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Clarke County, Alabama (AL)

County population in 2014: 24,945 (24% urban, 76% rural); it was 27,867 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,788
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,208
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,584
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,341 (it was 1,994 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

30%

Land area: 1238 sq. mi.

Water area: 14.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 20 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Clarke County: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (31.2%), Construction (29.6%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (24.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 64%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Clarke County, Alabama:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (54.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (43.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Alabama median age:  37.0 years
Males: 11,794  (47.3%)
Females: 13,151  (52.7%)
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Average household size:
Clarke County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,296 ($27,388 in 1999)

This county:

$30296
Alabama:

$42849

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $342 (lower quartile is $214, upper quartile is $430)
This county:

$342
State:

$515


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $85,740 (it was $53,000 in 2000)
Clarke:

$85,740
Alabama:

$122,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $34,500 - $145,654
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $985
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $344

Institutionalized population: 255
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 22 buildings, average cost: $172,200
  • 2008: 16 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2009: 10 buildings, average cost: $252,300
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $150,600
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $136,900
  • 2013: 13 buildings, average cost: $108,100
  • 2014: 11 buildings, average cost: $141,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $310 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $248 (0.3%)

Clarke County household income distribution in 2009 Clarke County home values distribution Clarke County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.2%
(19.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.9% for Black residents, 57.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 97.1% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 27.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.0%
Clarke County:

26.0%
Alabama:

18.7%
(20.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Black residents, 53.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 80.2% for American Indian residents, 88.1% for other race residents, 24.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 40 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 41 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46 years old, Black residents: 36 years old, American Indian residents: 7 years old, Asian residents: 33 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 51 years old, Other race residents: 36 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Clarke County is $391 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $435 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $521 a month.

Cities in this county include: Jackson, Thomasville, Grove Hill, Coffeeville, Fulton, Whatley, Carlton, Rockville.

Clarke 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: Cochise County, Arizona , Coffee County , Montgomery County, Georgia , Taylor County, Georgia , Leon County, Texas , Worth County, Georgia , Nacogdoches County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

11.7%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 559
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 70.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 149 (64% naturalized citizens)

Clarke County:

0.5%
Whole state:

2.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 39
  • 1990 to 1994: 25
  • 1985 to 1989: 22
  • 1980 to 1984: 23
  • 1975 to 1979: 11
  • 1970 to 1974: 2
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 27

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 75.3%

Clarke County marital status for males Clarke County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,061
  • One, attached: 31
  • Two: 87
  • 3 or 4: 194
  • 5 to 9: 274
  • 10 to 19: 107
  • 20 or more: 147
  • Mobile homes: 3,624
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 106

Housing units in Clarke County with a mortgage: 2,434 (157 second mortgage, 127 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,565

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Clarke County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,63477
Black Protestant5,09823
Mainline Protestant1,63216
Other953
Catholic113
None5,363-
Clarke 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: 8
Clarke County:

3.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Clarke County:

7.18 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 16
This county:

6.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Clarke County:

12.6%
Alabama:

11.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Clarke County:

35.1%
State:

31.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.3%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Clarke County:

Average size of farms: 201 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $6,469
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $68.83
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 74.12%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $9,031
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 12.13%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.91%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $25,579
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.48%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.31
Corn for grain: 365 harvested acres
Vegetables: 125 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 83 acres

Earthquake activity:

Clarke County-area historical earthquake activity is near 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 51.3 miles away from Clarke 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 123.5 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 66.7 miles away from the 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 383.1 miles away from the county center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 140.5 miles away from Clarke County 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 302.7 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:

  • AlabamaSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 27, 2011, Emergency Declared (EM-3319): April 27, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3319, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • AlabamaSevere Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1971): April 28, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1971, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • AlabamaSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: December 12, 2009 to December 18, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1870): December 31, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1870, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • AlabamaSevere Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: March 25, 2009 to April 3, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1835): April 28, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1835, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • AlabamaHurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 29, 2008 to September 3, 2008, Emergency Declared (EM-3292): August 30, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3292, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • AlabamaHurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to September 26, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1605): August 29, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1605, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • AlabamaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3237): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3237, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • AlabamaHurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 28, 2005 to September 26, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3214): August 28, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3214, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • AlabamaHurricane Dennis, Incident Period: July 10, 2005 to July 16, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1593): July 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1593, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • AlabamaHurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 13, 2004 to September 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1549): September 15, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1549, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 9 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Clarke County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (22%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Korea (20%)
  • Japan (15%)
  • Germany (13%)
  • Romania (9%)
  • Vietnam (9%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • Mexico (7%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Clarke County (%):

  • United States or American (28%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • German (2%)
  • African (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Clarke County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,217 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 1,564 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 22 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 12 (0%)
  • Walked: 161 (2%)
  • Other means: 112 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 138 (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Clarke County, Alabama in 2000:

  • 168 people in nursing homes
  • 121 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 59 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 26 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 13 people in homes for the mentally ill

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

  • 155 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 100 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 24 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $44,741.

4.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,340 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.59%
Alabama average:

6.02%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.99% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($20,278 average AGI)
1.59% relocated from other states ($14,065 average AGI)
Clarke County:

1.59%
Alabama average:

2.63%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Mobile County, AL  0.69% ($25,083 average AGI)
from Washington County, AL  0.44% ($31,158)
from Marengo County, AL  0.30% ($35,423)
from Baldwin County, AL  0.22% ($31,684)
from Wilcox County, AL  0.19% ($21,471)
from Choctaw County, AL  0.15% ($33,692)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.15% ($38,615)


5.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,640 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.07%
Alabama average:

6.06%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.62% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($25,025 average AGI)
1.46% relocated to other states ($7,616 average AGI)
Clarke County:

1.46%
Alabama average:

2.67%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Mobile County, AL  0.80% ($27,257 average AGI)
to Wilcox County, AL  0.34% ($34,467)
to Washington County, AL  0.30% ($22,923)
to Baldwin County, AL  0.26% ($51,087)
to Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.24% ($47,810)
to Montgomery County, AL  0.23% ($37,200)
to Marengo County, AL  0.19% ($21,294)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.3

Births per 1000 population in Clarke County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Clarke County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Clarke County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Clarke County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Clarke County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,235 (3,854 aged, 1,381 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 655 (9%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (475)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (256)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (209)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (207)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (196)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (196)
  • Congestive heart failure (140)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (110)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (95)
  • Malignant neoplasm of prostate (78)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 25,553
  • In family households: 22,126 (4,620 male householders, 2,584 female householders)
    4,989 spouses, 7,757 children (7,141 natural, 157 adopted, 459 stepchildren), 1,044 grandchildren, 240 brothers or sisters, 136 parents, 283 other relatives, 373 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,427 (1,432 male householders (1,304 living alone)), 1,701 female householders (1,601 living alone)), 294 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 280 (255 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,183 2-persons, 1,733 3-persons, 1,380 4-persons, 593 5-persons, 211 6-persons, 104 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,905 1-person, 194 2-persons, 18 3-persons, 10 4-persons, 2 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

4,710 married couples with children.
2,035 single-parent households (273 men, 1,762 women).

97.9% of residents of Clarke County speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (68% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 10% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $184,516,000 ($6729 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $18,173,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $80,424,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $42,449,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $229,000
Federal grants: $40,652,000
Federal procurement contracts: $10,634,000 ($9,735,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $10,127,000 ($5,645,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $210,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,586,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,206,000

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

Births: 2,057
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,463
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -4
Here -0 per 1000 residents
State +6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,145
Here -42 per 1000 residents
State +2 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Clarke County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.58 millions of gallons per day (89% from ground, 11% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 104
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,495
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,117
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,469
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,092
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,718
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,432
  • 1940 to 1949: 473
  • 1939 or earlier: 648
Rooms in houses/apartments in Clarke County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 52
  • 3 rooms: 329
  • 4 rooms: 857
  • 5 rooms: 2,442
  • 6 rooms: 2,086
  • 7 rooms: 1,351
  • 8 rooms: 810
  • 9+ rooms: 651
  • 1 room: 14
  • 2 rooms: 59
  • 3 rooms: 254
  • 4 rooms: 540
  • 5 rooms: 578
  • 6 rooms: 303
  • 7 rooms: 187
  • 8 rooms: 31
  • 9+ rooms: 28
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Clarke County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 47
  • 1 bedroom: 148
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,736
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,192
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,180
  • 5+ bedrooms: 281
  • no bedroom: 21
  • 1 bedroom: 263
  • 2 bedrooms: 831
  • 3 bedrooms: 802
  • 4 bedrooms: 73
  • 5+ bedrooms: 4
Cars and other vehicles available in Clarke County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 772
  • 1 vehicle: 2,604
  • 2 vehicles: 3,290
  • 3 vehicles: 1,372
  • 4 vehicles: 437
  • 5+ vehicles: 109
  • no vehicle: 420
  • 1 vehicle: 821
  • 2 vehicles: 566
  • 3 vehicles: 147
  • 4 vehicles: 33
  • 5+ vehicles: 7

70% of Clarke County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 68% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 64% lived in Alabama.

Clarke County:

70.1%
State average:

58.1%

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

  • This state: 24747
  • Northeast: 197
  • Midwest: 397
  • South: 2144
  • West: 196

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $31,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Clarke County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (34.2%)
  • Electricity (33.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27.8%)
  • Wood (2.9%)
  • No fuel used (1.4%)
  • Electricity (45.6%)
  • Utility gas (35.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16.6%)
  • No fuel used (1.9%)
  • Wood (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 465
Here:

12.3%
Alabama:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 184
Here:

10.5%
Alabama:

10.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 84
Here:

17.0%
Alabama:

14.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Clarke County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,019,000
    Correctional Institutions: $908,000
    Police Protection: $895,000
    Financial Administration: $653,000
    Water Utilities: $270,000
    Solid Waste Management: $45,000
    Health - Other: $18,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $464,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Housing and Community Development: $13,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,048,000

Clarke County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $87,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $618,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $193,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,178,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,482,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,892,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $142,000
    Tobacco Products Sales: $84,000
    Other Selective Sales: $56,000

Clarke County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,611,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,611,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $7,250,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $7,250,000

Clarke County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,196,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,250,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,539
  • Number of aged recipients: 204
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,335
  • Number of recipients under 18: 174
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 978
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 387
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 661
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 687
Clarke County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Clarke County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Clarke County, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John20674.8 years
James18372.5 years
Mary16877.2 years
Willie14474.8 years
William13974.4 years
Annie9979.4 years
Robert9271.3 years
George7975.7 years
Henry6376.0 years
Charles6067.7 years
Most common last names in Clarke County, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Pugh14575.2 years
Smith13276.9 years
Jackson11676.0 years
Williams11173.7 years
Chapman8775.4 years
Jones7073.3 years
Robinson6974.1 years
White6476.7 years
Davis6475.6 years
Brown6374.0 years
Businesses in Clarke County, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware3Lane Furniture2
Advance Auto Parts2McDonald's2
AutoZone1Nike2
Best Western1Payless1
Burger King2Pizza Hut2
CVS1RadioShack2
Chevrolet1Rite Aid1
Church's Chicken2SONIC Drive-In2
Comfort Inn1Sears2
Dairy Queen1Subway3
Econo Lodge1Taco Bell1
FedEx2True Value1
Ford1U-Haul2
H&R Block2UPS4
Hardee's2Walgreens2
Hilton1Walmart2
KFC1