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Ancestries: United States (35.1%), English (9.6%), Irish (9.6%), German (4.7%), Polish (1.7%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%).
Current Local Time: CST time zone
Elevation: 938 feet
Land area: 15.3 square miles.
Population density: 98 people per square mile (very low).
Home Value Estimate
For population 25 years and over in Hackleburg:
High school or higher: 68.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.4%
Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Hackleburg town:
Never married: 20.0%
Now married: 56.3%
3 residents are foreign born
According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Hackleburg, Alabama as of October 09, 2015. The ratio of number of residents in Hackleburg to the number of sex offenders is 501 to 1. The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $196 (0.3%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $238 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, AL (52.9 miles , pop. 53,929).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (78.0 miles , pop. 242,820).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (523.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Hackleburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 140% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.3 miles away from the Hackleburg town center killed 28 peopleand injured 267 people.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 35.0 miles away from the town center killed 28 peopleand injured 272 people.
Hackleburg-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 77% 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 68.5 miles away from the city center On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 38.2 miles away from Hackleburg 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 126.6 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 170.1 miles away from the city 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 194.3 miles away from Hackleburg center On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 289.2 miles away from the city center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
The number of natural disasters in Marion County (17) is greater than the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12 Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 8, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Charles Moore (photographer) - Photojournalist.
Hospitals and medical centers near Hackleburg:
NORTHWEST MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 14 miles away; RUSSELLVILLE, AL)
HALEYVILLE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; HALEYVILLE, 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)
SOUTHERNCARE RUSSELLVILLE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; RUSSELLVILLE, AL)
Churches in Hackleburg include: Middle Church (A), Mars Hill Church (B), Hackleburg Freewill Baptist Church (C), Hackleburg Church of God of Prophecy (D), Hackleburg Church of Christ (E), First Methodist Church (F), First Baptist Church (G), Fairview Church (H), Union Hill Freewill Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Cemeteries: Miller Cemetery (1), Fairview Cemetery (2), Cedar Tree Cemetery (3), Lower Cemetery (4), Burnt House Cemetery (5), Cochran Family Cemetery (6), Union Hill Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations 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
Drinking water stations with addresses in Hackleburg and their reported violations in the past:
HACKLEBURG WATER BOARD (Population served: 2,520, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-09-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-09-2007), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2008)
MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-08-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-08-2007), St Public Notif received (FEB-16-2007), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-03-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-23-2012)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 31.5%
(30.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 77.3% for two or more races residents)
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
Hackleburg compared to Alabama state average:
Median household income below state average.
Median house value below state average.
Unemployed percentage below state average.
Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
Banks with branches in Hackleburg (2011 data):
PeoplesTrust Bank: Hackleburg Branch at 34888 U.S. Highway 43, branch established on 1997/06/30. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $87.1 mil, Deposits: $78.3 mil, headquarters in Hamilton, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Hometown Bancshares, Inc.
Religion statistics for Hackleburg town (based on Marion County data)
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
1.69 / 10,000 pop.
1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
0.34 / 10,000 pop.
0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
6.09 / 10,000 pop.
6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
5.75 / 10,000 pop.
5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Monthly full-time payroll
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Other Government Administration
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5.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,945 average adjusted gross income)
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:
Hackleburg, Camp Road (Lat: 34.269722 Lon: -87.840472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 127.4 m, Call Sign: WQPN392 Assigned Frequencies: 928.131 MHz, 952.131 MHz Grant Date: 07/05/2012, Expiration Date: 07/05/2022, Certifier: Larry F Butts Registrant: Levine, Blaszak, Block & Boothby, LLP, 2001 L Street, Nw, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 857-2574, Fax: (202) 223-0833, Email:
HACKLEBURG, 11690 County Hwy 345 (Lat: 34.276556 Lon: -87.848361), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 92 m, Overall height: 93.3 m, Call Sign: WQQT943 Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz Grant Date: 03/01/2013, Expiration Date: 03/01/2023, Certifier: John Monday Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N Greenville Ave., 1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:
Call Sign: KA4NXG, Licensee ID: L00175323 Grant Date: 03/14/2006, Expiration Date: 03/14/2016 Registrant: Micheal H Grissom, 296 County Hwy 118, Hackleburg, AL 35564
Call Sign: KG4AML, Licensee ID: L00308909 Grant Date: 10/19/1998, Expiration Date: 10/19/2008, Cancellation Date: 01/27/2001 Registrant: David A Brown, 192 Old Hackleburg Rd, Hackleburg, AL 35564
Call Sign: WA4QXB, Licensee ID: L00716165 Grant Date: 07/18/2003, Expiration Date: 08/24/2013 Registrant: Marvin C Moore, 3590 Co. Hwy 6, Hackleburg, AL 35564
Call Sign: K4NWX, Previous Call Sign: KG4AML, Licensee ID: L00308909 Grant Date: 01/27/2001, Expiration Date: 01/27/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/29/2013, Certifier: David A Brown Registrant: David A Brown, 192 Old Hackleburg Rd, Hackleburg, AL 35564
Call Sign: KK4MER, Licensee ID: L01740980 Grant Date: 10/19/2012, Expiration Date: 10/19/2022, Certifier: Timothy B Hood Registrant: Timothy B Hood, 8410 St Hwy 172, Hackleburg, AL 35564
Call Sign: AK4ZA, Licensee ID: L01741701 Grant Date: 10/23/2012, Expiration Date: 10/23/2022, Certifier: James A Szabo Registrant: James A Szabo, 411 Elmo Vance Rd, Hackleburg, AL 35564
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
Most common first names in Hackleburg, AL among deceased individuals
Most common last names in Hackleburg, AL among deceased individuals