Ashville, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 2,255 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.2%
 
Males: 1,038  (46.0%)
Females: 1,217  (54.0%)
Median resident age:  39.7 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 35953, 35987.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,884 (it was $31,509 in 2000)
Ashville:

$34,884
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,653 (it was $15,867 in 2000)

Ashville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $61,096 (it was $68,800 in 2000)
Ashville:

$61,096
AL:

$122,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $82,792; Detached houses: $110,123; Mobile homes: $21,542

Median gross rent in 2013: $617.

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  • Races in Ashville, AL (2013)

    Ashville races chart
    • 1,34962.3%White alone
    • 64829.9%Black alone
    • 974.5%Hispanic
    • 462.1%Two or more races
    • 221.0%Asian alone
    • 40.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Ashville: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (18.1%), Irish (10.6%), English (8.7%), German (5.6%), French (1.8%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 570 feet

Land area: 19.3 square miles.

Population density: 117 people per square mile   (very low).

Ashville,AL real estate house value index trend

Ashville, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Ashville:

  • High school or higher: 69.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ashville town:

  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 45.5%
  • Separated: 6.3%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

16 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.7%
Alabama:

2.0%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Ashville, Alabama as of July 27, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Ashville to the number of sex offenders is 2,234 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $283 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $224 (0.4%)

Ashville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Birmingham, AL (38.4 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (558.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Steele, AL (2.8 miles ), Highland Lake, AL (3.1 miles ), Ragland, AL (3.2 miles ), Gallant, AL (3.3 miles ), Springville, AL (3.6 miles ), Altoona, AL (3.6 miles ), Ohatchee, AL (3.7 miles ), Odenville, AL (3.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $56,100
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $56,100
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $56,100
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $56,100
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $130,400
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $135,800
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $144,600
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $154,300
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $165,500
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $172,900
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $180,100
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $184,400
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $197,800
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $205,200
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $215,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.84 N, Longitude: 86.27 W

Area code: 205

Ashville household income distribution Ashville home values distribution

Crime rates in Ashville by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 00000002000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.090.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00101000013
per 100,000 0.00.040.80.039.30.00.00.00.044.7132.6
Robberies 10121020400
per 100,000 42.20.040.879.939.30.073.90.0178.50.00.0
Assaults 2632108645910
per 100,000 84.4249.6122.479.9393.2307.8221.6179.9223.1402.0442.1
Burglaries 1320189251513583526
per 100,000 548.3831.9734.4359.6983.1577.1480.1224.9357.01,563.21,149.4
Thefts 4530344072371929284837
per 100,000 1,897.91,247.91,387.21,598.12,831.31,423.6701.61,304.51,249.42,143.81,635.7
Auto thefts 56558501155
per 100,000 210.9249.6204.0199.8314.6192.40.045.044.6223.3221.0
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A1N/AN/AN/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A45.0N/AN/AN/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.6) 167.3185.3200.4151.0342.6181.4133.4299.2183.9342.6372.7

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Crime rate in Ashville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.25
Alabama average:

2.41
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +356 (+18.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (37%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (30%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Ashville, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ashville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 158% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the Ashville town center injured 22 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F4 tornado 10.9 miles away from the town center killed 22 people and injured 150 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ashville-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 79% 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 57.9 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 64.5 miles away from Ashville center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 90.9 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 197.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 217.0 miles away from Ashville 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 127.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Ashville topographic map

Birthplace of: Rufus W. Cobb - Confederate Army officer.

Hospitals and medical centers in Ashville:

  • HEALTH CARE INC (P O BOX 130)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Ashville:

  • ATTALLA HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ATTALLA, AL)
  • ALTOONA HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ALTOONA, AL)
  • TLC NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ONEONTA, AL)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER - ONEONTA (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; ONEONTA, AL)
  • GADSDEN REGIONAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; ATTALLA, AL)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF BLOUNTSVILLE (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; ONEONTA, AL)
  • CARE FIRST HOME HEALTH OF BLOUNT COUNTY (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; ONEONTA, AL)

airports located in Ashville:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ashville:

  • Gadsden State Community College (about 19 miles; Gadsden, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,650)
  • Snead State Community College (about 26 miles; Boaz, AL; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 29 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)
  • Jacksonville State University (about 29 miles; Jacksonville, AL; FT enrollment: 7,566)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 34 miles; Hanceville, AL; FT enrollment: 4,486)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 40 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 14,853)
  • Samford University (about 41 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,829)

Public high schools in Ashville:

  • ASHVILLE HIGH SCH (Students: 380, Location: 33215 US HIGHWAY 231, Grades: 9-12)
  • EDEN AREA TECH CTR (Location: 45 COUNTY ROAD 33, Grades: 9-12)
  • RUBEN YANCY ALT SCH (Location: 466 10TH STREET, Grades: KG-12)

Private high school in Ashville:

  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 15, Location: 11831 COUNTY ROAD 31 STE 100, Grades: 3-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Ashville:

See full list of schools located in Ashville

Libraries in Ashville:

  • ST. CLAIR COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $179,178; Location: 139 5TH AVENUE; 23,732 books; 232 audio materials; 846 video materials; 81 state licensed databases; 19 print serial subscriptions)
  • ASHVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $34,871; Location: 196 SIXTH AVENUE; 13,335 books; 407 video materials; 81 state licensed databases; 5 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Ashville: Whitney Junction Volunteer Fire Department (A), Ashville Fire and Rescue (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ashville include: Evergreen Church (A), Weeping Mary Church (B), Grace Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoirs: Stolle Lake (A), Farr S Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Locust Branch (A), Muckleroy Creek (B), North Fork Dry Creek (C), South Fork Dry Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: St Clair County Tourism (Tourism Consultants; 100 6th Avenue) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Courts: St Clair County - Courts- Court Reporter (411 North Gadsden) (1), St Clair County - Courts- Circuit Court Clerk (33205 USHighway 231) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 43.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

43.2
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 23.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.23. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.23
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 24.0%
(25.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.5% for Black residents, 83.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  75.3%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.2%
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
85 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
67 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
43 people in nursing homes in 2000

Ashville, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Ashville (2011 data):

  • Metro Bank: Ashville Branch at 35489 Ushwy 231, branch established on 2003/09/17. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $627.7 mil, Deposits: $557.5 mil, headquarters in Pell City, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Ashville Branch at 255 5th Street, branch established on 1906/08/16. 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
  • Union State Bank: Ashville Branch at 32 Court Street East, branch established on 1920/12/20. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $274.5 mil, Deposits: $250.5 mil, headquarters in Pell City, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Union Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.5
Alabama average:

11.9

Ashville travel time to work - commute Ashville mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Ashville town (based on St. Clair County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant34,066121
Mainline Protestant2,85618
Black Protestant1,77812
Catholic1,0561
Other122
None43,825-
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: 14
St. Clair County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
St. Clair County:

5.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
Here:

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Clair County:

33.9%
Alabama:

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

9.2%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.7%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ashville:

38.1%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Ashville:

29.1
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ashville:

22.9%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.4%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.3%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

49.9%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.2%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ashville, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$10,134$40,5362$1,748
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$4,500
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$1,050
Police Protection - Officers 5$14,680$35,2322$1,017
Firefighters 4$11,540$34,6207$5,892
Streets and Highways 2$6,870$41,2200$0
Water Supply 4$11,627$34,8811$665
Local Libraries 2$3,929$23,5740$0
Totals for Government 20$58,780$35,26821$14,872

6.92% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($40,978 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.92%
Alabama average:

6.02%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($230 average AGI)
St. Clair County:

0.04%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson County, AL  2.63% ($44,212 average AGI)
from Talladega County, AL  0.53% ($32,178)
from Shelby County, AL  0.48% ($43,250)


6.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,214 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.70%
Alabama average:

6.06%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($353 average AGI)
St. Clair County:

0.04%
Alabama average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson County, AL  2.21% ($33,204 average AGI)
to Shelby County, AL  0.52% ($45,076)
to Talladega County, AL  0.52% ($37,621)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ashville:

  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WAAX (570 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJBY (930 AM; 5 kW; RAINBOW CITY, AL; Owner: GADSDEN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGAD (1350 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: DEKALB COUNTY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WFHK (1430 AM; 5 kW; PELL CITY, AL; Owner: STOCKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCRL (1570 AM; 3 kW; ONEONTA, AL; Owner: BLOUNT COUNTY BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ashville:

  • WKXX (102.9 FM; ATTALLA, AL; Owner: BROADCAST MEDIA LLC)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WVOK-FM (97.9 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WLJS-FM (91.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES/JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKLD (97.7 FM; ONEONTA, AL; Owner: BLOUNT COUNTY BROADCASTING SERVICE INC.)
  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WTDR (92.7 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: JACOBS BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
  • WGMZ (93.1 FM; GLENCOE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSGN (91.5 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: GADSDEN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTBB (89.9 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)

TV broadcast stations around Ashville:

  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTJP (Channel 60; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W50BO (Channel 50; ASHVILLE, AL; Owner: BOWLIN AND JOHNSON)
  • W15AP (Channel 15; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
Ashville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Ashville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 154m505ftTotal length
  • $68,015,000Total costs
  • 136,715Total average daily traffic
  • 20,323Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11900-1909
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 61950-1959
  • 91960-1969
  • 41990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Ashville, AL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ashville)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Ashville, AL)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • ASHVILLE, 142 Pats Drive (Lat: 33.827083 Lon: -86.245417), Type: Mast, Structure height: 56.1 m, Overall height: 59.1 m, Call Sign: WQVR807
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6063.80 MHzGrant Date: 04/23/2015, Expiration Date: 04/23/2025, Certifier: Steven A RegitzRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • ASHVILLE, 29500 Us Hwy 231 (Lat: 33.768861 Lon: -86.280139), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 129.5 m, Call Sign: WQWM356
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz... (+22 more)Grant Date: 10/01/2015, Expiration Date: 10/01/2025, Certifier: Larry F ButtsRegistrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th Street / Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203-2206, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Email:
  • ASHVILLE, 5.5 Miles Nnw (Lat: 33.916472 Lon: -86.272750), Overall height: 87.5 m, Call Sign: WHS858
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6093.45 MHzGrant Date: 02/02/2010, Expiration Date: 02/01/2020, Cancellation Date: 06/30/2015, Certifier: Paul WilsonRegistrant: At&t Corp, Rm 34a16 675 West Peachtree St., Nw, Atlanta, GA 30308, Phone: (404) 927-2692, Fax: (404) 522-7665, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ashville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ashville)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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 ORIGINATED2$146,1155$89,49220$125,7754$17,3103$92,6478$35,313
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$02$123,6300$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$04$62,8639$101,8722$17,1250$04$32,370
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$97,3305$125,3921$14,0400$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$114,4500$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0404.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$97,700
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0404.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

PINEDALE SHORES WSFPA (Population served: 1,050, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-04-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-27-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-11-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-13-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-13-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-10-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-12-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-12-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-12-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-12-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • ASHVILLE WATER AND SEWER (Address: P O DRAWER 1448 , Population served: 3,984, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • COOSA VALLEY WATER SUPPLY DISTRICT (Address: 165 5th Avenue, Suite 100 , Population served: 0, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Most common first names in Ashville, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William5673.4 years
Mary5677.5 years
James5469.5 years
John4973.1 years
Annie2579.9 years
Charles2470.5 years
Robert2371.7 years
George2069.8 years
Joseph1969.9 years
Thomas1764.1 years
Most common last names in Ashville, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones3178.8 years
Williams3173.8 years
Smith3069.2 years
Bowlin2272.5 years
Phillips2074.0 years
Davis1775.7 years
Thompson1770.0 years
Bothwell1670.8 years
Brown1474.8 years
Baswell1379.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (43%)
  • Electricity (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Businesses in Ashville, AL

  • Goodwill: 2
  • H&R Block: 1
  • Subway: 1

Ashville compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 8 pilots and 11 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Michael Eugene Bailey (1)
  • Donald Morford Riddick (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2016.