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Wilcox County, Alabama (AL)

County population in 2017: 10,972 (all rural); it was 13,183 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,543
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,040
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,977
Renter-occupied apartments: 901 (it was 799 in 2000)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

30%

Land area: 889 sq. mi.

Water area: 18.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 12 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Wilcox County: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (31.2%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (27.3%), Public administration (13.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 69%
  • Government: 22%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 9%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Wilcox County, AL (2017)
    • 8,00560.7%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,93022.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 520.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 500.4%Two or more races
    • 50.04%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

40.7 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years
Males: 5,115  (46.6%)
Females: 5,857  (53.4%)
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Average household size:
Wilcox County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $27,971 ($16,646 in 1999)
This county:

$27,971
Alabama:

$48,123

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $292 (lower quartile is $133, upper quartile is $419)
This county:

$292
State:

$565


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $87,283 (it was $39,500 in 2000)
Wilcox:

$87,283
Alabama:

$141,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $26,941 - $159,728

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $138,519
Here:

$138,519
State:

$197,224

Townhouses or other attached units: $89,218
Here:

$89,218
State:

$203,496

Mobile homes: $47,218
Here:

$47,218
State:

$74,580

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $928
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $400

Institutionalized population: 106

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 2
  • Burglaries: 0
  • Thefts: 11
  • Auto thefts: 3

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 1
  • Burglaries: 4
  • Thefts: 13
  • Auto thefts: 9
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $41,000
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $187,700
Number of permits per 10,000 Wilcox, AL residents
Average permit cost in Wilcox, AL
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $353 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $251 (0.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Wilcox, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Wilcox, AL in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Wilcox, AL in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 30.0%
Wilcox County:

30.0%
Alabama:

16.9%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.3% for Black residents, 96.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 105.9% for other race residents, 81.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 40.7 years old
(Males: 39.8 years old, Females: 42.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51.4 years old, Black residents: 36.0 years old, American Indian residents: 60.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 38.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wilcox County is $381 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $435 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $552 a month.

Cities in this county include: Camden, Alberta, Coy-Fatama, Pine Hill, Boykin, Yellow Bluff, Pine Apple, Catherine.

Wilcox 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: De Soto Parish, Louisiana , Jefferson County, Mississippi , Coffee County, Georgia , Smith County, Mississippi , Hood County, Texas , Johnson County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.4%
Alabama:

3.8%

Unemployment by year in Wilcox, AL
County total employment by year in Wilcox, AL
County average yearly wages by year in Wilcox, AL

Current college students: 328
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 8 (118.9% naturalized citizens)

Wilcox County:

0.1%
Whole state:

3.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 02010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 61980 to 1989
  • 121970 to 1979
  • 17Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 63.1%

Wilcox County marital status for males Wilcox County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,257
  • One, attached: 15
  • Two: 5
  • 3 or 4: 193
  • 5 to 9: 149
  • 10 to 19: 31
  • 20 to 49: 5
  • 50 or more: 2
  • Mobile homes: 2,112

Housing units in Wilcox County with a mortgage: 672 (4 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,700

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

56.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Wilcox County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,44234
Black Protestant3,00725
Mainline Protestant5688
Other952
Catholic123
None4,546-
Wilcox 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: 9
Wilcox County:

7.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

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

6.27 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

3.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Wilcox County:

16.2%
Alabama:

11.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Wilcox County:

39.4%
State:

31.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.6%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Wilcox County:

Average size of farms: 523 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $16,480
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $82.81
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 79.18%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $19,366
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 7.92%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $43,556
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 90.52%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.54
Corn for grain: 1036 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 2523 harvested acres
Vegetables: 129 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 79 acres

Earthquake activity:

Wilcox County-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 82% 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 60.4 miles away from Wilcox 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 97.8 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 56.8 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 199.5 miles away from the county center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 122.7 miles away from Wilcox 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 399.6 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, 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, 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 Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: March 01, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1687: March 03, 2007, FEMA Id: 1687, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 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 Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3096: March 15, 1993, FEMA Id: 3096, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • Alabama Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: March 15, 1990 to March 28, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-861: March 21, 1990, FEMA Id: 861, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Wilcox County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Floods: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Wilcox

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,373 (82.1%)
  • Carpooled: 402 (13.9%)
  • Ferryboat: 4 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 5 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 20 (0.7%)
  • Worked at home: 77 (2.7%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Transportation occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Jamaica (88%)
  • England (0%)
  • Scotland (0%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Wilcox County


  • American (6%)
  • English (2%)
  • African (1%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • German (1%)
  • European (0%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 163 people in state prisons
  • 90 people in nursing homes
  • 43 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 5 people in religious group quarters

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

  • 68 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 38 people in federal detention centers
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $38,818.

4.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,902 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.19%
Alabama average:

5.95%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.26% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($26,634 average AGI)
0.93% relocated from other states ($9,261 average AGI)
Wilcox County:

0.93%
Alabama average:

2.56%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Clarke County, AL  0.99% ($40,417 average AGI)


4.53% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,813 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.53%
Alabama average:

5.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.85% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($28,566 average AGI)
0.68% relocated to other states ($6,247 average AGI)
Wilcox County:

0.68%
Alabama average:

2.59%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Clarke County, AL  0.63% ($29,913 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.0

Births per 1000 population in Wilcox County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Wilcox County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 12.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Wilcox County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.9%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Wilcox County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Wilcox County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wilcox County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wilcox County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Wilcox County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Wilcox County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,600 (1,668 aged, 932 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 444 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (384)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (111)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (105)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (82)
  • Congestive heart failure (73)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (66)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (55)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (52)
  • Car occupant [any] injured in unspecified traffic accident (44)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (43)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,972
  • In family households: 8,859 (793 male householders, 1,500 female householders)
    1,309 spouses, 3,470 children (3,337 natural, 127 adopted, 12 stepchildren), 949 grandchildren, 160 brothers or sisters, 170 parents, 411 other relatives, 145 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,842 (712 male householders (617 living alone)), 818 female householders (775 living alone)), 310 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 274

Size of family households: 1,314 2-persons, 613 3-persons, 190 4-persons, 143 5-persons, 18 6-persons, 11 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,393 1-person, 118 2-persons, 15 4-persons.

717 married couples with children.
898 single-parent households (45 men, 853 women).

99.2% of residents of Wilcox speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $116,824,000 ($9,016 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $6,078,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $38,416,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $22,260,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $922,000
Federal grants: $46,125,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,561,000 ($1,849,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,541,000 ($3,402,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $173,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $873,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,701,000

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

Births: 1,183
Here:

91 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 780
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -461
Here -36 per 1000 residents
State +2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Wilcox County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.66 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.7

Year house built in Wilcox County, Alabama
  • Year house built in Wilcox County, Alabama
  • 642014 or later
  • 852010 to 2013
  • 6932000 to 2009
  • 1,4081990 to 1999
  • 1,1691980 to 1989
  • 1,0371970 to 1979
  • 5711960 to 1969
  • 2391950 to 1959
  • 781940 to 1949
  • 3751939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Wilcox County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wilcox County, Alabama
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Wilcox County, Alabama
  • 01 room
  • 82 rooms
  • 483 rooms
  • 1634 rooms
  • 5725 rooms
  • 4226 rooms
  • 4227 rooms
  • 3518 rooms
  • 3579+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wilcox County, Alabama
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wilcox County, Alabama
  • 01 room
  • 192 rooms
  • 473 rooms
  • 3954 rooms
  • 5335 rooms
  • 1676 rooms
  • 1547 rooms
  • 718 rooms
  • 599+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Wilcox County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wilcox County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Wilcox County, Alabama
  • 0no bedroom
  • 341 bedroom
  • 2202 bedrooms
  • 1,3863 bedrooms
  • 5854 bedrooms
  • 1335+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wilcox County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Wilcox County, Alabama
  • 8no bedroom
  • 541 bedroom
  • 4632 bedrooms
  • 8043 bedrooms
  • 1074 bedrooms
  • 215+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Wilcox County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Wilcox County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wilcox County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 151no vehicle
  • 6781 vehicle
  • 8492 vehicles
  • 3903 vehicles
  • 2094 vehicles
  • 665+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Wilcox County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Wilcox County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 431no vehicle
  • 5541 vehicle
  • 3102 vehicles
  • 1323 vehicles
  • 174 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles

94.8% of Wilcox County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 94% lived in Alabama.

Wilcox County:

94.8%
State average:

86.3%

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

  • This state: 10,006
  • Other state: 895
  • Northeast: 142
  • Midwest: 143
  • South: 518
  • West: 89
Year householders moved into unit in Wilcox County, AL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wilcox County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 62.9%Electricity
  • 23.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.2%Utility gas
  • 3.6%Wood
  • 0.6%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 80.9%Electricity
  • 12.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.7%Utility gas
  • 2.1%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

12.6%
Alabama:

10.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 129
Here:

18.5%
Alabama:

11.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 28
Here:

9.3%
Alabama:

12.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Wilcox County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $576,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $700,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,301,000
    Water Utilities: $900,000
    Solid Waste Management: $899,000
    Police Protection: $798,000
    Financial Administration: $722,000
    Correctional Institutions: $569,000
    Central Staff Services: $542,000
    General - Other: $486,000
    Health - Other: $354,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $310,000
    General Public Buildings: $248,000
    Parks and Recreation: $117,000
    Transit Utilities: $107,000
    Libraries: $81,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $24,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $50,000
    General Local Government Support: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $475,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $715,000
    Public Welfare: $40,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,200,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,125,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,000
  • Miscellaneous - Royalties: $144,000
    Interest Earnings: $7,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $926,000
    Central Staff Services: $49,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $169,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $924,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $254,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $224,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $258,000
    Education: $136,000
    Other: $132,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,704,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $1,554,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $370,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $249,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $161,000
    Tobacco Products Sales: $55,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $26,000
    Other: $21,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $9,000
    Other License: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,771,000

Wilcox County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $576,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $700,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,301,000
    Water Utilities: $900,000
    Solid Waste Management: $899,000
    Police Protection: $798,000
    Financial Administration: $722,000
    Correctional Institutions: $569,000
    Central Staff Services: $542,000
    General - Other: $486,000
    Health - Other: $354,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $310,000
    General Public Buildings: $248,000
    Parks and Recreation: $117,000
    Transit Utilities: $107,000
    Libraries: $81,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $24,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $50,000
    General Local Government Support: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $475,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $715,000
    Public Welfare: $40,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,200,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,125,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,000
  • Miscellaneous - Royalties: $144,000
    Interest Earnings: $7,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $926,000
    Central Staff Services: $49,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $169,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $924,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $254,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $224,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $258,000
    Education: $136,000
    Other: $132,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,704,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $1,554,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $370,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $249,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $161,000
    Tobacco Products Sales: $55,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $26,000
    Other: $21,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $9,000
    Other License: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,771,000

Wilcox County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $576,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $700,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,301,000
    Water Utilities: $900,000
    Solid Waste Management: $899,000
    Police Protection: $798,000
    Financial Administration: $722,000
    Correctional Institutions: $569,000
    Central Staff Services: $542,000
    General - Other: $486,000
    Health - Other: $354,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $310,000
    General Public Buildings: $248,000
    Parks and Recreation: $117,000
    Transit Utilities: $107,000
    Libraries: $81,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $24,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $50,000
    General Local Government Support: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $475,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $715,000
    Public Welfare: $40,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,200,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,125,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,000
  • Miscellaneous - Royalties: $144,000
    Interest Earnings: $7,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $926,000
    Central Staff Services: $49,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $169,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $924,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $254,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $224,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $258,000
    Education: $136,000
    Other: $132,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,704,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $1,554,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $370,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $249,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $161,000
    Tobacco Products Sales: $55,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $26,000
    Other: $21,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $9,000
    Other License: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,771,000

Wilcox County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $576,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $700,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,301,000
    Water Utilities: $900,000
    Solid Waste Management: $899,000
    Police Protection: $798,000
    Financial Administration: $722,000
    Correctional Institutions: $569,000
    Central Staff Services: $542,000
    General - Other: $486,000
    Health - Other: $354,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $310,000
    General Public Buildings: $248,000
    Parks and Recreation: $117,000
    Transit Utilities: $107,000
    Libraries: $81,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $24,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $50,000
    General Local Government Support: $9,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $475,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $715,000
    Public Welfare: $40,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,200,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,125,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,000
  • Miscellaneous - Royalties: $144,000
    Interest Earnings: $7,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $926,000
    Central Staff Services: $49,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $169,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $924,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $254,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $224,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $258,000
    Education: $136,000
    Other: $132,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,704,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $1,554,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $370,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $249,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $161,000
    Tobacco Products Sales: $55,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $26,000
    Other: $21,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $9,000
    Other License: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,771,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,679
  • Number of aged recipients: 185
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,494
  • Number of recipients under 18: 270
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,024
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 385
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 665
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 737
Most common first names in Wilcox County, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary8778.4 years
James7872.7 years
Willie7472.2 years
John6073.2 years
William4375.9 years
Robert4276.4 years
George3376.2 years
Henry2875.8 years
Annie2780.9 years
Charlie2276.4 years
Most common last names in Wilcox County, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones6076.2 years
Johnson5074.8 years
Smith4372.5 years
Williams4275.6 years
Morgan3380.3 years
Pettway2871.3 years
Brown2363.2 years
Thompson2379.9 years
Young2176.5 years
Davis2176.7 years
Businesses in Wilcox County, AL
NameCountNameCount
CVS1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Subway1
H&R Block1True Value2
Hardee's1U-Haul1

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