Falkville, Alabama

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Population in 2019: 1,257 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.6%
 
Males: 589  (46.9%)
Females: 668  (53.1%)
Median resident age:

53.2 years
Alabama median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 35622.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $44,604 (it was $34,583 in 2000)
Falkville:

$44,604
AL:

$51,734

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $22,997 (it was $13,510 in 2000)

Falkville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $96,050 (it was $61,600 in 2000)
Falkville:

$96,050
AL:

$154,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $114,474; detached houses: $121,846; mobile homes: $14,094

Median gross rent in 2019: $752.

March 2019 cost of living index in Falkville: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.4%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 58.3% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Falkville, AL (2019)
    • 1,24992.2%White alone
    • 392.9%Black alone
    • 251.8%American Indian alone
    • 171.3%Hispanic
    • 110.8%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 20 registered sex offenders living in Falkville, Alabama as of December 09, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Falkville is 65 to 1.


Crime rates in Falkville by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2012

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(84.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(81.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(158.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(80.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(77.6)
1
(78.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(336.7)
1
(84.4)
1
(85.8)
2
(171.7)
2
(162.7)
1
(77.6)
8
(630.9)
14
(1,106)
10
(795.5)
9
(724.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6
(505.1)
5
(421.9)
9
(771.9)
10
(858.4)
13
(1,058)
12
(931.7)
9
(709.8)
17
(1,343)
12
(954.7)
8
(643.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(1,094)
9
(759.5)
25
(2,144)
23
(1,974)
27
(2,197)
30
(2,329)
30
(2,366)
22
(1,738)
25
(1,989)
16
(1,287)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(252.5)
1
(84.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(257.5)
5
(406.8)
1
(77.6)
1
(78.9)
4
(316.0)
8
(636.4)
4
(321.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index166.7151.1156.9194.0292.1203.4300.5536.3356.4331.5

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Falkville, AL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.02
Alabama average:

2.19
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Ancestries: American (35.5%), English (17.3%), Irish (8.1%), German (3.2%), European (2.5%), Scottish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 601 feet

Land area: 3.68 square miles.

Population density: 341 people per square mile   (very low).

Falkville, Alabama map

3 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.2%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $450 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $429 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, AL (15.1 miles , pop. 53,929).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (58.9 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (518.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Hartselle, AL (2.3 miles ),
Vinemont, AL (2.9 miles ),
Danville, AL (2.9 miles ),
Somerville, AL (3.0 miles ),
West Point, AL (3.0 miles ),
Eva, AL (3.1 miles ),
South Vinemont, AL (3.1 miles ),
Priceville, AL (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 34.37 N, Longitude: 86.91 W

Area code: 256

Distribution of median household income in Falkville, AL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Falkville, AL in 2019
Falkville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $141,300
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $110,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $145,900
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $219,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Falkville, AL residents
Average permit cost in Falkville, AL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.1%
Alabama:

4.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +156 (+14.9%).
Most common industries in Falkville, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Construction (9.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Machinery (6.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.1%)
  • Educational services (4.9%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.4%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.9%)
  • Machinery (5.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.1%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Machinery (7.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.1%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Falkville, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (15.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.1%)

Average climate in Falkville, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Falkville, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.5. This is better than average.

City:

61.5
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 5.26. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.26
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 1.61. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.61
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.52
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Falkville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 170% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 10.3 miles away from the Falkville town center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.

On 4/24/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.5 miles away from the town center killed 5 people and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Falkville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 166% greater 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 73.5 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 69.8 miles away from Falkville center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 73.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 69.9 miles away from Falkville 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 287.4 miles away from Falkville center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 212.5 miles away from Falkville 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 Morgan County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 8, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Falkville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Falkville:

  • FALKVILLE HEALTH CARE CENTER (10 WEST 3RD STREET)
  • SUMMERFORD NH (HIGHWAY 31 NORTH)
  • SUMMERFORD NURSING HOME INC (4087 HIGHWAY 31 SOUTHWEST)

Operable nuclear power plants near Falkville:

  • 16 miles: Browns Ferry 1 and 2 in Decatur, AL.
  • 16 miles: Browns Ferry 3 in Decatur, AL.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Falkville:

  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 20 miles; Tanner, AL; Full-time enrollment: 7,911)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 22 miles; Hanceville, AL; FT enrollment: 4,486)
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 29 miles; Huntsville, AL; FT enrollment: 6,006)
  • Athens State University (about 31 miles; Athens, AL; FT enrollment: 2,771)
  • Alabama A & M University (about 35 miles; Normal, AL; FT enrollment: 4,524)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 43 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,970)
  • Snead State Community College (about 44 miles; Boaz, AL; FT enrollment: 2,023)

Public high school in Falkville:

Public elementary/middle school in Falkville:

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Library in Falkville:

  • FALKVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $46,622; Location: 7 NORTH 1ST AVE.; 10,797 books; 27,281 e-books; 115 audio materials; 256 video materials; 81 state licensed databases)

Points of interest:

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

Churches in Falkville include: Pine Street Baptist Church (A), Faulkville Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Ebenezer Cemetery (1), Falkville City Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Bama Vacation Station (Tours & Charters; 491 County Road 1386).

Hotel: Lacon Motel (6685 Highway 31 Southwest).

Birthplace of: Roy Drinkard - Businessman, Tom Drake (wrestler) - Politician.

Morgan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

FALKVILLE WATER WORKS (Population served: 1,680, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-1995, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-29-1996), St Public Notif received (MAR-28-1996)
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

70.8%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.2%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
307 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
306 people in nursing homes in 2000
13 people in other group homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Falkville (2011 data):

  • Cadence Bank, N.A.: Falkville Branch at 4662 U.S. Highway 31 Sw, branch established on 1987/03/02. Info updated 2011/12/14: Bank assets: $3,909.7 mil, Deposits: $3,124.0 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: Cadence Bancorp Llc

For population 15 years and over in Falkville:

Marital status in Falkville, AL
  • Never married: 24.0%
  • Now married: 42.0%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 17.7%
  • Divorced: 15.6%

For population 25 years and over in Falkville:

  • High school or higher: 80.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.6
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Falkville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Falkville, AL (based on Morgan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant59,647179
Mainline Protestant11,68746
Catholic8,3801
Black Protestant2,60519
Other9415
None36,230-
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: 22
Here:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Morgan County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 89
Morgan County:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 54
Morgan County:

4.70 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Morgan County:

11.1%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

35.0%
Alabama:

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

20.3%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.7%
Alabama:

49.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.0%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Falkville:

28.7
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.2%
Alabama:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Falkville:

11.1%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

27.9%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

55.5%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

73.9%
Alabama:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Falkville, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 6$23,684$47,3681$961
Water Supply 3$9,486$37,9440$0
Local Libraries 1$2,451$29,4120$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,995$59,9406$943
Solid Waste Management 1$2,593$31,1160$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,655$31,8600$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$77
Totals for Government 13$45,865$42,3378$1,980

Falkville government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $316,000 ($251.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $111,000 ($88.31)
    Financial Administration: $86,000 ($68.42)
    Water Utilities: $52,000 ($41.37)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $41,000 ($32.62)
    Central Staff Services: $32,000 ($25.46)
    Libraries: $29,000 ($23.07)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $1,000 ($0.80)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Water Utilities: $135,000 ($107.40)
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $49,000 ($38.98)
    Other - Electric Utilities: $27,000 ($21.48)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $26,000 ($20.68)
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000 ($19.09)
    Other - Financial Administration: $13,000 ($10.34)
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($6.36)
    Other - Libraries: $1,000 ($0.80)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $666,000 ($529.83)

Falkville government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $16,000 ($12.73)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $146,000 ($116.15)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $289,000 ($229.91)
    Gas Utilities: $14,000 ($11.14)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $780,000 ($620.53)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $229,000 ($182.18)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $128,000 ($101.83)
    Public Utility License: $69,000 ($54.89)
    Property: $53,000 ($42.16)
    Motor Vehicle License: $27,000 ($21.48)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $7,000 ($5.57)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,000 ($2.39)

Falkville government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $554,000 ($440.73)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $405,000 ($322.20)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $149,000 ($118.54)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $100,000 ($79.55)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $100,000 ($79.55)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $100,000 ($79.55)
    Beginning: $100,000 ($79.55)

Falkville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $700,000 ($556.88)

4.92% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,610 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
Alabama average:

5.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Madison County, AL  0.90% ($46,026 average AGI)
from Lawrence County, AL  0.65% ($34,964)
from Cullman County, AL  0.39% ($30,839)


5.62% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,603 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
Alabama average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Madison County, AL  1.15% ($40,359 average AGI)
to Lawrence County, AL  0.71% ($37,238)
to Limestone County, AL  0.46% ($51,596)

Businesses in Falkville, AL

  • Dairy Queen: 1
  • McDonald's: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Falkville:

  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WMCJ (1460 AM; 5 kW; CULLMAN, AL)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYAM (890 AM; daytime; 3 kW; HARTSELLE, AL; Owner: DECATUR COMMUNICATIONS PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVNN (770 AM; 10 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDJL (1000 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: JAMES K. SHARP DBA 5TH AVE BROADCASTING)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WBXR (1140 AM; daytime; 15 kW; HAZEL GREEN, AL; Owner: LOW COUNTRY CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WEUP (1600 AM; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNDLEY BATTS, SR. & VIRGINIA CAPLES)
  • WEUV (1700 AM; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNDLEY BATTS, SR & VIRGINIA CAPLES)

Strongest FM radio stations in Falkville:

  • WTAK-FM (106.1 FM; HARTSELLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W287AD (105.3 FM; HARTSELLE, AL; Owner: JEFFREY S. CHUNN)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WRSA-FM (96.9 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: NCA, INC.)
  • WEUP-FM (103.1 FM; MOULTON, AL; Owner: HUNDLEY BATES, SR. AND VIRGINIA CAPLES)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WQAH-FM (105.7 FM; ADDISON, AL; Owner: ALVIN ABERCROMBIE)
  • WRJL-FM (99.9 FM; EVA, AL; Owner: ROJO, INC.)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • WXQW (94.1 FM; MERIDIANVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZYP (104.3 FM; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W293AH (106.5 FM; NORMAL, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W298AF (107.5 FM; HADEN, AL; Owner: HADEN RADIO COMPANY)
  • W278AA (103.5 FM; MADISON, AL; Owner: TENNESSEE VALLEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTT-FM (95.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WDRM (102.1 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLRH (89.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • 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)

TV broadcast stations around Falkville:

  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WAAY-TV (Channel 31; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF HUNTSVILLE LICENSE LLC)
  • WTZT-LP (Channel 11; ATHENS, AL; Owner: WTZT-LP TELEVISION STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WHNT-TV (Channel 19; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WMJN-LP (Channel 43; DECATUR, AL; Owner: FIRST CULLMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCQT-LP (Channel 52; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: FIRST CULLMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYAM-LP (Channel 56; DECATUR, AL; Owner: DECATUR COMMUNICATION PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • Falkville, Alabama
  • Fatal accident count11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents18
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents26
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Alabama average
  • Fatal accident count8869
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents13179
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2774
  • Fatalities9872
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents21235
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents621
See more detailed statistics of Falkville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 42Number of bridges
  • 453ft / 138mTotal length
  • $60,090,000Total costs
  • 394,838Total average daily traffic
  • 107,501Total average daily truck traffic
  • 389,794Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Falkville, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 91950-1959
  • 171960-1969
  • 82000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Falkville, AL
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
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$84,1301$76,2404$126,7531$24,970
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$56,6902$156,7951$30,940
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$111,1700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0055.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$84,1801$94,090
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2007 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0055.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Falkville, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Falkville, AL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 13. The highest number of fire incidents - 58 took place in 2007, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Falkville, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (51.6%), and Structure Fires (33.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Falkville, AL
    • 11551.6%Outside Fires
    • 7533.6%Structure Fires
    • 2310.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 104.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Falkville, AL
Most common first names in Falkville, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7772.7 years
William6674.5 years
John5674.2 years
Mary4483.8 years
Charles2567.4 years
Robert2173.1 years
Henry1879.5 years
Annie1884.5 years
Ruby1776.9 years
Thomas1679.5 years
Most common last names in Falkville, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown4478.2 years
Smith4172.5 years
Johnson3975.8 years
Holmes2972.6 years
Hill2774.6 years
Wilhite2580.0 years
Evans2077.1 years
Jones1975.1 years
Summerford1877.0 years
Powell1876.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Falkville, AL
  • 81.0%Electricity
  • 16.1%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Falkville, AL
  • 85.0%Electricity
  • 11.5%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.8%Wood


Falkville compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Falkville on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in nursing homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other group homes (population 1,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
There are 7 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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  • Bruce V. Hughes (2)
  • Gregory S. Burcham (1)
  • David E. Lane, Ii (1)
  • Dondi Garrison (1)
  • Danny Larry Jabocs (1)
  • William Kennedy (1)

Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2022.