Berry, Alabama

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Berry, Alabama

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Berry Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Berry Affordability of Property Taxes
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 11% Berry Low Property Crime

Comparative Profile of Berry, Alabama

Comparing Berry 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Racial Diversity 8 6
Female Share of the Population 8 6
Age of the Population 4 4
Senior Citizens 4 3
Male Share of the Population 4 5
Well-Paid Single Men 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 4
Portion of People Married 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 2 3
College Educated Adults 1 2
Median Family Income 1 1
People Above Poverty 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 6 7
Walking and Biking to Work 2 3
Short Commute Times 1 1
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 6
Housing Recently Built 8 6
People Living Alone 8 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 9 9
Low Violent Crime 8 9

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Berry Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles N of Tuscaloosa, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 173 miles SE of Memphis, Tennessee
County Fayette
Standard Zip Codes 35546
Phone Area Codes 205
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.659
Longitude -87.611

Berry Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.9 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 47 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 47 to 76 F
Annual Precip 58.7 inches
Station JASPER
Distance 23.7 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 58.7 inches
Distance 30.7 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 53 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 54.9 inches
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Berry Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,238 100%
Male 582 47%
Female 656 53%
Under 18 333 26.9%
18+ 905 73.1%
65+ 161 13%
Median Age 35.9
Average Family Size 2.96
White 1,132 91.4%
African-American 79 6.4%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.3%
Other 13 1.1%
Mixed Race 10 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 21 1.7%

Estimated Berry Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,226
Growth -12
Growth % -1%

Berry 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 63.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.2%
Irish 7.4%
English 2.7%
European 2.3%
French (except Basque) 1.8%
Scottish 1.7%
Italian 1.2%
German 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.5%
Dutch 0.5%
African 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Berry 1,238 $26,083
Carbon Hill 2,071 $25,556
Eldridge 184 $35,313
Fayette 4,922 $36,589
Glen Allen 442 $36,875
Kansas 260 $24,167
Oakman 944 $31,964
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Berry High Schools (2004)

18242 HIGHWAY 18 E
A Title I School.
Serves 250 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.1

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