Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (54.3 miles , pop. 77,906).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (97.5 miles , pop. 242,820).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (477.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Demopolis, AL (3.0 miles ), Bellamy, AL (3.1 miles ), Forkland-Tishabee, AL (3.3 miles) , Forkland, AL (3.4 miles ), Livingston, AL (3.5 miles ), Epes, AL (3.7 miles ), Boligee, AL (4.1 miles ), Providence, AL (4.2 miles ).
Latitude: 32.52 N, Longitude: 88.00 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 334
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Belmont: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Belmont, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Belmont-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 129% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/27/1973, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.4 miles away from the Belmont place center killed 7 people and injured 199 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 12/18/1967, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.6 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Belmont-area historical earthquake activity is above Alabama state average. It is 74% 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 74.6 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 9.4 miles away from Belmont center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 83.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 76.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 75.3 miles away from Belmont center
On 7/16/1993 at 10:54:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 57.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Sumter County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Winds: 3, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Belmont:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Belmont:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 12.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.3 miles away from the city center.
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Belmont compared to Alabama state average:
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Religion statistics for Belmont CCD (based on Sumter County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.12%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.10% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,770 average adjusted gross income)
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:
6.48% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,289 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 12See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Belmont, AL
Total length: 17 meters (56ft)
Total costs: $6,958,000
Total average daily traffic: 2,795
Total average daily truck traffic: 279
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 3,935
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