Pleasant Grove, Alabama

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Population in 2013: 10,361 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.8%
 
Males: 4,958  (47.9%)
Females: 5,403  (52.1%)
Median resident age:  41.2 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 35127.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $60,867 (it was $52,776 in 2000)
Pleasant Grove:

$60,867
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,473 (it was $20,774 in 2000)

Pleasant Grove city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $154,873 (it was $110,600 in 2000)
Pleasant Grove:

$154,873
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $159,265; Detached houses: $159,328; Townhouses or other attached units: $163,214; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $114,349

Median gross rent in 2012: $835.

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Pleasant Grove races chart
  • White alone - 5,406 (53.5%)
  • Black alone - 4,524 (44.7%)
  • Two or more races - 68 (0.7%)
  • Hispanic - 57 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 29 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 18 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 7 (0.07%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.01%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pleasant Grove: 90.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (8.5%), German (8.1%), English (6.9%), Irish (5.4%), Dutch (2.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 8.84 square miles.

Population density: 1,173 people per square mile   (low).

Pleasant Grove,AL real estate house value index trend

Pleasant Grove, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Pleasant Grove:

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 1.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pleasant Grove city:

  • Never married: 27.6%
  • Now married: 53.2%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

52 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.5%
Alabama:  3.5%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Pleasant Grove, Alabama as of April 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Pleasant Grove to the number of sex offenders is 1,729 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,164 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $983 (0.7%)

Pleasant Grove satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Birmingham, AL (9.5 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (558.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Edgewater, AL (1.5 miles ), Hobson, AL (1.7 miles) , McDonald Chapel, AL (1.7 miles ), Sylvan Springs, AL (1.8 miles ), Fairfield, AL (1.8 miles ), Midfield, AL (1.9 miles ), Minor, AL (1.9 miles ), Brighton, AL (2.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 86 buildings, average cost: $83,600
  • 1998: 98 buildings, average cost: $83,600
  • 1999: 100 buildings, average cost: $83,600
  • 2000: 80 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 2001: 89 buildings, average cost: $85,900
  • 2002: 72 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 2003: 85 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 2004: 35 buildings, average cost: $92,200
  • 2005: 41 buildings, average cost: $182,300
  • 2006: 43 buildings, average cost: $170,900
  • 2007: 28 buildings, average cost: $161,300
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $147,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $121,000
  • 2011: 89 buildings, average cost: $176,500
  • 2012: 19 buildings, average cost: $165,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.49 N, Longitude: 86.97 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,730 (-36.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 303 (6.6%)

Pleasant Grove household income distribution Pleasant Grove home values distribution

Crime rates in Pleasant Grove by Year
Type 2004 2005 2008 2010 2011 2012
Murders 011000
per 100,000 0.09.69.70.00.00.0
Rapes 000122
per 100,000 0.00.00.09.619.719.7
Robberies 535230
per 100,000 48.328.748.519.229.50.0
Assaults 1518981315
per 100,000 144.8172.487.476.9128.0147.7
Burglaries 495787266653
per 100,000 473.0546.0844.7249.8649.7521.8
Thefts 14014513913012392
per 100,000 1351.41388.91349.61249.21210.7905.7
Auto thefts 1628218115
per 100,000 154.4268.2203.976.9108.349.2
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/A1N/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/A9.8N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 284.7) 156.9194.8198.6112.4167.7133.9

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

Crime rate in Pleasant Grove detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 24 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Alabama average:

2.28
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.6%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,427 (+16.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)

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

Average climate in Pleasant Grove, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Pleasant Grove-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 149% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1977, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 3.1 miles away from the Pleasant Grove city center killed 22 people and injured 130 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1998, a category F5 tornado 8.5 miles away from the city center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Pleasant Grove-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 17.4 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 103.6 miles away from Pleasant Grove center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 52.4 miles away from the 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 164.8 miles away from the 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 80.6 miles away from Pleasant Grove center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 19.3 miles away from the 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 Jefferson County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 16, Tornadoes: 14, Floods: 12, Hurricanes: 6, Winds: 4, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pleasant Grove topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Pleasant Grove:

  • CAREGIVERS OF PLEASANT GROVE, INC (700 FIRST AVENUE)
  • COTTAGE HILL HEALTH CARE CENTER (700 1ST AVE)
  • LEGACY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION OF PLEASANT GROVE (30 7TH STREET)

Amtrak station near Pleasant Grove:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pleasant Grove:

  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 6 miles; Birmingham, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,695)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 10 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 8,167)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 10 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 14,853)
  • Samford University (about 11 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,829)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 19 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)
  • University of Montevallo (about 28 miles; Montevallo, AL; FT enrollment: 2,826)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 30 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,970)

Public high school in Pleasant Grove:

Public elementary/middle school in Pleasant Grove:

See full list of schools located in Pleasant Grove

Library in Pleasant Grove:

  • PLEASANT GROVE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $172,485; Location: 501 PARK ROAD; 24,693 books; 1,116 audio materials; 827 video materials; 81 state licensed databases; 5 other licensed databases; 59 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • First Baptist Church is no longer offering a school. Only a Weekday Education Program through 4 year olds.

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Notable locations in Pleasant Grove: Pleasant Grove City Hall (A), Pleasant Grove Public Library (B), Pleasant Grove Fire and Rescue Service (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Pleasant Grove include: Pleasant Grove First Baptist Church (A), Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church (B), Pleasant Grove Church of Christ (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Mason Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Jefferson County Public Libraries - Pleasant Grove (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 501 Park Road).

Hotel: Sailaway 204 Condo (1021 9th Street).

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 96.6. This is worse than average.

City:

96.6
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.219. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.219
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.58. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.58
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 24.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 2.5%
(4.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.8% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  76.9%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.9%
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: 0.3% of all households
178 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
2 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
252 people in nursing homes in 2000
5 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Pleasant Grove compared to Alabama state average:

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

Banks with branches in Pleasant Grove (2011 data):

  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Pleasant Grove Branch at 27 Park Road, branch established on 1966/08/11. 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
  • Union State Bank: Pleasant Grove Branch at 829 Park Road, branch established on 1992/11/18. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $274.5 mil, Deposits: $250.5 mil, headquarters in Pell City, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Union Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Pleasant Grove travel time to work - commute Pleasant Grove mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (70%)
  • Electricity (30%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Pleasant Grove city (based on Jefferson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.13%
Here: 60.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchChurches of Christ
Adherents49.4%13.4%11.1%3.7%3.2%
Congregations33.1%13.9%3.8%2.4%9.2%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodPresbyterian Church in AmericaOther
Adherents3.1%2.5%2.1%2.0%9.5%
Congregations5.5%3.7%2.3%1.4%24.8%
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: 135
Jefferson County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 12
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 65
Jefferson County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 380
Jefferson County:

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 357
Here:

5.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.4%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

31.1%
Alabama:

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

12.0%
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
Financial Administration 4$14,473$43,4191$2,373
Other Government Administration 3$12,133$48,5325$4,644
Judicial and Legal 2$8,440$50,6400$0
Police Protection - Officers 34$125,983$44,4650$0
Police - Other 6$17,105$34,2103$338
Firefighters 15$61,736$49,38912$13,782
Streets and Highways 2$7,366$44,1960$0
Solid Waste Management 22$64,481$35,1710$0
Sewerage 11$62,961$68,6850$0
Parks and Recreation 14$36,251$31,07228$28,946
Water Supply 14$97,779$83,8110$0
Electric Power 11$67,150$73,2550$0
Gas Supply 11$60,257$65,7350$0
Local Libraries 9$28,749$38,3324$6,593
Other and Unallocable 7$28,163$48,2790$0
Totals for Government 165$693,027$50,40253$56,676

4.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,960 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
Alabama average:

6.02%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($462 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.03%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Shelby County, AL  0.81% ($44,611 average AGI)
from St. Clair County, AL  0.26% ($33,204)
from Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.22% ($45,360)


5.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,166 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
Alabama average:

6.06%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($245 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.03%
Alabama average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Shelby County, AL  1.01% ($46,368 average AGI)
to St. Clair County, AL  0.31% ($44,212)
to Blount County, AL  0.19% ($35,993)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pleasant Grove:

  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WERC (960 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRJS (1320 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WATV (900 AM; 1 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • WSMQ (1450 AM; 1 kW; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: BESSEMER RADIO INC.)
  • WJLD (1400 AM; 1 kW; FAIRFIELD, AL; Owner: RICHARDSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAYE (1220 AM; 1 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLPH (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; IRONDALE, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WCOC (1010 AM; 5 kW; DORA, AL; Owner: AZTECA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALABAMA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pleasant Grove:

  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQEN (103.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZRR (99.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC-FM (93.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
  • WBFR (89.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W281AB (104.1 FM; MOUNTAIN BROOK, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WENN (105.9 FM; TRUSSVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WVSU-FM (91.1 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: SAMFORD UNIVERSITY)
  • WQOP-FM (92.5 FM; DORA, AL; Owner: QUEEN OF PEACE RADIO, INC.)
  • WLJR (88.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BRIARWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pleasant Grove:

  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WBXA-CA (Channel 2; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WTTO (Channel 21; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBRC (Channel 6; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBMA-LP (Channel 58; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM BROADCASTING (WVTM-TV), LLC)
  • W27CM (Channel 27; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • W34BI (Channel 34; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W46DK (Channel 46; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W62BG (Channel 62; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W49AY (Channel 49; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • W55BJ (Channel 55; JASPER, AL; Owner: COMBS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W66CN (Channel 66; JASPER, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W23AK (Channel 23; JASPER, AL; Owner: WMTY, INC.)
  • W15AZ (Channel 15; ALABASTER, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST CHURCH SCHOOL)

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

Pleasant Grove, Alabama:
  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 24
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Alabama average:
  • Fatal accident count: 104
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 163
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 114
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 267
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 10
See more detailed statistics of Pleasant Grove fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $1,639,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,600
Total average daily truck traffic: 160
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 2,600

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Pleasant Grove)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 501 Park Rd (Lat: 33.495944 Lon: -86.959722), Call Sign: WNHT878
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.300 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/19/2011, Expiration Date: 12/24/2021
    Registrant: City Of Birmingham, 1020 34th Street North, Birmingham, AL 35022, Phone: (205) 254-2039, Email:
  • Pioneer Forestry Fire Tower (Lat: 33.152889 Lon: -87.950028), Call Sign: KBI740
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.175 MHz, 151.175 MHz, 159.315 MHz, 159.315 MHz, 159.465 MHz, 159.465 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/05/2005, Expiration Date: 05/31/2015, Certifier: Brent Cord
    Registrant: Alabama Forestry Commission, 2201 Cong. Dickinson Dr, Montgomery, AL 36109, Phone: (334) 242-5053, Fax: (334) 242-5079, Email:
  • 501 Park Rd (Lat: 33.494556 Lon: -86.970833), Call Sign: KNBH403, Licensee ID: L00009189
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.425 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/26/2001, Expiration Date: 09/03/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/05/2011
    Registrant: City Of Pleasant Grove, 501 Park Rd, Pleasant Grove, AL 35127, Phone: (205) 744-7221
  • City Hall (Lat: 33.494556 Lon: -86.970833), Call Sign: KGR478, Licensee ID: L00009189
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.150 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/15/2002, Expiration Date: 03/19/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/19/2012
    Registrant: City Of Pleasant Grove, 501 Park Rd, Pleasant Grove, AL 35127, Phone: (205) 744-7221
  • 604 Park Rd (Lat: 33.492333 Lon: -86.972500), Call Sign: KAA778, Licensee ID: L00013534
    Assigned Frequencies: 150.860 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/09/2001, Expiration Date: 03/05/2011, Cancellation Date: 02/04/2011
    Registrant: Park Road Wrecker Service, 604 Park Rd, Pleasant Grove, AL 35127, Phone: (205) 744-6550

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • PLSNT GROVE, 900 Ft E Of Pleasant Grove Rd 9 Mi N Of Park Rd (Lat: 33.493444 Lon: -86.953583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 86.8 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WQFK570
    Assigned Frequencies: 6775.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/04/2006, Expiration Date: 08/04/2016, Certifier: Richard A Craig
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • PLEASANT GROVE AL, 404 North Pleasant Grove Road (023621 / Pleasant Grove) (Lat: 33.520944 Lon: -86.968250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.9 m, Overall height: 62.7 m, Call Sign: WQII329
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/19/2008, Expiration Date: 02/19/2018, Cancellation Date: 08/19/2009, Certifier: William Chastain
    Registrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, 774 Mays Blvd., #10-465, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Pleasant Grove)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 17-30A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 142 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 351AE , Serial Number: 73-30577, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 05/18/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Anthony W Elom, 4132 Smithfield Forest Dr, Pleasant Grove, AL 35127
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 08/29/1994, Exported to: New Zealand
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-151 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 80 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 44472 , Serial Number: 28-7415643, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 08/01/1974
    Registrant (Corporation): Southern Properties Unlimited LLC, 911 4th Ter, Pleasant Grove, AL 35127
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 64891 , Serial Number: 15281458, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 02/21/1978
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Mark F Straate, 726 11th Ter, Pleasant Grove, AL 35127, Other Owners: Tammy E Straate
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7FC (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8929R , Serial Number: 7FC-383, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 01/21/1960
    Registrant (Individual): Gary H Bonham, 812 14th Ln, Pleasant Grove, AL 35127

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED57$127,35216$124,004151$129,8827$22,52010$82,460
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$93,5921$138,99013$145,1583$55,3470$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED28$152,3465$83,578107$148,2378$35,2142$48,040
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN10$109,4172$28,91582$146,7451$9,3303$106,650
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$92,8151$93,28019$132,7522$149,7150$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0123.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$149,5604$102,6081$121,260
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$180,9655$185,6280$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$80,2203$228,5371$80,220
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$93,2802$124,9950$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$113,8001$104,4701$113,800

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0123.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 27
  • Hazardous Condition: 11
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Pleasant Grove

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Pleasant Grove, AL
Most common first names in Pleasant Grove, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9173.0 years
Mary8480.6 years
William7272.6 years
John6174.1 years
Robert5070.2 years
Thomas3175.3 years
Charles2873.9 years
Annie2883.8 years
Margaret2677.2 years
Betty2572.0 years
Most common last names in Pleasant Grove, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3174.2 years
Brown2373.2 years
Jones2373.3 years
Williams2274.8 years
Johnson2075.2 years
Davis1980.3 years
Hill1774.5 years
Harris1780.8 years
Moore1679.7 years
Martin1577.9 years

Businesses in Pleasant Grove, AL

  • CVS: 1
  • Subway: 1

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  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Librarians, curators, and archivists (population 5,000+)"
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  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 cities with high-earning residents located near cities with low-earning residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #36 (35127) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Bulgarian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
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