Pell City, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 13,676 (73% urban, 27% rural).
Population change since 2000: +43.0%
Males: 6,700  (49.0%)
Females: 6,976  (51.0%)
Median resident age:

38.4 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 35054, 35125, 35128, 35135.

Pell City Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,471 (it was $37,250 in 2000)
Pell City:

$43,471
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,484 (it was $19,935 in 2000)

Pell City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $168,499 (it was $98,800 in 2000)
Pell City:

$168,499
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $211,896; detached houses: $218,322; townhouses or other attached units: $230,635; mobile homes: $77,293

Median gross rent in 2017: $732.

March 2019 cost of living index in Pell City: 87.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.4%
(17.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.9% for Black residents, 16.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 40.7% for other race residents)
  • Races in Pell City, AL (2010)
    • 10,11779.7%White alone
    • 1,96315.5%Black alone
    • 2932.3%Hispanic
    • 1541.2%Two or more races
    • 960.8%Asian alone
    • 360.3%American Indian alone
    • 210.2%Other race alone
    • 150.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Pell City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 65 registered sex offenders living in Pell City, Alabama as of June 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Pell City is 208 to 1.


Crime rates in Pell City by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(16.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.8)
1
(7.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(56.2)
10
(90.0)
10
(81.6)
9
(69.8)
7
(52.8)
5
(36.7)
4
(31.4)
4
(31.1)
4
(30.2)
2
(14.8)
4
(28.9)
15
(107.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
11
(103.1)
15
(135.0)
13
(106.1)
8
(62.0)
3
(22.6)
4
(29.3)
8
(62.7)
9
(70.0)
10
(75.4)
5
(37.0)
9
(65.1)
10
(71.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
60
(562.5)
68
(612.1)
53
(432.4)
49
(379.9)
59
(445.2)
32
(234.7)
51
(399.8)
47
(365.4)
51
(384.5)
12
(88.7)
40
(289.1)
30
(214.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
94
(881.2)
103
(927.1)
106
(864.9)
85
(659.0)
97
(732.0)
63
(462.0)
101
(791.8)
74
(575.3)
80
(603.2)
48
(354.8)
59
(426.5)
60
(429.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
415
(3,891)
465
(4,185)
421
(3,435)
578
(4,481)
518
(3,909)
392
(2,875)
435
(3,410)
420
(3,265)
443
(3,340)
226
(1,670)
377
(2,725)
390
(2,790)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
24
(225.0)
38
(342.0)
24
(195.8)
18
(139.6)
14
(105.6)
22
(161.3)
30
(235.2)
29
(225.5)
31
(233.7)
12
(88.7)
15
(108.4)
31
(221.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A3
(23.5)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)423.7494.6429.8387.0369.2245.3334.5323.4333.3139.4262.5309.6

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City-data.com crime index in Pell City, AL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 47 (38 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.75
Alabama average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (46.8%), English (6.5%), German (5.5%), Irish (4.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%), European (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/06/1891

Elevation: 580 feet

Land area: 24.6 square miles.

Population density: 557 people per square mile   (low).

Pell City, Alabama map

269 residents are foreign born

This city:

2.0%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $586 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $654 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Birmingham, AL (31.2 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (577.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Riverside, AL (2.3 miles ),
Lincoln, AL (2.8 miles ),
Odenville, AL (3.2 miles ),
Branchville, AL (3.3 miles ),
Renfroe-Lanier, AL (3.5 miles ),
Moody, AL (3.6 miles ),
Margaret, AL (3.6 miles ),
Talladega, AL (3.7 miles )

Latitude: 33.57 N, Longitude: 86.27 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,478 (+18.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,683 (45.4%)

Area code: 205

Distribution of median household income in Pell City, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Pell City, AL in 2017
Pell City satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 72 buildings, average cost: $108,900
  • 1998: 55 buildings, average cost: $91,400
  • 1999: 52 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 2000: 73 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 2001: 59 buildings, average cost: $122,000
  • 2002: 57 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2003: 81 buildings, average cost: $135,000
  • 2004: 74 buildings, average cost: $124,900
  • 2005: 168 buildings, average cost: $128,400
  • 2006: 154 buildings, average cost: $144,400
  • 2007: 85 buildings, average cost: $159,300
  • 2008: 47 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $174,900
  • 2010: 42 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 2011: 93 buildings, average cost: $126,600
  • 2012: 27 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2013: 46 buildings, average cost: $188,400
  • 2014: 26 buildings, average cost: $196,900
  • 2015: 30 buildings, average cost: $204,100
  • 2016: 32 buildings, average cost: $194,400
  • 2017: 47 buildings, average cost: $204,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Pell City, AL residents
Average permit cost in Pell City, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Alabama:

3.8%
Historical population in Pell City, AL
Historical housing units in Pell City, AL

Population change in the 1990s: +1,051 (+12.3%).
Most common industries in Pell City, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.9%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Health care (7.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.9%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.0%)
  • Health care (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (12.9%)
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Pell City, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.2%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Registered nurses (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)

Average climate in Pell City, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Pell City, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 62.2. This is about average.

City:

62.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2006 was 32.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.62
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Pell City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 143% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1977, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.6 miles away from the Pell City city center killed 22 people and injured 130 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.5 miles away from the city center killed 22 people and injured 150 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pell City-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 80% 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 73.8 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 57.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 90.8 miles away from Pell City center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 179.1 miles away from Pell City center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 115.3 miles away from Pell City center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 218.8 miles away from Pell 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 St. Clair County (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pell City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Pell City:

  • LAKESIDE HOSPICE INC (4010 MASTERS ROAD)
  • ST VINCENT'S ST CLAIR (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 7063 VETERANS PARKWAY)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER - PELL CITY (510 WOLF CREEK ROAD, NORTH)
  • MEADOWVIEW NURSING CENTER (7300 OLD HIGHWAY 78 EAST)
  • DCI PELL CITY (62 COGSWELL DRIVE)
  • RCG PELL CITY (2804 DR. JOHN HAYNES DRIVE)
  • CARE FIRST HOME HEALTH OF ST CLAIR COUNTY (2401 STEMLEY BRIDGE ROAD, SUITE 7)
  • MID SOUTH HOME HEALTH AGENCY INC (3319 DR JOHN HAYNES DRIVE SUITE 4)

Airports and heliports located in Pell City:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pell City:

  • Jefferson State Community College (about 26 miles; Birmingham, AL; Full-time enrollment: 6,041)
  • Samford University (about 31 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,829)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 32 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 14,853)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 33 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 8,167)
  • Gadsden State Community College (about 34 miles; Gadsden, AL; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • Jacksonville State University (about 34 miles; Jacksonville, AL; FT enrollment: 7,566)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 37 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,695)

Public high schools in Pell City:

  • PELL CITY HIGH SCH (Students: 1,209, Location: 1300 COGSWELL AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • RISE ACADEMY (Location: 1300 COGSWELL AVENUE, Grades: PK-12)

Private high schools in Pell City:

  • VICTORY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 437, Location: 154 VICTORY DR, Grades: PK-12)
  • BIBLE METHODIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 66, Location: 1355 CHULA VISTA DR, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Pell City:

  • DURAN JR HIGH SCH (Students: 642, Location: 309 WILLIAMSON DR, Grades: 8)
  • WALTER M KENNEDY SCH (Students: 607, Location: 250 OTIS PERRY DR, Grades: KG-4)
  • EDEN ELEM SCH (Students: 562, Location: 412 WOLF CREEK RD N, Grades: PK-4)
  • IOLA ROBERTS ELEM SCH (Students: 346, Location: 810 MARTIN ST N, Grades: KG-4)
  • DURAN SOUTH (Students: 321, Location: 813 16TH ST S, Grades: 7)
  • WILLIAMS INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Location: 2000 HARDWICK ROAD, Grades: 5-6)

Private elementary/middle school in Pell City:

  • MOUNTAIN VIEW ADVENTIST SCHOOL (Students: 5, Location: 925 ACADEMY CIR, Grades: 3-8)
See full list of schools located in Pell City

Library in Pell City:

  • PELL CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $319,413; Location: 1923 1ST AVENUE NORTH; 30,807 books; 1,309 audio materials; 886 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 81 state licensed databases)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • the zip code 35054 should be included in the Pell City zip codes.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Pell City: Showboat Camp (A), Knoxs Landing (B), Cogswell Avenue Industrial Park (C), Comer Avenue Industrial Park (D), Pell City City Hall (E), Pell City Civic Center (F), Pell City Fire and Rescue Station 1 (G), Pell City Fire and Rescue Station 2 (H), Pell City Fire and Rescue Station 4 (I), Pell City Fire and Rescue Station 3 (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Pell City Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Pell City include: Greenfield Methodist Church (A), Rocky Zion Missionary Baptist Church (B), Arbor Baptist Church (C), Bible Methodist Church (D), Bible Missionary Church (E), Church of God of Prophecy (F), Church of God in Christ (G), Coosa Valley Baptist Church (H), Cropwell Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Boykin Truitt Cemetery (1), Seddon Cemetery (2), Valley Hill Cemetery (3), Robert Chapel Cemetery (4), Oak Ridge Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Harmon Lake (A), Lake Lewis (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Blue Spring Branch (A), Cropwell Branch (B), Dunlap Spring Branch (C), Easonville Creek (D), Fannin Branch (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Hampton Inn Pell City (220 Vaughan Lane) (1), Big Bull Motel (Highway 231 South) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Alabama Court Services (508 Martin Street North) (1), Court Refferal (1815 Cogswell Suite 217) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Jeanne Pruett - Country musician, David Gulledge - Football player.

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

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

PELL CITY WATER WORKS (Address: 1905 1st AVE NORTH , Population served: 15,150, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 14 regular monitoring violations
COOK SPRINGS WATER AUTHORITY (Address: 120 L Cooke Drive , Population served: 4,171, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

68.8%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.1%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Pell City in 2010:

  • 126 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 90 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
97 people in nursing homes in 2000
18 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

Banks with branches in Pell City (2011 data):

  • Union State Bank: Plaza Branch, at 1st Avenue And 20th Street North, Cropwell Branch, Drive-In Teller Facility. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $274.5 mil, Deposits: $250.5 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Union Bancshares, Inc.
  • Metro Bank: at 800 Martin Street South, Martin Street Branch, Pell City Remote Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $627.7 mil, Deposits: $557.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • USAmeriBank: Pell City Branch at 2401 Stemley Bridge Road Suite 13a, branch established on 2007/12/18. Info updated 2012/01/04: Bank assets: $2,120.8 mil, Deposits: $1,722.4 mil, headquarters in Largo, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Usameribancorp, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: 308 Martin Street Branch at 308 Martin Street, branch established on 1956/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Pell City Branch at 2203 1st Ave N, branch established on 1973/10/11. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Regions Bank: Pell City Branch at 1031 Martin Street South, branch established on 1994/01/18. 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 Pell City:

Marital status in Pell City, AL
  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 48.2%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 20.1%

For population 25 years and over in Pell City:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Pell City
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Pell City, AL (based on St. Clair County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant34,066121
Mainline Protestant2,85618
Black Protestant1,77812
Catholic1,0561
Other122
None43,825-
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: 14
St. Clair County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
St. Clair County:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
St. Clair County:

5.64 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
This county:

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
State:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Clair County:

33.9%
Alabama:

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

9.2%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.5%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Pell City:

40.6%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Pell City:

29.0
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Pell City:

23.4%
State:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Pell City:

11.6%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Pell City:

35.2%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

51.0%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.2%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pell City, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 38$150,899$47,6524$6,571
Firefighters 38$172,638$54,5174$6,122
Parks and Recreation 19$50,956$32,18313$5,205
Other Government Administration 16$42,478$31,8590$0
Streets and Highways 16$54,883$41,1621$1,425
Sewerage 11$53,810$58,7020$0
Water Supply 7$19,616$33,6270$0
Financial Administration 5$23,831$57,1945$5,153
Local Libraries 5$16,250$39,0002$1,783
Judicial and Legal 4$13,922$41,7660$0
Police - Other 2$4,813$28,8785$2,194
Totals for Government 161$604,096$45,02634$28,453

Pell City government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,813,000 ($132.57)
    Sewerage: $642,000 ($46.94)
  • Current Operations - Local Fire Protection: $2,984,000 ($218.19)
    Police Protection: $2,957,000 ($216.22)
    Water Utilities: $2,941,000 ($215.05)
    Central Staff Services: $1,976,000 ($144.49)
    Regular Highways: $1,571,000 ($114.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,303,000 ($95.28)
    Sewerage: $846,000 ($61.86)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $543,000 ($39.70)
    Libraries: $315,000 ($23.03)
    Financial Administration: $293,000 ($21.42)
    Public Welfare - Other: $108,000 ($7.90)
    General - Other: $88,000 ($6.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,195,000 ($87.38)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,072,000 ($224.63)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $831,000 ($60.76)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,255,000 ($91.77)

Pell City government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,242,000 ($90.82)
    Other: $132,000 ($9.65)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $968,000 ($70.78)
    Fines and Forfeits: $743,000 ($54.33)
    General Revenue - Other: $712,000 ($52.06)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,164,000 ($304.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,324,000 ($96.81)
    General Local Government Support: $16,000 ($1.17)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $15,803,000 ($1155.53)
    Other License: $2,286,000 ($167.15)
    Property: $832,000 ($60.84)

Pell City government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $59,167,000 ($4326.34)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $57,233,000 ($4184.92)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,934,000 ($141.42)

Pell City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,549,000 ($1721.92)

7.37% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,644 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.37%
Alabama average:

5.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jefferson County, AL  3.18% ($50,962 average AGI)
from Talladega County, AL  0.58% ($35,126)
from Shelby County, AL  0.53% ($53,629)


6.13% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,234 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
Alabama average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jefferson County, AL  2.06% ($45,895 average AGI)
to Talladega County, AL  0.54% ($40,560)
to Shelby County, AL  0.47% ($54,736)
Businesses in Pell City, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kmart1
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
Arby's1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Penske1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Suites1Quality1
Cracker Barrel1RadioShack1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx2Subway2
Ford1T-Mobile1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block2U-Haul3
Hardee's1UPS3
Hilton1Waffle House1
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
Home Depot1Walmart1
KFC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Pell City:

  • WFHK (1430 AM; 5 kW; PELL CITY, AL; Owner: STOCKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WURL (760 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MOODY, AL; Owner: THE BILL DAVISON EVANGELISTIC ASSOC)
  • WAAX (570 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVOK (1580 AM; 3 kW; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD B/CING. CO., INC.)
  • WLPH (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; IRONDALE, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHMA (1390 AM; 5 kW; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: CASEY NETWORK, LLC)
  • WZZX (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LINEVILLE, AL; Owner: ROBERT A. PERRY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pell City:

  • WTDR (92.7 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: JACOBS BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVOK-FM (97.9 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WSSY-FM (97.5 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: GREAT SOUTH RFDC, LLC)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WENN (105.9 FM; TRUSSVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQEN (103.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLJS-FM (91.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES/JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WDJC-FM (93.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WZRR (99.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLJR (88.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BRIARWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH)
  • WKXX (102.9 FM; ATTALLA, AL; Owner: BROADCAST MEDIA LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Pell City:

  • WJSU-TV (Channel 40; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WTJP (Channel 60; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WBRC (Channel 6; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTTO (Channel 21; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM BROADCASTING (WVTM-TV), LLC)
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WCIQ (Channel 7; MOUNT CHEAHA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • W27CM (Channel 27; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W46DK (Channel 46; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W63CK (Channel 63; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: BOWLIN BROADCAST NETWORK, INC.)
  • WOIL-LP (Channel 47; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: BOWLIN BROADCAST NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBMG-LP (Channel 38; MOODY, AL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W50BO (Channel 50; ASHVILLE, AL; Owner: BOWLIN AND JOHNSON)
Pell City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Pell City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 29Number of bridges
  • 390ft / 119mTotal length
  • $54,495,000Total costs
  • 501,314Total average daily traffic
  • 123,210Total average daily truck traffic
  • 367,968Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Pell City, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 41940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 101960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 51990-1999
  • 62000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Pell City, AL
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 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 ORIGINATED14$131,55728$146,988129$148,05415$53,76834$132,53617$29,049
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$08$183,1311$8,5500$02$87,345
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$105,78010$80,22048$172,8375$44,5566$106,3958$33,466
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$144,7673$203,46742$192,7761$60,5103$241,6501$121,480
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$193,8904$173,4980$01$157,3701$31,000

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0401.02 , 0402.01, 0402.02, 0402.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$263,9834$208,883
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$234,1001$284,890
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$165,385
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$187,280
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0401.02 , 0402.01, 0402.02, 0402.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Pell City, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Pell City, 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 fire incidents - 73 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2010. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Pell City, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (48.2%), and Structure Fires (40.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Pell City, AL
    • 13748.2%Outside Fires
    • 11440.1%Structure Fires
    • 258.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 82.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pell City, AL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Pell City, Alabama:

  • Quality Inn, 1410 Parkhill Pkwy, Pell City, Alabama 35125 , Phone: (205) 338-1314, Fax: (205) 338-1512
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, Pell City, 240 Vaughn Ln, Pell City, Alabama 35125 , Phone: (205) 884-0047, Fax: (205) 884-0015
  • Comfort Suites, 270 Vaughan Ln, Pell City, Alabama 35125 , Phone: (205) 338-5570, Fax: (205) 338-5576
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 240 Vaughan Ln, Pell city, Alabama 35125 , Phone: (205) 884-0047, Fax: (205) 884-0015
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Pell City, Alabama
Most common first names in Pell City, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James14271.5 years
William12973.0 years
John10370.2 years
Mary10075.5 years
Charles6869.2 years
Robert6368.6 years
George5175.1 years
Willie4774.2 years
Annie3678.3 years
Joseph3472.6 years
Most common last names in Pell City, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9773.1 years
Williams4270.1 years
Rich3873.3 years
Davis3771.4 years
Bowman3672.9 years
Lee3370.1 years
Brown3276.3 years
Jones3275.3 years
Barber3173.7 years
Harris2768.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Pell City, AL
  • 63.2%Electricity
  • 33.7%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Pell City, AL
  • 84.5%Electricity
  • 15.5%Utility gas


Pell City compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
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