Bucks, Alabama

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Bucks, Alabama
Location of Bucks in Mobile County, Alabama.
Location of Bucks in Mobile County, Alabama.
Bucks, Alabama is located in Alabama
Bucks, Alabama
Bucks, Alabama
Location of Bucks in Mobile County, Alabama.
Coordinates: 31°1′7.72″N 88°1′27.07″W / 31.0188111°N 88.0241861°W / 31.0188111; -88.0241861
CountryUnited States
StateAlabama
CountyMobile
Area
 • Total0.42 sq mi (1.10 km2)
 • Land0.39 sq mi (1.00 km2)
 • Water0.04 sq mi (0.09 km2)
Elevation
49 ft (15 m)
Population
 • Total2,076
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
N/A
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
36512
Area code(s)251
FIPS code01-10456

Bucks is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Mobile County, Alabama, United States.[4] As of the 2010 census, its population was 32.[2] It is located in the northeastern section of the county near the Mobile River, along U.S. Route 43. The James M. Barry Electric Generating Plant, a coal- and natural gas-fired power station operated by Alabama Power, is located in Bucks.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

In 2010, Bucks had a population of 32. The racial and ethnic composition of the population was 59.4% white, 31.3% black or African American, 3.1% Native American, 6.3% from two or more races and 3.1% Hispanic or Latino of any race.[6]

Geography[edit]

Bucks is located at 31°1′7.72″N 88°1′27.07″W / 31.0188111°N 88.0241861°W / 31.0188111; -88.0241861Coordinates: 31°1′7.72″N 88°1′27.07″W / 31.0188111°N 88.0241861°W / 31.0188111; -88.0241861. The elevation is 49 feet (15 m).[4]

Education[edit]

Residents are zoned to Mobile County Public School System campuses.[7] Residents are zoned to Citronelle High School.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 17, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. Retrieved 2011-05-14.
  3. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  4. ^ a b "Bucks, Alabama". "Alabama Home Town Locator". Retrieved 2008-03-09.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  6. ^ 2010 population by race and Hispanic or Latino by place report for Alabama from the US Census]
  7. ^ "2010 CENSUS - CENSUS BLOCK MAP: Bucks CDP, AL." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on November 27, 2018.
  8. ^ "Citronelle High School Attendance Zone." Mobile County Public School System. Retrieved on November 27, 2018.