Bear Creek, Alabama

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Population in 2019: 1,068 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.4%
 
Males: 612  (57.3%)
Females: 456  (42.7%)
Median resident age:

39.4 years
Alabama median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 35543, 35564, 35565, 35581.

Bear Creek Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2019: $34,255 (it was $27,813 in 2000)
Bear Creek:

$34,255
AL:

$51,734

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $16,013 (it was $14,917 in 2000)

Bear Creek town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $55,470 (it was $47,200 in 2000)
Bear Creek:

$55,470
AL:

$154,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $105,211; detached houses: $161,984; mobile homes: $26,946

Median gross rent in 2019: $578.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bear Creek: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 21.3%
(22.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.5% for other race residents, 9.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bear Creek, AL (2019)
    • 1,10791.4%White alone
    • 504.1%Hispanic
    • 403.3%Two or more races
    • 60.5%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Bear Creek, Alabama as of June 21, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bear Creek is 195 to 1.


Crime rates in Bear Creek by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2013

2014

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(286.5)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(194.2)
6
(590.6)
4
(400.4)
8
(804.0)
7
(704.9)
4
(377.7)
8
(764.1)
1
(95.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
2
(194.2)
2
(196.9)
8
(800.8)
9
(904.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(188.9)
8
(764.1)
13
(1,246)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
12
(1,165)
19
(1,870)
20
(2,002)
25
(2,513)
10
(1,007)
8
(755.4)
17
(1,624)
12
(1,151)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(97.1)
3
(295.3)
2
(200.2)
4
(402.0)
1
(100.7)
2
(188.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index106.8230.3232.2356.8189.3134.1500.5152.4

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 Bear Creek, AL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.93
Alabama average:

2.19
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Ancestries: American (33.4%), Irish (10.3%), Welsh (8.8%), German (3.4%), English (2.9%), Greek (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 13.5 square miles.

Population density: 79 people per square mile   (very low).

Bear Creek, Alabama map

20 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.7%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $285 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $254 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Decatur, AL (46.3 miles , pop. 53,929).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (72.7 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (523.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Phil Campbell, AL (2.3 miles ),
Haleyville, AL (2.4 miles ),
Hackleburg, AL (2.7 miles ),
Spruce Pine, AL (2.9 miles ),
Hodges, AL (3.7 miles ),
Natural Bridge, AL (3.7 miles),
Russellville, AL (4.1 miles ),
Belgreen, AL (4.1 miles)

Latitude: 34.27 N, Longitude: 87.70 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 205

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

2.9%
Alabama:

4.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +140 (+15.3%).
Most common industries in Bear Creek, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Wood products (11.6%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (10.1%)
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.3%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (15.2%)
  • Construction (14.8%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (10.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.6%)
  • Public administration (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.0%)
  • Health care (13.9%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (10.2%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (7.0%)
  • Wood products (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Bear Creek, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Woodworkers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (14.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.9%)
  • Cashiers (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.8%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4.8%)

Average climate in Bear Creek, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bear Creek-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 147% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 18.7 miles away from the Bear Creek town center killed 28 people and injured 267 people.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 tornado 39.2 miles away from the town center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.

Earthquake activity:

Bear Creek-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 201% 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 65.3 miles away from Bear Creek center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 119.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 39.1 miles away from Bear Creek 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 176.1 miles away from Bear Creek 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 198.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MW, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 119.3 miles away from Bear Creek 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 (21) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 10, Floods: 9, Hurricanes: 4, Winds: 4, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bear Creek topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bear Creek:

  • HALEYVILLE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; HALEYVILLE, AL)
  • NORTHWEST MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, about 13 miles away; RUSSELLVILLE, AL)
  • SOUTHERNCARE RUSSELLVILLE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; RUSSELLVILLE, AL)
  • SOUTHERN RURAL HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; RUSSELLVILLE, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bear Creek:

  • Northwest-Shoals Community College (about 33 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,702)
  • University of North Alabama (about 37 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,886)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 40 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,970)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 41 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,489)
  • John C Calhoun State Community College (about 51 miles; Tanner, AL; FT enrollment: 7,911)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 55 miles; Hanceville, AL; FT enrollment: 4,486)
  • Athens State University (about 56 miles; Athens, AL; FT enrollment: 2,771)

Public high school in Bear Creek:

Public elementary/middle school in Bear Creek:

  • MARENGO CO ALT SCH (Location: 160 SCHOOL AVE, Grades: PK-6)
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Points of interest:

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

Churches in Bear Creek include: Mountain Home Church (A), Mountain Home Church of Christ (B), Hines Memorial Baptist Church (C), Bear Creek United Methodist Church (D), Bear Creek Church of Christ (E), Bear Creek Number One Baptist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Factory Cemetery (1), Mountain Home Cemetery (2), Bear Creek Cemetery (3), John Bull Cemetery (4), Bear Creek Number One Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Upper Bear Creek Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Shirley Branch (A), Mill Creek (B), Flat Creek (C), Little Bear Creek (D), Faulkner Branch (E), Austin Branch (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Bear Creek: James E Glass Stadium (1). Display/hide its location 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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bear Creek that have no violations reported:

  • BEAR CREEK WATER WORKS (Address: 135 GROVER ST , Population served: 3,228, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

70.0%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.7%
Whole state:

4.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Bear Creek (2011 data):

  • Traders & Farmers Bank: Bear Creek Branch at 309 Main Street, branch established on 1991/07/05. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $366.6 mil, Deposits: $287.0 mil, headquarters in Haleyville, AL, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Traders & Farmers Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Bear Creek:

Marital status in Bear Creek, AL
  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 56.1%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 8.6%

For population 25 years and over in Bear Creek:

  • High school or higher: 71.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.4
Alabama average:

11.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bear Creek, AL (based on Marion County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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.
State:

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
Marion County:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Marion County:

11.3%
State:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.3%
Alabama:

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

28.1%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

42.9%
Alabama:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

35.1%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
Bear Creek:

28.6
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bear Creek:

25.1%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.4%
State:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Alabama:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.2%
Alabama:

34.4%

General health condition:
Bear Creek:

49.3%
State:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.9%
Alabama:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bear Creek, 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
Water Supply 3$8,708$34,8320$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,691$32,2928$1,154
Other and Unallocable 1$2,961$35,5320$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$4,026$48,3127$8,178
Totals for Government 6$18,386$36,77215$9,332

Bear Creek government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $221,000 ($206.93)
    Police Protection: $150,000 ($140.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $80,000 ($74.91)
    Financial Administration: $29,000 ($27.15)
    Local Fire Protection: $12,000 ($11.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $10,000 ($9.36)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($8.43)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($4.68)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Financial Administration: $7,000 ($6.55)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $4,000 ($3.75)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $206,000 ($192.88)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($2.81)

Bear Creek government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $203,000 ($190.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $37,000 ($34.64)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $24,000 ($22.47)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $211,000 ($197.57)
    Public Utility License: $63,000 ($58.99)
    Property: $36,000 ($33.71)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $11,000 ($10.30)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $6,000 ($5.62)
    Motor Vehicle License: $5,000 ($4.68)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $1,000 ($0.94)

Bear Creek government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $63,000 ($58.99)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $63,000 ($58.99)

5.88% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,002 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.88%
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 Winston County, AL  0.97% ($32,368 average AGI)
from Fayette County, AL  0.93% ($33,819)
from Franklin County, AL  0.54% ($30,979)


6.23% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($32,988 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.23%
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 Fayette County, AL  0.82% ($28,932 average AGI)
to Winston County, AL  0.80% ($30,611)
to Franklin County, AL  0.58% ($26,808)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bear Creek:

  • WJBB (1230 AM; 1 kW; HALEYVILLE, AL; Owner: HALEYVILLE BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • WERH (970 AM; 5 kW; HAMILTON, AL; Owner: KATE F. FITE)
  • 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)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WKXM (1300 AM; 5 kW; WINFIELD, AL; Owner: AD-MEDIA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGOL (920 AM; 1 kW; RUSSELLVILLE, AL; Owner: MCCURRY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVNN (770 AM; 10 kW; ATHENS, AL; Owner: ATHENS BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bear Creek:

  • WJBB-FM (92.7 FM; HALEYVILLE, AL; Owner: HALEYVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WQLT-FM (107.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFIX (91.3 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: TRI-STATE INSPIRATIONAL B/C CORP.)
  • WMXV (103.5 FM; RUSSELLVILLE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXFL (96.1 FM; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: BIG RIVER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WLAY-FM (100.3 FM; TUSCUMBIA, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKXM-FM (105.9 FM; WINFIELD, AL; Owner: AD-MEDIA MANAGEMENT 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.)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WQPR (88.7 FM; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; Owner: THE BD OF TRUSTEES UNIV. OF ALABAMA)

TV broadcast stations around Bear Creek:

  • WHDF (Channel 15; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WYLE (Channel 26; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ETC COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WFIQ (Channel 36; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • W57BV (Channel 57; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W59CF (Channel 59; RUSSELLVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W46DF (Channel 46; HAMILTON, AL; Owner: WMTY, INC.)
  • Bear Creek, Alabama
  • Fatal accident count16
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents22
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities18
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents28
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Alabama average
  • Fatal accident count12098
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents18262
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons3792
  • Fatalities13448
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents29811
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1144
See more detailed statistics of Bear Creek fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 157ft / 48.5mTotal length
  • $19,290,000Total costs
  • 17,095Total average daily traffic
  • 2,335Total average daily truck traffic
  • 23,734Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bear Creek, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41900-1909
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bear Creek, AL

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bear Creek)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • City Hall (Lat: 34.278722 Lon: -87.701417), Call Sign: WNDP907, Licensee ID: L00018829,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.055 MHz, Grant Date: 03/28/2011, Expiration Date: 01/15/2021, Registrant: Bear Creek, Town Of, 341 Main Street, Bear Creek, AL 35543, Phone: (205) 486-3842, Fax: (205) 486-4707, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Bear Creek, 210 Gin Street (Al11815-B) (Lat: 34.272667 Lon: -87.699472), Type: Mast, Structure height: 91.7 m, Overall height: 93 m, Call Sign: WQOZ690,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11075.0 MHz, Grant Date: 03/14/2012, Expiration Date: 03/14/2022, Cancellation Date: 06/04/2013, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave #1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, Email:
  • GIN STREET, 210 Gin Street (Al11815-B) (Lat: 34.272667 Lon: -87.699472), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.7 m, Overall height: 93 m, Call Sign: WQZG459,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, Grant Date: 05/09/2017, Expiration Date: 05/09/2027, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Verizon, 1300 I St Nw - Suite 500 East, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 515-2453, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KE4PIZ, Licensee ID: L00856648, Grant Date: 04/30/2004, Expiration Date: 07/20/2014, Cancellation Date: 07/21/2016, Certifier: Earl O Reynolds, Registrant: Earl O Reynolds, Bear Creek, AL 35543
  • Call Sign: KE4VYC, Licensee ID: L01050219, Grant Date: 08/09/2005, Expiration Date: 02/23/2015, Cancellation Date: 02/24/2017, Certifier: Ottis H Cooper, Registrant: Ottis H Cooper, 680 Goddard Road, Bear Creek, AL 35543
  • Call Sign: KG4RUU, Licensee ID: L00473209, Grant Date: 09/21/2012, Expiration Date: 09/21/2022, Certifier: Michael D Stidham, Registrant: Michael D Stidham, 130 High Ave, Bear Creek, AL 35543
  • Call Sign: N4QLQ, Previous Call Sign: KE4HMY, Licensee ID: L00230665, Grant Date: 09/25/2012, Expiration Date: 09/21/2022, Certifier: Sam W Heath, Registrant: Sam W Heath, 8715 State Hwy 13, Bear Creek, AL 35543
  • Call Sign: KK4QLK, Licensee ID: L01782444, Grant Date: 04/19/2013, Expiration Date: 04/19/2023, Certifier: Lesa F Heath, Registrant: Lesa F Heath, 139 Austin Drive, Bear Creek, AL 35543
  • Call Sign: KK4QLL, Licensee ID: L01782445, Grant Date: 04/19/2013, Expiration Date: 04/19/2023, Certifier: Angela L Yancey, Registrant: Angela L Yancey, 150 Baker Ave, Bear Creek, AL 35543

Most common first names in Bear Creek, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William1382.7 years
James1172.1 years
Robert579.4 years
Mary477.5 years
Bobby357.6 years
Eva378.0 years
Ollie374.6 years
Thomas381.3 years
Elsie275.9 years
Annie265.0 years
Most common last names in Bear Creek, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Burleson1376.8 years
Tidwell1181.4 years
Bishop978.5 years
Mann870.9 years
Phillips767.3 years
Green675.7 years
Shirley670.3 years
Sartin565.8 years
Lauderdale580.2 years
Hulsey574.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bear Creek, AL
  • 50.4%Electricity
  • 41.2%Utility gas
  • 7.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bear Creek, AL
  • 67.5%Electricity
  • 32.5%Utility gas


Bear Creek compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in 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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