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Banks, Alabama
Banks Recreation Hall in Banks, Alabama
Banks Recreation Hall in Banks, Alabama
Location of Banks in Pike County, Alabama.
Location of Banks in Pike County, Alabama.
Country United States
State Alabama
County Pike
Area
 • Total 1.99 sq mi (5.15 km2)
 • Land 1.99 sq mi (5.15 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
Elevation
554 ft (179 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total 156
 • Density 78.51/sq mi (30.32/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
36005
Area code(s) 334
FIPS code 01-03940
GNIS feature ID 0113446

Banks is a town in Pike County, Alabama, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 179, down from 224 in 2000. It incorporated in December 1894.

Geography

Banks is located at 31°48′48″N 85°50′25″W / 31.81333°N 85.84028°W / 31.81333; -85.84028 (31.813464, -85.840281).

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km2), all land.

Demographics

Banks Alabama Post Office
Banks Post Office (ZIP Code:36005)

The Deleon Post Office was closed at the end of September 1904 and moved to Banks.

Historical population
Census Pop.
1900 198
1910 307 55.1%
1920 299 −2.6%
1930 296 −1.0%
1940 252 −14.9%
1950 222 −11.9%
1960 201 −9.5%
1970 170 −15.4%
1980 160 −5.9%
1990 195 21.9%
2000 224 14.9%
2010 179 −20.1%
2020 156 −12.8%
U.S. Decennial Census
2013 Estimate

2010 Census data

As of the 2010 Census Banks had a population of 179. The racial and ethic composition of the population was 69.3% white, 24.6% black or African American, 2.2% Native American, 1.1% from some other race, 2.8% reporting two or more races and 1.1% Hispanic or Latino from any race.

Education

Banks Public Schools are part of the Pike County School District. Schools in the district include Goshen Elementary School, Pike County Elementary School, Banks Middle School, Goshen High School, Pike County High School and the Troy-Pike Center for Technology.

Banks Middle School is located in Banks.

Dr. Mark Bazzell is the Superintendent of Schools.

Notable person

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