White Plains, Alabama

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Population in 2010: 811.
Males: 468  (57.7%)
Females: 343  (42.3%)
Median resident age:

40.1 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years
Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,763
White Plains:

$46,763
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,961

White Plains CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $117,700
White Plains:

$117,700
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $246,292; detached houses: $261,667; mobile homes: $155,614

Median gross rent in 2017: $517.

March 2019 cost of living index in White Plains: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.6%
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  • Races in White Plains, AL (2010)
    • 77495.4%White alone
    • 141.7%Black alone
    • 111.4%Hispanic
    • 60.7%Two or more races
    • 30.4%American Indian alone
    • 20.2%Asian alone
    • 10.1%Other race alone

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

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Ancestries: American (31.9%), German (19.0%), English (12.3%), Irish (3.6%), Swedish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $554 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, GA (43.8 miles , pop. 185,781).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (67.3 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (624.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Five Points, AL (1.8 miles),
Penton, AL (2.0 miles ),
Fredonia, AL (2.5 miles),
La Fayette, AL (2.5 miles ),
Milltown, AL (2.9 miles ),
Standing Rock, AL (3.2 miles),
Abanda, AL (3.3 miles),
Roanoke, AL (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 32.99 N, Longitude: 85.40 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 334

Distribution of median household income in White Plains, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in White Plains, AL in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
Alabama:

3.8%

Tornado activity:

White Plains-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 58% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/1/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.4 miles away from the White Plains place center killed 7 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 1/26/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

White Plains-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 104.7 miles away from White Plains 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 111.1 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 169.6 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 178.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 149.7 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 149.2 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 Calhoun County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 9, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 4, 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 White Plains:

  • LAFAYETTE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; LAFAYETTE, AL)
  • FMC CHAMBERS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; LAFAYETTE, AL)
  • LAFAYETTE EXTENDED CARE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; LAFAYETTE, AL)
  • ROANOKE HEALTH CARE CENTER, LLC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ROANOKE, AL)
  • RANDOLPH COUNTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; ROANOKE, AL)
  • FAITH HOME CARE, INC (Hospital, about 12 miles away; ROANOKE, AL)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER - LANETT (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; LANETT, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to White Plains:

  • Southern Union State Community College (about 14 miles; Wadley, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,120)
  • Auburn University (about 28 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 22,741)
  • Columbus Technical College (about 42 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 3,241)
  • Tuskegee University (about 43 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Columbus State University (about 44 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 6,876)
  • University of West Georgia (about 44 miles; Carrollton, GA; FT enrollment: 10,358)
  • West Georgia Technical College (about 50 miles; Waco, GA; FT enrollment: 4,768)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in White Plains: Camp Cottaquilla (A), White Plains Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in White Plains include: Friendship Church (A), White Plains Missionary Baptist Church (B), White Plains United Methodist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Williamson-Little Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Harper Lake (A), Lake Cottaquilla (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Calhoun County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

78.2%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.8%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in White Plains:

Marital status in White Plains, AL
  • Never married: 16.6%
  • Now married: 64.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

For population 25 years and over in White Plains:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.1%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Alabama average:

11.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for White Plains, AL (based on Calhoun County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant67,564204
Mainline Protestant7,06642
Black Protestant5,16324
Catholic3,1924
Other1,5906
Orthodox401
None33,957-
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: 31
Calhoun County:

2.75 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Calhoun County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Calhoun County:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 87
This county:

7.71 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 76
Calhoun County:

6.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.5%
State:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

33.2%
State:

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

15.1%
Alabama:

13.5%

5.27% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,578 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
Alabama average:

5.95%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Talladega County, AL  0.96% ($36,956 average AGI)
from Etowah County, AL  0.46% ($32,734)
from Cleburne County, AL  0.22% ($31,393)


5.62% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,657 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
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 Talladega County, AL  0.90% ($40,186 average AGI)
to Etowah County, AL  0.43% ($35,410)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.35% ($37,366)

Strongest AM radio stations in White Plains:

  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WGSE (720 AM; daytime; 8 kW; HOGANSVILLE, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WZZX (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LINEVILLE, AL; Owner: ROBERT A. PERRY)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in White Plains:

  • WSTH-FM (106.1 FM; ALEXANDER CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WELR-FM (102.3 FM; ROANOKE, AL; Owner: EAGLE'S NEST, INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WMAX-FM (105.3 FM; BOWDON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WALR-FM (104.1 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCJM-FM (100.9 FM; WEST POINT, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLWI-FM (92.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMXA (96.7 FM; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WZLM (97.3 FM; DADEVILLE, AL; Owner: GREAT SOUTH RFDC, LLC)
  • WCGQ (107.3 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WJSP-FM (88.1 FM; WARM SPRINGS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WKKR (97.7 FM; AUBURN, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WASZ (95.5 FM; ASHLAND, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W220AN (91.9 FM; LA GRANGE, ETC., GA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRLD-FM (95.3 FM; VALLEY, AL; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WELL-FM (88.7 FM; DADEVILLE, AL; Owner: TIGER COMMUNICATIONS EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • W212AP (90.3 FM; NOTASULGA, ETC., AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WOAK (90.9 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: OAKSIDE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)

TV broadcast stations around White Plains:

  • WSWS-TV (Channel 66; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF OPELIKA)
  • WJSP-TV (Channel 28; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • WLTZ (Channel 38; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: LEWIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W18CD (Channel 18; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

White Plains fatal accident list:

Apr 19, 2015 03:25 AM, Sr-9, Lat: 33.760725, Lon: -85.692592, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 8, 2007 01:18 PM, Sr-9, Lat: 33.746264, Lon: -85.689200, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 20, 2006 05:10 AM, 1328, Lat: 33.789710, Lon: -85.660200, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 22, 2005 02:45 AM, Sr-9, Lat: 33.742750, Lon: -85.688310, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 85ft / 26.1mTotal length
  • $7,050,000Total costs
  • 13,052Total average daily traffic
  • 1,777Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,070Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in White Plains, AL
  • 78.9%Electricity
  • 11.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.5%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in White Plains, AL
  • 89.6%Electricity
  • 10.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


White Plains compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly 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.
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