Petrey, Alabama

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Population in 2019: 56 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.1%
 
Males: 31  (56.1%)
Females: 25  (43.9%)
Median resident age:

39.9 years
Alabama median age:

39.4 years

Zip code: 36049

Estimated median household income in 2019: $57,477 (it was $34,583 in 2000)
Petrey:

$57,477
AL:

$51,734

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $39,601 (it was $20,659 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $81,802 (it was $39,000 in 2000)
Petrey:

$81,802
AL:

$154,000
March 2019 cost of living index in Petrey: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 3.0%
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  • Races in Petrey, AL (2019)
    • 5989.4%White alone
    • 57.6%Two or more races
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Ancestries: English (25.0%), American (12.5%), German (8.3%), Irish (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 362 feet

Land area: 0.74 square miles.

Population density: 76 people per square mile   (very low).

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $206 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $210 (0.2%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Petrey, AL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Petrey, AL in 2019

Petrey satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.4%
Alabama:

4.0%

Average climate in Petrey, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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Pb
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.230. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.230
U.S.:

0.010

Tornado activity:

Petrey-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 41% 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 above Alabama state average. It is 46% 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 80.5 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 123.6 miles away from Petrey center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 185.9 miles away from Petrey center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 115.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 160.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 185.9 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 Crenshaw County (22) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 9, Hurricanes: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 5, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Petrey topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • FMC TROY (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; TROY, AL)
  • PIKE COUNTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; TROY, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Petrey:

  • Troy University (about 16 miles; Troy, AL; Full-time enrollment: 16,148)
  • Alabama State University (about 36 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 5,457)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 36 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,092)
  • Faulkner University (about 37 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Enterprise State Community College (about 45 miles; Enterprise, AL; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • Tuskegee University (about 50 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 58 miles; Dothan, AL; FT enrollment: 3,611)

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Petrey:

Marital status in Petrey, AL
  • Never married: 3.4%
  • Now married: 74.8%
  • Separated: 9.8%
  • Widowed: 1.7%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

For population 25 years and over in Petrey:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Alabama average:

11.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Petrey, AL (based on Crenshaw County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,44252
Mainline Protestant87513
Black Protestant2442
Other2231
None5,122-
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: 6
Crenshaw County:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.99 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

5.08 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

12.4%
State:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

34.6%
Alabama:

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

18.7%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Petrey:

47.1%
Alabama:

49.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

51.6%
Alabama:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.3
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Petrey:

19.9%
Alabama:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

4.1%
Alabama:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Petrey:

6.9
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Petrey:

37.7%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

57.4%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Petrey:

83.4%
Alabama:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Petrey, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

Petrey government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $33,000 ($589.29)
    Central Staff Services: $33,000 ($589.29)
    Police Protection: $5,000 ($89.29)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $26,000 ($464.29)

Petrey government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($160.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $32,000 ($571.43)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $26,000 ($464.29)
    Public Utility License: $3,000 ($53.57)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,000 ($35.71)
    Property: $2,000 ($35.71)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $1,000 ($17.86)

Petrey government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000 ($339.29)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $19,000 ($339.29)

5.71% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($34,322 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
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 Montgomery County, AL  0.88% ($32,524 average AGI)
from Pike County, AL  0.84% ($24,750)
from Covington County, AL  0.73% ($30,514)


5.49% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,294 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
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 Montgomery County, AL  1.05% ($34,560 average AGI)
to Pike County, AL  0.78% ($30,568)
to Covington County, AL  0.52% ($44,400)

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)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 253ft / 76.7mTotal length
  • $21,560,000Total costs
  • 96,896Total average daily traffic
  • 17,558Total average daily truck traffic
  • 127,793Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Petrey, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 41950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Petrey, AL

FCC Registered Broadcast 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: 05/13/2015, Expiration Date: 06/21/2025, Certifier: Dottie Bowen, Registrant: Cpi Technologies, Inc., 1022 Commerce Blvd., Pelham, AL 35124, Phone: (205) 987-3200, Fax: (205) 987-3205, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Petrey, AL
  • 76.0%Electricity
  • 24.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Petrey, AL
  • 100.0%Electricity


Petrey compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value below 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 below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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