Tuskegee-Milstead, Alabama

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Population in July 2007: 14,096.
Males: 6,379  (45.3%)
Females: 7,717  (54.7%)
Median resident age:  28.5 years
Alabama median age:  35.8 years

Zip code: 36083

Estimated median household income in 2016: $32,248 (it was $20,404 in 2000)
Tuskegee-Milstead:

$32,248
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $17,884 (it was $12,785 in 2000)

Tuskegee-Milstead CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $86,156 (it was $64,500 in 2000)
Tuskegee-Milstead:

$86,156
AL:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $117,703; Detached houses: $136,607; Townhouses or other attached units: $87,646; Mobile homes: $59,132
  • Races in Tuskegee-Milstead, AL (2000)

    Tuskegee-Milstead races chart
    • 14,27993.7%Black alone
    • 6344.2%White alone
    • 1090.7%Two or more races
    • 1020.7%Hispanic
    • 870.6%Asian alone
    • 250.2%American Indian alone
    • 100.07%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Tuskegee-Milstead detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Tuskegee-Milstead: 85.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 107.6 square miles.

Population density: 131 people per square mile   (very low).

For population 25 years and over in Tuskegee-Milstead:

  • High school or higher: 74.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.5%
  • Unemployed: 15.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tuskegee-Milstead CCD:

  • Never married: 44.6%
  • Now married: 37.9%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Tuskegee-Milstead CCD:  0.4% ($241)
Alabama:  0.4% ($289)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Montgomery, AL (32.7 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (600.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Tuskegee, AL (1.1 miles ), Franklin, AL (2.2 miles) , Notasulga, AL (3.1 miles ), Fort Davis, AL (3.2 miles ), Little Texas-Society Hill, AL (3.3 miles ), Tallassee, AL (3.5 miles ), Shorter-Hardaway, AL (3.5 miles ), Shorter, AL (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 32.43 N, Longitude: 85.73 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 334

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.7%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Health care (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Food and beverage stores (2%)
  • Social assistance (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

Work and jobs in Tuskegee-Milstead: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Tuskegee-Milstead, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Tuskegee-Milstead-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 42% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.0 miles away from the Tuskegee-Milstead place center killed 2 people and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/18/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.6 miles away from the place center killed 8 people and injured 495 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tuskegee-Milstead-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 128.2 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 111.5 miles away from Tuskegee-Milstead center
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) earthquake occurred 143.0 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 212.4 miles away from the city 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 129.6 miles away from Tuskegee-Milstead center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 151.6 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 Macon County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 8, Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Tuskegee-Milstead:

  • MAGNOLIA HAVEN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; TUSKEGEE, AL)
  • FMC TUSKEGEE (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; TUSKEGEE, AL)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL INC Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; TALLASSEE, AL)
  • TALLASSEE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; TALLASSEE, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tuskegee-Milstead:

  • Tuskegee University (about 1 miles; Tuskegee, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,810)
  • Auburn University (about 19 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 22,741)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 27 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,092)
  • Faulkner University (about 29 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Alabama State University (about 34 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 5,457)
  • Columbus Technical College (about 44 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 3,241)
  • Troy University (about 46 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 16,148)

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Notable locations in Tuskegee-Milstead: Tuskegee Industrial Park (A), Camp Atkins (B), Auburn University Experiment Station (C), Chehaw Volunteer Fire Department (D), Franklin Volunteer Fire Department (E), Carver Museum (F), Frissell Library (G), Tuskegee Fire Department (H), Macon County Courthouse (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Tuskegee-Milstead include: Mount Andrew Church (A), Ramsey Church (B), Neils Chapel (C), New Hope Church (D), Saint John Church (E), Simmons Temple (F), Sweet Canaan Church (G), Tabernacle Church (H), Washington African Methodist Episcopal Chapel (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bradford Chapel Cemetery (1), Bethel Cemetery (2), Walker Chapel Cemetery (3), Shady Grove Cemetery (4), Ramsey Cemetery (5), Neils Chapel Cemetery (6), Elam Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Carrona Number Two (A), Lake Carrona Number One (B), Fin and Feather Lake (C), City Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Persimmon Creek (A), Red Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Tuskegee-Milstead include: Main Street Historic District (1), North Main Street Historic District (2), Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site (3), Cleveland Leigh Abbott Memorial Alumni Stadium (4), Abbott Park (5), Vetegee Stadium (6), Green Fork Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Macon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  38.5%
Whole state:  70.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.1%
Whole state:  3.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

34.5%
Whole state:

16.1%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

16.5%
Whole state:

7.3%

People in group quarters in Tuskegee-Milstead in 2000:

  • 1,796 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 387 people in nursing homes
  • 47 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 17 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.4
Alabama average:

13.2

Tuskegee-Milstead travel time to work - commute Tuskegee-Milstead mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tuskegee-Milstead CCD (based on Macon County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Black Protestant4,94528
Evangelical Protestant2,69518
Mainline Protestant1,16416
Other6794
Catholic1001
None11,869-
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: 5
Macon County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Macon County:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Macon County:

7.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

15.2%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Macon County:

40.2%
Alabama:

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

17.3%
State:

13.5%

6.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,738 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.61%
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 Lee County, AL  1.35% ($26,474 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, AL  1.17% ($31,488)
from Elmore County, AL  0.27% ($22,684)


8.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,902 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.75%
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 Lee County, AL  2.25% ($24,691 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, AL  1.60% ($28,843)
to Elmore County, AL  0.56% ($30,400)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tuskegee-Milstead:

  • WBIL (580 AM; 1 kW; TUSKEGEE, AL; Owner: ALL CHANNEL TV SERVICES, INC.)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WACV (1170 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WTLS (1300 AM; 1 kW; TALLASSEE, AL; Owner: MICHAEL BUTLER BROADCASTING. LLC)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTLM (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WACQ (1130 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CARRVILLE, AL; Owner: PROGRESSIVE UNITED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDAK (540 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WAPZ (1250 AM; 5 kW; WETUMPKA, AL; Owner: J & W PROMOTIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tuskegee-Milstead:

  • WTGZ (95.9 FM; TUSKEGEE, AL; Owner: NEW WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQNR (99.9 FM; TALLASSEE, AL; Owner: TIGER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLWI-FM (92.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBAM-FM (98.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: DEEP SOUTH BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHHY-FM (101.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQLD (104.3 FM; LUVERNE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZHT (105.7 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSTH-FM (106.1 FM; ALEXANDER CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXS (103.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMXA (96.7 FM; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WKKR (97.7 FM; AUBURN, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTSU (89.9 FM; MONTGOMERY-TROY, AL; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WCGQ (107.3 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • W212AP (90.3 FM; NOTASULGA, ETC., AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCZ (97.1 FM; MILLBROOK, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQKS-FM (96.1 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WLBF (89.1 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WVAS (90.7 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: ALABAMA STATE UNIVERSITY (ASU))
  • WZLM (97.3 FM; DADEVILLE, AL; Owner: GREAT SOUTH RFDC, LLC)
  • WEGL (91.1 FM; AUBURN, AL; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES AUBURN UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Tuskegee-Milstead:

  • WNCF (Channel 32; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 32 MONTGOMERY LLC)
  • WSWS-TV (Channel 66; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF OPELIKA)
  • WRJM-TV (Channel 67; TROY, AL; Owner: JOSIE PARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSFA (Channel 12; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WMCF-TV (Channel 45; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WCOV-TV (Channel 20; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: WOODS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTVM (Channel 9; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • W18CD (Channel 18; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W61DH (Channel 61; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: FRAZER MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH)
  • WETU-LP (Channel 39; WETUMPKA, AL; Owner: CABLE VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 88m289ftTotal length
  • $33,302,000Total costs
  • 8,600Total average daily traffic
  • 1,684Total average daily truck traffic
  • 10,131Total future (year 2021) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 11940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 101960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Tuskegee-Milstead, AL

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (63%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)

Tuskegee-Milstead compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Tuskegee-Milstead on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Health care (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Health care (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Librarians, curators, and archivists (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of family households, population 10,000+"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Retail florists (population 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children (population 1,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest household incomes disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
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