Inverness, Alabama

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Population in July 2007: 1,718.
Males: 803  (46.8%)
Females: 915  (53.2%)
Median resident age:  37.0 years
Alabama median age:  35.8 years

Zip code: 36005

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,977 (it was $24,167 in 2000)
Inverness:

$38,977
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,522 (it was $11,938 in 2000)

Inverness CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $83,405 (it was $60,500 in 2000)
Inverness:

$83,405
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $117,467; Detached houses: $151,030; Townhouses or other attached units: $212,486; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $55,431; Mobile homes: $67,928
Inverness races chart
  • Black alone - 1,008 (55.4%)
  • White alone - 773 (42.5%)
  • Two or more races - 14 (0.8%)
  • Hispanic - 15 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.4%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Inverness: 146.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 417 feet

Land area: 169.4 square miles.

Population density: 10 people per square mile   (very low).

Inverness, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Inverness:

  • High school or higher: 68.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Inverness CCD:

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 58.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Inverness CCD:  0.3% ($199)
Alabama:  0.4% ($289)
Inverness satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Montgomery, AL (40.8 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (591.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Banks-Josie, AL (3.0 miles ), Union Springs, AL (3.4 miles ), Needmore, AL (3.5 miles ), Banks, AL (3.5 miles ), Midway, AL (3.9 miles ), Fitzpatrick, AL (4.0 miles ), Troy, AL (4.2 miles ), Louisville, AL (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 31.97 N, Longitude: 85.75 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 334

Inverness household income distribution Inverness home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

11.1%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (20%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Truck transportation (6%)
  • Machinery (5%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (5%)
  • Health care (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Food (6%)
  • Pharmacies and drug stores (5%)
  • Social assistance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Engineers (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)

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

Average climate in Inverness, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Inverness-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 41% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.5 miles away from the Inverness place center killed 2 people and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/19/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Inverness-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 107.1 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 132.0 miles away from Inverness center
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) earthquake occurred 174.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 399.5 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 230.6 miles away from Inverness 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 135.7 miles away from the city 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 Bullock County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Inverness:

  • PCD OF UNION SPRINGS (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; UNION SPRINGS, AL)
  • ASSOCIATES HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; UNION SPRINGS, AL)
  • BULLOCK COUNTY HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; UNION SPRINGS, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Inverness:

  • Troy University (about 17 miles; Troy, AL; Full-time enrollment: 16,148)
  • Tuskegee University (about 32 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 37 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,092)
  • Faulkner University (about 40 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Alabama State University (about 42 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 5,457)
  • Auburn University (about 46 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 22,741)
  • Enterprise State Community College (about 48 miles; Enterprise, AL; FT enrollment: 2,101)

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

Churches in Inverness include: Mount Hilliard Church (A), Mount Olive Church (B), Mount Zion Church (C), Mountain View Church (D), New Hope Church (E), Old Union Grove Church (F), Pine Grove Baptist Church (G), Pleasant Grove Church (H), Mount Harmon Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hubbard Cemetery (1), Dasinger Cemetery (2), Mount Calvary Cemetery (3), Elizabeth Cemetery (4), Walter Cemetery (5), Sardis Cemetery (6), Perote Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Gibson Lake (A), Hobbie Lee Lake (B), Green Acres Lake (C), Greens Pond (D), Thad Greens Lake (E), White Oak Lakes (F), Martin Lake (G), Goodman Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Perote Creek (A), Mountain Creek (B), Mill Creek (C), Little Sandy Creek (D), Little Conecuh River (E), East Creek (F), Double Creek (G), Double Branch (H), Bogue Chitta Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Bullock 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
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2005 was 27.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

27.6
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 23.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.0
U.S.:

20.2

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.230. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.230
U.S.:

0.015
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  65.3%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.7%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

22.1%
Whole state:

16.1%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

10.4%
Whole state:

7.3%

Inverness compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (66%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Inverness CCD (based on Bullock County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 21.04%
Here: 21.0%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodChurches of ChristOther
Adherents69.6%17.0%3.2%2.4%7.7%
Congregations33.3%28.6%9.5%4.8%23.8%
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: 2
Bullock County:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Bullock County:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.5%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Bullock County:

37.3%
Alabama:

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

15.6%
State:

13.5%

5.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,713 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.15%
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 Montgomery County, AL  1.77% ($29,055 average AGI)
from Barbour County, AL  0.35% ($23,545)
from Pike County, AL  0.32% ($20,700)


6.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($22,106 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.59%
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 Montgomery County, AL  2.15% ($25,044 average AGI)
to Pike County, AL  0.70% ($23,045)
to Barbour County, AL  0.60% ($25,421)

Strongest AM radio stations in Inverness:

  • WTBF (970 AM; 5 kW; TROY, AL; Owner: TROY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WACV (1170 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WDAK (540 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Inverness:

  • WQLD (104.3 FM; LUVERNE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZHT (105.7 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTSU (89.9 FM; MONTGOMERY-TROY, AL; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLWI-FM (92.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WTBF-FM (94.7 FM; BRUNDIDGE, AL; Owner: TROY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAXU (91.1 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WBAM-FM (98.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: DEEP SOUTH BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHHY-FM (101.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKMX (106.7 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: WKMX, INC.)
  • WMXS (103.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Inverness:

  • WRJM-TV (Channel 67; TROY, AL; Owner: JOSIE PARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSFA (Channel 12; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WCOV-TV (Channel 20; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: WOODS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WNCF (Channel 32; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 32 MONTGOMERY LLC)
  • WGIQ (Channel 43; LOUISVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WDIQ (Channel 2; DOZIER, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WMCF-TV (Channel 45; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Inverness)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • S Highland And Lakes Dr (Lat: 33.390667 Lon: -86.665806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 20 m, Call Sign: WPFR923
    Assigned Frequencies: 859.287 MHz, 859.337 MHz, 859.362 MHz, 859.387 MHz, 860.287 MHz, 860.337 MHz, 860.362 MHz, 860.387 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/14/2009, Expiration Date: 06/08/2019
    Registrant: Southernlinc Wireless, 4601 Southlake Parkway - Suite 150, Hoover, AL 35244, Phone: (205) 257-1300, Fax: (205) 874-3953, Email:
  • Lat: 33.426472 Lon: -86.687500, Call Sign: WPYB950
    Assigned Frequencies: 806.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/17/2003, Expiration Date: 07/17/2013, Certifier: Ray Waters
    Registrant: Southernlinc Wireless, 4601 Southlake Parkway - Suite 150, Hoover, AL 35244, Phone: (205) 257-1300, Fax: (205) 874-3953, Email:
  • S Highland And Lakes Dr (Lat: 33.390667 Lon: -86.665806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 20 m, Call Sign: WQJM798
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.162 MHz, 855.887 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/28/2009, Expiration Date: 06/08/2019, Certifier: Robin J Cohen
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483
  • 3589 Cahaba Beach Rd (Lat: 33.426472 Lon: -86.687500), Type: Pole, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 46.6 m, Call Sign: WQJP298
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.162 MHz, 855.887 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/13/2008, Expiration Date: 07/17/2013, Certifier: Robin J Cohen
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Oak Mountain, 5 Highland Lakes Drive (Lat: 33.390639 Lon: -86.665806), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 24.8 m, Call Sign: WNTF288
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.681 MHz, 928.681 MHz, 932.406 MHz, 928.668 MHz, 941.406 MHz, 952.668 MHz, 928.356 MHz, 952.356 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/20/2010, Expiration Date: 06/29/2020
    Registrant: Levine, Blaszak, Block & Boothby, LLP, 2001 L Street, Nw, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 857-2574, Fax: (202) 223-0833, Email:

Businesses in Inverness, AL

  • Hyatt: 1

Inverness on our top lists:

  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Therapists"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Protective service occupations:"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Pharmacies and drug stores"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Primary, secondary, and special education school teachers:"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
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