County population in 2012: 22,597 (32% urban, 68% rural); it was 20,826 in 2000 County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,326 County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,685 County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,951 Renter-occupied apartments: 1,942 (it was 1,470 in 2000)
% of renters here:
Land area: 623 sq. mi. Water area: 3.1 sq. mi.
Population density: 37 people per square mile
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bibb County: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.5%), Manufacturing (16.5%), Retail trade (15.7%), Construction (11.9%).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $170 (0.2%) Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $145 (0.2%)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 11.9%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.4% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 38.1% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents) Median age of residents in 2010: 37 years old
(Males: 36 years old, Females: 39 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39 years old, Black residents: 33 years old, American Indian residents: 35 years old, Asian residents: 30 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29 years old, Other race residents: 27 years old)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Area name: Birmingham-Hoover, AL HUD Metro FMR Area Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bibb County is $521 a month. Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $581 a month. Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $737 a month.
Notable locations in this county outside city limits:
Notable locations in Bibb County: West Blocton Water Works (A), Desmans Camp (B), Pine Bay Marina (C), Camp Hugh (D), Camp Booth (E), Centreville Weather Station (F), Keeton Corner (G), Low Gap (H), South Sandy Hunter Camp (I), Halls Mill (J), Cahaba Wildlife Management Area Headquarters (K), Green Pond Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (L), Brierfield Volunteer Fire Department (M), Randolph Volunteer Fire Department (N), Green Pond Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 (O), Eoline Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (P), Eoline Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (Q), Lawley Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (R), Lawley Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (S), Cedar Grove Fire Department (T). Display/hide their locations on the map
Churches in Bibb County include: Mount Grove Baptist Church (A), Mount Olive Church (B), New Hebron Baptist Church (C), Mount Moriah Baptist Church (D), Mount Olive Baptist Church (E), Johnstown Baptist Church (F), Marvel Church (G), Banks Chapel Baptist Church (H), Hopewell Primitive Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Cemeteries: McKensey Cemetery (1), Thrasher Cemetery (2), Brierfield Cemetery (3), Cottingham Cemetery (4), Johnstown Cemetery (5), Daniel Cemetery (6), Clements Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map
Lakes and reservoirs: Beaver Pond (A), Blue Hole (B), Miller Lake (C), Brimwood Lakes (D), Lightseys Pond (E), Rockyview Lake (F), Kornegay Lake (G), Hammermill Paper Company Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map
Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tanyard Branch (A), Shoal Creek (B), Rocky Branch (C), Reed Arm Branch (D), Pratt Creek (E), Pine Island Creek (F), Oldham Creek (G), Sixmile Creek (H), Middle Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map
Average size of farms: 240 acres Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $8,907 Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $87.23 The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 75.02% Average total farm production expenses per farm: $7,888 Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.62% Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.65% Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $34,839 The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 98.40% Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.06 Corn for grain: 167 harvested acres Vegetables: 85 harvested acres Land in orchards: 63 acres
Bibb County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is below Alabama state average. It is 1.3 times above overall U.S. average. Tornadoes in this county have caused 4 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004. On 3/17/1963, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 4 people
Bibb County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 61% 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 26.4 miles away from the county center On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 62.6 miles away from the county 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 54.3 miles away from the county 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 31.3 miles away from Bibb County 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 27.1 miles away from the county center On 8/19/2004 at 23:51:49, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 MW, 3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 14.4 miles away from the county center Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Most recent natural disasters:
Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: April 27, 2011, Emergency Declared (EM-3319): April 27, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3319, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1971): April 28, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1971, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
Alabama Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 29, 2008 to September 3, 2008, Emergency Declared (EM-3292): August 30, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3292, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
Alabama Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3237): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3237, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
Alabama Hurricane Dennis, Incident Period: July 10, 2005 to July 16, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1593): July 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1593, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
Alabama Hurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 13, 2004 to September 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1549): September 15, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1549, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
Alabama Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: May 5, 2003 to May 30, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1466): May 12, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1466, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
Alabama Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 5, 2002 to November 12, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1442): November 14, 2002, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1442, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
Alabama Severe Snowfall, Winter Storm, Incident Period: March 13, 1993 to March 17, 1993, Emergency Declared (EM-3096): March 15, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3096, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Snowfall
Alabama Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: February 3, 1990 to February 16, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-856): February 17, 1990, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-856, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.
The number of natural disasters in Bibb County (12) is near the US average (12). Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7 Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 2, Snowfall: 1, Drought: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.7 Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8
Births per 1000 population in Bibb County
Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.2 Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population in Bibb County
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 13.4 Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Bibb County
Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 3,364 (2,390 aged, 974 disabled) Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16% Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 162.5. This is less than state average.
Household type by relationship:
In family households: 18,168 (3,955 male householders, 1,793 female householders)
4,172 spouses, 6,151 children (5,589 natural, 149 adopted, 413 stepchildren), 806 grandchildren, 267 brothers or sisters, 168 parents, 314 other relatives, 383 non-relatives
In nonfamily households: 2,523 (1,052 male householders (898 living alone)), 1,153 female householders (1,053 living alone)), 318 nonrelatives
In group quarters: 2,224 (2,194 institutionalized population)
Size of family households: 2,418 2-persons, 1,360 3-persons, 1,146 4-persons, 515 5-persons, 184 6-persons, 125 7-or-more-persons.
98.2% of residents of Bibb County speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 23% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (82% speak English very well, 18% speak English well).
In fiscal year 2004:
Federal Government expenditure: $112,988,000 ($5300 per capita) Department of Defense expenditure: $3,068,000 Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $56,470,000 Federal other direct payments to individuals: $29,392,000 Federal direct payments not to individuals: $276,000 Federal grants: $21,514,000 Federal procurement contracts: $1,004,000 ($39,000 Department of Defense) Federal salaries and wages: $4,333,000 ($750,000 Department of Defense) Federal Government direct loans: $588,000 Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,685,000 Federal Government insurance: $905,000
Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:
67 per 1000 residents
70 per 1000 residents
53 per 1000 residents
53 per 1000 residents
Net international migration: +38
+2 per 1000 residents
+6 per 1000 residents
Net internal migration: +1,307
+61 per 1000 residents
+2 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Bibb County
Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.78 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)
Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Median number of rooms in apartments:
Year house built
2005 or later: 143
2000 to 2004: 360
1990 to 1999: 1,890
1980 to 1989: 1,971
1970 to 1979: 1,499
1960 to 1969: 1,213
1950 to 1959: 574
1940 to 1949: 284
1939 or earlier: 772
Rooms in houses/apartments in Bibb County, Alabama
65% of Bibb County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago. Out of people who lived in different houses, 44% lived in this county. Out of people who lived in different counties, 78% lived in Alabama.
Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:
This state: 18303
Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $50,500
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%
Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 3%
Year Householders Moved Into Unit:
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Bibb County