Crossville, Alabama

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Crossville, Alabama

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Crossville Low Property Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Crossville Affordability of Property Taxes
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Crossville Low Violent Crime
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Crossville Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Crossville, Alabama

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 7
Average Household Size 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 7 9
People in Middle Class or Better 6 8
College Educated Adults 4 5
People Above Poverty 4 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 5 6
Working at Home 4 7
Walking and Biking to Work 2 3
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 6
Affordability of Rents 9 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 9
Housing Recently Built 8 4
People Living Alone 7 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1


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

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Crossville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 46 miles SE of Huntsville, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 98 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia
County De Kalb
Standard Zip Codes 35962
Phone Area Codes 256
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.28
Longitude -85.99

Crossville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1.4 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 48 F
Apr Temp 46 to 70 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 55 inches
Distance 18.2 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 47 to 73 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 56.1 inches
Distance 20 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 50 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 53.5 inches
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Crossville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,431 100%
Male 643 44.9%
Female 788 55.1%
Under 18 336 23.5%
18+ 1,095 76.5%
65+ 307 21.5%
Median Age 39.9
Average Family Size 3.04
White 1,398 97.7%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.5%
Other 8 0.6%
Mixed Race 14 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 32 2.2%

Estimated Crossville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,449
Growth 18
Growth % 1.3%

Crossville 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 56.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.6%
Irish 13.6%
English 6.4%
Scotch-Irish 2.9%
German 2.5%
Norwegian 1.5%
European 0.7%
Italian 0.6%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
Polish 0.4%
Ukrainian 0.2%
British 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Scottish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Crossville 1,431 $44,667
Albertville 17,247 $38,508
Boaz 7,411 $34,018
Collinsville 1,644 $27,500
Geraldine 786 $34,583
Sand Rock 509 $44,063
Sardis City 1,438 $44,063

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Crossville Public Library
Crossville, Alabama
(256) 528-2628

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Crossville High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 1,477 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.5

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