Southside, Alabama

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Population in 2013: 8,537 (76% urban, 24% rural). Population change since 2000: +21.3%
 
Males: 4,316  (50.6%)
Females: 4,221  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  40.5 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 35907.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $72,436 (it was $52,464 in 2000)
Southside:

$72,436
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,183 (it was $21,936 in 2000)

Southside city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $156,518 (it was $95,700 in 2000)
Southside:

$156,518
AL:

$122,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $186,241; Detached houses: $194,034; Townhouses or other attached units: $35,182; Mobile homes: $16,038

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,268.

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  • Races in Southside, AL (2013)

    Southside races chart
    • 7,55790.3%White alone
    • 5576.7%Hispanic
    • 1311.6%Black alone
    • 1001.2%Asian alone
    • 190.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.01%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Southside: 86.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (21.5%), English (15.0%), United States (13.4%), German (7.7%), French (3.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 621 feet

Land area: 18.9 square miles.

Population density: 452 people per square mile   (low).

Southside,AL real estate house value index trend

Southside, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Southside:

  • High school or higher: 93.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Southside city:

  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 63.0%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 5.9%

61 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.9%
Alabama:

2.0%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Southside, Alabama as of August 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Southside to the number of sex offenders is 1,698 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $693 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $504 (0.3%)

Southside satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Birmingham, AL (52.3 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (556.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Rainbow City, AL (1.9 miles ), Glencoe, AL (2.5 miles ), Ohatchee, AL (2.6 miles ), Gadsden, AL (2.7 miles ), Attalla, AL (2.9 miles ), Websters Chapel-Alexandria Valley, AL (3.0 miles ), Steele, AL (3.2 miles ), Tidmore Bend, AL (3.3 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 63 buildings, average cost: $73,400
  • 1998: 58 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 1999: 41 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2000: 69 buildings, average cost: $118,900
  • 2001: 72 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2002: 99 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2003: 101 buildings, average cost: $122,600
  • 2004: 107 buildings, average cost: $107,200
  • 2005: 132 buildings, average cost: $119,200
  • 2006: 109 buildings, average cost: $127,900
  • 2007: 72 buildings, average cost: $117,600
  • 2008: 58 buildings, average cost: $131,600
  • 2009: 27 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2010: 25 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 2011: 21 buildings, average cost: $118,200
  • 2012: 39 buildings, average cost: $111,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.90 N, Longitude: 86.03 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -2,689 (-32.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 483 (13.4%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 256

Southside household income distribution Southside home values distribution

Crime rates in Southside by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000001001000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.012.10.00.011.50.00.00.0
Rapes 1003100230215
per 100,000 14.20.00.040.013.00.00.023.735.00.023.711.958.7
Robberies 1101001000000
per 100,000 14.214.10.013.30.00.012.10.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 3247312871861385
per 100,000 42.528.254.893.439.1151.796.682.9210.068.7153.894.958.7
Burglaries 26142218185626181310203846
per 100,000 368.1197.2301.6240.2234.4708.1314.0213.2151.7114.5236.6450.6540.4
Thefts 47499782931449364801286257101
per 100,000 665.4690.21,329.91,094.41,210.91,820.71,123.3758.2933.31,466.0733.6675.81,186.4
Auto thefts 62228834151099
per 100,000 84.928.227.426.7104.2101.236.247.411.757.3118.3106.7105.7
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A1N/AN/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A11.8N/AN/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 90.958.495.5128.299.8175.6127.692.3129.8117.8114.7104.3166.5

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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 Southside detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 19 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Alabama average:

2.23
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.1%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,574 (+28.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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

Average climate in Southside, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Southside-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 148% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/27/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.6 miles away from the Southside city center killed 22 people and injured 150 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/24/2001, a category F4 tornado 18.0 miles away from the city center injured 22 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Southside-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 79% 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 46.7 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 78.7 miles away from Southside center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 105.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 203.2 miles away from the city 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 205.6 miles away from Southside center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 175.8 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 Etowah County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 9, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Southside topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Southside:

  • RAINBOW CITY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; RAINBOW CITY, AL)
  • MCGUFFEY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; GADSDEN, AL)
  • MCGUFFEY HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; GADSDEN, AL)
  • GADSDEN HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GADSDEN, AL)
  • COOSA VALLEY HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GLENCOE, AL)
  • ATTALLA HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ATTALLA, AL)
  • PCD OF GADSDEN (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; GADSDEN, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Southside:

  • Gadsden State Community College (about 7 miles; Gadsden, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,650)
  • Jacksonville State University (about 16 miles; Jacksonville, AL; FT enrollment: 7,566)
  • Snead State Community College (about 23 miles; Boaz, AL; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 43 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)
  • Northeast Alabama Community College (about 45 miles; Rainsville, AL; FT enrollment: 2,409)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 45 miles; Hanceville, AL; FT enrollment: 4,486)
  • Georgia Highlands College (about 51 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,071)

Public high school in Southside:

Public elementary/middle school in Southside:

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Notable locations in Southside: Brown's Farms (A), Southside Fire Department Station 1 (B), Southside Fire Department Station 2 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Southside include: Pilgrims Rest Missionary Baptist Church (A), Southside United Methodist Church (B), Southside First Baptist Church (C), Southside Baptist Church (D), Green Valley Baptist Church (E), Brannon Springs Missionary Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Pilgrims Rest Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Big Oak Lake (A), Bells Lake (B), H Neely Henry Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 44.4. This is significantly better than average.

City:

44.4
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 23.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.58. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.58
U.S.:

9.14

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

  • SOUTHSIDE WATER WORKS (Address: 3001 HIGHWAY 77 , Population served: 10,800, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 5.4%
(5.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 63.2% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  78.2%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  2.9%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Southside in 2010:

  • 59 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 20 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 11 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
84 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Southside compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Banks with branches in Southside (2011 data):

  • Metro Bank: Southside Branch at 2325 Highway 77, branch established on 2005/04/08. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $627.7 mil, Deposits: $557.5 mil, headquarters in Pell City, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Etowah Southside Branch at 2020 Highway 77, branch established on 1991/06/17. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Alabama average:

11.9

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (55%)
  • Utility gas (44%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Southside city (based on Etowah County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant64,316193
Catholic7,6241
Mainline Protestant5,81635
Black Protestant4,81321
Other1,4376
None20,424-
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: 25
Etowah County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Etowah County:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 64
Etowah County:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
Here:

4.95 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.7%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Etowah County:

32.5%
Alabama:

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

20.2%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$14,543$34,9030$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$5,403
Judicial and Legal 1$2,998$35,9760$0
Police Protection - Officers 10$31,611$37,9331$1,426
Police - Other 5$11,293$27,1030$0
Firefighters 1$3,516$42,1920$0
Streets and Highways 3$8,689$34,7560$0
Solid Waste Management 8$15,589$23,3840$0
Parks and Recreation 4$9,327$27,9812$1,160
Other and Unallocable 2$3,707$22,2420$0
Totals for Government 39$101,273$31,1619$7,989

Southside government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $514,000 ($60.21)
    Water Utilities: $505,000 ($59.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $251,000 ($29.40)
    Financial Administration: $192,000 ($22.49)
    Central Staff Services: $186,000 ($21.79)
    Regular Highways: $134,000 ($15.70)
    Parks & Recreation: $97,000 ($11.36)
    General - Other: $36,000 ($4.22)
    Fire Protection: $36,000 ($4.22)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $27,000 ($3.16)
    Sewerage: $20,000 ($2.34)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($0.59)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $149,000 ($17.45)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $20,000 ($2.34)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $92,000 ($10.78)
    Police Protection: $28,000 ($3.28)
    Judicial: $18,000 ($2.11)
    Fire Protection: $17,000 ($1.99)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($1.64)
    Parks & Recreation: $9,000 ($1.05)
    Central Staff: $3,000 ($0.35)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $925,000 ($108.35)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $130,000 ($15.23)

Southside government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $347,000 ($40.65)
    Sewerage: $33,000 ($3.87)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $38,000 ($4.45)
    General Support: $10,000 ($1.17)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $117,000 ($13.71)
    Interest Earnings: $49,000 ($5.74)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $785,000 ($91.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $32,000 ($3.75)
    Highways: $30,000 ($3.51)
    General Support: $20,000 ($2.34)
  • Tax - NEC: $505,000 ($59.15)
    Total General Sales: $477,000 ($55.87)
    Property: $278,000 ($32.56)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $71,000 ($8.32)
    Other Selective Sales: $38,000 ($4.45)

Southside government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,360,000 ($276.44)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,769,000 ($324.35)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,620,000 ($306.90)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $2,285,000 ($267.66)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $149,000 ($17.45)
    Water Utilities: $75,000 ($8.79)

Southside government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,350,000 ($158.14)

4.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,729 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.61%
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 Marshall County, AL  0.66% ($25,772 average AGI)
from Calhoun County, AL  0.52% ($32,363)
from St. Clair County, AL  0.32% ($31,927)


4.79% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,723 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
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 Marshall County, AL  0.67% ($24,098 average AGI)
to Calhoun County, AL  0.54% ($27,598)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.40% ($29,257)

Strongest AM radio stations in Southside:

  • WAAX (570 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJBY (930 AM; 5 kW; RAINBOW CITY, AL; Owner: GADSDEN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGAD (1350 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: DEKALB COUNTY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMGJ (1240 AM; 1 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: FLOYD L. DONALD BROADCASTING CO. INC)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHMA (1390 AM; 5 kW; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: CASEY NETWORK, LLC)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Southside:

  • WGMZ (93.1 FM; GLENCOE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKXX (102.9 FM; ATTALLA, AL; Owner: BROADCAST MEDIA LLC)
  • WLJS-FM (91.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES/JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WSGN (91.5 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: GADSDEN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WVOK-FM (97.9 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTBB (89.9 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WGRW (90.7 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WORD WORKS, INC.)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W269AX (101.7 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WTDR (92.7 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: JACOBS BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WCKS (102.7 FM; FRUITHURST, AL; Owner: WCKS, INC.)
  • WSSY-FM (97.5 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: GREAT SOUTH RFDC, LLC)
  • WKLD (97.7 FM; ONEONTA, AL; Owner: BLOUNT COUNTY BROADCASTING SERVICE INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Southside:

  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTJP (Channel 60; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W15AP (Channel 15; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WJSU-TV (Channel 40; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • W50BO (Channel 50; ASHVILLE, AL; Owner: BOWLIN AND JOHNSON)
Southside fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Southside fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 74m243ftTotal length
  • $28,348,000Total costs
  • 44,413Total average daily traffic
  • 3,855Total average daily truck traffic
  • 72,456Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Alexis Anderten, 2875 Gwin Drive (Lat: 33.911750 Lon: -86.020556), Type: 62.4, Overall height: 62.4 m
    Registrant: 3033231423, Charterfcc@chartercom.Com, 12405 POWERSCOURT DRIVE
  • Alexis Anderten, 2875 Gwin Drive (Lat: 33.911750 Lon: -86.020556), Type: 62.4, Overall height: 62.4 m
    Registrant: 3033231423, Charterfcc@chartercom.Com, 12405 POWERSCOURT DRIVE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Hwy 77 (Lat: 33.920389 Lon: -86.022472), Call Sign: KIB883, Licensee ID: L00533729
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/10/2002, Expiration Date: 08/17/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/20/2012
    Registrant: City Of Southside, 2255 Hwy 77, Gadsden, AL 35901, Phone: (205) 442-2255
  • BASE, Call Sign: WPFU246
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.210 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/22/2004, Expiration Date: 10/14/2014
    Registrant: Apco International Inc Licensing Service, 351 N Williamson Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-1112, Phone: (386) 944-2463, Fax: (386) 322-2502, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Southside)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 32LA , Serial Number: 17260454, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 06/03/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Jim R Griffin, 3143 Snyder Rd, Southside, AL 35907
  • Aircraft: KRUCKER MANUFACTURING LTD CYGNET (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582UL (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 582AH , Serial Number: H 2000 35, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 01/27/2010
    Registrant (Individual): William M Seymour, 1351 Lakemont Dr S, Southside, AL 35907
  • Aircraft: AERO VODOCHODY L39C (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: IAE V2500SERIES (25000 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-jet)
    N-Number: 6394T , Serial Number: 931327, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 05/21/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Walter Oravsky, 2729 Forestdale Rd, Southside, AL 35907
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8362C , Serial Number: 32R-7680099, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 01/14/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas P Bonds, 3717 Hood Dr, Southside, AL 35907

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED51$134,36732$144,855181$142,51714$55,27910$107,3344$31,710
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$118,0102$282,18512$159,4901$6,4200$02$46,160
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$169,39010$107,01365$144,7148$65,6293$164,0406$48,570
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$91,9204$165,77831$150,5121$109,9801$24,0800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$120,42014$139,4581$64,2200$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0105.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$200,16512$150,9930$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$61,0156$234,6851$46,5601$46,560
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$237,6300$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$105,1700$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0105.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Businesses in Southside, AL
NameCountNameCount
Jones New York1Subway1
KFC1Taco Bell1
McDonald's1

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