Welcome to Shorter

Shorter is a new small town with great potential for growth and development. Located strategically on U.S. Interstate 85 and U.S. Highway 80 in Macon County, Alabama, Shorter is 20 minutes from downtown Montgomery and only 35 minutes from Auburn. It has become the model for a small community by enacting progressive measures in economic development such as: 20-year planning, website development, police and fire protection, water and sewer investment, recycling and creating regional partnerships in economic development.  

City Data

  • Population in 2014: 435
  • Population growth since 2000: 22.5%
  • Median resident age in 2014: 50.2
  • Median household income 2015: $39,415
  • Est. median home value in 2015: $82,918

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