AL

National Population : 333,590,059
Alabama State Population : 5,207,608

About Anniston, AL

Anniston, AL is located in Calhoun County in the state of Alabama.

The total City Population for Anniston is about 70,818 with about 179 people per square mile, and the larger Metro Area Population is about 73,501.

The Average Home Value is $133,540.00, which is roughly 14% higher than the Average Home Value of $115,084.00 for the state of Alabama, and roughly 29% lower than the National Average of $188,692.00.

The Median Income Per Household is about $47,529.40, which is roughly 8% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $43,882.00 for the state of Alabama, and roughly 17% lower than the National Average of $57,518.00.

Employment

The Unemployment Rate for Anniston is about 11.6%.

Alabama is ranked #49 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 10.63 out of 100.

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Voting

Calhoun County voted Republican in the 2020 Presidential Election with a very significant difference of 56.64% between the winner and runner up.

Voting Results by Party

Republican: 68.85%
Democratic: 29.85%
Other: 1.31%


Nearby Locations

Ft McClellan, AL (0.33 mi.)
Oxford, AL (3.80 mi.)
Weaver, AL (6.70 mi.)
Alexandria, AL (8.54 mi.)
Eastaboga, AL (9.34 mi.)
Munford, AL (12.37 mi.)
Jacksonville, AL (12.38 mi.)
Heflin, AL (13.95 mi.)
Ohatchee, AL (14.12 mi.)
Wellington, AL (14.89 mi.)
Delta, AL (16.21 mi.)
Lincoln, AL (18.07 mi.)

Additional Location Details

Zip Code(s) : 36201, 36203, 36205, 36206, 36207
Latitude : 33.677138
Longitude : -85.919920
TimeZone : Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving : Yes
Region : South
Average Elevation : 765 ft.
Area Code(s) : 256

Demographic Details

Average # of People Per Household : 2.38
Male Population Estimate : 47.93%
Female Population Estimate : 52.07%
Median Age : 39.6
Male Median Age : 37.1
Female Median Age : 41.9

White Population Estimate : 69.45%
Black Population Estimate : 27.54%
Hispanic Population Estimate : 4.34%
Asian Population Estimate : 1.18%
Hawaiian Population Estimate : 0.13%
Indian Population Estimate : 0.93%
Other Population Estimate : 2.51%

Crime Details

NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Anniston specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Calhoun County: About 10 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Average # of Violent Crimes for Calhoun County: About 756 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)

Calhoun County is about 61% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 62% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.