Triana-Blackwall, Alabama

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Population in July 2007: 5,456.
Males: 2,681  (49.2%)
Females: 2,775  (50.8%)
Median resident age:  34.8 years
Alabama median age:  35.8 years

Zip code: 35824

Estimated median household income in 2015: $75,147 (it was $57,292 in 2000)
Triana-Blackwall:

$75,147
AL:

$44,765

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $44,605 (it was $31,940 in 2000)

Triana-Blackwall CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $277,848 (it was $153,700 in 2000)
Triana-Blackwall:

$277,848
AL:

$134,100

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $208,197; Detached houses: $218,142; Townhouses or other attached units: $170,737; In 2-unit structures: $120,370; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $122,230; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $116,700; Mobile homes: $55,328
  • Races in Triana-Blackwall, AL (2000)

    Triana-Blackwall races chart
    • 3,04863.1%White alone
    • 1,36228.2%Black alone
    • 2184.5%Asian alone
    • 921.9%Hispanic
    • 721.5%Two or more races
    • 290.6%American Indian alone
    • 80.2%Other race alone
    • 30.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Triana-Blackwall detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Triana-Blackwall: 91.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 29.8 square miles.

Population density: 183 people per square mile   (very low).

For population 25 years and over in Triana-Blackwall:

  • High school or higher: 94.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.6%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Triana-Blackwall CCD:

  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 12.2%

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

Triana-Blackwall CCD:  0.5% ($832)
Alabama:  0.4% ($289)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Huntsville, AL (10.3 miles , pop. 158,216).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (76.6 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (501.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Triana, AL (1.8 miles ), Arsenal, AL (2.3 miles ), Madison, AL (2.4 miles ), Redstone Arsenal, AL (2.5 miles ), Mooresville, AL (2.8 miles) , Huntsville, AL (3.2 miles ), Laceys Spring, AL (3.3 miles ), Priceville, AL (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 34.63 N, Longitude: 86.75 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 256

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Transportation equipment (10%)
  • Computer and electronic products (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Broadcasting and telecommunications (3%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Computer and electronic products (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (16%)
  • Engineers (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Top executives (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Computer specialists (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

Work and jobs in Triana-Blackwall: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Triana-Blackwall, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Triana-Blackwall, Alabama average temperatures Triana-Blackwall, Alabama average precipitation Triana-Blackwall, Alabama humidity Triana-Blackwall, Alabama wind speed Triana-Blackwall, Alabama snowfall Triana-Blackwall, Alabama sunshine Triana-Blackwall, Alabama clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Triana-Blackwall-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 154% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 14.0 miles away from the Triana-Blackwall place center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 17.0 miles away from the place center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.

Earthquake activity:

Triana-Blackwall-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 78% 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 64.4 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 89.7 miles away from Triana-Blackwall center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 88.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 271.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 214.1 miles away from Triana-Blackwall center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 218.6 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 Madison County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Triana-Blackwall:

  • MADISON MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MADISON, AL)
  • FMC ODYSSEY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; MADISON, AL)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF HUNTSVILLE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; HUNTSVILLE, AL)
  • VALLEY VIEW HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; MADISON, AL)
  • BROOKSHIRE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; HUNTSVILLE, AL)
  • HOSPICE FAMILY CARE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; HUNTSVILLE, AL)
  • HUNTSVILLE HOSPICE CARE INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; HUNTSVILLE, AL)

Operable nuclear power plants near Triana-Blackwall:

  • 14 miles: Browns Ferry 1 and 2 in Decatur, AL.
  • 14 miles: Browns Ferry 3 in Decatur, AL.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Triana-Blackwall:

  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 9 miles; Huntsville, AL; Full-time enrollment: 6,006)
  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 12 miles; Tanner, AL; FT enrollment: 7,911)
  • Alabama A & M University (about 15 miles; Normal, AL; FT enrollment: 4,524)
  • Athens State University (about 18 miles; Athens, AL; FT enrollment: 2,771)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 39 miles; Hanceville, AL; FT enrollment: 4,486)
  • Snead State Community College (about 45 miles; Boaz, AL; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Northeast Alabama Community College (about 48 miles; Rainsville, AL; FT enrollment: 2,409)

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Notable locations in Triana-Blackwall: Triana Landing (A), Jetport Municipal Golf Course (B), Lowe Industrial Park (C), Madison Industrial Park (D), Triana Volunteer Fire Department (E), Huntsville Fire and Rescue Station 11 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Triana-Blackwall include: Mount Zion Primitive Baptist Church (A), Little Zion Primitive Baptist Church (B), Saint Paul Methodist Church (C), Triana Church (D), Spring Hill Methodist Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Holding Cemetery (1), Jamar Cemetery (2), Ragland Cemetery (3), Collier Cemetery (4), Wiggins Cemetery (5), Rowe Cemetery (6), New Haven Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Buckeye Pond (A), Williams Pond (B), Lady Ann Lake (C), Blackwell Swamp (D), Bailey Swamp (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Miller Branch (A), Bradford Creek (B), Blackwell Run (C), Betts Spring Branch (D), Barren Fork Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Triana-Blackwall: Flamingo Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Madison 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 2013 was 58.0. This is better than average.

City:

58.0
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 5.26. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.26
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2003 was 1.61. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.61
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.61. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.61
U.S.:

9.35
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  38.3%
Whole state:  70.4%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.5%
Whole state:  3.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

10.4%
Whole state:

16.1%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

5.0%
Whole state:

7.3%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Alabama average:

13.2

Triana-Blackwall travel time to work - commute Triana-Blackwall mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Triana-Blackwall CCD (based on Madison County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant105,503284
Mainline Protestant35,53372
Catholic14,1576
Black Protestant6,71041
Other6,58727
Orthodox3402
None165,981-
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: 35
Madison County:

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 16
Madison County:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 177
Madison County:

5.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 202
Here:

6.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.1%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Madison County:

30.9%
Alabama:

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

14.1%
State:

13.5%

6.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,568 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.12%
Alabama average:

6.02%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,483 average AGI)
Madison County:

0.13%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Limestone County, AL  0.42% ($39,638 average AGI)
from Morgan County, AL  0.34% ($39,647)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.22% ($33,736)


5.60% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($44,878 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.60%
Alabama average:

6.06%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($750 average AGI)
Madison County:

0.08%
Alabama average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Limestone County, AL  0.73% ($51,914 average AGI)
to Morgan County, AL  0.29% ($37,187)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.22% ($29,314)

Strongest AM radio stations in Triana-Blackwall:

  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WDJL (1000 AM; daytime; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: JAMES K. SHARP DBA 5TH AVE BROADCASTING)
  • WUMP (730 AM; 1 kW; MADISON, AL; Owner: TENNESSEE VALLEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WEUP (1600 AM; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNDLEY BATTS, SR. & VIRGINIA CAPLES)
  • WEUV (1700 AM; 10 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNDLEY BATTS, SR & VIRGINIA CAPLES)
  • WVNN (770 AM; 10 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WYAM (890 AM; daytime; 3 kW; HARTSELLE, AL; Owner: DECATUR COMMUNICATIONS PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WBXR (1140 AM; daytime; 15 kW; HAZEL GREEN, AL; Owner: LOW COUNTRY CORPORATION, INC.)
  • WKAC (1080 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: LIMESTONE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Triana-Blackwall:

  • WAHR (99.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WRTT-FM (95.1 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • W289AC (105.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)
  • WRSA-FM (96.9 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: NCA, INC.)
  • WZYP (104.3 FM; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • W278AA (103.5 FM; MADISON, AL; Owner: TENNESSEE VALLEY RADIO, INC.)
  • WXQW (94.1 FM; MERIDIANVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W293AH (106.5 FM; NORMAL, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDRM (102.1 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W222AK (92.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PRESS W. PARHAM)
  • W298AF (107.5 FM; HADEN, AL; Owner: HADEN RADIO COMPANY)
  • W249BB (97.7 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W275AA (102.9 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ARCHIE C. BOBO, PERSONAL REP. OF DORSEY E. NEWMAN ESTATE)
  • W300AH (107.9 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PORTER L. BATTS)
  • W202BV (88.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WLRH (89.3 FM; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WTAK-FM (106.1 FM; HARTSELLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYFD (91.7 FM; DECATUR, AL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WAYH (88.1 FM; HARVEST, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W251AC (98.1 FM; CHAPSHAW, AL; Owner: WILLIAM PAXTON ROGERS)

TV broadcast stations around Triana-Blackwall:

  • WZDX (Channel 54; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: HUNTSVILLE TELEVISION ACQUISITION CORP.)
  • WAAY-TV (Channel 31; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF HUNTSVILLE LICENSE LLC)
  • WHNT-TV (Channel 19; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WTZT-LP (Channel 11; ATHENS, AL; Owner: WTZT-LP TELEVISION STATION, L.L.C.)
  • W67CO (Channel 67; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYAM-LP (Channel 56; DECATUR, AL; Owner: DECATUR COMMUNICATION PROPERTIES, LLC)
  • WHIQ (Channel 25; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • W38BQ (Channel 38; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WMJN-LP (Channel 43; DECATUR, AL; Owner: FIRST CULLMAN BROADCASTING, INC.)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (88%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

Triana-Blackwall compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Triana-Blackwall on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Engineers (population 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Computer specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Engineers (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Computer specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Music stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Radio, TV, and computer stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Architects, surveyors, and cartographers (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Social assistance (population 5,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Air transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Drugs, sundries, and chemical and allied products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Transportation equipment (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Transportation equipment (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Computer and electronic products (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Office supplies and stationery stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Warehousing and storage (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Electrical equipment, appliances, and components (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Broadcasting and telecommunications (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant congregations"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
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