Peterman, Alabama

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Population in July 2007: 1,591.
Males: 740  (46.5%)
Females: 851  (53.5%)
Median resident age:  35.4 years
Alabama median age:  35.8 years

Zip code: 36471

Estimated median household income in 2012: $23,541 (it was $22,939 in 2000)
Peterman:

$23,541
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,879 (it was $12,586 in 2000)

Peterman CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $52,929 (it was $35,600 in 2000)
Peterman:

$52,929
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $80,004; Detached houses: $105,646; Townhouses or other attached units: $18,550; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $96,458; Mobile homes: $43,759
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Peterman races chart
  • Black alone - 1,197 (70.5%)
  • White alone - 483 (28.4%)
  • Hispanic - 12 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.06%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Peterman: 119.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 127.8 square miles.

Population density: 12 people per square mile   (very low).

Peterman, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Peterman:

  • High school or higher: 65.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Peterman CCD:

  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 55.0%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 11.3%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Peterman, Alabama as of May 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Peterman to the number of sex offenders is 199 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Peterman CCD:  0.6% ($199)
Alabama:  0.4% ($289)
Peterman satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Montgomery, AL (78.6 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (499.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Monroeville, AL (2.5 miles ), Beatrice, AL (3.2 miles ), Excel, AL (3.5 miles ), Repton, AL (3.5 miles ), Frisco City, AL (3.7 miles ), Lyeffion, AL (4.0 miles ), Vredenburgh, AL (4.1 miles ), Megargel, AL (4.2 miles) .

Latitude: 31.59 N, Longitude: 87.26 W

Area code: 251

Peterman household income distribution Peterman home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

12.2%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Wood products (11%)
  • Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers (10%)
  • Apparel (9%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (4%)
  • Apparel (26%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (7%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (13%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)

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

Average climate in Peterman, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Peterman-area historical tornado activity is below Alabama state average. It is 26% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the Peterman place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/18/1978, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.3 miles away from the place center injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Peterman-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 83% 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 32.2 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 125.6 miles away from Peterman 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 371.3 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 83.2 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, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 222.1 miles away from Peterman center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 151.1 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 Monroe County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Peterman:

  • MONROE MANOR NURSING HOME, LLC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; MONROEVILLE, AL)
  • FMC MONROEVILLE (WHETSTONE) (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; MONROEVILLE, AL)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF MONROEVILLE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; MONROEVILLE, AL)
  • ENGLEWOOD HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MONROEVILLE, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Peterman:

  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 60 miles; Bay Minette, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,703)
  • The University of West Florida (about 73 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 10,240)
  • Pensacola State College (about 77 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 8,740)
  • Bishop State Community College (about 78 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 2,822)
  • Alabama State University (about 78 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 5,457)
  • Troy University (about 79 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 16,148)
  • Faulkner University (about 83 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,887)

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Church in Peterman: Peterman Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Peterman and their reported violations in the past:

SOUTHWEST ALABAMA WATER AUTHORITY (Population served: 4,995, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-09-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-09-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-31-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-10-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-04-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-09-2012)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.5%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.5%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

30.2%
Whole state:

16.1%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

18.4%
Whole state:

7.3%

Peterman compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below 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 below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (52%)
  • Electricity (42%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Peterman CCD (based on Monroe County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.34%
Here: 52.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodChurch of the NazareneCatholic Church
Adherents70.7%12.8%5.7%2.3%2.2%
Congregations41.8%22.4%10.4%3.0%4.5%
NameEpiscopal ChurchChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church in AmericaNational Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents1.6%1.3%1.3%1.2%0.9%
Congregations1.5%1.5%1.5%1.5%11.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Monroe County:

3.96 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

4.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

3.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.6%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Monroe County:

36.2%
Alabama:

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

6.9%
State:

13.5%

4.17% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,930 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.17%
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 Escambia County, AL  0.40% ($28,966 average AGI)
from Mobile County, AL  0.40% ($24,897)
from Conecuh County, AL  0.36% ($23,308)


5.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,034 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.28%
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 Baldwin County, AL  0.51% ($43,649 average AGI)
to Conecuh County, AL  0.46% ($41,121)
to Montgomery County, AL  0.40% ($22,621)

Strongest AM radio stations in Peterman:

  • WYNI (930 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, AL; Owner: MCKISSICK ENTERPRISES)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WMFC (1360 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MONROEVILLE, AL; Owner: MONROE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WBCA (1110 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BAY MINETTE, AL; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDLT (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNTM (710 AM; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBHY (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WNVY (1090 AM; daytime; 10 kW; CANTONMENT, FL; Owner: 1090-AM INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Peterman:

  • WMFC-FM (99.3 FM; MONROEVILLE, AL; Owner: MONROE BROACASTING CO., INC.)
  • WPGG (93.3 FM; EVERGREEN, AL; Owner: GULF COAST BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • WFNU (101.1 FM; REPTON, AL; Owner: BRANTLEY BROADCAST ASSOCIATES)
  • WHNB (94.5 FM; JACKSON, AL; Owner: CAPITAL ASSETS, INC.)
  • WAPR (88.3 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: UA-ASU-TSU EDUCATIONAL RADIO CORP.)
  • WELJ (90.9 FM; BREWTON, AL; Owner: GATEWAY PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WGCX (95.7 FM; NAVARRE, FL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WJDB-FM (95.5 FM; THOMASVILLE, AL; Owner: GRIFFIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYVC (102.3 FM; CAMDEN, AL; Owner: DOWN HOME BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around Peterman:

  • WAKA (Channel 8; SELMA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total costs: $5,297,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,115
Total average daily truck traffic: 727
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 4,980

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 4694 Coon Trail Road (Lat: 31.626917 Lon: -87.203944), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 82.3 m, Overall height: 84.4 m, Call Sign: KNKN679
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: David C Jatlow
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3074, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Cobb Forest Fire Tower (Lat: 31.608500 Lon: -87.283306), Call Sign: KBI737
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.175 MHz, 151.175 MHz, 159.315 MHz, 159.315 MHz, 159.465 MHz, 159.465 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/05/2005, Expiration Date: 05/31/2015, Certifier: Brent Cord
    Registrant: Alabama Forestry Commission, 2201 Cong. Dickinson Dr, Montgomery, AL 36109, Phone: (334) 242-5053, Fax: (334) 242-5079, Email:
  • Hwy 47 & 55 Int In Midway (Lat: 31.725167 Lon: -87.079139), Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: KNIH648, Licensee ID: L00008819
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.262 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/20/2001, Expiration Date: 09/12/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/04/2002
    Registrant: Southwest Alabama Water & Fire Protection Authority, Peterman, AL 36471, Phone: (205) 564-2727

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KG4LNW, Licensee ID: L00320457
    Grant Date: 02/01/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/06/2002, Certifier: Jeffrey S Holmes
    Registrant: Jeffrey S Holmes, Peterman, AL 36471
  • Call Sign: KG4NCC, Licensee ID: L00349436
    Grant Date: 04/08/2011, Expiration Date: 04/23/2021, Certifier: James B Mcpherson
    Registrant: James B Mcpherson, 481 West St, Peterman, AL 36471

Peterman on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Apparel"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Apparel"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Computer and mathematical occupations:"
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