For population 25 years and over in River Falls:
For population 15 years and over in River Falls town:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dothan, AL (67.3 miles , pop. 57,737).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (71.5 miles , pop. 201,568).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (538.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Heath, AL (2.0 miles ), Andalusia, AL (2.1 miles ), Gantt, AL (2.2 miles ), Red Level, AL (2.4 miles ), Rosehill-Gantt, AL (2.9 miles) , Carolina, AL (2.9 miles ), Libertyville, AL (3.0 miles) , Sanford, AL (3.0 miles ).
Latitude: 31.35 N, Longitude: 86.54 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 334
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 2 (1 officers).
Crime rates in River Falls (2010):
Population change in the 1990s: -89 (-12.6%).
Work and jobs in River Falls: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in River Falls, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
River Falls-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 112% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/18/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 33.5 miles away from the River Falls town center killed 2 people and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 3/1/2007, a category F4 tornado 36.8 miles away from the town center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused $250 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:River Falls-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alabama state average. It is 93% 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 46.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1997 at 23:27:12, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 48.4 miles away from River Falls center
On 9/30/2003 at 02:28:03, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1997 at 03:39:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/2005 at 08:11:50, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.8 miles away from River Falls center
On 10/28/1997 at 09:00:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 48.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Covington County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 2, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Frank Tolbert - College basketball player (Auburn Tigers).
Hospitals/medical centers near River Falls:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to River Falls:
Drinking water stations with addresses in River Falls and their reported violations in the past:RIVER FALLS WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 903, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.8%
(18.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.2% for Black residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
River Falls compared to Alabama state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for River Falls town (based on Covington County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.93%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.03% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,801 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.49% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,685 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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River Falls fatal accident list:
Mar 1, 2007 03:00 PM, Us-Sr12, Lat: 31.347861, Lon: -86.541942, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data
Nov 9, 1995 12:29 AM, 12, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 1, 1992 05:30 AM, Sr12, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 27, 1988 06:45 AM, Sr12, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 7, 1976 01:00 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 15, 1976 05:55 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 18, 1975 12:50 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 3
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total costs: $379,000
Total average daily traffic: 320
Total average daily truck traffic: 16
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 431
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in River Falls)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
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