Steele, Alabama

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Population in 2019: 1,089 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.4%
 
Males: 517  (47.5%)
Females: 572  (52.5%)
Median resident age:

44.4 years
Alabama median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 35987.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $40,654 (it was $32,941 in 2000)
Steele:

$40,654
AL:

$51,734

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $28,524 (it was $15,380 in 2000)

Steele town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $80,972 (it was $59,400 in 2000)
Steele:

$80,972
AL:

$154,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $99,641; detached houses: $121,989; mobile homes: $42,084

Median gross rent in 2019: $968.

March 2019 cost of living index in Steele: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 31.5%
(19.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 90.4% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Steele, AL (2019)
    • 96983.9%White alone
    • 17715.3%Hispanic
    • 40.3%American Indian alone
    • 40.3%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Steele, Alabama as of November 29, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Steele is 78 to 1.


Crime rates in Steele by year

Type

2006

2009

2010

2011

2014

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(93.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(92.5)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(81.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(190.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(186.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(81.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(477.1)
1
(92.5)
2
(186.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
11
(890.7)
7
(549.9)
8
(763.4)
4
(370.0)
7
(651.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
8
(763.4)
1
(92.5)
1
(93.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/A1
(95.4)
N/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index0.057.522.0163.256.4158.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Steele, AL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.71
Alabama average:

2.19
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Ancestries: American (35.7%), English (9.2%), Irish (4.9%), Italian (2.4%), European (1.5%), Dutch (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 582 feet

Land area: 6.51 square miles.

Population density: 167 people per square mile   (very low).

Steele, Alabama map

37 residents are foreign born (2.5% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).

This town:

3.2%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $276 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $268 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Birmingham, AL (45.5 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (552.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Gallant, AL (2.2 miles ),
Ivalee, AL (2.7 miles ),
Attalla, AL (2.7 miles ),
Ashville, AL (2.8 miles ),
Rainbow City, AL (2.8 miles ),
Altoona, AL (3.0 miles ),
Egypt, AL (3.1 miles ),
Walnut Grove, AL (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 33.94 N, Longitude: 86.20 W

Distribution of median household income in Steele, AL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Steele, AL in 2019
Steele satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.1%
Alabama:

4.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +10 (+0.9%).
Most common industries in Steele, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.8%)
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • Health care (9.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
  • Truck transportation (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (15.9%)
  • Truck transportation (6.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.4%)
  • Machinery (4.0%)
  • Public administration (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.6%)
  • Health care (16.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.8%)
  • Construction (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Steele, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.2%)
  • Cashiers (6.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Registered nurses (4.8%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (4.3%)

Average climate in Steele, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Steele, Alabama average temperatures Steele, Alabama average precipitation Steele, Alabama humidity Steele, Alabama wind speed Steele, Alabama snowfall Steele, Alabama sunshine Steele, Alabama clear and cloudy days

Steele, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 73.1. This is about average.

City:

73.1
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.88. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.88
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Steele-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 158% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.5 miles away from the Steele town center injured 22 people and caused $1 million in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F4 tornado 15.5 miles away from the town center killed 22 people and injured 150 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Steele-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 121% greater 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 50.3 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 71.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 50.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 95.5 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 204.6 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 213.1 miles away from Steele 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 St. Clair County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Flood: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Steele topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Steele:

  • ATTALLA HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; ATTALLA, AL)
  • GADSDEN REGIONAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; ATTALLA, AL)
  • GADSDEN REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER HOSPICE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; ATTALLA, AL)
  • ALTOONA HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; ALTOONA, AL)
  • RAINBOW CITY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; RAINBOW CITY, AL)
  • GADSDEN HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GADSDEN, AL)
  • MCGUFFEY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; GADSDEN, AL)

Airports located in Steele:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Steele:

  • Gadsden State Community College (about 13 miles; Gadsden, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,650)
  • Snead State Community College (about 19 miles; Boaz, AL; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Jacksonville State University (about 27 miles; Jacksonville, AL; FT enrollment: 7,566)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 35 miles; Hanceville, AL; FT enrollment: 4,486)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 36 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)
  • Northeast Alabama Community College (about 45 miles; Rainsville, AL; FT enrollment: 2,409)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 47 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 14,853)

Public elementary/middle school in Steele:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Steele Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Pope Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Alabama International Dragway (Amusement & Theme Parks; Steele Station Road).

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

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

NORTHWEST ST CLAIR WATER SYSTEM (Address: 18 Flatwoods Drive , Population served: 2,706, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-27-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-27-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-27-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-27-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2008)
CHANDLER MTN/GREASY COVE WATER AND FPA (Population served: 1,734, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
STEELE WATER WORKS BOARD (Population served: 1,614, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-14-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-14-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-17-2008), St Site Visit (enforcement) (JAN-14-2009), St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-25-2009 to OCT-01-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-17-2008), St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-22-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-19-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-25-2009 to OCT-01-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-17-2008), St Public Notif requested (MAY-06-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-06-2008), St Site Visit (enforcement) (MAY-08-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-03-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-25-2009 to OCT-01-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-14-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-14-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-17-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-13-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-25-2009 to OCT-01-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-16-2007), St Public Notif received (DEC-12-2007), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-17-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-25-2009 to OCT-01-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-09-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-09-2007), St Site Visit (enforcement) (MAY-15-2007), St Public Notif received (JUN-11-2007), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-17-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-25-2009 to OCT-01-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-06-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-06-2006), St Public Notif received (JAN-16-2007), St Site Visit (enforcement) (2 times from JAN-30-2007 to MAY-15-2007), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-17-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-25-2009 to OCT-01-2009)
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

71.1%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.7%
Whole state:

4.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Steele (2011 data):

  • Peoples Independent Bank: Steele Branch at 3915 Pope Avenue, branch established on 2006/12/01. 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.

For population 15 years and over in Steele:

Marital status in Steele, AL
  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 54.7%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 16.0%

For population 25 years and over in Steele:

  • High school or higher: 74.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Steele
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Steele, AL (based on St. Clair County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant34,066121
Mainline Protestant2,85618
Black Protestant1,77812
Catholic1,0561
Other122
None43,825-
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
St. Clair County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
St. Clair County:

0.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
St. Clair County:

5.64 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 45
Here:

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

10.7%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Clair County:

33.9%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.2%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.0%
State:

49.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

37.8%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Steele:

28.8
Alabama:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Steele:

23.0%
Alabama:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.0%
Alabama:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.6%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Steele:

50.1%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.1%
Alabama:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Steele, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 3$6,293$25,1720$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$7,108$42,6486$6,510
Other Government Administration 1$1,727$20,7240$0
Local Libraries 1$1,262$15,1440$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,941$35,2920$0
Firefighters 0$0 3$2,188
Totals for Government 8$19,331$28,9979$8,698

Steele government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $114,000 ($104.68)
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $76,000 ($69.79)
    Police Protection: $75,000 ($68.87)
    Central Staff Services: $43,000 ($39.49)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $16,000 ($14.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($14.69)
    Local Fire Protection: $5,000 ($4.59)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $192,000 ($176.31)

Steele government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $295,000 ($270.89)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $9,000 ($8.26)
    Rents: $5,000 ($4.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,000 ($9.18)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $229,000 ($210.28)
    Public Utilities Sales: $34,000 ($31.22)
    Property: $31,000 ($28.47)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $16,000 ($14.69)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $9,000 ($8.26)
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,000 ($0.92)

Steele government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $226,000 ($207.53)

7.37% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,644 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.37%
Alabama average:

5.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jefferson County, AL  3.18% ($50,962 average AGI)
from Talladega County, AL  0.58% ($35,126)
from Shelby County, AL  0.53% ($53,629)


6.13% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,234 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
Alabama average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jefferson County, AL  2.06% ($45,895 average AGI)
to Talladega County, AL  0.54% ($40,560)
to Shelby County, AL  0.47% ($54,736)

Businesses in Steele, AL

  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Steele:

  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAAX (570 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMGJ (1240 AM; 1 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: FLOYD L. DONALD BROADCASTING CO. INC)
  • WCRL (1570 AM; 3 kW; ONEONTA, AL; Owner: BLOUNT COUNTY BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Steele:

  • WKXX (102.9 FM; ATTALLA, AL; Owner: BROADCAST MEDIA LLC)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WSGN (91.5 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: GADSDEN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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)
  • WVOK-FM (97.9 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WLJS-FM (91.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES/JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGMZ (93.1 FM; GLENCOE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WKLD (97.7 FM; ONEONTA, AL; Owner: BLOUNT COUNTY BROADCASTING SERVICE INC.)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTDR (92.7 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: JACOBS BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WAFN-FM (92.7 FM; ARAB, AL; Owner: FUN MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WGRW (90.7 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WORD WORKS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Steele:

  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W15AP (Channel 15; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTJP (Channel 60; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJSU-TV (Channel 40; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • W50BO (Channel 50; ASHVILLE, AL; Owner: BOWLIN AND JOHNSON)
  • Steele, Alabama
  • Fatal accident count12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents16
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:1
  • Fatalities12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents29
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Alabama average
  • Fatal accident count8606
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents12947
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons2810
  • Fatalities9693
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents22091
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents705
See more detailed statistics of Steele fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 272ft / 83.0mTotal length
  • $29,630,000Total costs
  • 137,950Total average daily traffic
  • 35,859Total average daily truck traffic
  • 147,763Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
New bridges in Steele, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 101960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Steele, AL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Steele)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

76 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Steele, AL)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Chandler Mtn., 1010 Tower Road (Lat: 33.975833 Lon: -86.201111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 79.2 m, Overall height: 83.8 m, Call Sign: WNTF276,
    Assigned Frequencies: 932.306 MHz, 941.306 MHz, 932.293 MHz, 941.293 MHz, Grant Date: 04/14/2010, Expiration Date: 06/29/2020, Cancellation Date: 08/29/2020, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Fax: (202) 872-1331, Email:
  • STEELE, 3701 Loop Rd (Lat: 33.908028 Lon: -86.285722), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 79.2 m, Overall height: 81.1 m, Call Sign: WQDW422,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz... (+5 more), Grant Date: 10/20/2015, Expiration Date: 11/15/2025, Certifier: Richard A Craig, Registrant: Cellco Partnership, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:
  • AG STEELE, 3701 Loop Rd (Lat: 33.908028 Lon: -86.285722), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 79.2 m, Overall height: 81.1 m, Call Sign: WQOC382,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, Grant Date: 08/10/2011, Expiration Date: 08/10/2021, Certifier: Christopher L Harris, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • CHANDLERMTN, 1010 Tower Road (Lat: 33.975667 Lon: -86.201139), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 79.8 m, Overall height: 84.7 m, Call Sign: WQWM485,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz... (+22 more), Grant Date: 10/02/2015, Expiration Date: 10/02/2025, 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 Paging Towers:

1
  • Chandler Mountain, 2.1 Mi Wsw Of (Lat: 33.935639 Lon: -86.239139), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: KIE366,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.060 MHz, Grant Date: 06/09/1999, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2004, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Steele)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 33943, N33943, N-33943, Serial Number: 2793, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 05/27/1958, Certificate Issue Date: 01/27/1996
    Registrant (Individual): Larry Tillery, 5830 Crawfords Cove Rd, Steele, AL 35987
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32RT-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 895CK, N895CK, N-895CK, Serial Number: 32RT-7885059, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 03/23/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 05/16/2017
    Registrant (Individual): John E Vigee, 1712 Beason Cove Rd, Steele, AL 35987
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 95901, N95901, N-95901, Serial Number: 8201, Year manufactured: 1946, Certificate Issue Date: 09/17/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Larry K Tillery, 5830 Crawfords Cove Rd, Steele, AL 35987

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 ORIGINATED1$103,4202$79,1807$127,1741$24,5001$98,3603$33,323
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$87,5100$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$88,9903$108,1571$12,1200$01$45,820
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$110,9400$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0404.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$119,900
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0404.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Steele, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Steele, AL - Value
Most common first names in Steele, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2271.1 years
William2073.1 years
John1969.2 years
Mary1579.5 years
Charles1471.4 years
Thomas1072.5 years
Robert975.4 years
Joseph870.2 years
George767.7 years
Henry772.2 years
Most common last names in Steele, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3874.3 years
Hyatt1571.6 years
Robinson1373.8 years
Beason1381.2 years
Barron1269.2 years
Deweese1177.8 years
Reneman1066.9 years
Johnson1072.0 years
Brown1072.4 years
Gilliland876.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Steele, AL
  • 44.2%Electricity
  • 38.6%Utility gas
  • 8.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.6%Wood
  • 1.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Steele, AL
  • 52.4%Electricity
  • 32.9%Utility gas
  • 14.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Steele compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 5 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Charles D. Deweese (1)
  • Randal L. Mullins (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2021.