Wagarville, Alabama

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Population in July 2007: 3,277.
Males: 1,623  (49.6%)
Females: 1,654  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

36.8 years
Alabama median age:

35.8 years

Zip code: 36585

Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,555 (it was $37,778 in 2000)
Wagarville:

$53,555
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,040 (it was $15,919 in 2000)

Wagarville CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $96,327 (it was $55,600 in 2000)
Wagarville:

$96,327
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $109,935; detached houses: $136,211; mobile homes: $51,246
March 2019 cost of living index in Wagarville: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Wagarville, AL (2000)
    • 2,45370.8%White alone
    • 93326.9%Black alone
    • 310.9%American Indian alone
    • 270.8%Two or more races
    • 190.5%Hispanic
    • 40.1%Asian alone

Races in Wagarville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Wagarville, Alabama as of January 19, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wagarville is 655 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 59 feet

Land area: 232.8 square miles.

Population density: 14 people per square mile   (very low).

Wagarville, Alabama map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Wagarville CCD:

0.4% ($199)
Alabama:

0.4% ($289)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Mobile, AL (51.4 miles , pop. 198,915).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (121.6 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (452.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Leroy, AL (2.5 miles ),
St. Stephens, AL (2.9 miles ),
McIntosh, AL (3.3 miles ),
Jackson, AL (3.3 miles ),
Rockville, AL (3.3 miles),
Carlton, AL (3.5 miles),
Chatom, AL (3.6 miles ),
Tibbie, AL (3.7 miles)

Latitude: 31.42 N, Longitude: 88.03 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 251

Distribution of median household income in Wagarville, AL in 2017
Wagarville satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.6%
Alabama:

3.8%
Most common industries in Wagarville, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Chemicals (17.6%)
  • Construction (14.1%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Paper (4.4%)
  • Apparel (4.2%)
  • Utilities (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Chemicals (24.5%)
  • Construction (24.3%)
  • Paper (6.4%)
  • Utilities (5.5%)
  • Wood products (3.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.6%)
  • Educational services (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.4%)
  • Health care (13.4%)
  • Apparel (10.0%)
  • Chemicals (8.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Wagarville, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (16.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Plant and system operators (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (11.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Child care workers (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Cashiers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)

Average climate in Wagarville, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Wagarville, Alabama average temperatures Wagarville, Alabama average precipitation Wagarville, Alabama humidity Wagarville, Alabama wind speed Wagarville, Alabama snowfall Wagarville, Alabama sunshine Wagarville, Alabama clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Wagarville-area historical tornado activity is below Alabama state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/23/1953, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the Wagarville place center injured one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 3/24/1984, a category F3 tornado 9.0 miles away from the place center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wagarville-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 49.3 miles away from Wagarville 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 144.5 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 367.5 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 85.2 miles away from the city 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 280.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 159.4 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 Wagarville:

  • JACKSON MEDICAL CENTER HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 11 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)
  • HOMETOWN HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 11 miles away; JACKSON, AL)
  • ASERACARE HOSPICE-JACKSON (Hospital, about 12 miles away; JACKSON, AL)
  • JACKSON HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; JACKSON, AL)
  • WASHINGTON COUNTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; CHATOM, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wagarville:

  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 42 miles; Bay Minette, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,703)
  • Bishop State Community College (about 51 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 2,822)
  • University of South Alabama (about 51 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 13,228)
  • Jones County Junior College (about 71 miles; Ellisville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,942)
  • William Carey University (about 76 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 3,510)
  • The University of West Florida (about 78 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 10,240)
  • Meridian Community College (about 78 miles; Meridian, MS; FT enrollment: 2,750)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wagarville: Harrells Quarters (A), Export Landing (B), Bassetts Field (C), Three Rivers (D), Oven Landing (E), Masons Lower Landing (F), Lowman Steam Plant (G), Washington County C and D Landfill (H), Upper Bassett Landing (I), Saint Stephens Volunteer Fire Department (J), Tombigbee Power Plant (K), Wagarville Volunteer Fire Department (L), Leroy Volunteer Fire Department (M), Tibbie Volunteer Fire Department (N), Leroy Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Wagarville include: Mount Stoney African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church (A), Howard Town Baptist Church (B), Hawthorn Road Church (C), Fairhope Baptist Church (D), Ebenezer Methodist Church (E), Cortelyou Baptist Church (F), Clearwater Church (G), Chalker Memorial United Methodist Church (H), Wagarville Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Crawford Cemetery (1), Old Saint Stephens Cemetery (2), Ebenezer Cemetery (3), Stoker Cemetery (4), Washington Cemetery (5), Wagarville Cemetery (6), Howard Town Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Flat Lake (A), Flag Lake (B), Fishing Lake (C), Three Rivers Lake (D), Monger Lake (E), Crane Pond (F), Bull Ridge Pond (G), Dunn Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Titi Branch (A), Smiths Creek (B), Roberts Creek (C), Rattlesnake Branch (D), Mill Branch (E), Miles Creek (F), Long Branch (G), Litty Spring Branch (H), Bassetts Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Wagarville include: Alabama Bluegrass Music Park (1), Palmer Stadium (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Airway Motel (Highway 43) (1). Display/hide its approximate 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 Wagarville and their reported violations in the past:

WAGARVILLE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 480, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

74.7%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.6%
Whole state:

4.7%


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

14.4%
Whole state:

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

5.0%
Whole state:

7.3%

For population 15 years and over in Wagarville:

Marital status in Wagarville, AL
  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 62.3%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

For population 25 years and over in Wagarville:

  • High school or higher: 81.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.0
Alabama average:

13.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wagarville, 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
This county:

2.32 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

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

13.2%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

34.6%
State:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Washington County:

12.7%
Alabama:

13.5%

Strongest AM radio stations in Wagarville:

  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WNTM (710 AM; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • 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)
  • WRJX (1230 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, AL; Owner: CAPITAL ASSETS, INC)
  • WDLT (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYNI (930 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, AL; Owner: MCKISSICK ENTERPRISES)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLPR (960 AM; 5 kW; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEEZ (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wagarville:

  • WHNB (94.5 FM; JACKSON, AL; Owner: CAPITAL ASSETS, INC.)
  • WMXC (99.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKH (96.1 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WABB-FM (97.5 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WABB-FM, INC.)
  • WBMH (106.1 FM; GROVE HILL, AL; Owner: CAPITAL ASSETS, INC.)
  • WJDB-FM (95.5 FM; THOMASVILLE, AL; Owner: GRIFFIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Wagarville:

  • WKRG-TV (Channel 5; MOBILE, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WEAR-TV (Channel 3; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: WEAR LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRBM-LP (Channel 60; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: UPPER GULF COAST, L.L.C.)
  • WMPV-TV (Channel 21; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPMI (Channel 15; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Wagarville)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WAGARVILLE, Tarver Rd (023005) (Lat: 31.422111 Lon: -88.057750), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 101.8 m, Overall height: 104.2 m, Call Sign: WRCU966,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 02/05/2019, Expiration Date: 02/05/2029, Certifier: Larry F Butts, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N5NPO, Licensee ID: L00314130, Grant Date: 04/12/2019, Expiration Date: 03/02/2029, Certifier: Norman E Knapp Jr, Registrant: Norman E Knapp Jr, 47 Jelks Road, Wagarville, AL 36585
  • Call Sign: WD4HOI, Licensee ID: L01579331, Grant Date: 06/29/2010, Expiration Date: 06/29/2020, Registrant: Freddie L Mc Lain Sr, Wagarville, AL 36585

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wagarville, AL
  • 34.4%Utility gas
  • 31.4%Electricity
  • 26.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.6%Wood
  • 1.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wagarville, AL
  • 41.7%Utility gas
  • 33.3%Electricity
  • 13.6%Wood
  • 11.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Wagarville compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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