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Population in 2012: 12,472 (91% urban, 9% rural). Population change since 2000: +294.9%
Males: 6,341  (50.8%)
Females: 6,131  (49.2%)

Median resident age:  31.9 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 35051.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $58,902 (it was $35,650 in 2000)
Calera:

$58,902
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,779

Calera city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $130,680 (it was $86,500 in 2000)
Calera:

$130,680
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $148,840; Detached houses: $153,073; Mobile homes: $43,988

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,031.

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  • White alone - 7,585 (65.5%)
  • Black alone - 2,826 (24.4%)
  • Hispanic - 843 (7.3%)
  • Two or more races - 213 (1.8%)
  • Asian alone - 85 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 27 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Calera: 87.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (11.5%), United States (10.4%), German (10.3%), English (7.0%), French (3.0%), Scottish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1887

Elevation: 497 feet

Land area: 12.9 square miles.

Population density: 967 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Calera:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Calera city:

  • Never married: 20.7%
  • Now married: 61.1%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

497 residents are foreign born

This city:  4.3%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 19 registered sex offenders living in Calera, Alabama as of October 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Calera to the number of sex offenders is 656 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $739 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $725 (0.6%)

Calera satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hoover, AL (19.5 miles , pop. 62,742).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (29.1 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (559.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Montevallo, AL (2.6 miles ), Wilton, AL (2.8 miles ), Alabaster, AL (3.1 miles ), Shelby, AL (3.1 miles ), Columbiana, AL (3.1 miles ), Jemison, AL (3.2 miles ), Brantleyville, AL (3.2 miles ), Mineral Springs, AL (3.6 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 27 buildings, average cost: $79,400
  • 1998: 63 buildings, average cost: $70,600
  • 1999: 193 buildings, average cost: $72,200
  • 2000: 206 buildings, average cost: $103,000
  • 2001: 272 buildings, average cost: $108,500
  • 2002: 375 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2003: 353 buildings, average cost: $120,100
  • 2004: 385 buildings, average cost: $119,800
  • 2005: 643 buildings, average cost: $133,500
  • 2006: 511 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 2007: 455 buildings, average cost: $154,100
  • 2008: 109 buildings, average cost: $107,000
  • 2009: 179 buildings, average cost: $123,000
  • 2010: 161 buildings, average cost: $130,100
  • 2011: 109 buildings, average cost: $129,000
  • 2012: 103 buildings, average cost: $139,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 33.11 N, Longitude: 86.75 W

Area code: 205

Calera household income distribution Calera home values distribution

Crime rates in Calera (2002):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 rape (31.4 per 100,000)
  • 6 robberies (188.4 per 100,000)
  • 32 assaults (1004.7 per 100,000)
  • 33 burglaries (1036.1 per 100,000)
  • 155 thefts (4866.6 per 100,000)
  • 8 auto thefts (251.2 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 593.2 (higher means more crime, US average = 328.4)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 34 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.37
Alabama average:

2.28

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Calera, Alabama accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.2%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Calera-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 203% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1977, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 30.4 miles away from the Calera city center killed 22 people and injured 130 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1998, a category F5 tornado 33.4 miles away from the city center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Calera-area historical earthquake activity is above Alabama state average. It is 66% 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 35.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 75.8 miles away from Calera 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 75.7 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 40.6 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 36.1 miles away from Calera 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 14.2 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 Shelby County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 3, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Calera topographic map

Birthplace of: George Drake - College basketball player (Vanderbilt Commodores).


Hospitals/medical centers near Calera:

  • COLUMBIANA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; COLUMBIANA, AL)
  • FMC MONTEVALLO (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; MONTEVALLO, AL)
  • COMFORT CARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; ALABASTER, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Calera, AL

Airports located in Calera:


Local government website: cityofcalera.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Calera:

  • University of Montevallo (about 7 miles; Montevallo, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,494)
  • Samford University (about 25 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 4,154)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 25 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,542)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 26 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 4,160)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 29 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 11,648)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 38 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,273)
  • The University of Alabama (about 47 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 24,935)

Public high school in Calera:

Private high school in Calera:

  • CALERA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 60; Location: 1725 22ND AVE; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Calera:

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Library in Calera:

  • CALERA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $350,087; Location: 9700 HIGHWAY 25; 30,940 books; 1,289 audio materials; 2,033 video materials; 79 state licensed databases)

User submitted facts and corrections:

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Notable locations in Calera: Rolling Hills Camp (A), Dargin Community Center (B), Shelby County Sheriffs Office - West Substation (C), Calera Fire and Rescue Station 2 (D), Calera Fire and Rescue Station 1 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Calera include: Calera First United Methodist Church (A), Cumberland Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), Salem Church (D), Sixteenth Street Baptist Church (E), New Mount Mariah Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Shelby Springs Confederate Cemetery (1), Jones Bailey Cemetery (2), Dargin Cemetery (3), Salem Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Nazarene Church Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum Depot (1919 9th Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Days Inn (Highway I 65) (1), Best Western Suite Life (11960 Highway 25) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Shelby 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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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.0. This is about average.
City:

34.0
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 23.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

23.2
U.S.:

24.2
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.4
U.S.:

9.6

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

  • CALERA WATER WORKS (Address: P O BOX 187, Population served: 14235, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 9.1%
(5.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.6% for Black residents, 42.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 45.1% for American Indian residents, 24.5% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.6%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.3%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Calera, AL

19 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
20 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

Calera compared to Alabama state average:

Calera, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with branches in Calera (2011 data):

  • Central State Bank: Limestone Office Branch, at 11025 Hwy 25, Calera Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $155.4 mil, Deposits: $131.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Central State Bancorporation
  • First United Security Bank: Calera Branch at 4720 Highway 31, branch established on 2002/07/23. Info updated 2012/01/12: Bank assets: $624.2 mil, Deposits: $527.4 mil, headquarters in Thomasville, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: United Security Bancshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Calera, Alabama:

  • Days Inn, 11691 Hwy 25 & I-65, Calera, AL 35040 , Phone: (205) 668-0560
  • Quality Inn Calera, 357 Hwy 304, Calera, AL 35040 , Phone: (205) 668-3641, Fax: (205) 668-3102
  • Best Value Inn Calera / Birmingham, 11960 Hwy 25, Calera, AL 35040 , Phone: (205) 668-4800, Fax: (205) 668-6700
  • Hampton Inn Calera, Al, 93 Metro Dr, Calera, AL 35040 , Phone: (205) 668-6565, Fax: (205) 668-7881
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Calera, Alabama

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Calera travel time to work - commute


Calera mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (74%)
  • Utility gas (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Calera city (based on Shelby County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.62%
Here45.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church in AmericaChurches of Christ
Adherents56.4%17.8%6.6%2.7%2.5%
Congregations37.0%15.4%8.0%1.9%9.3%
NameCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Cumberland Presbyterian ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.2%2.0%1.5%1.4%6.8%
Congregations0.6%5.6%2.5%1.9%17.9%
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: 24
Shelby County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Shelby County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 94
Shelby County:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 124
Here:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Shelby County:

28.1%
Alabama:

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

17.2%
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 9$31,738$42,3170$0
Other Government Administration 6$26,355$52,7109$5,070
Judicial and Legal 2$9,029$54,1740$0
Police Protection - Officers 36$124,112$41,3710$0
Firefighters 42$117,940$33,6970$0
Streets and Highways 17$56,590$39,9460$0
Solid Waste Management 6$15,188$30,3760$0
Sewerage 11$40,423$44,0980$0
Parks and Recreation 10$26,947$32,3360$0
Water Supply 12$43,248$43,2480$0
Gas Supply 10$34,253$41,1040$0
Local Libraries 7$12,527$21,4750$0
Other and Unallocable 25$71,731$34,4310$0
Totals for Government 193$610,081$37,9329$5,070

Calera government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $8,560,000 ($686.34)
    Water Utilities: $610,000 ($48.91)
    General Public Buildings: $525,000 ($42.09)
    Libraries: $319,000 ($25.58)
    Gas Utilities: $253,000 ($20.29)
    Parks and Recreation: $194,000 ($15.55)
    Regular Highways: $115,000 ($9.22)
    Local Fire Protection: $84,000 ($6.74)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $2,658,000 ($213.12)
    Police Protection: $2,017,000 ($161.72)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,658,000 ($132.94)
    Water Utilities: $1,376,000 ($110.33)
    Sewerage: $1,102,000 ($88.36)
    Regular Highways: $826,000 ($66.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $618,000 ($49.55)
    Financial Administration: $555,000 ($44.50)
    Central Staff Services: $494,000 ($39.61)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $403,000 ($32.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $298,000 ($23.89)
    General Public Buildings: $254,000 ($20.37)
    General - Other: $200,000 ($16.04)
    Libraries: $180,000 ($14.43)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $156,000 ($12.51)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $4,000 ($0.32)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $427,000 ($34.24)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Police Protection: $26,000 ($2.08)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $182,000 ($14.59)
    Police Protection: $179,000 ($14.35)
    Sewerage: $140,000 ($11.23)
    Regular Highways: $117,000 ($9.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $105,000 ($8.42)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $90,000 ($7.22)
    Gas Utilities: $87,000 ($6.98)
    Water Utilities: $58,000 ($4.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $36,000 ($2.89)
    Financial Administration: $22,000 ($1.76)
    General - Other: $13,000 ($1.04)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($0.32)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,249,000 ($420.86)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $399,000 ($31.99)

Calera government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,803,000 ($144.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $330,000 ($26.46)
    All Other: $233,000 ($18.68)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $2,758,000 ($221.14)
    All Other: $38,000 ($3.05)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $65,000 ($5.21)
    Highways: $23,000 ($1.84)
    All Other: $11,000 ($0.88)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,303,000 ($104.47)
    Special Assessments: $543,000 ($43.54)
    Fines and Forfeits: $325,000 ($26.06)
    Sale of Property: $111,000 ($8.90)
    Rents: $60,000 ($4.81)
    General Revenue, NEC: $53,000 ($4.25)
    Donations From Private Sources: $29,000 ($2.33)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,378,000 ($190.67)
    Gas Utilities: $2,321,000 ($186.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $269,000 ($21.57)
    General Local Government Support: $69,000 ($5.53)
    Highways: $55,000 ($4.41)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,223,000 ($418.78)
    Property: $888,000 ($71.20)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $842,000 ($67.51)
    Other License: $417,000 ($33.43)
    Other Selective Sales: $268,000 ($21.49)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $179,000 ($14.35)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $145,000 ($11.63)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $5,000 ($0.40)

Calera government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $18,686,000 ($1498.24)
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $14,181,000 ($1137.03)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,320,000 ($667.09)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $7,495,000 ($600.95)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,335,000 ($507.94)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,145,000 ($412.52)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,160,000 ($253.37)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,990,000 ($239.74)

Calera government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,672,000 ($214.24)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,192,000 ($255.93)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,013,000 ($642.48)

11.63% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($57,165 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.63%
Alabama average:

6.81%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($140 average AGI)
Shelby County:

0.06%
Alabama average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jefferson County, AL  5.13% ($55,359 average AGI)
from Chilton County, AL  0.32% ($32,155)
from St. Clair County, AL  0.23% ($44,264)


8.53% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($58,141 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.53%
Alabama average:

6.16%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($136 average AGI)
Shelby County:

0.04%
Alabama average:

0.06%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Jefferson County, AL  3.28% ($55,697 average AGI)
to St. Clair County, AL  0.34% ($43,185)
to Chilton County, AL  0.33% ($36,223)

Strongest AM radio stations in Calera:

  • WBYE (1370 AM; 1 kW; CALERA, AL; Owner: PROGRESSIVE UNITED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WQCR (1500 AM; 2 kW; ALABASTER, AL; Owner: WGTT, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WERC (960 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WYDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRJS (1320 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLPH (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; IRONDALE, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Calera:

  • WQEM (101.5 FM; COLUMBIANA, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, 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.)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQEN (103.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WZRR (99.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC-FM (93.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLJR (88.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BRIARWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH)
  • WANZ (100.7 FM; NORTHPORT, AL; Owner: APEX BRAODCASTING INC.)
  • WEZZ-FM (97.7 FM; CLANTON, AL; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN BROADCASTING CO., INC)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFR (89.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLWI-FM (92.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • W281AB (104.1 FM; MOUNTAIN BROOK, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Calera:

  • WOTM-LP (Channel 19; MONTEVALLO, AL; Owner: JAMES DONALD EARLEY)
  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • 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)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WBXA-CA (Channel 2; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • WBIH (Channel 29; SELMA, AL; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNCF (Channel 32; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 32 MONTGOMERY LLC)
  • W27CM (Channel 27; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBMA-LP (Channel 58; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • W46DK (Channel 46; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W34BI (Channel 34; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W15AZ (Channel 15; ALABASTER, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST CHURCH SCHOOL)

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

Calera, Alabama:
  • Fatal accident count: 24
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 44
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 27
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 69
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
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 Calera fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 21
Total length: 61 meters (200ft)
Total costs: $21,154,000
Total average daily traffic: 209,953
Total average daily truck traffic: 34,370

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 4
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 4
  • 1960-1969: 5
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 5
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Calera, AL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

94 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Calera)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • I-65 SOUTH, .4 Mi E Int Springcreek Rd & Cr 16 (Lat: 33.128889 Lon: -86.799722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 56.1 m, Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WMJ218
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • AL0221, 157 County Road 95 (Lat: 33.063111 Lon: -86.752889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQMK888
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/08/2010, Expiration Date: 09/08/2020, 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:
  • AG GILBERTS, 4165 County Road 151 (Gilbert's Lake) (Lat: 33.036889 Lon: -86.735889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 78 m, Call Sign: WQPF566
    Assigned Frequencies: 10915.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/02/2012, Expiration Date: 05/02/2022, Certifier: Chris Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 7ave & 17 Street (Lat: 30.110278 Lon: -86.759444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: KIE366
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.060 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/09/1999, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2004, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia
    Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Shelby County Airport (Lat: 33.118444 Lon: -86.767222), Type: Tower, Overall height: 0 m, Call Sign: WRLB2598
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.21551 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/14/1996, Expiration Date: 05/14/2001, Cancellation Date: 08/19/2001
    Registrant: Shelby County Commission, 200 W College St, Columbiana, AL 35051
  • Shelby County Airport (Lat: 33.177778 Lon: -86.783194), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9.5 m, Overall height: 10 m, Call Sign: WQGV378
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.700 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/25/2007, Expiration Date: 04/25/2017, Certifier: Alex Dudchock
    Registrant: Shelby County Commission, Columbiana, AL 35051, Phone: (205) 669-8797, Fax: (205) 669-3920, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Calera)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Calera)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 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 ORIGINATED39$132,24911$103,79755$141,0722$41,7602$87,4902$51,760
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$120,8801$107,6005$137,1360$01$61,3901$29,590
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$135,1273$93,92726$146,5323$39,9900$01$69,060
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$145,3142$125,71521$149,9661$98,1700$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$110,3750$04$168,1480$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0305.00 , 0306.05

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$145,7403$161,493
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$250,280
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$199,100
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0305.00 , 0306.05

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 93
  • Hazardous Condition: 11
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Calera


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

Most common first names in Calera, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5269.0 years
William4372.4 years
Mary4074.4 years
Robert3971.1 years
John3872.8 years
Charles3168.8 years
Thomas2071.7 years
George1872.5 years
Willie1373.8 years
Margaret1273.1 years
Most common last names in Calera, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3771.5 years
Glass2876.2 years
Jones2370.8 years
Johnson2178.1 years
Ellison1682.5 years
Lucas1673.5 years
Martin1675.6 years
Davis1669.4 years
Williams1577.1 years
Collum1275.1 years
Businesses in Calera, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Quality1
CVS1RadioShack1
Cracker Barrel1Subway1
Days Inn1T-Mobile2
FedEx2Taco Bell1
Hardee's1U-Haul3
McDonald's1UPS1
Penske1Waffle House1
Publix Super Markets1Walmart1

Calera on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Repair and maintenance (population 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Protective service occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Business operations specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Drugs and druggists' sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 1,000 residents in 2004-2006"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population increase from 2000 to 2006"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fatal accidents per 100,000 population from 1975 to 2008 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2008"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally ill"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers in 2006 per 1000 residents"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Roger F. Shugart (2)
  • Michael Pope (1)
  • Terry W. Pennington (1)
  • Thomas Shane Bush (1)
  • Bill Rush Alexander (1)
  • Christopher D. Rainier (1)
  • Ryan D. Fisher (1)

Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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