Scottsboro, Alabama

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Population in 2013: 14,831 (68% urban, 32% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.5%
 
Males: 7,084  (47.8%)
Females: 7,747  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  42.6 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 35768.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,580 (it was $32,654 in 2000)
Scottsboro:

$37,580
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,622 (it was $18,430 in 2000)

Scottsboro city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $122,199 (it was $76,100 in 2000)
Scottsboro:

$122,199
AL:

$122,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $471.

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  • Races in Scottsboro, AL (2013)

    Scottsboro races chart
    • 13,31389.2%White alone
    • 5994.0%Black alone
    • 4032.7%Hispanic
    • 2211.5%Two or more races
    • 1410.9%American Indian alone
    • 1400.9%Asian alone
    • 360.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Scottsboro: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (23.4%), Irish (9.7%), English (9.3%), German (6.9%), French (2.6%), Italian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 653 feet

Land area: 47.3 square miles.

Population density: 313 people per square mile   (very low).

Scottsboro,AL real estate house value index trend

Scottsboro, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Scottsboro:

  • High school or higher: 79.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Scottsboro city:

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 51.2%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

149 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
Alabama:

2.0%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Scottsboro, Alabama as of August 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Scottsboro to the number of sex offenders is 569 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $570 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $532 (0.5%)

Scottsboro satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntsville, AL (31.8 miles , pop. 158,216).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (89.5 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (505.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Section, AL (2.4 miles ), Hollywood, AL (2.5 miles ), Dutton, AL (2.8 miles ), Langston, AL (2.9 miles ), Pleasant Groves, AL (3.2 miles ), Pisgah, AL (3.4 miles ), Skyline, AL (3.4 miles ), Powell, AL (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 74 buildings, average cost: $72,000
  • 1998: 63 buildings, average cost: $83,000
  • 1999: 50 buildings, average cost: $101,000
  • 2000: 40 buildings, average cost: $112,600
  • 2001: 36 buildings, average cost: $121,100
  • 2002: 36 buildings, average cost: $114,600
  • 2003: 53 buildings, average cost: $122,600
  • 2004: 55 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2005: 74 buildings, average cost: $116,600
  • 2006: 81 buildings, average cost: $148,500
  • 2007: 74 buildings, average cost: $167,800
  • 2008: 63 buildings, average cost: $187,600
  • 2009: 40 buildings, average cost: $184,900
  • 2010: 18 buildings, average cost: $233,000
  • 2011: 37 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 2012: 16 buildings, average cost: $232,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.65 N, Longitude: 86.04 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,205 (+35.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,994 (71.2%)

Area code: 256

Scottsboro household income distribution Scottsboro home values distribution

Crime rates in Scottsboro by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2009 2011 2012 2013
Murders 50110202000
per 100,000 33.70.06.76.70.013.40.013.30.00.00.0
Rapes 22346441175
per 100,000 13.513.420.226.940.326.726.76.76.747.133.8
Robberies 926611564514
per 100,000 60.713.440.440.373.833.440.126.633.76.727.0
Assaults 42133518171827365755
per 100,000 283.487.320.233.6120.8113.5120.2179.8242.6383.7371.8
Burglaries 9910815913294291536125128117
per 100,000 668.1725.21,070.1887.5631.0193.7100.2239.8842.3861.7791.0
Thefts 457391530548925585590540410451464
per 100,000 3,083.92,625.63,567.13,684.56,209.73,906.83,941.03,596.42,762.63,036.03,137.0
Auto thefts 2825275224172418151524
per 100,000 188.9167.9181.7349.6161.1113.5160.3119.9101.1101.0162.3
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0N/AN/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0.0N/AN/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.1) 331.9197.6272.5285.6376.6254.7230.4241.4236.9300.4297.5

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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 Scottsboro detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 70 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.11
Alabama average:

2.23

Scottsboro tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.6%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +457 (+3.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Scottsboro, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Scottsboro-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 129% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/6/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.6 miles away from the Scottsboro city center killed one person and injured 12 people.

On 5/18/1995, a category F4 tornado 15.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 55 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Scottsboro-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 25.9 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 Scottsboro center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 141.8 miles away from the city 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 282.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 121.4 miles away from Scottsboro center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 210.2 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 (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 8, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 3, Fires: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Scottsboro topographic map

Birthplace of: Lucille Benson - Actress.

Hospitals and medical centers in Scottsboro:

  • HIGHLANDS MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 380 WOODS COVE ROAD)
  • NEW BEACON OF SCOTTSBORO (112 COLLEGE AVENUE)
  • FMC SCOTTSBORO (20998 JOHN T. REID HWY)
  • HIGHLANDS HOME HEALTH (380 WOODS COVE ROAD)
  • JACKSON COUNTY HOME CARE (204 LIBERTY LANE)
  • CLOVERDALE MANOR (412 CLOVERDALE ROAD)
  • HIGHLANDS HEALTH AND REHAB (380 WOODS COVE ROAD)

Airports and heliports located in Scottsboro:

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Nuclear power plants:

  • Bellefonte 1. The Babcock & Wilcox Co.Tennessee Valley Authority. The Babcock & Wilcox Co.Tennessee Valley Authority. Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 1213 MWe. Suspended..
  • Bellefonte 2. The Babcock & Wilcox Co.Tennessee Valley Authority. The Babcock & Wilcox Co.Tennessee Valley Authority. Pressurized Water Reactor (PWR). Net Output: 1213 MWe. Suspended..

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Scottsboro:

  • Northeast Alabama Community College (about 11 miles; Rainsville, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,409)
  • Alabama A & M University (about 32 miles; Normal, AL; FT enrollment: 4,524)
  • Snead State Community College (about 33 miles; Boaz, AL; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 35 miles; Huntsville, AL; FT enrollment: 6,006)
  • Gadsden State Community College (about 46 miles; Gadsden, AL; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 51 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 10,158)
  • Motlow State Community College (about 52 miles; Tullahoma, TN; FT enrollment: 2,915)

Public high schools in Scottsboro:

Private high school in Scottsboro:

  • SCOTTSBORO CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 32; Location: 9545 AL HWY 79; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Scottsboro:

Private elementary/middle school in Scottsboro:

  • CUMBERLAND PRESBYTERIAN PRESCHOOL (Students: 70; Location: 315 S KYLE ST; Grades: PK - TK)
See full list of schools located in Scottsboro

Library in Scottsboro:

  • SCOTTSBORO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $239,172; Location: 1002 SOUTH BROAD STREET; 39,425 books; 27,432 e-books; 1,873 audio materials; 1,593 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 79 state licensed databases; 60 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Scottsboro: Scottsboro Country Club and Golf Course (A), Goose Pond Crossroads (B), Camp Scottsboro (C), Mink Creek Cabin Site Area (D), North Alabama Presbyterian Camp (E), Fort Payne Boating Club (F), Jackson County Courthouse (G), Scottsboro Fire Department Station 1 (H), Scottsboro Fire Department Station 2 (I), Scottsboro Fire Department Station 3 (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Scottsboro Shopping Center (1), Scottsboro Plaza Shopping Center (2), Holiday Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Scottsboro include: Randalls Chapel United Methodist Church (A), New Home Church (B), Saint Lukes Episcopal Church (C), Saint Elizabeth Baptist Church (D), Larkinsville Church (E), First Methodist Church (F), Emmanuel Church (G), Calvary Baptist Church (H), Shiloh Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Hudgins Cemetery (1), Finney Cemetery (2), Rosson Cemetery (3), Woods Cove Cemetery (4), Pierce Cemetery (5), Gant Cemetery (6), Green Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Shelby Pond (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Dry Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Scottsboro include: College Hill Historic District (1), Public Square Historic District (2), Goose Pond Colony Park (3), Scottsboro Municipal Park (4), Jackson County Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: BAMA Termite & Pest Control CO (Recreation Areas; Po Box 487) (1), Liberty Lanes (Recreation Areas; 1503- E Willow St) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western Scottsboro (46 Micah Way) (1), Jameson Inn Scottsboro (Sj) (208 Micah Way) (2), J & W Motel (206 West Willow Street) (3), Budget Inn (101 Tupelo Pike) (4), Comfort Inn Scottsboro (23518 John T Reid Parkway) (5), Hampton Inn Scottsboro (46 Micah Way/ Hwy 35 & Hwy 72) (6), Traveler's Place (1401 East Willow Street) (7), Jameson Inn (208 Micah Way) (8), Days Inn Of Scottsboro (23945 John T. Reid Parkway) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Scottsboro City - Municipal Court (23123 John T Reid Parkway) (1). Display/hide its approximate location 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 2007 was 27.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

27.1
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.44. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.44
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.27. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.27
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 36.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.3
U.S.:

32.0

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

JACKSON COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY (Address: 14676 US HWY 72 , Population served: 6,630, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-25-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-25-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-07-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-12-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-12-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-15-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2014)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Scottsboro that have no violations reported:

  • SCOTTSBORO WATER WORKS (Population served: 21,879, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • CUMBERLAND MOUNTAIN WATER (Address: 20439 AL HWY 79 , Population served: 5,250, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.8%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.5% for Black residents, 35.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.6% for American Indian residents, 40.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.3%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.1%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Scottsboro in 2010:

  • 181 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 150 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Scottsboro in 2000:

  • 126 people in nursing homes
  • 105 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 51 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 51 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 25 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 17 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Scottsboro, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Scottsboro compared to Alabama 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 below state average.

Banks with branches in Scottsboro (2011 data):

  • FNB Bank: Fnb Bank, Jackson Financial Services Branch, Five Points Drive-Up Facility, Jackson Square Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $354.1 mil, Deposits: $312.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Fns Bancshares, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Scottsboro Branch at 510 East Laurel Street, branch established on 1909/01/01; Broad Street Branch at 1711 South Broad Street, branch established on 1970/03/16. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • First Jackson Bank, Inc.: Scottsboro Wal-Mart Branch at 24807 John T. Reid Parkway, branch established on 2000/02/24; Scottsboro Branch at 408 East Laurel Street, branch established on 1996/12/16. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $223.9 mil, Deposits: $188.7 mil, headquarters in Stevenson, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: 1st Jackson Bancshares, Inc.
  • Peoples Independent Bank: Scottsboro Branch at 820 South Broad Street, branch established on 1999/11/05. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $171.4 mil, Deposits: $154.7 mil, headquarters in Boaz, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Independent Bancshares, Inc.
  • Compass Bank: Scottsboro Branch at 402 East Laurel Street, branch established on 1892/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Scottsboro Branch at 507 South Broad Street, branch established on 1979/06/01. 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
  • First Southern State Bank: Scottsboro Branch at 20 Micah Way, branch established on 1996/08/12. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $331.3 mil, Deposits: $285.1 mil, headquarters in Stevenson, AL, positive income, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancshares Of Stevenson, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Scottsboro, Alabama:

  • Liberty Inn, 902 E Willow St, Scottsboro, AL 35768 , Phone: (256) 574-1730, Fax: (256) 574-1730
  • Rainbow Inn, 1401 E Willow St, Scottsboro, AL 35768 , Phone: (256) 574-1115
  • Scottsboro Days Inn, 1106 John T Reid Pkwy, Scottsboro, AL 35768 , Phone: (256) 574-1212
  • Comfort Inn, 23518 John T Reid Pkwy, Scottsboro, AL 35768 , Phone: (256) 574-6740, Fax: (256) 259-0750
  • Goosepond Colony, 417 Ed Hembree Dr, Scottsboro, AL 35769 , Phone: (256) 259-2884, Fax: (256) 259-3127
  • Hampton Inn, 46 Micah Way, Scottsboro, AL 35769 , Phone: (256) 259-4300, Fax: (256) 259-0919
  • Qaulity Inn - Scottsboro, 208 Micah Way, Scottsboro, AL 35768 , Phone: (256) 574-6666, Fax: (256) 574-6767
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 25775 John T Reid Pkwy, Scottsboro, AL 35768 , Phone: (256) 259-8700, Fax: (256) 259-8702
  • Hampton Inn & Suites-Scottsboro, 24747 John T Reid Pkwy, Scottsboro, AL 35768 , Phone: (256) 259-5200, Fax: (256) 259-5201
All 9 fire-safe hotels and motels in Scottsboro, Alabama

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.1
Alabama average:

11.9

Scottsboro travel time to work - commute Scottsboro mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (68%)
  • Utility gas (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Scottsboro city (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%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$26,781$45,9100$0
Other Government Administration 8$36,166$54,2495$4,543
Judicial and Legal 3$9,015$36,0601$5,060
Police Protection - Officers 46$163,866$42,7480$0
Police - Other 16$41,786$31,3404$1,899
Firefighters 36$138,159$46,0530$0
Fire - Other 1$3,214$38,5680$0
Correction 5$13,538$32,4910$0
Streets and Highways 38$121,438$38,3490$0
Airports 1$3,911$46,9321$576
Health 2$4,724$28,3441$335
Solid Waste Management 25$74,792$35,9000$0
Sewerage 16$53,218$39,9140$0
Parks and Recreation 10$30,933$37,12035$12,121
Water Supply 19$73,873$46,6570$0
Electric Power 47$226,096$57,7270$0
Gas Supply 12$46,155$46,1550$0
Transit 1$2,781$33,3724$1,926
Other and Unallocable 4$11,463$34,3890$0
Totals for Government 297$1,081,909$43,71351$26,460

Scottsboro government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $3,123,000 ($210.57)
    General Public Buildings: $1,937,000 ($130.60)
    Air Transportation: $68,000 ($4.58)
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $66,000 ($4.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000 ($2.36)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $19,557,000 ($1318.66)
    Gas Utilities: $7,839,000 ($528.56)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,596,000 ($242.47)
    Police Protection: $2,871,000 ($193.58)
    Regular Highways: $2,835,000 ($191.15)
    Fire Protection: $1,867,000 ($125.88)
    Water Utilities: $1,688,000 ($113.82)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,325,000 ($89.34)
    Sewerage: $1,180,000 ($79.56)
    General - Other: $721,000 ($48.61)
    Central Staff Services: $695,000 ($46.86)
    Financial Administration: $602,000 ($40.59)
    Libraries: $321,000 ($21.64)
    Health Services - Other: $124,000 ($8.36)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $102,000 ($6.88)
    Air Transportation: $61,000 ($4.11)
    Housing & Community Development: $24,000 ($1.62)
    General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($0.67)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $228,000 ($15.37)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,201,000 ($148.41)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Electric Utilities: $340,000 ($22.92)
    General: $58,000 ($3.91)
    Corrections: $3,000 ($0.20)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $134,000 ($9.04)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,976,000 ($605.22)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $492,000 ($33.17)

Scottsboro government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $20,000 ($1.35)
  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $2,517,000 ($169.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,325,000 ($156.77)
    Sewerage: $1,609,000 ($108.49)
    All Other: $46,000 ($3.10)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $227,000 ($15.31)
    Housing & Community Development: $24,000 ($1.62)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,550,000 ($104.51)
    Interest Earnings: $745,000 ($50.23)
    Property Sale Other: $569,000 ($38.37)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $21,388,000 ($1442.11)
    Gas Utilities: $8,802,000 ($593.49)
    Water Utilities: $2,664,000 ($179.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,507,000 ($101.61)
    All Other: $541,000 ($36.48)
    Highways: $165,000 ($11.13)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $8,042,000 ($542.24)
    Property: $2,177,000 ($146.79)
    NEC: $1,042,000 ($70.26)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $423,000 ($28.52)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $316,000 ($21.31)
    Tobacco Sales: $86,000 ($5.80)
    Motor Vehicle License: $48,000 ($3.24)
    Public Utilities: $39,000 ($2.63)

Scottsboro government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $10,600,000 ($714.72)
    Electric Utilities: $3,794,000 ($255.82)
    Industrial Revenue: $2,296,000 ($154.81)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $17,712,000 ($1194.26)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $24,120,000 ($1626.32)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $6,537,000 ($440.77)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Elementary & Secondary Education: $16,290,000 ($1098.38)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $13,180,000 ($888.68)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $12,045,000 ($812.15)
    Water Utilities: $10,575,000 ($713.03)
    Electric Utilities: $3,581,000 ($241.45)
    Industrial Revenue: $1,746,000 ($117.73)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $550,000 ($37.08)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $5,432,000 ($366.26)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,422,000 ($95.88)
    Electric Utilities: $213,000 ($14.36)
    Water Utilities: $25,000 ($1.69)

Scottsboro government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $5,256,000 ($354.39)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $9,142,000 ($616.41)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,033,000 ($271.93)

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 Scottsboro:

  • WWIC (1050 AM; 1 kW; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: SCOTTSBORO BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WZCT (1330 AM; 5 kW; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: BONNER AND CARLILE ENTERPRISES)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WQRX (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VALLEY HEAD, AL; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WZOB (1250 AM; 5 kW; FORT PAYNE, AL; Owner: CENTRAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WBXR (1140 AM; daytime; 15 kW; HAZEL GREEN, AL; Owner: LOW COUNTRY CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WDJL (1000 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: JAMES K. SHARP DBA 5TH AVE BROADCASTING)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Scottsboro:

  • WKEA-FM (98.3 FM; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: KEA RADIO, INC.)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WXQW (94.1 FM; MERIDIANVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W293AH (106.5 FM; NORMAL, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W298AF (107.5 FM; HADEN, AL; Owner: HADEN RADIO COMPANY)
  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMXN-FM (101.7 FM; STEVENSON, AL; Owner: KEA RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WLRH (89.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WUSX (93.3 FM; TULLAHOMA, TN; Owner: TENNNESSE VALLEY RADIO, INC)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WRTT-FM (95.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WRSA-FM (96.9 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: NCA, INC.)
  • W222AK (92.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PRESS W. PARHAM)

TV broadcast stations around Scottsboro:

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

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Scottsboro fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 26Number of bridges
  • 190m623ftTotal length
  • $68,588,000Total costs
  • 201,877Total average daily traffic
  • 13,717Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21920-1929
  • 61930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 131970-1979
  • 11980-1989
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Scottsboro, AL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Scottsboro)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 92 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Scottsboro, AL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 116 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Scottsboro)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Scottsboro)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 158
  • Hazardous Condition: 33
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 11

Incident types - Scottsboro

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Scottsboro, AL
Most common first names in Scottsboro, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James21970.5 years
William20072.8 years
Mary16277.5 years
John15472.3 years
Robert11871.3 years
Charles8168.3 years
George7773.8 years
Annie6176.7 years
Ruby4980.2 years
Thomas4368.5 years
Most common last names in Scottsboro, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7774.7 years
Johnson6972.4 years
Thomas6875.8 years
Hall5280.4 years
Miller4669.0 years
Jones4372.4 years
Carter4076.8 years
Guffey3977.3 years
Thompson3969.6 years
Wright3874.7 years
Businesses in Scottsboro, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kmart1
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
Arby's1Little Caesars Pizza1
AutoZone1Long John Silver's1
Blockbuster1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike2
CVS1Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Ruby Tuesday1
Days Inn1Rue211
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx2Sears1
Ford1Subway3
Goodwill5T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Hardee's2U-Haul4
Hilton1UPS2
Home Depot1Vans1
JCPenney1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1

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  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parks and recreation per resident in 2004 in $"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Furniture and related products (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life and physical scientists (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the mentally ill (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of murders to rapes between 2001 and 2006 (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 (35768) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Palestinian first ancestries"
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