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Piedmont is a city in Calhoun County, in the Anniston metro area.

The community was named for its location upon a plateau

The latitude of Piedmont is 33.924N. The longitude is -85.611W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 702 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,986.


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Median household income
Local
$24,893
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Piedmont demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Cross Plains
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 4. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.8 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Rick Bragg, writer
Nearby parks & recreation: Chief Ladiga Trail
Historic sites and museums: Piedmont Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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4% of Piedmont residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Piedmont ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Piedmont was $14,220, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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10% of Piedmont residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Piedmont, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $207.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $534.


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Libraries in Piedmont include Piedmont Public Library ... View libraries

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Calhoun County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Piedmont political report.

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The average commute time for Piedmont workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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