For population 25 years and over in Cedar Bluff:
For population 15 years and over in Cedar Bluff town:
12 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $313 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (60.0 miles , pop. 155,554).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (75.5 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (539.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Gaylesville, AL (2.0 miles) , Centre, AL (2.5 miles ), Sand Rock, AL (3.2 miles ), Leesburg, AL (3.2 miles ), Mud Creek, AL (3.3 miles ), Collinsville, AL (3.9 miles ), Lyerly, GA (4.1 miles ), Cave Spring, GA (4.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.22 N, Longitude: 85.60 WNickname or alias (official or unofficial): Crappie Capital of the World
Area code: 256
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Crime in Cedar Bluff detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +190 (+14.9%).
Work and jobs in Cedar Bluff: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Cedar Bluff, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Cedar Bluff-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 227% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/27/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.1 miles away from the Cedar Bluff town center killed 22 people and injured 150 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 5/19/1973, a category F4 tornado 19.4 miles away from the town center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Cedar Bluff-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 83% 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 19.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 51.3 miles away from Cedar Bluff center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 73.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/21/2001 at 23:35:35, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 44.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/5/1994 at 22:21:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.5 miles away from Cedar Bluff center
On 1/15/1993 at 02:02:51, a magnitude 3.2 (3.1 LG, 3.2 MD, Depth: 1.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Cherokee County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 7, Storms: 7, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Airports located in Cedar Bluff:
Local government website: www.cedarbluff-al.org
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cedar Bluff:
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Public high school in Cedar Bluff:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 22.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.9 miles away from the city center.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00313. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Cedar Bluff and their reported violations in the past:CEDAR BLUFF UTILITIES BOARD (Population served: 3510, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 27.2%
(23.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.6% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Cedar Bluff compared to Alabama state average:
Banks with branches in Cedar Bluff (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Cedar Bluff (based on Cherokee County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.58%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Cedar Bluff government finances in 2002:
6.67% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,456 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.57% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,802 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Cedar Bluff fatal accident list:
May 20, 2009 02:20 AM, Sr-68, Lat: 34.24859167, Lon: -85.59862778, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 15, 1995 09:45 AM, 9, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 12, 1993 01:55 PM, 9, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1
Oct 17, 1988 04:38 PM, 68, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 1
Aug 31, 1981 12:50 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 1, 1981 11:55 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 16, 1980 03:15 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cedar Bluff)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cedar Bluff)
FAA Registered Aircraft:7
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2013.