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Population (year 2000): 7,022. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,691 (-4.7% change)
Males: 3,296 (46.9%), Females: 3,726 (53.1%)

Jefferson County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 38.1 years
Median household income: $29,380 (year 2000)
Median house value: $52,800 (year 2000)

Tarrant, AL residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Tarrant:

  • White Non-Hispanic (78.5%)
  • Black (18.7%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (20.2%), Irish (10.4%), German (5.7%), English (5.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%), Dutch (2.0%).Alabama

Elevation: 546 feet

Land area: 6.4 square miles

Tarrant,

For population 25 years and over in Tarrant

  • High school or higher: 69.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tarrant city

  • Never married: 19.9%
  • Now married: 50.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 12.7%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

1.1% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -976 (-12.2%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: AL Birmingham, (5.4 miles pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (574.2 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: AL (3.1 miles Fultondale, AL Birmingham, (5.4 miles AL (5.9 miles Gardendale, AL Irondale, (6.7 miles Point, AL (6.9 miles Center Brook, AL Mountain (7.2 miles AL Homewood, (8.7 miles AL (9.0 miles Pinson,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 2 buildings, average cost: $64,100
  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $64,100
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $25,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2001: 19 buildings, average cost: $40,100
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $42,400
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $67,600
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $55,000

Latitude: 33.59 N, Longitude: 86.77 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 205

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

Industries providing employment: Retail trade (17.4%), Manufacturing (13.9%), Educational,health and social services (13.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,487 (+21.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 392 (14.3%)

Crime in Tarrant by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 2 0 0 0
    per 100,000 28.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 4 3 6 8
    per 100,000 57.0 42.7 85.4 113.9
Robberies 22 27 24 51
    per 100,000 313.3 384.5 341.8 726.3
Assaults 34 23 22 37
    per 100,000 484.2 327.5 313.3 526.9
Burglaries 99 119 116 126
    per 100,000 1409.9 1694.7 1652.0 1794.4
Thefts 365 364 358 471
    per 100,000 5197.9 5183.7 5098.3 6707.5
Auto thefts 42 35 45 78
    per 100,000 598.1 498.4 640.8 1110.8
596.6 563.8 570.2 851.6

Average climate in Tarrant, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Tarrant,

Tarrant-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 204% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1977, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 4.6 miles away from the Tarrant 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 7.1 miles away from the city center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Tarrant:
  • HILL CREST BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES (about 4 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • CARRAWAY METHODIST MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • BIRMINGHAM BAPT MED CNTR MONTCLAIR SNU (about 6 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Tarrant:
  • BIRMINGHAM INTL (about 3 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; ID: BHM)
  • TALLADEGA MUNI (about 50 miles; TALLADEGA, AL; ID: ASN)
  • TUSCALOOSA REGIONAL (about 64 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; ID: TCL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Tarrant:
  • BESSEMER (about 23 miles; BESSEMER, AL; ID: EKY)
  • SHELBY COUNTY (about 29 miles; ALABASTER, AL; ID: EET)
  • ST CLAIR COUNTY (about 37 miles; PELL CITY, AL; ID: PLR)

Amtrak station near Tarrant:
  • 6 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
Electric Power 16 $52,319 $39,239 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 21 $78,736 $44,992 1 $2,223
Financial Administration 3 $9,020 $36,080 0 $0
Other Government Administration 7 $10,366 $17,770 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $6,102 $36,612 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 6 $16,505 $33,010 2 $1,492
Police - Other 6 $17,059 $34,118 0 $0
Firefighters 16 $53,311 $39,983 0 $0
Streets and Highways 17 $39,403 $27,813 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 3 $5,659 $22,636 0 $0
Local Libraries 3 $5,736 $22,944 2 $598
Totals for Government 100 $294,216 $35,305 5 $4,313
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tarrant:
  • JEFFERSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 6 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,279)
  • SAMFORD UNIVERSITY (about 9 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM (about 12 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; FT enrollment: 12,178)
  • BEVILL STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 23 miles; SUMITON, AL; FT enrollment: 2,670)
  • GEORGE C WALLACE STATE COMMUNITY COLL-HANCEVILLE (about 32 miles; HANCEVILLE, AL; FT enrollment: 3,272)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MONTEVALLO (about 34 miles; MONTEVALLO, AL; FT enrollment: 2,651)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA (about 60 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; FT enrollment: 17,453)
Public high schools in Tarrant:
  • TARRANT HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 433; Location: 830 JEFFERSON BLVD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • TARRANT EDUCATION CENTER (Location: 1318 ALABAMA ST; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Tarrant:
  • TARRANT MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 479; Location: 1 WILDCAT DR; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • TARRANT ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 471; Location: 1269 PORTLAND ST; Grades: PK - 04)
  • TARRANT ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Location: 1318 ALABAMA ST; Grades: 05 - 12)
Private primary/middle school in Tarrant:
  • INTEGRITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 70; Location: 720 LYNN ST TARRANT CITY; Grades: PK - 1)
Library in Tarrant:
  • TARRANT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $142,399; Location: 1143 FORD AVENUE; 38,092 books; 758 audio materials; 243 video materials; 71 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Tarrant: Tarrant City Hall (A), Tarrant City Public Library (B).

Shopping Center: Tarrant Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Tarrant include: Black Creek Church (A), Tarrant Rock Methodist Church (B), Tarrant First United Methodist Church (C), Tarrant City Church of God (D), Tarrant Church of the Nazarene (E), Tarrant Church of Christ (F), Central Baptist Church (G), Lakeside Church of Tarrant City (H).

Cemetery: Sheritt Cemetery (1).

Lakes and reservoirs: Ketona Lakes (A), North Lake (B).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Barton Branch (A).


Tarrant compared to Alabama state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • 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 Tarrant:
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WERC (960 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRJS (1320 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLPH (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; IRONDALE, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WATV (900 AM; 1 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAYE (1220 AM; 1 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WCOC (1010 AM; 5 kW; DORA, AL; Owner: AZTECA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WJLD (1400 AM; 1 kW; FAIRFIELD, AL; Owner: RICHARDSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
Strongest FM radio stations in Tarrant:
  • 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.)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
  • WENN (105.9 FM; TRUSSVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFR (89.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQEN (103.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDJC-FM (93.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WZRR (99.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVSU-FM (91.1 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: SAMFORD UNIVERSITY)
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WJSR (91.1 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: JEFFERSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W281AB (104.1 FM; MOUNTAIN BROOK, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLJR (88.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BRIARWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Tarrant:
  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBRC (Channel 6; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM BROADCASTING (WVTM-TV), LLC)
  • WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WTTO (Channel 21; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W46DK (Channel 46; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W27CM (Channel 27; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBXA-CA (Channel 2; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W34BI (Channel 34; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBMA-LP (Channel 58; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • W49AY (Channel 49; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • W62BG (Channel 62; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTJP (Channel 60; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJSU-TV (Channel 40; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)

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