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Population in 2010: 3,247. Population change since 2000: +3.5%
Males: 1,552  (47.8%)
Females: 1,695  (52.2%)
Median resident age:  35.2 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 35633.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $45,250 (it was $37,159 in 2000)
Underwood-Petersville:

$45,250
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,343 (it was $17,461 in 2000)

Underwood-Petersville CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $116,822 (it was $74,900 in 2000)
Underwood-Petersville:

$116,822
AL:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $121,207; Detached houses: $135,070; Mobile homes: $23,430

Median gross rent in 2016: $785.

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  • Races in Underwood-Petersville, AL (2016)

    Underwood-Petersville races chart
    • 3,11383.2%White alone
    • 2366.3%Black alone
    • 1654.4%Asian alone
    • 1072.9%Other race alone
    • 892.4%Two or more races
    • 260.7%American Indian alone
    • 90.2%Hispanic

Races in Underwood-Petersville detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Underwood-Petersville: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (26.6%), Irish (17.4%), English (5.3%), European (5.1%), Syrian (2.7%), French Canadian (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 6.03 square miles.

Population density: 539 people per square mile   (low).

Underwood-Petersville,AL real estate house value index trend

Underwood-Petersville, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Underwood-Petersville:

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Underwood-Petersville CDP:

  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 57.2%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

217 residents are foreign born

This place:

5.8%
Alabama:

3.4%

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

Underwood-Petersville CDP:  0.4% ($267)
Alabama:  0.4% ($289)
Underwood-Petersville satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, AL (45.1 miles , pop. 53,929).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (103.0 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (482.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: St. Florian, AL (2.0 miles ), Florence, AL (2.0 miles ), Oakland, AL (2.5 miles ), Cloverdale, AL (2.7 miles ), Sheffield, AL (2.8 miles ), Tri-Cities, AL (3.0 miles ), Muscle Shoals, AL (3.0 miles ), Killen, AL (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 34.87 N, Longitude: 87.69 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 256

Underwood-Petersville household income distribution Underwood-Petersville home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.7%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Wholesale trade (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (22%)
  • Transportation occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Underwood-Petersville: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Underwood-Petersville, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Underwood-Petersville, Alabama average temperatures Underwood-Petersville, Alabama average precipitation Underwood-Petersville, Alabama humidity Underwood-Petersville, Alabama wind speed Underwood-Petersville, Alabama snowfall Underwood-Petersville, Alabama sunshine Underwood-Petersville, Alabama clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Underwood-Petersville-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 114% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/16/1998, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 30.4 miles away from the Underwood-Petersville place center killed 3 people and injured 36 people and caused $13 million in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 30.4 miles away from the place center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.

Earthquake activity:

Underwood-Petersville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 76% 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 120.3 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 104.5 miles away from Underwood-Petersville 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 157.9 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 167.3 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) earthquake occurred 247.8 miles away from Underwood-Petersville center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 80.2 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 Lauderdale County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 3, Freezes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Underwood-Petersville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Underwood-Petersville:

  • HOSPICE OF TENNESSEE VALLEY INC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; FLORENCE, AL)
  • HOSPICE OF THE SHOALS, INC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; FLORENCE, AL)
  • FLORENCE NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FLORENCE, AL)
  • FLORENCE HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 4 miles away; FLORENCE, AL)
  • DAVITA RENAISSANCE (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; FLORENCE, AL)
  • GLENWOOD HEALTHCARE, INC. (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; FLORENCE, AL)
  • MITCHELL-HOLLINGSWORTH NURSING AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; FLORENCE, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Underwood-Petersville:

  • University of North Alabama (about 5 miles; Florence, AL; Full-time enrollment: 5,886)
  • Northwest-Shoals Community College (about 10 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; FT enrollment: 2,702)
  • Athens State University (about 42 miles; Athens, AL; FT enrollment: 2,771)
  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 45 miles; Tanner, AL; FT enrollment: 7,911)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 52 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,024)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 59 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,489)
  • University of Alabama in Huntsville (about 61 miles; Huntsville, AL; FT enrollment: 6,006)

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Notable location: Underwood - Petersville Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Underwood-Petersville include: Pleasant Ridge Missionary Baptist Curch (A), Underwood Heights Church of Christ (B), Underwood Baptist Church (C), Trinity Southern Methodist Church (D), Petersville Missionary Baptist Church (E), Northwood Hills Church of Christ (F), Stoney Point Church of Christ (G), Saint Johns United Methodist Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Lauderdale 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 52.3. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.3
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2002 was 5.86. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.86
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 1.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.62
U.S.:

1.91

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 7.73. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.73
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 11.7%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.3% for Black residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.9%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.9%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
7 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
6 people in other group homes in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Alabama average:

12.0

Underwood-Petersville travel time to work - commute Underwood-Petersville mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Underwood-Petersville CDP (based on Lauderdale County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant40,963144
Mainline Protestant8,07938
Black Protestant2,34619
Catholic1,9482
Other7273
None38,646-
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: 14
Lauderdale County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Lauderdale County:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 50
Lauderdale County:

5.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 62
Here:

7.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.9%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Lauderdale County:

30.1%
Alabama:

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

15.1%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.1%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.0%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Underwood-Petersville:

29.9
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Underwood-Petersville:

18.3%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Underwood-Petersville:

13.6%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.5
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

37.6%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

53.3%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Underwood-Petersville:

83.4%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Underwood-Petersville, AL Residents

4.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($33,851 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
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 Colbert County, AL  1.30% ($27,120 average AGI)
from Limestone County, AL  0.23% ($38,639)
from Madison County, AL  0.21% ($35,662)


5.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,523 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.04%
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 Colbert County, AL  1.28% ($26,007 average AGI)
to Madison County, AL  0.40% ($30,389)
to Limestone County, AL  0.29% ($40,228)

Strongest AM radio stations in Underwood-Petersville:

  • WVNA (1590 AM; 5 kW; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSBM (1340 AM; 1 kW; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER B/CING. CORP.)
  • WBCF (1240 AM; 1 kW; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BENNY CARLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZNN (620 AM; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, AL; Owner: MANUEL HUERTA)
  • WBTG (1290 AM; 1 kW; SHEFFIELD, AL)
  • WLAY (1450 AM; 1 kW; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WVNN (770 AM; 10 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Underwood-Petersville:

  • WLAY-FM (100.3 FM; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W254AA (98.7 FM; COLBERT HEIGHTS, AL; Owner: WILLIAM P. ROGERS)
  • WQLT-FM (107.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAKD (89.9 FM; SHEFFIELD, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • 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.)
  • W258AE (99.5 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W202BY (88.3 FM; KILLEN, AL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • W274AA (102.7 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: WILLIAM P. ROGERS)
  • W280DA (103.9 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYTK (93.9 FM; ROGERSVILLE, AL; Owner: SHOALS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMXV (103.5 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJOR-FM (101.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMSR-FM (94.9 FM; COLLINWOOD, TN; Owner: OHIO BROADCAST ASSOCIATES)
  • W225AB (92.9 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: WILLIAM P. ROGERS)
  • WQPR (88.7 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: THE BD OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF ALABAMA)
  • WDNX (89.1 FM; OLIVE HILL, TN; Owner: RURAL LIFE FOUNDATION, INC)
  • W276AM (103.1 FM; FLORENCE, ETC., AL; Owner: J AND J BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around Underwood-Petersville:

  • WBCF-LP (Channel 3; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BENNY CARLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXFL-LP (Channel 5; FLORENCE, ETC., AL; Owner: BENNY CARLE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHDF (Channel 15; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • W57BV (Channel 57; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WYLE (Channel 26; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ETC COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WFIQ (Channel 36; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 73m240ftTotal length
  • $26,027,000Total costs
  • 36,792Total average daily traffic
  • 4,055Total average daily truck traffic
  • 47,990Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 61920-1929
  • 61930-1939
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Underwood-Petersville, AL
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
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 ORIGINATED15$134,91728$129,25896$118,6276$49,3389$58,679
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$04$195,1330$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$81,4003$130,17030$137,5013$6,3000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$203,4902$161,82522$131,4100$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$09$121,7710$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0111.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$164,2453$148,903
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$159,5631$83,330
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$156,0101$225,290
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0111.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (75%)
  • Utility gas (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Underwood-Petersville compared to Alabama state average:

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