Faunsdale, Alabama

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Population in 2019: 92 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.7%
 
Males: 28  (30.4%)
Females: 64  (69.6%)
Median resident age:

48.0 years
Alabama median age:

39.4 years

Zip code: 36738

Estimated median household income in 2019: $36,201 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Faunsdale:

$36,201
AL:

$51,734

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,648 (it was $14,697 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $64,751 (it was $39,500 in 2000)
Faunsdale:

$64,751
AL:

$154,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $59,749; detached houses: $85,309; mobile homes: $27,448
March 2019 cost of living index in Faunsdale: 77.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 39.1%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Faunsdale, AL (2019)
    • 1565.2%White alone
    • 730.4%Black alone



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Faunsdale, Alabama as of November 29, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Faunsdale is 12 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (6.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 222 feet

Land area: 0.22 square miles.

Population density: 412 people per square mile   (low).

Faunsdale, Alabama map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $233 (0.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (51.8 miles , pop. 77,906).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (77.0 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (497.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Uniontown, AL (2.2 miles ),
Prairie Eden-Newbern, AL (2.4 miles ),
Dayton, AL (2.8 miles),
Newbern, AL (3.2 miles ),
River Bend, AL (3.6 miles ),
Providence, AL (3.6 miles ),
Thomaston, AL (3.6 miles ),
Demopolis, AL (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 32.46 N, Longitude: 87.59 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 334

Distribution of median household income in Faunsdale, AL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Faunsdale, AL in 2019

Faunsdale satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.5%
Alabama:

4.0%

Average climate in Faunsdale, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Faunsdale-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 41% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.0 miles away from the Faunsdale town center killed 7 people and injured 199 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/1/2007, a category F4 tornado 25.8 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Faunsdale-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 113% greater 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 68.3 miles away from Faunsdale 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 94.3 miles away from Faunsdale center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 23.8 miles away from Faunsdale center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 88.3 miles away from Faunsdale center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 180.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 180.6 miles away from Faunsdale 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 Marengo County (15) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 4, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Faunsdale:

  • WOODHAVEN MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; DEMOPOLIS, AL)
  • DEMOPOLIS DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; DEMOPOLIS, AL)
  • MARENGO NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LINDEN, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Faunsdale:

  • University of West Alabama (about 36 miles; Livingston, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,394)
  • Shelton State Community College (about 46 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • The University of Alabama (about 53 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 30,931)
  • East Mississippi Community College (about 58 miles; Scooba, MS; FT enrollment: 5,180)
  • University of Montevallo (about 62 miles; Montevallo, AL; FT enrollment: 2,826)
  • Meridian Community College (about 67 miles; Meridian, MS; FT enrollment: 2,750)
  • Alabama State University (about 77 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 5,457)

Points of interest:

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

Marengo County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

FAUNSDALE WATER WORKS (Population served: 497, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-12-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-06-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-06-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.7 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

72.2%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

2.8%
Whole state:

4.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Faunsdale:

Marital status in Faunsdale, AL
  • Never married: 47.9%
  • Now married: 31.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 15.4%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

For population 25 years and over in Faunsdale:

  • High school or higher: 58.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Alabama average:

11.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Faunsdale, AL (based on Marengo County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,67150
Black Protestant3,05714
Mainline Protestant1,90620
Catholic3861
Other2243
None4,783-
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: 6
Marengo County:

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Here:

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Marengo County:

8.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Marengo County:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

14.6%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

37.0%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Marengo County:

9.7%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Faunsdale:

35.8%
State:

49.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

37.8%
Alabama:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Faunsdale:

37.4
Alabama:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

47.3%
Alabama:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

14.5%
Alabama:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

56.1%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Faunsdale:

38.3%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.4%
Alabama:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Faunsdale, 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 0$0 2$886
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$1,300
Water Supply 0$0 2$571
Totals for Government 0$0 10$2,757

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $61,000 ($663.04)
    Water Utilities: $51,000 ($554.35)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($97.83)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $40,000 ($434.78)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($152.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $50,000 ($543.48)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $55,000 ($597.83)
    Public Utility License: $7,000 ($76.09)
    Property: $4,000 ($43.48)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000 ($43.48)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $1,000 ($10.87)

4.69% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,570 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.69%
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 Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.60% ($37,927 average AGI)
from Hale County, AL  0.42% ($37,862)
from Clarke County, AL  0.34% ($35,522)

Strongest AM radio stations in Faunsdale:

  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJUS (1310 AM; 5 kW; MARION, AL; Owner: GRACE BAPTIST TEMPLE CHURCH)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYLS (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; YORK, AL; Owner: GRANTELL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WXAL (1400 AM; 1 kW; DEMOPOLIS, AL; Owner: ROSS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMOX (1010 AM; 10 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MAGNOLIA STATE B/C CO., INC.)
  • WTSK (790 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Faunsdale:

  • WNPT-FM (102.9 FM; LINDEN, AL; Owner: BECKHAM PALMER III AS RECEIVER)
  • WVFG (107.5 FM; UNIONTOWN, AL; Owner: CHARLES E. JONES, JR.)
  • WZNJ (106.5 FM; DEMOPOLIS, AL; Owner: ROSS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WINL (98.5 FM; LINDEN, AL; Owner: WEST ALABAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMBV (91.9 FM; DIXONS MILLS, AL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WKXK (96.7 FM; PINE HILL, AL; Owner: AUTAUGAVILLE RADIO, INC.)
  • WBFZ (105.3 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: IMANI COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, INC)
  • WJDQ (101.3 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDGM (99.1 FM; GREENSBORO, AL; Owner: WARRIOR BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WTUG-FM (92.9 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WJAM-FM (97.3 FM; ORRVILLE, AL; Owner: SCOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Faunsdale:

  • WIIQ (Channel 41; DEMOPOLIS, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WAKA (Channel 8; SELMA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WBIH (Channel 29; SELMA, AL; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJMY-CA (Channel 28; DEMOPOLIS, AL; Owner: TTI, INC.)
  • WDVZ-CA (Channel 3; GREENSBORO, AL; Owner: TTI, INC.)

Faunsdale fatal accident list:

Dec 21, 2003 03:30 PM, Sr-25, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 82ft / 24.9mTotal length
  • $10,834,000Total costs
  • 21,490Total average daily traffic
  • 5,619Total average daily truck traffic
  • 28,199Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Faunsdale)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

56 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • Toews Tower, Lat: 32.523167 Lon: -87.595361, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 43.3 m, Call Sign: WQOD711,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 08/23/2011, Expiration Date: 08/23/2021, Certifier: Damon Folmar, Registrant: Lerman Senter Pllc, 2001 L Street, Nw Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 416-6744, Email:
  • Toews Tower, Lat: 32.523167 Lon: -87.595361, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 43.3 m, Call Sign: WQOD711,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 08/23/2011, Expiration Date: 08/23/2021, Certifier: Damon Folmar, Registrant: Lerman Senter Pllc, 2001 L Street, Nw Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 416-6744, Email:
  • Toews Tower, Lat: 32.523167 Lon: -87.595361, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 43.3 m, Call Sign: WQOD711,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHz, Grant Date: 08/23/2011, Expiration Date: 08/23/2021, Certifier: Damon Folmar, Registrant: Lerman Senter Pllc, 2001 L Street, Nw Suite 400, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 416-6744, Email:
  • FAUNSDALE, 111 County Road 54 (Lat: 32.436667 Lon: -87.594722), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: WQXC817,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6745.00 MHz, 6745.00 MHz, 6745.00 MHz, 6745.00 MHz, 6745.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/02/2016, Expiration Date: 02/02/2026, Certifier: John Nettles, Registrant: Monte R Lee & Company, 525 Central Park Dr, Suite 300, Oklahoma City, OK 73105, Phone: (405) 842-2405, Email:
  • DAYTON, Little Flanders Road (2469520) (Lat: 32.343028 Lon: -87.629639), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 77.7 m, Overall height: 80.4 m, Call Sign: WRJK509,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/15/2020, Expiration Date: 09/15/2030, Certifier: Christophe Le Scanve, Registrant: Cellco Partnership, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: K4UE, Previous Call Sign: WW4AA, Licensee ID: L01467442, Grant Date: 02/05/2019, Expiration Date: 04/21/2029, Certifier: Don W Hammond, Registrant: Don W Hammond, 4015 County Rd 12, Faunsdale, AL 36738
  • Call Sign: W5URP, Licensee ID: L01145761, Grant Date: 09/13/2016, Expiration Date: 11/20/2026, Certifier: Virgil S Hinson Jr, Registrant: Virgil S Hinson Jr, 27281 Al Hwy 25, Faunsdale, AL 36738
  • Call Sign: W5URQ, Licensee ID: L00380429, Grant Date: 09/13/2016, Expiration Date: 11/26/2026, Certifier: Edith P Hinson, Registrant: Edith P Hinson, 27281 Al Hwy 25, Faunsdale, AL 36738

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Faunsdale, AL
  • 100.0%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Faunsdale, AL
  • 100.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Faunsdale compared to Alabama state average:

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