Excel, Alabama

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Excel, Alabama

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Excel Affordability of Property Taxes
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 2% trophy Excel Short Commute Times
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 11% Excel Low Rate of Poverty
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 11% Excel Public Transportation Use
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. State)
Top 16% Excel Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Excel, Alabama

Comparing Excel 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 9 9
Racial Diversity 6 3
Well-Paid Single Women 6 7
Female Share of the Population 6 4
Male Share of the Population 6 7
Well-Paid Single Men 5 8
Senior Citizens 4 3
Age of the Population 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 7 9


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 10
Public Transportation Use 8 9
Walking and Biking to Work 7 9
Working at Home 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Housing Recently Built 8 5
People Living Alone 5 5
Affordability of Rents 4 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Excel Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 65 miles NE of Mobile, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 191 miles NE of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Monroe
P.O. Box Zip Codes 36439
Phone Area Codes 251
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.427
Longitude -87.341

Excel Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5.4 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 58 F
Apr Temp 52 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 53 to 78 F
Annual Precip 60.7 inches
Distance 18.9 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 59 F
Apr Temp 52 to 77 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 55 to 79 F
Annual Precip 64.5 inches
Distance 31.3 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 61 F
Apr Temp 48 to 79 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 79 F
Annual Precip 66.1 inches
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Excel Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 582 100%
Male 280 48.1%
Female 302 51.9%
Under 18 153 26.3%
18+ 429 73.7%
65+ 74 12.7%
Median Age 35
Average Family Size 3.09
White 566 97.3%
African-American 10 1.7%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.5%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 3 0.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.9%

Estimated Excel Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 601
Growth 19
Growth % 3.3%

Excel 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 36.6%
Irish 22.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.7%
Scotch-Irish 8.9%
English 6.8%
German 3.4%
Scottish 3%
French (except Basque) 1.3%
European 1.3%
Eastern European 0.9%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Excel 582 $41,667
Beatrice 412 $15,625
Castleberry 590 $30,000
Franklin 149 $42,188
Frisco City 1,460 $32,663
Monroeville 6,862 $36,476
Repton 280 $28,281
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Excel High Schools (2004)

3010 HWY 136 W
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 999 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.9

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