Hatton, Alabama

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Population in July 2007: 4,584.
Males: 2,294  (50.1%)
Females: 2,290  (49.9%)
Median resident age:

36.1 years
Alabama median age:

35.8 years

Zip code: 35672

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,645 (it was $36,146 in 2000)
Hatton:

$52,645
AL:

$51,734

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,225 (it was $16,631 in 2000)

Hatton CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $119,066 (it was $64,600 in 2000)
Hatton:

$119,066
AL:

$154,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $140,332; detached houses: $162,628; townhouses or other attached units: $107,910; mobile homes: $55,953
March 2019 cost of living index in Hatton: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Hatton, AL (2000)
    • 3,99985.5%White alone
    • 4579.8%American Indian alone
    • 1843.9%Two or more races
    • 350.7%Hispanic
    • 40.09%Black alone

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

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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 88.4 square miles.

Population density: 52 people per square mile   (very low).

Hatton, Alabama map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Hatton CCD:

0.3% ($199)
Alabama:

0.4% ($289)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, AL (24.7 miles , pop. 53,929).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (79.7 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (503.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Town Creek, AL (2.8 miles ),
Moulton, AL (3.0 miles ),
Courtland, AL (3.1 miles ),
Mount Hope, AL (3.1 miles ),
North Courtland, AL (3.2 miles ),
Leighton, AL (3.4 miles ),
Morris Chapel, AL (3.7 miles ),
Hillsboro, AL (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 34.56 N, Longitude: 87.42 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 256

Distribution of median household income in Hatton, AL in 2019
Hatton satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.3%
Alabama:

4.0%
Most common industries in Hatton, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.3%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.1%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Paper (4.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.9%)
  • Paper (6.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
  • Utilities (3.7%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.8%)
  • Health care (13.1%)
  • Social assistance (5.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.1%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Hatton, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Carpenters (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Cashiers (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Child care workers (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4.5%)

Average climate in Hatton, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hatton, Alabama average temperatures Hatton, Alabama average precipitation Hatton, Alabama humidity Hatton, Alabama wind speed Hatton, Alabama snowfall Hatton, Alabama sunshine Hatton, Alabama clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 49.7. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.7
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 5.86. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.86
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.62
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.6
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Hatton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 147% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 7.3 miles away from the Hatton place center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 22.9 miles away from the place center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

Earthquake activity:

Hatton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 198% greater 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 80.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 101.9 miles away from Hatton center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 63.2 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 180.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 101.9 miles away from Hatton 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) earthquake occurred 270.3 miles away from Hatton 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 Lawrence County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 8, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 3, Freezes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Hatton:

  • DCI MOULTON (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; MOULTON, AL)
  • COMFORT CARE HOSPICE OF MOULTON (Hospital, about 9 miles away; MOULTON, AL)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, MOULTON (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MOULTON, AL)
  • LAWRENCE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; MOULTON, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hatton:

  • Northwest-Shoals Community College (about 20 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,702)
  • University of North Alabama (about 23 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,886)
  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 28 miles; Tanner, AL; FT enrollment: 7,911)
  • Athens State University (about 31 miles; Athens, AL; FT enrollment: 2,771)
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 46 miles; Huntsville, AL; FT enrollment: 6,006)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 50 miles; Hanceville, AL; FT enrollment: 4,486)
  • Alabama A & M University (about 51 miles; Normal, AL; FT enrollment: 4,524)

Points of interest:

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

Churches in Hatton include: Okolona Baptist Church (A), Hatton Church of Christ (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lawrence County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.5 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

75.1%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

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
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

11.3%
Whole state:

16.1%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.6%
Whole state:

7.3%

For population 15 years and over in Hatton:

Marital status in Hatton, AL
  • Never married: 15.9%
  • Now married: 69.5%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

For population 25 years and over in Hatton:

  • High school or higher: 71.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Alabama average:

13.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hatton, AL (based on Lawrence County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,71161
Mainline Protestant1,17512
Black Protestant9447
Catholic871
Other2-
None16,420-
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: 7
Lawrence County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Lawrence County:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Here:

4.97 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Lawrence County:

4.09 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

13.0%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.1%
Alabama:

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

14.0%
Alabama:

13.5%

5.46% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,816 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
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 Morgan County, AL  2.70% ($37,238 average AGI)
from Colbert County, AL  0.45% ($42,529)
from Lauderdale County, AL  0.26% ($27,733)


5.03% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($37,846 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.03%
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 Morgan County, AL  2.46% ($34,964 average AGI)
to Colbert County, AL  0.51% ($38,466)
to Madison County, AL  0.28% ($34,781)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hatton:

  • WHIY (1190 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MOULTON, AL; Owner: HUNDLEY BATTS, SR. AND VIRGINIA CAPL)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WVNN (770 AM; 10 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WZNN (620 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, AL; Owner: MANUEL HUERTA)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVNA (1590 AM; 5 kW; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WBXR (1140 AM; daytime; 15 kW; HAZEL GREEN, AL; Owner: LOW COUNTRY CORPORATION, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hatton:

  • WQLT-FM (107.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFIX (91.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: TRI-STATE INSPIRATIONAL B/C CORP.)
  • WLAY-FM (100.3 FM; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXV (103.5 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXFL (96.1 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVNA-FM (105.5 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBTG-FM (106.3 FM; SHEFFIELD, AL; Owner: SLATTON & ASSOCS. BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WEUP-FM (103.1 FM; MOULTON, AL; Owner: HUNDLEY BATES, SR. AND VIRGINIA CAPLES)
  • WYTK (93.9 FM; ROGERSVILLE, AL; Owner: SHOALS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W254AA (98.7 FM; COLBERT HEIGHTS, AL; Owner: WILLIAM P. ROGERS)
  • W234AD (94.7 FM; TRINITY, AL; Owner: WILLIAM P. ROGERS)
  • WZYP (104.3 FM; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WQPR (88.7 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: THE BD OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF ALABAMA)
  • W278AA (103.5 FM; MADISON, AL; Owner: TENNESSEE VALLEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WTAK-FM (106.1 FM; HARTSELLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWXQ (92.5 FM; TRINITY, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • WDRM (102.1 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Hatton:

  • WHDF (Channel 15; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WYLE (Channel 26; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ETC COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • W57BV (Channel 57; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFIQ (Channel 36; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WTZT-LP (Channel 11; ATHENS, AL; Owner: WTZT-LP TELEVISION STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WXFL-LP (Channel 5; FLORENCE, ETC., AL; Owner: BENNY CARLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBCF-LP (Channel 3; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BENNY CARLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W59CF (Channel 59; RUSSELLVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.9mTotal length
  • $525,000Total costs
  • 1,330Total average daily traffic
  • 53Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,623Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hatton, AL
  • 36.1%Electricity
  • 33.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 26.3%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 1.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hatton, AL
  • 34.2%Utility gas
  • 33.2%Electricity
  • 18.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.3%Wood
  • 5.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Hatton compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Hatton on our top lists:

  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the lowest real estate taxes percentage (population 50,000+)"
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