Cordova, Alabama

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Population in 2019: 1,850 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -23.6%
 
Males: 920  (49.8%)
Females: 930  (50.2%)
Median resident age:

46.2 years
Alabama median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 35550.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $31,407 (it was $17,389 in 2000)
Cordova:

$31,407
AL:

$51,734

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $18,613 (it was $11,489 in 2000)

Cordova city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $83,336 (it was $34,000 in 2000)
Cordova:

$83,336
AL:

$154,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $88,387; detached houses: $96,316; mobile homes: $44,585

Median gross rent in 2019: $650.

March 2019 cost of living index in Cordova: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 29.6%
(23.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 70.9% for Black residents, 25.3% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Cordova, AL (2019)
    • 1,65382.0%White alone
    • 28013.9%Black alone
    • 743.7%Two or more races

Races in Cordova detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Cordova, Alabama as of January 27, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cordova is 97 to 1.


Crime rates in Cordova by year

Type

2006

2009

2011

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(88.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(42.4)
2
(88.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.8)
4
(195.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.6)
1
(50.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(42.4)
3
(132.2)
1
(47.5)
2
(95.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
4
(169.7)
30
(1,322)
9
(427.6)
15
(717.0)
11
(536.6)
11
(535.8)
3
(148.9)
2
(100.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
30
(1,273)
26
(1,145)
33
(1,568)
42
(2,008)
10
(487.8)
14
(681.9)
7
(347.4)
6
(299.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
73
(3,097)
105
(4,626)
98
(4,656)
80
(3,824)
34
(1,659)
28
(1,364)
12
(595.5)
12
(599.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(297.0)
8
(352.4)
11
(522.6)
5
(239.0)
4
(195.1)
4
(194.8)
2
(99.3)
6
(299.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/A2
(95.0)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index317.4844.1437.5522.9379.5239.6125.6128.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Cordova, AL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 6 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
Alabama average:

2.19
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Ancestries: American (34.4%), Irish (6.4%), Scotch-Irish (3.5%), German (3.1%), Scottish (3.0%), European (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 300 feet

Land area: 5.90 square miles.

Population density: 314 people per square mile   (very low).

Cordova, Alabama map

34 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
Alabama:

2.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $230 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $289 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Birmingham, AL (27.0 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (555.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Parrish, AL (2.4 miles ),
Dora, AL (2.5 miles ),
Sipsey, AL (2.7 miles ),
Jasper, AL (2.8 miles ),
Sumiton, AL (2.8 miles ),
Flat Creek-Wegra, AL (3.0 miles ),
West Jefferson, AL (3.2 miles ),
Robbins Crossroads, AL (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 33.76 N, Longitude: 87.19 W

Area code: 205

Distribution of median household income in Cordova, AL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Cordova, AL in 2019

Cordova satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $81,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $87,500
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $102,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $147,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $171,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Cordova, AL residents
Average permit cost in Cordova, AL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.0%
Alabama:

4.0%
Historical population in Cordova, AL
Historical housing units in Cordova, AL
Most common industries in Cordova, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Construction (10.1%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (8.0%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (13.6%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (24.1%)
  • Educational services (18.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.3%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Cordova, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Extraction workers (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Extraction workers (7.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Construction laborers (5.5%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (5.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.6%)
  • Registered nurses (4.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.5%)

Average climate in Cordova, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Cordova, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 75.1. This is about average.

City:

75.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.202. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.202
U.S.:

0.267
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 14.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.97. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.97
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Tornado activity:

Cordova-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 163% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1998, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 22.1 miles away from the Cordova city center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.

On 4/4/1977, a category F5 tornado 22.2 miles away from the city center killed 22 people and injured 130 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cordova-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 155% greater 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 24.9 miles away from Cordova center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 102.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 37.7 miles away from Cordova center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 102.6 miles away from the city 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 182.5 miles away from Cordova 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 220.7 miles away from Cordova center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Walker County (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 10, Floods: 9, Winds: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cordova topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Cordova:

  • CORDOVA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (70 HIGHLAND STREET WEST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Cordova:

  • SOUTHEAST HOSPICE NETWORK, LLC (Hospital, about 5 miles away; JASPER, AL)
  • MID-SOUTH HOME HEALTH AGENCY INC (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; JASPER, AL)
  • RCG WALKER (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; JASPER, AL)
  • WALKER BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; JASPER, AL)
  • SHADESCREST HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; JASPER, AL)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF WALKER (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; JASPER, AL)
  • DSI-WALKER COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; JASPER, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cordova:

  • Bevill State Community College (about 7 miles; Jasper, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,970)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 28 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,695)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 29 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 14,853)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 29 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 30 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 8,167)
  • Samford University (about 31 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,829)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 32 miles; Hanceville, AL; FT enrollment: 4,486)

Public high school in Cordova:

Public elementary/middle schools in Cordova:

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Library in Cordova:

  • CORDOVA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $14,446; Location: 84 MAIN ST.; 8,764 books; 15 audio materials; 81 state licensed databases)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Cordova Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Cordova include: Saint James Methodist Episcopal Church (A), Old Mount Carmel Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Mount Carmel Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Cane Creek (A), Spokage Creek (B), Frog Ague Creek (C), Evans Creek (D), Watts Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Cordova: Hudson-Kirby Stadium (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Uncle Mort's Warrior River Motel (Birmingham Highway).

Birthplace of: Doyle Alexander - Baseball player, Jim O'Rear - Film actor, James Voss - astronaut.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cordova that have no violations reported:

  • CORDOVA WATER WORKS & GAS BOARD (Address: 74 MAIN ST , Population served: 4,158, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

63.7%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.3%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
111 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
110 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Cordova (2011 data):

  • Synovus Bank: Cordova Branch at 20 Mill Street, branch established on 1976/01/02. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.

For population 15 years and over in Cordova:

Marital status in Cordova, AL
  • Never married: 23.2%
  • Now married: 50.1%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 12.9%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

For population 25 years and over in Cordova:

  • High school or higher: 78.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.3
Alabama average:

11.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Cordova, AL (based on Walker County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant39,118180
Mainline Protestant2,55225
Black Protestant1,0878
Catholic5231
Other5203
None23,223-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 17
Walker County:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Walker County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
Here:

6.41 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Walker County:

5.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.9%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

32.4%
State:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Walker County:

16.5%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Cordova:

46.2%
Alabama:

49.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

41.2%
Alabama:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Cordova:

31.0
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Cordova:

21.2%
Alabama:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Cordova:

15.1%
Alabama:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Cordova:

38.2%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Cordova:

49.6%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

83.4%
State:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cordova, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 6$16,187$32,3740$0
Water Supply 3$11,369$45,4760$0
Gas Supply 2$6,653$39,9180$0
Other Government Administration 2$7,948$47,68812$2,288
Streets and Highways 1$2,344$28,1281$1,454
Other and Unallocable 1$2,722$32,6649$8,096
Solid Waste Management 1$2,775$33,3001$1,466
Sewerage 1$4,176$50,1120$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,085$37,0200$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$1,375
Totals for Government 18$57,259$38,17324$14,679

Cordova government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $206,000 ($111.35)
    Water Utilities: $133,000 ($71.89)
    Sewerage: $108,000 ($58.38)
    Electric Utilities: $89,000 ($48.11)
    Gas Utilities: $74,000 ($40.00)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,680,000 ($1989.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $573,000 ($309.73)
    Gas Utilities: $560,000 ($302.70)
    Police Protection: $537,000 ($290.27)
    Regular Highways: $394,000 ($212.97)
    Local Fire Protection: $381,000 ($205.95)
    Water Utilities: $368,000 ($198.92)
    General - Other: $359,000 ($194.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $297,000 ($160.54)
    Sewerage: $273,000 ($147.57)
    Financial Administration: $75,000 ($40.54)
    Correctional Institutions: $46,000 ($24.86)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $44,000 ($23.78)
    Central Staff Services: $36,000 ($19.46)
    Libraries: $36,000 ($19.46)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $34,000 ($18.38)
    Air Transportation: $28,000 ($15.14)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $26,000 ($14.05)
    Health - Other: $22,000 ($11.89)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $20,000 ($10.81)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($4.86)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $275,000 ($148.65)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Electric Utilities: $83,000 ($44.86)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $131,000 ($70.81)
    General - Other: $97,000 ($52.43)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $656,000 ($354.59)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $42,000 ($22.70)

Cordova government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $458,000 ($247.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $439,000 ($237.30)
    Sewerage: $424,000 ($229.19)
    Air Transportation: $16,000 ($8.65)
    Other: $12,000 ($6.49)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $17,000 ($9.19)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $98,000 ($52.97)
    Fines and Forfeits: $77,000 ($41.62)
    Interest Earnings: $28,000 ($15.14)
    Sale of Property: $8,000 ($4.32)
    Special Assessments: $7,000 ($3.78)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $4,326,000 ($2338.38)
    Gas Utilities: $678,000 ($366.49)
    Water Utilities: $518,000 ($280.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $116,000 ($62.70)
    Highways: $39,000 ($21.08)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,524,000 ($823.78)
    Property: $534,000 ($288.65)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $141,000 ($76.22)
    Public Utilities Sales: $81,000 ($43.78)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $50,000 ($27.03)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $37,000 ($20.00)
    Other Selective Sales: $31,000 ($16.76)
    Other License: $11,000 ($5.95)

Cordova government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,945,000 ($5916.22)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,272,000 ($5552.43)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $673,000 ($363.78)

Cordova government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,377,000 ($744.32)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,012,000 ($1628.11)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,663,000 ($898.92)

4.22% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,184 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.22%
Alabama average:

5.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jefferson County, AL  1.29% ($37,303 average AGI)
from Winston County, AL  0.34% ($33,514)
from Shelby County, AL  0.16% ($51,353)


4.45% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,543 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.45%
Alabama average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jefferson County, AL  1.23% ($42,059 average AGI)
to Winston County, AL  0.41% ($40,779)
to Cullman County, AL  0.23% ($31,146)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cordova:

  • WCOC (1010 AM; 5 kW; DORA, AL; Owner: AZTECA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WTID (1240 AM; 1 kW; JASPER, AL; Owner: NEW CENTURY RADIO, INC.)
  • WZPQ (1360 AM; 1 kW; JASPER, AL; Owner: JAMES T. LEE)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WERC (960 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRJS (1320 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WYDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cordova:

  • WQOP-FM (92.5 FM; DORA, AL; Owner: QUEEN OF PEACE RADIO, INC.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFFN (95.3 FM; CORDOVA, AL; Owner: NEW CENTURY RADIO, INC.)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQEN (103.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZRR (99.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC-FM (93.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WBFR (89.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WENN (105.9 FM; TRUSSVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W281AB (104.1 FM; MOUNTAIN BROOK, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cordova:

  • W23AK (Channel 23; JASPER, AL; Owner: WMTY, INC.)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • W55BJ (Channel 55; JASPER, AL; Owner: COMBS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W66CN (Channel 66; JASPER, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WTTO (Channel 21; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBRC (Channel 6; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM BROADCASTING (WVTM-TV), LLC)
  • WBXA-CA (Channel 2; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W27CM (Channel 27; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W46DK (Channel 46; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBMA-LP (Channel 58; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
Cordova fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Cordova fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 30Number of bridges
  • 764ft / 233mTotal length
  • $112,584,000Total costs
  • 177,991Total average daily traffic
  • 36,546Total average daily truck traffic
  • 181,858Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Cordova, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 41940-1949
  • 41960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 182000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Cordova, AL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cordova)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

92 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Cordova, AL)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • CORDOVA, Cordova, Al-1467 (Lat: 33.772639 Lon: -87.165028), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 128 m, Call Sign: WQWM495,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz, 11505.0 MHz... (+22 more), Grant Date: 10/02/2015, Expiration Date: 10/02/2025, Certifier: Larry F Butts, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Email:
  • CORDOVA, Cordova, Al-1467 (Lat: 33.772639 Lon: -87.165028), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 128 m, Call Sign: WQXU949,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.331 MHz, 952.331 MHz, Grant Date: 06/16/2016, Expiration Date: 06/16/2026, Certifier: Larry F Butts, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cordova)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6479W, N6479W, N-6479W, Serial Number: 28-20553, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 12/15/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 09/04/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Billy R Dill, 40 Cliff St, Cordova, AL 35550
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 736RM, N736RM, N-736RM, Serial Number: 28-22876, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 03/31/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 12/05/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Danny A Bagwell, 540 Pit Rd, Cordova, AL 35550
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 175B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8135T, N8135T, N-8135T, Serial Number: 17556835, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 11/15/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 08/17/2004
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Glenn W Snow, 4584 Cordova Gorgas Rd, Cordova, AL 35550, Other Owners: Mary J Snow
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/23/2018

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$112,2901$62,8705$84,2461$39,2801$27,2801$27,550
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$66,5602$67,2850$00$01$34,270
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$61,5500$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0215.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$60,760
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0215.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Cordova, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Cordova, AL - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 16. The highest number of reported fires - 49 took place in 2008, and the least - 2 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Cordova, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (62.2%), and Outside Fires (23.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Cordova, AL
    • 15662.2%Structure Fires
    • 6023.9%Outside Fires
    • 197.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 166.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cordova, AL
Most common first names in Cordova, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9171.6 years
John7174.2 years
Mary5974.5 years
William5870.8 years
Charles2964.5 years
Robert2671.2 years
Willie2075.6 years
Annie2077.4 years
George1978.5 years
Joseph1968.2 years
Most common last names in Cordova, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hyche3780.4 years
Jones3773.6 years
Smith3273.3 years
Morrow2675.0 years
Pate2677.6 years
Brown2577.4 years
Sanders2577.8 years
Key2376.5 years
Sanford2270.2 years
Gurganus2173.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Cordova, AL
  • 57.3%Electricity
  • 34.9%Utility gas
  • 6.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Cordova, AL
  • 77.9%Electricity
  • 10.3%Utility gas
  • 5.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.2%No fuel used
  • 1.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Cordova compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 3 other airmen in this city.
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