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  •   State: 
    Geneva County
      County all: 
    Geneva | Houston
      County FIPS: 
    01061 | 01069
    31°6′31″N 85°35′40″W
      Area total: 
    9.50 sq mi (24.60 km²)
      Area land: 
    9.49 sq mi (24.58 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.01 sq mi (0.03 km²)
    285 ft (87 m)
  •   Latitude: 
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Dothan, AL
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 

    Slocomb, Geneva County, Alabama, United States

  •   Population: 
      Population density: 
    219.41 residents per square mile of area (84.72/km²)
      Household income: 
      Unemployment rate: 
  •   Sales taxes: 
      Income taxes: 

Slocomb is a city in Geneva County, Alabama, United States. It is part of the Dothan, Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area. At the 2020 census, the population was 2,082. The community is named after postmaster Frank W. Slocomb. The city calls itself the "home of the tomato" and its high school mascot is the "Redtop" The city is located at 31°0631N 85°3540W and has a total area of 9.5 square miles (25 km²), all land. The median income for a household in the city was $32,212, and the median income. for a family was $39,496. Males had a median income of $25,962 versus $21,250 for females. About 20.6% of families and 23.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 32.1% of those under age 18 and 29.5% ofThose age 65 or over. The U.S. Census Bureau says the city is 72.2% White, 22.4% Black or African American, 0.8%. The city has a population of 1,980, with 844 households, and 525 families residing in it. The racial makeup of the city of 2010 was 72. 2% white, 2.7% Hispanic or Latino of any race, and 4.7 percent Asian or Pacific Islander. The average household size was 2.43, with the average family size of 2.94.


According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 9.5 square miles (25 km²), all land. Slocomb is located at 31°0631N 85°3540W. The city is located on the Gulf of Mexico, which is a major shipping route for the region. The town has a population of around 2,000 people, according to the 2010 Census. It is one of the smallest cities in the state, with a total population of about 2,500. The population of the city was 3,000 in 2010, up from 3,200 in 2000. The area has a history of being heavily affected by the Spanish-American War. It was also the site of the Battle of the Bulge, which took place in 1859 and 1859. It has been the scene of several other major battles, including the Siege of Slocombs, which occurred in 1864 and 1869. The current mayor of the town has been in office since 1978. The mayor is a former mayor of SlOComb. The U.N. World Heritage Site is located in the city, which was declared a World Heritage site in 1979. It also has a National Park Service site, which dates back to the 18th century, and was established in 1881. The City's name is derived from the Spanish word "slocomb", which means "slop" or "slope" or'slop' or'snow' in Spanish.


As of the 2010 U.S. census, there were 1,980 people, 816 households, and 554 families residing in the city. The racial makeup of the city was 72.2% White, 22.6% Black or African American, 0.8% Native American, 2.1% Asian, and 1.7% from two or more races. The city's median income was $32,212, and the median income for a family was $39,496. The per capita income for the city in 2010 was $12,772. As of the 2020 United States census, the city's population was 2,082, with 844 households and 525 families. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was2.94. It is located on the Mississippi River, which runs through the center of the town. The Mississippi River is a tributary of the Red River. The Red River flows through the city, which is located in the eastern part of the state. It was the site of the Battle of the Bulge, which took place in 1864. The town's name is derived from the word "bulge" or "bullet" which means "to blow" or to "blow a hole" in the middle of. the river. It has a population of 1,982, making it one of the largest cities in the state, with a population density of 208.4 inhabitants per square mile (80.5/km²).

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Slocomb, Geneva County, Alabama = 89.9. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 101. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 99. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Slocomb = 5.6 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO ( and is uniform worldwide.


The most recent city population of 2,082 individuals with a median age of 40.4 age the population dropped by -4.87% in Slocomb, Geneva County, Alabama population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 219.41 residents per square mile of area (84.72/km²). There are average 2.34 people per household in the 835 households with an average household income of $25,737 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 9.80% of the available work force and has dropped -7.82% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 14.56%. The number of physicians in Slocomb per 100,000 population = 47.1.


The annual rainfall in Slocomb = 55.3 inches and the annual snowfall = 0.2 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 103. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 225. 93 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 37.5 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 30, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Slocomb, Geneva County, Alabama which are owned by the occupant = 68.66%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 41 years with median home cost = $71,380 and home appreciation of 1.55%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $3.56 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.


The local school district spends $4,334 per student. There are 16.7 students for each teacher in the school, 296 students for each Librarian and 364 students for each Counselor. 6.04% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 5.59% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 1.94% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Slocomb's population in Geneva County, Alabama of 1,037 residents in 1900 has increased 2,01-fold to 2,082 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 52.02% female residents and 47.98% male residents live in Slocomb, Geneva County, Alabama.

    As of 2020 in Slocomb, Geneva County, Alabama are married and the remaining 42.02% are single population.

  • 29.3 minutes is the average time that residents in Slocomb require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    82.40% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 14.41% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 0.26% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 2.04% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Slocomb, Geneva County, Alabama, 68.66% are owner-occupied homes, another 20.36% are rented apartments, and the remaining 10.98% are vacant.

  • The 63.36% of the population in Slocomb, Geneva County, Alabama who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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