Abernant, Alabama

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Population in July 2007: 7,599.
Males: 3,791  (49.9%)
Females: 3,808  (50.1%)
Median resident age:  34.3 years
Alabama median age:  35.8 years

Zip code: 35111

Estimated median household income in 2013: $59,473 (it was $44,007 in 2000)
Abernant:

$59,473
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,967 (it was $18,103 in 2000)

Abernant CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $156,245 (it was $98,000 in 2000)
Abernant:

$156,245
AL:

$122,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $174,922; Detached houses: $196,593; Townhouses or other attached units: $164,598; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $80,556; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $184,073; Mobile homes: $36,921; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $6,902
  • Races in Abernant, AL (2000)

    Abernant races chart
    • 6,64794.8%White alone
    • 1742.5%Black alone
    • 761.1%Two or more races
    • 801.1%Hispanic
    • 230.3%American Indian alone
    • 110.2%Asian alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.01%Other race alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Abernant: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 466 feet

Land area: 51.7 square miles.

Population density: 147 people per square mile   (very low).

Abernant, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Abernant:

  • High school or higher: 76.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Abernant CCD:

  • Never married: 15.5%
  • Now married: 71.1%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Abernant CCD:  0.2% ($244)
Alabama:  0.4% ($289)
Abernant satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hoover, AL (21.2 miles , pop. 62,742).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (26.0 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (542.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Lake View, AL (0.8 miles ), Woodstock, AL (2.1 miles ), North Bibb, AL (2.2 miles ), North Johns, AL (2.7 miles) , Vance, AL (3.0 miles ), Brookwood, AL (3.2 miles ), West Blocton, AL (3.3 miles ), Concord-Hopkins, AL (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 33.27 N, Longitude: 87.15 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 205

Abernant household income distribution Abernant home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.8%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Metal and metal products (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

Work and jobs in Abernant: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Abernant, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Abernant-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 123% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1998, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 15.7 miles away from the Abernant place center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.

On 3/3/1966, a category F5 tornado 17.3 miles away from the place center killed 58 people and injured 518 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Abernant-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 11.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 121.4 miles away from Abernant center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 50.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 148.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.8 miles away from Abernant center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 16.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tuscaloosa County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 9, Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Abernant:

  • PLANTATION MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MC CALLA, AL)
  • SOUTHERNCARE BESSEMER (Hospital, about 11 miles away; BESS, AL)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER - MEADOWOOD (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BESSEMER, AL)
  • MEDICAL WEST, AN AFFILIATE OF UAB HEALTH SYSTEM Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; BESSEMER, AL)
  • UAB MEDICAL WEST HOSPICE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; BESSEMER, AL)
  • UAB MEDICAL WEST SKILLED NURSI (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BESSEMER, AL)
  • BESSEMER KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; BESSEMER, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Abernant:

  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 20 miles; Birmingham, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,695)
  • University of Montevallo (about 20 miles; Montevallo, AL; FT enrollment: 2,826)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 24 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 8,167)
  • The University of Alabama (about 24 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 30,931)
  • Samford University (about 25 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,829)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 26 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 14,853)
  • Shelton State Community College (about 27 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 4,106)

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Notable locations in Abernant: Rockcastle (A), Lakeview Fire Department Station 1 (B), Lakeview Fire Department Station 2 (C), Lakeview Fire Department Headquarters (D), Abernant Volunteer Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Abernant include: Pleasant Grove Church (A), Antioch Baptist Church (B), First Baptist Church of Bucksville (C), Church of God (D), Union Cumberland Church (E), Reno Church (F), Hephzibah Church (G), Davis Creek Baptist Church (H), Hickman Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pleasant Grove Cemetery (1), Hickman Chapel Cemetery (2), Hephzibah Cemetery (3), Davis Creek Cemetery (4), Bucksville Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Reno Lake (A), Giles Lake (B), Woodland Lake (C), Dream Lakes (D), Gallant Lake (E), Blue Hole (F), Lake Paradise (G), Herring Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Texas Creek (A), Rockcastle Creek (B), Mill Creek (C), Lye Branch (D), Gallant Branch (E), Buffalo Creek (F), Kennedy Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tuscaloosa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 91.8. This is worse than average.

City:

91.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.406. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.406
U.S.:

0.303

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 21.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.43. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.43
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  79.9%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.6%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

8.1%
Whole state:

16.1%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

3.1%
Whole state:

7.3%

Abernant compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Alabama average:

13.2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (63%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19%)
  • Utility gas (16%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Abernant CCD (based on Tuscaloosa County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant71,803208
Black Protestant14,42845
Mainline Protestant12,41547
Catholic3,7292
Other1,9409
None90,341-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 36
Tuscaloosa County:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
Tuscaloosa County:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 101
Tuscaloosa County:

5.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 97
Here:

5.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.7%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Tuscaloosa County:

32.2%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

10.8%
State:

13.5%

5.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,219 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
Alabama average:

6.02%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($196 average AGI)
Tuscaloosa County:

0.02%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson County, AL  0.69% ($34,947 average AGI)
from Hale County, AL  0.31% ($28,670)
from Pickens County, AL  0.23% ($28,105)


5.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,842 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.55%
Alabama average:

6.06%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($328 average AGI)
Tuscaloosa County:

0.05%
Alabama average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson County, AL  0.83% ($45,360 average AGI)
to Shelby County, AL  0.22% ($42,206)
to Hale County, AL  0.20% ($31,098)

Strongest AM radio stations in Abernant:

  • 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.)
  • WTSK (790 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WERC (960 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWPG (1280 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: LAWSON OF TUSCALOOSA, INC.)
  • WSPZ (1150 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: RADIO SOUTH, INC)
  • WACT (1420 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRJS (1320 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCOC (1010 AM; 5 kW; DORA, AL; Owner: AZTECA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALABAMA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Abernant:

  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WANZ (100.7 FM; NORTHPORT, AL; Owner: APEX BRAODCASTING INC.)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQEN (103.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZRR (99.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC-FM (93.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
  • WBHJ (95.7 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTUG-FM (92.9 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WUAL-FM (91.5 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA)
  • WBFR (89.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • W281AB (104.1 FM; MOUNTAIN BROOK, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQEM (101.5 FM; COLUMBIANA, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)

TV broadcast stations around Abernant:

  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WBXA-CA (Channel 2; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • 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)
  • WBMA-LP (Channel 58; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WVUA-CA (Channel 7; TUSCALOOSA/NORTHPORT, AL; Owner: THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA)
  • W15AZ (Channel 15; ALABASTER, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST CHURCH SCHOOL)
  • WLDM (Channel 23; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 23, LLC)
  • W27CM (Channel 27; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W46BU (Channel 46; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W46DK (Channel 46; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W34BI (Channel 34; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)

Abernant on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Metal and mineral, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Management of companies and enterprises (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Gasoline stations (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
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