Owens Cross Roads, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 1,939 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +72.5%
Males: 1,009  (52.1%)
Females: 930  (47.9%)
Median resident age:

40.6 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 35763.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $73,252 (it was $34,856 in 2000)
Owens Cross Roads:

$73,252
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,850 (it was $17,534 in 2000)

Owens Cross Roads town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $137,799 (it was $85,900 in 2000)
Owens Cross Roads:

$137,799
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $224,108; detached houses: $231,299; townhouses or other attached units: $171,644; in 2-unit structures: $44,283; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $168,647; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $192,774; mobile homes: $59,152; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $79,204

Median gross rent in 2017: $776.

March 2019 cost of living index in Owens Cross Roads: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.6%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.4% for Black residents, 9.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Owens Cross Roads, AL (2017)
    • 1,60787.6%White alone
    • 1035.6%Black alone
    • 462.5%Two or more races
    • 351.9%Asian alone
    • 261.4%Hispanic
    • 40.2%American Indian alone

Races in Owens Cross Roads detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Owens Cross Roads, Alabama as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Owens Cross Roads is 262 to 1.


Crime rates in Owens Cross Roads by year

Type

2008

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(50.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(201.2)
1
(55.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(193.4)
1
(56.6)
1
(56.3)
2
(109.5)
5
(262.1)
5
(249.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
11
(737.8)
1
(55.1)
3
(196.3)
5
(322.4)
3
(169.9)
3
(168.8)
5
(273.8)
8
(419.3)
5
(249.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
24
(1,610)
21
(1,158)
8
(523.6)
15
(967.1)
16
(906.0)
21
(1,182)
15
(821.5)
41
(2,149)
12
(599.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(134.1)
4
(220.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(113.3)
2
(112.5)
1
(54.8)
4
(209.6)
3
(149.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/A0
(0.0)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)167.078.834.799.968.579.378.3184.5118.4

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City-data.com crime index in Owens Cross Roads, AL

Crime rate in Owens Cross Roads detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.50
Alabama average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (47.1%), English (9.2%), Irish (5.7%), German (4.7%), Italian (2.2%), European (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 581 feet

Land area: 7.71 square miles.

Population density: 251 people per square mile   (very low).

Owens Cross Roads, Alabama map

13 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.7%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $507 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $451 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntsville, AL (11.7 miles , pop. 158,216).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (76.2 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (506.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

New Hope, AL (2.1 miles ),
Paint Rock, AL (3.0 miles),
Gurley, AL (3.0 miles ),
Laceys Spring, AL (3.2 miles ),
Woodville, AL (3.3 miles ),
Huntsville, AL (3.4 miles ),
Arsenal, AL (3.6 miles ),
Union Grove, AL (3.6 miles)

Latitude: 34.59 N, Longitude: 86.46 W

Area code: 256

Distribution of median household income in Owens Cross Roads, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Owens Cross Roads, AL in 2017
Owens Cross Roads satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 39 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2004: 40 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2005: 33 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 2006: 33 buildings, average cost: $146,200
  • 2007: 28 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2008: 83 buildings, average cost: $15,000
  • 2009: 59 buildings, average cost: $180,100
  • 2010: 60 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2011: 17 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $197,800
  • 2013: 21 buildings, average cost: $205,200
  • 2014: 15 buildings, average cost: $215,600
  • 2015: 34 buildings, average cost: $223,900
  • 2016: 38 buildings, average cost: $227,500
  • 2017: 36 buildings, average cost: $229,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Owens Cross Roads, AL residents
Average permit cost in Owens Cross Roads, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
Alabama:

3.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +398 (+54.8%).
Most common industries in Owens Cross Roads, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (7.6%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Construction (7.2%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.0%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.6%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.6%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.8%)
  • Public administration (10.7%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.6%)
  • Social assistance (6.6%)
  • Private households (6.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Owens Cross Roads, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Cashiers (5.1%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.1%)

Average climate in Owens Cross Roads, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.0. This is about average.

City:

64.0
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 5.26. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.26
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 1.61. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.61
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.33
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Owens Cross Roads-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 153% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.8 miles away from the Owens Cross Roads town center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.

On 3/22/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.7 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 50 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Owens Cross Roads-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 78% 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 47.7 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 93.6 miles away from Owens Cross Roads center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 99.2 miles away from Owens Cross Roads 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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 278.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 164.2 miles away from Owens Cross Roads center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 230.6 miles away from Owens Cross Roads center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Madison County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Owens Cross Roads topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Owens Cross Roads:

  • SOUTH HAMPTON NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (213 WILSON MANN ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Owens Cross Roads:

  • HUNTSVILLE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HUNTSVILLE, AL)
  • KINDRED TRANSITIONAL CAREANDREHAB-WHITESBURG GARDENS (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HUNTSVILLE, AL)
  • WHITESBURG MANOR HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HUNTSVILLE, AL)
  • FMC HUNTSVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; HUNTSVILLE, AL)
  • HUNTSVILLE HOSPICE CARE INC (Hospital, about 12 miles away; HUNTSVILLE, AL)
  • DAY SURGERY OF HUNTSVILLE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; HUNTSVILLE, AL)
  • HUNTSVILLE HOSPITAL EAST (Hospital, about 12 miles away; HUNTSVILLE, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Owens Cross Roads:

  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 14 miles; Huntsville, AL; Full-time enrollment: 6,006)
  • Alabama A & M University (about 16 miles; Normal, AL; FT enrollment: 4,524)
  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 29 miles; Tanner, AL; FT enrollment: 7,911)
  • Northeast Alabama Community College (about 32 miles; Rainsville, AL; FT enrollment: 2,409)
  • Snead State Community College (about 32 miles; Boaz, AL; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Athens State University (about 33 miles; Athens, AL; FT enrollment: 2,771)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 40 miles; Hanceville, AL; FT enrollment: 4,486)

Private high school in Owens Cross Roads:

  • BIG COVE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 27, Location: 6354 HIGHWAY 431 S, Grades: KG-9)

Public elementary/middle school in Owens Cross Roads:

Private elementary/middle school in Owens Cross Roads:

  • HAMPTON COVE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 213, Location: 351 OLD HIGHWAY 431, Grades: PK-3)
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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Owens Cross Roads Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Owens Cross Roads include: Church of Christ (A), Colliers Chapel Church (B), Owen Crossroads Church of God (C), Owen Crossroads First Methodist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creek: Glover Cove Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Country Gas (9603 Highway 431 South).

Birthplace of: Nathan Tabor - Activist.

Madison County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

69.0%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.1%
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: 0.8% of all households
78 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
16 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
30 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Owens Cross Roads (2011 data):

  • Cadence Bank, N.A.: Hampton Cove Branch at 3001 Mountain Cove Boulevard, branch established on 2007/11/26. Info updated 2011/12/14: Bank assets: $3,909.7 mil, Deposits: $3,124.0 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: Cadence Bancorp Llc
  • BancorpSouth Bank: Hampton Cove Branch at 410 Sutton Road, Suite A, branch established on 2010/10/25. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.
  • CB&S Bank, Inc.: Owens Crossroads Branch at 6388 Us Highway 431, branch established on 2008/04/15. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $1,276.1 mil, Deposits: $1,018.1 mil, headquarters in Russellville, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 42 total offices, Holding Company: Cbs Banc-Corp.
  • First Jackson Bank, Inc.: Wal-Mart Shopping Center Branch at 308 Sutton Road, branch established on 2007/11/16. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $223.9 mil, Deposits: $188.7 mil, headquarters in Stevenson, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: 1st Jackson Bancshares, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Hampton Cove Branch at 6639 Hwy 431 South, branch established on 1997/06/26. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Owens Cross Roads:

Marital status in Owens Cross Roads, AL
  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 14.1%

For population 25 years and over in Owens Cross Roads:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.7%
  • Unemployed: 11.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Owens Cross Roads
Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhood in Owens Cross Roads (Owens Cross Roads, Alabama Neighborhood Map):

Religion statistics for Owens Cross Roads, AL (based on Madison County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant105,503284
Mainline Protestant35,53372
Catholic14,1576
Black Protestant6,71041
Other6,58727
Orthodox3402
None165,981-
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: 35
Madison County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Here:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 177
This county:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 202
Madison County:

6.47 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Madison County:

12.1%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.9%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Madison County:

14.1%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Owens Cross Roads:

43.7%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Owens Cross Roads:

36.4%
State:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Owens Cross Roads:

28.6
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

24.8%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.7%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Owens Cross Roads:

6.8
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Owens Cross Roads:

33.1%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Owens Cross Roads:

49.1%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Owens Cross Roads:

74.9%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Owens Cross Roads, 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
Police Protection - Officers 5$13,656$32,7742$5,091
Health 0$0 1$516
Firefighters 0$0 1$1,940
Judicial and Legal 0$0 3$860
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$650
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$166
Sewerage 0$0 1$45
Totals for Government 5$13,656$32,77415$9,268

Owens Cross Roads government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $58,000 ($29.91)
    Police Protection: $51,000 ($26.30)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $23,000 ($11.86)
    Local Fire Protection: $16,000 ($8.25)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($6.19)
    Health - Other: $9,000 ($4.64)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($4.13)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($4.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($1.03)
    Corrections - Other: $1,000 ($0.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $37,000 ($19.08)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($3.09)
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($2.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $320,000 ($165.03)

Owens Cross Roads government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $7,000 ($3.61)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $28,000 ($14.44)
    General Local Government Support: $9,000 ($4.64)
    Education: $4,000 ($2.06)
    Other: $3,000 ($1.55)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $152,000 ($78.39)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($1.03)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $194,000 ($100.05)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $355,000 ($183.08)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $84,000 ($43.32)
    Property: $82,000 ($42.29)
    Other Selective Sales: $41,000 ($21.14)
    Other: $39,000 ($20.11)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $23,000 ($11.86)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $23,000 ($11.86)
    Other License: $12,000 ($6.19)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $6,000 ($3.09)
    Public Utilities Sales: $2,000 ($1.03)

Owens Cross Roads government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $850,000 ($438.37)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $762,000 ($392.99)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $88,000 ($45.38)

Owens Cross Roads government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $176,000 ($90.77)

6.24% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,007 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.24%
Alabama average:

5.95%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,387 average AGI)
Madison County:

0.11%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Limestone County, AL  0.53% ($53,079 average AGI)
from Morgan County, AL  0.36% ($40,359)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.22% ($48,373)


5.42% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($65,608 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
Alabama average:

5.97%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,197 average AGI)
Madison County:

0.08%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Limestone County, AL  0.64% ($62,168 average AGI)
to Morgan County, AL  0.28% ($46,026)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.20% ($41,422)
Businesses in Owens Cross Roads, AL
NameCountNameCount
FedEx1Publix Super Markets1
H&R Block1Rite Aid1
Hardee's1Subway1
Lowe's1T-Mobile1
McDonald's1U-Haul1
Penske1Walmart1
Pizza Hut1

Strongest AM radio stations in Owens Cross Roads:

  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WDJL (1000 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: JAMES K. SHARP DBA 5TH AVE BROADCASTING)
  • WEUP (1600 AM; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNDLEY BATTS, SR. & VIRGINIA CAPLES)
  • WEUV (1700 AM; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNDLEY BATTS, SR & VIRGINIA CAPLES)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WBXR (1140 AM; daytime; 15 kW; HAZEL GREEN, AL; Owner: LOW COUNTRY CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WVNN (770 AM; 10 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Owens Cross Roads:

  • W298AF (107.5 FM; HADEN, AL; Owner: HADEN RADIO COMPANY)
  • WLRH (89.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • WXQW (94.1 FM; MERIDIANVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W293AH (106.5 FM; NORMAL, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRSA-FM (96.9 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: NCA, INC.)
  • W249BB (97.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W275AA (102.9 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ARCHIE C. BOBO, PERSONAL REP. OF DORSEY E. NEWMAN ESTATE)
  • W300AH (107.9 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PORTER L. BATTS)
  • W202BV (88.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WRTT-FM (95.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • W222AK (92.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PRESS W. PARHAM)
  • WZYP (104.3 FM; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WYFD (91.7 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W278AA (103.5 FM; MADISON, AL; Owner: TENNESSEE VALLEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WAFN-FM (92.7 FM; ARAB, AL; Owner: FUN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WDRM (102.1 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJIA (88.5 FM; GUNTERSVILLE, AL; Owner: LAKE CITY EDUCATIONAL B/CASTING INC.)
  • WTAK-FM (106.1 FM; HARTSELLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Owens Cross Roads:

  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WAAY-TV (Channel 31; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF HUNTSVILLE LICENSE LLC)
  • WHNT-TV (Channel 19; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W67CO (Channel 67; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WHIQ (Channel 25; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • W64BJ (Channel 64; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WTZT-LP (Channel 11; ATHENS, AL; Owner: WTZT-LP TELEVISION STATION, L.L.C.)
  • W38BQ (Channel 38; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Owens Cross Roads fatal accident list:

May 12, 2012 03:00 AM, Old Hwy 431, Lat: 34.564933, Lon: -86.453942, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 4, 2012 10:44 AM, Old Hwy 431, Lat: 34.593781, Lon: -86.458886, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 2, 2011 04:00 PM, 1194, Lat: 34.580378, Lon: -86.437114, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 18, 2011 10:30 AM, Us-Sr 1, 22, Lat: 34.587414, Lon: -86.451158, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Dec 31, 1989 06:30 PM, Sr1, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Oct 3, 1986 07:17 AM, 431, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 322ft / 97.7mTotal length
  • $34,554,000Total costs
  • 90,029Total average daily traffic
  • 12,549Total average daily truck traffic
  • 115,601Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Owens Cross Roads, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 101960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Owens Cross Roads, AL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Owens Cross Roads)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 34.662139 Lon: -86.478528, Call Sign: WQYZ204,
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.637 MHz, 457.862 MHz, 462.487 MHz, 451.562 MHz, 452.187 MHz, 457.687 MHz, Grant Date: 03/08/2017, Expiration Date: 03/08/2027, Certifier: Yvette A Coley-Smith, Registrant: Washington Radio Reports, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-0668, Fax: (717) 334-6440, Email:
  • Lat: 34.582972 Lon: -86.462083, Call Sign: WRCG659,
    Assigned Frequencies: 463.912 MHz, 463.987 MHz, 467.100 MHz, 468.912 MHz, 468.987 MHz, Grant Date: 09/26/2018, Expiration Date: 09/26/2028, Certifier: Wilson Mann, Registrant: J&k Communications, Inc., 222 Towerview Drive, Columbia City, IN 46725, Phone: (260) 244-7975, Fax: (260) 244-3253, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BI03MR099, 1548 Oak Grove Road (Lat: 34.516889 Lon: -86.426583), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 87.1 m, Call Sign: WQVL480,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/18/2015, Expiration Date: 03/18/2025, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

98 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Owens Cross Roads)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Owens Cross Roads)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$194,75610$246,22023$209,4422$53,0001$89,160
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$124,0802$132,0550$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$122,7652$117,5905$190,9661$21,2000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$346,5401$475,3606$186,3430$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$196,0300$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0113.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$173,4602$201,205
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0113.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Owens Cross Roads, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Owens Cross Roads, AL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 17. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 59 took place in 2009, and the least - 0 in 2012. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Owens Cross Roads, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (49.5%), and Structure Fires (31.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Owens Cross Roads, AL
    • 14449.5%Outside Fires
    • 9231.6%Structure Fires
    • 3512.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 206.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Owens Cross Roads, AL
Most common first names in Owens Cross Roads, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4770.6 years
William3470.6 years
Robert3273.9 years
John2773.9 years
Mary2380.6 years
Willie1976.6 years
Charles1667.3 years
George1575.3 years
Thomas1371.5 years
Ruby1071.2 years
Most common last names in Owens Cross Roads, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Maples1879.3 years
Smith1676.3 years
Drake1475.4 years
Glover1473.5 years
Byrd1474.6 years
Miller1369.4 years
Hillis1160.8 years
Lanier1081.1 years
Craft1079.9 years
Craig1079.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Owens Cross Roads, AL
  • 84.7%Electricity
  • 11.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%No fuel used
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.7%Utility gas
  • 0.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Owens Cross Roads, AL
  • 94.1%Electricity
  • 5.9%Wood


Owens Cross Roads compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Owens Cross Roads on our top lists:

  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other noninstitutional group quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
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