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Population in 2012: 83,412 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +32.9%
Males: 40,357  (48.4%)
Females: 43,055  (51.6%)

Median resident age:  36.5 years
Alabama median age:  37.4 years

Zip codes: 35216.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $70,583 (it was $61,982 in 2000)
Hoover:

$70,583
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $37,454

Hoover city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $251,300 (it was $176,400 in 2000)
Hoover:

$251,300
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $312,334; Detached houses: $326,294; Townhouses or other attached units: $176,349; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $146,941; Mobile homes: $137,895

Median gross rent in 2012: $909.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 35226, 35242, 35244.

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  • White alone - 59,254 (72.6%)
  • Black alone - 12,008 (14.7%)
  • Hispanic - 4,915 (6.0%)
  • Asian alone - 4,120 (5.0%)
  • Two or more races - 1,040 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 143 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 123 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 16 (0.02%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hoover: 90.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (12.7%), German (11.5%), Irish (11.3%), United States (8.2%), Italian (4.6%), French (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 04/28/1967

Land area: 43.1 square miles.

Population density: 1,934 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Hoover:

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 55.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hoover city:

  • Never married: 23.9%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

6,476 residents are foreign born (3.5% Latin America, 2.0% Asia).

This city:  8.4%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Hoover, Alabama as of December 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Hoover to the number of sex offenders is 7,583 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,863 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,463 (0.6%)

Hoover satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (9.6 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (563.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Vestavia Hills, AL (1.9 miles ), Indian Springs Village, AL (2.0 miles ), Homewood, AL (2.4 miles ), Pelham, AL (2.4 miles ), Cahaba Heights, AL (2.6 miles ), Meadowbrook, AL (2.6 miles ), Lake Purdy, AL (2.7 miles ), Lipscomb, AL (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 608 buildings, average cost: $185,600
  • 1998: 722 buildings, average cost: $176,200
  • 1999: 628 buildings, average cost: $194,900
  • 2000: 507 buildings, average cost: $216,200
  • 2001: 427 buildings, average cost: $260,000
  • 2002: 517 buildings, average cost: $263,100
  • 2003: 771 buildings, average cost: $241,300
  • 2004: 884 buildings, average cost: $247,000
  • 2005: 850 buildings, average cost: $257,200
  • 2006: 720 buildings, average cost: $242,200
  • 2007: 613 buildings, average cost: $255,000
  • 2008: 287 buildings, average cost: $245,900
  • 2009: 265 buildings, average cost: $215,300
  • 2010: 301 buildings, average cost: $215,300
  • 2011: 385 buildings, average cost: $237,100
  • 2012: 358 buildings, average cost: $252,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 33.39 N, Longitude: 86.80 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -40,450 (-49.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 10,264 (25.4%)

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Crime rates in Hoover by Year
Type 2000 2002 2003 2004 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 31032022102
per 100,000 4.81.60.04.62.90.02.82.81.30.02.4
Rapes 1419181517181393713
per 100,000 22.430.027.922.925.025.918.412.54.08.515.8
Robberies 70821139781716244473546
per 100,000 112.0129.5175.3148.1119.0102.187.761.262.942.755.9
Assaults 241051112329323433241725
per 100,000 38.4165.9172.235.142.646.048.145.932.120.730.4
Burglaries 243254310388312372436439397422393
per 100,000 388.9401.3480.9592.4458.3535.0616.4610.4531.6514.6477.3
Thefts 1,5141,3091,4801,5311,9171,9101,7611,7621,6701,6631,702
per 100,000 2422.72068.02295.72337.62815.82747.12489.72450.02236.02027.82067.2
Auto thefts 1491461301981581611188710510985
per 100,000 238.4230.7201.6302.3232.1231.6166.8121.0140.6132.9103.2
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/A512120N/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/A7.31.42.81.42.70.0N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.4) 220.1237.1260.5247.1242.2235.0220.4200.9175.5157.3170.9

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 223 (158 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Alabama average:

2.41

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Hoover, Alabama accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

3.7%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +21,687 (+52.8%).

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Broadcasting and telecommunications (4%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Broadcasting and telecommunications (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Hoover-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 254% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1977, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 11.7 miles away from the Hoover city center killed 22 people and injured 130 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1998, a category F5 tornado 13.9 miles away from the city center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hoover-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 59% smaller 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 26.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 63.9 miles away from Hoover center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 29.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 26.0 miles away from Hoover center
On 8/19/2004 at 23:51:49, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 15.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 16, Floods: 12, Tornadoes: 10, Hurricanes: 6, Winds: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hoover topographic map

Birthplace of: Ehren Wassermann - Baseball player, Cory Reamer - Football player, Sidney Spencer - Basketball player, Trey Hampton - College basketball player (Mississippi Rebels).


Hospitals/medical centers in Hoover:

  • FMC HOOVER (Dialysis Facility, 2104 LORNA RIDGE LANE)
  • CARE FIRST HOME HEALTH OF JEFFERSON COUNTY (Home Health Center, 1400 URBAN CENTER DRIVE, SUITE 240)
  • ASERACARE HOSPICE-BIRMINGHAM (Hospital, 450 CENTURY PARK SOUTH, SUITE 112 B)
  • HELPING HANDS HOSPICE (Hospital, 400 EMERY DRIVE, SUITE 100)

Political contributions by individuals in Hoover, AL

Heliports located in Hoover:

Amtrak station near Hoover:

  • 9 miles: BIRMINGHAM (1819 MORRIS AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website: www.hoover.al.us

College/University in Hoover:

  • Xcell Academy-A Paul Mitchell Partner School (Full-time enrollment: 112; Location: 1694 Montgomery Hwy Ste 124; Private, for-profit)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hoover:

  • Samford University (about 6 miles; Birmingham, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,154)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 6 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 4,160)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 7 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,542)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 10 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 11,648)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 20 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,273)
  • University of Montevallo (about 21 miles; Montevallo, AL; FT enrollment: 2,494)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 41 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,544)

Public high schools in Hoover:

Private high schools in Hoover:

  • SHADES MOUNTAIN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 466; Location: 2290 OLD TYLER RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • HERITAGE ACADEMY (Students: 144; Location: 225 BLUERIGE BLVD; Grades: 1 - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Hoover:

Private elementary/middle schools in Hoover:

  • PRINCE OF PEACE CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 355; Location: 4650 MOSS CREEK BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • COVENANT CLASSICAL SCHOOL MAGNOLIA TRACE (Students: 142; Location: 5390 MAGNOLIA TRCE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • COVENANT CLASSICAL SCHOOL (Students: 50; Location: 25 SOUTHLAKE LN; Grades: PK - 2)
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Library in Hoover:

  • HOOVER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $5,623,759; Location: 200 MUNICIPAL DRIVE; 204,725 books; 16,905 audio materials; 17,081 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 81 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 196 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Hoover now has 2 High schools. Spain Park needs to be added.

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Notable locations in Hoover: Hoover Business Park (A), Lovers Leap (B), Green Valley Golf Course (C), Riverchase Country Club (D), Camp Andrews (E), Chase Lake Country Club (F), Spain Church Camp (G), Hoover City Hall (H), Bluff Park Community Center (I), Hoover Fire Department Station 2 (J), Hoover Fire Department Station 5 (K), Hoover Fire Department Station 4 (L), Hoover Fire Department Station 6 (M), Hoover Fire Department Station 7 (N), Hoover Fire Department Station 8 (O), Helena Fire Department Station 2 (P), Hoover Fire Department Station 3 (Q), Hoover Fire Department Station 1 (R). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: The Plaza of Rivechase Shopping Center (1), Lorna Plaza Shopping Center (2), Lorna Village Shopping Center (3), The Village on Lorna Shopping Center (4), Riverchase Square Shopping Center (5), Hoover Square Shopping Center (6), The Centre of Riverchase Shopping Center (7), Shades Mountain Plaza Shopping Center (8), Palladian Place Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hoover include: Cahaba Valley Church (A), Christ Church (B), First Baptist Church of Hoover (C), Chapel in the Pines Presbyterian Church (D), Bluff Park United Methodist Church (E), Liberty Bible Church (F), Oakmont Presbyterian Church (G), Shades Mountain Independent Church (H), Green Valley Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Jefferson Garden of Memories (1), Ray Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Wilborn Lake (A), Acton Lake (B), Batson Lake (C), Cahaba Lake (D), Rutherford Lakes (E), Guytons Lake (F), Rutherford Lake Number Two (G), Rutherford Lake Number One (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Scout Creek (A), Patton Creek (B), Martin Brook (C), Lacey Branch (D), Dolly Brook (E), Dodd Branch (F), Camp Branch (G), Jeb Branch (H), Acton Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hoover include: Georgetown Lake Park (1), Hoover Sports Park Central (2), Hoover Sports Park East (3), Hoover Sports Park West (4), Riverchase Sports Park (5), Spain Park (6), Hoover Metropolitan Stadium (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.3. This is about average.
City:

34.3
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.492. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.492
U.S.:

0.334
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.2. This is better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

22.2
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. There were 12 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.7%

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.2%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.7%
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: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hoover, AL

People in group quarters in Hoover in 2010:

  • 361 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 32 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Hoover in 2000:

  • 440 people in nursing homes
  • 30 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 14 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Hoover compared to Alabama state average:

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


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Banks with most branches in Hoover (2011 data):

  • Compass Bank: The Grove At 150 Branch, Hoover Branch, Valleydale Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Synovus Bank: Hoover Banking Center Branch at 2020 Patton Chapel Road, branch established on 1988/05/02; Trace Crossings Branch at 5290 Preserve Parkway, branch established on 2000/08/01. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Highway 150 Branch at 2750 John Hawkins Pkwy, branch established on 1973/03/29; Hoover Branch at 1596 Montgomery Hwy, branch established on 1986/12/17. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Regions Bank: Hoover Branch at 1651 Montgomery Highway, branch established on 1973/08/15; Galleria Branch at 3065 John Hawkins Parkway, branch established on 1990/03/19. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Trace Crossings Branch at 2527 John Hawkins Pkwy, branch established on 2003/11/03; Hoover Branch at 1600 Montgomery Highway, branch established on 1972/08/10. 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
  • First Financial Bank: Hoover Branch at 1604 Montgomery Highway, branch established on 1992/11/03. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $208.9 mil, Deposits: $166.7 mil, headquarters in Bessemer, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Firstfed Bancorp, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Bryant Bank: Highway 150 Branch at 2721 John Hawkins Parkway, branch established on 2008/09/15. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $951.1 mil, Deposits: $781.0 mil, headquarters in Tuscaloosa, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices
  • Woodforest National Bank: Hoover Branch at 2780 John Hawkins Parkway, branch established on 2008/06/14. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Iberiabank: Hoover Branch at 2765 John Hawkins Pkwy, branch established on 2011/10/03. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $11,676.7 mil, Deposits: $9,387.9 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Iberiabank Corporation
  • 6 other banks with 6 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Hoover travel time to work - commute


Hoover mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Electricity (39%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Hoover city (based on Jefferson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.13%
Here60.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchChurches of Christ
Adherents49.4%13.4%11.1%3.7%3.2%
Congregations33.1%13.9%3.8%2.4%9.2%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodPresbyterian Church in AmericaOther
Adherents3.1%2.5%2.1%2.0%9.5%
Congregations5.5%3.7%2.3%1.4%24.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 135
Jefferson County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 12
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 65
Jefferson County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 380
Jefferson County:

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 357
Here:

5.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.4%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

31.1%
Alabama:

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

12.0%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 30$167,598$67,0390$0
Other Government Administration 19$114,092$72,0587$9,742
Judicial and Legal 18$56,240$37,4930$0
Police Protection - Officers 152$834,775$65,9030$0
Police - Other 12$47,862$47,86211$12,688
Firefighters 163$890,517$65,5600$0
Fire - Other 1$4,625$55,5000$0
Correction 21$78,263$44,7220$0
Streets and Highways 38$161,872$51,1170$0
Welfare 1$2,190$26,2802$1,738
Health 2$8,719$52,3140$0
Sewerage 1$6,903$82,8360$0
Parks and Recreation 55$208,045$45,39223$23,265
Local Libraries 47$175,154$44,72053$50,399
Other and Unallocable 70$316,728$54,2960$0
Totals for Government 630$3,073,583$58,54496$97,832

Hoover government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,136,000 ($13.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $835,000 ($10.01)
    Housing and Community Development: $651,000 ($7.80)
    General Public Buildings: $116,000 ($1.39)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($0.01)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $14,729,000 ($176.58)
    Local Fire Protection: $14,050,000 ($168.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,427,000 ($65.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,603,000 ($55.18)
    Libraries: $4,334,000 ($51.96)
    General - Other: $4,023,000 ($48.23)
    Regular Highways: $4,022,000 ($48.22)
    Financial Administration: $3,178,000 ($38.10)
    Central Staff Services: $2,600,000 ($31.17)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,833,000 ($21.98)
    Correctional Institutions: $1,491,000 ($17.88)
    Sewerage: $1,364,000 ($16.35)
    General Public Buildings: $1,160,000 ($13.91)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $931,000 ($11.16)
    Housing and Community Development: $336,000 ($4.03)
    Health - Other: $220,000 ($2.64)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $4,936,000 ($59.18)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,895,000 ($22.72)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $1,166,000 ($13.98)
    Regular Highways: $988,000 ($11.84)
    Local Fire Protection: $972,000 ($11.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $742,000 ($8.90)
    General - Other: $240,000 ($2.88)
    Libraries: $37,000 ($0.44)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($0.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $34,332,000 ($411.60)

Hoover government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,416,000 ($52.94)
    All Other: $1,135,000 ($13.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $965,000 ($11.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($0.07)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $424,000 ($5.08)
    All Other: $85,000 ($1.02)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,606,000 ($19.25)
    Education: $319,000 ($3.82)
    All Other: $14,000 ($0.17)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $2,085,000 ($25.00)
    Interest Earnings: $1,707,000 ($20.46)
    Sale of Property: $956,000 ($11.46)
    General Revenue, NEC: $692,000 ($8.30)
    Rents: $362,000 ($4.34)
    Donations From Private Sources: $46,000 ($0.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,479,000 ($17.73)
    All Other: $1,080,000 ($12.95)
    General Local Government Support: $1,057,000 ($12.67)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $55,238,000 ($662.23)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $8,495,000 ($101.84)
    Property: $8,053,000 ($96.54)
    Public Utilities Sales: $3,430,000 ($41.12)
    NEC: $1,826,000 ($21.89)
    Other Selective Sales: $888,000 ($10.65)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $498,000 ($5.97)
    Other License: $4,000 ($0.05)

Hoover government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $127,080,000 ($1523.52)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $123,590,000 ($1481.68)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,655,000 ($391.49)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,165,000 ($349.65)

Hoover government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,078,000 ($108.83)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $53,416,000 ($640.39)

5.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,478 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
Alabama average:

6.81%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($307 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.13%
Alabama average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Shelby County, AL  0.84% ($55,697 average AGI)
from Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.23% ($35,105)
from St. Clair County, AL  0.23% ($34,538)


5.61% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($46,640 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
Alabama average:

6.16%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($192 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.04%
Alabama average:

0.06%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Shelby County, AL  1.35% ($55,359 average AGI)
to St. Clair County, AL  0.49% ($44,314)
to Blount County, AL  0.23% ($37,239)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hoover:

  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WERC (960 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WRJS (1320 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLPH (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; IRONDALE, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WAYE (1220 AM; 1 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJLD (1400 AM; 1 kW; FAIRFIELD, AL; Owner: RICHARDSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQCR (1500 AM; 2 kW; ALABASTER, AL; Owner: WGTT, INC.)
  • WSMQ (1450 AM; 1 kW; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: BESSEMER RADIO INC.)
  • WATV (900 AM; 1 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hoover:

  • W281AB (104.1 FM; MOUNTAIN BROOK, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQEN (103.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZRR (99.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC-FM (93.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
  • WBFR (89.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WVSU-FM (91.1 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: SAMFORD UNIVERSITY)
  • WLJR (88.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BRIARWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH)
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WQEM (101.5 FM; COLUMBIANA, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WENN (105.9 FM; TRUSSVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WANZ (100.7 FM; NORTHPORT, AL; Owner: APEX BRAODCASTING INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hoover:

  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WTTO (Channel 21; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBXA-CA (Channel 2; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WBRC (Channel 6; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM BROADCASTING (WVTM-TV), LLC)
  • W27CM (Channel 27; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBMA-LP (Channel 58; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • W34BI (Channel 34; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W46DK (Channel 46; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • W62BG (Channel 62; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W49AY (Channel 49; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WJSU-TV (Channel 40; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WTJP (Channel 60; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W15AZ (Channel 15; ALABASTER, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST CHURCH SCHOOL)
  • WOTM-LP (Channel 19; MONTEVALLO, AL; Owner: JAMES DONALD EARLEY)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Hoover fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 51
Total length: 606 meters (1,988ft)
Total costs: $203,231,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,602,158
Total average daily truck traffic: 184,138

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1960-1969: 7
  • 1970-1979: 25
  • 1980-1989: 10
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 8
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Hoover, AL



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 20 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED233$196,602461$222,0431,670$210,58043$93,1201$1,492,67048$184,3981$34,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$168,54637$212,011112$220,9134$63,9880$05$188,2081$37,400
APPLICATIONS DENIED35$192,02153$212,099373$214,35029$50,2870$015$127,8983$50,500
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN37$172,29771$207,498414$226,51215$179,4990$017$157,0440$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS7$180,26412$265,78095$212,3452$224,3350$03$151,8330$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 17 tracts in Hoover, AL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 20 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED90$241,63588$228,4541$102,790
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$231,04627$237,0311$49,050
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$217,62521$225,0970$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$244,2688$294,6280$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$164,8353$284,9400$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 289
  • Hazardous Condition: 172
  • Service Call: 29
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Hoover


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hoover, AL
Businesses in Hoover, AL
NameCountNameCount
ALDO1Lane Bryant1
AT&T2LensCrafters1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Little Caesars Pizza1
Abercrombie Kids1Lowe's1
American Eagle Outfitters1Marriott3
Arby's2MasterBrand Cabinets2
AutoZone2Maurices1
Bakers1McDonald's4
Banana Republic1Men's Wearhouse2
Bath & Body Works1Microtel1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Nike6
Blockbuster2Office Depot1
Burger King1Olive Garden1
Buybuy BABY1Outback1
CVS3Outback Steakhouse1
CarMax1Panera Bread1
Casual Male XL1Papa John's Pizza1
Catherines1Payless1
Chick-Fil-A2PetSmart2
Chico's1Pier 1 Imports1
Cinnabon 1Pizza Hut2
Costco1Popeyes1
Curves1Publix Super Markets2
Decora Cabinetry1Quiznos1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack2
Express1Rite Aid1
FedEx3Rooms To Go2
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Rue211
Forever 211SAS Shoes1
GNC2Sam's Club1
GameStop2Sephora1
Gap1Shoe Carnival1
H&R Block2Soma Intimates1
Havertys Furniture1Spencer Gifts1
Hobby Lobby1Sprint Nextel2
Holiday Inn1Starbucks3
Hollister Co.1Subway3
InTown Suites1T-Mobile5
J. Jill1T.J.Maxx1
JCPenney1Taco Bell1
Jimmy John's1Toys"R"Us1
JoS. A. Bank1UPS1
Johnny Rockets1Vans2
Jones New York1Victoria's Secret1
Journeys1Waffle House1
Kincaid2Walgreens2
Kohl's1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1YMCA1
Browse common businesses in Hoover, AL


Hoover on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Management of companies and enterprises (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Utilities (population 50,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage increase in population in the 1970s"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Farmers and farm managers (population 50,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Utilities (population 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Metal and mineral, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Service occupations: (population 50,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of libraries per resident in 2004 in $ (population 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage increase in population in the 1990s (pop 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage population increases in the 1990s) (population 50,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on highway construction per resident in 2004 in $ (population 50,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 1,000 residents in 2004-2006 (population 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 100 cities with newest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 100 best educated cities (highest percentage of bachelor degree holding residents) (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Architecture and engineering occupations: (population 50,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 50,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 100 cities with biggest houses (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Sporting goods, camera, and hobby and toy stores (population 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (population 50,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Community and social services occupations: (population 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
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