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The Town of Bear Creek had a population of 1,081 as of July 1, 2016. Bear Creek ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alabama. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bear Creek is located at latitude 34.2555 and longitude -87.7134 in Marion County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Bear Creek (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Marion County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 807 feet.

The Town of Bear Creek (GNIS ID: 2405219) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alabama is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Bear Creek is located within Bear Creek Division of Marion County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bear Creek population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bear Creek: Bearcreek.

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Bear Creek, AL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,081
Population in Households 1,081
Population in Familes 922
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 79
Diversity Index2 15


Total Households 451
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 326
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 515 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 358 (69.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 93 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $72,500
Average Home Value $131,425


Median Household Income $35,686
Average Household Income $46,735
Per Capita Income $18,380
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.16% 0.09%
Households 0.18% 0.13%
Families 0.7% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.56%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Bear Creek, AL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bear Creek to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alabama by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 297 49th
Population Density1 # 503 13th
Diversity Index2 # 498 14th
Median Household Income # 348 40th
Per Capita Income # 411 29th

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