Bexar, Alabama

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Population in July 2007: 1,622.
Males: 824  (50.8%)
Females: 798  (49.2%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Alabama median age:  35.8 years

Zip code: 35593

Estimated median household income in 2016: $34,432 (it was $26,864 in 2000)
Bexar:

$34,432
AL:

$46,257

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $19,979 (it was $13,971 in 2000)

Bexar CCD income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $85,922 (it was $53,000 in 2000)
Bexar:

$85,922
AL:

$136,200
  • Races in Bexar, AL (2000)

    Bexar races chart
    • 1,58292.4%White alone
    • 1116.5%Black alone
    • 120.7%Hispanic
    • 60.4%Two or more races
    • 10.06%American Indian alone
    • 10.06%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bexar: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 518 feet

Land area: 105.3 square miles.

Population density: 15 people per square mile   (very low).

Bexar, Alabama map

For population 25 years and over in Bexar:

  • High school or higher: 50.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bexar CCD:

  • Never married: 13.3%
  • Now married: 66.3%
  • Separated: 1.0%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Bexar CCD:  0.4% ($199)
Alabama:  0.4% ($289)
Bexar satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, AL (68.7 miles , pop. 53,929).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (89.1 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (509.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Tremont, MS (2.8 miles ), Hamilton, AL (3.1 miles ), Vina, AL (3.2 miles ), Hodges, AL (3.5 miles ), Red Bay, AL (3.8 miles ), Detroit, AL (3.8 miles ), Hackleburg, AL (4.0 miles ), Fulton, MS (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 34.23 N, Longitude: 88.11 W

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.1%
Alabama:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Wood products (28%)
  • Metal and metal products (21%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (4%)
  • Wood products (20%)
  • Health care (15%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (8%)
  • Apparel (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (18%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (12%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Life and physical scientists (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)

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

Average climate in Bexar, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bexar-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 125% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.8 miles away from the Bexar place center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 39.6 miles away from the place center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.

Earthquake activity:

Bexar-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 77% 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 75.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 38.7 miles away from Bexar 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 158.9 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 142.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 188.0 miles away from Bexar center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 154.5 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 Marion County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 9, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Bexar:

  • FMC HAMILTON (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; HAMILTON, AL)
  • MARION REGIONAL HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; HAMILTON, AL)
  • MARION REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; HAMILTON, AL)
  • RED BAY NH (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; RED BAY, AL)
  • COMMUNITY HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; RED BAY, AL)
  • RED BAY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; RED BAY, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bexar:

  • Itawamba Community College (about 18 miles; Fulton, MS; Full-time enrollment: 5,489)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 40 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,024)
  • Northwest-Shoals Community College (about 43 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; FT enrollment: 2,702)
  • University of North Alabama (about 47 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,886)
  • Mississippi University for Women (about 55 miles; Columbus, MS; FT enrollment: 2,565)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 56 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,970)
  • Mississippi State University (about 67 miles; Mississippi State, MS; FT enrollment: 18,237)

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Churches in Bexar include: Rocky Grove Missionary Baptist Church (A), Mount Hope Church (B), Mount Zion Church (C), Pleasant Site Freewill Baptist Church (D), Liberty Hill Freewill Baptist Church (E), Smith Temple Church (F), Shottsville Methodist Church (G), Fairview Freewill Baptist Church (H), Single Spring Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bethlehem Cemetery (1), Bexar Cemetery (2), Concord Cemetery (3), Liberty Hill Cemetery (4), Miller Cemetery (5), Donham Cemetery (6), Lockridge Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: McRae Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Rason Branch (A), McConegal Creek (B), Nettles Branch (C), Mule Stable Branch (D), Mill Creek (E), Loyd Mill Branch (F), Little Creek (G), Lane Branch (H), Hurricane Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Marion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Alabama:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.3%
Whole state:  67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.3%
Whole state:  4.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

18.5%
Whole state:

16.1%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

6.9%
Whole state:

7.3%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.1
Alabama average:

13.2

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bexar CCD (based on Marion County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant16,30895
Mainline Protestant1,46012
Catholic4741
Black Protestant3663
Other2201
None11,948-
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
Marion County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.3%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Marion County:

29.3%
Alabama:

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

28.1%
State:

13.5%

5.24% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,945 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
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 Franklin County, AL  0.54% ($26,633 average AGI)
from Winston County, AL  0.47% ($22,419)
from Fayette County, AL  0.43% ($29,256)


5.46% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,744 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
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 Franklin County, AL  0.55% ($20,500 average AGI)
to Winston County, AL  0.45% ($22,000)
to Fayette County, AL  0.36% ($28,788)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bexar:

  • WERH (970 AM; 5 kW; HAMILTON, AL; Owner: KATE F. FITE)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFTO (1330 AM; 5 kW; FULTON, MS; Owner: AIR SOUTH RADIO, 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)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WKXM (1300 AM; 5 kW; WINFIELD, AL; Owner: AD-MEDIA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • WRMG (1430 AM; 1 kW; RED BAY, AL; Owner: JIMMY R. PYLE)
  • WVSA (1380 AM; 5 kW; VERNON, AL; Owner: LAMAR CTY. B/CING. CO., INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bexar:

  • WSYE (93.3 FM; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WQLT-FM (107.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFTA (101.9 FM; FULTON, MS; Owner: AIR SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WFIX (91.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: TRI-STATE INSPIRATIONAL B/C CORP.)
  • WKXM-FM (105.9 FM; WINFIELD, AL; Owner: AD-MEDIA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • WLAY-FM (100.3 FM; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXFL (96.1 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVNA-FM (105.5 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBTG-FM (106.3 FM; SHEFFIELD, AL; Owner: SLATTON & ASSOCS. BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WMXV (103.5 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WERH-FM (92.1 FM; HAMILTON, AL; Owner: KATE F. FITE)
  • W258AA (99.5 FM; RED BAY, AL; Owner: ROBERT A. TIFFIN)

TV broadcast stations around Bexar:

  • WHDF (Channel 15; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • W39CD (Channel 38; FULTON, MS; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCBI-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W46DF (Channel 46; HAMILTON, AL; Owner: WMTY, INC.)
  • WYLE (Channel 26; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ETC COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WFIQ (Channel 36; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • JIMMY J LOUP, On Hwy 78 .2 Mi Nw (Lat: 34.202222 Lon: -88.185833), Type: 61.9, Overall height: 61.9 m, Registrant: 7136275005, Jjloup@duke-Energy.Com, 5400 WESTHEIMER CT.
  • JIMMY J LOUP, On Hwy 78 .2 Mi Nw (Lat: 34.202333 Lon: -88.185861), Type: 61.9, Overall height: 61.9 m, Registrant: 7136275005, Jjloup@duke-Energy.Com, 5400 WESTHEIMER CT.
  • SCOTT PITTMAN, On Hwy 78 .2 Mi Nw (Lat: 34.202333 Lon: -88.185861), Type: 61.9, Overall height: 61.9 m, Registrant: 7136275005, Jjloup@duke-Energy.Com, 5400 WESTHEIMER CT.
  • J S Pittman, On Hwy 78 .2 Mi Nw (Lat: 34.202333 Lon: -88.185861), Type: 61.9, Overall height: 61.9 m, Registrant: 7136275229, Rsoileau@duke-Energy.Com, 5400 WESTHEIMER COURT, ROOM# WO3A63
  • D J Bolton, On Hwy 78 .2 Mi Nw (Lat: 34.202333 Lon: -88.185861), Type: 61.9, Structure height: 01093 m, Overall height: 61.9 m, Registrant: 7036156615, Elizabeth@fcc-Faalicensing.Com, 211 NORTH UNION STREET, SUITE 100
  • On Hwy 78, .2 Mi Nw (Lat: 34.202222 Lon: -88.185833), Type: 61.8, Overall height: 61.8 m, Registrant: 7136274339, Jpcormier@duke-Energy.Com, 5400 WESTHEIMER CT.
  • On Hwy 78 .2 Mi Nw (Lat: 34.202222 Lon: -88.185833), Type: 61.9, Overall height: 61.9 m, Registrant: 7043821242, Jpcormier@dukecomsvcs.Com, 400 SOUTH TRYON AVE.

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 200 Yds S Of Hwy 78w & 1 Mi W Of Int Al 36 & Hwy 78 (Lat: 34.203722 Lon: -88.171972), Call Sign: WYH230
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.885 MHzGrant Date: 09/23/1998, Expiration Date: 09/16/2003, Cancellation Date: 11/16/2003Registrant: Mc Rae Farms, Rt 5, Hamilton, AL 35570, Phone: (205) 921-2639

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • BEXAR, On Us Hwy 78 2 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 34.202306 Lon: -88.185861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 61.9 m, Call Sign: WEG828
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6226.89 MHzGrant Date: 01/18/2012, Expiration Date: 03/03/2022, Certifier: D J BoltonRegistrant: Fcc-Faa Licensing, LLC, 211 North Union Street, Suite 100, Alexandria, VA 22314, Phone: (703) 615-6615, Fax: (703) 372-5176, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (56%)
  • Electricity (27%)
  • Utility gas (16%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)

Bexar compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below 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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