Ramer, Alabama

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Population in July 2007: 2,664.
Males: 1,281  (48.1%)
Females: 1,383  (51.9%)
Median resident age:  41.4 years
Alabama median age:  35.8 years

Zip code: 36069

Estimated median household income in 2013: $39,257 (it was $31,601 in 2000)
Ramer:

$39,257
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,186 (it was $17,777 in 2000)

Ramer CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $104,843 (it was $74,800 in 2000)
Ramer:

$104,843
AL:

$122,700
  • Races in Ramer, AL (2000)

    Ramer races chart
    • 1,61461.2%White alone
    • 99537.7%Black alone
    • 110.4%Two or more races
    • 110.4%Hispanic
    • 50.2%American Indian alone
    • 20.08%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ramer: 84.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 476 feet

Land area: 102.4 square miles.

Population density: 26 people per square mile   (very low).

Ramer, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Ramer:

  • High school or higher: 70.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ramer CCD:

  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 63.2%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 12.0%
  • Divorced: 6.6%

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

Ramer CCD:  0.3% ($199)
Alabama:  0.4% ($289)
Ramer satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Montgomery, AL (22.9 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (564.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Petrey-Highland Home, AL (3.0 miles ), Panola, AL (3.1 miles) , Pine Level, AL (3.2 miles ), Petrey, AL (3.6 miles) , Hope Hull, AL (4.0 miles ), Goshen-Shady Grove, AL (4.1 miles ), Pike Road, AL (4.2 miles ), Needmore, AL (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 32.03 N, Longitude: 86.25 W

Area code: 334

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.0%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Repair and maintenance (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care (21%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Electricians (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

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

Average climate in Ramer, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ramer-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 38% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.0 miles away from the Ramer place 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 17.7 miles away from the place center injured one person and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ramer-area historical earthquake activity is near 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 87.3 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 111.6 miles away from Ramer 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 174.0 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 107.4 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 400.6 miles away from Ramer center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 149.0 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 Montgomery County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Oscar Gamble - Baseball player.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ramer:

  • Alabama State University (about 24 miles; Montgomery, AL; Full-time enrollment: 5,457)
  • Troy University (about 24 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 16,148)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 24 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,092)
  • Faulkner University (about 25 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Tuskegee University (about 42 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Enterprise State Community College (about 57 miles; Enterprise, AL; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • Auburn University (about 60 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 22,741)

Public elementary/middle school in Ramer:

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Notable locations in Ramer: Wiggins Farms (A), South Montgomery County Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ramer include: New Hope Church (A), Pleasant Grove Church (B), Oakdale Church (C), Pleasant Hill Church (D), Sardis Church (E), Weeping Mary Church (F), White Cloud Church (G), Little Zion Church (H), Strata Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sprague Cemetery (1), Fair Prospect Cemetery (2), Fannin Cemetery (3), Philadelphia Cemetery (4), Sentell Cemetery (5), Garner Cemetery (6), Bell Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Edwards Ponds (A), Browns Ponds (B), Russells Lake (C), Vinson Ponds (D), Warrs Lake (E), Skinner Lake (F), Leisure Lake (G), Evans Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bedsole Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Montgomery City County Publicrary (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 5444 State Highway 94) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Montgomery 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 2005 was 27.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

27.6
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 23.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.0
U.S.:

20.0

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.230. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 22.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.230
U.S.:

0.014
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.9%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.4%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

24.1%
Whole state:

16.1%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

9.4%
Whole state:

7.3%

Banks with branches in Ramer (2011 data):

  • Brantley Bank and Trust Company: South Montgomery County Branch at 10 5 Main Street, branch established on 1975/12/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $65.1 mil, Deposits: $53.9 mil, headquarters in Brantley, AL, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Brantley Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.1
Alabama average:

13.2

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ramer CCD (based on Montgomery County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant69,894182
Black Protestant44,08989
Mainline Protestant31,98354
Catholic9,4809
Other4,42419
Orthodox851
None69,408-
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: 38
Montgomery County:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Montgomery County:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 108
Montgomery County:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 144
Here:

6.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Montgomery County:

33.0%
Alabama:

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

12.0%
State:

13.5%

6.57% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,472 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.57%
Alabama average:

6.02%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,240 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.14%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Elmore County, AL  0.75% ($29,071 average AGI)
from Autauga County, AL  0.45% ($26,696)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.31% ($25,591)


7.62% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,085 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.62%
Alabama average:

6.06%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($926 average AGI)
Montgomery County:

0.13%
Alabama average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Elmore County, AL  0.99% ($37,613 average AGI)
to Autauga County, AL  0.49% ($33,097)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.40% ($28,640)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ramer:

  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WACV (1170 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WLWI (1440 AM; 5 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTBF (970 AM; 5 kW; TROY, AL; Owner: TROY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXVI (1600 AM; 5 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: SUNSHINE 16 RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPZ (1250 AM; 5 kW; WETUMPKA, AL; Owner: J & W PROMOTIONS, INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ramer:

  • WQLD (104.3 FM; LUVERNE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZHT (105.7 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLWI-FM (92.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTSU (89.9 FM; MONTGOMERY-TROY, AL; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WAPR (88.3 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: UA-ASU-TSU EDUCATIONAL RADIO CORP.)
  • WBAM-FM (98.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: DEEP SOUTH BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHHY-FM (101.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMCZ (97.1 FM; MILLBROOK, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMXS (103.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQKS-FM (96.1 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WVAS (90.7 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: ALABAMA STATE UNIVERSITY (ASU))
  • WAXU (91.1 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WKXN (95.9 FM; GREENVILLE, AL; Owner: AUTAUGAVILLE RADIO, INC.)
  • WLBF (89.1 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WKMX (106.7 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: WKMX, INC.)
  • WQZX (94.3 FM; GREENVILLE, AL; Owner: HAYNES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTBF-FM (94.7 FM; BRUNDIDGE, AL; Owner: TROY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAOQ (100.3 FM; BRANTLEY, AL; Owner: ALATRON CORPORATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ramer:

  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WDIQ (Channel 2; DOZIER, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WETU-LP (Channel 39; WETUMPKA, AL; Owner: CABLE VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WBIH (Channel 29; SELMA, AL; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAIQ (Channel 26; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • W61DH (Channel 61; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: FRAZER MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ramer)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Mike Green Forestry Fire Tower (Lat: 32.114028 Lon: -86.198306), Call Sign: KBI752
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.175 MHz, 151.175 MHz, 159.315 MHz, 159.315 MHz, 159.465 MHz, 159.465 MHzGrant Date: 06/04/2015, Expiration Date: 08/17/2025Registrant: Alabama Forestry Commission, 2201 Cong. Dickinson Dr, Montgomery, AL 36109, Phone: (334) 242-5053, Fax: (334) 242-5079, Email:
  • Rural Between Al Hwy 94 & Us 331 3.5 Mi Sw (Lat: 32.003750 Lon: -86.258583), Call Sign: KIW48
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.050 MHzGrant Date: 09/10/2011, Expiration Date: 10/07/2021Registrant: Commserv-Inc, Montgomery, AL 36121, Phone: (334) 272-7373, Fax: (334) 244-6499, Email:
  • Lat: 32.047750 Lon: -86.225028, Call Sign: WQTV720
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.337 MHzGrant Date: 04/22/2014, Expiration Date: 04/22/2024, Certifier: Joyce HubbardRegistrant: Commserv, Inc., Montgomery, AL 36119, Phone: (334) 272-7373, Fax: (334) 244-6488, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ramer)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ramer and their reported violations in the past:

RAMER WATER COMPANY, INC. (Population served: 1,515, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1995, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-04-1996), St Public Notif received (MAY-31-1996)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ramer that have no violations reported:

  • PILGRIM-PROVIDENCE WATER AUTHORITY (Population served: 576, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (45%)
  • Electricity (38%)
  • Utility gas (15%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Ramer compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Ramer on our top lists:

  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the lowest real estate taxes percentage (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that visited a dentist within the past year"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
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