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Demographics Analysis

The people of Helena 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
(Helena City, Alabama)

Male:

Under 5 years : 837

5 to 9 years : 801

10 to 14 years : 731

15 to 17 years : 190

18 and 19 years : 230

20 years : 0

21 years : 18

22 to 24 years : 168

25 to 29 years : 575

30 to 34 years : 775

35 to 39 years : 886

40 to 44 years : 615

45 to 49 years : 467

50 to 54 years : 377

55 to 59 years : 346

60 and 61 years : 159

62 to 64 years : 144

65 and 66 years : 81

67 to 69 years : 44

70 to 74 years : 92

75 to 79 years : 62

80 to 84 years : 76

85 years and over : 44

Female:

Under 5 years : 765

5 to 9 years : 593

10 to 14 years : 563

15 to 17 years : 383

18 and 19 years : 97

20 years : 66

21 years : 58

22 to 24 years : 177

25 to 29 years : 706

30 to 34 years : 950

35 to 39 years : 704

40 to 44 years : 878

45 to 49 years : 461

50 to 54 years : 396

55 to 59 years : 394

60 and 61 years : 102

62 to 64 years : 236

65 and 66 years : 52

67 to 69 years : 69

70 to 74 years : 90

75 to 79 years : 115

80 to 84 years : 81

85 years and over : 59


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Helena City, Alabama)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 9,725

Multiple ancestry : 4,228

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 169

Ancestry not reported : 1,591


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 15,081

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 31

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 87

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 126

Not a U.S. citizen : 388


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Helena City, Alabama)

Total:

Under 5 years : 1,602

5 to 17 years : 3,261

18 to 24 years : 814

25 to 34 years : 3,006

35 to 44 years : 3,083

45 to 54 years : 1,701

55 to 59 years : 740

60 and 61 years : 261

62 to 64 years : 380

65 to 74 years : 428

75 years and over : 437

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 1,395

5 to 17 years : 2,369

18 to 24 years : 651

25 to 34 years : 1,730

35 to 44 years : 1,511

45 to 54 years : 899

55 to 59 years : 330

60 and 61 years : 118

62 to 64 years : 119

65 to 74 years : 273

75 years and over : 201

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 192

5 to 17 years : 833

18 to 24 years : 147

25 to 34 years : 1,111

35 to 44 years : 1,375

45 to 54 years : 709

55 to 59 years : 410

60 and 61 years : 143

62 to 64 years : 230

65 to 74 years : 123

75 years and over : 212

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 13

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 47

35 to 44 years : 17

45 to 54 years : 41

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 : 15

5 to 17 years : 46

18 to 24 years : 16

25 to 34 years : 118

35 to 44 years : 180

45 to 54 years : 52

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 31

65 to 74 years : 32

75 years and over : 24


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Helena City, Alabama)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 4,826

Female : 4,770

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 2,584

Female : 2,901

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 73

Female : 45

Foreign born:

Male : 235

Female : 279


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Helena City, Alabama)

Born in state of residence : 8,520

Born in other state in the United States : 5,034

Native: born outside the United States : 106

Foreign born : 381


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,650

Now married, except separated : 3,860

Divorced : 571

Separated : 54

Widowed : 127

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 541

Now married, except separated : 3,457

Divorced : 330

Separated : 101

Widowed : 165

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 34

Now married, except separated : 53

Divorced : 18

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 37

Now married, except separated : 322

Divorced : 30

Separated : 52

Widowed : 21


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 13,374

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 277

Speak English less than "very well" : 167

French (incl. Patois, Cajun):

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 26

German:

Speak English "very well" : 35

Speak English less than "very well" : 12

Greek:

Speak English "very well" : 25

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Hindi:

Speak English "very well" : 8

Speak English less than "very well" : 9

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 8

Vietnamese:

Speak English "very well" : 96

Speak English less than "very well" : 16

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 17

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Arabic:

Speak English "very well" : 19

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other and unspecified languages:

Speak English "very well" : 22

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Helena City, Alabama

  • United States Or American: 1,632   (17.9%)
  • Other Groups: 1,380   (15.1%)
  • English: 1,368   (15.0%)
  • German: 1,179   (12.9%)
  • Irish: 1,166   (12.8%)
  • Italian: 471   (5.2%)
  • Scottish: 422   (4.6%)
  • French (except Basque): 368   (4.0%)
  • Scotch-irish: 333   (3.6%)
  • Polish: 92   (1.0%)
  • Dutch: 88   (1.0%)
  • Welsh: 88   (1.0%)
  • Swedish: 82   (0.9%)
  • European: 81   (0.9%)
  • British: 63   (0.7%)
  • Ukrainian: 48   (0.5%)
  • Greek: 39   (0.4%)
  • French Canadian: 33   (0.4%)
  • Portuguese: 28   (0.3%)
  • Czech: 27   (0.3%)
  • Austrian: 27   (0.3%)
  • Hungarian: 25   (0.3%)
  • Arab: 20   (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 16   (0.2%)
  • Norwegian: 14   (0.2%)
  • Turkish: 10   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 9   (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 8   (0.1%)
  • Yugoslavian: 8   (0.1%)
  • Australian: 7   (0.1%)
  • Russian: 7   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Helena City, Alabama is 15,713



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Helena City, Alabama: 7,718
Female Population in Helena City, Alabama: 7,995


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Helena City, Alabama: 32.3
Median Female Resident Age in Helena City, Alabama: 33.1


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Alabama is 38


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Helena City, Alabama


White


Both sexes

35.2

Male

34.6

Female

35.7

Black or African American


Both sexes

33.4

Male

32.8

Female

33.7

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

23.5

Male

22.5

Female

38.5

Asian


Both sexes

34.0

Male

30.8

Female

34.9

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

50.5

Male

50.5

Female

50.5

Other


Both sexes

24.3

Male

23.8

Female

25.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

15.4

Male

13.5

Female

17.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

24.5

Male

22.4

Female

27.1

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

35.4

Male

34.8

Female

35.8


(updated 2010)



Races in Helena City, Alabama


  • White: 14,041
  • African American: 1,177
  • American Indian: 39
  • Asian: 199
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 128
  • Two or More Races: 129



(updated 2013)



The population density in Helena City, Alabama is 825 people per square mile.


(updated 2010)



Foreign Born Residents in Helena City, Alabama

Helena City: 150
         Asia: 31.3%
         Europe: 52.7%
         Latin America: 16.0%

Alabama: 87,772
         Asia: 29.9%
         Europe: 21.0%
         Latin America: 40.5%


(updated 2010)



The daytime population change in Helena City, Alabama due to commuting is -5,195 (-30.9%).


(updated 2010)



Marriage Population in Helena City, Alabama

Male:

 

Never Married

9.97%

Now Married:

 

Married, Spouse Present

34.74%

Married, Spouse Absent:

 

Separated

0.0%

Other

0.13%

Widowed

0.29%

Divorced

2.77%

Female:

 

Never Married

7.83%

Now Married:

 

Married, Spouse Present

35.24%

Married, Spouse Absent:

 

Separated

0.49%

Other

0.41%

Widowed

2.62%

Divorced

5.49%

(updated 2010)



Urban/Rural Population in Helena City, Alabama

Urban:

 

Inside Urbanized Areas

79.15%

Inside Urban Clusters

0.0%

Rural:

 

Farm

0.14%

Nonfarm

20.71%

(updated 2010)



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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 12   (0.39%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 28   (0.9%)
  • 9th Grade: 54   (1.74%)
  • 10th Grade: 14   (0.45%)
  • 11th Grade: 24   (0.78%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 30   (0.97%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 435   (14.05%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 158   (5.1%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 658   (21.25%)
  • Associate Degree: 191   (6.17%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 1,179   (38.08%)
  • Master's Degree: 241   (7.78%)
  • Professional School Degree: 65   (2.1%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 7   (0.23%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 14   (0.4%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 17   (0.49%)
  • 9th Grade: 37   (1.06%)
  • 10th Grade: 30   (0.86%)
  • 11th Grade: 7   (0.2%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 65   (1.87%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 783   (22.48%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 267   (7.67%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 583   (16.74%)
  • Associate Degree: 200   (5.74%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 1,143   (32.82%)
  • Master's Degree: 269   (7.72%)
  • Professional School Degree: 60   (1.72%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 8   (0.23%)


(updated 2010)



School Enrollment in Helena City, Alabama

Male:


  • Enrolled In Nursery School, Preschool: 184 (4.0%)
  • Enrolled In Kindergarten: 43 (0.9%)
  • Enrolled In Grade 1 To Grade 4: 314 (6.9%)
  • Enrolled In Grade 5 To Grade 8: 342 (7.5%)
  • Enrolled In Grade 9 To Grade 12: 221 (4.9%)
  • Enrolled In College, Undergraduate Years: 201 (4.4%)
  • Enrolled In Graduate Or Professional School: 84 (1.8%)
  • Not Enrolled In School: 3,157 (69.4%)

Female:


  • Enrolled In Nursery School, Preschool: 128 (2.6%)
  • Enrolled In Kindergarten: 72 (1.5%)
  • Enrolled In Grade 1 To Grade 4: 320 (6.6%)
  • Enrolled In Grade 5 To Grade 8: 319 (6.5%)
  • Enrolled In Grade 9 To Grade 12: 157 (3.2%)
  • Enrolled In College, Undergraduate Years: 159 (3.3%)
  • Enrolled In Graduate Or Professional School: 107 (2.2%)
  • Not Enrolled In School: 3,612 (74.1%)

(updated 2010)



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

  • Helena Elementary School


    ( Grades: K-2, Location: 187 Third St, Helena, AL 35080, Phone: (205) 682-5540, Students: 715 )

  • Helena Intermediate School


    ( Grades: 3-5, Location: 3500 Hwy 52, Helena, AL 35080, Phone: (205) 682-5520, Students: 668 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Helena City, Alabama

  • Helena - Jane B. Holmes Public Library


    230 Tucker Road, Helena, AL 35080

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Helena City, Alabama


  • American Music Museum Inc


    105 Cherry St, Helena, AR 72342

  • Archie Bray Foundation For The Ceramic Arts


    2915 Country Club Avenue, Helena, MT 59602

  • Arkansas Committee Of The National Museum Of Women In The Ar


    Po Box 655, Helena, AR 72342

  • Broadwater Cupola Park Corporation


    2401 Colonial Drive, Helena, MT 59601

  • Broken Wheel Petting Farm


    3900 Wylie Dr, Helena, MT 59602

  • Communityworks Inc


    995 Carousel Way, Helena, MT 59601

  • Creation Arts Center


    5353 Mchugh Ln, Helena, MT 59602

  • Delta Cultural Center


    95 Missouri Street, Helena, AR 72342

  • Helena Historical Society


    Po Box 202, Helena, OK 73741

  • Historic Hilger Homestead


    8840 Jack Pine Dr, Helena, MT 59602

  • Holter Museum Of Art Inc


    12 E Lawrence St, Helena, MT 59601
    http://www.holtermuseum.org

  • Montana History Foundation


    1750 N Washington St, Helena, MT 59601

  • Montana Military Museum


    419 Hayes Ave, Helena, MT 59601

  • Montana Preservation Alliance Inc


    120 Reeders Alley 2, Helena, MT 59601
    http://preservemontana.org

  • Northern Rockies Childrens Museum Of Science & Technology In


    111 N Last Chance Gulch St, Helena, MT 59601

  • Paradise Gardens Park & Museum Inc


    2568 Highway 93, Helena, AL 35080

  • Phillips County Arkansas Historical Society


    623 Pecan St, Helena, AR 72342

  • Pioneer Cabin


    212 S Park Ave, Helena, MT 59601

  • Sonny Boy Blues Society Inc


    Po Box 118, Helena, AR 72342

  • The Steward


    30 S Davis St, Helena, MT 59601

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Helena 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 Helena City, Alabama.

Area Features of Helena City, Alabama


Airport


(1) Bessemer Airport  

Building


(1) Helena Fire Department Station 1   (2) Helena Fire Department Station 2   (3) Helena Police Department   (4) Indian Ford Volunteer Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Acton Cemetery   (2) Cedar Grove Cemetery   (3) Cumberland Cemetery   (4) David Lindsay Cemetery   (5) Ray Cemetery  

Church


(1) First Assembly Of God Church Of Alabaster   (2) First Baptist Church Of Alabaster   (3) Helena Cumberland Presbyterian Church   (4) Macedonia Church   (5) Morgan Church   (6) Morning Star Church   (7) Mount Pleasant Baptist Church  

Civil


(1) City Of Helena  

Crossing


(1) Langston Ford   (2) Nunnally Ford   (3) Roy Ford  

Dam


(1) Cherokee Beach Lake Dam   (2) Guytons Lake Dam   (3) Johnsons Lake Dam   (4) Wilborn Lake Dam  

Gap


(1) Brock Gap  

Lake


(1) Wilborn Lake  

Locale


(1) Grabun Historical   (2) Sydenton Historical  

Mine


(1) Coalmont Mine   (2) Elvira Mine   (3) Gould Mines   (4) Helena Quarry   (5) Janeway Mine   (6) Roebuck Mine  

Park


(1) Hoover Metropolitan Stadium   (2) Joe Tucker Park  

Populated Place


(1) Calliston   (2) Cherokee Beach   (3) Dearing Downs   (4) Dunaway Farms   (5) Eden Ridge   (6) Elvira   (7) Falliston   (8) Fox Haven   (9) Genery   (10) Greenwood   (11) Helena   (12) High Point   (13) Highlands   (14) Kingwood   (15) Morgan   (16) Navajo Hills   (17) Navajo Pines   (18) Parkwood Hills   (19) Port South   (20) Roebuck   (21) Rolling Ridge   (22) Russet Woods   (23) Scottrock   (24) Shades Run   (25) Shadywood   (26) Shannon Glen   (27) Southpointe   (28) Tacoa   (29) Valley Forge   (30) Weeping Oaks   (31) Whispering Oaks  

Post Office


(1) Helena Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Cherokee Beach Lake   (2) Guytons Lake   (3) Johnsons Lake  

Ridge


(1) Chestnut Ridge   (2) Gold Ridge  

School


(1) Cedar Grove School   (2) Greenwood Junior High School   (3) Helena Elementary School   (4) Morgan School Historical  

Spring


(1) Dickey Spring   (2) Lee Spring  

Stream


(1) Bailey Brook   (2) Black Creek   (3) Buck Creek   (4) Dry Creek   (5) Lee Brook   (6) Martin Brook   (7) Prairie Brook   (8) Scout Creek   (9) Trigger Creek  

Swamp


(1) Ruffin Swamp  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Helena City, Alabama

35080 (pop. 11,735)


Cities Nearby Helena City, Alabama

Alabaster City, AL  (pop. 31,045) 3.8 Miles
Alabaster-helena Ccd, AL  (pop. 113,302) 4.1 Miles
Pelham City, AL  (pop. 21,980) 4.5 Miles
Greenwood Ccd, AL  (pop. 18,674) 5.6 Miles
Hoover City, AL  (pop. 83,154) 7.9 Miles
Hoover Ccd, AL  (pop. 39,835) 8.5 Miles
Indian Springs Village Town, AL  (pop. 2,225) 9.0 Miles
Bessemer City, AL  (pop. 27,187) 9.7 Miles
Lipscomb City, AL  (pop. 1,862) 10.9 Miles
Vestavia Hills City, AL  (pop. 34,096) 11.5 Miles



Area Code(s) in Helena City, Alabama

205



Elevation in Helena City, Alabama is 541.0 ft. (165.0 meters)



Land Area in Helena City, Alabama: 20.3 Sq. Miles
Water Area in Helena City, Alabama: 0.3 Sq. Miles



Latitude/Longitude of Helena City, Alabama

Lat: 33.279715 N        Long: -86.856060 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 35   (0.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 138   (2.4%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 172   (3.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 576   (10.1%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 943   (16.5%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 1,469   (25.7%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 726   (12.7%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 492   (8.6%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 206   (3.6%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 275   (4.8%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 78   (1.4%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 284   (5.0%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 324   (5.7%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Helena City, Alabama)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 6,838

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 618

In 3-person carpool : 215

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 24

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 14

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 9

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 73

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 10

Other means : 8

Worked at home : 400


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Helena City, Alabama)

Less than 5 minutes : 198

5 to 9 minutes : 381

10 to 14 minutes : 493

15 to 19 minutes : 537

20 to 24 minutes : 765

25 to 29 minutes : 560

30 to 34 minutes : 1,938

35 to 39 minutes : 337

40 to 44 minutes : 596

45 to 59 minutes : 1,274

60 to 89 minutes : 602

90 or more minutes : 128


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 833

No Social Security income : 4,713


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 767

No retirement income : 4,779


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Helena City, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 103

$10,000 to $14,999 : 23

$15,000 to $19,999 : 55

$20,000 to $24,999 : 75

$25,000 to $29,999 : 41

$30,000 to $34,999 : 172

$35,000 to $39,999 : 118

$40,000 to $44,999 : 71

$45,000 to $49,999 : 108

$50,000 to $59,999 : 400

$60,000 to $74,999 : 707

$75,000 to $99,999 : 1,084

$100,000 to $124,999 : 683

$125,000 to $149,999 : 369

$150,000 to $199,999 : 236

$200,000 or more : 228


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $83,987


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Helena 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)

FM Radio Stations Near Helena 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)
  • WXJC-FM (92.5 FM; Quinton, AL; Owner: Kimtron, Inc.)
  • 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 Helena 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 Helena City, Alabama

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,457  (46.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 241  (7.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 754  (24.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 363  (11.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 1,504  (54.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 221  (7.9%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 868  (31.2%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 21  (0.8%)


(updated 2010)



Most Common Industries in Helena City, Alabama

Male:

 

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing And Hunting, And Mining:

 

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing And Hunting

0.12%

Mining

0.34%

Construction

3.89%

Manufacturing

7.67%

Wholesale Trade

4.46%

Retail Trade

7.10%

Transportation And Warehousing, And Utilities:

 

Transportation And Warehousing

1.47%

Utilities

1.86%

Information

2.75%

Finance, Insurance, Real Estate And Rental And Leasing:

 

Finance And Insurance

3.89%

Real Estate And Rental And Leasing

1.05%

Professional, Scientific, Management, Administrative, And Waste Management Services:

 

Professional, Scientific, And Technical Services

4.12%

Management Of Companies And Enterprises

0.0%

Administrative And Support And Waste Management Services

1.01%

Educational, Health And Social Services:

 

Educational Services

2.23%

Health Care And Social Assistance

1.69%

Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation And Food Services:

 

Arts, Entertainment, And Recreation

0.39%

Accommodation And Food Services

2.75%

Other Services (except Public Administration)

3.06%

Public Administration

3.06%

Female:

 

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing And Hunting, And Mining:

 

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing And Hunting

0.0%

Mining

0.0%

Construction

0.86%

Manufacturing

1.52%

Wholesale Trade

1.28%

Retail Trade

5.63%

Transportation And Warehousing, And Utilities:

 

Transportation And Warehousing

0.98%

Utilities

0.46%

Information

2.30%

Finance, Insurance, Real Estate And Rental And Leasing:

 

Finance And Insurance

5.68%

Real Estate And Rental And Leasing

0.93%

Professional, Scientific, Management, Administrative, And Waste Management Services:

 

Professional, Scientific, And Technical Services

4.21%

Management Of Companies And Enterprises

0.15%

Administrative And Support And Waste Management Services

0.73%

Educational, Health And Social Services:

 

Educational Services

6.27%

Health Care And Social Assistance

11.32%

Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation And Food Services:

 

Arts, Entertainment, And Recreation

0.32%

Accommodation And Food Services

0.95%

Other Services (except Public Administration)

2.13%

Public Administration

1.37%


(updated 2010)



There are 11 Farms In Helena City, Alabama


(updated 2008)



Banks In Helena City, Alabama

Trustmark National Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $12.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 222

Regions Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $117.9m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 1,673

(updated 2014)



Salary Income in Helena City, Alabama (1999)

With Wage Or Salary Income

93.15%

No Wage Or Salary Income

6.85%

(updated 2010)



Self-Employment Income in Helena City, Alabama (1999)

With Self-employment Income

9.01%

No Self-employment Income

90.99%

(updated 2010)



Airports Near Helena City, Alabama

  • Bessemer Airport


    (about 4.6 miles in Helena, Alabama; Airport Code: EKY)

  • Shelby County


    (about 8.3 miles in Saginaw, Alabama; Airport Code: AL2)

  • Birmingham Airport


    (about 20.4 miles in Birmingham, Alabama; Airport Code: BHM)

  • Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International


    (about 20.4 miles in Birmingham, Alabama; Airport Code: BHM)

  • Birmingham International


    (about 20.4 miles in Birmingham, Alabama; Airport Code: BHM)

  • Tuscaloosa Regional


    (about 43.8 miles in Northport, Alabama; Airport Code: TCL)

  • Talladega Municipal


    (about 50.6 miles in Lincoln, Alabama; Airport Code: ASN)

  • Perry County


    (about 56.4 miles in Marion, Alabama; Airport Code: XWU)

  • Thomas C. Russell Field


    (about 57.3 miles in Alexander City, Alabama; Airport Code: ALX)

  • Selfield


    (about 57.6 miles in Selma, Alabama; Airport Code: SES)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Helena City, Alabama

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

89.54%

Carpooled

7.14%

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

0.24%

Walked

0.46%

Other Means

0.31%

Worked At Home

2.31%



(updated 2010)



Most Common Occupations in Helena City, Alabama

Male:

 

Management, Professional, And Related Occupations:

 

Management, Business, And Financial Operations Occupations:

 

Management Occupations, Except Farmers And Farm Managers

8.74%

Farmers And Farm Managers

0.12%

Business And Financial Operations Occupations:

 

Business Operations Specialists

1.49%

Financial Specialists

1.84%

Professional And Related Occupations:

 

Computer And Mathematical Occupations

4.46%

Architecture And Engineering Occupations:

 

Architects, Surveyors, Cartographers, And Engineers

1.47%

Drafters, Engineering, And Mapping Technicians

1.15%

Life, Physical, And Social Science Occupations

0.14%

Community And Social Services Occupations

1.08%

Legal Occupations

0.59%

Education, Training, And Library Occupations

1.47%

Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, And Media Occupations

1.23%

Healthcare Practitioners And Technical Occupations:

 

Health Diagnosing And Treating Practitioners And Technical Occupations

0.85%

Health Technologists And Technicians

0.0%

Service Occupations:

 

Healthcare Support Occupations

0.0%

Protective Service Occupations:

 

Fire Fighting, Prevention, And Law Enforcement Workers, Including Supervisors

0.79%

Other Protective Service Workers, Including Supervisors

0.25%

Food Preparation And Serving Related Occupations

1.69%

Building And Grounds Cleaning And Maintenance Occupations

1.01%

Personal Care And Service Occupations

0.32%

Sales And Office Occupations:

 

Sales And Related Occupations

9.90%

Office And Administrative Support Occupations

2.84%

Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations

0.0%

Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations:

 

Construction And Extraction Occupations:

 

Supervisors, Construction And Extraction Workers

0.76%

Construction Trades Workers

2.25%

Extraction Workers

0.0%

Installation, Maintenance, And Repair Occupations

3.13%

Production, Transportation, And Material Moving Occupations:

 

Production Occupations

1.93%

Transportation And Material Moving Occupations:

 

Supervisors, Transportation And Material Moving Workers

0.44%

Aircraft And Traffic Control Occupations

0.15%

Motor Vehicle Operators

1.28%

Rail, Water And Other Transportation Occupations

0.32%

Material Moving Workers

1.22%

Female:

 

Management, Professional, And Related Occupations:

 

Management, Business, And Financial Operations Occupations:

 

Management Occupations, Except Farmers And Farm Managers

4.26%

Farmers And Farm Managers

0.0%

Business And Financial Operations Occupations:

 

Business Operations Specialists

2.47%

Financial Specialists

2.23%

Professional And Related Occupations:

 

Computer And Mathematical Occupations

1.08%

Architecture And Engineering Occupations:

 

Architects, Surveyors, Cartographers, And Engineers

0.51%

Drafters, Engineering, And Mapping Technicians

0.15%

Life, Physical, And Social Science Occupations

0.0%

Community And Social Services Occupations

0.68%

Legal Occupations

0.69%

Education, Training, And Library Occupations

4.90%

Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, And Media Occupations

0.69%

Healthcare Practitioners And Technical Occupations:

 

Health Diagnosing And Treating Practitioners And Technical Occupations

5.29%

Health Technologists And Technicians

2.47%

Service Occupations:

 

Healthcare Support Occupations

0.61%

Protective Service Occupations:

 

Fire Fighting, Prevention, And Law Enforcement Workers, Including Supervisors

0.0%

Other Protective Service Workers, Including Supervisors

0.0%

Food Preparation And Serving Related Occupations

0.98%

Building And Grounds Cleaning And Maintenance Occupations

0.0%

Personal Care And Service Occupations

2.15%

Sales And Office Occupations:

 

Sales And Related Occupations

5.61%

Office And Administrative Support Occupations

9.06%

Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations

0.0%

Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations:

 

Construction And Extraction Occupations:

 

Supervisors, Construction And Extraction Workers

0.0%

Construction Trades Workers

0.20%

Extraction Workers

0.0%

Installation, Maintenance, And Repair Occupations

0.15%

Production, Transportation, And Material Moving Occupations:

 

Production Occupations

1.50%

Transportation And Material Moving Occupations:

 

Supervisors, Transportation And Material Moving Workers

0.0%

Aircraft And Traffic Control Occupations

0.14%

Motor Vehicle Operators

1.27%

Rail, Water And Other Transportation Occupations

0.0%

Material Moving Workers

0.0%


(updated 2010)



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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Helena 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
(Helena City, Alabama)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 3,774

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 185

Female householder, no husband present : 514

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 990

Householder not living alone : 83


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 14

Male householder and female partner : 100

Female householder and female partner : 14

Female householder and male partner : 42

All other households : 5,376


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Helena City, Alabama)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3,606

Renter-occupied housing units : 168

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 173

Renter-occupied housing units : 12

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 360

Renter-occupied housing units : 154

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 993

Renter-occupied housing units : 80


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Helena City, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 86

$10,000 to $14,999 : 49

$15,000 to $19,999 : 88

$20,000 to $24,999 : 139

$25,000 to $29,999 : 133

$30,000 to $34,999 : 299

$35,000 to $39,999 : 190

$40,000 to $44,999 : 85

$45,000 to $49,999 : 166

$50,000 to $59,999 : 586

$60,000 to $74,999 : 790

$75,000 to $99,999 : 1,250

$100,000 to $124,999 : 788

$125,000 to $149,999 : 379

$150,000 to $199,999 : 290

$200,000 or more : 228


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Helena City, Alabama)

Total : 5,832


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Helena City, Alabama)

Occupied : 5,546

Vacant : 286


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Helena City, Alabama)

Median number of rooms : 7


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Helena City, Alabama)

Built 2005 or later : 646

Built 2000 to 2004 : 1,457

Built 1990 to 1999 : 2,382

Built 1980 to 1989 : 795

Built 1970 to 1979 : 340

Built 1960 to 1969 : 97

Built 1950 to 1959 : 57

Built 1940 to 1949 : 27

Built 1939 or earlier : 31


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Helena City, Alabama)

Utility gas : 2,463

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 85

Electricity : 2,983

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 15


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Helena City, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 21

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 9

$25,000 to $29,999 : 9

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 8

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 0

$80,000 to $89,999 : 44

$90,000 to $99,999 : 50

$100,000 to $124,999 : 463

$125,000 to $149,999 : 860

$150,000 to $174,999 : 997

$175,000 to $199,999 : 882

$200,000 to $249,999 : 760

$250,000 to $299,999 : 406

$300,000 to $399,999 : 373

$400,000 to $499,999 : 148

$500,000 to $749,999 : 94

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 8


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Helena 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 : 487

Home equity loan only : 696

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 32

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 3,098

Housing units without a mortgage : 819


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later : $287,300

Built 2000 to 2004 : $204,000

Built 1990 to 1999 : $165,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $168,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $165,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $124,700

Built 1950 to 1959 : $103,800

Built 1940 to 1949 : $118,800

Built 1939 or earlier : $201,600


(updated 2009)



Housing Occupancy in Helena City, Alabama

Occupied

96.64%

Vacant

3.36%

(updated 2010)



Vacant Housing Units in Helena City, Alabama

Owner Occupied

95.60%

Renter Occupied

4.40%

(updated 2010)



Percentage of Family Households in Helena City, Alabama: 79.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Alabama: 67.8%


(updated 2010)



Workers who live and work in Helena City, Alabama: 658 (3.9%)


(updated 2010)



Average Household Size in Helena City, Alabama: 2.80
Average Household Size in Alabama: 2.48


(updated 2010)



Building Permits in Helena 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 300 300 $36,293,215
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

300 300 $36,293,215
2000        
  Single Family 187 187 $20,839,760
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 7 38 $3,187,600
  Total

194 225 $24,027,360
2001        
  Single Family 204 204 $27,129,975
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

204 204 $27,129,975
2002        
  Single Family 202 202 $28,485,375
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

202 202 $28,485,375
2003        
  Single Family 157 157 $25,366,875
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

157 157 $25,366,875
2004        
  Single Family 353 353 $53,630,851
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

353 353 $53,630,851
2005        
  Single Family 242 242 $41,800,245
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

242 242 $41,800,245
2006        
  Single Family 177 177 $34,155,345
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

177 177 $34,155,345


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Helena City, AL): $62,908
Median Household Income In 2000 (Alabama): $34,135


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Helena City): $128,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alabama): $76,700


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Helena City): $681
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alabama): $447


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Helena City, Alabama

Utility Gas: 42.7%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 2.1%
Electricity: 55.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.2%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Helena City, Alabama

Institutionalized population

0.0%

Correctional facilities for adults

0.0%

Federal detention centers

0.0%

Federal prisons

0.0%

State prisons

0.0%

Local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

0.0%

Correctional residential facilities

0.0%

Military disciplinary barracks and jails

0.0%

Juvenile facilities

0.0%

Group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

0.0%

Residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

0.0%

Correctional facilities intended for juveniles

0.0%

Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities

0.0%

Other institutional facilities

0.0%

Mental (Psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals

0.0%

Hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere

0.0%

In-patient hospice facilities

0.0%

Military treatment facilities with assigned patients

0.0%

Residential schools for people with disabilities

0.0%

Noninstitutionalized population

0.0%

College/University student housing

0.0%

Military quarters

0.0%

Military barracks and dormitories (non-disciplinary)

0.0%

Military ships

0.0%

Other noninstitutional facilities

0.0%

Emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

0.0%

Group homes intended for adults

0.0%

Residential treatment centers for adults

0.0%

Maritime/merchant vessels

0.0%

Workers' group living quarters and Job Corps centers

0.0%

Other noninstitutional facilities

0.0%


(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 Helena City, Alabama are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Helena City, Alabama

Comfort Care Home Health


     Address: 1249 5th Street Southwest, Alabaster, Alabama 35007
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/20/2002

Able Home Health Inc


     Address: 1088 9th Avenue, S W, Bessemer, Alabama 35022
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/4/1982

Amedisys Home Health Lakeshore Of Birmingham


     Address: 2204 Lakeshore Drive, Suite 110, Homewood, Alabama 35209
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/1/1984

Care First Inc


     Address: 100 Oxmoor Blvd, Suite I, Birmingham, Alabama 35209
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/12/2000

Alacare Home Health & Hospice


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

Hospitals Close To Helena City, Alabama

Shelby Baptist Medical Center


     Address: 1000 First Street North, Alabaster, Alabama 35007
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

"medical West, An Affiliate Of Uab Health Sys


     Address: 995 9th Avenue Southwest, Bessemer, Alabama 35021
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Other

Physicians Medical Center Carraway


     Address: 1600 Carraway Boulevard, Birmingham, Alabama 35234
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Princeton Baptist Medical Center


     Address: 701 Princeton Avenue Southwest, Birmingham, Alabama 35211
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Trinity Medical Center


     Address: 800 Montclair Rd, Birmingham, Alabama 35213
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Nursing Homes Close To Helena City, Alabama

Laurelton Rehabilitation & Nursing Center


     Address: 850 Northwest Ninth Street, Alabaster, Alabama 35007
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 133
     Percent Occupied: 58%

Shelby Ridge Nursing Home


     Address: 881 3rd Street Northeast, Alabaster, Alabama 35007
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 124
     Percent Occupied: 95%

Plantation Manor


     Address: 6450 Old Tuscaloosa Highway P O Box 97, Mc Calla, Alabama 35111
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 97
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Oak Trace Care & Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 325 Selma Road, Bessemer, Alabama 35020
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 70
     Percent Occupied: 89%

Terrace Oaks Care & Rehabilitation Center


     Address: 4201 Bessemer Highway, Bessemer, Alabama 35021
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 55
     Percent Occupied: 80%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Helena City, Alabama

Name: Browns Ferry
Address: PO Box 2000; Decatur, AL 35602
Distance: 88 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Helena City, Alabama

    Retired Workers: 800
    Disabled Workers: 200
    Widowers Workers: 160
    Spouses Workers: 70
    Children Workers: 160


(updated 2007)



Shelby County, Alabama Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 18.82%
  • Bush & Cheney 80.39%
  • Other 0.79%



(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 Helena City, Alabama citizens.

Relocation to Shelby County, AL

11.63 % of Shelby County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $57,165

Alabama Average 6.81 %

0.06 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $28,457

Alabama Average 0.14 %

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

  • Jefferson County , AL 5.13 % ($55,359 AGI )
  • Chilton County , AL 0.32 % ($32,155 AGI )
  • St Clair County , AL 0.23 % ($44,264 AGI )

Relocation away from Shelby County, AL

8.53 % of Shelby 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 $58,141

Alabama Average 6.16 %

0.04 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $27,520

Alabama Average 0.07 %

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

  • Jefferson County , AL 3.28 % ($55,697 AGI )
  • St Clair County , AL 0.34 % ($43,185 AGI )
  • Chilton County , AL 0.33 % ($36,223 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 Helena 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 Helena City, Alabama directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Helena City, Alabama

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rape 1 n/a 1 n/a 0 n/a 1 3 1 1 1 1 6
    per 100,000 10 n/a 9 n/a 0 n/a 7 20 7 6 6 6 35
Robbery 1 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 0 2 0 0 1 1
    per 100,000 10 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 0 13 0 0 6 6
Assault 8 n/a 0 n/a 16 n/a 14 25 10 7 9 9 11
    per 100,000 77 n/a 0 n/a 128 n/a 97 170 66 44 53 53 64
Burglary 18 n/a 4 n/a 22 n/a 24 30 17 12 28 24 20
    per 100,000 174 n/a 35 n/a 176 n/a 166 204 112 76 166 141 116
Larceny Theft 70 n/a 38 n/a 129 n/a 84 84 0 85 138 140 140
    per 100,000 677 n/a 332 n/a 1,031 n/a 582 571 0 536 818 820 809
Vehicle Theft 2 n/a 1 n/a 2 n/a 2 4 0 5 11 10 9
    per 100,000 19 n/a 9 n/a 16 n/a 14 27 0 32 65 59 52
Arson 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
3 n/a 0 n/a 4 n/a 4 7 3 2 3 3 5
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
23 n/a 11 n/a 38 n/a 28 30 4 26 44 44 42
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
13 n/a 6 n/a 21 n/a 16 18 4 14 23 23 23


(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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