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   (County: Walker County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Dora City, Alabama give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Dora City, Alabama)

Male:

Under 5 years : 77

5 to 9 years : 160

10 to 14 years : 96

15 to 17 years : 12

18 and 19 years : 7

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 42

25 to 29 years : 71

30 to 34 years : 77

35 to 39 years : 65

40 to 44 years : 128

45 to 49 years : 15

50 to 54 years : 59

55 to 59 years : 29

60 and 61 years : 32

62 to 64 years : 60

65 and 66 years : 6

67 to 69 years : 22

70 to 74 years : 25

75 to 79 years : 16

80 to 84 years : 52

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 53

5 to 9 years : 98

10 to 14 years : 28

15 to 17 years : 60

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 0

21 years : 11

22 to 24 years : 32

25 to 29 years : 125

30 to 34 years : 54

35 to 39 years : 67

40 to 44 years : 68

45 to 49 years : 55

50 to 54 years : 64

55 to 59 years : 121

60 and 61 years : 38

62 to 64 years : 21

65 and 66 years : 5

67 to 69 years : 20

70 to 74 years : 24

75 to 79 years : 45

80 to 84 years : 24

85 years and over : 49


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Dora City, Alabama)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,322

Multiple ancestry : 364

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 15

Ancestry not reported : 412


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Dora City, Alabama)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,108

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 5


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Dora City, Alabama)

Total:

Under 5 years : 130

5 to 17 years : 454

18 to 24 years : 92

25 to 34 years : 327

35 to 44 years : 328

45 to 54 years : 193

55 to 59 years : 150

60 and 61 years : 70

62 to 64 years : 81

65 to 74 years : 102

75 years and over : 186

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 115

5 to 17 years : 420

18 to 24 years : 85

25 to 34 years : 284

35 to 44 years : 218

45 to 54 years : 151

55 to 59 years : 135

60 and 61 years : 55

62 to 64 years : 81

65 to 74 years : 77

75 years and over : 180

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 15

5 to 17 years : 34

18 to 24 years : 7

25 to 34 years : 43

35 to 44 years : 105

45 to 54 years : 42

55 to 59 years : 15

60 and 61 years : 15

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 25

75 years and over : 6

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 5

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Dora City, Alabama)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 904

Female : 897

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 142

Female : 165

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 5

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Dora City, Alabama)

Born in state of residence : 1,601

Born in other state in the United States : 289

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 5


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Dora City, Alabama)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 216

Now married, except separated : 647

Divorced : 231

Separated : 23

Widowed : 197

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 71

Now married, except separated : 117

Divorced : 67

Separated : 21

Widowed : 6

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 5

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Dora City, Alabama)

Speak only English : 1,983


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Dora City, Alabama

  • United States Or American: 763   (41.4%)
  • Other Groups: 542   (29.4%)
  • Irish: 237   (12.8%)
  • English: 83   (4.5%)
  • German: 67   (3.6%)
  • Dutch: 45   (2.4%)
  • Scottish: 30   (1.6%)
  • Polish: 16   (0.9%)
  • Subsaharan African: 15   (0.8%)
  • Italian: 13   (0.7%)
  • Scotch-irish: 12   (0.7%)
  • Arab: 10   (0.5%)
  • Norwegian: 7   (0.4%)
  • British: 5   (0.3%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Dora City, Alabama is 2,113



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Dora City, Alabama: 1,051
Female Population in Dora City, Alabama: 1,062


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Dora City, Alabama: 33.6
Median Female Resident Age in Dora City, Alabama: 40.2


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Alabama is 38


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Dora City, Alabama


White


Both sexes

39.7

Male

39.2

Female

40.1

Black or African American


Both sexes

34.5

Male

35.3

Female

34.3

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

42.5

Male

72.3

Female

31.5

Asian


Both sexes

29.5

Male

0.0

Female

29.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

30.5

Male

26.5

Female

34.5

Other


Both sexes

38.5

Male

36.0

Female

44.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

14.5

Male

24.0

Female

4.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

19.5

Male

18.0

Female

24.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

39.7

Male

39.2

Female

40.1


(updated 2010)



Races in Dora City, Alabama


  • White: 1,895
  • African American: 192
  • American Indian: 0
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 26



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Dora City, Alabama citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Dora City, Alabama

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 12   (1.66%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 13   (1.8%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 29   (4.01%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 20   (2.76%)
  • 9th Grade: 71   (9.81%)
  • 10th Grade: 54   (7.46%)
  • 11th Grade: 45   (6.22%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 35   (4.83%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 257   (35.5%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 49   (6.77%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 77   (10.64%)
  • Associate Degree: 25   (3.45%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 21   (2.9%)
  • Master's Degree: 12   (1.66%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 4   (0.55%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 13   (1.53%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 7   (0.83%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 30   (3.54%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 79   (9.33%)
  • 9th Grade: 48   (5.67%)
  • 10th Grade: 59   (6.97%)
  • 11th Grade: 40   (4.72%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 48   (5.67%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 281   (33.18%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 63   (7.44%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 101   (11.92%)
  • Associate Degree: 30   (3.54%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 9   (1.06%)
  • Master's Degree: 21   (2.48%)
  • Professional School Degree: 11   (1.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 7   (0.83%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Dora City, Alabama

  • Bagley Junior High School


    ( Grades: KG-9, Location: 8581 Tate Mill Rd, Dora, AL 35062, Phone: (205) 379-2500, Students: 674 )

  • T S Boyd School


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: P O Box 697, Dora, AL 35062, Phone: (205) 648-5912, Students: 252 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Dora City, Alabama

  • Dora High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: 330 Glenn C Gant Cir., Dora, AL 35062, Phone: (205) 648-6863, Students: 555 )



Museums Near Dora City, Alabama


(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Dora City, Alabama affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Dora City, Alabama.

Area Features of Dora City, Alabama


Building


(1) Dora Police Department   (2) Dora Volunteer Fire Department   (3) Sumiton City Hall   (4) Sumiton Fire And Rescue Service   (5) Sumiton Police Department   (6) Yerkwood Volunteer Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Davis Cemetery   (2) New Horizon Memorial Gardens   (3) Union Grove Cemetery  

Church


(1) Bethel Church   (2) Bible Church Of God   (3) Bryan Church   (4) Calvary Church   (5) Canaan Church   (6) Faith Church   (7) Liberty Church   (8) Morgan Chapel   (9) Mount Hope Church Historical   (10) Sumiton Church Of God   (11) Wyatt Station Baptist Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Dora   (2) City Of Sumiton   (3) Dora Division  

Dam


(1) Thornton Lake Dam   (2) W H Williams Junior Dam  

Locale


(1) Bergens Historical   (2) Burnwell Station Historical   (3) Commercial Historical   (4) Country Village Shopping Center  

Mine


(1) Burnwell Mines   (2) Davis Mines   (3) Dora Mine   (4) Dora Pit Mine   (5) Hull Mine   (6) Ivy Mine   (7) Morgan Mine   (8) Piedmont Mine   (9) Pratt Consolidated Mines   (10) Royal Drift Mine   (11) Stith Mine   (12) Victor Mine   (13) Yearkwood Mine  

Populated Place


(1) Bryan   (2) Burnwell   (3) Crestview Estates   (4) Crews Mobile Home Park   (5) Doliska   (6) Dora   (7) Kershaw   (8) Lorton   (9) Oakahalla   (10) Quinton   (11) Red Star   (12) Sloss   (13) Sumiton   (14) Wyatt   (15) Yerkwood  

Post Office


(1) Sumiton Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Thornton Lake   (2) Williams Lake  

School


(1) Black Creek School Historical   (2) Dawson School Historical   (3) Dora High School   (4) Sumiton Elementary School   (5) Walker State Technical College  

Stream


(1) Morgan Creek   (2) West Fork Burnt Cane Creek  

Valley


(1) Kershaw Hollow  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Dora City, Alabama

35062 (pop. 7,556)


Cities Nearby Dora City, Alabama

Dora Ccd, AL  (pop. 8,880) 1.7 Miles
Sumiton City, AL  (pop. 2,544) 2.6 Miles
Robbins Crossroads Ccd, AL  (pop. 5,987) 5.1 Miles
Cordova Ccd, AL  (pop. 3,458) 5.6 Miles
West Jefferson Town, AL  (pop. 406) 5.6 Miles
Cordova City, AL  (pop. 2,080) 6.1 Miles
Sipsey Town, AL  (pop. 622) 6.5 Miles
Flat Creek-wegra Ccd, AL  (pop. 1,668) 6.6 Miles
Empire Ccd, AL  (pop. 2,239) 8.5 Miles
West Jefferson Ccd, AL  (pop. 3,868) 9.5 Miles



Area Code(s) in Dora City, Alabama

205



Elevation in Dora City, Alabama is 390.0 ft. (119.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Dora City, Alabama

Lat: 33.729476 N        Long: -87.087013 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 32   (4.1%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 63   (8.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 79   (10.2%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 85   (11.0%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 79   (10.2%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 90   (11.6%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 95   (12.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 66   (8.5%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 18   (2.3%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 24   (3.1%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 9   (1.2%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 12   (1.5%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 70   (9.0%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 53   (6.8%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Dora City, Alabama)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 621

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 55

In 3-person carpool : 14

In 4-person carpool : 23

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 : 0

Other means : 7

Worked at home : 13


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Dora City, Alabama)

Less than 5 minutes : 8

5 to 9 minutes : 113

10 to 14 minutes : 51

15 to 19 minutes : 73

20 to 24 minutes : 36

25 to 29 minutes : 102

30 to 34 minutes : 114

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 59

45 to 59 minutes : 102

60 to 89 minutes : 62

90 or more minutes : 0


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Dora City, Alabama)

With Social Security income : 294

No Social Security income : 660


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Dora City, Alabama)

With retirement income : 165

No retirement income : 789


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Dora City, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 118

$10,000 to $14,999 : 84

$15,000 to $19,999 : 38

$20,000 to $24,999 : 37

$25,000 to $29,999 : 24

$30,000 to $34,999 : 37

$35,000 to $39,999 : 9

$40,000 to $44,999 : 47

$45,000 to $49,999 : 33

$50,000 to $59,999 : 30

$60,000 to $74,999 : 13

$75,000 to $99,999 : 101

$100,000 to $124,999 : 33

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 8

$200,000 or more : 6


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Dora City, Alabama)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $30,541


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Dora City, Alabama

  • WCOC (1010 AM; 5.0 kW; Sipsey, AL; Owner: Azteca Communications Of Alabama, Inc.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50.0 kW; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WLYG (1170 AM; 0.85 kW; Hanceville, AL; Owner: Joy Christian Communications, Inc.)
  • WAYE (1220 AM; 1.0 kW; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Christian Broadcasting Of Birmingham, Inc.)
  • WTBC (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Tuscaloosa, AL; Owner: John Sisty Enterprises, Inc.)
  • WJLX (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Jasper, AL; Owner: Joy Christian Communications, Inc.)
  • WYDE (1260 AM; 5.0 kW; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Kimtron, Inc.)
  • WWPG (1280 AM; 5.0 kW; Tuscaloosa, AL; Owner: Lawson Of Tuscaloosa, Inc.)
  • WPSB (1320 AM; 5.0 kW; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Cox Radio, Inc.)
  • NEW (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Tuscaloosa, AL; Owner: Anderson Communications, Llc)
  • WFMH (1340 AM; 0.67 kW; Cullman, AL; Owner: Williams Communications)
  • WIXI (1360 AM; 1.0 kW; Jasper, AL; Owner: Walker Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WJLD (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Richardson Broadcasting Corporation)
  • WACT (1420 AM; 5.0 kW; Tuscaloosa, AL; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WZGX (1450 AM; 1.0 kW; Bessemer, AL; Owner: Bar Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WMCJ (1460 AM; 5.0 kW; Cullman, AL; Owner: Williams Communications, Inc.)
  • WRLM (1480 AM; 5.0 kW; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Davidson Media Station Wlph Licensee, Llc,)
  • WRSM (1540 AM; 1.0 kW; Sumiton, AL; Owner: Sumiton Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • 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)
  • WTSK (790 AM; 5.0 kW; Tuscaloosa, AL; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WXJC (850 AM; 50.0 kW; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Kimtron, Inc.)
  • 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)

FM Radio Stations Near Dora City, Alabama

  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; Hanceville, AL; Owner: Kimtron, Inc.)
  • 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)
  • WSJL (88.1 FM; Tuscaloosa, AL; Owner: Mary V Harris Foundation)
  • NEW (88.3 FM; Cullman, AL; Owner: Centro Comunitario Juvenil Mahanaim, Inc.)
  • WJBE (88.5 FM; Jasper, AL; Owner: Big South Community Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • WLJR (88.5 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Briarwood Presbyterian Church)
  • WBFR (89.5 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Family Stations, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.7 FM; Tuscaloosa, AL; Owner: Family Stations, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.7 FM; Arley, AL; Owner: Trinity Christian Academy)
  • NEW (89.7 FM; Townley, AL; Owner: Wilbur Gospel Communications And Foundation)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Bd Of Trustees/u Of Al At Birmingham)
  • NEW (90.7 FM; Kansas, AL; Owner: Way-fm Media Group, Inc)
  • NEW (90.7 FM; Arley, AL; Owner: Wilbur Gospel Communications And Foundation)
  • WVUA-FM (90.7 FM; Tuscaloosa, AL; Owner: Board Of Trustees, University Of Alabama)
  • WJSR (91.1 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Jefferson State Community College)
  • WVSU-FM (91.1 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Samford University)
  • WKUL (92.1 FM; Cullman, AL; Owner: Jonathan Christian Corp.)
  • WXJC-FM (92.5 FM; Quinton, AL; Owner: Kimtron, Inc.)
  • WTUG-FM (92.9 FM; Tuscaloosa, AL; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WDJC-FM (93.7 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Kimtron, Inc.)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)
  • WFFN (95.3 FM; Tuscaloosa, 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.)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Cox Radio, Inc.)
  • WZRR (99.5 FM; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Citadel Broadcasting Company)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Dora City, Alabama

  • WBIQ (Channel 10; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Alabama Educational Television Commission)
  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Media General Communications Holdings, Llc)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; Tuscaloosa, AL; Owner: Wdbb-tv, Inc.)
  • WTTO (Channel 21; Birmingham, AL; Owner: Wtto Licensee, Llc)
  • WUOA (Channel 23; Tuscaloosa, AL; Owner: The Board Of Trustees Of The University Of Alabama)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; Tuscaloosa, AL; Owner: Tv Alabama, Inc.)
  • 960724KV (Channel 39; Tuscaloosa, AL; Owner: Oral Roberts University)
  • 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 Dora City, Alabama

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 58  (12.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 73  (15.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 61  (12.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 156  (32.4%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 77  (23.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 85  (26.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 100  (30.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 15  (4.6%)


(updated 2010)





There are 65 Farms In Dora City, Alabama


(updated 2008)



Banks In Dora City, Alabama

Synovus Bank - 1 Branches


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

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Dora City, Alabama

  • Birmingham Airport


    (about 22.3 miles in Birmingham, Alabama; Airport Code: BHM)

  • Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International


    (about 22.3 miles in Birmingham, Alabama; Airport Code: BHM)

  • Birmingham International


    (about 22.3 miles in Birmingham, Alabama; Airport Code: BHM)

  • Bessemer Airport


    (about 30.2 miles in Helena, Alabama; Airport Code: EKY)

  • Shelby County


    (about 42.0 miles in Saginaw, Alabama; Airport Code: AL2)

  • Tuscaloosa Regional


    (about 46.3 miles in Northport, Alabama; Airport Code: TCL)

  • Albertville Regional-Thomas J Brumlik Field


    (about 58.8 miles in Albertville, Alabama; Airport Code: AL1)

  • Marion County


    (about 58.9 miles in Hamilton, Alabama; Airport Code: HAB)

  • Northeast Alabama Regional


    (about 59.7 miles in Gadsden, Alabama; Airport Code: GAD)

  • Gadsen Municipal


    (about 59.8 miles in Gadsden, Alabama; Airport Code: GAD)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Dora City, Alabama

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

84.15%

Carpooled

10.82%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.50%

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

1.38%

Other Means

0.63%

Worked At Home

2.52%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Dora City, Alabama, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Dora City, Alabama)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 391

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 43

Female householder, no husband present : 184

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 314

Householder not living alone : 22


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Dora City, Alabama)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 22

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 0

All other households : 932


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Dora City, Alabama)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 331

Renter-occupied housing units : 60

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 13

Renter-occupied housing units : 30

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 98

Renter-occupied housing units : 86

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 168

Renter-occupied housing units : 168


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Dora City, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 151

$10,000 to $14,999 : 147

$15,000 to $19,999 : 126

$20,000 to $24,999 : 102

$25,000 to $29,999 : 36

$30,000 to $34,999 : 37

$35,000 to $39,999 : 23

$40,000 to $44,999 : 66

$45,000 to $49,999 : 33

$50,000 to $59,999 : 40

$60,000 to $74,999 : 45

$75,000 to $99,999 : 101

$100,000 to $124,999 : 33

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 8

$200,000 or more : 6


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Dora City, Alabama)

Total : 1,079


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Dora City, Alabama)

Occupied : 954

Vacant : 125


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Dora City, Alabama)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Dora City, Alabama)

Built 2005 or later : 30

Built 2000 to 2004 : 52

Built 1990 to 1999 : 87

Built 1980 to 1989 : 161

Built 1970 to 1979 : 177

Built 1960 to 1969 : 203

Built 1950 to 1959 : 104

Built 1940 to 1949 : 92

Built 1939 or earlier : 173


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Dora City, Alabama)

Utility gas : 506

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 31

Electricity : 410

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 7

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Dora City, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 14

$10,000 to $14,999 : 7

$15,000 to $19,999 : 40

$20,000 to $24,999 : 2

$25,000 to $29,999 : 14

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 10

$40,000 to $49,999 : 37

$50,000 to $59,999 : 109

$60,000 to $69,999 : 57

$70,000 to $79,999 : 7

$80,000 to $89,999 : 83

$90,000 to $99,999 : 58

$100,000 to $124,999 : 26

$125,000 to $149,999 : 63

$150,000 to $174,999 : 23

$175,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 to $249,999 : 0

$250,000 to $299,999 : 34

$300,000 to $399,999 : 8

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 18

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Dora City, Alabama)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 12

Home equity loan only : 33

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 193

Housing units without a mortgage : 372


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Dora City, Alabama)

Built 2005 or later : $255,000

Built 2000 to 2004 : $287,500

Built 1990 to 1999 : $60,500

Built 1980 to 1989 : $86,800

Built 1970 to 1979 : $57,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $93,100

Built 1950 to 1959 : $94,400

Built 1940 to 1949 : $60,000

Built 1939 or earlier : $57,100


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Dora City, Alabama: 70.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Alabama: 67.8%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Dora City, Alabama

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2000        
  Single Family 1 1 $100,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $100,000
2001        
  Single Family 2 2 $250,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $250,000
2002        
  Single Family 2 2 $130,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $130,000
2003        
  Single Family 4 4 $440,570
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $440,570
2004        
  Single Family 24 24 $3,279,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

24 24 $3,279,000
2005        
  Single Family 26 26 $3,696,200
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

26 26 $3,696,200
2006        
  Single Family 10 10 $1,226,846
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

10 10 $1,226,846


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Dora City, AL): $21,458
Median Household Income In 2000 (Alabama): $34,135


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Dora City): $46,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alabama): $76,700


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Dora City): $282
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alabama): $447


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Dora City, Alabama

Utility Gas: 55.1%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 5.2%
Electricity: 38.9%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.5%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.3%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Dora City, Alabama are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Dora City, Alabama

Amedisys Home Health Of Walker


     Address: 4330 Highway 78 East, Suite 208, Jasper, Alabama 35501
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/3/2005

Mid-south Home Health Agency,


     Address: 2200 Riverchase Parkway, Building 700, Birmingham, Alabama 35244
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/29/1979

Alacare Home Health & Hospice


     Address: 2970a Lorna Road, Birmingham, Alabama 35209
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/18/1973

Jefferson County Home Care


     Address: 1400 6th Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama 35233
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 10/1/1972

Home Care Plus


     Address: 3950 Autumn Lane, Birmingham, Alabama 35243
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 11/19/1991

Hospitals Close To Dora City, Alabama

Walker Baptist Medical Center


     Address: 3400 Highway 78 East, Jasper, Alabama 35501
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Uab Highlands


     Address: 1201 11th Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama 35205
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

St Vincent's East


     Address: 50 Medical Park East Drive, Birmingham, Alabama 35235
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Callahan Eye Foundation Hospital


     Address: 1720 University Blvd, Birmingham, Alabama 35233
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

University Of Alabama Hospital


     Address: 619 South 19th Street, Birmingham, Alabama 35233
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - State

Nursing Homes Close To Dora City, Alabama

Cordova Health And Rehabilitation, Llc


     Address: 70 Highland Street West, Cordova, Alabama 35550
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 110
     Percent Occupied: 96%

Shadescrest Health Care Center


     Address: 331 25th Street West, Jasper, Alabama 35502
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 89
     Percent Occupied: 83%

Ridgeview Health Services, Inc


     Address: 907 11th Street, Ne, Jasper, Alabama 35504
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 145
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Ridgewood Health Care Center


     Address: 201 Oakhill Road, Jasper, Alabama 35501
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 87
     Percent Occupied: 89%

Birmingham Nursing And Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 1000 Dugan Avenue, Birmingham, Alabama 35214
     Ownership: For Profit - Partnership
     Number of Residents: 117
     Percent Occupied: 89%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Dora City, Alabama

Name: Browns Ferry
Address: PO Box 2000; Decatur, AL 35602
Distance: 57 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Dora City, Alabama

    Retired Workers: 935
    Disabled Workers: 405
    Widowers Workers: 240
    Spouses Workers: 135
    Children Workers: 190


(updated 2007)



Walker County, Alabama Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 31.78%
  • Bush & Cheney 67.57%
  • Other 0.65%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Dora City, Alabama citizens.

Relocation to Walker County, AL

5.08 % of Walker County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $34,292

Alabama Average 6.81 %

0.05 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $23,900

Alabama Average 0.14 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Walker County, AL (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Jefferson County , AL 1.44 % ($34,945 AGI )
  • Winston County , AL 0.38 % ($30,866 AGI )
  • Marion County , AL 0.15 % ($29,909 AGI )

Relocation away from Walker County, AL

4.96 % of Walker County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $33,618

Alabama Average 6.16 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Walker County, AL (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Jefferson County , AL 1.46 % ($36,735 AGI )
  • Winston County , AL 0.41 % ($27,886 AGI )
  • Tuscaloosa County , AL 0.23 % ($32,857 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Alabama

Low Bracket: $500 (2.00%)
High Bracket: $3,000 (5.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Alabama

4.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Dora City, Alabama is based on over 50 years of data.























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Dora City, Alabama directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Dora City, Alabama

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 49 0
Rape n/a n/a 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 2 6
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 0 42 0 0 82 0 0 0 49 99 301
Robbery n/a n/a 2 1 1 2 1 1 4 0 2 2 1
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 84 42 42 83 41 41 165 0 98 99 50
Assault n/a n/a 1 2 0 3 3 3 2 5 13 15 14
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 42 84 0 124 123 124 83 206 639 742 703
Burglary n/a n/a 35 30 19 16 17 33 23 7 30 45 32
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 1,462 1,264 805 663 696 1,369 949 288 1,474 2,226 1,606
Larceny Theft n/a n/a 62 49 67 84 74 55 39 47 59 73 80
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 2,590 2,064 2,839 3,481 3,032 2,281 1,609 1,933 2,899 3,610 4,016
Vehicle Theft n/a n/a 12 11 9 15 12 15 8 3 5 18 15
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 501 463 381 622 492 622 330 123 246 890 753
Arson n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a n/a 0 1 0 1 2 1 2 1 4 5 5
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a n/a 27 23 24 29 26 26 18 14 24 34 32
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a n/a 14 12 12 15 14 13 10 8 14 20 19


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Alabama

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
5,616 5,193 8,943 9,745 10,675 13,329 13,293 12,000 12,912 13,074


(updated 2014)



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