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Population in 2012: 4,799 (77% urban, 23% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.3%
 

Males: 2,258  (47.1%)
Females: 2,541  (52.9%)

Median resident age:  40.5 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 36272.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,601 (it was $24,893 in 2000)
Piedmont:

$32,601
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,076

Piedmont city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $81,712 (it was $53,500 in 2000)
Piedmont:

$81,712
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $80,566; Detached houses: $85,362; Townhouses or other attached units: $75,772; In 2-unit structures: $61,140; Mobile homes: $32,608

Median gross rent in 2012: $456.

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  • White alone - 4,365 (89.1%)
  • Black alone - 378 (7.7%)
  • Two or more races - 82 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 34 (0.7%)
  • Hispanic - 28 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Piedmont: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (17.4%), United States (17.2%), German (14.4%), English (9.6%), Dutch (3.3%), Scottish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 700 feet

Land area: 9.75 square miles.

Population density: 492 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Piedmont:

  • High school or higher: 73.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Piedmont city:

  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 53.7%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

68 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.4%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 39 registered sex offenders living in Piedmont, Alabama as of October 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Piedmont to the number of sex offenders is 123 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $335 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $308 (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: -338 (-7.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 596 (35.0%)

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
Murders 00000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 04111112323
per 100,000 0.077.420.019.919.920.020.240.460.140.861.7
Robberies 14204122220
per 100,000 19.577.439.90.079.620.040.340.440.040.80.0
Assaults 10312213320141820
per 100,000 194.658.120.039.839.820.0665.1403.9280.3367.3411.1
Burglaries 3569725949424841537580
per 100,000 680.91335.91437.41175.5975.3840.3967.4827.91061.31530.31644.4
Thefts 133219232249212221151138128212215
per 100,000 2587.54240.14631.74961.14219.74421.83043.12786.82563.14325.64419.3
Auto thefts 69810409131289
per 100,000 116.7174.2159.7199.279.60.0181.4262.5240.3163.2185.0
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0N/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0.0N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.7) 209.7381.9337.7327.5297.5267.4373.1322.4318.9420.4447.7

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 14 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Alabama average:

2.28

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.8%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -427 (-7.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (13%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Piedmont-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 231% 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 below Alabama state average. It is 90% 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 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 66.6 miles away from Piedmont 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 92.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 90.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/21/2001 at 23:35:35, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 65.2 miles away from Piedmont center
On 5/9/2004 at 08:56:10, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 91.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Calhoun County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 9, Storms: 9, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 2, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 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/medical centers in Piedmont:

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

Other hospitals/medical centers near Piedmont:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Piedmont, AL

Local government website: www.piedmontcity.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Piedmont:

  • Jacksonville State University (about 12 miles; Jacksonville, AL; Full-time enrollment: 6,251)
  • Gadsden State Community College (about 23 miles; Gadsden, AL; FT enrollment: 4,222)
  • Georgia Highlands College (about 29 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 3,194)
  • West Georgia Technical College (about 30 miles; Waco, GA; FT enrollment: 2,833)
  • Georgia Northwestern Technical College (about 33 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 3,053)
  • University of West Georgia (about 39 miles; Carrollton, GA; FT enrollment: 8,675)
  • Southern Union State Community College (about 56 miles; Wadley, AL; FT enrollment: 3,299)

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)
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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
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AQI  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.5. This is about average.
City:

34.5
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 23.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

23.7
U.S.:

24.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.6

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

FORDS VALLEY & HWY 278 WATER (Address: 9529 U.S. HWY. 278 E , Population served: 5298, 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)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-21-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-21-2004), St Public Notif received (JUL-22-2004)

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

  • CHEROKEE COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY (Population served: 10188, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)
  • PIEDMONT UTILITIES BOARD (Address: P O BOX 229, Population served: 9000, Primary Water Source Type: Surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.3%
(18.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.3% for Black residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 72.3% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Piedmont, AL

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 compared to Alabama state average:

Piedmont, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Piedmont travel time to work - commute


Piedmont mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (47%)
  • Electricity (45%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.29%
Here64.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Churches of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents70.4%9.9%5.4%3.9%1.5%
Congregations46.9%14.2%6.6%8.5%3.3%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1.3%1.2%1.1%0.8%4.5%
Congregations3.3%1.4%1.9%0.9%12.8%
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: 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 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 9$16,742$22,3230$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,407$52,8848$3,929
Judicial and Legal 2$5,067$30,4020$0
Police Protection - Officers 12$34,790$34,7900$0
Police - Other 5$10,196$24,4700$0
Firefighters 5$14,793$35,5032$1,329
Streets and Highways 18$34,923$23,2820$0
Welfare 2$2,126$12,7561$966
Health 1$1,586$19,0320$0
Sewerage 2$5,700$34,2000$0
Parks and Recreation 9$20,714$27,6195$3,441
Water Supply 11$28,983$31,6180$0
Electric Power 11$30,507$33,2800$0
Gas Supply 10$27,991$33,5890$0
Local Libraries 2$2,998$17,9882$1,324
Other and Unallocable 1$1,590$19,0801$620
Totals for Government 101$243,113$28,88519$11,609


5.72% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,365 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.72%
Alabama average:

6.81%

0.10% of residents moved from foreign countries ($417 average AGI)
Calhoun County:

0.10%
Alabama average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Talladega County, AL  0.72% ($30,460 average AGI)
from Etowah County, AL  0.46% ($30,618)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.25% ($27,030)


5.43% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,605 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.43%
Alabama average:

6.16%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($398 average AGI)
Calhoun County:

0.07%
Alabama average:

0.06%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Talladega County, AL  0.72% ($45,708 average AGI)
to Etowah County, AL  0.52% ($29,865)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.33% ($31,632)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Piedmont, Alabama:
  • Fatal accident count: 19
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 29
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 19
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 38
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Alabama average:
  • Fatal accident count: 105
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 164
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 115
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 269
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 10

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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 12
Total length: 35 meters (115ft)
Total costs: $15,993,000
Total average daily traffic: 36,790
Total average daily truck traffic: 3,065
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 59,175

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 3
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 4
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 2
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

Piedmont on our top lists:

  • #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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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Daniel Mcafee (2)
  • David A. Baffa (1)
  • Jonathan Lee Crenshaw (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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