Carrollton, Alabama

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Carrollton, Alabama

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Carrollton Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Carrollton Affordability of Property Taxes
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 13% Carrollton Low Property Crime

Comparative Profile of Carrollton, Alabama

Comparing Carrollton 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 10
Racial Diversity 8 5
Senior Citizens 6 6
Age of the Population 2 2
Well-Paid Single Men 1 2
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 8
Portion of People Married 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 4 5
People in Middle Class or Better 2 2
Median Family Income 2 2
People Above Poverty 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 5 6
Working at Home 1 2
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 8
Housing Recently Built 7 3
People Living Alone 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 9 9
Low Violent Crime 4 6

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Carrollton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 30 miles W of Tuscaloosa, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 171 miles SE of Memphis, Tennessee
County Pickens
Standard Zip Codes 35447
Phone Area Codes 205
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.261
Longitude -88.095

Carrollton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.2 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 54 F
Apr Temp 48 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 56.1 inches
Distance 24.9 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 54 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 77 F
Annual Precip 55.9 inches
Station MACON 3 N
Distance 28.4 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 49 to 77 F
Annual Precip 56.3 inches
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Carrollton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 987 100%
Male 432 43.8%
Female 555 56.2%
Under 18 290 29.4%
18+ 697 70.6%
65+ 157 15.9%
Median Age 33.9
Average Family Size 3.07
White 527 53.4%
African-American 440 44.6%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 19 1.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.4%

Estimated Carrollton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 956
Growth -31
Growth % -3.1%

Carrollton 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 54.1%
US/American 21.3%
Irish 8.7%
English 6%
Scottish 3.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
German 1.4%
European 1.3%
British 0.7%
African 0.6%
Dutch 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Carrollton 987 $29,612
Aliceville 2,567 $23,233
Coker 808 $50,875
Gordo 1,677 $35,714
Kennedy 541 $30,909
Millport 1,160 $33,869
Reform 1,978 $24,875

Carrollton Public Libraries

Carrollton Public Library
Carrollton, Alabama
(250) 367-2142

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Carrollton Hospitals

(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
(205) 367-8111
Emergency Service: Yes

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Carrollton High Schools (2004)

(Sorted by Number of Students)

A Title I School.
Serves 446 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.3

A Non-traditional School
Serves 8 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 4

A Vocational School

Carrollton Colleges

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