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Carbon Hill is a city in Walker County, in the Birmingham-Hoover metro area.
The community was named for the coal mined in the region
The latitude of Carbon Hill is 33.891N. The longitude is -87.526W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 479 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,048.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Carbon Hill demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Walker County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Birmingham-Hoover area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 35578 ZIP code.
5% of Carbon Hill residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Carbon Hill ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Carbon Hill was $12,100, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Carbon Hill residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Carbon Hill, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $222. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $508.
Libraries in Carbon Hill include Carbon Hill City Library ... View libraries
Walker County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Carbon Hill political report.
The average commute time for Carbon Hill workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Carbon Hill, ALPros: Affordable housing, lots of wide open spaces, a lot of skilled laborers, very low crime rate, good schools, and only one hour from Birmingham or Tuscaloosa...
Cons: weak business district, crumbling front street, lack of vision.
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