Wedowee, AL Population, Airports, Hospitals & Zip Codes


Population: 818. Estimated population in July 2020: 824 (+0.7% change)
Males: 404 (49.4%), Females: 414 (50.6%)

Randolph County

Zip code: 36278

Median resident age: 39.3 years
Median household income: $26,136
Median house value: $72,700

Races in Wedowee:

  • White Non-Hispanic (68.6%)
  • Black (30.2%)

Ancestries: United States (21.4%), English (7.7%), Irish (5.7%), German (4.2%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%), Scottish (2.3%).

Elevation: 880 feet

Land area: 3.5 square miles

Map of Wedowee, AL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Wedowee

  • High school or higher: 62.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wedowee town

  • Never married: 21.6%
  • Now married: 54.6%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 13.8%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -25 (-3.0%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Wedowee:

  • WEDOWEE HOSPITAL (209 NORTH MAIN STREET)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Wedowee:

  • RANDOLPH MEDICAL CENTER (about 14 miles; ROANOKE, AL)
  • CLAY COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; ASHLAND, AL)
  • NORTHEAST ALABAMA REGIONAL MED CENTER (about 31 miles; ANNISTON, AL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Wedowee:

  • ANNISTON METROPOLITAN (about 32 miles; ANNISTON, AL; Abbreviation: ANB)
  • TALLADEGA MUNI (about 43 miles; TALLADEGA, AL; Abbreviation: ASN)
  • COLUMBUS METROPOLITAN (about 68 miles; COLUMBUS, GA; Abbreviation: CSG)

Other public-use airports nearest to Wedowee:

  • ROANOKE MUNI (about 17 miles; ROANOKE, AL; Abbreviation: 7A5)
  • ASHLAND/LINEVILLE (about 22 miles; ASHLAND/LINEVILLE, AL; Abbreviation: 26A)
  • WEST GEORGIA RGNL – O V GRAY FIELD (about 32 miles; CARROLLTON, GA; Abbreviation: CTJ)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wedowee:

  • SOUTHERN UNION STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; WADLEY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,925)
  • STATE UNIVERSITY OF WEST GEORGIA (about 33 miles; CARROLLTON, GA; Full-time enrollment: 7,241)
  • JACKSONVILLE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 6,418)
  • AUBURN UNIVERSITY MAIN CAMPUS (about 49 miles; AUBURN UNIVERSITY, AL; Full-time enrollment: 19,703)
  • GADSDEN STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 52 miles; GADSDEN, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,360)
  • TUSKEGEE UNIVERSITY (about 64 miles; TUSKEGEE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,732)
  • COLUMBUS STATE UNIVERSITY (about 70 miles; COLUMBUS, GA; Full-time enrollment: 3,886)

Schools

Public high schools in Wedowee:

  • RANDOLPH-ROANOKE CAREER TECHNOLOGY CENTER (Location: 960 MAIN ST.,SOUTH; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • RANDOLPH-ROANOKE AREA VOCATIONAL (Location: 960 MAIN ST S; Grades: 11 – 12)

Private high school in Wedowee:

  • NEW HOPE SCHOOL (Students: 79; Location: 3500 COUNTY RD 56; Grades: PK – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Wedowee:

  • RANDOLPH COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 664; Location: 465 WOODLAND AVE; Grades: KG – 12)
  • WEDOWEE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 182; Location: 896 WOODLAND AVE W; Grades: 04 – 06)

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