Adamsville, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 4,347 (85% urban, 15% rural).
Population change since 2000: -12.4%
 
Males: 2,044  (47.0%)
Females: 2,303  (53.0%)
Median resident age:

42.7 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 35005, 35060, 35062, 35073, 35118, 35130, 35214, 35224.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $50,458 (it was $39,563 in 2000)
Adamsville:

$50,458
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,429 (it was $18,496 in 2000)

Adamsville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $104,399 (it was $76,600 in 2000)
Adamsville:

$104,399
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $116,648; detached houses: $119,045; mobile homes: $29,373

Median gross rent in 2017: $879.

March 2019 cost of living index in Adamsville: 86.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.0%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.1% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Adamsville, AL (2010)
    • 2,32451.4%White alone
    • 2,02544.8%Black alone
    • 1022.3%Hispanic
    • 340.8%Two or more races
    • 220.5%American Indian alone
    • 120.3%Asian alone
    • 30.07%Other race alone

Races in Adamsville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Adamsville, Alabama as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Adamsville is 170 to 1.


Crime rates in Adamsville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(44.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.1)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(60.9)
2
(40.9)
1
(21.0)
1
(21.3)
3
(62.6)
2
(44.0)
1
(22.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(112.9)
3
(68.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.1)
1
(23.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
12
(243.5)
13
(265.9)
20
(419.2)
17
(361.4)
2
(41.7)
7
(154.0)
7
(154.1)
7
(156.2)
6
(135.4)
5
(113.3)
10
(228.5)
6
(138.4)
4
(92.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
25
(507.2)
29
(593.2)
32
(670.7)
7
(148.8)
5
(104.3)
26
(572.2)
20
(440.2)
11
(245.5)
19
(428.9)
16
(362.5)
9
(205.6)
17
(392.2)
14
(323.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
51
(1,035)
38
(777.3)
45
(943.2)
33
(701.5)
21
(437.9)
61
(1,342)
49
(1,079)
58
(1,294)
43
(970.7)
38
(860.9)
33
(753.9)
42
(969.1)
42
(971.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
307
(6,228)
228
(4,664)
351
(7,357)
291
(6,186)
250
(5,213)
226
(4,974)
223
(4,909)
252
(5,624)
321
(7,246)
278
(6,298)
201
(4,592)
204
(4,707)
230
(5,320)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
28
(568.1)
23
(470.4)
20
(419.2)
18
(382.7)
23
(479.6)
13
(286.1)
20
(440.2)
11
(245.5)
9
(203.2)
14
(317.2)
16
(365.5)
15
(346.1)
17
(393.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A2
(44.0)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)590.2509.7670.5482.4360.9599.7458.9475.8590.7543.7375.4468.4423.3

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City-data.com crime index in Adamsville, AL

Crime rate in Adamsville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 29 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.93
Alabama average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (8.3%), Irish (5.7%), English (2.6%), German (2.4%), Scottish (2.0%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 576 feet

Land area: 19.6 square miles.

Population density: 222 people per square mile   (very low).

Adamsville, Alabama map

7 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.2%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $727 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $539 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Birmingham, AL (9.1 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (562.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Graysville, AL (1.6 miles ),
Forestdale, AL (1.7 miles ),
Mulga, AL (1.7 miles ),
Brookside, AL (1.9 miles ),
Minor, AL (1.9 miles ),
Maytown, AL (1.9 miles ),
Cardiff, AL (2.0 miles),
Edgewater, AL (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 33.59 N, Longitude: 86.95 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 205

Distribution of median household income in Adamsville, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Adamsville, AL in 2017
Adamsville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $179,900
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $179,900
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $104,300
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $127,600
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $94,900
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $312,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $104,600
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $152,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $200,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Adamsville, AL residents
Average permit cost in Adamsville, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Alabama:

3.8%
Historical population in Adamsville, AL
Historical housing units in Adamsville, AL
Most common industries in Adamsville, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.1%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.3%)
  • Truck transportation (7.4%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (3.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.1%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Adamsville, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (3.6%)

Average climate in Adamsville, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Adamsville, Alabama average temperatures Adamsville, Alabama average precipitation Adamsville, Alabama humidity Adamsville, Alabama wind speed Adamsville, Alabama snowfall Adamsville, Alabama sunshine Adamsville, Alabama clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 82.8. This is about average.

City:

82.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.257. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.257
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.73. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.73
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.24. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.24
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 18.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

Tornado activity:

Adamsville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 157% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1998, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 4.6 miles away from the Adamsville city center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.

On 4/4/1977, a category F5 tornado 5.0 miles away from the city center killed 22 people and injured 130 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Adamsville-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 21.8 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 98.1 miles away from Adamsville center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 52.1 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 171.7 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 86.5 miles away from Adamsville 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 22.3 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 Jefferson County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 18, Tornadoes: 16, Floods: 14, Hurricanes: 6, Winds: 6, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Adamsville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Adamsville:

  • LONGVIEW GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 4 miles away; GRAYSVILLE, AL)
  • FMC FORESTDALE (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • BIRMINGHAM NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • STEEL CITY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • ENSLEY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • LEGACY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION OF PLEASANT GROVE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PLEASANT GROVE, AL)
  • COTTAGE HILL HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; PLEASANT GROVE, AL)

Amtrak station near Adamsville:

  • 10 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.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Adamsville:

  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 11 miles; Birmingham, AL; Full-time enrollment: 14,853)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 11 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,695)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 12 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 8,167)
  • Samford University (about 13 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,829)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 15 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 25 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,970)
  • University of Montevallo (about 34 miles; Montevallo, AL; FT enrollment: 2,826)

Public high school in Adamsville:

  • MINOR HIGH SCH (Students: 1, Location: 2285 MINOR PKWY, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Adamsville:

See full list of schools located in Adamsville

Library in Adamsville:

  • ADAMSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $108,492; Location: 4825 MAIN STREET; 15,001 books; 225 e-books; 329 audio materials; 831 video materials; 81 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 26 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Adamsville: Adamsville City Hall (A), Adamsville Fire and Rescue Service (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Adamsville include: Saint Matthew Baptist Church (A), Adamsville Church of God (B), Saint Paul Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (C), Adamsville Assembly of God Church (D), Saint Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church (E), Shady Grove Church (F), Docena Baptist Church (G), Midway Methodist Church (H), Union Grove Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Union Grove Cemetery (1), Midway Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cane Creek (A), Second Creek (B), Corbet Branch (C), Dry Branch (D), Coal Creek (E), Wolf Branch (F), Venison Branch (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Adamsville: Adamsville Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Jefferson County Public Libraries - Adamsville (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 4825 Main Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Henry E. Erwin - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Jim King (American football) - Football coach, Jimmy Amerson - College basketball player (Birmingham Sou Panthers).

Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

71.5%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.0%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
10 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
7 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
13 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Adamsville:

Marital status in Adamsville, AL
  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 48.7%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

For population 25 years and over in Adamsville:

  • High school or higher: 83.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Adamsville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Adamsville, AL (based on Jefferson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant308,984710
Black Protestant106,653257
Mainline Protestant67,037150
Catholic55,08332
Other13,07345
Orthodox1,4244
None106,212-
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: 135
Jefferson County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 12
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 65
Jefferson County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 380
Jefferson County:

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 357
Here:

5.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.4%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

31.1%
Alabama:

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

12.0%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Adamsville:

45.3%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

38.7%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Adamsville:

28.9
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.6%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.2%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Adamsville:

6.8
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

34.4%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Adamsville:

49.6%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.7%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Adamsville, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 18$68,311$45,5411$2,252
Firefighters 13$53,331$49,2299$16,742
Police - Other 11$27,728$30,2491$1,920
Streets and Highways 8$22,408$33,6120$0
Other Government Administration 4$17,643$52,9291$2,980
Judicial and Legal 3$9,007$36,0280$0
Solid Waste Management 3$6,883$27,5321$1,001
Local Libraries 2$4,455$26,7300$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,832$33,9840$0
Totals for Government 63$212,598$40,49513$24,895

Adamsville government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,080,000 ($248.45)
    Parks and Recreation: $87,000 ($20.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,087,000 ($250.06)

Adamsville government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $57,000 ($13.11)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $287,000 ($66.02)
    Interest Earnings: $80,000 ($18.40)
  • Tax - Property: $178,000 ($40.95)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $135,000 ($31.06)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $36,000 ($8.28)

5.06% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($55,140 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
Alabama average:

5.95%

0.01% of residents moved from foreign countries ($109 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.01%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Shelby County, AL  1.04% ($59,781 average AGI)
from Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.27% ($47,158)
from St. Clair County, AL  0.25% ($45,895)


5.51% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($62,900 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
Alabama average:

5.97%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($250 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.02%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Shelby County, AL  1.15% ($65,544 average AGI)
to St. Clair County, AL  0.39% ($50,962)
to Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.19% ($41,890)
Businesses in Adamsville, AL
NameCountNameCount
Circle K1Nike1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
McDonald's1Subway2

Strongest AM radio stations in Adamsville:

  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WRJS (1320 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WERC (960 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WATV (900 AM; 1 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • WYDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WCOC (1010 AM; 5 kW; DORA, AL; Owner: AZTECA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WLPH (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; IRONDALE, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJLD (1400 AM; 1 kW; FAIRFIELD, AL; Owner: RICHARDSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAYE (1220 AM; 1 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WSMQ (1450 AM; 1 kW; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: BESSEMER RADIO INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Adamsville:

  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, 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.)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
  • 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)
  • WBFR (89.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WENN (105.9 FM; TRUSSVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQOP-FM (92.5 FM; DORA, AL; Owner: QUEEN OF PEACE RADIO, INC.)
  • W281AB (104.1 FM; MOUNTAIN BROOK, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WVSU-FM (91.1 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: SAMFORD UNIVERSITY)
  • WLJR (88.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BRIARWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Adamsville:

  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WBXA-CA (Channel 2; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W46DK (Channel 46; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • W27CM (Channel 27; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • WBMA-LP (Channel 58; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • W34BI (Channel 34; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W49AY (Channel 49; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • W62BG (Channel 62; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTJP (Channel 60; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W23AK (Channel 23; JASPER, AL; Owner: WMTY, INC.)
  • W55BJ (Channel 55; JASPER, AL; Owner: COMBS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W66CN (Channel 66; JASPER, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJSU-TV (Channel 40; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Adamsville: Henry E. Erwin.

Adamsville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Adamsville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 44Number of bridges
  • 784ft / 239mTotal length
  • $114,554,000Total costs
  • 267,317Total average daily traffic
  • 39,708Total average daily truck traffic
  • 345,001Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Adamsville, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 151950-1959
  • 81960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 52000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Adamsville, AL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Adamsville)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 33.607222 Lon: -86.951389, Call Sign: WPYL518,
    Assigned Frequencies: 806.000 MHz, Grant Date: 10/29/2013, Expiration Date: 09/03/2023, Certifier: Ray Waters, Registrant: Southern Linc, 4601 Southlake Parkway - Suite 150, Hoover, AL 35244, Phone: (205) 257-1534, Fax: (205) 874-3953, Email:
  • 3560 Hunnicutt Rd (Lat: 33.607222 Lon: -86.951389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WQJP300,
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.162 MHz, 855.887 MHz, Grant Date: 10/24/2013, Expiration Date: 09/03/2023, Cancellation Date: 07/17/2014, Certifier: Robin J Cohen, Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • City Hall 4828 Main St (Lat: 33.598722 Lon: -86.940278), Call Sign: WNHT875,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.300 MHz, Grant Date: 10/19/2011, Expiration Date: 12/24/2021, Certifier: Michael Lee, Registrant: Jefferson County 9-1-1, Birmingham, AL 35220, Phone: (205) 783-1911, Fax: (205) 783-1712, Email:
  • 3755 Porter Road (Lat: 33.620444 Lon: -87.061222), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPRA829,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.237 MHz, Grant Date: 06/12/2015, Expiration Date: 08/25/2025, Certifier: Curtis A Gamble, Registrant: Alabama Gas Corporation, #14 13th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 326-8351, Fax: (205) 326-8335, Email:
  • Us Hwy 78 W (Lat: 33.610944 Lon: -86.951389), Call Sign: KOM386, Licensee ID: L00607643,
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.485 MHz, Grant Date: 02/20/2003, Expiration Date: 02/23/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2013, Registrant: Sam Jacks Automotive, Adamsville, AL 35005, Phone: (205) 674-6448
  • MP719.9 DED, Bnsf Ls1001 Mp719.9 - Ded (Lat: 33.615556 Lon: -86.983972), Type: Building, Structure height: 2.4 m, Overall height: 3.7 m, Call Sign: WYZ340,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.695 MHz, Grant Date: 06/21/2011, Expiration Date: 07/23/2021, Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Lat: 33.597778 Lon: -86.945139, Call Sign: WQWN776,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.800 MHz, 456.975 MHz, 451.350 MHz, Grant Date: 10/14/2015, Expiration Date: 10/14/2025, Certifier: Andy Woodard, Registrant: Allcomm Wireless Inc., 4116 First Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35222, Phone: (205) 591-8804, Fax: (205) 595-7642, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • FORESTDALE, Off Palomino Lane And Foust Ct (Lat: 33.576389 Lon: -86.923806), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQRU256,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19405.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/26/2013, Expiration Date: 07/26/2023, Certifier: Chris Harris, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Adamsville)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED20$86,8008$46,76156$99,2887$17,9403$26,4973$37,113
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$60,4401$70,87010$95,2292$39,7100$01$43,210
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$92,6494$60,98356$111,50311$35,7953$43,8731$166,410
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$106,0031$52,55031$108,9912$93,7651$36,0500$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$66,8450$010$123,5441$47,6001$52,3500$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0121.03 , 0121.04, 0124.02, 0124.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$132,9301$118,190
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$148,9802$117,045
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$110,760
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$118,1100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$75,8300$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0121.03 , 0121.04, 0124.02, 0124.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Adamsville, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Adamsville, AL - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 37. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 66 took place in 2007, and the least - 10 in 2010. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Adamsville, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (41.6%), and Outside Fires (36.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Adamsville, AL
    • 21441.6%Structure Fires
    • 18536.0%Outside Fires
    • 8115.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 346.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Adamsville, AL
Most common first names in Adamsville, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8671.4 years
John6772.7 years
William6575.3 years
Mary5776.1 years
Robert5073.8 years
Willie3069.9 years
George2871.7 years
Charles2670.3 years
Annie2377.0 years
Henry2074.7 years
Most common last names in Adamsville, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4874.7 years
Jones4176.0 years
Brown3177.5 years
Johnson2973.9 years
Williams2871.0 years
Jackson2369.5 years
Hicks2076.0 years
Davis1874.0 years
Harris1676.1 years
Turner1678.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Adamsville, AL
  • 56.8%Utility gas
  • 40.4%Electricity
  • 2.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Adamsville, AL
  • 50.0%Utility gas
  • 42.1%Electricity
  • 7.9%Wood


Adamsville compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Adamsville on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in United Kingdom (population 500+)"
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  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Asia, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Melanesia (population 500+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Micronesia (population 500+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Polynesia (population 500+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest racial income disparities between White and Black householders (with at least 200 householders)"
  • #37 (35214) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average net capital gain/loss (pop 5,000+)"
  • #41 (35214) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
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