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Population in 2012: 22,012 (92% urban, 8% rural). Population change since 2000: +53.2%
Males: 10,791  (49.0%)
Females: 11,221  (51.0%)

Median resident age:  35.3 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 35124.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $65,388 (it was $54,808 in 2000)
Pelham:

$65,388
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,873

Pelham city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $158,023 (it was $118,800 in 2000)
Pelham:

$158,023
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $203,672; Detached houses: $237,692; Townhouses or other attached units: $127,273; Mobile homes: $29,550

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,036.

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  • White alone - 16,800 (78.8%)
  • Hispanic - 2,845 (13.3%)
  • Black alone - 1,210 (5.7%)
  • Asian alone - 293 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 76 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 73 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 24 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pelham: 89.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: English (16.7%), Irish (13.3%), United States (10.2%), German (9.5%), French (2.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 38.0 square miles.

Population density: 579 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Pelham:

  • High school or higher: 93.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pelham city:

  • Never married: 24.8%
  • Now married: 55.0%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

2,382 residents are foreign born

This city:  11.2%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Pelham, Alabama as of December 28, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Pelham to the number of sex offenders is 1,834 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $935 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $819 (0.5%)

Pelham satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hoover, AL (5.8 miles , pop. 62,742).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (15.3 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (562.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Helena, AL (2.1 miles ), Indian Springs Village, AL (2.2 miles ), Alabaster, AL (2.4 miles ), Hoover, AL (2.4 miles ), Chelsea, AL (2.8 miles ), Brantleyville, AL (2.8 miles ), Meadowbrook, AL (3.0 miles ), Vestavia Hills, AL (3.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 267 buildings, average cost: $126,500
  • 1998: 306 buildings, average cost: $119,900
  • 1999: 369 buildings, average cost: $134,800
  • 2000: 393 buildings, average cost: $132,800
  • 2001: 435 buildings, average cost: $131,400
  • 2002: 344 buildings, average cost: $119,800
  • 2003: 296 buildings, average cost: $151,900
  • 2004: 411 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2005: 292 buildings, average cost: $209,600
  • 2006: 315 buildings, average cost: $196,300
  • 2007: 258 buildings, average cost: $174,400
  • 2008: 91 buildings, average cost: $181,400
  • 2009: 80 buildings, average cost: $180,100
  • 2010: 55 buildings, average cost: $169,600
  • 2011: 64 buildings, average cost: $189,400
  • 2012: 78 buildings, average cost: $215,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 33.30 N, Longitude: 86.78 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,828 (+8.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,549 (22.0%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 205

Pelham household income distribution Pelham home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Pelham by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2011
Murders 0001011011
per 100,000 0.00.00.06.00.05.55.10.04.64.7
Rapes 0300432351
per 100,000 0.020.80.00.022.816.510.214.223.24.7
Robberies 487920193122123
per 100,000 25.455.548.354.3114.2104.3158.0104.555.714.0
Assaults 111025141813101315
per 100,000 70.069.313.830.280.098.866.247.560.469.9
Burglaries 23323732464352415057
per 100,000 146.3221.8255.2193.1262.7236.0265.0194.7232.2265.7
Thefts 358339327296425592472475406332
per 100,000 2277.12350.12255.81786.02427.23248.62405.02255.51885.61547.4
Auto thefts 18212531342934342916
per 100,000 114.5145.6172.5187.1194.2159.1173.2161.4134.774.6
Arson N/AN/A1N/A010N/AN/A1
per 100,000 N/AN/A6.9N/A0.05.50.0N/AN/A4.7
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 311.2) 132.8169.2139.9135.0200.6235.6208.7169.9160.0118.3

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

Crime rate in Pelham detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 83 (67 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.08
Alabama average:

2.28

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Pelham, Alabama accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.2%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +4,825 (+50.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (14%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Pelham-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 240% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1977, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 17.1 miles away from the Pelham city center killed 22 people and injured 130 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1998, a category F5 tornado 19.7 miles away from the city center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pelham-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 60% 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 28.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 67.3 miles away from Pelham 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 80.6 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 32.1 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 28.1 miles away from Pelham 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 12.7 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 Shelby County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 3, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pelham topographic map

Birthplace of: Brent Hinds - Heavy metal guitarist, Michael Adams - College football player (Louisville Cardinals), Montez Billings - Football player.


Hospital/medical center in Pelham:

  • FMC CAHABA VALLEY (Dialysis Facility, 120 CAHABA VALLEY PARKWAY)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Pelham:

  • WIREGRASS HOSPICE BIRMINGHAM (Hospital, about 4 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • NEW BEACON OF ALABASTER (Hospital, about 5 miles away; ALABASTER, AL)
  • SHELBY RIDGE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; ALABASTER, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Pelham, AL

Amtrak station near Pelham:

  • 15 miles: BIRMINGHAM (1819 MORRIS AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website: www.pelhamonline.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pelham:

  • Samford University (about 11 miles; Birmingham, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,154)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 12 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 4,160)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 12 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,542)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 15 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 11,648)
  • University of Montevallo (about 16 miles; Montevallo, AL; FT enrollment: 2,494)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 25 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,273)
  • The University of Alabama (about 45 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 24,935)

Public high schools in Pelham:

Public elementary/middle schools in Pelham:

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Library in Pelham:

  • PELHAM PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,093,611; Location: 3160 PELHAM PARKWAY; 46,748 books; 2,800 audio materials; 4,536 video materials; 81 state licensed databases; 4 other licensed databases; 45 print serial subscriptions; 81 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Pelham: Pelham Industrial Park (A), Foothills Visitors Center (B), Pelham Fire Department Station 1 (C), Pelham Fire Department Station 4 (D), Pelham Fire Department Station 3 (E), Pelham Fire Department Station 5 (F), Pelham Fire Department Station 2 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Indian Springs Shopping Center (1), Riverbrook Plaza Shopping Center (2), Southgate Village Shopping Center (3), Shelby Mart Shopping Center (4), Harvey Square Shopping Center (5), Pelham Plaza Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Pelham include: Piney Grove Church (A), Pelham United Methodist Church (B), Pelham First Baptist Church (C), Oak Mountain Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oldham Cemetery (1), Pelham Cemetery (2), Deerhurst Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Oak Mountain Lake (A), Lunker Lake (B), Double Oak Lake (C), Holtzclaw Lake (D), Lake Warren (E), Williams Lake (F), Old Lake (G), Wyatt Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Peavine Creek (A), Peavine Branch (B), Lee Branch (C), Johnson Brook (D), Hogpen Creek (E), Coales Branch (F), Cahaba Valley Creek (G), Big Sucker Brook (H), Beech Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Pelham include: Ned Bearden Stadium (1), Oak Mountain State Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Cole-Hall Lumber LBR (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 2500 Oak Street) (1), Grand Slam USA (Amusement & Theme Parks; 2967 Pelham Parkway) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Suburban Lodge of America (1902 Highway 31 South) (1), Travelodge (410 Oak Mountain Circle) (2), Sleep Inn Pelham (200 Southgate Drive) (3), Apartment Hunters Inc (8841 Helena Road) (4), Hampton Inn & Suites Birmingham/Pelham ( (232 Cahaba Valley Road) (5), Comfort Inn (110 Cahaba Valley Parkway) (6), Comfort Inn Pelham (110 Cahaba Valley Parkway) (7), Best Western At Oak Mountain (100 Bishop Circle) (8), Ramada Inn Limited at Pelham (113 Cahaba Valley Parkway) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Shelby County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.8. This is about average.
City:

34.8
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.492. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.492
U.S.:

0.334
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.2
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Pelham and their reported violations in the past:

GREENPARK SOUTH MOBILE HOME PARK (Address: 301 GREENPARK SOUTH , Population served: 843, Purch_groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-22-2004)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-11-2002 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-20-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and FEB-07-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2000)
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Pelham that have no violations reported:

  • PELHAM WATER WORKS (Address: P O BOX 277, Population served: 30453, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.3%
(4.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.2% for Black residents, 22.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 18.2% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.7%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.1%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Pelham, AL

2 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
44 people in nursing homes in 2000
18 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Pelham compared to Alabama state average:

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


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Banks with most branches in Pelham (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: Pelham Branch at 2964 Pelham Parkway, branch established on 1972/07/13; Pelham Branch at 2228 Pelham Parkway, branch established on 1995/01/23. 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
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: North Shelby Branch at 3350 Pelham Parkway, branch established on 1984/01/23; Oak Mountain Branch at 2261 Highway 31 South, branch established on 1971/12/13. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Union State Bank: Pelham Branch at 2267 Pelham Parkway, branch established on 1996/01/29. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $274.5 mil, Deposits: $250.5 mil, headquarters in Pell City, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Union Bancshares, Inc.
  • Synovus Bank: Pelham Branch at 2304 Pelham Parkway, branch established on 1997/03/24. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
  • Central State Bank: Pelham Branch at 3145 Highway 31 South, branch established on 2005/10/10. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $155.4 mil, Deposits: $131.3 mil, headquarters in Calera, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Central State Bancorporation
  • Iberiabank: Pelham Branch at 2695 Pelham Parkway, branch established on 2003/03/31. Info updated 2011/06/08: Bank assets: $11,676.7 mil, Deposits: $9,387.9 mil, headquarters in Lafayette, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 187 total offices, Holding Company: Iberiabank Corporation
  • Frontier Bank: Pelham Branch at 2723 Pelham Parkway, branch established on 2006/10/03. Info updated 2012/03/01: Bank assets: $297.8 mil, Deposits: $253.4 mil, headquarters in Lagrange, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Frontier National Corporation
  • Merchants and Farmers Bank: Pelham Branch at 3513 Pelham Parkway, branch established on 1986/03/31. Info updated 2007/01/11: Bank assets: $1,561.3 mil, Deposits: $1,372.4 mil, headquarters in Kosciusko, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: First M & F Corporation
  • First Financial Bank: Pelham Branch at 3304 Pelham Parkway, branch established on 1936/11/23. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $208.9 mil, Deposits: $166.7 mil, headquarters in Bessemer, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Firstfed Bancorp, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • 4 other banks with 4 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Pelham, Alabama:

  • Comfort Inn, 110 Cahaba Valley Pkwy, Pelham, AL 35124 , Phone: (205) 444-9200, Fax: (205) 444-9846
  • Travelodge, 410 Oak MTN Cir, Pelham, AL 35124 , Phone: (205) 987-2233
  • Best Western Inn, 100 Bishop Cir, Pelham, AL 35124 , Phone: (205) 982-1113, Fax: (205) 982-0452
  • Sleep Inn, 200 Southgate Dr, Pelham, AL 35124 , Phone: (205) 982-9800, Fax: (205) 982-0525
  • Hampton Inn And Suites, 232 Cahaba Valley Rd, Pelham, AL 35124 , Phone: (205) 313-9500, Fax: (205) 313-9600
  • Ramada Limited, 113 Cahaba Vly Park E, Pelham, AL 35124 , Phone: (205) 987-0444, Fax: (205) 987-4816
  • Comfort Suites Pelham, 2235 Pelham Pkwy, Pelham, AL 35124 , Phone: (205) 982-1999, Fax: (205) 989-6930
  • Fairfield Inn And Suites By Marriott, 230 Cahaba Valley Rd, Pelham, AL 35124 , Phone: (205) 987-9879, Fax: (205) 987-9709
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in Pelham, Alabama

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Pelham travel time to work - commute


Pelham mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (55%)
  • Electricity (44%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Pelham city (based on Shelby County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.62%
Here45.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church in AmericaChurches of Christ
Adherents56.4%17.8%6.6%2.7%2.5%
Congregations37.0%15.4%8.0%1.9%9.3%
NameCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Cumberland Presbyterian ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.2%2.0%1.5%1.4%6.8%
Congregations0.6%5.6%2.5%1.9%17.9%
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: 24
Shelby County:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Shelby County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 94
Shelby County:

5.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 124
Here:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Shelby County:

28.1%
Alabama:

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

17.2%
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
Financial Administration 10$45,562$54,6740$0
Other Government Administration 10$26,307$31,5680$0
Judicial and Legal 5$13,698$32,8750$0
Police Protection - Officers 65$322,702$59,5760$0
Police - Other 15$53,061$42,4496$1,413
Firefighters 79$398,910$60,5940$0
Fire - Other 1$3,598$43,1760$0
Streets and Highways 20$66,221$39,7330$0
Sewerage 6$29,650$59,3000$0
Parks and Recreation 47$179,974$45,95149$55,204
Water Supply 16$59,315$44,4860$0
Local Libraries 12$44,926$44,92610$3,509
Other and Unallocable 12$45,989$45,9890$0
Totals for Government 298$1,289,913$51,94365$60,126


11.63% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($57,165 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.63%
Alabama average:

6.81%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($140 average AGI)
Shelby County:

0.06%
Alabama average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jefferson County, AL  5.13% ($55,359 average AGI)
from Chilton County, AL  0.32% ($32,155)
from St. Clair County, AL  0.23% ($44,264)


8.53% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($58,141 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.53%
Alabama average:

6.16%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($136 average AGI)
Shelby County:

0.04%
Alabama average:

0.06%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Jefferson County, AL  3.28% ($55,697 average AGI)
to St. Clair County, AL  0.34% ($43,185)
to Chilton County, AL  0.33% ($36,223)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pelham:

  • 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.)
  • WQCR (1500 AM; 2 kW; ALABASTER, AL; Owner: WGTT, INC.)
  • WERC (960 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WRJS (1320 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLPH (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; IRONDALE, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WAYE (1220 AM; 1 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WSMQ (1450 AM; 1 kW; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: BESSEMER RADIO INC.)
  • WJLD (1400 AM; 1 kW; FAIRFIELD, AL; Owner: RICHARDSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pelham:

  • WQEM (101.5 FM; COLUMBIANA, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WQEN (103.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZRR (99.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC-FM (93.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
  • WLJR (88.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BRIARWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH)
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • W281AB (104.1 FM; MOUNTAIN BROOK, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WBFR (89.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WVSU-FM (91.1 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: SAMFORD UNIVERSITY)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WENN (105.9 FM; TRUSSVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WANZ (100.7 FM; NORTHPORT, AL; Owner: APEX BRAODCASTING INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pelham:

  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WTTO (Channel 21; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBXA-CA (Channel 2; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WBRC (Channel 6; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM BROADCASTING (WVTM-TV), LLC)
  • W27CM (Channel 27; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBMA-LP (Channel 58; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • W34BI (Channel 34; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W46DK (Channel 46; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W15AZ (Channel 15; ALABASTER, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST CHURCH SCHOOL)
  • WOTM-LP (Channel 19; MONTEVALLO, AL; Owner: JAMES DONALD EARLEY)
  • W49AY (Channel 49; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • W62BG (Channel 62; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WJSU-TV (Channel 40; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Pelham fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 40
Total length: 236 meters (774ft)
Total costs: $138,252,000
Total average daily traffic: 715,700
Total average daily truck traffic: 99,094

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 4
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 11
  • 1980-1989: 4
  • 1990-1999: 5
  • 2000-2009: 8
  • 2010-2012: 5
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Pelham, AL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 61 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Pelham)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Pelham, AL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 105 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pelham)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 20 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Pelham)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED175$146,28895$151,366554$168,35628$62,28521$98,3802$25,685
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$123,6287$122,32949$181,6903$85,3073$187,1902$34,600
APPLICATIONS DENIED18$146,84815$113,740190$172,72023$16,3545$201,6206$34,113
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN27$149,32424$178,415181$170,9333$145,4135$123,3260$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$164,3432$154,73537$162,5254$102,1981$173,2100$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0303.07 , 0303.13, 0303.15, 0303.16, 0303.18, 0306.08, 0306.09

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED24$184,62235$187,929
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$237,1718$196,393
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$206,5225$181,894
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$165,9781$283,540
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$34,6103$153,423

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0303.07 , 0303.13, 0303.15, 0303.16, 0303.18, 0306.08, 0306.09

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 18
  • Hazardous Condition: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Pelham


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pelham, AL
Businesses in Pelham, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Applebee's1McDonald's1
Arby's1Papa John's Pizza1
AutoZone2Penske1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Budget Car Rental1Popeyes1
Burger King1Publix Super Markets1
CVS2Quality1
Chick-Fil-A1Ramada1
Comfort Suites1Rite Aid1
Cracker Barrel1Ruby Tuesday1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In2
Domino's Pizza1Sleep Inn1
Dunkin Donuts1Subway4
FedEx4T-Mobile1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Taco Bell1
GNC1Travelodge1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Holiday Inn1UPS7
Home Depot1Waffle House2
IHOP1Walgreens2
KFC2Walmart1
Lane Furniture1YMCA1
Marriott1
Browse common businesses in Pelham, AL


Pelham on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage increase in population in the 1970s"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Drugs and druggists' sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Broadcasting and telecommunications (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Top executives (population 5,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index increase from 2000-2002 average to 2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Office supplies and stationery stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 (35124) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Jordanian first ancestries"
  • #72 (35124) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Kenyan first ancestries"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Larry G. Felix (7)
  • Gary Tennyson (5)
  • Keith E. Branham (5)
  • Rene Glover (5)
  • Charles D. Amsler (5)
  • Wayne J. Brouillette (4)
  • Larry Gordon Felix (4)
  • Keith Branham (4)
  • James W. Dow (3)
  • Angela R. Stella (2)

Total of 74 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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