Pine Ridge, Alabama

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Population in 2019: 284 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +16.9%
 
Males: 154  (54.4%)
Females: 130  (45.6%)
Median resident age:

24.7 years
Alabama median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 35968.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $47,826 (it was $28,250 in 2000)
Pine Ridge:

$47,826
AL:

$51,734

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $17,611 (it was $14,237 in 2000)

Pine Ridge town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $162,865 (it was $55,800 in 2000)
Pine Ridge:

$162,865
AL:

$154,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $171,903; detached houses: $218,963; mobile homes: $27,980

Median gross rent in 2019: $398.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pine Ridge: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 19.0%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 11.8% for other race residents, 97.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Pine Ridge, AL (2019)
    • 28158.9%White alone
    • 20041.9%Hispanic
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

Races in Pine Ridge detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: American (22.6%), Scotch-Irish (3.3%), English (2.9%), Irish (2.6%), German (2.2%), Dutch (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 960 feet

Land area: 1.26 square miles.

Population density: 225 people per square mile   (very low).

Pine Ridge, Alabama map

67 residents are foreign born (13.7% Latin America).

This town:

14.1%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,632 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $211 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntsville, AL (50.1 miles , pop. 158,216).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (87.0 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (521.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Fort Payne, AL (2.0 miles ),
Rainsville, AL (2.2 miles ),
Shiloh, AL (2.4 miles ),
Fyffe, AL (2.7 miles ),
Sylvania, AL (2.8 miles ),
Powell, AL (3.0 miles ),
Lakeview, AL (3.4 miles),
Hammondville, AL (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 34.45 N, Longitude: 85.78 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 256

Distribution of median household income in Pine Ridge, AL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Pine Ridge, AL in 2019
Pine Ridge satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.6%
Alabama:

4.0%
Most common industries in Pine Ridge, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Apparel (26.6%)
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.3%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Apparel (21.8%)
  • Construction (14.5%)
  • Public administration (9.1%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Motor vehicles, parts & supplies merchant wholesalers (3.6%)
  • Food (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Apparel (31.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.1%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Social assistance (9.3%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (7.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Pine Ridge, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (19.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (11.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.4%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.5%)
  • Child care workers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (18.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (27.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (13.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (11.1%)
  • Child care workers (9.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7.4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (5.6%)

Average climate in Pine Ridge, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 53.1. This is better than average.

City:

53.1
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 22.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.1
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Pine Ridge-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 124% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/19/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.3 miles away from the Pine Ridge town center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/6/2008, a category F4 tornado 15.9 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 12 people.

Earthquake activity:

Pine Ridge-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 120% greater 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 9.2 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 9.1 miles away from Pine Ridge 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 111.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 139.0 miles away from Pine Ridge center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 192.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/2018 at 09:14:43, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MW, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 100.1 miles away from Pine Ridge center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in DeKalb County (30) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 20, Floods: 17, Tornadoes: 15, Winds: 9, Hurricanes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pine Ridge topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Pine Ridge:

  • AMERICA'S BEST CARE PLUS, INC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; RAINSVILLE, AL)
  • DEKALB REGIONAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; FORT PAYNE, AL)
  • CROWNE HEALTH CARE OF FT PAYNE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FORT PAYNE, AL)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF FORT PAYNE (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; FORT PAYNE, AL)
  • COLLINSVILLE HEALTHCARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; COLLINSVILLE, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pine Ridge:

  • Northeast Alabama Community College (about 11 miles; Rainsville, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,409)
  • Snead State Community College (about 29 miles; Boaz, AL; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Gadsden State Community College (about 34 miles; Gadsden, AL; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • Berry College (about 36 miles; Mount Berry, GA; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Georgia Highlands College (about 38 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,071)
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College (about 38 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,629)
  • Jacksonville State University (about 44 miles; Jacksonville, AL; FT enrollment: 7,566)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • DeKalb Baptist Medical Center has been bought by Community Health Systems of Brentwood, Tenn. The new name of the hospital since April 2006 is "DeKalb Regional Medical Center.

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Pine Ridge Fire Protection (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Pine Ridge: Mount Herman Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Mount Herman Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

DeKalb County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.7 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

68.3%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

2.9%
Whole state:

4.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Pine Ridge:

Marital status in Pine Ridge, AL
  • Never married: 17.9%
  • Now married: 65.0%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

For population 25 years and over in Pine Ridge:

  • High school or higher: 62.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

26.7
Alabama average:

11.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pine Ridge, AL (based on DeKalb County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant32,536144
Mainline Protestant3,92536
Catholic2,6571
Other2522
Black Protestant-1
None31,739-
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: 12
DeKalb County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
DeKalb County:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Here:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
DeKalb County:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
This county:

5.60 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.1%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
DeKalb County:

31.7%
State:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
DeKalb County:

20.7%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Pine Ridge:

43.0%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Pine Ridge:

33.8%
State:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Pine Ridge:

27.8
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Pine Ridge:

17.2%
State:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Pine Ridge:

5.4%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.6
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Pine Ridge:

27.2%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

50.4%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.7%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pine Ridge, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$163
Totals for Government 0$0 8$163

5.00% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($32,546 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.00%
Alabama average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Marshall County, AL  0.99% ($28,534 average AGI)
to Jackson County, AL  0.85% ($28,133)
to Etowah County, AL  0.37% ($32,651)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pine Ridge:

  • WZOB (1250 AM; 5 kW; FORT PAYNE, AL; Owner: CENTRAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WQRX (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VALLEY HEAD, AL; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WFPA (1400 AM; 1 kW; FORT PAYNE, AL; Owner: DEKALB COUNTY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WVSM (1500 AM; daytime; 1 kW; RAINSVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN ADVERTISING CO., INC.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WGTA (950 AM; 5 kW; SUMMERVILLE, GA; Owner: AZTECA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pine Ridge:

  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKEA-FM (98.3 FM; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: KEA RADIO, INC.)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WATG (95.7 FM; TRION, GA; Owner: TTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • WMXN-FM (101.7 FM; STEVENSON, AL; Owner: KEA RADIO, INC.)
  • W215BA (90.9 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJCK (88.3 FM; PIEDMONT, AL; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKCX (97.7 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: BRIAR CREEK BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLJS-FM (91.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES/JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WXQW (94.1 FM; MERIDIANVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W293AH (106.5 FM; NORMAL, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQTU (102.3 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: MCDOUGALD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTBB (89.9 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • W212AR (90.3 FM; LINDALE, GA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pine Ridge:

  • W64BJ (Channel 64; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)

Pine Ridge fatal accident list:

Feb 20, 2009 03:28 PM, Sr-35, 25, Lat: 34.444425, Lon: -85.776400, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pine Ridge, AL
  • 63.2%Electricity
  • 25.5%Utility gas
  • 8.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pine Ridge, AL
  • 46.7%Utility gas
  • 30.0%Electricity
  • 20.0%No fuel used
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Pine Ridge compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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