Gadsden, Alabama

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Population in 2013: 36,542 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.2%
 
Males: 16,820  (46.0%)
Females: 19,722  (54.0%)
Median resident age:  39.3 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 35905, 35906.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,352 (it was $24,823 in 2000)
Gadsden:

$25,352
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $16,707 (it was $15,610 in 2000)

Gadsden city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $63,851 (it was $49,000 in 2000)
Gadsden:

$63,851
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $98,798; Detached houses: $100,608; Townhouses or other attached units: $74,188; In 2-unit structures: $108,956; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $63,852; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $449,097; Mobile homes: $34,169; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $7,062

Median gross rent in 2012: $580.

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  • White alone - 20,321 (55.1%)
  • Black alone - 13,612 (36.9%)
  • Hispanic - 2,041 (5.5%)
  • Two or more races - 561 (1.5%)
  • Asian alone - 284 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 69 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Gadsden: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (10.7%), Irish (8.9%), English (7.9%), German (5.1%), Scottish (2.2%), Dutch (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 554 feet

Land area: 36.0 square miles.

Population density: 1,016 people per square mile   (low).

Gadsden,AL real estate house value index trend

Gadsden, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Gadsden:

  • High school or higher: 77.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gadsden city:

  • Never married: 33.9%
  • Now married: 35.0%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 18.0%

1,206 residents are foreign born (0.6% Asia).

This city:  3.3%
Alabama:  3.5%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 114 registered sex offenders living in Gadsden, Alabama as of May 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Gadsden to the number of sex offenders is 322 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $350 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $289 (0.5%)

Gadsden satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Birmingham, AL (57.1 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (549.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Reece City, AL (2.1 miles ), Attalla, AL (2.2 miles ), Tidmore Bend, AL (2.3 miles ), Rainbow City, AL (2.3 miles ), Glencoe, AL (2.4 miles ), Ridgeville, AL (2.5 miles) , Southside, AL (2.7 miles ), Turkeytown, AL (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 15 buildings, average cost: $99,200
  • 1998: 25 buildings, average cost: $107,000
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $95,100
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 2002: 22 buildings, average cost: $100,500
  • 2003: 30 buildings, average cost: $70,900
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $119,100
  • 2005: 23 buildings, average cost: $163,500
  • 2006: 17 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 2007: 28 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2008: 35 buildings, average cost: $82,900
  • 2009: 29 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 2010: 16 buildings, average cost: $51,000
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $72,300
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $112,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.01 N, Longitude: 86.01 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +9,905 (+26.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,142 (68.1%)

Area code: 256

Gadsden household income distribution Gadsden home values distribution

Crime rates in Gadsden by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 46162222551
per 100,000 10.215.82.615.85.35.45.45.513.613.52.7
Rapes 3121434641153641302533
per 100,000 78.855.1113.6121.5108.640.598.1112.081.467.589.3
Robberies 977811214619510213510511076113
per 100,000 246.7204.8295.8385.5516.7275.2367.8286.9298.6205.2305.7
Assaults 584N/A2031178855115113173193225
per 100,000 1485.1N/A536.1309.0233.2148.4313.4308.8469.7521.2608.7
Burglaries 741580810663829541575609681768835
per 100,000 1884.41522.82139.21750.72196.41459.61566.81664.21848.82073.82259.1
Thefts 2,1702,3122,4162,2432,1741,7931,7161,8071,7971,9671,969
per 100,000 5518.46070.36380.65922.95760.04837.34675.74937.84878.55311.55327.2
Auto thefts 307263322214248181161147142238196
per 100,000 780.7690.5850.4565.1657.1488.3438.7401.7385.5642.7530.3
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A1025102218N/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A27.068.127.359.748.6N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.0) 858.8N/A755.6702.2726.8484.1586.9587.2623.4647.7695.3

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Gadsden detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 129 (98 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.66
Alabama average:

2.36

Gadsden tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.9%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -4,470 (-10.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Gadsden, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gadsden-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 149% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.7 miles away from the Gadsden city center injured 22 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F4 tornado 21.6 miles away from the city center killed 22 people and injured 150 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gadsden-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 79% 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 39.9 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 82.9 miles away from Gadsden center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 107.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 202.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 169.7 miles away from Gadsden 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 212.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Etowah County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 9, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gadsden topographic map

Birthplace of: Roy Moore - Judge, Milton K. Cummings - Businessperson, Bill Green (basketball) - Basketball player, Charles Clyde Ebbets - Photographer, Dre Kirkpatrick - Football defensive back, Edgar Huff - Marine, James Allen (U.S. senator) - Politician, Mathew Knowles - Record producer, Jerrell Harris - Football linebacker, La'Donte Harris - Football player and coach.

Hospitals in Gadsden:

  • GADSDEN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 1007 GOODYEAR AVENUE)
  • GADSDEN SURGERY CENTER INC (418 SOUTH FIFTH STREET)
  • MOUNTAIN VIEW HOSPITAL (3201 SCENIC HIGHWAY)
  • RIVERVIEW REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, 600 SOUTH THIRD STREET)
  • SOUTHERNCARE GADSDEN (505 LAKE STREET)

Dialysis Facilities in Gadsden:

  • GADSDEN DIALYSIS (409 SOUTH FIRST STREET)
  • PCD OF GADSDEN (800 GOODYEAR AVENUE)

Home Health Centers in Gadsden:

  • ETOWAH COUNTY HOME CARE (109 SOUTH 8TH STREET)
  • MID SOUTH HOME HEALTH OF GADSDEN (510 SOUTH FOURTH STREET)

Nursing Homes in Gadsden:

  • GADSDEN HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (1945 DAVIS DRIVE)
  • MCGUFFEY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (2301 RAINBOW DRIVE)
  • MCGUFFEY HEALTH CARE CENTER (2301 RAINBOW DRIVE)
  • NORTHSIDE HEALTH CARE (700 HUTCHINS AVENUE)

Airports and heliports located in Gadsden:

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College/University in Gadsden:

  • Gadsden State Community College (Full-time enrollment: 4,650; Location: 1001 George Wallace Dr; Public; Website: www.gadsdenstate.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Gadsden:

  • Snead State Community College (about 17 miles; Boaz, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,023)
  • Jacksonville State University (about 20 miles; Jacksonville, AL; FT enrollment: 7,566)
  • Northeast Alabama Community College (about 38 miles; Rainsville, AL; FT enrollment: 2,409)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 45 miles; Hanceville, AL; FT enrollment: 4,486)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 48 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)
  • Georgia Highlands College (about 48 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,071)
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College (about 51 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,629)

Public high schools in Gadsden:

Private high school in Gadsden:

  • COOSA CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 579; Location: 2736 WILLS CREEK RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Gadsden:

Private elementary/middle schools in Gadsden:

  • ST JAMES CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 148; Location: 700 ALBERT RAINS BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • EPISCOPAL DAY SCHOOL (Students: 65; Location: 156 S 9TH ST; Grades: PK - 10)
  • SUMMIT ACADEMY (Students: 56; Location: 3001 SCENIC HWY; Grades: PK - 11)
  • EAST GADSDEN BAPTIST CHURCH KINDERGARTEN (Students: 7; Location: 211 N 6TH ST; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Gadsden, School District: ETOWAH COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Gadsden:

  • GADSDEN - ETOWAH COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,605,455; Location: 254 COLLEGE STREET; 181,961 books; 54 e-books; 5,714 audio materials; 4,913 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 81 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 122 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Gadsden: Airport Industrial Park (A), Louisville and Nashville Depot (B), Tuckahoe Golf Course (C), Austin R Meadows Library (D), Etowah County Courthouse (E), East Gadsden Community Center (F), Wallace Hall (G), Fowler Hall (H), Allen Hall (I), Browder Hall (J), Naylor Hall (K), Beck Field House (L), Bevill Hall (M), Helderman Hall (N), Gadsen Etowah Emergency Medical Services (O), Gadsden Fire Department Station 1 (P), Gadsden Fire Department Station 4 (Q), Gadsden Fire Department Station 9 (R), Gadsden Fire Department Station 7 (S), Gadsden Fire Department Station 5 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Genie Drew Village Shopping Center (1), Gadsden Mall Shopping Center (2), Agricola Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Gadsden include: Paden Church (A), McCauley Chapel Methodist Church (B), Saint John Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (C), Word of Life Church (D), West End Baptist Church (E), Wayfaring Church of God (F), Ward Memorial Presbyterian Church (G), Walnut Park Presbyterian Church (H), Walnut Park Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Crestwood Memorial Cemetery (1), Hughes Cemetery (2), Forrest Cemetery (3), Alabama City Cemetery (4), Beth Israel Cemetery (5), Tillison Cemetery (6), McCartney Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Goodyear Lake (A), Clayton Fish Pond (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Horton Creek (A), Hughes Spring Branch (B), Big Wills Creek (C), Black Creek (D), Little Wills Creek (E), Town Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Gadsden include: Banks Park (1), Central Recreation Area (2), Gadsden Kiwanis Park (3), Gadsden Moragne Park (4), Noccalula Park (5), North Gadsden Park (6), Sequoyah Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Imagination Place (Museums; 501 Broad Street) (1), Gadsden Cultural Arts Foundation (Museums; 501 Broad Street) (2), Mary G Hardin Center for Cultural Arts (Museums; 501 Broad Street) (3), Cycle World Honda Kawasaki Yamaha Sea-Doo (Tours & Charters; 1701 West Meighan Boulevard) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western Gadsden Hotel and (205 Enterprise Drive) (1), Redwood Inn Motel (201 North Hood Avenue) (2), Budget Inn (2704 West Meighan Boulevard) (3), Motel 6 (1600 Rainbow Drive) (4), Super 8 Motel Gadsden (2110 Rainbow Drive) (5), Holiday Host (2464 East Meighan Boulevard) (6), Hampton Inn Gadsden (129 River Road) (7), Days Inn (1612 West Grand Avenue) (8), Town House Motel (3101 East Meighan Boulevard) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Debtors Court (310 South 3rd Street Suite A) (1), Alabama Court Services Inc (120 Chestnut Street) (2), Council Of Aging Campbell Court (100 Campbell Court) (3), Housing Authority-Greater Gadsden - Campbell Court Rental Office (100 Campbell Court) (4), Rainbow City City - Court Clerk (3700 Rainbow Drive) (5), Medical Society Of Etowah County (1 Commerce Square) (6), U S Government - District Court Judge (600 Broad Street) (7), Court Security Main Entrance Gadsde Federal Bldg (600 Broad Street) (8). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Etowah 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 48.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.6
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 23.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.58. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.58
U.S.:

9.14

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

GADSDEN WATER WORKS AND SEWER BOARD (Population served: 46,551, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2004 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-24-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2004 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-24-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2008)
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
HIGHLAND WATER AUTHORITY (Address: 3071 TABOR RD , Population served: 5,271, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between NOV-27-2013 and FEB-27-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between NOV-27-2013 and FEB-27-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between AUG-30-2013 and NOV-26-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-02-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between AUG-30-2013 and NOV-26-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-02-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUN-2013 and AUG-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-22-2014)
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
NORTHEAST ETOWAH COUNTY WATER CO-OP (Address: 3733 US HWY 411 , Population served: 4,110, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-06-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-09-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-09-2007), St Site Visit (enforcement) (MAY-15-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-11-2007), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-09-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-09-2007), St Site Visit (enforcement) (MAY-15-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-11-2007), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-24-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-24-2007), St Site Visit (enforcement) (FEB-01-2007), St Public Notif received (FEB-26-2007), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-24-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-24-2007), St Site Visit (enforcement) (FEB-01-2007), St Public Notif received (FEB-26-2007), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2008)
TILLISON BEND WATER AUTHORITY (Population served: 1,035, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-12-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-12-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-12-2010), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-15-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-12-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-12-2010), St Site Visit (enforcement) (MAY-07-2010), St Public Notif received (MAY-27-2010), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-15-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-16-2007), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2007), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-26-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-17-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-17-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-21-2007), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-26-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-26-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2008)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-25-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-25-2007), St Site Visit (enforcement) (JAN-31-2007), St Public Notif received (MAR-01-2007), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-26-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between DEC-06-2013 and MAR-06-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between DEC-06-2013 and MAR-06-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between SEP-06-2013 and DEC-05-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JAN-10-2014 to APR-10-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between SEP-06-2013 and DEC-05-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2013), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JAN-10-2014 to APR-10-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUN-01-2013 and SEP-05-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 5 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 29.7%
(21.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.8% for Black residents, 46.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 53.8% for American Indian residents, 89.1% for other race residents, 59.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.5%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.1%
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: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Gadsden in 2010:

  • 784 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 380 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 341 people in college/university student housing
  • 119 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 61 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 28 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 14 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 13 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 12 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Gadsden in 2000:

  • 454 people in nursing homes
  • 399 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 279 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 115 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 92 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 34 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 13 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 9 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 3 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 3 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 3 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

Gadsden, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Gadsden compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with most branches in Gadsden (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: Gadsden Main Office Branch, Eastside Branch, Clubview Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Compass Bank: Gadsden Main Branch at 601 Broad Street, branch established on 1964/12/21; Gadsden East Branch at 460 George Wallace Drive, branch established on 1929/10/11. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • The Exchange Bank of Alabama: Gadsden Branch at 230 North Third Street, branch established on 1980/03/03; Noccalula Village Branch at 1321a Noccalula Road, branch established on 1996/12/07. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $230.7 mil, Deposits: $202.5 mil, headquarters in Altoona, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Gadsden Corporation, The
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Gadsden Main Branch at 250 South 7th Street, branch established on 1982/01/02; Alabama City Office at 201 Wall Street, branch established on 1906/07/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Gadsden Branch at 401 Broad Street, branch established on 1998/04/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Generations Bank: Gadsden Branch at 400 West Meighan Boulevard, branch established on 2009/03/23. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $64.1 mil, Deposits: $56.4 mil, headquarters in Centre, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Altrust Financial Services, Inc.
  • Peoples Independent Bank: Hokes Bluff Branch at 5690 Us Highway 278 East, branch established on 2006/08/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $171.4 mil, Deposits: $154.7 mil, headquarters in Boaz, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Independent Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Southern Bank Company: at 221 S Sixth St, branch established on 1936/06/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $101.8 mil, Deposits: $74.6 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Banc Company, Inc., The
  • Keystone Bank: Gadsden Branch at 244 South 3rd Street, branch established on 2007/10/01. Info updated 2007/03/05: Bank assets: $198.5 mil, Deposits: $170.8 mil, headquarters in Auburn, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Gadsden, Alabama:

  • Broadway Inn, 2704 W Meighan Blvd, Gadsden, AL 35904 , Phone: (256) 543-3790
  • Friendly Village Inn, 2110 Rainbow Dr, Gadsden, AL 35901 , Phone: (256) 547-9033, Fax: (256) 547-3041
  • Gadsden Inn & Suites, 200 Albert Rains Blvd, Gadsden, AL 35901 , Phone: (256) 543-7240, Fax: (256) 543-7240
  • Motel 6, 1600 Rainbow Dr, Gadsden, AL 35901 , Phone: (256) 543-1105, Fax: (256) 543-7836
  • Rodeway Inn, 3909 W Meighan Blvd, Gadsden, AL 35904 , Phone: (256) 543-0323, Fax: (256) 543-0376
  • Days Inn Gadsden, 1612 W Grand Ave, Gadsden, AL 35901 , Phone: (256) 442-7913, Fax: (256) 442-8234
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 106 Walker St, Gadsden, AL 35904 , Phone: (256) 691-0225, Fax: (256) 691-0230
  • Comfort Suites Of Gadsden, 96 Walker St, Gadsden, AL 35904 , Phone: (256) 538-5770, Fax: (256) 538-5467
  • 4 other hotels and motels
All 12 fire-safe hotels and motels in Gadsden, Alabama

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (39%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Gadsden city (based on Etowah County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 68.31%
Here: 68.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic ChurchChurches of Christ
Adherents68.9%11.9%4.9%2.9%2.9%
Congregations47.2%18.2%7.0%0.5%7.0%
NameAssemblies of GodEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1.2%0.8%0.8%0.8%4.9%
Congregations3.7%0.9%1.4%0.5%13.6%
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: 25
Etowah County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Etowah County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 64
Etowah County:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
Here:

4.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Etowah County:

32.5%
Alabama:

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

20.2%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 13$50,699$46,7992$2,826
Other Government Administration 19$106,269$67,11712$13,717
Judicial and Legal 7$23,261$39,8767$6,502
Police Protection - Officers 100$428,510$51,4210$0
Police - Other 26$77,476$35,75812$10,302
Firefighters 122$526,958$51,8320$0
Fire - Other 2$5,674$34,0441$1,249
Streets and Highways 51$139,775$32,88817$23,066
Health 3$7,839$31,3561$1,643
Solid Waste Management 30$86,024$34,4107$7,427
Sewerage 15$81,219$64,9750$0
Parks and Recreation 63$168,386$32,07479$83,690
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$8,876$35,5040$0
Water Supply 65$355,427$65,6172$3,242
Transit 2$4,987$29,92231$31,114
Local Libraries 17$49,481$34,92814$15,036
Other and Unallocable 59$203,211$41,33110$11,985
Totals for Government 597$2,324,072$46,715195$211,799

Gadsden government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $8,340,000 ($228.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,401,000 ($147.80)
    General Public Buildings: $1,747,000 ($47.81)
    Air Transportation: $1,512,000 ($41.38)
    Water Utilities: $1,090,000 ($29.83)
    Sewerage: $726,000 ($19.87)
    Regular Highways: $594,000 ($16.26)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $9,175,000 ($251.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $8,066,000 ($220.73)
    Local Fire Protection: $8,011,000 ($219.23)
    General - Other: $5,651,000 ($154.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,603,000 ($125.96)
    Water Utilities: $4,125,000 ($112.88)
    Sewerage: $3,784,000 ($103.55)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,922,000 ($79.96)
    Regular Highways: $2,387,000 ($65.32)
    Air Transportation: $925,000 ($25.31)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $862,000 ($23.59)
    Central Staff Services: $703,000 ($19.24)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $641,000 ($17.54)
    Financial Administration: $455,000 ($12.45)
    General Public Buildings: $269,000 ($7.36)
    Public Welfare - Other: $173,000 ($4.73)
    Libraries: $66,000 ($1.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,503,000 ($123.23)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $4,004,000 ($109.57)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $622,000 ($17.02)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Libraries: $545,000 ($14.91)
    General - Other: $384,000 ($10.51)
    Financial Administration: $319,000 ($8.73)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $22,824,000 ($624.60)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $299,000 ($8.18)

Gadsden government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,510,000 ($96.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,173,000 ($59.47)
    All Other: $1,578,000 ($43.18)
    Air Transportation: $862,000 ($23.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $734,000 ($20.09)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,074,000 ($29.39)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $5,179,000 ($141.73)
    Interest Earnings: $2,118,000 ($57.96)
    Fines and Forfeits: $682,000 ($18.66)
    Sale of Property: $581,000 ($15.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,542,000 ($151.66)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,061,000 ($56.40)
    Highways: $1,368,000 ($37.44)
    General Local Government Support: $189,000 ($5.17)
    Public Welfare: $123,000 ($3.37)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $23,006,000 ($629.58)
    Individual Income: $12,139,000 ($332.19)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $5,171,000 ($141.51)
    Property: $3,099,000 ($84.81)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $590,000 ($16.15)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $555,000 ($15.19)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $502,000 ($13.74)
    Other Selective Sales: $416,000 ($11.38)
    NEC: $396,000 ($10.84)
    Other License: $160,000 ($4.38)

Gadsden government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $74,074,000 ($2027.09)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $73,344,000 ($2007.12)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,815,000 ($514.89)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $18,628,000 ($509.77)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,085,000 ($494.91)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $17,928,000 ($490.61)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $700,000 ($19.16)

Gadsden government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,269,000 ($198.92)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,619,000 ($536.89)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,591,000 ($536.12)

4.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,729 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.61%
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 Marshall County, AL  0.66% ($25,772 average AGI)
from Calhoun County, AL  0.52% ($32,363)
from St. Clair County, AL  0.32% ($31,927)


4.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,723 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
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 Marshall County, AL  0.67% ($24,098 average AGI)
to Calhoun County, AL  0.54% ($27,598)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.40% ($29,257)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gadsden:

  • WAAX (570 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJBY (930 AM; 5 kW; RAINBOW CITY, AL; Owner: GADSDEN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMGJ (1240 AM; 1 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: FLOYD L. DONALD BROADCASTING CO. INC)
  • WGAD (1350 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: DEKALB COUNTY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gadsden:

  • WSGN (91.5 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: GADSDEN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WTBB (89.9 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WGMZ (93.1 FM; GLENCOE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKXX (102.9 FM; ATTALLA, AL; Owner: BROADCAST MEDIA LLC)
  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLJS-FM (91.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES/JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • W269AN (101.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: JOHN S. LA TOUR/J & J B/C)
  • WVOK-FM (97.9 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WGRW (90.7 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WORD WORKS, INC.)
  • W269AX (101.7 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJCK (88.3 FM; PIEDMONT, AL; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTWX-FM (95.9 FM; GUNTERSVILLE, AL; Owner: GUNTERSVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAFN-FM (92.7 FM; ARAB, AL; Owner: FUN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Gadsden:

  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTJP (Channel 60; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W15AP (Channel 15; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Gadsden fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 61
Total length: 625 meters (2,051ft)
Total costs: $208,866,000
Total average daily traffic: 652,710
Total average daily truck traffic: 55,958

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 4
  • 1940-1949: 6
  • 1950-1959: 8
  • 1960-1969: 3
  • 1970-1979: 3
  • 1980-1989: 33
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 0
  • 2010-2012: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Gadsden, AL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Gadsden)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 205 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Gadsden, AL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 50 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 205 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gadsden)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Gadsden)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 48 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 10 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED91$81,18187$86,093244$115,24337$40,5281$392,87099$73,4083$16,887
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$100,2373$45,84025$81,8647$45,5210$02$21,6351$29,840
APPLICATIONS DENIED15$80,03132$61,589155$82,80631$33,5080$011$78,1764$34,260
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$107,1139$88,46769$92,5974$28,5100$06$74,4480$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$58,9180$021$91,4952$36,0450$00$00$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 16 tracts in Gadsden, AL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 7 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$77,6304$212,1850$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$54,1035$193,7341$22,470
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$48,6102$170,3251$22,470
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$67,3900$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 340
  • Hazardous Condition: 45
  • Service Call: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Gadsden

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gadsden, AL
Most common first names in Gadsden, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James86571.1 years
Mary65077.9 years
John64473.3 years
William61974.2 years
Robert38271.1 years
Willie33175.9 years
Charles32669.9 years
George27473.8 years
Annie24979.8 years
Thomas24771.9 years
Most common last names in Gadsden, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith54876.0 years
Johnson31274.2 years
Williams26473.7 years
Jones22772.7 years
Brown20475.8 years
Davis14673.2 years
Wilson14374.7 years
Miller13874.2 years
Hill13873.9 years
Martin13473.8 years
Businesses in Gadsden, AL
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Little Caesars Pizza2
AT&T2Lowe's1
Academy Sports + Outdoors1Marriott1
Advance Auto Parts2Maurices1
Aeropostale1McDonald's2
American Eagle Outfitters1Motel 61
Applebee's1New Balance2
Arby's2Nike11
AutoZone2Nissan1
Bath & Body Works1OfficeMax1
Best Western1Old Navy1
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Payless1
CVS2Penske1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut2
Chick-Fil-A2Popeyes1
Church's Chicken1RadioShack1
Comfort Suites1Rodeway Inn1
Cracker Barrel1Ruby Tuesday1
Dairy Queen1Rue211
Days Inn1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx7Sears2
Finish Line1Spencer Gifts1
Ford1Subway5
GNC1Super 81
GameStop1T-Mobile3
Gap1T.J.Maxx1
Goodwill4Taco Bell1
H&R Block3U-Haul4
Hilton2UPS13
Hobby Lobby1Vans1
Holiday Inn1Verizon Wireless1
Honda1Victoria's Secret1
JCPenney1Waffle House2
JoS. A. Bank1Walgreens1
Jones New York1Walmart1
Justice1Wendy's1
KFC1YMCA1
Kmart1

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  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other sales and related workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of robberies in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other sales and related workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Plastics and rubber products (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of thefts in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Secondary school teachers (population 5,000+)"
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  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest 2006 city-data.com crime index per resident, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in training schools for juvenile delinquents (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Food (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest local government total salary and wages expenses per resident in 2004 in $ (population 10,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parks and recreation per resident in 2004 in $"
  • #27 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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  • Albert L. Garrett (6)
  • Don Cain (2)
  • Robert T. Fells (2)
  • Philip Brent Foreman (1)
  • Albert Garrett (1)
  • Christie D. Mayo (1)
  • Paul R. Hill (1)
  • Jackie Gordon Milam (1)
  • Joseph William Knott (1)
  • Matthew Pine (1)

Total of 16 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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