Hartselle, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 14,373 (92% urban, 8% rural).
Population change since 2000: +19.6%
 
Males: 7,330  (51.0%)
Females: 7,043  (49.0%)
Median resident age:

40.9 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 35640.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $58,282 (it was $40,461 in 2000)
Hartselle:

$58,282
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,868 (it was $20,727 in 2000)

Hartselle city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $150,697 (it was $88,300 in 2000)
Hartselle:

$150,697
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $169,868; detached houses: $163,812; townhouses or other attached units: $208,076; mobile homes: $50,635

Median gross rent in 2017: $645.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hartselle: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 8.1%
(4.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.2% for Black residents, 38.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 49.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Hartselle, AL (2017)
    • 12,45886.1%White alone
    • 1,2138.4%Black alone
    • 4072.8%Asian alone
    • 1931.3%Hispanic
    • 1310.9%Two or more races
    • 110.08%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 44 registered sex offenders living in Hartselle, Alabama as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hartselle is 330 to 1.


Crime rates in Hartselle by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(30.9)
1
(7.6)
4
(29.3)
6
(43.4)
4
(28.4)
2
(14.0)
3
(20.9)
2
(13.9)
0
(0.0)
5
(34.4)
1
(6.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.9)
3
(20.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(15.5)
1
(7.6)
1
(7.3)
3
(21.7)
2
(14.2)
0
(0.0)
4
(27.9)
3
(20.9)
4
(27.5)
2
(13.8)
1
(6.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.9)
2
(13.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
21
(162.2)
6
(45.5)
7
(51.3)
7
(50.7)
10
(71.1)
6
(42.1)
13
(90.8)
16
(111.3)
15
(103.0)
11
(75.8)
49
(337.7)
18
(123.8)
20
(137.9)
56
(389.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
45
(347.7)
54
(409.2)
72
(527.5)
89
(644.2)
88
(625.4)
80
(561.1)
89
(621.3)
78
(542.4)
63
(432.6)
33
(227.3)
38
(261.9)
35
(240.7)
35
(241.3)
57
(396.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
290
(2,240)
263
(1,993)
376
(2,755)
341
(2,468)
429
(3,049)
457
(3,205)
352
(2,457)
306
(2,128)
277
(1,902)
284
(1,956)
270
(1,861)
277
(1,905)
260
(1,793)
269
(1,870)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(115.9)
11
(83.3)
12
(87.9)
17
(123.1)
26
(184.8)
23
(161.3)
17
(118.7)
16
(111.3)
20
(137.3)
14
(96.4)
13
(89.6)
20
(137.6)
16
(110.3)
27
(187.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0
(0.0)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)185.0147.6190.0205.1236.0200.0194.6171.6146.2148.7175.1128.8132.6216.3

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Hartselle, AL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.42
Alabama average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (28.3%), English (10.9%), Irish (10.0%), German (3.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.8%), French (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 669 feet

Land area: 14.9 square miles.

Population density: 968 people per square mile   (low).

Hartselle, Alabama map

325 residents are foreign born (0.4% Latin America).

This city:

2.3%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $491 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $558 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, AL (10.0 miles , pop. 53,929).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (63.8 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (513.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Falkville, AL (2.3 miles ),
Danville, AL (2.5 miles ),
Priceville, AL (2.6 miles ),
Somerville, AL (2.9 miles ),
Decatur, AL (3.2 miles ),
Speake-Oakville, AL (3.5 miles ),
Vinemont, AL (3.6 miles ),
Mooresville, AL (3.7 miles)

Latitude: 34.44 N, Longitude: 86.94 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The City of Southern Hospitality

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,410 (-9.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,759 (26.2%)

Area code: 256

Distribution of median household income in Hartselle, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hartselle, AL in 2017
Hartselle satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 82 buildings, average cost: $78,900
  • 1998: 99 buildings, average cost: $85,300
  • 1999: 102 buildings, average cost: $86,100
  • 2000: 73 buildings, average cost: $82,400
  • 2001: 79 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 2002: 121 buildings, average cost: $75,400
  • 2003: 138 buildings, average cost: $78,900
  • 2004: 93 buildings, average cost: $104,600
  • 2005: 106 buildings, average cost: $102,400
  • 2006: 99 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 2007: 87 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 2008: 38 buildings, average cost: $122,800
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $90,200
  • 2010: 49 buildings, average cost: $151,300
  • 2011: 22 buildings, average cost: $103,900
  • 2012: 29 buildings, average cost: $106,200
  • 2013: 39 buildings, average cost: $124,600
  • 2014: 37 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2015: 34 buildings, average cost: $121,300
  • 2016: 40 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2017: 38 buildings, average cost: $132,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Hartselle, AL residents
Average permit cost in Hartselle, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Alabama:

3.8%
Historical population in Hartselle, AL
Historical housing units in Hartselle, AL

Population change in the 1990s: +843 (+7.5%).
Most common industries in Hartselle, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (7.9%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.7%)
  • Chemicals (6.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.9%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.7%)
  • Educational services (12.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Social assistance (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Hartselle, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Engineers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.2%)
  • Registered nurses (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.6%)

Average climate in Hartselle, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hartselle, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 61.5. This is better than average.

City:

61.5
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 5.26. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.26
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 1.61. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.61
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.52. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.52
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Hartselle-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 166% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 5.3 miles away from the Hartselle city center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 19.0 miles away from the city center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

Earthquake activity:

Hartselle-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 78% 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 74.9 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 73.9 miles away from Hartselle center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 71.7 miles away from Hartselle 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 282.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 208.9 miles away from Hartselle 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 218.9 miles away from Hartselle center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Morgan County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Hurricanes: 3, 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).
Hartselle topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hartselle:

  • SUMMERFORD NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; FALKVILLE, AL)
  • HGA HOMECARE OF DECATUR (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; DECATUR, AL)
  • FALKVILLE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; FALKVILLE, AL)
  • ALACARE HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; DECATUR, AL)
  • PARKWAY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; DECATUR, AL)
  • DECATUR MORGAN HOSPITAL-DECATUR CAMPUS Acute Care Hospitals (about 11 miles away; DECATUR, AL)
  • MORGAN COUNTY HOME CARE AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; DECATUR, AL)

Airports and heliports located in Hartselle:

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Operable nuclear power plants near Hartselle:

  • 11 miles: Browns Ferry 1 and 2 in Decatur, AL.
  • 11 miles: Browns Ferry 3 in Decatur, AL.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hartselle:

  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 15 miles; Tanner, AL; Full-time enrollment: 7,911)
  • Athens State University (about 26 miles; Athens, AL; FT enrollment: 2,771)
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 27 miles; Huntsville, AL; FT enrollment: 6,006)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 27 miles; Hanceville, AL; FT enrollment: 4,486)
  • Alabama A & M University (about 32 miles; Normal, AL; FT enrollment: 4,524)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 46 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,970)
  • Northwest-Shoals Community College (about 47 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; FT enrollment: 2,702)

Public high school in Hartselle:

Private high school in Hartselle:

  • BETHEL BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 118, Location: 1301 BETHEL RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Hartselle:

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Library in Hartselle:

  • HARTSELLE - WILLIAM BRADFORD HUIE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $136,269; Location: 152 SPARKMAN STREET NW; 30,153 books; 1,169 audio materials; 294 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 95 state licensed databases; 15 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • East Highland Baptist Church On Main Street added by Adam

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hartselle: Hartselle Utilities Wastewater Treatment Plant (A), Hartselle Fire and Rescue Station 2 (B), Hartselle Fire and Rescue Station 1 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Crestwood Shopping Center (1), Tanner Heights Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hartselle include: Moss Chapel (A), Salem Methodist Church (B), Ironman Baptist Church (C), Gospel Baptist Church (D), Cedar Creek Free Will Baptist Church (E), Hilview Church (F), First United Methodist Church (G), First Presbyterian Church (H), First Church of God (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Hartselle Memory Gardens (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Town Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Hartselle: Tiger Stadium (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Express Inn (1601 Highway 31 Southwest) (1), Country Heart Inn (1800 Dixie Lane Southeast) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Hartselle City - Municipal Court (200 Sparkman Street Northwest) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: John Sparkman - Politician, Scott Beason - Politician, Isaac Stallworth - Basketball player, Grant Langston (musician) - Musician, Steve Woodard - Baseball player, Tommy Neill - Professional baseball player, Vickie Orr - Women's basketball player.

Morgan County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

  • HARTSELLE UTILITY BOARD (Population served: 20,418, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

72.7%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.6%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
9 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
16 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
2 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Hartselle (2011 data):

  • Bank Independent: Hartselle Branch at 902 U.S. Highway 31, North, branch established on 1978/11/17. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $1,041.1 mil, Deposits: $871.4 mil, headquarters in Sheffield, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Bancindependent Incorporated
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Hartselle Office at 611 West Chestnut Street, Northwest, branch established on 1934/06/14. 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
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Hartselle Branch at 589 Highway 31, Northwest, branch established on 1999/07/29. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Peoples Bank of Alabama: Hartselle Branch at 501 Highway 31, Sw, branch established on 2007/08/24. 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.
  • Cadence Bank, N.A.: Hartselle Branch at 600 Main Street West, branch established on 1989/02/01. 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
  • Regions Bank: Hartselle Branch at 610 West Main Street, branch established on 1965/07/01. 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

For population 15 years and over in Hartselle:

Marital status in Hartselle, AL
  • Never married: 26.8%
  • Now married: 56.0%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

For population 25 years and over in Hartselle:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Hartselle
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hartselle, AL (based on Morgan County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant59,647179
Mainline Protestant11,68746
Catholic8,3801
Black Protestant2,60519
Other9415
None36,230-
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: 22
This county:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Morgan County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 89
This county:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 54
This county:

4.70 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.1%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Morgan County:

35.0%
Alabama:

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

20.3%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.3%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.2%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Hartselle:

28.7
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.0%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.7%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hartselle:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.6%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Hartselle:

54.2%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.5%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hartselle, 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
Police Protection - Officers 29$121,112$50,1150$0
Firefighters 20$82,170$49,3020$0
Parks and Recreation 16$49,184$36,8881$1,058
Solid Waste Management 14$38,513$33,0110$0
Streets and Highways 13$43,831$40,4590$0
Police - Other 7$18,374$31,4981$95
Other Government Administration 6$27,460$54,9205$3,458
Financial Administration 4$15,823$47,4690$0
Local Libraries 2$4,446$26,6761$941
Correction 2$6,188$37,1280$0
Judicial and Legal 1$4,072$48,8640$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 114$411,173$43,2818$5,552

Hartselle government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $14,086,000 ($980.03)
    Central Staff Services: $9,566,000 ($665.55)
    Gas Utilities: $5,306,000 ($369.16)
    Police Protection: $2,710,000 ($188.55)
    Regular Highways: $1,421,000 ($98.87)
    Sewerage: $1,336,000 ($92.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,329,000 ($92.47)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,197,000 ($83.28)
    Solid Waste Management: $676,000 ($47.03)
    Water Utilities: $629,000 ($43.76)
    General - Other: $354,000 ($24.63)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $69,000 ($4.80)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,496,000 ($104.08)

Hartselle government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,721,000 ($189.31)
    Other: $784,000 ($54.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $478,000 ($33.26)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,027,000 ($141.03)
    General Revenue - Other: $572,000 ($39.80)
    Rents: $116,000 ($8.07)
    Donations From Private Sources: $17,000 ($1.18)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $15,014,000 ($1044.60)
    Water Utilities: $2,496,000 ($173.66)
    Gas Utilities: $2,412,000 ($167.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $278,000 ($19.34)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $7,860,000 ($546.86)
    Property: $2,196,000 ($152.79)
    Other License: $1,391,000 ($96.78)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $174,000 ($12.11)
    Other Selective Sales: $84,000 ($5.84)

Hartselle government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,961,000 ($2014.96)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,654,000 ($1993.60)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $307,000 ($21.36)

Hartselle government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,193,000 ($361.30)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $52,627,000 ($3661.52)

4.92% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,610 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.92%
Alabama average:

5.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Madison County, AL  0.90% ($46,026 average AGI)
from Lawrence County, AL  0.65% ($34,964)
from Cullman County, AL  0.39% ($30,839)


5.62% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,603 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
Alabama average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Madison County, AL  1.15% ($40,359 average AGI)
to Lawrence County, AL  0.71% ($37,238)
to Limestone County, AL  0.46% ($51,596)
Businesses in Hartselle, AL
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1Lowe's1
Blockbuster1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike3
CVS1Papa John's Pizza1
Cracker Barrel1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
FedEx2SONIC Drive-In1
Ford1Subway1
GameStop1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hardee's1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS3
Kroger1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hartselle:

  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WYAM (890 AM; daytime; 3 kW; HARTSELLE, AL; Owner: DECATUR COMMUNICATIONS PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WVNN (770 AM; 10 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQAH (1310 AM; 1 kW; PRICEVILLE, AL; Owner: ABERCROMBIE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJL (1000 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: JAMES K. SHARP DBA 5TH AVE BROADCASTING)
  • WMCJ (1460 AM; 5 kW; CULLMAN, AL)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WHOS (800 AM; 1 kW; DECATUR, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBXR (1140 AM; daytime; 15 kW; HAZEL GREEN, AL; Owner: LOW COUNTRY CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WEUP (1600 AM; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNDLEY BATTS, SR. & VIRGINIA CAPLES)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hartselle:

  • W287AD (105.3 FM; HARTSELLE, AL; Owner: JEFFREY S. CHUNN)
  • WTAK-FM (106.1 FM; HARTSELLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEUP-FM (103.1 FM; MOULTON, AL; Owner: HUNDLEY BATES, SR. AND VIRGINIA CAPLES)
  • WRSA-FM (96.9 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: NCA, INC.)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • W234AD (94.7 FM; TRINITY, AL; Owner: WILLIAM P. ROGERS)
  • WZYP (104.3 FM; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W278AA (103.5 FM; MADISON, AL; Owner: TENNESSEE VALLEY RADIO, INC.)
  • W263AF (100.5 FM; MOORESVILLE, AL; Owner: ARCHIE C. BOBO, PERSONAL REP. OF DORSEY E. NEWMAN ESTATE)
  • WQAH-FM (105.7 FM; ADDISON, AL; Owner: ALVIN ABERCROMBIE)
  • WXQW (94.1 FM; MERIDIANVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W293AH (106.5 FM; NORMAL, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W298AF (107.5 FM; HADEN, AL; Owner: HADEN RADIO COMPANY)
  • WDRM (102.1 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRTT-FM (95.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • W222AK (92.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PRESS W. PARHAM)
  • WLRH (89.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • W249BB (97.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hartselle:

  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WMJN-LP (Channel 43; DECATUR, AL; Owner: FIRST CULLMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYAM-LP (Channel 56; DECATUR, AL; Owner: DECATUR COMMUNICATION PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WTZT-LP (Channel 11; ATHENS, AL; Owner: WTZT-LP TELEVISION STATION, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • WHDF (Channel 15; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WCQT-LP (Channel 52; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: FIRST CULLMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W66DH (Channel 66; DECATUR, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Hartselle fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 42Number of bridges
  • 502ft / 153mTotal length
  • $52,756,000Total costs
  • 276,058Total average daily traffic
  • 65,806Total average daily truck traffic
  • 191,532Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hartselle, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11910-1919
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 161960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 122000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hartselle, AL
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED65$117,19549$112,356161$129,68915$28,04523$85,0572$31,560
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$170,9102$57,10515$127,4921$32,9901$71,2501$15,210
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$101,92614$63,30576$123,9894$42,0757$59,1334$40,680
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$126,8152$88,63043$140,2052$59,7602$101,0450$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$75,3931$116,59016$111,3751$15,0001$131,9800$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0053.01 , 0053.02, 0053.03, 0053.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED8$152,91311$139,4190$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$117,5203$120,8701$71,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$147,8303$205,9600$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$98,6700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0053.01 , 0053.02, 0053.03, 0053.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hartselle, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hartselle, AL - Value

2006 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 73. The highest number of fires - 135 took place in 2006, and the least - 33 in 2012. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hartselle, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (42.6%), and Structure Fires (30.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hartselle, AL
    • 40642.6%Outside Fires
    • 29230.7%Structure Fires
    • 15616.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 9810.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hartselle, AL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Hartselle, Alabama:

  • Windwood Inn Of Hartselle, 907 Hwy 31 S, Hartselle, Alabama 35640 , Phone: (256) 773-3000
  • Americas Best Value Inn & Suites, 1800 Dixie Ln, Hartselle, Alabama 35640 , Phone: (256) 773-0180, Fax: (256) 773-0863
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Hartselle, Alabama
Most common first names in Hartselle, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James20971.5 years
William16674.5 years
John15971.9 years
Mary13978.0 years
Robert7974.1 years
Charles6968.3 years
Thomas4772.2 years
Ruby4080.1 years
Annie3680.3 years
George3676.2 years
Most common last names in Hartselle, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8275.2 years
Johnson7075.7 years
Orr4873.3 years
Brown4775.7 years
Vest4674.3 years
Wallace4574.5 years
Roberts4474.6 years
Jones4274.1 years
Williams4175.8 years
Thompson4077.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hartselle, AL
  • 69.3%Electricity
  • 27.8%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.2%Other fuel
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hartselle, AL
  • 73.8%Electricity
  • 24.6%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Wood
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Hartselle compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.

Hartselle on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 5,000+"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
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