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Overview

Introduction to Hueytown, Alabama

Hueytown, Alabama, in Jefferson county, is 11 miles W of Hoover, Alabama (center to center) and 151 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia. The city is in the Birmingham area.

Hueytown History

Hueytown was first settled in 1825 by Abner McGee. The city was named after Sam and Jesse Huey, landholders who moved to the area in the mid 1800s. The city of Hueytown was officially incorporated in 1960. The first municipal election was held in January, 1960. Majors Nordan became the city's first mayor.

Hueytown and nearby Attractions

  • Splash Beach Water Park
  • Don Kresge Memorial Museum
  • Alabama Adventure (Formerly Visionland)
  • Bessemer Hall of History
  • Tannehill Historical State Park
  • Oak Mountain State Park

Things To Do In Hueytowny

During your stay in Hueytown, you can visit the Tannehill Ironworks Historical State Park, Iron & Steel Museum of Alabama, Southern Museum of Flight, and Birmingham Museum of Art. The Splash Beach Water Park is also ideal for a family daytrip. The city has numerous houses of worship such as the Westdale Baptist Church, First United Methodist Church of Hueytown, Hueytown Church, and First Baptist Church of Hueytown. You can enjoy shopping at the River Square Plaza Shopping Center.

Hueytown Transportation

International air transportation is available from Birmingham International Airport.

Hueytown Higher Education

University of Alabama at Birmingham, Jefferson State Community College, and Samford University are some of the nearest colleges and universities.

Demographics

People

Total Population15,797
Male Share of the Population46.2%
Female Share of the Population53.8%
Senior Citizens17.7%
Employed Population 16+6,328
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married46.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher16.5%
Median Earnings25+$33,045
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,558
Median Earnings With High School Degree$24,483

Wealth

Median Family Income$47,990
% Above Poverty Level84.3%
% Below Poverty Level15.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home2%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.5%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone28.4%
Median Gross Rent$774
Median House Value$112,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)41.3%
Irish9.5%
English7%
German5.8%
African3.4%
Italian1.5%
French Except Basque1.5%
Scottish1.1%
Dutch1.1%
Polish0.9%
Welsh0.5%
Swedish0.3%
Danishn0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Norwegian0.1%
Romanian0.1%
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Hueytown Almanac

CategoryValue
County Jefferson County
Standard Zip Codes35023
Phone Area Codes205
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude33.43
Approximate Longitude-86.99

Hueytown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationBESSEMER 3 WSW
Distance3.5 miles
Jan Temp31 to 55 F
Apr Temp48 to 76 F
Jul Temp68 to 94 F
Oct Temp49 to 77 F
Annual Precip59.3 inches
StationPINSON
Distance24.2 miles
Jan Temp30 to 53 F
Apr Temp45 to 75 F
Jul Temp67 to 92 F
Oct Temp47 to 75 F
Annual Precip54.4 inches
StationJASPER
Distance36.1 miles
Jan Temp30 to 51 F
Apr Temp47 to 74 F
Jul Temp69 to 90 F
Oct Temp48 to 74 F
Annual Precip58.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bessemer26,856$39,149
Brighton2,868$30,048
Maytown349$60,208
Midfield5,260$43,149
Pleasant Grove10,284$69,545
Sylvan Springs1,753$66,630

Hueytown Public Libraries

Hueytown Public Library
1372 HUEYTOWN ROAD
Hueytown, Alabama
(205) 491-1443

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Hueytown Public Schools

Hueytown Elem Sch
112 Forest Rd
ZIP: 35023
Primary
Total Enrollment 855
Hueytown High Sch
4881 15th Street Road
ZIP: 35023
High
Total Enrollment 1080
Hueytown Middle Sch
701 Sunrise Blvd
ZIP: 35023
Middle
Total Enrollment 749
Jefferson Co Couns And Learning Ctr-west
131 Dabbs Avenue
ZIP: 35023
Other
North Highland Elem Sch
2021 29th Ave N
ZIP: 35023
Primary
Total Enrollment 290

Hueytown Private Schools

Deeper Life Academy
2800 19th St N
ZIP: 35023
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 28
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