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Alabaster City, Alabama Economic Analysis

   (County: Shelby County)

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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Alabaster City, Alabama need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Alabama

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.59 6.72 4.34 5.61 0.00 5.57
  Total Electric Industry 6.59 6.72 4.34 5.61 0.00 5.57
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.69 6.81 4.37 5.77 0.00 5.64
  Total Electric Industry 6.69 6.81 4.37 5.77 0.00 5.64
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.69 6.85 4.29 5.84 0.00 5.57
  Total Electric Industry 6.69 6.85 4.29 5.84 0.00 5.57
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.82 6.93 4.34 5.89 0.00 5.67
  Total Electric Industry 6.82 6.93 4.34 5.89 0.00 5.67
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.69 6.76 4.12 6.28 0.00 5.48
  Total Electric Industry 6.69 6.76 4.12 6.28 0.00 5.48
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.71 6.73 4.05 7.35 0.00 5.47
  Total Electric Industry 6.71 6.73 4.05 7.35 0.00 5.47
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.63 6.49 3.90 6.82 0.00 5.35
  Total Electric Industry 6.63 6.49 3.90 6.82 0.00 5.35
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.74 6.34 3.71 6.47 0.00 5.33
  Total Electric Industry 6.74 6.34 3.71 6.47 0.00 5.33
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.94 6.54 3.89 7.26 0.00 5.56
  Total Electric Industry 6.94 6.54 3.89 7.26 0.00 5.56
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.03 6.54 3.82 7.02 0.00 5.54
  Total Electric Industry 7.03 6.54 3.82 7.02 0.00 5.54
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.05 6.58 3.87 7.12 0.00 5.61
  Total Electric Industry 7.05 6.58 3.87 7.12 0.00 5.61
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.01 6.53 3.79 7.11 0.00 5.60
  Total Electric Industry 7.01 6.53 3.79 7.11 0.00 5.60
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.12 6.63 3.82 7.46 0.00 5.71
  Total Electric Industry 7.12 6.63 3.82 7.46 0.00 5.71
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.39 6.85 3.98 0.00 0.00 5.88
  Total Electric Industry 7.39 6.85 3.98 0.00 0.00 5.88
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 7.62 7.12 4.15 0.00 0.00 6.08
  Total Electric Industry 7.62 7.12 4.15 0.00 0.00 6.08
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.00 7.50 4.52 0.00 0.00 6.46
  Total Electric Industry 8.00 7.50 4.52 0.00 0.00 6.46
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 8.75 8.18 4.90 0.00 0.00 7.07
  Total Electric Industry 8.75 8.18 4.90 0.00 0.00 7.07

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Alabaster City, Alabama

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 373   (3.1%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 276   (2.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 557   (4.7%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 1,400   (11.8%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 1,996   (16.8%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 2,772   (23.4%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 1,531   (12.9%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 1,009   (8.5%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 315   (2.7%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 471   (4.0%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 174   (1.5%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 59   (0.5%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 388   (3.3%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 548   (4.6%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(Alabaster City, Alabama)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 59

1 vehicle available : 1,477

2 vehicles available : 542

3 vehicles available : 125

4 or more vehicles available : 24

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 32

1 vehicle available : 399

2 vehicles available : 1,823

3 vehicles available : 766

4 or more vehicles available : 99

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 24

1 vehicle available : 302

2 vehicles available : 1,029

3 vehicles available : 595

4 or more vehicles available : 234

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 14

1 vehicle available : 127

2 vehicles available : 1,535

3 vehicles available : 725

4 or more vehicles available : 564


(updated 2013)



Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
(Alabaster City, Alabama)

1-person household:

No workers : 990

1 worker : 1,237

2-person household:

No workers : 697

1 worker : 955

2 workers : 1,467

3-person household:

No workers : 174

1 worker : 641

2 workers : 1,160

3 workers : 209

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 31

1 worker : 743

2 workers : 1,756

3 or more workers : 435


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(Alabaster City, Alabama)

Less than 5 minutes : 311

5 to 9 minutes : 572

10 to 14 minutes : 1,998

15 to 19 minutes : 1,772

20 to 24 minutes : 1,388

25 to 29 minutes : 771

30 to 34 minutes : 3,243

35 to 39 minutes : 726

40 to 44 minutes : 1,119

45 to 59 minutes : 1,866

60 to 89 minutes : 848

90 or more minutes : 212


(updated 2013)



AM Radio Stations Near Alabaster City, Alabama

  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50.0 kW; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WBIB (1110 AM; 1.0 kW; Centreville, AL; Owner: James Deloach)
  • WAYE (1220 AM; 1.0 kW; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Christian Broadcasting Of Birmingham, Inc.)
  • WYDE (1260 AM; 5.0 kW; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Kimtron, Inc.)
  • WYEA (1290 AM; 1.0 kW; Oak Grove, AL; Owner: Spirit Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WPSB (1320 AM; 5.0 kW; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Cox Radio, Inc.)
  • WFEB (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Oak Grove, AL; Owner: Alabama Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • WBYE (1370 AM; 1.0 kW; Calera, AL; Owner: Progressive United Communications, Inc.)
  • WJLD (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Richardson Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WZGX (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Bessemer, AL; Owner: Bar Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WRLM (1480 AM; 5.0 kW; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Davidson Media Station Wlph Licensee, Llc,)
  • WQCR (1500 AM; 2.3 kW; Alabaster, AL; Owner: Wqcr - Riverva Commnications)
  • WAGG (610 AM; 5.0 kW; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Cox Radio, Inc.)
  • WSPZ (690 AM; 50.0 kW; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WSPZ (690 AM; 0.5 kW; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WXJC (850 AM; 50.0 kW; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Kimtron, Inc.)
  • NEW (880 AM; 1.5 kW; Montevallo, AL; Owner: Scott C. Cinnamon)
  • WATV (900 AM; 0.845 kW; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Mcl/mcm Alabama, Llc)
  • WERC (960 AM; 5.0 kW; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • DWKLF (980 AM; 1.0 kW; Clanton, AL; Owner: Southeastern Broadcasting Co., Inc)

FM Radio Stations Near Alabaster City, Alabama

  • WJOX (100.5 FM; Vance, AL; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WQEM (101.5 FM; Alabaster, AL; Owner: Glen Iris Baptist School)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WQEN (103.7 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Cox Radio, Inc.)
  • WENN (105.5 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Cox Radio, Inc.)
  • WUHT (107.7 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WLJR (88.5 FM; Chelsea, AL; Owner: Briarwood Presbyterian Church)
  • WLJR (88.5 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Briarwood Presbyterian Church)
  • WMFT (88.9 FM; Brookwood, AL; Owner: The Moody Bible Institute Of Chicago)
  • NEW (89.3 FM; Jemison, AL; Owner: Jimmy Jarrell Communications Foundation, Inc.)
  • WBFR (89.5 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Family Stations, Inc.)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Bd Of Trustees/u Of Al At Birmingham)
  • WJSR (91.1 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Jefferson State Community College)
  • WVSU-FM (91.1 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Samford University)
  • WGIB (91.9 FM; Chelsea, AL; Owner: Glen Iris Baptist School)
  • WDJC-FM (93.7 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Kimtron, Inc.)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WBHJ (95.7 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Cox Radio, Inc.)
  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WNCB (97.3 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Cox Radio, Inc.)
  • WHPH (97.7 FM; Jemison, AL; Owner: Great South Wireless, Llc)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Cox Radio, Inc.)
  • WZRR (99.5 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Alabaster City, Alabama

  • WBIQ (Channel 10; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Alabama Educational Television Commission)
  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Media General Communications Holdings, Llc)
  • WTTO (Channel 21; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Wtto Licensee, Llc)
  • WIAT (Channel 42; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Nvt Birmingham Licensee, Llc)
  • WBRC (Channel 6; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Fox Television Stations, Inc.)
  • WABM (Channel 68; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Birmingham (wabm-tv) Licensee, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Alabaster City, Alabama

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 2,656  (39.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 387  (5.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 1,642  (24.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 24  (0.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 1,241  (18.2%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 2,504  (46.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 633  (11.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 2,054  (37.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 17  (0.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 98  (1.8%)


(updated 2010)





There are 30 Farms In Alabaster City, Alabama


(updated 2008)



Banks In Alabaster City, Alabama

Regions Bank - 3 Branches


    Bank Assets: $353.8m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,673

Synovus Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $26.3m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 270

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

Pnc Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $316.6m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 2,821

Woodforest National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $4.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 763

Usameribank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.9m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 28

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Alabaster City, Alabama

  • Shelby County


    (about 4.4 miles in Saginaw, Alabama; Airport Code: AL2)

  • Bessemer Airport


    (about 8.2 miles in Helena, Alabama; Airport Code: EKY)

  • Birmingham International


    (about 23.3 miles in Birmingham, Alabama; Airport Code: BHM)

  • Birmingham Airport


    (about 23.3 miles in Birmingham, Alabama; Airport Code: BHM)

  • Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International


    (about 23.3 miles in Birmingham, Alabama; Airport Code: BHM)

  • Tuscaloosa Regional


    (about 45.5 miles in Northport, Alabama; Airport Code: TCL)

  • Talladega Municipal


    (about 50.3 miles in Lincoln, Alabama; Airport Code: ASN)

  • Thomas C. Russell Field


    (about 54.2 miles in Alexander City, Alabama; Airport Code: ALX)

  • Perry County


    (about 54.4 miles in Marion, Alabama; Airport Code: XWU)

  • Selfield


    (about 54.5 miles in Selma, Alabama; Airport Code: SES)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Alabaster City, Alabama

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

88.10%

Carpooled

8.69%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.06%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

0.10%

Other Means

0.43%

Worked At Home

2.63%



(updated 2010)





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