Ardmore, Alabama

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Ardmore, Alabama

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High Points

Ardmore strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Alabama):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Ardmore Affordability of Property Taxes
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Ardmore Low Violent Crime
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 10% Ardmore Well-Paid Single Women
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Ardmore Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Ardmore, Alabama

Comparing Ardmore to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Alabama (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 8 10
Racial Diversity 6 3
Senior Citizens 6 7
Well-Paid Single Men 5 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 4
Age of the Population 5 5
Male Share of the Population 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 2 1
Portion of People Married 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 5 7
People in Middle Class or Better 4 6
People Above Poverty 3 5
College Educated Adults 2 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 6 9
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Public Transportation Use 2 2
Short Commute Times 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 7
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Rents 9 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 9
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 3 5

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Ardmore Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles NW of Huntsville, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 81 miles S of Nashville, Tennessee
County Limestone
Metro Area Huntsville
Standard Zip Codes 35739
Phone Area Codes 256
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.991
Longitude -86.846

Ardmore Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station ATHENS 2
Distance 15.4 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 48 F
Apr Temp 47 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 58.3 inches
Distance 17.5 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 48 F
Apr Temp 46 to 71 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 73 F
Annual Precip 56.4 inches
Distance 23.9 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 49 F
Apr Temp 48 to 72 F
Jul Temp 70 to 89 F
Oct Temp 50 to 73 F
Annual Precip 57.5 inches
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Ardmore Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,034 100%
Male 464 44.9%
Female 570 55.1%
Under 18 258 25%
18+ 776 75%
65+ 170 16.4%
Median Age 36.6
Average Family Size 2.96
White 995 96.2%
African-American 9 0.9%
Asian 8 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.5%
Other 12 1.2%
Mixed Race 4 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 18 1.7%

Estimated Ardmore Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,106
Growth 72
Growth % 7%

Ardmore Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 47.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.7%
Irish 11.5%
English 9.8%
German 5.6%
Swedish 0.8%
Italian 0.7%
Scottish 0.7%
Polish 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
European 0.4%
Portuguese 0.3%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
Dutch 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Ardmore 1,034 $40,673
Anderson 354 $30,962
Athens 18,967 $44,544
Elkmont 470 $35,000
Huntsville 158,216 $52,202
Madison 29,329 $74,532
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Ardmore High Schools (2004)

Serves 846 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.9

Ardmore Colleges

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