Fairview, Alabama

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Population in 2013: 450 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.8%
Males: 218  (48.5%)
Females: 232  (51.5%)
Median resident age:  44.9 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 35058.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,945 (it was $31,875 in 2000)
Fairview:

$36,945
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,371 (it was $13,817 in 2000)

Fairview town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $112,974 (it was $82,500 in 2000)
Fairview:

$112,974
AL:

$122,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $403.

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  • Races in Fairview, AL (2010)

    Fairview races chart
    • 39388.1%White alone
    • 5011.2%Hispanic
    • 20.4%Asian alone
    • 10.2%Black alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Fairview: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (28.7%), United States (19.4%), German (13.9%), English (6.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.2%), Italian (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 2.46 square miles.

Population density: 183 people per square mile   (very low).

Fairview,AL real estate house value index trend

Fairview, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Fairview:

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 45.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairview town:

  • Never married: 20.2%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

86 residents are foreign born (16.5% Latin America).

This town:

16.5%
Alabama:

2.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $447 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $245 (0.3%)

Fairview satellite photo by USGS

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

Fairview household income distribution Fairview home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.7%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (26%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Finance and insurance (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Utilities (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (3%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Fairview, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fairview-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 176% 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 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 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 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 298.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 227.6 miles away from Fairview 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 218.9 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 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: 13, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 10, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 3, Freezes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fairview topographic map

Hospitals and 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)
  • CULLMAN OUTPATIENT SERVICES LTD (Hospital, about 12 miles away; CULLMAN, AL)
  • WOODLAND VILLAGE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; CULLMAN, AL)
  • CULLMAN COUNTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; CULLMAN, AL)
  • SOUTHERNCARE CULLMAN (Hospital, about 15 miles away; HANCEVILLE, 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: 4,486)
  • Snead State Community College (about 30 miles; Boaz, AL; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 32 miles; Tanner, AL; FT enrollment: 7,911)
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 33 miles; Huntsville, AL; FT enrollment: 6,006)
  • Alabama A & M University (about 38 miles; Normal, AL; FT enrollment: 4,524)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 42 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)
  • Athens State University (about 42 miles; Athens, AL; FT enrollment: 2,771)

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 70.8. This is about average.

City:

70.8
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 15.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.90. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.90
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.3%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% 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

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Alabama average:

11.9

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Utility gas (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

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.
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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,559
Welfare 1$1,949$23,3880$0
Totals for Government 1$1,949$23,3881$1,559

4.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,048 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
Alabama average:

6.02%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($155 average AGI)
Cullman County:

0.04%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Morgan County, AL  0.58% ($28,846 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.53% ($36,468)
from Blount County, AL  0.40% ($32,443)


4.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,157 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.66%
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 Morgan County, AL  0.61% ($32,564 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.48% ($32,705)
to Marshall County, AL  0.33% ($23,761)

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: 34.25379, Lon: -86.68937, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, 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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