Bellamy, Alabama

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Population in 2010: 543.
Males: 171  (31.5%)
Females: 372  (68.5%)
Median resident age:

62.5 years
Alabama median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 35470, 36901.

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Estimated median household income in 2021: $26,591
Bellamy:

$26,591
AL:

$53,913

Estimated per capita income in 2021: $17,567

Bellamy CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $76,776
Bellamy:

$76,776
AL:

$172,800

Mean prices in 2021: all housing units: $119,413; detached houses: $89,324; mobile homes: $178,614

Median gross rent in 2021: $571.

March 2022 cost of living index in Bellamy: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 78.6%
(100.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 65.8% for Black residents)

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Ancestries: American (88.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 114 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $243 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (62.9 miles , pop. 77,906).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (106.8 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (467.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Belmont, AL (3.1 miles ),
York, AL (3.2 miles ),
Livingston, AL (3.2 miles ),
Cuba, AL (3.7 miles ),
Epes, AL (4.1 miles ),
Pennington, AL (4.2 miles ),
Myrtlewood, AL (4.2 miles),
Demopolis, AL (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 32.45 N, Longitude: 88.13 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 205

Distribution of median household income in Bellamy, AL in 2021
Distribution of house value in Bellamy, AL in 2021
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

2.7%
Alabama:

1.9%
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 51.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.1
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.493. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.493
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 20.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 3.97. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.97
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Bellamy-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Alabama state average. It is 54% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/1/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.9 miles away from the Bellamy place center killed 2 people and injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 5/27/1973, a category F4 tornado 20.3 miles away from the place center killed 7 people and injured 199 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bellamy-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alabama state average. It is 131% greater 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 104.8 miles away from Bellamy 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 83.5 miles away from Bellamy center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 18.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 89.5 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) earthquake occurred 202.2 miles away from Bellamy 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 253.8 miles away from the city 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 Sumter County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Bellamy:

  • PINE VIEW HOSPICE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; LIVINGSTON, AL)
  • SUMTER COUNTY HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; LIVINGSTON, AL)
  • HILL HOSPITAL OF SUMTER COUNTY Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; YORK, AL)
  • SUMTER HEALTH AND REHABILITATION, L L C (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; YORK, AL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bellamy:

  • University of West Alabama (about 11 miles; Livingston, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,394)
  • East Mississippi Community College (about 34 miles; Scooba, MS; FT enrollment: 5,180)
  • Meridian Community College (about 36 miles; Meridian, MS; FT enrollment: 2,750)
  • Shelton State Community College (about 58 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • East Central Community College (about 58 miles; Decatur, MS; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • The University of Alabama (about 64 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 30,931)
  • Mississippi University for Women (about 75 miles; Columbus, MS; FT enrollment: 2,565)

Points of interest:

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

Churches in Bellamy include: Bellamy Church (A), Lamkin Church (B), Friendship Baptist Church (C), Morning Star Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Sumter 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:

61.1%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.0%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Bellamy:

Marital status in Bellamy, AL
  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 41.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 42.5%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

For population 25 years and over in Bellamy:

  • High school or higher: 78.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2021
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.7
Alabama average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bellamy, AL (based on Sumter County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,66426
Black Protestant1,49911
Mainline Protestant76913
Catholic371
Other11
None8,793-
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: 4
This county:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Sumter County:

1.50 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

13.50 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

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

16.0%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

40.0%
Alabama:

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

15.2%
Alabama:

13.5%

Strongest AM radio stations in Bellamy:

  • WYLS (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; YORK, AL; Owner: GRANTELL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMOX (1010 AM; 10 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MAGNOLIA STATE B/C CO., INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WALT (910 AM; 5 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WMER (1390 AM; 5 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MICHAEL H. GLASS)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNBN (1290 AM; 3 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: FRANK RACKLEY, JR.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bellamy:

  • WJDQ (101.3 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSLY (104.9 FM; YORK, AL; Owner: GRANTELL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WZNJ (106.5 FM; DEMOPOLIS, AL; Owner: ROSS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOKK (97.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WINL (98.5 FM; LINDEN, AL; Owner: WEST ALABAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKZB (93.5 FM; BUTLER, AL; Owner: EAST MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • W217AQ (91.3 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WNPT-FM (102.9 FM; LINDEN, AL; Owner: BECKHAM PALMER III AS RECEIVER)
  • WMBV (91.9 FM; DIXONS MILLS, AL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WMMZ (102.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: EAST MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WYYW (95.1 FM; MARION, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPRN-FM (107.7 FM; LISMAN, AL; Owner: BUTLER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Bellamy:

  • WIIQ (Channel 41; DEMOPOLIS, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)

Bellamy fatal accident list:

Oct 4, 2020 04:30 AM, Cr-Pine St, Lat: 32.450778, Lon: -88.139833, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 7, 2007 03:00 AM, Us-Sr 8, Lat: 32.457950, Lon: -88.128256, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 29, 1999 09:50 AM, Sr-8, Lat: 32.453231, Lon: -88.142754, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Dec 27, 1991 08:48 PM, Sr8, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 21Number of bridges
  • 446ft / 136mTotal length
  • $50,075,000Total costs
  • 41,491Total average daily traffic
  • 10,627Total average daily truck traffic
  • 57,760Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bellamy, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 31950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11990-1999
  • 102000-2009
  • 42010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bellamy, AL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Bellamy)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KJ4VHA, Licensee ID: L01570969, Grant Date: 05/21/2010, Expiration Date: 05/21/2020, Cancellation Date: 05/24/2022, Certifier: Cynthia W Brown, Registrant: Cynthia W Brown, 71 East End Rd, Bellamy, AL 36901

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bellamy, AL
  • 70.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.0%Electricity
  • 12.0%Utility gas


Bellamy compared to Alabama state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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