Boykin, Alabama

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Population in 2010: 275.
Males: 86  (31.5%)
Females: 189  (68.5%)
Median resident age:

47.8 years
Alabama median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 36720, 36723.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $31,749
Boykin:

$31,749
AL:

$51,734

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $17,276

Boykin CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $85,687
Boykin:

$85,687
AL:

$154,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $103,926; detached houses: $103,931
March 2019 cost of living index in Boykin: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 55.8%
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According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Boykin, Alabama as of June 24, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Boykin is 124 to 1.


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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $210 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Montgomery, AL (61.8 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (506.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Camden, AL (2.4 miles ),
Alberta, AL (3.0 miles ),
Catherine, AL (3.6 miles),
Yellow Bluff, AL (3.8 miles),
Coy-Fatama, AL (3.8 miles ),
Oak Hill, AL (4.0 miles),
Orrville, AL (4.0 miles ),
Carlowville, AL (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 32.08 N, Longitude: 87.28 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 334

Distribution of median household income in Boykin, AL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Boykin, AL in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

10.9%
Alabama:

4.0%

Tornado activity:

Boykin-area historical tornado activity is below Alabama state average. It is 19% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the Boykin place center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 4/23/1971, a category F4 tornado 26.9 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Boykin-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 86% greater 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 66.0 miles away from the city 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 91.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 192.5 miles away from Boykin center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 118.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 192.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Wilcox County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Boykin:

  • CAMDEN NURSING FACILITY INC. (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CAMDEN, AL)
  • HOMETOWN HOSPICE OF CAMDEN, INC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; CAMDEN, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Boykin:

  • Alabama State University (about 61 miles; Montgomery, AL; Full-time enrollment: 5,457)
  • University of West Alabama (about 64 miles; Livingston, AL; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • Faulkner University (about 66 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 68 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,092)
  • Shelton State Community College (about 74 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • University of Montevallo (about 76 miles; Montevallo, AL; FT enrollment: 2,826)
  • The University of Alabama (about 81 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 30,931)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Gees Bend Access Point (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Boykin include: Pleasant Grove Church (A), Friendship Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pettway Cemetery (1), Sandhill Cemetery (2), Sodom Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Yamene Coleman - College basketball player (Alabama Crimson Tide).

Wilcox County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.8 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

69.0%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.0%
Whole state:

4.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Boykin:

Marital status in Boykin, AL
  • Never married: 48.4%
  • Now married: 28.6%
  • Separated: 16.6%
  • Widowed: 6.4%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Boykin:

  • High school or higher: 50.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 53.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

22.5
Alabama average:

11.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Boykin, AL (based on Wilcox County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,44234
Black Protestant3,00725
Mainline Protestant5688
Other952
Catholic123
None4,546-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
This county:

7.05 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Wilcox 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
Wilcox County:

3.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

16.2%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

39.4%
State:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.6%
State:

13.5%

Strongest AM radio stations in Boykin:

  • WCOX (1450 AM; 1 kW; CAMDEN, AL; Owner: DOWN HOME BROADCASTING)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYNI (930 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, AL; Owner: MCKISSICK ENTERPRISES)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJUS (1310 AM; 5 kW; MARION, AL; Owner: GRACE BAPTIST TEMPLE CHURCH)
  • WACV (1170 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Boykin:

  • WYVC (102.3 FM; CAMDEN, AL; Owner: DOWN HOME BROADCASTING)
  • WBFZ (105.3 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: IMANI COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, INC)
  • WAPR (88.3 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: UA-ASU-TSU EDUCATIONAL RADIO CORP.)
  • WKXK (96.7 FM; PINE HILL, AL; Owner: AUTAUGAVILLE RADIO, INC.)
  • WINL (98.5 FM; LINDEN, AL; Owner: WEST ALABAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WVFG (107.5 FM; UNIONTOWN, AL; Owner: CHARLES E. JONES, JR.)
  • WMBV (91.9 FM; DIXONS MILLS, AL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WJAM-FM (97.3 FM; ORRVILLE, AL; Owner: SCOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WALX (100.9 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: ALEXANDER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Boykin:

  • WAKA (Channel 8; SELMA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WBIH (Channel 29; SELMA, AL; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIIQ (Channel 41; DEMOPOLIS, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • W24CK (Channel 24; SELMA, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Boykin fatal accident list:

Nov 2, 2015 08:20 PM, Cr-29, Lat: 32.075600, Lon: -87.291192, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 23, 2013 03:30 AM, Cr-29, Lat: 32.068908, Lon: -87.302703, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 3, 2011 01:15 PM, 1125, Lat: 32.068939, Lon: -87.302919, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 5, 2008 02:45 PM, 1125, Lat: 32.078360, Lon: -87.276840, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 62ft / 19.5mTotal length
  • $5,708,000Total costs
  • 12,018Total average daily traffic
  • 1,099Total average daily truck traffic
  • 15,242Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Boykin, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 61950-1959
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Boykin, AL
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Boykin, AL
  • 28.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 28.9%Other fuel
  • 15.6%Utility gas
  • 13.3%Electricity
  • 13.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Boykin, AL
  • 56.0%Electricity
  • 44.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Boykin compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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