Hoover is a city in Jefferson and Shelby Counties in north central Alabama, in the United States. According to the U.S. Census Bureau the population was 73,000.
The City of Hoover was incorporated in 1967. It was named after William H. Hoover, a local insurance company owner.
Hoover has one television station ABC 33/40 with main studios within its city limits. The metro area has TV broadcasting stations that serve the Birmingham-Anniston-Tuscaloosa Designated Market Area (DMA) as defined by Nielsen Media Research. Charter Communications, Bright House Networks, and AT&T U-verse provide cable television service to specific communities in Hoover. DirecTV and Dish Network provide direct broadcast satellite television including both local and national channels to Hoover residents.
According to a 2007 estimate, the median income for a household in the city was $75,365, and the median income for a family was $89,513.
No radio stations operate from Hoover though numerous stations from the Birmingham market serve the city. (WERC-FM is licensed to Hoover but its studio is located in Birmingham.)
WVSU 91.1 FM Birmingham, AL Smooth Jazz
WXJC 92.5 FM Cordova, AL Gospel Music
WTUG 92.9 FM Northport, AL Urban Contemporary
WBHJ 95.7 FM Midfield, AL Hip Hop
W241AI (WERC) (CP) 96.1 FM Gorgas, AL News/Talk
WBHK 98.7 FM Warrior, AL Urban Contemporary
W270BW (WENN) 101.9 FM Urban Contemporary
W270BW (WENN) (CP) 102.1 FM Urban Contemporary
WQEN 103.7 FM Trussville, AL Top-40
W281AB (WJLD) 104.1 FM Urban Contemporary
WERC 105.5 FM Hoover, AL News/Talk
W241BD (WBPT) (CP) 106.7 FM Calera, AL Classic Hits
WBPT 106.9 FM Homewood, AL Classic Hits
WUHT 107.7 FM Birmingham, AL Urban Contemporary
WAGG 610 AM Birmingham, AL Gospel Music
WJOX 690 AM Birmingham, AL Sports
WURL 760 AM Moody, AL Gospel Music
WENN 1320 AM Birmingham, AL Urban Contemporary
WBYE 1370 AM Calera, AL Gospel Music
WJLD 1400 AM Fairfield, AL Urban Contemporary
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Creations Hair & Nail Studio - (Crowning Touch) - Stylist: LaToya Jones -
3309 Lorna Rd. Suite E - Hoover, AL (205) 283-9738
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Natural Beauty Boutique -
3237 Lorna Road, River Oaks Village Shopping Center. - Hoover, AL 35216 (205) 522-5307
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