Hokes Bluff, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 4,269 (65% urban, 35% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.9%
 
Males: 1,969  (46.1%)
Females: 2,300  (53.9%)
Median resident age:

40.7 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 35903.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,690 (it was $37,923 in 2000)
Hokes Bluff:

$47,690
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,255 (it was $17,476 in 2000)

Hokes Bluff city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $139,753 (it was $79,700 in 2000)
Hokes Bluff:

$139,753
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $153,808; detached houses: $157,155; mobile homes: $30,829

Median gross rent in 2017: $689.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hokes Bluff: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.5%
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  • Races in Hokes Bluff, AL (2010)
    • 4,21798.4%White alone
    • 200.5%Two or more races
    • 180.4%Asian alone
    • 150.3%Black alone
    • 100.2%Hispanic
    • 60.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Hokes Bluff, Alabama as of July 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hokes Bluff is 864 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Hokes Bluff by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.4)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(46.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(23.3)
0
(0.0)
2
(45.8)
1
(22.5)
1
(22.3)
1
(22.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(69.8)
1
(23.0)
9
(206.3)
2
(44.9)
2
(44.6)
2
(44.1)
4
(92.9)
2
(46.5)
3
(68.8)
4
(92.3)
1
(23.2)
3
(70.2)
3
(70.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
11
(256.0)
9
(206.6)
19
(435.5)
9
(202.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(44.1)
18
(417.9)
29
(674.7)
11
(252.2)
12
(276.9)
13
(302.0)
15
(350.9)
11
(257.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
32
(744.7)
29
(665.7)
51
(1,169)
45
(1,011)
41
(914.2)
40
(882.8)
35
(812.6)
28
(651.5)
17
(389.8)
33
(761.4)
37
(859.7)
31
(725.1)
33
(773.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(46.5)
4
(91.8)
2
(45.8)
1
(22.5)
1
(22.3)
2
(44.1)
1
(23.2)
10
(232.7)
7
(160.5)
5
(115.4)
4
(92.9)
7
(163.7)
5
(117.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0
(0.0)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)72.453.0135.972.154.057.4100.8108.259.8114.474.6127.572.4

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City-data.com crime index in Hokes Bluff, AL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
Alabama average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (33.1%), Irish (16.1%), English (11.0%), Italian (7.0%), British (4.1%), Dutch (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 609 feet

Land area: 11.6 square miles.

Population density: 367 people per square mile   (very low).

Hokes Bluff, Alabama map

24 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.6%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $557 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $415 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Birmingham, AL (63.4 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (551.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Tidmore Bend, AL (2.1 miles ),
Glencoe, AL (2.2 miles ),
Ballplay, AL (2.4 miles ),
Turkeytown, AL (2.4 miles ),
Coats Bend, AL (2.4 miles ),
Gadsden, AL (2.9 miles ),
Lookout Mountain, AL (3.2 miles ),
Websters Chapel-Alexandria Valley, AL (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 33.99 N, Longitude: 85.87 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 256

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 21 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 1998: 27 buildings, average cost: $97,900
  • 1999: 20 buildings, average cost: $72,400
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2001: 30 buildings, average cost: $97,100
  • 2002: 34 buildings, average cost: $85,100
  • 2003: 31 buildings, average cost: $94,300
  • 2004: 34 buildings, average cost: $102,700
  • 2005: 31 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 2006: 46 buildings, average cost: $120,000
  • 2007: 25 buildings, average cost: $74,600
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $132,900
  • 2009: 12 buildings, average cost: $152,200
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $133,100
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $152,200
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $142,900
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $142,900
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Hokes Bluff, AL residents
Average permit cost in Hokes Bluff, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Alabama:

3.8%
Historical population in Hokes Bluff, AL
Historical housing units in Hokes Bluff, AL

Population change in the 1990s: +1,001 (+31.8%).
Most common industries in Hokes Bluff, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.5%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Truck transportation (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Public administration (9.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (8.9%)
  • Truck transportation (7.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.5%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Social assistance (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.6%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Hokes Bluff, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.2%)
  • Registered nurses (6.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.4%)
  • Religious workers (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (15.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.8%)
  • Cashiers (7.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.1%)

Average climate in Hokes Bluff, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Hokes Bluff, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 73.1. This is about average.

City:

73.1
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.88. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.88
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Hokes Bluff-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 140% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/27/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.0 miles away from the Hokes Bluff city center killed 22 people and injured 150 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/24/2001, a category F4 tornado 25.1 miles away from the city center injured 22 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hokes Bluff-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 37.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 89.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 194.0 miles away from Hokes Bluff center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 115.0 miles away from Hokes Bluff center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 165.1 miles away from the 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 214.8 miles away from Hokes Bluff 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 Etowah County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 10, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hokes Bluff topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hokes Bluff:

  • COOSA VALLEY HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; GLENCOE, AL)
  • GADSDEN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; GADSDEN, AL)
  • NORTHSIDE HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GADSDEN, AL)
  • PCD OF GADSDEN (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; GADSDEN, AL)
  • SOUTHERNCARE GADSDEN (Hospital, about 8 miles away; GADSDEN, AL)
  • ETOWAH COUNTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; GADSDEN, AL)
  • MCGUFFEY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; GADSDEN, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hokes Bluff:

  • Gadsden State Community College (about 8 miles; Gadsden, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,650)
  • Jacksonville State University (about 14 miles; Jacksonville, AL; FT enrollment: 7,566)
  • Snead State Community College (about 23 miles; Boaz, AL; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Northeast Alabama Community College (about 39 miles; Rainsville, AL; FT enrollment: 2,409)
  • Georgia Highlands College (about 40 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,071)
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College (about 43 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,629)
  • Berry College (about 44 miles; Mount Berry, GA; FT enrollment: 2,102)

Public high school in Hokes Bluff:

Public elementary/middle schools in Hokes Bluff:

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Library in Hokes Bluff:

  • HOKES BLUFF - RUFUS FLOYD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $38,990; Location: 3310 ALFORDS BEND ROAD; 13,550 books; 431 audio materials; 79 state licensed databases; 23 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Hokes Bluff: Pennys Crossroads (A), Hokes Bluff Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hokes Bluff include: New Bethel Congregational Methodist Church (A), Bachelors Chapel Baptist Church (B), House of Prayer Church (C), Hokes Bluff First Baptist Church (D), First Methodist Church (E), First Century Church (F), Emanuel Baptist Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creeks: Little Cove Creek (A), Big Cove Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Etowah County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

  • HOKES BLUFF WATER BOARD (Address: 5720 GILLILAND STREET , Population served: 5,310, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

73.7%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.4%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Hokes Bluff:

Marital status in Hokes Bluff, AL
  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 46.6%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 15.7%

For population 25 years and over in Hokes Bluff:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Alabama average:

11.5

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Hokes Bluff
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Hokes Bluff, AL (based on Etowah County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant64,316193
Catholic7,6241
Mainline Protestant5,81635
Black Protestant4,81321
Other1,4376
None20,424-
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: 25
Etowah County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
This county:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 64
Here:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
Here:

4.95 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

10.7%
State:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Etowah County:

32.5%
Alabama:

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

20.2%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hokes Bluff:

44.1%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

34.1%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Hokes Bluff:

27.7
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.7%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

6.1%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hokes Bluff:

6.7
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

27.7%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

49.1%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

71.8%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hokes Bluff, 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 6$18,261$36,5220$0
Streets and Highways 2$4,695$28,1701$1,063
Solid Waste Management 1$1,949$23,3880$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,689$44,2686$2,700
Judicial and Legal 1$2,879$34,5483$600
Local Libraries 0$0 3$2,591
Health 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 3$2,657
Totals for Government 11$31,473$34,33416$9,611

Hokes Bluff government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $607,000 ($142.19)
    General - Other: $476,000 ($111.50)
    Water Utilities: $397,000 ($93.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $252,000 ($59.03)
    Financial Administration: $199,000 ($46.62)
    Regular Highways: $151,000 ($35.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $146,000 ($34.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $22,000 ($5.15)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $5,000 ($1.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $476,000 ($111.50)

Hokes Bluff government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $252,000 ($59.03)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $6,000 ($1.41)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $191,000 ($44.74)
    Fines and Forfeits: $90,000 ($21.08)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($1.64)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $438,000 ($102.60)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $671,000 ($157.18)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $295,000 ($69.10)
    Property: $149,000 ($34.90)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $89,000 ($20.85)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $17,000 ($3.98)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $15,000 ($3.51)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $15,000 ($3.51)
    Motor Vehicle License: $14,000 ($3.28)

Hokes Bluff government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $732,000 ($171.47)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $682,000 ($159.76)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,000 ($11.71)

Hokes Bluff government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $123,000 ($28.81)

4.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,249 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
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 Marshall County, AL  0.70% ($31,695 average AGI)
from Calhoun County, AL  0.50% ($35,410)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.33% ($47,442)


4.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,994 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
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 Marshall County, AL  0.60% ($31,111 average AGI)
to Calhoun County, AL  0.53% ($32,734)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.35% ($53,057)
Businesses in Hokes Bluff, AL
NameCountNameCount
KFC1Subway1
SONIC Drive-In1Taco Bell1

Strongest AM radio stations in Hokes Bluff:

  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAAX (570 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJBY (930 AM; 5 kW; RAINBOW CITY, AL; Owner: GADSDEN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WGAD (1350 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: DEKALB COUNTY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WHMA (1390 AM; 5 kW; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: CASEY NETWORK, LLC)
  • WMGJ (1240 AM; 1 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: FLOYD L. DONALD BROADCASTING CO. INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hokes Bluff:

  • WGMZ (93.1 FM; GLENCOE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLJS-FM (91.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES/JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WSGN (91.5 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: GADSDEN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WTBB (89.9 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WVOK-FM (97.9 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WKXX (102.9 FM; ATTALLA, AL; Owner: BROADCAST MEDIA LLC)
  • WJCK (88.3 FM; PIEDMONT, AL; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGRW (90.7 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WORD WORKS, INC.)
  • W269AX (101.7 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCKS (102.7 FM; FRUITHURST, AL; Owner: WCKS, INC.)
  • WMAX-FM (105.3 FM; BOWDON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W215BA (90.9 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hokes Bluff:

  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTJP (Channel 60; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Hokes Bluff fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Hokes Bluff fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 164ft / 50.2mTotal length
  • $22,533,000Total costs
  • 75,207Total average daily traffic
  • 4,003Total average daily truck traffic
  • 95,961Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hokes Bluff, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 41930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hokes Bluff, AL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Hokes Bluff)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Colvin Gap 5 Km S (Lat: 33.954556 Lon: -85.861639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WPGD399,
    Assigned Frequencies: 854.737 MHz, Grant Date: 02/22/2005, Expiration Date: 04/06/2015, Cancellation Date: 08/20/2008, Registrant: Southern Communications Services Inc. D/B/A Southern Linc, 600 University Park (Suite 400), Birmingham, AL 35209, Phone: (205) 874-3843, Fax: (205) 874-3953, Email:
  • Colvin Gap 3 Mi S (Lat: 33.954556 Lon: -85.861639), Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: KEY54, Licensee ID: L00000301,
    Assigned Frequencies: 170.325 MHz, Grant Date: 07/30/1997, Expiration Date: 07/30/2002, Cancellation Date: 03/29/2002, Registrant: Alabama Power Company, C/O Scs, 600 North 18th Street / Bin 5n-8485, Birmingham, AL 35203-8485, Phone: (205) 257-3227, Fax: (205) 257-3636, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • STATION, Colvin Gap 3.1 Mi S (Lat: 33.954528 Lon: -85.861611), Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WNTI987,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.668 MHz, 928.668 MHz, Grant Date: 04/04/1991, Expiration Date: 04/04/1996, Phone: (205) 250-2136
  • STATION, Colvin Gap 3.1 Mi S (Lat: 33.954528 Lon: -85.861611), Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WPNI954,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.681 MHz, 952.681 MHz, Grant Date: 09/25/2012, Expiration Date: 12/22/2022, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Fax: (202) 872-1331, Email:
  • AG HOKES BLU, 3483 Posey Road (Lat: 33.989722 Lon: -85.839778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQPT213,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, Grant Date: 08/08/2012, Expiration Date: 08/08/2022, Certifier: Chris Harris, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • HOKES BLUFF, 3483 Posey Road (Lat: 33.989722 Lon: -85.839778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.5 m, Call Sign: WQPV603,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, Grant Date: 08/24/2012, Expiration Date: 08/24/2022, Certifier: Charles Cleary, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (678) 259-1319, Email:
  • HOKESBLUFF, 5890 Colvin Gap Rd (Lat: 33.954000 Lon: -85.862056), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQXA464,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11425.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz... (+22 more), Grant Date: 01/13/2016, Expiration Date: 01/13/2026, Certifier: Larry F Butts, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Email:
  • HOKES BLUFF, 3 Mi Sse Of (Lat: 33.954250 Lon: -85.851889), Overall height: 31.4 m, Call Sign: KVI26,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6152.80 MHz, 3770.00 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 3850.00 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 3930.00 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 4170.00 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/22/2000, Expiration Date: 08/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 08/17/2001, Registrant: Bellsouth Telecommunications Inc, 22j64 Bsc 675 W Peachtree St Ne, Atlanta, GA 30375, Phone: (205) 977-7624, Fax: (205) 977-7608, Email:
  • STATION, Colvin Gap 3.1 Mi S Of (Lat: 33.954528 Lon: -85.861611), Overall height: 36.6 m, Call Sign: WBM432,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6785.00 MHz, 6755.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/13/2002, Expiration Date: 02/28/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/02/2003, Registrant: Mcdermott, Will & Emery, 600 13th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20005-3096, Phone: (202) 756-8283, Fax: (202) 756-8087, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hokes Bluff)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-30 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 139 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-320 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7008Y , Serial Number: 30-9, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 07/12/1963, Certificate Issue Date: 10/13/2011
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Charles E Marshall, 3515 Williams St, Hokes Bluff, AL 35903, Other Owners: Jane E Marshall

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 ORIGINATED7$111,9865$102,03026$131,6692$30,5752$47,9101$44,290
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$38,4502$103,6200$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$96,6101$67,6109$112,8242$21,2751$21,7502$43,970
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$60,2806$122,8500$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$134,6700$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0106.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$109,6901$237,190
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0106.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hokes Bluff, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hokes Bluff, AL - Value

2011 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2011 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 26. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 63 took place in 2016, and the least - 0 in 2012. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Hokes Bluff, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (68.1%), and Structure Fires (25.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hokes Bluff, AL
    • 14368.1%Outside Fires
    • 5325.2%Structure Fires
    • 146.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hokes Bluff, AL
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hokes Bluff, AL
  • 51.1%Electricity
  • 41.7%Utility gas
  • 6.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hokes Bluff, AL
  • 59.9%Electricity
  • 40.1%Utility gas


Hokes Bluff compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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