Trafford, Alabama

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Trafford, Alabama

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Trafford Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 3% trophy Trafford Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Trafford, Alabama

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 5 6
Average Household Size 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 2 4
People Above Poverty 2 4
People in Middle Class or Better 2 3
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 3 3
Working at Home 2 4
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 7
People Living Alone 5 4
Housing Recently Built 4 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Trafford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 20 miles N of Birmingham, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 135 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia
County Blount
Metro Area Birmingham
Standard Zip Codes 35172
Phone Area Codes 205
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.81
Longitude -86.74

Trafford Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station PINSON
Distance 9.3 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
Distance 18.4 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 47 to 71 F
Jul Temp 68 to 89 F
Oct Temp 48 to 73 F
Annual Precip 58.1 inches
Distance 25.1 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 52 F
Apr Temp 45 to 75 F
Jul Temp 66 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 76 F
Annual Precip 59.9 inches
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Trafford Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 523 100%
Male 248 47.4%
Female 275 52.6%
Under 18 108 20.7%
18+ 415 79.3%
65+ 78 14.9%
Median Age 40
Average Family Size 2.82
White 515 98.5%
African-American 5 1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 2 0.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.2%

Estimated Trafford Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 497
Growth -26
Growth % -5%

Trafford 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 26%
Irish 25.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.6%
English 18.6%
Italian 3.2%
German 2.7%
Scottish 2.1%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
French (except Basque) 1.1%
Polish 0.5%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Trafford 523 $32,292
Allgood 629 $30,750
Hayden 470 $36,667
Kimberly 1,801 $52,109
Locust Fork 1,016 $41,912
Morris 1,827 $51,314
Warrior 3,169 $35,697
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