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People

Total Population 1,006
Male Share of the Population 56.5%
Female Share of the Population 43.5%
Senior Citizens 25.1%
Employed Population 16+ 400
Age of the Population 51

Families

% of people married 43.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,125
% Above Poverty Level 80.2%
% Below Poverty Level 19.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.4%
Median Gross Rent $510
Median House Value $102,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 33%
US/American 0%
English 5.7%
Irish 9.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Chatom Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 54 miles N of Mobile, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 150 miles NE of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Washington
Standard Zip Codes 36518
Phone Area Codes 251
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.465
Longitude -88.254

Chatom Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CHATOM
Distance 0.3 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 60 F
Apr Temp 51 to 79 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 80 F
Annual Precip 63.9 inches
Station THOMASVILLE
Distance 22.4 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 51 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 53 to 78 F
Annual Precip 59.9 inches
Station RICHTON 3 SSE
Distance 39.8 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 59 F
Apr Temp 50 to 77 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 79 F
Annual Precip 59.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Coffeeville 383 $30,500
Jackson 5,055 $53,233
McIntosh 422 $49,875
Millry 565 $53,864
Silas 680 $27,321

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Chatom Public Libraries

Library
Washington County Public Library
608 ST. STEPHENS AVENUE
Chatom, Alabama
(251) 847-2097

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Chatom Hospitals

WASHINGTON COUNTY INFIRMARY
(Government - Local)
649 ST STEPHENS AVENUE HIGHWAY 56
(251) 847-2223
Emergency Service: Yes

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Chatom High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

WASHINGTON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
HIGHWAY 56
251-847-2851
A Title I School.
Serves 609 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.8

WASHINGTON COUNTY AREA VOCATIONAL CENTER
HIGHWAY 56
251-847-2040
A Vocational School

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