Argo, Alabama

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Population in 2019: 4,348 (18% urban, 82% rural).
Population change since 2000: +144.3%
Males: 2,096  (48.2%)
Females: 2,252  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

34.8 years
Alabama median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 35112, 35120, 35146, 35173.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $72,701 (it was $41,167 in 2000)
Argo:

$72,701
AL:

$51,734

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,690 (it was $18,226 in 2000)

Argo town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $195,324 (it was $84,500 in 2000)
Argo:

$195,324
AL:

$154,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $161,544; detached houses: $203,902; mobile homes: $69,859

Median gross rent in 2019: $473.

March 2019 cost of living index in Argo: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.5%
(4.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 63.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Argo, AL (2019)
    • 3,74688.9%White alone
    • 2175.2%Hispanic
    • 2054.9%Black alone
    • 180.4%Asian alone

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

Crime rates in Argo by year

Type

2008

2010

2011

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(52.6)
1
(49.9)
1
(24.4)
2
(47.6)
1
(23.7)
1
(23.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(52.6)
2
(99.8)
7
(171.1)
2
(47.6)
0
(0.0)
5
(118.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
21
(1,105)
10
(498.8)
18
(440.0)
13
(309.5)
14
(332.2)
18
(426.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
34
(1,789)
8
(399.0)
21
(513.3)
20
(476.2)
18
(427.1)
20
(473.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(263.2)
3
(149.6)
4
(97.8)
5
(119.0)
4
(94.9)
6
(142.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/A0
(0.0)
N/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index222.6122.7112.997.966.9102.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Argo, AL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.38
Alabama average:

2.19
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Ancestries: American (23.6%), Greek (10.8%), European (8.9%), English (6.0%), Scandinavian (5.3%), Dutch (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 801 feet

Land area: 12.2 square miles.

Population density: 357 people per square mile   (very low).

Argo, Alabama map

165 residents are foreign born (3.5% Latin America).

This town:

3.9%
Alabama:

3.5%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Argo town:

0.4% ($310)
Alabama:

0.4% ($289)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Birmingham, AL (21.1 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (566.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Margaret, AL (1.8 miles ),
Springville, AL (2.3 miles ),
Branchville, AL (2.4 miles ),
Clay, AL (2.5 miles ),
Odenville, AL (2.6 miles ),
Trussville, AL (2.7 miles ),
Moody, AL (2.7 miles ),
Grayson Valley, AL (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 33.70 N, Longitude: 86.51 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 205

Distribution of median household income in Argo, AL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Argo, AL in 2019

Argo satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.6%
Alabama:

4.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +508 (+39.9%).
Most common industries in Argo, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (16.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.6%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.9%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Truck transportation (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (24.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.7%)
  • Truck transportation (7.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Machinery (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (14.2%)
  • Health care (13.1%)
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Argo, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.5%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.4%)
  • Registered nurses (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)

Average climate in Argo, Alabama

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Argo, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 77.3. This is about average.

City:

77.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.286. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.286
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.47. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.47
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.42. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.42
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 10.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 22.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.0
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.83. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.83
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Tornado activity:

Argo-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 160% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1977, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 12.8 miles away from the Argo town center killed 22 people and injured 130 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1998, a category F5 tornado 22.2 miles away from the town center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Argo-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 125% greater 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 47.4 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) earthquake occurred 74.7 miles away from Argo center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 74.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 76.4 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 183.7 miles away from Argo center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 109.8 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 Jefferson County (32) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 6

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Argo:

  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER - TRUSSVILLE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; TRUSSVILLE, AL)
  • BIRMINGHAM NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER EAST (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • DAVITA CENTER POINT DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; CENTER POINT, AL)
  • SOUTHERN CARE BIRMINGHAM (Hospital, about 11 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • BIRMINGHAM EAST DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • KIRKWOOD BY THE RIVER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • DCI PELL CITY (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; PELL CITY, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Argo:

  • Jefferson State Community College (about 12 miles; Birmingham, AL; Full-time enrollment: 6,041)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 22 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 14,853)
  • Samford University (about 23 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,829)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 24 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 8,167)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 28 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,695)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 31 miles; Hanceville, AL; FT enrollment: 4,486)
  • Gadsden State Community College (about 37 miles; Gadsden, AL; FT enrollment: 4,650)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Argo: Meadow Run Country Club (A), Argo Town Hall (B), Argo Fire and Rescue Station 1 (C), Argo Fire and Rescue Station 2 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Argo include: Central Church (A), Corinth Church (B), Springville Church (C), Argo Church (D), Independence Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Argo Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Weaver Pond (A), Wilborn Lake (B), Minith Lake (C), Tadpole Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wadie Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

2.9 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

82.9%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.8%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Argo:

Marital status in Argo, AL
  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 68.6%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 0.9%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

For population 25 years and over in Argo:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Alabama average:

11.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant308,984710
Black Protestant106,653257
Mainline Protestant67,037150
Catholic55,08332
Other13,07345
Orthodox1,4244
None106,212-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 135
Jefferson County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.4%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

31.1%
Alabama:

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

12.0%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Argo:

52.2%
State:

49.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Argo:

50.0%
Alabama:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.7
Alabama:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Argo:

20.0%
Alabama:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Argo:

7.2%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Argo:

6.9
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Argo:

31.2%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

59.5%
Alabama:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Argo:

80.2%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Argo, AL Residents

Argo government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - General Public Buildings: $29,000 ($6.67)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($4.14)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.46)
  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $468,000 ($107.64)
    Police Protection: $404,000 ($92.92)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $214,000 ($49.22)
    Central Staff Services: $151,000 ($34.73)
    Financial Administration: $131,000 ($30.13)
    Regular Highways: $64,000 ($14.72)
    Electric Utilities: $28,000 ($6.44)
    Correctional Institutions: $14,000 ($3.22)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($1.15)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($0.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($0.69)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($0.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $67,000 ($15.41)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $71,000 ($16.33)
    General Public Building: $69,000 ($15.87)
    Local Fire Protection: $53,000 ($12.19)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($1.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $991,000 ($227.92)

Argo government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $195,000 ($44.85)
    Donations From Private Sources: $26,000 ($5.98)
    Rents: $24,000 ($5.52)
    General Revenue - Other: $21,000 ($4.83)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $671,000 ($154.32)
    Property: $148,000 ($34.04)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $80,000 ($18.40)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $7,000 ($1.61)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $4,000 ($0.92)

Argo government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,687,000 ($387.99)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,568,000 ($360.63)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $119,000 ($27.37)

Argo government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $712,000 ($163.75)

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

Here:

5.06%
Alabama average:

5.95%

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

0.01%
Alabama average:

0.05%

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


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

Here:

5.51%
Alabama average:

5.97%

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

0.02%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Shelby County, AL  1.15% ($65,544 average AGI)
to St. Clair County, AL  0.39% ($50,962)
to Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.19% ($41,890)

Strongest AM radio stations in Argo:

  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFHK (1430 AM; 5 kW; PELL CITY, AL; Owner: STOCKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WURL (760 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MOODY, AL; Owner: THE BILL DAVISON EVANGELISTIC ASSOC)
  • WLPH (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; IRONDALE, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WYDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WERC (960 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WRJS (1320 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAAX (570 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Argo:

  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
  • WENN (105.9 FM; TRUSSVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WQEN (103.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WDJC-FM (93.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WZRR (99.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTDR (92.7 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: JACOBS BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WBFR (89.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLJR (88.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BRIARWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH)
  • WKXX (102.9 FM; ATTALLA, AL; Owner: BROADCAST MEDIA LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Argo:

  • WTJP (Channel 60; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJSU-TV (Channel 40; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WBRC (Channel 6; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTTO (Channel 21; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM BROADCASTING (WVTM-TV), LLC)
  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WBXA-CA (Channel 2; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • W27CM (Channel 27; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W46DK (Channel 46; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBMA-LP (Channel 58; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • W34BI (Channel 34; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBMG-LP (Channel 38; MOODY, AL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Argo fatal accident list:

Jan 5, 2018 10:20 PM, Argo Margret Rd, Lat: 33.700408, Lon: -86.513753, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Feb 7, 2006 06:15 AM, I-59, Lat: 33.702330, Lon: -86.524130, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 28, 2002 08:24 PM, I-59, Lat: 33.699822, Lon: -86.525232, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 6
Nov 17, 1989 10:45 AM, Sr7, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 148ft / 44.7mTotal length
  • $17,342,000Total costs
  • 154,114Total average daily traffic
  • 36,492Total average daily truck traffic
  • 97,743Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Argo, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 91960-1969
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Argo, AL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Argo)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Margrett Rd (Lat: 33.694306 Lon: -86.517361), Structure height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WPNL597,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.381 MHz, 956.381 MHz, Grant Date: 02/13/2008, Expiration Date: 04/03/2018, Cancellation Date: 06/09/2018, Phone: (716) 242-8444

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED23$143,72811$130,89562$159,1082$85,3002$103,3001$53,290
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$110,8001$107,0104$159,0080$00$01$12,420
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$135,7552$111,02523$149,5211$55,4401$140,7402$43,880
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$148,6673$178,16727$157,2170$01$79,5200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$108,8100$05$165,0320$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0401.01 , 0405.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$164,2875$178,706
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$227,830
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$77,780

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0401.01 , 0405.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Argo, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Argo, AL - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Argo, AL
  • 57.7%Electricity
  • 42.3%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Argo, AL
  • 59.1%Electricity
  • 40.9%Utility gas


Argo compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
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  • De'Varus M. May (2)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2022.