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Population in 2012: 282 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.4%
 

Males: 158  (56.3%)
Females: 124  (43.7%)

Median resident age:  37.0 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 36262.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,734 (it was $27,813 in 2000)
Fruithurst:

$39,734
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,692

Fruithurst city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $38,582 (it was $42,500 in 2000)
Fruithurst:

$38,582
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $50,424; Detached houses: $71,667; Mobile homes: $24,933

Median gross rent in 2012: $733.

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  • White alone - 279 (98.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.4%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fruithurst: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (25.8%), United States (22.0%), English (7.1%), German (4.4%), Dutch (2.7%), Scottish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1079 feet

Land area: 1.02 square miles.

Population density: 277 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Fruithurst:

  • High school or higher: 76.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 11.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fruithurst city:

  • Never married: 15.3%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 24.0%

7 residents are foreign born (2.6% Europe).

This city:  2.6%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Fruithurst, Alabama as of October 31, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Fruithurst to the number of sex offenders is 141 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $250 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $230 (1.0%)

Fruithurst satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Marietta, GA (53.5 miles , pop. 58,748).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (59.2 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (574.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Edwardsville, AL (2.2 miles) , Tallapoosa, GA (2.9 miles ), Heflin, AL (3.3 miles ), Waco, GA (3.7 miles ), Choccolocco, AL (3.9 miles) , Buchanan, GA (3.9 miles ), Ranburne, AL (3.9 miles ), Nances Creek, AL (4.0 miles ).

Latitude: 33.73 N, Longitude: 85.43 W

Area code: 256

Fruithurst household income distribution Fruithurst home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.3%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +93 (+52.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (64%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (2%)
  • Manufacturing (39%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (13%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (11%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (10%)
  • Carpenters (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Printing workers (13%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Fruithurst-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 206% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/27/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.0 miles away from the Fruithurst city center killed 22 people and injured 150 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/27/1973, a category F4 tornado 23.0 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 199 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fruithurst-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alabama state average. It is 95% 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 54.0 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 83.6 miles away from Fruithurst center
On 8/19/2004 at 23:51:49, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 95.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 98.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/9/2004 at 08:56:10, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.7 miles away from Fruithurst center
On 3/21/2001 at 23:35:35, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 77.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Cleburne County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Floods: 3, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Fruithurst:

  • CLEBURNE COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HEFLIN, AL)
  • COUNTRYSIDE HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; BUCHANAN, GA)
  • SOUTHERN TRADITIONS (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; BUCHANAN, GA)

Political contributions by individuals in Fruithurst, AL

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fruithurst:

  • West Georgia Technical College (about 15 miles; Waco, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,833)
  • Jacksonville State University (about 21 miles; Jacksonville, AL; FT enrollment: 6,251)
  • University of West Georgia (about 22 miles; Carrollton, GA; FT enrollment: 8,675)
  • Georgia Highlands College (about 33 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 3,194)
  • Gadsden State Community College (about 37 miles; Gadsden, AL; FT enrollment: 4,222)
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College (about 38 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • Southern Union State Community College (about 43 miles; Wadley, AL; FT enrollment: 3,299)

Public elementary/middle school in Fruithurst:

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.2%
(13.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.8%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.4%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Fruithurst, AL


12 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Fruithurst compared to Alabama state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Fruithurst travel time to work - commute


Fruithurst mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (56%)
  • Electricity (42%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Fruithurst city (based on Cleburne County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 69.36%
Here69.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Churches of ChristOther
Adherents84.0%9.8%4.0%1.5%0.7%
Congregations58.6%25.9%6.9%3.4%5.2%
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: 4
Cleburne County:

2.72 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Cleburne County:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

3.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.1%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Cleburne County:

29.3%
Alabama:

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

10.2%
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 0$0 5$1,523
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$241
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$590
Totals for Government 0$0 7$2,354


6.87% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,920 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
Alabama average:

6.81%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Carroll County, GA  1.35% ($35,393 average AGI)
from Calhoun County, AL  1.28% ($33,914)
from Haralson County, GA  0.71% ($28,125)


6.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,922 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.24%
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 Calhoun County, AL  1.56% ($30,329 average AGI)
to Carroll County, GA  0.91% ($28,537)
to Haralson County, GA  0.60% ($27,481)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fruithurst:

  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fruithurst:

  • WCKS (102.7 FM; FRUITHURST, AL; Owner: WCKS, INC.)
  • WMAX-FM (105.3 FM; BOWDON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WLJS-FM (91.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES/JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WVOK-FM (97.9 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WJCK (88.3 FM; PIEDMONT, AL; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WALR-FM (104.1 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W269AX (101.7 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBTR-FM (92.1 FM; CARROLLTON, GA; Owner: WYAI, INC.)
  • WGMZ (93.1 FM; GLENCOE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W215BA (90.9 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WKCX (97.7 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: BRIAR CREEK BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WUWG (90.7 FM; CARROLLTON, GA; Owner: WEST GEORGIA COLLEGE)
  • WQTU (102.3 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: MCDOUGALD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W212AR (90.3 FM; LINDALE, GA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WPIL (91.7 FM; HEFLIN, AL; Owner: JIMMY JARRELL COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Fruithurst:

  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • WCIQ (Channel 7; MOUNT CHEAHA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)

Fruithurst fatal accident list:

May 2, 2003 04:40 PM, Us-Sr4, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 24, 2003 08:40 AM, Us-Sr4, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 2, 1976 06:45 PM, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 496 Cr 61 (Lat: 33.724722 Lon: -85.494444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: KNKQ444
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/11/2007, Expiration Date: 11/01/2017, Certifier: Richard Ekstrand
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Diana Joseph, 496 Cr 61 (Lat: 33.724722 Lon: -85.494444), Type: 94.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG
  • Stephanie I Jones, 496 Cr 61 (Lat: 33.724722 Lon: -85.494444), Type: 94.5, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 7707971070, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, 1120 SANCTUARY PKWY, #150 GASA5REG

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Dryden Mill Rd, Dryden Mill Rd Rr Crossing @ Mp 705.09 (Lat: 33.727667 Lon: -85.437194), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2.5 m, Overall height: 3.1 m, Call Sign: WPXU852, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.950 MHz, 161.535 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/16/2013, Expiration Date: 06/13/2023, Certifier: Jerry R Celio
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlatna, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, St Forestry Twr Near (Lat: 33.699528 Lon: -85.445222), Overall height: 26.8 m, Call Sign: KBR57, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 6683.75 MHz, 6615.00 MHz, 6655.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/07/2010, Expiration Date: 05/31/2020
    Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St. Ne - Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 529-1493, Fax: (404) 527-2914, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: WB4EZV, Licensee ID: L00903283
    Grant Date: 08/09/2004, Expiration Date: 10/19/2014, Certifier: Harold E Allen
    Registrant: Harold E Allen, Fruithurst, AL 36262-0001
  • Call Sign: KI4EZI, Licensee ID: L00843883
    Grant Date: 04/08/2004, Expiration Date: 04/08/2014, Certifier: Bobby C Funderbuk
    Registrant: Bobby C Funderbuk, 312 County Road 430, Fruithurst, AL 36262
  • Call Sign: KJ4PMB, Licensee ID: L01521623
    Grant Date: 10/01/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019, Certifier: Charles S Smith
    Registrant: Charles S Smith, 87 1st Ave East, Fruithurst, AL 36262
  • Call Sign: KK4IWH, Licensee ID: L01706523
    Grant Date: 04/27/2012, Expiration Date: 04/27/2022, Certifier: Jeffrey P Poove
    Registrant: Jeffrey P Poove, 1093 Fruthurst 61 Rd, Fruithurst, AL 36262


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3


Most common first names in Fruithurst, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1879.2 years
James1378.1 years
William1281.4 years
Mary1172.1 years
Charles667.7 years
Robert576.6 years
Willie485.0 years
Hattie385.0 years
Hazel368.4 years
Annie390.6 years
Most common last names in Fruithurst, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams1271.4 years
Roberts1175.7 years
Laminack1170.1 years
Smith973.6 years
Brown771.1 years
Harris763.6 years
Cheatwood673.8 years
Taylor660.3 years
Parker677.3 years
Owens678.0 years

Fruithurst on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Communications equipment operators"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally retarded"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Computer specialists"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Apparel"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fatal accidents per 100,000 population from 1975 to 2008"
  • #18 (36262) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States or American first ancestries (pop 1,000+)"
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