Brent, Alabama

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Population in 2019: 4,747 (62% urban, 38% rural).
Population change since 2000: +18.0%
Males: 3,332  (70.2%)
Females: 1,415  (29.8%)
Median resident age:

37.3 years
Alabama median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 35034, 35042.

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Estimated median household income in 2019: $35,096 (it was $21,287 in 2000)
Brent:

$35,096
AL:

$51,734

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $12,132 (it was $11,044 in 2000)

Brent city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $98,314 (it was $49,400 in 2000)
Brent:

$98,314
AL:

$154,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $96,792; detached houses: $116,153; mobile homes: $34,300

Median gross rent in 2019: $768.

March 2019 cost of living index in Brent: 86.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 37.8%
(33.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.6% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Brent, AL (2019)
    • 2,79357.8%White alone
    • 1,86038.5%Black alone
    • 1382.9%Hispanic
    • 360.7%Two or more races
    • 70.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Brent, Alabama as of August 09, 2022.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Brent is 170 to 1.


Crime rates in Brent by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(41.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(24.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.8)
1
(22.8)
1
(22.9)
1
(20.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.4)
2
(41.0)
1
(20.6)
2
(40.9)
3
(61.0)
2
(41.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(24.0)
2
(46.2)
3
(68.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(45.9)
2
(40.2)
1
(20.2)
3
(61.3)
1
(20.5)
3
(61.7)
3
(61.3)
1
(20.3)
2
(41.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(120.0)
1
(23.1)
17
(387.8)
4
(91.3)
16
(366.9)
19
(382.2)
15
(303.3)
12
(245.2)
10
(205.0)
10
(205.5)
9
(184.0)
16
(325.5)
14
(288.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8
(192.0)
17
(392.8)
26
(593.1)
9
(205.4)
9
(206.4)
33
(663.9)
16
(323.6)
12
(245.2)
7
(143.5)
21
(431.6)
31
(633.9)
29
(589.9)
25
(515.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
24
(576.1)
52
(1,201)
86
(1,962)
39
(890.2)
93
(2,133)
77
(1,549)
46
(930.2)
72
(1,471)
66
(1,353)
81
(1,665)
76
(1,554)
124
(2,522)
66
(1,360)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(48.0)
2
(46.2)
2
(45.6)
0
(0.0)
4
(91.7)
10
(201.2)
2
(40.4)
6
(122.6)
8
(164.0)
3
(61.7)
6
(122.7)
10
(203.4)
5
(103.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A1
(20.1)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index90.797.7240.086.5212.6229.1170.3169.6157.2260.0204.3278.5201.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Brent, AL

Crime rate in Brent detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Alabama average:

2.19
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Ancestries: American (32.1%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%), English (1.3%), Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 240 feet

Land area: 8.72 square miles.

Population density: 544 people per square mile   (low).

Brent, Alabama map

56 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $477 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $210 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (27.8 miles , pop. 77,906).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (45.5 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (532.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Centreville, AL (1.6 miles ),
West Blocton, AL (3.6 miles ),
Heiberger, AL (3.8 miles ),
Piper-Coleanor, AL (3.8 miles ),
Vance, AL (4.0 miles ),
North Bibb, AL (4.3 miles ),
Woodstock, AL (4.3 miles ),
Coaling, AL (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 32.94 N, Longitude: 87.17 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 205

Distribution of median household income in Brent, AL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Brent, AL in 2019
Brent satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Alabama:

4.0%
Historical population in Brent, AL
Historical housing units in Brent, AL
Most common industries in Brent, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Health care (8.7%)
  • Construction (7.6%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Wood products (5.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.1%)
  • Wood products (7.1%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Lumber & other construction materials merchant wholesalers (4.6%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.4%)
  • Health care (13.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.0%)
  • Public administration (8.8%)
  • Personal & laundry services (5.0%)
  • Apparel (4.6%)
  • Wood products (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Brent, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.9%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Electricians (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (7.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.0%)

Average climate in Brent, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Brent, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.2. This is about average.

City:

65.2
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.310. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.310
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 13.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.2
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

Brent-area historical tornado activity is near Alabama state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/3/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.9 miles away from the Brent city center killed 58 people and injured 518 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1998, a category F5 tornado 34.7 miles away from the city center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brent-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 119% greater 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 32.5 miles away from the city 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 125.8 miles away from Brent center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 139.5 miles away from Brent center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 66.2 miles away from Brent center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 48.5 miles away from Brent center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 139.5 miles away from Brent 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 Bibb County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Floods: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brent topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Brent:

  • CV HOME HEALTH OF BIBB COUNTY (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; CENTREVILLE, AL)
  • BIBB MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; CENTREVILLE, AL)
  • BIBB MED CENTER NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; CENTREVILLE, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brent:

  • University of Montevallo (about 22 miles; Montevallo, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,826)
  • Shelton State Community College (about 26 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • The University of Alabama (about 29 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 30,931)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 40 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,695)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 43 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 8,167)
  • Samford University (about 43 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,829)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 45 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 14,853)

Public elementary/middle school in Brent:

  • CENTREVILLE ELEM SCH (Location: 160 4TH STREET, Grades: KG-4)

Points of interest:

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

Churches in Brent include: Brent Presbyterian Church (A), Pineview Baptist Church (B), Brent Church of God (C), Brent Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Brent Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Southern Belle Motor Court (Highway 5 & Highway 82), Windwood Inn (10258 Highway 5).

Court: Brent Municpal Court (22 1st Street).

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Brent and their reported violations in the past:

BRENT UTILITIES BOARD (Population served: 5,850, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.9%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.9%
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: 0.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Brent in 2010:

  • 1,924 people in state prisons
  • 83 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 30 people in group homes intended for adults
900 people in state prisons in 2000
215 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Brent (2011 data):

  • First United Security Bank: Brent Branch at 2334 Main Street, branch established on 1912/01/02. Info updated 2012/01/12: Bank assets: $624.2 mil, Deposits: $527.4 mil, headquarters in Thomasville, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: United Security Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Brent:

Marital status in Brent, AL
  • Never married: 45.5%
  • Now married: 27.2%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 17.0%

For population 25 years and over in Brent:

  • High school or higher: 63.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Brent
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Brent, AL (based on Bibb County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,15963
Black Protestant9668
Mainline Protestant3029
Other31
None11,485-
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: 7
Bibb County:

3.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Bibb County:

7.91 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

3.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.6%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Bibb County:

31.7%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bibb County:

15.4%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Brent:

47.5%
Alabama:

49.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.5%
Alabama:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Brent:

20.3%
Alabama:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.3%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Brent:

6.7
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Brent:

30.7%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
This city:

54.2%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.9%
Alabama:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Brent, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 6$17,172$34,3443$2,014
Airports 6$32,506$65,0121$690
Electric Power 4$11,433$34,2990$0
Other and Unallocable 3$15,309$61,2360$0
Sewerage 1$2,116$25,3920$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,405$28,8600$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,074$36,88811$3,321
Totals for Government 22$84,015$45,82615$6,024

Brent government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $361,000 ($76.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $304,000 ($64.04)
    Regular Highways: $244,000 ($51.40)
    Central Staff Services: $133,000 ($28.02)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $8,000 ($1.69)
    Libraries: $6,000 ($1.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $29,000 ($6.11)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $564,000 ($118.81)

Brent government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $321,000 ($67.62)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $54,000 ($11.38)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $534,000 ($112.49)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $176,000 ($37.08)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $125,000 ($26.33)
    Property: $93,000 ($19.59)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $70,000 ($14.75)
    Amusements Sales: $16,000 ($3.37)

Brent government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $727,000 ($153.15)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $533,000 ($112.28)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $193,000 ($40.66)

Brent government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $488,000 ($102.80)

5.51% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,231 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
Alabama average:

5.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Tuscaloosa County, AL  1.70% ($44,455 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, AL  1.27% ($41,167)
from Shelby County, AL  0.82% ($37,833)


5.96% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,618 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.96%
Alabama average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Tuscaloosa County, AL  1.86% ($41,683 average AGI)
to Jefferson County, AL  1.18% ($37,782)
to Shelby County, AL  0.88% ($32,224)
Businesses in Brent, AL
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1T-Mobile1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Pizza Hut1

Strongest AM radio stations in Brent:

  • WBIB (1110 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CENTREVILLE, AL)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WJUS (1310 AM; 5 kW; MARION, AL; Owner: GRACE BAPTIST TEMPLE CHURCH)
  • WTSK (790 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WACT (1420 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWPG (1280 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: LAWSON OF TUSCALOOSA, INC.)
  • WSPZ (1150 AM; 5 kW; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: RADIO SOUTH, INC)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKNG (1060 AM; daytime; 50 kW; TALLAPOOSA, GA; Owner: WKNG, INC.)
  • WMSP (740 AM; 10 kW; MONTGOMERY, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brent:

  • WANZ (100.7 FM; NORTHPORT, AL; Owner: APEX BRAODCASTING INC.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTUG-FM (92.9 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WBHJ (95.7 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUAL-FM (91.5 FM; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WQEN (103.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDGM (99.1 FM; GREENSBORO, AL; Owner: WARRIOR BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
  • WZRR (99.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC-FM (93.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WTXT (98.1 FM; FAYETTE, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQEM (101.5 FM; COLUMBIANA, AL; Owner: GLEN IRIS BAPTIST SCHOOL)
  • WQZZ (104.3 FM; EUTAW, AL; Owner: JIM LAWSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEZZ-FM (97.7 FM; CLANTON, AL; Owner: SOUTHEASTERN BROADCASTING CO., INC)

TV broadcast stations around Brent:

  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • WBIH (Channel 29; SELMA, AL; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLDM (Channel 23; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: CHANNEL 23, LLC)
  • W46BU (Channel 46; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WVUA-CA (Channel 7; TUSCALOOSA/NORTHPORT, AL; Owner: THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA)
  • WDVZ-CA (Channel 3; GREENSBORO, AL; Owner: TTI, INC.)
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WTTO (Channel 21; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBRC (Channel 6; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM BROADCASTING (WVTM-TV), LLC)
  • WJMY-CA (Channel 28; DEMOPOLIS, AL; Owner: TTI, INC.)
Brent fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Brent fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 351ft / 107mTotal length
  • $37,727,000Total costs
  • 51,997Total average daily traffic
  • 7,564Total average daily truck traffic
  • 62,053Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Brent, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 31940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 51990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Brent, AL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Brent)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Off Cr 1 (Lat: 32.924833 Lon: -87.200000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146 m, Call Sign: WPFR749,
    Assigned Frequencies: 859.287 MHz, 859.337 MHz, 859.362 MHz, 859.387 MHz, 860.287 MHz, 860.337 MHz, 860.362 MHz, 860.387 MHz, Grant Date: 07/30/2019, Expiration Date: 06/08/2029, Registrant: Southern Communications Services, Inc D/B/A Southern Linc, 600 18th St N Bin Sn-0800, Birmingham, AL 35203-2206, Phone: (205) 257-1534, Email:
  • Off Cr 1 (Lat: 32.924833 Lon: -87.200000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146 m, Call Sign: WQJM693,
    Assigned Frequencies: 855.887 MHz, Grant Date: 04/28/2009, Expiration Date: 06/08/2019, Cancellation Date: 07/17/2014, Certifier: Robin J Cohen, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 10393 Highway 5 (Lat: 32.937222 Lon: -87.164722), Call Sign: WPXA486,
    Assigned Frequencies: 468.762 MHz, 468.837 MHz, 469.137 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz, 469.887 MHz, 457.512 MHz, 457.537 MHz, 457.562 MHz, 457.587 MHz, 457.612 MHz, Grant Date: 02/20/2003, Expiration Date: 02/20/2013, Cancellation Date: 04/27/2013, Certifier: Stanley Rubenstein Dr, Registrant: Hm Electronics, Inc., 6675 Mesa Ridge Rd, San Diego, CA 92121, Phone: (858) 535-6015, Fax: (858) 452-7207, Email:
  • Lat: 32.939833 Lon: -87.176333, Call Sign: WQCH387,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.187 MHz, 451.237 MHz, 451.287 MHz, 451.312 MHz, 451.337 MHz, Grant Date: 03/03/2005, Expiration Date: 03/03/2015, Cancellation Date: 05/09/2015, Certifier: Scott Davis, Registrant: Tuscaloosa Communications Inc, 3720 Hargrove Road, East, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405, Phone: (205) 553-2122, Fax: (205) 556-0494
  • W4, Approx. 140 Ft E Of Hwy 5 (Lat: 32.956389 Lon: -87.170833), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQTL948,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.587 MHz, Grant Date: 03/03/2014, Expiration Date: 03/03/2024, Certifier: Dennis Stripling, Registrant: Cpi Technologies, Inc., 1022 Commerce Blvd., Pelham, AL 35124, Phone: (205) 987-3200, Fax: (205) 987-3205, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • Brent, Off Cr 1 (Lat: 32.925278 Lon: -87.199444), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 146.3 m, Overall height: 151.5 m, Call Sign: WPNI925,
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.556 MHz, 952.556 MHz, Grant Date: 12/19/2012, Expiration Date: 01/08/2023, Cancellation Date: 01/15/2020, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Fax: (202) 872-1331, Email:
  • HARMON, 1570 Wreckless Road (Lat: 33.035361 Lon: -87.263778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 107 m, Overall height: 110.3 m, Call Sign: WQPD722,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 04/17/2012, Expiration Date: 04/17/2022, Cancellation Date: 10/22/2020, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon, 1300 I St Nw - Suite 500 East, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 515-2453, Email:
  • AG CENTREVI2, 199 Midstate Drive (Al9885-A) (Lat: 32.960389 Lon: -87.172778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQPT231,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10875.0 MHz, Grant Date: 08/08/2012, Expiration Date: 08/08/2022, Certifier: Chris Harris, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • HARMON, 1570 Wreckless Road (Lat: 33.035361 Lon: -87.263778), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 107 m, Overall height: 110.3 m, Call Sign: WQWM443,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11585.0 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 10/02/2015, Expiration Date: 10/02/2025, Certifier: Larry F Butts, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Email:
  • CENTREVILLE, Off Cr 1 (Lat: 32.925333 Lon: -87.199361), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 146.3 m, Overall height: 151.5 m, Call Sign: WQWM483,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11305.0 MHz... (+6 more), Grant Date: 10/02/2015, Expiration Date: 10/02/2025, Certifier: Larry F Butts, Registrant: Southern Company Services, 600 North 18th St/Bin 5n-8409, Birmingham, AL 35203, Phone: (205) 257-3223, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Brent)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PILATUS AIRCRAFT LTD PC-12/47E (Category: Land, Seats: 11, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-67P (1272 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 886BM, N886BM, N-886BM, Serial Number: 1312, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 10/11/2011, Certificate Issue Date: 03/29/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Btga LLC, 2 Industrial Rd, Brent, AL 35034
  • Aircraft: BELCHER WILLIAM B II FIRESTAR (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 43341, N43341, N-43341, Serial Number: FS 692, Airworthiness Date: 10/13/2009, Certificate Issue Date: 01/18/2008
    Registrant (Individual): William B Ii Belcher, Po Box 660, Brent, AL 35034

Most common first names in Brent, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4173.3 years
James3669.9 years
Robert2767.1 years
Willie2569.6 years
Mary2274.6 years
William2175.3 years
Annie1378.1 years
George1269.1 years
Minnie1182.5 years
Mattie1184.2 years
Most common last names in Brent, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mitchell3474.9 years
Elam2375.3 years
James2172.5 years
Johnson1975.5 years
Underwood1873.0 years
Jones1877.1 years
Sanders1573.4 years
Avery1577.6 years
Murphy1479.4 years
Smith1371.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Brent, AL
  • 52.0%Electricity
  • 38.7%Utility gas
  • 9.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Brent, AL
  • 70.0%Electricity
  • 25.8%Utility gas
  • 4.2%Wood


Brent compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Brent on our top lists:

  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other noninstitutional group quarters (population 1,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in state prisons (population 1,000+)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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