Alexander City, Alabama

Submit your own pictures of this city and show them to the world

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2017: 14,595 (62% urban, 38% rural).
Population change since 2000: -2.8%
 
Males: 6,663  (45.7%)
Females: 7,932  (54.3%)
Median resident age:

39.6 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 35010, 35089, 36861.

Alexander City Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $33,486 (it was $29,309 in 2000)
Alexander City:

$33,486
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,246 (it was $17,305 in 2000)

Alexander City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $112,527 (it was $70,800 in 2000)
Alexander City:

$112,527
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $164,772; detached houses: $165,150; townhouses or other attached units: $134,634; mobile homes: $53,824

Median gross rent in 2017: $603.

March 2019 cost of living index in Alexander City: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.6%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.7% for Black residents, 52.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.4% for American Indian residents, 59.8% for other race residents, 15.3% for two or more races residents)
Business Profiles
Profiles of local businesses
Put your B&M business profile right here for free. 50,000 businesses already created their profiles!
  • Races in Alexander City, AL (2017)
    • 8,41857.0%White alone
    • 5,29735.8%Black alone
    • 7635.2%Hispanic
    • 1561.1%Asian alone
    • 1250.8%Two or more races
    • 360.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 51 registered sex offenders living in Alexander City, Alabama as of July 09, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Alexander City is 293 to 1.


Crime rates in Alexander City by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(6.6)
2
(13.3)
3
(20.1)
2
(13.3)
1
(6.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(13.4)
2
(13.6)
1
(6.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(13.6)
3
(20.3)
2
(13.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(53.1)
14
(93.0)
14
(93.9)
10
(66.4)
8
(52.5)
12
(80.3)
2
(13.4)
16
(108.9)
8
(53.7)
10
(67.3)
4
(27.2)
7
(47.5)
5
(34.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
21
(139.4)
24
(159.4)
47
(315.1)
31
(205.9)
9
(59.1)
11
(73.6)
15
(100.4)
12
(81.7)
8
(53.7)
10
(67.3)
14
(95.3)
15
(101.7)
15
(103.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
112
(743.6)
91
(604.5)
140
(938.5)
89
(591.1)
41
(269.2)
115
(769.4)
76
(508.8)
89
(605.8)
64
(429.9)
201
(1,353)
257
(1,749)
230
(1,560)
292
(2,007)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
190
(1,261)
182
(1,209)
190
(1,274)
180
(1,195)
113
(742.0)
206
(1,378)
125
(836.9)
121
(823.6)
165
(1,108)
145
(976.2)
123
(837.0)
107
(725.7)
92
(632.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
643
(4,269)
784
(5,208)
790
(5,296)
631
(4,191)
522
(3,428)
527
(3,526)
536
(3,589)
510
(3,471)
523
(3,513)
474
(3,191)
493
(3,355)
398
(2,699)
484
(3,327)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
26
(172.6)
50
(332.2)
44
(295.0)
32
(212.5)
11
(72.2)
35
(234.2)
27
(180.8)
30
(204.2)
28
(188.1)
33
(222.2)
41
(279.0)
46
(312.0)
34
(233.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0
(0.0)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)519.2589.3722.1528.0321.6496.4386.0472.8391.7558.4642.5604.9683.4

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Click on a table row to update graph
City-data.com crime index in Alexander City, AL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 66 (50 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.44
Alabama average:

2.17
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.

Latest news from Alexander City, AL collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: American (21.0%), German (5.7%), English (4.0%), Irish (4.0%), Scottish (1.7%), European (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1872

Elevation: 704 feet

Land area: 38.8 square miles.

Population density: 376 people per square mile   (very low).

Alexander City, Alabama map

448 residents are foreign born (2.5% Latin America).

This city:

3.0%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $499 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $338 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Montgomery, AL (44.3 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (599.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Kellyton, AL (2.6 miles ),
Ray, AL (2.6 miles ),
Our Town, AL (2.7 miles ),
Jacksons' Gap, AL (2.8 miles ),
Hackneyville, AL (3.0 miles ),
Goodwater-Kellyton, AL (3.1 miles ),
New Site, AL (3.3 miles ),
Goodwater, AL (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 32.93 N, Longitude: 85.94 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,291 (+15.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,314 (63.8%)

Area code: 256

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 52 buildings, average cost: $85,800
  • 1998: 53 buildings, average cost: $102,800
  • 1999: 24 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2000: 27 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2001: 36 buildings, average cost: $94,700
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $130,300
  • 2003: 30 buildings, average cost: $128,500
  • 2004: 36 buildings, average cost: $127,900
  • 2005: 51 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 2006: 55 buildings, average cost: $157,900
  • 2007: 49 buildings, average cost: $151,200
  • 2008: 15 buildings, average cost: $244,700
  • 2009: 14 buildings, average cost: $137,700
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $206,300
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $224,400
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $287,700
  • 2013: 10 buildings, average cost: $213,000
  • 2014: 16 buildings, average cost: $223,900
  • 2015: 18 buildings, average cost: $229,100
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $300,600
  • 2017: 14 buildings, average cost: $231,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Alexander City, AL residents
Average permit cost in Alexander City, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Alabama:

3.8%
Historical population in Alexander City, AL
Historical housing units in Alexander City, AL
Most common industries in Alexander City, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (28.9%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (31.3%)
  • Construction (10.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Health care (3.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (2.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Textile mills & textile products (26.5%)
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Alexander City, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (11.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.2%)
  • Child care workers (3.7%)

Average climate in Alexander City, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Alexander City, Alabama average temperatures Alexander City, Alabama average precipitation Alexander City, Alabama humidity Alexander City, Alabama wind speed Alexander City, Alabama snowfall Alexander City, Alabama sunshine Alexander City, Alabama clear and cloudy days

Alexander City, Alabama environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Tornado activity:

Alexander City-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 70% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/1/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.8 miles away from the Alexander City city center killed 7 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/18/1996, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the city center caused $700,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Alexander City-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 81% 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 83.0 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 109.4 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 147.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 122.7 miles away from Alexander City center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 209.4 miles away from Alexander 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 117.8 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 Tallapoosa County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Alexander City topographic map

Main business address for: RUSSELL CORP (KNIT OUTERWEAR MILLS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Alexander City:

  • FAITH HOSPICE (625 ALEX CITY SHOPPING CENTER DRIVE)
  • RUSSELL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 3316 HIGHWAY 280)
  • RUSSELL MEDICAL CENTER HOSPICE (3316 HIGHWAY 280)
  • SOUTHERN CARE ALEXANDER CITY (137 FRANKLIN STREET)
  • ADAMS NURSING HOME (1555 HILLABEE STREET)
  • BROWN NH (RT 1 BOX 838)
  • BROWN NURSING HOME (2334 WASHINGTON STREET)
  • CHAPMAN HEALTHCARE CENTER, INC (3701 DADEVILLE ROAD)
  • FMC ALEXANDER CITY (3368 HWY 280 BYPASS)

Airports located in Alexander City:

College/University in Alexander City:

  • Central Alabama Community College (Full-time enrollment: 1,489; Location: 1675 Cherokee Rd; Public; Website: www.cacc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alexander City:

  • Southern Union State Community College (about 25 miles; Wadley, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,120)
  • Auburn University (about 35 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 22,741)
  • Tuskegee University (about 38 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Faulkner University (about 42 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 42 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,092)
  • Alabama State University (about 45 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 5,457)
  • University of Montevallo (about 56 miles; Montevallo, AL; FT enrollment: 2,826)

Public high school in Alexander City:

Private high school in Alexander City:

  • FAITH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 51, Location: 425 FRANKLIN ST, Grades: PK-10)

Public elementary/middle schools in Alexander City:

See full list of schools located in Alexander City

Library in Alexander City:

  • ALEXANDER CITY - ADELIA MCCONNELL RUSSELL LIBRARY (Operating income: $474,301; Location: 318 CHURCH STREET; 33,786 books; 1,841 audio materials; 3,902 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 81 state licensed databases; 87 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Birth place of Jim Phillips. He played football for Auburn University, and went on to play professional football in the NFL with the Los Angeles Rams and the Minnesota Vikings.
  • WRFS-AM owner is Joy Christian Communications, Inc. WRFS-AM is known locally as "Joy Christian Radio" WRFS-AM is at AM-1050 WRFS-AM is licensed to Alexander City, and is located in Alexander City. WRFS-AM is 1000watts non-directional.

Points of interest:

Click to draw/clear city borders

Notable locations in Alexander City: Springhill Sewage Disposal Plant (A), Midway Golf Club (B), Dobbs Sewage Disposal Plant (C), Christian Creek Sewage Disposal Plant (D), Sugar Creek Filter Plant (E), Duncan Community Center (F), Alexander City Post Offie (G), Alexander City City Hall (H), Alexander City Fire Department Station 1 (I), Alexander City Fire Department Station 2 (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: West End Shopping Center (1), Alexander City Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Alexander City include: Wayside Baptist Church (A), Trinity Methodist Church (B), Sunny Level Baptist Church (C), Sixth Street Baptist Church (D), Selena Baptist Church (E), Sanctified Church (F), Saint John the Apostle Catholic Church (G), Saint James Episcopal Church (H), Robinson Memorial Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Fellowship Cemetery (1), Bethel Cemetery (2), Harper Cemetery (3), Macedonia Cemetery (4), Carver Heights Cemetery (5), Hillview Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Walls Lake (A), Moose Lodge Pond (B), Gordans Pond (C), Cobbs, Allen and Hall Reservoir (D), Junior College Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Alexander City: Hamp Lyon Stadium (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Sharp Shooters (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2351 Dadeville Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Jameson Inn (4335 Highway 280) (1), Jameson Inn Alexander City (Sj) (4335 Highway 280) (2), Mistletoe Bough Bed & Breakfast (497 Hillabee Street) (3), Lake Martin Motel (4231 Dadeville Road) (4), Alex City Motel (2595 Dadeville Road) (5), Super 8 Motel (4000 Highway 280) (6), Bob White Motel (930 Airport Drive) (7), Best Western Horseshoe Inn (3146 Highway 280) (8), Knights Inn Royal Inn (4000 Highway 280) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Scottie Vines - 2005 NFL player (Detroit Lions, born: Apr 17, 1979), Terrell Owens - 2005 NFL player (Philadelphia Eagles, born: Dec 7, 1973), Eltoro Freeman - Football player, Lee Williams - PGA Tour Golf player (born: 12/27/81), Lee Williams (golfer) - Professional golfer, Jim Phillips (American football) - Football player, Johnny Watwood - Baseball player, Marquies Gunn - Player of and football, Nathan Poole - Football player, Roberta Alison - Female tennis player.

Tallapoosa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alexander City and their reported violations in the past:

RAY COMMUNITY WATER & FIRE PRO AUTHORITY (Population served: 1,296, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2009 and DEC-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-15-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-15-2010), St Public Notif received (FEB-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
HACKNEYVILLE WATER & FIRE PRO AUTHORITY (Population served: 1,155, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-16-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-16-2009), St Public Notif received (NOV-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-18-2014 and APR-15-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-24-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-18-2014 and APR-15-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-24-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-14-2013 and JAN-17-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-02-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-14-2013 and JAN-17-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-02-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-10-2013 and OCT-13-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-21-2014)
  • One other older monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.8%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.5%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
272 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
26 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in Alexander City in 2000:

  • 461 people in nursing homes
  • 17 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 13 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Banks with branches in Alexander City (2011 data):

  • USAmeriBank: Alexander Aliant Branch at 200 Alliant Parkway, branch established on 1900/05/24; Mill Square Branch at 1154 Lee Street, branch established on 1977/09/29. Info updated 2012/01/04: Bank assets: $2,120.8 mil, Deposits: $1,722.4 mil, headquarters in Largo, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Usameribancorp, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Marketplace Branch at 4316 280 By-Pass, branch established on 1989/07/24; Downtown Branch at 15 Jefferson Street, branch established on 1906/03/20. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Regions Bank: Alexander City Branch at 3961 Highway 280, branch established on 2008/06/23. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Alex City/Cherokee Branch at 2055 Cherokee Road, branch established on 2000/01/04. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Alexander City:

Marital status in Alexander City, AL
  • Never married: 30.7%
  • Now married: 45.1%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

For population 25 years and over in Alexander City:

  • High school or higher: 81.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Alabama average:

11.5

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Alexander City, AL (based on Tallapoosa County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,71486
Mainline Protestant4,58033
Black Protestant3,52616
Catholic8941
Other1916
None12,711-
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: 5
Tallapoosa County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Tallapoosa County:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Tallapoosa County:

7.85 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Tallapoosa County:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Tallapoosa County:

14.2%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

33.0%
State:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.0%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.2%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.2%
State:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.3
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.3%
State:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Alexander City:

13.2%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Alexander City:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.0%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Alexander City:

52.4%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Alexander City:

77.1%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Alexander City, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 53$193,287$43,7630$0
Firefighters 45$151,183$40,3150$0
Sewerage 27$120,847$53,7100$0
Parks and Recreation 20$64,498$38,6990$0
Water Supply 19$65,802$41,5590$0
Other and Unallocable 18$55,395$36,9300$0
Financial Administration 16$63,005$47,2540$0
Electric Power 13$40,661$37,5330$0
Other Government Administration 13$33,236$30,6790$0
Fire - Other 12$55,302$55,3028$11,047
Local Libraries 10$24,601$29,5210$0
Police - Other 9$33,779$45,0390$0
Solid Waste Management 8$17,440$26,1600$0
Gas Supply 7$22,663$38,8510$0
Streets and Highways 7$29,384$50,3730$0
Welfare 3$5,491$21,9640$0
Judicial and Legal 2$8,330$49,9800$0
Airports 1$5,815$69,7800$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$8,262$99,1440$0
Totals for Government 284$998,981$42,2108$11,047

Alexander City government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,431,000 ($98.05)
    Regular Highways: $1,032,000 ($70.71)
    Water Utilities: $720,000 ($49.33)
    Sewerage: $620,000 ($42.48)
    Electric Utilities: $91,000 ($6.24)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $12,205,000 ($836.25)
    Police Protection: $4,614,000 ($316.14)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,727,000 ($255.36)
    Sewerage: $3,096,000 ($212.13)
    Water Utilities: $2,568,000 ($175.95)
    Gas Utilities: $2,378,000 ($162.93)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,968,000 ($134.84)
    Financial Administration: $1,942,000 ($133.06)
    General - Other: $1,499,000 ($102.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,301,000 ($89.14)
    General Public Buildings: $1,112,000 ($76.19)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $1,046,000 ($71.67)
    Regular Highways: $638,000 ($43.71)
    Central Staff Services: $539,000 ($36.93)
    Libraries: $530,000 ($36.31)
    Health - Other: $257,000 ($17.61)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $212,000 ($14.53)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $113,000 ($7.74)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($1.30)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $945,000 ($64.75)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $210,000 ($14.39)
    Parks and Recreation: $74,000 ($5.07)
    Gas Utilities: $18,000 ($1.23)

Alexander City government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,551,000 ($243.30)
    Other: $1,911,000 ($130.94)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,219,000 ($83.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $536,000 ($36.72)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $5,000 ($0.34)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $264,000 ($18.09)
    General Local Government Support: $43,000 ($2.95)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $1,136,000 ($77.83)
    Interest Earnings: $949,000 ($65.02)
    General Revenue - Other: $901,000 ($61.73)
    Sale of Property: $75,000 ($5.14)
    Donations From Private Sources: $56,000 ($3.84)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $15,304,000 ($1048.58)
    Water Utilities: $6,610,000 ($452.89)
    Gas Utilities: $3,635,000 ($249.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $579,000 ($39.67)
    Water Utilities: $197,000 ($13.50)
    Highways: $106,000 ($7.26)
    Other: $103,000 ($7.06)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,543,000 ($585.34)
    Property: $2,530,000 ($173.35)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,013,000 ($137.92)
    Other Selective Sales: $438,000 ($30.01)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $282,000 ($19.32)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $177,000 ($12.13)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $150,000 ($10.28)

Alexander City government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $478,000 ($32.75)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $436,000 ($29.87)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $42,000 ($2.88)

Alexander City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,655,000 ($387.46)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,082,000 ($1033.37)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,547,000 ($243.03)

6.41% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,238 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
Alabama average:

5.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lee County, AL  0.86% ($49,821 average AGI)
from Elmore County, AL  0.84% ($38,058)
from Coosa County, AL  0.62% ($25,341)


6.06% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,467 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.06%
Alabama average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lee County, AL  0.97% ($35,336 average AGI)
to Coosa County, AL  0.71% ($26,762)
to Elmore County, AL  0.66% ($40,462)
Businesses in Alexander City, AL
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Arby's1Nike1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1RadioShack1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
Comfort Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx3Subway1
Ford1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hilton1U-Haul3
Home Depot1UPS2
KFC1Verizon Wireless2
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1

Strongest AM radio stations in Alexander City:

  • WRFS (1050 AM; 1 kW; ALEXANDER CITY, AL)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WZZX (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LINEVILLE, AL; Owner: ROBERT A. PERRY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WACV (1170 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WDLK (1450 AM; 1 kW; DADEVILLE, AL; Owner: PROGRESSIVE UNITED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alexander City:

  • WZLM (97.3 FM; DADEVILLE, AL; Owner: GREAT SOUTH RFDC, LLC)
  • WLWI-FM (92.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WELL-FM (88.7 FM; DADEVILLE, AL; Owner: TIGER COMMUNICATIONS EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WSTH-FM (106.1 FM; ALEXANDER CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXS (103.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBAM-FM (98.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: DEEP SOUTH BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHHY-FM (101.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQNR (99.9 FM; TALLASSEE, AL; Owner: TIGER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WASZ (95.5 FM; ASHLAND, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTRB-FM (98.3 FM; SYLACAUGA, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTDR (92.7 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: JACOBS BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Alexander City:

  • WAXC-LP (Channel 64; ALEXANDER CITY, AL; Owner: CABLE VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WNCF (Channel 32; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 32 MONTGOMERY LLC)
  • WSWS-TV (Channel 66; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF OPELIKA)
  • WMCF-TV (Channel 45; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Alexander City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 279ft / 85.0mTotal length
  • $38,674,000Total costs
  • 58,870Total average daily traffic
  • 3,645Total average daily truck traffic
  • 74,878Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Alexander City, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 51980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Alexander City, AL

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 46. The highest number of fires - 100 took place in 2014, and the least - 7 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Alexander City, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (43.7%), and Structure Fires (36.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Alexander City, AL
    • 30343.7%Outside Fires
    • 25536.8%Structure Fires
    • 10014.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 355.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Alexander City, AL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Alexander City, Alabama:

  • Royal Inn, 4000 Hwy 280, Alexander City, Alabama 35010 , Phone: (256) 329-8858, Fax: (256) 329-8858
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 4335 Hwy 280, Alexander City, Alabama 35010 , Phone: (256) 234-7099
  • Bob White Motel, 930 Airport Dr, Alexander City, Alabama 35010 , Phone: (256) 234-4215
  • Comfort Inn, 2945 Hwy 280, Alexander City, Alabama 35010 , Phone: (256) 234-5900, Fax: (256) 234-5918
  • Hampton Inn Alexander City, 1551 Elkahatchee Rd, Alexander City, Alabama 35010 , Phone: (256) 234-2244, Fax: (256) 234-2242
  • Days Inn, 3146 Hwy 280, Alexander City, Alabama 35010 , Phone: (256) 234-6311, Fax: (256) 234-6314
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Alexander City, Alabama
Most common first names in Alexander City, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James26970.5 years
Mary24778.3 years
William20274.1 years
John19973.3 years
Willie13272.6 years
Robert11470.4 years
Annie11376.8 years
Thomas8571.5 years
Charles7968.6 years
George7873.9 years
Most common last names in Alexander City, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith17375.8 years
Jones12174.4 years
Thomas9477.4 years
Brown7573.7 years
Fuller7074.5 years
Davis6372.3 years
Robinson6074.3 years
Baker5975.6 years
Jackson5672.9 years
Russell5670.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Alexander City, AL
  • 68.5%Electricity
  • 25.7%Utility gas
  • 4.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Alexander City, AL
  • 66.6%Electricity
  • 27.4%Utility gas
  • 6.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Alexander City compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Alexander City on our top lists:

  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time firefighters per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #76 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: architecture and engineering occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time local library workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
There are 34 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Leanne Price (1)
  • Melvin Palmer, Jr. (1)
  • Michael Adams (1)
  • Michael W. Johnston (1)
  • Eric Branch (1)
  • Charles Harbison (1)
  • Charles Joseph Zimmerman (1)

Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2020.