For population 25 years and over in Amory:
For population 15 years and over in Amory city:
5 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $650 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (76.9 miles , pop. 77,906).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (101.3 miles , pop. 242,820).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (486.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Hatley, MS (1.8 miles ), Smithville, MS (2.8 miles ), Nettleton, MS (3.3 miles ), Aberdeen, MS (3.4 miles ), Okolona, MS (3.9 miles ), Shannon, MS (3.9 miles ), Gattman, MS (4.0 miles) , Detroit, AL (4.3 miles ).
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Latitude: 33.99 N, Longitude: 88.48 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,164 (+29.4%)
Area code: 662
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Amory detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 23 (18 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -220 (-3.1%).
Work and jobs in Amory: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Amory, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Amory-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 206% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.0 miles away from the Amory city center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.
On 4/29/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.7 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Amory-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Mississippi state average. It is 88% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 81.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 41.4 miles away from Amory 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 97.9 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 76.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 81.1 miles away from Amory center
On 5/28/1995 at 15:28:36, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 66.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Monroe County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 8, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Floyd Mayweather, Sr. - Boxer, John Dye - Film and television actor, Lucille Bogan - Blues singer, Will Hall (American football) - Football player and coach, Gary Grubbs - Actor, Brian Maxcy - Baseball player.
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Amory and their reported violations in the past:CITY OF AMORY (Population served: 9273, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 22.1%
(13.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.4% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 90.7% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Amory (based on Monroe County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.25%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 12
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
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4.76% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,524 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:
5.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,992 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:
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See more detailed statistics of Amory fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 14See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Amory, MS
Total length: 19 meters (62ft)
Total costs: $452,000
Total average daily traffic: 28,070
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,253
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Amory)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Amory, MS)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 66 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Amory)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Amory)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.