Belk, Alabama

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Population in 2014: 211 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.4%
 
Males: 104  (49.6%)
Females: 107  (50.4%)
Median resident age:  31.5 years
Alabama median age:  38.3 years

Zip codes: 35545, 35555, 35574.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $28,853 (it was $32,188 in 2000)
Belk:

$28,853
AL:

$42,849

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $13,803 (it was $16,848 in 2000)

Belk town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $58,195 (it was $75,000 in 2000)
Belk:

$58,195
AL:

$122,700

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $61,236; Detached houses: $71,163; Mobile homes: $19,116

Median gross rent in 2013: $432.

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  • Races in Belk, AL (2010)

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    • 20695.8%White alone
    • 62.8%Black alone
    • 20.9%Hispanic
    • 10.5%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Belk: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (20.5%), Irish (16.4%), Dutch (7.8%), German (6.8%), English (6.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 314 feet

Land area: 1.33 square miles.

Population density: 159 people per square mile   (very low).

Belk,AL real estate house value index trend

Belk, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Belk:

  • High school or higher: 70.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Belk town:

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 50.9%
  • Separated: 10.0%
  • Widowed: 8.2%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $202 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $232 (0.4%)

Belk satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (38.0 miles , pop. 77,906).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (65.0 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (514.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Kennedy, AL (2.3 miles ), Fayette, AL (2.6 miles ), Millport, AL (3.2 miles ), Vernon, AL (3.6 miles ), Russell, AL (4.1 miles ), Berry, AL (4.3 miles ), Reform, AL (4.4 miles ), North River, AL (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 33.65 N, Longitude: 87.93 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 205

Belk household income distribution Belk home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.1%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -41 (-16.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (38%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (26%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (17%)
  • Transportation occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (3%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (33%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Belk, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Belk-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 128% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 17.1 miles away from the Belk town center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.

On 3/3/1966, a category F5 tornado 35.1 miles away from the town center killed 58 people and injured 518 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Belk-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 78% 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 42.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 7.3 miles away from Belk 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 144.3 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 69.0 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 193.8 miles away from Belk center
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) earthquake occurred 178.7 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 Fayette County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Belk topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Belk:

  • FAYETTE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; FAYETTE, AL)
  • FAYETTE DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; FAYETTE, AL)
  • LAMAR HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; VERNON, AL)
  • LAMAR COUNTY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; VERNON, AL)
  • GENERATIONS OF VERNON, LLC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; VERNON, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belk:

  • Mississippi University for Women (about 31 miles; Columbus, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,565)
  • The University of Alabama (about 38 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 30,931)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 41 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,970)
  • Shelton State Community College (about 43 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • Mississippi State University (about 52 miles; Mississippi State, MS; FT enrollment: 18,237)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 52 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,489)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 62 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,695)

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

Fayette 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 2013: 29.7%
Average household size:
This town:  2.3 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.2%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.4%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.1% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.5
Alabama average:

11.9

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Belk town (based on Fayette County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,49076
Mainline Protestant79511
Black Protestant5414
Other1232
Catholic901
None6,202-
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
Fayette County:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Fayette County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Fayette County:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Here:

3.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.5%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Fayette County:

33.0%
Alabama:

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

9.0%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Belk:

53.0%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Belk:

38.3%
State:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

20.8%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Belk:

8.1%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Belk:

6.8
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Belk:

20.8%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

47.6%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

84.9%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Belk, 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 0$0 2$1,545
Water Supply 0$0 3$2,017
Totals for Government 0$0 5$3,562

Belk government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $153,000 ($725.12)
    Financial Administration: $19,000 ($90.05)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($9.48)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($4.74)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $50,000 ($236.97)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($4.74)

Belk government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $25,000 ($118.48)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $127,000 ($601.90)
    Water Utilities: $18,000 ($85.31)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($23.70)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $140,000 ($663.51)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $9,000 ($42.65)
    Total General Sales: $8,000 ($37.91)
    NEC: $5,000 ($23.70)
    Motor Vehicle License: $4,000 ($18.96)

Belk government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $18,000 ($85.31)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $18,000 ($85.31)

Belk government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $160,000 ($758.29)

4.87% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,950 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.87%
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 Tuscaloosa County, AL  1.08% ($50,052 average AGI)
from Marion County, AL  0.61% ($28,788)
from Walker County, AL  0.46% ($21,960)


5.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,482 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
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 Tuscaloosa County, AL  1.26% ($29,559 average AGI)
to Marion County, AL  0.72% ($29,256)
to Lamar County, AL  0.35% ($19,789)

Strongest AM radio stations in Belk:

  • WLDX (990 AM; 1 kW; FAYETTE, AL; Owner: THOMLEY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVSA (1380 AM; 5 kW; VERNON, AL; Owner: LAMAR CTY. B/CING. CO., INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WKXM (1300 AM; 5 kW; WINFIELD, AL; Owner: AD-MEDIA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • WERH (970 AM; 5 kW; HAMILTON, AL; Owner: KATE F. FITE)
  • WTSK (790 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WSPZ (1150 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: RADIO SOUTH, INC)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WWPG (1280 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: LAWSON OF TUSCALOOSA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Belk:

  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTXT (98.1 FM; FAYETTE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBEI (101.7 FM; REFORM, AL; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WZBQ (94.1 FM; CARROLLTON, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WACR-FM (103.9 FM; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: T & W COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSYE (93.3 FM; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WJEC (106.5 FM; VERNON, AL; Owner: LAMAR COUNTY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKOR-FM (94.9 FM; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WALN (89.3 FM; CARROLLTON, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WBHJ (95.7 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMBC (103.1 FM; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKXM-FM (105.9 FM; WINFIELD, AL; Owner: AD-MEDIA MANAGEMENT CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Belk:

  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WCBI-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W25AD (Channel 25; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WSFG-LP (Channel 63; BERRY, AL; Owner: ETTIE CLARK)
  • WSSF-LP (Channel 58; BERRY, AL; Owner: ETTIE CLARK)

Belk fatal accident list:

Apr 7, 1998 07:10 AM, Sr-96, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • $1,947,000Total costs
  • 3,650Total average daily traffic
  • 565Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,454Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Int Fayette Cr 6 & Southern Railway (Lat: 33.644556 Lon: -87.933917), Call Sign: KNCP794, Licensee ID: L00008014
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.245 MHz, 160.950 MHzGrant Date: 01/05/2002, Expiration Date: 02/06/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/18/2002Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 99 Spring St Sw, Atlanta, GA 30303, Phone: (404) 529-1254
  • Belk, AL, Lat: 33.644917 Lon: -87.933972, Call Sign: WQHG391
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.325 MHz, 457.875 MHz, 457.962 MHz, 462.387 MHz, 462.412 MHz, 467.262 MHz, 467.387 MHz, 467.412 MHzGrant Date: 07/23/2007, Expiration Date: 07/23/2017, Certifier: Harold L Gibson Jr.Registrant: Cattron Group Inc Et Al, 58 West Shenango Street, Sharpsville, PA 16150, Phone: (724) 962-3571, Fax: (724) 962-4310, Email:

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

  • BELK WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 861, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Most common first names in Belk, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Ruby378.0 years
Margaret266.0 years
Mary290.5 years
Pauline274.9 years
William272.0 years
Most common last names in Belk, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Belk572.6 years
Moore477.5 years
Gilreath376.0 years
Overton381.6 years
Watkins378.7 years
Howard280.0 years
Gilpin274.5 years
Bryant272.5 years
Crowe282.5 years
Doss266.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (68%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24%)
  • Utility gas (7%)

Belk compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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