Gadsden SnackAbility

2
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
7
Diversity
9
Safety
2
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
8.5

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Gadsden, Alabama Info Snack

Gadsden is a city in and the county seat of Etowah County in the U.S. state of Alabama. It is located on the Coosa River about 56 miles (90 km) northeast of Birmingham and 90 miles (140 km) southwest of Chattanooga, Tennessee. It is the primary city of the Gadsden Metropolitan Statistical Area, which has a population of 103,931. As of the 2010 census, the population of the city was 36,856, with an estimated population of 35,837 in 2016. Gadsden and Rome, Georgia, are the largest cities in the triangular area defined by the Interstate highways between Atlanta, Birmingham, and Chattanooga.
Population
36,235
Unemployment
9.9%
Poverty
26.1%
Median Home
$72,700
Median Income
$30,496
Median Rent
$602

1 Reviews & Comments About Gadsden

Overall User Rating
5.0
/5

08/03/2018

The crime in Gadsden is not at all likenyou have listed on your website as far as worse cities. Gadsden is a peaceful city and no you do not have to clinch your purse or valuables when visiting the city. I do not know how you calculate your scores or do I even care but what I do know is that you make cities look far worse than in reality. If I did not know any better and wanted to visit Gadsden and first checked your site, I would be afraid to travel to this city and would probably miss out of some of the most historical and most southern hospitality that one could or would ever endure. Please stop being so judgmental when it comes to cities and what you think of them! I would love to know what you would list as the best cities in Alabama to live. Let me guess, it would be the predominantly white neighborhoods where if you are a minority the sheriff or city police gets called because you may not look a certain way. Well I happen to live in one of those neighborhoods and I hate to be the bearer of bad news but crime happens there as well. Often times it is not reported or it is overlooked because some wealthy neighborhood mother or father paid their child’s way out of the trouble. Drugs in the wealthy neighborhoods are far worse than what you would consider the “ghetto”. Meth and heroine in these well to so neighborhoods is out of control!! So if you want to report on some factual claims, report on the truth! Furthermore, schools in the Gadsden area are magnet schools, which means that they have a high acedemic level to achieve and that they produce students with high merits. I made sure to mention that because you wanted information on the he schools on the area but I am sure that you already knew that as well.

This city is just as any other city. You should always watch your surrounds and be attentive to the people you come in contact with while visiting. What you bring to a person when visiting any city, is what you will get in return. If you greet people with a smile and be courteous and travel in groups you will be just fine. If you go out looking for trouble you can find that anywhere even in church.

Rankings for Gadsden in Alabama

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1

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2

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Population 22,441

3

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4

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Population 14,101

5

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6

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Population 14,748

7

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Population 15,156

8

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9

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10

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Map Of Gadsden, AL

Population over time in Gadsden

Year Population % Change
2016 36,235 -0.6%
2015 36,455 -0.5%
2014 36,621 -0.5%
2013 36,794 -0.3%
2012 36,888 -0.3%
2011 37,014 -0.4%
2010 37,162 -

Crime in Gadsden Per 100k

Crime Gadsden AL USA
Violent Crime 1718.8 524.2 382.9
Murder 8.4 8.3 5.3
Robbery 176.6 86.5 98.0
Aggravated Assault 1469.2 387.8 248.9
Property Crime 7405.0 2957.3 2362.0
Burglary 1393.5 645.7 430.4
Larceny 5366.6 2048.1 1694.0
Car Theft 644.9 263.4 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Gadsden

White
55.9% (20,257)
African American
35.0% (12,680)
American Indian
0.2% (65)
Asian
0.7% (254)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.2% (63)
Two Or More
1.7% (630)
Hispanic
6.3% (2,286)
Race Gadsden AL USA
White 55.9% 66.2% 60.6%
African American 35.0% 26.4% 10.4%
American Indian 0.2% 0.5% 0.7%
Asian 0.7% 1.2% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Other 0.2% 0.1% 3.9%
Two Or More 1.7% 1.6% 2.5%
Hispanic 6.3% 4.0% 17.3%

Household Income For Gadsden, Alabama

Less than $10,000
13.2% (4,783)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.3% (3,007)
$15,000 to $24,999
20.9% (7,573)
$25,000 to $34,999
14.3% (5,181)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.6% (4,565)
$50,000 to $74,999
15.8% (5,725)
$75,000 to $99,999
6.3% (2,282)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.4% (2,319)
$150,000 to $199,999
0.9% (326)
$200,000 or more
1.3% (471)
Income Gadsden AL USA
Less than $10,000 13.2% 9.7% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.3% 6.8% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 20.9% 12.6% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 14.3% 11.2% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.6% 14.0% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 15.8% 17.4% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 6.3% 11.0% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.4% 10.7% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 0.9% 3.6% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 1.3% 2.9% 5.7%

Gender in Gadsden

Female
52.3% (18,938)
Male
47.7% (17,296)
Gender Gadsden AL USA
Female 52.3% 51.5% 50.8%
Male 47.7% 48.5% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Gadsden for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.3% (3,023)
9-12th Grade
13.9% (5,044)
High School / GED
31.7% (11,484)
Some College
24.4% (8,853)
Associate's Degree
6.9% (2,487)
Bachelor's Degree
9.6% (3,465)
Master's Degree
3.7% (1,345)
Professional Degree
1.0% (347)
Doctorate Degree
0.5% (183)
Education Gadsden AL USA
< 9th Grade 8.3% 5.0% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 13.9% 10.2% 7.4%
High School / GED 31.7% 31.0% 27.5%
Some College 24.4% 21.9% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 6.9% 7.9% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 9.6% 15.1% 18.8%
Master's Degree 3.7% 6.4% 8.2%
Professional Degree 1.0% 1.5% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.5% 1.0% 1.3%

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