Wilton, Alabama

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Wilton, Alabama

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

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Racial Diversity
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Top 7% Wilton Racial Diversity
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Wilton Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Wilton, Alabama

Comparing Wilton 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
Racial Diversity 10 10
Male Share of the Population 9 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 5
Well-Paid Single Men 3 6
Senior Citizens 2 1
Age of the Population 2 2
Female Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 9
Portion of People Married 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 5 7
College Educated Adults 5 6
People Above Poverty 5 8
People in Middle Class or Better 3 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 8 10
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3
Public Transportation Use 2 2
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 3
Housing Recently Built 8 5
Affordability of Rents 8 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 4
People Living Alone 2 2

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Wilton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 23 miles S of Hoover, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 151 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia
County Shelby
Metro Area Birmingham
P.O. Box Zip Codes 35187
Phone Area Codes 205
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.078
Longitude -86.881

Wilton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 16.8 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 54 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 56.6 inches
Distance 22.6 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 54 F
Apr Temp 48 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 75 F
Annual Precip 59.5 inches
Distance 39.4 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
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Wilton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 580 100%
Male 294 50.7%
Female 286 49.3%
Under 18 144 24.8%
18+ 436 75.2%
65+ 59 10.2%
Median Age 33.1
Average Family Size 3.07
White 425 73.3%
African-American 137 23.6%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.9%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 12 2.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 19 3.3%

Estimated Wilton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 609
Growth 29
Growth % 5%

Wilton 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) 36.9%
US/American 24.5%
Irish 14.2%
German 7.2%
English 4.3%
Dutch 3.1%
European 2.5%
Italian 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Polish 1.3%
Danish 0.9%
Scottish 0.7%
African 0.7%
French Canadian 0.4%
Swedish 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Wilton 580 $40,833
Alabaster 22,619 $63,685
Calera 3,158 $42,885
Jemison 2,248 $41,202
Montevallo 4,825 $40,164
Thorsby 1,820 $46,328
West Blocton 1,372 $38,854
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