Shorter, Alabama

Population 534

Shorter is located in Macon County, AL. The population is 534, making Shorter the 2nd largest city in Macon County.

There are 1 public schools in Shorter with an average Homefacts rating of C-. The total crime rate for Shorter is moderate , and there are 17 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Shorter is very high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Shorter property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Shorter include Emerald Mountain, Pike Road and Tallassee.

Shorter Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Below Average
  • No High School Diploma: 24.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 63.7%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 11.7%

Crime Rate

58.14% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 674
  • Violent Crimes: 906
  • Robbery: 63
  • Burglary: 821
  • Property Crime: 5
  • Larceny Theft: 4

Registered Offenders

93.73% Higher than national avg.
  • 17 offenders in Shorter
  • 318.35 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

11 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 0
  • Superfunds: 2
  • Tanks & Spills: 9


Very High 4.8%
  • Alabama unemployment average: 2.8%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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There are 1 K-12 public school in Shorter, AL and 0 private schools. Homefacts rates Shorter's schools as Below Average, with an overall C- rating.
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Crime view details

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Shorter, AL

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Property Report Overview

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3 Building Permits View All

  • In 2011, the city of Shorter, AL issued 3 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2010, the city of Shorter, AL issued 3 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $453
  • 1 Bedroom: $456
  • 2 Bedrooms: $606
  • 3 Bedrooms: $871
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,012

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Environmental Hazards

11 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (1228/1334)
    Shorter, AL has 92.05% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Shorter, AL is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.01 Average
    Shorter, AL is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 47.48°
  • February 50.75°
  • March 58.53°
  • April 66.07°
  • May 73.16°
  • June 81.66°
  • July 82.53°
  • August 83.18°
  • September 76.68°
  • October 65.75°
  • November 55.4°
  • December 49.62°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Shorter, AL

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

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Shorter, AL: $38,917


Unemployment in Shorter is 4.8%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 2.8% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 55.98%
White Collar - 44.02%


State Representatives

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

City Representatives

  • Mike Rogers

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

8 FCC Towers view all

1 Fire Station view all

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  • No hospitals found in Shorter, AL

0 Libraries view all

  • No library found in Shorter, AL

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0 Retirement Homes view all

  • No retirement homes found in Shorter, AL
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