For population 25 years and over in South Pickens:
For population 15 years and over in South Pickens CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (34.4 miles , pop. 77,906).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (80.2 miles , pop. 242,820).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (487.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Aliceville, AL (1.5 miles ), McMullen, AL (1.7 miles) , Carrollton, AL (2.9 miles ), Memphis, AL (3.2 miles) , Pickensville, AL (3.2 miles ), Mantua-West Greene, AL (3.5 miles ), Union, AL (4.1 miles ), Reform, AL (4.2 miles ).
Latitude: 33.15 N, Longitude: 88.13 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 205
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in South Pickens: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in South Pickens, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
South Pickens-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 190% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.6 miles away from the South Pickens place center killed 3 people and injured 178 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 12/16/2000, a category F4 tornado 25.5 miles away from the place center killed 11 people and injured 144 people and caused $13 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:South Pickens-area historical earthquake activity is above Alabama state average. It is 72% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 53.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 43.0 miles away from South Pickens 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 36.1 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 52.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 53.8 miles away from South Pickens center
On 5/28/1995 at 15:28:36, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 17.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Pickens County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Floods: 2, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Religion statistics for South Pickens (based on Pickens County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.37%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
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4.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,671 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.16% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,932 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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