Shorter, Alabama

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Shorter Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles E of Montgomery, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 128 miles SW of Atlanta, Georgia
County Macon
Standard Zip Codes 36075
Phone Area Codes 334
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.394
Longitude -85.916

Shorter Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 4.3 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 56 F
Apr Temp 49 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 77 F
Annual Precip 53.1 inches
Distance 29 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 58 F
Apr Temp 51 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 54.7 inches
Distance 33.1 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 55 F
Apr Temp 47 to 75 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 56.4 inches
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Shorter Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 355 100%
Male 159 44.8%
Female 196 55.2%
Under 18 117 33%
18+ 238 67%
65+ 29 8.2%
Median Age 32.9
Average Family Size 3.45
White 58 16.3%
African-American 290 81.7%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.8%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Shorter Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 337
Growth -18
Growth % -5.1%

Shorter 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 87.4%
US/American 5.2%
German 1.9%
African 1.9%
English 1.5%
European 1.5%
Slovak 0.7%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Shorter 355 $37,188
Eclectic 1,037 $31,855
Notasulga 916 $34,479
Tallassee 4,934 $32,015
Tuskegee 11,846 $26,862
Union Springs 3,670 $20,645
Wetumpka 5,726 $41,500
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