Faunsdale, Alabama

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Population in 2013: 95 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.2%
 
Males: 33  (35.7%)
Females: 62  (64.3%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip code: 36738

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,091 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Faunsdale:

$27,091
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,857 (it was $14,697 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $52,886 (it was $39,500 in 2000)
Faunsdale:

$52,886
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $82,030; Detached houses: $134,737; Mobile homes: $10,500
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  • White alone - 66 (67.3%)
  • Black alone - 32 (32.7%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Faunsdale: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (64.1%), English (4.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 222 feet

Land area: 0.22 square miles.

Population density: 425 people per square mile   (low).

Faunsdale, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Faunsdale:

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Faunsdale town:

  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 58.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 21.9%
  • Divorced: 0.0%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Faunsdale, Alabama as of March 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Faunsdale to the number of sex offenders is 32 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $450 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (2.0%)

Faunsdale satellite photo by USGS

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

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

8.4%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -9 (-9.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (60%)
  • Accommodation and food services (25%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (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 near Alabama state average. It is 81% 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 68.3 miles away from the city 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 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 23.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 88.3 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 180.7 miles away from Faunsdale 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 71.6 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 Marengo County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 4, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Faunsdale topographic map

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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2005 was 27.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

27.4
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 22.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.3
U.S.:

20.2

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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 27.1%
(21.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.1% for Black residents)
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

Faunsdale compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed 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 above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (61%)
  • Electricity (36%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Faunsdale town (based on Marengo County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.11%
Here: 51.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchCatholic Church
Adherents68.4%16.6%3.1%2.5%2.2%
Congregations44.6%23.1%7.7%3.1%1.5%
Name Mennonite Church of God in ChristChurches of ChristAssemblies of GodChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents1.9%1.9%1.5%0.7%1.2%
Congregations1.5%4.6%1.5%1.5%10.8%
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: 6
Marengo County:

2.83 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

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
Here:

6.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.6%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Marengo County:

37.0%
Alabama:

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

9.7%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,386
Police Protection - Officers 1$0$00$0
Water Supply 3$921$3,6840$0
Totals for Government 4$921$2,7637$1,386

4.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,871 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.56%
Alabama average:

6.02%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson County, AL  0.36% ($17,440 average AGI)
from Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.33% ($21,087)
from Hale County, AL  0.32% ($25,727)


5.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,313 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.69%
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 Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.81% ($26,579 average AGI)
to Clarke County, AL  0.37% ($35,423)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.33% ($32,522)

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

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: K4UE, Previous Call Sign: WW4AA, Licensee ID: L01467442
    Grant Date: 02/19/2009, Expiration Date: 04/21/2019
    Registrant: Don W Hammond, 4015 County Rd 12, Faunsdale, AL 36738
  • Call Sign: W5URP, Licensee ID: L01145761
    Grant Date: 09/02/2006, Expiration Date: 11/20/2016
    Registrant: Virgil S Hinson Jr, 27281 Al Hwy 25, Faunsdale, AL 36738
  • Call Sign: W5URQ, Licensee ID: L00380429
    Grant Date: 09/02/2006, Expiration Date: 11/26/2016, Certifier: Edith P Hinson
    Registrant: Edith P Hinson, 27281 Al Hwy 25, Faunsdale, AL 36738

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
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