Pine Ridge, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 283 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +16.5%
 
Males: 156  (55.2%)
Females: 127  (44.8%)
Median resident age:  33.6 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 35968.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $24,682 (it was $28,250 in 2000)
Pine Ridge:

$24,682
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $12,161 (it was $14,237 in 2000)

Pine Ridge town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $67,631 (it was $55,800 in 2000)
Pine Ridge:

$67,631
AL:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $88,295; Detached houses: $119,081; Mobile homes: $31,039

Median gross rent in 2016: $528.

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  • Races in Pine Ridge, AL (2010)

    Pine Ridge races chart
    • 21576.2%White alone
    • 5920.9%Hispanic
    • 51.8%Black alone
    • 20.7%Two or more races
    • 10.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pine Ridge: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (18.6%), English (6.8%), German (2.5%), European (1.7%), Irish (1.7%), Italian (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 960 feet

Land area: 1.26 square miles.

Population density: 224 people per square mile   (very low).

Pine Ridge,AL real estate house value index trend

Pine Ridge, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Pine Ridge:

  • High school or higher: 52.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pine Ridge town:

  • Never married: 17.6%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 26.8%

25 residents are foreign born (11.8% Latin America).

This town:

12.3%
Alabama:

3.4%

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

Pine Ridge town:  0.4% ($199)
Alabama:  0.4% ($289)
Pine Ridge satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntsville, AL (50.1 miles , pop. 158,216).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (87.0 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (521.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fort Payne, AL (2.0 miles ), Rainsville, AL (2.2 miles ), Shiloh, AL (2.4 miles ), Fyffe, AL (2.7 miles ), Sylvania, AL (2.8 miles ), Powell, AL (3.0 miles ), Lakeview, AL (3.4 miles) , Hammondville, AL (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 34.45 N, Longitude: 85.78 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 256

Pine Ridge household income distribution Pine Ridge home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.8%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -74 (-23.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (33%)
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Retail trade (34%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (33%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (17%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)

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

Average climate in Pine Ridge, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Pine Ridge-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 124% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/19/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.3 miles away from the Pine Ridge town center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/6/2008, a category F4 tornado 15.9 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 12 people.

Earthquake activity:

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

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 9.2 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 111.2 miles away from Pine Ridge center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 139.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 192.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 300.8 miles away from Pine Ridge center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 128.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in DeKalb County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 18, Floods: 16, Tornadoes: 14, Winds: 8, Hurricanes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pine Ridge topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Pine Ridge:

  • AMERICA'S BEST CARE PLUS, INC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; RAINSVILLE, AL)
  • DEKALB REGIONAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; FORT PAYNE, AL)
  • CROWNE HEALTH CARE OF FT PAYNE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FORT PAYNE, AL)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF FORT PAYNE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; FORT PAYNE, AL)
  • COLLINSVILLE HEALTHCARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; COLLINSVILLE, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pine Ridge:

  • Northeast Alabama Community College (about 11 miles; Rainsville, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,409)
  • Snead State Community College (about 29 miles; Boaz, AL; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Gadsden State Community College (about 34 miles; Gadsden, AL; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • Berry College (about 36 miles; Mount Berry, GA; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Georgia Highlands College (about 38 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,071)
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College (about 38 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,629)
  • Jacksonville State University (about 44 miles; Jacksonville, AL; FT enrollment: 7,566)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • DeKalb Baptist Medical Center has been bought by Community Health Systems of Brentwood, Tenn. The new name of the hospital since April 2006 is "DeKalb Regional Medical Center.

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Notable location: Pine Ridge Fire Protection (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Pine Ridge: Mount Herman Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

DeKalb 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 2013 was 55.7. This is better than average.

City:

55.7
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 22.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 13.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.99
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 49.0%
(36.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 96.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.0% for American Indian residents, 91.7% for other race residents, 78.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.3%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.9%
Whole state:  4.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Alabama average:

12.0

Pine Ridge travel time to work - commute Pine Ridge mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Pine Ridge town (based on DeKalb County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant32,536144
Mainline Protestant3,92536
Catholic2,6571
Other2522
Black Protestant-1
None31,739-
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: 12
DeKalb County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
DeKalb County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
DeKalb County:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
Here:

5.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.1%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
DeKalb County:

31.7%
Alabama:

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

20.7%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Pine Ridge:

43.0%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Pine Ridge:

33.8%
State:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Pine Ridge:

27.8
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Pine Ridge:

17.2%
State:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Pine Ridge:

5.4%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.6
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Pine Ridge:

27.2%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

50.4%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.7%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pine Ridge, 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 0$0 6$108
Totals for Government 0$0 6$108

5.08% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,591 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.08%
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 Marshall County, AL  0.82% ($23,344 average AGI)
from Jackson County, AL  0.75% ($23,246)
from Etowah County, AL  0.35% ($21,474)


4.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,342 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
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 Marshall County, AL  0.99% ($24,626 average AGI)
to Jackson County, AL  0.65% ($29,083)
to Etowah County, AL  0.30% ($26,239)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pine Ridge:

  • WZOB (1250 AM; 5 kW; FORT PAYNE, AL; Owner: CENTRAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WQRX (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VALLEY HEAD, AL; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WFPA (1400 AM; 1 kW; FORT PAYNE, AL; Owner: DEKALB COUNTY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WVSM (1500 AM; daytime; 1 kW; RAINSVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN ADVERTISING CO., INC.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WGTA (950 AM; 5 kW; SUMMERVILLE, GA; Owner: AZTECA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pine Ridge:

  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKEA-FM (98.3 FM; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: KEA RADIO, INC.)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WATG (95.7 FM; TRION, GA; Owner: TTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • WMXN-FM (101.7 FM; STEVENSON, AL; Owner: KEA RADIO, INC.)
  • W215BA (90.9 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJCK (88.3 FM; PIEDMONT, AL; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKCX (97.7 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: BRIAR CREEK BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLJS-FM (91.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES/JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXQW (94.1 FM; MERIDIANVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W293AH (106.5 FM; NORMAL, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQTU (102.3 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: MCDOUGALD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTBB (89.9 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • W212AR (90.3 FM; LINDALE, GA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pine Ridge:

  • W64BJ (Channel 64; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Janis E Merritts, Wills Creek (Lat: 34.447389 Lon: -85.783722), Type: 94.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 9413648886, Compliancedepartment@gsignal.Com, 301 N. CATTLEMEN RD., # 300
  • Taylor Robinson, Wills Creek (Lat: 34.447389 Lon: -85.783722), Type: 94.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 2054373200, Trobinson@foresitetowers.Com, 22 INVERNESS CENTER PKWY, SUITE 500
  • Taylor Robinson, Wills Creek (Lat: 34.447389 Lon: -85.783722), Type: 94.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 2054373200, Trobinson@foresitetowers.Com, 22 INVERNESS CENTER PKWY, SUITE 500
  • Christine A Verre, Wills Creek (Lat: 34.447389 Lon: -85.783722), Type: 94.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 3366432524, Christine.Verre@crowncastle.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE
  • Christine A Verre, Wills Creek (Lat: 34.447389 Lon: -85.783722), Type: 94.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 3366432524, Christine.Verre@crowncastle.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE
  • Christine A Verre, Wills Creek (Lat: 34.447389 Lon: -85.783722), Type: 94.4, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 3366432524, Christine.Verre@crowncastle.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE
  • Lisa M Minney, Wills Creek (Lat: 34.447389 Lon: -85.783722), Type: 94.4, Structure height: 01049 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 7244162257, Lisa.Minney@crowncastle.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (66%)
  • Utility gas (15%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • No fuel used (4%)

Pine Ridge compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below 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 above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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