New Site, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 760 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.4%
 
Males: 368  (48.5%)
Females: 392  (51.5%)
Median resident age:  46.1 years
Alabama median age:  38.7 years

Zip codes: 35010.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $43,246 (it was $29,167 in 2000)
New Site:

$43,246
AL:

$44,765

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $21,655 (it was $14,113 in 2000)

New Site town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $83,772 (it was $57,000 in 2000)
New Site:

$83,772
AL:

$134,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $174,802; Detached houses: $203,264; Mobile homes: $45,986

Median gross rent in 2015: $448.

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  • Races in New Site, AL (2010)

    New Site races chart
    • 66385.8%White alone
    • 9712.5%Black alone
    • 60.8%Hispanic
    • 40.5%Two or more races
    • 30.4%American Indian alone

Races in New Site detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in New Site: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (39.7%), Irish (16.3%), English (10.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 883 feet

Land area: 9.77 square miles.

Population density: 78 people per square mile   (very low).

New Site,AL real estate house value index trend

New Site, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in New Site:

  • High school or higher: 82.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Site town:

  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 52.1%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

5 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.6%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $311 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $201 (0.3%)

New Site satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Montgomery, AL (54.4 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (609.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Goldville, AL (1.9 miles) , Daviston, AL (3.0 miles ), Hackneyville, AL (3.0 miles ), Jacksons' Gap, AL (3.2 miles ), Alexander City, AL (3.3 miles ), Millerville, AL (3.7 miles ), Dadeville, AL (3.7 miles ), Wadley, AL (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 33.03 N, Longitude: 85.79 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 256

New Site household income distribution New Site home values distribution

Crime rates in New Site by Year
Type 2009 2010 2011
Murders 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Rapes 000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0
Robberies 001
per 100,000 0.00.0128.7
Assaults 101
per 100,000 120.60.0128.7
Burglaries 002
per 100,000 0.00.0257.4
Theft 109
per 100,000 120.60.01,158.3
Auto thefts 100
per 100,000 120.60.00.0
Arson N/AN/A0
per 100,000 N/AN/A0.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 268.7) 38.60.0128.7

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Crime rate in New Site detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.62
Alabama average:

2.23
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.0%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +240 (+39.5%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (38%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (24%)
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in New Site, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

New Site-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/1/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.5 miles away from the New Site town center killed 7 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/18/1996, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.0 miles away from the town center caused $700,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

New Site-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 81% smaller 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, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 101.6 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 88.8 miles away from New Site 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 158.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 199.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 127.8 miles away from New Site 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 127.5 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 Tallapoosa County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
New Site topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near New Site:

  • ADAMS NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; ALEXANDER CITY, AL)
  • SOUTHERN CARE ALEXANDER CITY (Hospital, about 12 miles away; ALEXANDER CITY, AL)
  • CHAPMAN HEALTHCARE CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ALEXANDER CITY, AL)
  • BROWN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ALEXANDER CITY, AL)
  • RUSSELL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; ALEXANDER CITY, AL)
  • RUSSELL MEDICAL CENTER HOSPICE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; ALEXANDER CITY, AL)
  • DADEVILLE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; DADEVILLE, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Site:

  • Southern Union State Community College (about 15 miles; Wadley, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,120)
  • Auburn University (about 35 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 22,741)
  • Tuskegee University (about 42 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 52 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,092)
  • Faulkner University (about 52 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • University of West Georgia (about 55 miles; Carrollton, GA; FT enrollment: 10,358)
  • Alabama State University (about 55 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 5,457)

Public high school in New Site:

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Notable location: New Site Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Service (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in New Site include: Harmony Presbyterian Church (A), Bethlehem Church (B), New Salem Baptist Church (C), Perryville Baptist Church (D), Harmony Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bethlehem Cemetery (1), Harmony Cemetery (2), Hutchinson Cemetery (3), McClendon Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Poe Branch (A), Dewberry Branch (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in New Site: Barnes Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tallapoosa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 9.6%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.3% for Black residents, 40.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

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

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.0%
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: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
Alabama average:

11.8

New Site travel time to work - commute New Site mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for New Site town (based on Tallapoosa County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,71486
Mainline Protestant4,58033
Black Protestant3,52616
Catholic8941
Other1916
None12,711-
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: 5
Tallapoosa County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Tallapoosa County:

7.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Here:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.2%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Tallapoosa County:

33.0%
Alabama:

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

15.0%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
New Site:

46.5%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
New Site:

40.2%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
New Site:

29.2
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.4%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
New Site:

14.3%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
New Site:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.1%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

51.3%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.7%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of New Site, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 8$6,649$9,9740$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$4,185$25,1100$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,505$42,0600$0
Water Supply 2$3,852$23,1120$0
Totals for Government 13$18,191$16,7920$0

New Site government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $189,000 ($248.68)
    Financial Administration: $84,000 ($110.53)
    Police Protection: $48,000 ($63.16)
    Fire Protection: $11,000 ($14.47)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $67,000 ($88.16)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($26.32)

New Site government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $26,000 ($34.21)
    General Revenue, NEC: $13,000 ($17.11)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $217,000 ($285.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $29,000 ($38.16)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $62,000 ($81.58)
    Other Selective Sales: $20,000 ($26.32)

New Site government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $406,000 ($534.21)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $395,000 ($519.74)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $11,000 ($14.47)

New Site government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $235,000 ($309.21)

5.64% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,685 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.64%
Alabama average:

6.02%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Coosa County, AL  0.70% ($24,059 average AGI)
from Lee County, AL  0.56% ($36,863)
from Elmore County, AL  0.44% ($28,032)


7.41% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,192 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.41%
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 Lee County, AL  1.79% ($26,760 average AGI)
to Elmore County, AL  0.48% ($30,100)
to Montgomery County, AL  0.47% ($25,676)

Strongest AM radio stations in New Site:

  • WZZX (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LINEVILLE, AL; Owner: ROBERT A. PERRY)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRFS (1050 AM; 1 kW; ALEXANDER CITY, AL)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Site:

  • WZLM (97.3 FM; DADEVILLE, AL; Owner: GREAT SOUTH RFDC, LLC)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WSTH-FM (106.1 FM; ALEXANDER CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WELL-FM (88.7 FM; DADEVILLE, AL; Owner: TIGER COMMUNICATIONS EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WASZ (95.5 FM; ASHLAND, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLWI-FM (92.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMAX-FM (105.3 FM; BOWDON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVOK-FM (97.9 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WTDR (92.7 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: JACOBS BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WELR-FM (102.3 FM; ROANOKE, AL; Owner: EAGLE'S NEST, INC.)
  • WQNR (99.9 FM; TALLASSEE, AL; Owner: TIGER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTRB-FM (98.3 FM; SYLACAUGA, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSSY-FM (97.5 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: GREAT SOUTH RFDC, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around New Site:

  • WAXC-LP (Channel 64; ALEXANDER CITY, AL; Owner: CABLE VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WSWS-TV (Channel 66; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF OPELIKA)
  • WNCF (Channel 32; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 32 MONTGOMERY LLC)

New Site fatal accident list:

Feb 26, 2011 05:00 PM, 1545, Lat: 33.04304, Lon: -85.77919, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 17, 1996 11:05 PM, 22, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
Dec 3, 1995 03:05 PM, 22, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Oct 30, 1981 03:55 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 2, 1980 05:15 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • $1,852,000Total costs
  • 3,055Total average daily traffic
  • 308Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,967Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in New Site)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • NEWSITE, New Site A-9346 (Lat: 33.026361 Lon: -85.786611), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 127.4 m, Call Sign: WQWN268
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz... (+6 more)Grant Date: 10/08/2015, Expiration Date: 10/08/2025, Certifier: Larry F ButtsRegistrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th Street / Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203-2206, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32RT-300T (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 124 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 30381 , Serial Number: 32R-7887278, Airworthiness Date: 09/30/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Mickey O Carter, 522 Bence St, New Site, AL 36256

Drinking water stations with addresses in New Site and their reported violations in the past:

NEW SITE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1,644, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-11-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-11-2012), St Public Notif received (AUG-06-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-10-2012)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 15
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - New Site

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for New Site, AL

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (41%)
  • Electricity (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

New Site compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly 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.
  • House age above state average.
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