Locust Fork, Alabama

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Locust Fork, Alabama

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Locust Fork Affordability of Property Taxes
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 14% Locust Fork Low Rate of Poverty
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 15% Locust Fork Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Locust Fork, Alabama

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 9 10


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 7 9
People in Middle Class or Better 6 8
Median Family Income 6 8
College Educated Adults 2 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 8
Working at Home 4 7
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 7
Housing Recently Built 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
Affordability of Rents 3 2
People Living Alone 3 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1

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Locust Fork Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles NE of Birmingham, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 128 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia
County Blount
Metro Area Birmingham
Standard Zip Codes 35097
Phone Area Codes 205
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.907
Longitude -86.615

Locust Fork Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 47 to 71 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 58.1 inches
Distance 21.3 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 52 F
Apr Temp 45 to 75 F
Jul Temp 66 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 76 F
Annual Precip 59.9 inches
Station JASPER
Distance 40.3 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 58.7 inches
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Locust Fork Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,016 100%
Male 515 50.7%
Female 501 49.3%
Under 18 285 28.1%
18+ 731 71.9%
65+ 109 10.7%
Median Age 33.7
Average Family Size 3.12
White 1,005 98.9%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 5 0.5%
Mixed Race 4 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.5%

Estimated Locust Fork Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,136
Growth 120
Growth % 11.8%

Locust Fork 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 40.7%
Irish 15.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.2%
English 9.1%
German 6.1%
Italian 4.9%
Scottish 3.2%
Scotch-Irish 2.3%
European 1.7%
Swiss 0.5%
Dutch 0.3%
Swedish 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Locust Fork 1,016 $41,912
Allgood 629 $30,750
Blountsville 1,768 $34,050
Cleveland 1,241 $40,298
Hayden 470 $36,667
Oneonta 5,576 $40,125
Rosa 313 $56,563
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Locust Fork High Schools (2004)

Serves 646 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21.9

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