Southside, Alabama

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Population in 2019: 8,905 (76% urban, 24% rural).
Population change since 2000: +26.6%
 
Males: 4,295  (48.2%)
Females: 4,610  (51.8%)
Median resident age:

41.1 years
Alabama median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 35907.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $67,492 (it was $52,464 in 2000)
Southside:

$67,492
AL:

$51,734

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $34,053 (it was $21,936 in 2000)

Southside city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $171,682 (it was $95,700 in 2000)
Southside:

$171,682
AL:

$154,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $227,561; detached houses: $232,010; mobile homes: $87,046

Median gross rent in 2019: $953.

March 2019 cost of living index in Southside: 82.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.9%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.9% for Black residents, 85.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Southside, AL (2019)
    • 8,39394.7%White alone
    • 1491.7%Hispanic
    • 1051.2%Black alone
    • 570.6%Two or more races
    • 420.5%American Indian alone
    • 390.4%Asian alone
    • 210.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Southside, Alabama as of May 26, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Southside is 1,720 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Southside by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.7)
3
(35.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.7)
1
(11.9)
5
(58.7)
6
(70.1)
3
(35.0)
7
(81.4)
1
(11.6)
5
(57.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(34.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
12
(151.7)
8
(96.6)
7
(82.9)
18
(210.0)
6
(68.7)
13
(153.8)
8
(94.9)
5
(58.7)
5
(58.4)
8
(93.2)
7
(81.4)
14
(162.2)
10
(114.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
56
(708.1)
26
(314.0)
18
(213.2)
13
(151.7)
10
(114.5)
20
(236.6)
38
(450.6)
46
(540.4)
29
(338.6)
29
(337.9)
29
(337.1)
20
(231.7)
22
(250.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
144
(1,821)
93
(1,123)
64
(758.2)
80
(933.3)
128
(1,466)
62
(733.6)
57
(675.8)
101
(1,186)
81
(945.8)
86
(1,002)
70
(813.8)
74
(857.5)
36
(410.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(101.2)
3
(36.2)
4
(47.4)
1
(11.7)
5
(57.3)
10
(118.3)
9
(106.7)
9
(105.7)
9
(105.1)
11
(128.2)
12
(139.5)
11
(127.5)
7
(79.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A1
(11.8)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index160.8116.984.6118.9107.9105.195.6152.5137.7120.6159.1102.4108.7

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 Southside, AL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 19 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Alabama average:

2.19
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Ancestries: American (23.6%), English (10.2%), German (7.5%), Irish (6.9%), Scotch-Irish (6.8%), Polish (4.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 621 feet

Land area: 18.9 square miles.

Population density: 471 people per square mile   (low).

Southside, Alabama map

172 residents are foreign born

This city:

2.0%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $837 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $512 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Birmingham, AL (52.3 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (556.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Rainbow City, AL (1.9 miles ),
Glencoe, AL (2.5 miles ),
Ohatchee, AL (2.6 miles ),
Gadsden, AL (2.7 miles ),
Attalla, AL (2.9 miles ),
Websters Chapel-Alexandria Valley, AL (3.0 miles ),
Steele, AL (3.2 miles ),
Tidmore Bend, AL (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 33.90 N, Longitude: 86.03 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,051 (-34.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 576 (13.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 256

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

Southside satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 63 buildings, average cost: $73,400
  • 1998: 58 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 1999: 41 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2000: 69 buildings, average cost: $118,900
  • 2001: 72 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2002: 99 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2003: 101 buildings, average cost: $122,600
  • 2004: 107 buildings, average cost: $107,200
  • 2005: 132 buildings, average cost: $119,200
  • 2006: 109 buildings, average cost: $127,900
  • 2007: 72 buildings, average cost: $117,600
  • 2008: 58 buildings, average cost: $131,600
  • 2009: 27 buildings, average cost: $119,300
  • 2010: 25 buildings, average cost: $110,800
  • 2011: 21 buildings, average cost: $118,200
  • 2012: 39 buildings, average cost: $111,100
  • 2013: 32 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2014: 32 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 2015: 38 buildings, average cost: $124,900
  • 2016: 49 buildings, average cost: $129,200
  • 2017: 56 buildings, average cost: $170,600
  • 2018: 41 buildings, average cost: $173,900
  • 2019: 58 buildings, average cost: $180,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Southside, AL residents
Average permit cost in Southside, AL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.6%
Alabama:

4.0%
Historical population in Southside, AL
Historical housing units in Southside, AL

Population change in the 1990s: +1,574 (+28.8%).
Most common industries in Southside, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Metal & metal products (9.6%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.1%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Metal & metal products (14.8%)
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (8.5%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.3%)
  • Educational services (19.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (5.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Southside, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Registered nurses (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (9.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)

Average climate in Southside, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Southside, Alabama average temperatures Southside, Alabama average precipitation Southside, Alabama humidity Southside, Alabama wind speed Southside, Alabama snowfall Southside, Alabama sunshine Southside, Alabama clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 73.1. This is about average.

City:

73.1
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.88. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.88
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Southside-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 148% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/27/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.6 miles away from the Southside city center killed 22 people and injured 150 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/24/2001, a category F4 tornado 18.0 miles away from the city center injured 22 people and caused $1 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Southside-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 113% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 46.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 78.7 miles away from Southside center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 46.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 105.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 203.2 miles away from Southside 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 205.6 miles away from Southside 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 Etowah County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 11, Floods: 10, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Southside topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Southside:

  • RAINBOW CITY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 5 miles away; RAINBOW CITY, AL)
  • MCGUFFEY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; GADSDEN, AL)
  • MCGUFFEY HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; GADSDEN, AL)
  • GADSDEN HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GADSDEN, AL)
  • COOSA VALLEY HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GLENCOE, AL)
  • ATTALLA HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ATTALLA, AL)
  • PCD OF GADSDEN (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; GADSDEN, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Southside:

  • Gadsden State Community College (about 7 miles; Gadsden, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,650)
  • Jacksonville State University (about 16 miles; Jacksonville, AL; FT enrollment: 7,566)
  • Snead State Community College (about 23 miles; Boaz, AL; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 43 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)
  • Northeast Alabama Community College (about 45 miles; Rainsville, AL; FT enrollment: 2,409)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 45 miles; Hanceville, AL; FT enrollment: 4,486)
  • Georgia Highlands College (about 51 miles; Rome, GA; FT enrollment: 4,071)

Public high school in Southside:

Public elementary/middle school in Southside:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Southside: Brown's Farms (A), Southside Fire Department Station 1 (B), Southside Fire Department Station 2 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Southside include: Pilgrims Rest Missionary Baptist Church (A), Southside United Methodist Church (B), Southside First Baptist Church (C), Southside Baptist Church (D), Green Valley Baptist Church (E), Brannon Springs Missionary Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Pilgrims Rest Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoirs: Big Oak Lake (A), Bells Lake (B), H Neely Henry Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Etowah 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 Southside that have no violations reported:

  • SOUTHSIDE WATER WORKS (Address: 3001 HIGHWAY 77 , Population served: 10,800, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

78.2%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

2.9%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Southside in 2010:

  • 59 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 20 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 11 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
84 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Southside (2011 data):

  • Metro Bank: Southside Branch at 2325 Highway 77, branch established on 2005/04/08. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $627.7 mil, Deposits: $557.5 mil, headquarters in Pell City, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Etowah Southside Branch at 2020 Highway 77, branch established on 1991/06/17. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Southside:

Marital status in Southside, AL
  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 14.8%

For population 25 years and over in Southside:

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
Alabama average:

11.5

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

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Religion statistics for Southside, AL (based on Etowah County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant64,316193
Catholic7,6241
Mainline Protestant5,81635
Black Protestant4,81321
Other1,4376
None20,424-
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: 25
Etowah County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Here:

0.78 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 64
Etowah County:

6.21 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 51
Etowah County:

4.95 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

10.7%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Etowah County:

32.5%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

20.2%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

57.8%
State:

49.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

59.6%
Alabama:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Southside:

28.1
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Southside:

17.9%
Alabama:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Southside:

7.2%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Southside:

7.0
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Southside:

35.1%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

64.3%
Alabama:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Southside:

81.6%
Alabama:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Southside, 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$41,491$38,2991$815
Streets and Highways 9$22,595$30,1270$0
Police - Other 5$12,706$30,4941$624
Financial Administration 3$7,923$31,6921$1,488
Parks and Recreation 3$8,175$32,7002$974
Firefighters 2$7,041$42,2460$0
Judicial and Legal 2$5,359$32,1540$0
Other Government Administration 2$6,098$36,5886$4,850
Other and Unallocable 1$2,462$29,5441$1,417
Local Libraries 0$0 2$1,422
Totals for Government 40$113,850$34,15514$11,590

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $10,000 ($1.12)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,199,000 ($134.64)
    General - Other: $973,000 ($109.26)
    Local Fire Protection: $596,000 ($66.93)
    Regular Highways: $397,000 ($44.58)
    Solid Waste Management: $376,000 ($42.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $249,000 ($27.96)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $82,000 ($9.21)
    Libraries: $25,000 ($2.81)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $149,000 ($16.73)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $398,000 ($44.69)
    Police Protection: $85,000 ($9.55)
    Regular Highways: $28,000 ($3.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($2.36)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,563,000 ($175.52)

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

  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $59,000 ($6.63)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,369,000 ($153.73)
    Fines and Forfeits: $76,000 ($8.53)
    Rents: $9,000 ($1.01)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($0.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $39,000 ($4.38)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,178,000 ($132.29)
    Public Utilities Sales: $392,000 ($44.02)
    Property: $388,000 ($43.57)
    Individual Income: $377,000 ($42.34)
    Other License: $304,000 ($34.14)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $80,000 ($8.98)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $23,000 ($2.58)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $17,000 ($1.91)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,732,000 ($419.09)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,564,000 ($400.22)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $168,000 ($18.87)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,389,000 ($155.98)

4.63% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($38,249 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
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 Marshall County, AL  0.70% ($31,695 average AGI)
from Calhoun County, AL  0.50% ($35,410)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.33% ($47,442)


4.63% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,994 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.63%
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 Marshall County, AL  0.60% ($31,111 average AGI)
to Calhoun County, AL  0.53% ($32,734)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.35% ($53,057)
Businesses in Southside, AL
NameCountNameCount
Jones New York1Subway1
KFC1Taco Bell1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Southside:

  • WAAX (570 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJBY (930 AM; 5 kW; RAINBOW CITY, AL; Owner: GADSDEN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGAD (1350 AM; 5 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: DEKALB COUNTY COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMGJ (1240 AM; 1 kW; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: FLOYD L. DONALD BROADCASTING CO. INC)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHMA (1390 AM; 5 kW; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: CASEY NETWORK, LLC)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Southside:

  • WGMZ (93.1 FM; GLENCOE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKXX (102.9 FM; ATTALLA, AL; Owner: BROADCAST MEDIA LLC)
  • WLJS-FM (91.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: BD. OF TRUSTEES/JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; ALBERTVILLE, AL; Owner: SAND MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WSGN (91.5 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: GADSDEN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WVOK-FM (97.9 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: WOODARD BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WTBJ (91.3 FM; OXFORD, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WRHY (105.9 FM; CENTRE, AL; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTBB (89.9 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)
  • WGRW (90.7 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WORD WORKS, INC.)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W269AX (101.7 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WTDR (92.7 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: JACOBS BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WCKS (102.7 FM; FRUITHURST, AL; Owner: WCKS, INC.)
  • WSSY-FM (97.5 FM; TALLADEGA, AL; Owner: GREAT SOUTH RFDC, LLC)
  • WKLD (97.7 FM; ONEONTA, AL; Owner: BLOUNT COUNTY BROADCASTING SERVICE INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Southside:

  • WPXH (Channel 44; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTJP (Channel 60; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W15AP (Channel 15; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WJSU-TV (Channel 40; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
  • W50BO (Channel 50; ASHVILLE, AL; Owner: BOWLIN AND JOHNSON)
Southside fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Southside fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 69ft / 21.5mTotal length
  • $21,425,000Total costs
  • 42,011Total average daily traffic
  • 4,219Total average daily truck traffic
  • 54,716Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Southside, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 21970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Southside, AL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Alexis Anderten, 2875 Gwin Drive (Lat: 33.911750 Lon: -86.020556), Type: 62.4, Overall height: 62.4 m, Registrant: Charter Communications, Charterfcc@chartercom.Com, , St. L-ouis, Phone: (303) 323-1423
  • Alexis Anderten, 2875 Gwin Drive (Lat: 33.911750 Lon: -86.020556), Type: 62.4, Overall height: 62.4 m, Registrant: Charter Communications, Charterfcc@chartercom.Com, , St. L-ouis, Phone: (303) 323-1423

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Hwy 77 (Lat: 33.920389 Lon: -86.022472), Call Sign: KIB883, Licensee ID: L00533729,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.010 MHz, Grant Date: 07/10/2002, Expiration Date: 08/17/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/20/2012, Registrant: City Of Southside, 2255 Hwy 77, Gadsden, AL 35901, Phone: (205) 442-2255
  • BASE, Call Sign: WPFU246,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.210 MHz, Grant Date: 09/22/2004, Expiration Date: 10/14/2014, Cancellation Date: 12/20/2014, Registrant: Apco International Inc Licensing Service, 351 N Williamson Blvd, Daytona Beach, FL 32114-1112, Phone: (386) 944-2463, Fax: (386) 322-2502, Email:
  • MOBILE, Lat: 33.920389 Lon: -86.022472, Call Sign: WRKK546,
    Assigned Frequencies: 799.981 MHz, 769.981 MHz, Grant Date: 01/14/2021, Expiration Date: 01/14/2031, Certifier: Wade Buckner, Registrant: Mobile Communications America, 4116 1st Ave N,, Birmingham, AL 35222, Phone: (205) 767-7031, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Southside)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: SOCATA TB 9 TAMPICO (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 218TB, N218TB, N-218TB, Serial Number: 218, Year manufactured: 1982, Airworthiness Date: 09/15/2004, Certificate Issue Date: 11/16/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Billy R Jeffers, 1826 Hannah St, Southside, AL 35907
  • Aircraft: KRUCKER MANUFACTURING LTD CYGNET (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582UL (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 582AH, N582AH, N-582AH, Serial Number: H 2000 35, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 01/27/2010, Certificate Issue Date: 01/11/2010
    Registrant (Individual): William M Seymour, 1351 Lakemont Dr S, Southside, AL 35907
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32R-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8362C, N8362C, N-8362C, Serial Number: 32R-7680099, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 01/14/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 09/24/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas P Bonds, 3717 Hood Dr, Southside, AL 35907
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/20/2018

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 ORIGINATED51$134,36732$144,855181$142,51714$55,27910$107,3344$31,710
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$118,0102$282,18512$159,4901$6,4200$02$46,160
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$169,39010$107,01365$144,7148$65,6293$164,0406$48,570
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$91,9204$165,77831$150,5121$109,9801$24,0800$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$120,42014$139,4581$64,2200$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0105.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$200,16512$150,9930$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$61,0156$234,6851$46,5601$46,560
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$237,6300$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$105,1700$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0105.01

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

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 10. The highest number of reported fires - 38 took place in 2017, and the least - 0 in 2005. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Southside, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (52.0%), and Structure Fires (30.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Southside, AL
    • 7752.0%Outside Fires
    • 4530.4%Structure Fires
    • 2013.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 64.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Southside, AL
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Southside, AL
  • 55.9%Electricity
  • 42.8%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Southside, AL
  • 67.1%Electricity
  • 22.0%Utility gas
  • 10.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Southside compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Southside on our top lists:

  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of single-parent households, population 5,000+"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of robberies per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • John W. Bedwell (1)
  • Grover Leland Nall (1)
  • Israel Donnell Reeves (1)
  • Darin Clayton (1)
  • James Adam Burke (1)
  • Stanley N. Wagar (1)
  • Allison Appleby (1)

Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2022.