Goodwater-Kellyton, Alabama

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Population in July 2007: 4,200.
Males: 2,154  (51.3%)
Females: 2,046  (48.7%)
Median resident age:  35.8 years
Alabama median age:  35.8 years

Zip code: 35072

Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,627 (it was $24,775 in 2000)
Goodwater-Kellyton:

$30,627
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,062 (it was $12,269 in 2000)

Goodwater-Kellyton CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $57,299 (it was $40,600 in 2000)
Goodwater-Kellyton:

$57,299
AL:

$122,700
  • Races in Goodwater-Kellyton, AL (2000)

    Goodwater-Kellyton races chart
    • 2,74559.5%Black alone
    • 1,79038.8%White alone
    • 350.8%Hispanic
    • 230.5%Two or more races
    • 110.2%American Indian alone
    • 60.1%Other race alone
    • 30.07%Asian alone

Races in Goodwater-Kellyton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Goodwater-Kellyton: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 97.4 square miles.

Population density: 43 people per square mile   (very low).

For population 25 years and over in Goodwater-Kellyton:

  • High school or higher: 54.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Goodwater-Kellyton CCD:

  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 50.7%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

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

Goodwater-Kellyton CCD:  0.5% ($199)
Alabama:  0.4% ($289)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Montgomery, AL (47.7 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (594.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Goodwater, AL (1.6 miles ), Kellyton, AL (1.9 miles ), Hackneyville, AL (2.8 miles ), Hollins, AL (2.8 miles ), Alexander City, AL (3.1 miles ), Ray, AL (3.1 miles ), Millerville-Hollins, AL (3.2 miles ), Hissop, AL (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 33.03 N, Longitude: 86.06 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 256

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Textile mills and textile products (23%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (7%)
  • Wood products (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Textile mills and textile products (30%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Apparel (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (5%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (21%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Cashiers (3%)

Work and jobs in Goodwater-Kellyton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Goodwater-Kellyton, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Goodwater-Kellyton-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/1/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.4 miles away from the Goodwater-Kellyton place 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 28.1 miles away from the place center killed 10 people and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Goodwater-Kellyton-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 81% 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 74.0 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 104.6 miles away from Goodwater-Kellyton 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 149.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 113.5 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 111.9 miles away from Goodwater-Kellyton center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 214.3 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 Coosa County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Goodwater-Kellyton:

  • BROWN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ALEXANDER CITY, AL)
  • RUSSELL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; ALEXANDER CITY, AL)
  • RUSSELL MEDICAL CENTER HOSPICE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; ALEXANDER CITY, AL)
  • SOUTHERN CARE ALEXANDER CITY (Hospital, about 9 miles away; ALEXANDER CITY, AL)
  • ADAMS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ALEXANDER CITY, AL)
  • CHAPMAN HEALTHCARE CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ALEXANDER CITY, AL)
  • COOSA VALLEY HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; SYLACAUGA, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Goodwater-Kellyton:

  • Southern Union State Community College (about 30 miles; Wadley, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,120)
  • Auburn University (about 45 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 22,741)
  • Faulkner University (about 46 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 46 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,092)
  • Tuskegee University (about 46 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • University of Montevallo (about 48 miles; Montevallo, AL; FT enrollment: 2,826)
  • Alabama State University (about 48 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 5,457)

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Notable locations in Goodwater-Kellyton: Kellyton Volunteer Fire and Rescue (A), Goodwater Fire Department and Ambulance Service (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Goodwater-Kellyton include: Marietta Church (A), Hatchet Springs Church (B), Church of God of Prophecy (C), Church of God (D), Bradford Methodist Church (E), Socapatoy Church (F), Kellyton United Methodist Church (G), Kellyton Emmanuel Holiness Church (H), Kellyton Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Jordan Cemetery (1), Socapatoy Cemetery (2), Memorial Gardens Cemetery (3), Kellyton Cemetery (4), Doctor Kellys Private Cemetery (5), Bradford Cemetery (6), Smyrna Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Holdridge Pond (A), Hallmans Lake (B), Jordan Lake (C), Baker Creek Lagoon (D), Bailey Lake (E), Peoples Lake Number 2 (F), Griffin Harris Lake (G), Swan Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Little Socapatoy Creek (A), Little Jacks Creek (B), Cat Creek (C), Mill Creek (D), Wildcat Creek (E), Topopkin Creek (F), Bow Creek (G), Camp Branch (H), Baker Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Goodwater-Kellyton: Ann Jordan Resort Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Coosa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.7%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.0%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

24.0%
Whole state:

16.1%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

8.7%
Whole state:

7.3%
44 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
317 people in state prisons in 2000
41 people in nursing homes in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.0
Alabama average:

13.2

Goodwater-Kellyton travel time to work - commute Goodwater-Kellyton mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Goodwater-Kellyton CCD (based on Coosa County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,18029
Black Protestant1,38810
Mainline Protestant57710
Other3-
None5,391-
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 convenience stores (no gas): 1
Coosa County:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Coosa County:

6.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.9%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Coosa County:

34.5%
Alabama:

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

8.6%
State:

13.5%

7.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,996 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.62%
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 Talladega County, AL  1.94% ($31,569 average AGI)
from Tallapoosa County, AL  1.91% ($22,281)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.45% ($24,400)


9.83% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,730 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.83%
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 Tallapoosa County, AL  2.95% ($24,059 average AGI)
to Talladega County, AL  2.22% ($27,329)
to Elmore County, AL  0.73% ($24,680)

Strongest AM radio stations in Goodwater-Kellyton:

  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRFS (1050 AM; 1 kW; ALEXANDER CITY, AL)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZZX (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LINEVILLE, AL; Owner: ROBERT A. PERRY)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WACV (1170 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Goodwater-Kellyton:

  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WTRB-FM (98.3 FM; SYLACAUGA, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZLM (97.3 FM; DADEVILLE, AL; Owner: GREAT SOUTH RFDC, LLC)
  • WLWI-FM (92.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTDR (92.7 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: JACOBS BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WASZ (95.5 FM; ASHLAND, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSTH-FM (106.1 FM; ALEXANDER CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXS (103.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVOK-FM (97.9 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WBAM-FM (98.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: DEEP SOUTH BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHHY-FM (101.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WSSY-FM (97.5 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: GREAT SOUTH RFDC, LLC)
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WELL-FM (88.7 FM; DADEVILLE, AL; Owner: TIGER COMMUNICATIONS EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WQNR (99.9 FM; TALLASSEE, AL; Owner: TIGER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Goodwater-Kellyton:

  • WAXC-LP (Channel 64; ALEXANDER CITY, AL; Owner: CABLE VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WNCF (Channel 32; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 32 MONTGOMERY LLC)
  • WMCF-TV (Channel 45; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • $2,205,000Total costs
  • 6,140Total average daily traffic
  • 848Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,368Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (31%)
  • Utility gas (29%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Goodwater-Kellyton compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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