Bullock County, Alabama (AL)

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County population in 2012: 10,474 (49% urban, 51% rural); it was 11,714 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,049
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,527
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,967
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,169 (it was 1,019 in 2000)
% of renters here:

26%
State:

30%

Land area: 625 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 17 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Bullock County: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (50.0%), Construction (46.4%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 8%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 92%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Bullock County, Alabama:

  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (70.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (21.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (7.1%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Alabama median age:  37.0 years
Males: 5,912  (56.3%)
Females: 5,002  (43.7%)
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Bullock County,AL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Bullock County:

2.0 people
Alabama:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,733 ($20,605 in 1999)

This county:

$31733
Alabama:

$42849

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $283 (lower quartile is $209, upper quartile is $374)
This county:

$283
State:

$515


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $70,715 (it was $54,000 in 2000)
Bullock:

$70,715
Alabama:

$122,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $33,200 - $171,269
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,137
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $353

Institutionalized population: 1,642

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

Bullock County, AL map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $484 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $197 (0.3%)

Bullock County household income distribution in 2009 Bullock County home values distribution Bullock County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.6%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.2% for Black residents, 33.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 21.7%
Bullock County:

21.7%
Alabama:

18.7%
(7.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.9% for Black residents, 30.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 39 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 41 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45 years old, Black residents: 36 years old, American Indian residents: 31 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 42 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bullock County is $365 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $447 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $536 a month.

Cities in this county include: Union Springs, Inverness, Fitzpatrick, Midway.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Bullock County: Auburn University Agricultural Experiment Station (A), Sedgefield Plantation (B), Highway 51 Volunteer Fire Department (C), Thompson Cornerstone Volunteer Fire Department (D), Almeria Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bullock County include: Mount Canaan Church (A), Mount Carey Church (B), Mount Coney Church (C), Mount Hilliard Church (D), Mount Hilliard Baptist Church (E), Mount Olive Church (F), Mount Sinai Church (G), Mount Zion Church (H), Mountain View Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: McGrady Cemetery (1), Cornerstone Cemetery (2), Hubbard Cemetery (3), Jackson Cemetery (4), Dasinger Cemetery (5), Jericho Cemetery (6), Powell Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Beckhams Lake (A), Gibson Lake (B), Hobbie Lee Lake (C), Green Acres Lake (D), Green Lakes (E), Spains Lake (F), Greens Pond (G), Bentons Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Shopton Branch (A), Leatherbreeches Creek (B), Reeder Branch (C), Posey Creek (D), Pinhook Creek (E), Perote Creek (F), Norton Creek (G), Mountain Creek (H), Moseley Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Barbour County , Macon County , Montgomery County , Pike County , Russell County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.1%
Alabama:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 282
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 60.5%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 7.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 358 (16% naturalized citizens)

Bullock County:

3.1%
Whole state:

2.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 235
  • 1990 to 1994: 38
  • 1985 to 1989: 17
  • 1980 to 1984: 17
  • 1975 to 1979: 12
  • 1970 to 1974: 5
  • 1970 to 1974: 14
  • 1965 to 1969: 20

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 66.1%

Bullock County marital status for males Bullock County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Bullock County with a mortgage: 549 (57 second mortgage, 17 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 956

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

64.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Bullock County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Black Protestant3,44521
Evangelical Protestant2,15215
Mainline Protestant6019
Other531
Catholic491
None4,614-
Bullock County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Bullock County:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Bullock County:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 2
This county:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Bullock County:

14.5%
Alabama:

11.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Bullock County:

37.3%
State:

31.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.6%
State:

13.5%

Agriculture in Bullock County:

Average size of farms: 536 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $105,292
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $2045.29
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 66.86%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 30.02%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $76,283
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 6.72%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 8.05%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $57,499
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.01%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.06
Corn for grain: 492 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 35 harvested acres
Vegetables: 67 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 980 acres

Tornado activity:

Bullock County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Alabama state average. It is 7750341.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 2 fatalities and 14 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/18/1969, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 2 people and injured 14 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bullock County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 83% 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 114.3 miles away from Bullock County 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 127.7 miles away from the county 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 165.8 miles away from the county center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 223.3 miles away from the county center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 408.3 miles away from Bullock 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 135.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Bullock County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (68%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • Guatemala (9%)
  • Colombia (5%)
  • Jamaica (4%)
  • Japan (1%)
  • Korea (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Bullock County (%):

  • United States or American (14%)
  • English (3%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • German (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • African (1%)
  • Jamaican (1%)

Bullock County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,411 (71%)
  • Carpooled: 635 (19%)
  • Walked: 173 (5%)
  • Other means: 58 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 105 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Bullock County, Alabama in 2000:

  • 1,376 people in state prisons
  • 114 people in nursing homes
  • 21 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

People in group quarters in Bullock County, Alabama in 2010:

  • 1,495 people in state prisons
  • 114 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 48 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 33 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $31,145.

5.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,713 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.15%
Alabama average:

6.02%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.70% relocated from other counties in Alabama ($18,744 average AGI)
1.45% relocated from other states ($6,969 average AGI)
Bullock County:

1.45%
Alabama average:

2.63%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Montgomery County, AL  1.77% ($29,055 average AGI)
from Barbour County, AL  0.35% ($23,545)
from Pike County, AL  0.32% ($20,700)


6.59% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($22,106 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.59%
Alabama average:

6.06%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.38% relocated to other counties in Alabama ($18,933 average AGI)
1.20% relocated to other states ($3,168 average AGI)
Bullock County:

1.20%
Alabama average:

2.67%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Montgomery County, AL  2.15% ($25,044 average AGI)
to Pike County, AL  0.70% ($23,045)
to Barbour County, AL  0.60% ($25,421)
to Macon County, AL  0.51% ($23,188)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.7

Births per 1000 population in Bullock County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 10.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Bullock County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 18.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Bullock County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 1,937 (1,433 aged, 504 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,224

Size of family households: 980 2-persons, 601 3-persons, 446 4-persons, 203 5-persons, 86 6-persons, 71 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,230 1-person, 103 2-persons, 7 3-persons, 8 4-persons, 4 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

1,068 married couples with children.
1,472 single-parent households (151 men, 1,321 women).

93.9% of residents of Bullock County speak English at home.
5.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (36% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 31% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (64% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 27% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 26% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $79,562,000 ($7085 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,263,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $29,529,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $18,569,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $848,000
Federal grants: $27,803,000
Federal procurement contracts: $563,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,249,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $647,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $19,514,000
Federal Government insurance: $1,665,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 815
Here:

74 per 1000 residents
State:

70 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 689
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

53 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +202
Here:

+18 per 1000 residents
State:

+6 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -876
Here -79 per 1000 residents
State +2 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Bullock County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.50 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 64
  • 2000 to 2004: 607
  • 1990 to 1999: 849
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,054
  • 1970 to 1979: 716
  • 1960 to 1969: 335
  • 1950 to 1959: 204
  • 1940 to 1949: 202
  • 1939 or earlier: 427
Rooms in houses/apartments in Bullock County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 71
  • 3 rooms: 254
  • 4 rooms: 226
  • 5 rooms: 847
  • 6 rooms: 557
  • 7 rooms: 558
  • 8 rooms: 229
  • 9+ rooms: 225
  • 1 room: 15
  • 2 rooms: 75
  • 3 rooms: 172
  • 4 rooms: 230
  • 5 rooms: 332
  • 6 rooms: 102
  • 7 rooms: 79
  • 8 rooms: 14
  • 9+ rooms: 0
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Bullock County, Alabama
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 42
  • 1 bedroom: 77
  • 2 bedrooms: 675
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,617
  • 4 bedrooms: 437
  • 5+ bedrooms: 119
  • no bedroom: 27
  • 1 bedroom: 179
  • 2 bedrooms: 405
  • 3 bedrooms: 355
  • 4 bedrooms: 49
  • 5+ bedrooms: 4
Cars and other vehicles available in Bullock County, Alabama in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 373
  • 1 vehicle: 1,014
  • 2 vehicles: 986
  • 3 vehicles: 431
  • 4 vehicles: 133
  • 5+ vehicles: 30
  • no vehicle: 329
  • 1 vehicle: 463
  • 2 vehicles: 160
  • 3 vehicles: 36
  • 4 vehicles: 11
  • 5+ vehicles: 20

61% of Bullock County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 46% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 79% lived in Alabama.

Bullock County:

60.9%
State average:

58.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $32,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Bullock County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (52.5%)
  • Electricity (30.4%)
  • Utility gas (16.0%)
  • Wood (0.8%)
  • Electricity (47.8%)
  • Utility gas (26.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23.5%)
  • Wood (2.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 178
Here:

12.4%
Alabama:

10.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 125
Here:

15.7%
Alabama:

10.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 23
Here:

9.5%
Alabama:

14.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Bullock County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $818,000
    General - Other: $610,000
    Police Protection: $400,000
    Central Staff Services: $323,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $232,000
    General Public Buildings: $217,000
    Financial Administration: $206,000
    Solid Waste Management: $177,000
    Corrections - Other: $100,000
    Welfare - Other: $56,000
    Health Services - Other: $41,000
    Libraries: $5,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $656,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff: $8,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,530,000

Bullock County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $196,000
    All Other: $192,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $350,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $41,000
    Interest Earnings: $25,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,538,000
    General Support: $204,000
  • Tax - Property: $572,000
    Total General Sales: $385,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $149,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $83,000
    Tobacco Sales: $52,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $12,000
    NEC: $6,000

Bullock County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $10,932,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $10,889,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $43,000

Bullock County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,773,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Bullock County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Bullock County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Bullock County, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Willie13871.6 years
Mary10678.3 years
James10470.1 years
John8972.4 years
Annie8078.7 years
Robert5271.3 years
Henry5172.6 years
William4972.6 years
Mattie4776.3 years
George3975.7 years
Most common last names in Bullock County, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith8474.1 years
Johnson7473.5 years
Williams6475.9 years
Jackson6178.4 years
Davis5371.2 years
Hall5077.6 years
Tarver4872.3 years
Harris4576.2 years
Walker4377.0 years
Jones4171.2 years
Businesses in Bullock County, AL
NameCountNameCount
CVS1True Value1
Church's Chicken1U-Haul1
McDonald's1YMCA1
Subway1

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