Dora, Alabama

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Population in 2019: 1,905 (44% urban, 56% rural).
Population change since 2000: -21.1%
 
Males: 896  (47.1%)
Females: 1,009  (52.9%)
Median resident age:

43.3 years
Alabama median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 35062.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $37,698 (it was $21,458 in 2000)
Dora:

$37,698
AL:

$51,734

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,102 (it was $14,560 in 2000)

Dora city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $134,820 (it was $46,500 in 2000)
Dora:

$134,820
AL:

$154,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $124,928; detached houses: $146,768; mobile homes: $64,660

Median gross rent in 2019: $633.

March 2019 cost of living index in Dora: 82.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 18.9%
(15.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Black residents, 26.3% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Dora, AL (2019)
    • 1,58471.3%White alone
    • 43919.8%Black alone
    • 944.2%Other race alone
    • 934.2%Two or more races
    • 170.8%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Dora, Alabama as of June 13, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dora is 140 to 1.


Crime rates in Dora by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(81.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.1)
2
(98.9)
6
(301.2)
4
(201.8)
2
(102.3)
1
(51.4)
3
(155.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(82.9)
1
(41.0)
1
(41.5)
4
(165.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(98.3)
2
(98.9)
1
(50.2)
5
(252.3)
3
(153.5)
3
(154.1)
1
(51.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(124.3)
3
(122.9)
3
(124.4)
2
(82.5)
5
(205.7)
13
(638.8)
15
(741.8)
14
(702.8)
12
(605.4)
10
(511.5)
7
(359.5)
4
(206.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
16
(663.1)
17
(696.4)
33
(1,369)
23
(948.8)
7
(287.9)
30
(1,474)
45
(2,226)
32
(1,606)
28
(1,413)
11
(562.7)
24
(1,233)
12
(620.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
84
(3,481)
74
(3,032)
55
(2,281)
39
(1,609)
47
(1,933)
59
(2,899)
73
(3,610)
80
(4,016)
77
(3,885)
72
(3,683)
83
(4,263)
89
(4,604)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(621.6)
12
(491.6)
15
(622.1)
8
(330.0)
3
(123.4)
5
(245.7)
18
(890.2)
15
(753.0)
8
(403.6)
9
(460.4)
7
(359.5)
9
(465.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A0
(0.0)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index285.1311.8274.2223.2148.5435.4727.5729.9644.8453.7444.8445.9

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 Dora, AL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 11 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.72
Alabama average:

2.19
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Ancestries: American (36.7%), Irish (12.1%), African (2.9%), German (2.6%), English (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 387 feet

Land area: 7.54 square miles.

Population density: 253 people per square mile   (very low).

Dora, Alabama map

65 residents are foreign born (0.7% Asia).

This city:

3.0%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $514 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $263 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Birmingham, AL (21.2 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (559.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Sumiton, AL (1.6 miles ),
Robbins Crossroads, AL (2.3 miles ),
West Jefferson, AL (2.4 miles ),
Cordova, AL (2.5 miles ),
Sipsey, AL (2.5 miles ),
Flat Creek-Wegra, AL (2.6 miles ),
Empire, AL (2.9 miles ),
Graysville, AL (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 33.73 N, Longitude: 87.09 W

Area code: 205

Distribution of median household income in Dora, AL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Dora, AL in 2019
Dora satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $32,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $110,100
  • 2004: 24 buildings, average cost: $136,600
  • 2005: 26 buildings, average cost: $142,200
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $206,800
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $203,400
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $204,300
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $203,700
  • 2019: 2 buildings, average cost: $99,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Dora, AL residents
Average permit cost in Dora, AL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.0%
Alabama:

4.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +212 (+9.6%).
Most common industries in Dora, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (13.0%)
  • Educational services (8.7%)
  • Health care (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.9%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.4%)
  • Truck transportation (5.2%)
  • Public administration (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Printing & related support activities (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.6%)
  • Educational services (15.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.2%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (4.0%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Dora, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.9%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (4.0%)

Average climate in Dora, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Dora, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 81.3. This is about average.

City:

81.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.256. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.256
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 9.63. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.63
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 2.32. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.32
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 19.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.3
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.94. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.94
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Tornado activity:

Dora-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 164% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/8/1998, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the Dora city center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.

On 4/4/1977, a category F5 tornado 17.1 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:

Dora-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 149% 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 24.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 98.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 43.3 miles away from Dora center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 98.8 miles away from Dora 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 180.6 miles away from Dora center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 22.2 miles away from the city 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).
Dora topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Dora:

  • CORDOVA HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, LLC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CORDOVA, AL)
  • SOUTHEAST HOSPICE NETWORK, LLC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; JASPER, AL)
  • LONGVIEW GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; GRAYSVILLE, AL)
  • MID-SOUTH HOME HEALTH AGENCY INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; JASPER, AL)
  • RCG WALKER (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; JASPER, AL)
  • WALKER BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; JASPER, AL)
  • SHADESCREST HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; JASPER, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Dora:

  • Bevill State Community College (about 13 miles; Jasper, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,970)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 23 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,695)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 23 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 14,853)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 23 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 24 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 8,167)
  • Samford University (about 26 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,829)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 30 miles; Hanceville, AL; FT enrollment: 4,486)

Public high schools in Dora:

  • DORA HIGH SCH (Students: 559, Location: 330 GLENN C GANT CIR., Grades: 9-12)
  • CORNER HIGH SCH (Location: 4301 WARRIOR JASPER ROAD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Dora:

  • BAGLEY JR HIGH (Students: 571, Location: 8581 TATE MILL RD, Grades: KG-8)
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Library in Dora:

  • DORA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Location: 1485 SHARON BLVD)

Points of interest:

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

Churches in Dora include: Calvary Church (A), Faith Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Leisure Time (Amusement & Theme Parks; 7686 Highway 78).

Birthplace of: Sybil Gibson - Artist, Chavis Williams - Football player, Ivy Andrews - Baseball player.

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 Dora and their reported violations in the past:

DORA UTILITIES (Address: 10 midway plaza , Population served: 4,305, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-16-2014 and JUL-14-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-16-2014 and JUL-14-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-18-2014 and APR-15-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-18-2014 and APR-15-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-21-2013 and JAN-17-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-21-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAY-05-2014)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

70.1%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.4%
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: 0.1% of all households

Banks with branches in Dora (2011 data):

  • Synovus Bank: Dora Branch at 2123 U.S. Highway 78, branch established on 1906/04/07. 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 Dora:

Marital status in Dora, AL
  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

For population 25 years and over in Dora:

  • High school or higher: 78.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.0
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Dora
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Dora, 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
Here:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Walker County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

6.41 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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:
Walker County:

11.9%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Walker County:

32.4%
Alabama:

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

16.5%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.1%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.8%
State:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Dora:

29.6
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.0%
State:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.8%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

37.7%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

53.9%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.4%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Dora, 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 13$31,068$28,6780$0
Streets and Highways 4$11,642$34,9260$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$408
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$888
Totals for Government 17$42,710$30,1482$1,296

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $202,000 ($106.04)
    Water Utilities: $130,000 ($68.24)
    Sewerage: $106,000 ($55.64)
    Electric Utilities: $87,000 ($45.67)
    Gas Utilities: $73,000 ($38.32)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $3,598,000 ($1888.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $561,000 ($294.49)
    Gas Utilities: $547,000 ($287.14)
    Police Protection: $525,000 ($275.59)
    Regular Highways: $385,000 ($202.10)
    Local Fire Protection: $373,000 ($195.80)
    Water Utilities: $360,000 ($188.98)
    General - Other: $351,000 ($184.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $290,000 ($152.23)
    Sewerage: $267,000 ($140.16)
    Financial Administration: $73,000 ($38.32)
    Correctional Institutions: $45,000 ($23.62)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $43,000 ($22.57)
    Libraries: $35,000 ($18.37)
    Central Staff Services: $35,000 ($18.37)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $33,000 ($17.32)
    Air Transportation: $27,000 ($14.17)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $25,000 ($13.12)
    Health - Other: $22,000 ($11.55)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($9.97)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($4.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $269,000 ($141.21)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Electric Utilities: $81,000 ($42.52)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $128,000 ($67.19)
    General - Other: $95,000 ($49.87)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $641,000 ($336.48)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $41,000 ($21.52)

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

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $448,000 ($235.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $429,000 ($225.20)
    Sewerage: $414,000 ($217.32)
    Air Transportation: $15,000 ($7.87)
    Other: $11,000 ($5.77)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $17,000 ($8.92)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $96,000 ($50.39)
    Fines and Forfeits: $75,000 ($39.37)
    Interest Earnings: $27,000 ($14.17)
    Sale of Property: $8,000 ($4.20)
    Special Assessments: $7,000 ($3.67)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $4,229,000 ($2219.95)
    Gas Utilities: $662,000 ($347.51)
    Water Utilities: $506,000 ($265.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $114,000 ($59.84)
    Highways: $38,000 ($19.95)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,489,000 ($781.63)
    Property: $522,000 ($274.02)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $138,000 ($72.44)
    Public Utilities Sales: $80,000 ($41.99)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $49,000 ($25.72)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $37,000 ($19.42)
    Other Selective Sales: $30,000 ($15.75)
    Other License: $11,000 ($5.77)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,698,000 ($5615.75)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,041,000 ($5270.87)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $657,000 ($344.88)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,346,000 ($706.56)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,945,000 ($1545.93)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,626,000 ($853.54)

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)
Businesses in Dora, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
Lane Furniture1Taco Bell1
MasterBrand Cabinets1

Strongest AM radio stations in Dora:

  • 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.)
  • WERC (960 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRJS (1320 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WTID (1240 AM; 1 kW; JASPER, AL; Owner: NEW CENTURY RADIO, INC.)
  • WZPQ (1360 AM; 1 kW; JASPER, AL; Owner: JAMES T. LEE)
  • WLPH (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; IRONDALE, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dora:

  • WQOP-FM (92.5 FM; DORA, AL; Owner: QUEEN OF PEACE RADIO, INC.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, 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.)
  • WFFN (95.3 FM; CORDOVA, AL; Owner: NEW CENTURY RADIO, INC.)
  • WBFR (89.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WENN (105.9 FM; TRUSSVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • W281AB (104.1 FM; MOUNTAIN BROOK, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLJR (88.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BRIARWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Dora:

  • 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)
  • 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)
  • W55BJ (Channel 55; JASPER, AL; Owner: COMBS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W66CN (Channel 66; JASPER, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • 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.)
  • WTJP (Channel 60; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W34BI (Channel 34; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
Dora fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Dora fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 272ft / 82.8mTotal length
  • $67,063,000Total costs
  • 91,701Total average daily traffic
  • 17,781Total average daily truck traffic
  • 109,121Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Dora, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 11970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 92000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Dora, AL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Dora)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Dora, AL)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • AG SUMITON, 578 Radio Tower Road (Lat: 33.758750 Lon: -87.080667), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 75.9 m, Overall height: 80.8 m, Call Sign: WQOI906,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11245.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/12/2011, Expiration Date: 10/12/2021, Cancellation Date: 04/30/2018, Certifier: Christopher L Harris, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • 1.5 Mi Of Sumiton (Lat: 33.756472 Lon: -87.079694), Structure height: 97 m, Overall height: 268 m, Call Sign: KNLP444,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.787 MHz, Expiration Date: 04/25/2005, Cancellation Date: 05/09/2003, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:
  • 1.5 Miles West Of Sumiton (Lat: 33.757778 Lon: -87.081944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91 m, Overall height: 97.2 m, Call Sign: KIE366,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.060 MHz, Grant Date: 06/09/1999, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2004, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

40 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Dora)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 310Q (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 167 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 69728 , Serial Number: 310Q0945, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 11/01/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 12/05/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Cordell Tech LLC, 74 Springbrook Dr, Dora, AL 35062
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 70SR , Serial Number: 28R-30122, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 01/19/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 11/10/2014
    Registrant (Partnership): Max W Bray, 7940 Bethel Rd, Dora, AL 35062, Other Owners: Danny A Bagwell
  • Aircraft: LOVE WILLIAM H BREEZY RLU-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 79WL , Serial Number: WHL-1-79, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 03/16/2000, Certificate Issue Date: 01/22/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Anita D Bray, 7940 Bethel Rd, Dora, AL 35062
  • Aircraft: PRECEPTOR AIRCRAFT CORP N-3 PUP (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 8028T , Serial Number: 0081, Airworthiness Date: 12/13/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 06/21/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Raymond L Franklin, 8986 Bagley Rd, Dora, AL 35062
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 210 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9438T , Serial Number: 57238, Year manufactured: 1960, Certificate Issue Date: 04/05/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Max W Jr Bray, 7940 Bethel Rd, Dora, AL 35062
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 97662 , Serial Number: 17276219, Year manufactured: 1984, Airworthiness Date: 04/24/1984, Certificate Issue Date: 09/07/2004
    Registrant (Individual): Max Bray, 7865 Bethel Rd, Dora, AL 35062
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4691K , Serial Number: 18263692, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 03/10/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 09/11/2013
    Registrant (LLC): Bethel Flying LLC, 6855 Bethel Rd, Dora, AL 35062
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 01/06/2020

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 ORIGINATED3$107,6603$74,1608$121,4400$01$48,3601$29,050
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$166,3600$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$53,7302$12,7355$158,1261$107,2600$01$12,930
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$71,8404$118,7531$75,2200$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$264,0700$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0217.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$01$303,870
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$87,3601$146,460
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0217.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Dora, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Dora, 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 7. The highest number of reported fires - 25 took place in 2009, and the least - 1 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Dora, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (46.0%), and Outside Fires (39.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Dora, AL
    • 5246.0%Structure Fires
    • 4539.8%Outside Fires
    • 108.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 65.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Dora, AL
Most common first names in Dora, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8269.9 years
William6773.1 years
Mary5577.5 years
John5070.8 years
George2976.4 years
Robert2773.6 years
Charles2462.4 years
Thomas1874.2 years
Willie1776.5 years
Henry1479.8 years
Most common last names in Dora, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Davis2874.2 years
Phillips2468.1 years
Wilson2274.1 years
Jones2171.9 years
Smith1973.3 years
Sellers1873.2 years
Jackson1880.9 years
Hollis1781.8 years
Harrison1670.1 years
Peterson1580.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Dora, AL
  • 53.7%Electricity
  • 38.4%Utility gas
  • 4.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.5%Wood
  • 0.9%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Dora, AL
  • 50.2%Electricity
  • 46.3%Utility gas
  • 3.5%Other fuel


Dora compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
There are 8 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2021.