Colbert County, Alabama (AL)

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County population in 2012: 54,446 (56% urban, 44% rural); it was 54,984 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 9,687
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,886
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 17,006
Renter-occupied apartments: 6,200 (it was 5,455 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

30%

Land area: 595 sq. mi.

Water area: 29.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 92 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Colbert County: 83.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (26.0%), Manufacturing (18.0%), Retail trade (15.9%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 55%
  • Government: 18%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 27%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Colbert County, Alabama:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (79.6%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (16.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Alabama median age:  37.0 years
Males: 26,159  (48.3%)
Females: 28,269  (51.7%)
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Colbert County,AL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Colbert County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $38,890 ($31,954 in 1999)

This county:

$38890
Alabama:

$42849

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $413 (lower quartile is $268, upper quartile is $525)
This county:

$413
State:

$515


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $99,462 (it was $68,200 in 2000)
Colbert:

$99,462
Alabama:

$122,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $64,800 - $167,753
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $955
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $332

Institutionalized population: 359

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

Colbert County, AL map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 174 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 2008: 128 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 2009: 82 buildings, average cost: $118,000

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results


Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $386 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $347 (0.4%)

Colbert County household income distribution in 2009 Colbert County home values distribution Colbert County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.8%
(14.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.2% for Black residents, 58.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.3% for American Indian residents, 87.2% for other race residents, 24.9% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.7%
Colbert County:

16.7%
Alabama:

18.7%
(14.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.8% for Black residents, 54.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.2% for American Indian residents, 77.3% for other race residents, 21.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 41 years old
(Males: 40 years old, Females: 43 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43 years old, Black residents: 38 years old, American Indian residents: 28 years old, Asian residents: 61 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 18 years old, Other race residents: 16 years old)

Area name: Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Colbert County is $400 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $486 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $620 a month.

Cities in this county include: Tri-Cities, Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, Tuscumbia, Cherokee, Littleville, Leighton.

Colbert County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

2005 air pollution in Colbert County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.085 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.072 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 13.2 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 32 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.002 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.010 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Colbert County: Barton Compressor Station (A), Colbert Steam Plant (B), National Fertilizer Development Center (C), Stewarts Camp (D), TVA Forage Research (E), Belle Mont (F), Mulberry Creek Cabin Area (G), Buchanan Peninsula Cabin Area (H), Aurora Springs Cabin Area (I), Kellar Quarry Landing (J), Sheffield Dock (K), Spring Valley Dock (L), Spring Valley Station (M), Pride Landing (N), Winston Quarters (O), Buzzard Roost Dock (P), Town Creek Marina (Q), Steenson Marina (R), Bear Creek Dock (S), Aurora Springs Dock (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Colbert County include: Christian Home Church of Christ (A), Cane Creek Cumberland Presbyterian Church (B), Poplar Creek Missionary Baptist Church (C), Pleasant Hill Freewill Methodist Church (D), New La Grange Church (E), Piney Grove Church of Christ (F), O Canaan Church (G), Old Brick Presbyterian Church (H), Old Bethel Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: McKiernan Cemetery (1), Holland Cemetery (2), Colbert County Memorial Gardens (3), Cole Cemetery (4), Community Cemetery (5), Midway Cemetery (6), Jones Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Winston Quarters Pond (A), Nichols Pond (B), Williams Pond (C), Riley Pond (D), Asphalt Lake (E), Alcock Pond (F), Crutch Pond (G), Gnat Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Todd Branch (A), Sweetgum Branch (B), Shoal Creek (C), Shegog Creek (D), Shaw Branch (E), Ross Branch (F), Isbell Branch (G), Lick Creek (H), Lindsey Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Colbert County include: Colbert County Park (1), Alabama Wildlife Refuge (2), Buzzard Roost Park (3), Natchez Trace Parkway Colbert Ferry Park (4), Thomas State Wildlife Refuge (5), Rosetrail Park (6), Colbert County Park (7), LaGrange College Monument (8). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Franklin County , Lauderdale County , Lawrence County , Tishomingo County, Mississippi .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.2%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,904
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 73.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 485 (51% naturalized citizens)

Colbert County:

0.9%
Whole state:

2.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 128
  • 1990 to 1994: 43
  • 1985 to 1989: 86
  • 1980 to 1984: 60
  • 1975 to 1979: 50
  • 1970 to 1974: 23
  • 1970 to 1974: 41
  • 1965 to 1969: 54

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 65.1%

Colbert County marital status for males Colbert County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Colbert County with a mortgage: 7,829 (730 second mortgage, 868 home equity loan, 10 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,555

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Colbert County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant29,759103
Mainline Protestant3,36817
Black Protestant3,25618
Catholic1,4151
Other71
None16,623-
Colbert County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Colbert County:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
This county:

1.65 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Colbert County:

5.87 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 34
This county:

6.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Colbert County:

13.5%
Alabama:

11.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Colbert County:

35.7%
State:

31.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.7%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Colbert County:

Average size of farms: 226 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $59,251
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $236.06
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 67.83%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $49,361
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 35.76%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.86%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $52,054
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.38%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.37
Corn for grain: 6334 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 3363 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 24598 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 3347 harvested acres
Vegetables: 54 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 24 acres

Tornado activity:

Colbert County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Alabama state average. It is 1669196.0 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 fatalities and 47 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/17/1965, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 22 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Colbert County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 77% 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 95.6 miles away from Colbert County 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 120.5 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 159.8 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 173.1 miles away from the county center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 70.3 miles away from Colbert County center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 257.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Colbert County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Freezes: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (19%)
  • United Kingdom (12%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • Korea (8%)
  • Philippines (8%)
  • Guatemala (8%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Colbert County (%):

  • United States or American (31%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • English (9%)
  • German (6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Colbert County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 19,682 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 2,311 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 29 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 5 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 5 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 18 (0%)
  • Walked: 199 (1%)
  • Other means: 101 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 243 (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Colbert County, Alabama in 2000:

  • 353 people in nursing homes
  • 75 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 64 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 45 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 22 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 21 people in other group homes
  • 12 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

People in group quarters in Colbert County, Alabama in 2010:

  • 276 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 77 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 75 people in college/university student housing
  • 40 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 6 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,343.

5.62% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,522 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.62%
Alabama average:

6.02%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.83% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($18,916 average AGI)
1.80% relocated from other states ($11,606 average AGI)
Colbert County:

1.80%
Alabama average:

2.63%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lauderdale County, AL  2.04% ($26,007 average AGI)
from Franklin County, AL  0.48% ($26,729)
from Lawrence County, AL  0.19% ($35,368)
from Morgan County, AL  0.14% ($25,536)
from Madison County, AL  0.13% ($31,160)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.10% ($32,947)
from Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.07% ($48,000)


5.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,675 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
Alabama average:

6.06%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.92% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($20,265 average AGI)
1.71% relocated to other states ($11,410 average AGI)
Colbert County:

1.71%
Alabama average:

2.67%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lauderdale County, AL  2.06% ($27,120 average AGI)
to Franklin County, AL  0.49% ($29,398)
to Madison County, AL  0.24% ($29,646)
to Lawrence County, AL  0.20% ($28,750)
to Morgan County, AL  0.17% ($32,788)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.16% ($27,125)
to Tuscaloosa County, AL  0.10% ($23,500)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.3

Births per 1000 population in Colbert County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 12.3

Deaths per 1000 population in Colbert County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Colbert County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 10,528 (8,226 aged, 2,302 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 60.2. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 146.6. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 125.6
  • Other - 20.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 53,954

Size of family households: 7,336 2-persons, 3,749 3-persons, 2,748 4-persons, 1,139 5-persons, 315 6-persons, 155 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 6,570 1-person, 651 2-persons, 76 3-persons, 25 4-persons, 6 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

8,735 married couples with children.
2,883 single-parent households (511 men, 2,372 women).

97.7% of residents of Colbert County speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (87% speak English very well, 2% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (43% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 15% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (58% speak English very well, 42% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $490,831,000 ($8953 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $16,703,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $204,067,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $84,671,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $5,531,000
Federal grants: $62,542,000
Federal procurement contracts: $27,355,000 ($1,392,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $106,665,000 ($9,853,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $941,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,938,000
Federal Government insurance: $28,173,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 3,122
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 3,228
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +81
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -217
Here -4 per 1000 residents
State +2 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Colbert County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 8.05 millions of gallons per day (9% from ground, 91% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 330
  • 2000 to 2004: 2,871
  • 1990 to 1999: 3,820
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,143
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,910
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,954
  • 1950 to 1959: 3,422
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,557
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,810
Rooms in houses/apartments in Colbert County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 11
  • 2 rooms: 77
  • 3 rooms: 438
  • 4 rooms: 1,318
  • 5 rooms: 3,935
  • 6 rooms: 5,108
  • 7 rooms: 2,805
  • 8 rooms: 1,471
  • 9+ rooms: 1,843
  • 1 room: 65
  • 2 rooms: 320
  • 3 rooms: 645
  • 4 rooms: 1,744
  • 5 rooms: 1,404
  • 6 rooms: 755
  • 7 rooms: 341
  • 8 rooms: 116
  • 9+ rooms: 65
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Colbert County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 32
  • 1 bedroom: 340
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,179
  • 3 bedrooms: 9,971
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,887
  • 5+ bedrooms: 597
  • no bedroom: 123
  • 1 bedroom: 1,013
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,624
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,475
  • 4 bedrooms: 205
  • 5+ bedrooms: 15
Cars and other vehicles available in Colbert County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 671
  • 1 vehicle: 3,968
  • 2 vehicles: 7,595
  • 3 vehicles: 3,238
  • 4 vehicles: 1,090
  • 5+ vehicles: 444
  • no vehicle: 770
  • 1 vehicle: 2,705
  • 2 vehicles: 1,499
  • 3 vehicles: 330
  • 4 vehicles: 104
  • 5+ vehicles: 47

63% of Colbert County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 63% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Alabama.

Colbert County:

62.6%
State average:

58.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $60,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Colbert County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (41.7%)
  • Electricity (38.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17.2%)
  • Wood (1.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.7%)
  • Electricity (47.7%)
  • Utility gas (39.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.3%)
  • Wood (0.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 522
Here:

8.4%
Alabama:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 110
Here:

3.8%
Alabama:

10.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 46
Here:

2.6%
Alabama:

14.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Colbert County government finances - Expenditure in 2004:

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $977,000
    General: $763,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $6,361,000
    Police Protection: $1,888,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,592,000
    Water Utilities: $1,397,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,259,000
    General - Other: $1,214,000
    General Public Buildings: $750,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $607,000
    Central Staff Services: $464,000
    Health Services - Other: $274,000
    Parks & Recreation: $139,000
    Welfare - Other: $99,000
    Financial Administration: $54,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $208,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $238,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,014,000

Colbert County government finances - Revenue in 2004:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,379,000
    All Other: $1,149,000
    Parks & Recreation: $26,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $72,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,273,000
    Interest Earnings: $276,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,428,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,522,000
    General Support: $3,450,000
    Water Utilities: $876,000
    All Other: $108,000
    Public Welfare: $36,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,695,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $384,000
    NEC: $384,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $240,000
    Tobacco Sales: $192,000
    Other Selective Sales: $144,000
    Total General Sales: $48,000

Colbert County government finances - Debt in 2004:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $4,805,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,573,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $232,000

Colbert County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,884,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,996,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Colbert County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Colbert County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 12 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
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 ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED155$112,890295$104,003934$116,489129$27,8765$1,108,000201$87,49348$26,250
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$75,05924$66,79285$119,4128$54,0000$08$60,87523$39,043
APPLICATIONS DENIED27$97,37083$59,675363$117,66940$31,9751$61,00025$102,04048$39,667
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN14$101,35716$92,500232$120,4539$43,4440$08$157,8752$48,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$89,0006$83,16763$128,7783$47,0000$00$03$48,667
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 11 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED46$155,82629$150,4831$320,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$126,00018$161,1671$97,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$165,75014$149,7860$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$117,0003$180,3330$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$35,5001$288,0002$35,500

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Colbert County, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James65870.6 years
William52772.9 years
Mary49778.1 years
John41074.3 years
Robert31471.1 years
Charles23968.7 years
Annie20881.2 years
Willie17276.5 years
Thomas16971.9 years
George16473.9 years
Most common last names in Colbert County, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith25474.5 years
Johnson22375.6 years
Davis17075.1 years
Thompson16574.3 years
King13573.6 years
Williams11974.3 years
Mitchell11775.0 years
Jackson11773.0 years
Brown11476.3 years
Malone10975.1 years
Businesses in Colbert County, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's4
Ace Hardware2Microtel1
Advance Auto Parts1New Balance3
Arby's1Nike1
AutoZone2Outback1
Best Western1Outback Steakhouse1
Burger King2Papa John's Pizza1
CVS1Penske2
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut2
Chuck E. Cheese's1Quiznos1
Comfort Inn1Rite Aid1
Curves1Ruby Tuesday1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx8Subway5
Ford1T-Mobile2
GNC1Taco Bell1
GameStop1Toyota1
H&R Block3U-Haul3
Hardee's2UPS5
KFC1Waffle House1
Kmart1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1
Lowe's1

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