Sardis City, Alabama

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Sardis City, Alabama

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Sardis City Affordability of Property Taxes
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 17% Sardis City People in Middle Class or Better
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 18% Sardis City Low Violent Crime

Comparative Profile of Sardis City, Alabama

Comparing Sardis City 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 9
Age of the Population 6 7
Well-Paid Single Men 5 8
Senior Citizens 4 4
Well-Paid Single Women 4 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 3
Female Share of the Population 2 2
Racial Diversity 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 6 7


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 5 6
Walking and Biking to Work 4 5
Working at Home 4 7
Public Transportation Use 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 4
Housing Recently Built 9 8
Affordability of Rents 6 4
People Living Alone 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 8 9
Low Property Crime 2 4

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Sardis City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 46 miles SE of Huntsville, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 103 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia
County Etowah
Metro Area Gadsden
Standard Zip Codes 35956, 35957
Phone Area Codes 256
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.174
Longitude -86.122

Sardis City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.7 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 48 F
Apr Temp 46 to 70 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 47 to 72 F
Annual Precip 55 inches
Distance 13.5 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 16.3 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 50 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 73 F
Annual Precip 53.5 inches
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Sardis City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,438 100%
Male 719 50%
Female 719 50%
Under 18 319 22.2%
18+ 1,119 77.8%
65+ 201 14%
Median Age 38.4
Average Family Size 2.82
White 1,425 99.1%
African-American 2 0.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 8 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 0.6%

Estimated Sardis City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,918
Growth 480
Growth % 33.4%

Sardis City 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 52.9%
Irish 14.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.2%
English 6.2%
German 6.1%
Dutch 2.7%
Scottish 2.6%
Scotch-Irish 2%
European 1.5%
Polish 0.6%
French Canadian 0.5%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Czech 0.4%
Norwegian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Sardis City 1,438 $44,063
Albertville 17,247 $38,508
Attalla 6,592 $39,549
Boaz 7,411 $34,018
Crossville 1,431 $44,667
Reece City 634 $39,444
Ridgeville 158 $16,875

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Sardis City Public Library
Sardis City, Alabama
(256) 593-6432

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Sardis City High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 550 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.7

Sardis City Colleges

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1. Rockwell, North Carolina 83.4   20.8% 17.7% 13.4% 24 $47,935 6.5% 2.8% 1,971 4.6% 26.4 0.1% 2
2. Sunbury, Ohio 81.3   18.9% 13.1% 18.2% 27 $50,750 6.7% 2.2% 2,630 4.7% 30.4 0.2% 0.8
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