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Tallapoosa County, Alabama (AL)

County population in 2017: 40,957 (26% urban, 74% rural); it was 41,475 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,162
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 5,168
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 12,715
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,655 (it was 3,941 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

30%

Land area: 718 sq. mi.

Water area: 48.3 sq. mi.

Population density: 57 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Tallapoosa County: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (29.2%), Educational, health and social services (24.8%), Retail trade (13.1%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (11.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 80%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 18%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Tallapoosa County, AL (2017)
    • 28,02267.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 11,25627.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9852.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 3040.7%Two or more races
    • 1730.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 1680.4%Asian alone
Median resident age:

43.5 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years
Males: 19,691  (48.1%)
Females: 21,266  (51.9%)
Average household size:
Tallapoosa County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $43,679 ($30,745 in 1999)
This county:

$43,679
Alabama:

$48,123

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $404 (lower quartile is $322, upper quartile is $521)
This county:

$404
State:

$565


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $114,452 (it was $65,000 in 2000)
Tallapoosa:

$114,452
Alabama:

$141,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,952 - $219,960
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $972
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $327

Institutionalized population: 521

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 8
  • Assaults: 20
  • Burglaries: 75
  • Thefts: 109
  • Auto thefts: 13

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 12
  • Robberies: 9
  • Assaults: 10
  • Burglaries: 91
  • Thefts: 113
  • Auto thefts: 20
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 56 buildings, average cost: $84,300
  • 1998: 57 buildings, average cost: $100,700
  • 1999: 30 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 2000: 39 buildings, average cost: $92,800
  • 2001: 42 buildings, average cost: $89,100
  • 2002: 33 buildings, average cost: $113,300
  • 2003: 36 buildings, average cost: $124,500
  • 2004: 43 buildings, average cost: $124,300
  • 2005: 55 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 2006: 62 buildings, average cost: $151,600
  • 2007: 59 buildings, average cost: $142,600
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $218,100
  • 2009: 14 buildings, average cost: $137,700
  • 2010: 9 buildings, average cost: $206,300
  • 2011: 13 buildings, average cost: $241,400
  • 2012: 12 buildings, average cost: $287,700
  • 2013: 12 buildings, average cost: $205,000
  • 2014: 16 buildings, average cost: $223,900
  • 2015: 77 buildings, average cost: $219,200
  • 2016: 114 buildings, average cost: $246,100
  • 2017: 115 buildings, average cost: $235,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Tallapoosa, AL residents
Average permit cost in Tallapoosa, AL
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $467 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $297 (0.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Tallapoosa, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Tallapoosa, AL in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Tallapoosa, AL in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.0%
Tallapoosa County:

20.0%
Alabama:

16.9%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.2% for Black residents, 42.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 59.3% for American Indian residents, 60.4% for other race residents, 13.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 43.5 years old
(Males: 42.6 years old, Females: 45.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 48.5 years old, Black residents: 36.2 years old, American Indian residents: 56.6 years old, Asian residents: 33.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.5 years old, Other race residents: 17.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Tallapoosa County is $356 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $436 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $615 a month.

Cities in this county include: Alexander City, Dadeville, Camp Hill, New Site, Reeltown, Jacksons' Gap, Our Town, Hackneyville, Daviston, Goldville.

Tallapoosa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Tallapoosa County: Tates Fish Camp (A), Swift Creek Hunting Club (B), Paty Fishing Camp (C), Barretts Fish Camp (D), Flag Mountain Lookout Tower (E), Parker Creek Marina (F), Little Toms Fish Camp (G), Little Joes Fish Camp (H), Hatchett Creek Hunting Club (I), Cedar Circle Fish Camp (J), Bryant (K), Blue Springs Fish Camp (L), Blackmons Landing (M), Horse Stomp Campground (N), Equality Volunteer Fire Department (O), Marble Valley Volunteer Fire Department (P), Richville Volunteer Fire Department (Q), Hanover Volunteer Fire Department (R). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Tallapoosa County include: Rockford Methodist Church (A), Mount Nebo Church (B), Rehobeth Methodist Church (C), Mount Sinai Church (D), Pleasant Hill Methodist Church (E), Mount Moriah Baptist Church (F), Proctor Creek Church (G), Liberty Hill Primitive Baptist Church (H), Salem Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Jordan Cemetery (1), Socapatoy Cemetery (2), Miller-Patterson Cemetery (3), Darsey Cemetery (4), Old Union Cemetery (5), Jennings Cemetery (6), Duke Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Jones Pond (A), Howards Pond (B), Holdridge Pond (C), Hallmans Lake (D), Dunlaps Lake (E), Browning Pond (F), Jordan Lake (G), Bailey Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Spivey Creek (A), Speed Creek (B), Slaughter Creek (C), Chapman Creek (D), Rocky Ford Creek (E), Rocky Branch (F), Rock Branch (G), Pinefiold Branch (H), Paint Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Tallapoosa County include: Dickson Park (1), Ann Jordan Resort Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Chambers County , Hidalgo County, New Mexico , Camp County, Texas , Columbia County, Georgia , Randolph County , Fayette County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.1%
Alabama:

3.8%

Unemployment by year in Tallapoosa, AL
County total employment by year in Tallapoosa, AL
County average yearly wages by year in Tallapoosa, AL

Current college students: 1,221
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 555 (47.7% naturalized citizens)

Tallapoosa County:

1.4%
Whole state:

3.5%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 802010 or later
  • 2412000 to 2009
  • 1491990 to 1999
  • 301980 to 1989
  • 141970 to 1979
  • 30Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 71.3%

Tallapoosa County marital status for males Tallapoosa County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 15,668
  • One, attached: 165
  • Two: 639
  • 3 or 4: 515
  • 5 to 9: 511
  • 10 to 19: 274
  • 20 to 49: 290
  • 50 or more: 242
  • Mobile homes: 4,189

Housing units in Tallapoosa County with a mortgage: 5,416 (78 second mortgage, 370 home equity loan, 7 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,199

Here:

45.5% with mortgage
State:

56.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Tallapoosa County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,71486
Mainline Protestant4,58033
Black Protestant3,52616
Catholic8941
Other1916
None12,711-
Tallapoosa 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: 5
Tallapoosa County:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.

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

7.85 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 25
This county:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Tallapoosa County:

14.2%
Alabama:

11.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Tallapoosa County:

33.0%
State:

31.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.0%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Tallapoosa County:

Average size of farms: 207 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $13,747
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $215.54
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 9.49%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 72.65%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $16,183
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 8.42%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $32,071
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 98.14%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.79
Corn for grain: 188 harvested acres
Vegetables: 24 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 56 acres

Tornado activity:

Tallapoosa County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Alabama state average. It is 3613592.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 27 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 11/17/1968, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 24 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tallapoosa County-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 81% 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 90.8 miles away from Tallapoosa 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 114.3 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 146.2 miles away from the county center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 205.9 miles away from the county center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 130.6 miles away from Tallapoosa 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 122.8 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:

  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 27, 2011 to May 31, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3319: April 27, 2011, FEMA Id: 3319, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2011 to May 31, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1971: April 28, 2011, FEMA Id: 1971, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Alabama Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 29, 2008 to September 03, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3292: August 30, 2008, FEMA Id: 3292, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3237: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3237, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Dennis, Incident Period: July 10, 2005 to July 16, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1593: July 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 1593, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Hurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 13, 2004 to September 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1549: September 15, 2004, FEMA Id: 1549, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 05, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1466: May 12, 2003, FEMA Id: 1466, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Alabama Hurricane Opal, Incident Period: October 04, 1995 to October 08, 1995, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1070: October 04, 1995, FEMA Id: 1070, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Alabama Severe Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared EM-3096: March 15, 1993, FEMA Id: 3096, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
  • Alabama Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: March 15, 1990 to March 28, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-861: March 21, 1990, FEMA Id: 861, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Tallapoosa County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Tallapoosa

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 11,224 (84.7%)
  • Carpooled: 1,295 (9.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 15 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 99 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 126 (1.0%)
  • Worked at home: 483 (3.6%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (59%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (14%)
  • Guatemala (4%)
  • Honduras (3%)
  • Vietnam (3%)
  • Korea (2%)
  • Canada (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Tallapoosa County


  • American (27%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • English (5%)
  • German (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • African (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 681 people in nursing homes
  • 112 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 27 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 15 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 13 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 11 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled

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

  • 375 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 137 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 38 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 9 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $51,166.

6.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($50,238 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
Alabama average:

5.95%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.64% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($32,646 average AGI)
1.78% relocated from other states ($17,593 average AGI)
Tallapoosa County:

1.78%
Alabama average:

2.56%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lee County, AL  0.86% ($49,821 average AGI)
from Elmore County, AL  0.84% ($38,058)
from Coosa County, AL  0.62% ($25,341)
from Montgomery County, AL  0.32% ($49,711)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.28% ($72,475)
from Talladega County, AL  0.25% ($28,917)
from Chambers County, AL  0.16% ($37,652)


6.06% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,467 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.06%
Alabama average:

5.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.55% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($27,615 average AGI)
1.52% relocated to other states ($15,852 average AGI)
Tallapoosa County:

1.52%
Alabama average:

2.59%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lee County, AL  0.97% ($35,336 average AGI)
to Coosa County, AL  0.71% ($26,762)
to Elmore County, AL  0.66% ($40,462)
to Talladega County, AL  0.27% ($29,821)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.27% ($50,692)
to Montgomery County, AL  0.18% ($50,320)
to Macon County, AL  0.18% ($20,480)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.0

Births per 1000 population in Tallapoosa County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Tallapoosa County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.1

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Tallapoosa County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 4.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Tallapoosa County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Tallapoosa County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Tallapoosa County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Tallapoosa County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Tallapoosa County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Tallapoosa County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 8,649 (6,262 aged, 2,387 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 668 (7%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (597)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (529)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (448)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (383)
  • Congestive heart failure (366)
  • Unspecified dementia (334)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (329)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (234)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (195)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (180)

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: 90.8. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 143.2. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 111.8
  • Other - 31.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 40,957
  • In family households: 34,697 (5,519 male householders, 5,657 female householders)
    7,923 spouses, 11,777 children (11,039 natural, 270 adopted, 469 stepchildren), 1,267 grandchildren, 279 brothers or sisters, 340 parents, 1,090 other relatives, 743 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,604 (2,167 male householders (1,870 living alone)), 2,861 female householders (2,697 living alone)), 536 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 619

Size of family households: 5,933 2-persons, 2,392 3-persons, 2,029 4-persons, 608 5-persons, 121 6-persons, 89 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,568 1-person, 427 2-persons, 28 4-persons.

4,171 married couples with children.
3,315 single-parent households (673 men, 2,642 women).

98.4% of residents of Tallapoosa speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (85% speak English very well, 15% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $288,419,000 ($7,059 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $15,075,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $124,417,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $63,372,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,749,000
Federal grants: $85,893,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,331,000 ($7,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $11,657,000 ($5,644,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $398,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,559,000
Federal Government insurance: $350,000

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

Births: 2,544
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,867
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +31
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -740
Here -18 per 1000 residents
State +2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Tallapoosa County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 10.72 millions of gallons per day (0% from ground, 100% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.4

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.7

Year house built in Tallapoosa County, Alabama
  • Year house built in Tallapoosa County, Alabama
  • 1,2392014 or later
  • 1882010 to 2013
  • 3,2422000 to 2009
  • 4,1601990 to 1999
  • 3,9631980 to 1989
  • 3,4821970 to 1979
  • 2,2571960 to 1969
  • 1,9571950 to 1959
  • 1,0871940 to 1949
  • 1,3191939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Tallapoosa County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Tallapoosa County, Alabama
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Tallapoosa County, Alabama
  • 181 room
  • 172 rooms
  • 1853 rooms
  • 1,1394 rooms
  • 2,8875 rooms
  • 2,9696 rooms
  • 1,7447 rooms
  • 9538 rooms
  • 1,6209+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tallapoosa County, Alabama
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tallapoosa County, Alabama
  • 9241 room
  • 692 rooms
  • 2173 rooms
  • 1,1164 rooms
  • 1,1545 rooms
  • 8266 rooms
  • 2797 rooms
  • 1728 rooms
  • 889+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Tallapoosa County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Tallapoosa County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Tallapoosa County, Alabama
  • 40no bedroom
  • 1921 bedroom
  • 2,2642 bedrooms
  • 6,7423 bedrooms
  • 1,8054 bedrooms
  • 4445+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tallapoosa County, Alabama
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Tallapoosa County, Alabama
  • 885no bedroom
  • 3461 bedroom
  • 1,3152 bedrooms
  • 1,9113 bedrooms
  • 2744 bedrooms
  • 835+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Tallapoosa County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Tallapoosa County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Tallapoosa County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 448no vehicle
  • 2,5691 vehicle
  • 4,6572 vehicles
  • 2,6553 vehicles
  • 9424 vehicles
  • 3125+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Tallapoosa County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Tallapoosa County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 903no vehicle
  • 2,2141 vehicle
  • 1,0102 vehicles
  • 3543 vehicles
  • 1194 vehicles
  • 235+ vehicles

91.4% of Tallapoosa County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 58% lived in Alabama.

Tallapoosa County:

91.4%
State average:

86.3%

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

  • This state: 33,658
  • Other state: 6,502
  • Northeast: 641
  • Midwest: 1,380
  • South: 4,093
  • West: 393
Year householders moved into unit in Tallapoosa County, AL
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Tallapoosa County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 71.0%Electricity
  • 14.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.3%Utility gas
  • 1.6%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 67.2%Electricity
  • 22.9%Utility gas
  • 8.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 153
Here:

3.9%
Alabama:

10.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 60
Here:

3.2%
Alabama:

11.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 146
Here:

9.0%
Alabama:

12.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Tallapoosa County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $367,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $539,000
    Correctional Institutions: $49,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,876,000
    Police Protection: $2,377,000
    Financial Administration: $1,294,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,288,000
    General - Other: $831,000
    General Public Buildings: $423,000
    Central Staff Services: $380,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $151,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $44,000
    Local Fire Protection: $32,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $23,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $11,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
    Libraries: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $713,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $186,000
    Highways: $17,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,700,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,540,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,651,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,402,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,160,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $249,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,059,000
    Interest Earnings: $257,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $96,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $17,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,081,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,217,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,837,000
    Other: $671,000
    Water Utilities: $278,000
    Public Welfare: $127,000
    General Local Government Support: $5,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,725,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,725,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $238,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $233,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $217,000
    Other License: $167,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $10,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $434,000

Tallapoosa County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $367,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $539,000
    Correctional Institutions: $49,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,876,000
    Police Protection: $2,377,000
    Financial Administration: $1,294,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,288,000
    General - Other: $831,000
    General Public Buildings: $423,000
    Central Staff Services: $380,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $151,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $44,000
    Local Fire Protection: $32,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $23,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $11,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
    Libraries: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $713,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $186,000
    Highways: $17,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,700,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,540,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,651,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,402,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,160,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $249,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,059,000
    Interest Earnings: $257,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $96,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $17,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,081,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,217,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,837,000
    Other: $671,000
    Water Utilities: $278,000
    Public Welfare: $127,000
    General Local Government Support: $5,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,725,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,725,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $238,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $233,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $217,000
    Other License: $167,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $10,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $434,000

Tallapoosa County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $367,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $539,000
    Correctional Institutions: $49,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,876,000
    Police Protection: $2,377,000
    Financial Administration: $1,294,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,288,000
    General - Other: $831,000
    General Public Buildings: $423,000
    Central Staff Services: $380,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $151,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $44,000
    Local Fire Protection: $32,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $23,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $11,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
    Libraries: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $713,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $186,000
    Highways: $17,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,700,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,540,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,651,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,402,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,160,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $249,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,059,000
    Interest Earnings: $257,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $96,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $17,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,081,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,217,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,837,000
    Other: $671,000
    Water Utilities: $278,000
    Public Welfare: $127,000
    General Local Government Support: $5,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,725,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,725,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $238,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $233,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $217,000
    Other License: $167,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $10,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $434,000

Tallapoosa County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $367,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $539,000
    Correctional Institutions: $49,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,876,000
    Police Protection: $2,377,000
    Financial Administration: $1,294,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,288,000
    General - Other: $831,000
    General Public Buildings: $423,000
    Central Staff Services: $380,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $151,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $44,000
    Local Fire Protection: $32,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $23,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $11,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
    Libraries: $6,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $713,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $186,000
    Highways: $17,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,700,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,540,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,651,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,402,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,160,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $249,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,059,000
    Interest Earnings: $257,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $96,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $17,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,081,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,217,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,837,000
    Other: $671,000
    Water Utilities: $278,000
    Public Welfare: $127,000
    General Local Government Support: $5,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,725,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $1,725,000
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $238,000
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $233,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $217,000
    Other License: $167,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $10,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $434,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,719
  • Number of aged recipients: 146
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,573
  • Number of recipients under 18: 316
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,049
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 354
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 725
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 716
Most common first names in Tallapoosa County, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James46170.4 years
Mary42978.7 years
John35273.6 years
William35173.7 years
Willie22373.3 years
Robert18870.2 years
Annie18478.2 years
George12974.2 years
Thomas12972.5 years
Charles12868.8 years
Most common last names in Tallapoosa County, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith25976.3 years
Jones18374.4 years
Davis14572.4 years
Thomas11977.2 years
Johnson11075.2 years
Brown10174.9 years
Fuller9875.1 years
Williams9775.7 years
Baker9476.4 years
Jackson8773.1 years
Businesses in Tallapoosa County, AL
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Nike1
Arby's1Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
Best Western1Rite Aid2
Burger King1Ruby Tuesday1
Chevrolet1SONIC Drive-In1
Comfort Inn1Sears1
FedEx3Subway2
Ford1T-Mobile1
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
Hilton1U-Haul4
Home Depot1UPS4
KFC1Verizon Wireless2
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
McDonald's2

Tallapoosa County on our top lists:

  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"