Hobson City, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 764 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: -13.0%
 
Males: 366  (48.0%)
Females: 398  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

32.7 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 36201.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $27,296 (it was $17,589 in 2000)
Hobson City:

$27,296
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $15,401 (it was $8,992 in 2000)

Hobson City town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $85,522 (it was $44,100 in 2000)
Hobson City:

$85,522
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $112,999; detached houses: $129,915; mobile homes: $35,207

Median gross rent in 2017: $660.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hobson City: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 46.7%
(1.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.3% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Hobson City, AL (2010)
    • 65885.3%Black alone
    • 9612.5%White alone
    • 101.3%Hispanic
    • 40.5%Two or more races
    • 30.4%Asian alone

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

Crime rates in Hobson City by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(115.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(461.9)
3
(345.6)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1
(115.5)
1
(115.2)
6
(692.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
13
(1,501)
3
(345.6)
2
(230.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(115.5)
1
(115.2)
2
(230.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)204.4100.276.1

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 Hobson City, AL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 4 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.62
Alabama average:

2.32
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Ancestries: American (26.0%), English (3.5%), African (1.9%), German (1.4%), Irish (1.4%), Haitian (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 800 feet

Land area: 1.09 square miles.

Population density: 699 people per square mile   (low).

Hobson City, Alabama map

3 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.3%
Alabama:

2.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $535 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $226 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Birmingham, AL (56.2 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (577.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Oxford, AL (1.2 miles ),
West End-Cobb Town, AL (1.6 miles ),
Anniston, AL (1.8 miles ),
Blue Mountain, AL (2.2 miles ),
Saks, AL (2.5 miles ),
Bynum, AL (2.6 miles ),
Munford, AL (2.9 miles ),
Weaver, AL (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 33.62 N, Longitude: 85.84 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 256

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $67,400
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $67,400
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $67,400
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $67,400
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $310,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $310,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Hobson City, AL residents
Average permit cost in Hobson City, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
Alabama:

3.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +13 (+1.5%).
Most common industries in Hobson City, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (18.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (13.1%)
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Public administration (10.6%)
  • Printing & related support activities (5.3%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (16.0%)
  • Public administration (15.3%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (9.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (9.2%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (26.5%)
  • Educational services (13.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (11.1%)
  • Printing & related support activities (9.0%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.3%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
Most common occupations in Hobson City, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cashiers (8.1%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (12.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (13.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (8.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.8%)

Average climate in Hobson City, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2006 was 90.1. This is worse than average.

City:

90.1
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2006 was 32.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.8
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Hobson City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 125% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the Hobson City town center killed 7 people and injured 199 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F4 tornado 19.0 miles away from the town center killed 22 people and injured 150 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hobson City-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 80% 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 61.8 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 82.7 miles away from Hobson City center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 191.7 miles away from Hobson City center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 193.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 115.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 184.9 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 Calhoun County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 9, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hobson City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hobson City:

  • RAI-SNOW ST-OXFORD (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; OXFORD, AL)
  • COUNTRYSIDE HOSPICE CARE INC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; ANNISTON, AL)
  • NEW BEACON OF ANNISTON (Hospital, about 2 miles away; ANNISTON, AL)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, ANNISTON (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; ANNISTON, AL)
  • NORTHEAST ALABAMA REGIONAL MED CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; ANNISTON, AL)
  • RAI EAST 11TH ST ANNISTON (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; ANNISTON, AL)
  • STRINGFELLOW MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; ANNISTON, AL)

Amtrak station near Hobson City:

  • 3 miles: ANNISTON (126 W.4TH ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hobson City:

  • Jacksonville State University (about 15 miles; Jacksonville, AL; Full-time enrollment: 7,566)
  • Gadsden State Community College (about 28 miles; Gadsden, AL; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • Southern Union State Community College (about 38 miles; Wadley, AL; FT enrollment: 4,120)
  • West Georgia Technical College (about 39 miles; Waco, GA; FT enrollment: 4,768)
  • University of West Georgia (about 43 miles; Carrollton, GA; FT enrollment: 10,358)
  • Snead State Community College (about 45 miles; Boaz, AL; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 50 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)

Public elementary/middle school in Hobson City:

  • CE HANNA SCH (Location: 1111 WATSON RD, Grades: 5-6)

Points of interest:

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Churches in Hobson City include: Welcome Chapel Church (A), New Hope Missionary Baptist Church (B), Church of God (C), Oak Ridge Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Hobson City: Hobson City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Calhoun 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 Hobson City and their reported violations in the past:

HOBSON CITY WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 741, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between DEC-13-2013 and MAR-13-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between DEC-13-2013 and MAR-13-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between SEP-16-2013 and DEC-12-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between SEP-16-2013 and DEC-12-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUN-12-2013 and SEP-15-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-07-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2013)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

68.2%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

9.1%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Hobson City:

Marital status in Hobson City, AL
  • Never married: 44.8%
  • Now married: 38.5%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

For population 25 years and over in Hobson City:

  • High school or higher: 75.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 14.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
Alabama average:

11.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hobson City, AL (based on Calhoun County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant67,564204
Mainline Protestant7,06642
Black Protestant5,16324
Catholic3,1924
Other1,5906
Orthodox401
None33,957-
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: 31
Calhoun County:

2.75 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
This county:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 87
Calhoun County:

7.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 76
Here:

6.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Calhoun County:

13.5%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

33.2%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Calhoun County:

15.1%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.2%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.7%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Hobson City:

30.7
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.0%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hobson City:

14.6%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hobson City:

6.6
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

37.7%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Hobson City:

51.3%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Hobson City:

83.3%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hobson City, 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 and Unallocable 1$2,099$25,1880$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,153$49,8366$1,600
Welfare 1$2,329$27,9480$0
Sewerage 0$0 2$950
Local Libraries 0$0 1$2,232
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 3$1,120
Totals for Government 3$8,581$34,32412$5,902

Hobson City government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $141,000 ($184.55)
    Financial Administration: $141,000 ($184.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $25,000 ($32.72)
    Water Utilities: $18,000 ($23.56)
    Libraries: $17,000 ($22.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($17.02)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($7.85)
    Public Welfare - Other: $2,000 ($2.62)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($1.31)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($15.71)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $167,000 ($218.59)

Hobson City government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $25,000 ($32.72)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $4,000 ($5.24)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $18,000 ($23.56)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($3.93)
    Sale of Property: $2,000 ($2.62)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $122,000 ($159.69)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $24,000 ($31.41)
    Highways: $12,000 ($15.71)
    Public Welfare: $5,000 ($6.54)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License - Other: $78,000 ($102.09)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $38,000 ($49.74)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $22,000 ($28.80)
    Public Utility License: $21,000 ($27.49)
    Property: $9,000 ($11.78)
    Motor Vehicle License: $3,000 ($3.93)
    Other License: $2,000 ($2.62)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $1,000 ($1.31)

5.27% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,578 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
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 Talladega County, AL  0.96% ($36,956 average AGI)
from Etowah County, AL  0.46% ($32,734)
from Cleburne County, AL  0.22% ($31,393)


5.62% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($41,657 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 Talladega County, AL  0.90% ($40,186 average AGI)
to Etowah County, AL  0.43% ($35,410)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.35% ($37,366)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hobson City:

  • WHOG (1120 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HOBSON CITY, AL; Owner: HOBSON CITY BROADCASTING CO)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WHMA (1390 AM; 5 kW; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: CASEY NETWORK, LLC)
  • WDNG (1450 AM; 1 kW; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WDNG, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WANA (1490 AM; 1 kW; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: DEWEY D. LANKFORD)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAAX (570 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WZZX (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LINEVILLE, AL; Owner: ROBERT A. PERRY)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hobson City:

  • WVOK-FM (97.9 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • W269AX (101.7 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WLJS-FM (91.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES/JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMAX-FM (105.3 FM; BOWDON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTDR (92.7 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: JACOBS BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WGRW (90.7 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WORD WORKS, INC.)
  • WSSY-FM (97.5 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: GREAT SOUTH RFDC, LLC)
  • WASZ (95.5 FM; ASHLAND, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCKS (102.7 FM; FRUITHURST, AL; Owner: WCKS, INC.)
  • WGMZ (93.1 FM; GLENCOE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WKXX (102.9 FM; ATTALLA, AL; Owner: BROADCAST MEDIA LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Hobson City:

  • WJXS-CA (Channel 24; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA HERITAGE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WCIQ (Channel 7; MOUNT CHEAHA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W29AO (Channel 29; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTJP (Channel 60; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Hobson City fatal accident list:

Mar 15, 1998 02:30 AM, 5112, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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 ORIGINATED2$146,2852$98,39011$111,3711$26,1001$74,7001$43,770
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$49,2001$35,8400$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$91,9701$31,6305$101,1421$13,4501$15,5601$20,480
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$04$94,1500$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$73,5900$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0012.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$125,8001$152,910
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$84,3400$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hobson City, AL
  • 54.7%Electricity
  • 40.7%Utility gas
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hobson City, AL
  • 59.1%Utility gas
  • 39.8%Electricity
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Hobson City compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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