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People

Total Population 811
Male Share of the Population 47.2%
Female Share of the Population 52.8%
Senior Citizens 16.4%
Employed Population 16+ 303
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 50.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,250
% Above Poverty Level 74.1%
% Below Poverty Level 25.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home 1.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.3%
Median Gross Rent $525
Median House Value $92,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 41.6%
US/American 0%
English 6%
Irish 6.7%

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

Section Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 35 miles E of Huntsville, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 108 miles NW of Atlanta, Georgia
County Jackson
Standard Zip Codes 35771
Phone Area Codes 256
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.578
Longitude -85.986

Section 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 SCOTTSBORO
Distance 15.7 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 50 F
Apr Temp 45 to 72 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 74 F
Annual Precip 58.6 inches
Station VALLEY HEAD
Distance 21.1 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 48 F
Apr Temp 42 to 70 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 72 F
Annual Precip 58.3 inches
Station BRIDGEPORT 5 NW
Distance 29.9 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 48 F
Apr Temp 44 to 72 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 72 F
Annual Precip 62.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dutton 331 $49,063
Fyffe 1,358 $54,722
Hollywood 971 $48,641
Langston 211 $41,250
Rainsville 4,992 $39,357
Scottsboro 14,775 $49,228

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

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Section High Schools

SECTION HIGH SCHOOL
141 ALABAMA HIGHWAY 71
256-228-6718
A Title I School.
Serves 558 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.7

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