Location in Winston County and the state of Alabama
|• Total||7.4 sq mi (19.2 km2)|
|• Land||7.4 sq mi (19.2 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||942 ft (287 m)|
|• Density||565.1/sq mi (217.8/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0119567|
Haleyville is a city in Winston and Marion counties in the U.S. state of Alabama. It incorporated on February 28, 1889. Most of the city is located in Winston County, with a small portion of the western limits entering Marion County. Haleyville was originally named Davis Cross Roads, having been established at the crossroads of Byler Road and the Illinois Central Railroad. At the 2010 census the population was 4,173, down slightly from 4,182 in 2000.
On February 16, 1968 the first 9-1-1 emergency telephone system in the nation went into service in Haleyville.
On June 1, 2010 Haleyville citizens voted to become the first city in Winston County since prohibition to allow the sale of alcohol.
The first Guthrie's restaurant was opened by Hal Guthrie in Haleyville in 1965.
Haleyville is located at (34.230131, -87.618978).
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.4 square miles (19 km2), all land.
|U.S. Decennial Census
As of the census of 2000, there were 4,182 people, 1,815 households, and 1,148 families residing in the city. The population density was 563.9 people per square mile (217.6/km²). There were 2,061 housing units at an average density of 277.9 per square mile (107.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.81% White, 1.48% Black or African American, 0.17% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 2.68% from other races, and 0.74% from two or more races. 3.11% of the population were Latino of any race.
There were 1,815 households out of which 26.6% had children under the age of 52 living with them, 49.3% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.7% were non-families. 34.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 17.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.87.
In the city the population was spread out with 22.5% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 24.2% from 25 to 44, 25.3% from 45 to 64, and 20.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 86.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.3 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $24,907, and the median income for a family was $33,875. Males had a median income of $27,028 versus $18,312 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,139. About 18.9% of families and 23.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 35.9% of those under age 18 and 20.9% of those age 65 or over.
As of the census of 2010, there were 4,173 people, 1,783 households, and 1,114 families residing in the city. The population density was 563.9 people per square mile (217.6/km²). There were 2,073 housing units at an average density of 280.1 per square mile (108.0/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 92.1% White, .7% Black or African American, 1.0% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 3.4% from other races, and 2.0% from two or more races. 6.0% of the population were Latino of any race.
There were 1,783 households out of which 26.9% had children under the age of 52 living with them, 44.0% were married couples living together, 14.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.5% were non-families. 33.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.28 and the average family size was 2.91.
In the city the population was spread out with 23.0% under the age of 18, 7.4% from 18 to 24, 23.8% from 25 to 44, 25.1% from 45 to 64, and 20.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41.8 years. For every 100 females there were 84.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.3 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $23,191, and the median income for a family was $35,463. Males had a median income of $35,292 versus $20,789 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,636. About 29.8% of families and 37.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 61.6% of those under age 18 and 21.4% of those age 65 or over.
The 'Haleyville City Schools' system operates three places of public education: Haleyville Elementary School; Haleyville Middle School and Haleyville High School. Also within the system lies the Haleyville Center of Technology, a career and vocational training center.
Haleyville High School's mascot is the Lion, and the school colors are red and white.
The system is the home of the several-time national championship-winning Haleyville High School Band, its last notable victory came under the direction of Ken Williams (director from 1990 to 2007), during a national competition held 2003 at the Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, in Dallas, TX. The band received all superior ratings and was crowned Grand Champion of the competition.
In October 2014 Haleyville High School was awarded the Safe School Initiative Award of Excellence.
The 2008 Running Lions finished third in the state in cross country. The 2009 Running Lions boys team also finished third in the state in cross country. The Haleyville Boys Golf team qualified for the state championship tournament in 2005 (seventh place), 2006 (sixth place), 2007 (fourth place), 2008 (sixth place), 2010 (sixth place), and 2011 (fourth place). The Haleyville Lions Baseball team reaches the state finals two years in a row coming in second (2008) and State Champions (2009). The Lady Lions Softball team winning a Championship in their second year reaching the state tournament (2012). The Lady Lions also won yet another state championship making it 2 in a row in (2013) 
- Mayor- Ken Sunseri (2008–present)
- Place 1- Royce Benefield (2008–present)
- Place 2- Drew Thrasher (2008–present)
- Place 3- Bud Wilson (2008–present)
- Place 4- Jonathan Bennett (2008–present)
- Place 5- Richard Bittinger (2008–present)
- Robert Aderholt, Congressman from Alabama's 4th congressional district
- Frank Minis Johnson Jr., federal judge
- Ben Smith, former professional football player
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- "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2013". Retrieved June 3, 2014.
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- The Northwest Alabamian newspaper
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- Haleyville News
- Haleyville Chamber of Commerce
- Northwest Alabamian Newspaper
- Haleyville Fire/Rescue
- Free State of Winston Historical Online Database