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Population in 2012: 180 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -19.6%
Males: 91  (50.6%)
Females: 89  (49.4%)

Median resident age:  41.1 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 36005, 36081.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,346 (it was $21,719 in 2000)
Banks:

$43,346
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,414

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $53,692 (it was $47,000 in 2000)
Banks:

$53,692
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $76,011; Detached houses: $74,520; Mobile homes: $79,603

Median gross rent in 2012: $631.

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  • White alone - 124 (69.3%)
  • Black alone - 44 (24.6%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (2.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (2.2%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (1.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Banks: 82.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (19.0%), Subsaharan African (17.7%), German (13.9%), Scottish (12.7%), Irish (7.6%), Italian (7.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 553 feet

Land area: 2.01 square miles.

Population density: 89 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Banks:

  • High school or higher: 81.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 13.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Banks town:

  • Never married: 33.3%
  • Now married: 41.6%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 17.8%

4 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.6%
Alabama:  2.9%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Banks, Alabama as of November 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Banks to the number of sex offenders is 60 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $263 (0.4%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.7%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +29 (+14.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (37%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (14%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Carpenters (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Religious workers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (15%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (12%)
  • Personal appearance workers (10%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)

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Tornado activity:

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).
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Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Banks, AL

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Banks:

  • Troy University (about 6 miles; Troy, AL; Full-time enrollment: 13,221)
  • George C Wallace Community College-Dothan (about 41 miles; Dothan, AL; FT enrollment: 2,692)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 43 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 3,426)
  • Tuskegee University (about 44 miles; Tuskegee, AL; FT enrollment: 2,854)
  • Faulkner University (about 46 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,534)
  • Alabama State University (about 47 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 4,561)
  • Auburn University Main Campus (about 59 miles; Auburn University, AL; FT enrollment: 20,996)

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

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:
  • 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)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-21-1998)

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)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Banks, AL

Banks compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value significantly 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 above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (67%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (29%)
  • Utility gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.68%
Here49.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristAssemblies of GodCatholic Church
Adherents68.5%15.0%4.9%3.8%2.0%
Congregations47.5%21.3%8.8%6.3%1.3%
NameEpiscopal ChurchVineyard USALDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church in AmericaOther
Adherents1.2%1.1%1.1%0.9%1.5%
Congregations1.3%1.3%1.3%1.3%10.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Pike County:

2.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Pike County:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

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

5.63 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.2%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Pike County:

36.7%
State:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Pike County:

14.4%
State:

13.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
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$770
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$153
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,200
Totals for Government 0$0 8$2,123


7.80% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,390 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.80%
Alabama average:

6.81%

0.31% of residents moved from foreign countries ($245 average AGI)
Pike County:

0.31%
Alabama average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Coffee County, AL  0.69% ($30,215 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, AL  0.57% ($24,453)
from Crenshaw County, AL  0.46% ($26,535)


7.21% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,937 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.21%
Alabama average:

6.16%

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:
to Montgomery County, AL  0.87% ($28,395 average AGI)
to Coffee County, AL  0.84% ($23,282)
to Crenshaw County, AL  0.51% ($22,447)

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
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
  • 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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