Coaling, Alabama

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Coaling Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Coaling People in Middle Class or Better
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 7% Coaling Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 8% Coaling Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 8% Coaling Well-Paid Single Women
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Coaling Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Coaling Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Coaling, Alabama

Comparing Coaling 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
Well-Paid Single Women 9 10
Well-Paid Single Men 8 10
Racial Diversity 8 5
Male Share of the Population 7 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 5
Female Share of the Population 4 3
Age of the Population 3 3
Senior Citizens 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 9 9
Average Household Size 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 10 10
People in Middle Class or Better 9 10
Median Family Income 9 10
College Educated Adults 4 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 6 6
Short Commute Times 4 5
Working at Home 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 3
Affordability of Rents 9 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 8
People Living Alone 3 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Coaling Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles E of Tuscaloosa, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 175 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia
County Tuscaloosa
Metro Area Tuscaloosa
Standard Zip Codes 35453
P.O. Box Zip Codes 35449
Phone Area Codes 205
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.158
Longitude -87.34

Coaling Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15.5 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
Distance 25.8 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 55 F
Apr Temp 48 to 76 F
Jul Temp 68 to 94 F
Oct Temp 49 to 77 F
Annual Precip 59.3 inches
Distance 45.5 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
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Coaling Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,115 100%
Male 544 48.8%
Female 571 51.2%
Under 18 283 25.4%
18+ 832 74.6%
65+ 114 10.2%
Median Age 35.2
Average Family Size 2.97
White 1,004 90%
African-American 96 8.6%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.4%
Other 2 0.2%
Mixed Race 9 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 0.9%

Estimated Coaling Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,103
Growth -12
Growth % -1.1%

Coaling 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 34.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.5%
English 17.3%
Irish 8.2%
German 3.5%
Scottish 3.2%
Swedish 1.3%
French Canadian 1.3%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
African 1.2%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Italian 0.9%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Coaling, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Cottondale (35453)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Coaling 1,115 $55,125
Brookwood 1,483 $46,071
Lake View 1,357 $60,119
Northport 19,435 $48,673
Tuscaloosa 77,906 $41,753
Vance 500 $50,833
West Blocton 1,372 $38,854
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