Glen Allen, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 491 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +11.1%
Males: 226  (46.1%)
Females: 265  (53.9%)
Median resident age:

49.7 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 35559.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,893 (it was $26,827 in 2000)
Glen Allen:

$47,893
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,277 (it was $17,877 in 2000)

Glen Allen town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $71,880 (it was $30,400 in 2000)
Glen Allen:

$71,880
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $86,818; detached houses: $84,442; mobile homes: $117,886

Median gross rent in 2017: $811.

March 2019 cost of living index in Glen Allen: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.4%
(4.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.3% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Glen Allen, AL (2010)
    • 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

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Ancestries: American (45.8%), Irish (8.4%), English (6.5%), Scottish (2.3%), European (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 600 feet

Land area: 5.38 square miles.

Population density: 91 people per square mile   (very low).

Glen Allen, Alabama map

6 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.4%
Alabama:

3.5%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Glen Allen town:

0.7% ($199)
Alabama:

0.4% ($289)

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

Distribution of median household income in Glen Allen, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Glen Allen, AL in 2017
Glen Allen satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
Alabama:

3.8%
Most common industries in Glen Allen, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • Wood products (9.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.1%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (13.0%)
  • Wood products (12.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
  • Beverage & tobacco products (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (8.7%)
  • Wood products (6.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.7%)
  • Private households (5.8%)
Most common occupations in Glen Allen, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (21.3%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (8.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.3%)
  • Extraction workers (6.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (5.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (14.4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (12.5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (7.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Registered nurses (5.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.8%)

Average climate in Glen Allen, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 Glen Allen center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 14.0 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 127.1 miles away from Glen Allen 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 Glen Allen 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)

Points of interest:

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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

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
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

For population 15 years and over in Glen Allen:

Marital status in Glen Allen, AL
  • Never married: 18.7%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 12.1%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

For population 25 years and over in Glen Allen:

  • High school or higher: 83.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 11.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Alabama average:

11.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
State:

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

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.
Alabama:

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%
State:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

29.3%
Alabama:

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

28.1%
Alabama:

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

Glen Allen government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $80,000 ($162.93)
    Central Staff Services: $33,000 ($67.21)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($10.18)
    General Public Buildings: $2,000 ($4.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($2.04)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($2.04)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Water Utilities: $26,000 ($52.95)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,000 ($2.04)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $37,000 ($75.36)

Glen Allen government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($4.07)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,000 ($20.37)
    General Local Government Support: $4,000 ($8.15)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($6.11)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($4.07)
    Rents: $2,000 ($4.07)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $105,000 ($213.85)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License - Other: $17,000 ($34.62)
    Property: $7,000 ($14.26)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $4,000 ($8.15)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,000 ($2.04)

Glen Allen government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $382,000 ($778.00)

5.88% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,002 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
Alabama average:

5.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Winston County, AL  0.97% ($32,368 average AGI)
from Fayette County, AL  0.93% ($33,819)
from Franklin County, AL  0.54% ($30,979)


6.23% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($32,988 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.23%
Alabama average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Fayette County, AL  0.82% ($28,932 average AGI)
to Winston County, AL  0.80% ($30,611)
to Franklin County, AL  0.58% ($26,808)

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:

Jul 25, 2014 08:50 PM, Cr-73, Lat: 33.909372, Lon: -87.736942, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 25, 2013 87:99 PM, Sr-129, Lat: 33.847200, Lon: -87.734189, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 20, 2005 10:30 AM, Sr-129, Lat: 33.844990, Lon: -87.737210, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 3, 1993 08:00 AM, 129, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 364ft / 111mTotal length
  • $64,143,000Total costs
  • 31,914Total average daily traffic
  • 5,852Total average daily truck traffic
  • 27,105Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Glen Allen, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 111950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 62000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Glen Allen, AL

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: Siteexcell LLC, Tunnell@siteexcell.Com, , Littl-e Rock, Phone: (501) 604-4000
  • 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: Crown Castle Pt, Inc., Monica.Gambino@crowncastle.Com, , Canon-sburg, Phone: (724) 416-2516
  • 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: Crown Castle Pt, Inc., Monica.Gambino@crowncastle.Com, , Canon-sburg, Phone: (724) 416-2516
  • 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: Intercel Inc, West -Point, Phone: (706) 645-9525

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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Glen Allen, AL
  • 74.8%Electricity
  • 12.2%Wood
  • 10.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.9%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Glen Allen, AL
  • 71.4%Electricity
  • 28.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Glen Allen compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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