Smiths, Alabama

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Population in July 2007: 24,633.
Males: 12,220  (49.6%)
Females: 12,413  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

31.8 years
Alabama median age:

35.8 years

Zip codes: 36877.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $75,222 (it was $43,977 in 2000)
Smiths:

$75,222
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $27,238 (it was $17,608 in 2000)

Smiths CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $162,580 (it was $86,500 in 2000)
Smiths:

$162,580
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $210,272; detached houses: $247,412; townhouses or other attached units: $196,179; in 2-unit structures: $61,441; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $150,820; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $142,871; mobile homes: $58,875
March 2019 cost of living index in Smiths: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Smiths, AL (2000)
    • 18,18383.6%White alone
    • 2,73912.6%Black alone
    • 4532.1%Hispanic
    • 1850.9%Two or more races
    • 840.4%Asian alone
    • 730.3%American Indian alone
    • 370.2%Other race alone
    • 20.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Smiths, Alabama as of July 09, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Smiths is 2,053 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: United States (23.7%), Irish (10.1%), English (7.4%), German (6.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.8%), Italian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 71.2 square miles.

Population density: 346 people per square mile   (very low).

Smiths, Alabama map

264 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.2%
Alabama:

2.0%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Smiths CDP:

0.5% ($450)
Alabama:

0.4% ($289)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, GA (9.8 miles , pop. 185,781).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (70.0 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (638.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Smiths Station, AL (0.2 miles ),
Smiths-Salem, AL (1.4 miles ),
Ladonia, AL (2.3 miles ),
Phenix City, AL (2.5 miles ),
Bibb City, GA (2.6 miles ),
Columbus, GA (3.1 miles ),
Crawford, AL (3.2 miles ),
Beulah, AL (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 32.54 N, Longitude: 85.10 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -9,551 (-43.9%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 633 (5.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Smiths, AL in 2017
Smiths satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Alabama:

3.8%
Most common industries in Smiths, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.2%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.7%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (6.3%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (16.9%)
  • Health care (13.7%)
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Smiths, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Carpenters (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (11.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.3%)

Average climate in Smiths, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Smiths, Alabama average temperatures Smiths, Alabama average precipitation Smiths, Alabama humidity Smiths, Alabama wind speed Smiths, Alabama snowfall Smiths, Alabama sunshine Smiths, Alabama clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.9. This is better than average.

City:

60.9
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.11. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.11
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.84. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.84
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00433. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00433
U.S.:

0.00984

Tornado activity:

Smiths-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 39% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/31/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.6 miles away from the Smiths place center injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/18/1953, a category F3 tornado 11.2 miles away from the place center killed 8 people and injured 495 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Smiths-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 83% 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 138.6 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 138.7 miles away from Smiths center
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) earthquake occurred 160.9 miles away from Smiths center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 177.0 miles away from Smiths center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 178.5 miles away from the city 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 165.3 miles away from Smiths 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 Lee County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Smiths topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Smiths:

  • PHENIX CITY HEALTH CARE, INC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; PHENIX CITY, AL)
  • RUSSELL COUNTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; PHENIX CITY, AL)
  • WIREGRASS HOSPICE, PHENIX CITY (Hospital, about 6 miles away; PHENIX CITY, AL)
  • PARKWOOD HEALTH CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; PHENIX CITY, AL)
  • PHENIX CITY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; PHENIX CITY, AL)
  • VISTACARE OF ALABAMA (Hospital, about 7 miles away; PHENIX CITY, AL)
  • DCI PHENIX CITY (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; PHENIX CITY, AL)

Amtrak station near Smiths:

  • 9 miles: COLUMBUS (818 VETERANS PKY.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Smiths:

  • Columbus Technical College (about 8 miles; Columbus, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,241)
  • Columbus State University (about 10 miles; Columbus, GA; FT enrollment: 6,876)
  • Auburn University (about 24 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 22,741)
  • Tuskegee University (about 37 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Southern Union State Community College (about 50 miles; Wadley, AL; FT enrollment: 4,120)
  • Georgia Southwestern State University (about 62 miles; Americus, GA; FT enrollment: 2,689)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 65 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,092)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Another church that needs to be listed is Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Smiths,AL

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Smiths: Walts Landing (A), Strouds Cross Road (B), Lee County International Raceway (C), Friendship Firefighters Association Station 2 (D), Friendship Firefighters Association Station 1 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Smiths include: Mount Zion Church (A), Philadelphia Baptist Church (B), Summerville Assembly of God Church (C), Jesus Christ Church (D), Jerusalem Church (E), Saint Marks Church (F), Church of Christ (G), Bethel Mission (H), Bethelpore Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Zion Cemetery (1), Philadelphia Cemetery (2), Stroud Cemetery (3), Bethel Mission Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Thel (A), Smiths Lake (B), Powell Lake (C), Lake Clarmar (D), Webbs Pond (E), Heath Lake (F), Fullers Lakes (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Soap Creek (A), Rock Creek (B), Wacoochee Creek (C), Whites Creek (D), Turkey Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Smiths: Goat Rock Recreation Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.8 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

80.1%
Whole state:

70.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

4.5%
Whole state:

3.4%


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

8.9%
Whole state:

16.1%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.0%
Whole state:

7.3%

Banks with branches in Smiths (2011 data):

  • Phenix-Girard Bank: Smith Station Branch at 2481 Lee Road 430, branch established on 2003/03/10. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $150.4 mil, Deposits: $109.4 mil, headquarters in Phenix City, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Phenix-Girard Bancshares, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Smith Office at 2305 Lee Road 430, branch established on 1970/06/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

For population 15 years and over in Smiths:

Marital status in Smiths, AL
  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 65.5%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

For population 25 years and over in Smiths:

  • High school or higher: 80.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Alabama average:

13.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Smiths, AL (based on Lee County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant30,09093
Mainline Protestant15,25030
Black Protestant7,36841
Catholic2,8722
Other1,4169
Orthodox--
None83,251-
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: 14
Lee County:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Here:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
This county:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 69
This county:

5.29 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 92
Lee County:

7.05 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lee County:

9.4%
State:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.2%
Alabama:

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

9.2%
State:

13.5%

8.43% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,406 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.43%
Alabama average:

5.95%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($286 average AGI)
Lee County:

0.05%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Russell County, AL  1.04% ($38,151 average AGI)
from Muscogee County, GA  0.77% ($45,003)
from Chambers County, AL  0.54% ($35,435)


8.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($45,028 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.63%
Alabama average:

5.97%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($312 average AGI)
Lee County:

0.06%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Russell County, AL  0.99% ($35,804 average AGI)
to Muscogee County, GA  0.61% ($44,108)
to Chambers County, AL  0.52% ($34,247)

Businesses in Smiths, AL

  • FedEx: 1
  • Subway: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Smiths:

  • WRCG (1420 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WDAK (540 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMLF (1270 AM; 5 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEAM (1580 AM; 2 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: DAVIS BROADCASTING, INC. OF COLUMBUS)
  • WHAL (1460 AM; 4 kW; PHENIX CITY/COLUMBUS, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WOKS (1340 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: DAVIS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTLM (1520 AM; daytime; 5 kW; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WGSE (720 AM; daytime; 8 kW; HOGANSVILLE, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Smiths:

  • WCGQ (107.3 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WGSY (100.1 FM; PHENIX CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBFA (101.3 FM; SMITHS, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFXE (104.9 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: DAVIS BROADCASTING)
  • WMXA (96.7 FM; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFRC (90.5 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WYFK (89.5 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSTH-FM (106.1 FM; ALEXANDER CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAGH (98.3 FM; FORT MITCHELL, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRLD-FM (95.3 FM; VALLEY, AL; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WJSP-FM (88.1 FM; WARM SPRINGS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WKZJ (95.7 FM; GREENVILLE, GA; Owner: DAVIS B/CASTING OF COLUMBUS, INC)
  • WKKR (97.7 FM; AUBURN, AL; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WKCN (99.3 FM; LUMPKIN, GA; Owner: ABG GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WEAM-FM (100.7 FM; BUENA VISTA, GA; Owner: DAVIS BROADCASTING INC., OF COLUMBUS)
  • W212AP (90.3 FM; NOTASULGA, ETC., AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCJM-FM (100.9 FM; WEST POINT, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF AUBURN LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W293AD (106.5 FM; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Smiths:

  • WSWS-TV (Channel 66; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF OPELIKA)
  • WCGT-LP (Channel 16; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WLTZ (Channel 38; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: LEWIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTX (Channel 54; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • W55CR (Channel 55; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WTVM (Channel 9; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WRBL (Channel 3; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SO. CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W06BH (Channel 6; PHENIX CITY, ETC., AL; Owner: GREENE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJSP-TV (Channel 28; COLUMBUS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • W18CD (Channel 18; OPELIKA, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Smiths fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 33ft / 10.2mTotal length
  • $3,237,000Total costs
  • 4,643Total average daily traffic
  • 332Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,913Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Smiths)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Int Federal 280 & Cty 87 (Lat: 32.560417 Lon: -85.124111), Call Sign: KNFL508,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.845 MHz, 155.145 MHz, Grant Date: 01/31/2012, Expiration Date: 04/22/2022, Registrant: Communications & Electronics, Inc, 1803 Crawford Rd, Phenix City, AL 36868, Phone: (334) 298-8962, Fax: (334) 297-7905, Email:
  • Int Us Rt 280 & Lee Co 2 (Lat: 32.538472 Lon: -85.094944), Call Sign: KDE27,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.970 MHz, Grant Date: 01/15/2013, Expiration Date: 03/28/2023, Registrant: Communications & Electronics, Inc., 1803 Crawford Rd, Phenix City, AL 36868, Phone: (334) 298-8962, Fax: (334) 297-7902, Email:
  • 8 Mi Nw Phenix City Hwy 431 (Lat: 32.537083 Lon: -85.094389), Call Sign: KIL298, Licensee ID: L00004766,
    Assigned Frequencies: 43.1000 MHz, Grant Date: 07/01/2015, Expiration Date: 09/12/2025, Registrant: Superior Gas Inc, Roanoke, AL 36274, Phone: (334) 863-2138
  • Mobiles Loc-5, Lat: 32.556833 Lon: -85.123528, Call Sign: WNUS503,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.515 MHz, Grant Date: 08/18/2015, Expiration Date: 11/15/2025, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:
  • Lat: 32.608056 Lon: -85.082778, Call Sign: WQWZ393,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3100.00 MHz, 3100.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/05/2016, Expiration Date: 01/05/2026, Certifier: Larry F Butts, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Fax: (205) 257-2134, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • SMITHSTATION, 17599 Us Highway 280 East (#300137) (Lat: 32.549000 Lon: -85.105028), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 77.2 m, Call Sign: WQZB478,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz, 11385.0 MHz, 11425.0 MHz... (+22 more), Grant Date: 03/28/2017, Expiration Date: 03/28/2027, Certifier: Larry F Butts, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Smiths)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: BOMBARDIER INC BD-100-1A10 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: HONEYWELL AS907-2-1A (7530 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 715CG , Serial Number: 20537, Year manufactured: 2015, Airworthiness Date: 03/24/2015, Certificate Issue Date: 04/14/2015
    Registrant (LLC): Cg Challenger LLC, 40 Lee Road 860, Smiths, AL 36877

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED339$157,49574$132,072562$158,07839$63,3341$935,21053$138,35718$73,003
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED15$158,9653$180,32338$145,7337$23,6010$00$03$73,247
APPLICATIONS DENIED23$155,59312$106,692207$146,33444$29,9200$013$100,37820$50,564
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN29$144,51211$131,104190$158,7879$69,0060$013$151,2752$57,135
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$135,3722$127,55550$160,4664$92,5030$04$136,0751$29,210

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0419.00 , 0420.01, 0420.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED12$162,00018$170,017
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$289,0454$189,823
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$274,5832$145,080
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0419.00 , 0420.01, 0420.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Smiths, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Smiths, AL - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 32. The highest number of fire incidents - 162 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Smiths, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (45.5%), and Structure Fires (24.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Smiths, AL
    • 23045.5%Outside Fires
    • 12324.4%Structure Fires
    • 9318.4%Other
    • 5911.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Smiths, AL
Most common first names in Smiths, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5167.3 years
Mary4975.8 years
William3373.6 years
Robert3267.0 years
John3071.3 years
Charles2467.2 years
George2376.7 years
Willie1971.5 years
Henry1476.7 years
Thomas1370.8 years
Most common last names in Smiths, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2570.3 years
Williams2374.1 years
Davis1971.8 years
Jones1873.4 years
Johnson1478.2 years
Taylor1065.7 years
Brown1072.0 years
White1071.0 years
Clark965.7 years
Holmes968.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Smiths, AL
  • 71.0%Electricity
  • 17.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 10.2%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Smiths, AL
  • 63.2%Electricity
  • 19.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.8%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Smiths compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly 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 below state average.

Smiths on our top lists:

  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: vending machine operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: communications equipment operators (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: motor vehicle and parts dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: machinery, equipment, and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: finance and insurance (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: data processing, libraries, and other information services (population 5,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute from (largest negative percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting) (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: electrical equipment, appliances, and components (population 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2020.