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Population in 2012: 14,728 (62% urban, 38% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.9%
 

Males: 6,804  (46.2%)
Females: 7,924  (53.8%)

Median resident age:  39.8 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 35010, 35089, 36861.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,147 (it was $29,309 in 2000)
Alexander City:

$32,147
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,590

Alexander City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $98,822 (it was $70,800 in 2000)
Alexander City:

$98,822
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $136,923; Detached houses: $141,732; Townhouses or other attached units: $89,516; Mobile homes: $15,894

Median gross rent in 2012: $550.

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  • White alone - 9,131 (61.4%)
  • Black alone - 4,746 (31.9%)
  • Hispanic - 708 (4.8%)
  • Asian alone - 139 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 110 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 35 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.03%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.01%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Alexander City: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (13.0%), English (11.5%), Irish (8.9%), German (4.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%), Scottish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1872

Elevation: 704 feet

Land area: 38.8 square miles.

Population density: 379 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Alexander City:

  • High school or higher: 73.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alexander City city:

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 49.2%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

563 residents are foreign born

This city:  3.8%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 43 registered sex offenders living in Alexander City, Alabama as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Alexander City to the number of sex offenders is 343 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $343 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $323 (0.4%)

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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 ).

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 32.93 N, Longitude: 85.94 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,922 (+19.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,741 (66.1%)

Area code: 256

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Crime rates in Alexander City by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 302001232102
per 100,000 18.20.013.20.00.06.613.320.113.36.60.013.4
Rapes 81084581414108122
per 100,000 48.666.452.826.933.253.193.093.966.452.580.313.4
Robberies 1552317202124473191115
per 100,000 91.233.2151.9114.3132.8139.4159.4315.1205.959.173.6100.4
Assaults 4773818710511291140894111576
per 100,000 285.7484.5535.0584.7697.0743.6604.5938.5591.1269.2769.4508.8
Burglaries 119140129136168190182190180113206125
per 100,000 723.4929.2852.0914.01115.21261.51209.11273.71195.5742.01378.2836.9
Thefts 658815724663761643784790631522527536
per 100,000 4000.05409.54781.74455.95051.84269.05208.35296.04190.73427.73525.83588.6
Auto thefts 202220122326504432113527
per 100,000 121.6146.0132.180.7152.7172.6332.2295.0212.572.2234.2180.8
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0N/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0.0N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 300.2) 376.1448.2477.5416.8492.8513.6582.9714.3522.3318.1491.1381.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 66 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.21
Alabama average:

2.41

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Alexander City, Alabama accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.9%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -275 (-1.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (37%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Alexander City-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 152% 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 significantly below Alabama state average. It is 93% 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 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 87.4 miles away from Alexander City center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/19/2004 at 23:51:49, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/9/2004 at 08:56:10, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.8 miles away from Alexander City center
On 6/28/2008 at 01:40:36, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tallapoosa County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

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

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


Hospitals/medical centers in Alexander City:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Alexander City, AL

Airports located in Alexander City:


Local government website: www.alexandercityonline.com

College/University in Alexander City:

  • Central Alabama Community College (Full-time enrollment: 1,533; 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 26 miles; Wadley, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,299)
  • Auburn University Main Campus (about 35 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 20,996)
  • Tuskegee University (about 38 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 42 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 3,426)
  • Faulkner University (about 42 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,534)
  • Alabama State University (about 45 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,561)
  • University of Montevallo (about 56 miles; Montevallo, AL; FT enrollment: 2,494)

Public high school in Alexander City:

Private high school in Alexander City:

  • WEST END CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 14; Location: 3050 OLD DARK RD; Grades: 1 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Alexander City:

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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.

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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

 
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: 1296, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-18-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alexander City that have no violations reported:

  • STEWARTVILLE WATER AUTHORITY (Address: ROUTE 1 BOX 94-C, Population served: 4455, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • HACKNEYVILLE WATER & FIRE PRO AUTHORITY (Address: P O BOX 666, Population served: 1155, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 27.0%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.3% for Black residents, 57.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Alexander City, AL

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

Alexander City compared to Alabama state average:

Alexander City, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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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

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

  • Royal Inn, 4000 Hwy 280, Alexander City, AL 35010 , Phone: (256) 329-8858, Fax: (256) 329-8858
  • Baymont Inn & Suites, 4335 Hwy 280, Alexander City, AL 35010 , Phone: (256) 234-7099
  • Alex City Motel, 2595 Dadeville Rd, Alexander City, AL 35010 , Phone: (256) 329-8441
  • Bob White Motel, 930 Airport Dr, Alexander City, AL 35010 , Phone: (256) 234-4215
  • Comfort Inn, 2945 Hwy 280, Alexander City, AL 35010 , Phone: (256) 234-5900, Fax: (256) 234-5918
  • Hampton Inn Alexander City, 1551 Elkahatchee Rd, Alexander City, AL 35010 , Phone: (256) 234-2244, Fax: (256) 234-2242
  • Days Inn, 3146 Hwy 280, Alexander City, AL 35010 , Phone: (256) 234-6311, Fax: (256) 234-6314
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Alexander City, Alabama

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Alexander City travel time to work - commute


Alexander City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (63%)
  • Utility gas (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.05%
Here58.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic Church
Adherents65.6%19.8%3.1%2.3%1.9%
Congregations45.0%22.5%5.8%4.2%0.8%
Name Charismatic Churches Independent Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents1.5%1.2%1.2%1.0%2.4%
Congregations0.8%0.8%0.8%2.5%16.7%
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: 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.
Alabama:

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

7.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.2%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Tallapoosa County:

33.0%
Alabama:

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

15.0%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 15$40,977$32,7820$0
Other Government Administration 9$32,800$43,7335$1,714
Judicial and Legal 2$5,121$30,7260$0
Police Protection - Officers 48$146,410$36,6030$0
Firefighters 46$130,956$34,1620$0
Fire - Other 3$7,089$28,3560$0
Correction 2$3,777$22,6620$0
Streets and Highways 13$36,476$33,6700$0
Welfare 3$4,840$19,3601$1,036
Health 1$3,066$36,7920$0
Solid Waste Management 7$15,336$26,2900$0
Sewerage 12$27,992$27,9920$0
Parks and Recreation 17$38,736$27,3430$0
Water Supply 30$80,337$32,1350$0
Electric Power 14$45,721$39,1890$0
Gas Supply 7$17,723$30,3820$0
Local Libraries 9$18,254$24,3391$1,005
Other and Unallocable 37$86,547$28,0690$0
Totals for Government 275$742,158$32,3857$3,755

Alexander City government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $593,000 ($40.26)
    Sewerage: $284,000 ($19.28)
    Regular Highways: $68,000 ($4.62)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $8,205,000 ($557.10)
    Gas Utilities: $6,116,000 ($415.26)
    General - Other: $3,840,000 ($260.73)
    Police Protection: $3,098,000 ($210.35)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,676,000 ($181.69)
    Sewerage: $2,669,000 ($181.22)
    Water Utilities: $2,126,000 ($144.35)
    Financial Administration: $2,118,000 ($143.81)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,434,000 ($97.37)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,027,000 ($69.73)
    Regular Highways: $759,000 ($51.53)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $567,000 ($38.50)
    Libraries: $372,000 ($25.26)
    Central Staff Services: $192,000 ($13.04)
    General Public Buildings: $147,000 ($9.98)
    Housing and Community Development: $104,000 ($7.06)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $89,000 ($6.04)
    Public Welfare - Other: $86,000 ($5.84)
    Air Transportation: $33,000 ($2.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,745,000 ($118.48)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,281,000 ($86.98)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $306,000 ($20.78)
    Local Fire Protection: $198,000 ($13.44)
    Regular Highways: $145,000 ($9.85)
    Police Protection: $73,000 ($4.96)
    Financial Administration: $64,000 ($4.35)
    Water Utilities: $56,000 ($3.80)
    Gas Utilities: $51,000 ($3.46)
    Air Transportation: $47,000 ($3.19)
    Sewerage: $19,000 ($1.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($0.61)
    Public Welfare - Other: $9,000 ($0.61)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($0.20)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,000 ($0.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $12,068,000 ($819.39)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $183,000 ($12.43)

Alexander City government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,291,000 ($223.45)
    All Other: $1,333,000 ($90.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $738,000 ($50.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $461,000 ($31.30)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $96,000 ($6.52)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $886,000 ($60.16)
    Education: $318,000 ($21.59)
    All Other: $26,000 ($1.77)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $545,000 ($37.00)
    Rents: $168,000 ($11.41)
    Interest Earnings: $164,000 ($11.14)
    General Revenue, NEC: $136,000 ($9.23)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $9,146,000 ($620.99)
    Gas Utilities: $6,899,000 ($468.43)
    Water Utilities: $4,502,000 ($305.68)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $803,000 ($54.52)
    Water Utilities: $532,000 ($36.12)
    Sewerage: $151,000 ($10.25)
    Highways: $83,000 ($5.64)
    All Other: $62,000 ($4.21)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,857,000 ($465.58)
    Other License: $1,850,000 ($125.61)
    Property: $1,653,000 ($112.24)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $343,000 ($23.29)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $209,000 ($14.19)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $125,000 ($8.49)
    NEC: $88,000 ($5.98)
    Other Selective Sales: $24,000 ($1.63)

Alexander City government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $43,614,000 ($2961.30)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $40,969,000 ($2781.71)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,645,000 ($179.59)

Alexander City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,189,000 ($352.32)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,645,000 ($247.49)

6.18% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($48,407 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.18%
Alabama average:

6.81%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Coosa County, AL  0.72% ($23,598 average AGI)
from Lee County, AL  0.62% ($81,705)
from Montgomery County, AL  0.39% ($53,709)


5.85% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,708 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.85%
Alabama average:

6.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lee County, AL  0.87% ($35,195 average AGI)
to Coosa County, AL  0.71% ($24,710)
to Montgomery County, AL  0.49% ($29,783)

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 (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Alexander City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10
Total length: 38 meters (125ft)
Total costs: $18,286,000
Total average daily traffic: 28,280
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,410

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 3
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Alexander City, AL


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 35
  • Hazardous Condition: 7

Incident types - Alexander City


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Alexander City, AL

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
Businesses in Alexander City, AL
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1Nike1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1RadioShack1
Burger King1Rite Aid1
Comfort Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx3Subway1
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Home Depot1Taco Bell1
KFC1U-Haul3
La-Z-Boy1UPS2
Lane Furniture1Verizon Wireless2
McDonald's1Walmart1
Browse common businesses in Alexander City, AL


Alexander City on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Textile mills and textile products"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Textile mills and textile products"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in nursing homes (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest local government total salary and wages expenses per resident in 2004 in $"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parks and recreation per resident in 2004 in $ (population 10,000+)"
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  • Michael Adams (1)
  • Michael W. Johnston (1)
  • Eric Branch (1)
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Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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