For population 25 years and over in Wilton:
For population 15 years and over in Wilton town:
19 residents are foreign born (1.9% Latin America, 0.9% Europe, 0.5% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $456 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Hoover, AL (21.5 miles , pop. 62,742).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (30.9 miles , pop. 242,820).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (551.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Montevallo, AL (1.4 miles ), Piper-Coleanor, AL (2.4 miles ), Calera, AL (2.8 miles ), Alabaster, AL (3.3 miles ), Jemison, AL (3.4 miles ), Helena, AL (3.7 miles ), West Blocton, AL (3.8 miles ), Thorsby, AL (3.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 33.08 N, Longitude: 86.88 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 205
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: +51 (+9.6%).
Work and jobs in Wilton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Wilton, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Wilton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 200% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/4/1977, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 30.4 miles away from the Wilton 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 34.5 miles away from the town center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Wilton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 63% 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 31.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 70.8 miles away from Wilton 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 68.1 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 36.3 miles away from the city 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 31.6 miles away from Wilton 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 9.8 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 Shelby County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 3, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Wilton:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wilton:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 23.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 15.8%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.6% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Wilton compared to Alabama state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Wilton (based on Shelby County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.62%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 24
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 94
Number of full-service restaurants: 124
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
11.63% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($57,165 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($140 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.53% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($58,141 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($136 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Wilton fatal accident list:
Aug 5, 2004 12:10 AM, Sr-25, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 7, 1994 03:45 AM, 25, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total costs: $3,588,000
Total average daily traffic: 11,640
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,337
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 19,070
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:6
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