For population 25 years and over in Linden:
For population 15 years and over in Linden city:
24 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $246 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (64.4 miles , pop. 77,906).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (88.6 miles , pop. 201,568).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (482.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Providence, AL (1.8 miles ), Dayton, AL (3.1 miles) , Myrtlewood, AL (3.1 miles) , Thomaston, AL (3.2 miles ), Demopolis, AL (3.8 miles ), Sweet Water, AL (3.8 miles ), Faunsdale, AL (4.0 miles) , Pennington, AL (4.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 32.30 N, Longitude: 87.79 W
Area code: 334
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Linden detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -160 (-6.2%).
Work and jobs in Linden: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Linden, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Linden-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 100% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/27/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the Linden city center killed 7 people and injured 199 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 3/1/2007, a category F4 tornado 25.7 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Linden-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 77% 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 87.1 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 82.5 miles away from Linden 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 25.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 98.1 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 85.4 miles away from Linden center
On 7/16/1993 at 10:54:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 50.0 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 Marengo County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 4, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Ralph Abernathy - Civil rights leader, Roy Rogers (basketball) - Basketball player-coach.
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 12.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Linden and their reported violations in the past:SOUTH MARENGO WATER & FIRE PRO AUTHORITY (Population served: 4686, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:LINDEN UTILITIES BOARD (Address: 211 MAIN STREET , Population served: 4521, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 28.5%
(5.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.6% for Black residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
69 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
80 people in nursing homes in 2000
20 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
Linden compared to Alabama state average:
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Religion statistics for Linden (based on Marengo County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.11%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
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Linden government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.29% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,335 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.76% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,203 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Linden fatal accident list:
Nov 18, 2004 02:10 PM, Sr-28, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 14, 1996 03:30 AM, Sr13, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 28, 1996 12:00 AM, 69, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 2, 1989 04:45 PM, Sr13, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 4, 1983 01:05 PM, 43, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 4, 1981 10:09 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Mar 22, 1979 07:45 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $554,000
Total average daily traffic: 400
Total average daily truck traffic: 4
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 440
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Linden)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Linden, AL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:6
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Linden)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2013.