Glen Allen, Alabama

We are giving away $1200 in prizes - enter simply by sending us your own city pictures!

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2014: 501 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.3%
Males: 268  (53.6%)
Females: 233  (46.4%)
Median resident age:  50.9 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 35559.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $26,365 (it was $26,827 in 2000)
Glen Allen:

$26,365
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $16,732 (it was $17,877 in 2000)

Glen Allen town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $53,844 (it was $30,400 in 2000)
Glen Allen:

$53,844
AL:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $71,379; Detached houses: $81,871; Mobile homes: $49,909

Median gross rent in 2016: $362.

Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2016 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Glen Allen, AL (2010)

    Glen Allen races chart
    • 45689.4%White alone
    • 489.4%Black alone
    • 20.4%Two or more races
    • 10.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone
    • 10.2%Other race alone
    • 10.2%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Glen Allen: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.
Glen Allen, AL forum
Recent posts about Glen Allen, Alabama on our local forum with over 2,000,000 registered users:
What's up with Bel Air mall?  (128 replies)
Yankees: How accepted are they?  (62 replies)
Young Jewish male interested in relocating to Auburn AL  (10 replies)
Prattville  (25 replies)

Latest news from Glen Allen, AL collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: American (32.7%), Irish (8.3%), English (3.3%), Scottish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 5.38 square miles.

Population density: 93 people per square mile   (very low).

Glen Allen, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Glen Allen:

  • High school or higher: 80.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 11.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Glen Allen town:

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 12.2%
  • Divorced: 18.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Glen Allen town:  0.7% ($199)
Alabama:  0.4% ($289)
Glen Allen satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (49.2 miles , pop. 77,906).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (58.8 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (528.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Winfield, AL (2.2 miles ), Russell, AL (2.3 miles ), Eldridge, AL (2.5 miles) , North River, AL (2.8 miles ), Brilliant, AL (3.0 miles ), Gu-Win, AL (3.0 miles ), Twin, AL (3.1 miles ), Kansas, AL (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 33.90 N, Longitude: 87.73 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 205

Glen Allen household income distribution Glen Allen home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.1%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (34%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Information (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (28%)
  • Transportation occupations (26%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (31%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Glen Allen, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Glen Allen, Alabama average temperatures Glen Allen, Alabama average precipitation Glen Allen, Alabama humidity Glen Allen, Alabama wind speed Glen Allen, Alabama snowfall Glen Allen, Alabama sunshine Glen Allen, Alabama clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Glen Allen-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 146% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.4 miles away from the Glen Allen town center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.

On 4/8/1998, a category F5 tornado 39.7 miles away from the town center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Glen Allen-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 78% 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 43.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 14.0 miles away from Glen Allen 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 127.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 190.3 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 87.3 miles away from Glen Allen 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 193.9 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 Marion County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 9, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Glen Allen topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Glen Allen:

  • FMC NORTHWEST ALABAMA KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; WINFIELD, AL)
  • SOUTHERN CARE, LLC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; GUIN, AL)
  • WALKER REHABILITATION CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CARBON HILL, AL)
  • FAYETTE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; FAYETTE, AL)
  • FAYETTE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; FAYETTE, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Glen Allen:

  • Bevill State Community College (about 28 miles; Jasper, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,970)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 47 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,489)
  • Mississippi University for Women (about 49 miles; Columbus, MS; FT enrollment: 2,565)
  • The University of Alabama (about 49 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 30,931)
  • Shelton State Community College (about 55 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 56 miles; Hanceville, AL; FT enrollment: 4,486)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 58 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,695)

Click to draw/clear town borders

Notable location: Glen Allen Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Glen Allen include: Piney Grove Church (A), Hubbertville Church of Christ (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hubbertville Cemetery (1), Piney Grove Cemetery (2), Glen Allen Cemetery (3), Thornton Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Park in Glen Allen: Wiley Hollingsworth Stadium (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Marion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 23.0%
(21.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.3%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.0%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Alabama average:

12.0

Glen Allen travel time to work - commute Glen Allen mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Glen Allen town (based on Marion County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,30895
Mainline Protestant1,46012
Catholic4741
Black Protestant3663
Other2201
None11,948-
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: 5
Marion County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Marion County:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Marion County:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.3%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

29.3%
Alabama:

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

28.1%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Glen Allen:

46.4%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Glen Allen:

41.8%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Glen Allen:

30.5
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.8%
State:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Glen Allen:

14.1%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Glen Allen:

6.7
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Glen Allen:

39.2%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Glen Allen:

49.4%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Glen Allen:

81.2%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Glen Allen, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 7$1,546$2,6501$230
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,302
Other and Unallocable 2$704$4,2240$0
Totals for Government 9$2,250$3,0002$1,532

Glen Allen government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $25,000 ($49.90)
    Regular Highways: $22,000 ($43.91)
    Fire Protection: $14,000 ($27.94)
    Financial Administration: $14,000 ($27.94)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $35,000 ($69.86)

Glen Allen government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $96,000 ($191.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($11.98)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $7,000 ($13.97)
    Property: $1,000 ($2.00)

5.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,945 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
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 Franklin County, AL  0.54% ($26,633 average AGI)
from Winston County, AL  0.47% ($22,419)
from Fayette County, AL  0.43% ($29,256)


5.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,744 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
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 Franklin County, AL  0.55% ($20,500 average AGI)
to Winston County, AL  0.45% ($22,000)
to Fayette County, AL  0.36% ($28,788)

Strongest AM radio stations in Glen Allen:

  • WKXM (1300 AM; 5 kW; WINFIELD, AL; Owner: AD-MEDIA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WERH (970 AM; 5 kW; HAMILTON, AL; Owner: KATE F. FITE)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WVSA (1380 AM; 5 kW; VERNON, AL; Owner: LAMAR CTY. B/CING. CO., INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WLDX (990 AM; 1 kW; FAYETTE, AL; Owner: THOMLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCOC (1010 AM; 5 kW; DORA, AL; Owner: AZTECA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Glen Allen:

  • WKXM-FM (105.9 FM; WINFIELD, AL; Owner: AD-MEDIA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WFFN (95.3 FM; CORDOVA, AL; Owner: NEW CENTURY RADIO, INC.)
  • WTXT (98.1 FM; FAYETTE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJEC (106.5 FM; VERNON, AL; Owner: LAMAR COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJBB-FM (92.7 FM; HALEYVILLE, AL; Owner: HALEYVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Glen Allen:

  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WHDF (Channel 15; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • W55BJ (Channel 55; JASPER, AL; Owner: COMBS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W66CN (Channel 66; JASPER, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WSFG-LP (Channel 63; BERRY, AL; Owner: ETTIE CLARK)
  • WSSF-LP (Channel 58; BERRY, AL; Owner: ETTIE CLARK)
  • W46DF (Channel 46; HAMILTON, AL; Owner: WMTY, INC.)

Glen Allen fatal accident list:

Sep 20, 2005 10:30 AM, Sr-129, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 3, 1993 08:00 AM, 129, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jun 17, 1992 06:00 PM, 1331, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 23m75ftTotal length
  • $10,036,000Total costs
  • 3,438Total average daily traffic
  • 483Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,600Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • John P Kelly, 1.2 Km N Of Us-78/Sr-118 1.38 Km W Of Marion/Walker County Line (Lat: 33.943611 Lon: -87.650556), Type: 80.8, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 5016044000, Tunnell@siteexcell.Com, 415 N MCKINLEY SUITE 1240
  • CHRISTINE A VERRE, 1.2 Km N Of Us-78/Sr-118 1.38 Km W Of Marion/Walker County Line (Lat: 33.943611 Lon: -87.650556), Type: 80.8, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 7244162516, Monica.Gambino@crowncastle.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE
  • CHRISTINE A VERRE, 1.2 Km N Of Us-78/Sr-118 1.38 Km W Of Marion/Walker County Line (Lat: 33.943611 Lon: -87.650556), Type: 80.8, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 7244162516, Monica.Gambino@crowncastle.Com, 2000 CORPORATE DRIVE
  • 1.2 Km N Of Us-78/Sr-118 1.38 Km W Of Marion/Walker County Line (Lat: 33.943611 Lon: -87.650556), Type: 80.8, Overall height: 76.2 m, Registrant: 7066459525, , 1233 O G SKINNER DR

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

GLEN ALLEN WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1,500, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
Most common first names in Glen Allen, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James667.0 years
Mattie475.0 years
William480.2 years
Billy358.7 years
John379.0 years
Grady272.0 years
Carrie287.5 years
Luther273.5 years
Annie276.0 years
Edith275.0 years
Most common last names in Glen Allen, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Aldridge779.8 years
Hollingswort573.4 years
Whitehead574.0 years
Huguley473.7 years
Mccollum486.5 years
Sprinkle475.8 years
Tidwell482.8 years
Hill358.7 years
Marcum379.0 years
Tucker362.4 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (66%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17%)
  • Wood (12%)
  • Utility gas (5%)

Glen Allen compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
Cost of Living Calculator