Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Montgomery, AL (30.9 miles , pop. 201,568).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (537.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Benton, AL (2.2 miles) , White Hall, AL (2.6 miles ), Gordonville, AL (2.7 miles ), Mosses, AL (2.8 miles ), Braggs-Prairie Hill, AL (3.2 miles) , Lowndesboro, AL (3.3 miles) , Hayneville, AL (3.6 miles ), Craig-Tyler, AL (3.6 miles) .
Latitude: 32.24 N, Longitude: 86.79 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 334
Unemployment in July 2013:
Work and jobs in Benton-Collirene: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Benton-Collirene, Alabama
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Benton-Collirene-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 99% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/18/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 29.8 miles away from the Benton-Collirene place center killed 2 people and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/23/1971, a category F4 tornado 34.8 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Benton-Collirene-area historical earthquake activity is below Alabama state average. It is 91% 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 82.3 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 85.1 miles away from Benton-Collirene 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 72.6 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 90.1 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 85.8 miles away from Benton-Collirene center
On 10/26/1997 at 23:27:12, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 84.4 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 Lowndes County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Benton-Collirene compared to Alabama state average:
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Religion statistics for Benton-Collirene CCD (based on Lowndes County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 28.92%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.45% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,890 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:
7.67% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,694 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: 15See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Benton-Collirene, AL
Total length: 50 meters (164ft)
Total costs: $15,968,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,210
Total average daily truck traffic: 282
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 6,240
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