Shiloh, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 274 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.2%
 
Males: 139  (51.0%)
Females: 135  (49.0%)
Median resident age:  39.5 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 35986.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $34,790 (it was $34,861 in 2000)
Shiloh:

$34,790
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $20,654 (it was $28,431 in 2000)

Shiloh town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $90,685 (it was $55,600 in 2000)
Shiloh:

$90,685
AL:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $149,185; Detached houses: $158,272; Mobile homes: $37,975

Median gross rent in 2016: $598.

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  • Races in Shiloh, AL (2010)

    Shiloh races chart
    • 26094.9%White alone
    • 82.9%American Indian alone
    • 41.5%Black alone
    • 20.7%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Shiloh: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (29.6%), Irish (8.6%), English (5.3%), German (4.6%), Italian (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 1.72 square miles.

Population density: 160 people per square mile   (very low).

Shiloh,AL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Shiloh:

  • High school or higher: 76.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shiloh town:

  • Never married: 13.0%
  • Now married: 56.1%
  • Separated: 8.5%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 17.9%

15 residents are foreign born (3.5% Latin America).

This town:

4.4%
Alabama:

3.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $203 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $382 (0.2%)

Shiloh satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntsville, AL (44.4 miles , pop. 158,216).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (84.3 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (519.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fyffe, AL (1.5 miles ), Rainsville, AL (1.6 miles ), Powell, AL (2.2 miles ), Pine Ridge, AL (2.4 miles ), Lakeview, AL (2.7 miles) , Sylvania, AL (2.8 miles ), Fort Payne, AL (3.1 miles ), Section, AL (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 34.47 N, Longitude: 85.88 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 256

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

5.8%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +50 (+20.9%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Construction (25%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (22%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Material moving occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Shiloh, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Shiloh-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 130% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/19/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.3 miles away from the Shiloh town center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/6/2008, a category F4 tornado 14.3 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 12 people.

Earthquake activity:

Shiloh-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 79% 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 14.3 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 107.8 miles away from Shiloh center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 142.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 198.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 297.5 miles away from Shiloh center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 123.7 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 DeKalb County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 18, Floods: 16, Tornadoes: 14, Winds: 8, Hurricanes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Shiloh topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Shiloh:

  • AMERICA'S BEST CARE PLUS, INC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; RAINSVILLE, AL)
  • DEKALB REGIONAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; FORT PAYNE, AL)
  • CROWNE HEALTH CARE OF FT PAYNE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FORT PAYNE, AL)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF FORT PAYNE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; FORT PAYNE, AL)
  • COLLINSVILLE HEALTHCARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; COLLINSVILLE, AL)
  • JACKSON COUNTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; SCOTTSBORO, AL)
  • FMC SCOTTSBORO (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; SCOTTSBORO, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shiloh:

  • Northeast Alabama Community College (about 6 miles; Rainsville, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,409)
  • Snead State Community College (about 25 miles; Boaz, AL; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Gadsden State Community College (about 34 miles; Gadsden, AL; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • Berry College (about 42 miles; Mount Berry, GA; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Georgia Highlands College (about 44 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,071)
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College (about 44 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,629)
  • Jacksonville State University (about 45 miles; Jacksonville, AL; FT enrollment: 7,566)

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

Reservoir: Chitwoods Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

DeKalb County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 42.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

42.0
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.99
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.4%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.6%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.4%
Whole state:  4.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Alabama average:

12.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Shiloh town (based on DeKalb County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant32,536144
Mainline Protestant3,92536
Catholic2,6571
Other2522
Black Protestant-1
None31,739-
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: 12
DeKalb County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
DeKalb County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
DeKalb County:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
Here:

5.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.1%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
DeKalb County:

31.7%
Alabama:

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

20.7%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.1%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Shiloh:

40.2%
State:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Shiloh:

29.1
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

24.9%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Shiloh:

11.4%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.4%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Shiloh:

53.1%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

76.1%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Shiloh, 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 0$0 7$856
Firefighters 0$0 7$313
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$255
Totals for Government 0$0 15$1,424

5.08% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,591 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.08%
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 Marshall County, AL  0.82% ($23,344 average AGI)
from Jackson County, AL  0.75% ($23,246)
from Etowah County, AL  0.35% ($21,474)


4.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,342 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
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 Marshall County, AL  0.99% ($24,626 average AGI)
to Jackson County, AL  0.65% ($29,083)
to Etowah County, AL  0.30% ($26,239)

Strongest AM radio stations in Shiloh:

  • WZOB (1250 AM; 5 kW; FORT PAYNE, AL; Owner: CENTRAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVSM (1500 AM; daytime; 1 kW; RAINSVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN ADVERTISING CO., INC.)
  • WQRX (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VALLEY HEAD, AL; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WZCT (1330 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: BONNER AND CARLILE ENTERPRISES)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shiloh:

  • WKEA-FM (98.3 FM; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: KEA RADIO, INC.)
  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WXQW (94.1 FM; MERIDIANVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W293AH (106.5 FM; NORMAL, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMXN-FM (101.7 FM; STEVENSON, AL; Owner: KEA RADIO, INC.)
  • W298AF (107.5 FM; HADEN, AL; Owner: HADEN RADIO COMPANY)
  • WTWX-FM (95.9 FM; GUNTERSVILLE, AL; Owner: GUNTERSVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRSA-FM (96.9 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: NCA, INC.)
  • WTBB (89.9 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WATG (95.7 FM; TRION, GA; Owner: TTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • W249BB (97.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W275AA (102.9 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ARCHIE C. BOBO, PERSONAL REP. OF DORSEY E. NEWMAN ESTATE)
  • W300AH (107.9 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PORTER L. BATTS)
  • WLJS-FM (91.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES/JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Shiloh:

  • W64BJ (Channel 64; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WAAY-TV (Channel 31; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF HUNTSVILLE LICENSE LLC)
  • WHNT-TV (Channel 19; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • $394,000Total costs
  • 520Total average daily traffic
  • 20Total average daily truck traffic
  • 773Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Shiloh)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 4.5 Mi W Of Sr 25 On Cr 30 (Lat: 32.129028 Lon: -87.735000), Structure height: 15 m, Call Sign: WPGB656, Licensee ID: L00019094
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.237 MHzGrant Date: 09/11/2014, Expiration Date: 12/07/2024Registrant: Town Of Thomaston Alabama, 154 Main St., Thomaston, AL 36783, Phone: (334) 627-3434, Fax: (334) 627-3650, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • SHILOH, 1.4 Mi W Of (Lat: 32.124028 Lon: -87.752778), Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WMG845, Licensee ID: L00000927
    Assigned Frequencies: 6655.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHzGrant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021Registrant: Pine Belt Cellular Inc Dba Pine Belt Wireless, 3984 County Road 32, Arlington, AL 36722-0278, Phone: (334) 385-2106, Fax: (334) 385-2103, Email:
  • RAINSVILLE, County Road #72 (Lat: 34.466722 Lon: -85.880167), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 107 m, Overall height: 110.3 m, Call Sign: WQOZ906
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHzGrant Date: 03/15/2012, Expiration Date: 03/15/2022, Certifier: Chris HarrisRegistrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (64%)
  • Utility gas (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • No fuel used (3%)

Shiloh 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
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