Gu-Win, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 174 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.7%
 
Males: 77  (44.4%)
Females: 97  (55.6%)
Median resident age:  32.8 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 35563.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $42,955 (it was $29,375 in 2000)
Gu-Win:

$42,955
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $25,737 (it was $16,868 in 2000)

Gu-Win town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $91,471 (it was $42,000 in 2000)
Gu-Win:

$91,471
AL:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $191,030; Detached houses: $238,730; Mobile homes: $11,084

Median gross rent in 2016: $676.

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  • Races in Gu-Win, AL (2010)

    Gu-Win races chart
    • 14984.7%White alone
    • 95.1%Black alone
    • 74.0%American Indian alone
    • 74.0%Hispanic
    • 42.3%Two or more races

Races in Gu-Win detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Gu-Win: 81.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (50.9%), French (7.5%), Italian (3.8%), English (1.9%), Irish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 558 feet

Land area: 1.92 square miles.

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

Gu-Win,AL real estate house value index trend

Gu-Win, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Gu-Win:

  • High school or higher: 82.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gu-Win town:

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 53.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

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

Gu-Win town:  0.5% ($199)
Alabama:  0.4% ($289)
Gu-Win satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (54.9 miles , pop. 77,906).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (67.6 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (520.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Guin, AL (1.7 miles ), Twin, AL (1.8 miles ), Winfield, AL (2.0 miles ), Russell, AL (2.6 miles ), Brilliant, AL (2.8 miles ), Beaverton, AL (2.9 miles ), Glen Allen, AL (3.0 miles ), Hamilton, AL (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 33.95 N, Longitude: 87.87 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 205

Gu-Win household income distribution Gu-Win home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.1%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +10 (+5.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (18%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (16%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (48%)
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (24%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (21%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (17%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Gu-Win: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Gu-Win, Alabama

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Tornado activity:

Gu-Win-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 141% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 17.0 miles away from the Gu-Win town center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 42.4 miles away from the town center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.

Earthquake activity:

Gu-Win-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 51.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 16.0 miles away from Gu-Win 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 133.7 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 181.8 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 90.0 miles away from Gu-Win center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 211.8 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 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).
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Hospitals and medical centers near Gu-Win:

  • FMC NORTHWEST ALABAMA KIDNEY CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; WINFIELD, AL)
  • SOUTHERN CARE, LLC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; GUIN, AL)
  • FMC HAMILTON (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; HAMILTON, AL)
  • MARION REGIONAL HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; HAMILTON, AL)
  • MARION REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; HAMILTON, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gu-Win:

  • Bevill State Community College (about 36 miles; Jasper, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,970)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 39 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,489)
  • Mississippi University for Women (about 45 miles; Columbus, MS; FT enrollment: 2,565)
  • The University of Alabama (about 55 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 30,931)
  • Northwest-Shoals Community College (about 56 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; FT enrollment: 2,702)
  • Shelton State Community College (about 61 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • University of North Alabama (about 61 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,886)

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Church in Gu-Win: Gu -Win Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Marion County Memorial Gardens (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: 11.1%
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.0%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.9%
Whole state:  4.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

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

Gu-Win travel time to work - commute Gu-Win mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Gu-Win 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:
Gu-Win:

38.3%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

39.7%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.8
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

31.9%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

16.4%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Gu-Win:

7.2
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

31.1%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

53.1%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

87.0%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Gu-Win, 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

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 Gu-Win:

  • WKXM (1300 AM; 5 kW; WINFIELD, AL; Owner: AD-MEDIA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • WERH (970 AM; 5 kW; HAMILTON, AL; Owner: KATE F. FITE)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WVSA (1380 AM; 5 kW; VERNON, AL; Owner: LAMAR CTY. B/CING. CO., INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WLDX (990 AM; 1 kW; FAYETTE, AL; Owner: THOMLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFTO (1330 AM; 5 kW; FULTON, MS; Owner: AIR SOUTH RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gu-Win:

  • WKXM-FM (105.9 FM; WINFIELD, AL; Owner: AD-MEDIA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJEC (106.5 FM; VERNON, AL; Owner: LAMAR COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSYE (93.3 FM; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WTXT (98.1 FM; FAYETTE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJBB-FM (92.7 FM; HALEYVILLE, AL; Owner: HALEYVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WERH-FM (92.1 FM; HAMILTON, AL; Owner: KATE F. FITE)

TV broadcast stations around Gu-Win:

  • 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)
  • W46DF (Channel 46; HAMILTON, AL; Owner: WMTY, INC.)
  • W39CD (Channel 38; FULTON, MS; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Gu-Win fatal accident list:

May 24, 1997 11:50 PM, Sr118, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 15, 1996 09:55 AM, Sr118, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Aug 22, 1992 09:15 PM, Sr43, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Apr 4, 1986 04:00 PM, 78, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
May 6, 1979 04:30 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 11, 1978 07:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • $1,419,000Total costs
  • 4,820Total average daily traffic
  • 674Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,265Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Utility gas (35%)
  • Wood (7%)

Gu-Win compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black 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.
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