Tuscumbia, Alabama

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Population in 2013: 8,578 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.2%
 
Males: 4,015  (46.8%)
Females: 4,563  (53.2%)
Median resident age:  43.2 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 35674.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,213 (it was $27,793 in 2000)
Tuscumbia:

$35,213
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,753 (it was $18,302 in 2000)

Tuscumbia city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $92,751 (it was $69,200 in 2000)
Tuscumbia:

$92,751
AL:

$122,700

Median gross rent in 2013: $552.

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  • Races in Tuscumbia, AL (2010)

    Tuscumbia races chart
    • 6,35075.4%White alone
    • 1,75220.8%Black alone
    • 1381.6%Two or more races
    • 1161.4%Hispanic
    • 330.4%American Indian alone
    • 280.3%Asian alone
    • 60.07%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Tuscumbia: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (29.3%), Irish (12.1%), English (10.2%), German (6.0%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%), Dutch (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 470 feet

Land area: 7.30 square miles.

Population density: 1,175 people per square mile   (low).

Tuscumbia,AL real estate house value index trend

Tuscumbia, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Tuscumbia:

  • High school or higher: 88.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tuscumbia city:

  • Never married: 25.7%
  • Now married: 44.8%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

79 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
Alabama:

2.0%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 39 registered sex offenders living in Tuscumbia, Alabama as of September 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Tuscumbia to the number of sex offenders is 216 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $417 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $403 (0.4%)

Tuscumbia satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, AL (42.2 miles , pop. 53,929).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (97.8 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (491.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Tri-Cities, AL (1.4 miles ), Sheffield, AL (1.4 miles ), Muscle Shoals, AL (1.8 miles ), Florence, AL (2.6 miles ), Oakland, AL (3.1 miles ), Littleville, AL (3.1 miles ), Underwood-Petersville, AL (3.1 miles ), Leighton, AL (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $74,900
  • 1998: 23 buildings, average cost: $59,000
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $80,300
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2001: 15 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $102,200
  • 2004: 35 buildings, average cost: $100,400
  • 2005: 36 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2006: 71 buildings, average cost: $75,700
  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $129,800
  • 2008: 29 buildings, average cost: $137,200
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $137,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.73 N, Longitude: 87.70 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +298 (+3.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 727 (24.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 256

Tuscumbia household income distribution Tuscumbia home values distribution

Crime rates in Tuscumbia by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000110
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.011.811.80.0
Rapes 0023011113037
per 100,000 0.00.025.137.40.012.112.112.112.035.30.035.483.4
Robberies 2312662776724
per 100,000 25.437.912.524.973.072.824.384.683.970.782.723.647.6
Assaults 1018114375N/A303736
per 100,000 126.812.6100.312.512.248.536.484.659.9N/A354.4436.9428.7
Burglaries 5953694951663073785410711673
per 100,000 748.2668.7865.3611.0620.3800.6364.3882.2934.6636.01,264.21,369.7869.3
Thefts 483306252290280250191161218276264249265
per 100,000 6,124.83,860.73,160.33,616.43,405.53,032.52,319.41,945.62,612.03,250.93,119.12,940.13,155.5
Auto thefts 11617314111266N/A262535
per 100,000 139.575.7213.237.4170.3133.4145.772.571.9N/A307.2295.2416.8
Arson N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0N/AN/A
per 100,000 N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0.0N/AN/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 356.4230.8258.8240.4227.1239.3161.0206.0232.1252.0372.8400.3404.1

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Tuscumbia detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 28 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.50
Alabama average:

2.23

Tuscumbia tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.2%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -904 (-10.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Tuscumbia, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Tuscumbia, Alabama average temperatures Tuscumbia, Alabama average precipitation Tuscumbia, Alabama humidity Tuscumbia, Alabama wind speed Tuscumbia, Alabama snowfall Tuscumbia, Alabama sunshine Tuscumbia, Alabama clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Tuscumbia-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 123% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.1 miles away from the Tuscumbia city center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 37.2 miles away from the city center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

Earthquake activity:

Tuscumbia-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 77% 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 95.2 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 119.2 miles away from Tuscumbia center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 161.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 70.4 miles away from the city 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 174.0 miles away from Tuscumbia 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) earthquake occurred 257.6 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 Colbert County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Freezes: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tuscumbia topographic map

Birthplace of: Helen Keller - (1880-1968), Blind-deaf writer, Mitch McConnell - Kentucky politician, Heinie Manush - Baseball player and coach, James Deshler - Confederate Brigadier General during the Civil War, Wilson D. Watson - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Beverly Barton - Author, Frank Manush - Baseball player, Jimmy Orr - Football player, Margaret Pellegrini - Film actor, William H. Steele (judge) - Judge.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Tuscumbia: Wilson Douglas Watson.

Hospitals and medical centers in Tuscumbia:

  • COTTAGE OF THE SHOALS CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (500 JOHN ALDRIDGE DRIVE)
  • KELLER LANDING CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (813 KELLER LANE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Tuscumbia:

  • NORTHWEST ALABAMA REGIONAL HOME CARE AGENCY (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; SHEFFIELD, AL)
  • HELEN KELLER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; SHEFFIELD, AL)
  • SHEFFIELD DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; SHEFFIELD, AL)
  • SHOALS HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL)
  • CYPRESS COVE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL)
  • WIREGRASS HOSPICE, FLORENCE (Hospital, about 5 miles away; FLORENCE, AL)
  • ELIZA COFFEE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; FLORENCE, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tuscumbia:

  • Northwest-Shoals Community College (about 2 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,702)
  • University of North Alabama (about 6 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,886)
  • Athens State University (about 43 miles; Athens, AL; FT enrollment: 2,771)
  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 44 miles; Tanner, AL; FT enrollment: 7,911)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 50 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,024)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 52 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,489)
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 61 miles; Huntsville, AL; FT enrollment: 6,006)

Public high schools in Tuscumbia:

Private high school in Tuscumbia:

  • COVENANT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 289; Location: 1900 COVENANT DR; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Tuscumbia:

See full list of schools located in Tuscumbia, School District: TUSCUMBIA CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Tuscumbia:

  • TUSCUMBIA - HELEN KELLER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $135,711; Location: 511 NORTH MAIN STREET; 24,964 books; 30,828 e-books; 1,261 audio materials; 1,741 video materials; 81 state licensed databases; 42 print serial subscriptions)

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  • Heritage Christian University, 3625 Helton Drive, Florence, Alabama 35630

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Notable locations in Tuscumbia: Spring Creek Golf Course (A), Tennessee Valley Country Club and Golf Course (B), Helen Keller Home (C), Tuscumbia Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Tuscumbia include: Saint Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church (A), Lesley Christian Methodist Episcopal Temple (B), Calvary Baptist Church (C), Church of Christ (D), Church of God (E), First Baptist Church (F), First Methodist Church (G), First Presbyterian Church (H), Full Gospel Tabernacle (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

Parks in Tuscumbia include: Buffington Field (1), Colbert County Courthouse Square Historic District (2), Tuscumbia Historic District (3), The Commons (4), Spring Park (5), Avalon Park (6), Ivy Green (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Helen Keller Birth Place (Tours & Charters; Keller Lane), Anchor Tours (Tours & Charters; 307 South Dickson Street), Connection Christian Tours (Tours & Charters; 3641 Underwood Mountain R).

Hotels: Four Way Motel (512 Highway 43 South), Key West Inn Tuscumbia- AL (1800 Highway 72).

Colbert 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 2012 was 83.2. This is about average.

City:

83.2
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 5.86. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.86
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.62
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.0
U.S.:

32.0

Drinking water stations with addresses in Tuscumbia and their reported violations in the past:

TUSCUMBIA WATER WORKS (Population served: 13,338, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform
COLBERT COUNTY RURAL WATER SYSTEM (Address: 2750 HWY 20 , Population served: 10,731, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit Treatment Requirement Rpt - In APR-01-2009, Contaminant: LT2ESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-10-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-10-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2010)
SPRING VALLEY WATER AUTHORITY (Address: 890 LAGRANGE ROAD , Population served: 5,013, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-24-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-24-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-14-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-04-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-22-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-22-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-18-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-14-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-06-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-06-2008), St Public Notif received (JUN-12-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-14-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-22-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-22-2008), St Public Notif received (FEB-20-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (NOV-14-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-2009)
HAWK PRIDE MT WATER SYSTEM (Address: 200 NEW BETHEL ROAD , Population served: 4,035, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-06-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-06-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-03-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-20-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-17-2013 and APR-08-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-12-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-14-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-17-2013 and APR-08-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-12-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-14-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-11-2012 and JAN-16-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-16-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-12-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-11-2012 and JAN-16-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (MAY-16-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-12-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-16-2012 and OCT-10-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-22-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-12-2013)
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.5%
(17.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.5% for Black residents, 35.1% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.4%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.5%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
166 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
77 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
184 people in nursing homes in 2000
70 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Tuscumbia, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Tuscumbia compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Tuscumbia (2011 data):

  • Bank Independent: Tuscumbia Branch at 119 North Main Street, branch established on 1975/03/10. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $1,041.1 mil, Deposits: $871.4 mil, headquarters in Sheffield, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Bancindependent Incorporated
  • First Metro Bank: Main Street Branch at 301 North Main Street, branch established on 1990/08/06. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $471.4 mil, Deposits: $418.8 mil, headquarters in Muscle Shoals, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First Metro Bancorp

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Tuscumbia, Alabama:

  • Key West Inn Tuscumbia/Muscle Shoals, 1800 Hwy 72, Tuscumbia, AL 35674 , Phone: (205) 383-0700, Fax: (256) 383-3191
  • Comfort Inn And Suites, 5101 Hwy 43 S, Tuscumbia, AL 35674 , Phone: (256) 248-0850, Fax: (256) 248-0857
  • Microtel Inn & Suites, 1852 Hwy 72 E, Tuscumbia, AL 35674 , Phone: (256) 248-0055, Fax: (256) 248-0024
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Tuscumbia, Alabama

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.2
Alabama average:

11.9

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (56%)
  • Utility gas (41%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Wood (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Tuscumbia city (based on Colbert County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant29,759103
Mainline Protestant3,36817
Black Protestant3,25618
Catholic1,4151
Other71
None16,623-
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: 10
Colbert County:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Colbert County:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Colbert County:

5.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 34
Here:

6.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.5%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Colbert County:

35.7%
Alabama:

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

14.7%
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 3$6,654$26,6160$0
Other Government Administration 7$14,138$24,2377$3,947
Judicial and Legal 4$6,893$20,6790$0
Police Protection - Officers 26$51,005$23,5410$0
Police - Other 10$16,027$19,2320$0
Firefighters 18$44,171$29,4470$0
Streets and Highways 14$23,210$19,8940$0
Welfare 0$0 1$1,183
Solid Waste Management 16$33,061$24,7960$0
Parks and Recreation 14$30,924$26,50611$7,382
Local Libraries 3$5,776$23,1041$762
Other and Unallocable 3$5,821$23,2840$0
Totals for Government 118$237,680$24,17120$13,274

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

  • Construction - General: $736,000 ($85.80)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $5,784,000 ($674.28)
    Gas Utilities: $3,199,000 ($372.93)
    Police Protection: $943,000 ($109.93)
    Water Utilities: $827,000 ($96.41)
    Regular Highways: $716,000 ($83.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $556,000 ($64.82)
    Fire Protection: $512,000 ($59.69)
    Parks & Recreation: $489,000 ($57.01)
    Central Staff Services: $488,000 ($56.89)
    Housing & Community Development: $465,000 ($54.21)
    General - Other: $336,000 ($39.17)
    Sewerage: $275,000 ($32.06)
    Libraries: $90,000 ($10.49)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $73,000 ($8.51)
    General Public Buildings: $53,000 ($6.18)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $48,000 ($5.60)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $339,000 ($39.52)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Sewerage: $445,000 ($51.88)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $305,000 ($35.56)
    Gas Utilities: $88,000 ($10.26)
    General: $46,000 ($5.36)
    Health: $41,000 ($4.78)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $21,000 ($2.45)
    General Public Building: $21,000 ($2.45)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($1.75)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($0.47)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($0.23)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,983,000 ($231.17)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $744,000 ($86.73)
    Sewerage: $380,000 ($44.30)
    Parks & Recreation: $209,000 ($24.36)
    All Other: $155,000 ($18.07)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $417,000 ($48.61)
    Housing & Community Development: $309,000 ($36.02)
    All Other: $23,000 ($2.68)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $25,000 ($2.91)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $356,000 ($41.50)
    Interest Earnings: $254,000 ($29.61)
    Property Sale Other: $10,000 ($1.17)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $6,060,000 ($706.46)
    Gas Utilities: $3,689,000 ($430.05)
    Water Utilities: $1,142,000 ($133.13)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $551,000 ($64.23)
    Highways: $352,000 ($41.04)
    General Support: $138,000 ($16.09)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,568,000 ($182.79)
    NEC: $482,000 ($56.19)
    Property: $414,000 ($48.26)
    Public Utilities: $0 ($0.00)
    Other Selective Sales: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, Education, NEC: $1,740,000 ($202.84)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $6,765,000 ($788.65)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $6,472,000 ($754.49)
    Full Faith & Credit - Elementary & Secondary Education: $1,665,000 ($194.10)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $293,000 ($34.16)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $75,000 ($8.74)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $683,000 ($79.62)
    Beginning: $79,000 ($9.21)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,715,000 ($549.66)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $569,000 ($66.33)

5.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,522 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
Alabama average:

6.02%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lauderdale County, AL  2.04% ($26,007 average AGI)
from Franklin County, AL  0.48% ($26,729)
from Lawrence County, AL  0.19% ($35,368)


5.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,675 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
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 Lauderdale County, AL  2.06% ($27,120 average AGI)
to Franklin County, AL  0.49% ($29,398)
to Madison County, AL  0.24% ($29,646)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tuscumbia:

  • WVNA (1590 AM; 5 kW; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLAY (1450 AM; 1 kW; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZZA (1410 AM; 1 kW; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: MUSCLE SHOALS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBTG (1290 AM; 1 kW; SHEFFIELD, AL)
  • WBCF (1240 AM; 1 kW; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BENNY CARLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSBM (1340 AM; 1 kW; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER B/CING. CORP.)
  • WZNN (620 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, AL; Owner: MANUEL HUERTA)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WVNN (770 AM; 10 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tuscumbia:

  • WLAY-FM (100.3 FM; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQLT-FM (107.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFIX (91.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: TRI-STATE INSPIRATIONAL B/C CORP.)
  • WXFL (96.1 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVNA-FM (105.5 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBTG-FM (106.3 FM; SHEFFIELD, AL; Owner: SLATTON & ASSOCS. BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WMXV (103.5 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W254AA (98.7 FM; COLBERT HEIGHTS, AL; Owner: WILLIAM P. ROGERS)
  • W274AA (102.7 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: WILLIAM P. ROGERS)
  • WQPR (88.7 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: THE BD OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF ALABAMA)
  • WAKD (89.9 FM; SHEFFIELD, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • W280DA (103.9 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W258AE (99.5 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W202BY (88.3 FM; KILLEN, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WYTK (93.9 FM; ROGERSVILLE, AL; Owner: SHOALS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMSR-FM (94.9 FM; COLLINWOOD, TN; Owner: OHIO BROADCAST ASSOCIATES)
  • WJOR-FM (101.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W232AH (94.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: SLATTON & ASSOCIATES B/CSTERS INC.)
  • W225AB (92.9 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM P. ROGERS)
  • W253AH (98.5 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Tuscumbia:

  • W57BV (Channel 57; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WHDF (Channel 15; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WBCF-LP (Channel 3; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BENNY CARLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXFL-LP (Channel 5; FLORENCE, ETC., AL; Owner: BENNY CARLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WYLE (Channel 26; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ETC COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WFIQ (Channel 36; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • W46CF (Channel 46; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W59CF (Channel 59; RUSSELLVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
Tuscumbia fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Tuscumbia fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 12m39ftTotal length
  • $6,469,000Total costs
  • 15,760Total average daily traffic
  • 1,036Total average daily truck traffic
  • 24,888Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tuscumbia)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 71 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Tuscumbia, AL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 102 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tuscumbia)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Tuscumbia)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED16$106,30826$89,04593$100,48310$28,8432$1,280,96019$79,7632$27,870
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$54,9900$05$87,6040$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$146,3304$44,68841$98,5784$23,4281$45,9502$49,9201$45,960
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$104,9801$68,47020$105,0650$00$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$48,2101$50,4704$137,6300$00$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0205.00 , 0206.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$158,9902$156,080
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$03$158,303
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0205.00 , 0206.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 148
  • Hazardous Condition: 22
  • Good Intent Call: 8

Incident types - Tuscumbia

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tuscumbia, AL
Most common first names in Tuscumbia, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James24270.3 years
Mary19179.5 years
William17972.3 years
John13474.0 years
Robert11573.6 years
Annie7881.9 years
Willie7677.6 years
Charles7468.5 years
George5874.4 years
Thomas5673.2 years
Most common last names in Tuscumbia, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9274.3 years
Johnson8273.8 years
Mitchell6774.5 years
Byrd5775.6 years
Thompson5774.3 years
Davis5374.8 years
Malone5274.5 years
Hester5077.1 years
King5076.7 years
Kimbrough5080.1 years
Businesses in Tuscumbia, AL
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Burger King1Microtel1
Chevrolet1Penske1
Curves1Toyota1
FedEx2UPS1
Hardee's1Waffle House1

Tuscumbia on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Music stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Utilities (population 5,000+)"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
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