County population in 2014: 22,539 (19% urban, 81% rural); it was 22,380 in 2000County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,377 County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,424 County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,838 Renter-occupied apartments: 2,363 (it was 1,804 in 2000)
% of renters here:
Land area: 581 sq. mi.
Water area: 3.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 39 people per square mile (low).
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Randolph County: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $333 (0.4%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $293 (0.3%)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 23.7%
(18.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.2% for Black residents, 64.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 71.8% for American Indian residents, 81.8% for other race residents, 62.1% for two or more races residents)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 23.5%
(18.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.8% for Black residents, 60.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 60.3% for American Indian residents, 72.3% for other race residents, 54.3% for two or more races residents)
Median age of residents in 2013: 42 years old
(Males: 40 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 34 years old, American Indian residents: 28 years old, Asian residents: 27 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22 years old, Other race residents: 9 years old)
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Randolph County is $363 a month. Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $435 a month. Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $538 a month.
Notable locations in this county outside city limits:
Notable locations in Randolph County: Denny (A), Clay County Country Club (B), Landowners Hunting Club (C), Hollins Wildlife Camping Area (D), Double Bridges (E), Hassell Gap (F), Hollins Hunter Camp (G), Pierces Mill (H), Barfield Volunteer Fire Department (I), Coppermine Volunteer Fire Department (J), Idaho Volunteer Fire Department (K), Bluff Springs Volunteer Fire Department (L), Mountain Volunteer Fire Department (M), Corinth Volunteer Fire Department (N), Pine Grove Volunteer Fire Department (O), Shinbone Valley Volunteer Fire Department (P), Shiloh Volunteer Fire Department (Q), County Line Volunteer Fire Department (R), Coleta Valley Volunteer Fire Department (S), Tri - Community Volunteer Fire Department Goodwater Station (T). Display/hide their locations on the map
Churches in Randolph County include: Mount Carmel Church (A), Mount Gilead Church (B), Mount Moriah United Methodist Church (C), Mount Olive Church (D), Mount Pisgah Church (E), Mount Zion Church (F), Prospect Church (G), New Hope Church (H), New Prospect Primitive Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Cemeteries: Old Liberty Hill Cemetery (1), Mount Ararat Cemetery (2), Westview Cemetery (3), Bethel Cemetery (4), County Line Cemetery (5), Cragford Cemetery (6), Mannings Chapel Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map
Reservoirs: Lineville Club Lake (A), Letts Lakes (B), Newburys Pond (C), Blair Lake Number 2 (D), Martins Lake (E), Jacksons Lake (F), Gilpins Lake (G), Bolton Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map
Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tanyard Branch (A), Sweetwater Creek (B), Shool Creek (C), Parker Branch (D), Shoal Creek (E), Rock Pile Creek (F), Moore Branch (G), Mattox Branch (H), Loombeam Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Current college students: 745 People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 61.9% People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
Number of foreign born residents: 269 (43% naturalized citizens)
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
1995 to March 2000: 61
1990 to 1994: 73
1985 to 1989: 67
1980 to 1984: 5
1975 to 1979: 14
1970 to 1974: 1
1970 to 1974: 13
1965 to 1969: 35
Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.2 minutes
Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 58.3%
Housing units in structures:
One, detached: 7,181
One, attached: 63
3 or 4: 159
5 to 9: 118
10 to 19: 20
20 or more: 40
Mobile homes: 2,502
Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 55
Housing units in Randolph County with a mortgage: 1,818 (141 second mortgage, 107 home equity loan, 13 both second mortgage and home equity loan) Houses without a mortgage: 1,773
0.0% with mortgage
64.0% with mortgage
Religion statistics for Randolph County
Randolph 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: 4
1.79 / 10,000 pop.
1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
0.45 / 10,000 pop.
0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
10.72 / 10,000 pop.
6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
6.25 / 10,000 pop.
5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Agriculture in Randolph County:
Average size of farms: 180 acres Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $85,771 Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $112.19 The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.07% The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 98.08% Average total farm production expenses per farm: $56,902 Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 8.16% Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.36% Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $39,709 The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.75% Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 20.32 Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.88% Corn for grain: 517 harvested acres Vegetables: 53 harvested acres Land in orchards: 19 acres
Randolph County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Alabama state average. It is 2515145.9 times below overall U.S. average. Tornadoes in this county have caused 7 fatalities and 22 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004. On 5/1/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 7 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Randolph County-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 85.8 miles away from Randolph 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 105.0 miles away from the county center On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 175.6 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 182.5 miles away from the county center On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 141.7 miles away from Randolph County center On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 194.7 miles away from the county center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), 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
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 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 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
AlabamaSevere Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 5, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1466): May 12, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1466, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
AlabamaSevere Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 7, 1998 to March 21, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1208): March 9, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1208, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
AlabamaHurricane Opal, Incident Period: October 4, 1995 to October 8, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1070): October 4, 1995, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1070, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
AlabamaSevere Storm, Flooding, Tropical Storm Alberto, Incident Period: July 2, 1994 to July 19, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1034): July 8, 1994, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1034, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm, Storm, Flood
AlabamaSevere Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared (EM-3096): March 15, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3096, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.
The number of natural disasters in Randolph County (15) is greater than the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9 Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Randolph County
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,608 (3,500 aged, 1,108 disabled) Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 405 (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 Randolph County, Alabama in 1999 - 2014:
Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (472)
Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (244)
3,599 married couples with children.
1,272 single-parent households (227 men, 1,045 women).
97.3% of residents of Randolph County speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (56% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English well).
In fiscal year 2004:
Federal Government expenditure: $131,056,000 ($5798 per capita) Department of Defense expenditure: $2,913,000 Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $62,096,000 Federal other direct payments to individuals: $36,685,000 Federal direct payments not to individuals: $387,000 Federal grants: $27,954,000 Federal procurement contracts: $762,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense) Federal salaries and wages: $3,171,000 ($172,000 Department of Defense) Federal Government direct loans: $5,604,000 Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,527,000 Federal Government insurance: $5,292,000
Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:
65 per 1000 residents
70 per 1000 residents
63 per 1000 residents
53 per 1000 residents
Net international migration: +30
+1 per 1000 residents
+6 per 1000 residents
Net internal migration: +300
+13 per 1000 residents
+2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Randolph County
Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.36 millions of gallons per day (all from surface)
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Year house built
2005 or later: 222
2000 to 2004: 1,455
1990 to 1999: 2,457
1980 to 1989: 2,320
1970 to 1979: 1,577
1960 to 1969: 939
1950 to 1959: 1,209
1940 to 1949: 618
1939 or earlier: 1,125
Rooms in houses/apartments in Randolph County, Alabama
67% of Randolph County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago. Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% lived in this county. Out of people who lived in different counties, 41% lived in Alabama.
Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:
This state: 15607
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $27,800
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 Randolph County