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Population (year 2000): 7,395. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,721 (+4.4% change)
Males: 3,478 (47.0%), Females: 3,917 (53.0%)

Marshall County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 40.8 years
Median household income: $29,882 (year 2000)
Median house value: $96,100 (year 2000)

Guntersville, AL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Guntersville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (86.4%)
  • Black (8.5%)
  • Hispanic (2.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Other race (0.9%)

Ancestries: United States (14.0%), English (10.9%), Irish (10.7%), German (7.7%), French (3.4%), Scottish (2.6%).Alabama

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 23.6 square miles

Guntersville,

For population 25 years and over in Guntersville

  • High school or higher: 75.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Guntersville city

  • Never married: 16.1%
  • Now married: 58.4%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

0.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +230 (+3.2%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: AL Huntsville, (32.6 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: AL Birmingham, (67.2 miles pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (526.8 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: AL Albertville, (8.1 miles Union Grove, AL (11.0 miles) , AL (11.0 miles Grant, AL (12.3 miles Douglas, AL (13.6 miles Boaz, AL (14.1 miles Arab, Hope, AL (15.4 miles New City, AL (16.9 miles Sardis


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 45 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 1997: 27 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 1998: 20 buildings, average cost: $132,200
  • 1999: 61 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2000: 28 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $151,100
  • 2002: 28 buildings, average cost: $152,700
  • 2003: 23 buildings, average cost: $165,300
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $118,300

Latitude: 34.35 N, Longitude: 86.29 W

Area code: 256

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

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (20.4%), Educational,health and social services (17.8%), Retail trade (14.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,771 (+51.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,418 (50.0%)

Crime in Guntersville by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 13.5 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 11 4 4
    per 100,000 0.0 148.7 54.1 54.1
Robberies 5 12 7 9
    per 100,000 67.6 162.3 94.7 121.7
Assaults 70 62 72 45
    per 100,000 946.6 838.4 973.6 608.5
Burglaries 125 153 190 146
    per 100,000 1690.3 2069.0 2569.3 1974.3
Thefts 580 516 606 587
    per 100,000 7843.1 6977.7 8194.7 7937.8
Auto thefts 22 36 29 23
    per 100,000 297.5 486.8 392.2 311.0
665.4 752.3 783.8 660.4

Average climate in Guntersville, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Guntersville,

Guntersville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 212% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/18/1957, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.4 miles away from the Guntersville city center killed 3 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/11/1963, a category 4 tornado 21.1 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Guntersville:
  • MARSHALL MEDICAL (8000 ALABAMA HIGHWAY 69)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Guntersville:
  • MARSHALL MEDICAL CENTER SOUTH (about 14 miles; BOAZ, AL)
  • JACKSON CO HOSP & NURSING HOME (about 29 miles; SCOTTSBORO, AL)
  • MEDICAL CENTER BLOUNT (about 30 miles; ONEONTA, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Guntersville, AL

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Guntersville:
  • HUNTSVILLE INTL-CARL T JONES FIELD (about 39 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; ID: HSV)
  • TALLADEGA MUNI (about 57 miles; TALLADEGA, AL; ID: ASN)
  • ANNISTON METROPOLITAN (about 61 miles; ANNISTON, AL; ID: ANB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Guntersville:
  • GUNTERSVILLE MUNI - JOE STARNES FIELD (about 4 miles; GUNTERSVILLE, AL; ID: 8A1)
  • THE ALBERTVILLE MUNI-THOMAS J BRUMLIK FLD (about 10 miles; ALBERTVILLE, AL; ID: 8A0)
  • ROBBINS FIELD (about 27 miles; ONEONTA, AL; ID: 20A)

Local government website:

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
Judicial and Legal 2 $6,422 $38,532 2 $2,471
Other Government Administration 6 $13,752 $27,504 7 $3,676
Police Protection - Officers 31 $79,195 $30,656 0 $0
Transit 3 $5,297 $21,188 2 $1,346
Other and Unallocable 6 $17,233 $34,466 0 $0
Local Libraries 5 $13,380 $32,112 4 $2,494
Police - Other 8 $15,874 $23,811 2 $1,001
Firefighters 22 $70,851 $38,646 0 $0
Financial Administration 3 $9,088 $36,352 0 $0
Streets and Highways 31 $61,594 $23,842 0 $0
Airports 1 $2,423 $29,076 1 $687
Welfare 1 $1,683 $20,196 1 $328
Solid Waste Management 20 $40,034 $24,020 0 $0
Sewerage 11 $39,361 $42,939 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 11 $26,556 $28,970 5 $1,541
Water Supply 13 $47,111 $43,487 3 $323
Electric Power 22 $86,862 $47,379 0 $0
Totals for Government 196 $536,715 $32,860 27 $13,867
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Guntersville:
  • ALABAMA A & M UNIVERSITY (about 31 miles; NORMAL, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,886)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA IN HUNTSVILLE (about 36 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; FT enrollment: 4,795)
  • GEORGE C WALLACE STATE COMMUNITY COLL-HANCEVILLE (about 42 miles; HANCEVILLE, AL; FT enrollment: 3,272)
  • GADSDEN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 43 miles; GADSDEN, AL; FT enrollment: 3,360)
  • JOHN C CALHOUN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 51 miles; DECATUR, AL; FT enrollment: 4,547)
  • JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 52 miles; JACKSONVILLE, AL; FT enrollment: 6,418)
  • JEFFERSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 57 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; FT enrollment: 3,279)
Public high schools in Guntersville:
  • GUNTERSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 537; Location: 14227 HIGHWAY 431; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MARSHALL TECHNICAL SCHOOL (Location: 12312 US HIGHWAY 431 S; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Guntersville:
  • BRINDLEE MOUNTAIN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 472; Location: 994 SCANT CITY ROAD; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • CHEROKEE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 442; Location: 3300 HIGHWAY 79 S; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • CARLISLE PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 430; Location: 801 SUNSET DR; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • GUNTERSVILLE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 394; Location: 1800 LUSK; Grades: KG - 02)
  • CLAYSVILLE JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 281; Location: 140 CLAYSVILLE SCHOOL RD; Grades: PK - 08)
  • MARSHALL ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Location: 12312 US HIGHWAY 431 S; Grades: 03 - 12)
Private primary/middle school in Guntersville:
  • LAKE CITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 26; Location: 5025 SPRING CREEK DRIVE; Grades: PK - KG)
Libraries in Guntersville:
  • GUNTERSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $253,114; Location: 1240 O'BRIG AVENUE; 50,441 books; 811 audio materials; 1,586 video materials; 79 serial subscriptions)
  • MARSHALL COUNTY COOPERATIVE LIBRARY (Operating income: $62,079; Location: 424 BLOUNT AVENUE; 16,752 books; 30 audio materials; 35 video materials)

Notable locations in Guntersville: Spring Creek Marina (A), Val Monte Country Club (B), Val Monte Marina (C), Guntersville Lake Yacht Club (D), Guntersville Marina (E), Marshall County Courthouse (F), Guntersville Recreation Center (G).

Shopping Centers: South Gate Shopping Center (1), Finlay Plaza Shopping Center (2), Lake Shopping Center (3).

Churches in Guntersville include: Valley View Church (A), Rehobeth Church (B), Piney Grove Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Pine Grove Church (E), Happy Home Church (F).

Cemeteries: King Chapel Cemetery (1), Kirby Cemetery (2), Cox Cemetery (3), Rehobeth Cemetery (4), Bethlehem Cemetery (5), Crestview Cemetery (6), Guntersville City Cemetery (7).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Hurricane Branch (A), Duvall Branch (B), Minky Creek (C), Rocky Branch (D), Polecat Branch (E), Browns Creek (F), Town Creek (G), Dry Creek (H), Big Spring Creek (I).

Parks in Guntersville include: Marshall County Park (1), Tom Jackson Park (2), Lake Guntersville State Park (3), Guntersville Municipal Park (4), David Crockett Visit Lions Club Park (5), Ogletree Park (6), Big Spring Creek Small Wild Area (7).


Guntersville compared to Alabama state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Guntersville:
  • WGSV (1270 AM; 1 kW; GUNTERSVILLE, AL; Owner: GUNTERSVILLE B/CING. CO.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WWGC (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: MVB, INC)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAVU (630 AM; 1 kW; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAAX (570 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WDJL (1000 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: JAMES K. SHARP DBA 5TH AVE BROADCASTING)
Strongest FM radio stations in Guntersville:
  • WTWX-FM (95.9 FM; GUNTERSVILLE, AL; Owner: GUNTERSVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJIA (88.5 FM; GUNTERSVILLE, AL; Owner: LAKE CITY EDUCATIONAL B/CASTING INC.)
  • WAFN-FM (92.7 FM; ARAB, AL; Owner: FUN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WRSA-FM (96.9 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: NCA, INC.)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • W298AF (107.5 FM; HADEN, AL; Owner: HADEN RADIO COMPANY)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WXQW (94.1 FM; MERIDIANVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W293AH (106.5 FM; NORMAL, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLRH (89.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W249BB (97.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W275AA (102.9 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ARCHIE C. BOBO, PERSONAL REP. OF DORSEY E. NEWMAN ESTATE)
  • W300AH (107.9 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PORTER L. BATTS)
  • W202BV (88.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WKXX (102.9 FM; ATTALLA, AL; Owner: BROADCAST MEDIA LLC)
  • WRTT-FM (95.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WKEA-FM (98.3 FM; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: KEA RADIO, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Guntersville:
  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W64BJ (Channel 64; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WAAY-TV (Channel 31; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF HUNTSVILLE LICENSE LLC)
  • WHNT-TV (Channel 19; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W67CO (Channel 67; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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