Bellamy, Alabama

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Population in 2010: 543.
Males: 338  (62.3%)
Females: 205  (37.7%)
Median resident age:  59.1 years
Alabama median age:  39.0 years

Zip codes: 35470, 36901.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $21,112
Bellamy:

$21,112
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $14,534

Bellamy CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $77,798
Bellamy:

$77,798
AL:

$136,200

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $80,973; Detached houses: $117,089; Mobile homes: $51,249

Median gross rent in 2016: $517.

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  • Races in Bellamy, AL (2010)

    Bellamy races chart
    • 48689.5%Black alone
    • 458.3%White alone
    • 71.3%Hispanic
    • 50.9%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bellamy: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (49.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 114 feet

Bellamy,AL real estate house value index trend

For population 25 years and over in Bellamy:

  • High school or higher: 87.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Bellamy CDP:

  • Never married: 53.2%
  • Now married: 12.3%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 14.5%
  • Divorced: 17.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $205 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (62.9 miles , pop. 77,906).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (106.8 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (467.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Belmont, AL (3.1 miles ), York, AL (3.2 miles ), Livingston, AL (3.2 miles ), Cuba, AL (3.7 miles ), Epes, AL (4.1 miles ), Pennington, AL (4.2 miles ), Myrtlewood, AL (4.2 miles) , Demopolis, AL (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 32.45 N, Longitude: 88.13 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 205

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

7.4%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (26%)
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (92%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (32%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (26%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (81%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

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

Tornado activity:

Bellamy-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 54% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/1/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.9 miles away from the Bellamy place center killed 2 people and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/27/1973, a category F4 tornado 20.3 miles away from the place center killed 7 people and injured 199 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bellamy-area historical earthquake activity is near Alabama state average. It is 81% 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 104.8 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 83.5 miles away from Bellamy 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 18.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 89.5 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 202.2 miles away from Bellamy 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 253.8 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 Sumter County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Bellamy:

  • PINE VIEW HOSPICE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; LIVINGSTON, AL)
  • SUMTER COUNTY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; LIVINGSTON, AL)
  • HILL HOSPITAL OF SUMTER COUNTY Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; YORK, AL)
  • SUMTER HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, L L C (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; YORK, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bellamy:

  • University of West Alabama (about 11 miles; Livingston, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,394)
  • East Mississippi Community College (about 34 miles; Scooba, MS; FT enrollment: 5,180)
  • Meridian Community College (about 36 miles; Meridian, MS; FT enrollment: 2,750)
  • Shelton State Community College (about 58 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • East Central Community College (about 58 miles; Decatur, MS; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • The University of Alabama (about 64 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 30,931)
  • Mississippi University for Women (about 75 miles; Columbus, MS; FT enrollment: 2,565)

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

Churches in Bellamy include: Bellamy Church (A), Lamkin Church (B), Friendship Baptist Church (C), Morning Star Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Sumter County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2011 was 63.6. This is about average.

City:

63.6
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 29.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

29.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 22.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.3
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 12.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 11.7%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  61.1%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.0%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.8
Alabama average:

12.0

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Bellamy CDP (based on Sumter County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,66426
Black Protestant1,49911
Mainline Protestant76913
Catholic371
Other11
None8,793-
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: 4
Sumter County:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Sumter County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

13.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

16.0%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Sumter County:

40.0%
Alabama:

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

15.2%
State:

13.5%

4.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,599 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.30%
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  0.61% ($21,360 average AGI)
from Lauderdale County, MS  0.36% ($45,333)
from Jefferson County, AL  0.32% ($17,846)


6.01% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,933 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
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  0.98% ($23,415 average AGI)
to Lauderdale County, MS  0.79% ($28,152)
to Jefferson County, AL  0.52% ($21,364)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bellamy:

  • WYLS (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; YORK, AL; Owner: GRANTELL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMOX (1010 AM; 10 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MAGNOLIA STATE B/C CO., INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WALT (910 AM; 5 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WMER (1390 AM; 5 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MICHAEL H. GLASS)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNBN (1290 AM; 3 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: FRANK RACKLEY, JR.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bellamy:

  • WJDQ (101.3 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSLY (104.9 FM; YORK, AL; Owner: GRANTELL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZNJ (106.5 FM; DEMOPOLIS, AL; Owner: ROSS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOKK (97.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WINL (98.5 FM; LINDEN, AL; Owner: WEST ALABAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKZB (93.5 FM; BUTLER, AL; Owner: EAST MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • W217AQ (91.3 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WNPT-FM (102.9 FM; LINDEN, AL; Owner: BECKHAM PALMER III AS RECEIVER)
  • WMBV (91.9 FM; DIXONS MILLS, AL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WMMZ (102.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: EAST MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WYYW (95.1 FM; MARION, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPRN-FM (107.7 FM; LISMAN, AL; Owner: BUTLER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Bellamy:

  • WIIQ (Channel 41; DEMOPOLIS, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 65m213ftTotal length
  • $39,502,000Total costs
  • 16,960Total average daily traffic
  • 5,156Total average daily truck traffic
  • 22,178Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Taylor Robinson, Bellamy (Lat: 32.462556 Lon: -88.118000), Type: 103.6, Overall height: 100.5 m, Registrant: 2054440334, Trobinson@foresitetowers.Com, ONE RIVERCHASE RIDGE, SUITE 350
  • Taylor Robinson, Bellamy (Lat: 32.462556 Lon: -88.118000), Type: 103.6, Overall height: 100.5 m, Registrant: 2054440334, Trobinson@foresitetowers.Com, ONE RIVERCHASE RIDGE, SUITE 350
  • Edward G Roach, Bellamy (Lat: 32.462556 Lon: -88.118000), Type: 103.6, Overall height: 100.5 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, ONE TOWN CENTER ROAD, THIRD FLOOR
  • Edward G Roach, Bellamy (Lat: 32.462556 Lon: -88.118000), Type: 103.6, Overall height: 100.5 m, Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, ONE TOWN CENTER ROAD, THIRD FLOOR

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KJ4VHA, Licensee ID: L01570969, Grant Date: 05/21/2010, Expiration Date: 05/21/2020, Certifier: Cynthia W Brown, Registrant: Cynthia W Brown, 71 East End Rd, Bellamy, AL 36901

Bellamy compared to Alabama state average:

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