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Population (year 2000): 28,633. Estimated population in July 2005: 27,963 (-2.3% change)
Males: 13,082 (45.7%), Females: 15,551 (54.3%)

Mobile County

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Median resident age: 31.8 years
Median household income: $19,544 (year 2000)
Median house value: $50,100 (year 2000)

Prichard, AL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Prichard:

  • Black (84.5%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (14.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)
  • Hispanic (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (4.7%), English (1.7%), Irish (1.3%), Subsaharan African (1.0%).Alabama

Elevation: 29 feet

Land area: 25.4 square miles

Prichard,

For population 25 years and over in Prichard

  • High school or higher: 65.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 15.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Prichard city

  • Never married: 37.1%
  • Now married: 38.1%
  • Separated: 5.2%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

0.7% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -5,525 (-16.2%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: AL Mobile, (4.7 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Orleans, LA New (144.9 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (505.0 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: AL (1.6 miles Chickasaw, AL Mobile, (4.7 miles AL (5.4 miles Saraland, AL (8.0 miles Satsuma, AL (11.8 miles Creola, Corner, AL (13.2 miles Tillmans Fort, AL Spanish (13.4 miles AL (14.7 miles Theodore,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 2 buildings, average cost: $69,300
  • 1997: 79 buildings, average cost: $48,000
  • 1998: 73 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 1999: 22 buildings, average cost: $71,000
  • 2000: 104 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 2001: 19 buildings, average cost: $94,700
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $95,200
  • 2004: 88 buildings, average cost: $102,100

Latitude: 30.75 N, Longitude: 88.10 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 251

Prichard, Alabama business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.1%), Manufacturing (14.9%), Retail trade (10.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,798 (-6.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,229 (14.4%)

Crime in Prichard by Year

Type 2001 2003 2004
Murders 9 6 3
    per 100,000 31.4 21.0 10.5
Rapes 12 30 10
    per 100,000 41.9 104.8 34.9
Robberies 214 187 127
    per 100,000 747.4 653.1 443.5
Assaults 292 258 162
    per 100,000 1019.8 901.1 565.8
Burglaries 1,204 824 639
    per 100,000 4204.9 2877.8 2231.7
Thefts 1,404 1,354 1,112
    per 100,000 4903.4 4728.8 3883.6
Auto thefts 349 365 314
    per 100,000 1218.9 1274.8 1096.6
1064.4 931.6 670.0

Average climate in Prichard, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Prichard,

Prichard-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 65% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/1968, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.0 miles away from the Prichard city center injured 18 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 11/21/1997, a category 3 tornado 5.4 miles away from the city center caused $2 million in damages.

Birthplace of: Joe Arnold - College football player (UAB Blazers), Kennedy Winston - College basketball player (Alabama Crimson Tide).


Hospitals/medical centers near Prichard:
  • UNIV OF SOUTH ALABAMA MEDICAL CENTER (about 3 miles; MOBILE, AL)
  • UNIV OF SOUTH AL CHILDRENS AND WOMENS (about 6 miles; MOBILE, AL)
  • PROVIDENCE HOSPITAL (about 8 miles; MOBILE, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Prichard, AL

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Prichard:
  • MOBILE DOWNTOWN (about 10 miles; MOBILE, AL; ID: BFM)
  • MOBILE REGIONAL (about 11 miles; MOBILE, AL; ID: MOB)
  • TRENT LOTT INTERNATIONAL (about 36 miles; PASCAGOULA, MS; ID: PQL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Prichard:
  • MARK REYNOLDS/NORTH MOBILE COUNTY (about 14 miles; CREOLA, AL; ID: 15A)
  • SKYWEST AIRPARK (about 19 miles; MOBILE, AL; ID: S26)
  • ST ELMO (about 21 miles; ST ELMO, AL; ID: 2R5)

Amtrak station near Prichard:
  • 6 miles: MOBILE (11 GOVERNMENT ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Fire - Other 1 $1,390 $16,680 0 $0
Firefighters 45 $95,127 $25,367 0 $0
Police - Other 22 $38,324 $20,904 12 $6,153
Police Protection - Officers 68 $146,503 $25,853 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 8 $10,742 $16,113 0 $0
Other Government Administration 19 $34,034 $21,495 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 4 $7,273 $21,819 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 19 $35,765 $22,588 0 $0
Water Supply 34 $75,021 $26,478 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 5 $7,058 $16,939 0 $0
Sewerage 11 $29,176 $31,828 0 $0
Financial Administration 4 $10,950 $32,850 0 $0
Streets and Highways 21 $24,150 $13,800 0 $0
Totals for Government 261 $515,514 $23,701 12 $6,153
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Prichard:
  • BISHOP STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 6 miles; MOBILE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,758)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA (about 7 miles; MOBILE, AL; FT enrollment: 9,082)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH ALABAMA-BALDWIN (about 22 miles; FAIRHOPE, AL; FT enrollment: 5,582)
  • JAMES H FAULKNER STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 25 miles; BAY MINETTE, AL; FT enrollment: 2,050)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF WEST FLORIDA (about 64 miles; PENSACOLA, FL; FT enrollment: 6,282)
  • PENSACOLA JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 66 miles; PENSACOLA, FL; FT enrollment: 6,036)
  • MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 69 miles; PERKINSTON, MS; FT enrollment: 6,329)
Public high schools in Prichard:
  • CF VIGOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,116; Location: 913 N WILSON AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MATTIE T BLOUNT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 618; Location: 838 W MAIN ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • TL FAULKNER SCHOOL (Location: 33 WEST ELM ST; Grades: 07 - 12)
Private high school in Prichard:
  • CEDAR GROVE PREPATORY ACADEMY (Students: 21; Location: PO BOX 10127; Grades: 6 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Prichard:
  • WD ROBBINS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 511; Location: 2416 W MAIN ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • GRANT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 473; Location: 535 EASTERLING ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • WHITLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 359; Location: 528 SIPSEY ST; Grades: PK - 05)
  • GLENDALE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 320; Location: 22 FLOCK AVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • P O I N T E ACADEMY (Location: 1874 PLEASANT AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 12)
Private primary/middle school in Prichard:
  • ST. JAMES MAJOR (Students: 158; Location: 927 WEST PRICHARD AVENUE; Grades: PK - 8)
Library in Prichard:
  • PRICHARD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $334,543; Location: 300 W. LOVEJOY LOOP; 75,166 books; 1,536 audio materials; 1,542 video materials; 224 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Prichard: Shelton Beach (A), Oakridge Nursing Home (B), Prichard Water Treatment Plant (C), Prichard Sewage Treatment Plant (D), Prichard Library (E), Mitchell Library (F).

Shopping Centers: Wilson Plaza Shopping Center (1), Belt 45 Shopping Center (2), Eight Mile Shopping Center (3).

Churches in Prichard include: Whistler United Methodist Church (A), Whistler Pentecostal Holiness Church (B), Whistler Baptist Church (C), Whatley Independent Church of God (D), Blooming Grove Missionary Baptist Church (E), Krafton Church of God (F), Brookwood Baptist Church (G), True Light Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Whistler Cemetery (1), Whispering Pines Cemetery (2), Shiloh Cemetery (3), Elam Cemetery (4), Myers Cemetery (5).

Reservoir: Cochran Lake (A).

Creeks: Magee Creek (A), Seabury Creek (B).

Parks in Prichard include: John F Fagerstrom Municipal Park (1), Joel Blackwell Memorial Field (2), Pollard Park (3), Chickasabogue Park (4), Prichard Municipal Stadium (5), Prichard Municipal Park (6).

Post office: (A).  


Prichard compared to Alabama state average:
  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Prichard:
  • WKSJ (1270 AM; 5 kW; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBHY (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WLPR (960 AM; 5 kW; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WNTM (710 AM; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLVV (1410 AM; 5 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WLVV, INC.)
  • WABB (1480 AM; 5 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WABB-FM, INC.)
  • WMOB (1360 AM; 5 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: BUDDY TUCKER ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WGOK (900 AM; 1 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDLT (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WBCA (1110 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BAY MINETTE, AL; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
Strongest FM radio stations in Prichard:
  • WDLT-FM (98.3 FM; CHICKASAW, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBHY-FM (88.5 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WZEW (92.1 FM; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: BALDWIN BROADCASTING COMPANY, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • WRKH (96.1 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXC (99.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WABB-FM (97.5 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WABB-FM, INC.)
  • WHIL-FM (91.3 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: SPRING HILL COLLEGE)
  • WMEZ (94.1 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJLQ (100.7 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBLX-FM (92.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYOK (104.1 FM; ATMORE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAVH (106.5 FM; DAPHNE, AL; Owner: BALDWIN BROADCASTING COMPANY, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • WKSJ-FM (94.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPCS (89.5 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC)
  • WYCL (107.3 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WNSP (105.5 FM; BAY MINETTE, AL; Owner: COM+, LLC)
  • WOSM (103.1 FM; OCEAN SPRINGS, MS; Owner: CHARLES H. COOPER)
TV broadcast stations around Prichard:
  • WRBM-LP (Channel 60; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: UPPER GULF COAST, L.L.C.)
  • WKRG-TV (Channel 5; MOBILE, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W52BF (Channel 52; MOBILE, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WEAR-TV (Channel 3; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: WEAR LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W50CF (Channel 50; MOBILE, AL; Owner: FRANKLIN MEDIA, INC.)
  • WALA-TV (Channel 10; MOBILE, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMPV-TV (Channel 21; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPMI (Channel 15; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJTC (Channel 44; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEIQ (Channel 42; MOBILE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WHBR (Channel 33; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PENSACOLA/MOBILE, INC.)
  • WBPG (Channel 55; GULF SHORES, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMOE-LP (Channel 12; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

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