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Geneva County, Alabama (AL)

County population in 2016: 26,887 (10% urban, 90% rural); it was 25,764 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,305
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,866
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,446
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,749 (it was 2,031 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

30%

Land area: 576 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 47 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Geneva County: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (17.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (14.2%), Retail trade (12.3%), Construction (12.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 44%
  • Government: 5%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 51%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Geneva County, Alabama:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (83.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (9.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.9%)
Median resident age:  42.4 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years
Males: 13,126  (48.8%)
Females: 13,761  (51.2%)
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Geneva County,AL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Geneva County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $37,742 ($26,448 in 1999)

This county:

$37,742
Alabama:

$46,257

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $393 (lower quartile is $277, upper quartile is $498)
This county:

$393
State:

$559


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $86,384 (it was $52,400 in 2000)
Geneva:

$86,384
Alabama:

$136,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $47,438 - $149,630
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $874
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $279

Institutionalized population: 229

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 16
  • Burglaries: 62
  • Thefts: 113
  • Auto thefts: 34

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 30
  • Burglaries: 85
  • Thefts: 84
  • Auto thefts: 24
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $87,900
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $89,500
  • 2009: 19 buildings, average cost: $142,400
  • 2010: 18 buildings, average cost: $146,600
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $146,700
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $154,400
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $171,400
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $172,700

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $368 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $261 (0.3%)

Geneva County household income distribution in 2009 Geneva County home values distribution Geneva County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 21.1%
Geneva County:

21.1%
Alabama:

17.1%
(19.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.5% for Black residents, 30.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.9% for American Indian residents, 34.7% for other race residents, 41.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 42.4 years old
(Males: 41.8 years old, Females: 43.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.9 years old, Black residents: 37.7 years old, American Indian residents: 60.1 years old, Asian residents: 31.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.0 years old, Other race residents: 17.9 years old)

Area name: Dothan, AL HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Geneva County is $396 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $449 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $574 a month.

Cities in this county include: Geneva, Bellwood-Coffee Springs, Hartford, Samson, Slocomb, Malvern, Coffee Springs, Black, Eunola.

Geneva 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: Allen Parish, Louisiana , Coffee County , Camden County, Georgia , Liberty County, Texas , Nacogdoches County, Texas , Pecos County, Texas , Waller County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 625
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 77.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 443 (26.0% naturalized citizens)

Geneva County:

1.7%
Whole state:

3.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2009: 198
  • 1990 to 1999: 125
  • 1980 to 1989: 24
  • 1970 to 1979: 42
  • Before 1970: 60
Note: State values scaled to Geneva County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 50.6%

Geneva County marital status for males Geneva County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,418
  • One, attached: 118
  • Two: 246
  • 3 or 4: 106
  • 5 to 9: 132
  • 10 to 19: 35
  • 20 or more: 6
  • Mobile homes: 3,659
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 8

Housing units in Geneva County with a mortgage: 3,477 (98 second mortgage, 164 home equity loan, 4 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,588

Here:

42.9% with mortgage
State:

56.6% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Geneva County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,80769
Mainline Protestant1,96020
Black Protestant1,1569
Other5153
Catholic501
None10,302-
Geneva 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: 11
Geneva County:

4.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Geneva County:

4.67 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

3.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Geneva County:

12.5%
Alabama:

11.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Geneva County:

32.3%
State:

31.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.4%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Geneva County:

Average size of farms: 228 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $103,092
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $254.31
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.43%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 82.59%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $81,983
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 30.98%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.17%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $48,930
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.18%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.88
Corn for grain: 5753 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1828 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 21324 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 219 harvested acres
Vegetables: 1,190 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 686 acres

Earthquake activity:

Geneva County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 85% 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 87.4 miles away from Geneva 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 338.9 miles away from the 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 181.1 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 235.3 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 165.2 miles away from Geneva County center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 272.3 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, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 23, 2015 to December 31, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4251: January 21, 2016, FEMA Id: 4251, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 28, 2014 to May 05, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4176: May 02, 2014, FEMA Id: 4176, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Hurricane Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 05, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4082: September 21, 2012, FEMA Id: 4082, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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 and Flooding, Incident Period: December 12, 2009 to December 18, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1870: December 31, 2009, FEMA Id: 1870, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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 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 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
  • 13 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Geneva County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Hurricanes: 9, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 4, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (44%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (19%)
  • Cuba (8%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (7%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Guatemala (5%)
  • Ukraine (3%)

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

  • American (33%)
  • English (8%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • German (1%)
  • European (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Geneva County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,983 (82.4%)
  • Carpooled: 499 (8.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 92 (1.5%)
  • Bicycle: 12 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 83 (1.4%)
  • Worked at home: 398 (6.6%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 184 people in nursing homes
  • 50 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 40 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
176 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
53 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $41,691.

6.82% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,567 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.82%
Alabama average:

6.02%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.12% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($16,471 average AGI)
2.69% relocated from other states ($11,098 average AGI)
Geneva County:

2.69%
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 Houston County, AL  1.87% ($24,937 average AGI)
from Coffee County, AL  0.82% ($32,600)
from Dale County, AL  0.48% ($31,610)
from Holmes County, FL  0.33% ($23,964)
from Covington County, AL  0.20% ($22,235)
from Bay County, FL  0.14% ($21,333)


7.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,378 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.33%
Alabama average:

6.06%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.31% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($15,700 average AGI)
3.02% relocated to other states ($10,676 average AGI)
Geneva County:

3.02%
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 Houston County, AL  1.81% ($24,206 average AGI)
to Coffee County, AL  0.76% ($35,815)
to Dale County, AL  0.49% ($23,476)
to Covington County, AL  0.32% ($25,852)
to Holmes County, FL  0.26% ($33,455)
to Walton County, FL  0.16% ($23,929)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.14% ($15,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8

Births per 1000 population in Geneva County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Geneva County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.6

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Geneva County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Geneva County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Geneva County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,689 (4,261 aged, 1,428 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 407 (7%)

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 Geneva County, Alabama in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (473)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (390)
  • Congestive heart failure (292)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (251)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (246)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (244)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (201)
  • Malignant neoplasm without specification of site (101)
  • Unspecified dementia (98)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (92)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 201.1. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 150.8
  • Other - 50.3

Household type by relationship:

Households: 26,887
  • In family households: 22,735 (3,747 male householders, 3,590 female householders)
    5,271 spouses, 7,035 children (6,627 natural, 161 adopted, 251 stepchildren), 1,165 grandchildren, 234 brothers or sisters, 546 parents, 565 other relatives, 580 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,879 (1,602 male householders (1,365 living alone)), 1,700 female householders (1,507 living alone)), 579 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 253

Size of family households: 3,894 2-persons, 1,523 3-persons, 1,262 4-persons, 387 5-persons, 105 6-persons, 164 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,871 1-person, 373 2-persons, 43 3-persons, 12 4-persons.

2,975 married couples with children.
1,775 single-parent households (416 men, 1,359 women).

97.0% of residents of Geneva speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 20% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (25% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 53% speak English not well, 13% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $227,452,000 ($8,885 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $51,855,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $86,833,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $41,344,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $12,140,000
Federal grants: $39,100,000
Federal procurement contracts: $42,087,000 ($41,093,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,947,000 ($1,951,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $530,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,530,000
Federal Government insurance: $36,151,000

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

Births: 1,552
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,663
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +50
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +67
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+2 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Geneva County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.69 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:

5.3
State:

4.7

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 350
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,691
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,505
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,676
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,295
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,538
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,193
  • 1940 to 1949: 630
  • 1939 or earlier: 718
Note: State values scaled to Geneva population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Geneva County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Geneva County population
  • 1 room: 22
  • 2 rooms: 116
  • 3 rooms: 301
  • 4 rooms: 677
  • 5 rooms: 1,945
  • 6 rooms: 2,059
  • 7 rooms: 1,391
  • 8 rooms: 712
  • 9+ rooms: 804
  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 14
  • 3 rooms: 189
  • 4 rooms: 497
  • 5 rooms: 822
  • 6 rooms: 677
  • 7 rooms: 200
  • 8 rooms: 76
  • 9+ rooms: 168
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Geneva County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Geneva County population
  • no bedroom: 21
  • 1 bedroom: 266
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,258
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,067
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,197
  • 5+ bedrooms: 206
  • no bedroom: 13
  • 1 bedroom: 93
  • 2 bedrooms: 826
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,421
  • 4 bedrooms: 235
  • 5+ bedrooms: 75
Cars and other vehicles available in Geneva County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Geneva County population
  • no vehicle: 225
  • 1 vehicle: 2,003
  • 2 vehicles: 3,314
  • 3 vehicles: 1,839
  • 4 vehicles: 522
  • 5+ vehicles: 109
  • no vehicle: 437
  • 1 vehicle: 1,157
  • 2 vehicles: 744
  • 3 vehicles: 228
  • 4 vehicles: 51
  • 5+ vehicles: 21

86% of Geneva County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 56% lived in Alabama.

Geneva County:

85.8%
State average:

86.1%

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

  • This state: 18,440
  • Other state: 7,797
  • Northeast: 571
  • Midwest: 968
  • South: 5,524
  • West: 692

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Geneva County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (88.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5.5%)
  • Utility gas (4.5%)
  • Wood (1.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)
  • Electricity (87.6%)
  • Utility gas (5.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.7%)
  • Wood (1.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 124
Here:

4.7%
Alabama:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 74
Here:

4.9%
Alabama:

11.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 13
Here:

2.1%
Alabama:

14.3%

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)

Geneva County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,158,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,540,000
    Police Protection: $947,000
    Financial Administration: $345,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $230,000
    Welfare - Other: $167,000
    General Public Buildings: $161,000
    Central Staff Services: $121,000
    Solid Waste Management: $66,000
    General - Other: $66,000
    Health Services - Other: $34,000
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $38,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $147,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,251,000

Geneva County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $520,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,216,000
    Interest Earnings: $175,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,731,000
    General Support: $360,000
    All Other: $211,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,437,000
    NEC: $30,000

Geneva County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,121,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $996,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $125,000

Geneva County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,914,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,204
  • Number of aged recipients: 157
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,047
  • Number of recipients under 18: 160
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 726
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 318
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 581
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 469
Geneva County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Geneva County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Geneva County, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James33973.0 years
William22875.1 years
Mary20778.3 years
John20774.3 years
Willie12676.5 years
Robert8971.1 years
Annie8980.7 years
Henry8475.2 years
George7973.6 years
Joseph7271.2 years
Most common last names in Geneva County, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith22874.3 years
Jones9277.7 years
Williams8673.2 years
Davis7774.8 years
Johnson7177.8 years
Hughes6677.6 years
Miller6073.4 years
Howell5777.2 years
Brown5673.4 years
White5273.2 years
Businesses in Geneva County, AL
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1Subway2
Hardee's1True Value1