Logan, Alabama

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Population in July 2007: 3,694.
Males: 1,877  (50.8%)
Females: 1,817  (49.2%)
Median resident age:  35.2 years
Alabama median age:  35.8 years

Zip code: 35057

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,209 (it was $33,919 in 2000)
Logan:

$39,209
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,760 (it was $16,775 in 2000)

Logan CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $113,357 (it was $81,800 in 2000)
Logan:

$113,357
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $135,339; Detached houses: $158,295; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $222,632; Mobile homes: $61,563
Logan races chart
  • White alone - 3,428 (96.4%)
  • Hispanic - 84 (2.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 17 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races - 18 (0.5%)
  • Asian alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.03%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.03%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Logan: 147.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 51.4 square miles.

Population density: 72 people per square mile   (very low).

Logan, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Logan:

  • High school or higher: 72.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Logan CCD:

  • Never married: 16.1%
  • Now married: 67.8%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 9.0%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Logan, Alabama as of April 18, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Logan to the number of sex offenders is 462 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


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

Logan CCD:  0.2% ($199)
Alabama:  0.4% ($289)
Logan satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, AL (29.3 miles , pop. 53,929).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (44.6 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (532.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: West Point, AL (2.4 miles ), Good Hope, AL (2.5 miles ), Cullman, AL (2.6 miles ), Jones Chapel, AL (2.6 miles ), Vinemont, AL (2.7 miles ), South Vinemont, AL (2.7 miles ), Dodge City, AL (2.9 miles ), Crane Hill, AL (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 34.16 N, Longitude: 86.96 W

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

5.7%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5%)
  • Truck transportation (5%)
  • Health care (25%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Apparel (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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

Average climate in Logan, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Logan-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 177% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.8 miles away from the Logan place center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.

On 4/24/1955, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the place center killed 5 people and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Logan-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 54.9 miles away from the city 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 79.3 miles away from Logan center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 59.1 miles away from the city 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 216.8 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 301.5 miles away from Logan center
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) earthquake occurred 210.7 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 Cullman County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 18
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 13, Floods: 11, Tornadoes: 10, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 3, Freezes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Logan:

  • CULLMAN COUNTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; CULLMAN, AL)
  • CULLMAN OUTPATIENT SERVICES LTD (Hospital, about 7 miles away; CULLMAN, AL)
  • WOODLAND VILLAGE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CULLMAN, AL)
  • CULLMAN HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CULLMAN, AL)
  • HOSPICE OF CULLMAN COUNTY (Hospital, about 7 miles away; CULLMAN, AL)
  • DCI CULLMAN (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; CULLMAN, AL)
  • SOUTHERNCARE CULLMAN (Hospital, about 14 miles away; HANCEVILLE, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Logan:

  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 12 miles; Hanceville, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,486)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 29 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,970)
  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 35 miles; Tanner, AL; FT enrollment: 7,911)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 38 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 44 miles; Huntsville, AL; FT enrollment: 6,006)
  • Athens State University (about 45 miles; Athens, AL; FT enrollment: 2,771)
  • Snead State Community College (about 46 miles; Boaz, AL; FT enrollment: 2,023)

Public elementary/middle school in Logan:

  • Harmony School (Students: 307; Location: 4910 COUNTY ROAD 940; Grades: OK-8)
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Notable locations in Logan: Steele Orchard (A), Bethel Community Center (B), Bethsadia Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (C), Trimble Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (D), Logan Fire Department Station 1 (E), Bethsadia Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (F), Logan Fire Department Station 2 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Logan include: Pleasant View Congregational Methodist Church (A), Salem Missionary Baptist Church (B), Walker United Methodist Church (C), Bethsadia Baptist Church (D), Logan Missionary Baptist Church (E), Shady Grove Methodist Church (F), Spring Hill Baptist Church (G), Prospect Church (H), Center Hill Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Spitznagl Cemetery (1), Pullen Cemetery (2), Emeus Cemetery (3), Bethsadia Cemetery (4), Logan Cemetery (5), Shady Grove Cemetery (6), Crosses Chapel Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Browns Pond (A), Whites Pond (B), Lick Creek Pond (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Patterson Branch (A), Moore Branch (B), Clear Creek (C), Bavar Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cullman 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 2012 was 79.5. This is about average.

City:

79.5
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 29.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 15.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.0
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 8.90. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.90
U.S.:

9.14
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  76.0%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.6%
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: 0.3% of all households

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

12.5%
Whole state:

16.1%

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

7.1%
Whole state:

7.3%

Logan compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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 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:

  • Electricity (48%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (45%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Logan CCD (based on Cullman County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 71.16%
Here: 71.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents67.1%7.9%5.4%3.4%3.2%
Congregations50.5%12.3%13.6%0.9%5.0%
NameUnited Church of ChristLutheran Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentChurch of the NazareneOther
Adherents2.9%2.2%2.2%1.2%4.5%
Congregations1.4%0.9%0.5%2.7%12.3%
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: 10
Cullman County:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Cullman County:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 55
Cullman County:

6.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 53
Here:

6.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Cullman County:

29.4%
Alabama:

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

16.7%
State:

13.5%

4.49% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,048 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.49%
Alabama average:

6.02%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($155 average AGI)
Cullman County:

0.04%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Morgan County, AL  0.58% ($28,846 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.53% ($36,468)
from Blount County, AL  0.40% ($32,443)


4.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,157 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.66%
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 Morgan County, AL  0.61% ($32,564 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.48% ($32,705)
to Marshall County, AL  0.33% ($23,761)

Strongest AM radio stations in Logan:

  • WMCJ (1460 AM; 5 kW; CULLMAN, AL)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFMH (1340 AM; 1 kW; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: VOICE OF CULLMAN, L.L.C.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCOC (1010 AM; 5 kW; DORA, AL; Owner: AZTECA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WVNN (770 AM; 10 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WXRP (1170 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HANCEVILLE, AL; Owner: MAPLEWOOD PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WDJL (1000 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: JAMES K. SHARP DBA 5TH AVE BROADCASTING)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Logan:

  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQAH-FM (105.7 FM; ADDISON, AL; Owner: ALVIN ABERCROMBIE)
  • WRSA-FM (96.9 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: NCA, INC.)
  • WTAK-FM (106.1 FM; HARTSELLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKUL (92.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: JONATHAN CHRISTIAN CORP.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WFMH-FM (95.5 FM; HOLLY POND, AL; Owner: VOICE OF CULLMAN, L.L.C.)
  • WEUP-FM (103.1 FM; MOULTON, AL; Owner: HUNDLEY BATES, SR. AND VIRGINIA CAPLES)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRJL-FM (99.9 FM; EVA, AL; Owner: ROJO, INC.)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
  • WXQW (94.1 FM; MERIDIANVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W293AH (106.5 FM; NORMAL, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Logan:

  • WCQT-LP (Channel 52; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: FIRST CULLMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W55BJ (Channel 55; JASPER, AL; Owner: COMBS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W66CN (Channel 66; JASPER, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Logan on our top lists:

  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Engineers"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Management of companies and enterprises"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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