Grove Hill, Alabama

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Grove Hill, Alabama

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High Points

Grove Hill 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 Grove Hill Affordability of Property Taxes
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Grove Hill Short Commute Times
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Grove Hill Low Violent Crime
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 19% Grove Hill Low Property Crime
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Grove Hill Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Grove Hill, Alabama

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 4 3
Portion of People Married 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 8
Median Family Income 4 6
People in Middle Class or Better 3 5
People Above Poverty 3 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 10
Walking and Biking to Work 6 7
Public Transportation Use 5 5
Working at Home 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 9
Affordability of Rents 9 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
People Living Alone 8 8
Housing Recently Built 6 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 8 9

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Grove Hill Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 71 miles N of Mobile, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 182 miles NE of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Clarke
Standard Zip Codes 36451
Phone Area Codes 251
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.708
Longitude -87.777

Grove Hill 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 35 to 60 F
Apr Temp 49 to 78 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 80 F
Annual Precip 63.5 inches
Distance 13.6 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 51 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 53 to 78 F
Annual Precip 59.9 inches
Station CAMDEN 3 NW
Distance 35.2 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 56 F
Apr Temp 50 to 77 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 78 F
Annual Precip 57 inches
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Grove Hill Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,438 100%
Male 685 47.6%
Female 753 52.4%
Under 18 333 23.2%
18+ 1,105 76.8%
65+ 259 18%
Median Age 39.7
Average Family Size 2.99
White 891 62%
African-American 536 37.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.2%
Other 3 0.2%
Mixed Race 5 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.3%

Estimated Grove Hill Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,383
Growth -55
Growth % -3.8%

Grove Hill 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 43.8%
US/American 36.2%
Irish 6.1%
English 5.2%
German 3.7%
African 1.1%
Scottish 1.1%
Scotch-Irish 1%
European 0.7%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Welsh 0.3%
Norwegian 0.2%
British 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Allen (36451)

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)
Grove Hill 1,438 $36,833
Coffeeville 360 $33,125
Franklin 149 $42,188
Fulton 308 $33,500
Jackson 5,419 $45,516
Thomasville 4,649 $32,476

Grove Hill Public Libraries

Grove Hill Public Library
Grove Hill, Alabama
(251) 275-8157

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Grove Hill Hospitals

(Government - Local)
(251) 275-3191
Emergency Service: No

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Grove Hill High Schools (2004)

Serves 374 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.1

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1. Clayton, New Mexico 87.1   32.5% 18.7% 12.2% 17 $30,109 5.6% 24.6% 2,524 17.9% 17.4 1.7% 6.7
2. Chesterfield, South Carolina 86.9   39.1% 18.5% 19.8% 21 $36,806 5.9% 35.4% 1,318 23.7% 13.7 1% 4.6
3. Williamson, West Virginia 78.9   41.1% 21.4% 17.6% 14 $35,893 5.5% 16.5% 3,414 28.8% 22 0.7% 6.2
4. Ranger, Texas 78.7   35.1% 19.7% 13.3% 17 $28,255 6.1% 15.2% 2,584 18.3% 29 0.8% 6.2
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