Gantts Quarry, Alabama

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Zip code: 35151

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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Gantts Quarry: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 637 feet

Gantts Quarry, Alabama map

Gantts Quarry satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hoover, AL (33.6 miles , pop. 62,742).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (39.4 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (584.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Oak Grove, AL (1.6 miles ), Mignon, AL (1.7 miles ), Sylacauga, AL (1.8 miles ), Fayetteville, AL (2.5 miles ), Bon Air, AL (2.8 miles) , Talladega Springs, AL (3.0 miles) , Hollins, AL (3.0 miles ), Childersburg, AL (3.0 miles ).

Latitude: 33.15 N, Longitude: 86.30 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 256

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.4%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Gantts Quarry, Alabama

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Tornado activity:

Gantts Quarry-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 103% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the Gantts Quarry town center killed 10 people and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/1/1953, a category F4 tornado 21.7 miles away from the town center killed 7 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gantts Quarry-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 80% 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 58.2 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 100.4 miles away from Gantts Quarry 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 151.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 97.4 miles away from the city 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 101.3 miles away from Gantts Quarry center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 225.1 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 Talladega County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Gantts Quarry:

  • SYLACAUGA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; SYLACAUGA, AL)
  • MID-SOUTH HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; SYLACAUGA, AL)
  • SYLACAUGA HEALTH AND REHAB SERVICES (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SYLACAUGA, AL)
  • COOSA VALLEY HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; SYLACAUGA, AL)
  • COOSA VALLEY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; SYLACAUGA, AL)
  • COOSA VALLEY NURSING FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SYLACAUGA, AL)
  • FMC SYLACAUGA (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; SYLACAUGA, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gantts Quarry:

  • University of Montevallo (about 34 miles; Montevallo, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,826)
  • Samford University (about 36 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,829)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 38 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 8,167)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 39 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 14,853)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 41 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,695)
  • Southern Union State Community College (about 42 miles; Wadley, AL; FT enrollment: 4,120)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 42 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)

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

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Gantts Quarry town (based on Talladega County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant33,499139
Mainline Protestant4,53837
Black Protestant3,64525
Catholic1,7694
Other5544
None38,286-
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: 8
Talladega County:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Talladega County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 70
Talladega County:

8.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
Here:

4.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.8%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Talladega County:

32.8%
Alabama:

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

6.9%
State:

13.5%

5.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,785 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
Alabama average:

6.02%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($397 average AGI)
Talladega County:

0.06%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Calhoun County, AL  1.09% ($32,744 average AGI)
from St. Clair County, AL  0.55% ($37,621)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.47% ($34,600)


5.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,837 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
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 Calhoun County, AL  1.08% ($32,240 average AGI)
to St. Clair County, AL  0.55% ($32,178)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.43% ($33,522)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gantts Quarry:

  • WFEB (1340 AM; 1 kW; SYLACAUGA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WYEA (1290 AM; 1 kW; SYLACAUGA, AL; Owner: SPIRIT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WZZX (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LINEVILLE, AL; Owner: ROBERT A. PERRY)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WFHK (1430 AM; 5 kW; PELL CITY, AL; Owner: STOCKS BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gantts Quarry:

  • WTRB-FM (98.3 FM; SYLACAUGA, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTDR (92.7 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: JACOBS BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLWI-FM (92.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
  • WSSY-FM (97.5 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: GREAT SOUTH RFDC, LLC)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQEM (101.5 FM; COLUMBIANA, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQEN (103.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVOK-FM (97.9 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WLJR (88.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BRIARWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH)
  • WZRR (99.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC-FM (93.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Gantts Quarry:

  • W04CB (Channel 4; SYLACAUGA, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNCF (Channel 32; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 32 MONTGOMERY LLC)
  • WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WTTO (Channel 21; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBRC (Channel 6; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM BROADCASTING (WVTM-TV), LLC)
  • WJSU-TV (Channel 40; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)

Gantts Quarry compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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