Talladega, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 15,426 (82% urban, 18% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.9%
Males: 7,655  (49.6%)
Females: 7,771  (50.4%)
Median resident age:

39.1 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 35160.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $30,143 (it was $29,617 in 2000)
Talladega:

$30,143
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,179 (it was $15,733 in 2000)

Talladega city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $91,601 (it was $61,900 in 2000)
Talladega:

$91,601
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $118,086; detached houses: $120,690; townhouses or other attached units: $199,721; mobile homes: $57,097

Median gross rent in 2017: $481.

March 2019 cost of living index in Talladega: 77.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 25.7%
(21.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.7% for Black residents, 25.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 68.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Talladega, AL (2010)
    • 7,58848.4%Black alone
    • 7,28746.5%White alone
    • 5293.4%Hispanic
    • 1511.0%Two or more races
    • 720.5%Asian alone
    • 290.2%American Indian alone
    • 190.1%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 95 registered sex offenders living in Talladega, Alabama as of May 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Talladega is 167 to 1.


Crime rates in Talladega by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(17.7)
0
(0.0)
4
(25.4)
1
(6.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.3)
2
(12.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.5)
4
(26.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
18
(106.5)
3
(17.8)
13
(82.5)
9
(57.6)
6
(37.4)
10
(63.3)
5
(31.2)
4
(25.6)
5
(32.6)
8
(52.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
16
(94.7)
9
(53.5)
14
(88.9)
21
(134.3)
20
(124.7)
20
(126.6)
6
(37.5)
24
(153.4)
21
(136.8)
10
(65.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
86
(508.8)
79
(469.5)
84
(533.3)
76
(486.2)
103
(642.4)
93
(588.6)
109
(681.0)
95
(607.2)
109
(709.8)
102
(664.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
426
(2,520)
361
(2,145)
371
(2,355)
373
(2,386)
526
(3,281)
315
(1,994)
291
(1,818)
234
(1,496)
217
(1,413)
179
(1,167)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
788
(4,662)
707
(4,202)
829
(5,263)
838
(5,361)
731
(4,559)
666
(4,215)
665
(4,155)
544
(3,477)
560
(3,647)
556
(3,624)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
69
(408.2)
70
(416.0)
76
(482.5)
61
(390.3)
47
(293.1)
52
(329.1)
51
(318.6)
46
(294.0)
54
(351.7)
70
(456.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/A1
(6.3)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)646.4475.8664.1609.1631.3553.5516.4455.2495.0509.5

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City-data.com crime index in Talladega, AL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 40 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.35
Alabama average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (41.0%), Irish (3.6%), English (1.5%), German (1.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 555 feet

Land area: 23.9 square miles.

Population density: 646 people per square mile   (low).

Talladega, Alabama map

543 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America).

This city:

3.5%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $320 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $249 (0.3%)

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 )

Latitude: 33.43 N, Longitude: 86.10 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,827 (+24.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,649 (55.3%)

Area code: 256

Distribution of median household income in Talladega, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Talladega, AL in 2017
Talladega satellite photo by USGS

Talladega tourist attractions:

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
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $45,300
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $134,100
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $167,800
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Talladega, AL residents
Average permit cost in Talladega, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Alabama:

3.8%
Historical population in Talladega, AL
Historical housing units in Talladega, AL
Most common industries in Talladega, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.8%)
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.9%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.1%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (8.0%)
  • Wood products (6.5%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (5.1%)
  • Health care (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.2%)
  • Health care (15.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Talladega, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)

Average climate in Talladega, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Talladega, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2006 was 90.1. This is worse than average.

City:

90.1
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2006 was 32.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.8
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Talladega-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 125% 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 near Alabama state average. It is 80% 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 Talladega 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 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 173.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 102.1 miles away from Talladega center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 210.2 miles away from Talladega 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 119.3 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 Talladega County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Talladega topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Talladega:

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

Airports located in Talladega:

College/University in Talladega:

  • Talladega College (Full-time enrollment: 542; 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: 7,566)
  • Southern Union State Community College (about 38 miles; Wadley, AL; FT enrollment: 4,120)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 39 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)
  • Gadsden State Community College (about 40 miles; Gadsden, AL; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • Samford University (about 40 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,829)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 42 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 14,853)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 42 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 8,167)

Public high schools in Talladega:

  • TALLADEGA HIGH SCH (Students: 739, Location: 1177 MCMILLAN STREET EAST, Grades: 9-12)
  • TALLADEGA CO CENTRAL HIGH (Students: 197, Location: 5104 HOWELL COVE RD, Grades: 7-12)
  • ALABAMA SCHOOL FOR DEAF (Location: 205 E SOUTH STREET, Grades: KG-12)
  • ALABAMA SCHOOL FOR BLIND (Location: 705 E SOUTH STREET, Grades: KG-12)
  • HELEN KELLER SCHOOL (Location: 1221 COCHRAN AVE, Grades: KG-12)
  • E H GENTRY TECHNICAL FACILITY (Location: 1105 FORT LASHLEY, Grades: 7-12)
  • TALLADEGA CAREER TECH CTR (Location: 110 PICCADILLY CIR, Grades: 9-12)

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)

Points of interest:

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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

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.

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 WATER AND SEWER BOARD, CITY OF (Address: 100 North Court Street , Population served: 20,115, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
WALDO WATER SYSTEM (Address: 39 SORGHUM LANE , Population served: 450, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-11-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-25-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-13-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • TALLADEGA COUNTY WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 4,650, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Talladega:

Marital status in Talladega, AL
  • Never married: 40.6%
  • Now married: 30.2%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 12.7%
  • Divorced: 12.7%

For population 25 years and over in Talladega:

  • High school or higher: 75.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 10.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Talladega
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Talladega, AL (based on Talladega County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant33,499139
Mainline Protestant4,53837
Black Protestant3,64525
Catholic1,7694
Other5544
None38,286-
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: 8
Talladega County:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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
Here:

8.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.8%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

32.8%
State:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

6.9%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Talladega:

48.0%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.7%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.5
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Talladega:

20.6%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Talladega:

12.9%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.7%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Talladega:

52.7%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Talladega:

78.6%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Talladega, AL Residents

Talladega government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,828,000 ($118.50)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,484,000 ($161.03)
    Water Utilities: $2,139,000 ($138.66)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,618,000 ($104.89)
    Regular Highways: $1,474,000 ($95.55)
    Sewerage: $1,034,000 ($67.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,031,000 ($66.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $973,000 ($63.08)
    General - Other: $922,000 ($59.77)
    Central Staff Services: $812,000 ($52.64)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $541,000 ($35.07)
    Financial Administration: $393,000 ($25.48)
    Health - Other: $297,000 ($19.25)
    Libraries: $290,000 ($18.80)
    Public Welfare - Other: $178,000 ($11.54)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $90,000 ($5.83)
    Natural Resources - Other: $64,000 ($4.15)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $51,000 ($3.31)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $331,000 ($21.46)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $298,000 ($19.32)
    Other - Police Protection: $262,000 ($16.98)
    Other - Judicial and Legal Services: $140,000 ($9.08)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Judicial and Legal Services: $240,000 ($15.56)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,510,000 ($422.01)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $823,000 ($53.35)

Talladega government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,597,000 ($168.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,041,000 ($67.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $156,000 ($10.11)
    Other: $42,000 ($2.72)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $16,000 ($1.04)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $480,000 ($31.12)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $119,000 ($7.71)
    Other: $85,000 ($5.51)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $795,000 ($51.54)
    Sale of Property: $45,000 ($2.92)
    Rents: $43,000 ($2.79)
    Interest Earnings: $34,000 ($2.20)
    Donations From Private Sources: $5,000 ($0.32)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,603,000 ($233.57)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $109,000 ($7.07)
    Other: $12,000 ($0.78)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $8,206,000 ($531.96)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,153,000 ($74.74)
    Public Utility License: $1,129,000 ($73.19)
    Property: $1,062,000 ($68.84)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $368,000 ($23.86)
    Other: $359,000 ($23.27)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $198,000 ($12.84)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $132,000 ($8.56)
    Motor Vehicle License: $41,000 ($2.66)

Talladega government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,473,000 ($1975.43)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,693,000 ($1665.56)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,176,000 ($530.01)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,396,000 ($220.15)

Talladega government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,519,000 ($1524.63)

5.70% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($40,072 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
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 Calhoun County, AL  1.33% ($40,186 average AGI)
from St. Clair County, AL  0.59% ($40,560)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.47% ($44,039)


6.05% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($50,348 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
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 Calhoun County, AL  1.41% ($36,956 average AGI)
to St. Clair County, AL  0.64% ($35,126)
to Shelby County, AL  0.51% ($69,942)
Businesses in Talladega, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Arby's1Nike5
AutoZone1Rite Aid2
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In1
CVS1Sprint Nextel1
Church's Chicken1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1Super 81
FedEx1T-Mobile1
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS1
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
Jones New York1Walmart1
KFC1

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
See more detailed statistics of Talladega fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 53Number of bridges
  • 430ft / 131mTotal length
  • $61,799,000Total costs
  • 166,168Total average daily traffic
  • 11,992Total average daily truck traffic
  • 215,055Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Talladega, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41920-1929
  • 71930-1939
  • 151940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 91980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 82000-2009
  • 12010-2018
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: 185 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Talladega, AL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 35 (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: 145 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Talladega)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Talladega)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 109. The highest number of fires - 294 took place in 2010, and the least - 21 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Talladega, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (49.7%), and Structure Fires (35.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Talladega, AL
    • 80949.7%Outside Fires
    • 57335.2%Structure Fires
    • 21713.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 301.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Talladega, AL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Talladega, Alabama:

  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 240 Haynes St, Talladega, Alabama 35160 , Phone: (256) 362-7780, Fax: (256) 362-7790
  • Super 8 - Talladega, 220 Haynes St, Talladega, Alabama 35160 , Phone: (256) 315-9511, Fax: (256) 315-0574
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Talladega, Alabama
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Talladega, AL
  • 50.8%Electricity
  • 43.0%Utility gas
  • 5.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Talladega, AL
  • 79.7%Electricity
  • 20.1%Utility gas
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Talladega compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Talladega on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in institutions for the deaf (population 1,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in institutions for the blind (population 1,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in job corps and vocational training facilities (population 1,000+)"
  • #70 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of burglaries per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children (population 1,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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