Hodges, Alabama

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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.7%
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Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.5%
Alabama:

4.0%
Most common industries in Hodges, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Wood products (18.9%)
  • Health care (17.0%)
  • Construction (8.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.5%)
  • Apparel (5.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (16.7%)
  • Construction (16.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (14.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.6%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (34.6%)
  • Wood products (21.2%)
  • Apparel (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.7%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.8%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.8%)
  • Motor vehicles, parts & supplies merchant wholesalers (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Hodges, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (11.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.6%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (22.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (16.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9.3%)
  • Construction laborers (5.6%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (11.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (7.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7.7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7.7%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5.8%)

Average climate in Hodges, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hodges-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 133% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.3 miles away from the Hodges town center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 36.5 miles away from the town center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.

Earthquake activity:

Hodges-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 215% 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 74.7 miles away from Hodges center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 42.6 miles away from Hodges center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 131.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 163.3 miles away from Hodges 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 187.8 miles away from Hodges 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 285.1 miles away from Hodges 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 Franklin County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 8, Floods: 7, Winds: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Freezes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hodges topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hodges:

  • NORTHWEST MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 14 miles away; RUSSELLVILLE, AL)
  • RED BAY NH (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; RED BAY, AL)
  • FMC HAMILTON (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; HAMILTON, AL)
  • MARION REGIONAL HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; HAMILTON, AL)
  • MARION REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; HAMILTON, AL)
  • SOUTHERNCARE RUSSELLVILLE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; RUSSELLVILLE, AL)
  • COMMUNITY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; RED BAY, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hodges:

  • Itawamba Community College (about 28 miles; Fulton, MS; Full-time enrollment: 5,489)
  • Northwest-Shoals Community College (about 32 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; FT enrollment: 2,702)
  • University of North Alabama (about 36 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,886)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 44 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,024)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 52 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,970)
  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 61 miles; Tanner, AL; FT enrollment: 7,911)
  • Athens State University (about 64 miles; Athens, AL; FT enrollment: 2,771)

Points of interest:

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

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

Franklin 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 Hodges that have no violations reported:

  • HODGES WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 2,352, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

78.3%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.3%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Hodges (2011 data):

  • CB&S Bank, Inc.: Hodges Branch at Main Street, branch established on 1981/03/14. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $1,276.1 mil, Deposits: $1,018.1 mil, headquarters in Russellville, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 42 total offices, Holding Company: Cbs Banc-Corp.
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Alabama average:

11.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hodges, AL (based on Franklin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,73389
Catholic1,4871
Mainline Protestant1,1956
Black Protestant5264
Other4752
None11,288-
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
Franklin County:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Franklin County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Here:

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Franklin County:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

11.2%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

29.8%
Alabama:

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

20.7%
Alabama:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 1$4,048$48,5761$1,993
Other Government Administration 1$3,981$47,7728$1,300
Totals for Government 2$8,029$48,1749$3,293

Hodges government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($70.67)
    Regular Highways: $6,000 ($21.20)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $115,000 ($406.36)
    General Public Buildings: $44,000 ($155.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $36,000 ($127.21)
    General - Other: $35,000 ($123.67)
    Central Staff Services: $18,000 ($63.60)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $169,000 ($597.17)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $73,000 ($257.95)

Hodges government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($3.53)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $377,000 ($1332.16)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $17,000 ($60.07)
    Property: $14,000 ($49.47)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $14,000 ($49.47)
    Public Utilities Sales: $11,000 ($38.87)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $3,000 ($10.60)

Hodges government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,821,000 ($6434.63)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,793,000 ($6335.69)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,000 ($98.94)

Hodges government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $70,000 ($247.35)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,000 ($123.67)

5.22% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($31,520 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
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 Colbert County, AL  0.93% ($32,532 average AGI)
from Marion County, AL  0.51% ($26,808)
from Winston County, AL  0.31% ($30,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hodges:

  • WERH (970 AM; 5 kW; HAMILTON, AL; Owner: KATE F. FITE)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WFTO (1330 AM; 5 kW; FULTON, MS; Owner: AIR SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WKXM (1300 AM; 5 kW; WINFIELD, AL; Owner: AD-MEDIA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WRMG (1430 AM; 1 kW; RED BAY, AL; Owner: JIMMY R. PYLE)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGOL (920 AM; 1 kW; RUSSELLVILLE, AL; Owner: MCCURRY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hodges:

  • 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.)
  • WXFL (96.1 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WQPR (88.7 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: THE BD OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF ALABAMA)
  • WJBB-FM (92.7 FM; HALEYVILLE, AL; Owner: HALEYVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKXM-FM (105.9 FM; WINFIELD, AL; Owner: AD-MEDIA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • W258AA (99.5 FM; RED BAY, AL; Owner: ROBERT A. TIFFIN)
  • WERH-FM (92.1 FM; HAMILTON, AL; Owner: KATE F. FITE)

TV broadcast stations around Hodges:

  • WHDF (Channel 15; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WFIQ (Channel 36; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WYLE (Channel 26; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ETC COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • W57BV (Channel 57; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W39CD (Channel 38; FULTON, MS; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W59CF (Channel 59; RUSSELLVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W46DF (Channel 46; HAMILTON, AL; Owner: WMTY, INC.)
  • W46CF (Channel 46; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Hodges fatal accident list:

Jan 1, 2006 02:30 PM, Sr-187, Lat: 34.327860, Lon: -87.916680, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 14, 1991 03:50 PM, 172, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 5, 1987 05:40 PM, 172, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 75ft / 22.7mTotal length
  • $5,639,000Total costs
  • 2,257Total average daily traffic
  • 270Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,885Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Hodges)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • BASE, 1942 Highway 172 (Lat: 34.328889 Lon: -87.925833), Type: Mast, Structure height: 12 m, Call Sign: WQNB989,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.350 MHz, Grant Date: 12/09/2010, Expiration Date: 12/09/2020, Cancellation Date: 02/13/2021, Certifier: Edward Crouch, Registrant: Cpi Technologies, Inc., 1022 Commerce Blvd., Pelham, AL 35124, Phone: (205) 987-3200, Fax: (205) 987-3205, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • HODGES, Off Of Us Hwy 172 (Lat: 34.337611 Lon: -87.931361), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 123.4 m, Call Sign: WRBQ595,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 05/22/2018, Expiration Date: 05/22/2028, Certifier: Larry F Butts, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KA4ECW, Grant Date: 04/14/1995, Expiration Date: 11/21/2004, Cancellation Date: 10/14/1999, Registrant: James A Brand, Rt 1 Box 186c, Hodges, AL 35571
  • Call Sign: KF4COP, Grant Date: 08/17/1995, Expiration Date: 08/17/2005, Cancellation Date: 08/18/2007, Registrant: Rosa D Brand, Rt 1 Box 186 C, Hodges, AL 35571
  • Call Sign: W4USF, Licensee ID: L00279990, Grant Date: 08/24/2000, Expiration Date: 11/20/2010, Cancellation Date: 05/25/2009, Registrant: George G Glover, 7026 Hwy 172, Hodges, AL 35571

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2006 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 10. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 20 took place in 2010, and the least - 1 in 2006. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Hodges, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (61.1%), and Structure Fires (30.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hodges, AL
    • 7761.1%Outside Fires
    • 3830.2%Structure Fires
    • 86.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 32.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hodges, AL
Most common first names in Hodges, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1669.9 years
James1580.6 years
Mary883.6 years
George779.1 years
John774.4 years
Joe679.7 years
Eva572.2 years
Henry574.0 years
Mamie576.2 years
Robert571.6 years
Most common last names in Hodges, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nichols1775.8 years
Scott1574.4 years
Williams1380.1 years
Lawler1179.0 years
Palmer1074.8 years
Cantrell1060.2 years
Emerson974.8 years
Mccarley968.4 years
Wilson878.6 years
Davis879.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hodges, AL
  • 39.2%Utility gas
  • 36.7%Electricity
  • 17.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hodges, AL
  • 65.5%Electricity
  • 34.5%Utility gas


Hodges compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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