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Population (year 2000): 6,592. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,474 (-1.8% change)
Males: 3,126 (47.4%), Females: 3,466 (52.6%)

Etowah County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 38.1 years
Median household income: $27,444 (year 2000)
Median house value: $51,800 (year 2000)

Attalla, AL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Attalla:

  • White Non-Hispanic (83.3%)
  • Black (13.2%)
  • Hispanic (2.5%)
  • Other race (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (25.7%), Irish (10.0%), English (5.7%), German (4.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.2%), Dutch (1.5%).Alabama

Elevation: 550 feet

Land area: 6.7 square miles

Attalla,

For population 25 years and over in Attalla

  • High school or higher: 68.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Attalla city

  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -554 (-7.8%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: AL Huntsville, (59.4 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: AL Birmingham, (59.4 miles pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (552.4 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Ridgeville, AL (3.3 miles) , City, AL (5.2 miles Rainbow AL Gadsden, (6.1 miles City, AL (6.5 miles Reece AL (8.5 miles Steele, AL (8.9 miles Southside, AL (9.8 miles Mountainboro, City, AL (11.5 miles Sardis


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 6 buildings, average cost: $59,800
  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $57,700
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $70,700
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $84,700
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $89,400
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $87,900

Latitude: 34.01 N, Longitude: 86.10 W

Area code: 256

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

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (26.0%), Educational,health and social services (15.0%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (12.2%), Retail trade (12.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -53 (-0.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 528 (19.8%)

Crime in Attalla by Year

Type 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 1 1 2
    per 100,000 15.2 15.2 30.3
Robberies 5 4 3
    per 100,000 75.8 60.7 45.5
Assaults 66 55 45
    per 100,000 1001.2 834.3 682.6
Burglaries 42 41 45
    per 100,000 637.1 622.0 682.6
Thefts 228 231 228
    per 100,000 3458.7 3504.2 3458.7
Auto thefts 7 14 8
    per 100,000 106.2 212.4 121.4
420.5 391.8 358.2

Average climate in Attalla, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Attalla-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 196% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/24/2001, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the Attalla city center injured 22 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 11/18/1957, a category 4 tornado 19.8 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Carnell Williams - 2005 NFL player (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, born: Apr 21, 1982).


Hospitals/medical centers near Attalla:
  • RIVERVIEW REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 8 miles; GADSDEN, AL)
  • GADSDEN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 13 miles; GADSDEN, AL)
  • HEALTHSOUTH REHABILITATION HOSPITAL (about 13 miles; GADSDEN, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Attalla, AL

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Attalla:
  • TALLADEGA MUNI (about 31 miles; TALLADEGA, AL; ID: ASN)
  • ANNISTON METROPOLITAN (about 34 miles; ANNISTON, AL; ID: ANB)
  • BIRMINGHAM INTL (about 56 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; ID: BHM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Attalla:
  • GADSDEN MUNI (about 4 miles; GADSDEN, AL; ID: GAD)
  • THE ALBERTVILLE MUNI-THOMAS J BRUMLIK FLD (about 18 miles; ALBERTVILLE, AL; ID: 8A0)
  • ROBBINS FIELD (about 19 miles; ONEONTA, AL; ID: 20A)

Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1 $2,985 $35,820 0 $0
Welfare 1 $1,448 $17,376 0 $0
Health 1 $1,904 $22,848 0 $0
Sewerage 4 $13,721 $41,163 0 $0
Local Libraries 2 $2,808 $16,848 1 $562
Other and Unallocable 3 $5,722 $22,888 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 5 $12,352 $29,644 1 $620
Other Government Administration 4 $11,861 $35,583 6 $3,202
Judicial and Legal 1 $2,644 $31,728 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 19 $58,777 $37,122 0 $0
Police - Other 4 $7,826 $23,478 1 $235
Firefighters 19 $57,090 $36,056 0 $0
Streets and Highways 13 $28,789 $26,574 0 $0
Totals for Government 77 $207,928 $32,404 9 $4,619
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Attalla:
  • GADSDEN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 21 miles; GADSDEN, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,360)
  • JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 27 miles; JACKSONVILLE, AL; FT enrollment: 6,418)
  • JEFFERSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 49 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; FT enrollment: 3,279)
  • GEORGE C WALLACE STATE COMMUNITY COLL-HANCEVILLE (about 50 miles; HANCEVILLE, AL; FT enrollment: 3,272)
  • ALABAMA A & M UNIVERSITY (about 58 miles; NORMAL, AL; FT enrollment: 4,886)
  • SAMFORD UNIVERSITY (about 61 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IN HUNTSVILLE (about 63 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; FT enrollment: 4,795)
Public high schools in Attalla:
  • ETOWAH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 683; Location: 201 CASE AVE.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • CAREER TECHNICAL CENTER (Students: 13; Location: 105 BURKE AVE SE; Grades: 10 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Attalla:
  • ETOWAH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 525; Location: 429 S 4TH ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CURTISTON PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 320; Location: 1 CULLMAN AVE; Grades: PK - 02)
  • STOWERS HILL INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 295; Location: 404 9TH AVE W; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • IVALEE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 265; Location: 840 GALLANT RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • DUCK SPRINGS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 239; Location: 10180 DUCK SPRINGS RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • ETOWAH COUNTY ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Location: 106 BURKE AVE. S.E.; Grades: 04 - 12)
Library in Attalla:
  • ATTALLA-ETOWAH CO. PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $89,524; Location: 604 NORTH 4TH STREET; 24,622 books; 227 audio materials; 82 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Attalla: Attalla Speedway (A), Union Station (B), Attalla City Hall (C).

Churches in Attalla include: Wares Temple Holiness Church (A), Calvary Baptist Church (B), Stowers Hill Baptist Church (C), Cherry Street Baptist Church (D), Church of God (E), Church of God of the United Assembly (F), Siberton Baptist Church (G), Sibert Methodist Church (H).

Parks in Attalla include: Siberton Park (1), Attalla City Park (2).

Post office: (A).  


Attalla compared to Alabama state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
  • Population density above state average for cities.
Strongest AM radio stations in Attalla:
  • WGAD (1350 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: DEKALB COUNTY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WJBY (930 AM; 5 kW; RAINBOW CITY, AL; Owner: GADSDEN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WAAX (570 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMGJ (1240 AM; 1 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: FLOYD L. DONALD BROADCASTING CO. INC)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Attalla:
  • WKXX (102.9 FM; ATTALLA, AL; Owner: BROADCAST MEDIA LLC)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WSGN (91.5 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: GADSDEN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WTBB (89.9 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGMZ (93.1 FM; GLENCOE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WLJS-FM (91.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES/JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WVOK-FM (97.9 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTWX-FM (95.9 FM; GUNTERSVILLE, AL; Owner: GUNTERSVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGRW (90.7 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WORD WORKS, INC.)
  • WAFN-FM (92.7 FM; ARAB, AL; Owner: FUN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W269AX (101.7 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKLD (97.7 FM; ONEONTA, AL; Owner: BLOUNT COUNTY BROADCASTING SERVICE INC.)
  • W269AN (101.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: JOHN S. LA TOUR/J & J B/C)
TV broadcast stations around Attalla:
  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W15AP (Channel 15; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTJP (Channel 60; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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