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Demographics Analysis

The people of Samson City, Alabama give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Samson City, Alabama)

Male:

Under 5 years : 14

5 to 9 years : 121

10 to 14 years : 61

15 to 17 years : 7

18 and 19 years : 8

20 years : 16

21 years : 25

22 to 24 years : 19

25 to 29 years : 73

30 to 34 years : 0

35 to 39 years : 76

40 to 44 years : 137

45 to 49 years : 10

50 to 54 years : 116

55 to 59 years : 2

60 and 61 years : 19

62 to 64 years : 54

65 and 66 years : 33

67 to 69 years : 12

70 to 74 years : 24

75 to 79 years : 25

80 to 84 years : 14

85 years and over : 8

Female:

Under 5 years : 55

5 to 9 years : 93

10 to 14 years : 36

15 to 17 years : 104

18 and 19 years : 8

20 years : 0

21 years : 24

22 to 24 years : 51

25 to 29 years : 94

30 to 34 years : 67

35 to 39 years : 41

40 to 44 years : 70

45 to 49 years : 50

50 to 54 years : 51

55 to 59 years : 38

60 and 61 years : 26

62 to 64 years : 72

65 and 66 years : 32

67 to 69 years : 51

70 to 74 years : 37

75 to 79 years : 34

80 to 84 years : 60

85 years and over : 29


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Samson City, Alabama)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 991

Multiple ancestry : 206

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 82

Ancestry not reported : 718


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Samson City, Alabama)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,937

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 22

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 24

Not a U.S. citizen : 14


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Samson City, Alabama)

Total:

Under 5 years : 69

5 to 17 years : 422

18 to 24 years : 151

25 to 34 years : 234

35 to 44 years : 324

45 to 54 years : 227

55 to 59 years : 40

60 and 61 years : 45

62 to 64 years : 126

65 to 74 years : 189

75 years and over : 170

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 69

5 to 17 years : 356

18 to 24 years : 122

25 to 34 years : 156

35 to 44 years : 209

45 to 54 years : 188

55 to 59 years : 12

60 and 61 years : 45

62 to 64 years : 103

65 to 74 years : 125

75 years and over : 125

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 62

18 to 24 years : 9

25 to 34 years : 72

35 to 44 years : 85

45 to 54 years : 39

55 to 59 years : 28

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 23

65 to 74 years : 64

75 years and over : 45

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 4

18 to 24 years : 8

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 10

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 12

25 to 34 years : 6

35 to 44 years : 20

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Samson City, Alabama)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 654

Female : 856

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 184

Female : 243

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 10

Female : 12

Foreign born:

Male : 26

Female : 12


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Samson City, Alabama)

Born in state of residence : 1,052

Born in other state in the United States : 402

Native: born outside the United States : 10

Foreign born : 24


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Samson City, Alabama)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 291

Now married, except separated : 493

Divorced : 233

Separated : 40

Widowed : 135

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 47

Now married, except separated : 221

Divorced : 57

Separated : 7

Widowed : 33

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 12

Now married, except separated : 10

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 38

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Samson City, Alabama)

Speak only English : 1,839

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 19

Speak English less than "very well" : 42

German:

Speak English "very well" : 28

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Samson City, Alabama

  • Other Groups: 590   (41.8%)
  • United States Or American: 424   (30.0%)
  • Irish: 101   (7.2%)
  • English: 69   (4.9%)
  • German: 56   (4.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 48   (3.4%)
  • Subsaharan African: 30   (2.1%)
  • French (except Basque): 22   (1.6%)
  • Italian: 20   (1.4%)
  • British: 16   (1.1%)
  • European: 12   (0.8%)
  • Latvian: 9   (0.6%)
  • Canadian: 7   (0.5%)
  • Norwegian: 4   (0.3%)
  • Dutch: 4   (0.3%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Samson City, Alabama is 1,997



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Samson City, Alabama: 874
Female Population in Samson City, Alabama: 1,123


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Samson City, Alabama: 40.5
Median Female Resident Age in Samson City, Alabama: 38.0


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Alabama is 38


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Samson City, Alabama


White


Both sexes

42.2

Male

40.2

Female

43.6

Black or African American


Both sexes

34.3

Male

33.5

Female

35.3

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

32.0

Male

29.5

Female

42.5

Asian


Both sexes

31.5

Male

29.5

Female

31.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

23.7

Male

24.3

Female

23.2

Two or More Races


Both sexes

14.8

Male

12.5

Female

28.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

22.1

Male

23.3

Female

16.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

43.1

Male

40.9

Female

44.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Samson City, Alabama


  • White: 1,488
  • African American: 408
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 14
  • Two or More Races: 87



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Samson City, Alabama citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Samson City, Alabama

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 36   (6.01%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 10   (1.67%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 47   (7.85%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 52   (8.68%)
  • 9th Grade: 35   (5.84%)
  • 10th Grade: 46   (7.68%)
  • 11th Grade: 24   (4.01%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 33   (5.51%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 190   (31.72%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 28   (4.67%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 50   (8.35%)
  • Associate Degree: 5   (0.83%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 30   (5.01%)
  • Master's Degree: 11   (1.84%)
  • Professional School Degree: 2   (0.33%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 17   (2.29%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 33   (4.45%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 48   (6.47%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 44   (5.93%)
  • 9th Grade: 58   (7.82%)
  • 10th Grade: 62   (8.36%)
  • 11th Grade: 25   (3.37%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 26   (3.5%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 228   (30.73%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 34   (4.58%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 91   (12.26%)
  • Associate Degree: 29   (3.91%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 22   (2.96%)
  • Master's Degree: 21   (2.83%)
  • Professional School Degree: 4   (0.54%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Samson City, Alabama

  • Samson Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: 507 N Johnson St, Samson, AL 36477, Phone: (334) 898-7439, Students: 426 )

  • Samson Middle School


    ( Grades: 7-8, Location: 209 N Broad St, Samson, AL 36477, Phone: (334) 898-1317, Students: 148 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Samson City, Alabama

  • Samson High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 209 N Broad St, Samson, AL 36477, Phone: (334) 898-2371, Students: 207 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Samson City, Alabama

  • Samson Public Library


    200 North Johnson Street, Samson, AL 36477

(updated 2012)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Samson City, Alabama affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Samson City, Alabama.

Area Features of Samson City, Alabama


Airport


(1) Logan Field  

Bridge


(1) Cooks Ferry Bridge Historical   (2) Hays Ferry Bridge  

Building


(1) Flat Creek - Gainer - Hacoda - Geese Communities Volunteer Fire Department   (2) Samson Police Department   (3) Samson Public Library   (4) Samson Volunteer Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Corner Creek Cemetery   (2) Corner Creek Upper Cemetery   (3) Crews Cemetery   (4) Flat Creek Cemetery   (5) Hall And Rivers Cemetery   (6) Oak Ridge Cemetery   (7) Old Sardis Cemetery   (8) Piney Grove Cemetery   (9) Travelers Rest Cemetery  

Church


(1) Battle Hill Church Historical   (2) Corner Creek Methodist Church   (3) Earlytown Church   (4) Eightmile Creek Church   (5) Elitha Grove Church Historical   (6) Elton Church   (7) First Assembly Of God Church   (8) First Baptist Church   (9) First Christian Church   (10) First Methodist Church   (11) Flat Creek Church   (12) Freewill Church   (13) Hacoda Union Church   (14) Harvest Time Church   (15) Lime Springs Church   (16) Living Water Church   (17) Mount Pleasant Church   (18) New Home Church   (19) New Life Worship Center   (20) New Mount Zion Church   (21) Oak Ridge Church Of Christ   (22) Pilgrims Rest Baptist Church   (23) Piney Grove Church   (24) Reese Church   (25) Samson Methodist Church   (26) Spivey Tabernacle   (27) Travelers Rest Church   (28) Weeks Chapel Church   (29) Weeks Memorial Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Samson   (2) Samson Division  

Crossing


(1) Barkers Ferry Historical  

Dam


(1) E S Brooks Dam   (2) Neal Spears Dam   (3) Ted Averett Dam   (4) Tom Davison Dam  

Forest


(1) Geneva State Forest  

Lake


(1) Adams Pond   (2) Burgess Pond   (3) Cook Pond   (4) Faulk Millpond   (5) Lake Victoria   (6) Pigeon Pond  

Locale


(1) Camp Victory   (2) City Of Samson Sewage Lagoon   (3) Liberty Chapel Camp Grounds   (4) Sellers Store Historical   (5) Spivey Camp Ground  

Populated Place


(1) Earlytown   (2) Ganer   (3) Hacoda   (4) Howells   (5) Lowery   (6) Pera   (7) Piney Grove   (8) Samson   (9) Weeks  

Post Office


(1) Samson Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Finks Millpond   (2) Lake Frankie   (3) Lime Springs Lake   (4) Neal Spears Lake   (5) Pettits Fishponds   (6) Ted Averett Lake   (7) Weeks Fishpond  

School


(1) Burgess School Historical   (2) Davis School Historical   (3) Ganer School Historical   (4) Gilmore School Historical   (5) Jones School Historical   (6) Lewis High School   (7) Pleasant Home School Historical   (8) Reese School Historical   (9) Samson High School   (10) Weeks School  

Stream


(1) Barker Mill Creek   (2) Beaver Pond Creek   (3) Bee Branch   (4) Breeds Creek   (5) Bridge Branch   (6) Bushy Branch   (7) Cassidy Branch   (8) Cedar Branch   (9) Corner Creek   (10) Cowhead Creek   (11) Eightmile Creek   (12) Faulk Mill Creek   (13) Flat Creek   (14) Gin Creek   (15) Holley Mill Creek   (16) Indian Branch   (17) Lime Branch   (18) Limestone Creek   (19) Little Rocky Creek   (20) Lowery Creek   (21) Natural Bridge Creek   (22) Panther Creek   (23) Poplar Branch   (24) Pridgen Branch   (25) Redwater Branch   (26) Richland Creek   (27) Samson Branch   (28) Snake Branch   (29) Soapstone Branch   (30) Tiger Branch   (31) Triangle Branch  

Summit


(1) Buffalo Hill  

Swamp


(1) Big Swamp  

Tower


(1) Wrdj-am Samson  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Samson City, Alabama

36477 (pop. 4,520)


Cities Nearby Samson City, Alabama

Samson Ccd, AL  (pop. 4,904) 2.2 Miles
Coffee Springs Town, AL  (pop. 327) 8.9 Miles
Goodman Ccd, AL  (pop. 1,933) 9.4 Miles
Bellwood-coffee Springs Ccd, AL  (pop. 1,963) 10.0 Miles
Kinston Town, AL  (pop. 441) 10.4 Miles
Geneva Ccd, AL  (pop. 5,143) 10.6 Miles
Geneva City, AL  (pop. 4,405) 11.4 Miles
Kinston Ccd, AL  (pop. 1,535) 11.9 Miles
Eunola Town, AL  (pop. 182) 13.0 Miles
Onycha Town, AL  (pop. 184) 15.5 Miles



Area Code(s) in Samson City, Alabama

334



Elevation in Samson City, Alabama is 230.0 ft. (70.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Samson City, Alabama

Lat: 31.112574 N        Long: -86.047865 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Samson City, Alabama need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Alabama

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.59 6.72 4.34 5.61 0.00 5.57
  Total Electric Industry 6.59 6.72 4.34 5.61 0.00 5.57
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.69 6.81 4.37 5.77 0.00 5.64
  Total Electric Industry 6.69 6.81 4.37 5.77 0.00 5.64
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.69 6.85 4.29 5.84 0.00 5.57
  Total Electric Industry 6.69 6.85 4.29 5.84 0.00 5.57
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.82 6.93 4.34 5.89 0.00 5.67
  Total Electric Industry 6.82 6.93 4.34 5.89 0.00 5.67
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.69 6.76 4.12 6.28 0.00 5.48
  Total Electric Industry 6.69 6.76 4.12 6.28 0.00 5.48
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.71 6.73 4.05 7.35 0.00 5.47
  Total Electric Industry 6.71 6.73 4.05 7.35 0.00 5.47
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.63 6.49 3.90 6.82 0.00 5.35
  Total Electric Industry 6.63 6.49 3.90 6.82 0.00 5.35
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.74 6.34 3.71 6.47 0.00 5.33
  Total Electric Industry 6.74 6.34 3.71 6.47 0.00 5.33
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.94 6.54 3.89 7.26 0.00 5.56
  Total Electric Industry 6.94 6.54 3.89 7.26 0.00 5.56
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.03 6.54 3.82 7.02 0.00 5.54
  Total Electric Industry 7.03 6.54 3.82 7.02 0.00 5.54
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.05 6.58 3.87 7.12 0.00 5.61
  Total Electric Industry 7.05 6.58 3.87 7.12 0.00 5.61
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.01 6.53 3.79 7.11 0.00 5.60
  Total Electric Industry 7.01 6.53 3.79 7.11 0.00 5.60
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.12 6.63 3.82 7.46 0.00 5.71
  Total Electric Industry 7.12 6.63 3.82 7.46 0.00 5.71
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.39 6.85 3.98 0.00 0.00 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.39 6.85 3.98 0.00 0.00 5.88
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.62 7.12 4.15 0.00 0.00 6.08
  Total Electric Industry 7.62 7.12 4.15 0.00 0.00 6.08
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.00 7.50 4.52 0.00 0.00 6.46
  Total Electric Industry 8.00 7.50 4.52 0.00 0.00 6.46
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.75 8.18 4.90 0.00 0.00 7.07
  Total Electric Industry 8.75 8.18 4.90 0.00 0.00 7.07

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Samson City, Alabama

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 84   (11.9%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 27   (3.8%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 79   (11.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 47   (6.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 84   (11.9%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 76   (10.7%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 94   (13.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 47   (6.6%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 11   (1.6%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 29   (4.1%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 5   (0.7%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 79   (11.2%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 46   (6.5%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Samson City, Alabama)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 624

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 24

In 3-person carpool : 28

In 4-person carpool : 2

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 6

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 0

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 0


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Samson City, Alabama)

Less than 5 minutes : 62

5 to 9 minutes : 171

10 to 14 minutes : 48

15 to 19 minutes : 20

20 to 24 minutes : 100

25 to 29 minutes : 3

30 to 34 minutes : 108

35 to 39 minutes : 10

40 to 44 minutes : 69

45 to 59 minutes : 66

60 to 89 minutes : 25

90 or more minutes : 2


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Samson City, Alabama)

With Social Security income : 349

No Social Security income : 550


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Samson City, Alabama)

With retirement income : 136

No retirement income : 763


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Samson City, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 55

$10,000 to $14,999 : 5

$15,000 to $19,999 : 35

$20,000 to $24,999 : 71

$25,000 to $29,999 : 25

$30,000 to $34,999 : 41

$35,000 to $39,999 : 106

$40,000 to $44,999 : 12

$45,000 to $49,999 : 26

$50,000 to $59,999 : 44

$60,000 to $74,999 : 28

$75,000 to $99,999 : 18

$100,000 to $124,999 : 0

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 11

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Samson City, Alabama)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $35,250


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Samson City, Alabama

  • WGEA (1150 AM; 1.4 kW; Geneva, AL; Owner: Shelley Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • WKWL (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Lockhart, AL; Owner: Florala Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WDSP (1280 AM; 5.0 kW; Defuniak Springs, FL; Owner: The Sportzmax, Inc.)
  • WOPP (1290 AM; 2.5 kW; Opp, AL; Owner: E & R Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WELB (1350 AM; 1.0 kW; Elba, AL; Owner: Elba Radio Company)
  • WZEP (1460 AM; 10.0 kW; Defuniak Springs, FL; Owner: Walton County Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (1490 AM; 0.4 kW; Enterprise, AL; Owner: Virgle Leon Strictland, Individually)
  • WIRB (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; Enterprise, AL; Owner: Virgle Leon Strictland, Individually)
  • WCMA (1560 AM; 50.0 kW; Daleville, AL; Owner: Perihelion Global, Inc.)
  • NEW (1590 AM; 0.5 kW; Opp, AL; Owner: John H. Beebe)
  • NEW (600 AM; 0.25 kW; Opp, AL; Owner: Rams, Vi)
  • NEW (600 AM; 0.46 kW; Opp, AL; Owner: Rams, Vi)
  • WAMI (860 AM; 1.0 kW; Opp, AL; Owner: The Opp Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WAMI (860 AM; 1.0 kW; Opp, AL; Owner: The Opp Broadcasting Co., Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Samson City, Alabama

  • WVVL (101.1 FM; New Brockton, AL; Owner: Elba Radio Company)
  • WAMI-FM (102.3 FM; Opp, AL; Owner: The Opp Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WAAO-FM (103.7 FM; Andalusia, AL; Owner: Companion Broadcasting Service, Llc)
  • WKMX (106.7 FM; New Brockton, AL; Owner: Magic Broadcasting Alabama Licensing Llc)
  • NEW (89.3 FM; Opp, AL; Owner: Breath Of The Spirit Ministries)
  • NEW (89.3 FM; Opp, AL; Owner: Immanuel Broadcasting Network)
  • NEW (89.3 FM; Opp, AL; Owner: Southeast Alabama Educational Broadcasting)
  • NEW (89.7 FM; Samson, AL; Owner: Calvary Fellowship, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.7 FM; Paxton, FL; Owner: Defuniak Springs Seventh-day Adventist Church)
  • NEW (89.7 FM; Samson, AL; Owner: Joshua Springs Calvary Chapel)
  • NEW (89.7 FM; Samson, AL; Owner: Tbta Ministries)
  • WJED (91.1 FM; Caryville, FL; Owner: Bethany Bible College)
  • WAKJ (91.3 FM; Defuniak Springs, FL; Owner: First Baptist Church, Inc.)
  • WJIF (91.9 FM; Opp, AL; Owner: Opp Educational B/cng Foundation)
  • WRJM-FM (93.7 FM; Geneva, AL; Owner: William C. Carn, Iii Trustee For Stage Door Developement)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Samson City, Alabama

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 63  (15.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 40  (10.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 72  (18.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 45  (11.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 81  (20.3%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 41  (12.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 125  (37.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 100  (29.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 4  (1.2%)


(updated 2010)





There are 184 Farms In Samson City, Alabama


(updated 2008)



Banks In Samson City, Alabama

The Samson Banking Company, Inc. - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $53k
    Industry Specialization: Agricultural
    Total Offices: 1

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Samson City, Alabama

  • Enterprise Municipal


    (about 15.6 miles in Enterprise, Alabama; Airport Code: ETS)

  • Cairns AAF


    (about 22.8 miles in Daleville, Alabama; Airport Code: OZR)

  • South Alabama Regional at Bill Benton Field


    (about 24.5 miles in Andalusia, Alabama; Airport Code: AL4)

  • Vosikas


    (about 35.2 miles in Bonifay, Florida; Airport Code: FL3)

  • Bob Sikes


    (about 36.3 miles in Crestview, Florida; Airport Code: CEW)

  • Dothan Regional


    (about 38.2 miles in Dothan, Alabama; Airport Code: DHN)

  • Duke Field


    (about 42.6 miles in Duke Field Afs, Florida; Airport Code: EGI)

  • Duke Field (Eglin Af Aux Nr 3)


    (about 42.7 miles in Duke Field Afs, Florida; Airport Code: EGI)

  • Brundidge Municipal


    (about 45.2 miles in Brundidge, Alabama; Airport Code: VZI)

  • Headland Municipal


    (about 47.0 miles in Headland, Alabama; Airport Code: VWA)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Samson City, Alabama

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

82.54%

Carpooled

12.99%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

2.09%

Other Means

1.26%

Worked At Home

1.12%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Samson City, Alabama, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Samson City, Alabama)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 345

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 15

Female householder, no husband present : 117

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 359

Householder not living alone : 63


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Samson City, Alabama)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 8

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 41

All other households : 850


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Samson City, Alabama)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 262

Renter-occupied housing units : 83

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 15

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 54

Renter-occupied housing units : 63

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 194

Renter-occupied housing units : 228


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Samson City, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 236

$10,000 to $14,999 : 50

$15,000 to $19,999 : 124

$20,000 to $24,999 : 71

$25,000 to $29,999 : 39

$30,000 to $34,999 : 41

$35,000 to $39,999 : 143

$40,000 to $44,999 : 55

$45,000 to $49,999 : 26

$50,000 to $59,999 : 44

$60,000 to $74,999 : 33

$75,000 to $99,999 : 18

$100,000 to $124,999 : 0

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 11

$200,000 or more : 8


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Samson City, Alabama)

Total : 1,221


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Samson City, Alabama)

Occupied : 899

Vacant : 322


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Samson City, Alabama)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Samson City, Alabama)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 26

Built 1990 to 1999 : 76

Built 1980 to 1989 : 247

Built 1970 to 1979 : 342

Built 1960 to 1969 : 88

Built 1950 to 1959 : 213

Built 1940 to 1949 : 34

Built 1939 or earlier : 195


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Samson City, Alabama)

Utility gas : 220

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 77

Electricity : 572

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 19

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 11

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Samson City, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 27

$10,000 to $14,999 : 28

$15,000 to $19,999 : 9

$20,000 to $24,999 : 37

$25,000 to $29,999 : 15

$30,000 to $34,999 : 30

$35,000 to $39,999 : 25

$40,000 to $49,999 : 13

$50,000 to $59,999 : 33

$60,000 to $69,999 : 53

$70,000 to $79,999 : 89

$80,000 to $89,999 : 24

$90,000 to $99,999 : 29

$100,000 to $124,999 : 48

$125,000 to $149,999 : 6

$150,000 to $174,999 : 35

$175,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 to $249,999 : 0

$250,000 to $299,999 : 17

$300,000 to $399,999 : 7

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Samson City, Alabama)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 7

Home equity loan only : 0

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 189

Housing units without a mortgage : 329


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Samson City, Alabama)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $24,700

Built 1980 to 1989 : $64,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $68,900

Built 1960 to 1969 : $63,800

Built 1950 to 1959 : $84,600

Built 1940 to 1949 : $34,700

Built 1939 or earlier : $79,100


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Samson City, Alabama: 63.0%

Percentage of Family Households in Alabama: 67.8%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Samson City, Alabama

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 2 2 $170,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $170,000
2000        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2001        
  Single Family 2 2 $350,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $350,000
2002        
  Single Family 2 2 $220,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $220,000
2003        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2004        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2005        
  Single Family 1 1 $64,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $64,000
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Samson City, AL): $18,594
Median Household Income In 2000 (Alabama): $34,135


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Samson City): $39,600
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alabama): $76,700


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Samson City): $286
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alabama): $447


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Samson City, Alabama

Utility Gas: 35.4%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 7.5%
Electricity: 56.6%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.6%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Samson City, Alabama are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Samson City, Alabama

Geneva County Home Care


     Address: 606 South Academy Street, Geneva, Alabama 36340
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Mid-south Home Health Agency, Llc


     Address: 105 Whaley Street, Opp, Alabama 36467
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 12/8/1983

Lhc Homecare Of South Alabama


     Address: 700 Brantley Street, Opp, Alabama 36467
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/14/1994

Coffee County Home Care


     Address: 2841 Neal Metcalf Road, Enterprise, Alabama 36330
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Healthmark Home Health Agency


     Address: 4413 Us Highway 331 South, Defuniak Springs, Florida 32435
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/30/1992

Hospitals Close To Samson City, Alabama

Wiregrass Medical Center


     Address: 1200 W Maple Avenue, Geneva, Alabama 36340
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Mizell Memorial Hospital


     Address: 702 N Main St, Opp, Alabama 36467
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Florala Memorial Hospital


     Address: 24273 Fifth Avenue, Florala, Alabama 36442
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Federal

Medical Center Enterprise


     Address: 400 N Edwards Street, Enterprise, Alabama 36330
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Healthmark Regional Medical Center


     Address: 4413 Us Hwy 331 S, Defuniak Springs, Florida 32435
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Nursing Homes Close To Samson City, Alabama

Wiregrass Nursing Home


     Address: 1200 Maple Avenue West, Geneva, Alabama 36340
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 83
     Percent Occupied: 86%

Opp Health And Rehabilitation


     Address: 115 Paulk Avenue P O Box 638, Opp, Alabama 36467
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 179
     Percent Occupied: 91%

Florala Health And Rehabilitation Llc


     Address: 23621 Goldenrod Avenue, Florala, Alabama 36442
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 75
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Enterprise Health & Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 300 Plaza Drive P O Box 311227, Enterprise, Alabama 36331
     Ownership: Government - City
     Number of Residents: 230
     Percent Occupied: 89%

Chautauqua Rehabilitation And Nursing Center


     Address: 785 South 2nd Street, Defuniak Springs, Florida 32435
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 118
     Percent Occupied: 66%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Samson City, Alabama

Name: Farley
Address: PO Box 470; Ashford, AL 36312
Distance: 48 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Samson City, Alabama

    Retired Workers: 680
    Disabled Workers: 280
    Widowers Workers: 110
    Spouses Workers: 50
    Children Workers: 105


(updated 2007)



Geneva County, Alabama Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 20.09%
  • Bush & Cheney 79.30%
  • Other 0.62%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Samson City, Alabama citizens.

Relocation to Geneva County, AL

8.13 % of Geneva County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $28,594

Alabama Average 6.81 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Geneva County, AL (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Houston County , AL 1.95 % ($29,738 AGI )
  • Coffee County , AL 0.85 % ($22,634 AGI )
  • Dale County , AL 0.73 % ($26,672 AGI )

Relocation away from Geneva County, AL

7.18 % of Geneva County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $27,183

Alabama Average 6.16 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Geneva County, AL (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Houston County , AL 2.23 % ($29,146 AGI )
  • Coffee County , AL 0.91 % ($30,474 AGI )
  • Dale County , AL 0.73 % ($20,738 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Alabama

Low Bracket: $500 (2.00%)
High Bracket: $3,000 (5.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Alabama

4.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Samson City, Alabama is based on over 50 years of data.















Storms In Samson City, Alabama

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Thunderstorm Wind        
07/14/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $10K --
06/12/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $1K --
07/16/2006, 02:00 pm 0 0 $25K --
06/24/2006, 04:45 pm 0 0 $20K --
05/08/2006, 09:00 pm 0 0 $12K --
07/15/2004, 07:40 pm 0 0 $1K --
07/15/2004, 07:00 pm 0 0 $8K --
05/31/2004, 02:15 pm 0 0 $1K --
12/24/2002, 06:30 am 0 0 $10K --
05/27/2001, 03:50 pm 0 0 $5K --
03/12/2001, 01:40 pm 0 0 $20K --
07/22/2000, 02:45 pm 0 0 $20K --
07/21/2000, 03:00 pm 0 0 $100K --
07/21/2000, 01:35 pm 0 0 $10K --
05/13/2000, 06:00 pm 0 0 $1K --
05/13/2000, 04:30 pm 0 0 $8K --
04/03/2000, 08:30 pm 0 0 $20K --
04/03/2000, 08:23 pm 0 0 $75K --
08/22/1999, 04:25 pm 0 0 $2K --
05/18/1999, 05:30 pm 0 0 $5K --
09/28/1998, 08:05 pm 0 0 $5K --
09/28/1998, 07:20 pm 0 0 $3K --
06/20/1998, 04:40 pm 0 0 $15K --
01/07/1998, 11:15 am 0 0 $4K --
12/01/1996, 04:40 am 0 0 $5K --
04/29/1996, 03:45 pm 0 0 $2K --
11/08/1989, 07:35 am 0 3 -- --
         



Hurricanes And Storms In Samson City, Alabama

  • Category 1: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 80 Knots
  • Tropical Depression: (Name Unknown) - Wind Speed: 25 Knots



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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Samson City, Alabama directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Samson City, Alabama

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 52
Rape 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 3 1
    per 100,000 48 0 50 0 49 0 49 50 0 0 103 154 52
Robbery 2 1 1 3 0 0 3 0 0 0 2 2 2
    per 100,000 96 48 50 148 0 0 148 0 0 0 103 103 103
Assault 5 13 5 7 9 3 2 2 6 7 15 22 15
    per 100,000 241 622 248 345 443 147 99 100 296 343 770 1,129 773
Burglary 6 13 13 13 30 15 4 13 8 6 19 29 22
    per 100,000 289 622 645 640 1,478 734 197 648 395 294 975 1,489 1,134
Larceny Theft 9 23 34 52 42 31 11 29 24 35 65 60 81
    per 100,000 433 1,101 1,686 2,562 2,069 1,517 543 1,446 1,185 1,717 3,335 3,080 4,175
Vehicle Theft 1 2 3 5 3 1 2 4 0 1 6 1 4
    per 100,000 48 96 149 246 148 49 99 199 0 49 308 51 206
Arson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
    per 100,000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 103 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
2 4 2 3 3 0 2 0 2 2 5 7 5
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
4 10 13 18 19 12 4 12 8 11 23 23 27
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
3 7 7 10 11 6 3 6 5 6 14 15 16


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Alabama

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
5,616 5,193 8,943 9,745 10,675 13,329 13,293 12,000 12,912 13,074


(updated 2014)



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