This article presents the population and steets of Blountsville City, Alabama. It is the county seat of Blount County, Alabama. The city has a mayor/city council government. The town is named after Governor John Blount, who was elected in 1817. It was settled in 1816, and at that time, it was known as Bear Meat Cabin, as it was surrounded by Creek and Cherokee territory. The town soon became popular and in 1860, it had five major roads.
According to the 2010 census, Blountsville's population was 1,684. The majority of residents were White, with approximately 11% of the population being Hispanic. The median household income was $25,238, and the per capita income was $15,372. The highest-paying jobs were in manufacturing and construction, while the lowest-paying jobs were in the service and retail industries.
The mid-sized city of Blountsville is located about 300 miles north of the Gulf of Mexico, and has a mild climate year-round. Birmingham, Alabama, is one of the South's most misunderstood cities. Once known as the Pittsburgh of the South, it has since undergone a major turnaround. While the city's economy isn't as developed as other Southern cities, it still retains a prestigious place in the heart of the state.
The violent crime rate per resident in Blountsville is inflated because of the city's lack of retail space. While many crimes occur in a block with only a few people, the eviction rate for that block is actually low compared to Vandiver and Holly Pond. This means that the red areas on the violent crime map are not necessarily dangerous for the residents of Blountsville.