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People

Total Population 1,359
Male Share of the Population 48.4%
Female Share of the Population 51.6%
Senior Citizens 18.5%
Employed Population 16+ 318
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 48.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $43,098
% Above Poverty Level 68.4%
% Below Poverty Level 31.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 34 minutes
% Working from Home 3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.9%
Median Gross Rent $614
Median House Value $80,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 33.2%
US/American 0%
English 8.5%
Irish 6%

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

West Blocton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles E of Tuscaloosa, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 163 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia
County Bibb
Standard Zip Codes 35184
Phone Area Codes 205
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.118
Longitude -87.125

West Blocton 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 CENTREVILLE 6 SW
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 55 F
Apr Temp 49 to 76 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 59.7 inches
Station BESSEMER 3 WSW
Distance 20.8 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 55 F
Apr Temp 48 to 76 F
Jul Temp 68 to 94 F
Oct Temp 49 to 77 F
Annual Precip 59.3 inches
Station TUSCALOOSA OLIVER DAM
Distance 28.3 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 53 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 54.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Brent 4,898 $35,313
Centreville 2,719 $53,382
Coaling 1,808 $64,896
Lake View 2,417 $90,313
Montevallo 6,549 $65,347
Vance 1,302 $76,250

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

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62 WALTER OWENS DRIVE
West Blocton, Alabama
(205) 938-3570

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West Blocton High Schools

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WEST BLOCTON HIGH SCHOOL
4734 TRUMAN ALDRICH PARKWAY
205-938-9002
A Title I School.
Serves 336 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.9

BIBB COUNTY CAREER/TECHNICAL CENTER
17191 HIGHWAY 5
205-938-7434
A Vocational School

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