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									Alabama Detailed Profile
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2010 population: 4,779,736                                           AL         Population: 9,040
Change from 2000: +332,636
Births 2000-2009: 566,363
Deaths 2000-2009: 427,844
Internal migration 2000-2009: +50,742
International migration 2000-2009: +138,519
2009 housing units: 2,182,343
Housing units change from 2000: +212,292
Land area: 50,744 square miles
State nickname: Heart of Dixie

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Shelby County
Population in July 2009: 29,861. Population change since 2000: +32.0%

Males:       14,527         (48.6%)

Females: 15,334             (51.4%)


   Median
resident age:              33.3 years


Alabama
median age:                 35.8 years

Zip codes:      35007.

Estimated median household income in 2009: $66,160 (it was $58,379 in 2000)
Alabaster:                        $66,160
Alabama:                        $40,489

Estimated per capita income in 2009: $26,975
Alabaster city income, earnings, and wages data
Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $164,655 (it was $120,800 in 2000)
Alabaster:                                $164,655
Alabama:                                  $119,600
Mean prices in 2009:
             All housing units:                                 $169,832
             Detached houses                                    $181,640
             Townhouses or other attached units                 $132,105
             In 2-unit structures                                $23,219
             In 3-to-4-unit structures                          $149,264
             In 5-or-more-unit structures                       $116,320
             Mobile homes                                        $44,222
                Median gross rent in 2009:                            $888.00
Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip code 35007
Alabaster, AL residents, houses, and apartments details
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White alone - 22,746 (79.0%)
Black alone - 4,317 (15.0%)
Hispanic - 1,308 (4.5%)
Asian alone - 253 (0.9%)
Two or more races - 103 (0.4%)
American alone - 41 (0.1%)
Other race alone - 22 (0.08%)
Races in Alabaster detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth
Jan. 2011 cost of living index in Alabaster: 88.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries
             United States                  17.00%
             English                        13.30%
             German                         10.70%
             Irish                          10.60%
             Scottish                        3.30%
             Italian                         2.80%
Current Local Time: 9:20:26 AM CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/23/1953

Elevation: 499 feet

Land area: 20.5 square miles.

Population density: 1459 people per square mile
                          (low).

For population 25 years and over in Alabaster:
High school or higher:                               88.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher:                         34.7%
Graduate or professional degree:                    8.2%
Unemployed:                                           2.4%
Mean travel time to work (commute):         30.3 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Alabaster city:
Never married:                                                      18.4%
Now married:                                                        67.6%
Separated:                                                          1.3%
Widowed:                                                             4.7%
Divorced:                                                            8.0%

516 residents are foreign born
             Latin America                                              1.1%
             Europe                                                     0.70%
             Asia                                                       0.30%
               This city:                                  2.3%

               Alabama:                                   2.0%
According to our research there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Alabaster, Alabama in April 2010
The ratio of number of residents in Alabaster to the number of sex offenders is 1991 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller th

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+:         Hoover, AL (10.8 miles , pop. 62,742).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+:           Birmingham, AL (20.3 miles , pop. 242,820).
Nearest cities
               Helena, AL                    (2.0 miles )
               Pelham                        (2.4 miles )
               Montevallo, AL                (3.0 miles )
               Greenwood, AL                 (3.0 miles )
               Calera, AL                    (3.1 miles )
               Indian Springs Village, AL    (3.3 miles )
               Hoover, AL                    (3.3 miles )
               Wilton, AL                    (3.3 miles
Single-family new house construction building permits:
1996:       731 buildings, average cost: $84,400
1997:       440 buildings, average cost: $83,400
1998:       276 buildings, average cost: $86,900
1999:       216 buildings, average cost: $98,000
2000:       219 buildings, average cost: $100,500
2001:        241 buildings, average cost: $97,000
2002:        235 buildings, average cost: $94,800
2003:        349 buildings, average cost: $126,100
2004:        293 buildings, average cost: $155,500
2005:        305 buildings, average cost: $149,200
2006:              268 buildings, average cost: $150,900
2007:              227 buildings, average cost: $175,400
2008:              100 buildings, average cost: $190,300
2009:              48 buildings, average cost: $183,000
2010:               29 buildings, average cost: $171,700

Latitude:          33.23 N,
Longitude:         86.82 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The City for Families

Daytime population change due to commuting:                   -5,810 (-25.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city:                        1,804 (14.8%)

Area code: 205
This city's Wikipedia profile

Alabaster, Alabama accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in March 2011:
Here:                  5.70%
Alabama:               9.00%

                                Crime in Alabaster by Year
         Type         2001        2002      2003      2006       2007       2009
Murders                 2          1         0         0            1           0
per 100,000            8.8         4.4       0         0          3.5           0
Rapes                   1          0         2         0            0           2
per 100,000            4.4         0         8         0            0        6.7
Robberies              11          10        3         8            18          12
per 100,000            48.4       43.8      12        28.8        62.3          40
Assaults               15          12       18         19           14          27
per 100,000            66.1       52.6      72.1      68.4        48.4          90
Burglaries             23          15       23         39           68          82
per 100,000           101.3       65.7      92.2      140.5      235.3      273.3
Thefts                 175         90       160       561         545        522
per 100,000           770.7       394.4    641.1     2020.5      1885.6     1739.9
Auto thefts            19          14       19         50           46          31
per 100,000            83.7       61.4      76.1      180.1      159.1      103.3
Arson                  N/A        N/A        0        N/A         N/A        N/A
per 100,000            N/A        N/A        0        N/A         N/A        N/A


City-data.com
crime
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means more
crime, U.S.
average = 319.2)      100.3       61.9      67.2      136.7      150.2       142
Crime in Alabaster detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 77 (62 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:        2.07
Alabama average:                          2.45
Population change in the 1990s: +7,196 (+46.7%).
Most common industries in 2005-2009 (%)
MALES
Retail trade (15%)
Manufacturing (12%)
Construction (10%)
Accommodation and food services (7%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
Finance and insurance (6%)
Other services, except public administration (6%)
FEMALES
Health care and social assistance (19%)
Educational services (15%)
Finance and insurance (12%)
Retail trade (9%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
Accommodation and food services (6%)
Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
MALES
Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8%)
Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including sup
Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
Computer specialists (6%)
Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
FEMALES
Secretaries and administrative assistants (9%)
Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
Registered nurses (5%)
Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
Computer specialists (4%)
Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
Work and jobs in Alabaster: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commu
Average climate in Alabaster, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Tornado activity:
Alabaster-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 191% greater than

On 4/4/1977, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 20.9 miles away from the Alabaster

On 4/8/1998, a category 5 tornado 24.3 miles away from the city center killed 32 people and injured 259 p

Earthquake activity:
Alabaster-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 59% smalle

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V)
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 67.6 miles away from the city c
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 32.2 m
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III
On 8/19/2004 at 23:51:49, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 8.6 mile
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW

Birthplace of: Monique Bivins - WNBA player (Minnesota Lynx, born: Sep 30, 1981).

Hospital/medical center in Alabaster:
SHELBY BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER (1000 FIRST STREET NORTH)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Alabaster:
BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER PRINCETON (about 16 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
BIRMINGHAM BAPT MED CNTR MONTCLAIR SNU (about 17 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
SELECT SPECIALTY HOSP-BIRMINGHAM (about 17 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL)
Political contributions by individuals in Alabaster, AL

Heliports located in Alabaster:
Shelby Medical Center Heliport

Amtrak station near Alabaster:
20 miles: BIRMINGHAM (1819 MORRIS AVE.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enc


College/University in Alabaster:
MITCHELL COSMETOLOGY COLLEGE (Location: 116 FIRST ST; Private, for-profit)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alabaster:
UNIVERSITY OF MONTEVALLO (about 9 miles; MONTEVALLO, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,651)
SAMFORD UNIVERSITY (about 17 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
JEFFERSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; FT enrollment: 3,279
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM (about 23 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; FT enrollment: 12,17
BEVILL STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 39 miles; SUMITON, AL; FT enrollment: 2,670)
SHELTON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 41 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; FT enrollment: 3,635)
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA (about 45 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; FT enrollment: 17,453)

Public high schools in Alabaster:
LINDA NOLEN LEARNING CENTER (Students: 45; Location: 10111 HIGHWAY 119; Grades: 0K-12)
THOMPSON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,566; Location: 100 WARRIOR DR; Grades: 09-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Alabaster:
MEADOW VIEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 988; Location: 2800 SMOKEY RD; Grades: PK-03)
THOMPSON INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 908; Location: 10019 HIGHWAY 119; Grades: 04-05
THOMPSON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,383; Location: 1509 KENT DAIRY RD; Grades: 06-08)

Private elementary/middle school in Alabaster:
DEVELOPING ALABAMA YOUTH DAY P (Students: 47; Location: PO BOX 1811; Grades: 7 - 11)

See full list of schools located in Alabaster, Map of school districts: SHELBY COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Alabaster:
ALBERT L. SCOTT LIBRARY (Operating income: $524,366; Location: 100 9TH STREET NW; 39,578 bo

Notable location: Alabaster Industrial Park (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Shopping Center: Alabaster Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Alabaster include: Elliottsville Church (A), First Baptist Church of Alabaster (B), Siluria B

Cemeteries: Maylene Cemetery (1), Still Memorial Cemetery (2), Siluria Cemetery (3), Goodson Cem

Reservoirs: Rutherford Lake (A), Dobbin Brothers Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Johnson Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Post office: Maylene Post Office (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Shelby Motor Lodge (1560 1st Street North) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the

Court: Alabaster City - Municipal Court (201 1st Street North) (1). Display/hide its approximate loca
Shelby County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies p
Air pollution and air quality trends
 (lower is better)
AQI CO Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.1. This is about average.
City:              35.1
U.S.:                32
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.492. This is significantly worse than average. Closest m
City:             0.492
U.S.:             0.334
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.3. This is better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:              22.3
U.S.:              28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 21.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 m
City:              21.5
U.S.:              22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 m
City:              10.8
U.S.:               9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Alabaster and their reported violations in the past:
ALABASTER WATER BOARD (Address: 213 1ST STREET NORTH, Population served: 38730, Purch_s
Past monitoring violations:
21 regular monitoring violations


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 5.9%
(2.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.2% for Black residents, 21.0% for Hispanic or Latino resident

Average household size:
This city:                             2.7 people
Alabama:                               2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:                             79.4%
Whole state:                           70.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:                              2.5%
Whole state:                            3.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Alabaster, AL

People in group quarters in Alabaster:
249 people in nursing homes
97 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
11 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
2 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

Alabaster compared to Alabama state average:
Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
Renting percentage significantly below state average.
Number of rooms per house above state average.

Banks with branches in Alabaster (2011 data):
Regions Bank: Alabaster Branch, Alabaster Branch, Alabaster Promenade Branch. Info updated 02/09/20
Aliant Bank: Alabaster Branch at 50 Jinny Gould Drive, branch established on 09/27/2005. Info updated 1
Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Colonial Promenade Branch at 500 Colonial Promenade Parkwa
Synovus Bank: Alabasterbranch at 9331 Highway 119, branch established on 10/02/2006. Info updated 0
RBC Bank (USA): Alabaster Branch at 10745 Highway 119 South, branch established on 09/19/1994. Info
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Alabaster, Alabama:
Shelby Motor Lodge, Hwy 31 S, Alabaster, AL 35007, Phone: (205) 663-1070
Candlewood Suites, 1004 Balmoral Dr, Alabaster, AL 35007, Phone: (205) 620-0188, Fax: (205) 358-901
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Alabaster, Alabama

Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Electricity (58%)
Utility gas (39%)
Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
Wood (1%)
Religion statistics for Alabaster:
Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.62%
Here                                                                                  45.60%
USA                                                                                   50.20%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

        Southern Baptist Convention
     Name                               Assemblies of God           Churches
                       United Methodist Church Presbyterian Church in America of Christ
   Adherents         56.40%      17.80%        6.60%         2.70%         2.50%
 Congregations       37.00%      15.40%        8.00%         1.90%         9.30%


     Name           Church of God Cumberland Presbyterian Church
                 Catholic Church (Cleveland, Tennessee)LDS (Mormon) Church Other
   Adherents         2.20%        2.00%        1.50%         1.40%         6.80%
 Congregations       0.60%        5.60%        2.50%         1.90%         17.90%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville,
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 24
This county:                                                      1.31 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:                                                          1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Shelby County:                                                    0.16 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:                                                          0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Here:                                                             0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:                                                          0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 94
Here:                                                             5.14 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:                                                          6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 124
Shelby County:                                                    6.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:                                                            5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Shelby County:                                                        7.40%
State:                                                               11.80%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:                                                                28.10%
Alabama:                                                             31.70%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:                                                         17.20%
Alabama:                                                             13.50%

     Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
     Function                 Monthly      Average yearly full-time wage employees part-time payroll
                  Full-time employees full-time payroll         Part-time   Monthly
Financial Administration         12     $38,052         $38,052              0               $0
Other Government Administration2         $9,717         $58,302              8          $7,926
Judicial and Legal               5      $20,807         $49,937              0               $0
Police Protection - Officers     66    $235,753         $42,864              0               $0
Police - Other                   18     $60,852         $40,568              0               $0
Firefighters                     57    $254,920         $53,667             12          $6,310
Streets and Highways             15     $42,150         $33,720              2            $425
Sewerage                         20     $62,198         $37,319              2            $930
Parks and Recreation             24     $52,649         $26,325             10          $8,473
Local Libraries                  9      $34,915         $46,553              5          $1,875
Other and Unallocable            8      $34,545         $51,818              0               $0
Totals for Government      236        $846,558      $43,045            39          $25,939
Alabaster government finances in 2006 (per resident):
Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $341,000 ($11.42)
Charges - Sewerage: $4,015,000 ($134.46)
Solid Waste Management: $1,296,000 ($43.40)
Current Operations - Sewerage: $3,683,000 ($123.34)
Police Protection: $3,681,000 ($123.27)
Local Fire Protection: $2,729,000 ($91.39)
Regular Highways: $2,600,000 ($87.07)
Parks and Recreation: $1,858,000 ($62.22)
Central Staff Services: $1,769,000 ($59.24)
Solid Waste Management: $1,534,000 ($51.37)
Libraries: $604,000 ($20.23)
Judicial and Legal Services: $489,000 ($16.38)
Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $290,000 ($9.71)
Financial Administration: $173,000 ($5.79)
General - Interest on Debt: $2,579,000 ($86.37)
Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,899,000 ($197.55)
Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $705,000 ($23.61)
Fines and Forfeits: $677,000 ($22.67)
NEW for 2005 - Long Term Debt Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $64,817,000 ($2170.62)
Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $64,476,000 ($2159.20)
Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,240,000 ($208.97)
Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,062,000 ($236.50)
Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,226,000 ($342.45)
Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,843,000 ($195.67)
Property: $2,241,000 ($75.05)
Occupation and Business License, NEC: $1,776,000 ($59.48)
Other License: $329,000 ($11.02)
Other Selective Sales: $295,000 ($9.88)
Public Utilities Sales: $277,000 ($9.28)
Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $148,000 ($4.96)
Motor Fuels Sales: $138,000 ($4.62)
Motor Vehicle License: $88,000 ($2.95)
Tobacco Products Sales: $55,000 ($1.84)
Amusements Sales: $9,000 ($0.30)
Total Salaries and Wages: $6,693,000 ($224.14)


11.63% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($57,165 average adjusted
Here:                                          11.63%
Alabama average:                                6.81%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($140 average AGI)
Shelby County:                                  0.06%
Alabama average:                                0.14%
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Jefferson County, AL                    5.13% ($55,359 average AGI)
from Chilton County, AL                      0.32% ($32,155)
from St. Clair County, AL                    0.23% ($44,264)


8.53% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($58,141 average adjuste
Here:                                           8.53%
Alabama average:                                6.16%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($136 average AGI)
Shelby County:                                  0.04%
Alabama average:                                0.06%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Jefferson County, AL                      3.28% ($55,697 average AGI)
to St. Clair County, AL                      0.34% ($43,185)
to Chilton County, AL                        0.33% ($36,223)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alabaster:
WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
WQCR (1500 AM; 2 kW; ALABASTER, AL; Owner: WGTT, INC.)
WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
WERC (960 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
WYDE (1260 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
WRJS (1320 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
WBYE (1370 AM; 1 kW; CALERA, AL; Owner: PROGRESSIVE UNITED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
WLPH (1480 AM; daytime; 5 kW; IRONDALE, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
WTSK (790 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Alabaster:
WQEM (101.5 FM; COLUMBIANA, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
WQEN (103.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
WZRR (99.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
WDJC-FM (93.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
WGIB (91.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
WLJR (88.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BRIARWOOD PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH)
W281AB (104.1 FM; MOUNTAIN BROOK, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
WBFR (89.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
WANZ (100.7 FM; NORTHPORT, AL; Owner: APEX BRAODCASTING INC.)
WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
WVSU-FM (91.1 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: SAMFORD UNIVERSITY)
WENN (105.9 FM; TRUSSVILLE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Alabaster:
WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
WBXA-CA (Channel 2; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
WTTO (Channel 21; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
WBRC (Channel 6; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
WVTM-TV (Channel 13; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM BROADCASTING (WVTM-TV), LLC)
WOTM-LP (Channel 19; MONTEVALLO, AL; Owner: JAMES DONALD EARLEY)
WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
WBMA-LP (Channel 58; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INC.)
W27CM (Channel 27; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
W15AZ (Channel 15; ALABASTER, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST CHURCH SCHOOL)
W46DK (Channel 46; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
W34BI (Channel 34; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
WBIH (Channel 29; SELMA, AL; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
W49AY (Channel 49; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
W62BG (Channel 62; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 25
Total length: 113 meters (371ft)
Total costs: $57,288,000
Total average daily traffic: 413,270
Total average daily truck traffic: 64,651
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Alabaster)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 67 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Alab
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Gr
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 127 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Alabaster)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Alabaster)



                                                    Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
                                                                                     (Based on 3 full and 6 partial tracts)

                   A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA                  B) Conventional
                                                                                           C) Refinancings              D) Home Improvement Loans
                   Home Purchase Loans               Home Purchase Loans

                   Number         Average Value      Number          Average Value      Number          Average Value    Number
LOANS ORIGINATED            201      $146,470                  100      $139,563                 543       $148,712             21
                         7   $136,027
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED                             11      $172,350                   48      $141,602               3
APPLICATIONS DENIED         26       $159,843                   19        $97,484                225       $151,545             18
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN 27            $156,697                   17      $147,501                 202       $160,570               6
                         6   $115,145
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS                                  2      $194,435                   35      $141,379               1
Choose year: 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0303.06 , 0303.18, 0303.19, 0303.20, 0306.04, 0306.05


  Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
                                      (Based on 3 full and 6 partial tracts)

                      A) Conventional                                                C) Non-occupant Loans on
                                                         B) Refinancings
                   Home Purchase Loans                                               < 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)

                   Number         Average Value      Number          Average Value      Number          Average Value
LOANS ORIGINATED            17       $171,026                   31      $198,493                    1      $204,300
                         3   $158,297
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED                             10      $231,786                    0            $0
APPLICATIONS DENIED           2      $210,095                    5      $167,020                    0            $0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN 1               $97,140                   3      $262,483                    0            $0
                         2   $147,450
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS                                  2      $304,930                    0            $0
Choose year: 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0303.06 , 0303.18, 0303.19, 0303.20, 0306.04, 0306.05,


Most common first names in Alabaster, AL among deceased individuals
          Name      Count         Lived (average)
Mary                        107 77.4 years
James                        92 69.3 years
John                         63 70.2 years
William                      54 73.4 years
Robert                       45 69.6 years
Charles                      35 68.1 years
Annie                         33 80.3 years
Willie                        29 68.4 years
George                        24 82.2 years
Thomas                        22 67.8 years




Most common last names in Alabaster, AL among deceased individuals
        Last name    Count         Lived (average)
Smith                         42 73.8 years
Davis                         25 75.7 years
Johnson                       24 73.7 years
Jones                         24 73.7 years
Williams                      22 74.7 years
Harris                        21 79.4 years
Moore                         21 80.4 years
Brown                         18 76.7 years
Green                         18 68.0 years
Allen                         18 74.3 years


Businesses in Alabaster, AL
         Name        Count                                   Name           Count
AT&T                           1                     Pizza Hut                      1
Arby's                         2                     Publix Super Markets           1
Bed Bath & Beyond              1                     RadioShack                     1
Buffalo Wild Wings             1                     Rite Aid                       1
Burger King                    1                     Ruby Tuesday                   1
Chick-Fil-A                    1                     Rue21                          1
Dairy Queen                    1                     Sprint Nextel                  1
Domino's Pizza                 1                     Starbucks                      3
FedEx                          2                     Subway                         1
GNC                            1                     T-Mobile                       1
GameStop                       1                     T.J.Maxx                       1
H&R Block                      1                     Taco Bell                      1
Holiday Inn                    1                     Target                         1
JCPenney                       1                     UPS                            2
Lowes                          1                     Waffle House                   1
McDonald's                     2                     Walgreens                      1
Panera Bread                   1                     Walmart                        1
Papa John's Pizza              1                     YMCA                           1
PetSmart                       1




Alabaster on our top lists:


#28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Broadcasting and telecommu
#57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Broadcasting and telecomm


#72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Business and financial operatio

#75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage increase in population in the 1970s"


#98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Machinery, equipment, and


#101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Retail sales workers except ca


#11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 P


#61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,0


#87 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between

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