Attalla, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 5,940 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.9%
 
Males: 2,859  (48.1%)
Females: 3,081  (51.9%)
Median resident age:  39.6 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 35904, 35954.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $32,039 (it was $27,444 in 2000)
Attalla:

$32,039
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,983 (it was $15,727 in 2000)

Attalla city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $64,605 (it was $48,700 in 2000)
Attalla:

$64,605
AL:

$122,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $127,530; Detached houses: $133,841; Townhouses or other attached units: $200,650; In 2-unit structures: $99,969; Mobile homes: $66,124; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $2,374

Median gross rent in 2013: $520.

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  • Races in Attalla, AL (2010)

    Attalla races chart
    • 4,83479.9%White alone
    • 76712.7%Black alone
    • 2874.7%Hispanic
    • 1041.7%Two or more races
    • 290.5%Asian alone
    • 180.3%American Indian alone
    • 80.1%Other race alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Attalla: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (19.0%), English (10.6%), Irish (7.6%), German (6.6%), Scottish (2.6%), Dutch (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/05/1872

Elevation: 550 feet

Land area: 6.67 square miles.

Population density: 890 people per square mile   (low).

Attalla,AL real estate house value index trend

Attalla, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Attalla:

  • High school or higher: 71.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Attalla city:

  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 50.4%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 14.4%

91 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
Alabama:

2.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $441 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $212 (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: +170 (+2.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 539 (23.7%)

Area code: 256

Attalla household income distribution Attalla home values distribution

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 3,428.63,574.23,542.65,502.04,727.63,131.73,413.4
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 index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 303.1) 408.3391.9366.2427.7473.5408.5421.0

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Attalla detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 28 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.86
Alabama average:

2.27
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.0%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -554 (-7.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Retail trade (33%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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

Average climate in Attalla, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Attalla, Alabama average temperatures Attalla, Alabama average precipitation Attalla, Alabama humidity Attalla, Alabama wind speed Attalla, Alabama snowfall Attalla, Alabama sunshine Attalla, Alabama clear and cloudy days

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 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 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 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 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 211.1 miles away from Attalla center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 173.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), 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: 11, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 9, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Attalla topographic map

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 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

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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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 44.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

44.2
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 23.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.21. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.21
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 22.1%
(21.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.0% for Black residents, 2.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 47.3% 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
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, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Alabama average:

11.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

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

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 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$7,497$44,9821$3,153
Other Government Administration 4$17,173$51,5196$5,248
Judicial and Legal 1$3,313$39,7560$0
Police Protection - Officers 22$66,987$36,5380$0
Police - Other 2$9,579$57,4740$0
Firefighters 19$65,534$41,3900$0
Fire - Other 2$8,330$49,9800$0
Streets and Highways 12$29,310$29,3102$2,525
Welfare 1$1,926$23,1120$0
Solid Waste Management 10$29,310$35,1722$2,525
Sewerage 3$7,595$30,3800$0
Parks and Recreation 3$8,325$33,3005$6,041
Local Libraries 2$4,730$28,3801$921
Other and Unallocable 2$4,978$29,8680$0
Totals for Government 85$264,587$37,35317$20,413

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,250,000 ($210.44)
    Regular Highways: $1,008,000 ($169.70)
    Fire Protection: $974,000 ($163.97)
    Parks & Recreation: $393,000 ($66.16)
    Financial Administration: $361,000 ($60.77)
    Sewerage: $344,000 ($57.91)
    Central Staff Services: $202,000 ($34.01)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $169,000 ($28.45)
    General - Other: $115,000 ($19.36)
    Libraries: $75,000 ($12.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $729,000 ($122.73)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $278,000 ($46.80)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $36,000 ($6.06)
    Parks & Recreation: $29,000 ($4.88)
    Financial Administration: $21,000 ($3.54)
    Regular Highways: $20,000 ($3.37)
    Fire Protection: $15,000 ($2.53)
    Judicial: $6,000 ($1.01)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($0.84)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($0.17)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,396,000 ($403.37)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $335,000 ($56.40)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($1.52)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $50,000 ($8.42)
    Public Welfare: $30,000 ($5.05)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $562,000 ($94.61)
    Interest Earnings: $95,000 ($15.99)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $94,000 ($15.82)
    General Support: $21,000 ($3.54)
    Public Welfare: $11,000 ($1.85)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,688,000 ($284.18)
    Individual Income: $936,000 ($157.58)
    NEC: $476,000 ($80.13)
    Property: $381,000 ($64.14)
    Other Selective Sales: $370,000 ($62.29)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $255,000 ($42.93)
    Tobacco Sales: $147,000 ($24.75)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $84,000 ($14.14)
    Public Utilities: $50,000 ($8.42)
    Motor Vehicle License: $22,000 ($3.70)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $968,000 ($162.96)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $5,940,000 ($1000.00)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,271,000 ($719.02)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $151,000 ($25.42)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Elementary & Secondary Education: $5,775,000 ($972.22)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,274,000 ($719.53)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $618,000 ($104.04)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $350,000 ($58.92)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Elementary and Secondary Education: $165,000 ($27.78)
    Other, NEC: $148,000 ($24.92)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $413,000 ($69.53)
    Beginning: $300,000 ($50.51)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $278,000 ($46.80)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $902,000 ($151.85)

4.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,729 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.61%
Alabama average:

6.02%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Marshall County, AL  0.66% ($25,772 average AGI)
from Calhoun County, AL  0.52% ($32,363)
from St. Clair County, AL  0.32% ($31,927)


4.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,723 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
Alabama average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marshall County, AL  0.67% ($24,098 average AGI)
to Calhoun County, AL  0.54% ($27,598)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.40% ($29,257)

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 - 2014

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

See more detailed statistics of Attalla fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 174m571ftTotal length
  • $74,735,000Total costs
  • 239,445Total average daily traffic
  • 32,615Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 111990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Attalla, AL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

134 (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:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

40 (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
    Registrant (Corporation): Bwl LLC, 2239 Gallant 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
    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: 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: 07/21/1980, Exported to: West Germany
  • Aircraft: BEECH A45 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9098R , Serial Number: G-839, Airworthiness Date: 03/06/1961
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Dennis C Fairchild, 404 Mill Hill Rd, Attalla, AL 35954, Other Owners: Eddie O Jr Perman

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

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)

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

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
  • Travelodge, 901 Cleveland Ave, Attalla, Alabama 35954 , Phone: (256) 538-4003, Fax: (256) 538-8010
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Attalla, Alabama

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
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 compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students 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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