For population 25 years and over in Banks:
For population 15 years and over in Banks town:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Montgomery, AL (45.8 miles , pop. 201,568).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (584.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Banks-Josie, AL (1.9 miles) , Brundidge, AL (2.6 miles ), Troy, AL (2.7 miles ), Needmore, AL (3.2 miles) , Inverness, AL (3.5 miles) , Henderson-Spring Hill, AL (3.8 miles) , Goshen-Shady Grove, AL (3.9 miles) , Clio, AL (3.9 miles ).
Latitude: 31.81 N, Longitude: 85.84 W
Area code: 334
Population change in the 1990s: +29 (+14.9%).
Work and jobs in Banks: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Banks, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Banks-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 113% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/18/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 28.2 miles away from the Banks town center killed 2 people and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 12/19/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.4 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Banks-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alabama state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 97.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1997 at 23:27:12, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 99.3 miles away from Banks center
On 10/28/1997 at 09:00:11, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 99.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Pike County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Banks:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Banks:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Banks and their reported violations in the past:BANKS WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1212, Purch_groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.0%
(14.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Banks compared to Alabama state average:
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Religion statistics for Banks town (based on Pike County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.68%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,390 average adjusted gross income)
0.31% of residents moved from foreign countries ($245 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.21% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,937 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Banks fatal accident list:
Dec 11, 1991 08:05 AM, 5005, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 20, 1984 05:07 PM, 29, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total costs: $944,000
Total average daily traffic: 53
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 80
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:7
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
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