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Population in 2012: 15,591 (82% urban, 18% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.0%
Males: 7,700  (49.4%)
Females: 7,891  (50.6%)

Median resident age:  37.4 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 35160.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,092 (it was $29,617 in 2000)
Talladega:

$26,092
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,117

Talladega city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $80,943 (it was $61,900 in 2000)
Talladega:

$80,943
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $101,452; Detached houses: $108,009; Townhouses or other attached units: $88,711; Mobile homes: $40,901

Median gross rent in 2012: $521.

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  • Black alone - 7,800 (49.5%)
  • White alone - 7,282 (46.2%)
  • Hispanic - 437 (2.8%)
  • Asian alone - 87 (0.6%)
  • Two or more races - 100 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 44 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.02%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Talladega: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (15.6%), Irish (7.8%), English (6.5%), German (4.3%), Subsaharan African (2.2%), French (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 555 feet

Land area: 23.9 square miles.

Population density: 653 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Talladega:

  • High school or higher: 74.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 19.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Talladega city:

  • Never married: 32.9%
  • Now married: 40.1%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

336 residents are foreign born (0.3% Asia, 0.2% Latin America).

This city:  2.1%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 83 registered sex offenders living in Talladega, Alabama as of October 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Talladega to the number of sex offenders is 188 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $344 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $306 (0.4%)

Talladega satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hoover, AL (40.8 miles , pop. 62,742).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (41.5 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (587.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Waldo, AL (2.2 miles ), Munford, AL (3.3 miles ), Lincoln, AL (3.3 miles ), Sycamore-Winterboro, AL (3.4 miles) , Renfroe-Lanier, AL (3.4 miles) , Riverside, AL (3.7 miles ), Pell City, AL (3.7 miles ), Bynum, AL (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 7 buildings, average cost: $98,200
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $71,300
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $95,100
  • 2000: 17 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $81,000
  • 2002: 13 buildings, average cost: $95,700
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $92,800
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $112,900
  • 2005: 49 buildings, average cost: $80,200
  • 2006: 25 buildings, average cost: $121,100
  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $121,100
  • 2008: 20 buildings, average cost: $124,600
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $104,800
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $94,600
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $65,500
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $118,700

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Latitude: 33.43 N, Longitude: 86.10 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,374 (+21.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,771 (60.6%)

Area code: 256

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Crime rates in Talladega by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1003041
per 100,000 6.50.00.017.70.025.46.4
Rapes 121816183139
per 100,000 78.5119.493.1106.517.882.557.6
Robberies 3416261691421
per 100,000 222.6106.1151.494.753.588.9134.3
Assaults 23174286798476
per 100,000 150.6112.8244.5508.8469.5533.3486.2
Burglaries 243224204426361371373
per 100,000 1590.61486.01187.62520.42145.52355.42386.3
Thefts 1,052906837788707829838
per 100,000 6886.26010.34872.54662.24201.85263.25361.1
Auto thefts 74624169707661
per 100,000 484.4411.3238.7408.2416.0482.5390.3
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A1N/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A6.3N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.8) 607.0534.9472.7655.7482.6673.7617.9

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 45 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.62
Alabama average:

2.28

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Talladega, Alabama accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.9%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Talladega-area historical tornado activity is above Alabama state average. It is 234% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.7 miles away from the Talladega city center killed 10 people and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 5/1/1953, a category F4 tornado 17.8 miles away from the city center killed 7 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Talladega-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 78.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 66.6 miles away from Talladega 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 69.6 miles away from the city 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 66.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/8/2001 at 01:08:21, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.3 miles away from Talladega center
On 8/19/2004 at 23:51:49, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.6 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 Talladega County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 3, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Talladega topographic map

Birthplace of: Eddie King (musician) - Chicago blues guitarist and singer, Gertrude Michael - Female singer, Bennie Swain - Basketball player, Dave Pope - Baseball player, Dixie Parsons - Baseball player, Tom Bleick - Football player, Tom Ragland - Baseball player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Talladega:

  • DAVITA TALLADEGA (Dialysis Facility, 726 E BATTLE STREET)
  • LANDMARK DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 717 STONE AVE)
  • BAPTIST CITIZENS HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, 604 STONE AVENUE)
  • CITIZENS BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 604 STONE AVENUE)
  • COMFORT CARE HOSPICE OF TALLADEGA (Hospital, 702 EAST BATTLE STREET SUITE C)
  • TALLADEGA HEALTHCARE CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, 616 CHAFFEE STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Talladega, AL

Airports located in Talladega:


Local government website: www.talladega.com

College/University in Talladega:

  • Talladega College (Full-time enrollment: 673; Location: 627 W Battle St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.talladega.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Talladega:

  • Jacksonville State University (about 34 miles; Jacksonville, AL; Full-time enrollment: 6,251)
  • Southern Union State Community College (about 38 miles; Wadley, AL; FT enrollment: 3,299)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 39 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,273)
  • Gadsden State Community College (about 40 miles; Gadsden, AL; FT enrollment: 4,222)
  • Samford University (about 40 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 4,154)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 41 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 11,648)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 42 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 4,160)

Public high schools in Talladega:

Private high school in Talladega:

  • HOPE ACADEMY PRESBYTERIAN HOME (Students: 61; Location: 905 ASHLAND HWY; Grades: 3 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Talladega:

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Library in Talladega:

  • TALLADEGA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $446,407; Location: 202 SOUTH STREET EAST; 148,900 books; 2,109 audio materials; 275 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 79 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 155 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Talladega: Talladega Battleground (A), Talladega Country Club (B), Talladega District Ranger Office (C), Talladega Public Library (D), Talladega County Courthouse (E), Talladega Federal Correctional Institution (F), NorthStar Emergency Medical Services Talladega (G), Talladega Fire and Rescue Station 2 (H), Talladega Fire and Rescue Station 1 (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Northgate Shopping Center (1), Talladega Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Talladega include: Trinity United Methodist Church (A), Star of Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church (B), Southwood Presbyterian Church (C), Southside Baptist Church (D), Saint Peters Episcopal Church (E), Ridgeview Baptist Church (F), Refuge Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ (G), Peace Baptist Church (H), Northside Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Pine Hill Memorial Park (1), Oak Hill Cemetery (2), Needmore Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Coxs Pond (A), Spring Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Talladega include: Bingham Park (1), Jemison Park (2), McMillan Park (3), Pines Park (4), Silk Stocking Historic District (5), Talladega College Historic District (6), Talladega Courthouse Square Historic District (7), Mary Dumas Stadium (8), Talladega Recreational Complex (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Talladega City Of (Museums; 203 South Street West) (1), Jemison Carnegie Heritage Hall (Museums; 200 South Street East) (2), Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind - Alabama School for the Blind- School Lib (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 205 South Street East) (3), Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind - Alabama School for the Deaf- Lib (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 205 South Street East) (4), Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind - Alabama School for the Blind- Sub-Regional Lib (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 205 South Street East) (5). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: All American Buffet (65600 Al Highway 77) (1), Super Eight Motel of Talladega (220 Haynes Street) (2), Budget Inn & Suites (65600 Al Highway 77) (3), Mc Craig Motel (903 North State Highway 21) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Talladega County - District Court Judges- Judge Tommy Dobson (Sylacauga) (1), Talladega County - District Court- Clarence Haynes (148 East Street North) (2), Talladega City - Environmental Control- City Clerks- Building Inspector- Mayor Of (203 South Street West) (3), Curry Court Office (151 Curry Court) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Talladega County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

TALLADEGA (THE CITY OF) (Population served: 20550, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2003 and JUN-2003, Contaminant: Tetrachloroethylene. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-22-2003), St Public Notif received (JUL-28-2003)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2002 and DEC-2002, Contaminant: Tetrachloroethylene. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-10-2003), St Public Notif received (JUL-15-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In AUG-2003, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-09-2003)
  • 16 regular monitoring violations

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

  • TALLADEGA COUNTY WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 2874, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_surface_water)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.2%
(18.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.2% for Black residents, 42.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 30.8% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.1%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.7%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Talladega, AL

People in group quarters in Talladega in 2010:

  • 857 people in federal prisons
  • 320 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 259 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 230 people in college/university student housing
  • 229 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 32 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Talladega in 2000:

  • 347 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 226 people in nursing homes
  • 142 people in institutions for the deaf
  • 139 people in institutions for the blind
  • 52 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 40 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 39 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 32 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 25 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in other group homes

Talladega compared to Alabama state average:

Talladega, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Talladega (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: West North Branch at 215 West North Street, branch established on 1905/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: First Citizens Bank Branch at 409 East Battle Street, branch established on 1909/01/01. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • SouthFirst Bank: 301 W North St Branch at 301 West North Street, branch established on 1949/10/18. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $125.0 mil, Deposits: $109.3 mil, headquarters in Sylacauga, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • The First National Bank of Talladega: The First National Bank Of Talladega at 120 East North Street, branch established on 1848/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $420.9 mil, Deposits: $334.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: First National Talladega Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Talladega, Alabama:

  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 240 Haynes St, Talladega, AL 35160 , Phone: (256) 362-7780, Fax: (256) 362-7790
  • Super 8 - Talladega, 220 Haynes St, Talladega, AL 35160 , Phone: (256) 315-9511, Fax: (256) 315-0574
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Talladega, Alabama

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Talladega travel time to work - commute


Talladega mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (45%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Talladega city (based on Talladega County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.11%
Here50.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Churches of ChristAssemblies of God
Adherents67.6%13.9%5.0%3.2%1.9%
Congregations41.8%17.6%6.1%6.1%4.2%
NameCatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)National Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents1.5%1.2%1.1%1.1%3.6%
Congregations1.8%2.4%1.8%1.8%16.4%
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: 8
Talladega County:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Talladega County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 70
Talladega County:

8.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 40
Here:

4.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.8%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Talladega County:

32.8%
Alabama:

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

6.9%
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 5$13,200$31,6800$0
Other Government Administration 5$13,218$31,7236$2,225
Judicial and Legal 3$8,349$33,3961$461
Police Protection - Officers 38$109,230$34,4940$0
Police - Other 7$13,018$22,3170$0
Firefighters 23$66,258$34,5690$0
Fire - Other 1$2,431$29,1720$0
Correction 5$9,704$23,2900$0
Streets and Highways 22$48,046$26,2070$0
Welfare 2$3,321$19,9260$0
Health 3$6,591$26,3640$0
Solid Waste Management 4$6,660$19,9800$0
Sewerage 18$53,426$35,6170$0
Parks and Recreation 27$55,075$24,4789$4,563
Water Supply 75$195,569$31,2917$4,667
Local Libraries 7$15,750$27,0001$1,100
Other and Unallocable 16$33,325$24,9940$0
Totals for Government 261$653,171$30,03124$13,016

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

  • Construction - Corrections - Other: $87,000 ($5.58)
    Regular Highways: $39,000 ($2.50)
    Judicial & Legal: $4,000 ($0.26)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,096,000 ($134.44)
    Regular Highways: $1,363,000 ($87.42)
    General - Other: $1,361,000 ($87.29)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,206,000 ($77.35)
    Fire Protection: $918,000 ($58.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $734,000 ($47.08)
    Central Staff Services: $723,000 ($46.37)
    Libraries: $265,000 ($17.00)
    Air Transportation: $60,000 ($3.85)
    Welfare - Other: $59,000 ($3.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $416,000 ($26.68)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $163,000 ($10.45)
    Air Transportation: $118,000 ($7.57)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($0.38)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,740,000 ($239.88)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $289,000 ($18.54)
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $555,000 ($35.60)
    Parks & Recreation: $361,000 ($23.15)
    All Other: $263,000 ($16.87)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $730,000 ($46.82)
    Interest Earnings: $422,000 ($27.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $203,000 ($13.02)
    All Other: $145,000 ($9.30)
    Public Welfare: $59,000 ($3.78)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $4,723,000 ($302.93)
    NEC: $2,348,000 ($150.60)
    Property: $794,000 ($50.93)
    Other Selective Sales: $250,000 ($16.03)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $4,487,000 ($287.79)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,644,000 ($426.14)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $6,064,000 ($388.94)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,000,000 ($256.56)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $487,000 ($31.24)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $580,000 ($37.20)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $38,000 ($2.44)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,045,000 ($195.30)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,093,000 ($262.52)

5.71% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,030 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
Alabama average:

6.81%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($288 average AGI)
Talladega County:

0.05%
Alabama average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Calhoun County, AL  1.07% ($45,708 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.51% ($44,241)
from St. Clair County, AL  0.50% ($29,185)


5.79% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,888 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
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 Calhoun County, AL  1.07% ($30,460 average AGI)
to St. Clair County, AL  0.64% ($36,638)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.51% ($38,679)

Strongest AM radio stations in Talladega:

  • WNUZ (1230 AM; 1 kW; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WVOK (1580 AM; 3 kW; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD B/CING. CO., INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WZZX (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LINEVILLE, AL; Owner: ROBERT A. PERRY)
  • WFHK (1430 AM; 5 kW; PELL CITY, AL; Owner: STOCKS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WHMA (1390 AM; 5 kW; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: CASEY NETWORK, LLC)
  • WAAX (570 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Talladega:

  • WSSY-FM (97.5 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: GREAT SOUTH RFDC, LLC)
  • WTDR (92.7 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: JACOBS BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WVOK-FM (97.9 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WASZ (95.5 FM; ASHLAND, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTRB-FM (98.3 FM; SYLACAUGA, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLJS-FM (91.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES/JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W269AX (101.7 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMAX-FM (105.3 FM; BOWDON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQEN (103.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLJR (88.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BRIARWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Talladega:

  • W63CK (Channel 63; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: BOWLIN BROADCAST NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCIQ (Channel 7; MOUNT CHEAHA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WOIL-LP (Channel 47; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: BOWLIN BROADCAST NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJSU-TV (Channel 40; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WBRC (Channel 6; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTTO (Channel 21; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM BROADCASTING (WVTM-TV), LLC)
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WTJP (Channel 60; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W29AO (Channel 29; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Talladega fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 39
Total length: 129 meters (423ft)
Total costs: $66,553,000
Total average daily traffic: 112,820
Total average daily truck traffic: 8,703
Total future (year 2018) average daily traffic: 185,584

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 6
  • 1940-1949: 15
  • 1950-1959: 3
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 7
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 5
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Talladega, AL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Talladega)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 121 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Talladega, AL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 121 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Talladega)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Talladega)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 114
  • Hazardous Condition: 6
  • Service Call: 2

Incident types - Talladega


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Talladega, AL

Most common first names in Talladega, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James30570.1 years
Mary25875.8 years
William25272.6 years
John24973.0 years
Willie15171.1 years
Robert13972.9 years
Annie11278.2 years
George10673.7 years
Charles10166.1 years
Thomas7170.0 years
Most common last names in Talladega, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10972.1 years
Williams10372.1 years
Jones10073.1 years
Brown7974.7 years
Johnson7072.8 years
Wilson6168.6 years
Patterson6076.9 years
Turner5974.4 years
Horn5969.3 years
White5976.5 years
Businesses in Talladega, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
Arby's1Nike5
AutoZone1Rite Aid2
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In1
CVS1Sprint Nextel1
Church's Chicken1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1Super 81
FedEx1T-Mobile1
GNC1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Holiday Inn1UPS1
Jones New York1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1
Browse common businesses in Talladega, AL


Talladega on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life, physical, and social science technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Furniture and related products (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Furniture and related products (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Wood products (population 5,000+)"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Adam Pennington (1)
  • Robert C. Roberts (1)
  • Brian Gregory Jones (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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