For population 25 years and over in Ethelsville:
For population 15 years and over in Ethelsville town:
1 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $184 (0.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (41.9 miles , pop. 77,906).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (81.3 miles , pop. 242,820).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (491.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Macedonia, AL (1.3 miles ), New Hope, MS (2.6 miles ), Reform, AL (3.4 miles ), Carrollton, AL (3.6 miles ), Millport, AL (3.6 miles ), Columbus, MS (3.6 miles ), Pickensville, AL (3.6 miles ), Kennedy, AL (4.2 miles ).
Latitude: 33.41 N, Longitude: 88.22 W
Area code: 205
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: +33 (+68.8%).
Average climate in Ethelsville, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Ethelsville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 210% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.2 miles away from the Ethelsville town center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 178 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Ethelsville-area historical earthquake activity is above Alabama state average. It is 74% 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 55.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 30.2 miles away from Ethelsville 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 55.4 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 52.6 miles away from the city 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 55.6 miles away from Ethelsville center
On 5/28/1995 at 15:28:36, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 27.2 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 Pickens County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Floods: 2, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Ethelsville:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ethelsville:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 9.68. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 6.9%
(2.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.1% for Black residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Ethelsville compared to Alabama state average:
Banks with branches in Ethelsville (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Ethelsville (based on Pickens County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.37%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Ethelsville government finances in 2002:
4.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,671 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.16% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,932 average adjusted gross income)
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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Ethelsville:
Strongest FM radio stations in Ethelsville:
TV broadcast stations around Ethelsville:
Ethelsville fatal accident list:
Jul 6, 1989 02:50 PM, Sr6, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 14, 1986 10:30 PM, 82, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 3, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 12, 1981 04:15 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jan 26, 1979 08:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total costs: $1,129,000
Total average daily traffic: 600
Total average daily truck traffic: 60
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 650
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ethelsville)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ethelsville)
FAA Registered Aircraft:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ethelsville, AL
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.