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Population in 2012: 59 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.3%
 

Males: 37  (63.4%)
Females: 22  (36.6%)

Median resident age:  53.0 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip code: 36049

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,617 (it was $34,583 in 2000)
Petrey:

$34,617
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,301

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $83,107 (it was $39,000 in 2000)
Petrey:

$83,107
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $116,493; Detached houses: $123,662; Mobile homes: $80,649

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  • White alone - 53 (91.4%)
  • Black alone - 5 (8.6%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Petrey: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (37.5%), English (25.0%), German (12.5%), Irish (9.4%), Scottish (9.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 362 feet

Land area: 0.74 square miles.

Population density: 80 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Petrey:

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Petrey town:

  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 53.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Montgomery, AL (35.6 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (563.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Goshen-Shady Grove, AL (2.6 miles) , Petrey-Highland Home, AL (2.6 miles) , Luverne, AL (3.2 miles ), Rutledge, AL (3.2 miles ), Goshen, AL (3.2 miles ), Glenwood, AL (3.6 miles) , Ramer, AL (3.6 miles) , Panola, AL (3.7 miles) .

Latitude: 31.85 N, Longitude: 86.21 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 334

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.6%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -17 (-21.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (38%)
  • Accommodation and food services (31%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Educational services (50%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Petrey-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 109% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.9 miles away from the Petrey town center killed 2 people and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/19/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 15.0 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Petrey-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alabama state average. It is 98% 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 80.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1997 at 23:27:12, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 82.8 miles away from Petrey center
On 9/30/2003 at 02:28:03, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1997 at 03:39:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/1997 at 09:00:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 82.8 miles away from Petrey center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Crenshaw County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Petrey:

  • LUVERNE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; LUVERNE, AL)
  • LIGHTHOUSE HOSPICE OF ALABAMA, LLC (Hospital, about 15 miles away; TROY, AL)
  • TROY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; TROY, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Petrey, AL

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Petrey:

  • Troy University (about 17 miles; Troy, AL; Full-time enrollment: 13,221)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 36 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 3,426)
  • Alabama State University (about 37 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,561)
  • Faulkner University (about 37 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,534)
  • Tuskegee University (about 50 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • George C Wallace Community College-Dothan (about 57 miles; Dothan, AL; FT enrollment: 2,692)
  • Auburn University Main Campus (about 68 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 20,996)

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

 
Crenshaw 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 2012: 0.0%

Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  76.9%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.8%
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: 3.8% of all households

Petrey compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above 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.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Petrey travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (56%)
  • Electricity (30%)
  • Utility gas (15%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Petrey town (based on Crenshaw County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.49%
Here58.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents70.3%13.8%9.0%2.6%4.2%
Congregations47.8%19.4%17.9%7.5%7.5%
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: 6
Crenshaw County:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Here:

7.99 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

5.08 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Crenshaw County:

12.4%
State:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Crenshaw County:

34.6%
State:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.7%
Alabama:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$140
Totals for Government 0$0 3$140


7.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,458 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.13%
Alabama average:

6.81%

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:
from Pike County, AL  1.00% ($22,447 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, AL  0.98% ($24,348)
from Covington County, AL  0.74% ($28,314)


6.13% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,745 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
Alabama average:

6.16%

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:
to Montgomery County, AL  1.16% ($24,259 average AGI)
to Pike County, AL  0.92% ($26,535)
to Covington County, AL  0.66% ($25,968)

Strongest AM radio stations in Petrey:

  • WTBF (970 AM; 5 kW; TROY, AL; Owner: TROY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WACV (1170 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WLWI (1440 AM; 5 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WXVI (1600 AM; 5 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: SUNSHINE 16 RADIO NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Petrey:

  • WQLD (104.3 FM; LUVERNE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZHT (105.7 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAOQ (100.3 FM; BRANTLEY, AL; Owner: ALATRON CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WTSU (89.9 FM; MONTGOMERY-TROY, AL; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WAXU (91.1 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WLWI-FM (92.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAPR (88.3 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: UA-ASU-TSU EDUCATIONAL RADIO CORP.)
  • WKMX (106.7 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: WKMX, INC.)
  • WTBF-FM (94.7 FM; BRUNDIDGE, AL; Owner: TROY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBAM-FM (98.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: DEEP SOUTH BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHHY-FM (101.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMXS (103.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKXN (95.9 FM; GREENVILLE, AL; Owner: AUTAUGAVILLE RADIO, INC.)
  • WMCZ (97.1 FM; MILLBROOK, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQKS-FM (96.1 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WZTZ (101.1 FM; ELBA, AL; Owner: ELBA RADIO COMPANY)
  • WQZX (94.3 FM; GREENVILLE, AL; Owner: HAYNES BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Petrey:

  • 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)
  • WDIQ (Channel 2; DOZIER, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WNCF (Channel 32; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 32 MONTGOMERY LLC)
  • WAKA (Channel 8; SELMA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WMCF-TV (Channel 45; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 10234 Petrey Rd (Lat: 31.848222 Lon: -86.207472), Type: Building, Structure height: 4 m, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WPQF379
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.312 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/07/2005, Expiration Date: 06/21/2015, Certifier: Dottie Bowen
    Registrant: Cpi Technologies, Inc., 1022 Commerce Blvd., Pelham, AL 35124, Phone: (205) 987-3200, Fax: (205) 987-3205, Email:


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