Ohatchee, Alabama

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Ohatchee, Alabama

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Ohatchee Affordability of Property Taxes
Public Transportation Use
(vs. State)
Top 10% Ohatchee Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 15% Ohatchee Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Ohatchee, Alabama

Comparing Ohatchee 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 8 9
Age of the Population 7 8
Well-Paid Single Men 6 9
Racial Diversity 6 3
Well-Paid Single Women 6 8
Senior Citizens 3 2
Female Share of the Population 3 2
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 1


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


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 10
Working at Home 8 10
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Short Commute Times 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Affordability of Rents 4 2
People Living Alone 3 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 4 6
Low Property Crime 1 2

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Ohatchee Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 49 miles E of Birmingham, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 92 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia
County Calhoun
Metro Area Anniston
Standard Zip Codes 36271
Phone Area Codes 256
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.794
Longitude -86.002

Ohatchee Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 15.4 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 47 to 73 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 56.1 inches
Distance 17 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 53 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 90 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 51.9 inches
Station HEFLIN
Distance 25.2 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 46 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 74 F
Annual Precip 56.7 inches
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Ohatchee Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,215 100%
Male 605 49.8%
Female 610 50.2%
Under 18 300 24.7%
18+ 915 75.3%
65+ 141 11.6%
Median Age 39.2
Average Family Size 3
White 1,148 94.5%
African-American 47 3.9%
Asian 3 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 12 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.4%

Estimated Ohatchee Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,211
Growth -4
Growth % -0.3%

Ohatchee 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 31.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.6%
Irish 12%
English 11.9%
German 7.9%
Scottish 3%
Dutch 2.3%
British 1.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.8%
Italian 1.5%
Polish 1.4%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
African 0.8%
Welsh 0.6%
Swedish 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Ohatchee 1,215 $42,891
Anniston 24,276 $36,067
Blue Mountain 233 $26,875
Ragland 1,918 $36,034
Rainbow City 8,428 $50,844
Southside 7,036 $58,427
Weaver 2,619 $42,917
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Ohatchee High Schools (2004)

Serves 561 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.8

Ohatchee Colleges

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