Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hoover, AL (8.9 miles , pop. 62,742).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (15.8 miles , pop. 242,820).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (555.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Bessemer, AL (2.2 miles ), Helena, AL (2.4 miles ), Lipscomb, AL (2.7 miles ), Brighton, AL (2.8 miles ), Brantleyville, AL (2.9 miles ), Hueytown, AL (2.9 miles ), Hoover, AL (3.0 miles ), Pelham, AL (3.0 miles ).
Latitude: 33.32 N, Longitude: 86.94 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 205
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Greenwood: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
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Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Greenwood-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 243% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/4/1977, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 13.6 miles away from the Greenwood place center killed 22 people and injured 130 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/8/1998, a category F5 tornado 18.2 miles away from the place center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Greenwood-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 53% 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 19.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 58.7 miles away from Greenwood 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 74.1 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 23.4 miles away from the city 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 19.3 miles away from Greenwood 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 8.5 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).
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.492. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.3 miles away from the city center.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. There were 9 monitors within city limits.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 0.00468. This is significantly better than average. There were 16 monitors within city limits.
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
37 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Greenwood compared to Alabama state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Greenwood CCD (based on Jefferson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.13%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 135
Number of supercenters and club stores: 12
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 65
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 380
Number of full-service restaurants: 357
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,478 average adjusted gross income)
0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($307 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.61% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($46,640 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($192 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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