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Population in 2012: 297 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -27.9%
Males: 129  (43.6%)
Females: 168  (56.4%)

Median resident age:  44.3 years
Alabama median age:  43.1 years

Zip codes: 36425.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $23,589 (it was $15,833 in 2000)
Beatrice:

$23,589
AL:

$41,574
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,070

Beatrice town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $34,351 (it was $29,100 in 2000)
Beatrice:

$34,351
AL:

$123,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $60,610; Detached houses: $99,788; Mobile homes: $22,170

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,057.

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  • Black alone - 229 (76.1%)
  • White alone - 71 (23.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Beatrice: 80.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French (5.4%), Scotch-Irish (5.4%), Irish (2.3%), Scottish (2.3%), English (2.1%), German (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 266 feet

Land area: 1.35 square miles.

Population density: 220 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Beatrice:

  • High school or higher: 87.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 31.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Beatrice town:

  • Never married: 44.1%
  • Now married: 34.0%
  • Separated: 10.3%
  • Widowed: 2.4%
  • Divorced: 9.1%



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Beatrice, Alabama as of December 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Beatrice to the number of sex offenders is 59 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $212 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Montgomery, AL (69.6 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (504.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Vredenburgh, AL (3.1 miles ), Peterman, AL (3.2 miles) , Coy-Fatama, AL (3.7 miles) , Oak Hill, AL (3.9 miles) , Lyeffion, AL (4.0 miles) , Pine Apple, AL (4.0 miles) , Monroeville, AL (4.1 miles ), Camden, AL (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 31.73 N, Longitude: 87.21 W

Area code: 251

Beatrice household income distribution Beatrice home values distribution

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.31
Alabama average:

2.41

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

12.0%
Alabama:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -41 (-9.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (61%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (45%)
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (16%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (22%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (9%)
  • Business operations specialists (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)

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Tornado activity:

Beatrice-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 81% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/23/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.4 miles away from the Beatrice town center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 3/1/2007, a category F4 tornado 29.3 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 2 people and caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Beatrice-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 86% 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 42.4 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 76.3 miles away from Beatrice 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 44.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/1993 at 10:54:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/30/2003 at 02:28:03, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 46.6 miles away from Beatrice center
On 6/24/1998 at 15:20:01, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.9 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 Monroe County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Beatrice topographic map

Birthplace of: Butch Avinger - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers near Beatrice:

  • MONROE MANOR NURSING HOME, LLC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; MONROEVILLE, AL)

Political contributions by individuals in Beatrice, AL

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beatrice:

  • Alabama State University (about 70 miles; Montgomery, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,561)
  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 70 miles; Bay Minette, AL; FT enrollment: 2,682)
  • Faulkner University (about 74 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 2,534)
  • Auburn University at Montgomery (about 75 miles; Montgomery, AL; FT enrollment: 3,426)
  • Troy University (about 75 miles; Troy, AL; FT enrollment: 13,221)
  • University of West Alabama (about 79 miles; Livingston, AL; FT enrollment: 2,279)
  • The University of West Florida (about 83 miles; Pensacola, FL; FT enrollment: 7,005)

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Public elementary/middle school in Beatrice:

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Notable location: Beatrice Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Monroe 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 Beatrice and their reported violations in the past:

MULTI-COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 633, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
BEATRICE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 591, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 46.9%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 64.4% for Black 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:  65.9%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.3%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Beatrice, AL

Beatrice compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Beatrice (2011 data):

  • Peoples Exchange Bank of Monroe County: Beatrice Branch at 1112 Main Street, branch established on 2011/04/01. Info updated 2011/06/09: Bank assets: $62.6 mil, Deposits: $53.6 mil, headquarters in Monroeville, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Exchange Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Beatrice travel time to work - commute


Beatrice mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (72%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Utility gas (11%)
  • Wood (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Beatrice town (based on Monroe County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.34%
Here52.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodChurch of the NazareneCatholic Church
Adherents70.7%12.8%5.7%2.3%2.2%
Congregations41.8%22.4%10.4%3.0%4.5%
NameEpiscopal ChurchChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church in AmericaNational Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents1.6%1.3%1.3%1.2%0.9%
Congregations1.5%1.5%1.5%1.5%11.9%
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: 9
Monroe County:

3.96 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

4.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

3.96 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.6%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Monroe County:

36.2%
Alabama:

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

6.9%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$550
Water Supply 1$2,333$27,9961$1,200
Totals for Government 1$2,333$27,9966$1,750

Beatrice government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Financial Administration: $56,000 ($188.55)
    General Public Buildings: $22,000 ($74.07)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($50.51)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($6.73)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($67.34)
    General Public Buildings: $14,000 ($47.14)
    Electric Utilities: $5,000 ($16.84)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $14,000 ($47.14)

Beatrice government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $20,000 ($67.34)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($20.20)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $74,000 ($249.16)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $17,000 ($57.24)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $15,000 ($50.51)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $7,000 ($23.57)
    Motor Vehicle License: $6,000 ($20.20)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $1,000 ($3.37)
    Other License: $1,000 ($3.37)

Beatrice government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $437,000 ($1471.38)

4.41% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,027 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.41%
Alabama average:

6.81%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Conecuh County, AL  0.61% ($23,022 average AGI)
from Escambia County, AL  0.40% ($23,267)
from Baldwin County, AL  0.29% ($26,909)


5.28% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,812 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.28%
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 Conecuh County, AL  0.69% ($22,038 average AGI)
to Mobile County, AL  0.47% ($30,694)
to Montgomery County, AL  0.42% ($24,938)

Strongest AM radio stations in Beatrice:

  • WYNI (930 AM; 5 kW; MONROEVILLE, AL; Owner: MCKISSICK ENTERPRISES)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • 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)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WEBY (1330 AM; 25 kW; MILTON, FL; Owner: SPINNAKER LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WMFC (1360 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MONROEVILLE, AL; Owner: MONROE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCOX (1450 AM; 1 kW; CAMDEN, AL; Owner: DOWN HOME BROADCASTING)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBCA (1110 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BAY MINETTE, AL; Owner: SOUTHERN MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WDLT (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Beatrice:

  • WPGG (93.3 FM; EVERGREEN, AL; Owner: GULF COAST BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC)
  • WAPR (88.3 FM; SELMA, AL; Owner: UA-ASU-TSU EDUCATIONAL RADIO CORP.)
  • WYVC (102.3 FM; CAMDEN, AL; Owner: DOWN HOME BROADCASTING)
  • WMFC-FM (99.3 FM; MONROEVILLE, AL; Owner: MONROE BROACASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFNU (101.1 FM; REPTON, AL; Owner: BRANTLEY BROADCAST ASSOCIATES)
  • WKXK (96.7 FM; PINE HILL, AL; Owner: AUTAUGAVILLE RADIO, INC.)
  • WHNB (94.5 FM; JACKSON, AL; Owner: CAPITAL ASSETS, INC.)
  • WKXN (95.9 FM; GREENVILLE, AL; Owner: AUTAUGAVILLE RADIO, INC.)
  • WELJ (90.9 FM; BREWTON, AL; Owner: GATEWAY PUBLIC RADIO)

TV broadcast stations around Beatrice:

  • WAKA (Channel 8; SELMA, AL; Owner: ALABAMA BROADCASTING PARTNERS)

Beatrice fatal accident list:

Aug 16, 1996 08:05 PM, 21, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 14, 1994 06:09 PM, 21, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 9, Fatalities: 1
Apr 2, 1988 10:35 AM, 1296, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Dec 3, 1984 10:48 AM, 5001, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 16, 1982 03:40 PM, 47, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Beatrice)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Int Of Main St & Hwys 47 & 21 (Lat: 31.727944 Lon: -87.211083), Call Sign: KUQ999
    Assigned Frequencies: 49.4200 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/15/1996, Expiration Date: 04/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 06/03/2001
    Registrant: Stallworth Timber Company Inc, Beatrice, AL 36425, Phone: (334) 789-2151
  • Hwy 21 2.5 Mi S (Lat: 31.674333 Lon: -87.217750), Call Sign: WDM229, Licensee ID: L00175738
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.350 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/13/2003, Expiration Date: 03/21/2013
    Registrant: Scotch Lumber Co, Fulton, AL 36446

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • BEATRICE, 2326 Co Rd 50 (Beatrice 100004555) (Lat: 31.726944 Lon: -87.243889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 61.6 m, Overall height: 63.7 m, Call Sign: WQQU207, Licensee ID: L01652636
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/01/2013, Expiration Date: 03/01/2023, Certifier: Chris Negron
    Registrant: Southern Light, LLC, 156 St. Anthony St., Mobile, AL 36603, Phone: (251) 662-1170, Email:
  • BEATRICE, Nw 1/4, 20, T09n, R09e (Lat: 31.737083 Lon: -87.188583), Overall height: 77.7 m, Call Sign: WLK599, Licensee ID: L00294593
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6063.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/11/1996, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/26/2000
    Registrant: Itc Deltacom Communications Inc, 113 South Main Street, Arab, AL 35016

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-260 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3937W , Serial Number: 32-886, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 05/26/1967
    Registrant (Co-Owned): James A Iii Black, Po Box 35, Beatrice, AL 36425, Other Owners: Wynette W Black



Most common first names in Beatrice, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1875.9 years
Mary1880.2 years
Willie1370.5 years
James1155.7 years
Annie1175.4 years
Mattie982.5 years
William877.6 years
Charlie771.3 years
Sarah787.4 years
George781.7 years
Most common last names in Beatrice, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Stallworth7475.4 years
Montgomery3669.3 years
Nettles2173.8 years
Sanders1882.6 years
Dailey1570.7 years
Cunningham1071.1 years
Mcpherson1079.8 years
Black974.7 years
Andress979.1 years
Rogers966.6 years

Beatrice on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Information and record clerks except customer service representatives"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Apparel"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very long commute times (90 or more minutes)"
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