Hammondville, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 487 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.2%
 
Males: 232  (47.8%)
Females: 255  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  44.6 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 35989.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $45,250 (it was $33,056 in 2000)
Hammondville:

$45,250
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $35,102 (it was $20,582 in 2000)

Hammondville town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $131,794 (it was $63,600 in 2000)
Hammondville:

$131,794
AL:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $225,744; Detached houses: $258,723; Mobile homes: $35,223

Median gross rent in 2016: $820.

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  • Races in Hammondville, AL (2010)

    Hammondville races chart
    • 43188.3%White alone
    • 336.8%Hispanic
    • 163.3%Two or more races
    • 40.8%Black alone
    • 30.6%Asian alone
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hammondville: 83.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (27.1%), Irish (5.7%), English (5.0%), Scottish (3.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%), French (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 990 feet

Land area: 4.91 square miles.

Population density: 99 people per square mile   (very low).

Hammondville,AL real estate house value index trend

Hammondville, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Hammondville:

  • High school or higher: 76.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hammondville town:

  • Never married: 17.0%
  • Now married: 63.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.3%
Alabama:

3.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $530 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $257 (0.3%)

Hammondville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (39.1 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (90.2 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (515.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Valley Head, AL (1.1 miles ), Mentone, AL (1.8 miles ), Henagar, AL (2.7 miles ), Fort Payne, AL (3.0 miles ), Sylvania, AL (3.0 miles ), Ider, AL (3.1 miles ), Menlo, GA (3.3 miles ), Pine Ridge, AL (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $62,500
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $45,800
  • 2004: 6 buildings, average cost: $92,500
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $136,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $400,000
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $128,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.57 N, Longitude: 85.64 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 256

Hammondville household income distribution Hammondville home values distribution

Crime rates in Hammondville by Year
Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 102130
per 100,000 193.10.0367.0183.8548.40.0
Theft 613395
per 100,000 1,158.3187.3550.5551.51,645.3899.3
Auto thefts 000020
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0365.60.0
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 295.6) 59.87.547.734.9133.536.0

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Crime rate in Hammondville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Alabama average:

2.27
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.8%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +65 (+15.4%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Hammondville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Hammondville, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hammondville-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 106% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/19/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.1 miles away from the Hammondville town center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/6/2008, a category F4 tornado 13.4 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 12 people.

Earthquake activity:

Hammondville-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 79% 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 5.2 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 122.8 miles away from Hammondville center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 127.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 186.5 miles away from the city 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 296.2 miles away from Hammondville center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 268.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in DeKalb County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 18, Floods: 16, Tornadoes: 14, Winds: 8, Hurricanes: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hammondville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hammondville:

  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF FORT PAYNE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; FORT PAYNE, AL)
  • CROWNE HEALTH CARE OF FT PAYNE (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FORT PAYNE, AL)
  • DEKALB REGIONAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; FORT PAYNE, AL)
  • AMERICA'S BEST CARE PLUS, INC (Hospital, about 12 miles away; RAINSVILLE, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hammondville:

  • Northeast Alabama Community College (about 16 miles; Rainsville, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,409)
  • Berry College (about 33 miles; Mount Berry, GA; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College (about 36 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,629)
  • Georgia Highlands College (about 38 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,071)
  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 39 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 10,158)
  • Dalton State College (about 39 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,846)
  • Snead State Community College (about 40 miles; Boaz, AL; FT enrollment: 2,023)

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Notable location: Hammondville Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Hammondville include: House of Prayer Church (A), White Hall Church (B), Bethel Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Davenport Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Hawkins Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bethel Branch (A), Hammondville Branch (B), Thomas Branch (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

DeKalb 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 58.7. This is better than average.

City:

58.7
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.44. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.44
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.27
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 22.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 13.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.0
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 6.3%
(6.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  76.6%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.3%
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:

11.8
Alabama average:

12.0

Hammondville travel time to work - commute Hammondville mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hammondville town (based on DeKalb County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant32,536144
Mainline Protestant3,92536
Catholic2,6571
Other2522
Black Protestant-1
None31,739-
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: 12
DeKalb County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
DeKalb County:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 38
Here:

5.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.1%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
DeKalb County:

31.7%
Alabama:

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

20.7%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hammondville:

49.3%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.7%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hammondville:

19.0%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.1%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.6%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

56.5%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Hammondville:

78.2%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hammondville, 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
Other Government Administration 1$1,913$22,956650$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,130$25,5600$0
Totals for Government 2$4,043$24,258650$0

5.08% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,591 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.08%
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 Marshall County, AL  0.82% ($23,344 average AGI)
from Jackson County, AL  0.75% ($23,246)
from Etowah County, AL  0.35% ($21,474)


4.95% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,342 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.95%
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 Marshall County, AL  0.99% ($24,626 average AGI)
to Jackson County, AL  0.65% ($29,083)
to Etowah County, AL  0.30% ($26,239)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hammondville:

  • WQRX (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VALLEY HEAD, AL; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WZOB (1250 AM; 5 kW; FORT PAYNE, AL; Owner: CENTRAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGTA (950 AM; 5 kW; SUMMERVILLE, GA; Owner: AZTECA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WZQZ (1180 AM; daytime; 5 kW; TRION, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFPA (1400 AM; 1 kW; FORT PAYNE, AL; Owner: DEKALB COUNTY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hammondville:

  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WATG (95.7 FM; TRION, GA; Owner: TTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WKEA-FM (98.3 FM; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: KEA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMXN-FM (101.7 FM; STEVENSON, AL; Owner: KEA RADIO, INC.)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMXF-FM (97.3 FM; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • W215BA (90.9 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WKCX (97.7 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: BRIAR CREEK BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQTU (102.3 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: MCDOUGALD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJCK (88.3 FM; PIEDMONT, AL; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W212AR (90.3 FM; LINDALE, GA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKXJ (98.1 FM; SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Hammondville:

  • W64BJ (Channel 64; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WELF (Channel 23; DALTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Hammondville fatal accident list:

Jan 3, 2014 01:30 PM, Sr-117, Lat: 34.59375, Lon: -85.64016, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 4, 1996 10:15 AM, Sr7, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 15, 1995 10:47 PM, Sr7, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Oct 21, 1993 06:13 PM, Sr7, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Nov 4, 1993 03:35 PM, Sr7, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Mar 17, 1989 09:10 AM, I59, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 18m59ftTotal length
  • $4,086,000Total costs
  • 24,270Total average daily traffic
  • 6,080Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Hammondville)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BI03MR074, Dugout Valley Road (Lat: 34.591611 Lon: -85.640417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQVK386
    Assigned Frequencies: 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHzGrant Date: 03/10/2015, Expiration Date: 03/10/2025, Certifier: Kyle B EntzRegistrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Hammondville

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (79%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Wood (3%)

Hammondville compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
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