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People

Total Population 12,593
Male Share of the Population 50.6%
Female Share of the Population 49.4%
Senior Citizens 9%
Employed Population 16+ 6,169
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 63.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 36.6%
Median Earnings25+ $39,971
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $19,518
Median Earnings With High School Degree $33,626

Wealth

Median Family Income $70,337
% Above Poverty Level 94.2%
% Below Poverty Level 5.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.1%
% Using Public Transportation 0.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 24%
Median Gross Rent $1,053
Median House Value $138,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 39.2%
US/American 0%
English 9.5%
Irish 10.5%

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

Calera Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles S of Hoover, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 143 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia
County Shelby
Metro Area Birmingham
Standard Zip Codes 35040
Phone Area Codes 205
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.102
Longitude -86.753

Calera 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 THORSBY EXP STATION
Distance 13.8 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
Station CLANTON
Distance 20.7 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
Station ROCKFORD 3 ESE
Distance 36.9 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 55 F
Apr Temp 47 to 75 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 57.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alabaster 31,905 $79,761
Columbiana 4,176 $51,679
Jemison 2,627 $50,893
Montevallo 6,549 $65,347
Thorsby 2,140 $63,750
Wilton 584 $43,173

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

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1241 17TH AVENUE
Calera, Alabama
(205) 668-3514

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CALERA HIGH SCHOOL
8454 HIGHWAY 31 SOUTH
205-682-6100
A Title I School.
Serves 550 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.4

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