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Population in 2010: 1,869. Population change since 2000: -0.6%
 
Males: 941  (50.3%)
Females: 928  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  42.2 years
New York median age:  40.7 years

Zip codes: 14013.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $50,228 (it was $40,223 in 2000)
Alabama:

$50,228
NY:

$56,448
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,787 (it was $14,811 in 2000)

Alabama town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $91,010 (it was $75,500 in 2000)
Alabama:

$91,010
NY:

$280,900
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $107,083; Detached houses: $114,029; Townhouses or other attached units: $207,562; In 2-unit structures: $137,995; Mobile homes: $53,279; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $35,126
Alabama races chart
  • White alone - 1,778 (95.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 27 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 25 (1.3%)
  • Hispanic - 24 (1.3%)
  • Black alone - 12 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.05%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Alabama: 161.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Latest news from Alabama, NY collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (49.3%), English (16.2%), Irish (15.1%), Polish (14.5%), Italian (9.0%), Dutch (4.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1826

Land area: 42.6 square miles.

Population density: 44 people per square mile   (very low).

Alabama,NY real estate house value index trend

Alabama, New York map

For population 25 years and over in Alabama:

  • High school or higher: 82.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.4%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alabama town:

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 60.0%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 6.2%

10 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.5%
New York:  22.6%



According to our research of New York and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Alabama, New York as of May 22, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Alabama to the number of sex offenders is 1,823 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


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

Alabama town:  2.6% ($1,941)
New York:  1.9% ($2,847)
Alabama satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Amherst, NY (19.6 miles , pop. 116,510).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Buffalo, NY (26.1 miles , pop. 292,648).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (271.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Oakfield, NY (2.6 miles ), Akron, NY (2.6 miles ), Pembroke, NY (2.6 miles ), Shelby, NY (2.7 miles ), Newstead, NY (2.8 miles ), Corfu, NY (3.0 miles ), Medina, NY (3.0 miles ), Royalton, NY (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $97,700
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $97,700
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $97,700
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $97,700
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $97,700
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $97,700
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $76,700
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $184,500
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $75,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 43.09 N, Longitude: 78.40 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 585

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

4.8%
New York:

6.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Machinery (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Food (5%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Metal and metal products (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3%)

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

Average climate in Alabama, New York

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Alabama, New York average temperatures Alabama, New York average precipitation Alabama, New York humidity Alabama, New York wind speed Alabama, New York snowfall Alabama, New York sunshine Alabama, New York clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Alabama-area historical tornado activity is below New York state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/19/1970, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 35.8 miles away from the Alabama town center injured 3 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 8/23/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 16.7 miles away from the town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alabama-area historical earthquake activity is near New York state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 150.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 212.0 miles away from Alabama center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 174.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 252.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/2001 at 03:03:20, a magnitude 4.4 (3.9 MB, 4.4 LG, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 145.9 miles away from Alabama center
On 11/26/1999 at 22:33:01, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 8.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 52.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Genesee County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Snowstorms: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alabama topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Alabama:

  • ORCHARD MANOR INC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MEDINA, NY)
  • MEDINA MEMORIAL HLTH CARE SYS LTHHCP (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; MEDINA, NY)
  • MEDINA MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; MEDINA, NY)
  • WESTERN N Y S VETERANS HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; BATAVIA, NY)
  • ABSOLUT CTR FOR NURSING AND REHAB GASPORT L L C (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; GASPORT, NY)
  • BATAVIA NURSING HOME L L C (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BATAVIA, NY)
  • GENESEE COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BATAVIA, NY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alabama:

  • Genesee Community College (about 14 miles; Batavia, NY; Full-time enrollment: 4,290)
  • University at Buffalo (about 21 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 25,415)
  • Daemen College (about 22 miles; Amherst, NY; FT enrollment: 2,365)
  • SUNY College at Brockport (about 25 miles; Brockport, NY; FT enrollment: 7,398)
  • Niagara County Community College (about 25 miles; Sanborn, NY; FT enrollment: 4,757)
  • Canisius College (about 26 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 4,376)
  • Medaille College (about 26 miles; Buffalo, NY; FT enrollment: 2,361)

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Notable locations in Alabama: Wheatville Station (A), Tonawanda Indian Community Center (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Nichols Cemetery (1), Stone Schoolhouse Cemetery (2), Reed Cemetery (3), Alabama Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Phelps Pond (A), Divers Lake (B), Oak Orchard Swamp (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Brinningstool Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Alabama include: Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge (1), White Memorial State Game Farm (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Genesee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 69.9. This is about average.

City:

69.9
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 6.48. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.48
U.S.:

6.58

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 12.1. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 20.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.1
U.S.:

9.1
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
New York:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.2%
Whole state:  63.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.2%
Whole state:  6.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

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

6.3%
Whole state:

14.6%

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

2.1%
Whole state:

7.4%

Alabama compared to New York state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (58%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Electricity (6%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Alabama town (based on Genesee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.96%
Here: 59.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents68.1%9.2%7.7%3.5%2.8%
Congregations24.3%18.6%18.6%5.7%8.6%
NameLutheran ChurchSalvation ArmyGeneral Association of Regular Baptist ChurchesAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents2.2%1.7%1.2%0.9%2.7%
Congregations1.4%1.4%4.3%2.9%14.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Genesee County:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

4.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Genesee County:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
New York:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Genesee County:

4.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.68 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 48
Here:

8.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.6%
New York:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Genesee County:

27.3%
New York:

23.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.2%
State:

15.6%

4.42% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,048 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.42%
New York average:

5.06%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($303 average AGI)
Genesee County:

0.07%
New York average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Erie County, NY  0.90% ($33,798 average AGI)
from Monroe County, NY  0.83% ($34,081)
from Wyoming County, NY  0.60% ($28,232)


4.98% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,029 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.98%
New York average:

5.46%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($259 average AGI)
Genesee County:

0.07%
New York average:

0.11%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Monroe County, NY  1.13% ($34,181 average AGI)
to Erie County, NY  0.81% ($43,155)
to Wyoming County, NY  0.44% ($30,577)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alabama:

  • WHAM (1180 AM; 50 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWKB (1520 AM; 50 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WTOR (770 AM; daytime; 9 kW; YOUNGSTOWN, NY; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXRL (1300 AM; 5 kW; LANCASTER, NY; Owner: DOME BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGR (550 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBEN (930 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLGZ (990 AM; 5 kW; ROCHESTER, NY; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNED (970 AM; 5 kW; BUFFALO, NY)
  • WBTA (1490 AM; 1 kW; BATAVIA, NY; Owner: BRO-BEN COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJJL (1440 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: M.J. PHILLIPS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WHLD (1270 AM; 5 kW; NIAGARA FALLS, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCJW (1140 AM; daytime; 3 kW; WARSAW, NY; Owner: LLOYD LANE, INCORPORATED)
  • WLVL (1340 AM; 1 kW; LOCKPORT, NY; Owner: CULVER COMMUNICATIONS CORP., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alabama:

  • WTSS (102.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: ENTERCOM BUFFALO LICENSE, LLC)
  • WGRF (96.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLOF (101.7 FM; ATTICA, NY; Owner: HOLY FAMILY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCOU (88.3 FM; WARSAW, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WJCA (102.1 FM; ALBION, NY; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WNSA (107.7 FM; WETHERSFIELD TWNSHP, NY; Owner: ADELPHIA COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, DEBTOR-IN-POSSESSION)
  • WMJQ (105.5 FM; BROCKPORT, NY; Owner: CANANDAIGUA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • DW208AM (89.5 FM; BATAVIA, NY; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WBLK (93.7 FM; DEPEW, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJYE (96.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WNED-FM (94.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NEW YORK PUBLIC B/C ASSOC.)
  • WBUF (92.9 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WYRK (106.5 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WBFO (88.7 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK)
  • WGCC-FM (90.7 FM; BATAVIA, NY; Owner: GENESEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WHTT-FM (104.1 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEDG (103.3 FM; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W207BD (89.3 FM; MEDINA, NY; Owner: FAMILY LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Alabama:

  • WNYO-TV (Channel 49; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: NEW YORK TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WGRZ-TV (Channel 2; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: MULTIMEDIA ENTERTAINMENT, INC.)
  • WPXJ-TV (Channel 51; BATAVIA, NY; Owner: PAXSON BUFFALO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WNED-TV (Channel 17; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WESTERN NY PUBLIC BROADCASTING ASSOC.)
  • WUTV (Channel 29; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WUTV LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNLO (Channel 23; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKBW-TV (Channel 7; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WKBW-TV LICENSE, INC.)
  • WIVB-TV (Channel 4; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: WIVB BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WDTB-LP (Channel 39; HAMBURG, NY; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WBNF-CA (Channel 15; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFHW-LP (Channel 58; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: CITIZENS TELEVISION SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WBXZ-LP (Channel 56; BUFFALO, NY; Owner: RENARD COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
Alabama, New York:
  • Fatal accident count: 16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 27
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 18
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 40
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
New York average:
  • Fatal accident count: 143
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 200
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 29
  • Fatalities: 153
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 372
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 30
See more detailed statistics of Alabama fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 11
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total costs: $10,150,000
Total average daily traffic: 26,774
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,077
Total future (year 1992) average daily traffic: 37,160

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 3
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Alabama, NY

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Alabama, 1427 Ham Road (Lat: 43.088694 Lon: -78.385583), Type: Mast, Structure height: 59.4 m, Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WQEQ312
    Assigned Frequencies: 6150.28 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/22/2006, Expiration Date: 03/22/2016, Certifier: Richard A Craig
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
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