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

The community was named for Frank W. Slocomb, postmaster

The latitude of Slocomb is 31.108N. The longitude is -85.594W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 285 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,002.


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Median household income
Local
$22,113
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Slocomb demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 1. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.5 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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5% of Slocomb residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Slocomb ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Slocomb was $12,772, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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

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Median rent in Slocomb, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $257.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $568.


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

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

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The average commute time for Slocomb workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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