Rutledge, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 461 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.2%
 
Males: 221  (48.0%)
Females: 240  (52.0%)
Median resident age:  51.0 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 36071.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $32,297 (it was $17,500 in 2000)
Rutledge:

$32,297
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $21,321 (it was $10,226 in 2000)

Rutledge town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $91,895 (it was $49,300 in 2000)
Rutledge:

$91,895
AL:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $113,198; Detached houses: $137,501; Mobile homes: $41,210

Median gross rent in 2016: $426.

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  • Races in Rutledge, AL (2010)

    Rutledge races chart
    • 34173.0%White alone
    • 10622.7%Black alone
    • 102.1%Hispanic
    • 51.1%Asian alone
    • 51.1%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Rutledge: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (8.0%), African (8.0%), Irish (4.6%), Lithuanian (4.0%), English (2.3%), German (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 350 feet

Land area: 3.32 square miles.

Population density: 139 people per square mile   (very low).

Rutledge, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Rutledge:

  • High school or higher: 65.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Rutledge town:

  • Never married: 15.6%
  • Now married: 52.9%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 14.9%
  • Divorced: 14.5%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Rutledge, Alabama as of November 16, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Rutledge to the number of sex offenders is 160 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $473 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $314 (0.3%)

Rutledge satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Montgomery, AL (43.5 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (556.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Luverne, AL (1.7 miles ), Glenwood, AL (3.0 miles) , Petrey, AL (3.2 miles) , Brantley, AL (3.3 miles ), Goshen, AL (3.3 miles ), Petrey-Highland Home, AL (3.5 miles ), Goshen-Shady Grove, AL (3.7 miles ), Dozier, AL (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 31.73 N, Longitude: 86.31 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 334

Rutledge household income distribution Rutledge home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+2.4%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (38%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (24%)
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

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Average climate in Rutledge, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Rutledge-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 41% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.0 miles away from the Rutledge town center killed 2 people and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/3/1956, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.7 miles away from the town center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Rutledge-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below 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 70.8 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 128.1 miles away from Rutledge 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 379.7 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 195.0 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 114.2 miles away from Rutledge center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 163.7 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 Crenshaw County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 4, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Rutledge topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Rutledge:

  • LUVERNE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LUVERNE, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rutledge:

  • Troy University (about 22 miles; Troy, AL; Full-time enrollment: 16,148)
  • Enterprise State Community College (about 42 miles; Enterprise, AL; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • Alabama State University (about 44 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 5,457)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 45 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,092)
  • Faulkner University (about 46 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 58 miles; Dothan, AL; FT enrollment: 3,611)
  • Tuskegee University (about 60 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,810)

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

Church in Rutledge: Roxanna Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Crenshaw County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low 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 19.4 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 19.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.230
U.S.:

0.014
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 19.6%
(23.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.0% for Black residents, 22.2% for American Indian residents, 30.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  61.4%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.1%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.8
Alabama average:

12.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Rutledge town (based on Crenshaw County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,44252
Mainline Protestant87513
Black Protestant2442
Other2231
None5,122-
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
Crenshaw County:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Crenshaw County:

7.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

5.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.4%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Crenshaw County:

34.6%
Alabama:

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

18.7%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Rutledge:

47.8%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Rutledge:

42.0%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Rutledge:

30.6
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.8%
State:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Rutledge:

14.3%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Rutledge:

37.9%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Rutledge:

50.8%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Rutledge:

83.8%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Rutledge, 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$2,626$31,5128$1,334
Solid Waste Management 1$2,642$31,7040$0
Water Supply 1$3,002$36,0240$0
Totals for Government 3$8,270$33,0808$1,334

6.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,717 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.66%
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 Pike County, AL  0.89% ($24,756 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, AL  0.87% ($26,825)
from Butler County, AL  0.67% ($26,581)


6.15% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,645 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
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 Montgomery County, AL  1.07% ($29,857 average AGI)
to Pike County, AL  0.79% ($27,083)
to Covington County, AL  0.59% ($24,889)

Strongest AM radio stations in Rutledge:

  • WTBF (970 AM; 5 kW; TROY, AL; Owner: TROY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WACV (1170 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLWI (1440 AM; 5 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGYV (1380 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GREENVILLE, AL; Owner: ROBERT JOHN WILLIAMSON)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Rutledge:

  • WQLD (104.3 FM; LUVERNE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZHT (105.7 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAOQ (100.3 FM; BRANTLEY, AL; Owner: ALATRON CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WLWI-FM (92.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKMX (106.7 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: WKMX, INC.)
  • WAPR (88.3 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: UA-ASU-TSU EDUCATIONAL RADIO CORP.)
  • WAXU (91.1 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WKXN (95.9 FM; GREENVILLE, AL; Owner: AUTAUGAVILLE RADIO, INC.)
  • WTSU (89.9 FM; MONTGOMERY-TROY, AL; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WZTZ (101.1 FM; ELBA, AL; Owner: ELBA RADIO COMPANY)
  • WTBF-FM (94.7 FM; BRUNDIDGE, AL; Owner: TROY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQZX (94.3 FM; GREENVILLE, AL; Owner: HAYNES BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFXX (107.7 FM; GEORGIANA, AL; Owner: JEFFREY K. HAYNES)
  • WPGG (93.3 FM; EVERGREEN, AL; Owner: GULF COAST BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • WBAM-FM (98.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: DEEP SOUTH BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHHY-FM (101.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSTF (91.5 FM; ANDALUSIA, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY CHRISTIAN EDUC. RADIO,INC)

TV broadcast stations around Rutledge:

  • WDIQ (Channel 2; DOZIER, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • 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)
  • WAKA (Channel 8; SELMA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WNCF (Channel 32; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 32 MONTGOMERY LLC)
  • WMCF-TV (Channel 45; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Rutledge fatal accident list:

Apr 5, 2013 08:30 AM, Us-Sr 9, Lat: 31.73499, Lon: -86.28728, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 16, 1984 01:50 AM, 10, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Feb 1, 1981 00:01 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • $1,956,000Total costs
  • 5,876Total average daily traffic
  • 453Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,832Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Rutledge)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WB4CWG, Licensee ID: L01333030, Grant Date: 10/17/2007, Expiration Date: 11/14/2017, Certifier: Billy C Turner, Registrant: Billy C Turner, Rutledge, AL 36071-0189

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-11 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5564H , Serial Number: 11-1085, Year manufactured: 1949
    Registrant (Individual): James T Sr Capps, 2896 S Moodys Crossroads Rd, Rutledge, AL 36071

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

RUTLEDGE WATER WORKS (Population served: 882, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-18-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-18-2011), St Public Notif received (FEB-23-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-12-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-12-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-12-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-12-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2008)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 15
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Rutledge

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rutledge, AL
Most common first names in Rutledge, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1769.7 years
Willie871.9 years
John770.3 years
William772.7 years
George675.1 years
Mary675.0 years
Robert568.8 years
Walter568.2 years
Annie479.2 years
Charles466.0 years
Most common last names in Rutledge, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Killough1377.0 years
Owens975.6 years
Lowery856.5 years
Swanner790.3 years
Smith776.4 years
Johnson766.1 years
Milton779.3 years
Williams674.0 years
Mount565.2 years
Talley574.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (45%)
  • Utility gas (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10%)

Rutledge compared to Alabama 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 2 other airmen in this city.
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