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Population in 2014: 1,052 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.1%
 
Males: 534  (50.8%)
Females: 518  (49.2%)
Median resident age:  40.9 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 35543, 35564, 35565, 35581.

Bear Creek Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2016: $32,762 (it was $27,813 in 2000)
Bear Creek:

$32,762
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $18,495 (it was $14,917 in 2000)

Bear Creek town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $82,250 (it was $47,200 in 2000)
Bear Creek:

$82,250
AL:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $149,527; Detached houses: $173,165; Mobile homes: $32,055

Median gross rent in 2016: $528.

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  • Races in Bear Creek, AL (2010)

    Bear Creek races chart
    • 1,03396.5%White alone
    • 191.8%Hispanic
    • 70.7%American Indian alone
    • 80.7%Two or more races
    • 20.2%Asian alone
    • 10.09%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bear Creek: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (51.7%), English (14.1%), Irish (6.7%), German (1.2%), Dutch (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 13.5 square miles.

Population density: 78 people per square mile   (very low).

Bear Creek,AL real estate house value index trend

Bear Creek, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Bear Creek:

  • High school or higher: 79.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bear Creek town:

  • Never married: 28.3%
  • Now married: 48.3%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

4 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.4%
Alabama:

2.0%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Bear Creek, Alabama as of April 19, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Bear Creek to the number of sex offenders is 585 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $205 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $255 (0.3%)

Bear Creek satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, AL (46.3 miles , pop. 53,929).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (72.7 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (523.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Phil Campbell, AL (2.3 miles ), Haleyville, AL (2.4 miles ), Hackleburg, AL (2.7 miles ), Spruce Pine, AL (2.9 miles ), Hodges, AL (3.7 miles ), Natural Bridge, AL (3.7 miles) , Russellville, AL (4.1 miles ), Belgreen, AL (4.1 miles) .

Latitude: 34.27 N, Longitude: 87.70 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 205

Bear Creek household income distribution Bear Creek home values distribution

Crime rates in Bear Creek by Year
Type 2002 2003 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2013 2014 2016
Murders 0100000000
per 100,000 0.097.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000030
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0286.50.0
Robberies 0000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 7526487481
per 100,000 659.1487.8194.2590.6400.4804.0704.9377.7764.195.9
Burglaries 48228902813
per 100,000 376.6780.5194.2196.9800.8904.50.0188.9764.11,246.4
Theft 1321121920251081712
per 100,000 1,224.12,048.81,165.01,870.12,002.02,512.61,007.0755.41,623.71,150.5
Auto thefts 2013241200
per 100,000 188.30.097.1295.3200.2402.0100.7188.90.00.0
Arson 00N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
per 100,000 0.00.0N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 282.7) 231.3446.8106.8230.3232.2356.8189.3134.1500.5152.4

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Crime rate in Bear Creek detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.93
Alabama average:

2.28
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.1%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +140 (+15.3%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (53%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (2%)
  • Retail trade (31%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (35%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (4%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (14%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)

Work and jobs in Bear Creek: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Bear Creek, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bear Creek-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 147% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 18.7 miles away from the Bear Creek town center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 39.2 miles away from the town center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.

Earthquake activity:

Bear Creek-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 65.3 miles away from the city 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 119.4 miles away from Bear Creek center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 39.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 176.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 198.5 miles away from Bear Creek center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 289.3 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 Marion County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 9, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bear Creek topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bear Creek:

  • HALEYVILLE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; HALEYVILLE, AL)
  • NORTHWEST MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 13 miles away; RUSSELLVILLE, AL)
  • SOUTHERNCARE RUSSELLVILLE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; RUSSELLVILLE, AL)
  • SOUTHERN RURAL HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; RUSSELLVILLE, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bear Creek:

  • Northwest-Shoals Community College (about 33 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,702)
  • University of North Alabama (about 37 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,886)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 40 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,970)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 41 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,489)
  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 51 miles; Tanner, AL; FT enrollment: 7,911)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 55 miles; Hanceville, AL; FT enrollment: 4,486)
  • Athens State University (about 56 miles; Athens, AL; FT enrollment: 2,771)

Public high school in Bear Creek:

Public elementary/middle school in Bear Creek:

  • MARENGO CO ALT SCH (Location: 160 SCHOOL AVE, Grades: PK-6)
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Notable location: Bear Creek Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Bear Creek include: Mountain Home Church (A), Mountain Home Church of Christ (B), Hines Memorial Baptist Church (C), Bear Creek United Methodist Church (D), Bear Creek Church of Christ (E), Bear Creek Number One Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Factory Cemetery (1), Mountain Home Cemetery (2), Bear Creek Cemetery (3), John Bull Cemetery (4), Bear Creek Number One Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Upper Bear Creek Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Shirley Branch (A), Mill Creek (B), Flat Creek (C), Little Bear Creek (D), Faulkner Branch (E), Austin Branch (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Bear Creek: James E Glass Stadium (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Marion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 26.0%
(25.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.0%
Whole state:  67.8%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Bear Creek (2011 data):

  • Traders & Farmers Bank: Bear Creek Branch at 309 Main Street, branch established on 1991/07/05. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $366.6 mil, Deposits: $287.0 mil, headquarters in Haleyville, AL, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Traders & Farmers Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Alabama average:

12.0

Bear Creek travel time to work - commute Bear Creek mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bear Creek town (based on Marion County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,30895
Mainline Protestant1,46012
Catholic4741
Black Protestant3663
Other2201
None11,948-
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: 5
Marion County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Marion County:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Marion County:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.3%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

29.3%
Alabama:

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

28.1%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

42.9%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

35.1%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Bear Creek:

28.6
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bear Creek:

25.1%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.4%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.2%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Bear Creek:

49.3%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.9%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bear Creek, AL Residents
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
Other Government Administration 1$2,215$26,5806$750
Police Protection - Officers 1$3,313$39,7565$5,315
Water Supply 3$7,166$28,6640$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,436$29,2320$0
Totals for Government 6$15,130$30,26011$6,065

5.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,945 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
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 Franklin County, AL  0.54% ($26,633 average AGI)
from Winston County, AL  0.47% ($22,419)
from Fayette County, AL  0.43% ($29,256)


5.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,744 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
Alabama average:

6.06%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Franklin County, AL  0.55% ($20,500 average AGI)
to Winston County, AL  0.45% ($22,000)
to Fayette County, AL  0.36% ($28,788)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bear Creek:

  • WJBB (1230 AM; 1 kW; HALEYVILLE, AL; Owner: HALEYVILLE BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WERH (970 AM; 5 kW; HAMILTON, AL; Owner: KATE F. FITE)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WKXM (1300 AM; 5 kW; WINFIELD, AL; Owner: AD-MEDIA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGOL (920 AM; 1 kW; RUSSELLVILLE, AL; Owner: MCCURRY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVNN (770 AM; 10 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bear Creek:

  • WJBB-FM (92.7 FM; HALEYVILLE, AL; Owner: HALEYVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WQLT-FM (107.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFIX (91.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: TRI-STATE INSPIRATIONAL B/C CORP.)
  • WMXV (103.5 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXFL (96.1 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLAY-FM (100.3 FM; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKXM-FM (105.9 FM; WINFIELD, AL; Owner: AD-MEDIA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • WVNA-FM (105.5 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBTG-FM (106.3 FM; SHEFFIELD, AL; Owner: SLATTON & ASSOCS. BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WQPR (88.7 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: THE BD OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF ALABAMA)

TV broadcast stations around Bear Creek:

  • WHDF (Channel 15; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WYLE (Channel 26; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ETC COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WFIQ (Channel 36; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • W57BV (Channel 57; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W59CF (Channel 59; RUSSELLVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W46DF (Channel 46; HAMILTON, AL; Owner: WMTY, INC.)
  • Bear Creek, Alabama
  • Fatal accident count15
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents20
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:2
  • Fatalities17
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents27
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Alabama average
  • Fatal accident count112
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents176
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons30
  • Fatalities123
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents292
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents11
See more detailed statistics of Bear Creek fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 32m105ftTotal length
  • $14,658,000Total costs
  • 9,540Total average daily traffic
  • 1,093Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,938Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 210 Gin Street (103862) (Lat: 34.272667 Lon: -87.699472), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.7 m, Overall height: 93 m, Call Sign: KNKQ369
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 09/04/2013, Expiration Date: 10/01/2023, Certifier: David C JatlowRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Muayyad Mustafa, Near Gin Street (Lat: 34.272667 Lon: -87.699472), Type: 94.5, Overall height: 94.5 m, Registrant: 4692297422, Ka8805@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE; MS:A3
  • Edward G Roach, 210 Gin Street (Al11815-B) (Lat: 34.272667 Lon: -87.699472), Type: 94.5, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, 210 Gin Street (Al11815-B) (Lat: 34.272667 Lon: -87.699472), Type: 94.5, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, 210 Gin Street (Al11815-B) (Lat: 34.272667 Lon: -87.699472), Type: 93.0, Overall height: 91.7 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, 210 Gin Street (Al11815-B) (Lat: 34.272667 Lon: -87.699472), Type: 93.0, Overall height: 91.7 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Muayyad Mustafa, Near Gin Street (Lat: 34.272667 Lon: -87.699472), Type: 94.5, Overall height: 94.5 m, Registrant: 4692297422, Ka8805@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE; MS:A3

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • City Hall (Lat: 34.278722 Lon: -87.701417), Call Sign: WNDP907, Licensee ID: L00018829
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.055 MHzGrant Date: 03/28/2011, Expiration Date: 01/15/2021Registrant: Bear Creek, Town Of, 341 Main Street, Bear Creek, AL 35543, Phone: (205) 486-3842, Fax: (205) 486-4707, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Bear Creek, 210 Gin Street (Al11815-B) (Lat: 34.272667 Lon: -87.699472), Type: Mast, Structure height: 91.7 m, Overall height: 93 m, Call Sign: WQOZ690
    Assigned Frequencies: 11075.0 MHzGrant Date: 03/14/2012, Expiration Date: 03/14/2022, Cancellation Date: 06/04/2013, Certifier: John E MondayRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave #1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KE4PIZ, Licensee ID: L00856648, Grant Date: 04/30/2004, Expiration Date: 07/20/2014, Certifier: Earl O Reynolds, Registrant: Earl O Reynolds, Bear Creek, AL 35543
  • Call Sign: KE4VYC, Licensee ID: L01050219, Grant Date: 08/09/2005, Expiration Date: 02/23/2015, Certifier: Ottis H Cooper, Registrant: Ottis H Cooper, 680 Goddard Road, Bear Creek, AL 35543
  • Call Sign: KG4RUU, Licensee ID: L00473209, Grant Date: 09/21/2012, Expiration Date: 09/21/2022, Certifier: Michael D Stidham, Registrant: Michael D Stidham, 130 High Ave, Bear Creek, AL 35543
  • Call Sign: N4QLQ, Previous Call Sign: KE4HMY, Licensee ID: L00230665, Grant Date: 09/25/2012, Expiration Date: 09/21/2022, Certifier: Sam W Heath, Registrant: Sam W Heath, 8715 State Hwy 13, Bear Creek, AL 35543
  • Call Sign: KK4QLK, Licensee ID: L01782444, Grant Date: 04/19/2013, Expiration Date: 04/19/2023, Certifier: Lesa F Heath, Registrant: Lesa F Heath, 139 Austin Drive, Bear Creek, AL 35543
  • Call Sign: KK4QLL, Licensee ID: L01782445, Grant Date: 04/19/2013, Expiration Date: 04/19/2023, Certifier: Angela L Yancey, Registrant: Angela L Yancey, 150 Baker Ave, Bear Creek, AL 35543

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bear Creek that have no violations reported:

  • BEAR CREEK WATER WORKS (Address: 135 GROVER ST , Population served: 3,228, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Most common first names in Bear Creek, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1382.7 years
James1172.1 years
Robert579.4 years
Mary477.5 years
Bobby357.6 years
Eva378.0 years
Ollie374.6 years
Thomas381.3 years
Elsie275.9 years
Annie265.0 years
Most common last names in Bear Creek, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Burleson1376.8 years
Tidwell1181.4 years
Bishop978.5 years
Mann870.9 years
Phillips767.3 years
Green675.7 years
Shirley670.3 years
Sartin565.8 years
Lauderdale580.2 years
Hulsey574.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Electricity (46%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Bear Creek compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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