Red Bay, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 3,126 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.4%
 
Males: 1,352  (43.3%)
Females: 1,774  (56.7%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 35582.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $32,990 (it was $27,596 in 2000)
Red Bay:

$32,990
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,609 (it was $14,653 in 2000)

Red Bay city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $84,900 (it was $59,200 in 2000)
Red Bay:

$84,900
AL:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $100,378; Detached houses: $110,904; Mobile homes: $35,645

Median gross rent in 2016: $424.

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  • Races in Red Bay, AL (2010)

    Red Bay races chart
    • 2,88991.5%White alone
    • 1605.1%Hispanic
    • 521.6%Two or more races
    • 391.2%Black alone
    • 80.3%American Indian alone
    • 50.2%Other race alone
    • 40.1%Asian alone
    • 10.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Red Bay: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (51.9%), English (8.0%), Irish (7.1%), Italian (4.6%), German (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 623 feet

Land area: 9.82 square miles.

Population density: 318 people per square mile   (very low).

Red Bay, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Red Bay:

  • High school or higher: 77.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Red Bay city:

  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 45.8%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 15.9%

44 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
Alabama:

3.4%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Red Bay, Alabama as of February 20, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Red Bay to the number of sex offenders is 1,571 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 2016: $286 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $287 (0.3%)

Red Bay satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, AL (66.5 miles , pop. 53,929).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (98.9 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (510.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Golden, MS (2.1 miles ), Belmont, MS (2.5 miles ), Vina, AL (2.6 miles ), Hodges, AL (3.8 miles ), Tishomingo, MS (3.8 miles ), Bexar, AL (3.8 miles ), Belgreen, AL (4.0 miles) , Tremont, MS (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,700
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $103,100
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $109,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $133,300
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $233,300
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $200,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.44 N, Longitude: 88.14 W

Area code: 256

Red Bay household income distribution Red Bay home values distribution

Crime rates in Red Bay by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Murders 00000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 12110011222122
per 100,000 29.460.630.230.20.00.030.430.063.062.763.532.064.264.0
Robberies 00300010200011
per 100,000 0.00.090.50.00.00.030.40.063.00.00.00.032.132.0
Assaults 14111175986548724
per 100,000 411.3333.0331.8211.7152.3277.6243.3179.7157.6125.4253.9224.264.2128.0
Burglaries 232324271288192314181210
per 100,000 675.7696.3724.0816.4365.5246.8243.330.0283.6721.0444.3576.6385.0320.0
Theft 8669707455453452615231425642
per 100,000 2,526.42,089.02,111.62,237.71,675.31,388.01,034.11,557.81,922.51,630.1983.81,345.31,796.61,344.0
Auto thefts 5815153734611465
per 100,000 146.9242.2452.5453.691.4215.991.2119.8189.131.331.7128.1192.5160.0
Arson N/AN/A0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
per 100,000 N/AN/A0.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 278.2) 276.7277.6300.8249.5130.4145.6147.8133.9212.7193.4174.5174.9188.0175.4

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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 Red Bay detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 12 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
Alabama average:

2.46
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -90 (-2.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (37%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (22%)
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (24%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Red Bay, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Red Bay-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 117% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 37.6 miles away from the Red Bay city center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 42.2 miles away from the city center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.

Earthquake activity:

Red Bay-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 77% 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 87.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 149.1 miles away from Red Bay center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 52.7 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 143.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 174.9 miles away from Red Bay 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) earthquake occurred 277.9 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 Franklin County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Floods: 6, Winds: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Freezes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Red Bay topographic map

Birthplace of: Mac McAnally - Country musician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Red Bay:

  • RED BAY HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 211 HOSPITAL ROAD)
  • COMMUNITY HOME CARE (211 HOSPITAL ROAD)
  • GENERATIONS OF RED BAY, LLC (106 TENTH AVENUE NORTHWEST)
  • RED BAY NH (30305 10TH AVE N)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Red Bay:

  • Itawamba Community College (about 20 miles; Fulton, MS; Full-time enrollment: 5,489)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 29 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,024)
  • Northwest-Shoals Community College (about 34 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; FT enrollment: 2,702)
  • University of North Alabama (about 37 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,886)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 66 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,970)
  • Mississippi University for Women (about 68 miles; Columbus, MS; FT enrollment: 2,565)
  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 70 miles; Tanner, AL; FT enrollment: 7,911)

Public high school in Red Bay:

See full list of schools located in Red Bay

Library in Red Bay:

  • RED BAY - WEATHERFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $40,605; Location: 307 4TH AVENUE SOUTH; 11,033 books; 67 audio materials; 92 video materials; 81 state licensed databases)

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Notable locations in Red Bay: Red Bay Pumping Station (A), Red Bay Base South East (B), Red Bay Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Red Bay include: Sims Memorial Church (A), Red Bay Freewill Baptist Church (B), Northside Baptist Church (C), First Methodist Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), Community Center Baptist Church (F), Community Center Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Red Bay Cemetery (1), Hillcrest Memorial Gardens (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Berry Lake (A), Bates Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Norman Branch (A), Clear Branch (B), Bullen Branch (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Bay Plaza Motel (1103 4th Street Northwest).

Franklin 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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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 22.0%
(21.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.9%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.6%
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: 0.1% of all households
89 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Red Bay (2011 data):

  • Community Spirit Bank: Red Bay Branch at 1007 4th Street Nw, branch established on 2008/02/19; at 200 4th Avenue Sw, branch established on 1908/03/17. Info updated 2012/01/11: Bank assets: $112.6 mil, Deposits: $99.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bancshares, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Bank Independent: Red Bay Main Branch at 117 4th Avenue Southeast, branch established on 1990/04/02. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $1,041.1 mil, Deposits: $871.4 mil, headquarters in Sheffield, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Bancindependent Incorporated
  • Valley State Bank: 4th Avenue Branch at 527 Fourth Avenue Se, branch established on 2007/06/18. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $117.4 mil, Deposits: $99.5 mil, headquarters in Russellville, AL, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Valley Bancshares, Inc.
  • CB&S Bank, Inc.: Red Bay Branch at Fourth Avenue South & Fourth Street West, branch established on 1980/08/25. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $1,276.1 mil, Deposits: $1,018.1 mil, headquarters in Russellville, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 42 total offices, Holding Company: Cbs Banc-Corp.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.7
Alabama average:

12.0

Red Bay travel time to work - commute Red Bay mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Red Bay city (based on Franklin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,73389
Catholic1,4871
Mainline Protestant1,1956
Black Protestant5264
Other4752
None11,288-
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: 7
Franklin County:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Franklin County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Franklin County:

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Here:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.2%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

29.8%
Alabama:

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

20.7%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.0%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Red Bay:

44.0%
State:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Red Bay:

29.5
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.2%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.9%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Red Bay:

6.8
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Red Bay:

36.5%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Red Bay:

54.4%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.2%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Red Bay, 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
Financial Administration 2$10,500$63,0000$0
Other Government Administration 6$4,550$9,1000$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,321$39,8520$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$22,382$33,5732$2,192
Police - Other 4$9,898$29,6941$487
Streets and Highways 7$18,556$31,8101$1,417
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$1,851
Sewerage 2$5,155$30,9300$0
Parks and Recreation 1$651$7,8120$0
Local Libraries 1$1,231$14,7721$363
Other and Unallocable 2$2,467$14,8022$2,463
Totals for Government 34$78,711$27,7808$8,773

Red Bay government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,564,000 ($500.32)
    Police Protection: $445,000 ($142.35)
    Regular Highways: $370,000 ($118.36)
    Parks & Recreation: $143,000 ($45.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $72,000 ($23.03)
    Health Services - Other: $36,000 ($11.52)
    Fire Protection: $22,000 ($7.04)
    Libraries: $22,000 ($7.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $32,000 ($10.24)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $118,000 ($37.75)

Red Bay government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,882,000 ($602.05)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($3.20)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $45,000 ($14.40)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $646,000 ($206.65)
    Individual Income: $281,000 ($89.89)
    Property: $198,000 ($63.34)

Red Bay government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $530,000 ($169.55)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $530,000 ($169.55)

Red Bay government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $356,000 ($113.88)

5.39% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,314 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
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 Colbert County, AL  0.94% ($29,398 average AGI)
from Marion County, AL  0.48% ($20,500)
from Lauderdale County, AL  0.38% ($28,225)


6.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,520 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.38%
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 Colbert County, AL  0.91% ($26,729 average AGI)
to Lauderdale County, AL  0.49% ($24,667)
to Marion County, AL  0.47% ($26,633)

Strongest AM radio stations in Red Bay:

  • WRMG (1430 AM; 1 kW; RED BAY, AL; Owner: JIMMY R. PYLE)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFTO (1330 AM; 5 kW; FULTON, MS; Owner: AIR SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WERH (970 AM; 5 kW; HAMILTON, AL; Owner: KATE F. FITE)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Red Bay:

  • W258AA (99.5 FM; RED BAY, AL; Owner: ROBERT A. TIFFIN)
  • WQLT-FM (107.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFIX (91.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: TRI-STATE INSPIRATIONAL B/C CORP.)
  • WLAY-FM (100.3 FM; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXFL (96.1 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVNA-FM (105.5 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBTG-FM (106.3 FM; SHEFFIELD, AL; Owner: SLATTON & ASSOCS. BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WMXV (103.5 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQPR (88.7 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: THE BD OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF ALABAMA)
  • WZLQ (98.5 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: SAN DOW BROADCASTING)
  • WFTA (101.9 FM; FULTON, MS; Owner: AIR SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WFXO (104.9 FM; IUKA, MS; Owner: BILLY R. MCLAIN)
  • WOWL (91.9 FM; BURNSVILLE, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Red Bay:

  • WHDF (Channel 15; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WFIQ (Channel 36; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WYLE (Channel 26; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ETC COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • W57BV (Channel 57; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W39CD (Channel 38; FULTON, MS; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
Red Bay fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Red Bay fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 56m184ftTotal length
  • $30,390,000Total costs
  • 12,884Total average daily traffic
  • 1,300Total average daily truck traffic
  • 17,116Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Red Bay)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 4th St West (Lat: 34.445667 Lon: -88.147806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 14 m, Call Sign: WQJM769
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.887 MHzGrant Date: 11/09/2010, Expiration Date: 10/31/2020, Cancellation Date: 12/23/2013, Certifier: Robin J CohenRegistrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 211 Hospital Rd (Lat: 34.439556 Lon: -88.144194), Call Sign: KUP258, Licensee ID: L00012715
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.280 MHz, 155.340 MHzGrant Date: 02/25/2003, Expiration Date: 02/19/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2013Registrant: Red Bay Hospital, 211 Hospital Rd, Red Bay, AL 35582, Phone: (205) 356-9532
  • NOTH_TK, Approx. 2600 Ft N Of Cr25 On Cr11 (Lat: 34.507222 Lon: -88.096944), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPYW566
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.012 MHzGrant Date: 09/28/2013, Expiration Date: 11/17/2023, Certifier: Tommy NelsonRegistrant: Cpi Technologies, 1022 Commerce Blvd., Pelham, AL 35124, Phone: (205) 987-3200
  • Lat: 34.443167 Lon: -88.144750, Call Sign: WQBB464
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.575 MHz, 451.075 MHzGrant Date: 09/14/2004, Expiration Date: 09/14/2014, Cancellation Date: 11/15/2014, Certifier: Brian ThompsonRegistrant: Utc Spectrum Services, 200 North Glebe Rd. #1000, Arlington, VA 22203, Phone: (703) 558-2214, Fax: (703) 558-0523, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • FREEDOM HILLS, 901 4th Street Se (Lat: 34.435417 Lon: -88.142639), Type: Mast, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQQU570
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6123.10 MHzGrant Date: 03/05/2013, Expiration Date: 03/05/2023, Certifier: Charles ClearyRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Red Bay)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1732T , Serial Number: 28-7125418, Year manufactured: 1971, Airworthiness Date: 04/29/1971
    Registrant (Individual): George B Shaw, 302 Mccarthy Dr, Red Bay, AL 35582
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 310L (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2241F , Serial Number: 310L-0041, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 06/07/1967
    Registrant (Corporation): Athena Aviation LLC, Po Box 507, Red Bay, AL 35582
  • Aircraft: BEECH C90 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 9, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 201 mph), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-60A (1050 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 3695W , Serial Number: LJ-924, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 09/15/1980
    Registrant (Corporation): Sunbirch LLC, Po Box 507, Red Bay, AL 35582

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

RED BAY WATER & GAS BOARD (Address: 3880 highway 11 , Population served: 6,000, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-15-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-15-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-19-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In DEC-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-15-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-15-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-19-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-10-2009)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
Most common first names in Red Bay, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6773.6 years
William6673.6 years
John4374.1 years
Mary3977.3 years
Charles2269.7 years
Thomas2078.6 years
Robert2068.0 years
George1577.9 years
Willie1576.5 years
Roy1369.3 years
Most common last names in Red Bay, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Scott2375.7 years
Davis2276.5 years
Bostick2282.9 years
Hester2277.6 years
Smith1976.7 years
Hammock1974.3 years
Jackson1878.3 years
Gober1875.3 years
Bullen1880.2 years
Robinson1872.9 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (49%)
  • Utility gas (48%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
Businesses in Red Bay, AL
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Subway1
Curves1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
McDonald's1UPS1

Red Bay compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are no pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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