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Population in 2012: 2,474 (75% urban, 25% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.2%
 

Males: 1,121  (45.3%)
Females: 1,353  (54.7%)

Median resident age:  41.4 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 35148.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,221 (it was $26,364 in 2000)
Sumiton:

$37,221
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,853

Sumiton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $125,342 (it was $60,000 in 2000)
Sumiton:

$125,342
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $106,625; Detached houses: $126,456; Mobile homes: $42,225

Median gross rent in 2012: $541.

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Sumiton races chart
  • White alone - 2,347 (93.1%)
  • Black alone - 101 (4.0%)
  • Two or more races - 36 (1.4%)
  • Hispanic - 20 (0.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.04%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sumiton: 86.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (20.1%), Irish (17.6%), German (14.3%), English (8.3%), Dutch (3.2%), French (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 480 feet

Land area: 5.28 square miles.

Population density: 469 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Sumiton:

  • High school or higher: 75.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 11.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sumiton city:

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 51.2%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 11.6%

9 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.3%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Sumiton, Alabama as of December 20, 2014.
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 2012: $348 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $255 (0.3%)

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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

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Crime rates in Sumiton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 001001000001
per 100,000 0.00.037.90.00.038.40.00.00.00.00.039.8
Rapes 111120021100
per 100,000 37.437.237.938.277.20.00.078.739.239.00.00.0
Robberies 138139454145
per 100,000 37.4111.6302.838.2115.8345.5155.2196.8156.639.0158.0199.1
Assaults 131078310025913
per 100,000 486.0371.9265.0305.5115.838.40.00.078.3194.9355.5517.7
Burglaries 242936433537404748132837
per 100,000 897.21078.51362.61641.81351.41420.31551.61849.71879.4506.61105.81473.5
Thefts 201165207203198230269256265182160192
per 100,000 7514.06136.17835.07751.17644.88829.210434.410074.810375.97092.86319.17646.4
Auto thefts 24272431272925242612315
per 100,000 897.21004.1908.41183.71042.51113.2969.7944.51018.0467.7118.5597.4
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A3N/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A118.5N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 596.9560.9761.2648.2628.1759.6676.7759.9751.5456.3476.9728.3

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 14 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.16
Alabama average:

2.41

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Sumiton, Alabama accommodation, waste management, health care - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +32 (+1.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Sumiton-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 294% 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 52% 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 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 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 Sumiton center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 25.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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: 5, Winds: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/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, provides emergency services, about 9 miles away; GRAYSVILLE, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Sumiton, AL

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sumiton:

  • Bevill State Community College (about 14 miles; Jasper, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,544)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 21 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,273)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 22 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 11,648)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 23 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,542)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 24 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 4,160)
  • Samford University (about 25 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 4,154)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 28 miles; Hanceville, AL; FT enrollment: 3,575)

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
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AQI  CO  Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.1. This is about average.
City:

33.1
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.492. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.492
U.S.:

0.334
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 23.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

23.5
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.5
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.6

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

SUMITON WATER WORKS BOARD (Population served: 5991, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2002 and JUN-2002, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-13-2003), St Public Notif received (APR-24-2003)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2002 and MAR-2002, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-17-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-13-2003), St Public Notif received (APR-24-2003)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2001 and DEC-2001, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-08-2002), St Public Notif received (FEB-02-2002)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2001 and SEP-2001, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2001), St Public Notif received (NOV-30-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-17-1997), St Site Visit (enforcement) (SEP-25-1997), St Public Notif received (OCT-24-1997)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.6%
(14.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 88.5% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sumiton, AL

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:

  • Black race population percentage significantly 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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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 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Sumiton travel time to work - commute


Sumiton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Utility gas (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 61.71%
Here61.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Churches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchNational Association of Free Will Baptists
Adherents57.8%11.7%10.3%7.9%2.6%
Congregations33.8%10.4%21.2%12.2%3.6%
NameChurch of the NazareneCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.3%2.3%1.9%0.8%2.4%
Congregations3.6%0.5%3.6%0.5%10.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$1,284$15,4080$0
Other Government Administration 1$1,841$22,0922$498
Judicial and Legal 1$1,086$13,0320$0
Police Protection - Officers 6$12,190$24,3800$0
Police - Other 2$2,546$15,2760$0
Firefighters 2$3,749$22,4940$0
Streets and Highways 5$9,009$21,6220$0
Welfare 1$421$5,0521$211
Health 1$580$6,9600$0
Sewerage 2$4,485$26,9100$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,223$14,6762$147
Other and Unallocable 2$2,727$16,3620$0
Totals for Government 25$41,141$19,7485$856

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $660,000 ($266.77)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $732,000 ($295.88)
    Financial Administration: $610,000 ($246.56)
    Water Utilities: $606,000 ($244.95)
    Police Protection: $456,000 ($184.32)
    Regular Highways: $247,000 ($99.84)
    Fire Protection: $161,000 ($65.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $89,000 ($35.97)
    Libraries: $29,000 ($11.72)
    Parks & Recreation: $22,000 ($8.89)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($6.47)
    Welfare - Other: $2,000 ($0.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $94,000 ($38.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,046,000 ($422.80)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $594,000 ($240.10)
    Interest Earnings: $91,000 ($36.78)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $890,000 ($359.74)
    Water Utilities: $754,000 ($304.77)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,466,000 ($592.56)
    NEC: $232,000 ($93.78)
    Property: $69,000 ($27.89)
    Public Utilities: $61,000 ($24.66)
    Motor Vehicle License: $31,000 ($12.53)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,570,000 ($634.60)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $347,000 ($140.26)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $1,787,000 ($722.31)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $130,000 ($52.55)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,919,000 ($775.67)

5.08% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,292 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.08%
Alabama average:

6.81%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($219 average AGI)
Walker County:

0.05%
Alabama average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jefferson County, AL  1.44% ($34,945 average AGI)
from Winston County, AL  0.38% ($30,866)
from Marion County, AL  0.15% ($29,909)


4.96% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,618 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.96%
Alabama average:

6.16%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Jefferson County, AL  1.46% ($36,735 average AGI)
to Winston County, AL  0.41% ($27,886)
to Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.23% ($32,857)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Sumiton, Alabama:
  • Fatal accident count: 30
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 54
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 8
  • Fatalities: 37
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 104
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Alabama average:
  • Fatal accident count: 105
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 164
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 27
  • Fatalities: 115
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 269
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 10

See more detailed statistics of Sumiton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 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
Curves1Subway1
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Hardee's1U-Haul1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
RadioShack1Walmart1

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