Double Springs, Alabama

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Double Springs, Alabama

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High Points

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

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Top 5% trophy Double Springs Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Double Springs, Alabama

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 4 5
Average Household Size 1 1


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 10
Public Transportation Use 8 9
Short Commute Times 7 8
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 5
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
People Living Alone 7 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 8

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Double Springs Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles SW of Decatur, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 144 miles S of Nashville, Tennessee
County Winston
Standard Zip Codes 35553
Phone Area Codes 205
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.146
Longitude -87.402

Double Springs Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 14.5 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 49 F
Apr Temp 48 to 71 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 62.5 inches
Station MOULTON 2
Distance 24 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 51 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 58.7 inches
Distance 31.8 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 50 F
Apr Temp 44 to 72 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 74 F
Annual Precip 57.2 inches
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Double Springs Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,003 100%
Male 485 48.4%
Female 518 51.6%
Under 18 214 21.3%
18+ 789 78.7%
65+ 186 18.5%
Median Age 38.7
Average Family Size 2.75
White 978 97.5%
African-American 3 0.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 6 0.6%
Other 6 0.6%
Mixed Race 10 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 1.1%

Estimated Double Springs Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 983
Growth -20
Growth % -2%

Double Springs 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 34.4%
English 14.9%
German 13.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.2%
Irish 11.9%
Scotch-Irish 5.3%
European 3.2%
Scottish 1.9%
Dutch 1.1%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
Swedish 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Double Springs 1,003 $29,615
Addison 723 $31,146
Arley 290 $31,000
Haleyville 4,182 $33,875
Kansas 260 $24,167
Lynn 597 $32,955
Nauvoo 284 $29,167

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Double Springs Public Library
Double Springs, Alabama
(205) 489-2412

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Double Springs High Schools (2004)

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1222 CO RD 24
Serves 323 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17

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Double Springs Colleges

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City, State Similarity   1 Person Houses 65+ College Grads Commute Minutes Family Income Kids 0-4 Non White Pop. Poverty Prop. Crime Seasonal Housing Viol. Crime
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1. Morton, Washington 84.4   32.1% 24.3% 14% 19 $37,054 5.8% 4.6% 1,045 14% 68.9 1% 4.8
2. Tazewell, Tennessee 84.1   35% 19.4% 7.9% 24 $32,813 5.1% 6% 2,165 22.2% 49 0.7% 5.1
3. Cle Elum, Washington 76.2   33.9% 17.9% 10.7% 22 $39,000 6% 4.8% 1,755 20.8% 131.1 3.6% 6.3
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