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   (County: Etowah County)

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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Altoona Town, 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 Altoona Town, Alabama

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 35   (10.8%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 26   (8.0%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 21   (6.5%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 38   (11.7%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 20   (6.2%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 39   (12.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 37   (11.4%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 27   (8.3%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 6   (1.8%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 11   (3.4%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 7   (2.2%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 2   (0.6%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 38   (11.7%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 18   (5.5%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Altoona Town, Alabama)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 233

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 43

In 3-person carpool : 5

In 4-person carpool : 3

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 3

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 0


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Altoona Town, Alabama)

Less than 5 minutes : 14

5 to 9 minutes : 17

10 to 14 minutes : 11

15 to 19 minutes : 29

20 to 24 minutes : 29

25 to 29 minutes : 35

30 to 34 minutes : 31

35 to 39 minutes : 35

40 to 44 minutes : 11

45 to 59 minutes : 40

60 to 89 minutes : 26

90 or more minutes : 9


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Altoona Town, Alabama)

With Social Security income : 155

No Social Security income : 204


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Altoona Town, Alabama)

With retirement income : 77

No retirement income : 282


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Altoona Town, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 25

$10,000 to $14,999 : 17

$15,000 to $19,999 : 15

$20,000 to $24,999 : 10

$25,000 to $29,999 : 10

$30,000 to $34,999 : 17

$35,000 to $39,999 : 15

$40,000 to $44,999 : 15

$45,000 to $49,999 : 36

$50,000 to $59,999 : 22

$60,000 to $74,999 : 35

$75,000 to $99,999 : 22

$100,000 to $124,999 : 4

$125,000 to $149,999 : 3

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Altoona Town, Alabama)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $44,643


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Altoona Town, Alabama

  • WWGC (1090 AM; 0.5 kW; Guntersville, AL; Owner: Quality Properites, Llc)
  • WLYG (1170 AM; 0.85 kW; Hanceville, AL; Owner: Joy Christian Communications, Inc.)
  • WMGJ (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Gadsden, AL; Owner: Floyd L. Donald Broadcasting Co. Inc)
  • WGSV (1270 AM; 1.0 kW; Guntersville, AL; Owner: Guntersville Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • WBSA (1300 AM; 1.0 kW; Boaz, AL; Owner: Watkins Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WFMH (1340 AM; 0.67 kW; Cullman, AL; Owner: Williams Communications)
  • WJBY (1350 AM; 5.0 kW; Gadsden, AL; Owner: The Dr Group, Llc)
  • WRAB (1380 AM; 1.0 kW; Arab, AL; Owner: Reed Broadcasting, Llc)
  • WMCJ (1460 AM; 5.0 kW; Cullman, AL; Owner: Williams Communications, Inc.)
  • WCRL (1570 AM; 2.5 kW; Allgood, AL; Owner: Blount County Broadcasting Service, Inc.)
  • WAAX (570 AM; 5.0 kW; Gadsden, AL; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WAVU (630 AM; 1.0 kW; Boaz, AL; Owner: Sand Mountain Broadcasting Service, Inc.)
  • WGAD (930 AM; 5.0 kW; Gadsden, AL; Owner: Coosa River Communications, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Altoona Town, Alabama

  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; Hanceville, AL; Owner: Kimtron, Inc.)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; Attalla, AL; Owner: Sand Mountain Broadcasting Service, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Springville, AL; Owner: Hispanic Family Christian Network, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Margaret, AL; Owner: Wilbur Gospel Communications And Foundation)
  • NEW (88.3 FM; Cullman, AL; Owner: Centro Comunitario Juvenil Mahanaim, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Springville, AL; Owner: Eternal Word Television Network, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.7 FM; Cleveland, AL; Owner: Old Time Gospel Ministries)
  • WTBB (89.9 FM; Gadsden, AL; Owner: Trinity Christian Academy)
  • WSGN (91.5 FM; Attalla, AL; Owner: Gadsden State Community College)
  • WKUL (92.1 FM; Cullman, AL; Owner: Jonathan Christian Corp.)
  • WAFN-FM (92.7 FM; Arab, AL; Owner: Fun Media Group, Inc.)
  • WAFN-FM (92.7 FM; Arab, AL; Owner: Fun Media Group, Inc.)
  • WGMZ (93.1 FM; Gadsden, AL; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WTWX-FM (95.9 FM; Guntersville, AL; Owner: Guntersville Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • WKLD (97.7 FM; Allgood, AL; Owner: Blount County Broadcasting Service Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Altoona Town, Alabama

  • WPXH (Channel 44; Highland Lake, AL; Owner: Paxson Communications License Company, Llc)
  • WTJP-TV (Channel 60; Springville, AL; Owner: Tccsa, Inc., D/b/a Trinity Broadcasting Network)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Altoona Town, Alabama

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 9  (4.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 11  (5.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 26  (13.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 2  (1.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 71  (37.8%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 31  (21.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 44  (31.0%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 42  (29.6%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 3  (2.1%)


(updated 2010)





There are 199 Farms In Altoona Town, Alabama


(updated 2008)



Banks In Altoona Town, Alabama

The Exchange Bank Of Alabama - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $251.5k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 5

Cadence Bank, N.a. - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $7m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 98

The Hometown Bank Of Alabama - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $304.6k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 3

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Altoona Town, Alabama

  • Northeast Alabama Regional


    (about 13.8 miles in Gadsden, Alabama; Airport Code: GAD)

  • Gadsen Municipal


    (about 13.9 miles in Gadsden, Alabama; Airport Code: GAD)

  • Albertville Regional-Thomas J Brumlik Field


    (about 14.3 miles in Albertville, Alabama; Airport Code: AL1)

  • Talladega Municipal


    (about 35.3 miles in Lincoln, Alabama; Airport Code: ASN)

  • Anniston/Calhoun County


    (about 40.4 miles in Anniston, Alabama; Airport Code: ANB)

  • Anniston Regional


    (about 40.4 miles in Anniston, Alabama; Airport Code: ANB)

  • Anniston Metro


    (about 40.4 miles in Anniston, Alabama; Airport Code: ANB)

  • Birmingham Airport


    (about 40.8 miles in Birmingham, Alabama; Airport Code: BHM)

  • Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International


    (about 40.8 miles in Birmingham, Alabama; Airport Code: BHM)

  • Birmingham International


    (about 40.8 miles in Birmingham, Alabama; Airport Code: BHM)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Altoona Town, Alabama

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

77.54%

Carpooled

19.38%

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

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

1.54%

Other Means

1.54%

Worked At Home

0.0%



(updated 2010)





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