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  1. Public Schools
    C
  2. Crime & Safety
    C+
  3. Housing
    B
  4. Nightlife
    C
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    B-
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    B-
  9. Cost of Living
    A
  10. Health & Fitness
    C
  11. Outdoor Activities
    C
  12. Commute
    B-
Carbon Hill is a town in Alabama with a population of 1,402. Carbon Hill is in Walker County. Living in Carbon Hill offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and retirees live in Carbon Hill and residents tend to be conservative.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$61,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$559
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    47%
  • Own
    53%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    610.7
    282.7
  • Murder
    0
    6.1
  • Rape
    50.8
    40.7
  • Robbery
    50.9
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    356.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,188.3
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    305.3
    284

Residents

Diversity
B-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    13%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    6%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    33%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    29%
    13%

Working in Carbon Hill

Jobs
C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$28,854
National
$55,322
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Carbon Hill Reviews

2 reviews
You can get most things you need. We have a grocery store, dollar general, small hardware store and a few fast food restaurants.
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Most people work at grocery stores or similar places as cashiers or baggers.