Bay Springs, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 1,723 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -17.8%
 
Males: 776  (45.1%)
Females: 947  (54.9%)
Median resident age:

43.3 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 39338, 39422.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $31,810 (it was $22,895 in 2000)
Bay Springs:

$31,810
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,709 (it was $14,199 in 2000)

Bay Springs city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $96,977 (it was $52,200 in 2000)
Bay Springs:

$96,977
MS:

$120,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $138,021; detached houses: $137,179; mobile homes: $134,773

Median gross rent in 2017: $547.

March 2019 cost of living index in Bay Springs: 78.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 22.2%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.4% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 6.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Bay Springs, MS (2017)
    • 93458.0%Black alone
    • 64640.1%White alone
    • 291.8%Two or more races
    • 30.2%Asian alone
    • 10.06%American Indian alone
    • 10.06%Hispanic

Races in Bay Springs detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Bay Springs, Mississippi as of May 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bay Springs is 101 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.72
Mississippi average:

2.15
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Ancestries: American (8.8%), Northern European (5.4%), English (3.1%), Italian (1.5%), Irish (1.2%), Welsh (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/10/1904

Elevation: 400 feet

Land area: 14.8 square miles.

Population density: 117 people per square mile   (very low).

Bay Springs, Mississippi map

4 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.2%
Mississippi:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $914 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $721 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (59.1 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (146.1 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (393.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Sylvarena, MS (2.5 miles),
Louin, MS (2.6 miles ),
Montrose, MS (3.2 miles),
Taylorsville, MS (3.7 miles ),
Raleigh, MS (3.8 miles ),
Soso, MS (3.9 miles ),
Sharon, MS (4.1 miles ),
Mize, MS (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 31.98 N, Longitude: 89.28 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,807 (+112.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 274 (40.3%)

Area code: 601

Distribution of median household income in Bay Springs, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Bay Springs, MS in 2017
Bay Springs satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $39,400
  • 1998: 14 buildings, average cost: $39,400
  • 1999: 15 buildings, average cost: $39,400
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $39,400
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $39,400
  • 2002: 14 buildings, average cost: $39,400
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $39,400
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $139,200
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $400,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $195,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $170,000
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $279,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Bay Springs, MS residents
Average permit cost in Bay Springs, MS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.3%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +19 (+0.9%).
Most common industries in Bay Springs, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Educational services (9.3%)
  • Food (7.5%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.0%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.9%)
  • Food (5.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.0%)
  • Health care (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.4%)
  • Educational services (14.4%)
  • Food (9.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Bay Springs, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Cashiers (5.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.4%)

Average climate in Bay Springs, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bay Springs-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 134% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 16.6 miles away from the Bay Springs city center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 1/23/1969, a category F4 tornado 22.8 miles away from the city center killed 32 people and injured 241 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bay Springs-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 132.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 153.8 miles away from Bay Springs 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 91.4 miles away from Bay Springs center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 292.3 miles away from Bay Springs center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 146.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 260.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jasper County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Floods: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bay Springs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Bay Springs:

  • JASPER GENERAL HOSPITAL (Government - Local, 15 SOUTH 6TH STREET)
  • JASPER CO NH (15 A SOUTH SIXTH STREET)
  • BAY SPRINGS DIALYSIS (14 BAY AVENUE)
  • PRO CARE HOME HEALTH (P. O. BOX 527)

Airports located in Bay Springs:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bay Springs:

  • Jones County Junior College (about 27 miles; Ellisville, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,942)
  • East Central Community College (about 34 miles; Decatur, MS; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • Meridian Community College (about 42 miles; Meridian, MS; FT enrollment: 2,750)
  • University of Southern Mississippi (about 46 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 14,294)
  • William Carey University (about 47 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 3,510)
  • Belhaven University (about 58 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 3,147)
  • Jackson State University (about 59 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 7,485)

Public high school in Bay Springs:

Private high school in Bay Springs:

  • SYLVA BAY ACADEMY (Students: 294, Location: 17 HIGHWAY 531, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Bay Springs:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Bay Springs Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Bay Springs include: New Zion Missionary Baptist Church (A), Bay Springs Baptist Church (B), Bay Springs Church of Christ (C), Bay Springs Methodist Church (D), Bay Springs Presbyterian Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bay Springs Cemetery (1), New Zion Cemetery (2), Holden Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Justice Court Clerk (Recreation Areas; Bay Springs).

Court: Justice Court Clerk (Bay Springs).

Birthplace of: Carolyn Jones-Young - Professional women's basketball player, Haskins Montgomery - Politician, Jason Forte - College basketball player (Southern Miss Golden Eagles).

Jasper County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.3%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.7%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
66 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
21 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
117 people in nursing homes in 2000
35 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Bay Springs (2011 data):

  • Magnolia State Bank: Downtown Motor Branch at 10 Thigpen Street, branch established on 1979/02/05; at 15 East Sixth Avenue, branch established on 1975/08/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $264.5 mil, Deposits: $236.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Magnolia State Corporation, The
  • OmniBank: United Branch at 531 3rd Street, branch established on 1904/05/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $76.4 mil, Deposits: $69.8 mil, headquarters in Mantee, MS, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices
  • BancorpSouth Bank: Bay Springs Branch at Highway 15 And Seventh Avenue, branch established on 1937/06/28. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Bay Springs:

Marital status in Bay Springs, MS
  • Never married: 36.1%
  • Now married: 42.3%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 9.4%
  • Divorced: 7.9%

For population 25 years and over in Bay Springs:

  • High school or higher: 78.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Mississippi average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Bay Springs
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bay Springs, MS (based on Jasper County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,63736
Mainline Protestant1,49123
Black Protestant7894
Catholic501
Other-3
None9,095-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Jasper County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
This county:

7.20 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Jasper County:

2.77 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Jasper County:

15.5%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

34.5%
State:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

19.3%
State:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.5%
Mississippi:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bay Springs:

40.1%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.6
Mississippi:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.7%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.3%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Bay Springs:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Bay Springs:

33.8%
State:

34.6%

General health condition:
Bay Springs:

50.5%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Bay Springs:

79.2%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bay Springs, MS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 8$28,843$43,2650$0
Other Government Administration 7$12,391$21,2420$0
Solid Waste Management 5$13,277$31,8659$10,815
Water Supply 4$11,437$34,3110$0
Gas Supply 4$13,550$40,6500$0
Parks and Recreation 2$8,198$49,1881$939
Financial Administration 1$3,845$46,1400$0
Sewerage 1$3,862$46,3440$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$5,427
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$260
Transit 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 32$95,403$35,77613$17,441

Bay Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $215,000 ($124.78)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $732,000 ($424.84)
    Financial Administration: $473,000 ($274.52)
    General - Other: $471,000 ($273.36)
    Police Protection: $421,000 ($244.34)
    Water Utilities: $365,000 ($211.84)
    Gas Utilities: $343,000 ($199.07)
    Sewerage: $205,000 ($118.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $145,000 ($84.16)
    Local Fire Protection: $37,000 ($21.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($11.03)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $495,000 ($287.29)
    Water Utilities: $140,000 ($81.25)
    Gas Utilities: $51,000 ($29.60)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($1.16)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,261,000 ($731.86)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($8.13)

Bay Springs government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $728,000 ($422.52)
    Sewerage: $209,000 ($121.30)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $215,000 ($124.78)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $145,000 ($84.16)
    Fines and Forfeits: $32,000 ($18.57)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $553,000 ($320.95)
    Water Utilities: $434,000 ($251.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $610,000 ($354.03)
    Other: $594,000 ($344.75)
  • Tax - Property: $539,000 ($312.83)
    Public Utilities Sales: $211,000 ($122.46)
    Other License: $9,000 ($5.22)

Bay Springs government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $914,000 ($530.47)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $819,000 ($475.33)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $95,000 ($55.14)

Bay Springs government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,341,000 ($778.29)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $332,000 ($192.69)

6.73% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($34,619 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.73%
Mississippi average:

6.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jones County, MS  3.11% ($31,727 average AGI)
from Clarke County, MS  0.49% ($44,586)
from Newton County, MS  0.37% ($39,045)
Businesses in Bay Springs, MS
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1True Value1
Hardee's1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Bay Springs:

  • WIZK (1570 AM; daytime; 3 kW; BAY SPRINGS, MS; Owner: M. JEROME HUGHEY)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEEZ (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMOX (1010 AM; 10 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MAGNOLIA STATE B/C CO., INC.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WBKH (950 AM; 5 kW; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN AIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WALT (910 AM; 5 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bay Springs:

  • WKZW (94.3 FM; SANDERSVILLE, MS; Owner: BLAKENEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMAW-FM (88.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WHER (99.3 FM; HEIDELBERG, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQST-FM (92.5 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WNSL (100.3 FM; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WATP (90.7 FM; LAUREL, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WJKX (102.5 FM; ELLISVILLE, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUSW (103.7 FM; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBBN (95.9 FM; TAYLORSVILLE, MS; Owner: BLAKENEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WKXI-FM (107.5 FM; MAGEE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • W218AY (91.5 FM; LAUREL, MS; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WXRR (104.5 FM; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: BLAKENEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMBU (89.1 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WOKK (97.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMXI (98.1 FM; LAUREL, MS; Owner: RAINEY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bay Springs:

  • WMAW-TV (Channel 14; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W36CU (Channel 36; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W46CL (Channel 46; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W52DE (Channel 52; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W65DE (Channel 65; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W52CS (Channel 52; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W59DE (Channel 59; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53CE (Channel 53; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W34CH (Channel 34; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W69DJ (Channel 69; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W20BS (Channel 20; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W36BY (Channel 36; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W43BM (Channel 43; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Bay Springs fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Bay Springs fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 272ft / 83.3mTotal length
  • $8,610,000Total costs
  • 50,815Total average daily traffic
  • 6,389Total average daily truck traffic
  • 52,935Total future (year 2017) average daily traffic
New bridges in Bay Springs, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 11960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 102000-2009
  • 82010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Bay Springs, MS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bay Springs)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

93 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Bay Springs, MS)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bay Springs)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: SWEAR SCOTT FERGY F-11B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 187BD , Serial Number: 008, Certificate Issue Date: 04/21/2003
    Registrant (Individual): Scott Swear, 2226 Scr 76, Bay Springs, MS 39422
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7154S , Serial Number: 15067854, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 11/13/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 04/20/2009
    Registrant (Corporation): Emerald Aviation Inc, Po Box 922, Bay Springs, MS 39422
  • Aircraft: BEECH 35-C33 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8909U , Serial Number: CD-941, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 09/24/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 02/25/2019
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Joe F Jr Alexander, 11 W Segrest Ave, Bay Springs, MS 39422, Other Owners: Joe F Sr Alexander
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-23-250 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 150 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 62682 , Serial Number: 27-7654139, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 06/07/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 01/29/2001
    Registrant (Corporation): Jasper Aviation Inc, 2781 Hwy 15, Bay Springs, MS 39422
    Deregistered: Yes
  • Aircraft: ERSKINE TERRY LEE GYROBEE (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 949TL , Serial Number: 040904, Certificate Issue Date: 05/15/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Rodney B Mccormiek, 554 County Road 275, Bay Springs, MS 39422
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/08/2018

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 38. The highest number of fire incidents - 83 took place in 2005, and the least - 6 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Bay Springs, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (45.6%), and Outside Fires (39.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Bay Springs, MS
    • 29245.6%Structure Fires
    • 25539.8%Outside Fires
    • 7411.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 203.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bay Springs, MS
Most common first names in Bay Springs, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5172.0 years
William4975.3 years
John4876.4 years
Mary4578.1 years
Annie2879.5 years
Robert2374.0 years
Willie2275.9 years
Joe1977.3 years
George1765.7 years
Thomas1574.1 years
Most common last names in Bay Springs, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Stringer4377.0 years
Sims4174.9 years
Jones3974.1 years
Windham3674.8 years
Smith2877.8 years
Payton2769.6 years
Thigpen2677.0 years
Ainsworth2579.6 years
Brown2173.9 years
Williams2163.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Bay Springs, MS
  • 53.5%Electricity
  • 39.0%Utility gas
  • 6.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Bay Springs, MS
  • 66.4%Electricity
  • 30.4%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Bay Springs compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 6 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2020.