Rock Mills, Alabama

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Population in 2010: 600. Population change since 2000: -11.2%
Males: 331  (55.2%)
Females: 269  (44.8%)
Median resident age:  43.3 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 36274.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $55,021 (it was $40,714 in 2000)
Rock Mills:

$55,021
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,771 (it was $13,093 in 2000)

Rock Mills CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $59,038 (it was $54,300 in 2000)
Rock Mills:

$59,038
AL:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $103,673; Detached houses: $124,256; Mobile homes: $30,698
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  • Races in Rock Mills, AL (2010)

    Rock Mills races chart
    • 57495.7%White alone
    • 111.8%Hispanic
    • 91.5%Black alone
    • 61.0%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Rock Mills: 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (48.1%), Irish (11.5%), English (10.1%), Italian (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 749 feet

Land area: 6.33 square miles.

Population density: 95 people per square mile   (very low).

Rock Mills,AL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Rock Mills:

  • High school or higher: 79.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rock Mills CDP:

  • Never married: 30.4%
  • Now married: 53.0%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 4.9%

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

Rock Mills CDP:  0.4% ($199)
Alabama:  0.4% ($289)
Rock Mills satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, GA (50.7 miles , pop. 185,781).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (65.9 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (614.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Roanoke, AL (2.2 miles ), Standing Rock, AL (2.4 miles) , Abbottsford, GA (2.9 miles ), Texas, GA (2.9 miles ), Five Points, AL (3.2 miles) , Fredonia, AL (3.4 miles) , White Plains, AL (3.6 miles ), Franklin, GA (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 33.16 N, Longitude: 85.29 W

Area code: 334

Rock Mills household income distribution Rock Mills home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (51%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Educational services (77%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (39%)
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (63%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (22%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Rock Mills, Alabama

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Tornado activity:

Rock Mills-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 64% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/1/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.3 miles away from the Rock Mills place center killed 7 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 1/26/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rock Mills-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 81% 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 94.3 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 114.8 miles away from Rock Mills center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 168.9 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 182.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 152.1 miles away from Rock Mills center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 197.6 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 Randolph County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rock Mills topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rock Mills:

  • RANDOLPH COUNTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; ROANOKE, AL)
  • ROANOKE HEALTH CARE CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; ROANOKE, AL)
  • FAITH HOME CARE, INC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; ROANOKE, AL)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE OF FRANKLIN (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; FRANKLIN, GA)
  • WEDOWEE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; WEDOWEE, AL)
  • WEST GEORGIA MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 16 miles away; LAGRANGE, GA)
  • WEST GEORGIA HOSPICE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; LAGRANGE, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rock Mills:

  • Southern Union State Community College (about 17 miles; Wadley, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,120)
  • University of West Georgia (about 31 miles; Carrollton, GA; FT enrollment: 10,358)
  • West Georgia Technical College (about 38 miles; Waco, GA; FT enrollment: 4,768)
  • Auburn University (about 41 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 22,741)
  • Columbus Technical College (about 49 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 3,241)
  • Columbus State University (about 50 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 6,876)
  • Jacksonville State University (about 54 miles; Jacksonville, AL; FT enrollment: 7,566)

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Notable location: Rock Mills Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Rock Mills include: Wehadkee Church (A), Rock Mills Church (B), Rock Mills First Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Randolph Memory Gardens (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Randolph County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 31.7%
(25.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  63.9%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.2%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Alabama average:

12.0

Rock Mills travel time to work - commute Rock Mills mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Rock Mills CDP (based on Randolph County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,05369
Mainline Protestant1,97826
Black Protestant1,9539
Catholic1491
Other11
None9,779-
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: 4
Randolph County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Randolph County:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Randolph County:

10.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.7%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Randolph County:

31.7%
Alabama:

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

13.6%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.3%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.2%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Rock Mills:

30.0
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Rock Mills:

24.1%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

21.1%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Rock Mills:

6.8
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Rock Mills:

41.6%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

52.5%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.0%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rock Mills, AL Residents

5.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,195 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
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 Chambers County, AL  0.51% ($28,108 average AGI)
from Carroll County, GA  0.37% ($29,185)
from Coweta County, GA  0.32% ($41,304)


5.13% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,503 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.13%
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 Carroll County, GA  0.50% ($28,250 average AGI)
to Troup County, GA  0.47% ($20,294)
to Lee County, AL  0.46% ($19,182)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rock Mills:

  • WELR (1360 AM; 1 kW; ROANOKE, AL)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WGSE (720 AM; daytime; 8 kW; HOGANSVILLE, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rock Mills:

  • WELR-FM (102.3 FM; ROANOKE, AL; Owner: EAGLE'S NEST, INC.)
  • WMAX-FM (105.3 FM; BOWDON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WALR-FM (104.1 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WSTH-FM (106.1 FM; ALEXANDER CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJSP-FM (88.1 FM; WARM SPRINGS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W220AN (91.9 FM; LA GRANGE, ETC., GA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WVOK-FM (97.9 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WBTR-FM (92.1 FM; CARROLLTON, GA; Owner: WYAI, INC.)
  • WKZJ (95.7 FM; GREENVILLE, GA; Owner: DAVIS B/CASTING OF COLUMBUS, INC)
  • WCJM-FM (100.9 FM; WEST POINT, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WMGP (98.1 FM; HOGANSVILLE, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WASZ (95.5 FM; ASHLAND, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOAK (90.9 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: OAKSIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)

TV broadcast stations around Rock Mills:

  • WSWS-TV (Channel 66; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF OPELIKA)
  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • WJSP-TV (Channel 28; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WCAG-LP (Channel 33; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA-ALABAMA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • $1,909,000Total costs
  • 1,750Total average daily traffic
  • 175Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,123Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (48%)

Rock Mills compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
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