For population 25 years and over in Goodwater:
For population 15 years and over in Goodwater city:
32 residents are foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 0.5% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $199 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hoover, AL (49.0 miles , pop. 62,742).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (50.1 miles , pop. 201,568).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (595.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Goodwater-Kellyton, AL (1.6 miles ), Millerville-Hollins, AL (2.8 miles ), Alexander City, AL (3.3 miles ), Sylacauga, AL (3.8 miles ), Mignon, AL (3.9 miles ), Rockford, AL (3.9 miles ), Gantts Quarry, AL (3.9 miles) , New Site, AL (3.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 33.06 N, Longitude: 86.05 W
Area code: 256
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Goodwater detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 5 (2 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -207 (-11.3%).
Work and jobs in Goodwater: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Goodwater, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Goodwater-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 177% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/1/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the Goodwater city center killed 7 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 1/24/1964, a category F4 tornado 26.6 miles away from the city center killed 10 people and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Goodwater-area historical earthquake activity is below Alabama state average. It is 90% 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 73.5 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 77.7 miles away from Goodwater 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 73.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/19/2004 at 23:51:49, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/9/2004 at 08:56:10, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.8 miles away from Goodwater center
On 7/15/1995 at 01:03:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 97.6 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 Coosa County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 3, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Jamario Moon - Basketball player, Robert Daniel Carmichael - (1879-1967), mathematician.
Hospitals/medical centers near Goodwater:
Local government website: www.goodwater.org
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Goodwater:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Goodwater and their reported violations in the past:GOODWATER UTILITIES BOARD (Population served: 2370, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 28.9%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.4% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
41 people in nursing homes in 2000
Goodwater compared to Alabama state average:
Banks with branches in Goodwater (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Goodwater (based on Coosa County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.81%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
8.14% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,780 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.70% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,053 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Goodwater fatal accident list:
Feb 15, 1996 09:20 PM, I65, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 20, 1996 09:41 PM, 1256, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 23, 1985 05:45 PM, 1159, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 22, 1981 07:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 22, 1977 03:15 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $1,713,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,940
Total average daily truck traffic: 352
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 4,820
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Goodwater)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Goodwater)
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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