Hueytown, Alabama

Jefferson County


Hueytown is a city in Jefferson County in the U.S. state of Alabama. In 2000, the city had 15,364 inhabitants


Hueytowns geographical coordinates are 33 ° 26 ' N, 87 ° 0' W33.437777777778 - 86.9975 ( 33.437709, -86.997579 ).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 30.1 km ², of which 30.0 km ² of land and 0.1 km ² omitted ( = 0:17 %) to water. The general rule is that the place is a suburb of Birmingham and he is part of the Birmingham - Hoover Metropolitan Area.


At the time of the census of 2000, there were 15,364 people Hueytown. The population density was 510.9 people per km ². There were 6519 housing units at an average 216.8 per km ². The population consisted of Hueytowns 83.81 % White, 15.49% Black or African American, 0.14 % Native American, 0.13 % Asian, 0.08 % reported from other races, and 0.34 % from two or more races. 0.47 % of the population to be Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Residents Hueytowns distributed to 6155 households out of which 29.5% were living in children under 18 years. 57.8 % married couples living together, 12.3 % had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.6 % were non-families. 23.9 % of households were made ​​up of individuals and someone lived in 10.9 % of all households aged 65 years or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size is 2.92 people.

The city population was spread out with 22.2 % under the, 8.6 % 18 -24- year-old, 27.6 % 25 -44- year-old, 24.4% 45-64 year olds and 17.2 % under the age of 65 years or more. The average age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 90.2 males. In the over -18s accounted for 100 women, 86.4 men.

The median household income in Hueytown was 41,225 U.S. dollars and the median family income reached the height of 49.380 U.S. dollars. The average income of men was 36 087 U.S. dollars, compared to 26,025 U.S. dollars for women. The per capita income in Hueytown was 19 735 U.S. dollars. 6.8 % of the population and 5.3% of families had affected an income below the poverty line, including 5.2 % of minors and 9.2 % of those age 65 or over.


The public schools in Hueytown belong to. School system of Jefferson County. There is one high school, one middle school and two elementary schools. There are also two church -supported schools:

  • Hueytown High School
  • North Highland Elementary School
  • Gary Woodland Christian School
  • Brook Lane Baptist Academy

The school mascot is the high school is a golden gophers.


HYT is the usual abbreviation for Hueytown in connection with the sport, as for the football team in high school, which reached the playoff round of the state in 2006 and 2007. The softball team was several times champion at the state level.

Hueytown was the home of the NASCAR racing dominant group, the Alabama gear. The main thoroughfare of the city, the Allison - Bonnett Memorial Drive, takes its name after the racers Bobby, Donnie, Davey and Clifford Allison and Neil Bonnett. This also included the racing legend Charles " Red" Farmer.

BMW Motorsport chose Hueytown to its North American base of operations before the company in 1975 completed his first season in a racing series in the International Motor Sports Association ( IMSA ).

Sons and daughters of the town