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Population in 2012: 13,849 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +19.1%
 

Males: 6,345  (45.8%)
Females: 7,504  (54.2%)

Median resident age:  41.9 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 35071.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $57,979 (it was $45,786 in 2000)
Gardendale:

$57,979
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,744

Gardendale city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $167,446 (it was $103,900 in 2000)
Gardendale:

$167,446
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $175,740; Detached houses: $190,574; Townhouses or other attached units: $124,558; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $124,037; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $138,415; Mobile homes: $51,133

Median gross rent in 2012: $796.

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  • White alone - 12,180 (87.7%)
  • Black alone - 1,184 (8.5%)
  • Hispanic - 207 (1.5%)
  • Asian alone - 158 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 119 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 37 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 5 (0.04%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Gardendale: 90.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (22.7%), Irish (12.4%), English (10.7%), German (9.0%), Scottish (3.1%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1955

Elevation: 680 feet

Land area: 17.9 square miles.

Population density: 772 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Gardendale:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gardendale city:

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 59.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

140 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.0%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Gardendale, Alabama as of December 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Gardendale to the number of sex offenders is 1,731 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $878 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $736 (0.5%)

Gardendale satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Birmingham, AL (9.4 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (567.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Fultondale, AL (1.8 miles ), Mount Olive, AL (2.0 miles ), Tarrant, AL (2.4 miles ), Morris, AL (2.5 miles ), Brookside, AL (2.5 miles ), Cardiff, AL (2.7 miles) , Pinson, AL (2.8 miles ), Center Point, AL (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 81 buildings, average cost: $102,600
  • 1998: 104 buildings, average cost: $112,000
  • 1999: 159 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2000: 121 buildings, average cost: $97,600
  • 2001: 112 buildings, average cost: $99,600
  • 2002: 119 buildings, average cost: $106,000
  • 2003: 259 buildings, average cost: $113,300
  • 2004: 201 buildings, average cost: $121,700
  • 2005: 174 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 2006: 212 buildings, average cost: $178,100
  • 2007: 170 buildings, average cost: $179,100
  • 2008: 34 buildings, average cost: $193,900
  • 2009: 37 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $210,000
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $166,100
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $213,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 33.66 N, Longitude: 86.81 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,935 (-14.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,234 (18.6%)

Area code: 205

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Crime rates in Gardendale by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00010110200
per 100,000 0.00.00.08.30.07.67.30.014.20.00.0
Rapes 02130014131
per 100,000 0.017.18.524.90.00.07.328.87.121.57.2
Robberies 183171191181457
per 100,000 9.568.525.6141.290.368.080.757.699.735.850.1
Assaults 1621129710149131419
per 100,000 152.4179.9102.374.757.475.6102.764.892.5100.3136.1
Burglaries 5142676455607798919091
per 100,000 485.8359.9571.2531.4451.4453.3565.1706.1647.8644.7651.9
Thefts 322331374363411380437447405338533
per 100,000 3067.02836.13188.73014.23373.02871.23207.13220.52883.02421.23818.1
Auto thefts 3528183435182025201618
per 100,000 333.4239.9153.5282.3287.2136.0146.8180.1142.4114.6128.9
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0N/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0.0N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.1) 230.1242.2228.0291.1242.2221.0260.0261.2270.4211.5272.5

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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 Gardendale detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 38 (29 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Alabama average:

2.28

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Gardendale, Alabama accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.0%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,784 (+18.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Gardendale-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 291% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1998, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 6.5 miles away from the Gardendale city center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.

On 4/4/1977, a category F5 tornado 7.7 miles away from the city center killed 22 people and injured 130 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gardendale-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 60% 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 31.1 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 89.0 miles away from Gardendale center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 59.3 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 95.5 miles away from the city 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 31.5 miles away from Gardendale center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 30.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 16, Floods: 12, Tornadoes: 10, Hurricanes: 6, Winds: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Gardendale topographic map

Birthplace of: John Salter - Martial artist.


Hospitals/medical centers in Gardendale:

  • FMC GARDENDALE (Dialysis Facility, 592 FIELDSTOWN ROAD)
  • MAGNOLIA RIDGE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 420 DEAN LANE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Gardendale:

  • JEFFERSON CO NH (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • JEFFERSON REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • SOUTHERN CARE BIRMINGHAM (Hospital, about 8 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Gardendale, AL

Airports located in Gardendale:

Amtrak station near Gardendale:

  • 11 miles: BIRMINGHAM (1819 MORRIS AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website: www.cityofgardendale.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gardendale:

  • Jefferson State Community College (about 6 miles; Birmingham, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,273)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 10 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 11,648)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 14 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 4,160)
  • Samford University (about 14 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 4,154)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 16 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,542)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 29 miles; Hanceville, AL; FT enrollment: 3,575)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 29 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,544)

Public high school in Gardendale:

Public elementary/middle schools in Gardendale:

Private elementary/middle schools in Gardendale:

  • CHILD ENRICHMENT CENTER (Students: 217; Location: 805 CREST DR; Grades: PK - KG)
  • GARDENDALE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 149; Location: 1800 DECATUR HWY; Grades: PK - 5)
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Library in Gardendale:

  • GARDENDALE - MARTHA MOORE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $596,751; Location: 995 MT. OLIVE ROAD; 61,839 books; 3,374 audio materials; 3,769 video materials; 81 state licensed databases; 60 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Gardendale: New Castle Community House (A), Quail Ridge Country Club (B), Gardendale Fire and Rescue (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Village Green Shopping Center (1), Valley Green Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Gardendale include: Pineywood Church (A), Gardendale First Baptist Church (B), Gum Springs Church (C), Fieldstown Church (D), North Gardendale Church (E), Ebenezar Church (F), Glenns Chapel (G), Gardendale First Assembly of God Church (H), Oak Grove Freewill Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Moncrief Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Black Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Best Western Gardendale (842 Thompson Street) (1), Day's Inn (835 Ridgecrest Drive) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Jefferson 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
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AQI  CO  Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.8. This is about average.
City:

33.8
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.492. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.492
U.S.:

0.334
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.8
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.3
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 4.0%
(3.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.8% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.2%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.7%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Gardendale, AL

People in group quarters in Gardendale in 2010:

  • 132 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 28 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Gardendale in 2000:

  • 140 people in nursing homes
  • 11 people in other group homes
  • 3 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Gardendale compared to Alabama state average:

Gardendale, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.


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Banks with most branches in Gardendale (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: Gardendale Branch at 1001 Decatur Highway North, branch established on 1977/02/14; Gardendale Branch at 895 Odum Road, branch established on 1972/11/03. 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
  • Pinnacle Bank: Gardendale Branch at 101 Fire Station Road, branch established on 2006/08/07. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $199.1 mil, Deposits: $172.4 mil, headquarters in Jasper, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Pinnacle Bancshares, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Ms Gardendale Branch at 890 Odum Road, branch established on 2009/10/14. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • USAmeriBank: Gardendale Branch at 210 Fieldtown Road Suite 142, branch established on 2009/04/09. Info updated 2012/01/04: Bank assets: $2,120.8 mil, Deposits: $1,722.4 mil, headquarters in Largo, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Usameribancorp, Inc.
  • SouthPoint Bank: Gardendale Branch at 1101 Main Street, branch established on 2007/08/23. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $234.6 mil, Deposits: $206.8 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Cadence Bank, N.A.: Gardendale Branch at 2250 Mount Olive Road, branch established on 1990/02/05. Info updated 2011/12/14: Bank assets: $3,909.7 mil, Deposits: $3,124.0 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: Cadence Bancorp Llc
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Gardendale Branch at 1325 Decatur Highway, branch established on 1973/05/31. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Gardendale Branch at 665 Fieldstown Road, branch established on 1961/02/27. 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
  • Peoples Bank of Alabama: Gardendale Branch at 336 Fieldstown Road, branch established on 1995/06/26. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $511.3 mil, Deposits: $426.1 mil, headquarters in Cullman, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Altrust Financial Services, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Gardendale travel time to work - commute


Gardendale mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Utility gas (49%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Gardendale city (based on Jefferson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.13%
Here60.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchChurches of Christ
Adherents49.4%13.4%11.1%3.7%3.2%
Congregations33.1%13.9%3.8%2.4%9.2%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodPresbyterian Church in AmericaOther
Adherents3.1%2.5%2.1%2.0%9.5%
Congregations5.5%3.7%2.3%1.4%24.8%
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: 135
Jefferson County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 12
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 65
Jefferson County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 380
Jefferson County:

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 357
Here:

5.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.4%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

31.1%
Alabama:

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

12.0%
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
Financial Administration 3$14,496$57,9840$0
Other Government Administration 4$12,704$38,1128$7,836
Judicial and Legal 3$10,476$41,9041$1,800
Police Protection - Officers 27$117,490$52,2180$0
Police - Other 10$36,160$43,39216$16,358
Firefighters 13$54,526$50,33211$7,120
Streets and Highways 24$70,618$35,3090$0
Parks and Recreation 21$64,730$36,98910$8,004
Local Libraries 8$22,472$33,7084$2,734
Other and Unallocable 4$14,070$42,2101$2,924
Totals for Government 117$417,742$42,84551$46,776

Gardendale government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks & Recreation: $93,000 ($6.72)
    Regular Highways: $55,000 ($3.97)
    Central Staff Services: $18,000 ($1.30)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,609,000 ($116.18)
    Parks & Recreation: $976,000 ($70.47)
    Regular Highways: $875,000 ($63.18)
    Central Staff Services: $862,000 ($62.24)
    General - Other: $660,000 ($47.66)
    Fire Protection: $393,000 ($28.38)
    Libraries: $327,000 ($23.61)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $204,000 ($14.73)
    Financial Administration: $72,000 ($5.20)
    Corrections - Other: $27,000 ($1.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $359,000 ($25.92)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $308,000 ($22.24)
    Welfare: $59,000 ($4.26)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($0.51)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $168,000 ($12.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $55,000 ($3.97)
    Central Staff: $44,000 ($3.18)
    Corrections - Other: $34,000 ($2.46)
    Libraries: $17,000 ($1.23)
    Fire Protection: $14,000 ($1.01)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($0.87)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,318,000 ($239.58)

Gardendale government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $67,000 ($4.84)
    All Other: $16,000 ($1.16)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $33,000 ($2.38)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $229,000 ($16.54)
    All Other: $5,000 ($0.36)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $516,000 ($37.26)
    Interest Earnings: $329,000 ($23.76)
    Rents: $256,000 ($18.49)
    Special Assessments: $7,000 ($0.51)
    Property Sale Other: $7,000 ($0.51)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $192,000 ($13.86)
    General Support: $96,000 ($6.93)
    All Other: $34,000 ($2.46)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $5,056,000 ($365.08)
    NEC: $1,169,000 ($84.41)
    Public Utilities: $334,000 ($24.12)
    Other Selective Sales: $36,000 ($2.60)
    Motor Vehicle License: $34,000 ($2.46)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $2,000 ($0.14)

Gardendale government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,905,000 ($498.59)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $6,665,000 ($481.26)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $240,000 ($17.33)

Gardendale government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,925,000 ($572.24)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $135,000 ($9.75)

5.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,478 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
Alabama average:

6.81%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($307 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.13%
Alabama average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Shelby County, AL  0.84% ($55,697 average AGI)
from Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.23% ($35,105)
from St. Clair County, AL  0.23% ($34,538)


5.61% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($46,640 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
Alabama average:

6.16%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($192 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.04%
Alabama average:

0.06%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Shelby County, AL  1.35% ($55,359 average AGI)
to St. Clair County, AL  0.49% ($44,314)
to Blount County, AL  0.23% ($37,239)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gardendale:

  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRJS (1320 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WERC (960 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WLPH (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; IRONDALE, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCOC (1010 AM; 5 kW; DORA, AL; Owner: AZTECA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WATV (900 AM; 1 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WAYE (1220 AM; 1 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gardendale:

  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WENN (105.9 FM; TRUSSVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQEN (103.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDJC-FM (93.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WZRR (99.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFR (89.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WJSR (91.1 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: JEFFERSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WVSU-FM (91.1 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: SAMFORD UNIVERSITY)
  • W281AB (104.1 FM; MOUNTAIN BROOK, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLJR (88.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BRIARWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Gardendale:

  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WBRC (Channel 6; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTTO (Channel 21; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM BROADCASTING (WVTM-TV), LLC)
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W46DK (Channel 46; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBXA-CA (Channel 2; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W27CM (Channel 27; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • WBMA-LP (Channel 58; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WTJP (Channel 60; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W34BI (Channel 34; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WJSU-TV (Channel 40; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W49AY (Channel 49; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • W62BG (Channel 62; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W23AK (Channel 23; JASPER, AL; Owner: WMTY, INC.)
  • W55BJ (Channel 55; JASPER, AL; Owner: COMBS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W66CN (Channel 66; JASPER, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Gardendale fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 79 meters (259ft)
Total costs: $25,031,000
Total average daily traffic: 193,233
Total average daily truck traffic: 35,971

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 970 Main St (Lat: 33.627889 Lon: -86.816667), Call Sign: WBA612
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.300 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/14/2005, Expiration Date: 02/27/2015
    Registrant: Allcomm Wireless, Inc., 4116 First Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35222, Phone: (205) 271-4006, Fax: (205) 595-7642
  • City Hall (Lat: 33.627889 Lon: -86.816667), Call Sign: WNHT876
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.300 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/19/2011, Expiration Date: 12/24/2021
    Registrant: City Of Birmingham, 1020 34th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35022, Phone: (205) 254-2039, Email:
  • Forestry Dist 2 Hq (Lat: 33.700389 Lon: -86.818333), Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WAC373
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.175 MHz, 151.190 MHz, 151.325 MHz, 151.385 MHz, 151.415 MHz, 159.285 MHz, 159.420 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/14/2005, Expiration Date: 12/31/2015
    Registrant: Alabama Forestry Commission, 2201 Cong. Dickinson Dr., Montgomery, AL 36109, Phone: (334) 242-5053, Fax: (334) 242-5079, Email:
  • Lat: 33.660000 Lon: -86.812778, Call Sign: WPTE353
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.137 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz, 469.887 MHz, 457.512 MHz, 457.537 MHz, 457.562 MHz, 457.587 MHz, 457.612 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/10/2001, Expiration Date: 09/10/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/12/2011, Certifier: Signature On File
    Registrant: H M Electronics Inc, 6675 Mesa Ridge Road, San Diego, CA 92121, Phone: (858) 535-6166, Fax: (858) 552-0139
  • 1017 Decatur Highway (Lat: 33.652500 Lon: -86.810000), Call Sign: WPVV731
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.212 MHz, 469.037 MHz, 469.237 MHz, 469.062 MHz, 469.262 MHz, 469.087 MHz, 469.287 MHz, 469.112 MHz, 469.312 MHz, 469.137 MHz... (+21 more)
    Grant Date: 09/16/2002, Expiration Date: 09/16/2012, Cancellation Date: 11/17/2012, Certifier: Bobbie R Wilson Mrs
    Registrant: Panasonic Information Systems Company, 1707 N Randall Road, E1-D9, Elgin, IL 60123-7847, Phone: (847) 468-5318, Fax: (847) 468-5331, Email:
  • Lat: 33.658056 Lon: -86.870556, Call Sign: WQHD685
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.712 MHz, 456.712 MHz, 451.287 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/06/2007, Expiration Date: 07/06/2017, Certifier: Rodney Pate
    Registrant: Allcomm Wireless Inc., 4116 First Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35222, Phone: (205) 591-8804, Fax: (205) 595-7642, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Rhody Dr (Lat: 33.688417 Lon: -86.825250), Overall height: 136.6 m, Call Sign: WNTY553
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.943 MHz, 959.943 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/12/2011, Expiration Date: 01/19/2021
    Registrant: Levine, Blaszak, Block & Boothby, LLP, 2001 L Street, Nw, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 857-2574, Fax: (202) 223-0833, Email:
  • GARDENDALE, On Hill Top Along I-65 & Us 31 Glenn Chapel Rd (Lat: 33.689722 Lon: -86.805833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 87.7 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WLM792
    Assigned Frequencies: 6815.00 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6123.10 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • GARDENDALE, 6600 Edwards Cemetary Rd (Lat: 33.696972 Lon: -86.812278), Type: Mast, Structure height: 86.9 m, Overall height: 90.2 m, Call Sign: WLN973
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6093.45 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/08/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

65 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Gardendale)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: BOEING E75N1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 176FC , Serial Number: 758251
    Registrant (Individual): Fred R Campbell, 6808 Old Hwy 31, Gardendale, AL 35071
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 38319 , Serial Number: 28-7790539, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 06/07/1977
    Registrant (Co-Owned): David Null, 690 Beasley Rd, Gardendale, AL 35071, Other Owners: Pat Mcdonald
  • Aircraft: MAULE M-5-180C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5643Z , Serial Number: 8019C, Year manufactured: 1981, Airworthiness Date: 06/10/1981
    Registrant (Individual): Harris C Harnage, 1700 Quail Ridge Dr, Gardendale, AL 35071
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8061F , Serial Number: 15064161, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 06/06/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Richard M Owens, 2852 North Rd, Gardendale, AL 35071
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A150K (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8448M , Serial Number: A15000148, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 01/09/1970
    Registrant (Individual): Joel O James, 647 Spradling Rd, Gardendale, AL 35071
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-135 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8524C , Serial Number: 22-1246, Year manufactured: 1953
    Registrant (Individual): Melvin D Jr Baggett, Rt 3 Box 475, Gardendale, AL 35071



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED46$132,50731$111,441166$149,71510$33,4165$93,6464$35,145
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$108,5553$148,10317$125,9161$18,7300$02$49,835
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$135,38010$99,09669$155,5039$16,4580$05$24,026
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$152,8604$126,81566$149,2162$55,7552$147,1801$45,020
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$155,2001$114,20014$135,8911$47,7400$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0117.03 , 0117.05, 0117.06

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$199,39510$175,158
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$189,4804$182,705
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$72,4802$167,150
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$110,150
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$258,2600$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0117.03 , 0117.05, 0117.06

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value


Most common first names in Gardendale, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James14072.1 years
Mary9180.0 years
William9073.5 years
John7777.5 years
Robert6073.2 years
Charles4570.0 years
George4275.0 years
Thomas2974.8 years
Annie2885.2 years
Betty2672.5 years
Most common last names in Gardendale, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones4273.8 years
Smith3975.3 years
Thomas3577.2 years
Johnson3476.4 years
Williams2771.2 years
Martin2368.9 years
Moore2275.1 years
Davis2079.4 years
Hill1877.4 years
Belcher1778.7 years
Businesses in Gardendale, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Papa John's Pizza1
Arby's1Penske1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1RadioShack1
CVS1Rite Aid1
Chick-Fil-A1Ruby Tuesday1
Cracker Barrel1Ryan's Grill1
FedEx3SONIC Drive-In1
GNC1Sears1
GameStop1Sprint Nextel1
H&R Block1Subway1
Hobby Lobby1T-Mobile2
KFC1Taco Bell1
Kmart1U-Haul2
Lane Furniture1UPS2
Little Caesars Pizza1Waffle House1
McDonald's2Walgreens1
Microtel1Walmart1
Nike3

Gardendale on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Metal and mineral, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Retail sales workers except cashiers (population 5,000+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Child care workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Food preparation and serving related occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 (35071) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Senegalese first ancestries"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
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  • Steven William Mann (4)
  • Michael D. Rhodes (3)
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  • Steve Posey (2)
  • Zachary J. Gentile, Jr. (1)
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  • Kendall Aaron Bauldree (1)
  • Jerry Thomas Brown (1)
  • Ron Fine (1)
  • Bruce Burks (1)

Total of 19 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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