miles away from Panola 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 Sumter County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Panola:

  • Alabama State University (about 28 miles; Montgomery, AL; Full-time enrollment: 5,457)
  • Troy University (about 29 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 16,148)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 31 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,092)
  • Faulkner University (about 31 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Tuskegee University (about 51 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Enterprise State Community College (about 57 miles; Enterprise, AL; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • Auburn University (about 69 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 22,741)

Public elementary/middle school in Panola:

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Sumter County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

61.4%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.0%
Whole state:

4.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Panola:

Marital status in Panola, AL
  • Never married: 43.6%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 56.4%

For population 25 years and over in Panola:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

3.2
Alabama average:

11.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Panola, AL (based on Sumter County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,66426
Black Protestant1,49911
Mainline Protestant76913
Catholic371
Other11
None8,793-
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: 4
This county:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Sumter County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Here:

13.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

16.0%
State:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

40.0%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.2%
Alabama:

13.5%

3.75% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($30,536 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.75%
Alabama average:

5.95%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.82% ($19,455 average AGI)
from Lauderdale County, MS  0.65% ($32,115)


5.64% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($29,573 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.64%
Alabama average:

5.97%

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 Tuscaloosa County, AL  1.31% ($27,519 average AGI)
to Lauderdale County, MS  0.73% ($30,767)

Strongest AM radio stations in Panola:

  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WACV (1170 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WTBF (970 AM; 5 kW; TROY, AL; Owner: TROY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLWI (1440 AM; 5 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXVI (1600 AM; 5 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: SUNSHINE 16 RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGYV (1380 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GREENVILLE, AL; Owner: ROBERT JOHN WILLIAMSON)
  • WAPZ (1250 AM; 5 kW; WETUMPKA, AL; Owner: J & W PROMOTIONS, INC.)
  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Panola:

  • WQLD (104.3 FM; LUVERNE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZHT (105.7 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAPR (88.3 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: UA-ASU-TSU EDUCATIONAL RADIO CORP.)
  • WLWI-FM (92.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQZX (94.3 FM; GREENVILLE, AL; Owner: HAYNES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKXN (95.9 FM; GREENVILLE, AL; Owner: AUTAUGAVILLE RADIO, INC.)
  • WTSU (89.9 FM; MONTGOMERY-TROY, AL; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBAM-FM (98.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: DEEP SOUTH BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHHY-FM (101.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMCZ (97.1 FM; MILLBROOK, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMXS (103.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQKS-FM (96.1 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WVAS (90.7 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: ALABAMA STATE UNIVERSITY (ASU))
  • WKMX (106.7 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: WKMX, INC.)
  • WAXU (91.1 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WAOQ (100.3 FM; BRANTLEY, AL; Owner: ALATRON CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WLBF (89.1 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Panola:

  • 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)
  • WAKA (Channel 8; SELMA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • 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)
  • WBIH (Channel 29; SELMA, AL; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WETU-LP (Channel 39; WETUMPKA, AL; Owner: CABLE VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WAIQ (Channel 26; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 98ft / 29.8mTotal length
  • $8,221,000Total costs
  • 4,061Total average daily traffic
  • 776Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,296Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Hwy 34 1 Mi E (Lat: 32.949583 Lon: -88.260583), Call Sign: KJK322,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.895 MHz, Grant Date: 10/01/2003, Expiration Date: 07/07/2013, Cancellation Date: 09/07/2013, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Cr 4 (Lat: 31.967083 Lon: -86.394972), Call Sign: WNYX594, Licensee ID: L00008543,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.6400 MHz, 49.0800 MHz, Grant Date: 03/27/2002, Expiration Date: 03/27/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2012, Registrant: International Paper Company, Natchez, MS 39120, Phone: (214) 934-4576

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Panola, AL
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Panola compared to Alabama 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.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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