Semmes, Alabama

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Population in July 2007: 17,710.
Males: 8,843  (49.9%)
Females: 8,867  (50.1%)
Median resident age:  33.5 years
Alabama median age:  35.8 years

Zip code: 36575

Estimated median household income in 2013: $50,687 (it was $39,788 in 2000)
Semmes:

$50,687
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,517 (it was $16,560 in 2000)

Semmes CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $121,042 (it was $76,500 in 2000)
Semmes:

$121,042
AL:

$122,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $152,670; Detached houses: $160,885; Townhouses or other attached units: $150,979; In 2-unit structures: $82,389; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $267,900; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $290,776; Mobile homes: $41,765
  • Races in Semmes, AL (2000)

    Semmes races chart
    • 16,41793.9%White alone
    • 5483.1%Black alone
    • 2281.3%Hispanic
    • 1470.8%Two or more races
    • 1110.6%American Indian alone
    • 290.2%Asian alone
    • 30.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.01%Other race alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Semmes: 87.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 255 feet

Land area: 126.3 square miles.

Population density: 140 people per square mile   (very low).

Semmes, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Semmes:

  • High school or higher: 71.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Semmes CCD:

  • Never married: 17.7%
  • Now married: 67.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 10.4%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Semmes, Alabama as of August 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Semmes to the number of sex offenders is 843 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


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

Semmes CCD:  0.4% ($283)
Alabama:  0.4% ($289)
Semmes satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tanner-Williams, AL (9.8 miles , pop. 59,443).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (119.2 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (428.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Tanner-Williams, AL (3.1 miles ), Chunchula, AL (3.3 miles ), Prichard, AL (3.5 miles ), Saraland, AL (3.6 miles ), Chickasaw, AL (3.6 miles ), Mobile, AL (3.8 miles ), Gulfcrest, AL (3.8 miles) , Hurley, MS (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2012: 79 buildings, average cost: $115,600

Latitude: 30.79 N, Longitude: 88.30 W

Semmes household income distribution Semmes home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.1%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Chemicals (4%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)
  • Paper (4%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (4%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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

Average climate in Semmes, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Semmes, Alabama average temperatures Semmes, Alabama average precipitation Semmes, Alabama humidity Semmes, Alabama wind speed Semmes, Alabama snowfall Semmes, Alabama sunshine Semmes, Alabama clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Semmes-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 39% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1950, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the Semmes place center injured 15 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 11/3/1968, a category F3 tornado 11.0 miles away from the place center injured 18 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Semmes-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 65.2 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 330.4 miles away from Semmes 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 235.2 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 190.7 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 130.1 miles away from Semmes center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 204.1 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 Mobile County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 14, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Tropical Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers in Semmes:

  • FMC MAGNOLIA (7940 MOFFETT ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Semmes:

  • PROVIDENCE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; MOBILE, AL)
  • FMC WEST MOBILE (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; MOBILE, AL)
  • COGBURN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION - WEST INC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MOBILE, AL)
  • PROVIDENCE HOSPICE OF SETON HH SVCS (Hospital, about 11 miles away; MOBILE, AL)
  • MOBILE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; MOBILE, AL)
  • SPRINGHILL MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MOBILE, AL)
  • MERCY HOSPICE MOBILE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; MOBILE, AL)

Airports located in Semmes:

Amtrak station near Semmes:

  • 18 miles: MOBILE (11 GOVERNMENT ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Semmes:

  • University of South Alabama (about 10 miles; Mobile, AL; Full-time enrollment: 13,228)
  • Bishop State Community College (about 17 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 2,822)
  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 32 miles; Bay Minette, AL; FT enrollment: 3,703)
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (about 51 miles; Perkinston, MS; FT enrollment: 8,320)
  • Columbia Southern University (about 51 miles; Orange Beach, AL; FT enrollment: 14,996)
  • The University of West Florida (about 67 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 10,240)
  • William Carey University (about 69 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 3,510)

Public high school in Semmes:

Public elementary/middle schools in Semmes:

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Notable locations in Semmes: Ching Dairy (A), Semmes Commercial Park (B), North Schillinger Industrial Commercial Park (C), Blackwell Nursery (D), Moffett Road Professional Park (E), Wilmer Volunteer Fire Department (F), Mobile County Health Department Semmes Clinic (G), Tanner Williams Volunteer Fire Department (H), Semmes Volunteer Fire Department (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Oak Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Semmes include: Palestine Church (A), Wilmer Church (B), Stringfellow Church (C), Peaceful Valley Church (D), Moffetville Church (E), Church of Jesus Christ (F), Holy Name of Jesus Church (G), Camellia Church (H), Big Creek Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wilmer Cemetery (1), Moffetville Cemetery (2), Moffet Cemetery (3), Ford Cemetery (4), Allentown Cemetery (5), Tanner Cemetery (6), Ward Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Schoolhouse Branch (A), Scarbo Creek (B), Long Branch (C), Juniper Creek (D), Jackson Branch (E), Gum Branch (F), Crooked Creek (G), Collins Creek (H), Brushy Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Sahara Club (Recreation Areas; 3247 Schillinger Road North) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Mobile 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 2012 was 58.3. This is better than average.

City:

58.3
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2003 was 0.324. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.324
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 0.944. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.944
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.77. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.77
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00318. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00318
U.S.:

0.01468
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  79.4%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.1%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

13.1%
Whole state:

16.1%

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

5.3%
Whole state:

7.3%
14 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Semmes in 2000:

  • 16 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 12 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 11 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 4 people in unknown juvenile institutions

Semmes compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Semmes (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: Semmes Branch at 9001 Moffet Road, branch established on 1977/06/06; Moffett At Schillinger Branch at 7885 Moffett Road, Suite 102, branch established on 2008/10/20. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Oak Plaza Branch at 7800 Moffett Road, branch established on 1977/04/07. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Century Bank: West Moffett Commercial Park Shoppin at 7875 Moffett Road, branch established on 2005/07/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $241.0 mil, Deposits: $196.1 mil, headquarters in Lucedale, MS, positive income, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorp Of Lucedale, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Alabama average:

13.2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Utility gas (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Semmes:

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Religion statistics for Semmes CCD (based on Mobile County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant149,286354
Black Protestant34,12499
Catholic32,00335
Mainline Protestant30,31279
Other6,68430
Orthodox7242
None159,859-
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: 61
Mobile County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Mobile County:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 246
Mobile County:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 211
Here:

5.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.8%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Mobile County:

29.9%
Alabama:

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

10.9%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$14,620
Firefighters 5$16,915$40,5960$0
Totals for Government 5$16,915$40,5965$14,620

3.85% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,698 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.85%
Alabama average:

6.02%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($254 average AGI)
Mobile County:

0.02%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Baldwin County, AL  0.46% ($35,378 average AGI)
from Jackson County, MS  0.16% ($38,424)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.12% ($30,574)


4.37% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,482 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.37%
Alabama average:

6.06%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($417 average AGI)
Mobile County:

0.04%
Alabama average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Baldwin County, AL  0.65% ($48,093 average AGI)
to Jackson County, MS  0.15% ($36,474)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.12% ($30,406)

Strongest AM radio stations in Semmes:

  • WBHY (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WNTM (710 AM; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLPR (960 AM; 5 kW; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WLVV (1410 AM; 5 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WLVV, INC.)
  • WKSJ (1270 AM; 5 kW; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WDLT (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WABB (1480 AM; 5 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WABB-FM, INC.)
  • WMOB (1360 AM; 5 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: BUDDY TUCKER ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WBCA (1110 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BAY MINETTE, AL; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WRBE (1440 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LUCEDALE, MS; Owner: JDL CORPORATION)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WGOK (900 AM; 1 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Semmes:

  • WBHY-FM (88.5 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WDLT-FM (98.3 FM; CHICKASAW, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRKH (96.1 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXC (99.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WABB-FM (97.5 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WABB-FM, INC.)
  • WOSM (103.1 FM; OCEAN SPRINGS, MS; Owner: CHARLES H. COOPER)
  • WHIL-FM (91.3 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: SPRING HILL COLLEGE)
  • WJLQ (100.7 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBLX-FM (92.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYOK (104.1 FM; ATMORE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMEZ (94.1 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMAH-FM (90.3 FM; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WZEW (92.1 FM; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: BALDWIN BROADCASTING COMPANY, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • WKSJ-FM (94.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKNN-FM (99.1 FM; PASCAGOULA, MS; Owner: CHASE RADIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJY (93.7 FM; BILOXI, MS; Owner: CHASE RADIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C.)
  • WZKX (107.9 FM; BAY ST. LOUIS, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBUV (104.9 FM; MOSS POINT, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPCS (89.5 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC)
  • WAVH (106.5 FM; DAPHNE, AL; Owner: BALDWIN BROADCASTING COMPANY, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)

TV broadcast stations around Semmes:

  • WRBM-LP (Channel 60; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: UPPER GULF COAST, L.L.C.)
  • WKRG-TV (Channel 5; MOBILE, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WEAR-TV (Channel 3; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: WEAR LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMPV-TV (Channel 21; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPMI (Channel 15; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMAH-TV (Channel 19; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • WALA-TV (Channel 10; MOBILE, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WJTC (Channel 44; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W52BF (Channel 52; MOBILE, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WHBR (Channel 33; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PENSACOLA/MOBILE, INC.)
  • WXXV-TV (Channel 25; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK OF MISSISSIPPI, INC.)
  • WLOX (Channel 13; BILOXI, MS; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WEIQ (Channel 42; MOBILE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WBPG (Channel 55; GULF SHORES, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • W50CF (Channel 50; MOBILE, AL; Owner: FRANKLIN MEDIA, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Semmes)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Mobile Cty Forestry Office (Lat: 30.766306 Lon: -88.248611), Call Sign: KIL656
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.420 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/03/2012, Expiration Date: 09/30/2022
    Registrant: Alabama Forestry Commission, 2201 Cong. Dickinson Dr, Montgomery, AL 36109, Phone: (334) 242-5053, Fax: (334) 242-5079, Email:
  • Community Of Ten Mile 3.6 Mi Ene (Lat: 30.800194 Lon: -88.204722), Call Sign: KEJ969
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.9800 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/23/2001, Expiration Date: 11/19/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/21/2012, Certifier: Mark Donaghey
    Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4130, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • Hoven, 4175 Private Road #304 (Lat: 30.778139 Lon: -88.316500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 77.4 m, Call Sign: WQIK581
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/04/2008, Expiration Date: 03/04/2018, Cancellation Date: 09/04/2009, Certifier: William Chastain
    Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, 774 Mays Blvd., #10-465, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • SEMMES, Semmes (Semmes / 030442) (Lat: 30.779417 Lon: -88.239722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 105.8 m, Call Sign: WQIK584
    Assigned Frequencies: 11605.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/04/2008, Expiration Date: 03/04/2018, Cancellation Date: 09/04/2009, Certifier: William Chastain
    Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • Lowe AL 1, 10955 Howells Ferry Rd. (Lat: 30.747111 Lon: -88.302000), Type: Pole, Structure height: 46.6 m, Overall height: 47.9 m, Call Sign: WQIK585
    Assigned Frequencies: 10915.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/04/2008, Expiration Date: 03/04/2018, Cancellation Date: 09/04/2009, Certifier: William Chastain
    Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • SEMMES, 1.5 Miles Sw Of Us Post Office (Lat: 30.761278 Lon: -88.307222), Overall height: 86.9 m, Call Sign: WGX414
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.80 MHz, 5974.80 MHz, 6034.20 MHz, 6034.20 MHz, 6152.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/20/1986, Expiration Date: 07/29/1998, Cancellation Date: 07/29/1998
    Registrant: Gte Sprint Communications Corp, One Adrian Ct, Burlingame, CA 94010
  • SPICE POND, 4 Miles North Of (Lat: 30.832944 Lon: -88.241667), Overall height: 122.8 m, Call Sign: WLA822
    Assigned Frequencies: 2178.00 MHz, 2171.60 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/29/2008, Certifier: Glenn S Rabin
    Registrant: Alltel Communications, LLC, One Allied Drive, B1f02-D, Little Rock, AR 72202, Phone: (501) 905-8555, Fax: (501) 905-6193, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Semmes)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Semmes)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2
Businesses in Semmes, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1Rite Aid1
Blockbuster1SONIC Drive-In1
CVS1Subway3
Circle K2T-Mobile1
Curves1U-Haul2
GameStop1Waffle House1
H&R Block1Walmart1

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  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average yearly precipitation (population 5,000+)"
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  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Librarians, curators, and archivists (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Water transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Paper (population 5,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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