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Randolph County, Alabama (AL)


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County population in 2012: 22,675 (19% urban, 81% rural); it was 22,380 in 2000
County 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:

21%
State:

30%

Land area: 581 sq. mi.
Water area: 3.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 39 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Randolph County: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (26.4%), Educational,health and social services (20.5%), Retail trade (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 74%
  • Government: 17%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 9%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Randolph County, Alabama:


Median resident age:  41.0 years
Alabama median age:  37.0 years

Males: 11,104  (47.2%)
Females: 11,809  (52.8%)

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Randolph County,AL real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Randolph County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $34,012 ($28,675 in 1999)
This county:

$34012
Alabama:

$40489

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $302 (lower quartile is $213, upper quartile is $388)
This county:

$302
State:

$468


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $91,383 (it was $59,900 in 2000)
Randolph County:

$91,383
Alabama:

$119,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $48,896 - $173,515

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $156,921
Here:

$156,921
State:

$173,288

Townhouses or other attached units: $71,825
Here:

$71,825
State:

$141,507

In 2-unit structures: $282,151
Here:

$282,151
State:

$154,801

Mobile homes: $69,967
Here:

$69,967
State:

$39,336

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $42,938
Here:

$42,938
State:

$43,371
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $988
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $252

Institutionalized population: 214

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


Randolph County, AL map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $250 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $166 (0.2%)


Randolph County household income distribution in 2009 Randolph County home values distribution


Randolph County contract rent distribution in 2009

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 19.9%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.4% for Black residents, 35.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.3% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 44.4% for two or more races residents)
Median age of residents in 2010: 41 years old
(Males: 40 years old, Females: 42 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43 years old, Black residents: 33 years old, American Indian residents: 45 years old, Asian residents: 39 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22 years old, Other race residents: 22 years old)

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

17.0%
Whole state:

16.1%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

6.0%
Whole state:

7.3%

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.

Cities in this county include: Roanoke, Folsom, Wedowee, Rock Mills, Wadley, Morrison Crossroads, Graham, Woodland.

Randolph 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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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Randolph County: Level Road (A), Big Hunting Club (B), Rock Stand (C), Tin Shop (D), Camp Heard (E), Tallapoosa River Hunting Club (F), Saxon Crossroads (G), Rock Stand Volunteer Fire Department (H), Newell Volunteer Fire Department (I), Tin Shop Volunteer Fire Department (J), Dickert Volunteer Fire Department (K), Corinth Volunteer Fire Department (L), Fosters Crossroads Volunteer Fire Department (M), New Hope Volunteer Fire Department (N), A and M Volunteer Fire Department (O), Bethel East Volunteer Fire Department Station 14 (P), East Randolph County Fire Department (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Randolph County include: Mount Carmel Church (A), Mount Gilead Baptist Church (B), Mount Grove Baptist Church (C), Mount Olive Church (D), Mount Pleasant Baptist Church (E), Mount Prospect Church (F), Napoleon Church (G), Pleasant Grove Baptist Church (H), New Area Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Old Cool Spring Cemetery (1), Old Rocky Branch Cemetery (2), Knight Cemetery (3), Fisher Cemetery (4), Wildcat Creek Cemetery (5), Malone Cemetery (6), Highway Ridge Memorial Gardens (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Crystal Lake (A), Burns Lake Number 2 (B), Carpenter Lake (C), Moores Pond (D), Burns Lakes (E), Boyd Lake (F), Woodland Lake (G), Brady Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Stitt Branch (A), Shoal Creek (B), Sandy Creek (C), Rollins Creek (D), Rocky Branch (E), Rice Branch (F), Price Branch (G), Panther Branch (H), Tanyard Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Neighboring counties: Chambers County , Clay County , Cleburne County , Carroll County, Georgia , Tallapoosa County , Heard County, Georgia , Troup County, Georgia .

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)


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)

Randolph County:

1.2%
Whole state:

2.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population


Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 58.3%

Randolph County marital status for males
Randolph County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


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

Here:

50.6% with mortgage
State:

64.0% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.87%
Here49.9%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 11,162
Total congregations: 102

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Churches of ChristChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents5,965 (53.4%)2,828 (25.3%)708 (6.3%)683 (6.1%)209 (1.9%)
Congregations37 (36.3%)32 (31.4%)7 (6.9%)11 (10.8%)2 (2.0%)
NameChristian Churches and Churches of ChristCatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchUnited Church of ChristOther
Adherents194 (1.7%)126 (1.1%)93 (0.8%)91 (0.8%)265 (2.4%)
Congregations2 (2.0%)1 (1.0%)1 (1.0%)2 (2.0%)7 (6.9%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Randolph County - Roanoke, Folsom, Wedowee, Rock Mills, Wadley

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
This county:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Randolph County:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
This county:

10.72 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Randolph County:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.7%
Alabama:

11.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.7%
Alabama:

31.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Randolph County:

13.6%
State:

13.5%


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

Tornado activity:

Randolph County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is below Alabama state average. It is 1.3 times above overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 19 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 1/26/1974, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Randolph County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alabama state average. It is 98% 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 the county center
On 8/19/2004 at 23:51:49, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 88.2 miles away from the county center
On 5/9/2004 at 08:56:10, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


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: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers


Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (12%)
  • Metal and metal products (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Truck transportation (3%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (10%)
  • Apparel (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Social assistance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (15%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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




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





Randolph County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,888 (77%)
  • Carpooled: 1,680 (19%)
  • Motorcycle: 8 (0%)
  • Walked: 153 (2%)
  • Other means: 62 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 187 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

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


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $37,594.

5.88% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,637 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
Alabama average:

6.81%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.37% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($11,375 average AGI)
3.51% relocated from other states ($26,259 average AGI)
Randolph County:

3.51%
Alabama average:

3.11%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Carroll County, GA  0.62% ($56,689 average AGI)
from Chambers County, AL  0.57% ($24,610)
from Calhoun County, AL  0.44% ($31,469)
from Troup County, GA  0.37% ($21,481)
from Clay County, AL  0.26% ($28,789)
from Cleburne County, AL  0.19% ($43,571)
from Lee County, AL  0.19% ($29,786)


5.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,048 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
Alabama average:

6.16%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
2.89% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($14,774 average AGI)
2.64% relocated to other states ($13,274 average AGI)
Randolph County:

2.64%
Alabama average:

2.51%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Calhoun County, AL  0.60% ($24,093 average AGI)
to Carroll County, GA  0.53% ($33,053)
to Troup County, GA  0.46% ($21,667)
to Clay County, AL  0.40% ($23,172)
to Chambers County, AL  0.33% ($33,417)
to Lee County, AL  0.32% ($32,870)
to Cleburne County, AL  0.24% ($22,235)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.3

Births per 1000 population in Randolph County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Randolph County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 13.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Randolph County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 4,226 (3,357 aged, 869 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 133.9. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 165.7. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

 

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 146.6
  • Other - 19.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 22,506

Size of family households: 2,961 2-persons, 1,450 3-persons, 1,115 4-persons, 503 5-persons, 211 6-persons, 117 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,559 1-person, 221 2-persons, 16 3-persons, 6 4-persons, 4 5-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

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:

Births: 1,470
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,436
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +30
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +300
Here:

+13 per 1000 residents
State:

+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:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.3

Year house built

Rooms in houses/apartments in Randolph County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 16
  • 2 rooms: 19
  • 3 rooms: 189
  • 4 rooms: 927
  • 5 rooms: 1,922
  • 6 rooms: 1,720
  • 7 rooms: 1,089
  • 8 rooms: 525
  • 9+ rooms: 431
  • 1 room: 10
  • 2 rooms: 92
  • 3 rooms: 221
  • 4 rooms: 461
  • 5 rooms: 534
  • 6 rooms: 337
  • 7 rooms: 99
  • 8 rooms: 46
  • 9+ rooms: 4
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Randolph County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 16
  • 1 bedroom: 149
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,842
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,941
  • 4 bedrooms: 725
  • 5+ bedrooms: 165
  • no bedroom: 22
  • 1 bedroom: 270
  • 2 bedrooms: 817
  • 3 bedrooms: 617
  • 4 bedrooms: 71
  • 5+ bedrooms: 7
Cars and other vehicles available in Randolph County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 418
  • 1 vehicle: 1,662
  • 2 vehicles: 2,711
  • 3 vehicles: 1,420
  • 4 vehicles: 383
  • 5+ vehicles: 244
  • no vehicle: 261
  • 1 vehicle: 877
  • 2 vehicles: 456
  • 3 vehicles: 184
  • 4 vehicles: 22
  • 5+ vehicles: 4

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.

Randolph County:

66.5%
State average:

58.1%


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


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
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (48.1%)
  • Electricity (29.3%)
  • Utility gas (16.6%)
  • Wood (5.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (40.9%)
  • Electricity (29.6%)
  • Utility gas (25.4%)
  • Wood (2.8%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 181
Here:

6.6%
Alabama:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 73
Here:

6.0%
Alabama:

10.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 40
Here:

6.0%
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 (Noninst.)


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Randolph County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Randolph County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)




Most common first names in Randolph County, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James24073.1 years
John21775.2 years
William20372.9 years
Mary16577.1 years
Annie10779.5 years
Willie9973.8 years
Robert9772.4 years
Charlie8873.5 years
George6974.3 years
Thomas6574.1 years
Most common last names in Randolph County, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith13674.3 years
Brown9876.0 years
Johnson8873.0 years
Kirby6578.3 years
Bailey6275.6 years
Knight5974.0 years
Clark5073.6 years
Williams4976.9 years
Jones4976.8 years
White4172.4 years
Businesses in Randolph County, AL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Sears1
FedEx2Subway2
H&R Block2U-Haul2
McDonald's1Walmart1
Nike1
Browse common businesses in Randolph County, AL

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