Cullman, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 15,385 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +9.9%
 
Males: 7,212  (46.9%)
Females: 8,173  (53.1%)
Median resident age:

39.7 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 35055, 35057, 35058, 35179.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,118 (it was $29,164 in 2000)
Cullman:

$47,118
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,019 (it was $18,484 in 2000)

Cullman city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $142,778 (it was $94,200 in 2000)
Cullman:

$142,778
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $189,320; detached houses: $189,893; townhouses or other attached units: $201,425; mobile homes: $104,515

Median gross rent in 2017: $634.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cullman: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.7%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 34.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Cullman, AL (2017)
    • 13,43488.5%White alone
    • 1,0436.9%Hispanic
    • 2171.4%Two or more races
    • 1591.0%Asian alone
    • 1300.9%Black alone
    • 730.5%Other race alone
    • 670.4%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 109 registered sex offenders living in Cullman, Alabama as of July 10, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cullman is 140 to 1.


Crime rates in Cullman by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(13.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.4)
1
(6.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(20.5)
6
(40.4)
3
(20.1)
1
(6.5)
3
(19.3)
11
(74.1)
6
(40.3)
1
(6.6)
6
(39.4)
4
(25.9)
8
(51.2)
5
(32.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(47.8)
9
(60.5)
6
(40.2)
2
(13.0)
3
(19.3)
8
(53.9)
7
(47.0)
6
(39.8)
8
(52.5)
7
(45.3)
1
(6.4)
6
(38.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11
(75.2)
9
(60.5)
14
(93.9)
10
(64.9)
17
(109.4)
9
(60.6)
16
(107.5)
19
(125.9)
19
(124.8)
11
(71.2)
12
(76.9)
20
(129.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
130
(888.4)
122
(820.6)
143
(958.8)
74
(480.1)
78
(501.9)
117
(788.1)
110
(739.2)
85
(563.4)
72
(472.8)
77
(498.1)
70
(448.3)
64
(413.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
757
(5,173)
687
(4,621)
704
(4,720)
694
(4,503)
571
(3,674)
620
(4,176)
493
(3,313)
559
(3,705)
466
(3,060)
463
(2,995)
505
(3,234)
521
(3,368)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
58
(396.4)
55
(369.9)
52
(348.7)
23
(149.2)
26
(167.3)
40
(269.4)
30
(201.6)
32
(212.1)
30
(197.0)
35
(226.4)
39
(249.8)
44
(284.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A1
(6.7)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)346.6334.4330.8247.7238.6331.3295.1247.1243.5221.3251.8262.7

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 73 (52 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.36
Alabama average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (26.9%), Irish (23.3%), German (12.8%), English (6.7%), European (3.5%), Scottish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1874

Elevation: 826 feet

Land area: 18.3 square miles.

Population density: 841 people per square mile   (low).

Cullman, Alabama map

829 residents are foreign born (3.6% Latin America).

This city:

5.4%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $472 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $426 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, AL (29.0 miles , pop. 53,929).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (45.2 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (532.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

East Point, AL (1.7 miles ),
South Vinemont, AL (2.0 miles ),
Good Hope, AL (2.2 miles ),
Vinemont, AL (2.5 miles ),
Logan, AL (2.6 miles ),
Welti, AL (2.6 miles ),
West Point, AL (2.7 miles ),
Simcoe, AL (2.8 miles )

Latitude: 34.18 N, Longitude: 86.84 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +9,834 (+64.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,857 (42.8%)

Area code: 256

Distribution of median household income in Cullman, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Cullman, AL in 2017
Cullman satellite photo by USGS

Cullman tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 77 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 1998: 75 buildings, average cost: $93,800
  • 1999: 63 buildings, average cost: $106,900
  • 2000: 30 buildings, average cost: $120,300
  • 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $214,000
  • 2002: 25 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2003: 34 buildings, average cost: $139,100
  • 2004: 40 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 2005: 41 buildings, average cost: $148,700
  • 2006: 36 buildings, average cost: $124,000
  • 2007: 52 buildings, average cost: $184,300
  • 2008: 25 buildings, average cost: $169,800
  • 2009: 24 buildings, average cost: $171,100
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $238,000
  • 2011: 52 buildings, average cost: $89,200
  • 2012: 31 buildings, average cost: $187,600
  • 2013: 46 buildings, average cost: $146,500
  • 2014: 51 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2015: 42 buildings, average cost: $168,300
  • 2016: 69 buildings, average cost: $166,800
  • 2017: 85 buildings, average cost: $159,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Cullman, AL residents
Average permit cost in Cullman, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Alabama:

3.8%
Historical population in Cullman, AL
Historical housing units in Cullman, AL

Population change in the 1990s: +602 (+4.5%).
Most common industries in Cullman, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.7%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.9%)
  • Health care (4.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.8%)
  • Educational services (15.9%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Cullman, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.5%)
  • Engineers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)
  • Registered nurses (3.8%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)

Average climate in Cullman, Alabama

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Tornado activity:

Cullman-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 177% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.0 miles away from the Cullman city center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.5 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 178 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cullman-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 78% 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 72.8 miles away from Cullman 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 58.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 65.3 miles away from Cullman center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 221.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 301.3 miles away from Cullman 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 212.7 miles away from Cullman 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 Cullman County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 14, Floods: 12, Tornadoes: 11, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 4, Freezes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cullman topographic map

Hospitals in Cullman:

  • CULLMAN OUTPATIENT SERVICES LTD (909 GRAHAM STREET SW)
  • CULLMAN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 1912 ALABAMA HIGHWAY 157)
  • HOSPICE OF CULLMAN COUNTY (402 4TH AVENUE NE)
  • LIFE CARE HOSPICE (2108 ALABAMA HIGHWAY 157)

Nursing Homes in Cullman:

  • CULLMAN HEALTH CARE CENTER (1607 MAIN AVE NE)
  • CULLMAN LONG TERM CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (401 ARNOLD STREET N.E.)
  • WOODLAND VILLAGE HEALTH CARE CENTER (1900 OLIVE STREET)

Dialysis Facilities in Cullman:

  • DCI CULLMAN (1734 EVA ROAD NE)

Home Health Centers in Cullman:

  • CULLMAN COUNTY HOME CARE (601 LOGAN AVENUE SW)
  • CULLMAN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER HOME CARE SERVICES (1912 ALABAMA HIGHWAY 157, 2ND FLOOR)
  • MID-SOUTH HOME HEALTH AGENCY INC (1217 CULLMAN SHOPPING CENTER NW)
  • WOODLAND HOME HEALTH SERVICES CRMC, LLC (2035 ALABAMA HIGHWAY 157)

Airports and heliports located in Cullman:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cullman:

  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 9 miles; Hanceville, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,486)
  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 34 miles; Tanner, AL; FT enrollment: 7,911)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 34 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,970)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 38 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)
  • Snead State Community College (about 39 miles; Boaz, AL; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 40 miles; Huntsville, AL; FT enrollment: 6,006)
  • Athens State University (about 44 miles; Athens, AL; FT enrollment: 2,771)

Public high schools in Cullman:

  • CULLMAN HIGH SCH (Students: 802, Location: 510 13TH ST NE, Grades: 9-12)
  • FAIRVIEW HIGH SCH (Students: 508, Location: 841 WELCOME RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • WEST POINT HIGH SCH (Students: 459, Location: 4314 COUNTY ROAD 1141, Grades: 9-12)
  • GOOD HOPE HIGH SCH (Students: 440, Location: 210 GOOD HOPE SCHOOL RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • CULLMAN CHILD DEV CTR (Students: 90, Location: 17600 US HIGHWAY 31 N, Grades: KG-12)
  • CULLMAN CITY CAREER TECH (Location: 301 FIRST STREET NE, Grades: 7-12)
  • CULLMAN COMM COMPREHENSIVE LEARNING CTR (Location: 301 1ST STREET NE, Grades: 1-12)
  • CULLMAN CO AREA CAREER CTR (Location: 17640 U S HWY 31 N, Grades: 10-12)
  • CULLMAN AREA RESOURCE ED (Location: 192 COUNTY ROAD 940, Grades: 6-12)

Private high schools in Cullman:

  • ST BERNARD PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 161, Location: 1600 SAINT BERNARD AVE SE, Grades: 7-12)
  • CULLMAN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 114, Location: 708 8TH AVE SW, Grades: PK-12)
  • CORNERSTONE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 32, Location: 935 COUNTY ROAD 1554, Grades: KG-12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Cullman:

Private elementary/middle schools in Cullman:

  • SACRED HEART ELEMENTARY (Students: 146, Location: 112 2ND AVE SE, Grades: PK-6)
  • ST PAULS LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 88, Location: 510 3RD AVE SE, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Cullman

Library in Cullman:

  • CULLMAN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $548,766; Location: 200 CLARK STREET NE; 72,851 books; 27,476 e-books; 3,660 audio materials; 4,215 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 81 state licensed databases; 130 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Cullman Christian School-an independent K-12 Christian school located in Cullman, Alabama. website: www.cullmanchrsitian.org added by CCS School Board
  • Sacred Heart Catholic School (4k-8) Cullman, AL

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Cullman: Terri Pines Country Club (A), Cullman Industrial Park (B), Cullman County Courthouse (C), Cullman County Museum (D), Cullman Emergency Medical Services (E), Cullman Fire Rescue Station 1 (F), Cullman Fire Rescue Station 2 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Cullman Shopping Center (1), Town Square Shopping Center (2), King Edward Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Cullman include: Pine Hill Methodist Church (A), Mount Olive Primitive Baptist Church (B), Saint Pauls Lutheran Church (C), Seventh Street Baptist Church (D), Saint Johns United Church (E), Saint Andrews United Methodist Church (F), Sacred Heart Catholic Church (G), Northside Baptist Church (H), Grace Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sacred Heart Cemetery (1), Cullman City Cemetery (2), Saint Bernard Abbey Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Sportman Lake (A), Lake Catoma (B), Davis Lake (C), Eva Road Lake (D), Hayes Lake (E), Hart Lake (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Ryan Creek (A), Wolf Creek (B), Bridge Creek (C), Alvis Branch (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Cullman include: Cullman Downtown Commercial Historic District (1), Cullman Historic District (2), Carrol Acres Park (3), Cullman County Fairgrounds (4), East Side Park (5), Main Avenue Park (6), Margaret Engle Park (7), Nesmith Park (8), Northwood Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: North Alabama Museum of History and Fine Arts Inc (1315 County Road 222) (1), Wallace State Community College - Evelyn Burrow Museum (1315 County Road 222) (2), Colony Educational Complex (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 151 Byars Road) (3), Frank's Amusement and Games (Amusement & Theme Parks; 306 12th Street Northeast) (4), Chamber of Commerce (301 2nd Avenue Northwest) (5), Avenue Maria Grotto (Tours & Charters; 1600 Saint Bernard Avenue Southeast) (6), Saint Bernard Abbey - Grotto (Tours & Charters; 1600 Saint Bernard Avenue Southeast) (7). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Hampton Inn Cullman (6100 Highway 157) (1), Days Inn Restaurant (Corner Of I 65 & Highway) (2), Midnight Properties LLC (594 US Highway 278 East) (3), Ramada Limited (1410 Parkhill Parkway) (4), Super 8 Motel (1901 Carrol Drive Nw Hwy 157 & I-65 Exit 310) (5), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (2052 Hays Drive) (6), Best Western Fairwinds Inn (1917 Commerce Avenue Northwest) (7), Super 8 Cullman AL (1901 Carrol Drive Northwest) (8), Comfort Inn (5917 Al Highway 157) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Cullman County Of (500 2nd Avenue Southwest) (1), Cullman City - Municipal Court Magistrate Office (204 2nd Avenue Northeast) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Channing Tatum - Actor, Paul Burnum - College coach, Wesley Britt - 2005 NFL player (New England Patriots, born: Nov 21, 1981), Charles Kleibacker - Fashion designer, Larry Willingham - Football player, Paul Bussman - Politician, Zac Tubbs - Football player, Zeb Little - Politician.

Cullman County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

EAST CULLMAN WATER SYSTEM (Address: 64 WESLEY AVE N , Population served: 11,781, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-11-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (APR-01-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2007)

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

  • CULLMAN COUNTY WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 47,658, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • CULLMAN WATER WORKS, CITY OF (Population served: 31,080, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • JOHNSONS CROSSING WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 2,943, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
  • CULLMAN UTILITIES BOARD (Population served: 32, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.4%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.1%
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: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Cullman in 2010:

  • 228 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 175 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 87 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 27 people in college/university student housing
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 3 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Cullman in 2000:

  • 311 people in nursing homes
  • 93 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 63 people in religious group quarters
  • 55 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 22 people in other group homes
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 4 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with most branches in Cullman (2011 data):

  • Peoples Bank of Alabama: Peoples Bank Of Alabama, North Cullman Branch, Operations Office Branch, Good Hope Branch, Jones Chapel Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $511.3 mil, Deposits: $426.1 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Altrust Financial Services, Inc.
  • Merchants Bank of Alabama: Merchants Bank Of Alabama, Highway 157 Branch, Fairview Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $243.0 mil, Deposits: $221.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Merchants Financial Services, Inc.
  • Premier Bank of the South: Cullman Branch, Premier Bank Of The South, Cullman Shopping Center Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $141.9 mil, Deposits: $127.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Fcb Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Community Bank of Cullman: First Community Bank Of Cullman at 420 2nd Avenue, Sw, branch established on 1905/01/01; 1900 Marketplatz Center Sw Branch at 1900 Marketplatz Center Sw, branch established on 1905/01/01. Info updated 2011/08/12: Bank assets: $68.3 mil, Deposits: $60.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Community Bancshares, Inc.
  • Cullman Savings Bank: 3201 Alabama Hwy 157 Branch at 3201 Alabama Highway 157, branch established on 2004/06/01; at 316 Second Avenue S.W., branch established on 1937/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $222.1 mil, Deposits: $144.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Regions Bank: Cullman Branch at 223 Second Avenue Southeast, branch established on 1884/01/01; Catoma Ridge Branch at 3101 Alabama Highway 157, branch established on 1996/03/13. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: South Office at 1606 Town Square Southwest, branch established on 1981/05/29; Cullman Main at 300 2nd Avenue Southwest, branch established on 1909/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • EvaBank: Cherokee Office Branch at 1710 Cherokee Ave S.W., branch established on 2002/05/06; Cullman Branch at 3210 Alabama Highway 157, branch established on 1998/08/07. Info updated 2011/12/20: Bank assets: $352.1 mil, Deposits: $310.4 mil, headquarters in Eva, AL, positive income, Consumer Lending Specialization, 5 total offices
  • Cadence Bank, N.A.: Cullman Branch at 1850 Cherokee Ave Sw, Suite 1, branch established on 2007/11/26. Info updated 2011/12/14: Bank assets: $3,909.7 mil, Deposits: $3,124.0 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: Cadence Bancorp Llc
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

For population 15 years and over in Cullman:

Marital status in Cullman, AL
  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 15.3%

For population 25 years and over in Cullman:

  • High school or higher: 86.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Alabama average:

11.5

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cullman, AL (based on Cullman County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant53,863199
Catholic4,6142
Mainline Protestant3,69824
Other6242
None17,607-
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: 10
Cullman County:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Cullman County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Here:

6.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 53
Here:

6.59 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

10.7%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Cullman County:

29.4%
Alabama:

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

16.7%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cullman:

47.9%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.5%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.0%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.2%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Cullman:

33.6%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

51.9%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Cullman:

74.8%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cullman, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 51$210,494$49,5287$4,783
Firefighters 46$177,787$46,3790$0
Parks and Recreation 42$129,655$37,044109$64,515
Solid Waste Management 42$116,850$33,3862$2,205
Sewerage 32$96,284$36,1070$0
Streets and Highways 29$88,660$36,6870$0
Electric Power 29$164,034$67,8761$2,099
Other and Unallocable 20$73,065$43,8390$0
Water Supply 20$59,095$35,4570$0
Other Government Administration 16$50,584$37,9381$2,073
Police - Other 13$48,821$45,06610$11,109
Financial Administration 8$33,887$50,8310$0
Fire - Other 6$30,331$60,6620$0
Judicial and Legal 5$16,420$39,4080$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 5$29,136$69,9261$638
Airports 2$9,413$56,4787$8,355
Natural Resources 0$0 1$1,508
Totals for Government 366$1,334,516$43,755139$97,285

Cullman government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $39,869,000 ($2591.42)
    Sewerage: $6,953,000 ($451.93)
    Electric Utilities: $2,642,000 ($171.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,236,000 ($80.34)
    General - Other: $360,000 ($23.40)
    Regular Highways: $147,000 ($9.55)
    Air Transportation: $56,000 ($3.64)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $26,595,000 ($1728.63)
    Water Utilities: $13,490,000 ($876.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,894,000 ($448.10)
    Police Protection: $5,302,000 ($344.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,252,000 ($276.37)
    Local Fire Protection: $3,355,000 ($218.07)
    Financial Administration: $2,076,000 ($134.94)
    Regular Highways: $2,068,000 ($134.42)
    General Public Buildings: $1,148,000 ($74.62)
    General - Other: $1,070,000 ($69.55)
    Central Staff Services: $707,000 ($45.95)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $490,000 ($31.85)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $482,000 ($31.33)
    Health - Other: $469,000 ($30.48)
    Public Welfare - Other: $469,000 ($30.48)
    Air Transportation: $457,000 ($29.70)
    Natural Resources - Other: $57,000 ($3.70)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $212,000 ($13.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,378,000 ($89.57)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Elementary and Secondary Education: $6,169,000 ($400.97)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $445,000 ($28.92)
    Police Protection: $274,000 ($17.81)
    Local Fire Protection: $197,000 ($12.80)
    Financial Administration: $189,000 ($12.28)
    Regular Highways: $167,000 ($10.85)
    General Public Building: $105,000 ($6.82)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $94,000 ($6.11)
    Central Staff Services: $64,000 ($4.16)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $44,000 ($2.86)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,738,000 ($242.96)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $424,000 ($27.56)

Cullman government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $9,424,000 ($612.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,840,000 ($314.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,593,000 ($298.54)
    Air Transportation: $399,000 ($25.93)
    Other: $368,000 ($23.92)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $5,076,000 ($329.93)
    Interest Earnings: $436,000 ($28.34)
    Fines and Forfeits: $301,000 ($19.56)
    Sale of Property: $263,000 ($17.09)
    General Revenue - Other: $131,000 ($8.51)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $29,133,000 ($1893.60)
    Water Utilities: $20,870,000 ($1356.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,868,000 ($121.42)
    General Local Government Support: $398,000 ($25.87)
    Highways: $259,000 ($16.83)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $19,155,000 ($1245.04)
    Property: $4,425,000 ($287.62)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,677,000 ($174.00)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $886,000 ($57.59)
    Other Selective Sales: $747,000 ($48.55)
    Other License: $588,000 ($38.22)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $144,000 ($9.36)

Cullman government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $166,143,000 ($10799.03)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $117,439,000 ($7633.34)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $49,910,000 ($3244.07)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,186,000 ($337.08)

Cullman government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,905,000 ($773.81)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $75,545,000 ($4910.30)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,823,000 ($378.49)

4.86% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($50,661 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
Alabama average:

5.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Morgan County, AL  0.63% ($35,776 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.61% ($68,083)
from Blount County, AL  0.40% ($37,459)


4.33% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,536 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.33%
Alabama average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Morgan County, AL  0.61% ($30,839 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.51% ($41,423)
to Marshall County, AL  0.42% ($29,431)
Businesses in Cullman, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts1Maurices1
Arby's2McDonald's2
AutoZone1Nike5
Best Western1Nissan1
Blockbuster1OfficeMax1
Burger King2Papa John's Pizza1
CVS1Payless1
Chevrolet1Penske1
Chick-Fil-A1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Suites1Quality1
Cracker Barrel1RadioShack2
Curves1Rite Aid2
Dairy Queen1Ruby Tuesday1
Days Inn1Rue211
Dennys1Ryan's Grill1
Domino's Pizza1SAS Shoes1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx9Sears1
Ford1Sleep Inn1
GNC1Subway4
GameStop1T-Mobile2
H&R Block2T.J.Maxx1
Hardee's2Taco Bell2
Hilton1U-Haul4
Hobby Lobby1UPS3
Holiday Inn1Vans2
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless1
KFC2Waffle House2
Kincaid2Walgreens1
Kmart1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Cullman:

  • WMCJ (1460 AM; 5 kW; CULLMAN, AL)
  • WFMH (1340 AM; 1 kW; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: VOICE OF CULLMAN, L.L.C.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WXRP (1170 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HANCEVILLE, AL; Owner: MAPLEWOOD PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WVNN (770 AM; 10 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCOC (1010 AM; 5 kW; DORA, AL; Owner: AZTECA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WDJL (1000 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: JAMES K. SHARP DBA 5TH AVE BROADCASTING)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cullman:

  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WKUL (92.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: JONATHAN CHRISTIAN CORP.)
  • WFMH-FM (95.5 FM; HOLLY POND, AL; Owner: VOICE OF CULLMAN, L.L.C.)
  • WRSA-FM (96.9 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: NCA, INC.)
  • WRJL-FM (99.9 FM; EVA, AL; Owner: ROJO, INC.)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTAK-FM (106.1 FM; HARTSELLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • WAFN-FM (92.7 FM; ARAB, AL; Owner: FUN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WQAH-FM (105.7 FM; ADDISON, AL; Owner: ALVIN ABERCROMBIE)
  • W298AF (107.5 FM; HADEN, AL; Owner: HADEN RADIO COMPANY)
  • WXQW (94.1 FM; MERIDIANVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W293AH (106.5 FM; NORMAL, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WEUP-FM (103.1 FM; MOULTON, AL; Owner: HUNDLEY BATES, SR. AND VIRGINIA CAPLES)

TV broadcast stations around Cullman:

  • WCQT-LP (Channel 52; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: FIRST CULLMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WAAY-TV (Channel 31; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF HUNTSVILLE LICENSE LLC)
  • WTJP (Channel 60; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WHNT-TV (Channel 19; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Cullman fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 47Number of bridges
  • 413ft / 126mTotal length
  • $66,916,000Total costs
  • 352,550Total average daily traffic
  • 64,102Total average daily truck traffic
  • 257,602Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Cullman, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21910-1919
  • 11920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 151960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Cullman, AL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cullman)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 266 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Cullman, AL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 201 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cullman)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 56 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Cullman)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 148. The highest number of fire incidents - 229 took place in 2006, and the least - 68 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Cullman, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (46.3%), and Structure Fires (33.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Cullman, AL
    • 1,02646.3%Outside Fires
    • 73733.2%Structure Fires
    • 33415.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1205.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cullman, AL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Cullman, Alabama:

  • Best Western Fairwinds Inn, 1917 Commerce Ave NW, Cullman, Alabama 35055 , Phone: (256) 737-5009, Fax: (256) 737-5009
  • Sleep Inn & Suites, 2050 Old Hwy 157, Cullman, Alabama 35057 , Phone: (256) 734-6166, Fax: (256) 734-8995
  • Quality Inn, 5917 SR 157 NW, Cullman, Alabama 35058 , Phone: (256) 734-1240, Fax: (256) 734-3318
  • Comfort Suites Of Cullman, 2048 St Joseph Dr NW, Cullman, Alabama 35058 , Phone: (256) 255-5999, Fax: (256) 255-5995
  • Econolodge, 1655 Co Rd 437, Cullman, Alabama 35055 , Phone: (256) 734-2691, Fax: (256) 734-4778
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 6349 Al Hwy 157, Cullman, Alabama 35057 , Phone: (256) 734-8854, Fax: (256) 255-0771
  • LaQuinta Inn and Suites, 2054 St Joseph St, Cullman, Alabama 35055 , Phone: (855) 250-6469
  • Hampton Inn Cullman, 6100 Al Hwy 157, Cullman, Alabama 35058 , Phone: (256) 739-4444, Fax: (256) 739-4437
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in Cullman, Alabama
Most common first names in Cullman, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James37872.1 years
William35775.3 years
John30474.8 years
Mary23278.9 years
Robert15972.9 years
George12078.4 years
Charles11969.2 years
Thomas9775.4 years
Ruby8980.2 years
Willie8779.5 years
Most common last names in Cullman, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith25175.6 years
Brown10274.4 years
White10076.3 years
Johnson9373.3 years
Jones8474.2 years
Harris8076.6 years
Tucker7778.9 years
Freeman7675.3 years
Parker7577.4 years
Davis7374.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cullman, AL
  • 60.7%Electricity
  • 38.3%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cullman, AL
  • 83.0%Electricity
  • 14.5%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used


Cullman compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.

Cullman on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time park and recreation workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: health technologists and technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: real estate and rental and leasing (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children (population 1,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
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