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People

Total Population 1,177
Male Share of the Population 50.9%
Female Share of the Population 49.1%
Senior Citizens 15.6%
Employed Population 16+ 552
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 62%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $61,974
% Above Poverty Level 82.3%
% Below Poverty Level 17.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 18.7%
Median Gross Rent $747
Median House Value $120,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.4%
US/American 0%
English 9.2%
Irish 17.9%

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

Killen Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 36 miles NW of Decatur, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 99 miles SW of Nashville, Tennessee
County Lauderdale
Metro Area Florence
Standard Zip Codes 35645
Phone Area Codes 256
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.862
Longitude -87.537

Killen 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 MUSCLE SHOALS AP
Distance 8.6 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 49 F
Apr Temp 49 to 72 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 55.8 inches
Station RUSSELLVILLE NO 2
Distance 26.4 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 50 F
Apr Temp 44 to 72 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 74 F
Annual Precip 57.2 inches
Station ATHENS 2
Distance 31.8 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 48 F
Apr Temp 47 to 71 F
Jul Temp 67 to 90 F
Oct Temp 47 to 73 F
Annual Precip 58.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Florence 39,855 $51,713
Leighton 859 $32,778
Lexington 667 $53,750
Muscle Shoals 13,492 $60,851
Sheffield 9,074 $41,922
Tuscumbia 8,537 $53,941

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

Killen Public Libraries

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Killen Public Library
331 J C MAULDIN HWY
Killen, Alabama
(256) 768-0829

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Killen High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

BROOKS HIGH SCHOOL
4300 HIGHWAY 72
256-757-2115
Serves 790 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.8

ALLEN THORNTON CAREER TECHNOLOGY CENTER
7275 HIGHWAY 72
256-757-2101
A Vocational School
Serves 8 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 0.5

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