For population 25 years and over in Newbern:
For population 15 years and over in Newbern town:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (42.3 miles , pop. 77,906).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (75.1 miles , pop. 201,568).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (503.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Prairie Eden-Newbern, AL (2.6 miles) , Greensboro, AL (2.9 miles ), River Bend, AL (3.0 miles) , Faunsdale, AL (3.2 miles) , Uniontown, AL (3.2 miles ), Marion, AL (3.6 miles ), Hamburg, AL (3.6 miles) , Mount Herman Valley, AL (3.7 miles) .
Latitude: 32.59 N, Longitude: 87.54 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 334
Population change in the 1990s: +9 (+4.1%).
Work and jobs in Newbern: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Newbern, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Newbern-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 125% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/27/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.1 miles away from the Newbern town center killed 7 people and injured 199 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 3/10/1992, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.0 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Newbern-area historical earthquake activity is above Alabama state average. It is 74% 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 58.4 miles away from the city 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 23.5 miles away from Newbern center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 79.7 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 61.7 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 59.1 miles away from Newbern 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 53.4 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 Hale County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 3, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Anthony Bryant - 2005 NFL player (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, born: Nov 6, 1981), Frank Allen (baseball) - Baseball player.
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newbern:
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Public high school in Newbern:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 39.5%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.7% for Black residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Newbern compared to Alabama state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Newbern town (based on Hale County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.52%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Newbern government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):
Newbern government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):
Newbern government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):
6.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,786 average adjusted gross income)
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:
6.34% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,787 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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Newbern fatal accident list:
Dec 26, 1997 11:30 AM, 61, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
Newbern on our top lists:
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.