For population 25 years and over in Wadley:
For population 15 years and over in Wadley town:
19 residents are foreign born (2.7% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $238 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Columbus, GA (57.0 miles , pop. 185,781).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (67.1 miles , pop. 201,568).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (613.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Milltown, AL (2.3 miles ), Daviston, AL (2.5 miles ), Roanoke, AL (3.4 miles ), Goldville, AL (3.6 miles) , Wedowee, AL (3.7 miles ), New Site, AL (3.8 miles ), Five Points, AL (3.8 miles) , Rock Mills, AL (4.0 miles ).
Latitude: 33.12 N, Longitude: 85.57 W
Area code: 256
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Crime rate in Wadley detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +119 (+22.8%).
Work and jobs in Wadley: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Wadley, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Wadley-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 157% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/1/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the Wadley town center killed 7 people and injured 12 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 1/26/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.6 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 7 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Wadley-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alabama state average. It is 98% 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 94.9 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 99.6 miles away from Wadley center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 99.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/19/2004 at 23:51:49, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/9/2004 at 08:56:10, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.0 miles away from Wadley center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Randolph County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Jamie Langley (Miss Alabama) - Television news anchor.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 35.1%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 89.3% for Black residents, 12.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
120 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
Wadley compared to Alabama state average:
Banks with branches in Wadley (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Wadley (based on Randolph County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.87%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
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5.88% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,637 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,048 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Wadley fatal accident list:
Mar 3, 1988 11:45 PM, 22, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 21, 1983 00:30 AM, 22, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 31 meters (102ft)
Total costs: $8,393,000
Total average daily traffic: 8,120
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,380
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 12,680
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Wadley)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Wadley)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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