Columbiana, Alabama

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Population in 2013: 4,208 (56% urban, 44% rural). Population change since 2000: +26.9%
Males: 2,051  (48.7%)
Females: 2,157  (51.3%)
Median resident age:  37.8 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 35051.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,968 (it was $34,034 in 2000)
Columbiana:

$27,968
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,304 (it was $18,086 in 2000)

Columbiana city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $147,557 (it was $92,400 in 2000)
Columbiana:

$147,557
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $169,759; Detached houses: $177,789; Mobile homes: $27,722

Median gross rent in 2012: $646.

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Columbiana races chart
  • White alone - 2,936 (70.0%)
  • Black alone - 1,055 (25.1%)
  • Hispanic - 127 (3.0%)
  • Two or more races - 54 (1.3%)
  • Asian alone - 10 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.07%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Columbiana: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (18.6%), United States (12.7%), German (10.8%), English (10.5%), Subsaharan African (2.7%), Scottish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 524 feet

Land area: 15.2 square miles.

Population density: 277 people per square mile   (very low).

Columbiana,AL real estate house value index trend

Columbiana, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Columbiana:

  • High school or higher: 78.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Columbiana city:

  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 42.6%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

58 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.4%
Alabama:  3.5%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Columbiana, Alabama as of May 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Columbiana to the number of sex offenders is 162 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $689 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $692 (0.4%)

Columbiana satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hoover, AL (18.0 miles , pop. 62,742).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (26.4 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (568.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Shelby, AL (2.3 miles ), Wilsonville, AL (2.8 miles ), Calera, AL (3.1 miles ), Chelsea, AL (3.2 miles ), Talladega Springs, AL (3.2 miles) , Fayetteville, AL (3.5 miles ), Westover, AL (3.5 miles ), Alabaster, AL (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $184,300
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $156,700
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $239,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.18 N, Longitude: 86.61 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,638 (+38.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 509 (36.8%)

Area code: 205

Columbiana household income distribution Columbiana home values distribution

Crime rates in Columbiana by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1010000000
per 100,000 30.00.028.90.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 4342211010
per 100,000 120.289.7115.756.455.026.326.00.023.70.0
Robberies 0011313000
per 100,000 0.00.028.928.282.626.378.10.00.00.0
Assaults 18161611417731013
per 100,000 540.7478.3462.8309.9110.1446.3182.371.3237.1304.0
Burglaries 2023233116223273524
per 100,000 600.8687.6665.3873.5440.3577.6833.6166.3830.0561.3
Thefts 1141041101011221061199995112
per 100,000 3424.53109.13181.92845.93357.22782.93099.82351.52252.82619.3
Auto thefts 7245311293
per 100,000 210.359.8115.7140.982.626.326.047.5213.470.2
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0N/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0.0N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.5) 452.0338.6427.1296.4257.9267.2260.5121.6227.6206.7

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

Crime rate in Columbiana detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 13 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
Alabama average:

2.28
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.0%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -52 (-1.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Columbiana, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Columbiana-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 112% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1977, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.3 miles away from the Columbiana 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 31.3 miles away from the city center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Columbiana-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 80% 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 40.3 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 106.7 miles away from Columbiana 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 147.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 80.1 miles away from the city 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 85.3 miles away from Columbiana 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 44.8 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 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: 8, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Columbiana topographic map

Birthplace of: Robert J. Bentley - Politician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Columbiana:

  • COLUMBIANA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (22969 HIGHWAY 25)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Columbiana:

  • SHELBY RIDGE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ALABASTER, AL)
  • FAMILY COMFORT HOSPICE OF ALABASTER (Hospital, about 13 miles away; ALABASTER, AL)
  • NEW BEACON OF ALABASTER (Hospital, about 13 miles away; ALABASTER, AL)
  • COMFORT CARE HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; ALABASTER, AL)
  • FMC CAHABA VALLEY (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; PELHAM, AL)
  • WIREGRASS HOSPICE BIRMINGHAM (Hospital, about 16 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • HOSPICE SERVICES OF ALABAMA, LLC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)

Airports located in Columbiana:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Columbiana:

  • University of Montevallo (about 16 miles; Montevallo, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,826)
  • Samford University (about 23 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,829)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 24 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 8,167)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 25 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,695)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 25 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 14,853)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 33 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)
  • The University of Alabama (about 55 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 30,931)

Public high school in Columbiana:

Private high school in Columbiana:

  • CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 254; Location: 24975 HWY 25; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Columbiana:

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Libraries in Columbiana:

  • HARRISON REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $426,962; Location: 50 LESTER STREET; 9,935 books; 1,550 audio materials; 1,079 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 79 state licensed databases)
  • COLUMBIANA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $197,883; Location: 50 LESTER STREET; 28,861 books; 830 audio materials; 1,919 video materials; 81 state licensed databases; 28 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Columbiana: Shelby County Courthouse (A), Shelby County Sheriffs Office and Jail (B), Shelby County Sheriffs Office - Training Center (C), Columbiana Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Columbiana include: Church of the Nazareth (A), Full Gospel Church (B), Union Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Columbiana Cemetery (1), Rocky Ridge Cemetery (2), Verchot Cemetery (3), Pine Lawn Gardens Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Adams Lake (A), Moore Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Courts: Columbiana City - Court Clerk (107 Mildred Street), Shelby County - Juvenile Court Services & Probation Officers (112 North Main Street), Shelby County - Juvenile Court Services & Probation Officers- Juvenile Detention Faci (222 Joiner Town Road).

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 77.7. This is about average.

City:

77.7
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 27.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 20.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.2
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Columbiana and their reported violations in the past:

SHELBY COUNTY WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 32,337, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-28-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-28-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-07-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-2007)
COLUMBIANA WATER WORKS (Address: 50 WATER WORKS STREET , Population served: 10,881, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 29 regular monitoring violations
LITTLE WAXIE WATER AUTHORITY (Population served: 1,227, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
TALLADEGA-SHELBY WATER TREATMENT PLANT (Population served: 32, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.3%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 60.5% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.1%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.8%
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: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Columbiana in 2010:

  • 443 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 400 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 73 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
153 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
7 people in nursing homes in 2000

Columbiana, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Columbiana compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Columbiana (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: Columbiana Branch at 21325 Highway 25, branch established on 1980/08/04. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • First United Security Bank: Columbiana Branch at 225 West College Street, branch established on 2006/03/06. 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.
  • Bryant Bank: Columbiana Branch at 21290 Highway 25, branch established on 2007/11/06. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $951.1 mil, Deposits: $781.0 mil, headquarters in Tuscaloosa, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices
  • Merchants and Farmers Bank: Columbiana Branch at 106 E College St, branch established on 1892/01/01. Info updated 2007/01/11: Bank assets: $1,561.3 mil, Deposits: $1,372.4 mil, headquarters in Kosciusko, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: First M & F Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (70%)
  • Utility gas (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.62%
Here: 45.6%
USA: 50.2%

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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$6,649$26,5960$0
Other Government Administration 3$6,649$26,5967$4,076
Judicial and Legal 1$4,782$57,3840$0
Police Protection - Officers 11$35,789$39,0431$2,402
Police - Other 5$11,078$26,5872$1,134
Streets and Highways 8$17,769$26,6540$0
Welfare 0$0 2$1,841
Solid Waste Management 5$8,288$19,8911$1,734
Sewerage 3$7,412$29,6481$1,003
Parks and Recreation 3$6,820$27,2800$0
Water Supply 11$14,260$15,5563$282
Local Libraries 3$5,671$22,6843$4,155
Totals for Government 56$125,167$26,82220$16,627

8.06% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($48,148 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.06%
Alabama average:

6.02%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($107 average AGI)
Shelby County:

0.04%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson County, AL  3.51% ($46,368 average AGI)
from Chilton County, AL  0.21% ($27,586)
from St. Clair County, AL  0.21% ($45,076)


7.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,573 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.50%
Alabama average:

6.06%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($278 average AGI)
Shelby County:

0.05%
Alabama average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson County, AL  2.81% ($44,611 average AGI)
to Chilton County, AL  0.27% ($29,070)
to St. Clair County, AL  0.20% ($43,250)

Strongest AM radio stations in Columbiana:

  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WBYE (1370 AM; 1 kW; CALERA, AL; Owner: PROGRESSIVE UNITED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLPH (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; IRONDALE, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRJS (1320 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Columbiana:

  • WQEM (101.5 FM; COLUMBIANA, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, 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.)
  • 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)
  • WLJR (88.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BRIARWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH)
  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQEN (103.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTDR (92.7 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: JACOBS BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WBFR (89.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W281AB (104.1 FM; MOUNTAIN BROOK, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WTRB-FM (98.3 FM; SYLACAUGA, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Columbiana:

  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WTTO (Channel 21; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WBRC (Channel 6; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM BROADCASTING (WVTM-TV), LLC)
  • WBXA-CA (Channel 2; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • W27CM (Channel 27; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBIH (Channel 29; SELMA, AL; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBMA-LP (Channel 58; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • W46DK (Channel 46; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJSU-TV (Channel 40; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • W34BI (Channel 34; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WOTM-LP (Channel 19; MONTEVALLO, AL; Owner: JAMES DONALD EARLEY)

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

Columbiana, Alabama:
  • Fatal accident count: 15
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 21
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 5
  • Fatalities: 17
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 47
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
Alabama average:
  • Fatal accident count: 104
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 163
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 114
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 267
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 10
See more detailed statistics of Columbiana fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $1,253,000
Total average daily traffic: 7,650
Total average daily truck traffic: 747
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 11,580

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Columbiana)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Columbiana, AL)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • COLUMBIANA, .3 Mi E Of Rt 25 N End Of Columbiana Mtn (Lat: 33.207889 Lon: -86.578028), Overall height: 103.3 m, Call Sign: WMN434
    Assigned Frequencies: 2128.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/05/2007, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30004, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • STATION, 23917 Alabama State Hwy 25 (Lat: 33.206944 Lon: -86.578056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 73.2 m, Overall height: 85.3 m, Call Sign: WNTT209
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.568 MHz, 952.568 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/16/2008, Expiration Date: 10/13/2018
    Registrant: Levine, Blaszak, Block & Boothby, LLP, 2001 L Street, Nw, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 857-2574, Fax: (202) 223-0833, Email:
  • Various Locations (Lat: 33.179556 Lon: -86.606639), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WNTW664
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.393 MHz, 956.393 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/18/2009, Expiration Date: 11/15/2019
    Registrant: Levine, Blaszak, Block & Boothby, LLP, 2001 L Street, Nw, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 857-2574, Fax: (202) 223-0833, Email:
  • AG BRUSH CR, 57 Jarons Drive (Lat: 33.208194 Lon: -86.723333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQOB561
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/03/2011, Expiration Date: 08/03/2021, Cancellation Date: 01/17/2013, Certifier: Christopher L Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Road Suite 200 E, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • AG COLUMBIAN, 23917 Route 25 North (Lat: 33.207972 Lon: -86.577944), Type: Mast, Structure height: 101.2 m, Overall height: 105.2 m, Call Sign: WQOB567
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/03/2011, Expiration Date: 08/03/2021, Cancellation Date: 01/17/2013, Certifier: Christopher L Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Road Suite 200 E, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Columbiana)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182T (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 20505 , Serial Number: 18280953, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 04/03/2001
    Registrant (Corporation): Frank C Ellis Jr Pc, Po Box 587, Columbiana, AL 35051
  • Aircraft: HENDERSON W A/JOHNSON W L RV-6A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-360 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 216LA , Serial Number: 60527, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 09/28/2005
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, 180 Bream Cove Rd, Columbiana, AL 35051
  • Aircraft: M-SQUARED BREESE 2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 277DK , Serial Number: 000571, Year manufactured: 2002, Airworthiness Date: 12/01/2007
    Registrant (Individual): George T Owens, 7317 Joiner Town Rd, Columbiana, AL 35051
  • Aircraft: BEECH G35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 131 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E225 SERIES (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5635G , Serial Number: D-4666, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 05/25/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Charles R Apperson, Po Box 7, Columbiana, AL 35051
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7674F , Serial Number: 28-7725101, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 11/15/1976
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Rhonda L Carter, 414 E College St, Columbiana, AL 35051, Other Owners: Kevin D Mckee
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-200 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9341N , Serial Number: 28R-35042, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 02/03/1969
    Registrant (Individual): George T Owens, 7317 Joiner Town Rd, Columbiana, AL 35051
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7ECA (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9653S , Serial Number: 314, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 03/15/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Carl J Burgess, 2113 Highway 32, Columbiana, AL 35051

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 ORIGINATED2$180,5652$167,89524$171,9470$01$211,9502$30,175
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$65,4200$00$00$01$30,420
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$128,6657$169,1871$77,9701$119,4901$71,700
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$07$192,3960$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$155,4600$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0307.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$01$156,670
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$177,9100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0307.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 47
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Columbiana

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Columbiana, AL
Most common first names in Columbiana, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6169.8 years
William5271.6 years
John4974.7 years
Mary4874.0 years
Charles2264.7 years
Thomas2270.8 years
Robert1865.6 years
Ruth1578.2 years
George1569.5 years
Willie1475.5 years
Most common last names in Columbiana, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis3974.7 years
Hughes3671.1 years
Jones3565.3 years
Smith3474.6 years
Horton2867.7 years
Moore2270.9 years
Foster1777.2 years
Ray1772.4 years
Walton1781.5 years
Carter1566.0 years
Businesses in Columbiana, AL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
CVS1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1UPS1

Columbiana on our top lists:

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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Stephen W. Burgess (4)
  • Brigitta C. Brott (1)

Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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