Sumiton, Alabama

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Population in 2013: 2,466 (75% urban, 25% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.5%
 
Males: 1,159  (47.0%)
Females: 1,307  (53.0%)
Median resident age:  40.3 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 35148.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,592 (it was $26,364 in 2000)
Sumiton:

$36,592
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,460 (it was $15,032 in 2000)

Sumiton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $126,059 (it was $60,000 in 2000)
Sumiton:

$126,059
AL:

$122,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $639.

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  • Races in Sumiton, AL (2010)

    Sumiton races chart
    • 2,34793.1%White alone
    • 1014.0%Black alone
    • 361.4%Two or more races
    • 200.8%Hispanic
    • 90.4%American Indian alone
    • 60.2%Asian alone
    • 10.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Sumiton: 88.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (17.2%), Irish (16.5%), German (14.5%), English (9.5%), Scottish (2.4%), Dutch (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 480 feet

Land area: 5.28 square miles.

Population density: 467 people per square mile   (low).

Sumiton,AL real estate house value index trend

Sumiton, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Sumiton:

  • High school or higher: 78.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sumiton city:

  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

9 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.3%
Alabama:

2.0%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Sumiton, Alabama as of February 06, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Sumiton to the number of sex offenders is 2,474 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: $368 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $249 (0.4%)

Sumiton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Birmingham, AL (20.5 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (560.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Dora, AL (1.6 miles ), Robbins Crossroads, AL (1.7 miles ), Sipsey, AL (2.4 miles ), Empire, AL (2.5 miles ), West Jefferson, AL (2.6 miles ), Cordova, AL (2.8 miles ), Flat Creek-Wegra, AL (3.0 miles ), Cardiff, AL (3.1 miles) .

Latitude: 33.75 N, Longitude: 87.05 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 205

Sumiton household income distribution Sumiton home values distribution

Crime rates in Sumiton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0010010000010
per 100,000 0.00.037.90.00.038.40.00.00.00.00.039.80.0
Rapes 1111200211002
per 100,000 37.437.237.938.277.20.00.078.739.239.00.00.081.3
Robberies 1381394541451
per 100,000 37.4111.6302.838.2115.8345.5155.2196.8156.639.0158.0199.140.6
Assaults 13107831002591311
per 100,000 486.0371.9265.0305.5115.838.40.00.078.3194.9355.5517.7447.0
Burglaries 24293643353740474813283716
per 100,000 897.21,078.51,362.61,641.81,351.41,420.31,551.61,849.71,879.4506.61,105.81,473.5650.1
Thefts 201165207203198230269256265182160192124
per 100,000 7,514.06,136.17,835.07,751.17,644.88,829.210,434.410,074.810,375.97,092.86,319.17,646.45,038.6
Auto thefts 2427243127292524261231512
per 100,000 897.21,004.1908.41,183.71,042.51,113.2969.7944.51,018.0467.7118.5597.4487.6
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A3N/AN/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A118.5N/AN/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 596.9560.9761.2648.2628.1759.6676.7759.9751.5456.3476.9728.3471.2

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Crime rate in Sumiton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 20 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.88
Alabama average:

2.23
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.0%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +32 (+1.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

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

Average climate in Sumiton, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sumiton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 166% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1998, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 15.4 miles away from the Sumiton city center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.

On 4/4/1977, a category F5 tornado 17.1 miles away from the city center killed 22 people and injured 130 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sumiton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 26.5 miles away from the city center
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) earthquake occurred 96.2 miles away from Sumiton center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 45.7 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 182.0 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 91.7 miles away from Sumiton center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 24.5 miles away from the city 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 Walker County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sumiton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Sumiton:

  • SOUTHEAST HOSPICE NETWORK, LLC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; JASPER, AL)
  • CORDOVA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; CORDOVA, AL)
  • LONGVIEW GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; GRAYSVILLE, AL)
  • MID-SOUTH HOME HEALTH AGENCY INC (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; JASPER, AL)
  • RCG WALKER (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; JASPER, AL)
  • WALKER BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; JASPER, AL)
  • FMC GARDENDALE (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; GARDENDALE, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sumiton:

  • Bevill State Community College (about 14 miles; Jasper, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,970)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 21 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 22 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 14,853)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 23 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,695)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 24 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 8,167)
  • Samford University (about 25 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,829)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 28 miles; Hanceville, AL; FT enrollment: 4,486)

Private high school in Sumiton:

  • SUMITON CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 638; Location: 155 HOSANNA DR; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle school in Sumiton:

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Library in Sumiton:

  • SUMITON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $41,470; Location: 416 STATE STREET; 9,722 books; 49 audio materials; 81 state licensed databases)

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Notable locations in Sumiton: Camp Sumiton (A), Sumiton City Hall (B), Sumiton Fire and Rescue Service (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Country Village Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Sumiton: Sumiton Church of God (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Walker 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 94.0. This is worse than average.

City:

94.0
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.219. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.219
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 1.58. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.58
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 24.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 24.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.6
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 11.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.1

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

SUMITON WATER WORKS BOARD (Population served: 6,159, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • 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-28-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2008)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 20.2%
(16.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.5% for Black residents, 74.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 96.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.5%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.2%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
18 people in college/university student housing in 2010
2 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Sumiton in 2000:

  • 34 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Sumiton compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Banks with branches in Sumiton (2011 data):

  • Compass Bank: Sumiton Branch at Us Highway 78 And Hull Road, branch established on 1987/01/15. 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.
  • Pinnacle Bank: Bryan Road Branch at U.S. Highway 78 & Bryan Road, branch established on 1935/11/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $199.1 mil, Deposits: $172.4 mil, headquarters in Jasper, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Pinnacle Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Alabama average:

11.9

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Utility gas (39%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sumiton city (based on Walker County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant39,118180
Mainline Protestant2,55225
Black Protestant1,0878
Catholic5231
Other5203
None23,223-
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: 17
Walker County:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Walker County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

6.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Here:

5.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.9%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Walker County:

32.4%
Alabama:

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

16.5%
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 1$1,648$19,7760$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,363$28,3562$705
Judicial and Legal 1$1,394$16,7280$0
Police Protection - Officers 8$15,644$23,4660$0
Police - Other 3$3,267$13,0680$0
Firefighters 3$4,811$19,2440$0
Streets and Highways 7$11,561$19,8190$0
Welfare 1$540$6,4801$299
Health 1$744$8,9280$0
Sewerage 3$5,756$23,0240$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,570$18,8402$208
Other and Unallocable 3$3,500$14,0000$0
Totals for Government 33$52,798$19,1995$1,212

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $660,000 ($267.64)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $732,000 ($296.84)
    Financial Administration: $610,000 ($247.36)
    Water Utilities: $606,000 ($245.74)
    Police Protection: $456,000 ($184.91)
    Regular Highways: $247,000 ($100.16)
    Fire Protection: $161,000 ($65.29)
    Solid Waste Management: $89,000 ($36.09)
    Libraries: $29,000 ($11.76)
    Parks & Recreation: $22,000 ($8.92)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($6.49)
    Welfare - Other: $2,000 ($0.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $94,000 ($38.12)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,046,000 ($424.17)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $594,000 ($240.88)
    Interest Earnings: $91,000 ($36.90)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $890,000 ($360.91)
    Water Utilities: $754,000 ($305.76)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,466,000 ($594.48)
    NEC: $232,000 ($94.08)
    Property: $69,000 ($27.98)
    Public Utilities: $61,000 ($24.74)
    Motor Vehicle License: $31,000 ($12.57)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,570,000 ($636.66)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $347,000 ($140.71)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,787,000 ($724.66)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $130,000 ($52.72)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,919,000 ($778.18)

4.31% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,793 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.31%
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 Jefferson County, AL  1.14% ($33,601 average AGI)
from Winston County, AL  0.44% ($25,837)
from Cullman County, AL  0.20% ($29,195)


4.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,688 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
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 Jefferson County, AL  1.21% ($32,349 average AGI)
to Winston County, AL  0.38% ($29,613)
to Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.17% ($26,444)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sumiton:

  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCOC (1010 AM; 5 kW; DORA, AL; Owner: AZTECA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WERC (960 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRJS (1320 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WLPH (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; IRONDALE, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WTID (1240 AM; 1 kW; JASPER, AL; Owner: NEW CENTURY RADIO, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sumiton:

  • WQOP-FM (92.5 FM; DORA, AL; Owner: QUEEN OF PEACE RADIO, INC.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQEN (103.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZRR (99.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC-FM (93.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WFFN (95.3 FM; CORDOVA, AL; Owner: NEW CENTURY RADIO, INC.)
  • WBFR (89.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WENN (105.9 FM; TRUSSVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • W281AB (104.1 FM; MOUNTAIN BROOK, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLJR (88.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BRIARWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Sumiton:

  • W23AK (Channel 23; JASPER, AL; Owner: WMTY, INC.)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WTTO (Channel 21; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WBRC (Channel 6; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM BROADCASTING (WVTM-TV), LLC)
  • W55BJ (Channel 55; JASPER, AL; Owner: COMBS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBXA-CA (Channel 2; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W66CN (Channel 66; JASPER, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W27CM (Channel 27; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W46DK (Channel 46; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBMA-LP (Channel 58; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WTJP (Channel 60; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W34BI (Channel 34; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
Sumiton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

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

See more detailed statistics of Sumiton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

41 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Sumiton)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 1190 Sullivan Rd (Lat: 33.757056 Lon: -87.025556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 140 m, Call Sign: WPFR925
    Assigned Frequencies: 859.287 MHz, 859.337 MHz, 859.362 MHz, 859.387 MHz, 860.287 MHz, 860.337 MHz, 860.362 MHz, 860.387 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/14/2009, Expiration Date: 06/08/2019
    Registrant: Southernlinc Wireless, 4601 Southlake Parkway - Suite 150, Hoover, AL 35244, Phone: (205) 257-1300, Fax: (205) 874-3953, Email:
  • 1190 Sullivan Rd (Lat: 33.757056 Lon: -87.025556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 140 m, Call Sign: WQJM800
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.887 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/28/2009, Expiration Date: 06/08/2019, Certifier: Robin J Cohen
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • On Old Us Hwy 78 100 E Of Jefferson Line (Lat: 33.746778 Lon: -87.023889), Call Sign: KGS373, Licensee ID: L00033944
    Assigned Frequencies: 43.4800 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/11/2002, Expiration Date: 06/12/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/19/2011
    Registrant: Orman W Phillips, 8180 Bankhead Hwy, Dora, AL 35062-1817, Phone: (205) 648-6762
  • Apco Crew Hqtrs Fowler Rd (Lat: 33.757056 Lon: -87.025278), Call Sign: WNPQ637, Licensee ID: L00000301
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.475 MHz, 451.575 MHz, 456.475 MHz, 456.575 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/29/1999, Expiration Date: 06/29/2004, Cancellation Date: 04/15/2002
    Registrant: Alabama Power Company, C/O Scs, 600 North 18th Street / Bin 5n-8485, Birmingham, AL 35203-8485, Phone: (205) 257-3227, Fax: (205) 257-3636, Email:
  • Mulpump, 1/4 Mile E Of Cr 22 And Tidwell Loop Rd. (Lat: 33.820000 Lon: -87.132222), Type: Pole, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPZF349
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.162 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/06/2004, Expiration Date: 01/06/2014, Certifier: Harry L Ellis
    Registrant: Cpi Technologies, 1022 Commerce Blvd., Pelham, AL 35124, Phone: (205) 746-7693, Fax: (205) 987-3200

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • 1190 Sullivan Rd (Lat: 33.757861 Lon: -87.023583), Overall height: 152.1 m, Call Sign: WNTY704
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.893 MHz, 959.893 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/03/2009, Expiration Date: 08/15/2019
    Registrant: Levine, Blaszak, Block & Boothby, LLP, 2001 L Street, Nw, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 857-2574, Fax: (202) 223-0833, Email:
  • 1190 Sullivan Rd (Lat: 33.757028 Lon: -87.025528), Overall height: 144.8 m, Call Sign: WPJC468
    Assigned Frequencies: 6845.00 MHz, 6805.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/14/1995, Expiration Date: 12/14/2000, Cancellation Date: 03/18/2001
    Registrant: Phone: (404) 506-7330
  • Sumiton, 1190 Sullivan Rd (Lat: 33.756944 Lon: -87.025556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 140.2 m, Overall height: 147.8 m, Call Sign: WPTD238
    Assigned Frequencies: 6845.00 MHz, 6805.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/08/2011, Expiration Date: 08/31/2021, Certifier: J. Russell Williams
    Registrant: Levine, Blaszak, Block & Boothby, LLP, 2001 L Street, Nw, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 857-2574, Fax: (202) 223-0833, Email:
  • AL0209, 1190 Sullivan Rd (Lat: 33.756944 Lon: -87.025472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 140.2 m, Overall height: 147.8 m, Call Sign: WQMF413
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/23/2010, Expiration Date: 07/23/2020, Cancellation Date: 02/16/2012, Certifier: Dan Mieszala
    Registrant: Open Range Communications Inc., 6430 S. Fiddlers Green Circle, Suite 500, Greenwood Village, CO 80111, Phone: (303) 376-2112, Fax: (303) 376-2109, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sumiton)
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$179,2702$64,1758$110,6891$6,0501$60,3101$48,630
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$29,2201$78,4700$00$01$29,220
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$69,3952$48,0005$107,1041$35,0601$25,2501$50,300
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$03$146,6470$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0218.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$113,950
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0218.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 51
  • Hazardous Condition: 17

Incident types - Sumiton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sumiton, AL
Most common first names in Sumiton, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6168.1 years
William3566.4 years
Mary3072.9 years
Robert2368.3 years
John2376.0 years
Charles2163.5 years
Willie1179.4 years
George1174.9 years
Flora1080.3 years
Thomas967.5 years
Most common last names in Sumiton, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Phillips4074.4 years
Morgan2176.3 years
Roberts1474.0 years
Davis1473.3 years
Tucker1273.0 years
Woods1270.4 years
Mathews1181.2 years
Brown1166.8 years
Goodwin1168.3 years
Williams1070.4 years
Businesses in Sumiton, AL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1SONIC Drive-In1
Advance Auto Parts1Subway1
Curves1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
RadioShack1

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