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Population in 2012: 448 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.2%
Males: 227  (50.8%)
Females: 221  (49.2%)

Median resident age:  38.6 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 35058.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $33,651 (it was $31,875 in 2000)
Fairview:

$33,651
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,707

Fairview town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $106,280 (it was $82,500 in 2000)
Fairview:

$106,280
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $123,447; Detached houses: $131,281; Mobile homes: $37,273

Median gross rent in 2012: $467.

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  • White alone - 393 (88.1%)
  • Hispanic - 50 (11.2%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fairview: 83.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (19.2%), German (16.0%), United States (16.0%), English (8.3%), Italian (1.9%), Dutch (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.46 square miles.

Population density: 182 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Fairview:

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 11.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 45.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairview town:

  • Never married: 27.1%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 12.7%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

6 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.5%
Alabama:  2.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $310 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $280 (0.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, AL (28.5 miles , pop. 53,929).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (50.6 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (527.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Simcoe, AL (1.6 miles) , Baileyton, AL (2.2 miles ), Eva, AL (2.5 miles ), Holly Pond, AL (2.6 miles ), Baileyton-Joppa, AL (2.7 miles) , East Point, AL (2.8 miles ), Welti, AL (2.8 miles) , Joppa, AL (2.9 miles ).

Latitude: 34.25 N, Longitude: 86.69 W

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.4%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Construction (25%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (30%)
  • Food processing workers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Personal appearance workers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Fairview-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 310% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.6 miles away from the Fairview town center killed 3 people and injured 178 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.9 miles away from the town center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.

Earthquake activity:

Fairview-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 79% 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 62.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 66.8 miles away from Fairview center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 75.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 42.1 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 64.7 miles away from Fairview center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 66.1 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 Cullman County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 8, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 3, Freezes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Fairview:

  • DCI CULLMAN (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; CULLMAN, AL)
  • HOSPICE OF CULLMAN COUNTY (Hospital, about 10 miles away; CULLMAN, AL)
  • CULLMAN HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CULLMAN, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fairview:

  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 14 miles; Hanceville, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,575)
  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 32 miles; Tanner, AL; FT enrollment: 4,995)
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 33 miles; Huntsville, AL; FT enrollment: 5,084)
  • Alabama A & M University (about 39 miles; Normal, AL; FT enrollment: 4,473)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 42 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,273)
  • Gadsden State Community College (about 44 miles; Gadsden, AL; FT enrollment: 4,222)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 44 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,544)

User submitted facts and corrections:

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Notable location: Fairview Volunteer Fire and Rescue Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Fairview include: First Baptist Church of Fairview (A), Concord Missionary Baptist Church (B), Fairview United Methodist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Fairview Cemetery (1), Concord Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.9. This is about average.
City:

36.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.8%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  77.1%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.9%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Fairview, AL

Fairview compared to Alabama state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Fairview travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Utility gas (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Fairview town (based on Cullman County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.16%
Here71.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents67.1%7.9%5.4%3.4%3.2%
Congregations50.5%12.3%13.6%0.9%5.0%
NameUnited Church of ChristLutheran Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents2.9%2.2%2.2%1.2%4.5%
Congregations1.4%0.9%0.5%2.7%12.3%
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: 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.
State:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

6.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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:
This county:

16.7%
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 1$1,599$19,1886$650
Streets and Highways 1$1,599$19,1880$0
Totals for Government 2$3,198$19,1886$650


5.08% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,794 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.08%
Alabama average:

6.81%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($241 average AGI)
Cullman County:

0.05%
Alabama average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jefferson County, AL  0.62% ($40,228 average AGI)
from Morgan County, AL  0.53% ($29,029)
from Blount County, AL  0.36% ($28,872)


4.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,600 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.80%
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 Morgan County, AL  0.67% ($27,850 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.58% ($35,349)
to Marshall County, AL  0.37% ($21,737)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fairview:

  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WMCJ (1460 AM; 5 kW; CULLMAN, AL)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WDJL (1000 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: JAMES K. SHARP DBA 5TH AVE BROADCASTING)
  • WVNN (770 AM; 10 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFMH (1340 AM; 1 kW; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: VOICE OF CULLMAN, L.L.C.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WBXR (1140 AM; daytime; 15 kW; HAZEL GREEN, AL; Owner: LOW COUNTRY CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fairview:

  • WKUL (92.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: JONATHAN CHRISTIAN CORP.)
  • WRJL-FM (99.9 FM; EVA, AL; Owner: ROJO, INC.)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WRSA-FM (96.9 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: NCA, INC.)
  • WAFN-FM (92.7 FM; ARAB, AL; Owner: FUN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WFMH-FM (95.5 FM; HOLLY POND, AL; Owner: VOICE OF CULLMAN, L.L.C.)
  • WTAK-FM (106.1 FM; HARTSELLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WLRH (89.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WRTT-FM (95.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • W249BB (97.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W275AA (102.9 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ARCHIE C. BOBO, PERSONAL REP. OF DORSEY E. NEWMAN ESTATE)
  • W300AH (107.9 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PORTER L. BATTS)
  • WZYP (104.3 FM; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W202BV (88.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fairview:

  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WCQT-LP (Channel 52; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: FIRST CULLMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WAAY-TV (Channel 31; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF HUNTSVILLE LICENSE LLC)
  • WHNT-TV (Channel 19; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WTJP (Channel 60; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fairview fatal accident list:

Jul 28, 2007 11:40 AM, 1013, Welcome Road, Lat: 34.253794, Lon: -86.689375, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 25, 1993 04:55 PM, 69, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 7, 1985 04:55 PM, 1736, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 8211 Alabama Highway 69 N (Lat: 34.261472 Lon: -86.674444), Structure height: 62.5 m, Call Sign: KNKN904, Licensee ID: L00123733
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2011, Expiration Date: 10/01/2021, Certifier: Bryan A Corr
    Registrant: Corr Wireless Communications, L.L.C.



Fairview on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Customer service representatives"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Food"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very long commute times (90 or more minutes)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other sales and related workers including supervisors"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Physicians and surgeons"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #70 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+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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