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Overview

Introduction to Moody, Alabama

Moody, Alabama, in St Clair county, is 18 miles E of Birmingham, Alabama (center to center) and 121 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia. The town is in the Birmingham area. There are 8,053 residents in Moody.

Moody History

Moody was named in honor of Epps Moody, a pioneer who moved his family to the area from North Carolina in the 1820's. It was incorporated in March 1962. A. E. Moore was the first Mayor of Moody. A store, a blacksmith shop, and a gristmill were some of the businesses in operation by the mid 1800's. Moody is connected with Interstate 20 and lies in a strategic location near the Birmingham Metro area.

Moody and nearby Attractions

  • The Church of the Valley
  • Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
  • Southern Museum of Flight
  • Oak Mountain State Park
  • Birmingham Museum of Art
  • Cedar Springs Park

Things To Do In Moody

While in Moody you can visit Oak Mountain State Park and Cedar Springs Park. Oak Mountain State Park spreads over a area of 9,940 acres of land and offers excellent facilities for camping, boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, golfing, and much more. Morgan Creek Vineyards is also worth visiting. The town's amusement and theme parks, such as Supershow Promotions and Skate Express, offer a range of entertainment facilities.

Moody Transportation

The nearest airport to the city is Birmingham International Airport.

Moody Higher Education

The city is served by Jefferson State Community College, Samford University, and University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Demographics

People

Total Population12,464
Male Share of the Population50.1%
Female Share of the Population49.9%
Senior Citizens13.7%
Employed Population 16+6,216
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married57.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20.7%
Median Earnings25+$41,760
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$28,702
Median Earnings With High School Degree$37,453

Wealth

Median Family Income$68,484
% Above Poverty Level91.6%
% Below Poverty Level8.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home4%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.4%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone23.2%
Median Gross Rent$831
Median House Value$150,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)26%
Irish12.1%
English9.9%
French Except Basque2.5%
Scottish2.4%
Polish1.6%
Italian1.5%
Dutch0.9%
Norwegian0.7%
West Indian0.6%
Jamaican0.6%
Swedish0.5%
Lebanese0.5%
Arab0.5%
African0.4%
German0.4%
Welsh0.4%
Belgian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Austrian0.1%
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Moody Almanac

CategoryValue
County St. Clair County
Standard Zip Codes35004
Phone Area Codes205
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude33.59
Approximate Longitude-86.49

Moody Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPINSON
Distance12.8 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
StationCHILDERSBURG WATER PLANT
Distance22.8 miles
Jan Temp33 to 57 F
Apr Temp48 to 78 F
Jul Temp68 to 93 F
Oct Temp49 to 78 F
Annual Precip56.6 inches
StationTALLADEGA
Distance23.9 miles
Jan Temp28 to 54 F
Apr Temp45 to 75 F
Jul Temp66 to 91 F
Oct Temp45 to 76 F
Annual Precip56.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Leeds11,701$66,311
Margaret4,530$63,090
Odenville3,700$77,470
Pell City13,489$63,712
Trussville20,872$100,823

Moody Public Libraries

Moody - Doris Stanley Memorial Library
1515 BOOKMARK LANE
Moody, Alabama
(205) 640-2517

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Moody Public Schools

Moody Elem Sch
1006 H L Blocker Cir
ZIP: 35004
Primary
Total Enrollment 761
Moody High Sch
714 High School Dr
ZIP: 35004
High
Total Enrollment 660
Moody Jr High Sch
600 High School Drive
ZIP: 35004
Middle
Total Enrollment 361
Moody Middle Sch
696 High School Drive
ZIP: 35004
Middle
Total Enrollment 572
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