Pickensville, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 581 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.2%
 
Males: 284  (49.0%)
Females: 297  (51.0%)
Median resident age:  36.0 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 35447.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $28,236 (it was $25,357 in 2000)
Pickensville:

$28,236
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $16,429 (it was $15,575 in 2000)

Pickensville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $52,678 (it was $51,200 in 2000)
Pickensville:

$52,678
AL:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $315,626; Detached houses: $449,684; Mobile homes: $46,735

Median gross rent in 2016: $753.

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  • Races in Pickensville, AL (2010)

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    • 38663.5%Black alone
    • 22036.2%White alone
    • 20.3%American Indian alone

Races in Pickensville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pickensville: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (14.5%), English (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 230 feet

Land area: 7.75 square miles.

Population density: 75 people per square mile   (very low).

Pickensville,AL real estate house value index trend

Pickensville, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Pickensville:

  • High school or higher: 77.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pickensville town:

  • Never married: 34.5%
  • Now married: 37.5%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.2%
Alabama:

3.4%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Pickensville, Alabama as of February 20, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Pickensville to the number of sex offenders is 415 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $309 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $204 (0.5%)

Pickensville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (42.7 miles , pop. 77,906).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (86.7 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (482.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Memphis, AL (2.6 miles) , McMullen, AL (2.8 miles) , Aliceville, AL (3.2 miles ), South Pickens, AL (3.2 miles ), Carrollton, AL (3.2 miles ), Macedonia, AL (3.5 miles ), Ethelsville, AL (3.6 miles) , New Hope, MS (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 33.23 N, Longitude: 88.27 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 205

Pickensville household income distribution Pickensville home values distribution

Crime rates in Pickensville by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2009
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0159.5
Assaults 285600
per 100,000 299.41,197.6756.4916.00.00.0
Burglaries 1012733
per 100,000 1,497.0149.7302.61,068.7464.4478.5
Theft 678650
per 100,000 898.21,047.91,210.3916.0774.00.0
Auto thefts 010121
per 100,000 0.0149.70.0152.7309.6159.5
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 310.6) 208.8316.3229.9306.988.294.1

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Crime rate in Pickensville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 2 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
Alabama average:

2.41
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +59 (+9.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (29%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Educational services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (25%)
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (4%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Pickensville, Alabama

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Tornado activity:

Pickensville-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 100% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.0 miles away from the Pickensville town center killed 3 people and injured 178 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 42.3 miles away from the town center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.

Earthquake activity:

Pickensville-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 60.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 42.0 miles away from Pickensville 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 44.8 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 157.1 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 175.2 miles away from Pickensville center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 203.5 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 Pickens County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 4, Floods: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pickensville topographic map

Birthplace of: Jacob H. Sharp - Confederate Army general.

Hospitals and medical centers near Pickensville:

  • ALICEVILLE MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ALICEVILLE, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pickensville:

  • Mississippi University for Women (about 21 miles; Columbus, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,565)
  • East Mississippi Community College (about 31 miles; Scooba, MS; FT enrollment: 5,180)
  • Mississippi State University (about 34 miles; Mississippi State, MS; FT enrollment: 18,237)
  • Shelton State Community College (about 42 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • The University of Alabama (about 43 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 30,931)
  • University of West Alabama (about 45 miles; Livingston, AL; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • Meridian Community College (about 66 miles; Meridian, MS; FT enrollment: 2,750)

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Notable locations in Pickensville: McLarens Landing (A), Tom Bevill Visitor Center (B), Pickensville Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Pickensville: Beebe Chapel (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Upper Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Clear Lake (A), Aliceville Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Taylor Creek (A), Snake Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Pickensville include: Damsite Eastbank Public Use Area (1), Damsite West Bank Public Use Area (2), Pickensville Recreation Area (3), Bigbee Valley Access Area (4), Montgomery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Pickens County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2009 was 45.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.3
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 9.68. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.68
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 31.9%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.8% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.5%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.6%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Alabama average:

12.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pickensville town (based on Pickens County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,79562
Black Protestant1,71615
Mainline Protestant1,60319
Other3121
Catholic741
None6,246-
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
Pickens County:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Pickens County:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.6%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Pickens County:

35.3%
Alabama:

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

10.2%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Pickensville:

47.3%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Pickensville:

44.3%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Pickensville:

30.3
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Pickensville:

20.4%
State:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.7%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

38.8%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Pickensville:

52.6%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.7%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pickensville, AL Residents
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
Other Government Administration 1$1,772$21,2641$125
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,126$25,5120$0
Totals for Government 2$3,898$23,3881$125

Pickensville government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $144,000 ($247.85)
    Financial Administration: $34,000 ($58.52)
    Fire Protection: $12,000 ($20.65)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($5.16)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $34,000 ($58.52)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($3.44)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $73,000 ($125.65)

Pickensville government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $4,000 ($6.88)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,000 ($1.72)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $105,000 ($180.72)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($3.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $0 ($0.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $49,000 ($84.34)
    Highways: $13,000 ($22.38)
    General Support: $5,000 ($8.61)
  • Tax - NEC: $29,000 ($49.91)
    Total General Sales: $15,000 ($25.82)
    Property: $14,000 ($24.10)
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,000 ($3.44)

Pickensville government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $50,000 ($86.06)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $15,000 ($25.82)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $54,000 ($92.94)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $11,000 ($18.93)

Pickensville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $103,000 ($177.28)

4.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,656 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.01%
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 Tuscaloosa County, AL  1.30% ($32,786 average AGI)
from Lowndes County, MS  0.43% ($28,143)
from Lamar County, AL  0.17% ($39,909)


5.17% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,899 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.17%
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 Tuscaloosa County, AL  2.19% ($28,105 average AGI)
to Lowndes County, MS  0.49% ($34,531)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.24% ($30,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pickensville:

  • WRAG (590 AM; 1 kW; CARROLLTON, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WTSK (790 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WSPZ (1150 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: RADIO SOUTH, INC)
  • WYLS (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; YORK, AL; Owner: GRANTELL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMOX (1010 AM; 10 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MAGNOLIA STATE B/C CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pickensville:

  • WZBQ (94.1 FM; CARROLLTON, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WALN (89.3 FM; CARROLLTON, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • W213AS (90.5 FM; CARROLLTON, AL; Owner: WEST ALABAMA CHRISTIAN COMMS., INC.)
  • WAJV (98.9 FM; BROOKSVILLE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WACR-FM (103.9 FM; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: T & W COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WBEI (101.7 FM; REFORM, AL; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WKOR-FM (94.9 FM; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTXT (98.1 FM; FAYETTE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMBC (103.1 FM; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSYE (93.3 FM; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WMXU (106.1 FM; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSMS (99.9 FM; ARTESIA, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • WTUG-FM (92.9 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WBHJ (95.7 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WQZZ (104.3 FM; EUTAW, AL; Owner: JIM LAWSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMSU (92.1 FM; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Pickensville:

  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WCBI-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W25AD (Channel 25; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Pickensville fatal accident list:

Oct 31, 2004 08:04 PM, Sr-86, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jan 3, 2002 12:05 AM, Sr-86, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Aug 29, 2000 04:25 PM, Sr-14, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 23m75ftTotal length
  • $9,014,000Total costs
  • 4,640Total average daily traffic
  • 552Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,663Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • John D McCleskey, 55 Water Ave (Lat: 33.225667 Lon: -88.267778), Type: 94.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 7703351057, Shandmaker@primetowerdevelopment.Com, 5755 NORTHPOINT PKWY SUITE 37
  • John D McCleskey, 55 Water Ave (Lat: 33.225667 Lon: -88.267778), Type: 94.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 7703351057, Shandmaker@primetowerdevelopment.Com, 5755 NORTHPOINT PKWY SUITE 37
  • Edward G Roach, 55 Water Ave (Lat: 33.225667 Lon: -88.267778), Type: 94.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 7703351057, Shandmaker@primetowerdevelopment.Com, 5755 NORTHPOINT PKWY SUITE37
  • ROBERT H LOFTS, Ne Of Beville Lock & Dam (Lat: 33.215917 Lon: -88.279306), Type: 89.9, Overall height: 89.9 m, Registrant: 2134523221, Robert.H.Lofts@usace.Army.Mil
  • ROBERT H LOFTS, Ne Of Beville Lock & Dam (Lat: 33.215917 Lon: -88.279306), Type: 89.9, Overall height: 89.9 m, Registrant: 2134523221, Robert.H.Lofts@usace.Army.Mil
  • ROBERT H LOFTS, Atop Bevill Lock & Dam Control Bldg (Lat: 33.210194 Lon: -88.287250), Type: 27.4, Overall height: 18.3 m, Registrant: 2134523221, Robert.H.Lofts@usace.Army.Mil
  • ROBERT H LOFTS, Atop Bevill Lock & Dam Control Bldg (Lat: 33.210194 Lon: -88.287250), Type: 27.4, Overall height: 18.3 m, Registrant: 2134523221, Robert.H.Lofts@usace.Army.Mil

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (59%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (37%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)

Pickensville compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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