West Jefferson, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 428 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +24.4%
Males: 169  (39.6%)
Females: 259  (60.4%)
Median resident age:

41.1 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 35130.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $52,050 (it was $47,813 in 2000)
West Jefferson:

$52,050
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,924 (it was $19,256 in 2000)

West Jefferson town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $106,979 (it was $77,600 in 2000)
West Jefferson:

$106,979
AL:

$141,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $220,319; detached houses: $224,515; townhouses or other attached units: $186,017; in 2-unit structures: $73,610; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $195,934; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $282,047; mobile homes: $80,008; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $60,267

Median gross rent in 2017: $867.

March 2019 cost of living index in West Jefferson: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.3%
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  • Races in West Jefferson, AL (2010)
    • 32696.4%White alone
    • 72.1%Two or more races
    • 41.2%Black alone
    • 10.3%Hispanic

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

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Ancestries: American (39.3%), English (13.9%), Italian (7.5%), Irish (7.1%), German (2.0%), Scotch-Irish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 409 feet

Land area: 0.72 square miles.

Population density: 598 people per square mile   (low).

West Jefferson, Alabama map

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.6%
Alabama:

2.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $586 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $464 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Birmingham, AL (17.2 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (557.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Flat Creek-Wegra, AL (1.9 miles ),
Dora, AL (2.4 miles ),
Graysville, AL (2.5 miles ),
Sumiton, AL (2.6 miles ),
Robbins Crossroads, AL (2.7 miles ),
Cardiff, AL (2.8 miles),
Maytown, AL (2.8 miles ),
Adamsville, AL (2.9 miles )

Latitude: 33.65 N, Longitude: 87.07 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 205

Distribution of median household income in West Jefferson, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in West Jefferson, AL in 2017
West Jefferson satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $30,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $600,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $200,000
Number of permits per 10,000 West Jefferson, AL residents
Average permit cost in West Jefferson, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Alabama:

3.8%
Most common industries in West Jefferson, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Public administration (11.0%)
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.4%)
  • Utilities (6.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (15.2%)
  • Construction (14.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (12.1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (10.1%)
  • Utilities (6.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Truck transportation (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (28.1%)
  • Health care (28.1%)
  • Utilities (7.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
Most common occupations in West Jefferson, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Extraction workers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.1%)
  • Construction laborers (7.1%)
  • Extraction workers (7.1%)
  • Electricians (6.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (17.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (15.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (12.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.3%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)

Average climate in West Jefferson, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

West Jefferson, Alabama average temperatures West Jefferson, Alabama average precipitation West Jefferson, Alabama humidity West Jefferson, Alabama wind speed West Jefferson, Alabama snowfall West Jefferson, Alabama sunshine West Jefferson, Alabama clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 82.8. This is about average.

City:

82.8
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.254. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.254
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.68. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.68
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.30. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.30
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 18.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.50. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.50
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Tornado activity:

West Jefferson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 159% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1977, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 12.1 miles away from the West Jefferson town center killed 22 people and injured 130 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1998, a category F5 tornado 12.6 miles away from the town center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

West Jefferson-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 79% 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 20.0 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 101.2 miles away from West Jefferson center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 44.5 miles away from the city 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 175.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.3 miles away from West Jefferson center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 18.6 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 Jefferson County (31) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 24
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 18, Tornadoes: 16, Floods: 14, Hurricanes: 6, Winds: 6, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
West Jefferson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near West Jefferson:

  • LONGVIEW GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 6 miles away; GRAYSVILLE, AL)
  • CORDOVA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CORDOVA, AL)
  • FMC FORESTDALE (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • SOUTHEAST HOSPICE NETWORK, LLC (Hospital, about 13 miles away; JASPER, AL)
  • LEGACY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION OF PLEASANT GROVE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PLEASANT GROVE, AL)
  • COTTAGE HILL HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; PLEASANT GROVE, AL)
  • BIRMINGHAM NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; BIRMINGHAM, AL)

Amtrak station near West Jefferson:

  • 18 miles: BIRMINGHAM (1819 MORRIS AVE.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to West Jefferson:

  • Bevill State Community College (about 18 miles; Jasper, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,970)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 18 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,695)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 19 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 14,853)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 20 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 8,167)
  • Samford University (about 21 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,829)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 21 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 34 miles; Hanceville, AL; FT enrollment: 4,486)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: West Jefferson Town Hall (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in West Jefferson include: Freewill Church (A), West Jefferson Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Jefferson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

64.2%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

2.6%
Whole state:

4.7%


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

For population 15 years and over in West Jefferson:

Marital status in West Jefferson, AL
  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

For population 25 years and over in West Jefferson:

  • High school or higher: 85.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 45.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Alabama average:

11.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for West Jefferson, AL (based on Jefferson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant308,984710
Black Protestant106,653257
Mainline Protestant67,037150
Catholic55,08332
Other13,07345
Orthodox1,4244
None106,212-
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: 135
This county:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 12
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 65
Here:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 380
This county:

5.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 357
Jefferson County:

5.42 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.4%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.1%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.0%
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
Water Supply 5$13,056$31,3340$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,714$32,5681$1,481
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 6$15,770$31,5401$1,481

West Jefferson government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,108,000 ($2588.79)
    Gas Utilities: $218,000 ($509.35)
    Financial Administration: $60,000 ($140.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $38,000 ($88.79)
    Local Fire Protection: $30,000 ($70.09)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $29,000 ($67.76)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($49.07)
    General Public Buildings: $21,000 ($49.07)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($9.35)
    Central Staff Services: $3,000 ($7.01)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($2.34)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,056,000 ($2467.29)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $181,000 ($422.90)

West Jefferson government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $6,000 ($14.02)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Electric Utilities: $39,000 ($91.12)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $886,000 ($2070.09)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,226,000 ($2864.49)
    Gas Utilities: $187,000 ($436.92)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $61,000 ($142.52)
    Severance: $16,000 ($37.38)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $5,000 ($11.68)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $2,000 ($4.67)
    Property: $1,000 ($2.34)

West Jefferson government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $26,400,000 ($61682.24)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $22,000,000 ($51401.87)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $4,400,000 ($10280.37)

West Jefferson government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,100,000 ($4906.54)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $22,000,000 ($51401.87)

5.06% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($55,140 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
Alabama average:

5.95%

0.01% of residents moved from foreign countries ($109 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.01%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Shelby County, AL  1.04% ($59,781 average AGI)
from Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.27% ($47,158)
from St. Clair County, AL  0.25% ($45,895)


5.51% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($62,900 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
Alabama average:

5.97%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($250 average AGI)
Jefferson County:

0.02%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Shelby County, AL  1.15% ($65,544 average AGI)
to St. Clair County, AL  0.39% ($50,962)
to Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.19% ($41,890)

Strongest AM radio stations in West Jefferson:

  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WCOC (1010 AM; 5 kW; DORA, AL; Owner: AZTECA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WERC (960 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRJS (1320 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WATV (900 AM; 1 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
  • WLPH (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; IRONDALE, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in West Jefferson:

  • WQOP-FM (92.5 FM; DORA, AL; Owner: QUEEN OF PEACE RADIO, INC.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
  • WQEN (103.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZRR (99.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC-FM (93.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WBFR (89.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WENN (105.9 FM; TRUSSVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFFN (95.3 FM; CORDOVA, AL; Owner: NEW CENTURY RADIO, INC.)
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • W281AB (104.1 FM; MOUNTAIN BROOK, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WANZ (100.7 FM; NORTHPORT, AL; Owner: APEX BRAODCASTING INC.)

TV broadcast stations around West Jefferson:

  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WTTO (Channel 21; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBRC (Channel 6; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM BROADCASTING (WVTM-TV), LLC)
  • WBXA-CA (Channel 2; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W23AK (Channel 23; JASPER, AL; Owner: WMTY, INC.)
  • W27CM (Channel 27; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W46DK (Channel 46; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBMA-LP (Channel 58; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • W55BJ (Channel 55; JASPER, AL; Owner: COMBS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W66CN (Channel 66; JASPER, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W34BI (Channel 34; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W49AY (Channel 49; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)

West Jefferson fatal accident list:

Sep 22, 1980 04:45 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 200ft / 61.4mTotal length
  • $25,320,000Total costs
  • 72,112Total average daily traffic
  • 14,823Total average daily truck traffic
  • 31,309Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in West Jefferson, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 82000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for West Jefferson, AL

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Miller Steam Plant 1 Mi S (Lat: 33.632611 Lon: -87.064167), Call Sign: KNEK850, Licensee ID: L00000301,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.525 MHz, Grant Date: 12/31/1997, Expiration Date: 12/31/2002, Cancellation Date: 03/29/2002, Registrant: Alabama Power Company, C/O Scs, 600 North 18th Street / Bin 5n-8485, Birmingham, AL 35203-8485, Phone: (205) 257-3227, Fax: (205) 257-3636, Email:
  • Miller Steam Plant Ambient 3 (Lat: 33.615944 Lon: -87.052778), Call Sign: WCH475,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.500 MHz, Grant Date: 07/03/2014, Expiration Date: 09/15/2024, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Fax: (205) 257-2134, Email:
  • Miller Steam Plant Trans Loader (Lat: 33.627056 Lon: -87.068056), Structure height: 8 m, Call Sign: WNYY721,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.2600 MHz, 72.9000 MHz, Grant Date: 04/13/2002, Expiration Date: 04/03/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/12/2003, Registrant: Mcdermott, Will & Emery, 600 13th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20005-3096, Phone: (202) 756-8283, Fax: (202) 756-8087, Email:
  • Apco Miller Steam Plant 1.6 Km S (Lat: 33.632611 Lon: -87.064167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 59 m, Call Sign: WPKH798,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.710 MHz, Grant Date: 01/12/2012, Expiration Date: 02/25/2022, Cancellation Date: 10/09/2012, Certifier: James M Corbitt, Registrant: Fish & Richardson P.C., 1425 K Street, N.W., 11th Floor, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 626-7761, Fax: (202) 783-2331, Email:
  • Miller Steam Plant Trans Loader (Lat: 33.627056 Lon: -87.068056), Type: Mast, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WPYZ746,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.2600 MHz, 72.9000 MHz, Grant Date: 12/10/2003, Expiration Date: 12/10/2013, Cancellation Date: 10/17/2013, Certifier: Jimmy R Williams, Registrant: Levine, Blaszak, Block & Boothby, LLP, 2001 L Street, Nw, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 857-2574, Fax: (202) 223-0833, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • STATION, Miller Steam Plant, 1 Mi. S. Of City (Lat: 33.632583 Lon: -87.064139), Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WAV741,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6845.00 MHz, Grant Date: 08/23/1995, Expiration Date: 08/23/2000, Cancellation Date: 10/16/1997, Phone: (205) 250-2561

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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  • Miller Steam Plant (Lat: 33.626778 Lon: -87.068056), Type: Building, Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: WHX758,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 12/16/2014, Expiration Date: 02/09/2025, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Fax: (205) 257-2134, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$61,150
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0122.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in West Jefferson, AL
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Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in West Jefferson, AL
  • 53.6%Utility gas
  • 44.4%Electricity
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in West Jefferson, AL
  • 70.5%Utility gas
  • 27.3%Electricity
  • 2.3%Wood


West Jefferson 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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly 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.
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