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Bells is a city in Crockett County.

One tradition says the community was named for John and William Bell, landowners; another says it was named for the sound of local church bells

The latitude of Bells is 35.711N. The longitude is -89.087W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 325 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,294.


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Median household income
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$29,238
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Bells demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 11. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 4.7 per 1,000 people.

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4% of Bells residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Bells ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Bells was $12,455, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Bells residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Bells, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $307.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $576.


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Crockett County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Bells political report.

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The average commute time for Bells workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Bells include Motel 6 Brownsville Bells.

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