Samson, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 1,923 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.1%
 
Males: 838  (43.6%)
Females: 1,085  (56.4%)
Median resident age:  36.6 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 36477.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $18,614 (it was $18,594 in 2000)
Samson:

$18,614
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $13,408 (it was $12,834 in 2000)

Samson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $67,710 (it was $39,600 in 2000)
Samson:

$67,710
AL:

$122,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $338.

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  • Races in Samson, AL (2010)

    Samson races chart
    • 1,36970.6%White alone
    • 34817.9%Black alone
    • 1618.3%Hispanic
    • 361.9%Two or more races
    • 170.9%American Indian alone
    • 70.4%Asian alone
    • 20.1%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Samson: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (22.6%), Irish (10.4%), English (5.9%), Dutch (4.3%), German (3.1%), Italian (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 205 feet

Land area: 3.62 square miles.

Population density: 531 people per square mile   (low).

Samson,AL real estate house value index trend

Samson, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Samson:

  • High school or higher: 59.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Samson city:

  • Never married: 35.8%
  • Now married: 31.2%
  • Separated: 5.6%
  • Widowed: 13.4%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

16 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.8%
Alabama:

2.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $399 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $243 (0.4%)

Samson satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dothan, AL (38.7 miles , pop. 57,737).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (87.5 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (564.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Coffee Springs, AL (3.0 miles ), Goodman, AL (3.1 miles ), Bellwood-Coffee Springs, AL (3.2 miles ), Kinston, AL (3.2 miles ), Geneva, AL (3.4 miles ), Eunola, AL (3.6 miles) , Onycha, AL (3.9 miles ), Opp, AL (4.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $64,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $450,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 31.11 N, Longitude: 86.05 W

Area code: 334

Samson household income distribution Samson home values distribution

Crime rates in Samson by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.051.50.0
Rapes 0101011002311
per 100,000 0.049.60.049.30.049.349.90.00.0102.6154.051.552.0
Robberies 1130030002220
per 100,000 47.949.6147.80.00.0148.00.00.00.0102.6102.7103.10.0
Assaults 135793226715221513
per 100,000 622.3247.9344.8443.3146.898.799.7296.3343.3769.61,129.4773.2676.4
Burglaries 13131330154138619292217
per 100,000 622.3644.5640.41,477.8734.2197.3648.1395.1294.3974.91,488.71,134.0884.5
Thefts 23345242311129243565608162
per 100,000 1,101.01,685.72,561.62,069.01,517.4542.71,445.71,185.21,716.53,335.03,080.14,175.33,225.8
Auto thefts 2353124016146
per 100,000 95.7148.7246.3147.848.998.7199.40.049.0307.951.3206.2312.2
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A2N/AN/AN/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A102.6N/AN/AN/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 243.7237.9291.8339.4151.3153.0186.3139.8168.5513.2636.4617.0408.9

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Samson detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.09
Alabama average:

2.23
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -185 (-8.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (32%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (30%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (18%)
  • Material moving occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (26%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Samson, Alabama

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Tornado activity:

Samson-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 47% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the Samson city center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused $250 million in damages.

On 12/29/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.8 miles away from the city center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Samson-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 85% 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 72.5 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 338.2 miles away from Samson 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 173.6 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 235.1 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 153.5 miles away from Samson center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 338.2 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 Geneva County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Samson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Samson:

  • COMPASSIONATE HANDS HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 11 miles away; GENEVA, AL)
  • WIREGRASS MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; GENEVA, AL)
  • GENEVA COUNTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; GENEVA, AL)
  • DAVITA ENTERPRISE (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; ENTERPRISE, AL)

Airports and heliports located in Samson:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Samson:

  • Enterprise State Community College (about 18 miles; Enterprise, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,101)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 38 miles; Dothan, AL; FT enrollment: 3,611)
  • Northwest Florida State College (about 48 miles; Niceville, FL; FT enrollment: 5,052)
  • Troy University (about 48 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 16,148)
  • Gulf Coast State College (about 67 miles; Panama City, FL; FT enrollment: 4,474)
  • The University of West Florida (about 80 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 10,240)
  • Pensacola State College (about 82 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 8,740)

Public high school in Samson:

Public elementary/middle schools in Samson:

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Library in Samson:

  • SAMSON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $34,604; Location: 200 NORTH JOHNSON STREET; 8,808 books; 130 audio materials; 276 video materials; 81 state licensed databases; 20 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Samson: City of Samson Sewage Lagoon (A), Samson Volunteer Fire Department (B), Samson Public Library (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Samson include: Samson Methodist Church (A), First Methodist Church (B), First Christian Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), First Assembly of God Church (E), New Life Worship Center (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Geneva County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 40.6%
(32.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 59.7% for Black residents, 30.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 90.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.0%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.3%
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

Samson, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Samson (2011 data):

  • The Samson Banking Company, Inc.: at 2 West Main Street, branch established on 1930/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $56.8 mil, Deposits: $48.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices
  • Cadence Bank, N.A.: Samson Branch at 16 East Main Street, branch established on 1991/01/02. Info updated 2011/12/14: Bank assets: $3,909.7 mil, Deposits: $3,124.0 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: Cadence Bancorp Llc

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.3
Alabama average:

11.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Samson city (based on Geneva County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,80769
Mainline Protestant1,96020
Black Protestant1,1569
Other5153
Catholic501
None10,302-
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: 11
Geneva County:

4.28 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Geneva County:

4.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.5%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Geneva County:

32.3%
Alabama:

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

14.4%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.9%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.8%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Samson:

29.6
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Samson:

21.7%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

14.1%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Samson:

37.0%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Samson:

52.4%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.2%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Samson, 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
Financial Administration 1$3,251$39,0120$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$7,964
Judicial and Legal 1$1,922$23,0641$283
Police Protection - Officers 6$24,798$49,5960$0
Firefighters 0$0 30$1,789
Streets and Highways 2$3,392$20,3520$0
Solid Waste Management 2$3,366$20,1961$611
Sewerage 1$2,126$25,5120$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$1,250
Water Supply 2$4,088$24,5280$0
Transit 0$0 1$952
Local Libraries 0$0 2$1,094
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,444
Totals for Government 15$42,943$34,35447$15,387

Samson government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $216,000 ($112.32)
    Police Protection: $215,000 ($111.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $141,000 ($73.32)
    Sewerage: $81,000 ($42.12)
    Financial Administration: $58,000 ($30.16)
    Fire Protection: $52,000 ($27.04)
    Parks & Recreation: $24,000 ($12.48)
    Corrections - Other: $12,000 ($6.24)
    Libraries: $12,000 ($6.24)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $325,000 ($169.01)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $387,000 ($201.25)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $31,000 ($16.12)

Samson government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $141,000 ($73.32)
    Sewerage: $139,000 ($72.28)
    All Other: $69,000 ($35.88)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $43,000 ($22.36)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($2.08)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $185,000 ($96.20)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $324,000 ($168.49)
    Highways: $31,000 ($16.12)
    All Other: $9,000 ($4.68)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $279,000 ($145.09)
    Public Utilities: $69,000 ($35.88)
    Property: $55,000 ($28.60)
    Other Selective Sales: $49,000 ($25.48)
    NEC: $40,000 ($20.80)
    Motor Vehicle License: $7,000 ($3.64)

Samson government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $510,000 ($265.21)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $23,000 ($11.96)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $519,000 ($269.89)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $14,000 ($7.28)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $248,000 ($128.97)
    End of Fiscal Year: $209,000 ($108.68)

Samson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $146,000 ($75.92)

6.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,567 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.82%
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 Houston County, AL  1.87% ($24,937 average AGI)
from Coffee County, AL  0.82% ($32,600)
from Dale County, AL  0.48% ($31,610)


7.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,378 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.33%
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 Houston County, AL  1.81% ($24,206 average AGI)
to Coffee County, AL  0.76% ($35,815)
to Dale County, AL  0.49% ($23,476)

Strongest AM radio stations in Samson:

  • WZEP (1460 AM; 10 kW; DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, FL; Owner: WALTON COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTKN (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DALEVILLE, AL; Owner: JOSEPH A. ADAMS, SR.)
  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WOPP (1290 AM; 3 kW; OPP, AL; Owner: E. & R BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGEA (1150 AM; 1 kW; GENEVA, AL; Owner: SHELLEY BROADCASTING CO, INC., D.I.P)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WGTX (1280 AM; 5 kW; DE FUNIAK SPRINGS, FL)
  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WAMI (860 AM; 1 kW; OPP, AL; Owner: THE OPP BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJSB (1050 AM; 5 kW; CRESTVIEW, FL; Owner: CRESTVIEW BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKWL (1230 AM; 1 kW; FLORALA, AL; Owner: FLORALA BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Samson:

  • WRJM-FM (93.7 FM; GENEVA, AL; Owner: STAGE DOOR DEVELOPMENT, INC.)
  • WDJR (96.9 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: GULF SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKMX (106.7 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: WKMX, INC.)
  • WZTZ (101.1 FM; ELBA, AL; Owner: ELBA RADIO COMPANY)
  • WQLD (104.3 FM; LUVERNE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZHT (105.7 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTKE (98.1 FM; HOLT, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOOF-FM (99.7 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WDYF (90.3 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRWA (88.7 FM; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WAMI-FM (102.3 FM; OPP, AL; Owner: THE OPP BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WXUS (100.5 FM; FORT RUCKER, AL; Owner: SKYWAY BROADCASTING, LTD.)
  • WJIF (91.9 FM; OPP, AL; Owner: OPP EDUCATIONAL B/CNG FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Samson:

  • WTVY (Channel 4; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WDIQ (Channel 2; DOZIER, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WDFX-TV (Channel 34; OZARK, AL; Owner: WAITT LICENSE CO. OF ALABAMA, L.L.C.)
  • WRJM-TV (Channel 67; TROY, AL; Owner: JOSIE PARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSFA (Channel 12; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
Samson fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Samson fatal accident list:

Apr 13, 1996 10:40 PM, 5004, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Aug 16, 1995 05:32 PM, 87, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
Jan 30, 1987 06:06 PM, 87, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Oct 22, 1985 05:39 AM, 52, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Nov 3, 1983 05:04 PM, 1054, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • $1,377,000Total costs
  • 5,810Total average daily traffic
  • 856Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,318Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Samson)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Off Sr 153 (Lat: 30.995722 Lon: -86.100500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146 m, Call Sign: WPKN718
    Assigned Frequencies: 858.887 MHz, 859.287 MHz, 859.312 MHz, 859.337 MHz, 859.362 MHz, 859.387 MHz, 859.412 MHz, 859.862 MHz, 859.887 MHz, 860.287 MHz... (+6 more)Grant Date: 07/14/2009, Expiration Date: 06/08/2019Registrant: Southernlinc Wireless, 4601 Southlake Parkway - Suite 150, Hoover, AL 35244, Phone: (205) 257-1300, Fax: (205) 874-3953, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 13 East Main Street (Lat: 31.113361 Lon: -86.047722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24 m, Overall height: 33.5 m, Call Sign: KNAW769
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.040 MHzGrant Date: 07/01/2011, Expiration Date: 07/08/2021Registrant: Fcca, 216 Young Street, Brewton, AL 36426, Phone: (251) 867-8036, Fax: (949) 515-2544, Email:
  • Hwy 52 1/2 Mi E (Lat: 31.116000 Lon: -86.046056), Call Sign: KAX277
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.9000 MHzGrant Date: 05/21/2002, Expiration Date: 05/21/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/01/2006Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Alabama Pwr Substation Hwy 87 7 Mi S (Lat: 31.020444 Lon: -86.014111), Call Sign: WNDZ227, Licensee ID: L00000301
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.675 MHzGrant Date: 09/18/2000, Expiration Date: 11/20/2005, Cancellation Date: 04/15/2002Registrant: Alabama Power Company, C/O Scs, 600 North 18th Street / Bin 5n-8485, Birmingham, AL 35203-8485, Phone: (205) 257-3227, Fax: (205) 257-3636, Email:
  • Apc Substation Hwy 87, 7miles South (Lat: 31.020444 Lon: -86.014111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 23 m, Call Sign: WPWP845
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.675 MHzGrant Date: 01/02/2003, Expiration Date: 01/02/2013, Cancellation Date: 02/02/2012, Certifier: Billy R Hall Jr.Registrant: Fish & Richardson P.C., 1425 K Street, N.W., 11th Floor, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 626-7761, Fax: (202) 783-2331, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • LIBERTY, Substa Geneva Co Rd 10 7.5 Mi S (Lat: 30.993778 Lon: -86.058278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 81.6 m, Call Sign: WNTL880
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHzGrant Date: 12/22/2011, Expiration Date: 01/03/2022Registrant: Powersouth Energy Cooperative, 2027 East Three Notch St., Andalusia, AL 36420, Phone: (334) 427-3245, Fax: (334) 427-3439, Email:
  • Electrical Substation On Cr 10 7.5 Mi S (Lat: 30.993778 Lon: -86.058250), Overall height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WPND202
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.418 MHz, 952.418 MHzGrant Date: 01/29/2002, Expiration Date: 04/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/02/2012Registrant: Powersouth Energy Cooperative, 2027 East Three Notch St., Andalusia, AL 36420, Phone: (334) 427-3000, Fax: (334) 427-3439, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KG4AHX, Licensee ID: L00303344, Grant Date: 09/03/2008, Expiration Date: 10/04/2018, Certifier: Mark P Carpenter, Registrant: Mark P Carpenter, 1591 N Cty Rd 19, Samson, AL 36477
  • Call Sign: KK4JPE, Licensee ID: L01713501, Grant Date: 05/30/2012, Expiration Date: 05/30/2022, Certifier: Kenneth L Ellison, Registrant: Kenneth L Ellison, 333 Ellison Rd, Samson, AL 36477
  • Call Sign: KK4YRZ, Licensee ID: L01844685, Grant Date: 02/28/2014, Expiration Date: 02/28/2024, Certifier: Rodney W Cahow, Registrant: Rodney W Cahow, 359 Holley Mill Rd, Samson, AL 36477


FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Samson)

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

  • SAMSON WATER WORKS (Address: 104 EAST MAIN STREET , Population served: 4,050, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Samson, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7973.2 years
John5077.1 years
William4976.0 years
Mary4276.5 years
Henry2172.9 years
Willie1974.3 years
Lillie1983.4 years
Jessie1580.2 years
George1575.4 years
Annie1482.4 years
Most common last names in Samson, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wise3974.3 years
Davis3075.3 years
Jones2977.2 years
Williams2475.5 years
Holley2377.0 years
Phillips2273.4 years
Owens2279.5 years
Smith2071.5 years
Powell2076.7 years
Weeks1880.2 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (76%)
  • Utility gas (17%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Businesses in Samson, AL

  • Subway: 1
  • True Value: 1

Samson compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below 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 are 12 pilots and 50 other airmen in this city.
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