North Courtland, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 618 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -22.7%
Males: 293  (47.4%)
Females: 325  (52.6%)
Median resident age:  46.0 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 35618.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $23,685 (it was $19,875 in 2000)
North Courtland:

$23,685
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $16,918 (it was $12,776 in 2000)

North Courtland town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $70,379 (it was $38,300 in 2000)
North Courtland:

$70,379
AL:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $68,010; Detached houses: $86,000; Mobile homes: $33,949

Median gross rent in 2016: $252.

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  • Races in North Courtland, AL (2010)

    North Courtland races chart
    • 61196.7%Black alone
    • 152.4%White alone
    • 60.9%Two or more races

Races in North Courtland detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in North Courtland: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (11.2%), English (2.9%), German (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 570 feet

Land area: 0.52 square miles.

Population density: 1,188 people per square mile   (low).

North Courtland, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in North Courtland:

  • High school or higher: 67.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 9.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in North Courtland town:

  • Never married: 40.4%
  • Now married: 28.8%
  • Separated: 5.0%
  • Widowed: 13.7%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $289 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $204 (0.4%)

North Courtland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, AL (19.6 miles , pop. 53,929).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (84.6 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (495.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Courtland, AL (0.8 miles ), Town Creek, AL (2.4 miles ), Hillsboro, AL (2.7 miles ), Hatton, AL (3.2 miles ), Rogersville, AL (3.2 miles ), Morris Chapel, AL (3.4 miles ), Leighton, AL (3.6 miles ), Moulton, AL (3.7 miles ).

Latitude: 34.68 N, Longitude: 87.31 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 256

North Courtland household income distribution North Courtland home values distribution

Crime rates in North Courtland by Year
Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 10000
per 100,000 125.60.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 10012
per 100,000 125.60.00.0125.5250.6
Burglaries 10046
per 100,000 125.60.00.0501.9751.9
Theft 411116
per 100,000 502.5124.2125.91,380.2751.9
Auto thefts 11010
per 100,000 125.6124.20.0125.50.0
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.4) 164.614.95.0125.5132.8

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in North Courtland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.21
Alabama average:

2.36
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.4%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -31 (-3.7%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (17%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Information (8%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (16%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (26%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in North Courtland: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in North Courtland, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

North Courtland-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 142% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 14.8 miles away from the North Courtland town center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 17.3 miles away from the town center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.

Earthquake activity:

North Courtland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 77% 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 96.4 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 88.0 miles away from North Courtland center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 72.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 183.2 miles away from the city 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, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 263.1 miles away from North Courtland center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 192.5 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 Lawrence County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 8, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 3, Freezes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
North Courtland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near North Courtland:

  • DCI MOULTON (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; MOULTON, AL)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, MOULTON (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MOULTON, AL)
  • LAWRENCE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; MOULTON, AL)
  • COMFORT CARE HOSPICE OF MOULTON (Hospital, about 14 miles away; MOULTON, AL)
  • DECATUR HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; DECATUR, AL)

Operable nuclear power plants near North Courtland:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North Courtland:

  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 21 miles; Tanner, AL; Full-time enrollment: 7,911)
  • Athens State University (about 22 miles; Athens, AL; FT enrollment: 2,771)
  • Northwest-Shoals Community College (about 22 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; FT enrollment: 2,702)
  • University of North Alabama (about 24 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,886)
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 39 miles; Huntsville, AL; FT enrollment: 6,006)
  • Alabama A & M University (about 43 miles; Normal, AL; FT enrollment: 4,524)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 52 miles; Hanceville, AL; FT enrollment: 4,486)

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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 52.8. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.8
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 5.71. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.71
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 1.79. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.79
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 26.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 15.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.55. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.55
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 28.1%
(46.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.4% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  54.9%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.7%
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: 0.3% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.2
Alabama average:

12.0

North Courtland travel time to work - commute North Courtland mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for North Courtland town (based on Lawrence County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,71161
Mainline Protestant1,17512
Black Protestant9447
Catholic871
Other2-
None16,420-
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: 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.3%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
North Courtland:

42.7%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.7
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
North Courtland:

18.9%
State:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
North Courtland:

15.7%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
North Courtland:

6.6
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
North Courtland:

36.8%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
North Courtland:

50.4%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
North Courtland:

83.4%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of North Courtland, 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 0$0 2$3,442
Judicial and Legal 1$2,745$32,9400$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,922$35,0643$1,734
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$1,417
Totals for Government 2$5,667$34,0026$6,593

North Courtland government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Elementary & Secondary Education: $3,000 ($4.85)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $48,000 ($77.67)
    Police Protection: $40,000 ($64.72)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $42,000 ($67.96)

North Courtland government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($3.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $22,000 ($35.60)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $26,000 ($42.07)
    Property: $7,000 ($11.33)
    Total General Sales: $6,000 ($9.71)
    Public Utilities: $4,000 ($6.47)
    NEC: $2,000 ($3.24)
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,000 ($1.62)

North Courtland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $51,000 ($82.52)

4.63% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,195 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
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 Morgan County, AL  2.03% ($29,708 average AGI)
from Colbert County, AL  0.34% ($28,750)
from Madison County, AL  0.20% ($33,391)


5.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,746 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
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 Morgan County, AL  2.28% ($26,951 average AGI)
to Lauderdale County, AL  0.33% ($43,923)
to Colbert County, AL  0.32% ($35,368)

Strongest AM radio stations in North Courtland:

  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WVNN (770 AM; 10 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WZNN (620 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, AL; Owner: MANUEL HUERTA)
  • WHIY (1190 AM; daytime; 3 kW; MOULTON, AL; Owner: HUNDLEY BATTS, SR. AND VIRGINIA CAPL)
  • WKAC (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: LIMESTONE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WBXR (1140 AM; daytime; 15 kW; HAZEL GREEN, AL; Owner: LOW COUNTRY CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJL (1000 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: JAMES K. SHARP DBA 5TH AVE BROADCASTING)
  • 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in North Courtland:

  • WLAY-FM (100.3 FM; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYTK (93.9 FM; ROGERSVILLE, AL; Owner: SHOALS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WWXQ (92.5 FM; TRINITY, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W234AD (94.7 FM; TRINITY, AL; Owner: WILLIAM P. ROGERS)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • W238AD (95.5 FM; TRINITY, AL; Owner: PRESS W. PARHAM)
  • 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.)
  • W254AA (98.7 FM; COLBERT HEIGHTS, AL; Owner: WILLIAM P. ROGERS)
  • WZYP (104.3 FM; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMXV (103.5 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W278AA (103.5 FM; MADISON, AL; Owner: TENNESSEE VALLEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WEUP-FM (103.1 FM; MOULTON, AL; Owner: HUNDLEY BATES, SR. AND VIRGINIA CAPLES)
  • WDRM (102.1 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • WTAK-FM (106.1 FM; HARTSELLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around North Courtland:

  • WHDF (Channel 15; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WTZT-LP (Channel 11; ATHENS, AL; Owner: WTZT-LP TELEVISION STATION, L.L.C.)
  • WYLE (Channel 26; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ETC COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • W57BV (Channel 57; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WAAY-TV (Channel 31; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF HUNTSVILLE LICENSE LLC)
  • WFIQ (Channel 36; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WXFL-LP (Channel 5; FLORENCE, ETC., AL; Owner: BENNY CARLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBCF-LP (Channel 3; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BENNY CARLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W66DH (Channel 66; DECATUR, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

North Courtland fatal accident list:

Apr 18, 2014 09:05 AM, Sr-20, Cr-150, Lat: 34.68501, Lon: -87.30897, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 15, 2003 11:30 PM, 1150, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Oct 7, 2001 09:15 AM, Us-Sr20, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 1999
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$21,430
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 9792.00

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (76%)
  • Utility gas (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

North Courtland compared to Alabama state average:

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

North Courtland on our top lists:

  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 500+"
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