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People

Total Population 1,537
Male Share of the Population 52.1%
Female Share of the Population 47.9%
Senior Citizens 19.8%
Employed Population 16+ 391
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 31.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 4.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $29,375
% Above Poverty Level 67.8%
% Below Poverty Level 32.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 4.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 31.8%
Median Gross Rent $380
Median House Value $66,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 54.4%
US/American 0%
English 0.4%
Irish 0.5%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Goodwater Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 49 miles N of Montgomery, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 107 miles SW of Atlanta, Georgia
County Coosa
Standard Zip Codes 35072
Phone Area Codes 256
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.065
Longitude -86.053

Goodwater Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station ALEXANDER CITY
Distance 10 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 54 F
Apr Temp 47 to 75 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 57.1 inches
Station SYLACAUGA 4 NE
Distance 13.3 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 54 F
Apr Temp 46 to 75 F
Jul Temp 66 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 76 F
Annual Precip 54.8 inches
Station ROCKFORD 3 ESE
Distance 15.7 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 55 F
Apr Temp 47 to 75 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 57.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alexander City 14,787 $34,875
Ashland 2,667 $41,875
Childersburg 5,105 $26,542
Oak Grove 564 $47,361
Rockford 620 $26,563
Sylacauga 12,749 $42,466

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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36 WEOGUFKA STREET
Goodwater, Alabama
(256) 839-5741

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