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Population in 2012: 2,000 (44% urban, 56% rural). Population change since 2000: -17.1%
 

Males: 1,017  (50.9%)
Females: 983  (49.1%)

Median resident age:  39.2 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 35062.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $40,021 (it was $21,458 in 2000)
Dora:

$40,021
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,545

Dora city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $89,432 (it was $46,500 in 2000)
Dora:

$89,432
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $133,459; Detached houses: $123,812; Mobile homes: $177,300

Median gross rent in 2012: $673.

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  • White alone - 1,730 (85.4%)
  • Black alone - 244 (12.0%)
  • Two or more races - 26 (1.3%)
  • Hispanic - 14 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.10%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.05%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.05%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dora: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (20.9%), United States (13.8%), German (9.5%), Dutch (4.9%), English (3.6%), Welsh (3.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 387 feet

Land area: 7.54 square miles.

Population density: 265 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Dora:

  • High school or higher: 77.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dora city:

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 49.1%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 16.1%

6 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.3%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Dora, Alabama as of September 15, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Dora to the number of sex offenders is 133 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $354 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $280 (0.5%)

Dora satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Birmingham, AL (21.2 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (559.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Sumiton, AL (1.6 miles ), Robbins Crossroads, AL (2.3 miles) , West Jefferson, AL (2.4 miles ), Cordova, AL (2.5 miles ), Sipsey, AL (2.5 miles ), Flat Creek-Wegra, AL (2.6 miles) , Empire, AL (2.9 miles) , Graysville, AL (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $32,000
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 2004: 24 buildings, average cost: $136,600
  • 2005: 26 buildings, average cost: $142,200
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $206,800
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $203,400
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $204,300
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $203,700
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 33.73 N, Longitude: 87.09 W

Area code: 205

Dora household income distribution Dora home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Dora by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.049.5
Rapes 0100200012
per 100,000 0.042.10.00.081.90.00.00.049.198.9
Robberies 2112114022
per 100,000 83.542.142.482.941.041.5165.00.098.398.9
Assaults 120333251315
per 100,000 41.884.20.0124.3122.9124.482.5205.7638.8741.8
Burglaries 3530191617332373045
per 100,000 1462.01263.7805.1663.1696.41368.7948.8287.91474.22225.5
Thefts 62496784745539475973
per 100,000 2589.82064.02839.03481.13031.52281.21608.91933.42899.33610.3
Auto thefts 1211915121583518
per 100,000 501.3463.4381.4621.6491.6622.1330.0123.4245.7890.2
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 = 292.8) 290.9282.4221.8296.8324.5285.4232.3154.6453.2757.2

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 13 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.96
Alabama average:

2.28

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +212 (+9.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (18%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Dora-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 292% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1998, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the Dora city center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.

On 4/4/1977, a category F5 tornado 17.1 miles away from the city center killed 22 people and injured 130 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Dora-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 51% 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 24.4 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 98.8 miles away from Dora center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 43.3 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 89.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 22.2 miles away from Dora center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 23.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Walker County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Dora topographic map

Birthplace of: Sybil Gibson - Artist, Chavis Williams - Football player, Ivy Andrews - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Dora:

  • CORDOVA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CORDOVA, AL)
  • SOUTHEAST HOSPICE NETWORK, LLC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; JASPER, AL)
  • LONGVIEW GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, about 9 miles away; GRAYSVILLE, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Dora, AL

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dora:

  • Bevill State Community College (about 13 miles; Jasper, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,544)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 22 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 11,648)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 23 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,273)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 23 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,542)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 24 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 4,160)
  • Samford University (about 26 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 4,154)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 30 miles; Hanceville, AL; FT enrollment: 3,575)

Public high school in Dora:

  • Dora High School (Students: 559; Location: 330 GLENN C GANT CIR.; Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Dora:

Private elementary/middle school in Dora:

  • DORA FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH (Students: 87; Location: 1440 SHARON BLVD; Grades: KG - KG)
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Library in Dora:

  • DORA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Location: 1485 SHARON BLVD)

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

Churches in Dora include: Calvary Church (A), Faith Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Leisure Time (Amusement & Theme Parks; 7686 Highway 78).

 
Walker County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.1. This is about average.
City:

33.1
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.492. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.492
U.S.:

0.334
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 23.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

23.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.6

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

DORA UTILITIES (Address: 1485 SHARON BLVD. , Population served: 4260, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.0%
(16.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.2% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.4% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.1%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.4%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Dora, AL

Dora compared to Alabama state average:

Dora, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Dora (2011 data):

  • Synovus Bank: Dora Branch at 2123 U.S. Highway 78, branch established on 1906/04/07. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Dora travel time to work - commute


Dora mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Utility gas (40%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Dora city (based on Walker County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.71%
Here61.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchNational Association of Free Will Baptists
Adherents57.8%11.7%10.3%7.9%2.6%
Congregations33.8%10.4%21.2%12.2%3.6%
NameChurch of the NazareneCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.3%2.3%1.9%0.8%2.4%
Congregations3.6%0.5%3.6%0.5%10.8%
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: 17
Walker County:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Walker County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
Walker County:

6.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Here:

5.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.9%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Walker County:

32.4%
Alabama:

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

16.5%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$1,678
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,346
Police Protection - Officers 4$9,491$28,4730$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$443
Streets and Highways 3$5,657$22,6283$1,563
Parks and Recreation 10$19,240$23,0885$2,880
Water Supply 0$0 1$968
Gas Supply 4$8,679$26,0370$0
Other and Unallocable 3$5,300$21,2001$228
Totals for Government 24$48,367$24,18420$9,106


5.08% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,292 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.08%
Alabama average:

6.81%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($219 average AGI)
Walker County:

0.05%
Alabama average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jefferson County, AL  1.44% ($34,945 average AGI)
from Winston County, AL  0.38% ($30,866)
from Marion County, AL  0.15% ($29,909)


4.96% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,618 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.96%
Alabama average:

6.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Jefferson County, AL  1.46% ($36,735 average AGI)
to Winston County, AL  0.41% ($27,886)
to Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.23% ($32,857)

Strongest AM radio stations in Dora:

  • WCOC (1010 AM; 5 kW; DORA, AL; Owner: AZTECA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WERC (960 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRJS (1320 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WTID (1240 AM; 1 kW; JASPER, AL; Owner: NEW CENTURY RADIO, INC.)
  • WZPQ (1360 AM; 1 kW; JASPER, AL; Owner: JAMES T. LEE)
  • WLPH (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; IRONDALE, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dora:

  • WQOP-FM (92.5 FM; DORA, AL; Owner: QUEEN OF PEACE RADIO, INC.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WFFN (95.3 FM; CORDOVA, AL; Owner: NEW CENTURY RADIO, INC.)
  • WBFR (89.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WENN (105.9 FM; TRUSSVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • W281AB (104.1 FM; MOUNTAIN BROOK, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLJR (88.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BRIARWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Dora:

  • W23AK (Channel 23; JASPER, AL; Owner: WMTY, INC.)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WTTO (Channel 21; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBRC (Channel 6; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM BROADCASTING (WVTM-TV), LLC)
  • W55BJ (Channel 55; JASPER, AL; Owner: COMBS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W66CN (Channel 66; JASPER, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBXA-CA (Channel 2; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W27CM (Channel 27; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W46DK (Channel 46; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBMA-LP (Channel 58; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WTJP (Channel 60; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W34BI (Channel 34; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)

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

Dora, Alabama:
  • Fatal accident count: 7
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 12
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 22
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Alabama average:
  • Fatal accident count: 105
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 164
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 115
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 269
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 10

Dora fatal accident list:

Jan 27, 2001 04:32 PM, 1554, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 10, 2001 08:24 AM, 5006, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 29, 2000 07:30 PM, 1474, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Feb 17, 1999 02:17 AM, 1554, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 2, 1995 01:23 PM, 1498, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 11, 1995 12:45 AM, 1554, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 3, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 11, 1984 08:25 PM, 1554, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 2


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 8 meters (26ft)
Total costs: $7,616,000
Total average daily traffic: 36,070
Total average daily truck traffic: 6,135
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 64,740

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Dora)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Radio Tower Road (Lat: 33.756944 Lon: -87.081389), Type: Tank, Structure height: 20.4 m, Overall height: 26.5 m, Call Sign: KNJP483, Licensee ID: L00009935
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.107 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/07/1999, Expiration Date: 06/26/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/29/2004
    Registrant: Dora, Town Of, 1485 Sharon Blvd., Dora, AL 35062, Phone: (205) 648-3211, Fax: (205) 648-3399
  • Railroad Milepost 710 (Lat: 33.698167 Lon: -87.078889), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WYZ343
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.695 MHz, 161.160 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/30/2013, Expiration Date: 04/20/2023
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • 726910E, Doliska Road Crossing @ Mp 826.32 (Lat: 33.712694 Lon: -87.100556), Type: Building, Structure height: 2.5 m, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WPUL485, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.950 MHz, 161.535 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/29/2011, Expiration Date: 03/27/2022, Certifier: Jerry R Celio
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • Dora DP Rptr, Bnsf Ls1001 Mp708.1 (Lat: 33.726917 Lon: -87.094944), Type: Mast, Call Sign: WQHR230
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.925 MHz, 452.950 MHz, 457.925 MHz, 457.950 MHz, 452.950 MHz, 452.925 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/11/2007, Expiration Date: 10/11/2017, Certifier: Robert Leedham
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Ave, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4958, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Lat: 33.663500 Lon: -87.042472, Call Sign: WQIM321
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.170 MHz, 159.600 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/17/2008, Expiration Date: 03/17/2018, Certifier: Rex Defoor
    Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, 1588 Fairfield Road Ste 7, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • Radio Tower Rd (Lat: 33.756944 Lon: -87.081389), Type: Tank, Structure height: 20.4 m, Overall height: 26.5 m, Call Sign: WQKF273
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.107 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/27/2009, Expiration Date: 04/27/2019, Certifier: Christopher S Edwards
    Registrant: Ewa 30903605, 122 Baltimore St, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 337-9630, Fax: (717) 337-9157, Email:
  • Lat: 33.728722 Lon: -87.090278, Call Sign: WQPM351
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.0200 MHz, 151.835 MHz, 30.8400 MHz, 151.775 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 154.515 MHz, 35.9600 MHz, 151.805 MHz, 151.745 MHz, 154.540 MHz... (+3 more)
    Grant Date: 06/26/2012, Expiration Date: 06/26/2022, Certifier: Michael D Hill
    Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • AG SUMITON, 578 Radio Tower Road (Lat: 33.758750 Lon: -87.080667), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 75.9 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQOI906
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/12/2011, Expiration Date: 10/12/2021, Certifier: Christopher L Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • 1.5 Mi Of Sumiton (Lat: 33.756472 Lon: -87.079694), Structure height: 97 m, Overall height: 268 m, Call Sign: KNLP444
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.787 MHz
    Expiration Date: 04/25/2005, Cancellation Date: 05/09/2003, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia
    Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:
  • 1.5 Miles West Of Sumiton (Lat: 33.757778 Lon: -87.081944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91 m, Overall height: 97.2 m, Call Sign: KIE366
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.060 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/09/1999, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2004, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia
    Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Dora)


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 ORIGINATED3$107,6603$74,1608$121,4400$01$48,3601$29,050
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$166,3600$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$53,7302$12,7355$158,1261$107,2600$01$12,930
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$71,8404$118,7531$75,2200$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$264,0700$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0217.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$01$303,870
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$87,3601$146,460
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0217.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6


Most common first names in Dora, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8269.9 years
William6773.1 years
Mary5577.5 years
John5070.8 years
George2976.4 years
Robert2773.6 years
Charles2462.4 years
Thomas1874.2 years
Willie1776.5 years
Henry1479.8 years
Most common last names in Dora, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis2874.2 years
Phillips2468.1 years
Wilson2274.1 years
Jones2171.9 years
Smith1973.3 years
Sellers1873.2 years
Jackson1880.9 years
Hollis1781.8 years
Harrison1670.1 years
Peterson1580.8 years
Businesses in Dora, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
Lane Furniture1Taco Bell1
MasterBrand Cabinets1

Dora on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Child care workers"
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  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.

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