Banks, Alabama

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Population in 2013: 174 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -22.3%
Males: 94  (54.3%)
Females: 80  (45.7%)
Median resident age:  40.3 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 36005, 36081.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $25,757 (it was $21,719 in 2000)
Banks:

$25,757
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,337 (it was $15,601 in 2000)

Banks town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $43,872 (it was $47,000 in 2000)
Banks:

$43,872
AL:

$122,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $59,583; Detached houses: $60,391; Mobile homes: $45,032

Median gross rent in 2013: $643.

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  • Races in Banks, AL (2010)

    Banks races chart
    • 12469.3%White alone
    • 4424.6%Black alone
    • 52.8%Two or more races
    • 42.2%American Indian alone
    • 21.1%Hispanic

Races in Banks detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Banks: 82.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (34.2%), Subsaharan African (19.7%), Scottish (15.8%), Italian (7.9%), English (5.3%), Scotch-Irish (5.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 553 feet

Land area: 2.01 square miles.

Population density: 86 people per square mile   (very low).

Banks,AL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Banks:

  • High school or higher: 77.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Banks town:

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 38.7%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 28.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $195 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $183 (0.2%)

Banks satellite photo by USGS

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

Banks household income distribution Banks home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.3%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +29 (+14.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (49%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Utilities (2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (42%)
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (4%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (2%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (2%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (27%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Banks-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 44% 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 slightly below Alabama state average. It is 84% 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 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 137.5 miles away from Banks center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 185.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 387.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 135.4 miles away from Banks center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 241.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Banks topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Banks:

  • PIKE COUNTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; TROY, AL)
  • FMC TROY (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; TROY, AL)
  • LIGHTHOUSE HOSPICE OF ALABAMA, LLC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; TROY, AL)
  • TROY HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; TROY, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Banks:

  • Troy University (about 7 miles; Troy, AL; Full-time enrollment: 16,148)
  • Enterprise State Community College (about 36 miles; Enterprise, AL; FT enrollment: 2,101)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (about 41 miles; Dothan, AL; FT enrollment: 3,611)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 44 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,092)
  • Tuskegee University (about 44 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,810)
  • Faulkner University (about 46 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Alabama State University (about 47 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 5,457)

Public elementary/middle school in Banks:

  • Banks School (Students: 347; Location: 9769 N. U. S. HWY. 29; Grades: OK-8)
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Notable location: Banks Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Banks: Beulah Hill Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Banks Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Pike County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2005 was 27.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

27.6
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 23.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.0
U.S.:

20.2

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 0.230. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.230
U.S.:

0.015

Drinking water stations with addresses in Banks and their reported violations in the past:

BANKS WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 2,550, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-14-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-14-2007), St Public Notif received (OCT-01-2007), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2008)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-11-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-11-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-15-2006), St Compliance achieved (JAN-10-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.3%
(16.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  63.6%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.5%
Whole state:  4.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.7
Alabama average:

11.9

Banks travel time to work - commute Banks mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Banks town (based on Pike County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,09852
Black Protestant3,67519
Mainline Protestant2,44214
Other3253
Catholic2151
None16,144-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Pike County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Pike County:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Pike County:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

5.63 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.2%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Pike County:

36.7%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.4%
State:

13.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,060
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$70
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,500
Totals for Government 0$0 8$2,630

7.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,193 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.11%
Alabama average:

6.02%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Montgomery County, AL  0.62% ($24,645 average AGI)
from Houston County, AL  0.51% ($21,235)
from Coffee County, AL  0.47% ($26,809)


7.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,220 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.46%
Alabama average:

6.06%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($640 average AGI)
Pike County:

0.12%
Alabama average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Montgomery County, AL  0.89% ($32,191 average AGI)
to Coffee County, AL  0.58% ($23,862)
to Houston County, AL  0.47% ($25,915)

Strongest AM radio stations in Banks:

  • WTBF (970 AM; 5 kW; TROY, AL; Owner: TROY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQLS (1200 AM; 10 kW; OZARK, AL; Owner: STYLES BROADCASTING OF DOTHAN, INC.)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WOOF (560 AM; 5 kW; DOTHAN, AL; Owner: WOOF, INC.)
  • WACV (1170 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: MONTGOMERY BROADCAST PROPERTIES, LTD)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Banks:

  • WTBF-FM (94.7 FM; BRUNDIDGE, AL; Owner: TROY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQLD (104.3 FM; LUVERNE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZHT (105.7 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAXU (91.1 FM; TROY, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WTSU (89.9 FM; MONTGOMERY-TROY, AL; Owner: TROY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKMX (106.7 FM; ENTERPRISE, AL; Owner: WKMX, INC.)
  • WLWI-FM (92.3 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZTZ (101.1 FM; ELBA, AL; Owner: ELBA RADIO COMPANY)
  • WBAM-FM (98.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: DEEP SOUTH BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHHY-FM (101.9 FM; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAOQ (100.3 FM; BRANTLEY, AL; Owner: ALATRON CORPORATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Banks:

  • WRJM-TV (Channel 67; TROY, AL; Owner: JOSIE PARK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSFA (Channel 12; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WCOV-TV (Channel 20; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: WOODS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WDIQ (Channel 2; DOZIER, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WNCF (Channel 32; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 32 MONTGOMERY LLC)
  • WGIQ (Channel 43; LOUISVILLE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WMCF-TV (Channel 45; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • $944,000Total costs
  • 53Total average daily traffic
  • 80Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Edward G Roach, 5169 Highway 29 (Lat: 31.954306 Lon: -85.705444), Type: 89.9, Overall height: 85.3 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, 5169 Highway 29 (Lat: 31.954306 Lon: -85.705444), Type: 89.9, Overall height: 85.3 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • John R Hemphill, 754 Highway 29 (Lat: 31.888611 Lon: -85.707389), Type: 128.0, Overall height: 121.9 m
    Registrant: 9188342200, Sjmhemp@aol.Com, 1350 NORTH LOUISVILLE AVENUE
  • John R Hemphill, 754 Highway 29 (Lat: 31.888611 Lon: -85.707389), Type: 128.0, Overall height: 121.9 m
    Registrant: 9188342200, Sjmhemp@aol.Com, 1350 NORTH LOUISVILLE AVENUE
  • Edward G Roach, 754 Highway 29 (Lat: 31.888611 Lon: -85.707389), Type: 128.0, Overall height: 121.9 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, 754 Hwy 29 (Al12960-A) (Lat: 31.888611 Lon: -85.707417), Type: 125.3, Overall height: 122.5 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, 754 Hwy 29 (Al12960-A) (Lat: 31.888611 Lon: -85.707417), Type: 125.3, Overall height: 122.5 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Perote, 5169 Highway 29 (Lat: 31.954306 Lon: -85.705444), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 89.9 m, Call Sign: WQQQ293
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/12/2013, Expiration Date: 02/12/2023, Certifier: Steve Regitz
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

Most common first names in Banks, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2474.3 years
James2171.8 years
Mary1572.0 years
John1481.0 years
Annie1383.6 years
Willie1071.7 years
Ruby776.0 years
Joseph683.0 years
Henry677.8 years
Johnnie564.4 years
Most common last names in Banks, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jordan1679.5 years
Green1678.0 years
Austin1579.3 years
Brantley1177.1 years
Renfroe1079.2 years
Mclendon975.0 years
Harden980.1 years
Richardson981.4 years
Sheppard984.3 years
Henderson981.3 years

Banks on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Other health and personal care stores"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Repair and maintenance"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Service occupations:"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Plastics and rubber products"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations:"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Physicians and surgeons"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fatal accidents per 100,000 population from 1975 to 2008"
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