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Chatom is a town in Washington County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for the Earl of Chatham

The latitude of Chatom is 31.465N. The longitude is -88.254W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 210 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,177.


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Median household income
Local
$31,319
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Chatom demographic reports
Historic sites and museums: Washington County Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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6% of Chatom residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Chatom ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Chatom was $16,650, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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19% of Chatom residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Chatom, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $213.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $750.


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Libraries in Chatom include Washington County Public Library ... View libraries

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Washington County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Chatom political report.

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The average commute time for Chatom workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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