Creola, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 1,942 (41% urban, 59% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.0%
 
Males: 958  (49.4%)
Females: 984  (50.6%)
Median resident age:  38.9 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 36525.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $50,550 (it was $35,517 in 2000)
Creola:

$50,550
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,590 (it was $14,956 in 2000)

Creola town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $118,073 (it was $74,000 in 2000)
Creola:

$118,073
AL:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $205,123; Detached houses: $163,508; Townhouses or other attached units: $153,452; Mobile homes: $389,019

Median gross rent in 2016: $845.

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  • Races in Creola, AL (2016)

    Creola races chart
    • 1,48686.7%White alone
    • 1287.5%Black alone
    • 352.0%Two or more races
    • 271.6%American Indian alone
    • 201.2%Hispanic
    • 60.4%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Creola: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (40.5%), Irish (8.9%), English (5.0%), German (3.4%), French (3.1%), Czech (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 24 feet

Land area: 14.6 square miles.

Population density: 133 people per square mile   (very low).

Creola,AL real estate house value index trend

Creola, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Creola:

  • High school or higher: 87.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Creola town:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 59.4%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

40 residents are foreign born (1.1% Latin America, 0.8% Europe).

This town:

2.3%
Alabama:

3.4%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Creola, Alabama as of January 21, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Creola to the number of sex offenders is 143 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $612 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $552 (0.6%)

Creola satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Mobile, AL (15.8 miles , pop. 198,915).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (137.6 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (446.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Axis, AL (1.6 miles ), Satsuma, AL (1.9 miles ), Saraland, AL (2.6 miles ), Bucks, AL (2.8 miles) , Chickasaw, AL (3.1 miles ), Chunchula, AL (3.3 miles ), Prichard, AL (3.4 miles ), Movico, AL (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $98,400
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 1999: 30 buildings, average cost: $10,000
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $73,600
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $73,600
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $73,600
  • 2005: 15 buildings, average cost: $73,600
  • 2006: 15 buildings, average cost: $73,600
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $73,600
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $73,600
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $73,600
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $73,600
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $73,600
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $73,600
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $73,600
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $73,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 30.90 N, Longitude: 88.01 W

Creola household income distribution Creola home values distribution

Crime rates in Creola by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Murders 0010000100000
per 100,000 0.00.048.90.00.00.00.051.70.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1001021001000
per 100,000 49.50.00.048.40.095.947.60.00.052.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0121110001001
per 100,000 0.049.297.848.448.047.90.00.00.052.00.00.051.0
Assaults 111013855310389612
per 100,000 544.6491.6636.0387.4239.9239.7142.9516.8155.3415.8468.3308.2611.9
Burglaries 30152212920181312971312
per 100,000 1,485.1737.51,076.3581.1431.9958.8857.1671.8621.1467.8364.2667.7611.9
Theft 59586052625355936946282530
per 100,000 2,920.82,851.52,935.42,518.22,975.02,540.72,619.04,806.23,571.42,390.91,456.81,284.01,529.8
Auto thefts 81341244664110811
per 100,000 396.0639.1195.7581.1191.9191.8285.7310.1207.052.0520.3410.9560.9
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 276.7) 417.4343.4481.7318.6227.0323.1254.3470.8234.0272.9219.0192.6286.6

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

Crime rate in Creola detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 9 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.55
Alabama average:

2.46
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.0%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +15 (+0.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Creola, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Creola, Alabama average temperatures Creola, Alabama average precipitation Creola, Alabama humidity Creola, Alabama wind speed Creola, Alabama snowfall Creola, Alabama sunshine Creola, Alabama clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Creola-area historical tornado activity is below Alabama state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1950, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the Creola town center injured 15 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 11/21/1997, a category F3 tornado 6.2 miles away from the town center caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Creola-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 46.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 332.1 miles away from Creola center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 250.0 miles away from the city 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 179.2 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 121.4 miles away from Creola center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 195.6 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 Mobile County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 15, Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Creola topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Creola:

  • COASTAL HOSPICE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; SARALAND, AL)
  • NORTH MOBILE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CTR (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; EIGHT MILE, AL)
  • TWIN OAKS NH INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MOBILE, AL)
  • TWIN OAKS NURSING HOME, LLC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; MOBILE, AL)
  • FMC BAY MINETTE (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; BAY MINETTE, AL)
  • NORTH BALDWIN INFIRMARY Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; BAY MINETTE, AL)
  • FMC JAGUAR (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; MOBILE, AL)

airports located in Creola:

Amtrak station near Creola:

  • 15 miles: MOBILE (11 GOVERNMENT ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, paid short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Creola:

  • Bishop State Community College (about 15 miles; Mobile, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,822)
  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 15 miles; Bay Minette, AL; FT enrollment: 3,703)
  • University of South Alabama (about 18 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 13,228)
  • Columbia Southern University (about 45 miles; Orange Beach, AL; FT enrollment: 14,996)
  • The University of West Florida (about 54 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 10,240)
  • Pensacola State College (about 57 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 8,740)
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (about 68 miles; Perkinston, MS; FT enrollment: 8,320)

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Notable location: Creola Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Creola include: Creola Church (A), New Beginnings Christian Center (B), Creola United Methodist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lake: Dead Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sipau Branch (A), Seymore Branch (B), Turtle Branch (C), Jim Bell Branch (D), Harpers Branch (E), Cypress Pond Branch (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Court: Creola Town - Court of Creola (190 Dead Lake Road # A).

Mobile County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 45.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2003 was 0.324. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.324
U.S.:

0.293

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 25.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 21.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.36. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.36
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00229. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00229
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 21.0%
(20.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.4% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  75.0%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.4%
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: 0.7% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Alabama average:

12.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Creola town (based on Mobile County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant149,286354
Black Protestant34,12499
Catholic32,00335
Mainline Protestant30,31279
Other6,68430
Orthodox7242
None159,859-
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: 61
Mobile County:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 18
Mobile County:

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 246
Mobile County:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 211
Here:

5.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.8%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Mobile County:

29.9%
Alabama:

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

10.9%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Creola:

49.3%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Creola:

48.4%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.8%
State:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Creola:

8.3%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Creola:

37.9%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

57.3%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.9%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Creola, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 52$3,774
Totals for Government 0$0 52$3,774

3.85% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,698 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.85%
Alabama average:

6.02%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($254 average AGI)
Mobile County:

0.02%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Baldwin County, AL  0.46% ($35,378 average AGI)
from Jackson County, MS  0.16% ($38,424)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.12% ($30,574)


4.37% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,482 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.37%
Alabama average:

6.06%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($417 average AGI)
Mobile County:

0.04%
Alabama average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Baldwin County, AL  0.65% ($48,093 average AGI)
to Jackson County, MS  0.15% ($36,474)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.12% ($30,406)

Strongest AM radio stations in Creola:

  • WBHY (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WNTM (710 AM; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WLPR (960 AM; 5 kW; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBCA (1110 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BAY MINETTE, AL; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WKSJ (1270 AM; 5 kW; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDLT (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLVV (1410 AM; 5 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WLVV, INC.)
  • WABB (1480 AM; 5 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WABB-FM, INC.)
  • WMOB (1360 AM; 5 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: BUDDY TUCKER ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WGOK (900 AM; 1 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Creola:

  • WMXC (99.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRKH (96.1 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WABB-FM (97.5 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WABB-FM, INC.)
  • WBHY-FM (88.5 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WAVH (106.5 FM; DAPHNE, AL; Owner: BALDWIN BROADCASTING COMPANY, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • WHIL-FM (91.3 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: SPRING HILL COLLEGE)
  • WMEZ (94.1 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJLQ (100.7 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDLT-FM (98.3 FM; CHICKASAW, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBLX-FM (92.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYOK (104.1 FM; ATMORE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WNSP (105.5 FM; BAY MINETTE, AL; Owner: COM+, LLC)
  • WKSJ-FM (94.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZEW (92.1 FM; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: BALDWIN BROADCASTING COMPANY, DEBTOR IN POSSESSION)
  • WPCS (89.5 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC)
  • WYCL (107.3 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WXBM-FM (102.7 FM; MILTON, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOSM (103.1 FM; OCEAN SPRINGS, MS; Owner: CHARLES H. COOPER)
  • WQUA (102.1 FM; CITRONELLE, AL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYDH (105.9 FM; ATMORE, AL; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Creola:

  • WRBM-LP (Channel 60; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: UPPER GULF COAST, L.L.C.)
  • WKRG-TV (Channel 5; MOBILE, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WEAR-TV (Channel 3; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: WEAR LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WALA-TV (Channel 10; MOBILE, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMPV-TV (Channel 21; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPMI (Channel 15; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJTC (Channel 44; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBR (Channel 33; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PENSACOLA/MOBILE, INC.)
  • W52BF (Channel 52; MOBILE, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WEIQ (Channel 42; MOBILE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WBPG (Channel 55; GULF SHORES, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSRE (Channel 23; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: DST .BD. OF TRUSTEES PENSACOLA JR. COLLEGE)
  • WMOE-LP (Channel 12; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W50CF (Channel 50; MOBILE, AL; Owner: FRANKLIN MEDIA, INC.)
Creola fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Creola fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 34Number of bridges
  • 4,143m13,593ftTotal length
  • $922,283,000Total costs
  • 295,469Total average daily traffic
  • 67,941Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11910-1919
  • 31950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 241970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Creola, AL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Creola)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Radcliff Rd (Lat: 30.894361 Lon: -88.067222), Call Sign: KYA425
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.6400 MHzGrant Date: 09/17/2002, Expiration Date: 09/11/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/09/2012, Certifier: Marc CoventryRegistrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • HARDY DRIVE, Carolina Ave. Rr Crossing @ Rr Mp 132.96mb (Lat: 30.902778 Lon: -88.037778), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2.5 m, Overall height: 3.1 m, Call Sign: WQFX912, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.475 MHzGrant Date: 11/02/2006, Expiration Date: 11/02/2016, Certifier: Jerry R Celio Mr.Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • BUNCH LS, Dead Lake Rd - North Of I-65 (Lat: 30.915444 Lon: -88.002861), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQLP384
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.396 MHzGrant Date: 03/19/2010, Expiration Date: 03/19/2020, Certifier: Donald NelsonRegistrant: Duke Instrument Service, 1110-A Shelton Beach Rd, Saraland, AL 36571, Phone: (251) 675-6067, Fax: (251) 675-5938, Email:
  • C&S Maint. Ch, Lat: 30.902778 Lon: -88.037778, Call Sign: WQSG389, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.535 MHzGrant Date: 09/17/2013, Expiration Date: 09/17/2023, Certifier: Jerry R CelioRegistrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St, Ne Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • CREOLA, 2020 Radcliff Rd (Lat: 30.901833 Lon: -88.076389), Overall height: 86.9 m, Call Sign: WMM877
    Assigned Frequencies: 6815.00 MHzGrant Date: 03/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/28/2008, Certifier: Glenn S RabinRegistrant: Alltel Communications, LLC, One Allied Drive, B1f02-D, Little Rock, AR 72202, Phone: (501) 905-8555, Fax: (501) 905-6193, Email:
  • Creola, Radcliff Road (Lat: 30.893889 Lon: -88.066944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WPSG790
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.056 MHz, 952.056 MHzGrant Date: 04/20/2001, Expiration Date: 04/20/2011, Cancellation Date: 03/03/2011, Certifier: Marc CoventryRegistrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Braggs Neck, 2000-A Dead Lake Road (#300065) (Lat: 30.914778 Lon: -87.969222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 75.9 m, Overall height: 78 m, Call Sign: WQIK236
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHzGrant Date: 03/03/2008, Expiration Date: 03/03/2018, Cancellation Date: 09/03/2009, Certifier: William ChastainRegistrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, 774 Mays Blvd., #10-465, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • Creola, 627 Dead Lake Road (#300028) (Lat: 30.899389 Lon: -88.021472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.9 m, Overall height: 103.3 m, Call Sign: WQIK571
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHzGrant Date: 03/04/2008, Expiration Date: 03/04/2018, Cancellation Date: 09/04/2009, Certifier: William ChastainRegistrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, 774 Mays Blvd., #10-465, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • AL0203, 627 Dead Lake Road (#300028) (Lat: 30.899389 Lon: -88.021500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.9 m, Overall height: 103.3 m, Call Sign: WQNH337
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6315.84 MHzGrant Date: 02/04/2011, Expiration Date: 02/04/2021, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2012, Certifier: Madanraj JothiRegistrant: Open Range Communications Inc., 6430 S. Fiddlers Green Circle, Suite 500, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, Phone: (303) 376-2112, Fax: (303) 376-2109, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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  • River Delta Marine And Welcome Center 350 Dead Lake Road (Lat: 30.906750 Lon: -87.980083), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQBV360, Licensee ID: L00006730
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.850 MHzGrant Date: 10/08/2014, Expiration Date: 12/21/2024, Certifier: Eric M LinsleyRegistrant: County Of Mobile, 1150 Schillinger Rd N, Mobile, AL 36608, Phone: (251) 574-7931, Fax: (251) 574-3514, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KD4TOI, Grant Date: 10/13/1992, Expiration Date: 10/13/2002, Cancellation Date: 10/14/2004, Registrant: Robert G Savell, 9290 Rio Hondo Dr, Creola, AL 36525
  • Call Sign: KF4DID, Licensee ID: L01060899, Grant Date: 09/08/2005, Expiration Date: 09/14/2015, Cancellation Date: 06/08/2012, Certifier: Jimmy C Broadhead, Registrant: Jimmy C Broadhead, 9349 Rio Hondo Dr, Creola, AL 36525
  • Call Sign: WA4QXG, Grant Date: 09/13/1988, Expiration Date: 09/13/1998, Cancellation Date: 09/14/2000, Registrant: Emmitt G Waddill, Creola, AL 36525
  • Call Sign: AK4VN, Previous Call Sign: KF4DID, Licensee ID: L01060899, Grant Date: 09/08/2005, Expiration Date: 09/14/2015, Cancellation Date: 06/19/2015, Certifier: Jimmy C Broadhead, Registrant: Jimmy C Broadhead, 9349 Rio Hondo Dr, Creola, AL 36525
  • Call Sign: KM4BGW, Licensee ID: L01865807, Grant Date: 05/14/2014, Expiration Date: 05/14/2024, Certifier: John M Peterson, Registrant: John M Peterson, 9661b Chelginet Ln, Creola, AL 36525
  • Call Sign: K4ZZT, Previous Call Sign: AK4VN, Licensee ID: L01060899, Grant Date: 06/19/2015, Expiration Date: 06/19/2025, Certifier: Jimmy C Broadhead Mr, Registrant: Jimmy C Broadhead, 9349 Rio Hondo Dr, Creola, AL 36525

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BF (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 34090 , Serial Number: 2955, Year manufactured: 1941
    Registrant (Individual): Clarence G Averette, , Creola, AL 36525
  • Aircraft: M-SQUARED AIRCRAFT BREESE 2 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI-99 (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3776S , Serial Number: 000722, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 01/04/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Terry Weeks, 1800 Dead Lake Marina Rd, Creola, AL 36525
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 42810 , Serial Number: 15125, Year manufactured: 1945, Airworthiness Date: 11/12/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Andrew A Buffkin, 1931 Dead Lake Marina Rd, Creola, AL 36525
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-16 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 87 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5292H , Serial Number: 16-96, Year manufactured: 1949, Airworthiness Date: 03/03/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Chris E Richardson, 1408 Holmes Rd, Creola, AL 36525
  • Aircraft: HEARN TIM CHRISTAVIA MK I (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 54TH , Serial Number: 262, Year manufactured: 1991, Airworthiness Date: 03/28/1991
    Registrant (Individual): Tim L Hearn, 1967 Dead Lake Marina Rd, Creola, AL 36525
  • Aircraft: QUICKSILVER/MILLER LARRY MXLII SPORT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 777LM , Serial Number: 419, Airworthiness Date: 05/21/1993
    Registrant (Individual): Kimberly D Douglas, 587 Cortez St, Creola, AL 36525
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 82762 , Serial Number: 7AC-1409, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 07/08/1960
    Registrant (Individual): Louis G Buffkin, 1931 Dead Lake Marina Rd, Creola, AL 36525

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
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$88,9300$04$99,4350$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$40,5002$83,0401$10,0701$31,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$76,0750$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0038.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2006
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$37,930
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0038.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

  • I-65 RV CAMPGROUND (Address: 730 JACKSON ROAD , Population served: 246, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
Most common first names in Creola, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1668.1 years
John1372.9 years
Robert1272.3 years
Mary1169.1 years
William1175.1 years
Charles1076.8 years
Willie1067.2 years
Annie973.8 years
George872.3 years
Helen577.4 years
Most common last names in Creola, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1674.5 years
Walker1574.1 years
Ellison876.0 years
Lister774.0 years
Austin677.4 years
Brown661.5 years
Reed669.3 years
Johnson572.4 years
White576.0 years
Williams578.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (83%)
  • Utility gas (14%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Creola compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
There is 1 pilot and 5 other airmen in this city.
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