West End-Cobb Town, Alabama

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Population in 2010: 3,465. Population change since 2000: -11.7%
Males: 1,640  (47.3%)
Females: 1,825  (52.7%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 36201.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $35,886 (it was $22,418 in 2000)
West End-Cobb Town:

$35,886
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,903 (it was $13,067 in 2000)

West End-Cobb Town CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $75,638 (it was $41,000 in 2000)
West End-Cobb Town:

$75,638
AL:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $147,057; Detached houses: $162,994; Townhouses or other attached units: $196,953; In 2-unit structures: $384,859; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $424,468; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $66,635; Mobile homes: $47,622; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $16,143

Median gross rent in 2016: $573.

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  • Races in West End-Cobb Town, AL (2016)

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    • 2,72976.5%White alone
    • 68619.2%Black alone
    • 1163.3%Hispanic
    • 90.3%Asian alone
    • 60.2%American Indian alone
    • 70.2%Two or more races

Races in West End-Cobb Town detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in West End-Cobb Town: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (38.1%), Irish (11.7%), English (5.2%), African (2.0%), German (1.9%), European (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 4.12 square miles.

Population density: 840 people per square mile   (low).

West End-Cobb Town,AL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in West End-Cobb Town:

  • High school or higher: 70.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 11.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in West End-Cobb Town CDP:

  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 45.6%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 15.4%

69 residents are foreign born

This place:

2.0%
Alabama:

3.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $263 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $179 (0.3%)

West End-Cobb Town satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Birmingham, AL (55.0 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (575.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Anniston, AL (1.6 miles ), Hobson City, AL (1.6 miles ), Blue Mountain, AL (1.8 miles ), Oxford, AL (2.0 miles ), Saks, AL (2.1 miles ), Bynum, AL (2.5 miles ), Alexandria, AL (2.8 miles ), Weaver, AL (2.8 miles ).

Latitude: 33.65 N, Longitude: 85.87 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 256

West End-Cobb Town household income distribution West End-Cobb Town home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.8%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (34%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in West End-Cobb Town: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in West End-Cobb Town, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

West End-Cobb Town-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 129% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/27/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the West End-Cobb Town place center killed 7 people and injured 199 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/27/1994, a category F4 tornado 16.8 miles away from the place center killed 22 people and injured 150 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West End-Cobb Town-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 80% 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 59.9 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 81.7 miles away from West End-Cobb Town center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 193.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 113.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 195.0 miles away from West End-Cobb Town center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 183.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Calhoun County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 9, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
West End-Cobb Town topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near West End-Cobb Town:

  • COUNTRYSIDE HOSPICE CARE INC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; ANNISTON, AL)
  • STRINGFELLOW MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; ANNISTON, AL)
  • NORTHEAST ALABAMA REGIONAL MED CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; ANNISTON, AL)
  • NEW BEACON OF ANNISTON (Hospital, about 3 miles away; ANNISTON, AL)
  • RAI EAST 11TH ST ANNISTON (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; ANNISTON, AL)
  • RAI-SNOW ST-OXFORD (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; OXFORD, AL)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, ANNISTON (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; ANNISTON, AL)

Amtrak station near West End-Cobb Town:

  • 3 miles: ANNISTON (126 W.4TH ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West End-Cobb Town:

  • Jacksonville State University (about 14 miles; Jacksonville, AL; Full-time enrollment: 7,566)
  • Gadsden State Community College (about 25 miles; Gadsden, AL; FT enrollment: 4,650)
  • West Georgia Technical College (about 40 miles; Waco, GA; FT enrollment: 4,768)
  • Southern Union State Community College (about 40 miles; Wadley, AL; FT enrollment: 4,120)
  • Snead State Community College (about 42 miles; Boaz, AL; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • University of West Georgia (about 45 miles; Carrollton, GA; FT enrollment: 10,358)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 49 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)

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Churches in West End-Cobb Town include: West Anniston Church of God (A), West Anniston Baptist Church (B), Wayside Baptist Church (C), Washington Heights Baptist Church (D), United Freewill Baptist Church (E), Rising Star Church (F), Peoples Church (G), Mountain View Church (H), Hunter Street Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Calhoun 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 43.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

43.2
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2006 was 32.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.23. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.23
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 20.6%
(20.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.3% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 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:  6.2%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.2
Alabama average:

12.0

West End-Cobb Town travel time to work - commute West End-Cobb Town mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for West End-Cobb Town CDP (based on Calhoun County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant67,564204
Mainline Protestant7,06642
Black Protestant5,16324
Catholic3,1924
Other1,5906
Orthodox401
None33,957-
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: 31
Calhoun County:

2.75 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Calhoun County:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 87
Calhoun County:

7.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 76
Here:

6.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.5%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Calhoun County:

33.2%
Alabama:

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

15.1%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
West End-Cobb Town:

47.9%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
West End-Cobb Town:

42.8%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
West End-Cobb Town:

29.5
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
West End-Cobb Town:

21.2%
State:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
West End-Cobb Town:

13.9%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
West End-Cobb Town:

37.2%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

52.5%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.7%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of West End-Cobb Town, AL Residents

4.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,505 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.75%
Alabama average:

6.02%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($350 average AGI)
Calhoun County:

0.05%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Talladega County, AL  0.71% ($32,240 average AGI)
from Etowah County, AL  0.47% ($27,598)
from Cleburne County, AL  0.24% ($25,596)


5.48% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,277 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.48%
Alabama average:

6.06%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($393 average AGI)
Calhoun County:

0.05%
Alabama average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Talladega County, AL  0.71% ($32,744 average AGI)
to Etowah County, AL  0.44% ($32,363)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.33% ($26,692)

Strongest AM radio stations in West End-Cobb Town:

  • WDNG (1450 AM; 1 kW; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WDNG, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WHMA (1390 AM; 5 kW; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: CASEY NETWORK, LLC)
  • WHOG (1120 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HOBSON CITY, AL; Owner: HOBSON CITY BROADCASTING CO)
  • WANA (1490 AM; 1 kW; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: DEWEY D. LANKFORD)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAAX (570 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WZZX (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LINEVILLE, AL; Owner: ROBERT A. PERRY)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in West End-Cobb Town:

  • WVOK-FM (97.9 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • W269AX (101.7 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WLJS-FM (91.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES/JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WGRW (90.7 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WORD WORKS, INC.)
  • WTDR (92.7 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: JACOBS BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WGMZ (93.1 FM; GLENCOE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMAX-FM (105.3 FM; BOWDON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSSY-FM (97.5 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: GREAT SOUTH RFDC, LLC)
  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCKS (102.7 FM; FRUITHURST, AL; Owner: WCKS, INC.)
  • WASZ (95.5 FM; ASHLAND, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WKXX (102.9 FM; ATTALLA, AL; Owner: BROADCAST MEDIA LLC)
  • WSGN (91.5 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: GADSDEN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WTBB (89.9 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)

TV broadcast stations around West End-Cobb Town:

  • WJXS-CA (Channel 24; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA HERITAGE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • WCIQ (Channel 7; MOUNT CHEAHA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W29AO (Channel 29; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTJP (Channel 60; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJSU-TV (Channel 40; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 0mTotal length
  • $1,950,000Total costs
  • 11,480Total average daily traffic
  • 574Total average daily truck traffic
  • 14,602Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$71,8273$49,95313$67,5673$31,8102$20,6502$31,095
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$76,2300$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$34,1705$44,97213$71,9824$26,9080$07$50,844
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$105,1800$05$57,7481$27,8100$01$58,970
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$49,8100$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0004.00 , 0013.00, 0014.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$37,510
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0004.00 , 0013.00, 0014.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (48%)
  • Electricity (45%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Wood (3%)

West End-Cobb Town compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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