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Population in 2012: 8,343 (80% urban, 20% rural). Population change since 2000: +12.8%
 

Males: 3,751  (45.0%)
Females: 4,592  (55.0%)

Median resident age:  43.9 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 35976.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,657 (it was $29,882 in 2000)
Guntersville:

$32,657
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,518

Guntersville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $165,589 (it was $93,700 in 2000)
Guntersville:

$165,589
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $217,579; Detached houses: $228,277; Townhouses or other attached units: $135,585; In 2-unit structures: $183,774; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $269,536; Mobile homes: $30,266; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $44,923

Median gross rent in 2012: $606.

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  • White alone - 6,746 (81.9%)
  • Black alone - 946 (11.5%)
  • Hispanic - 230 (2.8%)
  • Asian alone - 203 (2.5%)
  • Two or more races - 96 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 6 (0.07%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.05%)

Races in Guntersville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Guntersville: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: Irish (15.9%), English (14.8%), United States (12.2%), German (7.8%), French (3.8%), Scottish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 640 feet

Land area: 23.6 square miles.

Population density: 353 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Guntersville:

  • High school or higher: 79.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Guntersville city:

  • Never married: 25.2%
  • Now married: 47.2%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

417 residents are foreign born

This city:  5.1%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 25 registered sex offenders living in Guntersville, Alabama as of October 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Guntersville to the number of sex offenders is 334 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $572 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $602 (0.4%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntsville, AL (30.5 miles , pop. 158,216).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (64.3 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (523.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Albertville, AL (2.7 miles ), Union Grove, AL (3.1 miles) , Grant, AL (3.3 miles ), Arab, AL (3.4 miles ), Douglas, AL (3.5 miles ), Boaz, AL (3.6 miles ), New Hope, AL (3.8 miles ), New Union, AL (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 27 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 1998: 20 buildings, average cost: $132,200
  • 1999: 61 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2000: 28 buildings, average cost: $108,200
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $151,100
  • 2002: 28 buildings, average cost: $152,700
  • 2003: 23 buildings, average cost: $165,300
  • 2004: 19 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2005: 39 buildings, average cost: $159,700
  • 2006: 62 buildings, average cost: $161,800
  • 2007: 34 buildings, average cost: $198,500
  • 2008: 21 buildings, average cost: $243,200
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $168,300
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $203,200
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $261,600
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $261,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.35 N, Longitude: 86.29 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,523 (+54.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,511 (50.1%)

Area code: 256

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Crime rates in Guntersville by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0100205000
per 100,000 0.013.40.00.026.00.058.80.00.00.0
Rapes 01144721763
per 100,000 0.0147.553.252.891.123.911.879.872.936.0
Robberies 51279121498718
per 100,000 67.3160.993.1118.7156.1167.6105.891.285.0216.2
Assaults 70627245444226194123
per 100,000 942.9831.1958.0593.5572.3502.9305.5216.5497.8276.2
Burglaries 125153190146156146140N/A186144
per 100,000 1683.72050.92527.91925.62029.11748.31645.1N/A2258.41729.3
Thefts 580516606587635535583556595594
per 100,000 7812.56916.98062.87742.08259.66406.46850.86336.27224.47133.4
Auto thefts 22362923472733292828
per 100,000 296.3482.6385.8303.4611.3323.3387.8330.5340.0336.3
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A10N/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A11.40.0N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.9) 640.1790.0765.2642.4779.7554.8617.9N/A635.0562.2

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Crime rate in Guntersville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 46 (33 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.96
Alabama average:

2.28

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Guntersville, Alabama accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.0%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +230 (+3.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Guntersville-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 288% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/18/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the Guntersville city center killed 3 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/11/1963, a category F4 tornado 18.7 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 6 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Guntersville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 39.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 85.4 miles away from Guntersville center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 98.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 26.9 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 84.2 miles away from Guntersville center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 84.8 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 Marshall County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 15, Floods: 14, Tornadoes: 10, Winds: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Guntersville topographic map

Birthplace of: Willard Scissum - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Guntersville:

  • FMC LAKEVIEW (Dialysis Facility, 45 MEDICAL PARK DR., STE A)
  • MARSHALL COUNTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, 150 JUDY SMITH DRIVE)
  • MEDICAL CENTERS HOMECARE (Home Health Center, 11687 US HWY 431)
  • MARSHALL MEDICAL CENTER NORTH (Hospital, provides emergency services, 8000 ALABAMA HIGHWAY 69)
  • BARFIELD HEALTH CARE INC (Nursing Home, 22444 HIGHWAY 431)
  • MARSHALL MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 3120 NORTH STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Guntersville, AL

Airports located in Guntersville:


Local government website: www.guntersvilleal.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Guntersville:

  • Gadsden State Community College (about 31 miles; Gadsden, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,222)
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 33 miles; Huntsville, AL; FT enrollment: 5,084)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 34 miles; Hanceville, AL; FT enrollment: 3,575)
  • Alabama A & M University (about 35 miles; Normal, AL; FT enrollment: 4,473)
  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 43 miles; Tanner, AL; FT enrollment: 4,995)
  • Jacksonville State University (about 48 miles; Jacksonville, AL; FT enrollment: 6,251)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 54 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,273)

Public high schools in Guntersville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Guntersville:

Private elementary/middle school in Guntersville:

  • LAKE CITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 53; Location: 5025 SPRING CREEK DR; Grades: PK - 5)
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Library in Guntersville:

  • GUNTERSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $329,003; Location: 1240 O'BRIG AVENUE; 53,708 books; 1,727 audio materials; 1,709 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 79 state licensed databases; 87 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Guntersville: Guntersville Lake Yacht Club (A), Guntersville Marina (B), Val Monte Country Club (C), Val Monte Marina (D), Spring Creek Marina (E), Marshall County Courthouse (F), Guntersville Recreation Center (G), Guntersville Fire Rescue Station 1 (H), Guntersville Fire Rescue Station 2 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: South Gate Shopping Center (1), Lake Shopping Center (2), Finlay Plaza Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Guntersville include: Rehobeth Missionary Baptist Church (A), Pine Grove Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), Piney Grove Church (D), Valley View Church (E), Happy Home Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Cox Cemetery (1), Crestview Cemetery (2), King Chapel Cemetery (3), Kirby Cemetery (4), Guntersville City Cemetery (5), Happy Home Cemetery (6), Rehobeth Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rocky Branch (A), Polecat Branch (B), Minky Creek (C), Hurricane Branch (D), Duvall Branch (E), Dry Creek (F), Browns Creek (G), Big Spring Creek (H), Town Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Guntersville include: Big Spring Creek Small Wild Area (1), Guntersville Municipal Park (2), Lake Guntersville State Park (3), David Crockett Visit Lions Club Park (4), Ogletree Park (5), Tom Jackson Park (6), Marshall County Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Holiday Lodge Motel (3233 Highway 79 South) (1), Super 8 Motel-Lake Guntersville (14341 USHighway 431) (2), Guntersville-Days Inn (14040 Us Highway 431) (3), Village Inn (21761 US Highway 431) (4), Days Inn (14040 USHighway 431) (5), Lakeview Inn (Highway 431 South) (6), Bed & Breakfast Lake Guntersville (2204 Scott Street) (7), Hampton Inn (14451 Us Highway 431) (8), Overlook Mountain Inn (13045 USHighway 431) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Marshall County - Judge Of Probate- Probate Office Marshall County- Probate C (1925 Gunter Avenue) (1), Marshall County Court Referral Services (2209 Ringold Street) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Marshall County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.4. This is about average.
City:

31.4
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.61. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.61
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Guntersville that have no violations reported:

  • GUNTERSVILLE WATER WORKS & SEWER BOARD (Population served: 11590, Primary Water Source Type: Surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.3%
(19.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.6% for Black residents, 42.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 58.8% for other race residents, 57.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  64.0%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.0%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Guntersville, AL

People in group quarters in Guntersville in 2010:

  • 214 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 194 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 28 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 9 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Guntersville in 2000:

  • 195 people in nursing homes
  • 167 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 43 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 23 people in other group homes

Guntersville compared to Alabama state average:

Guntersville, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Guntersville (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank & Trust: Mobile Messenger Servie at 404 Gunter Avenue, branch established on 2003/03/03; at 404 Gunter Avenue, branch established on 2003/03/03. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $286.8 mil, Deposits: $241.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens B & T Holdings, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Guntersville Branch at 600 Gunter Avenue, branch established on 1988/09/06. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • The Southern Bank Company: 2204 Henry Street Branch at 2204 Henry Street, branch established on 1936/06/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $101.8 mil, Deposits: $74.6 mil, headquarters in Gadsden, AL, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Banc Company, Inc., The
  • FNB Bank: Jackson Financial Services Branch at 1410 Gunter Avenue, branch established on 1991/03/18. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $354.1 mil, Deposits: $312.5 mil, headquarters in Scottsboro, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Fns Bancshares, Inc.
  • Peoples Bank of Alabama: Guntersville at 14340 Highway 431 North, branch established on 1998/10/05. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $511.3 mil, Deposits: $426.1 mil, headquarters in Cullman, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Altrust Financial Services, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Gunter Avenue Branch at 400 Gunter Avenue, branch established on 1917/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • BancorpSouth Bank: Guntersville Branch at 1301 Gunter Avenue, branch established on 1977/02/01. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Guntersville Branch at 1302 Gunter Avenue, branch established on 1998/12/02. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Cadence Bank, N.A.: Guntersville Branch at 2125 Henry Street, branch established on 1995/04/03. Info updated 2011/12/14: Bank assets: $3,909.7 mil, Deposits: $3,124.0 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: Cadence Bancorp Llc

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Guntersville, Alabama:

  • Best Western Regal Inn, 4740 Hwy 431 South, Guntersville, AL 35976 , Phone: (256) 582-8444
  • Best Western Plus Lake Guntersville, 2140 Gunter Ave, Guntersville, AL 35976 , Phone: (256) 582-2220, Fax: (256) 582-2059
  • Lake Guntersville State Park & Lodge, 1155 LDG Dr, Guntersville, AL 35976 , Phone: (256) 571-5440, Fax: (256) 571-5459
  • Covenant Cove Lodge & Marina, 7001 Val Monte Dr, Guntersville, AL 35976 , Phone: (256) 582-1000, Fax: (256) 582-1385
  • Days Inn Guntersville, 14040 Hwy 431 S, Guntersville, AL 35976 , Phone: (256) 582-3200, Fax: (256) 582-1270
  • Super 8 Motel, 14341 US Hwy 431 S, Guntersville, AL 35976 , Phone: (256) 582-8444, Fax: (256) 582-8435
  • Hampton Inn Guntersville, 14451 Us Hwy 431 S, Guntersville, AL 35976 , Phone: (256) 582-4176, Fax: (256) 264-7111
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Guntersville, Alabama

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Guntersville travel time to work - commute


Guntersville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Utility gas (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

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Religion statistics for Guntersville city (based on Marshall County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.27%
Here65.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic Church
Adherents70.4%13.3%4.5%3.5%1.9%
Congregations47.6%16.8%10.6%6.3%0.5%
NameAssemblies of GodEpiscopal ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents1.6%1.4%0.8%0.7%2.0%
Congregations3.4%1.0%0.5%1.0%12.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 17
Marshall County:

1.94 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Marshall County:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 67
Marshall County:

7.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 60
Here:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.4%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Marshall County:

27.4%
Alabama:

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

17.3%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 10$33,349$40,0190$0
Judicial and Legal 3$8,440$33,7601$1,260
Police Protection - Officers 22$68,762$37,5072$1,114
Police - Other 2$4,151$24,9060$0
Firefighters 31$72,183$27,9420$0
Fire - Other 4$17,280$51,8400$0
Streets and Highways 23$53,061$27,6841$830
Airports 1$2,688$32,2561$824
Welfare 2$5,021$30,1261$1,072
Solid Waste Management 28$62,189$26,6520$0
Sewerage 6$24,571$49,1420$0
Parks and Recreation 12$29,515$29,5156$2,737
Water Supply 13$48,597$44,8591$403
Electric Power 22$79,970$43,6200$0
Transit 3$6,332$25,3283$4,191
Local Libraries 5$12,963$31,1114$2,502
Other and Unallocable 16$45,648$34,2361$1,030
Totals for Government 203$574,720$33,97421$15,963

Guntersville government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $1,875,000 ($224.74)
    Welfare - Other: $97,000 ($11.63)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $14,303,000 ($1714.37)
    Water Utilities: $1,541,000 ($184.71)
    Police Protection: $1,254,000 ($150.31)
    General Public Buildings: $1,051,000 ($125.97)
    Sewerage: $1,026,000 ($122.98)
    Fire Protection: $873,000 ($104.64)
    Solid Waste Management: $802,000 ($96.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $765,000 ($91.69)
    Financial Administration: $748,000 ($89.66)
    Regular Highways: $500,000 ($59.93)
    General - Other: $325,000 ($38.95)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $297,000 ($35.60)
    Transit Utilities: $169,000 ($20.26)
    Central Staff Services: $89,000 ($10.67)
    Air Transportation: $76,000 ($9.11)
    Welfare - Other: $45,000 ($5.39)
    Corrections - Other: $44,000 ($5.27)
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $10,000 ($1.20)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $10,000 ($1.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $392,000 ($46.99)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $85,000 ($10.19)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $158,000 ($18.94)
    Police Protection: $151,000 ($18.10)
    Transit Utilities: $76,000 ($9.11)
    Fire Protection: $63,000 ($7.55)
    Parks & Recreation: $58,000 ($6.95)
    Welfare - Other: $22,000 ($2.64)
    General - Other: $16,000 ($1.92)
    Regular Highways: $15,000 ($1.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($0.84)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,677,000 ($560.59)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $390,000 ($46.75)

Guntersville government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $20,000 ($2.40)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,220,000 ($146.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $699,000 ($83.78)
    All Other: $417,000 ($49.98)
    Parks & Recreation: $134,000 ($16.06)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,333,000 ($159.77)
    Electric Utilities: $275,000 ($32.96)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Electric Utilities: $302,000 ($36.20)
    Water Utilities: $41,000 ($4.91)
    Housing & Community Development: $23,000 ($2.76)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $549,000 ($65.80)
    General Revenue, NEC: $276,000 ($33.08)
    Rents: $51,000 ($6.11)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $15,345,000 ($1839.27)
    Water Utilities: $1,809,000 ($216.83)
    Transit Utilities: $121,000 ($14.50)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $287,000 ($34.40)
    Highways: $60,000 ($7.19)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $6,107,000 ($731.99)
    Property: $1,025,000 ($122.86)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $783,000 ($93.85)
    NEC: $527,000 ($63.17)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $148,000 ($17.74)
    Tobacco Sales: $106,000 ($12.71)
    Public Utilities: $38,000 ($4.55)
    Motor Vehicle License: $25,000 ($3.00)

Guntersville government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $7,801,000 ($935.04)
    Industrial Revenue: $3,400,000 ($407.53)
    Electric Utilities: $215,000 ($25.77)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $2,183,000 ($261.66)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,136,000 ($256.02)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Elementary & Secondary Education: $2,123,000 ($254.46)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,037,000 ($244.16)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $7,565,000 ($906.75)
    Industrial Revenue: $2,950,000 ($353.59)
    Electric Utilities: $190,000 ($22.77)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $450,000 ($53.94)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $236,000 ($28.29)
    Other, NEC: $99,000 ($11.87)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $60,000 ($7.19)
    Electric Utilities: $25,000 ($3.00)

Guntersville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $13,684,000 ($1640.18)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,571,000 ($547.88)

6.49% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,083 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.49%
Alabama average:

6.81%

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:
from Etowah County, AL  0.84% ($25,881 average AGI)
from DeKalb County, AL  0.66% ($26,219)
from Madison County, AL  0.66% ($48,656)


5.86% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,156 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
Alabama average:

6.16%

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:
to Madison County, AL  0.94% ($37,276 average AGI)
to Etowah County, AL  0.88% ($25,539)
to DeKalb County, AL  0.67% ($21,706)

Strongest AM radio stations in Guntersville:

  • WGSV (1270 AM; 1 kW; GUNTERSVILLE, AL; Owner: GUNTERSVILLE B/CING. CO.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WAVU (630 AM; 1 kW; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWGC (1090 AM; daytime; 1 kW; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: MVB, INC)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WAAX (570 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDJL (1000 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: JAMES K. SHARP DBA 5TH AVE BROADCASTING)

Strongest FM radio stations in Guntersville:

  • WTWX-FM (95.9 FM; GUNTERSVILLE, AL; Owner: GUNTERSVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJIA (88.5 FM; GUNTERSVILLE, AL; Owner: LAKE CITY EDUCATIONAL B/CASTING INC.)
  • WAFN-FM (92.7 FM; ARAB, AL; Owner: FUN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WRSA-FM (96.9 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: NCA, INC.)
  • W298AF (107.5 FM; HADEN, AL; Owner: HADEN RADIO COMPANY)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLRH (89.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WXQW (94.1 FM; MERIDIANVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W293AH (106.5 FM; NORMAL, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • W249BB (97.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W275AA (102.9 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ARCHIE C. BOBO, PERSONAL REP. OF DORSEY E. NEWMAN ESTATE)
  • W300AH (107.9 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PORTER L. BATTS)
  • W202BV (88.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKEA-FM (98.3 FM; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: KEA RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTT-FM (95.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WKXX (102.9 FM; ATTALLA, AL; Owner: BROADCAST MEDIA LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Guntersville:

  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W64BJ (Channel 64; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WAAY-TV (Channel 31; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF HUNTSVILLE LICENSE LLC)
  • WHNT-TV (Channel 19; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W67CO (Channel 67; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Guntersville, Alabama:
  • Fatal accident count: 71
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 125
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 26
  • Fatalities: 80
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 214
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 7
Alabama average:
  • Fatal accident count: 105
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 164
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 115
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 269
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 10

See more detailed statistics of Guntersville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10
Total length: 225 meters (738ft)
Total costs: $105,114,000
Total average daily traffic: 57,065
Total average daily truck traffic: 5,393
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 90,687

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Guntersville, AL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Guntersville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 94 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Guntersville, AL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 97 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Guntersville)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Guntersville)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 26 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 106
  • Hazardous Condition: 15
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Guntersville


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Guntersville, AL

Most common first names in Guntersville, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James15969.4 years
William13673.5 years
Mary12377.5 years
John11473.6 years
Robert10369.5 years
Charles7169.2 years
Thomas5274.6 years
Willie4475.8 years
George3873.2 years
Henry3473.7 years
Most common last names in Guntersville, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9973.1 years
Moore5868.4 years
Jones5173.2 years
King4876.8 years
Johnson4671.2 years
Brown4477.5 years
Martin3770.3 years
Williams3374.6 years
Davis3373.5 years
Sims3367.1 years
Businesses in Guntersville, AL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Nike2
Applebee's1Pizza Hut1
Arby's1Quiznos1
Best Western1RadioShack1
Burger King1Rue211
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Chick-Fil-A1Staples1
Cracker Barrel1Subway1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
Days Inn1T-Mobile2
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx4U-Haul3
H&R Block1UPS5
Jones New York2Verizon Wireless1
KFC1Waffle House1
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Lowe's1Wendy's1
Maurices1YMCA1
McDonald's1
Browse common businesses in Guntersville, AL


Guntersville on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Clothing and clothing accessories, including shoe, stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fatal accidents per 100,000 population from 1975 to 2008 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Farm product raw material merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Jewelry, luggage, and leather goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers in 2006 per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other group homes (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of births per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Total of 52 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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