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People

Total Population 2,103
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 14.3%
Employed Population 16+ 605
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 34.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $27,837
% Above Poverty Level 60.4%
% Below Poverty Level 39.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 0.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 30.2%
Median Gross Rent $418
Median House Value $66,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 43%
US/American 0%
English 7.4%
Irish 8.3%

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

Samson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles W of Dothan, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 206 miles SW of Atlanta, Georgia
County Geneva
Standard Zip Codes 36477
Phone Area Codes 334
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.112
Longitude -86.046

Samson 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 GENEVA NO 2
Distance 10.6 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 59 F
Apr Temp 51 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 90 F
Oct Temp 53 to 78 F
Annual Precip 58.9 inches
Station DE FUNIAK SPRINGS
Distance 26.3 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 61 F
Apr Temp 52 to 78 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 53 to 80 F
Annual Precip 65.5 inches
Station CRESTVIEW BOB SIKES AP
Distance 36 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 62 F
Apr Temp 53 to 79 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 55 to 80 F
Annual Precip 63.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Coffee Springs 264 $49,688
Enterprise 27,785 $73,642
Eunola 421 $0
Geneva 4,469 $39,524
Kinston 563 $35,625
Opp 6,665 $44,425

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

Samson Public Libraries

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Samson Public Library
200 NORTH JOHNSON STREET
Samson, Alabama
(334) 898-7806

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Samson High Schools

SAMSON HIGH SCHOOL
209 N BROAD ST
334-898-2371
Serves 219 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.4

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