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Population in 2012: 14,786 (68% urban, 32% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.2%
 

Males: 6,906  (46.7%)
Females: 7,880  (53.3%)

Median resident age:  42.2 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 35768.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,361 (it was $32,654 in 2000)
Scottsboro:

$36,361
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,188

Scottsboro city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $116,954 (it was $76,100 in 2000)
Scottsboro:

$116,954
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $137,070; Detached houses: $150,216; Townhouses or other attached units: $100,616; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $134,480; Mobile homes: $32,980

Median gross rent in 2012: $499.

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  • White alone - 13,469 (91.0%)
  • Black alone - 603 (4.1%)
  • Hispanic - 346 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 182 (1.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 114 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 90 (0.6%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Scottsboro: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (24.6%), English (10.7%), Irish (9.8%), German (7.6%), French (2.3%), Italian (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 653 feet

Land area: 47.3 square miles.

Population density: 312 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Scottsboro:

  • High school or higher: 80.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Scottsboro city:

  • Never married: 19.3%
  • Now married: 56.8%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

353 residents are foreign born (0.6% Europe).

This city:  2.4%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Scottsboro, Alabama as of October 20, 2014.
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 2012: $482 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $520 (0.4%)

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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

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.65 N, Longitude: 86.04 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,840 (+32.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,415 (73.3%)

Area code: 256

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Crime rates in Scottsboro by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2009 2011 2012
Murders 05011020200
per 100,000 0.033.70.06.76.70.013.40.013.30.00.0
Rapes 02234644117
per 100,000 0.013.513.420.226.940.326.726.76.76.747.1
Robberies 692661156451
per 100,000 41.160.713.440.440.373.833.440.126.633.76.7
Assaults 18421335181718273657
per 100,000 123.4283.487.320.233.6120.8113.5120.2179.8242.6383.7
Burglaries 789910815913294291536125128
per 100,000 534.7668.1725.21070.1887.5631.0193.7100.2239.8842.3861.7
Thefts 429457391530548925585590540410451
per 100,000 2940.83083.92625.63567.13684.56209.73906.83941.03596.42762.63036.0
Auto thefts 4528252752241724181515
per 100,000 308.5188.9167.9181.7349.6161.1113.5160.3119.9101.1101.0
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0N/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0.0N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.7) 212.5331.8197.5272.5285.6376.5254.7230.3241.4236.9300.3

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Crime rate in Scottsboro detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 68 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.10
Alabama average:

2.28

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Scottsboro, Alabama accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.4%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +457 (+3.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (30%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Scottsboro-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 240% 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 near Alabama state average. It is 81% 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 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 12.9 miles away from Scottsboro center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 75.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/21/2001 at 23:35:35, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 1.9 mi) earthquake occurred 37.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/5/1994 at 22:21:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.9 miles away from Scottsboro center
On 3/18/1995 at 22:06:21, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 10.6 mi) earthquake occurred 83.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), 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: 6, Winds: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Fires: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Scottsboro topographic map

Birthplace of: Lucille Benson - Actress.


Hospitals/medical centers in Scottsboro:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Scottsboro, AL

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..

Local government website: cityofscottsboro.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Scottsboro:

  • Alabama A & M University (about 32 miles; Normal, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,473)
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 35 miles; Huntsville, AL; FT enrollment: 5,084)
  • Gadsden State Community College (about 46 miles; Gadsden, AL; FT enrollment: 4,222)
  • The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga (about 51 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 8,652)
  • Motlow State Community College (about 52 miles; Tullahoma, TN; FT enrollment: 2,759)
  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 52 miles; Tanner, AL; FT enrollment: 4,995)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 56 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 4,410)

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)
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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

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

SCOTTSBORO WATER WORKS (Population served: 20961, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-25-2003), St Public Notif received (OCT-02-2003)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-1998 and JUN-1998, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-24-1998), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUL-10-1998), St BCA signed (JUL-16-1998), St Public Notif received (JUL-17-1998), St Site Visit (enforcement) (AUG-24-1998), Fed Site Visit (enforcement) (AUG-24-1998)
CUMBERLAND MOUNTAIN WATER (Address: 22179 AL HWY 79 , Population served: 5223, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-21-2003), St Public Notif received (OCT-31-2003), St Site Visit (enforcement) (NOV-03-2003)
JACKSON COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY (Address: 14676 US HWY 72 , Population served: 3897, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-22-1999), St Public Notif received (AUG-16-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.3%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.8% for Black residents, 41.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.5% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 32.8% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Scottsboro, AL

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 compared to Alabama state average:

Scottsboro, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.


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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Scottsboro travel time to work - commute


Scottsboro mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (65%)
  • Utility gas (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Scottsboro city (based on Jackson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.58%
Here47.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Churches of ChristCumberland Presbyterian Church
Adherents67.7%9.3%7.8%5.7%2.3%
Congregations40.8%16.3%11.6%14.3%3.4%
NameCatholic ChurchDuck River and Kindred Baptists AssociationsSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents1.8%1.7%1.1%0.9%1.7%
Congregations0.7%2.0%1.4%0.7%8.8%
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: 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 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 10$39,033$46,8407$4,342
Judicial and Legal 1$3,869$46,4281$1,215
Police Protection - Officers 37$149,125$48,3650$0
Police - Other 12$45,805$45,8050$0
Firefighters 27$91,602$40,7120$0
Streets and Highways 23$53,681$28,0070$0
Sewerage 17$48,511$34,2431$1,532
Parks and Recreation 19$52,711$33,2912$1,528
Water Supply 17$55,954$39,4970$0
Electric Power 45$173,071$46,1520$0
Gas Supply 15$56,333$45,0660$0
Local Libraries 12$35,362$35,3626$3,775
Other and Unallocable 5$24,416$58,5980$0
Totals for Government 240$829,473$41,47417$12,392

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

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $3,123,000 ($211.21)
    General Public Buildings: $1,937,000 ($131.00)
    Air Transportation: $68,000 ($4.60)
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $66,000 ($4.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000 ($2.37)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $19,557,000 ($1322.67)
    Gas Utilities: $7,839,000 ($530.16)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,596,000 ($243.20)
    Police Protection: $2,871,000 ($194.17)
    Regular Highways: $2,835,000 ($191.74)
    Fire Protection: $1,867,000 ($126.27)
    Water Utilities: $1,688,000 ($114.16)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,325,000 ($89.61)
    Sewerage: $1,180,000 ($79.81)
    General - Other: $721,000 ($48.76)
    Central Staff Services: $695,000 ($47.00)
    Financial Administration: $602,000 ($40.71)
    Libraries: $321,000 ($21.71)
    Health Services - Other: $124,000 ($8.39)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $102,000 ($6.90)
    Air Transportation: $61,000 ($4.13)
    Housing & Community Development: $24,000 ($1.62)
    General Public Buildings: $10,000 ($0.68)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $228,000 ($15.42)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,201,000 ($148.86)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Electric Utilities: $340,000 ($22.99)
    General: $58,000 ($3.92)
    Corrections: $3,000 ($0.20)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $134,000 ($9.06)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $8,976,000 ($607.06)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $492,000 ($33.27)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $20,000 ($1.35)
  • Charges - Parks & Recreation: $2,517,000 ($170.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $2,325,000 ($157.24)
    Sewerage: $1,609,000 ($108.82)
    All Other: $46,000 ($3.11)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $227,000 ($15.35)
    Housing & Community Development: $24,000 ($1.62)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,550,000 ($104.83)
    Interest Earnings: $745,000 ($50.39)
    Property Sale Other: $569,000 ($38.48)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $21,388,000 ($1446.50)
    Gas Utilities: $8,802,000 ($595.29)
    Water Utilities: $2,664,000 ($180.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,507,000 ($101.92)
    All Other: $541,000 ($36.59)
    Highways: $165,000 ($11.16)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $8,042,000 ($543.89)
    Property: $2,177,000 ($147.23)
    NEC: $1,042,000 ($70.47)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $423,000 ($28.61)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $316,000 ($21.37)
    Tobacco Sales: $86,000 ($5.82)
    Motor Vehicle License: $48,000 ($3.25)
    Public Utilities: $39,000 ($2.64)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $10,600,000 ($716.89)
    Electric Utilities: $3,794,000 ($256.59)
    Industrial Revenue: $2,296,000 ($155.28)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $17,712,000 ($1197.89)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $24,120,000 ($1631.27)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $6,537,000 ($442.11)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Elementary & Secondary Education: $16,290,000 ($1101.72)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $13,180,000 ($891.38)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $12,045,000 ($814.62)
    Water Utilities: $10,575,000 ($715.20)
    Electric Utilities: $3,581,000 ($242.19)
    Industrial Revenue: $1,746,000 ($118.08)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $550,000 ($37.20)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $5,432,000 ($367.37)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,422,000 ($96.17)
    Electric Utilities: $213,000 ($14.41)
    Water Utilities: $25,000 ($1.69)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $5,256,000 ($355.47)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $9,142,000 ($618.29)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,033,000 ($272.76)

4.91% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,157 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.91%
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 DeKalb County, AL  0.94% ($23,419 average AGI)
from Madison County, AL  0.46% ($37,810)
from Marshall County, AL  0.30% ($32,574)


4.70% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,617 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
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 DeKalb County, AL  0.89% ($26,632 average AGI)
to Madison County, AL  0.71% ($31,884)
to Hamilton County, TN  0.29% ($31,943)

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 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 23
Total length: 184 meters (604ft)
Total costs: $62,673,000
Total average daily traffic: 181,207
Total average daily truck traffic: 12,446

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 4
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 13
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&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Blockbuster1Nike2
Burger King1Papa John's Pizza1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Ruby Tuesday1
Days Inn1Rue211
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx2Sears1
Goodwill5Subway3
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Hardee's2Taco Bell1
Home Depot1U-Haul4
JCPenney1UPS2
KFC1Vans1
Kmart1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Scottsboro, AL


Scottsboro on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #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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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Robert John Brockway (4)
  • Connie Stewart (3)
  • Timothy E. Murphy (2)
  • Edward A. Traylor (1)
  • Paul C. Landreth (1)
  • Charlotte Smith (1)
  • Steven M. Franklin (1)
  • Sherman D. Stewart (1)
  • Edward A. Traylor, Sr. (1)

Total of 15 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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