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Overview

Introduction to Trussville, Alabama

Trussville, Alabama, in Jefferson county, is 13 miles NE of Birmingham, Alabama (center to center) and 128 miles W of Atlanta, Georgia. The city is in the Birmingham metropolitan area.

Trussville History

Trussville was originally used by Native Americans as a fishing and hunting ground. Creek Land surrendered in the year 1814. The white settlers arrived in the area soon after that. One of these white settlers was Warren Truss, a North Carolinian. Truss began living in the area before 1820, and he acquired 1,000 acres of land. He also built a mill on the Cahaba. The neighborhood became known as Truss. Trussville was incorporated in the year 1947.

Trussville and nearby Attractions

  • Holy Infant of Prague Catholic Church
  • Windsong Lake
  • Pinchgut Creek
  • Fair Haven Campsite
  • Jefferson Memorial Gardens

Things To Do in Trussville

The city of Trussville has many churches including the First United Methodist Church, Holy Infant of Prague Catholic Church, and the First Presbyterian Church of Trussville. Tourists can also visit the City of Birmingham-Roebuck Plaza Lake, Red Gap, and Camp Munger. Dry Creek, Windsong Lake, and Riggins Pond are places where visitors can relax.

Trussville Transportation

Air transportation facilities are provided by Birmingham International Airport.

Trussville Higher Education

Higher education opportunities are provided to the residents of Trussville at Jefferson State Community College, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Samford University, and George Wallace State Community College-Hanceville.

Demographics

People

Total Population20,872
Male Share of the Population46.8%
Female Share of the Population53.2%
Senior Citizens14.8%
Employed Population 16+10,478
Age of the Population39

Families

% of people married64.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher42%
Median Earnings25+$50,927
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$35,179
Median Earnings With High School Degree$36,600

Wealth

Median Family Income$100,823
% Above Poverty Level95.8%
% Below Poverty Level4.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone20.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,168
Median House Value$233,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)21.1%
English17.3%
Irish14.6%
German8.3%
Italian3.9%
Scottish3.5%
African0.9%
Polish0.9%
French Except Basque0.8%
Dutch0.7%
Swiss0.4%
Russian0.4%
Belgian0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Arab0.3%
Swedish0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
Latvian0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Danishn0.2%
West Indian0.1%
Haitian0.1%
Austrian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Czech0.1%
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Trussville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Jefferson County
Standard Zip Codes35173
Phone Area Codes205
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude33.63
Approximate Longitude-86.59

Trussville 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
Distance6.1 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
StationONEONTA
Distance24.3 miles
Jan Temp31 to 50 F
Apr Temp47 to 71 F
Jul Temp68 to 89 F
Oct Temp48 to 73 F
Annual Precip58.1 inches
StationTALLADEGA
Distance30.8 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
Irondale12,388$54,279
Leeds11,701$66,311
Margaret4,530$63,090
Moody12,464$68,484
Tarrant6,271$29,556

Trussville Public Libraries

Trussville Public Library
201 PARKWAY DRIVE
Trussville, Alabama
(205) 655-2022

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Trussville Public Schools

Cahaba Elementary School
113 N Chalkville Rd
ZIP: 35173
Clay-chalkville Middle Sch
6700 Trussville-clay Rd
ZIP: 35173
Middle
Total Enrollment 973
Hewitt-trussville High Sch
6450 Husky Parkway
ZIP: 35173
High
Total Enrollment 1366
Hewitt-trussville Middle Sch
5275 Trussville Clay Road
ZIP: 35173
Middle
Total Enrollment 1035
Magnolia Elementary School
301 Parkway Drive
ZIP: 35173
Paine Intermediate Sch
7600 Gadsden Highway
ZIP: 35173
Primary
Total Enrollment 968
Paine Primary Sch
7500 Gadsden Highway
ZIP: 35173
Primary
Total Enrollment 923

Trussville Private Schools

Clearly Kids Christian Academy
8051 Glenn Rd
ZIP: 35173
Elementary
Total Enrollment 24
Noahs Park Weekday Early Education
5700 Deerfoot Pkwy
ZIP: 35173
Elementary
Total Enrollment 16
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