Wilsonville, Alabama

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Wilsonville, Alabama

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 9% Wilsonville People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 11% Wilsonville Well-Paid Single Men
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 12% Wilsonville Low Rate of Poverty
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 13% Wilsonville Median Family Income
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Wilsonville Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Wilsonville, Alabama

Comparing Wilsonville 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 8 9
Male Share of the Population 8 9
Well-Paid Single Men 7 9
Racial Diversity 7 4
Well-Paid Single Women 7 9
Senior Citizens 6 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 4
Female Share of the Population 4 2


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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 10
Median Family Income 8 9
People Above Poverty 8 9
College Educated Adults 6 7

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 5 8
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Public Transportation Use 2 2
Short Commute Times 1 1


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

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Wilsonville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles SE of Hoover, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 126 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia
County Shelby
Metro Area Birmingham
Standard Zip Codes 35186
Phone Area Codes 205
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.234
Longitude -86.483

Wilsonville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.4 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 57 F
Apr Temp 48 to 78 F
Jul Temp 68 to 93 F
Oct Temp 49 to 78 F
Annual Precip 56.6 inches
Distance 15.6 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 54 F
Apr Temp 46 to 75 F
Jul Temp 66 to 91 F
Oct Temp 46 to 76 F
Annual Precip 54.8 inches
Distance 23.9 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 54 F
Apr Temp 45 to 75 F
Jul Temp 66 to 91 F
Oct Temp 45 to 76 F
Annual Precip 56.4 inches
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Wilsonville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,551 100%
Male 764 49.3%
Female 787 50.7%
Under 18 365 23.5%
18+ 1,186 76.5%
65+ 248 16%
Median Age 40.6
Average Family Size 2.84
White 1,435 92.5%
African-American 81 5.2%
Asian 12 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 14 0.9%
Other 4 0.3%
Mixed Race 5 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 9 0.6%

Estimated Wilsonville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,742
Growth 191
Growth % 12.3%

Wilsonville 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 31.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.1%
Irish 12%
English 11.2%
German 5.8%
Scotch-Irish 4.6%
Scottish 4.1%
French (except Basque) 2%
Welsh 1.9%
British 1.8%
Italian 1.6%
Norwegian 1.3%
Polish 1.2%
Ukrainian 0.6%
Slovak 0.5%
Swedish 0.5%
European 0.4%
Dutch 0.4%
Dutch West Indian 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Wilsonville 1,551 $48,409
Childersburg 4,927 $30,524
Columbiana 3,316 $44,798
Harpersville 1,620 $34,632
Oak Grove 457 $29,625
Sylacauga 12,616 $40,275
Vincent 1,853 $41,250

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