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Pickens County, Alabama (AL)

County population in 2014: 20,365 (all rural); it was 20,949 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,997
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,101
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,404
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,914 (it was 1,682 in 2000)
% of renters here:

21%
State:

30%

Land area: 881 sq. mi.

Water area: 8.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 23 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pickens County: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (39.3%), Construction (13.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 83%
  • Government: 2%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 14%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Pickens County, Alabama:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (55.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (41.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Alabama median age:  37.0 years
Males: 9,723  (47.7%)
Females: 10,642  (52.3%)
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Pickens County,AL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Pickens County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2015: $31,124 ($26,254 in 1999)

This county:

$31,124
Alabama:

$44,765

Median contract rent in 2015 for apartments: $282 (lower quartile is $139, upper quartile is $385)
This county:

$282
State:

$536


Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $87,619 (it was $57,400 in 2000)
Pickens:

$87,619
Alabama:

$134,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $44,416 - $136,340
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $961
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $312

Institutionalized population: 331

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 11
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 37
  • Thefts: 38
  • Auto thefts: 3

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 41
  • Thefts: 41
  • Auto thefts: 1
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 39 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,700
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $171,500
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $83,200
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $103,500
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $118,100
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $158,000

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 2015: $364 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $227 (0.3%)

Pickens County household income distribution in 2009 Pickens County home values distribution Pickens County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 25.0%
(13.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.5% for Black residents, 6.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 35.5% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 24.5%
Pickens County:

24.5%
Alabama:

18.5%
(13.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.3% for Black residents, 5.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 28.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2015: 42 years old
(Males: 41 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47 years old, Black residents: 36 years old, American Indian residents: 63 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30 years old, Other race residents: 51 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Pickens County is $361 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $435 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $581 a month.

Cities in this county include: South Pickens, Aliceville, Reform, Gordo, Carrollton, Pickensville, Macedonia, Ethelsville, McMullen, Memphis.

Pickens County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Lea County, New Mexico , Noxubee County, Mississippi , Talladega County , Winston County, Mississippi , Newton County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 641
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 69.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 9.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 80 (68% naturalized citizens)

Pickens County:

0.4%
Whole state:

2.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 0
  • 1990 to 1994: 9
  • 1985 to 1989: 9
  • 1980 to 1984: 23
  • 1975 to 1979: 8
  • 1970 to 1974: 4
  • 1970 to 1974: 14
  • 1965 to 1969: 13
Note: State values scaled to Pickens County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 53.1%

Pickens County marital status for males Pickens County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,954
  • One, attached: 209
  • Two: 281
  • 3 or 4: 129
  • 5 to 9: 102
  • 10 to 19: 17
  • 20 or more: 131
  • Mobile homes: 2,640
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 57

Housing units in Pickens County with a mortgage: 1,869 (178 second mortgage, 96 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,563

Here:

54.5% with mortgage
State:

64.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Pickens County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,79562
Black Protestant1,71615
Mainline Protestant1,60319
Other3121
Catholic741
None6,246-
Pickens 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: 6
Pickens County:

3.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Pickens County:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

4.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Pickens County:

14.6%
Alabama:

11.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Pickens County:

35.3%
State:

31.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.2%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Pickens County:

Average size of farms: 289 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $149,922
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $93.73
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.52%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 97.38%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $108,566
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.47%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $45,105
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.32%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.45
Corn for grain: 3097 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 690 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 3640 harvested acres
Vegetables: 75 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Pickens County-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 49.0 miles away from Pickens County center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 34.0 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 44.2 miles away from the county 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 156.3 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 164.5 miles away from Pickens County center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 207.4 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: 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, 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 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 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 Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 05, 2002 to November 12, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1442: November 14, 2002, FEMA Id: 1442, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Pickens County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 4, Floods: 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 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (25%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

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

  • Germany (24%)
  • Mexico (14%)
  • United Kingdom (13%)
  • Philippines (11%)
  • Honduras (10%)
  • Vietnam (8%)
  • Nigeria (6%)

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

  • United States or American (22%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • English (5%)
  • German (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • African (1%)

Pickens County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,196 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 1,029 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 13 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 3 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (0%)
  • Walked: 65 (1%)
  • Other means: 62 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 154 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 198 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 170 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 161 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $39,992.

4.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,656 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.01%
Alabama average:

6.02%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.42% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($18,807 average AGI)
1.60% relocated from other states ($9,849 average AGI)
Pickens County:

1.60%
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 Tuscaloosa County, AL  1.30% ($32,786 average AGI)
from Lowndes County, MS  0.43% ($28,143)
from Lamar County, AL  0.17% ($39,909)


5.17% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,899 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.17%
Alabama average:

6.06%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.54% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($19,092 average AGI)
1.64% relocated to other states ($10,811 average AGI)
Pickens County:

1.64%
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 Tuscaloosa County, AL  2.19% ($28,105 average AGI)
to Lowndes County, MS  0.49% ($34,531)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.24% ($30,500)
to Fayette County, AL  0.18% ($28,333)
to Lamar County, AL  0.17% ($26,636)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8

Births per 1000 population in Pickens County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Pickens County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Pickens County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Pickens County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Pickens County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,323 (3,077 aged, 1,246 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 461 (10%)

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 Pickens County, Alabama in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (245)
  • Heart failure, unspecified (233)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (232)
  • Congestive heart failure (207)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (148)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (138)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (135)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (134)
  • Unspecified dementia (134)
  • Malignant neoplasm without specification of site (113)

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 19,412
  • In family households: 16,571 (3,345 male householders, 2,064 female householders)
    3,554 spouses, 5,651 children (5,266 natural, 121 adopted, 264 stepchildren), 864 grandchildren, 211 brothers or sisters, 158 parents, 298 other relatives, 326 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,841 (1,213 male householders (1,106 living alone)), 1,390 female householders (1,306 living alone)), 238 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 334 (331 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,407 2-persons, 1,346 3-persons, 985 4-persons, 429 5-persons, 142 6-persons, 100 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,412 1-person, 163 2-persons, 21 3-persons, 3 4-persons, 1 5-persons, 1 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

2,979 married couples with children.
1,807 single-parent households (207 men, 1,600 women).

98.1% of residents of Pickens County speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 22% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 32% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $154,533,000 ($7,575 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,868,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $64,241,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $37,697,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,678,000
Federal grants: $45,082,000
Federal procurement contracts: $891,000 ($179,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,944,000 ($2,120,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,271,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,071,000
Federal Government insurance: $7,717,000

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

Births: 1,460
Here:

72 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,400
Here:

69 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: -793
Here -39 per 1000 residents
State +2 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Pickens County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.70 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 147
  • 2000 to 2009: 820
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,637
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,234
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,162
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,197
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,203
  • 1940 to 1949: 388
  • 1939 or earlier: 664
Note: State values scaled to Pickens population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Pickens County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Pickens County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 91
  • 3 rooms: 283
  • 4 rooms: 807
  • 5 rooms: 1,814
  • 6 rooms: 1,369
  • 7 rooms: 1,051
  • 8 rooms: 600
  • 9+ rooms: 389
  • 1 room: 40
  • 2 rooms: 101
  • 3 rooms: 271
  • 4 rooms: 404
  • 5 rooms: 436
  • 6 rooms: 282
  • 7 rooms: 85
  • 8 rooms: 26
  • 9+ rooms: 37
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Pickens County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Pickens County population
  • no bedroom: 45
  • 1 bedroom: 171
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,338
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,911
  • 4 bedrooms: 824
  • 5+ bedrooms: 115
  • no bedroom: 49
  • 1 bedroom: 399
  • 2 bedrooms: 540
  • 3 bedrooms: 555
  • 4 bedrooms: 116
  • 5+ bedrooms: 23
Cars and other vehicles available in Pickens County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Pickens County population
  • no vehicle: 486
  • 1 vehicle: 1,867
  • 2 vehicles: 2,467
  • 3 vehicles: 1,118
  • 4 vehicles: 320
  • 5+ vehicles: 146
  • no vehicle: 472
  • 1 vehicle: 746
  • 2 vehicles: 328
  • 3 vehicles: 81
  • 4 vehicles: 39
  • 5+ vehicles: 16

68% of Pickens County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 66% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 52% lived in Alabama.

Pickens County:

67.6%
State average:

58.1%

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

  • This state: 16,675
  • Northeast: 249
  • Midwest: 619
  • South: 3,079
  • West: 173

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $45,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pickens County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (42.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30.6%)
  • Utility gas (20.8%)
  • Wood (4.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.8%)
  • Electricity (42.4%)
  • Utility gas (31.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21.1%)
  • Wood (3.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 244
Here:

9.0%
Alabama:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 139
Here:

9.9%
Alabama:

10.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 46
Here:

8.2%
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)

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,363
  • Number of aged recipients: 203
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,160
  • Number of recipients under 18: 195
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 806
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 362
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 531
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 581
Pickens County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Pickens County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Pickens County, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James25373.0 years
Mary22079.7 years
William21873.9 years
John19274.0 years
Willie14974.3 years
Annie12980.8 years
Robert10674.1 years
Mattie8080.1 years
Henry7476.4 years
George7077.5 years
Most common last names in Pickens County, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones15674.8 years
Brown7875.2 years
Elmore7678.0 years
Smith7573.9 years
Latham6973.7 years
Bonner6474.9 years
Johnson6476.1 years
Williams5976.7 years
Davis5978.5 years
Sanders5478.0 years
Businesses in Pickens County, AL
NameCountNameCount
CVS2Subway3
FedEx1U-Haul2
H&R Block2UPS3
Lane Furniture2