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Population in 2012: 6,010 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.8%
 

Males: 3,062  (51.0%)
Females: 2,948  (49.0%)

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

Zip codes: 35904, 35954.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,930 (it was $27,444 in 2000)
Attalla:

$28,930
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,394

Attalla city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $50,794 (it was $48,700 in 2000)
Attalla:

$50,794
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $84,066; Detached houses: $89,314; In 2-unit structures: $7,096; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $120,630; Mobile homes: $33,835

Median gross rent in 2012: $552.

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  • White alone - 4,834 (79.9%)
  • Black alone - 767 (12.7%)
  • Hispanic - 287 (4.7%)
  • Two or more races - 104 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 29 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 18 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 8 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Attalla: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (20.5%), Irish (11.9%), English (8.3%), German (7.4%), Norwegian (3.5%), Dutch (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/05/1872

Elevation: 550 feet

Land area: 6.67 square miles.

Population density: 901 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Attalla:

  • High school or higher: 71.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 16.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Attalla city:

  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 49.5%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

154 residents are foreign born (0.3% Asia).

This city:  2.5%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 35 registered sex offenders living in Attalla, Alabama as of September 02, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Attalla to the number of sex offenders is 172 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $402 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $225 (0.5%)

Attalla satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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
  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.01 N, Longitude: 86.10 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +272 (+4.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 445 (21.2%)

Area code: 256

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Crime rates in Attalla by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2008 2009 2010
Murders 0000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.015.40.0
Rapes 1120544
per 100,000 15.015.531.10.076.761.460.4
Robberies 5434734
per 100,000 75.261.946.662.2107.446.160.4
Assaults 66554542484952
per 100,000 992.5851.0699.2652.8736.8752.2785.4
Burglaries 42414554474265
per 100,000 631.6634.4699.2839.3721.4644.8981.7
Thefts 228231228354308204226
per 100,000 3428.63574.23542.65502.04727.63131.73413.4
Auto thefts 714812876
per 100,000 105.3216.6124.3186.5122.8107.590.6
Arson N/A0N/AN/AN/AN/A0
per 100,000 N/A0.0N/AN/AN/AN/A0.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 303.1) 409.3392.9367.1428.8474.7409.6422.1

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 28 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.79
Alabama average:

2.28

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Attalla, Alabama accommodation, waste management, health care - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.4%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -554 (-7.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Attalla-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 277% 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 slightly below Alabama state average. It is 85% 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 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 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 50.9 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 79.0 miles away from the city 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 78.1 miles away from Attalla center
On 8/19/2004 at 23:51:49, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.0 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 Etowah County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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.


Hospitals/medical centers in Attalla:

  • GADSDEN REGIONAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 82 INDUSTRIAL BOULEVARD)
  • GADSDEN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER HOSPICE (Hospital, 425 5TH AVENUE NORTHWEST)
  • ATTALLA HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, 915 STEWART AVENUE SOUTHEAST)

Political contributions by individuals in Attalla, AL

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Attalla:

  • Gadsden State Community College (about 7 miles; Gadsden, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,222)
  • Jacksonville State University (about 24 miles; Jacksonville, AL; FT enrollment: 6,251)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 40 miles; Hanceville, AL; FT enrollment: 3,575)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 43 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,273)
  • Georgia Highlands College (about 52 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 3,194)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 53 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 11,648)
  • Samford University (about 55 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 4,154)

Public high schools in Attalla:

Public elementary/middle schools in Attalla:

See full list of schools located in Attalla, School District: ATTALLA CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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

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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).

 
Etowah 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
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AQI  PM2.5 Ozone 

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.3. This is about average.
City:

34.3
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 23.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

23.7
U.S.:

24.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.6

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

ATTALLA WATER WORKS BOARD (Address: 509 Fourth Street, NW , Population served: 8400, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and FEB-07-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2000)
BIG WILLS WATER & FIRE PRO AUTHORITY (Address: 7191 DUCK SPRINGS RD , Population served: 2388, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-11-1999 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-09-1999)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
REECE CITY WATER SYSTEM (Address: 1023 VALLEY DRIVE , Population served: 891, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-11-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-09-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-09-2006)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-11-2001 and SEP-21-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-14-2001), St Public Notif received (MAR-30-2001), St Compliance achieved (SEP-21-2001)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1998 and JUL-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAY-09-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-10-2000), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2000)
RIDGEVILLE WATER WORKS (Population served: 240, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 55 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.8%
(19.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.8% for Black residents, 6.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 65.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.6%
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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Attalla, AL

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

Attalla compared to Alabama state average:

Attalla, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Attalla, Alabama:

  • Days Inn Attalla, 801 Cleveland Ave, Attalla, AL 35954 , Phone: (256) 538-7861, Fax: (256) 538-1010
  • Econo Lodge, 507 Cherry St, Attalla, AL 35954 , Phone: (256) 538-9925, Fax: (256) 538-5000
  • Ramada LTD, 915 E 5TH Ave, Attalla, AL 35954 , Phone: (256) 570-0117
  • Travelodge, 901 Cleveland Ave, Attalla, AL 35954 , Phone: (256) 538-4003, Fax: (256) 538-8010
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Attalla, Alabama

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Attalla travel time to work - commute


Attalla mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Attalla city (based on Etowah County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.31%
Here68.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic ChurchChurches of Christ
Adherents68.9%11.9%4.9%2.9%2.9%
Congregations47.2%18.2%7.0%0.5%7.0%
NameAssemblies of GodEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1.2%0.8%0.8%0.8%4.9%
Congregations3.7%0.9%1.4%0.5%13.6%
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: 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%

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$9,031$54,1860$0
Other Government Administration 3$10,931$43,7240$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,029$36,3480$0
Police Protection - Officers 20$63,317$37,9900$0
Firefighters 18$56,293$37,5290$0
Streets and Highways 13$29,493$27,2240$0
Welfare 1$1,617$19,4040$0
Health 1$2,170$26,0400$0
Sewerage 3$7,543$30,1720$0
Parks and Recreation 6$14,062$28,1241$842
Local Libraries 3$4,327$17,3080$0
Other and Unallocable 7$14,496$24,8500$0
Totals for Government 78$216,309$33,2781$842

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,250,000 ($207.99)
    Regular Highways: $1,008,000 ($167.72)
    Fire Protection: $974,000 ($162.06)
    Parks & Recreation: $393,000 ($65.39)
    Financial Administration: $361,000 ($60.07)
    Sewerage: $344,000 ($57.24)
    Central Staff Services: $202,000 ($33.61)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $169,000 ($28.12)
    General - Other: $115,000 ($19.13)
    Libraries: $75,000 ($12.48)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $729,000 ($121.30)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $278,000 ($46.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $36,000 ($5.99)
    Parks & Recreation: $29,000 ($4.83)
    Financial Administration: $21,000 ($3.49)
    Regular Highways: $20,000 ($3.33)
    Fire Protection: $15,000 ($2.50)
    Judicial: $6,000 ($1.00)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($0.83)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.17)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,396,000 ($398.67)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $335,000 ($55.74)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($1.50)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $50,000 ($8.32)
    Public Welfare: $30,000 ($4.99)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $562,000 ($93.51)
    Interest Earnings: $95,000 ($15.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $94,000 ($15.64)
    General Support: $21,000 ($3.49)
    Public Welfare: $11,000 ($1.83)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,688,000 ($280.87)
    Individual Income: $936,000 ($155.74)
    NEC: $476,000 ($79.20)
    Property: $381,000 ($63.39)
    Other Selective Sales: $370,000 ($61.56)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $255,000 ($42.43)
    Tobacco Sales: $147,000 ($24.46)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $84,000 ($13.98)
    Public Utilities: $50,000 ($8.32)
    Motor Vehicle License: $22,000 ($3.66)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $968,000 ($161.06)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $5,940,000 ($988.35)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,271,000 ($710.65)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $151,000 ($25.12)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Elementary & Secondary Education: $5,775,000 ($960.90)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,274,000 ($711.15)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $618,000 ($102.83)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $350,000 ($58.24)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Elementary and Secondary Education: $165,000 ($27.45)
    Other, NEC: $148,000 ($24.63)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $413,000 ($68.72)
    Beginning: $300,000 ($49.92)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $278,000 ($46.26)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $902,000 ($150.08)

5.14% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,843 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.14%
Alabama average:

6.81%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($145 average AGI)
Etowah County:

0.03%
Alabama average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Marshall County, AL  0.73% ($25,539 average AGI)
from Calhoun County, AL  0.60% ($29,865)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.34% ($33,669)


4.85% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,893 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.85%
Alabama average:

6.16%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($202 average AGI)
Etowah County:

0.03%
Alabama average:

0.06%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Marshall County, AL  0.70% ($25,881 average AGI)
to Calhoun County, AL  0.54% ($30,618)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.38% ($34,168)

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)

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

Attalla, Alabama:
  • Fatal accident count: 33
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 47
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 11
  • Fatalities: 33
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 74
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
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 Attalla fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 23
Total length: 160 meters (525ft)
Total costs: $67,118,000
Total average daily traffic: 220,528
Total average daily truck traffic: 31,151

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 5
  • 1960-1969: 3
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 10
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Attalla, AL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • AL0019, 200 Industrial Drive (Lat: 33.998528 Lon: -86.116333), Type: Tank, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQMG821
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/04/2010, Expiration Date: 08/04/2020, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2012, Certifier: Dan Mieszala
    Registrant: Open Range Communications Inc., 6430 S. Fiddlers Green Circle, Suite 500, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, Phone: (303) 376-2112, Fax: (303) 376-2109, Email:
  • MOONSHINE, 607 Moonshine Drive (Lat: 34.131222 Lon: -85.993389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 81.4 m, Call Sign: WQNG936
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/03/2011, Expiration Date: 02/03/2021, Certifier: Bill Brodeur
    Registrant: Etowah County Communications District E-911, Gadsden, AL 35902-8209, Phone: (256) 543-7911, Fax: (256) 543-2847, Email:
  • ATTALLA, Us Highway 278 (Lat: 34.043556 Lon: -86.124583), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQPZ352
    Assigned Frequencies: 11485.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/26/2012, Expiration Date: 09/26/2022, Certifier: Charles Cleary
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • MAGIC MTN, 11261 Us 278 West (Lat: 34.045750 Lon: -86.183333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 60.3 m, Call Sign: WQPZ353
    Assigned Frequencies: 10995.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/26/2012, Expiration Date: 09/26/2022, Certifier: Charles Cleary
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • ATTAAL, On 6th Av Sw Between 5th & 6th Sts In (Lat: 34.017389 Lon: -86.099972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: KBR43
    Assigned Frequencies: 6843.75 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/08/2010, Expiration Date: 07/05/2020
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Corporation, 99 Spring St Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30303, Phone: (404) 529-1493, Fax: (404) 582-6347, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1271X , Serial Number: 144, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 10/11/1963
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Joel L Jr Howard, 422 5th Ave Nw, Attalla, AL 35954, Other Owners: Brenda L Howard
  • 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
    Registrant (Individual): Dennis C Fairchild, 404 Mill Hill 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
    Registrant (Individual): Dennis C Fairchild, 404 Mill Hill Rd, Attalla, AL 35954
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-19 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 4502T , Serial Number: 18-2113, Airworthiness Date: 08/28/1958
    Registrant (Individual): Dennis C Fairchild, 404 Mill Hill Rd, Attalla, AL 35954
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/09/1980, Exported to: Australia
  • Aircraft: PHANTOM AERONAUTICS LLC PHANTOM X-1 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503DCSI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 713PC , Serial Number: 1494, Year manufactured: 1986, Airworthiness Date: 01/25/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Christopher J Perkins, 3543 Gallant Rd, Attalla, AL 35954
  • 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



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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 26
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Attalla


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

Attalla on our top lists:

  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Pharmacies and drug stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Nonmetallic mineral products (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Metal and metal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Plastics and rubber products (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most bridges per 100,000 population (pop 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fatal accidents per 100,000 population from 1975 to 2008 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #90 (35904) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States or American first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
  • George Talmadge O'Neal Spivey (1)
  • Rickie Williams (1)
  • William Eric Wattenbarger (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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