For population 25 years and over in Beaumont:
For population 15 years and over in Beaumont town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $199 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Biloxi, MS (52.3 miles , pop. 50,644).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (106.8 miles , pop. 484,674).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (397.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: New Augusta, MS (2.6 miles ), McLain, MS (2.7 miles ), Richton, MS (3.5 miles ), Leakesville, MS (4.7 miles ), Petal, MS (4.8 miles ), Wiggins, MS (5.0 miles ), Hattiesburg, MS (5.0 miles ), Lucedale, MS (5.1 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 31.17 N, Longitude: 88.92 W
Area code: 601
Population change in the 1990s: -75 (-7.1%).
Work and jobs in Beaumont: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Beaumont, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Beaumont-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 169% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/28/1987, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.0 miles away from the Beaumont town center killed 6 people and injured 350 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 2/26/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.3 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Beaumont-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 95% 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 97.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/1993 at 10:54:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 52.7 miles away from Beaumont center
On 10/26/1997 at 23:27:12, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 96.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1996 at 14:15:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/2005 at 08:11:50, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.7 miles away from Beaumont center
On 9/30/2003 at 02:28:03, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Perry County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Tristan Jackson - Player of and football.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beaumont:
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Public elementary/middle school in Beaumont:
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.1 miles away from the city center.
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 2.71. This is about average. There were 34 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 7.76. This is better than average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.9. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Beaumont and their reported violations in the past:ARLINGTON W/A (Population served: 1075, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:ARLINGTON W/A-HINTONVILLE (Population served: 820, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 30.5%
(26.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.2% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Beaumont compared to Mississippi state average:
Banks with branches in Beaumont (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Beaumont (based on Perry County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 60.78%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.76% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,950 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:
6.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,234 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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Beaumont, Mississippi:See more detailed statistics of Beaumont fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total average daily traffic: 4,550
Total average daily truck traffic: 160
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 6,760
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Beaumont)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:5
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Beaumont)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Beaumont, MS