Talladega Springs, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 163 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +31.5%
Males: 74  (45.7%)
Females: 89  (54.3%)
Median resident age:  34.1 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years

Zip code: 35151

Estimated median household income in 2016: $42,292 (it was $35,833 in 2000)
Talladega Springs:

$42,292
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $16,245 (it was $29,556 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $104,194 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Talladega Springs:

$104,194
AL:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $136,816; Detached houses: $163,616; Mobile homes: $44,916

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,290.

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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Talladega Springs: 86.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (46.9%), English (2.8%), Irish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 432 feet

Land area: 1.24 square miles.

Population density: 131 people per square mile   (very low).

Talladega Springs, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Talladega Springs:

  • High school or higher: 74.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Talladega Springs town:

  • Never married: 26.7%
  • Now married: 46.5%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 18.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Talladega Springs town:  0.6% ($199)
Alabama:  0.4% ($289)

Talladega Springs satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hoover, AL (27.8 miles , pop. 62,742).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (35.1 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (576.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Fayetteville, AL (1.7 miles ), Shelby, AL (2.8 miles ), Wilsonville, AL (2.9 miles ), Gantts Quarry, AL (3.0 miles) , Oak Grove, AL (3.1 miles ), Weogufka-Marble Valley, AL (3.1 miles ), Columbiana, AL (3.2 miles ), Weogufka, AL (3.2 miles ).

Latitude: 33.12 N, Longitude: 86.45 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 205

Talladega Springs household income distribution Talladega Springs home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.4%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +35 (+39.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (26%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (26%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (2%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (34%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (3%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Talladega Springs, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Talladega Springs-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 103% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/24/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.8 miles away from the Talladega Springs town center killed 10 people and injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1977, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 36.3 miles away from the town center killed 22 people and injured 130 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Talladega Springs-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 50.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 105.9 miles away from Talladega Springs 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 146.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 90.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.4 miles away from Talladega Springs center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 234.1 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 Springs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Talladega Springs:

  • SYLACAUGA DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; SYLACAUGA, AL)
  • COLUMBIANA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; COLUMBIANA, AL)
  • AMERICAN HOMECARE HOSPICE - SYLACAUGA (Hospital, about 11 miles away; SYLACAUGA, AL)
  • MID-SOUTH HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; SYLACAUGA, AL)
  • SYLACAUGA HEALTH AND REHAB SERVICES (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; SYLACAUGA, AL)
  • SHELBY COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; SYLACAUGA, AL)
  • TALLADEGA COUNTY HOME CARE AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; SYLACAUGA, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Talladega Springs:

  • University of Montevallo (about 25 miles; Montevallo, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,826)
  • Samford University (about 32 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,829)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 33 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 8,167)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 34 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 14,853)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 35 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,695)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 40 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)
  • Southern Union State Community College (about 51 miles; Wadley, AL; FT enrollment: 4,120)

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Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sulphur Branch (A). Display/hide its location 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 2001 was 31.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

31.1
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2001 was 24.0. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 17.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.0
U.S.:

20.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 15.4%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.1% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.9 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  80.7%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.5%
Whole state:  4.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Alabama average:

12.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Talladega Springs town (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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

43.3%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Talladega Springs:

41.0%
State:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

31.8
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Talladega Springs:

27.0%
State:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.6%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.5
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Talladega Springs:

46.3%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

48.1%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

83.0%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Talladega Springs, AL Residents
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

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 Springs:

  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WYEA (1290 AM; 1 kW; SYLACAUGA, AL; Owner: SPIRIT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFEB (1340 AM; 1 kW; SYLACAUGA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WQCR (1500 AM; 2 kW; ALABASTER, AL; Owner: WGTT, INC.)
  • WZZX (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LINEVILLE, AL; Owner: ROBERT A. PERRY)
  • WACV (1170 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WERC (960 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Talladega Springs:

  • WTRB-FM (98.3 FM; SYLACAUGA, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WQEM (101.5 FM; COLUMBIANA, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTDR (92.7 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: JACOBS BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQEN (103.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLWI-FM (92.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLJR (88.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BRIARWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH)
  • WZRR (99.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC-FM (93.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WEZZ-FM (97.7 FM; CLANTON, AL; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN BROADCASTING CO., INC)

TV broadcast stations around Talladega Springs:

  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WTTO (Channel 21; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBRC (Channel 6; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM BROADCASTING (WVTM-TV), LLC)
  • WNCF (Channel 32; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 32 MONTGOMERY LLC)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WBIH (Channel 29; SELMA, AL; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • WBXA-CA (Channel 2; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W27CM (Channel 27; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W04CB (Channel 4; SYLACAUGA, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Utility gas (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19%)
  • Wood (5%)

Talladega Springs compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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