Fort Rucker, AL

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Fort Rucker Profile


Overview

Fort Rucker is a very small town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 4,520 people and just one neighborhood, Fort Rucker is the 124th largest community in Alabama. Fort Rucker has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Fort Rucker, where the median household income is $59,265.00.

Occupations and Workforce

Fort Rucker is a military town: the armed forces employs 25.88% of the workforce, making the military a major focus of life in the city. In the civilian sector, Healthcare and Public Service are important in the local economy and are the town’s largest civilian employers, employing 29.89% and 19.78% of the civilian workforce respectively.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 12.76% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Setting & Lifestyle

Fort Rucker is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Fort Rucker enrolled in college, Fort Rucker has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.

The overall crime rate in Fort Rucker is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.

Residents of the town have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 12.86 minutes getting to work every day.

As is often the case in a small town, Fort Rucker doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Fort Rucker Demographics

The education level of Fort Rucker citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 36.09% of adults in Fort Rucker have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Fort Rucker in 2010 was $21,617, which is upper middle income relative to Alabama, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $86,468 for a family of four. However, Fort Rucker contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Fort Rucker is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Fort Rucker home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fort Rucker residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Fort Rucker also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.89% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Fort Rucker include Irish, English, Dutch, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Fort Rucker is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Fort Rucker 0.101011101001110
Alabama 4.72

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Fort Rucker 0.101011101001110
Alabama 29.79

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Fort Rucker 0.101011101001110
Alabama 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to AL Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Morris R. Mcbride Elementary School
700 Custer Rd.
Fort Benning, AL, 31905
PK-05
Frank R. Loyd Elementary School
5701 Santa Fe Rd.
Fort Benning, AL, 31905
PK-05
Don C. Faith Middle School
1375 Ingersoll St.
Fort Benning, AL, 31905
06-08
Herbert J. Dexter Elementary School
99 Yeager Ave.
Fort Benning, AL, 31905
PK-05
Fort Rucker Primary School
Po Box 620279
Fort Rucker, AL, 36362
PK-01
Fort Rucker Elementary School
Po Box 620279
Fort Rucker, AL, 36362
02-06
Maxwell Afb Elementary/middle School
800 Magnolia Blvd.
Maxwell Afb, AL, 36112
PK-08
Freddie Stowers Elementary School
7791 Stowers Dr.
Fort Benning, AL, 31905
PK-05
Edward A. White Elementary School
300 1st Division Rd.
Fort Benning, AL, 31905
PK-05
Richard G. Wilson Elementary School
112 Lavoie Ave.
Fort Benning, AL, 31905
PK-05

School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 0.0% 51.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 46.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 5.0%

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