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Population in 2012: 8,237 (83% urban, 17% rural). Population change since 2000: +14.8%
 

Males: 3,866  (46.9%)
Females: 4,371  (53.1%)

Median resident age:  42.2 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 35016.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,418 (it was $36,716 in 2000)
Arab:

$41,418
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,169

Arab city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $147,682 (it was $90,300 in 2000)
Arab:

$147,682
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $149,604; Detached houses: $152,027; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $73,503; Mobile homes: $59,215

Median gross rent in 2012: $556.

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Arab races chart
  • White alone - 7,846 (96.6%)
  • Two or more races - 100 (1.2%)
  • Hispanic - 99 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 48 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 18 (0.2%)
  • Black alone - 8 (0.10%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Arab: 83.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (18.7%), German (17.1%), United States (17.1%), English (10.1%), Scotch-Irish (3.4%), Scottish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1087 feet

Land area: 12.8 square miles.

Population density: 645 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Arab:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Arab city:

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 50.3%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

129 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.6%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Arab, Alabama as of September 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Arab to the number of sex offenders is 329 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $465 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $332 (0.3%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntsville, AL (27.2 miles , pop. 158,216).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (58.4 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (523.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Joppa, AL (2.0 miles ), Baileyton-Joppa, AL (2.3 miles) , Union Grove, AL (2.4 miles) , Baileyton, AL (2.7 miles ), Brooksville, AL (3.3 miles) , Guntersville, AL (3.4 miles ), Fairview, AL (3.5 miles ), Holly Pond, AL (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 36 buildings, average cost: $55,300
  • 1998: 42 buildings, average cost: $65,700
  • 1999: 29 buildings, average cost: $79,100
  • 2000: 25 buildings, average cost: $89,300
  • 2001: 25 buildings, average cost: $111,400
  • 2002: 31 buildings, average cost: $106,500
  • 2003: 25 buildings, average cost: $91,400
  • 2004: 25 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 2005: 31 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2006: 28 buildings, average cost: $137,700
  • 2007: 50 buildings, average cost: $155,700
  • 2008: 28 buildings, average cost: $163,200
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $139,800
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $129,400
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $181,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.33 N, Longitude: 86.50 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +569 (+7.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,364 (38.8%)

Area code: 256

Arab household income distribution Arab home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Arab by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2007 2008 2011 2012
Murders 10000010
per 100,000 13.90.00.00.00.00.012.40.0
Rapes 31311136
per 100,000 41.713.841.013.613.012.937.173.3
Robberies 01411465
per 100,000 0.013.854.713.613.051.674.261.1
Assaults 1915732305339
per 100,000 263.813.868.495.2415.9386.9655.2476.8
Burglaries 12211110884105117165191
per 100,000 1694.01533.81477.61142.41364.71509.12039.82335.0
Thefts 402462478390445348460469
per 100,000 5581.86383.96539.95304.05783.74488.65686.75733.5
Auto thefts 2730342329255135
per 100,000 374.9414.5465.2312.8376.9322.5630.5427.9
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A13N/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A160.7N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 302.0) 495.1421.9474.2358.0463.4422.2640.6611.0

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 37 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.06
Alabama average:

2.28

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Arab, Alabama accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.0%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +728 (+11.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Engineers (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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

Average climate in Arab, Alabama

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Tornado activity:

Arab-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 301% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/11/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.6 miles away from the Arab city center killed 2 people and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 31.0 miles away from the city center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.

Earthquake activity:

Arab-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 50.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 77.2 miles away from Arab center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 87.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 31.7 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 75.5 miles away from Arab center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 76.5 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 Marshall County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 15, Floods: 14, Tornadoes: 10, Winds: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Jill King - Country singer.


Hospital/medical center in Arab:

  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER - ARAB (Nursing Home, 235 THIRD STREET SE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Arab:

  • MARSHALL MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GUNTERSVILLE, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Arab, AL

Local government website: arabcity.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Arab:

  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 24 miles; Hanceville, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,575)
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 29 miles; Huntsville, AL; FT enrollment: 5,084)
  • Alabama A & M University (about 33 miles; Normal, AL; FT enrollment: 4,473)
  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 35 miles; Tanner, AL; FT enrollment: 4,995)
  • Gadsden State Community College (about 38 miles; Gadsden, AL; FT enrollment: 4,222)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 49 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,273)
  • Jacksonville State University (about 55 miles; Jacksonville, AL; FT enrollment: 6,251)

Public high school in Arab:

Public elementary/middle schools in Arab:

Private elementary/middle school in Arab:

  • NEW LIFE TABERNACLE CHURCH UPC (Students: 64; Location: 515 2ND AVE NW; Grades: PK - 11)
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Library in Arab:

  • ARAB PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $213,862; Location: 325 2ND STREET NW; 58,387 books; 2,086 audio materials; 2,161 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 81 state licensed databases; 55 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Arab: Arab Country Club (A), Arab Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Arab include: Independent Church (A), Pleasant Valley Church (B), Westside Baptist Church (C), Eddy Baptist Church (D), Gilliam Springs Baptist Church (E), Liberty Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Arab City Cemetery (1), Gilliam Springs Cemetery (2), Rice Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Pine Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Perkins Creek (A), Gilliam Creek (B), Clemons Branch (C), Wolf Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Dial A Story (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 325 2nd Street Northwest) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Green Park Motel - Office (3400 USHighway 231) (1), Arabian Motel (631 North Main Street) (2), Jameson Inn Arab (Sj) (706 N Brindlee Mountain Pkwy) (3), Stamps Inn Bed & Breakfast (102 1st Avenue Northeast) (4), Jameson Inn (706 North Brindlee Mountain Park) (5), Green Park Motel (3400 USHighway 231) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Arab City - Court Clerk (740 North Main Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

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

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

ARAB WATER WORKS BOARD (Address: 526 CULLMAN ROAD , Population served: 31999, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.4%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.8% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 23.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.2%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.3%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Arab, AL

81 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
14 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Arab in 2000:

  • 75 people in nursing homes
  • 20 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 8 people in other group homes

Arab compared to Alabama state average:

Arab, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Arab (2011 data):

  • Peoples Bank of Alabama: Parkway Branch, Scant City Branch, Arab Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $511.3 mil, Deposits: $426.1 mil, headquarters in Cullman, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Altrust Financial Services, Inc.
  • Merchants Bank of Alabama: Arab Branch at 1096 North Brindlee Mountain Parkway, branch established on 2008/04/14. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $243.0 mil, Deposits: $221.4 mil, headquarters in Cullman, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Merchants Financial Services, Inc.
  • Cadence Bank, N.A.: Arab Branch at 942 North Brindlee Mtn Parkway, branch established on 2008/03/24. Info updated 2011/12/14: Bank assets: $3,909.7 mil, Deposits: $3,124.0 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: Cadence Bancorp Llc
  • Woodforest National Bank: Arab Branch at 1450 N. Brindlee Mountain Parkway, branch established on 2009/04/04. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • BancorpSouth Bank: Arab Branch at 420 Brindlee Mountain Parkway, branch established on 1998/04/02. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.
  • Citizens Bank & Trust: Arab Branch at 1205 North Brindlee Mountain Parkway, branch established on 2004/06/18. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $286.8 mil, Deposits: $241.1 mil, headquarters in Guntersville, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens B & T Holdings, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Northgate Center Branch at 1001 Brindlee Mountain Parkway North, branch established on 1973/08/14. 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: Arab Main Office at 1199 North Parkway, branch established on 1921/01/01. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Arab travel time to work - commute


Arab mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Utility gas (39%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Arab city (based on Marshall County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.27%
Here65.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic Church
Adherents70.4%13.3%4.5%3.5%1.9%
Congregations47.6%16.8%10.6%6.3%0.5%
NameAssemblies of GodEpiscopal ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents1.6%1.4%0.8%0.7%2.0%
Congregations3.4%1.0%0.5%1.0%12.5%
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: 17
Marshall County:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Marshall County:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 67
Marshall County:

7.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 60
Here:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.4%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Marshall County:

27.4%
Alabama:

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

17.3%
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 2$4,084$24,5040$0
Other Government Administration 10$28,244$33,8930$0
Judicial and Legal 3$7,144$28,5761$2,166
Police Protection - Officers 25$71,847$34,4870$0
Police - Other 9$17,747$23,6632$664
Firefighters 24$69,615$34,8085$5,080
Streets and Highways 14$29,258$25,0780$0
Welfare 5$6,971$16,7300$0
Health 9$17,747$23,6635$952
Solid Waste Management 3$6,271$25,0841$133
Sewerage 6$21,773$43,5460$0
Parks and Recreation 11$25,042$27,3195$2,378
Water Supply 19$82,171$51,8970$0
Local Libraries 5$7,941$19,0582$1,147
Other and Unallocable 1$3,543$42,5160$0
Totals for Government 146$399,398$32,82721$12,520

Arab government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,286,000 ($156.12)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,592,000 ($193.27)
    Police Protection: $1,458,000 ($177.01)
    Parks & Recreation: $608,000 ($73.81)
    Regular Highways: $546,000 ($66.29)
    Fire Protection: $503,000 ($61.07)
    Health Services - Other: $438,000 ($53.17)
    Sewerage: $392,000 ($47.59)
    General - Other: $259,000 ($31.44)
    Financial Administration: $256,000 ($31.08)
    Central Staff Services: $249,000 ($30.23)
    General Public Buildings: $186,000 ($22.58)
    Libraries: $185,000 ($22.46)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $182,000 ($22.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $155,000 ($18.82)
    Welfare - Other: $70,000 ($8.50)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $325,000 ($39.46)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $120,000 ($14.57)
    General - Other: $110,000 ($13.35)
    Regular Highways: $101,000 ($12.26)
    Police Protection: $85,000 ($10.32)
    Health - Other: $18,000 ($2.19)
    Central Staff: $7,000 ($0.85)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($0.85)
    Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,112,000 ($377.81)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $513,000 ($62.28)

Arab government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $393,000 ($47.71)
    Sewerage: $307,000 ($37.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $117,000 ($14.20)
    Parks & Recreation: $87,000 ($10.56)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,781,000 ($216.22)
    Interest Earnings: $290,000 ($35.21)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,991,000 ($363.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $341,000 ($41.40)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $4,294,000 ($521.31)
    NEC: $726,000 ($88.14)
    Property: $338,000 ($41.03)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $58,000 ($7.04)
    Tobacco Sales: $51,000 ($6.19)
    Motor Vehicle License: $26,000 ($3.16)

Arab government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $8,670,000 ($1052.57)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $5,413,000 ($657.16)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $7,050,000 ($855.89)
    Other NEC: $4,008,000 ($486.58)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $7,455,000 ($905.06)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $11,955,000 ($1451.38)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $3,765,000 ($457.08)
    Other, NEC: $1,966,000 ($238.68)

Arab government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,247,000 ($515.60)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $9,867,000 ($1197.89)

6.49% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,083 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.49%
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 Etowah County, AL  0.84% ($25,881 average AGI)
from DeKalb County, AL  0.66% ($26,219)
from Madison County, AL  0.66% ($48,656)


5.86% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,156 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
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 Madison County, AL  0.94% ($37,276 average AGI)
to Etowah County, AL  0.88% ($25,539)
to DeKalb County, AL  0.67% ($21,706)

Strongest AM radio stations in Arab:

  • WRAB (1380 AM; 1 kW; ARAB, AL; Owner: REED BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WDJL (1000 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: JAMES K. SHARP DBA 5TH AVE BROADCASTING)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WBXR (1140 AM; daytime; 15 kW; HAZEL GREEN, AL; Owner: LOW COUNTRY CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WVNN (770 AM; 10 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WEUP (1600 AM; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNDLEY BATTS, SR. & VIRGINIA CAPLES)

Strongest FM radio stations in Arab:

  • WAFN-FM (92.7 FM; ARAB, AL; Owner: FUN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRSA-FM (96.9 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: NCA, INC.)
  • WTWX-FM (95.9 FM; GUNTERSVILLE, AL; Owner: GUNTERSVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • W298AF (107.5 FM; HADEN, AL; Owner: HADEN RADIO COMPANY)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WLRH (89.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WJIA (88.5 FM; GUNTERSVILLE, AL; Owner: LAKE CITY EDUCATIONAL B/CASTING INC.)
  • WXQW (94.1 FM; MERIDIANVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W293AH (106.5 FM; NORMAL, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WRTT-FM (95.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • W249BB (97.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W275AA (102.9 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ARCHIE C. BOBO, PERSONAL REP. OF DORSEY E. NEWMAN ESTATE)
  • W300AH (107.9 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PORTER L. BATTS)
  • WTAK-FM (106.1 FM; HARTSELLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W202BV (88.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRJL-FM (99.9 FM; EVA, AL; Owner: ROJO, INC.)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Arab:

  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WAAY-TV (Channel 31; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF HUNTSVILLE LICENSE LLC)
  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WHNT-TV (Channel 19; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W64BJ (Channel 64; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTJP (Channel 60; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W67CO (Channel 67; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WCQT-LP (Channel 52; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: FIRST CULLMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Arab, Alabama:
  • Fatal accident count: 52
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 86
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 10
  • Fatalities: 57
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 155
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
Alabama average:
  • Fatal accident count: 105
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 164
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 115
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 269
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 10

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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 21 meters (69ft)
Total costs: $9,485,000
Total average daily traffic: 37,200
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,416

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Arab)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Lat: 34.375333 Lon: -86.546917, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPTT914
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.295 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/13/2001, Expiration Date: 12/13/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/18/2012, Certifier: Howard Manning
    Registrant: Lao, 102 East Middle St, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (800) 886-4222, Fax: (717) 337-9157
  • Lat: 34.324833 Lon: -86.489500, Call Sign: WPWG735
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.385 MHz, 159.570 MHz, 159.735 MHz, 160.095 MHz, 160.125 MHz, 160.155 MHz, 160.170 MHz, 160.200 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/01/2012, Expiration Date: 11/13/2022, Certifier: John Mullins
    Registrant: Sullivan Communications, 202 Business Center Drive, Birmingham, AL 35244, Phone: (205) 988-5522, Fax: (205) 988-3125
  • Lat: 34.315917 Lon: -86.494972, Call Sign: WPZJ731
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.500 MHz, 456.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/23/2004, Expiration Date: 01/23/2014, Cancellation Date: 04/01/2013, Certifier: Dennis Andrews
    Registrant: Ott Communications, 900 D Hammond St, Bangor, ME 04401, Phone: (207) 992-9920, Email:
  • 4TANK, Intersection Of 4th Ave And 5th Street (Lat: 34.323000 Lon: -86.501472), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQEB404
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.037 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/20/2005, Expiration Date: 12/20/2015, Certifier: Bentley L Isom
    Registrant: Cpi Technologies, Inc., 1022 Commerce Blvd., Pelham, AL 35124, Phone: (205) 987-3200, Fax: (205) 987-3205, Email:
  • UNIONTK, Approx 800 West Of Union Hill Rd (Lat: 34.488056 Lon: -86.612222), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQED548
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.037 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/03/2006, Expiration Date: 01/03/2016, Certifier: Bentley L Isom
    Registrant: Cpi Technologies, Inc., 1022 Commerce Blvd., Pelham, AL 35124, Phone: (205) 987-3200, Fax: (205) 987-3205, Email:
  • Lat: 34.340472 Lon: -86.519750, Call Sign: WQLF439
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.487 MHz, 463.762 MHz, 464.462 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/06/2010, Expiration Date: 01/06/2020, Certifier: Keith R Pittman
    Registrant: Huntsville Radio Service Co., 2402 Clinton Avenue, W., Huntsville, AL 35805, Phone: (256) 534-4232, Fax: (256) 539-5854, Email:
  • Lat: 34.375333 Lon: -86.546917, Call Sign: WQQA338
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.295 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/02/2012, Expiration Date: 10/02/2022, Certifier: Howard Manning Jr
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • 981 North Pky (Lat: 34.331750 Lon: -86.507194), Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WMG505
    Assigned Frequencies: 949.590 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/1993, Expiration Date: 04/01/2020
    Registrant: Fun Media Group, Inc., P.O. Box 1297, Arab, AL 35816-1297
  • EDDY CROSSROADS, 298 C Matt Morrow Road (Lat: 34.375361 Lon: -86.518889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 105.2 m, Overall height: 106.7 m, Call Sign: WQPY280
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6256.54 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/17/2012, Expiration Date: 09/17/2022, Certifier: Charles Cleary
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • ARAB SITE, 113 So. Main Street (Lat: 34.315917 Lon: -86.494972), Overall height: 54.3 m, Call Sign: WHE556
    Assigned Frequencies: 6375.20 MHz, 6197.24 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/17/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/18/2002
    Registrant: Itc^deltacom Communications, Inc. D/B/A Itc^deltacom, 4092 South Memorial Parkway, Huntsville, AL 35802, Email:
  • ARAB, 113 S. Main Street (Lat: 34.315917 Lon: -86.494694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: WLC552, Licensee ID: L00896575
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.90 MHz, 6226.90 MHz, 6286.20 MHz, 6286.20 MHz, 6345.50 MHz, 6345.50 MHz, 6404.80 MHz, 6404.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/13/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/09/2011, Certifier: Robert A Esty
    Registrant: International Communications Group, Inc. D/B/A Corban Networks
  • ARAB, 5 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 34.350083 Lon: -86.414972), Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WLK691
    Assigned Frequencies: 2121.60 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/21/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/05/2007, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30004, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • 113 S. Main St. (Lat: 34.315917 Lon: -86.494972), Overall height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WLL754
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6286.19 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/02/2010, Expiration Date: 02/01/2020, Certifier: Paul Wilson
    Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 1120 20th Street, Nw, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-3048, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

107 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Arab)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Arab)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4


Most common first names in Arab, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James14371.2 years
William11674.0 years
John10573.2 years
Mary7175.9 years
Robert5473.2 years
Charles3466.4 years
Annie3382.8 years
Thomas3274.7 years
Willie3279.4 years
Joseph2775.6 years
Most common last names in Arab, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6277.6 years
Maze5175.2 years
King4275.9 years
Hyatt4277.8 years
Johnson3670.8 years
Miller3475.6 years
Light3171.5 years
Taylor2976.0 years
Jones2771.4 years
Black2677.7 years
Businesses in Arab, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Arby's1Nike1
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Curves1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Subway2
FedEx1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hardee's1U-Haul4
KFC1UPS1
Lane Furniture2Walmart1
Browse common businesses in Arab, AL


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