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Talladega County, Alabama (AL)

County population in 2014: 81,322 (44% urban, 56% rural); it was 80,321 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 13,258
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 9,903
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 23,423
Renter-occupied apartments: 8,729 (it was 7,251 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

30%

Land area: 740 sq. mi.

Water area: 20.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 110 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Talladega County: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (18.3%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (16.3%), Manufacturing (11.4%), Construction (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 58%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 39%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Talladega County, Alabama:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (64.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (31.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Alabama median age:  37.0 years
Males: 39,605  (48.7%)
Females: 41,717  (51.3%)
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Talladega County,AL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Talladega County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,719 ($31,628 in 1999)

This county:

$37719
Alabama:

$42849

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $379 (lower quartile is $300, upper quartile is $489)
This county:

$379
State:

$515


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $93,800 (it was $62,000 in 2000)
Talladega:

$93,800
Alabama:

$122,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $42,300 - $171,700
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $989
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $338

Institutionalized population: 2,791

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 6
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 55
  • Burglaries: 165
  • Thefts: 383
  • Auto thefts: 49
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 217 buildings, average cost: $121,300
  • 2008: 215 buildings, average cost: $123,500
  • 2009: 42 buildings, average cost: $229,900
  • 2010: 29 buildings, average cost: $139,200
  • 2011: 24 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2012: 23 buildings, average cost: $130,100
  • 2013: 25 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2014: 21 buildings, average cost: $149,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $475 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $314 (0.5%)

Talladega County household income distribution in 2009 Talladega County home values distribution Talladega County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.5%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.5% for Black residents, 19.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.8% for American Indian residents, 36.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 17.5%
Talladega County:

17.5%
Alabama:

18.7%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.5% for Black residents, 18.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.0% for American Indian residents, 31.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 40 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 41 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 36 years old, American Indian residents: 46 years old, Asian residents: 22 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 27 years old, Other race residents: 24 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Talladega County is $369 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $442 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $596 a month.

Cities in this county include: Talladega, Sylacauga, Childersburg, Sycamore-Winterboro, Lincoln, Renfroe-Lanier, Munford, Mignon, Fayetteville, Oak Grove.

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

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Neighboring counties: Montgomery County, Mississippi , Pickens County , Haralson County, Georgia , Winston County, Mississippi , Newton County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.4%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 2,625
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 69.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.2%

Number of foreign born residents: 541 (48% naturalized citizens)

Talladega County:

0.7%
Whole state:

2.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 159
  • 1990 to 1994: 27
  • 1985 to 1989: 78
  • 1980 to 1984: 68
  • 1975 to 1979: 26
  • 1970 to 1974: 72
  • 1970 to 1974: 7
  • 1965 to 1969: 104

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 65.4%

Talladega County marital status for males Talladega County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 21,521
  • One, attached: 363
  • Two: 1,043
  • 3 or 4: 962
  • 5 to 9: 666
  • 10 to 19: 128
  • 20 or more: 642
  • Mobile homes: 9,049
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 95

Housing units in Talladega County with a mortgage: 8,293 (827 second mortgage, 720 home equity loan, 28 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,450

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Talladega County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant33,499139
Mainline Protestant4,53837
Black Protestant3,64525
Catholic1,7694
Other5544
None38,286-
Talladega 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: 8
Talladega County:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.

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

1.12 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 70
Talladega County:

8.73 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 40
This county:

4.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Talladega County:

12.8%
Alabama:

11.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Talladega County:

32.8%
State:

31.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

6.9%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Talladega County:

Average size of farms: 187 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $45,719
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $180.38
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 2.43%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 79.93%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $42,485
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 27.13%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.12%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $50,981
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.95%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 16.26
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.55%
Corn for grain: 6528 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2708 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 3499 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 5117 harvested acres
Vegetables: 16 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 115 acres

Earthquake activity:

Talladega County-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 80% 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 62.2 miles away from Talladega 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 84.0 miles away from the county 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 168.0 miles away from the county center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 98.8 miles away from the county 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 113.3 miles away from Talladega County center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 215.4 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:

  • AlabamaSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 27, 2011, Emergency Declared (EM-3319): April 27, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3319, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • AlabamaSevere Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1971): April 28, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1971, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • AlabamaHurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 29, 2008 to September 3, 2008, Emergency Declared (EM-3292): August 30, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3292, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • AlabamaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3237): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3237, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • AlabamaHurricane Dennis, Incident Period: July 10, 2005 to July 16, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1593): July 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1593, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • AlabamaHurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 13, 2004 to September 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1549): September 15, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1549, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • AlabamaSevere Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 5, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1466): May 12, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1466, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • AlabamaSevere Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 5, 2002 to November 12, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1442): November 14, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1442, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • AlabamaSevere Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 24, 2001 to November 25, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1399): December 7, 2001, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1399, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • AlabamaHurricane Opal, Incident Period: October 4, 1995 to October 8, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1070): October 4, 1995, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1070, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Talladega County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

  • Germany (16%)
  • Mexico (14%)
  • Philippines (11%)
  • United Kingdom (9%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (8%)
  • Vietnam (7%)
  • Other Western Africa (6%)

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

  • United States or American (30%)
  • English (7%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • German (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • European (1%)

Talladega County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 26,385 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 3,851 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 137 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 17 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 10 (0%)
  • Taxi: 46 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 28 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (0%)
  • Walked: 370 (1%)
  • Other means: 206 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 389 (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 1,373 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 743 people in state prisons
  • 425 people in nursing homes
  • 347 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 226 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 206 people in institutions for the deaf
  • 139 people in institutions for the blind
  • 87 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 55 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 40 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 39 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 17 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 4 people in other group homes

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

  • 1,214 people in federal prisons
  • 546 people in state prisons
  • 450 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 320 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 232 people in college/university student housing
  • 229 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 90 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 32 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 20 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,014.

5.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,785 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.41%
Alabama average:

6.02%


0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($397 average AGI)
Talladega County:

0.06%
Alabama average:

0.05%

3.95% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($23,266 average AGI)
1.40% relocated from other states ($8,123 average AGI)
Talladega County:

1.40%
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 Calhoun County, AL  1.09% ($32,744 average AGI)
from St. Clair County, AL  0.55% ($37,621)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.47% ($34,600)
from Shelby County, AL  0.39% ($40,864)
from Coosa County, AL  0.29% ($27,329)
from Clay County, AL  0.14% ($25,711)
from Montgomery County, AL  0.12% ($16,742)


5.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,837 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
Alabama average:

6.06%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.03% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($21,738 average AGI)
1.63% relocated to other states ($10,099 average AGI)
Talladega County:

1.63%
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 Calhoun County, AL  1.08% ($32,240 average AGI)
to St. Clair County, AL  0.55% ($32,178)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.43% ($33,522)
to Shelby County, AL  0.42% ($32,064)
to Coosa County, AL  0.25% ($31,569)
to Clay County, AL  0.12% ($24,636)
to Tallapoosa County, AL  0.12% ($24,645)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.9

Births per 1000 population in Talladega County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Talladega County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Talladega County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Talladega County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Talladega County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 15,515 (10,327 aged, 5,188 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,060 (5%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Talladega County, Alabama in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (941)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (916)
  • Congestive heart failure (824)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (749)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (729)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (589)
  • Unspecified dementia (551)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (434)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (414)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (325)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 92.8. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 78.5
  • Other - 14.3

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 123.1. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 89.2
  • Other - 33.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 79,148
  • In family households: 67,918 (14,075 male householders, 8,116 female householders)
    15,061 spouses, 22,413 children (20,292 natural, 600 adopted, 1,521 stepchildren), 3,404 grandchildren, 775 brothers or sisters, 633 parents, 1,171 other relatives, 1,751 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 11,230 (4,528 male householders (3,896 living alone)), 5,171 female householders (4,633 living alone)), 1,531 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,143 (2,791 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 9,809 2-persons, 5,583 3-persons, 4,069 4-persons, 1,756 5-persons, 615 6-persons, 359 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,529 1-person, 989 2-persons, 105 3-persons, 43 4-persons, 20 5-persons, 4 6-persons, 9 7-or-more-persons.

11,446 married couples with children.
5,470 single-parent households (897 men, 4,573 women).

97.2% of residents of Talladega County speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (73% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (46% speak English very well, 54% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $529,102,000 ($6591 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $35,711,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $239,066,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $124,412,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,156,000
Federal grants: $101,897,000
Federal procurement contracts: $29,018,000 ($21,789,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $30,553,000 ($3,156,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,247,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $34,353,000
Federal Government insurance: $48,834,000

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

Births: 5,619
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 4,717
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +113
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -799
Here -10 per 1000 residents
State +2 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Talladega County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 15.46 millions of gallons per day (46% from ground, 54% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 357
  • 2000 to 2004: 6,286
  • 1990 to 1999: 7,000
  • 1980 to 1989: 5,505
  • 1970 to 1979: 5,175
  • 1960 to 1969: 4,316
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,985
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,313
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,995
Rooms in houses/apartments in Talladega County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 184
  • 3 rooms: 707
  • 4 rooms: 2,549
  • 5 rooms: 6,078
  • 6 rooms: 6,123
  • 7 rooms: 3,753
  • 8 rooms: 2,135
  • 9+ rooms: 1,894
  • 1 room: 84
  • 2 rooms: 334
  • 3 rooms: 1,220
  • 4 rooms: 2,026
  • 5 rooms: 1,861
  • 6 rooms: 968
  • 7 rooms: 512
  • 8 rooms: 149
  • 9+ rooms: 97
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Talladega County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 55
  • 1 bedroom: 521
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,355
  • 3 bedrooms: 13,552
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,368
  • 5+ bedrooms: 572
  • no bedroom: 115
  • 1 bedroom: 1,505
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,080
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,218
  • 4 bedrooms: 285
  • 5+ bedrooms: 48
Cars and other vehicles available in Talladega County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 1,523
  • 1 vehicle: 5,822
  • 2 vehicles: 9,578
  • 3 vehicles: 4,535
  • 4 vehicles: 1,314
  • 5+ vehicles: 651
  • no vehicle: 1,618
  • 1 vehicle: 3,388
  • 2 vehicles: 1,658
  • 3 vehicles: 431
  • 4 vehicles: 96
  • 5+ vehicles: 60

61% of Talladega County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 67% lived in Alabama.

Talladega County:

60.7%
State average:

58.1%

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

  • This state: 67344
  • Northeast: 971
  • Midwest: 2455
  • South: 7705
  • West: 1021

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $49,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Talladega County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (39.0%)
  • Utility gas (35.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24.3%)
  • Wood (1.1%)
  • Electricity (41.4%)
  • Utility gas (40.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15.8%)
  • Wood (0.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 644
Here:

6.8%
Alabama:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 329
Here:

7.0%
Alabama:

10.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 379
Here:

16.1%
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)

Talladega County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,582,000
    General: $191,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,717,000
    Corrections - Other: $2,619,000
    Police Protection: $1,290,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $993,000
    Solid Waste Management: $934,000
    General - Other: $887,000
    Parks & Recreation: $843,000
    Financial Administration: $780,000
    General Public Buildings: $567,000
    Water Utilities: $490,000
    Central Staff Services: $319,000
    Health Services - Other: $261,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $235,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $20,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,082,000

Talladega County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - All Other: $1,653,000
    Solid Waste Management: $143,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $351,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $441,000
    Interest Earnings: $344,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $713,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,371,000
    General Support: $3,301,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,870,000
    Total General Sales: $3,365,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $442,000
    NEC: $330,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $177,000

Talladega County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,915,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,490,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $2,425,000

Talladega County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $10,257,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $411,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 4,028
  • Number of aged recipients: 274
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 3,754
  • Number of recipients under 18: 593
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 2,727
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 708
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,576
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,866
Talladega County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Talladega County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Talladega County, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James74870.2 years
John62172.7 years
Mary59176.2 years
William57972.6 years
Robert36671.7 years
Willie34972.3 years
Annie28578.3 years
George25874.4 years
Charles24268.4 years
Thomas19870.7 years
Most common last names in Talladega County, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith35171.4 years
Jones24274.6 years
Williams23171.7 years
Brown17873.2 years
Johnson16072.2 years
Davis16072.7 years
Wilson15871.1 years
Morris14172.7 years
Taylor12872.3 years
Thomas12571.6 years
Businesses in Talladega County, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture2
Advance Auto Parts2Little Caesars Pizza2
Arby's2McDonald's3
AutoZone2Nike7
Bath & Body Works1Nissan1
Burger King3Pizza Hut1
CVS2Popeyes1
Church's Chicken1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn1Rite Aid3
Curves1SONIC Drive-In2
Dairy Queen2Sears1
Days Inn1Sprint Nextel2
Domino's Pizza3Subway6
FedEx4Super 82
Ford1T-Mobile1
GNC2Taco Bell2
GameStop1Toyota1
H&R Block3U-Haul5
Hardee's1UPS9
Holiday Inn2Waffle House1
Home Depot1Walgreens2
Honda1Walmart2
Jones New York1YMCA1
KFC3

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  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"