Pleasant Groves, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 416 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.9%
 
Males: 192  (46.2%)
Females: 224  (53.8%)
Median resident age:  40.0 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 35776.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $44,569 (it was $33,854 in 2000)
Pleasant Groves:

$44,569
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,479 (it was $14,251 in 2000)

Pleasant Groves town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $110,974 (it was $67,300 in 2000)
Pleasant Groves:

$110,974
AL:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $127,360; Detached houses: $127,470; Mobile homes: $129,688

Median gross rent in 2016: $586.

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  • Races in Pleasant Groves, AL (2010)

    Pleasant Groves races chart
    • 40095.2%White alone
    • 102.4%American Indian alone
    • 81.9%Two or more races
    • 20.5%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pleasant Groves: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (28.3%), Irish (8.6%), English (2.2%), German (1.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 3.77 square miles.

Population density: 110 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Pleasant Groves:

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pleasant Groves town:

  • Never married: 33.1%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 3.4%

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
Alabama:

2.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $327 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $294 (0.3%)

Pleasant Groves satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntsville, AL (23.2 miles , pop. 158,216).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (91.4 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (497.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Skyline, AL (2.4 miles ), Princeton, AL (3.0 miles ), Woodville, AL (3.0 miles ), Paint Rock, AL (3.1 miles) , Scottsboro, AL (3.2 miles ), Gurley, AL (3.3 miles ), Hytop, AL (3.6 miles ), Hollywood, AL (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 34.74 N, Longitude: 86.19 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 256

Pleasant Groves household income distribution Pleasant Groves home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.3%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +172 (+62.5%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (40%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (31%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Pleasant Groves, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Pleasant Groves-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 130% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/18/1995, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.3 miles away from the Pleasant Groves town center killed one person and injured 55 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.6 miles away from the town center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.

Earthquake activity:

Pleasant Groves-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 78% 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 36.2 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 110.7 miles away from Pleasant Groves center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 273.4 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 145.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 117.9 miles away from Pleasant Groves 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 3.1 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 Jackson County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 9, Winds: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pleasant Groves topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Pleasant Groves:

  • CLOVERDALE MANOR (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SCOTTSBORO, AL)
  • HIGHLANDS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; SCOTTSBORO, AL)
  • HIGHLANDS MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; SCOTTSBORO, AL)
  • HIGHLANDS HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; SCOTTSBORO, AL)
  • NEW BEACON OF SCOTTSBORO (Hospital, about 11 miles away; SCOTTSBORO, AL)
  • FMC SCOTTSBORO (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; SCOTTSBORO, AL)
  • JACKSON COUNTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; SCOTTSBORO, AL)

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

  • Northeast Alabama Community College (about 21 miles; Rainsville, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,409)
  • Alabama A & M University (about 22 miles; Normal, AL; FT enrollment: 4,524)
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 26 miles; Huntsville, AL; FT enrollment: 6,006)
  • Snead State Community College (about 38 miles; Boaz, AL; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 44 miles; Tanner, AL; FT enrollment: 7,911)
  • Motlow State Community College (about 44 miles; Tullahoma, TN; FT enrollment: 2,915)
  • Athens State University (about 45 miles; Athens, AL; FT enrollment: 2,771)

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Notable location: Pleasant Grove Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Pleasant Groves include: Pierceton Church (A), Pleasant Grove Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Jackson 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 2013 was 56.5. This is better than average.

City:

56.5
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.63. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.63
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 4.3%
(4.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  80.0%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  1.2%
Whole state:  4.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Alabama average:

12.0

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

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Religion statistics for Pleasant Groves town (based on Jackson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant24,116118
Mainline Protestant2,11618
Catholic1,5151
Black Protestant8456
Other3302
None24,305-
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: 16
Jackson County:

3.02 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Jackson County:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Jackson County:

5.10 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.6%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

30.8%
Alabama:

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

11.0%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.3%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.3%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Pleasant Groves:

30.7
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

10.7%
State:

21.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.5
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Pleasant Groves:

22.3%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Here:

55.1%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Pleasant Groves:

81.5%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pleasant Groves, AL Residents
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 and Unallocable 0$0 1$662
Totals for Government 0$0 1$662

4.57% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,628 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.57%
Alabama average:

6.02%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from DeKalb County, AL  0.81% ($29,083 average AGI)
from Madison County, AL  0.48% ($49,919)
from Marshall County, AL  0.33% ($24,288)


4.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,769 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.31%
Alabama average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to DeKalb County, AL  0.94% ($23,246 average AGI)
to Madison County, AL  0.58% ($41,718)
to Marshall County, AL  0.26% ($24,809)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pleasant Groves:

  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WZCT (1330 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: BONNER AND CARLILE ENTERPRISES)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WBXR (1140 AM; daytime; 15 kW; HAZEL GREEN, AL; Owner: LOW COUNTRY CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WDJL (1000 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: JAMES K. SHARP DBA 5TH AVE BROADCASTING)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWIC (1050 AM; 1 kW; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: SCOTTSBORO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEUP (1600 AM; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNDLEY BATTS, SR. & VIRGINIA CAPLES)
  • WQRX (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VALLEY HEAD, AL; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WEUV (1700 AM; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNDLEY BATTS, SR & VIRGINIA CAPLES)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Pleasant Groves:

  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • WXQW (94.1 FM; MERIDIANVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W293AH (106.5 FM; NORMAL, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • W249BB (97.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W275AA (102.9 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ARCHIE C. BOBO, PERSONAL REP. OF DORSEY E. NEWMAN ESTATE)
  • W300AH (107.9 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PORTER L. BATTS)
  • W202BV (88.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKEA-FM (98.3 FM; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: KEA RADIO, INC.)
  • W298AF (107.5 FM; HADEN, AL; Owner: HADEN RADIO COMPANY)
  • WUSX (93.3 FM; TULLAHOMA, TN; Owner: TENNNESSE VALLEY RADIO, INC)
  • WLRH (89.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WRTT-FM (95.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • W222AK (92.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PRESS W. PARHAM)
  • WZYP (104.3 FM; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRSA-FM (96.9 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: NCA, INC.)
  • W278AA (103.5 FM; MADISON, AL; Owner: TENNESSEE VALLEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WYFD (91.7 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDRM (102.1 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)

TV broadcast stations around Pleasant Groves:

  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • W64BJ (Channel 64; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WAAY-TV (Channel 31; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF HUNTSVILLE LICENSE LLC)
  • WHNT-TV (Channel 19; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • W67CO (Channel 67; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WHIQ (Channel 25; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (69%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26%)
  • Wood (5%)

Pleasant Groves compared to Alabama state average:

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