Toxey, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 128 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -15.8%
 
Males: 76  (59.8%)
Females: 52  (40.2%)
Median resident age:

36.7 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip code: 36908

Estimated median household income in 2017: $31,921 (it was $23,750 in 2000)
Toxey:

$31,921
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,586 (it was $16,244 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $112,954 (it was $62,300 in 2000)
Toxey:

$112,954
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $109,127; detached houses: $99,459; mobile homes: $185,400

Median gross rent in 2017: $594.

March 2019 cost of living index in Toxey: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 31.0%
(16.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 70.4% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Toxey, AL (2010)
    • 9267.2%White alone
    • 4331.4%Black alone
    • 21.5%Hispanic



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Toxey, Alabama as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Toxey is 96 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (51.3%), Irish (6.0%), English (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 118 feet

Land area: 0.69 square miles.

Population density: 187 people per square mile   (very low).

Toxey, Alabama map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $208 (0.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $199 (0.2%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Toxey, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Toxey, AL in 2017

Toxey satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.3%
Alabama:

3.8%
Most common industries in Toxey, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Paper (18.6%)
  • Truck transportation (18.6%)
  • Health care (18.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (14.0%)
  • Educational services (14.0%)
  • Construction (7.0%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Paper (38.1%)
  • Truck transportation (23.8%)
  • Construction (14.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (14.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.5%)
  • Beverage & tobacco products (0.0%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (0.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (36.4%)
  • Educational services (27.3%)
  • Truck transportation (13.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (13.6%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (9.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (0.0%)
  • Apparel (0.0%)
Most common occupations in Toxey, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (20.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (11.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (11.6%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (7.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Child care workers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (28.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (23.8%)
  • Carpenters (9.5%)
  • Electricians (9.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (22.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (22.7%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (13.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.1%)
  • Child care workers (9.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)

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 Toxey 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 Toxey 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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Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Toxey:

Marital status in Toxey, AL
  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 57.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 17.2%
  • Divorced: 1.5%

For population 25 years and over in Toxey:

  • High school or higher: 77.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
Alabama average:

11.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Toxey, AL (based on Choctaw County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
State:

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

14.12 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

13.1%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

36.1%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

5.6%
Alabama:

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
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,947$23,3640$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$332
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$1,390
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 1$1,947$23,36410$1,722

Toxey government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $77,000 ($601.56)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $11,000 ($85.94)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,000 ($62.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,000 ($62.50)
    Electric Utilities: $5,000 ($39.06)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($23.44)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $77,000 ($601.56)

Toxey government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($93.75)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $40,000 ($312.50)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $20,000 ($156.25)
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000 ($46.88)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $54,000 ($421.88)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $18,000 ($140.63)
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,000 ($7.81)

3.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($31,065 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.63%
Alabama average:

5.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

4.59% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,682 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.59%
Alabama average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lauderdale County, MS  0.58% ($27,680 average AGI)

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:

Jan 13, 2007 12:45 AM, 5006, Lat: 31.914047, Lon: -88.310756, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 30, 1994 09:55 AM, 17, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 82ft / 25.2mTotal length
  • $6,711,000Total costs
  • 9,870Total average daily traffic
  • 910Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,111Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Town Hall (Lat: 31.909861 Lon: -88.302250), Call Sign: WZY244, Licensee ID: L00017097,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.710 MHz, 155.010 MHz, 154.875 MHz, Grant Date: 03/10/1999, Expiration Date: 05/23/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/25/2004, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 03/14/2012, Expiration Date: 03/14/2022, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KE4PYQ, Licensee ID: L00903191, Grant Date: 08/09/2004, Expiration Date: 08/24/2014, Cancellation Date: 08/25/2016, Certifier: David A Smith, Registrant: David A Smith, 778 Lucas Rd, Toxey, AL 36921

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Toxey, AL
  • 55.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 41.7%Electricity
  • 3.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Toxey, AL
  • 40.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 40.0%Electricity
  • 20.0%Wood


Toxey compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below 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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