Tarrant, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 6,257 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.9%
 
Males: 2,611  (41.7%)
Females: 3,646  (58.3%)
Median resident age:  40.8 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 35217.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $26,916 (it was $29,380 in 2000)
Tarrant:

$26,916
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,379 (it was $14,149 in 2000)

Tarrant city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $75,212 (it was $51,900 in 2000)
Tarrant:

$75,212
AL:

$122,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $82,056; Detached houses: $86,652; Townhouses or other attached units: $65,554; Mobile homes: $28,704

Median gross rent in 2013: $658.

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  • Races in Tarrant, AL (2010)

    Tarrant races chart
    • 3,33052.1%Black alone
    • 2,34936.7%White alone
    • 5789.0%Hispanic
    • 741.2%Two or more races
    • 250.4%American Indian alone
    • 180.3%Asian alone
    • 200.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 30.05%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Tarrant: 87.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (15.8%), Irish (4.5%), English (3.9%), German (3.1%), Italian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 546 feet

Land area: 6.36 square miles.

Population density: 984 people per square mile   (low).

Tarrant,AL real estate house value index trend

Tarrant, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Tarrant:

  • High school or higher: 77.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tarrant city:

  • Never married: 37.0%
  • Now married: 23.3%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 26.7%

75 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Alabama:

2.0%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Tarrant, Alabama as of December 09, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Tarrant to the number of sex offenders is 3,170 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $587 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $376 (0.6%)

Tarrant satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Birmingham, AL (5.1 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (571.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Fultondale, AL (1.7 miles ), Birmingham, AL (2.3 miles ), Gardendale, AL (2.4 miles ), Irondale, AL (2.4 miles ), Center Point, AL (2.5 miles ), Mountain Brook, AL (2.7 miles ), Forestdale, AL (2.8 miles ), Pinson, AL (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $64,100
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $25,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2001: 19 buildings, average cost: $40,100
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $42,400
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $67,600
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $54,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $54,400
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $72,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $50,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.59 N, Longitude: 86.77 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,119 (+17.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 266 (12.1%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 205

Tarrant household income distribution Tarrant home values distribution

Crime rates in Tarrant by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 00031131012
per 100,000 0.00.00.043.914.815.545.915.60.015.832.0
Rapes 36856346132
per 100,000 42.386.8117.373.288.946.561.393.315.647.432.0
Robberies 27245144493517318713
per 100,000 381.1347.1747.9643.9725.7543.1260.4482.3124.5110.7207.7
Assaults 23223718484137146721
per 100,000 324.7318.1542.6263.4710.9636.2566.7217.893.4110.7335.5
Burglaries 119116126145174213227236172169120
per 100,000 1,679.81,677.51,847.82,122.12,577.03,304.93,476.83,671.42,676.22,672.81,917.2
Thefts 364358471387356342355296217234263
per 100,000 5,138.35,177.26,907.25,663.75,272.55,306.45,437.34,604.93,376.43,700.84,201.9
Auto thefts 354578606831392761316
per 100,000 494.1650.81,143.9878.11,007.1481.0597.3420.093.4205.6255.6
Arson N/AN/A210N/A10N/AN/A0
per 100,000 N/AN/A29.314.60.0N/A15.30.0N/AN/A0.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 285.0) 576.6614.5925.1838.6933.7841.6842.1769.8398.8477.1542.3

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Crime rate in Tarrant detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 25 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.20
Alabama average:

2.27
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -976 (-12.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Tarrant, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Tarrant-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 157% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1977, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 3.9 miles away from the Tarrant city center killed 22 people and injured 130 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1998, a category F5 tornado 6.0 miles away from the city center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tarrant-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 79% 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 30.9 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 90.4 miles away from Tarrant center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 62.5 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 173.0 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 93.7 miles away from Tarrant 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 32.2 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 Jefferson County (29) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 22
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 16, Tornadoes: 14, Floods: 12, Hurricanes: 6, Winds: 4, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tarrant topographic map

Birthplace of: Marquis Maze - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Tarrant:

  • JEFFERSON CO NH (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • JEFFERSON REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CENTER (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • DCI BIRMINGHAM (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • CROWN DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • CARRAWAY METHODIST MEDICAL CTR HOSPICE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • HOPE HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 5 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • FAMILY COMFORT HOSPICE, LLC (Hospital, about 5 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)

Amtrak station near Tarrant:

  • 6 miles: BIRMINGHAM (1819 MORRIS AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tarrant:

  • Jefferson State Community College (about 6 miles; Birmingham, AL; Full-time enrollment: 6,041)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 7 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 14,853)
  • Samford University (about 9 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,829)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 9 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 8,167)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 12 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,695)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 34 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,970)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 34 miles; Hanceville, AL; FT enrollment: 4,486)

Public high school in Tarrant:

Public elementary/middle schools in Tarrant:

  • TARRANT ELEM SCH (Students: 535, Location: 1269 PORTLAND ST, Grades: KG-2)
  • TARRANT INTERMEDIATE SCH (Location: 1 WILDCAT DRIVE, Grades: 3-6)
See full list of schools located in Tarrant

Library in Tarrant:

  • TARRANT PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $196,030; Location: 1143 FORD AVENUE; 38,721 books; 460 audio materials; 852 video materials; 81 state licensed databases; 82 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Tarrant: Tarrant City Public Library (A), Tarrant City Hall (B), Tarrant Fire and Rescue (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Tarrant Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Tarrant include: Rushing Spring Church (A), Boyles Baptist Church (B), First Baptist Church of Tarrant (C), Dixon Memorial Presbyterian Church (D), Independent Methodist Church of Tarrant (E), Central Baptist Church (F), Black Creek Church (G), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (H), Lakeside Church of Tarrant City (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Sheritt Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Ketona Lakes (A), North Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Barton Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 93.8. This is worse than average.

City:

93.8
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.231. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.231
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 1.20. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.20
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 23.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.0
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 33.3%
(18.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.4% for Black residents, 13.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 77.9% for other race residents, 39.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.7 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.9%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.7%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
127 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
3 people in other types of correctional institutions in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.3
Alabama average:

11.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Tarrant city (based on Jefferson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant308,984710
Black Protestant106,653257
Mainline Protestant67,037150
Catholic55,08332
Other13,07345
Orthodox1,4244
None106,212-
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: 135
Jefferson County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 12
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 65
Jefferson County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 380
Jefferson County:

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 357
Here:

5.42 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.4%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson County:

31.1%
Alabama:

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

12.0%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Tarrant:

48.5%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Tarrant:

44.4%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Tarrant:

29.2
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.4%
State:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.2%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Tarrant:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Tarrant:

35.5%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Tarrant:

54.0%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Tarrant:

77.4%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tarrant, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$25,441$50,8820$0
Other Government Administration 2$8,294$49,7640$0
Judicial and Legal 2$6,449$38,6940$0
Police Protection - Officers 21$78,362$44,7780$0
Police - Other 1$4,842$58,1040$0
Firefighters 15$65,457$52,3660$0
Fire - Other 2$13,114$78,6840$0
Streets and Highways 17$51,808$36,5700$0
Solid Waste Management 3$7,625$30,5000$0
Parks and Recreation 6$16,930$33,8603$2,683
Electric Power 12$58,075$58,0750$0
Local Libraries 3$7,835$31,3400$0
Other and Unallocable 5$19,151$45,9620$0
Totals for Government 95$363,383$45,9013$2,683

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

  • Construction - General: $97,000 ($15.50)
    Regular Highways: $60,000 ($9.59)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $5,504,000 ($879.65)
    Police Protection: $1,521,000 ($243.09)
    Regular Highways: $936,000 ($149.59)
    Fire Protection: $887,000 ($141.76)
    Central Staff Services: $485,000 ($77.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $324,000 ($51.78)
    Parks & Recreation: $312,000 ($49.86)
    General - Other: $214,000 ($34.20)
    Libraries: $136,000 ($21.74)
    Financial Administration: $21,000 ($3.36)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $20,000 ($3.20)
    General Public Buildings: $19,000 ($3.04)
    Corrections - Other: $1,000 ($0.16)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $107,000 ($17.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $344,000 ($54.98)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,017,000 ($162.54)
    General: $273,000 ($43.63)
    Health: $58,000 ($9.27)
    Financial Administration: $24,000 ($3.84)
    Transit Utilities: $13,000 ($2.08)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $369,000 ($58.97)
    Regular Highways: $133,000 ($21.26)
    Police Protection: $83,000 ($13.27)
    Fire Protection: $46,000 ($7.35)
    Central Staff: $22,000 ($3.52)
    Parks & Recreation: $20,000 ($3.20)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,050,000 ($487.45)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $100,000 ($15.98)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($1.12)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $602,000 ($96.21)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $315,000 ($50.34)
    General Revenue, NEC: $109,000 ($17.42)
    Property Sale Other: $98,000 ($15.66)
    Rents: $24,000 ($3.84)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $6,503,000 ($1039.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $89,000 ($14.22)
    Highways: $56,000 ($8.95)
    General Support: $5,000 ($0.80)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $2,689,000 ($429.76)
    NEC: $1,064,000 ($170.05)
    Property: $926,000 ($147.99)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $240,000 ($38.36)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $64,000 ($10.23)
    Other Selective Sales: $36,000 ($5.75)
    Motor Vehicle License: $32,000 ($5.11)
    Public Utilities: $23,000 ($3.68)
    Tobacco Sales: $11,000 ($1.76)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Electric Utilities: $2,425,000 ($387.57)
    Industrial Revenue: $2,368,000 ($378.46)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,752,000 ($439.83)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,492,000 ($398.27)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,271,000 ($362.95)
    Electric Utilities: $2,065,000 ($330.03)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $97,000 ($15.50)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Electric Utilities: $360,000 ($57.54)
    Other, NEC: $260,000 ($41.55)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,884,000 ($460.92)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,465,000 ($393.96)

4.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,960 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
Alabama average:

6.02%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($462 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.03%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Shelby County, AL  0.81% ($44,611 average AGI)
from St. Clair County, AL  0.26% ($33,204)
from Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.22% ($45,360)


5.10% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,166 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
Alabama average:

6.06%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($245 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.03%
Alabama average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Shelby County, AL  1.01% ($46,368 average AGI)
to St. Clair County, AL  0.31% ($44,212)
to Blount County, AL  0.19% ($35,993)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tarrant:

  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WERC (960 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRJS (1320 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLPH (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; IRONDALE, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WATV (900 AM; 1 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAYE (1220 AM; 1 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WCOC (1010 AM; 5 kW; DORA, AL; Owner: AZTECA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WJLD (1400 AM; 1 kW; FAIRFIELD, AL; Owner: RICHARDSON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tarrant:

  • WENN (105.9 FM; TRUSSVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFR (89.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQEN (103.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDJC-FM (93.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WZRR (99.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WVSU-FM (91.1 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: SAMFORD UNIVERSITY)
  • WJSR (91.1 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: JEFFERSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W281AB (104.1 FM; MOUNTAIN BROOK, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLJR (88.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BRIARWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tarrant:

  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBRC (Channel 6; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM BROADCASTING (WVTM-TV), LLC)
  • WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WTTO (Channel 21; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W46DK (Channel 46; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • W27CM (Channel 27; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBXA-CA (Channel 2; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W34BI (Channel 34; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WBMA-LP (Channel 58; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • W49AY (Channel 49; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • W62BG (Channel 62; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WTJP (Channel 60; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJSU-TV (Channel 40; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
Tarrant fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Tarrant fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 29m95ftTotal length
  • $42,304,000Total costs
  • 105,267Total average daily traffic
  • 8,373Total average daily truck traffic
  • 129,529Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Tarrant)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Tarrant, AL)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • TARRANT CIT, 700 Skyline Dr (Lat: 33.590389 Lon: -86.787222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 49.7 m, Call Sign: WMM486
    Assigned Frequencies: 11095.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Cancellation Date: 05/07/2014, Certifier: John T Scott IiiRegistrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • STATION, 666 Springdale Rd (Lat: 33.592861 Lon: -86.768861), Overall height: 85 m, Call Sign: WNTB976
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.281 MHz, 952.281 MHzGrant Date: 02/23/2010, Expiration Date: 03/28/2020Registrant: El Paso - Southern Natural Gas, 569 Brookwood Village, Suite 501, Birmingham, AL 35209, Phone: (205) 325-3513, Fax: (205) 325-3730, Email:
  • 666 Springdale Rd (Lat: 33.592861 Lon: -86.768861), Overall height: 85 m, Call Sign: WPNA774
    Assigned Frequencies: 1855.00 MHzGrant Date: 01/31/1997, Expiration Date: 01/31/2002, Cancellation Date: 11/02/1998Registrant: Phone: (816) 559-5202
  • 666 Springdale Rd (Lat: 33.592861 Lon: -86.768861), Overall height: 85 m, Call Sign: WPND809
    Assigned Frequencies: 1885.00 MHzGrant Date: 03/28/1997, Expiration Date: 03/28/2002, Cancellation Date: 10/17/1997Registrant: Phone: (202) 328-4500
  • BHAMAIRPORT, On Technology Lane At Birmingham Airport (Lat: 33.569500 Lon: -86.760417), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 38.1 m, Call Sign: WQVH474
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHzGrant Date: 02/12/2015, Expiration Date: 02/12/2025, Certifier: Larry F ButtsRegistrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th Street / Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203-2206, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Email:
  • STATION, 666 Springdale Rd (Lat: 33.592861 Lon: -86.768861), Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 85 m, Call Sign: KWV24
    Assigned Frequencies: 6765.00 MHzGrant Date: 08/25/2000, Expiration Date: 09/20/2010, Cancellation Date: 04/16/2009Registrant: Southern Natural Gas Company, 569 Brookwood Village Suite 501, Birmingham, AL 35209, Phone: (205) 325-7328, Fax: (205) 325-3730, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tarrant)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$89,2759$95,06356$77,9865$15,35223$56,825
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$64,0001$73,0705$85,5142$45,0701$73,070
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$74,3954$109,78347$87,28510$20,7986$41,815
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$115,1802$43,08025$94,4192$134,1200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$60,5000$05$81,9081$53,4200$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0109.00 , 0119.01, 0119.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$66,0200$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$88,1351$67,000

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0109.00 , 0119.01, 0119.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Electricity (48%)

Businesses in Tarrant, AL

  • Subway: 1
  • Taco Bell: 1

Tarrant compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.

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  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of divorced people (15+ years)(population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest city-data.com crime index decrease from 2011 to 2012 (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 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+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of single-parent households, population 5,000+"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
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