Attalla, Alabama

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Population in 2019: 5,771 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: -12.5%
 
Males: 2,990  (51.8%)
Females: 2,781  (48.2%)
Median resident age:

37.5 years
Alabama median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 35904, 35954.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $36,442 (it was $27,444 in 2000)
Attalla:

$36,442
AL:

$51,734

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,877 (it was $15,727 in 2000)

Attalla city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $80,963 (it was $48,700 in 2000)
Attalla:

$80,963
AL:

$154,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $152,995; detached houses: $155,406; townhouses or other attached units: $427,821; in 2-unit structures: $143,239; mobile homes: $124,031; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $14,205

Median gross rent in 2019: $548.

March 2019 cost of living index in Attalla: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.0%
(14.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.8% for Black residents, 9.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.4% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Attalla, AL (2019)
    • 4,30373.3%White alone
    • 1,11419.0%Black alone
    • 2524.3%Hispanic
    • 1662.8%Two or more races
    • 190.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 40.07%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Attalla, Alabama as of April 16, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Attalla is 248 to 1.


Crime rates in Attalla by year

Type

2008

2009

2010

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(76.7)
4
(61.4)
4
(60.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(107.4)
3
(46.1)
4
(60.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
48
(736.8)
49
(752.2)
52
(785.4)
8
(135.3)
18
(306.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
47
(721.4)
42
(644.8)
65
(981.7)
39
(659.6)
29
(494.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
308
(4,728)
204
(3,132)
226
(3,413)
174
(2,943)
92
(1,567)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(122.8)
7
(107.5)
6
(90.6)
1
(16.9)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/A0
(0.0)
N/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index490.4423.1436.0192.3172.2

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 Attalla, AL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 28 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.81
Alabama average:

2.19
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Ancestries: American (29.5%), African (7.6%), German (6.5%), Italian (3.5%), English (3.4%), Irish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/05/1872

Elevation: 550 feet

Land area: 6.67 square miles.

Population density: 865 people per square mile   (low).

Attalla, Alabama map

224 residents are foreign born (3.6% Latin America).

This city:

3.9%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $276 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $284 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Birmingham, AL (53.0 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (548.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Ivalee, AL (1.8 miles ),
Ridgeville, AL (1.8 miles),
Rainbow City, AL (2.2 miles ),
Gadsden, AL (2.2 miles ),
Egypt, AL (2.3 miles ),
Reece City, AL (2.4 miles ),
Carlisle-Rockledge, AL (2.7 miles ),
Steele, AL (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 34.01 N, Longitude: 86.10 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +610 (+10.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 591 (28.1%)

Area code: 256

Distribution of median household income in Attalla, AL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Attalla, AL in 2019
Attalla satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $57,700
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $70,700
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $84,700
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $89,400
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 2002: 8 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $101,400
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $87,900
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $86,600
  • 2006: 17 buildings, average cost: $86,600
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $98,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $98,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $98,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $98,000
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $105,200
  • 2018: 5 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $120,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Attalla, AL residents
Average permit cost in Attalla, AL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.6%
Alabama:

4.0%
Historical population in Attalla, AL
Historical housing units in Attalla, AL
Most common industries in Attalla, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (10.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.2%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Truck transportation (4.1%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (16.6%)
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Truck transportation (7.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.4%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (15.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.2%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Attalla, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (15.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (8.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)

Average climate in Attalla, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Attalla, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 73.1. This is about average.

City:

73.1
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.88. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.88
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Attalla-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 154% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.6 miles away from the Attalla city center injured 22 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 11/18/1957, a category F4 tornado 19.3 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Attalla-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 119% greater 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 42.9 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 78.6 miles away from Attalla center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 42.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 102.0 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 207.4 miles away from Attalla 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 211.1 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 Etowah County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 11, Floods: 10, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Attalla topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Attalla:

  • GADSDEN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER HOSPICE (425 5TH AVENUE NORTHWEST)
  • GADSDEN REGIONAL HOME HEALTH (82 INDUSTRIAL BOULEVARD)
  • ATTALLA HEALTH CARE (915 STEWART AVENUE SOUTHEAST)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Attalla:

  • Gadsden State Community College (about 7 miles; Gadsden, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,650)
  • Snead State Community College (about 14 miles; Boaz, AL; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Jacksonville State University (about 24 miles; Jacksonville, AL; FT enrollment: 7,566)
  • Northeast Alabama Community College (about 39 miles; Rainsville, AL; FT enrollment: 2,409)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 40 miles; Hanceville, AL; FT enrollment: 4,486)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 43 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)
  • Georgia Highlands College (about 53 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,071)

Public high schools in Attalla:

  • ETOWAH HIGH SCH (Students: 707, Location: 201 CASE AVE., Grades: 9-12)
  • CAREER TECHNICAL CENTER (Students: 32, Location: 105 BURKE AVE SE, Grades: 9-12)
  • ETOWAH CO ALT SCH (Location: 106 BURKE AVE. S.E., Grades: 4-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Attalla:

See full list of schools located in Attalla

Library in Attalla:

  • ATTALLA - ETOWAH COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $183,418; Location: 604 NORTH 4TH STREET; 27,761 books; 148 audio materials; 27 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 81 state licensed databases; 67 print serial subscriptions; 5 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Official Government Web site for the City of Attalla, is http://www.cityofattalla.com

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Attalla: Attalla Speedway (A), Union Station (B), Attalla City Hall (C), Attalla Fire and Rescue Station 3 (D), Attalla Fire and Rescue Station 1 (E), Attalla Fire and Rescue Station 2 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Attalla include: Pleasant Valley Church (A), Wares Temple Holiness Church (B), Stowers Hill Baptist Church (C), Siberton Baptist Church (D), Sibert Methodist Church (E), Shady Grove Church (F), Reed Memorial Baptist Church (G), Pilgrims Rest Primitive Baptist Church (H), Pentecostal Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Attalla include: Attalla City Park (1), Siberton Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Best Value Inn & Suites (915 5th Avenue Northeast), Ramada Limited Attalla Al (915 East 5th Avenue), Northside Motor Inn (707 3rd Street Northwest), Econo Lodge Attalla (507 Cherry Street).

Birthplace of: Carnell Williams - 2005 NFL player (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, born: Apr 21, 1982), Patrick Nix - Football player and coach, Larry Means - Politician, Tyrone Nix - Football player and coach.

Etowah 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 Attalla and their reported violations in the past:

BIG WILLS WATER & FIRE PRO AUTHORITY (Address: 7191 DUCK SPRINGS ROAD , Population served: 2,295, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-06-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-06-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-19-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-03-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-11-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-11-1999, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-1999), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 51 regular monitoring violations
REECE CITY WATER SYSTEM (Address: 1023 VALLEY DRIVE , Population served: 858, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-12-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-12-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-25-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-14-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-14-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-26-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-04-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUN-01-2013 and AUG-26-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-30-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUN-01-2013 and AUG-26-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (DEC-30-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between MAR-2013 and MAY-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between MAR-2013 and MAY-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (SEP-26-2013)
  • 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-13-2012)

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

  • ATTALLA WATER WORKS BOARD (Address: 509 Fourth Street , Population served: 7,710, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater under infl of surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.6%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.7%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
152 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
173 people in nursing homes in 2000
6 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Attalla (2011 data):

  • The Exchange Bank of Alabama: Attalla Branch at 923 Attalla Boulevard, branch established on 1913/03/20. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $230.7 mil, Deposits: $202.5 mil, headquarters in Altoona, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Gadsden Corporation, The
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Atalla Branch at 301 Fifth Avenue Nw, branch established on 1982/10/09. 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

For population 15 years and over in Attalla:

Marital status in Attalla, AL
  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 40.0%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 19.6%

For population 25 years and over in Attalla:

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Attalla
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Attalla, AL (based on Etowah County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant64,316193
Catholic7,6241
Mainline Protestant5,81635
Black Protestant4,81321
Other1,4376
None20,424-
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: 25
Etowah County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Etowah County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 64
Etowah County:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
Here:

4.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Etowah County:

32.5%
Alabama:

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

20.2%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.3%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.3%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.4%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.6%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Attalla:

6.8
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.4%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

53.2%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.8%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Attalla, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2019)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 23$88,554$46,2020$0
Firefighters 19$70,896$44,7760$0
Streets and Highways 18$52,108$34,7391$1,389
Other Government Administration 12$56,965$56,9651$1,543
Parks and Recreation 5$12,176$29,2229$9,585
Judicial and Legal 5$19,950$47,8800$0
Sewerage 3$13,490$53,9600$0
Police - Other 3$15,236$60,9440$0
Local Libraries 2$5,105$30,6301$1,313
Fire - Other 2$8,845$53,0700$0
Financial Administration 1$5,343$64,1161$3,770
Totals for Government 93$348,668$44,98913$17,600

Attalla government finances - Expenditure in 2018 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $358,000 ($62.03)
    Regular Highways: $79,000 ($13.69)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $8,000 ($1.39)
    Police Protection: $8,000 ($1.39)
  • Current Operations - Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,873,000 ($324.55)
    Police Protection: $1,727,000 ($299.25)
    General - Other: $1,651,000 ($286.09)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,513,000 ($262.17)
    Regular Highways: $1,113,000 ($192.86)
    Sewerage: $558,000 ($96.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $435,000 ($75.38)
    Central Staff Services: $390,000 ($67.58)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $380,000 ($65.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $344,000 ($59.61)
    Financial Administration: $158,000 ($27.38)
    General Public Buildings: $150,000 ($25.99)
    Libraries: $130,000 ($22.53)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $83,000 ($14.38)
    Public Welfare - Other: $7,000 ($1.21)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.35)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $511,000 ($88.55)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $31,000 ($5.37)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $11,000 ($1.91)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $899,000 ($155.78)
    Solid Waste Management: $445,000 ($77.11)
    Regular Highways: $243,000 ($42.11)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $115,000 ($19.93)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $166,000 ($28.76)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $130,000 ($22.53)
    Police Protection: $130,000 ($22.53)
    Regular Highways: $63,000 ($10.92)
    Parks and Recreation: $32,000 ($5.54)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($0.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.17)

Attalla government finances - Revenue in 2018 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $573,000 ($99.29)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $127,000 ($22.01)
    Solid Waste Management: $30,000 ($5.20)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($2.60)
    Housing and Community Development: $8,000 ($1.39)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $41,000 ($7.10)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $359,000 ($62.21)
    General Revenue - Other: $228,000 ($39.51)
    Rents: $35,000 ($6.06)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($0.69)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $22,000 ($3.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $406,000 ($70.35)
    General Local Government Support: $129,000 ($22.35)
    Sewerage: $75,000 ($13.00)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,788,000 ($1002.95)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,644,000 ($284.87)
    Other License: $907,000 ($157.17)
    Property: $771,000 ($133.60)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $192,000 ($33.27)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $172,000 ($29.80)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $121,000 ($20.97)
    Other: $116,000 ($20.10)
    Public Utilities Sales: $64,000 ($11.09)
    Motor Vehicle License: $24,000 ($4.16)

Attalla government finances - Debt in 2018 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,465,000 ($1466.82)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,422,000 ($1286.09)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,043,000 ($180.73)

Attalla government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $994,000 ($172.24)

4.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,249 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Alabama average:

5.95%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Marshall County, AL  0.70% ($31,695 average AGI)
from Calhoun County, AL  0.50% ($35,410)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.33% ($47,442)


4.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,994 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Alabama average:

5.97%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Marshall County, AL  0.60% ($31,111 average AGI)
to Calhoun County, AL  0.53% ($32,734)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.35% ($53,057)
Businesses in Attalla, AL
NameCountNameCount
Arby's1SONIC Drive-In1
CVS1Subway2
Days Inn1T-Mobile2
Econo Lodge1Taco Bell1
GameStop1Travelodge1
H&R Block1UPS2
Hardee's1Waffle House2
McDonald's1Walmart1
Pizza Hut1Wendy's1
RadioShack1

Strongest AM radio stations in Attalla:

  • WGAD (1350 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: DEKALB COUNTY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WJBY (930 AM; 5 kW; RAINBOW CITY, AL; Owner: GADSDEN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WAAX (570 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMGJ (1240 AM; 1 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: FLOYD L. DONALD BROADCASTING CO. INC)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Attalla:

  • WKXX (102.9 FM; ATTALLA, AL; Owner: BROADCAST MEDIA LLC)
  • WSGN (91.5 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: GADSDEN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WTBB (89.9 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGMZ (93.1 FM; GLENCOE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLJS-FM (91.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES/JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WVOK-FM (97.9 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WTWX-FM (95.9 FM; GUNTERSVILLE, AL; Owner: GUNTERSVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAFN-FM (92.7 FM; ARAB, AL; Owner: FUN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WGRW (90.7 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WORD WORKS, INC.)
  • WRSA-FM (96.9 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: NCA, INC.)
  • W269AX (101.7 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKLD (97.7 FM; ONEONTA, AL; Owner: BLOUNT COUNTY BROADCASTING SERVICE INC.)
  • W269AN (101.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: JOHN S. LA TOUR/J & J B/C)

TV broadcast stations around Attalla:

  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W15AP (Channel 15; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTJP (Channel 60; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • W50BO (Channel 50; ASHVILLE, AL; Owner: BOWLIN AND JOHNSON)
Attalla fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Attalla fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 30Number of bridges
  • 525ft / 160mTotal length
  • $56,875,000Total costs
  • 305,682Total average daily traffic
  • 43,512Total average daily truck traffic
  • 297,489Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Attalla, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 21980-1989
  • 111990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Attalla, AL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

148 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Attalla)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Attalla)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 208B (Category: Land, Seats: 12, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-140 (867 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 2150 , Serial Number: 208B5054, Year manufactured: 2013, Airworthiness Date: 09/27/2013, Certificate Issue Date: 01/08/2014
    Registrant (LLC): Bwl LLC, 2239 Gallant Rd, Attalla, AL 35954
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2553D , Serial Number: 20705, Year manufactured: 1952, Airworthiness Date: 07/16/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 03/23/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Nathaniel D Johnson, 2812 Crudup Rd, Attalla, AL 35954
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 305A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 99 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E225 SERIES (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 305DF , Serial Number: 21163, Year manufactured: 1950, Certificate Issue Date: 03/28/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Dennis C Fairchild, 404 Mill Hill Rd, Attalla, AL 35954
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6711B , Serial Number: 22-4044, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 05/09/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 05/07/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Nathaniel D Johnson, 2812 Crudup Rd, Attalla, AL 35954
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 120 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2610N , Serial Number: 12870, Year manufactured: 1947, Certificate Issue Date: 06/10/2010
    Registrant (Individual): Dennis C Fairchild, 404 Mill Hill Rd, Attalla, AL 35954
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/31/2020
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 82408 , Serial Number: 7AC-1042
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 210c Siberton, Attalla, AL 35954
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/01/2018

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 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 ORIGINATED11$74,0148$48,18926$88,2187$23,0166$33,8551$48,440
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$143,3701$72,0204$84,7251$15,5600$01$45,640
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$61,7304$37,92511$76,4396$26,5751$30,8602$32,890
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$42,1106$107,5222$48,8050$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$78,1500$01$131,5300$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.00 , 0102.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$110,5100$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$122,460
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$74,670
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$184,6800$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0101.00 , 0102.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Attalla, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Attalla, AL - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 25. The highest number of fires - 76 took place in 2007, and the least - 6 in 2003. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Attalla, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (50.2%), and Structure Fires (27.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Attalla, AL
    • 20250.2%Outside Fires
    • 11127.6%Structure Fires
    • 5012.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 399.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Attalla, AL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Attalla, Alabama:

  • Days Inn Attalla, 801 Cleveland Ave, Attalla, Alabama 35954 , Phone: (256) 538-7861, Fax: (256) 538-1010
  • Econo Lodge, 507 Cherry St, Attalla, Alabama 35954 , Phone: (256) 538-9925, Fax: (256) 538-5000
  • Relax Inn, 915 E 5TH Ave, Attalla, Alabama 35954 , Phone: (256) 438-5071
  • Homelodge, 901 Cleveland Ave, Attalla, Alabama 35954 , Phone: (256) 538-4003, Fax: (256) 538-8010
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Attalla, Alabama
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Attalla, AL
  • 54.4%Utility gas
  • 44.7%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Attalla, AL
  • 51.6%Utility gas
  • 48.4%Electricity


Attalla compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Attalla on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of workers working at home, population 5,000+"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time firefighters per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: sales and related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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