Dora, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 1,969 (44% urban, 56% rural). Population change since 2000: -18.4%
 
Males: 974  (49.5%)
Females: 995  (50.5%)
Median resident age:  40.2 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 35062.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $42,292 (it was $21,458 in 2000)
Dora:

$42,292
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,467 (it was $14,560 in 2000)

Dora city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $105,886 (it was $46,500 in 2000)
Dora:

$105,886
AL:

$122,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $143,811; Detached houses: $136,661; Mobile homes: $134,891

Median gross rent in 2013: $681.

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  • Races in Dora, AL (2010)

    Dora races chart
    • 1,73085.4%White alone
    • 24412.0%Black alone
    • 261.3%Two or more races
    • 140.7%Hispanic
    • 70.3%American Indian alone
    • 20.10%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.05%Asian alone
    • 10.05%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dora: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (21.1%), United States (12.0%), German (9.1%), Dutch (4.8%), Welsh (3.5%), English (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 387 feet

Land area: 7.54 square miles.

Population density: 261 people per square mile   (very low).

Dora,AL real estate house value index trend

Dora, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Dora:

  • High school or higher: 78.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dora city:

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 52.8%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

16 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.7%
Alabama:

2.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $335 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $236 (0.4%)

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
  • 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

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 2013 2014
Murders 000000000100
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.049.50.00.0
Rapes 010020001264
per 100,000 0.042.10.00.081.90.00.00.049.198.9301.2201.8
Robberies 211211402215
per 100,000 83.542.142.482.941.041.5165.00.098.398.950.2252.3
Assaults 1203332513151412
per 100,000 41.884.20.0124.3122.9124.482.5205.7638.8741.8702.8605.4
Burglaries 35301916173323730453228
per 100,000 1,462.01,263.7805.1663.1696.41,368.7948.8287.91,474.22,225.51,606.41,412.7
Thefts 624967847455394759738077
per 100,000 2,589.82,064.02,839.03,481.13,031.52,281.21,608.91,933.42,899.33,610.34,016.13,885.0
Auto thefts 1211915121583518158
per 100,000 501.3463.4381.4621.6491.6622.1330.0123.4245.7890.2753.0403.6
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0N/AN/AN/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0.0N/AN/AN/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 284.1) 290.9282.4221.8296.8324.5285.4232.3154.6453.2757.2759.8671.2

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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 Dora detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 12 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.04
Alabama average:

2.27
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.0%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +212 (+9.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (12%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (43%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Dora, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Dora-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 164% 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 slightly above Alabama state average. It is 79% 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 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 180.6 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 Dora 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 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 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: 7, Winds: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Snowfall: 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 and 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, about 9 miles away; GRAYSVILLE, AL)
  • MID-SOUTH HOME HEALTH AGENCY INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; JASPER, AL)
  • RCG WALKER (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; JASPER, AL)
  • WALKER BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; JASPER, AL)
  • SHADESCREST HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; JASPER, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dora:

  • Bevill State Community College (about 13 miles; Jasper, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,970)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 23 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,695)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 23 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 14,853)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 23 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 24 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 8,167)
  • Samford University (about 26 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,829)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 30 miles; Hanceville, AL; FT enrollment: 4,486)

Public high schools in Dora:

  • DORA HIGH SCH (Students: 559, Location: 330 GLENN C GANT CIR., Grades: 9-12)
  • CORNER HIGH SCH (Location: 4301 WARRIOR JASPER ROAD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Dora:

  • BAGLEY JR HIGH (Students: 571, Location: 8581 TATE MILL RD, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Dora

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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 93.3. This is worse than average.

City:

93.3
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.276. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.276
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.20. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.20
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.5
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.2%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.8% for Black residents, 20.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  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

Dora, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.3
Alabama average:

11.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant39,118180
Mainline Protestant2,55225
Black Protestant1,0878
Catholic5231
Other5203
None23,223-
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: 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.1%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.8%
State:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Dora:

29.6
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.0%
State:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.8%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

37.7%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

53.9%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.4%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dora, 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 9$2,377
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,906
Police Protection - Officers 5$12,180$29,2320$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$627
Streets and Highways 4$7,260$21,7803$2,214
Parks and Recreation 14$24,691$21,1646$4,079
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,371
Gas Supply 5$11,138$26,7310$0
Other and Unallocable 4$6,802$20,4061$323
Totals for Government 32$62,071$23,27722$12,897

4.31% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,793 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.31%
Alabama average:

6.02%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson County, AL  1.14% ($33,601 average AGI)
from Winston County, AL  0.44% ($25,837)
from Cullman County, AL  0.20% ($29,195)


4.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,688 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
Alabama average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson County, AL  1.21% ($32,349 average AGI)
to Winston County, AL  0.38% ($29,613)
to Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.17% ($26,444)

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.)
Dora fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

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

See more detailed statistics of Dora fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 9Number of bridges
  • 16m52ftTotal length
  • $10,054,000Total costs
  • 30,110Total average daily traffic
  • 4,347Total average daily truck traffic
  • 37,989Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 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 MHzGrant Date: 04/07/1999, Expiration Date: 06/26/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/29/2004Registrant: Dora, Town Of, 1485 Sharon Blvd., Dora, AL 35062, Phone: (205) 648-3211, Fax: (205) 648-3399
  • 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 MHzGrant Date: 12/29/2011, Expiration Date: 03/27/2022, Certifier: Jerry R CelioRegistrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • Lat: 33.663500 Lon: -87.042472, Call Sign: WQIM321
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.170 MHz, 159.600 MHzGrant Date: 03/17/2008, Expiration Date: 03/17/2018, Certifier: Rex DefoorRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 04/27/2009, Expiration Date: 04/27/2019, Certifier: Christopher S EdwardsRegistrant: 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 HillRegistrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • MOBILES L1, Lat: 33.698111 Lon: -87.047639, Call Sign: WQTK953, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.950 MHz, 160.245 MHzGrant Date: 02/25/2014, Expiration Date: 02/25/2024, 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:

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 MHzGrant Date: 10/12/2011, Expiration Date: 10/12/2021, Certifier: Christopher L HarrisRegistrant: 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 MHzExpiration Date: 04/25/2005, Cancellation Date: 05/09/2003, Certifier: Paul H KuziaRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 06/09/1999, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2004, Certifier: Paul H KuziaRegistrant: 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (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

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

DORA UTILITIES (Address: 10 midway plaza , Population served: 4,305, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-16-2014 and JUL-14-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-16-2014 and JUL-14-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-18-2014 and APR-15-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-18-2014 and APR-15-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-21-2013 and JAN-17-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-05-2014)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 other older monitoring violations

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (62%)
  • Utility gas (35%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
Businesses in Dora, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
Lane Furniture1Taco Bell1
MasterBrand Cabinets1

Dora compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • 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 significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 8 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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