Killen, Alabama

We are giving away $1200 in prizes - enter simply by sending us your own city pictures!

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2014: 988 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.7%
 
Males: 463  (46.9%)
Females: 525  (53.1%)
Median resident age:  38.3 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 35645.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $50,817 (it was $43,203 in 2000)
Killen:

$50,817
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $23,885 (it was $17,872 in 2000)

Killen town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $109,988 (it was $84,600 in 2000)
Killen:

$109,988
AL:

$122,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $682.

Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2013 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Killen, AL (2010)

    Killen races chart
    • 1,02792.7%White alone
    • 353.2%Black alone
    • 272.4%Hispanic
    • 111.0%Two or more races
    • 50.5%Asian alone
    • 30.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Killen: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.
Killen, AL forum
Recent posts about Killen, Alabama on our local forum with over 1,900,000 registered users. Killen is mentioned 45 times on our forum:
Madison County CCW permit  (118 replies)
Relocating to florence, al area  (6 replies)
Excellent Job Opportunity - Killen, Alabama  (0 replies)
Any fun Halloween events  (5 replies)
Good rental communities in Decatur/Madison/West Hunts.?  (7 replies)
No Haunted house in Huntsville this year  (12 replies)

Latest news from Killen, AL collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: Irish (21.9%), United States (19.6%), German (10.8%), English (10.1%), French (2.4%), Scottish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 610 feet

Land area: 1.91 square miles.

Population density: 517 people per square mile   (low).

Killen,AL real estate house value index trend

Killen, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Killen:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Killen town:

  • Never married: 20.4%
  • Now married: 61.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

8 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.7%
Alabama:

2.0%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Killen, Alabama as of June 26, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Killen to the number of sex offenders is 989 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $538 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $469 (0.5%)

Killen satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, AL (36.6 miles , pop. 53,929).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (99.3 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (482.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: St. Florian, AL (2.3 miles ), Florence, AL (2.8 miles ), Underwood-Petersville, AL (3.1 miles ), Muscle Shoals, AL (3.2 miles ), Leighton, AL (3.3 miles ), Tri-Cities, AL (3.4 miles ), Lexington, AL (3.4 miles ), Sheffield, AL (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $130,400
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $89,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $225,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $165,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $120,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.86 N, Longitude: 87.53 W

Area code: 256

Killen household income distribution Killen home values distribution

Crime rates in Killen by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2014
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.089.30.0
Robberies 00100140000
per 100,000 0.00.091.20.00.088.2349.30.00.00.00.0
Assaults 70116476221
per 100,000 620.60.091.289.1534.3352.7611.4519.9179.7178.6101.3
Burglaries 82122511192232034
per 100,000 709.21,910.82,005.5445.6979.51,675.51,921.4260.01,796.9267.9405.3
Thefts 71641256667543743243831
per 100,000 6,294.35,823.511,394.75,882.45,966.24,761.93,231.43,726.22,156.33,392.93,140.8
Auto thefts 11000032222
per 100,000 88.791.00.00.00.00.0262.0173.3179.7178.6202.6
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0N/AN/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0.0N/AN/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.1) 450.3389.3668.0295.9431.0421.3532.7296.8273.1287.2198.3

(click on a table row to update graph)

City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Killen detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.49
Alabama average:

2.41
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.7%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +111 (+11.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Killen, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Killen, Alabama average temperatures Killen, Alabama average precipitation Killen, Alabama humidity Killen, Alabama wind speed Killen, Alabama snowfall Killen, Alabama sunshine Killen, Alabama clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Killen-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 121% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.2 miles away from the Killen town center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.

On 5/18/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 32 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Killen-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 77% 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 111.0 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 102.0 miles away from Killen center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 166.9 miles away from the city 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) earthquake occurred 249.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 174.5 miles away from Killen center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 81.0 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 Lauderdale County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Freezes: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Killen topographic map

Birthplace of: Patrick Hape - 2005 NFL player (Denver Broncos, born: Jun 6, 1974), David Briggs (American musician) - Keyboardist, Harlon Hill - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Killen:

  • LAUDERDALE CHRISTIAN NURSING HOME (2019 COUNTY ROAD 394)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Killen:

  • GLENWOOD HEALTHCARE, INC. (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; FLORENCE, AL)
  • FLORENCE HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 7 miles away; FLORENCE, AL)
  • FLORENCE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; FLORENCE, AL)
  • MUSCLE SHOALS DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL)
  • HOSPICE OF TENNESSEE VALLEY INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; FLORENCE, AL)
  • DAVITA RENAISSANCE (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; FLORENCE, AL)
  • FLORENCE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; FLORENCE, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Killen:

  • University of North Alabama (about 10 miles; Florence, AL; Full-time enrollment: 5,886)
  • Northwest-Shoals Community College (about 12 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; FT enrollment: 2,702)
  • Athens State University (about 33 miles; Athens, AL; FT enrollment: 2,771)
  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 36 miles; Tanner, AL; FT enrollment: 7,911)
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 52 miles; Huntsville, AL; FT enrollment: 6,006)
  • Alabama A & M University (about 55 miles; Normal, AL; FT enrollment: 4,524)
  • Columbia State Community College (about 58 miles; Columbia, TN; FT enrollment: 3,383)

Public high schools in Killen:

Public elementary/middle school in Killen:

See full list of schools located in Killen

Library in Killen:

  • KILLEN PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $46,522; Location: 325 J. C. MAULDIN HIGHWAY; 21,189 books; 522 audio materials; 88 video materials; 81 state licensed databases)

Click to draw/clear town borders

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

Churches in Killen include: Mount Zion Cumberland Presbyterian Church (A), Beech Grove Church of Christ (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Killen: Killen Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Pettus Museum (3450 Highway 72), C & C Waterscapes (Water Parks & Slides; 2007 County Road 103).

Lauderdale 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 2013 was 52.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.3
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 5.86. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.86
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.62
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.73. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.73
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.7%
(14.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.7% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.7%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.5%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Killen, Alabama environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Banks with branches in Killen (2011 data):

  • CB&S Bank, Inc.: Center Star Branch at 5690 U.S. Highway 72, branch established on 1980/02/27. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $1,276.1 mil, Deposits: $1,018.1 mil, headquarters in Russellville, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 42 total offices, Holding Company: Cbs Banc-Corp.
  • SunTrust Bank: Shoal Creek Branch at 300 Hwy 43, branch established on 1980/04/28. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Killen Branch at 152 J.C. Mauldin Highway, branch established on 1967/04/29. 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
  • First Southern Bank: Killen Branch at 5287 Highway 72, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $176.1 mil, Deposits: $160.8 mil, headquarters in Florence, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: First Southern Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Alabama average:

11.9

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

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 Killen town (based on Lauderdale County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant40,963144
Mainline Protestant8,07938
Black Protestant2,34619
Catholic1,9482
Other7273
None38,646-
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: 14
Lauderdale County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Lauderdale County:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 50
Lauderdale County:

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 62
Here:

7.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.9%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Lauderdale County:

30.1%
Alabama:

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

15.1%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

56.9%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Killen:

56.4%
State:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Killen:

27.7
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Killen:

14.4%
Alabama:

21.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

29.8%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

63.7%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.1%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Killen, 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
Financial Administration 1$3,890$46,6800$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$1,785
Judicial and Legal 1$2,975$35,7000$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$17,112$41,0690$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$425
Local Libraries 0$0 2$2,508
Other and Unallocable 3$8,747$34,9880$0
Totals for Government 10$32,724$39,2699$4,718

Killen government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $279,000 ($282.39)
    Financial Administration: $232,000 ($234.82)
    Parks & Recreation: $146,000 ($147.77)
    Corrections - Other: $85,000 ($86.03)
    Libraries: $24,000 ($24.29)
    Fire Protection: $16,000 ($16.19)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($8.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $349,000 ($353.24)

Killen government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $195,000 ($197.37)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($13.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,000 ($8.10)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $404,000 ($408.91)
    Other Selective Sales: $68,000 ($68.83)
    Property: $39,000 ($39.47)
    Motor Vehicle License: $8,000 ($8.10)
    Public Utilities: $6,000 ($6.07)

Killen government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $579,000 ($586.03)

4.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,851 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
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 Colbert County, AL  1.30% ($27,120 average AGI)
from Limestone County, AL  0.23% ($38,639)
from Madison County, AL  0.21% ($35,662)


5.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,523 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
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 Colbert County, AL  1.28% ($26,007 average AGI)
to Madison County, AL  0.40% ($30,389)
to Limestone County, AL  0.29% ($40,228)

Strongest AM radio stations in Killen:

  • WZNN (620 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, AL; Owner: MANUEL HUERTA)
  • WVNA (1590 AM; 5 kW; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WVNN (770 AM; 10 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WSBM (1340 AM; 1 kW; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER B/CING. CORP.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WBTG (1290 AM; 1 kW; SHEFFIELD, AL)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBCF (1240 AM; 1 kW; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BENNY CARLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WLAY (1450 AM; 1 kW; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBXR (1140 AM; daytime; 15 kW; HAZEL GREEN, AL; Owner: LOW COUNTRY CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)

Strongest FM radio stations in Killen:

  • W254AA (98.7 FM; COLBERT HEIGHTS, AL; Owner: WILLIAM P. ROGERS)
  • W202BY (88.3 FM; KILLEN, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W225AB (92.9 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM P. ROGERS)
  • WLAY-FM (100.3 FM; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYTK (93.9 FM; ROGERSVILLE, AL; Owner: SHOALS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAKD (89.9 FM; SHEFFIELD, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WQLT-FM (107.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFIX (91.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: TRI-STATE INSPIRATIONAL B/C CORP.)
  • WXFL (96.1 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W237AQ (95.3 FM; KILLEN, AL; Owner: WILLIAM P. ROGERS)
  • WJOR-FM (101.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVNA-FM (105.5 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBTG-FM (106.3 FM; SHEFFIELD, AL; Owner: SLATTON & ASSOCS. BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WMXV (103.5 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WMSR-FM (94.9 FM; COLLINWOOD, TN; Owner: OHIO BROADCAST ASSOCIATES)
  • W274AA (102.7 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: WILLIAM P. ROGERS)
  • WZYP (104.3 FM; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W278AA (103.5 FM; MADISON, AL; Owner: TENNESSEE VALLEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WQPR (88.7 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: THE BD OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF ALABAMA)

TV broadcast stations around Killen:

  • WHDF (Channel 15; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WXFL-LP (Channel 5; FLORENCE, ETC., AL; Owner: BENNY CARLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBCF-LP (Channel 3; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BENNY CARLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W57BV (Channel 57; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYLE (Channel 26; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ETC COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WFIQ (Channel 36; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WTZT-LP (Channel 11; ATHENS, AL; Owner: WTZT-LP TELEVISION STATION, L.L.C.)
  • Killen, Alabama
  • Fatal accident count12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents21
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:0
  • Fatalities12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents37
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Alabama average
  • Fatal accident count112
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents176
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons30
  • Fatalities123
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents292
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents11
See more detailed statistics of Killen fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • $9,103,000Total costs
  • 47,470Total average daily traffic
  • 2,839Total average daily truck traffic
  • 58,486Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Killen)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

82 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Jct Jackson Hwy & Us Hwy 43/72 (Lat: 34.856750 Lon: -87.556972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91 m, Call Sign: WPDR680
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.787 MHzGrant Date: 02/21/2000, Expiration Date: 02/21/2010, Cancellation Date: 04/10/2010, Certifier: Shawn E EndsleyRegistrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 300 Technology Drive #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-1626, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • 30 Yds N Of Int Hwy 43n & 72e (Lat: 34.856750 Lon: -87.556972), Structure height: 91 m, Call Sign: WNDZ642
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.740 MHzGrant Date: 02/28/2002, Expiration Date: 01/28/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/31/2012Registrant: Nucom Inc, 3512 Jackson Highway, Sheffield, AL 35660, Phone: (256) 389-8200, Fax: (256) 389-8201, Email:
  • Lat: 34.087611 Lon: -87.170833, Call Sign: WQBR522
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.680 MHzGrant Date: 11/30/2004, Expiration Date: 11/30/2014, Cancellation Date: 01/31/2015, Certifier: Rhonda L ClemmensRegistrant: The Radio Shop, Inc., 3512 N. Jackson Hwy., Sheffield, AL 35660, Phone: (256) 389-8200, Fax: (256) 389-8201, Email:
  • PECK LANE WELL, Intersection Of Cr72 & Cr442 (Lat: 34.869250 Lon: -87.496417), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQJW695
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.012 MHzGrant Date: 01/26/2009, Expiration Date: 01/26/2019, Certifier: Michael A HippsRegistrant: Dexter Fortson Associates, Inc., 910 Ploof Drive, Hueytown, AL 35023, Phone: (205) 432-2700, Fax: (205) 491-4751, Email:
  • Southwest Corner Of Alabama Lauderdale County Roads 37 & 47 (Lat: 34.916778 Lon: -87.578750), Type: Mast, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQNG580
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.203 MHzGrant Date: 01/31/2011, Expiration Date: 01/31/2021, Certifier: Randall J PattersonRegistrant: Alabama Gas Corporation, #14 13th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 326-8351, Email:
  • Nr Hideaway Hills 92 Meters N Jct Hwys 43 & 72 (Lat: 34.856944 Lon: -87.556944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91 m, Overall height: 94 m, Call Sign: WQOA406
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.475 MHz, 453.475 MHzGrant Date: 07/25/2011, Expiration Date: 07/25/2021, Certifier: George GrabryanRegistrant: The Radio Shop, 3512 Jackson Highway, Sheffield, AL 35660, Phone: (256) 389-8200, Fax: (256) 389-8201, Email:
  • Nr Hideaway Hills 92 Meters N Jct Hwys 43 & 72 (Lat: 34.856944 Lon: -87.556944), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91 m, Overall height: 94 m, Call Sign: WQQH773, Licensee ID: L00014112
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.312 MHzGrant Date: 12/17/2012, Expiration Date: 12/17/2022, Certifier: Marty DoddRegistrant: City Of Florence, 702 S. Seminary Street, Florence, AL 35660, Phone: (256) 760-5680, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • ANTIOCH, 1600 Country Road 428 (Lat: 34.871111 Lon: -87.481667), Type: Mast, Structure height: 86.9 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQVR801
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6375.14 MHzGrant Date: 04/23/2015, Expiration Date: 04/23/2025, Cancellation Date: 09/16/2015, Certifier: Steven A RegitzRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • LAUDERDALE, 2109 County Road 394 (Lat: 34.915806 Lon: -87.529222), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.4 m, Call Sign: WQVR802
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 6123.10 MHzGrant Date: 04/23/2015, Expiration Date: 04/23/2025, Cancellation Date: 09/16/2015, Certifier: Steven A RegitzRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

122 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Killen)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Killen)
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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$152,7202$177,9909$169,7721$35,3901$179,990
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$104,1600$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$32,3803$133,0430$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$179,3300$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0116.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$116,4651$105,180
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0116.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Killen, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8572.7 years
Mary7179.5 years
William6173.5 years
John5574.3 years
Robert3469.4 years
Charles2873.0 years
George2472.0 years
Annie2381.7 years
Jessie2277.7 years
Willie2073.0 years
Most common last names in Killen, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4172.8 years
Holden3173.3 years
Stutts3177.1 years
Mcgee3174.9 years
Richardson3174.0 years
Jones3078.7 years
Davis2475.5 years
Harrison2471.5 years
Parker2379.0 years
Williams2276.7 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (60%)
  • Utility gas (37%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Killen, AL
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Super 81
FedEx1True Value1
McDonald's1U-Haul1
Subway1

Killen compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
There are 18 pilots and 11 other airmen in this city.
Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Keith D. Cochran (12)
  • Gregory S. Peeden (9)
  • Timothy J. Bradford (7)
  • Bryan F. Magee (6)
  • Joseph M. Miller (6)
  • Kent Witherspoon (2)
  • Donald R. Stalons (2)
  • Gregory S. Pedeen (1)
  • Kenton Witherspoon (1)
  • Audie L. Mays (1)

Total of 34 patent applications in 2008-2016.