For population 25 years and over in Paint Rock:
For population 15 years and over in Paint Rock town:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $325 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntsville, AL (15.7 miles , pop. 158,216).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (83.3 miles , pop. 242,820).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (502.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Woodville, AL (2.0 miles ), Gurley, AL (2.0 miles ), Owens Cross Roads, AL (3.0 miles ), Pleasant Groves, AL (3.1 miles ), New Hope, AL (3.1 miles ), Grant, AL (3.4 miles ), Skyline, AL (3.9 miles ), Huntsville, AL (4.0 miles ).
Latitude: 34.66 N, Longitude: 86.33 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 256
Population change in the 1990s: -7 (-3.6%).
Average climate in Paint Rock, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Paint Rock-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 261% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.2 miles away from the Paint Rock town center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.
On 11/15/1989, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.6 miles away from the town center killed 21 people and injured 463 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Paint Rock-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 86% 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 41.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 7.0 miles away from Paint Rock 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 99.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 90.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/5/1994 at 22:21:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.8 miles away from Paint Rock center
On 3/21/2001 at 23:35:35, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 52.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Paint Rock:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Paint Rock:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Paint Rock and their reported violations in the past:PAINT ROCK WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 645, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.5%
(21.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 25.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Paint Rock compared to Alabama state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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2012 Presidential Elections Results
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Religion statistics for Paint Rock town (based on Jackson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.58%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 16
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.91% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,157 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:
4.70% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,617 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Paint Rock:
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Paint Rock fatal accident list:
Apr 26, 2006 10:29 AM, Us-Sr2, 9, Lat: 34.659167, Lon: -86.328519, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 3, 1986 05:45 PM, 72, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Feb 16, 1978 04:15 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: