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Choctaw County, Alabama (AL)

County population in 2017: 13,253 (all rural); it was 15,922 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,014
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,852
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,494
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,000 (it was 869 in 2000)
% of renters here:

14%
State:

30%

Land area: 914 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 15 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Choctaw County: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Retail trade (42.7%), Manufacturing (24.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (20.0%), Educational, health and social services (12.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 36%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 52%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Choctaw County, AL (2017)
    • 7,40446.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5,64535.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1320.8%Two or more races
    • 720.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 80.05%Asian alone
    • 30.02%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 20.01%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

46.0 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years
Males: 6,301  (47.5%)
Females: 6,952  (52.5%)
Average household size:
Choctaw County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $33,263 ($24,749 in 1999)
This county:

$33,263
Alabama:

$48,123

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $364 (lower quartile is $203, upper quartile is $462)
This county:

$364
State:

$565


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $73,805 (it was $46,800 in 2000)
Choctaw:

$73,805
Alabama:

$141,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $33,224 - $154,699
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $911
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $315

Institutionalized population: 129

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 0
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 0
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $126,500
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Choctaw, AL residents
Average permit cost in Choctaw, AL
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $208 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $199 (0.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Choctaw, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Choctaw, AL in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Choctaw, AL in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.0%
Choctaw County:

21.0%
Alabama:

16.9%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.4% for Black residents, 87.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 46.0 years old
(Males: 44.6 years old, Females: 47.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.7 years old, Black residents: 44.9 years old, Asian residents: 34.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20.1 years old, Other race residents: 19.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Choctaw County is $381 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $435 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $552 a month.

Cities in this county include: Butler, Lisman, Silas, Pennington, Gilbertown, Cullomburg, Toxey, Needham.

Choctaw County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Neighboring counties: Jackson Parish, Louisiana , Madison Parish, Louisiana , Ouachita Parish, Louisiana , Erath County, Texas , Toombs County, Georgia , Shelby County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
Alabama:

3.8%

Unemployment by year in Choctaw, AL
County total employment by year in Choctaw, AL
County average yearly wages by year in Choctaw, AL

Current college students: 424
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 50 (47.5% naturalized citizens)

Choctaw County:

0.4%
Whole state:

3.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 22010 or later
  • 102000 to 2009
  • 251990 to 1999
  • 191980 to 1989
  • 151970 to 1979
  • 9Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 64.5%

Choctaw County marital status for males Choctaw County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,619
  • One, attached: 25
  • Two: 6
  • 3 or 4: 60
  • 5 to 9: 158
  • 10 to 19: 17
  • 20 to 49: 30
  • 50 or more: 45
  • Mobile homes: 2,425
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 12

Housing units in Choctaw County with a mortgage: 1,318 (25 second mortgage, 48 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,029

Here:

25.0% with mortgage
State:

56.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Choctaw County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,08052
Black Protestant2,63516
Mainline Protestant78913
Other1571
Catholic601
None4,138-
Choctaw County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Choctaw County:

2.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This 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.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 7
This county:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Choctaw County:

13.1%
Alabama:

11.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Choctaw County:

36.1%
State:

31.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

5.6%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Choctaw County:

Average size of farms: 226 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $24,874
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $79.52
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 93.65%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $16,329
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 8.78%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $33,045
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 98.77%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.85
Corn for grain: 157 harvested acres
Vegetables: 97 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 40 acres

Earthquake activity:

Choctaw County-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 85.4 miles away from Choctaw County 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 111.7 miles away from the county 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 47.0 miles away from the county center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 119.5 miles away from the county 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 228.5 miles away from Choctaw County 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 411.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 27, 2011 to May 31, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3319: April 27, 2011, FEMA Id: 3319, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2011 to May 31, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1971: April 28, 2011, FEMA Id: 1971, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: March 25, 2009 to April 03, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1835: April 28, 2009, FEMA Id: 1835, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 29, 2008 to September 03, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3292: August 30, 2008, FEMA Id: 3292, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to September 26, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1605: August 29, 2005, FEMA Id: 1605, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3237: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3237, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 28, 2005 to September 26, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3214: August 28, 2005, FEMA Id: 3214, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Dennis, Incident Period: July 10, 2005 to July 16, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1593: July 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 1593, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 13, 2004 to September 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1549: September 15, 2004, FEMA Id: 1549, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Georges, Incident Period: September 25, 1998 to October 06, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1250: September 30, 1998, FEMA Id: 1250, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Choctaw

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,919 (84.5%)
  • Carpooled: 369 (10.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 14 (0.4%)
  • Bicycle: 1 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 74 (2.1%)
  • Worked at home: 73 (2.1%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Brazil (41%)
  • Canada (20%)
  • Philippines (16%)
  • Iraq (10%)
  • Mexico (8%)
  • Lithuania (2%)
  • Korea (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Choctaw County


  • American (56%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • English (1%)
  • German (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • European (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
100 people in nursing homes
33 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

People in group quarters in Choctaw County, Alabama in 2010:

  • 93 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 34 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 2 people in correctional residential facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,446.

3.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($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.
1.87% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($15,200 average AGI)
1.76% relocated from other states ($15,865 average AGI)
Choctaw County:

1.76%
Alabama average:

2.56%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


4.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($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.
2.27% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($23,303 average AGI)
2.32% relocated to other states ($16,379 average AGI)
Choctaw County:

2.32%
Alabama average:

2.59%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lauderdale County, MS  0.58% ($27,680 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.3

Births per 1000 population in Choctaw County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Choctaw County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Choctaw County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Choctaw County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Choctaw County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Choctaw County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Choctaw County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Choctaw County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Choctaw County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,342 (2,298 aged, 1,044 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 244 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Choctaw County, Alabama in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (350)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (161)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (159)
  • Congestive heart failure (134)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (103)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (77)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (70)
  • Unspecified dementia (65)
  • Hypertensive heart disease without (congestive) heart failure (57)
  • Person injured in unspecified motor-vehicle accident, traffic (53)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,253
  • In family households: 10,983 (1,742 male householders, 1,763 female householders)
    2,389 spouses, 3,628 children (3,392 natural, 122 adopted, 116 stepchildren), 579 grandchildren, 176 brothers or sisters, 263 parents, 333 other relatives, 102 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,088 (919 male householders (837 living alone)), 995 female householders (916 living alone)), 157 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 180

Size of family households: 2,030 2-persons, 737 3-persons, 397 4-persons, 268 5-persons, 22 6-persons, 54 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,754 1-person, 144 2-persons, 9 3-persons.

1,324 married couples with children.
826 single-parent households (86 men, 740 women).

99.2% of residents of Choctaw speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (95% speak English very well, 5% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $161,161,000 ($10,576 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $59,911,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $45,067,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $24,727,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $120,000
Federal grants: $29,763,000
Federal procurement contracts: $59,180,000 ($58,586,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,304,000 ($173,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $58,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $798,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,096,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,022
Here:

69 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 897
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +24
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,222
Here -83 per 1000 residents
State +2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Choctaw County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.08 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.7

Year house built in Choctaw County, Alabama
  • Year house built in Choctaw County, Alabama
  • 282014 or later
  • 1892010 to 2013
  • 8852000 to 2009
  • 1,3581990 to 1999
  • 1,6011980 to 1989
  • 1,1561970 to 1979
  • 8051960 to 1969
  • 7241950 to 1959
  • 2481940 to 1949
  • 3201939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Choctaw County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Choctaw County, Alabama
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Choctaw County, Alabama
  • 181 room
  • 182 rooms
  • 643 rooms
  • 2384 rooms
  • 1,2305 rooms
  • 1,1116 rooms
  • 7857 rooms
  • 4058 rooms
  • 4179+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Choctaw County, Alabama
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Choctaw County, Alabama
  • 231 room
  • 132 rooms
  • 1603 rooms
  • 3304 rooms
  • 2485 rooms
  • 2016 rooms
  • 737 rooms
  • 178 rooms
  • 269+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Choctaw County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Choctaw County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Choctaw County, Alabama
  • 19no bedroom
  • 971 bedroom
  • 5482 bedrooms
  • 2,6683 bedrooms
  • 8674 bedrooms
  • 1035+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Choctaw County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Choctaw County, Alabama
  • 22no bedroom
  • 1811 bedroom
  • 4222 bedrooms
  • 4233 bedrooms
  • 314 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Choctaw County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Choctaw County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Choctaw County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 311no vehicle
  • 1,0231 vehicle
  • 1,6112 vehicles
  • 7993 vehicles
  • 2964 vehicles
  • 2585+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Choctaw County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Choctaw County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 221no vehicle
  • 6751 vehicle
  • 962 vehicles
  • 783 vehicles
  • 124 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

89.5% of Choctaw County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 42% lived in Alabama.

Choctaw County:

89.5%
State average:

86.3%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 6,858
  • Other state: 6,296
  • Northeast: 145
  • Midwest: 467
  • South: 5,490
  • West: 195
Year householders moved into unit in Choctaw County, AL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Choctaw County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 62.5%Electricity
  • 27.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.6%Utility gas
  • 4.6%Wood
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 77.3%Electricity
  • 13.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.6%Utility gas
  • 2.7%Wood
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 376
Here:

28.8%
Alabama:

10.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 195
Here:

29.2%
Alabama:

11.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 108
Here:

22.5%
Alabama:

12.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Choctaw County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,810,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $920,000
    Other: $377,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,244,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,447,000
    Police Protection: $1,352,000
    Solid Waste Management: $657,000
    Financial Administration: $222,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $29,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $114,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,810,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,810,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,079,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,061,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,066,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,236,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,430,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,489,000

Choctaw County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,810,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $920,000
    Other: $377,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,244,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,447,000
    Police Protection: $1,352,000
    Solid Waste Management: $657,000
    Financial Administration: $222,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $29,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $114,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,810,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,810,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,079,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,061,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,066,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,236,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,430,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,489,000

Choctaw County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,810,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $920,000
    Other: $377,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,244,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,447,000
    Police Protection: $1,352,000
    Solid Waste Management: $657,000
    Financial Administration: $222,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $29,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $114,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,810,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,810,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,079,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,061,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,066,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,236,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,430,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,489,000

Choctaw County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,810,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $920,000
    Other: $377,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,244,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,447,000
    Police Protection: $1,352,000
    Solid Waste Management: $657,000
    Financial Administration: $222,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $29,000
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $114,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,810,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,810,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,079,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,061,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,066,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,236,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,430,000
    Other License: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,489,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 971
  • Number of aged recipients: 178
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 793
  • Number of recipients under 18: 103
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 557
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 311
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 432
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 401
Most common first names in Choctaw County, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John8874.7 years
James8071.1 years
Willie7972.3 years
William7769.9 years
Mary7181.4 years
Robert6372.4 years
Jessie4076.2 years
Annie3877.2 years
George3472.7 years
Joe2872.9 years
Most common last names in Choctaw County, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Ruffin7673.7 years
Johnson5473.8 years
Smith4474.1 years
Taylor3872.6 years
Williams3473.3 years
Jackson3373.5 years
Brown3375.5 years
Allen3175.0 years
Thompson2768.3 years
James2571.7 years
Businesses in Choctaw County, AL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Hardee's1
Advance Auto Parts1RadioShack1
Church's Chicken1Subway1
H&R Block1UPS1