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   (County: Dekalb County)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Powell Town, 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
(Powell Town, Alabama)

Male:

Under 5 years : 29

5 to 9 years : 17

10 to 14 years : 8

15 to 17 years : 15

18 and 19 years : 8

20 years : 5

21 years : 4

22 to 24 years : 22

25 to 29 years : 85

30 to 34 years : 208

35 to 39 years : 38

40 to 44 years : 24

45 to 49 years : 16

50 to 54 years : 176

55 to 59 years : 172

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 11

65 and 66 years : 0

67 to 69 years : 9

70 to 74 years : 12

75 to 79 years : 13

80 to 84 years : 132

85 years and over : 3

Female:

Under 5 years : 5

5 to 9 years : 12

10 to 14 years : 10

15 to 17 years : 11

18 and 19 years : 21

20 years : 22

21 years : 5

22 to 24 years : 29

25 to 29 years : 38

30 to 34 years : 146

35 to 39 years : 10

40 to 44 years : 32

45 to 49 years : 271

50 to 54 years : 146

55 to 59 years : 36

60 and 61 years : 2

62 to 64 years : 277

65 and 66 years : 0

67 to 69 years : 3

70 to 74 years : 24

75 to 79 years : 21

80 to 84 years : 7

85 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Powell Town, Alabama)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 439

Multiple ancestry : 129

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 3

Ancestry not reported : 1,564


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Powell Town, Alabama)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,135

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 : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Powell Town, Alabama)

Total:

Under 5 years : 34

5 to 17 years : 73

18 to 24 years : 116

25 to 34 years : 477

35 to 44 years : 104

45 to 54 years : 609

55 to 59 years : 208

60 and 61 years : 2

62 to 64 years : 288

65 to 74 years : 48

75 years and over : 176

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 29

5 to 17 years : 65

18 to 24 years : 77

25 to 34 years : 173

35 to 44 years : 99

45 to 54 years : 211

55 to 59 years : 54

60 and 61 years : 2

62 to 64 years : 23

65 to 74 years : 41

75 years and over : 176

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 5

5 to 17 years : 8

18 to 24 years : 39

25 to 34 years : 304

35 to 44 years : 5

45 to 54 years : 398

55 to 59 years : 154

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 265

65 to 74 years : 7

75 years and over : 0

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 : 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


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Powell Town, Alabama)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 660

Female : 290

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 347

Female : 838

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Powell Town, Alabama)

Born in state of residence : 928

Born in other state in the United States : 912

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Powell Town, Alabama)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 348

Now married, except separated : 289

Divorced : 206

Separated : 7

Widowed : 28

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 542

Now married, except separated : 221

Divorced : 281

Separated : 0

Widowed : 132

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 : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 2,097

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Powell Town, Alabama

  • United States Or American: 135   (38.0%)
  • Other Groups: 82   (23.1%)
  • English: 41   (11.5%)
  • Irish: 36   (10.1%)
  • German: 20   (5.6%)
  • Scottish: 10   (2.8%)
  • Scotch-irish: 6   (1.7%)
  • Brazilian: 5   (1.4%)
  • Dutch: 5   (1.4%)
  • European: 3   (0.8%)
  • French (except Basque): 3   (0.8%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 3   (0.8%)
  • Welsh: 3   (0.8%)
  • Danish: 3   (0.8%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Powell Town, Alabama is 2,135



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Powell Town, Alabama: 1,007
Female Population in Powell Town, Alabama: 1,128


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Powell Town, Alabama: 50.2
Median Female Resident Age in Powell Town, Alabama: 48.8


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Alabama is 38


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Powell Town, Alabama


White


Both sexes

41.4

Male

40.8

Female

41.9

Black or African American


Both sexes

47.5

Male

45.5

Female

51.3

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

27.5

Male

22.5

Female

29.5

Asian


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

44.0

Male

48.5

Female

39.5

Other


Both sexes

23.5

Male

28.0

Female

21.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

20.5

Male

16.5

Female

34.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

24.5

Male

36.5

Female

19.3

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

41.7

Male

40.8

Female

42.6


(updated 2010)



Races in Powell Town, Alabama


  • White: 1,840
  • African American: 130
  • American Indian: 18
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 147



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Powell Town, Alabama

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 8   (3.19%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 3   (1.2%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 19   (7.57%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 18   (7.17%)
  • 9th Grade: 16   (6.37%)
  • 10th Grade: 13   (5.18%)
  • 11th Grade: 10   (3.98%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 13   (5.18%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 75   (29.88%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 4   (1.59%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 12   (4.78%)
  • Associate Degree: 24   (9.56%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 34   (13.55%)
  • Master's Degree: 2   (0.8%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 27   (7.8%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 6   (1.73%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 15   (4.34%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 33   (9.54%)
  • 9th Grade: 16   (4.62%)
  • 10th Grade: 13   (3.76%)
  • 11th Grade: 19   (5.49%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 7   (2.02%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 119   (34.39%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 18   (5.2%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 21   (6.07%)
  • Associate Degree: 26   (7.51%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 15   (4.34%)
  • Master's Degree: 11   (3.18%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Powell Town, Alabama

  • Dekalb County


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P O Box 1668, Rainsville, AL 35986, Phone: (256) 638-6921, Students: 8,687 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Powell Town, Alabama

  • Plainview School


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: P O Box 469, Rainsville, AL 35986, Phone: (256) 638-3510, Students: 1,256 )

  • Alternative School


    ( Grades: 5-12, Location: P O Box 529, Rainsville, AL 35986, Phone: (256) 638-8821, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Powell Town, Alabama

  • Dekalb Vocational School


    ( Grades: 10-12, Location: P O Box 529, Rainsville, AL 35986, Phone: (256) 638-4421, )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Powell Town, Alabama

  • Northeast Alabama Community College


    ( 2-year, Public, Student Population: 2,513; Location: Wy 35, Rainsville, AL 35986, Web: http://www.nacc.edu )

Academic Libraries In Powell Town, Alabama

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Central) In Powell Town, Alabama

  • Rainsville Public Library


    941 East Main Street, Rainsville, AL 35986

(updated 2012)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Powell Town, 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 Powell Town, Alabama.

Area Features of Powell Town, Alabama


Building


(1) Powell Volunteer Fire Department   (2) Rainsville Civic Center   (3) Rainsville Volunteer Fire Department   (4) Shiloh Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) New Bethel Cemetery   (2) Warren Cemetery  

Church


(1) Bailey Chapel   (2) Broadway Church   (3) Brown Church   (4) Double Spring Church   (5) Happy Hill Church Historical   (6) Miller Chapel   (7) Nazareth Church   (8) New Bethel Church   (9) Pilgrim Rest Church   (10) Pleasant Hill Church   (11) Rainsville Church   (12) Robertson Chapel United Methodist Church   (13) Straight Creek Church   (14) Straight Creek Church Historical  

Civil


(1) City Of Rainsville   (2) Rainsville-sylvania Division   (3) Town Of Powell   (4) Town Of Shiloh  

Crossing


(1) Bohannon Ford   (2) Suttell Ford  

Locale


(1) Rucks Store Historical  

Populated Place


(1) Lands Crossroads   (2) Luna Historical   (3) Musgrove Historical   (4) Pleasant Hill   (5) Pope   (6) Powells Crossroads   (7) Rainsville   (8) Shiloh  

School


(1) Brown School Historical   (2) De Kalb Annex School   (3) De Kalb Vocational School   (4) Deshield School Historical   (5) Plainview School   (6) Pope School Historical   (7) Shiloh School Historical  

Spring


(1) Double Spring  

Stream


(1) Big Branch   (2) Clark Branch   (3) Ivy Creek   (4) Phillips Branch  

Tower


(1) Wvsm-am Rainsville  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Powell Town, Alabama

35986 (pop. 7,611)


Cities Nearby Powell Town, Alabama

Rainsville-sylvania Ccd, AL  (pop. 13,891) 3.6 Miles
Rainsville City, AL  (pop. 4,898) 4.0 Miles
Section Ccd, AL  (pop. 6,499) 4.6 Miles
Shiloh Town, AL  (pop. 289) 4.8 Miles
Dutton Town, AL  (pop. 258) 5.3 Miles
Sylvania Town, AL  (pop. 1,271) 5.9 Miles
Fyffe Town, AL  (pop. 1,041) 6.0 Miles
Section Town, AL  (pop. 870) 6.2 Miles
Fyffe Ccd, AL  (pop. 5,670) 7.9 Miles
Pine Ridge Town, AL  (pop. 210) 8.9 Miles



Area Code(s) in Powell Town, Alabama

256



Elevation in Powell Town, Alabama is 1,257.0 ft. (383.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Powell Town, Alabama

Lat: 34.533483 N        Long: -85.894598 W



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Economic Analysis

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

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 30   (10.7%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 32   (11.4%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 21   (7.5%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 40   (14.2%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 12   (4.3%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 33   (11.7%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 51   (18.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 17   (6.0%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 4   (1.4%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 2   (0.7%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 20   (7.1%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 19   (6.8%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Powell Town, Alabama)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 348

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 26

In 3-person carpool : 135

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 3

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 : 8

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 3


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Powell Town, Alabama)

Less than 5 minutes : 16

5 to 9 minutes : 44

10 to 14 minutes : 62

15 to 19 minutes : 198

20 to 24 minutes : 79

25 to 29 minutes : 58

30 to 34 minutes : 35

35 to 39 minutes : 3

40 to 44 minutes : 16

45 to 59 minutes : 0

60 to 89 minutes : 3

90 or more minutes : 6


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 110

No Social Security income : 217


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 34

No retirement income : 293


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Powell Town, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 7

$10,000 to $14,999 : 7

$15,000 to $19,999 : 23

$20,000 to $24,999 : 20

$25,000 to $29,999 : 19

$30,000 to $34,999 : 7

$35,000 to $39,999 : 12

$40,000 to $44,999 : 7

$45,000 to $49,999 : 24

$50,000 to $59,999 : 34

$60,000 to $74,999 : 23

$75,000 to $99,999 : 6

$100,000 to $124,999 : 5

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $40,714


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Powell Town, Alabama

  • WWIC (1050 AM; 1.0 kW; Scottsboro, AL; Owner: Scottsboro Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WWGC (1090 AM; 0.5 kW; Guntersville, AL; Owner: Quality Properites, Llc)
  • WMGJ (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Gadsden, AL; Owner: Floyd L. Donald Broadcasting Co. Inc)
  • WZOB (1250 AM; 5.0 kW; Fort Payne, AL; Owner: Central Broadcasting Company, 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.)
  • WZCT (1330 AM; 5.0 kW; Scottsboro, AL; Owner: Bonner And Carlile Enterprises)
  • WJBY (1350 AM; 5.0 kW; Gadsden, AL; Owner: The Dr Group, Llc)
  • WFPA (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Fort Payne, AL; Owner: J.a.r. Services Llc)
  • WVSM (1500 AM; 1.0 kW; Rainsville, AL; Owner: Sand Mountain Advertising Co., Inc.)
  • WLYJ (1560 AM; 1.0 kW; Centre, AL; Owner: Joy Christian Communications, 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.)
  • WQRX (870 AM; 4.7 kW; Hammondville, AL; Owner: Barinowski Investment Company)
  • WGAD (930 AM; 5.0 kW; Gadsden, AL; Owner: Coosa River Communications, Inc.)
  • WEIS (990 AM; 1.0 kW; Leesburg, AL; Owner: Baker Enterprises, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Powell Town, Alabama

  • WMXN-FM (101.7 FM; Pisgah, AL; Owner: Kea Radio, Inc.)
  • WQSB (105.1 FM; Attalla, AL; Owner: Sand Mountain Broadcasting Service, Inc.)
  • WFXO (105.9 FM; Centre, AL; Owner: Williams Communications, Inc.)
  • WFXO (105.9 FM; Leesburg, AL; Owner: Williams Communications, Inc.)
  • WJIA (88.5 FM; Grant, AL; Owner: Lake City Educational Broadcasting Inc.)
  • WTBB (89.9 FM; Gadsden, AL; Owner: Trinity Christian Academy)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Mentone, AL; Owner: Appalachian Performing Arts Institute, Inc.)
  • NEW (91.3 FM; Henagar, AL; Owner: Shredding The Darkness)
  • WSGN (91.5 FM; Attalla, AL; Owner: Gadsden State Community College)
  • WGMZ (93.1 FM; Gadsden, AL; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • WTWX-FM (95.9 FM; Guntersville, AL; Owner: Guntersville Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • WKEA-FM (98.3 FM; Section, AL; Owner: Kea Radio, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Powell Town, Alabama

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 23  (16.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 6  (4.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 15  (11.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 6  (4.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 26  (19.1%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 33  (19.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 15  (8.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 52  (29.9%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 3  (1.7%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 2  (1.1%)


(updated 2010)





There are 200 Farms In Powell Town, Alabama


(updated 2008)



Banks In Powell Town, Alabama

First Southern State Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $356.4k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 8

Regions Bank - 1 Branches


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

First Bank Of The South - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $84k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 3

First Federal Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $90.9k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 35

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Powell Town, Alabama

  • Albertville Regional-Thomas J Brumlik Field


    (about 29.4 miles in Albertville, Alabama; Airport Code: AL1)

  • Barwick Lafayette


    (about 36.0 miles in La Fayette, Georgia; Airport Code: GA1)

  • Gadsen Municipal


    (about 40.2 miles in Gadsden, Alabama; Airport Code: GAD)

  • Northeast Alabama Regional


    (about 40.3 miles in Gadsden, Alabama; Airport Code: GAD)

  • Marion County Brown Field


    (about 40.4 miles in Jasper, Tennessee; Airport Code: APT)

  • Richard B Russell


    (about 43.8 miles in Shannon, Georgia; Airport Code: RMG)

  • Madison County Executive/Tom Sharp Jr. Field


    (about 43.9 miles in Meridianville, Alabama; Airport Code: AL3)

  • Winchester Municipal


    (about 46.0 miles in Winchester, Tennessee; Airport Code: TN7)

  • Redstone AAF


    (about 46.0 miles in Huntsville, Alabama; Airport Code: HUA)

  • Franklin County


    (about 46.4 miles in Sewanee, Tennessee; Airport Code: UOS)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Powell Town, Alabama

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

80.67%

Carpooled

10.67%

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

2.33%

Other Means

0.0%

Worked At Home

6.33%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

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

Family households:

Married-couple family : 165

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 14

Female householder, no husband present : 15

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 98

Householder not living alone : 35


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Powell Town, Alabama)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 26

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 8

All other households : 293


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Powell Town, Alabama)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 121

Renter-occupied housing units : 44

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 14

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 13

Renter-occupied housing units : 2

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 60

Renter-occupied housing units : 73


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Powell Town, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 19

$10,000 to $14,999 : 25

$15,000 to $19,999 : 32

$20,000 to $24,999 : 31

$25,000 to $29,999 : 22

$30,000 to $34,999 : 7

$35,000 to $39,999 : 12

$40,000 to $44,999 : 23

$45,000 to $49,999 : 25

$50,000 to $59,999 : 68

$60,000 to $74,999 : 40

$75,000 to $99,999 : 18

$100,000 to $124,999 : 5

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Powell Town, Alabama)

Total : 408


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Powell Town, Alabama)

Occupied : 327

Vacant : 81


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Powell Town, Alabama)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Powell Town, Alabama)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 20

Built 1990 to 1999 : 68

Built 1980 to 1989 : 94

Built 1970 to 1979 : 106

Built 1960 to 1969 : 44

Built 1950 to 1959 : 32

Built 1940 to 1949 : 13

Built 1939 or earlier : 31


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Powell Town, Alabama)

Utility gas : 22

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 88

Electricity : 210

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 7

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Powell Town, Alabama)

Less than $10,000 : 17

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 14

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 24

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 13

$50,000 to $59,999 : 18

$60,000 to $69,999 : 22

$70,000 to $79,999 : 58

$80,000 to $89,999 : 6

$90,000 to $99,999 : 3

$100,000 to $124,999 : 14

$125,000 to $149,999 : 2

$150,000 to $174,999 : 3

$175,000 to $199,999 : 4

$200,000 to $249,999 : 10

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Powell Town, 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 : 7

Home equity loan only : 4

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 123

Housing units without a mortgage : 74


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Powell Town, Alabama)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $48,300

Built 1980 to 1989 : $75,700

Built 1970 to 1979 : $73,400

Built 1960 to 1969 : $53,000

Built 1950 to 1959 : $52,500

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier : $54,200


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Powell Town, Alabama: 67.5%

Percentage of Family Households in Alabama: 67.8%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Powell Town, Alabama

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 100%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Powell Town, 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 5 5 $350,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $350,000
2000        
  Single Family 10 10 $1,090,060
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 5 20 $946,480
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

15 30 $2,036,540
2001        
  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
2002        
  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
2003        
  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
2004        
  Single Family 20 20 $2,619,444
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

20 20 $2,619,444
2005        
  Single Family 23 23 $2,295,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

23 23 $2,295,000
2006        
  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


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Powell Town, AL): $22,857
Median Household Income In 2000 (Alabama): $34,135


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Powell Town): $51,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alabama): $76,700


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Powell Town): $349
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alabama): $447


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Powell Town, Alabama

Utility Gas: 11.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 45.5%
Electricity: 39.3%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 1.9%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 2.3%
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 Powell Town, Alabama are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Powell Town, Alabama

Amedisys Home Health Of Fort Payne


     Address: 501 Greenhill Blvd Suite 150, Fort Payne, Alabama 35967
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/11/2006

Dekalb County Home Care


     Address: 2401 Calvin Drive Southwest Suite 200, Fort Payne, Alabama 35967
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Jackson County Home Care


     Address: 204 Liberty Lane, Scottsboro, Alabama 35769
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 7/1/1966

Highlands Home Health


     Address: 380 Woods Cove Road, Scottsboro, Alabama 35768
     Ownership: Government - State/county
     Certified Date: 1/13/1993

Dekalb Regional Home Health


     Address: 13280 County Road 51, Collinsville, Alabama 35961
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 7/30/1992

Hospitals Close To Powell Town, Alabama

Dekalb Regional Medical Center


     Address: 200 Med Center Drive, Fort Payne, Alabama 35968
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Highlands Medical Center


     Address: 380 Woods Cove Road, Scottsboro, Alabama 35768
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Marshall Medical Center North


     Address: 8000 Alabama Highway 69, Guntersville, Alabama 35976
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Marshall Medical Center South


     Address: 2505 U S Highway 431 North, Boaz, Alabama 35957
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Hospital District Or Authority

Gadsden Regional Medical Center


     Address: 1007 Goodyear Avenue, Gadsden, Alabama 35903
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Nursing Homes Close To Powell Town, Alabama

Crowne Health Care Of Ft Payne


     Address: 403 13th Street Northwest, Fort Payne, Alabama 35967
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 118
     Percent Occupied: 96%

Highlands Health And Rehab


     Address: 380 Woods Cove Road, Scottsboro, Alabama 35768
     Ownership: Government - County
     Number of Residents: 45
     Percent Occupied: 90%

Cloverdale Health Care Inc.


     Address: 412 Cloverdale Road, Scottsboro, Alabama 35768
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 137
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Crossville Health And Rehabilitation, Llc


     Address: 8922 Highway 227 Po Box 97, Crossville, Alabama 35962
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 140
     Percent Occupied: 98%

Collinsville Nursing Home, Inc


     Address: 685 North Valley Ave, Collinsville, Alabama 35961
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 190
     Percent Occupied: 95%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Powell Town, Alabama

Name: TVA
Address: 1101 Market Street; Chattanooga, TN 37402
Distance: 48 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Powell Town, Alabama

    Retired Workers: 945
    Disabled Workers: 340
    Widowers Workers: 185
    Spouses Workers: 70
    Children Workers: 140


(updated 2007)



Dekalb County, Alabama Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 29.34%
  • Bush & Cheney 69.94%
  • Other 0.72%



(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 Powell Town, Alabama citizens.

Relocation to DeKalb County, AL

5.25 % of DeKalb County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $27,130

Alabama Average 6.81 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

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

  • Marshall County , AL 0.90 % ($21,706 AGI )
  • Jackson County , AL 0.76 % ($26,632 AGI )
  • Etowah County , AL 0.40 % ($28,221 AGI )

Relocation away from DeKalb County, AL

5.24 % of DeKalb 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 $29,343

Alabama Average 6.16 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

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

  • Marshall County , AL 0.89 % ($26,219 AGI )
  • Jackson County , AL 0.80 % ($23,419 AGI )
  • Etowah County , AL 0.42 % ($27,022 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 Powell Town, 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 Powell Town, Alabama directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Powell Town, Alabama

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder 0 n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Rape 0 n/a n/a n/a 4 n/a 0 2 0 0 1 1 1
    per 100,000 0 n/a n/a n/a 84 n/a 0 40 0 0 20 20 20
Robbery 0 n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0 n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 20 0
Assault 0 n/a n/a n/a 4 n/a 12 11 6 2 6 13 14
    per 100,000 0 n/a n/a n/a 84 n/a 244 222 119 39 121 261 281
Burglary 7 n/a n/a n/a 22 n/a 20 17 13 7 19 19 19
    per 100,000 155 n/a n/a n/a 462 n/a 406 343 258 136 382 381 381
Larceny Theft 36 n/a n/a n/a 103 n/a 117 107 71 91 93 84 101
    per 100,000 797 n/a n/a n/a 2,165 n/a 2,377 2,162 1,407 1,770 1,870 1,684 2,024
Vehicle Theft 1 n/a n/a n/a 6 n/a 5 7 3 10 5 4 10
    per 100,000 22 n/a n/a n/a 126 n/a 102 141 59 195 101 80 200
Arson 0 n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0 n/a n/a n/a 0 n/a 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
0 n/a n/a n/a 2 n/a 3 3 2 0 2 4 4
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
11 n/a n/a n/a 33 n/a 36 33 22 27 29 27 33
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
6 n/a n/a n/a 17 n/a 19 18 12 14 16 15 18


(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)



Jails in Powell Town, Alabama


  • Rainsville City Jail


    42 Mccurdy Avenue South, Rainsville, AL 35986
    Capacity: 8
    Confined: 3
    Avg. Population: 2
    Year Built: 1964
    Year Renovated: 1999


(updated 2006)



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