For population 25 years and over in Ackerman:
For population 15 years and over in Ackerman town:
23 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $551 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (91.0 miles , pop. 184,256).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (133.0 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (440.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Weir, MS (2.7 miles ), Sturgis, MS (2.8 miles ), McCool, MS (3.5 miles) , French Camp, MS (3.6 miles ), Louisville, MS (3.8 miles ), Mathiston, MS (4.0 miles ), Eupora, MS (4.1 miles ), Maben, MS (4.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 33.31 N, Longitude: 89.17 W
Area code: 662
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
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Population change in the 1990s: +109 (+6.9%).
Work and jobs in Ackerman: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Ackerman, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Ackerman-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 206% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/19/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the Ackerman town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 2/23/1977, a category F4 tornado 10.9 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Ackerman-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 82.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.4 miles away from Ackerman center
On 3/25/1996 at 14:15:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 86.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/28/1995 at 15:28:36, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 78.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/11/1996 at 18:17:49, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 99.8 miles away from Ackerman center
On 6/24/1998 at 15:20:01, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Choctaw County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 6, Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Winds: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Freeze: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Coby Miller - Athletics competitor, James P. Coleman - Politician.
Airports located in Ackerman:
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Public high school in Ackerman:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Ackerman:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Ackerman and their reported violations in the past:CHOCTAW WATER ASSN (Population served: 750, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Ackerman that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 28.2%
(15.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.7% for Black residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
75 people in nursing homes in 2000
8 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
Ackerman compared to Mississippi state average:
Banks with branches in Ackerman (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Ackerman (based on Choctaw County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.06%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Ackerman government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,131 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.31% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,191 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Ackerman:
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Ackerman fatal accident list:
Dec 20, 2005 05:59 PM, Cherry St, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Feb 4, 1995 08:13 PM, East Side, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Ackerman, MS
Total length: 12 meters (39ft)
Total costs: $1,421,000
Total average daily traffic: 15,700
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,244
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 23,400
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ackerman)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:62 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Ackerman, MS)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ackerman)
FAA Registered Aircraft:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Ackerman, MS
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.