Toxey, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 132 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.2%
 
Males: 72  (54.7%)
Females: 60  (45.3%)
Median resident age:  29.3 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years

Zip code: 36908

Estimated median household income in 2016: $48,445 (it was $23,750 in 2000)
Toxey:

$48,445
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,701 (it was $16,244 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $100,693 (it was $62,300 in 2000)
Toxey:

$100,693
AL:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $98,448; Detached houses: $94,554; Mobile homes: $119,813

Median gross rent in 2016: $597.

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    • 9267.2%White alone
    • 4331.4%Black alone
    • 21.5%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Toxey: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (59.8%), Irish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 118 feet

Land area: 0.69 square miles.

Population density: 193 people per square mile   (very low).

Toxey, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Toxey:

  • High school or higher: 88.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Toxey town:

  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 57.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 15.5%
  • Divorced: 0.7%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Toxey, Alabama as of December 13, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Toxey to the number of sex offenders is 64 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $205 (0.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $204 (0.2%)

Toxey satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tanner-Williams, AL (86.2 miles , pop. 59,443).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (122.8 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (445.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Gilbertown, AL (1.6 miles) , Needham, AL (2.3 miles) , Silas, AL (3.1 miles ), Butler, AL (3.7 miles ), Cullomburg, AL (3.7 miles) , Coffeeville, AL (4.1 miles ), Putnam, AL (4.2 miles) , Lisman, AL (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 31.91 N, Longitude: 88.31 W

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

8.9%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -59 (-28.0%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (30%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Other services, except public administration (20%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Educational services (38%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (35%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (26%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (38%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (22%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (3%)
  • Sales and related occupations (3%)

Average climate in Toxey, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Toxey-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 48% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/1/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.6 miles away from the Toxey town center killed 2 people and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 2/28/1987, a category F4 tornado 32.1 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 350 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Toxey-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 82% 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 82.0 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 120.0 miles away from Toxey 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 55.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 127.8 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 404.6 miles away from Toxey 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 304.7 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 Choctaw County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 5, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Toxey topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Toxey:

  • CARING ANGELS HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; GILBERTOWN, AL)
  • SERENITY HOSPICE CARE, LLC (Hospital, about 13 miles away; BUTLER, AL)
  • ALPHA OMEGA HOSPICE, LLC (Hospital, about 14 miles away; BUTLER, AL)
  • SOUTH CARE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; BUTLER, AL)
  • WILLOW TRACE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BUTLER, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Toxey:

  • Meridian Community College (about 41 miles; Meridian, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,750)
  • University of West Alabama (about 48 miles; Livingston, AL; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • Jones County Junior College (about 57 miles; Ellisville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,942)
  • East Central Community College (about 60 miles; Decatur, MS; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • East Mississippi Community College (about 65 miles; Scooba, MS; FT enrollment: 5,180)
  • William Carey University (about 72 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 3,510)
  • University of Southern Mississippi (about 73 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 14,294)

Public elementary/middle schools in Toxey:

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

Creek: James Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Choctaw 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 2016: 27.6%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 88.6% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.5%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  1.7%
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:

11.0
Alabama average:

12.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Toxey town (based on Choctaw County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,08052
Black Protestant2,63516
Mainline Protestant78913
Other1571
Catholic601
None4,138-
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: 3
Choctaw County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Choctaw County:

14.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.1%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Choctaw County:

36.1%
Alabama:

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

5.6%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

42.7%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Toxey:

41.2%
State:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

32.9
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Toxey:

26.4%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.3%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.4
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Toxey:

39.0%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Toxey:

47.8%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Toxey:

84.4%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Toxey, 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 8$1,390
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$332
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,947$23,3640$0
Totals for Government 1$1,947$23,36410$1,722

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $6,000 ($45.45)
  • Current Operations - Fire Protection: $11,000 ($83.33)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($68.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($60.61)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($53.03)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($45.45)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($30.30)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $29,000 ($219.70)

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

  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,000 ($22.73)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $11,000 ($83.33)
    General Support: $2,000 ($15.15)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($53.03)
    General Revenue, NEC: $5,000 ($37.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $15,000 ($113.64)
    Highways: $10,000 ($75.76)
    All Other: $3,000 ($22.73)
  • Tax - NEC: $26,000 ($196.97)
    Total General Sales: $16,000 ($121.21)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $154,000 ($1166.67)

4.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,087 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.16%
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 Lauderdale County, MS  0.50% ($47,955 average AGI)
from Marengo County, AL  0.36% ($39,750)
from Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.25% ($33,273)


5.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,072 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
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 Lauderdale County, MS  0.53% ($24,208 average AGI)
to Mobile County, AL  0.44% ($24,150)
to Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.38% ($31,706)

Strongest AM radio stations in Toxey:

  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WMOX (1010 AM; 10 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MAGNOLIA STATE B/C CO., INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYLS (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; YORK, AL; Owner: GRANTELL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WALT (910 AM; 5 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEZ (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMER (1390 AM; 5 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MICHAEL H. GLASS)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Toxey:

  • WKZB (93.5 FM; BUTLER, AL; Owner: EAST MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WPRN-FM (107.7 FM; LISMAN, AL; Owner: BUTLER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJDQ (101.3 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOKK (97.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WINL (98.5 FM; LINDEN, AL; Owner: WEST ALABAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSLY (104.9 FM; YORK, AL; Owner: GRANTELL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W217AQ (91.3 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WBMH (106.1 FM; GROVE HILL, AL; Owner: CAPITAL ASSETS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Toxey:

  • WIIQ (Channel 41; DEMOPOLIS, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)

Toxey fatal accident list:

May 30, 1994 09:55 AM, 17, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 8m26ftTotal length
  • $3,452,000Total costs
  • 4,610Total average daily traffic
  • 435Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,362Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Toxey)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Town Hall (Lat: 31.909861 Lon: -88.302250), Call Sign: WZY244, Licensee ID: L00017097
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.710 MHz, 154.875 MHz, 155.010 MHzGrant Date: 03/10/1999, Expiration Date: 05/23/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/25/2004Registrant: Toxey, Town Of, Toxey, AL 36921

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • TOXIE, 17690 Highway 17 (Lat: 31.935417 Lon: -88.299861), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQOZ748
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHzGrant Date: 03/14/2012, Expiration Date: 03/14/2022, Certifier: Pamelia Y HoofRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KE4PYQ, Licensee ID: L00903191, Grant Date: 08/09/2004, Expiration Date: 08/24/2014, Certifier: David A Smith, Registrant: David A Smith, 778 Lucas Rd, Toxey, AL 36921

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Toxey, AL

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (44%)
  • Wood (3%)

Toxey compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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