Blountsville, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 1,670 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -5.5%
 
Males: 814  (48.7%)
Females: 856  (51.3%)
Median resident age:

34.9 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 35031.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $28,209 (it was $24,432 in 2000)
Blountsville:

$28,209
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,351 (it was $13,426 in 2000)

Blountsville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $113,489 (it was $73,500 in 2000)
Blountsville:

$113,489
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $113,902; detached houses: $121,389; mobile homes: $24,794

Median gross rent in 2017: $531.

March 2019 cost of living index in Blountsville: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 38.0%
(35.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.0% for Black residents, 59.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Blountsville, AL (2010)
    • 1,36981.3%White alone
    • 25715.3%Hispanic
    • 161.0%American Indian alone
    • 140.8%Two or more races
    • 110.7%Black alone
    • 60.4%Asian alone
    • 60.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 50.3%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Blountsville, Alabama as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Blountsville is 95 to 1.


Crime rates in Blountsville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(58.8)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(51.5)
1
(50.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(117.4)
3
(176.8)
2
(116.8)
3
(176.4)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(99.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(59.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(117.6)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(104.5)
2
(103.1)
2
(101.6)
6
(303.6)
7
(348.3)
4
(195.9)
13
(768.3)
7
(411.0)
3
(176.8)
8
(467.3)
13
(764.3)
6
(353.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(156.7)
13
(670.1)
18
(914.2)
22
(1,113)
10
(497.5)
18
(881.5)
26
(1,537)
18
(1,057)
14
(825.0)
24
(1,402)
29
(1,705)
14
(824.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
19
(992.7)
37
(1,907)
29
(1,473)
37
(1,872)
17
(845.8)
74
(3,624)
49
(2,896)
66
(3,876)
49
(2,887)
36
(2,103)
74
(4,350)
41
(2,413)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(52.2)
4
(206.2)
2
(101.6)
5
(253.0)
4
(199.0)
4
(195.9)
3
(177.3)
4
(234.9)
8
(471.4)
9
(525.7)
11
(646.7)
15
(882.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0
(0.0)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)75.8201.5192.0233.8184.1261.5409.0424.0387.7411.2791.9295.5

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City-data.com crime index in Blountsville, AL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.60
Alabama average:

2.17
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Ancestries: Irish (37.7%), European (10.8%), American (10.0%), English (8.7%), German (2.1%), Italian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/13/1827

Elevation: 714 feet

Land area: 5.42 square miles.

Population density: 308 people per square mile   (very low).

Blountsville, Alabama map

130 residents are foreign born (6.3% Latin America).

This town:

7.4%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $477 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $364 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Birmingham, AL (40.6 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (539.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Cleveland, AL (2.5 miles ),
Holly Pond, AL (2.6 miles ),
Rosa, AL (2.8 miles ),
Brooksville, AL (2.8 miles ),
Nectar, AL (2.9 miles ),
Welti, AL (3.1 miles ),
Susan Moore, AL (3.1 miles ),
Hanceville, AL (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 34.08 N, Longitude: 86.59 W

Area code: 205

Distribution of median household income in Blountsville, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Blountsville, AL in 2017

Blountsville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $53,300
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $46,700
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $64,600
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $118,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $112,300
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $115,500
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $185,200
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $235,300
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $130,800
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $131,100
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $84,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $96,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $162,700
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $83,200
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $98,500
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $90,100
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $103,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Blountsville, AL residents
Average permit cost in Blountsville, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Alabama:

3.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +235 (+15.3%).
Most common industries in Blountsville, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Food (12.6%)
  • Construction (10.3%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.9%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.5%)
  • Food (12.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.1%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Machinery, equipment, supplies merchant wholesalers (4.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.4%)
  • Food (12.8%)
  • Health care (7.8%)
  • Apparel (5.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Blountsville, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (11.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.3%)
  • Carpenters (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Cashiers (6.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)

Average climate in Blountsville, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Blountsville, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Blountsville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 176% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/11/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.1 miles away from the Blountsville town center killed 2 people and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/18/1957, a category F4 tornado 8.1 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blountsville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above 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 61.8 miles away from Blountsville 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 60.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 76.1 miles away from Blountsville 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 208.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 310.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 237.8 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 Blount County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 9, Floods: 8, Winds: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blountsville topographic map

Main business address for: COMMUNITY BANCSHARES INC /DE/ (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers near Blountsville:

  • SOUTHERNCARE CULLMAN (Hospital, about 11 miles away; HANCEVILLE, AL)
  • HANCEVILLE NURSING AND REHAB CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HANCEVILLE, AL)
  • TLC NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ONEONTA, AL)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER - ONEONTA (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ONEONTA, AL)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF BLOUNTSVILLE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; ONEONTA, AL)
  • CARE FIRST HOME HEALTH OF BLOUNT COUNTY (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; ONEONTA, AL)
  • WOODLAND VILLAGE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CULLMAN, AL)

Airports located in Blountsville:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blountsville:

  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 12 miles; Hanceville, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,486)
  • Snead State Community College (about 26 miles; Boaz, AL; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 31 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)
  • Gadsden State Community College (about 35 miles; Gadsden, AL; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 43 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 14,853)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 43 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,970)
  • Samford University (about 45 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,829)

Public high schools in Blountsville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Blountsville:

See full list of schools located in Blountsville

Library in Blountsville:

  • BLOUNTSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $111,930; Location: 65 CHESTNUT STREET; 31,430 books; 278 audio materials; 1,267 video materials; 57 local licensed databases; 79 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 36 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Blountsville: Spring Valley Beach (A), Blountsville Town Hall (B), Blountsville Fire and Rescue (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Blountsville: COMMUNITY BANCSHARES INC /DE/ (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Blountsville include: Blountsville United Methodist Church (A), Blountsville Baptist Church (B), Calvary Missionary Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lakes and reservoirs: Burgess Spring Lakes (A), Spring Valley Farms Ponds (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Blountsville: Blountsville Municipal Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Blount County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

67.1%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.7%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Banks with branches in Blountsville (2011 data):

  • Cadence Bank, N.A.: Blountsville Branch at 69156 Main Street, branch established on 1923/07/23. Info updated 2011/12/14: Bank assets: $3,909.7 mil, Deposits: $3,124.0 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: Cadence Bancorp Llc
  • Peoples Bank of Alabama: Blountsville Branch at 68870 Main Street, South, branch established on 2005/09/26. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $511.3 mil, Deposits: $426.1 mil, headquarters in Cullman, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Altrust Financial Services, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Blountsville:

Marital status in Blountsville, AL
  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 49.2%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

For population 25 years and over in Blountsville:

  • High school or higher: 73.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.1
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Blountsville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Blountsville, AL (based on Blount County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant29,223122
Catholic4,7441
Mainline Protestant3,03529
Other2922
Black Protestant582
None19,970-
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: 6
Blount County:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Blount County:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 29
Here:

5.13 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Blount County:

10.5%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

31.5%
State:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Blount County:

19.9%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.8%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Blountsville:

40.6%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Blountsville:

28.7
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Blountsville:

25.1%
State:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.3%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Blountsville:

6.8
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Blountsville:

31.5%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

51.4%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.9%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Blountsville, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 10$18,618$22,3420$0
Other Government Administration 7$6,255$10,7230$0
Judicial and Legal 4$6,900$20,7000$0
Fire - Other 3$300$1,2000$0
Welfare 2$1,357$8,1420$0
Local Libraries 2$5,569$33,4140$0
Streets and Highways 2$4,987$29,9220$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,628$31,5360$0
Other and Unallocable 1$200$2,4000$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 32$46,814$17,5550$0

Blountsville government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $321,000 ($192.22)
    Central Staff Services: $232,000 ($138.92)
    General - Other: $141,000 ($84.43)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $84,000 ($50.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $78,000 ($46.71)
    Libraries: $71,000 ($42.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000 ($25.15)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $42,000 ($25.15)
    General Public Buildings: $24,000 ($14.37)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Police Protection: $21,000 ($12.57)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $12,000 ($7.19)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $8,000 ($4.79)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $395,000 ($236.53)

Blountsville government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $74,000 ($44.31)
    Housing and Community Development: $11,000 ($6.59)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $89,000 ($53.29)
    Interest Earnings: $30,000 ($17.96)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($0.60)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $12,000 ($7.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $97,000 ($58.08)
    Housing and Community Development: $15,000 ($8.98)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $408,000 ($244.31)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $262,000 ($156.89)
    Property: $97,000 ($58.08)
    Public Utility License: $33,000 ($19.76)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $20,000 ($11.98)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $19,000 ($11.38)
    Motor Vehicle License: $17,000 ($10.18)
    Public Utilities Sales: $14,000 ($8.38)

5.84% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,341 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
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 Jefferson County, AL  2.48% ($43,110 average AGI)
from Cullman County, AL  0.52% ($37,579)
from Marshall County, AL  0.51% ($29,903)


5.83% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,809 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.83%
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 Jefferson County, AL  1.91% ($38,974 average AGI)
to Cullman County, AL  0.61% ($37,459)
to Marshall County, AL  0.50% ($37,967)

Businesses in Blountsville, AL

  • H&R Block: 1
  • Subway: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Blountsville:

  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WCRL (1570 AM; 3 kW; ONEONTA, AL; Owner: BLOUNT COUNTY BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WMCJ (1460 AM; 5 kW; CULLMAN, AL)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WAAX (570 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXRP (1170 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HANCEVILLE, AL; Owner: MAPLEWOOD PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WJBY (930 AM; 5 kW; RAINBOW CITY, AL; Owner: GADSDEN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blountsville:

  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WFMH-FM (95.5 FM; HOLLY POND, AL; Owner: VOICE OF CULLMAN, L.L.C.)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKLD (97.7 FM; ONEONTA, AL; Owner: BLOUNT COUNTY BROADCASTING SERVICE INC.)
  • WKUL (92.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: JONATHAN CHRISTIAN CORP.)
  • WAFN-FM (92.7 FM; ARAB, AL; Owner: FUN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WRSA-FM (96.9 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: NCA, INC.)
  • WKXX (102.9 FM; ATTALLA, AL; Owner: BROADCAST MEDIA LLC)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W298AF (107.5 FM; HADEN, AL; Owner: HADEN RADIO COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Blountsville:

  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTJP (Channel 60; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WCQT-LP (Channel 52; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: FIRST CULLMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTTO (Channel 21; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBRC (Channel 6; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM BROADCASTING (WVTM-TV), LLC)
  • Blountsville, Alabama
  • Fatal accident count13
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents20
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:4
  • Fatalities14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents35
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Alabama average
  • Fatal accident count10233
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents15306
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3477
  • Fatalities11555
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents25963
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents667
See more detailed statistics of Blountsville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 12.3mTotal length
  • $5,284,000Total costs
  • 17,073Total average daily traffic
  • 1,332Total average daily truck traffic
  • 23,403Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Blountsville, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Blountsville, AL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Alabama Power Co Ofc 211 N Main St (Lat: 34.082056 Lon: -86.589722), Call Sign: KNBK205, Licensee ID: L00000301,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.200 MHz, 451.275 MHz, 456.200 MHz, 456.275 MHz, Grant Date: 07/27/1997, Expiration Date: 07/27/2002, Cancellation Date: 03/29/2002, Registrant: Alabama Power Company, C/O Scs, 600 North 18th Street / Bin 5n-8485, Birmingham, AL 35203-8485, Phone: (205) 257-3227, Fax: (205) 257-3636, Email:
  • Lat: 34.076389 Lon: -86.585833, Call Sign: WQAW326,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.325 MHz, 456.325 MHz, Grant Date: 08/05/2014, Expiration Date: 08/18/2024, Certifier: Greg Cagle, Registrant: Tyson Foods, 2200 Don Tyson Parkway, Springdale, AR 72762, Phone: (479) 290-1797, Fax: (479) 290-7940, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Blountsville)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Blountsville)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$111,5001$57,2405$101,9001$12,3101$25,2301$40,460
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$109,5200$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$45,5403$114,0601$12,2500$01$37,430
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$138,8550$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0505.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$76,230
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0505.00

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

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 67. The highest number of fire incidents - 139 took place in 2006, and the least - 6 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Blountsville, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (44.9%), and Outside Fires (42.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Blountsville, AL
    • 48244.9%Structure Fires
    • 45842.6%Outside Fires
    • 827.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 524.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Blountsville, AL
Most common first names in Blountsville, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7673.2 years
William5975.3 years
John3773.8 years
Mary2879.6 years
Robert2473.4 years
Charles2165.3 years
George1880.3 years
Ruby1883.0 years
Thomas1575.1 years
Bobby1258.0 years
Most common last names in Blountsville, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6271.8 years
Butts2372.9 years
Alldredge2378.1 years
Thomas2073.4 years
Martin1975.2 years
Weaver1975.7 years
Jones1878.7 years
Graves1779.4 years
Moore1777.8 years
Williams1677.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Blountsville, AL
  • 62.5%Electricity
  • 32.7%Utility gas
  • 3.0%Wood
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Blountsville, AL
  • 73.0%Electricity
  • 25.2%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used


Blountsville compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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