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Moody, Alabama
Moody Civic Center
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Location of Moody in St. Clair County, Alabama.
Location of Moody in St. Clair County, Alabama.
Coordinates: 33°35′33″N 86°29′47″W / 33.59250°N 86.49639°W / 33.59250; -86.49639Coordinates: 33°35′33″N 86°29′47″W / 33.59250°N 86.49639°W / 33.59250; -86.49639
Country United States
State Alabama
County St. Clair
Area
 • Total 24.84 sq mi (64.35 km2)
 • Land 24.53 sq mi (63.54 km2)
 • Water 0.31 sq mi (0.81 km2)
Elevation
692 ft (211 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 13,170
 • Density 536.87/sq mi (207.28/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
35004
Area code(s) 205, 659
FIPS code 01-51096
GNIS feature ID 0164758
Website http://www.moodyalabama.gov/

Moody is a city in St. Clair County, Alabama, United States. It incorporated in 1962. At the 2020 census, the population was 13,170.

Geography

Moody is located at 33°35′33″N 86°29′47″W / 33.59250°N 86.49639°W / 33.59250; -86.49639 (33.592469, -86.496369).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 24.0 square miles (62 km2), of which 23.9 square miles (62 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (0.58%) is water.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1970 504
1980 1,840 265.1%
1990 4,921 167.4%
2000 8,053 63.6%
2010 11,726 45.6%
2020 13,170 12.3%
U.S. Decennial Census

As of the 2010 census, there were 20,017 people, 5,816 households, and, 344 families residing in the city. The population density was 834.04 people per square mile (321.3/km2). There were 3,317 housing units at an average density of 138.8 per square mile (53.6/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 94.09% White, 3.81% African American, 0.42% Native American, 0.22% Asian, 0.37% from other races, and 1.08% from two or more races. 1.09% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 3,126 households, out of which 34.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.8% were married couples living together, 10.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.1% were non-families. 22.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 8.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.58 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the town, the population was spread out, with 26.2% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 31.6% from 25 to 44, 23.6% from 45 to 64, and 10.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.8 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $39,500, and the median income for a family was $43,767. Males had a median income of $38,150 versus $26,089 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,208. About 12.0% of families and 12.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.9% of those under age 18 and 12.2% of those age 65 or over.

Education

Public schools

Administered by the St. Clair County Board of Education:

  • Moody Elementary School
  • Moody Middle School
  • Moody Jr. High School
  • Moody High School

Private schools

  • Gathering Place Christian Academy—Pre-K - 8th Grade
  • Crossroads Christian School—Homeschooling Co-op; Pre-K - 12th Grade

Notable people

Chad Slade - one-time Auburn national champion, two-time SEC champion, member of the New York Giants' active roster

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