Samson, Geneva County, Alabama

Samson: City in Geneva County, Alabama, United States

About

Samson is a city located in the county of Geneva in the U.S. state of Alabama. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,940. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,853 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Samson

Population : 1,853 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alabama (United States)
County : Geneva County
Postal code : 36477
Phone Area Codes : 334
Water as percent of area : 0.26%
Land as percent of area : 99.74%
Altitude : 200 feet / 61 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 23:19:42 (4th February 2023)
Population growth : -4.7% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Samson is located at 31°6'47"N 86°2'46"W (31.1129500, -86.0460500).

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Samson decreased by 4.7% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2000 2,071 -
2010 1,940 -6.75% census
2011 1,935 -0.26% estimation process
2012 1,941 0.31% estimation process
2013 1,918 -1.2% estimation process
2014 1,909 -0.47% estimation process
2015 1,911 0.1% estimation process
2016 1,893 -0.95% estimation process
2017 1,876 -0.91% estimation process
2018 1,864 -0.64% estimation process
2019 1,854 -0.54% estimation process
2020 1,853 -0.05% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 11,442
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 10,667
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 7.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 11,732
April 1, 2010 Population : 10,660
People under 5 years old, percentage : 8.6%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 25.0%
People over 65 (%) : 23.5%
Female persons, % : 51.7%
White only, percent : 88.6%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 2.2%
Asians alone % : 1.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.9%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 19.7%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 75.3%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,029
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 6.9%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 61.3%

Samson zip code is 36477. County name: Geneva, County fips: 01061

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 61.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $170,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,146
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $407
2015-2019 median gross rent : $930
2015-2019 Households : 4,377
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.52
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 75.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 95.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 82.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 90.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.2%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 18.3%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 51.7%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 50.1%
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 194,017
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 448,557
2012 total retail sales per capita : $41,827
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $46,310
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $25,014
Percentage of people living in poverty : 20.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,201
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 505
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 452
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 120
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 982
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 116
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 895
2010 population per square mile : 260.4
2010 land area in square miles : 40.94
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 55.2%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $100,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,054
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $387
2015-2019 median gross rent : $676
2015-2019 Households : 5,193
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 3.03
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.9%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 48.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 87.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 78.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 74.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 20.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.2%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.8%
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 449,205
2012 total retail sales per capita : $27,934
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $48,567
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $19,893
Percentage of people living in poverty : 16.1%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,106
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,043
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 662
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 529
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,466
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 104
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,760
2010 population per square mile : 1,047.3
2010 land area in square miles : 14.86

Schools in Samson

College & universities near Samson, AL

Code Name City ZIP
101143 Enterprise State Community College Enterprise (AL) 36330-1300

Post offices near Samson

Post Office Name City ZIP
Samson Post Office Samson (AL) 36477

Other cities in Geneva County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Geneva County , AL.

City Name Population Title
Geneva 4,262 Town in Alabama
Hartford 2,591 City in Alabama
Slocomb 1,929 City in Geneva County, Alabama, United States
Malvern 1,462 Town in Geneva County, Alabama, United States
Coffee Springs 220 Town in Geneva County, Alabama, United States
Black 203 Town in Alabama, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Samson distances to largest Alabama cities