Hytop, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 351 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.4%
 
Males: 174  (49.6%)
Females: 177  (50.4%)
Median resident age:  33.3 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 35768.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $41,501 (it was $34,306 in 2000)
Hytop:

$41,501
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,473 (it was $15,093 in 2000)

Hytop town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $87,974 (it was $58,600 in 2000)
Hytop:

$87,974
AL:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $126,030; Detached houses: $141,257; Mobile homes: $71,618

Median gross rent in 2016: $717.

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  • Races in Hytop, AL (2010)

    Hytop races chart
    • 32491.5%White alone
    • 164.5%American Indian alone
    • 123.4%Hispanic
    • 10.3%Black alone
    • 10.3%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hytop: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (28.8%), English (11.6%), Irish (5.6%), German (2.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1700 feet

Land area: 2.26 square miles.

Population density: 155 people per square mile   (very low).

Hytop,AL real estate house value index trend

Hytop, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Hytop:

  • High school or higher: 75.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hytop town:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 16.6%

10 residents are foreign born (0.7% Latin America).

This town:

2.4%
Alabama:

3.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $283 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $321 (0.4%)

Hytop satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntsville, AL (31.9 miles , pop. 158,216).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (94.5 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (487.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Princeton, AL (2.6 miles ), Skyline, AL (2.7 miles ), Pleasant Groves, AL (3.6 miles ), Sherwood, TN (3.8 miles ), Huntland, TN (3.8 miles ), Stevenson, AL (3.8 miles ), Hollywood, AL (3.8 miles ), Orme, TN (4.2 miles) .

Latitude: 34.90 N, Longitude: 86.09 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 256

Hytop household income distribution Hytop home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.3%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +163 (+107.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (62%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Information (2%)
  • Finance and insurance (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (29%)
  • Production occupations (29%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Hytop: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Hytop, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hytop-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 112% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/18/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.8 miles away from the Hytop town center killed one person and injured 55 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 35.2 miles away from the town center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.

Earthquake activity:

Hytop-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 78% 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 38.5 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 123.4 miles away from Hytop 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, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 264.9 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 134.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 257.4 miles away from Hytop center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 129.5 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 Jackson County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 9, Winds: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hytop topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hytop:

  • Northeast Alabama Community College (about 27 miles; Rainsville, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,409)
  • Alabama A & M University (about 29 miles; Normal, AL; FT enrollment: 4,524)
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 34 miles; Huntsville, AL; FT enrollment: 6,006)
  • Motlow State Community College (about 35 miles; Tullahoma, TN; FT enrollment: 2,915)
  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 46 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 10,158)
  • Snead State Community College (about 49 miles; Boaz, AL; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 50 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)

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

Church in Hytop: Hytop Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Jackson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 27.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

27.1
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.44. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.44
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.27
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 36.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.3
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.6%
(11.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 59.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  73.2%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.2%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Alabama average:

12.0

Hytop travel time to work - commute Hytop mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Hytop town (based on Jackson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant24,116118
Mainline Protestant2,11618
Catholic1,5151
Black Protestant8456
Other3302
None24,305-
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: 16
Jackson County:

3.02 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Jackson County:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Jackson County:

5.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.6%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

30.8%
Alabama:

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

11.0%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.2%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.0%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.3
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

27.1%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Hytop:

11.2%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Hytop:

6.7
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.2%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Hytop:

54.0%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Hytop:

77.6%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hytop, 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 Government Administration 0$0 8$300
Totals for Government 0$0 8$300

4.57% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,628 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.57%
Alabama average:

6.02%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from DeKalb County, AL  0.81% ($29,083 average AGI)
from Madison County, AL  0.48% ($49,919)
from Marshall County, AL  0.33% ($24,288)


4.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,769 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.31%
Alabama average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to DeKalb County, AL  0.94% ($23,246 average AGI)
to Madison County, AL  0.58% ($41,718)
to Marshall County, AL  0.26% ($24,809)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hytop:

  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WZCT (1330 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: BONNER AND CARLILE ENTERPRISES)
  • WBXR (1140 AM; daytime; 15 kW; HAZEL GREEN, AL; Owner: LOW COUNTRY CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WZYX (1440 AM; 5 kW; COWAN, TN; Owner: TIMS FORD BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WEPG (910 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: STONE/COLLINS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WDJL (1000 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: JAMES K. SHARP DBA 5TH AVE BROADCASTING)
  • WQRX (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VALLEY HEAD, AL; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WEUP (1600 AM; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNDLEY BATTS, SR. & VIRGINIA CAPLES)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hytop:

  • WUSX (93.3 FM; TULLAHOMA, TN; Owner: TENNNESSE VALLEY RADIO, INC)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • WXQW (94.1 FM; MERIDIANVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W293AH (106.5 FM; NORMAL, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMXF-FM (97.3 FM; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMXN-FM (101.7 FM; STEVENSON, AL; Owner: KEA RADIO, INC.)
  • W249BB (97.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W275AA (102.9 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ARCHIE C. BOBO, PERSONAL REP. OF DORSEY E. NEWMAN ESTATE)
  • W300AH (107.9 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PORTER L. BATTS)
  • W202BV (88.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WKEA-FM (98.3 FM; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: KEA RADIO, INC.)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W298AF (107.5 FM; HADEN, AL; Owner: HADEN RADIO COMPANY)
  • W222AK (92.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PRESS W. PARHAM)
  • WRTT-FM (95.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WZYP (104.3 FM; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W278AA (103.5 FM; MADISON, AL; Owner: TENNESSEE VALLEY RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hytop:

  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • W64BJ (Channel 64; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WAAY-TV (Channel 31; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF HUNTSVILLE LICENSE LLC)
  • WHNT-TV (Channel 19; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W67CO (Channel 67; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (27%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Hytop compared to Alabama state average:

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