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Median resident age:  40.9 years
Alabama median age:  35.8 years

Zip code: 36775

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,234 (it was $25,240 in 2000)
Sardis:

$27,234
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,347

Sardis CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $88,545 (it was $68,100 in 2000)
Sardis:

$88,545
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $91,763; Detached houses: $88,967; Townhouses or other attached units: $28,014; Mobile homes: $97,755
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Sardis races chart
  • Black alone - 1,055 (64.8%)
  • White alone - 563 (34.6%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.2%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (0.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.06%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sardis: 152.7 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Sardis, Alabama as of November 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Sardis to the number of sex offenders is 377 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Sardis CCD:  0.3% ($199)
Alabama:  0.4% ($289)
Sardis satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Montgomery, AL (43.9 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (524.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Craig-Tyler, AL (2.5 miles) , Selmont-West Selmont, AL (2.7 miles ), Carlowville, AL (2.9 miles) , Selma, AL (3.2 miles ), Benton, AL (3.5 miles) , Orrville, AL (3.6 miles ), Benton-Collirene, AL (3.7 miles) , Valley Grande, AL (4.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $68,100
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $74,700
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $74,700
  • 2001: 16 buildings, average cost: $74,700
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $74,700
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $74,700
  • 2004: 20 buildings, average cost: $74,700
  • 2005: 23 buildings, average cost: $74,700
  • 2006: 23 buildings, average cost: $74,700
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $146,000

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 32.27 N, Longitude: 87.02 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 334

Sardis household income distribution Sardis home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

14.4%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (18%)
  • Metal and metal products (10%)
  • Paper (7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Pharmacies and drug stores (7%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (7%)
  • Health care (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Construction laborers (11%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (10%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (12%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (11%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Sardis-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/2007, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.0 miles away from the Sardis place center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

On 12/6/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 9.3 miles away from the place center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sardis-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 87% 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 80.8 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 79.5 miles away from Sardis 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 59.2 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 84.2 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 80.2 miles away from Sardis center
On 10/26/1997 at 23:27:12, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 82.7 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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Hospitals/medical centers near Sardis:

  • WARREN MANOR HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SELMA, AL)
  • FMC SELMA (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; SELMA, AL)
  • VAUGHAN REG MED CENTER PARKWAY CAMPUS (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, about 11 miles away; SELMA, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Sardis, AL

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sardis:

  • Alabama State University (about 43 miles; Montgomery, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,561)
  • Faulkner University (about 48 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,534)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 51 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 3,426)
  • University of Montevallo (about 58 miles; Montevallo, AL; FT enrollment: 2,494)
  • Shelton State Community College (about 67 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 3,652)
  • University of West Alabama (about 67 miles; Livingston, AL; FT enrollment: 2,279)
  • The University of Alabama (about 72 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 24,935)

Public elementary/middle school in Sardis:

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Library in Sardis:

  • SARDIS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $44,216; Location: 1310 CHURCH STREET; 8,565 books; 227 audio materials; 1,184 video materials; 81 state licensed databases; 1 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Sardis: Kings Landing (A), Sardis Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sardis include: New Bride Church (A), Shady Grove Church (B), Shiloh Church (C), Shiloh Baptist Church (D), Union Church (E), Adams Grove Presbyterian Church (F), Cosey Church (G), East Salem Church (H), Mount Nebo Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Adams Grove Cemetery (1), Mount Olive Cemetery (2), King Cemetery (3), Mount Leveton Cemetery (4), Shiloh Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs and swamps: Plummer Lake (A), Titi Swamp (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Steep Creek (A), Sorrell Branch (B), Mountain Branch (C), Lias Creek (D), King Mill Branch (E), Cook Branch (F), Berlin Branch (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Sardis include: Six Mile Creek Public Use Area (1), Kings Landing Public Use Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

SOUTH DALLAS WATER AUTHORITY (Population served: 3636, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and FEB-07-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (FEB-07-2000)
  • One minor monitoring violation

Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.8%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.5%
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: 0.4% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

30.2%
Whole state:

16.1%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

7.8%
Whole state:

7.3%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sardis, AL

Sardis compared to Alabama state average:

Sardis, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (59%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Utility gas (17%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Sardis CCD (based on Dallas County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.61%
Here43.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Churches of ChristEpiscopal Church
Adherents62.4%7.9%4.2%3.7%2.7%
Congregations29.5%12.6%8.4%8.4%2.1%
NameCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) USA National Primitive Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents2.5%2.3%1.9%1.8%10.6%
Congregations1.1%4.2%8.4%3.2%22.1%
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: 11
Dallas County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.93 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Dallas County:

9.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

15.1%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Dallas County:

41.2%
Alabama:

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

8.9%
State:

13.5%

4.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,654 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.20%
Alabama average:

6.81%

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:
from Montgomery County, AL  0.45% ($22,063 average AGI)
from Autauga County, AL  0.38% ($25,981)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.26% ($23,811)


5.60% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,608 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
Alabama average:

6.16%

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:
to Montgomery County, AL  1.05% ($28,327 average AGI)
to Autauga County, AL  0.49% ($32,814)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.37% ($22,396)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sardis:

  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMRK (1340 AM; 1 kW; SELMA, AL; Owner: ALEXANDER B/C CO. INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHBB (1490 AM; 1 kW; SELMA, AL; Owner: BROADSOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WJUS (1310 AM; 5 kW; MARION, AL; Owner: GRACE BAPTIST TEMPLE CHURCH)
  • WACV (1170 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sardis:

  • WALX (100.9 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: ALEXANDER BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WAPR (88.3 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: UA-ASU-TSU EDUCATIONAL RADIO CORP.)
  • WJAM-FM (97.3 FM; ORRVILLE, AL; Owner: SCOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBFZ (105.3 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: IMANI COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION, INC)
  • WDXX (100.1 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: BROADSOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAQU (91.1 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WLWI-FM (92.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQLD (104.3 FM; LUVERNE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZHT (105.7 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMXS (103.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WVFG (107.5 FM; UNIONTOWN, AL; Owner: CHARLES E. JONES, JR.)
  • W232AN (94.3 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)

TV broadcast stations around Sardis:

  • WAKA (Channel 8; SELMA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WBIH (Channel 29; SELMA, AL; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W24CK (Channel 24; SELMA, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WNCF (Channel 32; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 32 MONTGOMERY LLC)
  • WRJM-TV (Channel 67; TROY, AL; Owner: JOSIE PARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSFA (Channel 12; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WCOV-TV (Channel 20; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: WOODS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Sardis)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Sardis City Hall (Lat: 34.173694 Lon: -86.124694), Call Sign: KVI578, Licensee ID: L00564294
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2002, Expiration Date: 11/05/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/05/2013
    Registrant: City Of Sardis, 1335 Sardis Dr, Sardis City, AL 35956
  • Kings Landing (Lat: 32.175694 Lon: -87.008611), Call Sign: WRL872
    Assigned Frequencies: 31.6800 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/22/1999, Expiration Date: 08/23/2004, Cancellation Date: 05/17/2002
    Registrant: O W Till Jr, 417 County Rd 30, Sardis, AL 36775, Phone: (205) 874-7881
  • CR 67 PRV, Water Prv Pit Located On Cr 67 (Lat: 32.276667 Lon: -86.949722), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQHA948
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.362 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/14/2007, Expiration Date: 06/14/2017, Certifier: Teddy Pouncey
    Registrant: Duke Instrument Service, Saraland, AL 36571-3016, Phone: (251) 675-6067, Fax: (251) 675-5938, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KD4TTH, Licensee ID: L00593191
    Grant Date: 07/31/2002, Expiration Date: 10/13/2012, Certifier: Ronald S Wilson
    Registrant: Ronald S Wilson, 166 Sunrise Drive, Sardis, AL 35956



Sardis on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Pharmacies and drug stores"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Other direct selling establishments"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Protective service occupations:"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Personal care and service occupations:"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Personal care and service occupations:"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with low-earning residents located near cities with high-earning residents"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Paper"
  • #8 (36775) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking English at home (pop 1,000+)"
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