Shorter, AL

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Shorter Profile


Overview

Shorter is a tiny town located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 429 people and just one neighborhood, Shorter is the 347th largest community in Alabama.

Occupations and Workforce

When you are in Shorter, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 35.21% of Shorter’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Shorter is a town of sales and office workers, production and manufacturing workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Shorter who work in office and administrative support (19.01%), healthcare suport services (9.86%), and teaching (9.15%).

Setting & Lifestyle

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Shorter has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Shorter has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Shorter than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Shorter may be for you.

As is often the case in a small town, Shorter doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Shorter Demographics

In Shorter, just 12.78% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Shorter in 2010 was $17,757, which is lower middle income relative to Alabama, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $71,028 for a family of four.

Shorter is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Shorter home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Shorter residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Shorter include African, Scottish, Irish, and European.

The most common language spoken in Shorter is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Home Values, Rents: Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), National Agriculture Statistics Service (U.S. Department of Agriculture).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Shorter 0.101011101001110
Alabama 4.72

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Shorter 0.101011101001110
Alabama 29.79

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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Shorter 0.101011101001110
Alabama 15

Neighborhood Public School Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2015 – 2016 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2015
  • Educational Environment: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more

65 Vital Statistics. 12 Condition Alerts found.

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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Neighborhood Educational Environment

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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

MACON COUNTY


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District Quality Compared to Alabama

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Better than of AL school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to AL Quality Rating Compared to Nation
George Washington Carver Elem School
303 Union Springs Highway
Tuskegee, AL, 36083
PK-03
Booker T Washington High School
3803 M L K Highway
Tuskegee, AL, 36083
09-12
Dc Wolfe School
4450 Cross Keys Rd
Shorter, AL, 36075
KG-06
Tuskegee Public Elem School
101 E Price St
Tuskegee, AL, 36083
04-05
Tuskegee Inst Middle School
1809 Franklin Rd
Tuskegee Institute, AL, 36088
06-08
Notasulga High School
500 E Main St
Notasulga, AL, 36866
KG-12
Macon Co Area Voc School
1902 Taylor Street
Tuskegee Inst, AL, 36088
09-12

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 66.9% 51.4%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 66.9% 46.4%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 5.0%

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