Petrey, Alabama

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Population in 2013: 59 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.3%
 
Males: 38  (65.2%)
Females: 21  (34.8%)
Median resident age:  50.5 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip code: 36049

Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,823 (it was $34,583 in 2000)
Petrey:

$35,823
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,639 (it was $20,659 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $91,449 (it was $39,000 in 2000)
Petrey:

$91,449
AL:

$122,700
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  • Races in Petrey, AL (2010)

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    • 5391.4%White alone
    • 58.6%Black alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Petrey: 85.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Subsaharan African (56.6%), English (13.2%), United States (13.2%), German (9.4%), Irish (5.7%), Scottish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 362 feet

Land area: 0.74 square miles.

Population density: 80 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Petrey:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Petrey town:

  • Never married: 44.5%
  • Now married: 39.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $205 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $202 (0.2%)

Petrey satellite photo by USGS

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

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

6.6%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -17 (-21.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (43%)
  • Accommodation and food services (24%)
  • Wholesale trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (60%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health technologists and technicians (43%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (24%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Management occupations (60%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (40%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

Average climate in Petrey, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 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 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, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 185.9 miles away from the city 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 388.2 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 115.1 miles away from Petrey 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
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 (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, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2005 was 27.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

27.6
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 23.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.0
U.S.:

20.2

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.:

0.015
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.0%
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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 above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Alabama average:

11.9

Petrey travel time to work - commute Petrey mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (56%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Utility gas (13%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

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.
Alabama:

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

7.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.4%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Crenshaw County:

34.6%
Alabama:

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

18.7%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$150
Totals for Government 0$0 1$150

6.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,717 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.66%
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 Pike County, AL  0.89% ($24,756 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, AL  0.87% ($26,825)
from Butler County, AL  0.67% ($26,581)


6.15% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,645 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
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 Montgomery County, AL  1.07% ($29,857 average AGI)
to Pike County, AL  0.79% ($27,083)
to Covington County, AL  0.59% ($24,889)

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
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • $1,958,000Total costs
  • 250Total average daily traffic
  • 20Total average daily truck traffic
  • 372Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

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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