Mooresville, Alabama

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Population in 2019: 61 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.4%
 
Males: 25  (42.5%)
Females: 36  (57.5%)
Median resident age:

58.0 years
Alabama median age:

39.4 years

Zip code: 35649

Estimated median household income in 2019: $138,732 (it was $54,167 in 2000)
Mooresville:

$138,732
AL:

$51,734

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $97,173 (it was $51,694 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $577,771 (it was $220,000 in 2000)
Mooresville:

$577,771
AL:

$154,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $573,709; detached houses: $573,735
March 2019 cost of living index in Mooresville: 84.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%
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  • Races in Mooresville, AL (2019)
    • 7184.5%White alone
    • 89.5%Black alone
    • 22.4%Hispanic
    • 11.2%Asian alone
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Ancestries: English (23.8%), European (14.3%), Irish (11.9%), American (7.1%), Polish (4.8%), Scotch-Irish (4.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 574 feet

Land area: 0.08 square miles.

Population density: 766 people per square mile   (low).

Mooresville, Alabama map

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

2.3%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,773 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,315 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, AL (6.6 miles , pop. 53,929).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (76.3 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (500.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Decatur, AL (2.6 miles ),
Priceville, AL (2.7 miles ),
Triana-Blackwall, AL (2.8 miles ),
Triana, AL (2.9 miles ),
Madison, AL (3.2 miles ),
Trinity, AL (3.4 miles ),
Somerville, AL (3.4 miles ),
Athens, AL (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 34.63 N, Longitude: 86.88 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 256

Distribution of median household income in Mooresville, AL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Mooresville, AL in 2019

Mooresville satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.7%
Alabama:

4.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +12 (+25.5%).

Average climate in Mooresville, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Mooresville, Alabama average temperatures Mooresville, Alabama average precipitation Mooresville, Alabama humidity Mooresville, Alabama wind speed Mooresville, Alabama snowfall Mooresville, Alabama sunshine Mooresville, Alabama clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.8. This is about average.

City:

65.8
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 5.26. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.26
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 1.61. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.61
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.89. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.89
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Mooresville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 154% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Mooresville town center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 11.1 miles away from the town center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.

Earthquake activity:

Mooresville-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 173% greater 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 71.9 miles away from Mooresville 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 87.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 71.9 miles away from Mooresville center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 83.4 miles away from Mooresville 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 270.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 207.1 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 Limestone County (18) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 3, Freezes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mooresville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Mooresville:

  • DECATUR MORGAN HOSPITAL-DECATUR CAMPUS Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; DECATUR, AL)
  • MORGAN COUNTY HOME CARE AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; DECATUR, AL)
  • MADISON MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MADISON, AL)
  • ALACARE HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; DECATUR, AL)
  • PARKWAY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; DECATUR, AL)
  • FMC ODYSSEY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; MADISON, AL)
  • HGA HOMECARE OF DECATUR (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; DECATUR, AL)

Operable nuclear power plants near Mooresville:

  • 7 miles: Browns Ferry 1 and 2 in Decatur, AL.
  • 7 miles: Browns Ferry 3 in Decatur, AL.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mooresville:

  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 5 miles; Tanner, AL; Full-time enrollment: 7,911)
  • Athens State University (about 14 miles; Athens, AL; FT enrollment: 2,771)
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 16 miles; Huntsville, AL; FT enrollment: 6,006)
  • Alabama A & M University (about 21 miles; Normal, AL; FT enrollment: 4,524)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 39 miles; Hanceville, AL; FT enrollment: 4,486)
  • Northwest-Shoals Community College (about 46 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; FT enrollment: 2,702)
  • University of North Alabama (about 48 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,886)

Points of interest:

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Churches in Mooresville include: Mooresville Church of Christ (A), Mooresville Union Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Limestone County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

87.0%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

0.0%
Whole state:

4.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Mooresville:

Marital status in Mooresville, AL
  • Never married: 12.5%
  • Now married: 65.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.9%
  • Divorced: 18.5%

For population 25 years and over in Mooresville:

  • High school or higher: 95.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 66.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 26.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Alabama average:

11.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mooresville, AL (based on Limestone County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant33,582122
Mainline Protestant4,89925
Catholic2,4621
Other1,2094
Black Protestant86614
None39,764-
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: 10
This county:

1.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Limestone County:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Limestone County:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
This county:

4.47 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Limestone County:

9.8%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Limestone County:

27.7%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Limestone County:

23.1%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Mooresville:

50.6%
State:

49.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Mooresville:

42.4%
Alabama:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Mooresville:

29.0
Alabama:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.6%
Alabama:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.9%
Alabama:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Mooresville:

33.1%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Mooresville:

55.5%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.7%
Alabama:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mooresville, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

Mooresville government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,000 ($32.79)
  • Current Operations - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $12,000 ($196.72)
    General Public Buildings: $9,000 ($147.54)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($131.15)
    Police Protection: $7,000 ($114.75)
    Health - Other: $5,000 ($81.97)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($49.18)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($49.18)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($16.39)

Mooresville government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $22,000 ($360.66)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $11,000 ($180.33)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $14,000 ($229.51)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($16.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000 ($32.79)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License - Other: $6,000 ($98.36)

Mooresville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $72,000 ($1180.33)

7.16% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($59,007 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.16%
Alabama average:

5.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Madison County, AL  2.75% ($62,168 average AGI)
from Morgan County, AL  0.63% ($51,596)
from Lauderdale County, AL  0.27% ($43,941)


5.91% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,611 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
Alabama average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Madison County, AL  2.32% ($53,079 average AGI)
to Morgan County, AL  0.45% ($35,239)
to Lauderdale County, AL  0.24% ($49,747)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mooresville:

  • WYAM (890 AM; daytime; 3 kW; HARTSELLE, AL; Owner: DECATUR COMMUNICATIONS PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WVNN (770 AM; 10 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • 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)
  • WHOS (800 AM; 1 kW; DECATUR, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQAH (1310 AM; 1 kW; PRICEVILLE, AL; Owner: ABERCROMBIE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKAC (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: LIMESTONE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBXR (1140 AM; daytime; 15 kW; HAZEL GREEN, AL; Owner: LOW COUNTRY CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WWTM (1400 AM; 1 kW; DECATUR, AL; Owner: R & B COMMUNICATIONS,INC)
  • WAJF (1490 AM; 1 kW; DECATUR, AL; Owner: WAJF, INC.)
  • WUMP (730 AM; 1 kW; MADISON, AL; Owner: TENNESSEE VALLEY RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mooresville:

  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WTAK-FM (106.1 FM; HARTSELLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W263AF (100.5 FM; MOORESVILLE, AL; Owner: ARCHIE C. BOBO, PERSONAL REP. OF DORSEY E. NEWMAN ESTATE)
  • WZYP (104.3 FM; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W278AA (103.5 FM; MADISON, AL; Owner: TENNESSEE VALLEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WDRM (102.1 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRSA-FM (96.9 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: NCA, INC.)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • WRTT-FM (95.1 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)
  • W222AK (92.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PRESS W. PARHAM)
  • WAYH (88.1 FM; HARVEST, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WYFD (91.7 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • 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)
  • W298AF (107.5 FM; HADEN, AL; Owner: HADEN RADIO COMPANY)
  • W202BV (88.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WLRH (89.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)

TV broadcast stations around Mooresville:

  • WYAM-LP (Channel 56; DECATUR, AL; Owner: DECATUR COMMUNICATION PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WTZT-LP (Channel 11; ATHENS, AL; Owner: WTZT-LP TELEVISION STATION, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • WMJN-LP (Channel 43; DECATUR, AL; Owner: FIRST CULLMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W67CO (Channel 67; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WHIQ (Channel 25; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • W38BQ (Channel 38; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W66DH (Channel 66; DECATUR, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Mooresville fatal accident list:

May 1, 1983 00:10 AM, 72, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 9, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3ft / 0.8mTotal length
  • $2,701,000Total costs
  • 200Total average daily traffic
  • 2Total average daily truck traffic
  • 300Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mooresville)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Us Hwy 20 3 Mi E Of Decatur (Lat: 34.620917 Lon: -86.841667), Call Sign: KIY419,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.5200 MHz, Grant Date: 04/09/2002, Expiration Date: 06/30/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/01/2012, Certifier: Brent Shaw, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • L3 MOBILES, Lat: 34.661278 Lon: -86.856861, Call Sign: WRMF436, Licensee ID: L00008014,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.115 MHz, Grant Date: 03/31/2021, Expiration Date: 03/31/2031, Certifier: Jerry R Celio, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree St, Ne, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MOORESVILLE, 4820 Belle Tower Rd (Lat: 34.625556 Lon: -86.897500), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WRCJ954,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 10/23/2018, Expiration Date: 10/23/2028, Certifier: Larry F Butts, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: AA4U, Previous Call Sign: WA4UUP, Licensee ID: L00699601, Grant Date: 11/24/1998, Expiration Date: 11/24/2008, Cancellation Date: 04/06/2003, Registrant: Frank T Richardson Iii, Hitching Post Farms, Mooresville, AL 35649
  • Call Sign: KD4NPV, Licensee ID: L00517258, Grant Date: 05/14/2002, Expiration Date: 08/11/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/12/2014, Registrant: Frank T Richardson, Hi, Mooresville, AL 35649
  • Call Sign: KE4SA, Licensee ID: L01267250, Grant Date: 03/27/2018, Expiration Date: 03/27/2028, Registrant: John R Barran, 4903 High Street, Mooresville, AL 35649

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Mooresville, AL
  • 53.3%Utility gas
  • 46.7%Electricity


Mooresville compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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