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Population (year 2000): 15,143
Males: 6,967 (46.0%), Females: 8,176 (54.0%)

Talladega County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 36.7 years
Median household income: $29,617 (year 2000)
Median house value: $65,500 (year 2000)

Talladega, AL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Talladega:

  • White Non-Hispanic (55.9%)
  • Black (42.3%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (12.8%), English (6.0%), Irish (4.6%), German (2.8%), Scottish (1.8%), Scotch-Irish (1.2%).Alabama

Elevation: 555 feet

Land area: 23.9 square miles

Talladega,

For population 25 years and over in Talladega

  • High school or higher: 67.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Talladega city

  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 52.3%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

0.5% Foreign born


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: AL (48.5 miles Hoover, pop. 62,742).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: AL Birmingham, (49.3 miles pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (591.4 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: AL Waldo, (5.5 miles AL Lincoln, (11.3 miles AL (12.2 miles Munford, AL (14.2 miles Riverside, City, AL Pell (15.1 miles AL (15.2 miles Bynum, Bon Air, AL (19.9 miles) , AL Sylacauga, (20.5 miles


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 22 buildings, average cost: $23,800
  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $98,200
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $71,300
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $95,100
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $81,000
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $95,700
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $92,800
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $112,900

Latitude: 33.43 N, Longitude: 86.10 W

Area code: 256

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

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (26.3%), Manufacturing (24.8%), Retail trade (11.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,478 (+16.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,325 (60.5%)

Crime in Talladega (2003):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 18 rapes (119.4 per 100,000)
  • 16 robberies (106.1 per 100,000)
  • 17 assaults (112.8 per 100,000)
  • 224 burglaries (1486.0 per 100,000)
  • 906 thefts (6010.3 per 100,000)
  • 62 auto thefts (411.3 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 477.3 (higher means more crime, US average = 321.8)

Average climate in Talladega, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Talladega,

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

On 5/1/1953, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.9 miles away from the Talladega city center killed 7 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category 4 tornado 20.0 miles away from the city center killed 22 people and injured 150 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Talladega:
  • CITIZENS BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER (604 STONE AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Talladega:
  • ST CLAIR REGIONAL HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; PELL CITY, AL)
  • COOSA VALLEY BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER (about 20 miles; SYLACAUGA, AL)
  • CLAY COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; ASHLAND, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Talladega, AL

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Talladega:
  • TALLADEGA MUNI (about 10 miles; TALLADEGA, AL; ID: ASN)
  • ANNISTON METROPOLITAN (about 21 miles; ANNISTON, AL; ID: ANB)
  • BIRMINGHAM INTL (about 46 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; ID: BHM)
Other public-use airports nearest to Talladega:
  • ST CLAIR COUNTY (about 13 miles; PELL CITY, AL; ID: PLR)
  • MERKEL FIELD SYLACAUGA MUNI (about 23 miles; SYLACAUGA, AL; ID: SCD)
  • ASHLAND/LINEVILLE (about 24 miles; ASHLAND/LINEVILLE, AL; ID: 26A)

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
Welfare 4 $8,159 $24,477 0 $0
Local Libraries 6 $11,606 $23,212 1 $697
Financial Administration 3 $10,962 $43,848 0 $0
Other Government Administration 11 $21,934 $23,928 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 7 $15,657 $26,840 1 $1,235
Police Protection - Officers 40 $101,631 $30,489 0 $0
Police - Other 7 $13,977 $23,960 0 $0
Firefighters 24 $73,999 $36,999 0 $0
Correction 5 $9,810 $23,544 0 $0
Streets and Highways 38 $66,774 $21,086 0 $0
Health 4 $6,341 $19,023 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 5 $6,394 $15,345 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 20 $37,802 $22,681 12 $8,192
Water Supply 38 $87,001 $27,474 0 $0
Totals for Government 212 $472,047 $26,719 14 $10,125
College/University in Talladega:
  • TALLADEGA COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 462; Location: 627 W BATTLE ST; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.talladega.edu)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Talladega:
  • JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 36 miles; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 6,418)
  • SOUTHERN UNION STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 42 miles; WADLEY, AL; FT enrollment: 2,925)
  • GADSDEN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 43 miles; GADSDEN, AL; FT enrollment: 3,360)
  • JEFFERSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 44 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; FT enrollment: 3,279)
  • SAMFORD UNIVERSITY (about 48 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM (about 58 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; FT enrollment: 12,178)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MONTEVALLO (about 58 miles; MONTEVALLO, AL; FT enrollment: 2,651)
Public high schools in Talladega:
  • TALLADEGA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 783; Location: 1177 MCMILLIAN ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • TALLADEGA COUNTY CENTRAL HIGH (Students: 292; Location: 5104 HOWELL COVE RD; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • E H GENTRY TECHNICAL FACILITY (Location: 1105 FORT LASHLEY; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • TALLADEGA CAREER TECHNICAL CENTER (Location: 110 PICCADILLY CIR; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Talladega:
  • STEMLEY ROAD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 491; Location: 2760 STEMLEY BRIDGE RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • ZORA ELLIS JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 490; Location: 414 ELM ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • EVELYN D HOUSTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 366; Location: 1310 ASHLAND HWY; Grades: KG - 06)
  • RAYMOND L YOUNG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 353; Location: 200 E DAMON; Grades: KG - 06)
  • GRAHAM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 319; Location: 403 CEDAR ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • C L SALTER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 315; Location: 106 BRECON ACCESS RD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • NORTHSIDE-HENDERSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 225; Location: 400 N SPRING ST; Grades: KG - 06)
  • ALABAMA SCHOOL FOR DEAF (Students: 190; Location: 205 E SOUTH STREET; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ALABAMA SCHOOL FOR BLIND (Students: 110; Location: 705 E SOUTH STREET; Grades: PK - 12)
  • HELEN KELLER SCHOOL (Students: 90; Location: 1221 COCHRAN AVE; Grades: PK - 12)
Private primary/middle school in Talladega:
  • ST PETER'S EPISCOPAL DAY SCHOO (Students: 28; Location: PO BOX 516; Grades: 6 - 8)
Library in Talladega:
  • TALLADEGA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $282,773; Location: 202 SOUTH ST. E.; 126,070 books; 1,155 audio materials; 133 video materials; 147 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Talladega: Talladega Battleground (A), Talladega Country Club (B), Talladega District Ranger Office (C), Talladega County Courthouse (D), Talladega Federal Correctional Institution (E), Talladega Public Library (F).

Shopping Centers: Northgate Shopping Center (1), Talladega Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Talladega include: Brecon Church (A), Trinity United Methodist Church (B), Central Baptist Church (C), Star of Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church (D), Cherry Street Church of God (E), Southwood Presbyterian Church (F), Southside Baptist Church (G), Church of Christ (H).

Cemeteries: Pine Hill Memorial Park (1), Oak Hill Cemetery (2), Needmore Cemetery (3).

Lakes and reservoirs: Coxs Pond (A), Spring Lake (B).

Parks in Talladega include: Talladega Courthouse Square Historic District (1), Talladega College Historic District (2), Jemison Park (3), Silk Stocking Historic District (4), Pines Park (5), Talladega Recreational Complex (6), McMillan Park (7), Bingham Park (8).


Talladega compared to Alabama state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Talladega:
  • WNUZ (1230 AM; 1 kW; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WVOK (1580 AM; 3 kW; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD B/CING. CO., INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WZZX (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LINEVILLE, AL; Owner: ROBERT A. PERRY)
  • WFHK (1430 AM; 5 kW; PELL CITY, AL; Owner: STOCKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHMA (1390 AM; 5 kW; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: CASEY NETWORK, LLC)
  • WAAX (570 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
Strongest FM radio stations in Talladega:
  • WSSY-FM (97.5 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: GREAT SOUTH RFDC, LLC)
  • WTDR (92.7 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: JACOBS BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WVOK-FM (97.9 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WASZ (95.5 FM; ASHLAND, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTRB-FM (98.3 FM; SYLACAUGA, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WLJS-FM (91.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES/JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W269AX (101.7 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
TV broadcast stations around Talladega:
  • W63CK (Channel 63; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: BOWLIN BROADCAST NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCIQ (Channel 7; MOUNT CHEAHA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WOIL-LP (Channel 47; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: BOWLIN BROADCAST NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WJSU-TV (Channel 40; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WTJP (Channel 60; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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