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Elmore County

Population in 2012: 7,103 (88% urban, 12% rural). Population change since 2000: +24.0%
 

Males: 2,733  (38.5%)
Females: 4,370  (61.5%)

Median resident age:  37.0 years
Alabama median age:  40.9 years

Zip codes: 36092.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $42,995 (it was $35,536 in 2000)
Wetumpka:

$42,995
Alabama:

$41,415
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $18,234

Wetumpka city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $144,533 (it was $83,200 in 2000)
Wetumpka:

$144,533
Alabama:

$122,700
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $137,087; Detached houses: $145,845; Townhouses or other attached units: $270,101; In 2-unit structures: $54,020; Mobile homes: $32,112

Median gross rent in 2011: $732.

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  • White alone - 3,936 (60.5%)
  • Black alone - 1,851 (28.4%)
  • Hispanic - 463 (7.1%)
  • Asian alone - 152 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 84 (1.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 22 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wetumpka: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (10.8%), United States (10.4%), German (7.5%), English (6.3%), Scotch-Irish (4.0%), Dutch (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1834

Elevation: 177 feet

Land area: 8.51 square miles.

Population density: 835 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Wetumpka:

  • High school or higher: 72.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wetumpka city:

  • Never married: 28.8%
  • Now married: 43.0%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

485 residents are foreign born (4.2% Latin America, 0.9% Europe).

This city:  7.5%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 75 registered sex offenders living in Wetumpka, Alabama as of April 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Wetumpka to the number of sex offenders is 104 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $440 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $334 (0.2%)

Wetumpka satellite photo by USGS

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 ), Elmore, AL (2.5 miles) , Coosada, AL (2.8 miles ), Millbrook, AL (3.1 miles ), Titus, AL (3.2 miles ), Deatsville, AL (3.4 miles ), Eclectic, AL (3.5 miles ), Montgomery, AL (3.6 miles ).

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

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 32.54 N, Longitude: 86.21 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Rumbling Waters

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,248 (+34.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 619 (23.2%)

Area code: 334

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Crime rates in Wetumpka by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2006 2007 2008 2009 2011 2012
Murders 001000200
per 100,000 0.00.015.30.00.00.025.10.00.0
Rapes 123251131
per 100,000 17.331.745.828.766.212.812.645.715.1
Robberies 5511136310810
per 100,000 86.679.3167.9186.679.438.3125.6122.0151.1
Assaults 26211912919292236
per 100,000 450.1333.0289.9172.2119.1242.3364.1335.4544.0
Burglaries 445151967395747169
per 100,000 761.6808.6778.31377.9965.91211.7929.21082.51042.6
Thefts 255291238304328325283247298
per 100,000 4414.14613.93631.94363.44339.84145.43553.53765.84502.9
Auto thefts 891010157111110
per 100,000 138.5142.7152.6143.5198.589.3138.1167.7151.1
Arson 0N/A0N/AN/AN/AN/A0N/A
per 100,000 0.0N/A0.0N/AN/AN/AN/A0.0N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 297.4) 370.1367.7386.8395.2357.0327.4388.3379.4430.7

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 37 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.23
Alabama average:

2.28

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Wetumpka, Alabama accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.7%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +793 (+16.1%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Legal support workers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Wetumpka-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 126% 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 below Alabama state average. It is 95% 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 85.2 miles away from the city 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 90.3 miles away from Wetumpka 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 85.7 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 63.6 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 64.7 miles away from Wetumpka center
On 6/28/2008 at 01:40:36, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Elmore County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 5, Hurricanes: 5, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wetumpka topographic map

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.


Hospital/medical center in Wetumpka:

  • ELMORE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - State, provides emergency services, 500 HOSPITAL DRIVE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Wetumpka:

  • VA CENTRAL ALABAMA HEALTHCARE SYSTEM - MONTGOMERY (Acute Care - Veterans Administration, Government Federal, about 11 miles away; MONTGOMERY, AL)
  • BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER EAST (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 13 miles away; MONTGOMERY, AL)
  • JACKSON HOSPITAL & CLINIC INC (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 14 miles away; MONTGOMERY, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Wetumpka, AL

Airports located in Wetumpka:


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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.

Local government website: cityofwetumpka.com

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wetumpka:

  • Faulkner University (about 12 miles; Montgomery, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,534)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 13 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 3,426)
  • Alabama State University (about 14 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,561)
  • Tuskegee University (about 31 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Auburn University Main Campus (about 43 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 20,996)
  • Troy University (about 55 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 13,221)
  • University of Montevallo (about 55 miles; Montevallo, AL; FT enrollment: 2,494)

Public high school in Wetumpka:

Private high school in Wetumpka:

  • EMERALD MOUNTAIN CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 90; Location: 4125 RIFLE RANGE RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Wetumpka:

See full list of schools located in Wetumpka, School District: ELMORE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

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)

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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 USHighway 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).

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.2. This is about average.
City:

34.2
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.5
U.S.:

9.6

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

CENTRAL ELMORE WATER AUTHORITY (Population served: 29820, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 12.2%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.5% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 53.7% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Wetumpka, AL

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 mentally retarded
  • 12 people in halfway houses
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally ill

Wetumpka compared to Alabama state average:

Wetumpka, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.


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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

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Wetumpka travel time to work - commute


Wetumpka mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (69%)
  • Utility gas (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Wetumpka (based on Elmore County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.52%
Here46.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist AssociationChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Churches of Christ
Adherents63.3%16.0%3.2%3.1%3.0%
Congregations41.9%17.1%1.0%4.8%9.5%
NameCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.7%2.4%1.0%1.0%4.4%
Congregations2.9%4.8%1.0%1.0%16.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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
This county:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Elmore County:

6.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.3%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Elmore County:

28.5%
Alabama:

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

9.3%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$11,123$33,3690$0
Other Government Administration 4$5,934$17,8027$5,880
Judicial and Legal 2$5,245$31,4700$0
Police Protection - Officers 26$70,587$32,5790$0
Police - Other 9$18,478$24,6374$2,796
Firefighters 1$3,093$37,1160$0
Streets and Highways 14$33,602$28,8021$819
Solid Waste Management 2$4,072$24,4321$739
Parks and Recreation 4$8,927$26,7810$0
Local Libraries 3$5,982$23,9281$739
Other and Unallocable 4$10,129$30,3870$0
Totals for Government 73$177,172$29,12414$10,973

Wetumpka government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,339,000 ($188.51)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,796,000 ($252.85)
    Regular Highways: $1,350,000 ($190.06)
    Financial Administration: $681,000 ($95.87)
    Central Staff Services: $484,000 ($68.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $315,000 ($44.35)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $291,000 ($40.97)
    Local Fire Protection: $267,000 ($37.59)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $161,000 ($22.67)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Corrections - Other: $32,000 ($4.51)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $476,000 ($67.01)
    Police Protection: $350,000 ($49.27)
    Central Staff Services: $83,000 ($11.69)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,706,000 ($240.18)

Wetumpka government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $275,000 ($38.72)
    Parks and Recreation: $91,000 ($12.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $22,000 ($3.10)
    All Other: $15,000 ($2.11)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($0.28)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $15,000 ($2.11)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $301,000 ($42.38)
    Special Assessments: $140,000 ($19.71)
    Interest Earnings: $74,000 ($10.42)
    General Revenue, NEC: $54,000 ($7.60)
    Sale of Property: $14,000 ($1.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $79,000 ($11.12)
    All Other: $33,000 ($4.65)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,161,000 ($726.59)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $826,000 ($116.29)
    Property: $261,000 ($36.75)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $164,000 ($23.09)
    Other Selective Sales: $147,000 ($20.70)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $101,000 ($14.22)
    Other License: $77,000 ($10.84)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $27,000 ($3.80)

Wetumpka government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,165,000 ($445.59)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,165,000 ($445.59)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,945,000 ($414.61)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,945,000 ($414.61)

Wetumpka government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,786,000 ($673.80)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $95,000 ($13.37)

10.64% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,584 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.64%
Alabama average:

6.81%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($673 average AGI)
Elmore County:

0.13%
Alabama average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Montgomery County, AL  3.72% ($44,758 average AGI)
from Autauga County, AL  1.36% ($36,435)
from Tallapoosa County, AL  0.26% ($30,154)


8.46% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,662 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.46%
Alabama average:

6.16%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($341 average AGI)
Elmore County:

0.07%
Alabama average:

0.06%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Montgomery County, AL  2.75% ($35,981 average AGI)
to Autauga County, AL  1.38% ($33,309)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.21% ($36,981)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Wetumpka, Alabama:
  • Fatal accident count: 30
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 51
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 34
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 80
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Alabama average:
  • Fatal accident count: 100
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 156
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 26
  • Fatalities: 110
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 257
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 9

See more detailed statistics of Wetumpka fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 30 meters (98ft)
Total costs: $13,107,000
Total average daily traffic: 10,868
Total average daily truck traffic: 467
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 15,550



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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 94
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Wetumpka


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Wetumpka, AL

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
Businesses in Wetumpka, AL
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's2
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Ruby Tuesday1
Dairy Queen1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx2U-Haul2
GameStop1UPS3
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Hardee's1Walmart1
KFC1YMCA1
Lowe's1

Wetumpka on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in federal prisons and detention centers"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Education, training, and library occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Food preparation and serving related occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Librarians, curators, and archivists (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in nursing homes (population 5,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in halfway houses"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Computer and mathematical occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Legal support workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Radio, TV, and computer and software, and other electronic stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Life and physical scientists (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Textile mills and textile products (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers in 2006 per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most users submitting photos to our site per 10,000 residents (population 5000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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  • Jim Allen (9)
  • David A. Hite (3)
  • Mary Beth Boyette (2)
  • Jeffrey Allen Wilson (2)
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  • Milton H. Lee, Jr. (1)
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Total of 26 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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