Talladega, Alabama

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Population in 2013: 15,846 (82% urban, 18% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.6%
Males: 7,991  (50.4%)
Females: 7,855  (49.6%)
Median resident age:  37.8 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 35160.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,835 (it was $29,617 in 2000)
Talladega:

$31,835
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,919 (it was $15,733 in 2000)

Talladega city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $83,063 (it was $61,900 in 2000)
Talladega:

$83,063
AL:

$122,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $471.

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  • Races in Talladega, AL (2013)

    Talladega races chart
    • 7,66448.2%Black alone
    • 7,21045.3%White alone
    • 6183.9%Hispanic
    • 2011.3%Asian alone
    • 1410.9%Two or more races
    • 470.3%American Indian alone
    • 30.02%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Talladega: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (16.4%), Irish (7.5%), English (6.6%), German (4.9%), Subsaharan African (2.4%), French (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 555 feet

Land area: 23.9 square miles.

Population density: 664 people per square mile   (low).

Talladega,AL real estate house value index trend

Talladega, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Talladega:

  • High school or higher: 79.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Talladega city:

  • Never married: 38.0%
  • Now married: 38.6%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

78 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Alabama:

2.0%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 88 registered sex offenders living in Talladega, Alabama as of July 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Talladega to the number of sex offenders is 177 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $424 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $314 (0.5%)

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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.43 N, Longitude: 86.10 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,069 (+19.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,115 (62.8%)

Area code: 256

Talladega household income distribution Talladega home values distribution

Crime rates in Talladega by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 10030410
per 100,000 6.50.00.017.70.025.46.40.0
Rapes 1218161831396
per 100,000 78.5119.493.1106.517.882.557.637.4
Robberies 341626169142120
per 100,000 222.6106.1151.494.753.588.9134.3124.7
Assaults 23174286798476103
per 100,000 150.6112.8244.5508.8469.5533.3486.2642.4
Burglaries 243224204426361371373526
per 100,000 1,590.61,486.01,187.62,520.42,145.52,355.42,386.33,280.7
Thefts 1,052906837788707829838731
per 100,000 6,886.26,010.34,872.54,662.24,201.85,263.25,361.14,559.3
Auto thefts 7462416970766147
per 100,000 484.4411.3238.7408.2416.0482.5390.3293.1
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A1N/AN/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A6.3N/AN/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 284.2) 607.2535.1472.9656.0482.8674.0618.1640.7

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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

Talladega tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.6%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Talladega, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 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 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 the city 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 (12).
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

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 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)
  • DAVITA TALLADEGA (726 E BATTLE STREET)
  • LANDMARK DIALYSIS (717 STONE AVE)
  • BAPTIST CITIZENS HOME HEALTH CARE (604 STONE AVENUE)
  • TALLADEGA HEALTHCARE CENTER, INC (616 CHAFFEE STREET)

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:

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2006 was 101. This is worse than average.

City:

101
U.S.:

74

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.:

32.0

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)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 28.9%
(17.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.0% for Black residents, 21.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 27.0% 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

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, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Talladega compared to Alabama state average:

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

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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.8
Alabama average:

11.9

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Utility gas (46%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

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
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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$15,015$36,0360$0
Other Government Administration 22$53,949$29,4272$1,218
Judicial and Legal 4$11,703$35,1090$0
Police Protection - Officers 41$128,646$37,6521$615
Police - Other 2$4,628$27,7680$0
Firefighters 25$81,464$39,1032$2,150
Fire - Other 1$2,715$32,5800$0
Streets and Highways 17$40,375$28,5000$0
Health 4$7,813$23,4390$0
Solid Waste Management 24$47,400$23,7000$0
Sewerage 11$35,152$38,3480$0
Parks and Recreation 12$33,117$33,1178$5,037
Water Supply 64$192,382$36,0724$5,531
Local Libraries 7$16,060$27,5310$0
Totals for Government 239$670,419$33,66117$14,551

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

  • Construction - Corrections - Other: $87,000 ($5.49)
    Regular Highways: $39,000 ($2.46)
    Judicial & Legal: $4,000 ($0.25)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,096,000 ($132.27)
    Regular Highways: $1,363,000 ($86.02)
    General - Other: $1,361,000 ($85.89)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,206,000 ($76.11)
    Fire Protection: $918,000 ($57.93)
    Solid Waste Management: $734,000 ($46.32)
    Central Staff Services: $723,000 ($45.63)
    Libraries: $265,000 ($16.72)
    Air Transportation: $60,000 ($3.79)
    Welfare - Other: $59,000 ($3.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $416,000 ($26.25)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $163,000 ($10.29)
    Air Transportation: $118,000 ($7.45)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($0.38)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,740,000 ($236.02)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $289,000 ($18.24)
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $555,000 ($35.02)
    Parks & Recreation: $361,000 ($22.78)
    All Other: $263,000 ($16.60)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $730,000 ($46.07)
    Interest Earnings: $422,000 ($26.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $203,000 ($12.81)
    All Other: $145,000 ($9.15)
    Public Welfare: $59,000 ($3.72)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $4,723,000 ($298.06)
    NEC: $2,348,000 ($148.18)
    Property: $794,000 ($50.11)
    Other Selective Sales: $250,000 ($15.78)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $4,487,000 ($283.16)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,644,000 ($419.29)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $6,064,000 ($382.68)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $4,000,000 ($252.43)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $487,000 ($30.73)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $580,000 ($36.60)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $38,000 ($2.40)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,045,000 ($192.16)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,093,000 ($258.30)

5.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,785 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
Alabama average:

6.02%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($397 average AGI)
Talladega County:

0.06%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Calhoun County, AL  1.09% ($32,744 average AGI)
from St. Clair County, AL  0.55% ($37,621)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.47% ($34,600)


5.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,837 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
Alabama average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Calhoun County, AL  1.08% ($32,240 average AGI)
to St. Clair County, AL  0.55% ($32,178)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.43% ($33,522)

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 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 40Number of bridges
  • 143m469ftTotal length
  • $66,553,000Total costs
  • 125,750Total average daily traffic
  • 9,737Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 61930-1939
  • 151940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 12010-2012
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&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

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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Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2015.