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Population in 2012: 181 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -21.6%
 

Males: 89  (49.5%)
Females: 92  (50.5%)

Median resident age:  47.0 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 36765.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $22,476 (it was $20,682 in 2000)
Newbern:

$22,476
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,062

Newbern town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $52,886 (it was $53,200 in 2000)
Newbern:

$52,886
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $75,563; Detached houses: $89,231; Mobile homes: $40,025

Median gross rent in 2012: $188.

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  • Black alone - 123 (66.1%)
  • White alone - 59 (31.7%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (2.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Newbern: 92.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (4.8%), German (3.8%), United States (2.4%), Irish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 188 feet

Land area: 1.16 square miles.

Population density: 156 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Newbern:

  • High school or higher: 71.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.6%
  • Unemployed: 37.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Newbern town:

  • Never married: 19.2%
  • Now married: 40.2%
  • Separated: 17.8%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 13.1%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Newbern, Alabama as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Newbern to the number of sex offenders is 91 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $242 (0.2%)

Newbern satellite photo by USGS

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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.5%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +9 (+4.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (27%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Wholesale trade (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Retail trade (34%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (27%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (19%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (19%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (16%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

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Tornado activity:

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).
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Birthplace of: Anthony Bryant - 2005 NFL player (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, born: Nov 6, 1981), Frank Allen (baseball) - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Newbern:

  • HALE COUNTY HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; GREENSBORO, AL)
  • COLONIAL HAVEN CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GREENSBORO, AL)
  • SOUTHLAND NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MARION, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Newbern, AL

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Newbern:

  • University of West Alabama (about 34 miles; Livingston, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,279)
  • Shelton State Community College (about 37 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 3,652)
  • The University of Alabama (about 43 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 24,935)
  • University of Montevallo (about 53 miles; Montevallo, AL; FT enrollment: 2,494)
  • East Mississippi Community College (about 58 miles; Scooba, MS; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 71 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,542)
  • Meridian Community College (about 72 miles; Meridian, MS; FT enrollment: 2,932)

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Notable location: Newburn Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Newbern include: Sanctified Church (A), Newbern Baptist Church (B), Newbern Methodist Church (C), Newbern Presbyterian Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Newbern Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Hale County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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:
This town:  2.3 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.1%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  1.2%
Whole state:  4.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Newbern, AL

Newbern compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Newbern travel time to work - commute


Newbern mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (47%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26%)
  • Utility gas (23%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Newbern town (based on Hale County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.52%
Here39.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of the NazarenePresbyterian Church in AmericaLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents63.4%22.4%3.1%2.4%2.0%
Congregations36.4%29.5%4.5%6.8%2.3%
Name USA National Primitive Baptist ConventionEpiscopal ChurchChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents1.7%1.6%1.6%0.8%1.0%
Congregations4.5%2.3%4.5%2.3%6.8%
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: 5
Hale County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Hale County:

7.74 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

3.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.4%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Hale County:

38.6%
Alabama:

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

7.5%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$452
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$2,702
Totals for Government 0$0 3$3,154

Newbern government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $8,000 ($44.20)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $9,000 ($49.72)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($22.10)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($11.05)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($5.52)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($5.52)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($5.52)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,000 ($88.40)

Newbern government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($11.05)
    Royalties: $2,000 ($11.05)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $8,000 ($44.20)
    All Other: $6,000 ($33.15)
  • Tax - Occupation and Business License, NEC: $11,000 ($60.77)
    Property: $2,000 ($11.05)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $2,000 ($11.05)
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,000 ($5.52)

Newbern government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $92,000 ($508.29)

6.06% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,786 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.06%
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 Tuscaloosa County, AL  2.67% ($37,938 average AGI)
from Marengo County, AL  0.49% ($32,148)
from Perry County, AL  0.44% ($24,792)


6.34% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,787 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.34%
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 Tuscaloosa County, AL  3.42% ($26,899 average AGI)
to Marengo County, AL  0.33% ($37,056)
to Perry County, AL  0.25% ($20,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Newbern:

  • WJUS (1310 AM; 5 kW; MARION, AL; Owner: GRACE BAPTIST TEMPLE CHURCH)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WYLS (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; YORK, AL; Owner: GRANTELL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTSK (790 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WACT (1420 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMOX (1010 AM; 10 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MAGNOLIA STATE B/C CO., INC.)
  • WWPG (1280 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: LAWSON OF TUSCALOOSA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Newbern:

  • WNPT-FM (102.9 FM; LINDEN, AL; Owner: BECKHAM PALMER III AS RECEIVER)
  • WDGM (99.1 FM; GREENSBORO, AL; Owner: WARRIOR BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WVFG (107.5 FM; UNIONTOWN, AL; Owner: CHARLES E. JONES, JR.)
  • WZNJ (106.5 FM; DEMOPOLIS, AL; Owner: ROSS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTUG-FM (92.9 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WANZ (100.7 FM; NORTHPORT, AL; Owner: APEX BRAODCASTING INC.)
  • WBHJ (95.7 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WINL (98.5 FM; LINDEN, AL; Owner: WEST ALABAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQZZ (104.3 FM; EUTAW, AL; Owner: JIM LAWSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBFZ (105.3 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: IMANI COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, INC)
  • WMBV (91.9 FM; DIXONS MILLS, AL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WJAM-FM (97.3 FM; ORRVILLE, AL; Owner: SCOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Newbern:

  • WJMY-CA (Channel 28; DEMOPOLIS, AL; Owner: TTI, INC.)
  • WDVZ-CA (Channel 3; GREENSBORO, AL; Owner: TTI, INC.)
  • WIIQ (Channel 41; DEMOPOLIS, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WBIH (Channel 29; SELMA, AL; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAKA (Channel 8; SELMA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WLDM (Channel 23; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 23, LLC)
  • W46BU (Channel 46; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Newbern fatal accident list:

Dec 26, 1997 11:30 AM, 61, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KG4BQK, Licensee ID: L00428329
    Grant Date: 01/21/1999, Expiration Date: 01/21/2009, Cancellation Date: 03/08/2002, Certifier: Russell J Thomas
    Registrant: Russell J Thomas, 6097 Al Hwy 61, Newbern, AL 36765
  • Call Sign: W4JRT, Previous Call Sign: KG4BQK, Licensee ID: L00428329
    Grant Date: 03/08/2002, Expiration Date: 03/08/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/22/2002, Certifier: Russell J Thomas
    Registrant: Russell J Thomas, 6097 Al Hwy 61, Newbern, AL 36765

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 96561 , Serial Number: 8861, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 04/15/1960
    Registrant (Individual): Harry N Wilson, 4068 Hwy 61, Newbern, AL 36765



Most common first names in Newbern, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1878.5 years
James1475.4 years
Willie1375.3 years
John1073.3 years
William872.4 years
Frank875.6 years
Joe779.2 years
Ed682.2 years
Annie682.7 years
Arthur667.2 years
Most common last names in Newbern, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams1982.7 years
Bryant1775.5 years
Scott1669.0 years
Jones1468.6 years
Lewis1073.4 years
Johnson978.0 years
Taylor881.4 years
Norfleet880.6 years
Jackson867.1 years
Allen779.5 years

Newbern on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Retail sales workers except cashiers"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Paper"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely lesbian couples (counted as self-reported female-female unmarried-partner households)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations:"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Food preparation and serving related occupations:"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Apparel"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life and physical scientists"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)"
  • #85 (36765) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking English at home (pop 1,000+)"
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