For population 25 years and over in Pennington:
For population 15 years and over in Pennington town:
8 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 0.6% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $199 (0.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (75.6 miles , pop. 77,906).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (104.3 miles , pop. 201,568).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (466.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Myrtlewood, AL (2.6 miles) , Butler, AL (3.5 miles ), Sweet Water, AL (3.6 miles ), Lisman, AL (3.7 miles ), Linden, AL (4.1 miles ), Providence, AL (4.4 miles ), Dixons Mill, AL (4.6 miles ), Belmont, AL (4.7 miles ).
Latitude: 32.20 N, Longitude: 88.05 W
Area code: 205
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Crime rate in Pennington detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: +52 (+17.3%).
Work and jobs in Pennington: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Pennington, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Pennington-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 107% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/1/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.4 miles away from the Pennington town center killed 2 people and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 5/27/1973, a category F4 tornado 27.0 miles away from the town center killed 7 people and injured 199 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Pennington-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 79% 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 87.7 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 95.2 miles away from Pennington 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 31.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/1993 at 10:54:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 35.8 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 97.5 miles away from Pennington center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 95.9 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 Choctaw County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Winds: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pennington:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 12.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.1 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Pennington and their reported violations in the past:PENNINGTON (UTILITIES BOARD OF) (Population served: 1206, Groundwater):
Past health violations:CHOCTAW-EDNA WATER AUTHORITY, INC. (Population served: 894, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 27.6%
(30.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.9% for Black residents)
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No gay or lesbian households reported
Pennington compared to Alabama state average:
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Religion statistics for Pennington (based on Choctaw County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.63%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
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4.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,060 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,578 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Pennington fatal accident list:
May 24, 2009 12:10 AM, Sr-114, Lat: 32.19881944, Lon: -88.05456111, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Feb 1, 1992 00:35 AM, 1251, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 6, 1991 10:45 AM, 114, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Pennington)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:5
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