Wetumpka, Alabama

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Population in 2019: 8,371 (88% urban, 12% rural).
Population change since 2000: +46.2%
 
Males: 3,516  (42.0%)
Females: 4,855  (58.0%)
Median resident age:

35.3 years
Alabama median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 36092.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $43,497 (it was $35,536 in 2000)
Wetumpka:

$43,497
AL:

$51,734

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $25,970 (it was $15,729 in 2000)

Wetumpka city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $144,918 (it was $83,200 in 2000)
Wetumpka:

$144,918
AL:

$154,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $145,663; detached houses: $161,523; mobile homes: $8,429

Median gross rent in 2019: $795.

March 2019 cost of living index in Wetumpka: 85.0 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 12.2%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 11.2% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Wetumpka, AL (2019)
    • 5,00160.3%White alone
    • 2,77733.5%Black alone
    • 2012.4%Two or more races
    • 1642.0%Other race alone
    • 861.0%Hispanic
    • 740.9%Asian alone
    • 50.06%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 85 registered sex offenders living in Wetumpka, Alabama as of September 20, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Wetumpka is 90 to 1.


Crime rates in Wetumpka by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(48.3)
2
(23.5)
1
(11.9)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(28.7)
5
(66.2)
1
(12.8)
1
(12.6)
3
(45.7)
1
(15.1)
2
(27.6)
6
(79.2)
3
(37.9)
3
(36.2)
2
(23.5)
6
(71.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
13
(186.6)
6
(79.4)
3
(38.3)
10
(125.6)
8
(122.0)
10
(151.1)
8
(110.5)
2
(26.4)
4
(50.5)
6
(72.5)
5
(58.8)
6
(71.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
12
(172.2)
9
(119.1)
19
(242.3)
29
(364.1)
22
(335.4)
36
(544.0)
30
(414.4)
15
(198.1)
17
(214.6)
19
(229.5)
32
(376.4)
15
(179.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
96
(1,378)
73
(965.9)
95
(1,212)
74
(929.2)
71
(1,082)
69
(1,043)
57
(787.4)
35
(462.2)
47
(593.4)
37
(446.9)
31
(364.7)
32
(382.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
304
(4,363)
328
(4,340)
325
(4,145)
283
(3,553)
247
(3,766)
298
(4,503)
344
(4,752)
296
(3,909)
306
(3,863)
245
(2,959)
308
(3,623)
321
(3,832)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(143.5)
15
(198.5)
7
(89.3)
11
(138.1)
11
(167.7)
10
(151.1)
8
(110.5)
8
(105.6)
6
(75.7)
9
(108.7)
11
(129.4)
13
(155.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/A0
(0.0)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index395.9357.6327.9389.0380.1431.4392.2308.1290.5351.6339.6330.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Wetumpka, AL

Crime rate in Wetumpka detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 32 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.58
Alabama average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (24.4%), English (5.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.9%), German (2.9%), Swedish (1.7%), European (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1834

Elevation: 177 feet

Land area: 8.51 square miles.

Population density: 984 people per square mile   (low).

Wetumpka, Alabama map

79 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $458 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $261 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Montgomery, AL (13.1 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (575.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Blue Ridge, AL (2.0 miles ),
Redland, AL (2.4 miles ),
Elmore, AL (2.5 miles),
Coosada, AL (2.8 miles ),
Emerald Mountain, AL (3.0 miles ),
Holtville, AL (3.1 miles ),
Millbrook, AL (3.1 miles ),
Titus, AL (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 32.54 N, Longitude: 86.21 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Rumbling Waters

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,194 (+26.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 928 (27.9%)

Area code: 334

Distribution of median household income in Wetumpka, AL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Wetumpka, AL in 2019
Wetumpka satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 56 buildings, average cost: $97,700
  • 1998: 55 buildings, average cost: $89,000
  • 1999: 44 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 2000: 32 buildings, average cost: $34,100
  • 2001: 60 buildings, average cost: $98,500
  • 2002: 89 buildings, average cost: $104,100
  • 2003: 61 buildings, average cost: $109,900
  • 2004: 117 buildings, average cost: $136,800
  • 2005: 88 buildings, average cost: $127,100
  • 2006: 111 buildings, average cost: $144,500
  • 2007: 65 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 2008: 45 buildings, average cost: $96,500
  • 2009: 41 buildings, average cost: $56,600
  • 2010: 38 buildings, average cost: $67,100
  • 2011: 37 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 2012: 45 buildings, average cost: $64,900
  • 2013: 54 buildings, average cost: $64,800
  • 2014: 59 buildings, average cost: $64,800
  • 2015: 43 buildings, average cost: $66,300
  • 2016: 27 buildings, average cost: $50,500
  • 2017: 17 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2018: 21 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 2019: 24 buildings, average cost: $106,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Wetumpka, AL residents
Average permit cost in Wetumpka, AL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.3%
Alabama:

4.0%
Historical population in Wetumpka, AL
Historical housing units in Wetumpka, AL

Population change in the 1990s: +793 (+16.1%).
Most common industries in Wetumpka, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (15.5%)
  • Public administration (11.0%)
  • Construction (8.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Educational services (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (14.9%)
  • Construction (14.7%)
  • Health care (7.8%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (3.7%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (23.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.9%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Wetumpka, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.9%)
  • Computer specialists (3.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Cashiers (7.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Legal support workers (4.0%)

Average climate in Wetumpka, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Wetumpka, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 74.9. This is about average.

City:

74.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 13.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.8
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

Wetumpka-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 52% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/25/1979, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.6 miles away from the Wetumpka city center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/18/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.3 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wetumpka-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 71% greater 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 85.2 miles away from Wetumpka 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 116.3 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) earthquake occurred 139.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 139.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 124.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 100.8 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 Elmore County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 6, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wetumpka topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Wetumpka:

  • ELMORE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Government - State, provides emergency services, 500 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • HELPING HEARTS HOSPICE LLC (225 HILL STREET)
  • WETUMPKA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (1825 HOLTVILLE ROAD)
  • PCD ELMORE COUNTY (125 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • IVY CREEK HOME HEALTH (15 CAMBRIDGE COURT)

Airports located in Wetumpka:

See details about airports located in Wetumpka, AL

Amtrak station near Wetumpka:

  • 17 miles: MONTGOMERY (950 W. SOUTH BLVD.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, intercity bus service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wetumpka:

  • Faulkner University (about 11 miles; Montgomery, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,887)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 12 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,092)
  • Alabama State University (about 14 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 5,457)
  • Tuskegee University (about 31 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Auburn University (about 42 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 22,741)
  • Troy University (about 54 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 16,148)
  • University of Montevallo (about 55 miles; Montevallo, AL; FT enrollment: 2,826)

Public high schools in Wetumpka:

  • WETUMPKA HIGH SCH (Students: 1, Location: 1251 COOSA RIVER PKWY, Grades: 9-12)
  • ELMORE CO TECH CTR (Location: 800 KELLY-FITZPATRICK DR, Grades: 10-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Wetumpka:

  • WETUMPKA ELEM SCH (Students: 888, Location: 510 MICANOPY ST, Grades: PK-4)
  • REDLAND ELEM SCH (Students: 748, Location: 495 SCHOLARS DRIVE, Grades: KG-6)
  • WETUMPKA INTERMEDIATE SCH (Location: 1000 MICANOPY ST, Grades: 5-8)
See full list of schools located in Wetumpka

Library in Wetumpka:

  • WETUMPKA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $236,948; Location: 212 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 23,158 books; 1,511 audio materials; 958 video materials; 81 state licensed databases; 49 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Wetumpka: Wetumpka Industrial Park (A), Wetumpka City Hall (B), Elmore County Courthouse (C), Tutwiler Prison (D), Wetumpka Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (E), Wetumpka Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Toulouse Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Wetumpka include: First United Methodist Church (A), The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (B), First Baptist Church (C), Second Missionary Baptist Church (D), Calvary Baptist Church (E), Bethel Assembly of God Church (F), Wetumpka Church of Christ (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creeks: Corn Creek (A), Taylor Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Wetumpka include: Hohenberg Field (1), East Wetumpka Commercial Historic District (2), Gold Star Park (3), Meadowbrook Park (4), Memorial Park (5), Wetumpka Municipal Park (6), Valley Brook Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Holmes Albert D Jr (Museums; 1723 Rifle Range Road), Jasmine Hill Gardens & Outdoor Museum (3001 Jasmine Hill Road), AL Holmes Taxidermy Studio & Wildlife Museum (1723 Rifle Range Road).

Hotels: Wetumpka Inn Motel (8534 US Highway 231), Red Barron (Barron Inn), Key West Inn Wetumpka- AL (4225 US 231).

Courts: Wetumpka Municipal Court (212 South Main Street), Elmore County - Circuit Clerk- Circuit Civil Court (Judicial Complex), Elmore County - Circuit Clerk- Circuit Criminal Court (Judicial Complex), Elmore County - Circuit Clerk- Small Claims Court (Judicial Complex), Elmore County - Circuit Clerk- Juvenile & Support Court (Judicial Complex), Elmore County - Circuit Clerk- Domestic Relations Court (Judicial Complex).

Birthplace of: Charles McMorris - Admiral, Jamie Winborn - 2005 NFL player (San Francisco 49ers, born: May 14, 1979), Jim Walker - Craftsman Truck series NASCAR driver (born: Aug 7, 1968), Joe McInnes - Politician, James K Anderson - Actor.

Elmore County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Wetumpka and their reported violations in the past:

CENTRAL ELMORE WATER AUTHORITY (Population served: 32,877, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-11-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-12-2010)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.8%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.9%
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

People in group quarters in Wetumpka in 2010:

  • 951 people in state prisons
  • 124 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 114 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Wetumpka in 2000:

  • 621 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 453 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 234 people in nursing homes
  • 187 people in state prisons
  • 69 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 12 people in halfway houses
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill

Banks with branches in Wetumpka (2011 data):

  • First Community Bank of Central Alabama: Holtville Road Branch at 9788 Holtville Road, branch established on 2007/12/19; First Community Bank Of Central Alab at 715 Wilson Street, branch established on 2001/08/28. Info updated 2012/02/15: Bank assets: $281.5 mil, Deposits: $256.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Central Alabama Bancshares, Inc.
  • River Bank & Trust: Wetumpka Branch at 10 Cambridge Drive, branch established on 2006/04/03. Info updated 2006/04/06: Bank assets: $373.1 mil, Deposits: $329.8 mil, headquarters in Prattville, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • Regions Bank: Wetumpka Branch at 5100 Us Highway 231, branch established on 2000/01/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • USAmeriBank: Wetumpka Branch at 5236 U.S. Highway 231, branch established on 1984/10/26. Info updated 2012/01/04: Bank assets: $2,120.8 mil, Deposits: $1,722.4 mil, headquarters in Largo, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Usameribancorp, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Wetumpka Branch at 4336 U.S. Highway 231, branch established on 1998/04/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Wetumpka Branch at 4950 U.S. Highway 231, branch established on 1994/05/02. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • PrimeSouth Bank: Wetumpka Office Branch at 3936 Us Hwy, 231, branch established on 2004/08/09. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $161.7 mil, Deposits: $138.6 mil, headquarters in Tallassee, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Primesouth Bancshares, Inc.
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Wetumpka Main Branch at 743 South Main Street, branch established on 1956/01/23. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The

For population 15 years and over in Wetumpka:

Marital status in Wetumpka, AL
  • Never married: 31.9%
  • Now married: 43.7%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

For population 25 years and over in Wetumpka:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Wetumpka
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Wetumpka, AL (based on Elmore County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant28,23592
Mainline Protestant5,90230
Black Protestant1,90213
Catholic6772
Other5314
None42,056-
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: 12
Elmore County:

1.55 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Elmore County:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Elmore County:

0.39 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 52
This county:

6.72 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Here:

4.14 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

10.3%
State:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Elmore County:

28.5%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

9.3%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.8%
Alabama:

49.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.4%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.3
Alabama:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Wetumpka:

24.8%
State:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

16.1%
Alabama:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Wetumpka:

6.7
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

39.4%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Wetumpka:

51.2%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Wetumpka:

80.4%
Alabama:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Wetumpka, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 28$144,222$61,8091$693
Firefighters 14$70,871$60,74713$9,923
Streets and Highways 11$45,118$49,2200$0
Parks and Recreation 9$34,271$45,6954$5,286
Police - Other 8$10,286$15,4293$2,766
Other Government Administration 7$11,318$19,4026$5,083
Financial Administration 5$19,223$46,1350$0
Solid Waste Management 5$17,826$42,7820$0
Local Libraries 3$4,171$16,6843$3,952
Judicial and Legal 2$3,860$23,1600$0
Other and Unallocable 2$3,349$20,0941$943
Airports 1$2,079$24,9480$0
Welfare 1$4,126$49,5122$3,053
Totals for Government 96$370,721$46,34033$31,699

Wetumpka government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,745,000 ($327.92)
    Regular Highways: $1,856,000 ($221.72)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,375,000 ($164.26)
    Central Staff Services: $964,000 ($115.16)
    Financial Administration: $960,000 ($114.68)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $585,000 ($69.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $486,000 ($58.06)
    General - Other: $467,000 ($55.79)
    Libraries: $266,000 ($31.78)
    Air Transportation: $177,000 ($21.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $295,000 ($35.24)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,160,000 ($138.57)
    Police Protection: $424,000 ($50.65)
    Housing and Community Development: $211,000 ($25.21)
    Regular Highways: $164,000 ($19.59)

Wetumpka government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $1,183,000 ($141.32)
    Air Transportation: $185,000 ($22.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $120,000 ($14.34)
    Housing and Community Development: $6,000 ($0.72)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $159,000 ($18.99)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $801,000 ($95.69)
    General Revenue - Other: $353,000 ($42.17)
    Rents: $305,000 ($36.44)
    Interest Earnings: $24,000 ($2.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $456,000 ($54.47)
    Highways: $91,000 ($10.87)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $6,126,000 ($731.81)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,471,000 ($175.73)
    Property: $481,000 ($57.46)
    Individual Income: $305,000 ($36.44)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $152,000 ($18.16)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $152,000 ($18.16)
    Public Utilities Sales: $124,000 ($14.81)
    Other Selective Sales: $59,000 ($7.05)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $17,000 ($2.03)
    Other License: $12,000 ($1.43)

Wetumpka government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,317,000 ($1351.93)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,443,000 ($1247.52)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,038,000 ($124.00)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $164,000 ($19.59)

Wetumpka government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,967,000 ($593.36)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $971,000 ($116.00)

8.14% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,486 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.14%
Alabama average:

5.95%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($612 average AGI)
Elmore County:

0.08%
Alabama average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Montgomery County, AL  2.47% ($48,501 average AGI)
from Autauga County, AL  1.51% ($42,478)
from Tallapoosa County, AL  0.32% ($40,462)


7.44% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,647 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.44%
Alabama average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Montgomery County, AL  1.94% ($40,170 average AGI)
to Autauga County, AL  1.34% ($44,894)
to Tallapoosa County, AL  0.42% ($38,058)
Businesses in Wetumpka, AL
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Lowe's1
CVS1McDonald's2
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Ruby Tuesday1
Dairy Queen1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx2U-Haul2
Ford1UPS3
GameStop1Walgreens1
H&R Block1Walmart1
Hardee's1YMCA1
KFC1

Strongest AM radio stations in Wetumpka:

  • WAPZ (1250 AM; 5 kW; WETUMPKA, AL; Owner: J & W PROMOTIONS, INC.)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WACV (1170 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WXVI (1600 AM; 5 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: SUNSHINE 16 RADIO NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLWI (1440 AM; 5 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMGY (800 AM; 1 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: WMGY RADIO, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WNZZ (950 AM; 1 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wetumpka:

  • WLWI-FM (92.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMXS (103.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBAM-FM (98.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: DEEP SOUTH BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHHY-FM (101.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJWZ (97.9 FM; WETUMPKA, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WLBF (89.1 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WQKS-FM (96.1 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WMCZ (97.1 FM; MILLBROOK, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVAS (90.7 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: ALABAMA STATE UNIVERSITY (ASU))
  • WXFX (95.1 FM; PRATTVILLE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WQLD (104.3 FM; LUVERNE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZHT (105.7 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAPR (88.3 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: UA-ASU-TSU EDUCATIONAL RADIO CORP.)
  • WQNR (99.9 FM; TALLASSEE, AL; Owner: TIGER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTSU (89.9 FM; MONTGOMERY-TROY, AL; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WSTH-FM (106.1 FM; ALEXANDER CITY, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZLM (97.3 FM; DADEVILLE, AL; Owner: GREAT SOUTH RFDC, LLC)
  • W230AM (93.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: BHAGWAN DADLANI, INDIVIDUALLY)

TV broadcast stations around Wetumpka:

  • WNCF (Channel 32; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 32 MONTGOMERY LLC)
  • WMCF-TV (Channel 45; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W61DH (Channel 61; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: FRAZER MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH)
  • WETU-LP (Channel 39; WETUMPKA, AL; Owner: CABLE VIDEO PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WAIQ (Channel 26; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WRJM-TV (Channel 67; TROY, AL; Owner: JOSIE PARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSFA (Channel 12; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WCOV-TV (Channel 20; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: WOODS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WAKA (Channel 8; SELMA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WBIH (Channel 29; SELMA, AL; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBXM-CA (Channel 5; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
Wetumpka fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Wetumpka fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 29Number of bridges
  • 466ft / 142mTotal length
  • $56,606,000Total costs
  • 196,674Total average daily traffic
  • 14,911Total average daily truck traffic
  • 263,197Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Wetumpka, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Wetumpka, 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)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$129,3031$128,8209$118,0411$70,8401$25,8800$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$122,6101$141,3905$115,4501$17,6001$125,1201$38,750
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$04$140,2100$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$148,2000$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0308.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$111,5151$122,9001$70,840
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$89,3300$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0308.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Wetumpka, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Wetumpka, AL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 74. The highest number of fires - 137 took place in 2011, and the least - 13 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Wetumpka, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (51.4%), and Structure Fires (31.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Wetumpka, AL
    • 64351.4%Outside Fires
    • 39731.8%Structure Fires
    • 16413.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 463.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wetumpka, AL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Wetumpka, Alabama:

  • Key West Inn, 4225 US Hwy 231, Wetumpka, Alabama 36093 , Phone: (334) 567-2227, Fax: (334) 567-2075
  • Hampton Inn Wetumpka, 350 S Main St Wetumpka Al, Wetumpka, Alabama 36092 , Phone: (334) 731-2222, Fax: (334) 731-2229
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Wetumpka, Alabama
Most common first names in Wetumpka, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James17372.8 years
William16672.6 years
Mary14779.3 years
John12372.7 years
Willie8773.2 years
Annie6977.8 years
Robert6670.5 years
George6577.2 years
Charles5967.3 years
Thomas5075.5 years
Most common last names in Wetumpka, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7771.8 years
Jones6774.2 years
Brown5775.6 years
Williams4972.4 years
Johnson4671.8 years
Jackson4569.3 years
Thomas4072.7 years
Harris3970.6 years
Moore3968.2 years
Taylor3868.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wetumpka, AL
  • 62.7%Electricity
  • 22.8%Utility gas
  • 13.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Wetumpka, AL
  • 83.5%Electricity
  • 12.7%Utility gas
  • 2.0%No fuel used
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Wetumpka compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Wetumpka on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in federal prisons and detention centers (population 1,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded (population 1,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) (population 1,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in halfway houses (population 1,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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