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Overview

Introduction to Moody, Alabama

Moody, Alabama, in St Clair county, is 18 miles E of Birmingham, Alabama (center to center) and 121 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia. The town is in the Birmingham area. There are 8,053 residents in Moody.

Moody History

Moody was named in honor of Epps Moody, a pioneer who moved his family to the area from North Carolina in the 1820's. It was incorporated in March 1962. A. E. Moore was the first Mayor of Moody. A store, a blacksmith shop, and a gristmill were some of the businesses in operation by the mid 1800's. Moody is connected with Interstate 20 and lies in a strategic location near the Birmingham Metro area.

Moody and nearby Attractions

  • The Church of the Valley
  • Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
  • Southern Museum of Flight
  • Oak Mountain State Park
  • Birmingham Museum of Art
  • Cedar Springs Park

Things To Do In Moody

While in Moody you can visit Oak Mountain State Park and Cedar Springs Park. Oak Mountain State Park spreads over a area of 9,940 acres of land and offers excellent facilities for camping, boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, golfing, and much more. Morgan Creek Vineyards is also worth visiting. The town's amusement and theme parks, such as Supershow Promotions and Skate Express, offer a range of entertainment facilities.

Moody Transportation

The nearest airport to the city is Birmingham International Airport.

Moody Higher Education

The city is served by Jefferson State Community College, Samford University, and University of Alabama at Birmingham.

People

Total Population 12,292
Male Share of the Population 50.9%
Female Share of the Population 49.1%
Senior Citizens 12.3%
Employed Population 16+ 6,252
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 60%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 21.5%
Median Earnings25+ $41,557
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $30,192
Median Earnings With High School Degree $35,723

Wealth

Median Family Income $66,472
% Above Poverty Level 90.1%
% Below Poverty Level 9.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 3.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 22.9%
Median Gross Rent $998
Median House Value $148,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 24.2%
US/American 0%
English 10.4%
Irish 10.9%

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

Moody Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles E of Birmingham, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 121 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia
County St Clair
Metro Area Birmingham
Standard Zip Codes 35004
Phone Area Codes 205
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.59
Longitude -86.49

Moody 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 PINSON
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 53 F
Apr Temp 45 to 75 F
Jul Temp 67 to 92 F
Oct Temp 47 to 75 F
Annual Precip 54.4 inches
Station CHILDERSBURG WATER PLANT
Distance 22.8 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 57 F
Apr Temp 48 to 78 F
Jul Temp 68 to 93 F
Oct Temp 49 to 78 F
Annual Precip 56.6 inches
Station TALLADEGA
Distance 23.9 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 54 F
Apr Temp 45 to 75 F
Jul Temp 66 to 91 F
Oct Temp 45 to 76 F
Annual Precip 56.4 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Acmar (35004)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Leeds 11,881 $62,943
Margaret 4,487 $64,125
Odenville 3,663 $59,500
Pell City 13,312 $52,307
Trussville 20,351 $95,914

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

Moody Public Libraries

Library
Doris Stanley Memorial Library
2900 DANIEL DRIVE
Moody, Alabama
(205) 640-2517

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Moody High Schools

MOODY HIGH SCHOOL
714 HIGH SCHOOL DR
205-640-5127
Serves 590 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.3

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