Sheffield, Alabama

Population 9,060

Sheffield is located in Colbert County, AL. The population is 9,060, making Sheffield the 2nd largest city in Colbert County.

There are 4 public schools in Sheffield with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Sheffield is low , and there are 51 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Sheffield is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Sheffield property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Sheffield include Tuscumbia, Muscle Shoals and Florence.

Sheffield Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 20.3%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 61.8%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 17.9%

Crime Rate

65.27% Lower than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 123
  • Violent Crimes: 123
  • Robbery: 0
  • Burglary: 369
  • Property Crime: 737
  • Larceny Theft: 246

Registered Offenders

71.87% Higher than national avg.
  • 51 offenders in Sheffield
  • 56.29 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

60 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 15
  • Registered Polluters: 5
  • Superfunds: 9
  • Tanks & Spills: 31


Low 4.4%
  • Alabama unemployment average: 3.7%
  • National unemployment average: 5.9%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

4 Public Schools view public schools

There are 4 K-12 public schools in Sheffield, AL and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Sheffield's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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51 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$104,900 compared to August 2020
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

29 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Sheffield, AL issued 29 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 29 permits, 6 were issued for single family homes and 23 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Sheffield, AL issued 62 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 62 permits, 3 were issued for single family homes and 59 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $523
  • 1 Bedroom: $593
  • 2 Bedrooms: $750
  • 3 Bedrooms: $957
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,250

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Environmental Hazards

60 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (214/215)
    Sheffield, AL has 99.53% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Sheffield, AL is a red zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.4 Average
    Sheffield, AL is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 42.53°
  • February 43.65°
  • March 52.35°
  • April 61.58°
  • May 68.75°
  • June 79.23°
  • July 81.42°
  • August 79.6°
  • September 71.37°
  • October 59.87°
  • November 50.73°
  • December 42.93°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Sheffield, AL

Sheffield, AL has a very low risk of earthquakes.
Sheffield, AL has no risk of hurricanes.
Sheffield, AL has a high risk of hail storms.
Sheffield, AL has a very high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Sheffield, AL: $33,869


Unemployment in Sheffield is 4.4%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 3.7% and 5.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 51.99%
White Collar - 48.01%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Robert Bentley
  • Sen. Jeff Sessions
  • Sen. Richard C. Shelby

City Representatives

  • Robert Aderholt

Neighborhood Info

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2 Cemeteries view all

1 FCC Tower view all

1 Fire Station view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

1 Police Station view all

0 Retirement Homes view all

  • No retirement homes found in Sheffield, AL
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