Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (10.1 miles , pop. 77,906).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (50.4 miles , pop. 242,820).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (518.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Moundville, AL (3.0 miles ), Tuscaloosa, AL (3.2 miles ), Coaling, AL (3.3 miles ), Holt, AL (3.4 miles ), Fosters, AL (3.7 miles) , Northport, AL (3.8 miles ), Brookwood, AL (3.9 miles ), Vance, AL (4.1 miles ).
Latitude: 33.07 N, Longitude: 87.49 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 205
Unemployment in July 2013:
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Average climate in Big Sandy-Duncanville, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Big Sandy-Duncanville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 191% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/3/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.4 miles away from the Big Sandy-Duncanville place center killed 58 people and injured 518 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/8/1998, a category F5 tornado 25.8 miles away from the place center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Big Sandy-Duncanville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 60% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 27.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 49.5 miles away from Big Sandy-Duncanville center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 38.6 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 29.7 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 27.8 miles away from Big Sandy-Duncanville 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 31.7 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 Tuscaloosa County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.6 miles away from the city center.
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
17 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill in 2000
17 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill in 2000
Big Sandy-Duncanville compared to Alabama state average:
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Religion statistics for Big Sandy-Duncanville CCD (based on Tuscaloosa County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.83%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 36
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 10
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 101
Number of full-service restaurants: 97
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.18% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,475 average adjusted gross income)
0.50% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,005 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.88% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,928 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,045 average AGI)
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