For population 25 years and over in Safford:
For population 15 years and over in Safford CCD:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (62.7 miles , pop. 77,906).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (63.5 miles , pop. 201,568).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (506.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Orrville, AL (2.6 miles ), Alberta, AL (3.3 miles ), Uniontown, AL (3.6 miles ), Thomaston, AL (3.9 miles ), Dayton, AL (4.0 miles) , Faunsdale, AL (4.1 miles) , Hamburg, AL (4.2 miles ), Sardis, AL (4.5 miles ).
Latitude: 32.31 N, Longitude: 87.36 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 334
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Safford: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Safford, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Safford-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 93% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/1/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.5 miles away from the Safford place center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.
On 5/27/1973, a category F4 tornado 29.6 miles away from the place center killed 7 people and injured 199 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Safford-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 82.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 76.0 miles away from Safford 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 40.6 miles away from the city 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 80.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 76.7 miles away from Safford center
On 7/16/1993 at 10:54:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.3 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 Dallas County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 3, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Safford compared to Alabama state average:
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Religion statistics for Safford (based on Dallas County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.61%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 11
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
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4.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,654 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.60% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,608 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 63 meters (207ft)
Total costs: $33,495,000
Total average daily traffic: 26,820
Total average daily truck traffic: 7,200
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 43,930
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Safford)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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