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Median resident age:  35.5 years
Alabama median age:  35.8 years

Zip code: 35651

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,567 (it was $31,958 in 2000)
Mount Hope:

$38,567
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,155

Mount Hope CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $109,343 (it was $72,700 in 2000)
Mount Hope:

$109,343
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $129,622; Detached houses: $159,293; Mobile homes: $49,626

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Mount Hope races chart
  • White alone - 1,638 (84.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 130 (6.7%)
  • Black alone - 111 (5.7%)
  • Two or more races - 48 (2.5%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.05%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mount Hope: 145.3 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

Current Local Time: CST time zone




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

Mount Hope CCD:  0.3% ($199)
Alabama:  0.4% ($289)
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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, AL (29.1 miles , pop. 53,929).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (72.5 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (513.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Hatton, AL (3.1 miles) , Moulton, AL (3.3 miles ), Phil Campbell, AL (3.9 miles ), Spruce Pine, AL (3.9 miles ), Haleyville, AL (4.0 miles ), Russellville, AL (4.1 miles ), Littleville, AL (4.1 miles ), Town Creek, AL (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 34.43 N, Longitude: 87.46 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 256

Mount Hope household income distribution Mount Hope home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.1%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Chemicals (9%)
  • Transportation equipment (7%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Wood products (4%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Chemicals (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Apparel (4%)
  • Machinery (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Mount Hope-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 277% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 3.3 miles away from the Mount Hope place center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 26.6 miles away from the place center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.

Earthquake activity:

Mount Hope-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 82% 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 71.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 53.6 miles away from Mount Hope 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 67.0 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 72.3 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) earthquake occurred 70.8 miles away from Mount Hope center
On 8/19/2004 at 23:51:49, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.1 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 Lawrence County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Freezes: 2, Winds: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals/medical centers near Mount Hope:

  • COMFORT CARE HOSPICE OF MOULTON (Hospital, about 11 miles away; MOULTON, AL)
  • LAWRENCE MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 11 miles away; MOULTON, AL)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, MOULTON (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MOULTON, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Mount Hope, AL

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Hope:

  • Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals (about 25 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,417)
  • University of North Alabama (about 30 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,338)
  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 33 miles; Tanner, AL; FT enrollment: 4,995)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 43 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,544)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 46 miles; Hanceville, AL; FT enrollment: 3,575)
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 51 miles; Huntsville, AL; FT enrollment: 5,084)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 56 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,616)

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Notable locations in Mount Hope: Spring Lake (A), Mount Hope Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Mount Hope include: New Brashier Church (A), Mount Hope Church (B), Old Macedonia Baptist Church (C), Town Creek Number One Missionary Baptist Church (D), Rock Springs Church (E), Old Town Creek Church (F), Mountain Springs Church (G), Hickory Grove Church (H), Cave Springs Freewill Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wear Cemetery (1), Town Creek Cemetery (2), Smith Cemetery (3), Poplar Spring Cemetery (4), McLemore Cemetery (5), Macedonia Cemetery (6), Gum Pond Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Little Bear Creek Reservoir (A), Philpot Lake (B), Hardin Lake (C), Gum Pond (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Privet Branch (A), Soap Hole Branch (B), White Oak Branch (C), Hagood Creek (D), Horse Creek (E), Hubbard Creek (F), Mattox Creek (G), Milam Creek (H), Montgomery Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Mount Hope include: Bee Branch Scenic Area (1), Black Warrior Wildlife Management Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

Percentage of family households:
This place:  77.2%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.7%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

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

14.9%
Whole state:

16.1%

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

4.2%
Whole state:

7.3%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mount Hope, AL

Mount Hope 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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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (51%)
  • Electricity (35%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Mount Hope CCD (based on Lawrence County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.01%
Here52.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchOld Missionary Baptists AssociationsAssemblies of God
Adherents69.2%9.7%8.4%6.7%1.7%
Congregations34.6%21.0%18.5%11.1%2.5%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)National Association of Free Will BaptistsChurch of God of Prophecy USA National Primitive Baptist ConventionOther
Adherents1.3%0.8%0.5%0.5%1.1%
Congregations1.2%1.2%2.5%1.2%6.2%
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: 7
Lawrence County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Lawrence County:

0.58 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Lawrence County:

4.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

4.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.0%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Lawrence County:

32.1%
Alabama:

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

14.0%
State:

13.5%

4.41% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,048 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.41%
Alabama average:

6.81%

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:
from Morgan County, AL  1.87% ($32,432 average AGI)
from Colbert County, AL  0.38% ($22,093)
from Lauderdale County, AL  0.23% ($28,808)


5.43% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,946 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.43%
Alabama average:

6.16%

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:
to Morgan County, AL  2.60% ($27,656 average AGI)
to Colbert County, AL  0.44% ($31,863)
to Madison County, AL  0.28% ($35,969)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mount Hope:

  • WHIY (1190 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MOULTON, AL; Owner: HUNDLEY BATTS, SR. AND VIRGINIA CAPL)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVNN (770 AM; 10 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WZNN (620 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, AL; Owner: MANUEL HUERTA)
  • WVNA (1590 AM; 5 kW; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WGOL (920 AM; 1 kW; RUSSELLVILLE, AL; Owner: MCCURRY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mount Hope:

  • WQLT-FM (107.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFIX (91.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: TRI-STATE INSPIRATIONAL B/C CORP.)
  • WMXV (103.5 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLAY-FM (100.3 FM; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXFL (96.1 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVNA-FM (105.5 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBTG-FM (106.3 FM; SHEFFIELD, AL; Owner: SLATTON & ASSOCS. BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WEUP-FM (103.1 FM; MOULTON, AL; Owner: HUNDLEY BATES, SR. AND VIRGINIA CAPLES)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WJBB-FM (92.7 FM; HALEYVILLE, AL; Owner: HALEYVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WQPR (88.7 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: THE BD OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF ALABAMA)
  • WTAK-FM (106.1 FM; HARTSELLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W234AD (94.7 FM; TRINITY, AL; Owner: WILLIAM P. ROGERS)
  • W254AA (98.7 FM; COLBERT HEIGHTS, AL; Owner: WILLIAM P. ROGERS)
  • WYTK (93.9 FM; ROGERSVILLE, AL; Owner: SHOALS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQAH-FM (105.7 FM; ADDISON, AL; Owner: ALVIN ABERCROMBIE)
  • WWXQ (92.5 FM; TRINITY, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Mount Hope:

  • WHDF (Channel 15; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WYLE (Channel 26; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ETC COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WFIQ (Channel 36; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • W57BV (Channel 57; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W59CF (Channel 59; RUSSELLVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Don E Bishop, 5101 County Road 460 (Lat: 34.471083 Lon: -87.444833), Type: 45.7, Structure height: 01079 m, Overall height: 42.6 m
    Registrant: 2565522375, Dbishop@jwemc.Org, 25700 ALABAMA HIGHWAY 24
  • Don E Bishop, 5101 County Road 460 (Lat: 34.471083 Lon: -87.444833), Type: 45.7, Structure height: 01079 m, Overall height: 42.6 m
    Registrant: 2565522375, Dbishop@jwemc.Org, 25700 ALABAMA HIGHWAY 24

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • On A1 101 1 Mi From Jct A124 At Hwy Dept Ofc 10 Mi W Of Molton (Lat: 34.481750 Lon: -87.432806), Call Sign: KRM824
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.055 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/25/2012, Expiration Date: 05/20/2022
    Registrant: Aldot Communications, 517 Traffic Operations Dr., Montgomery, AL 36110, Phone: (334) 242-6508

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KD4BOU, Licensee ID: L00241150
    Grant Date: 06/21/2011, Expiration Date: 06/21/2021
    Registrant: Timothy L Vinson, 102 Co Rd 41, Mount Hope, AL 35651
  • Call Sign: KD4ZYX, Licensee ID: L00624108
    Grant Date: 04/26/2013, Expiration Date: 04/13/2023, Certifier: Mary C Kimbrough
    Registrant: Mary C Kimbrough, 1070 County Rd 31, Mount Hope, AL 35651
  • Call Sign: KJ4FF, Previous Call Sign: KB4EEK, Licensee ID: L00266665
    Grant Date: 10/07/2010, Expiration Date: 10/07/2020
    Registrant: Henry J Spillers, 520 Co Rd 25, Mount Hope, AL 35651
  • Call Sign: KS4AK, Previous Call Sign: KD4PJR, Licensee ID: L00265413
    Grant Date: 01/28/2004, Expiration Date: 03/29/2014, Certifier: Larry R Kimbrough
    Registrant: Larry R Kimbrough, 1070 Co Rd 31, Mount Hope, AL 35651
  • Call Sign: N4KIB, Previous Call Sign: KB4JOU, Licensee ID: L00266666
    Grant Date: 10/16/2010, Expiration Date: 10/16/2020
    Registrant: Frances G Spillers, 520 Co Rd 25, Mount Hope, AL 35651
  • Call Sign: KK4IKU, Licensee ID: L01701778
    Grant Date: 04/09/2012, Expiration Date: 04/09/2022, Certifier: Thomas W Davis
    Registrant: Thomas W Davis, 599 County Rd 41, Mount Hope, AL 35651

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 13764 , Serial Number: 27-4413, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 10/23/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Charles R Hampton, 1011 County Road 50, Mount Hope, AL 35651
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 7KCAB (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 36250 , Serial Number: 385-73, Year manufactured: 1973
    Registrant (Individual): Wendy M Sutton, 1310 County Road 46, Mount Hope, AL 35651
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6092M , Serial Number: 15284619, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 09/19/1980
    Registrant (Individual): Charles R Hampton, 1011 County Road 50, Mount Hope, AL 35651
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7062 , Serial Number: 18260264, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 08/30/1995
    Registrant (Individual): Charles R Hampton, 1011 County Road 50, Mount Hope, AL 35651
  • Aircraft: ROBINSON HELICOPTER R44 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8363N , Serial Number: 0442, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 03/13/1998
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, 1011 County Road 50, Mount Hope, AL 35651



Mount Hope on our top lists:

  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Chemicals"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations:"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Chemicals"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Repair and maintenance"
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