? Alabama/Alabaster - Zip Code, Weather Forecast, Radio Stations, Population, Crime Rate, Area Codes, Homes for Sale

 

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Population (year 2000): 22,619. Estimated population in July 2005: 27,517 (+21.7% change)
Males: 11,004 (48.6%), Females: 11,615 (51.4%)

Shelby County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 33.3 years
Median household income: $58,379 (year 2000)
Median house value: $123,500 (year 2000)

Alabaster, AL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Alabaster:

  • White Non-Hispanic (86.9%)
  • Black (9.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.5%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (17.0%), English (13.3%), German (10.7%), Irish (10.6%), Scottish (3.3%), Italian (2.8%).Alabama

Elevation: 499 feet

Land area: 20.5 square miles

Alabaster,

For population 25 years and over in Alabaster

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 30.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alabaster city

  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 67.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 8.0%

2.3% Foreign born (1.1% Latin America, 0.7% Europe, 0.3% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +7,196 (+46.7%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: AL (10.8 miles Hoover, pop. 62,742).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: AL Birmingham, (20.3 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (598.3 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: AL (4.0 miles Helena, AL Pelham, (5.7 miles AL (9.1 miles Montevallo, AL (9.9 miles Calera, AL (10.8 miles Hoover, AL (11.0 miles Wilton, Springs Village, AL (11.0 miles Indian AL Chelsea, (13.7 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 731 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 1997: 440 buildings, average cost: $83,400
  • 1998: 276 buildings, average cost: $86,900
  • 1999: 216 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2000: 219 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2001: 241 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 2002: 235 buildings, average cost: $94,800
  • 2003: 349 buildings, average cost: $126,100
  • 2004: 293 buildings, average cost: $155,500

Latitude: 33.23 N, Longitude: 86.82 W

Area code: 205

Alabaster, Alabama business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.0%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.4%), Manufacturing (11.3%), Retail trade (10.9%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (10.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -5,810 (-25.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,804 (14.8%)

Crime in Alabaster (2001):
  • 2 murders (8.8 per 100,000)
  • 1 rape (4.4 per 100,000)
  • 11 robberies (48.4 per 100,000)
  • 15 assaults (66.1 per 100,000)
  • 23 burglaries (101.3 per 100,000)
  • 175 thefts (770.7 per 100,000)
  • 19 auto thefts (83.7 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 83.2 (higher means more crime, US average = 330.8)

Average climate in Alabaster, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Alabaster-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 156% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1977, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.3 miles away from the Alabaster city center killed 22 people and injured 130 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1998, a category 5 tornado 24.3 miles away from the city center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.

Birthplace of: Monique Bivins - WNBA player (Minnesota Lynx, born: Sep 30, 1981).


Hospital/medical center in Alabaster:
  • SHELBY BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER (1000 FIRST STREET NORTH)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Alabaster:
  • BROOKWOOD MEDICAL CENTER (about 17 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • HEALTHSOUTH LAKESHORE REHAB HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER PRINCETON (about 18 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Alabaster, AL

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Alabaster:
  • BIRMINGHAM INTL (about 23 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; ID: BHM)
  • TUSCALOOSA REGIONAL (about 54 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; ID: TCL)
  • TALLADEGA MUNI (about 59 miles; TALLADEGA, AL; ID: ASN)
Other public-use airports nearest to Alabaster:
  • SHELBY COUNTY (about 6 miles; ALABASTER, AL; ID: EET)
  • BESSEMER (about 8 miles; BESSEMER, AL; ID: EKY)
  • BIBB COUNTY (about 28 miles; CENTREVILLE, AL; ID: 0A8)

Amtrak station near Alabaster:
  • 20 miles: BIRMINGHAM (1819 MORRIS AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 3 $7,398 $29,592 0 $0
Natural Resources 7 $10,844 $18,589 0 $0
Streets and Highways 12 $23,796 $23,796 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 4 $10,344 $31,032 0 $0
Local Libraries 14 $21,002 $18,001 0 $0
Financial Administration 10 $30,300 $36,360 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 3 $7,220 $28,880 0 $0
Sewerage 7 $17,920 $30,720 0 $0
Other Government Administration 2 $5,436 $32,616 8 $7,850
Totals for Government 62 $134,260 $25,985 8 $7,850
College/University in Alabaster:
  • MITCHELL COSMETOLOGY COLLEGE (Location: 116 FIRST ST; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alabaster:
  • UNIVERSITY OF MONTEVALLO (about 9 miles; MONTEVALLO, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,651)
  • SAMFORD UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM (about 23 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; FT enrollment: 12,178)
  • JEFFERSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; FT enrollment: 3,279)
  • BEVILL STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 40 miles; SUMITON, AL; FT enrollment: 2,670)
  • SHELTON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; FT enrollment: 3,635)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA (about 53 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; FT enrollment: 17,453)
Public high schools in Alabaster:
  • THOMPSON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,299; Location: 100 WARRIOR DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • SHELBY COUNTY INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICES CENTER-CAREER (Location: 601 1ST ST S; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Alabaster:
  • THOMPSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,223; Location: 1509 KENT DAIRY RD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MEADOW VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 867; Location: 2800 SMOKEY ROAD; Grades: KG - 03)
  • THOMPSON INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 802; Location: 1425 MONTEVALLO RD; Grades: 02 - 06)
  • LINDA NOLEN LEARNING CENTER (Students: 51; Location: 1411 MONTEVALLO HWY; Grades: KG - 12)
Private primary/middle school in Alabaster:
  • DEVELOPING ALABAMA YOUTH DAY P (Students: 47; Location: PO BOX 1811; Grades: 7 - 11)
Library in Alabaster:
  • ALBERT L. SCOTT LIBRARY (Operating income: $524,366; Location: 100 9TH STREET NW; 39,578 books; 1,428 audio materials; 918 video materials; 120 serial subscriptions)
 

Alabaster compared to Alabama state average:
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Alabaster:
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WQCR (1500 AM; 2 kW; ALABASTER, AL; Owner: WGTT, INC.)
  • WERC (960 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRJS (1320 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBYE (1370 AM; 1 kW; CALERA, AL; Owner: PROGRESSIVE UNITED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLPH (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; IRONDALE, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WAYE (1220 AM; 1 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Alabaster:
  • WQEM (101.5 FM; COLUMBIANA, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WQEN (103.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZRR (99.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC-FM (93.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • W281AB (104.1 FM; MOUNTAIN BROOK, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLJR (88.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BRIARWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH)
  • WBFR (89.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVSU-FM (91.1 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: SAMFORD UNIVERSITY)
  • WANZ (100.7 FM; NORTHPORT, AL; Owner: APEX BRAODCASTING INC.)
  • WENN (105.9 FM; TRUSSVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
TV broadcast stations around Alabaster:
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WBXA-CA (Channel 2; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WTTO (Channel 21; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBRC (Channel 6; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM BROADCASTING (WVTM-TV), LLC)
  • WOTM-LP (Channel 19; MONTEVALLO, AL; Owner: JAMES DONALD EARLEY)
  • WBMA-LP (Channel 58; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • W27CM (Channel 27; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • W46DK (Channel 46; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W34BI (Channel 34; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBIH (Channel 29; SELMA, AL; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W15AZ (Channel 15; ALABASTER, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST CHURCH SCHOOL)
  • W49AY (Channel 49; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • W62BG (Channel 62; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)

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