St. Stephens, Alabama

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Population in 2010: 495.
Males: 239  (48.4%)
Females: 256  (51.6%)
Median resident age:

45.2 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 36569.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,684
St. Stephens:

$43,684
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,918

St. Stephens CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $89,743
St. Stephens:

$89,743
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $95,055; detached houses: $142,623; mobile homes: $28,268
March 2019 cost of living index in St. Stephens: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 40.1%
(43.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.7% for Black residents)
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  • Races in St. Stephens, AL (2010)
    • 31062.6%White alone
    • 17836.0%Black alone
    • 30.6%Hispanic
    • 20.4%Asian alone
    • 20.4%Two or more races

Races in St. Stephens detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in St. Stephens, Alabama as of January 23, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in St. Stephens is 192 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (25.8%), English (5.4%), German (4.6%), African (3.8%), European (3.0%), Irish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 247 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Mobile, AL (59.6 miles , pop. 198,915).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (118.7 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (452.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Leroy, AL (2.2 miles ),
Wagarville, AL (2.9 miles ),
Jackson, AL (3.1 miles ),
Chatom, AL (3.5 miles ),
Rockville, AL (3.9 miles),
Coffeeville, AL (3.9 miles ),
Millry, AL (4.1 miles ),
Tibbie, AL (4.1 miles)

Latitude: 31.54 N, Longitude: 88.06 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 251

Distribution of median household income in St. Stephens, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in St. Stephens, AL in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.6%
Alabama:

3.8%

Tornado activity:

St. Stephens-area historical tornado activity is below Alabama state average. It is 34% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/23/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.3 miles away from the St. Stephens place center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 3/24/1984, a category F3 tornado 7.5 miles away from the place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

St. Stephens-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 54.5 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 137.2 miles away from St. Stephens 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 77.0 miles away from St. Stephens 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 375.9 miles away from St. Stephens 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 287.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 151.2 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 Washington County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 7

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

Hospitals and medical centers near St. Stephens:

  • HOMETOWN HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; JACKSON, AL)
  • ASERACARE HOSPICE-JACKSON (Hospital, about 10 miles away; JACKSON, AL)
  • JACKSON HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; JACKSON, AL)
  • JACKSON MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; JACKSON, AL)
  • WASHINGTON COUNTY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; CHATOM, AL)
  • WASHINGTON COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CHATOM, AL)
  • WASHINGTON COUNTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; CHATOM, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. Stephens:

  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 51 miles; Bay Minette, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,703)
  • Bishop State Community College (about 59 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 2,822)
  • University of South Alabama (about 59 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 13,228)
  • Jones County Junior College (about 68 miles; Ellisville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,942)
  • Meridian Community College (about 70 miles; Meridian, MS; FT enrollment: 2,750)
  • University of West Alabama (about 74 miles; Livingston, AL; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • William Carey University (about 75 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 3,510)

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

Churches in St. Stephens include: Saint Stephens United Methodist Church (A), Saint Stephens Baptist Church (B), James Chapel Baptist Church (C), New Good Hope African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Crawford Cemetery (1), Old Saint Stephens Cemetery (2), Faith Cemetery (3), Saint Stephens Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Washington County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in St. Stephens that have no violations reported:

  • ST STEPHENS WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 735, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.8 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

77.8%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.0%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

For population 15 years and over in St. Stephens:

Marital status in St. Stephens, AL
  • Never married: 2.8%
  • Now married: 53.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 35.2%

For population 25 years and over in St. Stephens:

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.4
Alabama average:

11.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for St. Stephens, AL (based on Washington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,39155
Black Protestant1,62112
Mainline Protestant1,24219
Catholic302
None7,297-
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: 4
Here:

2.32 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Washington County:

6.39 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

2.91 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Washington County:

13.2%
State:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

34.6%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.7%
Alabama:

13.5%

Strongest AM radio stations in St. Stephens:

  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WRJX (1230 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, AL; Owner: CAPITAL ASSETS, INC)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WNTM (710 AM; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBHY (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBCA (1110 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BAY MINETTE, AL; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WDLT (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYNI (930 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, AL; Owner: MCKISSICK ENTERPRISES)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WEEZ (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in St. Stephens:

  • WBMH (106.1 FM; GROVE HILL, AL; Owner: CAPITAL ASSETS, INC.)
  • WHNB (94.5 FM; JACKSON, AL; Owner: CAPITAL ASSETS, INC.)
  • WJDB-FM (95.5 FM; THOMASVILLE, AL; Owner: GRIFFIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around St. Stephens:

  • WKRG-TV (Channel 5; MOBILE, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRBM-LP (Channel 60; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: UPPER GULF COAST, L.L.C.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 7.3mTotal length
  • $1,906,000Total costs
  • 2,249Total average daily traffic
  • 118Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,701Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in St. Stephens, AL
  • 60.9%Electricity
  • 20.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.8%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in St. Stephens, AL
  • 64.1%Utility gas
  • 35.9%Electricity


St. Stephens compared to Alabama state average:

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