Vina, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 356 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.0%
 
Males: 171  (48.2%)
Females: 185  (51.8%)
Median resident age:  48.5 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 35593.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $34,234 (it was $18,594 in 2000)
Vina:

$34,234
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $20,259 (it was $10,662 in 2000)

Vina town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $67,093 (it was $41,800 in 2000)
Vina:

$67,093
AL:

$136,200

Median gross rent in 2016: $412.

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  • Races in Vina, AL (2010)

    Vina races chart
    • 33994.7%White alone
    • 82.2%Hispanic
    • 41.1%Black alone
    • 41.1%Two or more races
    • 20.6%Asian alone
    • 10.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Vina: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (72.3%), English (7.9%), Italian (2.6%), Irish (1.6%), German (1.0%), Russian (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 723 feet

Land area: 3.99 square miles.

Population density: 89 people per square mile   (very low).

Vina, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Vina:

  • High school or higher: 59.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 13.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vina town:

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 46.9%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 22.9%

3 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.0%
Alabama:

3.4%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Vina, Alabama as of February 20, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Vina to the number of sex offenders is 301 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $205 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $204 (0.5%)

Vina satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, AL (62.7 miles , pop. 53,929).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (92.3 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (514.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Red Bay, AL (2.6 miles ), Hodges, AL (2.8 miles ), Bexar, AL (3.2 miles ), Golden, MS (3.3 miles ), Belgreen, AL (3.6 miles) , Belmont, MS (3.6 miles ), Hackleburg, AL (3.8 miles ), Tremont, MS (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 34.37 N, Longitude: 88.05 W

Vina household income distribution Vina home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +45 (+12.7%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Retail trade (39%)
  • Accommodation and food services (32%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (2%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (19%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (3%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (34%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Sales and related occupations (25%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Vina, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Vina-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 124% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 33.4 miles away from the Vina town center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 37.9 miles away from the town center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.

Earthquake activity:

Vina-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 81.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 47.0 miles away from Vina 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 155.6 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 138.6 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 181.3 miles away from Vina 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 282.2 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 Franklin County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Floods: 6, Winds: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Freezes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Vina topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Vina:

  • RED BAY NH (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; RED BAY, AL)
  • COMMUNITY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; RED BAY, AL)
  • RED BAY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; RED BAY, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vina:

  • Itawamba Community College (about 22 miles; Fulton, MS; Full-time enrollment: 5,489)
  • Northwest-Shoals Community College (about 34 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; FT enrollment: 2,702)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 36 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,024)
  • University of North Alabama (about 37 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,886)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 59 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,970)
  • Mississippi University for Women (about 65 miles; Columbus, MS; FT enrollment: 2,565)
  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 66 miles; Tanner, AL; FT enrollment: 7,911)

Public high school in Vina:

  • VINA HIGH SCH (Students: 330, Location: 8250 COUNTY ROAD 23, Grades: KG-12)
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Notable location: Vina Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Vina include: Vina First Baptist Church (A), Vina United Methodist Church (B), Church of Christ (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 20.7%
(21.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.2%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.1%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Banks with branches in Vina (2011 data):

  • Community Spirit Bank: Vina Branch at 7141 Highway 19, branch established on 1975/07/07. Info updated 2012/01/11: Bank assets: $112.6 mil, Deposits: $99.5 mil, headquarters in Red Bay, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bancshares, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.8
Alabama average:

12.0

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Vina town (based on Franklin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,73389
Catholic1,4871
Mainline Protestant1,1956
Black Protestant5264
Other4752
None11,288-
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: 7
Franklin County:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Franklin County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Franklin County:

5.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Here:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.2%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

29.8%
Alabama:

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

20.7%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Vina:

49.0%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Vina:

42.8%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Vina:

25.6%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Vina:

9.4%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Vina:

6.6
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

23.9%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Vina:

48.3%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

86.1%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Vina, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$2,777$33,3242$642
Other Government Administration 8$700$1,0500$0
Water Supply 1$3,215$38,5800$0
Totals for Government 10$6,692$8,0302$642

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $22,000 ($61.80)
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $4,000 ($11.24)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $12,000 ($33.71)

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

  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($16.85)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $24,000 ($67.42)
    Property: $20,000 ($56.18)
    NEC: $17,000 ($47.75)
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,000 ($5.62)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $43,000 ($120.79)

5.39% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,314 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
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  0.94% ($29,398 average AGI)
from Marion County, AL  0.48% ($20,500)
from Lauderdale County, AL  0.38% ($28,225)


6.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,520 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.38%
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  0.91% ($26,729 average AGI)
to Lauderdale County, AL  0.49% ($24,667)
to Marion County, AL  0.47% ($26,633)

Strongest AM radio stations in Vina:

  • WRMG (1430 AM; 1 kW; RED BAY, AL; Owner: JIMMY R. PYLE)
  • WERH (970 AM; 5 kW; HAMILTON, AL; Owner: KATE F. FITE)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFTO (1330 AM; 5 kW; FULTON, MS; Owner: AIR SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKXM (1300 AM; 5 kW; WINFIELD, AL; Owner: AD-MEDIA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Vina:

  • W258AA (99.5 FM; RED BAY, AL; Owner: ROBERT A. TIFFIN)
  • 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.)
  • WLAY-FM (100.3 FM; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WQPR (88.7 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: THE BD OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF ALABAMA)
  • WFTA (101.9 FM; FULTON, MS; Owner: AIR SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WKXM-FM (105.9 FM; WINFIELD, AL; Owner: AD-MEDIA MANAGEMENT CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Vina:

  • WHDF (Channel 15; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WFIQ (Channel 36; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WYLE (Channel 26; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ETC COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • W39CD (Channel 38; FULTON, MS; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W57BV (Channel 57; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W59CF (Channel 59; RUSSELLVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Vina fatal accident list:

Oct 23, 2006 01:45 PM, 1034, Blue Creek Rd., Lat: 34.37848, Lon: -88.05847, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Feb 16, 1996 08:25 PM, 1005, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 14, 1977 04:00 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 27, 1976 05:55 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 27, 1975 05:55 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Vina)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: WA4UBD, Licensee ID: L00338538, Grant Date: 06/12/1996, Expiration Date: 06/12/2006, Cancellation Date: 07/03/2001, Certifier: Kenneth R Holland, Registrant: Kenneth R Holland, 2111 Hwy 23, Vina, AL 35593
  • Call Sign: KI4JLD, Licensee ID: L00997415, Grant Date: 01/06/2015, Expiration Date: 03/29/2025, Certifier: Charles D Sell, Registrant: Charles D Sell, 7734 Hwy 19, Vina, AL 35593

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4844N , Serial Number: 18267414, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 11/27/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Tony L Turbyfill, 9440 Highway 172, Vina, AL 35593

Drinking water stations with addresses in Vina that have no violations reported:

  • VINA WATER WORKS BOARD (Population served: 1,269, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 23
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Vina

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Vina, AL
Most common first names in Vina, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3172.0 years
William2269.8 years
Mary1773.5 years
John1573.4 years
Charles1065.7 years
Robert969.4 years
Ruby875.9 years
Thomas859.0 years
Roy675.8 years
Annie581.0 years
Most common last names in Vina, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Holland2173.2 years
Williams1773.0 years
Childers1675.5 years
Scott1569.3 years
Humphres1573.2 years
Miller1276.0 years
Shewbart1181.2 years
Stidham1175.4 years
Thorn1177.6 years
Horton1081.9 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Electricity (38%)

Vina compared to Alabama state average:

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