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Median resident age:  36.8 years
Alabama median age:  35.8 years

Zip code: 35754

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,737 (it was $35,861 in 2000)
Laceys Spring:

$42,737
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,171

Laceys Spring CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $95,418 (it was $64,600 in 2000)
Laceys Spring:

$95,418
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $125,766; Detached houses: $177,354; Mobile homes: $47,430; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $59,351
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Laceys Spring races chart
  • White alone - 8,303 (94.9%)
  • Black alone - 144 (1.6%)
  • Two or more races - 118 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 79 (0.9%)
  • Hispanic - 79 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 20 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.01%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.01%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Laceys Spring: 132.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 700 feet




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According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Laceys Spring, Alabama as of September 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Laceys Spring to the number of sex offenders is 697 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


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

Laceys Spring CCD:  0.4% ($236)
Alabama:  0.4% ($289)
Laceys Spring satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntsville, AL (13.7 miles , pop. 158,216).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (69.4 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (509.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Triana, AL (2.9 miles ), Arsenal, AL (3.2 miles) , Owens Cross Roads, AL (3.2 miles ), Somerville, AL (3.3 miles ), Triana-Blackwall, AL (3.3 miles) , Redstone Arsenal, AL (3.4 miles ), New Hope, AL (3.5 miles ), Union Grove, AL (3.6 miles) .

Latitude: 34.52 N, Longitude: 86.62 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 256

Laceys Spring household income distribution Laceys Spring home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.9%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Computer and electronic products (10%)
  • Metal and metal products (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Transportation equipment (5%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Computer and electronic products (15%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Engineers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)

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Average climate in Laceys Spring, Alabama

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Tornado activity:

Laceys Spring-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 288% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.6 miles away from the Laceys Spring place center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 22.2 miles away from the place center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.

Earthquake activity:

Laceys Spring-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 85% 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 56.6 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 85.0 miles away from Laceys Spring center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 88.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 26.3 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 82.5 miles away from Laceys Spring center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 84.2 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 Morgan County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Laceys Spring:

  • SOUTH HAMPTON NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; OWENS CROSS ROADS, AL)
  • HUNTSVILLE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HUNTSVILLE, AL)
  • HUNTSVILLE HOSPICE CARE INC (Hospital, about 13 miles away; HUNTSVILLE, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Laceys Spring, AL

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Laceys Spring:

  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 15 miles; Huntsville, AL; Full-time enrollment: 5,084)
  • Alabama A & M University (about 20 miles; Normal, AL; FT enrollment: 4,473)
  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 21 miles; Tanner, AL; FT enrollment: 4,995)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 32 miles; Hanceville, AL; FT enrollment: 3,575)
  • Gadsden State Community College (about 52 miles; Gadsden, AL; FT enrollment: 4,222)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 60 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,544)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 61 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,273)

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Notable locations in Laceys Spring: Red Oak Grove (A), Old Camp Coffee (B), Northeast Morgan County Water Treatment Plant (C), Rescue (D), Johnson Landing (E), Abercrombie Dairy Farm (F), Slaughter Landing (G), Sunnyside Landing (H), Talucah Volunteer Fire Department (I), Cotaco Fire Department (J), Brindlee Mountain Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (K), Laceys Spring Volunteer Fire Department (L), Brindlee Mountain Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (M). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Laceys Spring include: Lucy Springs Methodist Church (A), Mount Pleasant Church (B), Red Oak Grove Methodist Church (C), Pine Ridge Baptist Church (D), Parks Chapel (E), Pines Church (F), Mount Mariah Church (G), Bethlehem Presbyterian Church (H), Union Grove Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Collins Cemetery (1), Thomas Cemetery (2), Compton Cemetery (3), Chunns Cemetery (4), Hough Cemetery (5), West Point Cemetery (6), Saints Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Johnson Pond (A), The Cat Hole (B), The Booger Hole (C), Lipscomb Pond (D), Talley Bottom (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Smoot Branch (A), Valhermoso Springs Creek (B), Woodland Mills Creek (C), Kay Branch (D), Hughes Creek (E), Henderson Creek (F), Guyer Branch (G), Winton Branch (H), Gooch Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Laceys Spring include: Triana Recreation Area (1), Laceys Spring Recreation Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.4. This is about average.
City:

34.4
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

15.0
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.6


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

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.1%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.8%
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: 0.1% of all households

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

10.6%
Whole state:

16.1%

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

4.4%
Whole state:

7.3%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Laceys Spring, AL

Laceys Spring compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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 above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Laceys Spring (2011 data):

  • Peoples Bank of Alabama: Laceys Spring Branch at 10437 Highway 36, branch established on 1991/02/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $511.3 mil, Deposits: $426.1 mil, headquarters in Cullman, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Altrust Financial Services, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (40%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Laceys Spring CCD (based on Morgan County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 58.66%
Here58.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchAssemblies of God
Adherents56.4%15.5%6.8%4.3%3.1%
Congregations37.4%19.0%11.3%1.0%1.5%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Episcopal ChurchLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents1.9%1.8%1.2%1.1%7.8%
Congregations2.1%4.1%1.0%1.0%21.5%
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: 22
Morgan County:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Morgan County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 89
Morgan County:

7.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 54
Here:

4.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.1%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Morgan County:

35.0%
Alabama:

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

20.3%
State:

13.5%

6.00% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,230 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
Alabama average:

6.81%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($398 average AGI)
Morgan County:

0.07%
Alabama average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Madison County, AL  0.81% ($36,948 average AGI)
from Lawrence County, AL  0.74% ($27,656)
from Cullman County, AL  0.43% ($27,850)


5.49% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,126 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
Alabama average:

6.16%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($246 average AGI)
Morgan County:

0.05%
Alabama average:

0.06%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Madison County, AL  0.94% ($41,316 average AGI)
to Lawrence County, AL  0.53% ($32,432)
to Limestone County, AL  0.42% ($43,101)

Strongest AM radio stations in Laceys Spring:

  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WDJL (1000 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: JAMES K. SHARP DBA 5TH AVE BROADCASTING)
  • WEUP (1600 AM; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNDLEY BATTS, SR. & VIRGINIA CAPLES)
  • WEUV (1700 AM; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNDLEY BATTS, SR & VIRGINIA CAPLES)
  • WVNN (770 AM; 10 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WBXR (1140 AM; daytime; 15 kW; HAZEL GREEN, AL; Owner: LOW COUNTRY CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYAM (890 AM; daytime; 3 kW; HARTSELLE, AL; Owner: DECATUR COMMUNICATIONS PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Laceys Spring:

  • WRSA-FM (96.9 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: NCA, INC.)
  • W298AF (107.5 FM; HADEN, AL; Owner: HADEN RADIO COMPANY)
  • WLRH (89.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WXQW (94.1 FM; MERIDIANVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W293AH (106.5 FM; NORMAL, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRTT-FM (95.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • 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.)
  • WTAK-FM (106.1 FM; HARTSELLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZYP (104.3 FM; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W222AK (92.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PRESS W. PARHAM)
  • WAFN-FM (92.7 FM; ARAB, AL; Owner: FUN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W278AA (103.5 FM; MADISON, AL; Owner: TENNESSEE VALLEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WDRM (102.1 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYFD (91.7 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Laceys Spring:

  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • 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)
  • WTZT-LP (Channel 11; ATHENS, AL; Owner: WTZT-LP TELEVISION STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WHIQ (Channel 25; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • W64BJ (Channel 64; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WMJN-LP (Channel 43; DECATUR, AL; Owner: FIRST CULLMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYAM-LP (Channel 56; DECATUR, AL; Owner: DECATUR COMMUNICATION PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • W38BQ (Channel 38; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 287 Telephone Tower Rd (Lat: 34.489722 Lon: -86.627222), Type: 152.0, Overall height: 152 m
    Registrant: 2054982634, Wrsa@wrsa.Com, 287 TELEPHONE TOWER RD

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 34.548083 Lon: -86.587194, Call Sign: WQQN966
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.837 MHz, 456.837 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/05/2013, Expiration Date: 02/05/2023, Certifier: Eddie Carter
    Registrant: Sharp Communications, 3403 Governors Drive, Huntsville, AL 35805, Phone: (256) 533-2484, Fax: (256) 539-1663, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, 1000 Fields Rd (Lat: 34.558694 Lon: -86.588028), Overall height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WNEV947
    Assigned Frequencies: 19285.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/13/1998, Expiration Date: 08/19/2008, Cancellation Date: 10/25/2008
    Registrant: Phone: (205) 882-4548

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Laceys Spring)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Laceys Spring)


Laceys Spring on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other financial specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Computer and electronic products"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Recyclable material merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
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