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Samson is a city in Geneva County, in the Dothan metro area.

The community was named for the biblical figure

The latitude of Samson is 31.112N. The longitude is -86.046W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 200 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,017.


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Median household income
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$18,594
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Samson demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 7. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.5 per 1,000 people.
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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4% of Samson residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Samson ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Samson was $12,834, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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7% of Samson residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Samson, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $174.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $516.


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Libraries in Samson include Samson Public Library ... View libraries

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

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

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