Piedmont, Alabama

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Population in 2013: 4,774 (77% urban, 23% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.8%
 
Males: 2,209  (46.3%)
Females: 2,565  (53.7%)
Median resident age:  43.7 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 36272.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $27,026 (it was $24,893 in 2000)
Piedmont:

$27,026
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,671 (it was $14,220 in 2000)

Piedmont city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $71,106 (it was $53,500 in 2000)
Piedmont:

$71,106
AL:

$122,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $514.

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  • Races in Piedmont, AL (2010)

    Piedmont races chart
    • 4,21486.4%White alone
    • 4819.9%Black alone
    • 861.8%Two or more races
    • 651.3%Hispanic
    • 210.4%American Indian alone
    • 60.1%Asian alone
    • 40.08%Other race alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Piedmont: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (17.4%), Irish (15.6%), German (13.9%), English (7.8%), Dutch (5.2%), Scottish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 700 feet

Land area: 9.75 square miles.

Population density: 489 people per square mile   (low).

Piedmont,AL real estate house value index trend

Piedmont, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Piedmont:

  • High school or higher: 76.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Piedmont city:

  • Never married: 18.3%
  • Now married: 52.0%
  • Separated: 5.0%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

23 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.4%
Alabama:

2.0%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 37 registered sex offenders living in Piedmont, Alabama as of September 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Piedmont to the number of sex offenders is 130 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $431 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $257 (0.4%)

Piedmont satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Marietta, GA (61.6 miles , pop. 58,748).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (70.5 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (558.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Spring Garden, AL (2.2 miles ), Nances Creek, AL (2.3 miles ), Jacksonville, AL (3.4 miles ), Mud Creek, AL (3.6 miles ), Ballplay, AL (3.8 miles ), Hokes Bluff, AL (3.9 miles ), Choccolocco, AL (3.9 miles ), Edwardsville, AL (4.0 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $82,300
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $80,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $163,800
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $171,700
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $116,700
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $102,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $200,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.93 N, Longitude: 85.61 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -23 (-0.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 469 (32.7%)

Area code: 256

Piedmont household income distribution Piedmont home values distribution

Crime rates in Piedmont by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 041111123233
per 100,000 0.077.420.019.919.920.020.240.460.140.861.762.8
Robberies 142041222203
per 100,000 19.577.439.90.079.620.040.340.440.040.80.062.8
Assaults 1031221332014182014
per 100,000 194.658.120.039.839.820.0665.1403.9280.3367.3411.1293.1
Burglaries 356972594942484153758048
per 100,000 680.91,335.91,437.41,175.5975.3840.3967.4827.91,061.31,530.31,644.41,004.8
Thefts 133219232249212221151138128212215153
per 100,000 2,587.54,240.14,631.74,961.14,219.74,421.83,043.12,786.82,563.14,325.64,419.33,202.8
Auto thefts 6981040913128916
per 100,000 116.7174.2159.7199.279.60.0181.4262.5240.3163.2185.0334.9
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0N/AN/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0.0N/AN/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 293.3) 209.7381.9337.7327.5297.5267.3373.0322.4318.9420.4447.6360.5

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

Crime rate in Piedmont detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 16 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.51
Alabama average:

2.23
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.9%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -427 (-7.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Piedmont, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Piedmont, Alabama average temperatures Piedmont, Alabama average precipitation Piedmont, Alabama humidity Piedmont, Alabama wind speed Piedmont, Alabama snowfall Piedmont, Alabama sunshine Piedmont, Alabama clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Piedmont-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 123% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/27/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.8 miles away from the Piedmont city center killed 22 people and injured 150 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 12/5/1954, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.9 miles away from the city center injured 26 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Piedmont-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 39.3 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 101.2 miles away from Piedmont center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 179.4 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 159.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 128.8 miles away from Piedmont 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 216.7 miles away from the city 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 Calhoun County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 9, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Piedmont topographic map

Birthplace of: Rick Bragg - Memoirist, Kenneth A. Roberts - Lawyer and politician, William E. Harbour - Civil rights activist.

Hospitals and medical centers in Piedmont:

  • PIEDMONT HOSPITAL (612 CALHOUN STREET P O BOX 330)
  • PIEDMONT HEALTH CARE CENTER (30 ROUNDTREE DRIVE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Piedmont:

  • JACKSONVILLE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, AL)
  • JACKSONVILLE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; JACKSONVILLE, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Piedmont:

  • Jacksonville State University (about 12 miles; Jacksonville, AL; Full-time enrollment: 7,566)
  • Gadsden State Community College (about 23 miles; Gadsden, AL; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • Georgia Highlands College (about 29 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,071)
  • West Georgia Technical College (about 30 miles; Waco, GA; FT enrollment: 4,768)
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College (about 33 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,629)
  • Berry College (about 35 miles; Mount Berry, GA; FT enrollment: 2,102)
  • Snead State Community College (about 38 miles; Boaz, AL; FT enrollment: 2,023)

Public high school in Piedmont:

Public elementary/middle schools in Piedmont:

Private elementary/middle school in Piedmont:

  • THE LEARNING TREE INC (Students: 24; Location: 6344 ROY WEBB RD; Grades: UG - UG)
See full list of schools located in Piedmont

Library in Piedmont:

  • PIEDMONT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $113,068; Location: 106 N MAIN STREET; 20,359 books; 1,020 audio materials; 977 video materials; 79 state licensed databases; 27 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Piedmont: Piedmont City Hall (A), Piedmont Rescue Squad (B), Piedmont Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Piedmont Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Piedmont include: Saint Joachim Catholic Church (A), Northside Baptist Church (B), First United Methodist Church (C), First Presbyterian Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), Dailey Street Baptist Church (F), Piedmont Congregational Holiness Church (G), Church of God (H), Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Memorial Garden Cemetery (1), Highland Cemetery (2), Goshen Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Piedmont: Jaycee Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Lamont Motel (511 Cedartown Highway).

Court: Piedmont Municipal Court Recreation (500 East McFarland Street).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 44.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

44.4
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 23.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.58. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.58
U.S.:

9.14

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

FORDS VALLEY & HWY 278 WATER (Address: 9529 US HWY 278 EAST , Population served: 5,532, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-11-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-11-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-30-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In SEP-20-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-20-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-08-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between SEP-2012 and AUG-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-06-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between SEP-2012 and AUG-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-06-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2013)
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-28-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-28-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2008)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One other older monitoring violation

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

  • PIEDMONT UTILITIES BOARD (Population served: 8,496, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.3%
(24.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.4% for Black residents, 42.9% for American Indian residents, 82.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.8%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.7%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
2 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
5 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Piedmont, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Piedmont compared to Alabama state average:

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

Banks with branches in Piedmont (2011 data):

  • Farmers and Merchants Bank: Farmers And Merchants Bank at 112 East Ladiga Street, branch established on 1915/04/12. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $202.4 mil, Deposits: $170.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: F&M Financial Corp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Piedmont Branch at 201 Main Street, branch established on 1904/11/08. 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
  • Noble Bank & Trust, N.A.: Piedmont Office Branch at 100 South Main St., branch established on 2009/01/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $165.9 mil, Deposits: $143.5 mil, headquarters in Anniston, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Alabama average:

11.9

Piedmont travel time to work - commute Piedmont mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (40%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Piedmont city (based on Calhoun County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant67,564204
Mainline Protestant7,06642
Black Protestant5,16324
Catholic3,1924
Other1,5906
Orthodox401
None33,957-
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: 31
Calhoun County:

2.75 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Calhoun County:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 87
Calhoun County:

7.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 76
Here:

6.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.5%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Calhoun County:

33.2%
Alabama:

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

15.1%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 18$37,132$24,7550$0
Judicial and Legal 2$5,057$30,3420$0
Police Protection - Officers 16$49,013$36,7600$0
Police - Other 1$2,768$33,2160$0
Firefighters 5$15,484$37,1620$0
Streets and Highways 12$30,690$30,6900$0
Welfare 2$2,657$15,9420$0
Solid Waste Management 4$7,936$23,8080$0
Sewerage 1$2,232$26,7841$1,648
Parks and Recreation 8$21,696$32,5445$3,849
Water Supply 8$23,237$34,8560$0
Electric Power 8$25,309$37,9640$0
Gas Supply 4$14,198$42,5940$0
Transit 1$1,842$22,1041$939
Local Libraries 1$1,546$18,5521$1,138
Totals for Government 91$240,797$31,7538$7,574

4.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,505 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.75%
Alabama average:

6.02%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($350 average AGI)
Calhoun County:

0.05%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Talladega County, AL  0.71% ($32,240 average AGI)
from Etowah County, AL  0.47% ($27,598)
from Cleburne County, AL  0.24% ($25,596)


5.48% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,277 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.48%
Alabama average:

6.06%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($393 average AGI)
Calhoun County:

0.05%
Alabama average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Talladega County, AL  0.71% ($32,744 average AGI)
to Etowah County, AL  0.44% ($32,363)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.33% ($26,692)

Strongest AM radio stations in Piedmont:

  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WPID (1280 AM; 1 kW; PIEDMONT, AL; Owner: PIEDMONT RADIO CO.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAAX (570 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WHMA (1390 AM; 5 kW; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: CASEY NETWORK, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Piedmont:

  • WLJS-FM (91.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES/JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGMZ (93.1 FM; GLENCOE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WCKS (102.7 FM; FRUITHURST, AL; Owner: WCKS, INC.)
  • WJCK (88.3 FM; PIEDMONT, AL; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WVOK-FM (97.9 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WMAX-FM (105.3 FM; BOWDON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W269AX (101.7 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W215BA (90.9 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WKCX (97.7 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: BRIAR CREEK BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQTU (102.3 FM; ROME, GA; Owner: MCDOUGALD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W212AR (90.3 FM; LINDALE, GA; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WTBB (89.9 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WSGN (91.5 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: GADSDEN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WKXX (102.9 FM; ATTALLA, AL; Owner: BROADCAST MEDIA LLC)
  • WGRW (90.7 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WORD WORKS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Piedmont:

  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
Piedmont fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Piedmont fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 35m115ftTotal length
  • $15,993,000Total costs
  • 36,790Total average daily traffic
  • 3,065Total average daily truck traffic
  • 59,175Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 21970-1979
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Piedmont, AL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Piedmont)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 1.5 Mi Se Int Al 21 & Us 278 (Lat: 33.908167 Lon: -85.616639), Call Sign: KFS636, Licensee ID: L00125181
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8800 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/30/1997, Expiration Date: 02/03/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002
    Registrant: Bennett Lumber Company, Piedmont, AL 36272, Phone: (205) 447-9663
  • 2205 County Road 6 (Lat: 34.002500 Lon: -85.718389), Type: Pole, Structure height: 13.7 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WPNP379
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.050 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/17/2004, Expiration Date: 04/20/2014, Certifier: Linda J Smith
    Registrant: Fox Ridge Communications Inc., 122 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-7991, Fax: (717) 334-5656, Email:
  • 1 1/2 Mi Se Of Int Al Hwy 21 & Us 278 (Lat: 33.908167 Lon: -85.616639), Call Sign: WQT723, Licensee ID: L00004766
    Assigned Frequencies: 43.1000 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/28/2005, Expiration Date: 10/11/2015
    Registrant: Superior Gas Inc, Roanoke, AL 36274, Phone: (334) 863-2138

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • STATION, Choccolocco Mountain (Lat: 33.905083 Lon: -85.619111), Overall height: 59.1 m, Call Sign: WNTM495
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.731 MHz, 952.731 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/30/2011, Expiration Date: 02/28/2022
    Registrant: Levine, Blaszak, Block & Boothby, LLP, 2001 L Street, Nw, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 857-2574, Fax: (202) 223-0833, Email:
  • FORT EARL, Fort Earl Mountain 6 Km Ese (Lat: 33.894389 Lon: -85.546056), Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WPNJ738
    Assigned Frequencies: 6715.00 MHz, 6735.00 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 11245.0 MHz, 6004.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/17/2009, Expiration Date: 01/21/2019, Certifier: Kevin S Jenkins
    Registrant: Apco Spectrum Management Division Licensing Services 032813, 351 N Williamson Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-1112, Phone: (386) 944-2463, Fax: (386) 322-2502, Email:
  • 9423 Alabama Hwy 21 N (Lat: 33.903694 Lon: -85.655222), Overall height: 31.1 m, Call Sign: WPOR999
    Assigned Frequencies: 946.875 MHz, 947.125 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/17/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2020
    Registrant: Phone: (770) 387-0917
  • PIEDMONT, Corner Of Sr 9 And Seaboard Ave (Lat: 33.922861 Lon: -85.612278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 22.9 m, Call Sign: WQFD845
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/22/2006, Expiration Date: 06/22/2016, Certifier: Kevin S Jenkins
    Registrant: Apco Spectrum Management Division Licensing Services Cmp 011413, 351 N Williamson Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114, Phone: (386) 944-2463, Fax: (386) 322-2502, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Piedmont)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 4283U , Serial Number: 15060283, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 01/03/1964
    Registrant (Individual): John E Tinney, 13590 County Road 8, Piedmont, AL 36272
  • Aircraft: POPE HAROLD RANS S-12XL (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 5596W , Serial Number: 0795 0624, Year manufactured: 1995, Airworthiness Date: 11/15/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Harold Pope, 540 Hwy 9 S, Piedmont, AL 36272
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 97674 , Serial Number: 17276220, Year manufactured: 1984, Airworthiness Date: 04/18/1984
    Registrant (Individual): John E Tinney, 13590 County Road 8, Piedmont, AL 36272

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 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 ORIGINATED2$80,0953$65,60014$97,7843$30,6103$67,6802$63,590
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$140,8100$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$46,8603$48,0939$89,0491$56,7000$02$30,205
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$04$83,9900$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$106,3400$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0022.00 , 0023.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$51,520
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0022.00 , 0023.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 32
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Piedmont

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Piedmont, AL
Most common first names in Piedmont, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James17470.2 years
William14874.6 years
Mary10476.9 years
John10374.5 years
Robert7172.9 years
Annie6480.0 years
George5474.1 years
Charles5271.1 years
Thomas5267.5 years
Ruth3881.5 years
Most common last names in Piedmont, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7172.6 years
Williams4775.1 years
Martin4271.2 years
Davis4175.8 years
Parker3772.5 years
Morgan3574.9 years
Johnson3479.1 years
Roberts3376.6 years
Minton3276.1 years
Stewart3178.7 years
Businesses in Piedmont, AL
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1RadioShack1
CVS1Subway1
Curves1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS1
Nike2

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  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Textile mills and textile products"
  • #42 (36272) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States or American first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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