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People

Total Population 2,074
Male Share of the Population 49.4%
Female Share of the Population 50.6%
Senior Citizens 23.4%
Employed Population 16+ 488
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 41.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 3.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $29,934
% Above Poverty Level 67.2%
% Below Poverty Level 32.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 40.1%
Median Gross Rent $434
Median House Value $52,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 36.5%
US/American 0%
English 4.4%
Irish 12.6%

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

Cordova Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles NW of Birmingham, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 161 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia
County Walker
Standard Zip Codes 35550
Phone Area Codes 205
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.759
Longitude -87.194

Cordova 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 JASPER
Distance 12 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 51 F
Apr Temp 47 to 74 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 74 F
Annual Precip 58.7 inches
Station BESSEMER 3 WSW
Distance 27.3 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 PINSON
Distance 29.9 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Cordova, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Barney (35550)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dora 2,295 $42,266
Jasper 14,186 $49,972
Oakman 659 $50,469
Parrish 1,086 $35,536
Sipsey 473 $40,000
Sumiton 2,689 $54,079

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

Cordova Public Libraries

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Cordova Public Library
130 MAIN STREET
Cordova, Alabama
(205) 483-9578

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Cordova High Schools

CORDOVA HIGH SCHOOL
1 BLUE DEVIL WAY
205-483-7404
Serves 304 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.2

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