For population 25 years and over in Manchester:
For population 15 years and over in Manchester CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Birmingham, AL (39.9 miles , pop. 242,820).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (546.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Jasper, AL (2.7 miles ), Townley, AL (3.2 miles ), Arley, AL (3.2 miles ), Nauvoo, AL (3.4 miles ), Cordova, AL (3.7 miles ), Carbon Hill, AL (3.8 miles ), Sipsey, AL (3.8 miles ), Parrish, AL (3.8 miles ).
Latitude: 33.94 N, Longitude: 87.29 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 205
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Manchester: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Manchester, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Manchester-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 296% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/17/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.2 miles away from the Manchester place center killed 4 people and injured 15 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 4/8/1998, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.8 miles away from the place center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Manchester-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 58% 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 37.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 35.4 miles away from Manchester 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 97.1 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 33.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 36.6 miles away from Manchester center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.8 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 Walker County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Manchester:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Manchester:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.39. This is about average. There were 23 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.9. This is significantly better than average. There were 26 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. There were 8 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. There were 23 monitors within city limits.
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Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
2 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000
Manchester compared to Alabama state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Manchester (based on Walker County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.71%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 17
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.08% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,292 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($219 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
4.96% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,618 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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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 17 meters (56ft)
Total costs: $7,352,000
Total average daily traffic: 8,470
Total average daily truck traffic: 485
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 14,070
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