Sumiton, Alabama

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Population in 2019: 2,332 (75% urban, 25% rural).
Population change since 2000: -12.5%
 
Males: 1,063  (45.6%)
Females: 1,269  (54.4%)
Median resident age:

43.6 years
Alabama median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 35148.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $46,987 (it was $26,364 in 2000)
Sumiton:

$46,987
AL:

$51,734

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $29,085 (it was $15,032 in 2000)

Sumiton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $167,582 (it was $60,000 in 2000)
Sumiton:

$167,582
AL:

$154,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $144,415; detached houses: $157,946; mobile homes: $49,005

Median gross rent in 2019: $622.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sumiton: 86.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 18.7%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.3% for Black residents, 29.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Sumiton, AL (2019)
    • 2,16086.9%White alone
    • 26310.6%Black alone
    • 331.3%Two or more races
    • 170.7%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Sumiton, Alabama as of February 01, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sumiton is 549 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Sumiton by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(38.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.8)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(78.7)
1
(39.2)
1
(39.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(81.3)
2
(81.5)
1
(41.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
9
(345.5)
4
(155.2)
5
(196.8)
4
(156.6)
1
(39.0)
4
(158.0)
5
(199.1)
1
(40.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.7)
1
(41.8)
1
(42.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(38.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(78.3)
5
(194.9)
9
(355.5)
13
(517.7)
11
(447.0)
3
(122.2)
1
(41.6)
6
(250.0)
3
(125.5)
1
(42.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
37
(1,420)
40
(1,552)
47
(1,850)
48
(1,879)
13
(506.6)
28
(1,106)
37
(1,474)
16
(650.1)
7
(285.2)
7
(291.5)
14
(583.3)
8
(334.7)
9
(383.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
230
(8,829)
269
(10,434)
256
(10,075)
265
(10,376)
182
(7,093)
160
(6,319)
192
(7,646)
124
(5,039)
49
(1,997)
25
(1,041)
70
(2,917)
81
(3,389)
34
(1,448)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
29
(1,113)
25
(969.7)
24
(944.5)
26
(1,018)
12
(467.7)
3
(118.5)
15
(597.4)
12
(487.6)
3
(122.2)
1
(41.6)
5
(208.3)
5
(209.2)
4
(170.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A3
(118.5)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index729.8650.1730.0722.0438.4458.1699.7452.7199.3190.3236.7297.1119.7

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City-data.com crime index in Sumiton, AL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 18 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.85
Alabama average:

2.19
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Ancestries: American (35.2%), Irish (15.1%), German (4.7%), European (4.1%), Scottish (3.4%), English (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 480 feet

Land area: 5.28 square miles.

Population density: 442 people per square mile   (low).

Sumiton, Alabama map

9 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.3%
Alabama:

2.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $395 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $263 (0.2%)

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

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

4.0%
Alabama:

4.0%
Historical population in Sumiton, AL
Historical housing units in Sumiton, AL

Population change in the 1990s: +32 (+1.2%).
Most common industries in Sumiton, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.9%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Truck transportation (8.7%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • U. S. Postal service (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.0%)
  • Truck transportation (15.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.0%)
  • Health care (4.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.6%)
  • Utilities (3.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (11.1%)
  • Health care (10.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.2%)
  • U. S. Postal service (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Sumiton, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Registered nurses (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14.3%)
  • Carpenters (7.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (7.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.6%)
  • Cashiers (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)

Average climate in Sumiton, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 81.3. This is about average.

City:

81.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.256. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.256
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.61. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.61
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.33. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.33
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 19.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.63. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.63
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

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 significantly above Alabama state average. It is 148% greater 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 Sumiton center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) 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 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 96.2 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 182.0 miles away from the city 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 (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 10, Floods: 9, Winds: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 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: 447, Location: 155 HOSANNA DR, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Sumiton:

  • SUMITON ELEM MIDDLE SCH (Students: 851, Location: 275 1ST ST N, Grades: 5-8)
  • SUMITON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 71 1ST STREET NORTH, Grades: KG-4)
See full list of schools located in Sumiton

Library in Sumiton:

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

Points of interest:

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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

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)
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)

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.

For population 15 years and over in Sumiton:

Marital status in Sumiton, AL
  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 44.9%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 18.4%

For population 25 years and over in Sumiton:

  • High school or higher: 86.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Alabama average:

11.5

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

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Religion statistics for Sumiton, AL (based on Walker County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This 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.
Alabama:

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

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.41 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

5.39 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.9%
State:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Walker County:

32.4%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.5%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

61.1%
Alabama:

49.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Sumiton:

63.5%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Sumiton:

27.5
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

12.3%
State:

20.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Sumiton:

6.9
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

29.5%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Sumiton:

68.1%
Alabama:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Sumiton:

81.3%
Alabama:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sumiton, 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
Police Protection - Officers 8$18,184$27,2760$0
Streets and Highways 7$13,439$23,0380$0
Police - Other 2$3,798$22,7880$0
Sewerage 2$6,690$40,1400$0
Firefighters 2$5,593$33,5580$0
Other and Unallocable 2$4,068$24,4080$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,747$32,9643$1,128
Welfare 1$628$7,5361$478
Judicial and Legal 1$1,620$19,4400$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,824$21,8883$332
Financial Administration 1$1,915$22,9800$0
Health 1$865$10,3800$0
Totals for Government 29$61,371$25,3957$1,938

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

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $1,086,000 ($465.69)
    Police Protection: $902,000 ($386.79)
    Water Utilities: $789,000 ($338.34)
    Gas Utilities: $656,000 ($281.30)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $308,000 ($132.08)
    Financial Administration: $232,000 ($99.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $193,000 ($82.76)
    Regular Highways: $191,000 ($81.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $148,000 ($63.46)
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,000 ($0.43)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.43)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $26,000 ($11.15)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $50,000 ($21.44)

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

  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $441,000 ($189.11)
    Rents: $25,000 ($10.72)
    Donations From Private Sources: $22,000 ($9.43)
    General Revenue - Other: $20,000 ($8.58)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($5.57)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,004,000 ($430.53)
    Gas Utilities: $851,000 ($364.92)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $126,000 ($54.03)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,124,000 ($910.81)
    Other License: $410,000 ($175.81)
    Property: $164,000 ($70.33)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $77,000 ($33.02)
    Other: $38,000 ($16.30)

Sumiton government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,333,000 ($571.61)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,208,000 ($518.01)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $125,000 ($53.60)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $554,000 ($237.56)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,806,000 ($1203.26)

4.22% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,184 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.22%
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  1.29% ($37,303 average AGI)
from Winston County, AL  0.34% ($33,514)
from Shelby County, AL  0.16% ($51,353)


4.45% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,543 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.45%
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  1.23% ($42,059 average AGI)
to Winston County, AL  0.41% ($40,779)
to Cullman County, AL  0.23% ($31,146)
Businesses in Sumiton, AL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1SONIC Drive-In1
Advance Auto Parts1Subway1
Curves1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
RadioShack1

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 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Sumiton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 6.1mTotal length
  • $5,241,000Total costs
  • 26,385Total average daily traffic
  • 3,683Total average daily truck traffic
  • 33,264Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private 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: 07/30/2019, Expiration Date: 06/08/2029, Registrant: Southern Communications Services, Inc D/B/A Southern Linc, 600 18th St N Bin Sn-0800, Birmingham, AL 35203-2206, Phone: (205) 257-1534, 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, Cancellation Date: 07/17/2014, 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 Broadcast 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: 03/12/2014, Expiration Date: 01/06/2024, 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: 07/26/2019, Expiration Date: 08/15/2029, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Fax: (202) 872-1331, 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, Phone: (404) 506-7330
  • Sumiton, 1190 Sullivan Rd (Lat: 33.756944 Lon: -87.025556), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 140.2 m, Overall height: 147.8 m, Call Sign: WPTD238,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6845.00 MHz, 6805.00 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz... (+24 more), Grant Date: 07/08/2011, Expiration Date: 08/31/2021, Certifier: J. Russell Williams, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th Street / Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203-2206, Phone: (205) 257-3223, 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:

14 (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 in Sumiton, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sumiton, 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 fire incidents per year is 37. The highest number of fire incidents - 52 took place in 2004, and the least - 0 in 2013. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Sumiton, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (42.7%), and Structure Fires (35.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sumiton, AL
    • 25142.7%Outside Fires
    • 20835.4%Structure Fires
    • 11118.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 183.1%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sumiton, AL
  • 63.5%Electricity
  • 32.1%Utility gas
  • 4.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sumiton, AL
  • 83.9%Electricity
  • 10.0%Utility gas
  • 6.0%Wood


Sumiton compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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