Bentonia, Mississippi

We are giving away $1200 in prizes - enter simply by sending us your own city pictures!

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2014: 429 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.2%
 
Males: 174  (40.6%)
Females: 255  (59.4%)
Median resident age:  35.9 years
Mississippi median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 39040.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,152 (it was $21,458 in 2000)
Bentonia:

$30,152
MS:

$37,963

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,018 (it was $12,440 in 2000)

Bentonia town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $67,635 (it was $52,100 in 2000)
Bentonia:

$67,635
MS:

$97,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $457.

Business Profiles
Profiles of local businesses
Put your B&M business profile right here for free. 50,000 businesses already created their profiles!
Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2013 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
  • Races in Bentonia, MS (2010)

    Bentonia races chart
    • 28665.0%White alone
    • 14833.6%Black alone
    • 30.7%Two or more races
    • 20.5%Hispanic
    • 10.2%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Bentonia: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Recent articles from our blog. Our writers, many of them Ph.D. graduates or candidates, create easy-to-read articles on a wide variety of topics.
Bentonia, MS forum
Recent posts about Bentonia, Mississippi on our local forum with over 1,900,000 registered users:
Madison news  (204 replies)
Moving to Jackson area - best public schools?  (32 replies)

Latest news from Bentonia, MS collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: United States (8.3%), English (5.7%), Irish (4.8%), German (4.6%), Dutch (4.1%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 188 feet

Land area: 1.37 square miles.

Population density: 314 people per square mile   (very low).

Bentonia,MS real estate house value index trend

Bentonia, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Bentonia:

  • High school or higher: 62.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bentonia town:

  • Never married: 51.5%
  • Now married: 24.1%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

1 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.2%
Mississippi:

1.4%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Bentonia, Mississippi as of August 29, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Bentonia to the number of sex offenders is 39 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $573 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $411 (0.6%)

Bentonia satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (24.3 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (157.9 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (357.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Kearney Park, MS (2.2 miles ), Flora, MS (2.8 miles ), Satartia, MS (3.2 miles) , Yazoo City, MS (3.9 miles ), Canton, MS (4.4 miles ), Madison, MS (4.5 miles ), Bolton, MS (4.6 miles ), Ridgeland, MS (4.6 miles ).

Latitude: 32.64 N, Longitude: 90.37 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 601

Bentonia household income distribution Bentonia home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.5%
Mississippi:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +26 (+5.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Educational services (30%)
  • Other services, except public administration (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (29%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (23%)
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (2%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (25%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (21%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Bentonia: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Bentonia, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Bentonia, Mississippi average temperatures Bentonia, Mississippi average precipitation Bentonia, Mississippi humidity Bentonia, Mississippi wind speed Bentonia, Mississippi snowfall Bentonia, Mississippi sunshine Bentonia, Mississippi clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Bentonia-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 152% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/5/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.6 miles away from the Bentonia town center killed 38 people and injured 270 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/29/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.7 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 177 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bentonia-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 207.0 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 188.0 miles away from Bentonia center
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) earthquake occurred 210.1 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 141.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 164.2 miles away from Bentonia center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 204.2 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 Yazoo County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 8, Storms: 7, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bentonia topographic map

Birthplace of: Jack Owens (blues singer) - Delta blues singer and guitarist, Perry Harrington - Player of football, Glynn Griffing - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Bentonia:

  • GENESIS HOSPICE CARE OF YAZOO CITY (Hospital, about 15 miles away; YAZOO CITY, MS)
  • FMC YAZOO CITY (Dialysis Facility, about 15 miles away; YAZOO CITY, MS)
  • KINGS DAUGHTERS HOSPITAL SWING BED (Hospital, about 15 miles away; YAZOO CITY, MS)
  • HERITAGE MANOR OF YAZOO CITY (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; YAZOO CITY, MS)
  • OASIS HEALTH AND REHAB OF YAZOO CITY, LLC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; YAZOO CITY, MS)
  • MARTHA COKER GREEN HOUSE HOME (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; YAZOO CITY, MS)

Amtrak station near Bentonia:

  • 15 miles: YAZOO CITY (222 W. BROADWAY) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bentonia:

  • Mississippi College (about 22 miles; Clinton, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,919)
  • Belhaven University (about 26 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 3,147)
  • Jackson State University (about 26 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 7,485)
  • Hinds Community College (about 27 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 9,115)
  • Holmes Community College (about 35 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 5,352)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 56 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,100)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 61 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,233)

Public elementary/middle school in Bentonia:

See full list of schools located in Bentonia

Click to draw/clear town borders

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

Yazoo County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 59.6. This is better than average.

City:

59.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.242. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.242
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 0.716. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.716
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 17.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.79. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.79
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 31.1%
(21.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.2% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.2%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.8%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Banks with branches in Bentonia (2011 data):

  • BankPlus: Bentonia Branch at 220 East Side Railroad Street, branch established on 1962/07/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,177.0 mil, Deposits: $1,696.4 mil, headquarters in Belzoni, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 62 total offices, Holding Company: Bancplus Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.9
Mississippi average:

12.3

Bentonia travel time to work - commute Bentonia mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Bentonia town (based on Yazoo County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,77342
Black Protestant2,48615
Mainline Protestant2,03216
Catholic7792
Other391
None14,956-
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: 7
Yazoo County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Yazoo County:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Yazoo County:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

3.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.7%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Yazoo County:

36.4%
Mississippi:

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

10.3%
State:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.2%
Mississippi:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Bentonia:

40.4%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.9
Mississippi:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Bentonia:

20.5%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Bentonia:

13.9%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

38.4%
State:

34.6%

General health condition:
Bentonia:

48.0%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Bentonia:

82.4%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Bentonia, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$1,310
Sewerage 1$866$10,3920$0
Water Supply 1$292$3,5040$0
Totals for Government 2$1,158$6,9486$1,310

Bentonia government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $161,000 ($375.29)
    General: $0 ($0.00)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $57,000 ($132.87)
    Police Protection: $47,000 ($109.56)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($27.97)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($25.64)
    General - Other: $10,000 ($23.31)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($13.99)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($4.66)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $67,000 ($156.18)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($2.33)

Bentonia government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $28,000 ($65.27)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $0 ($0.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $15,000 ($34.97)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($23.31)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $28,000 ($65.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $140,000 ($326.34)
    General Support: $82,000 ($191.14)
  • Tax - Property: $24,000 ($55.94)
    Public Utilities: $5,000 ($11.66)
    NEC: $2,000 ($4.66)
    Total General Sales: $0 ($0.00)
    Other Selective Sales: $0 ($0.00)

Bentonia government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $23,000 ($53.61)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $21,000 ($48.95)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $2,000 ($4.66)

Bentonia government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $285,000 ($664.34)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $21,000 ($48.95)

4.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,066 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.96%
Mississippi average:

6.70%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hinds County, MS  1.08% ($24,647 average AGI)
from Madison County, MS  0.58% ($26,391)
from Holmes County, MS  0.29% ($21,783)


5.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,582 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
Mississippi average:

6.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hinds County, MS  1.29% ($22,573 average AGI)
to Madison County, MS  0.70% ($36,625)
to Rankin County, MS  0.36% ($31,552)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bentonia:

  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WIIN (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RIDGELAND, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTWZ (1120 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLINTON, MS; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WSLI (930 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: SPORTSRAD, INC.)
  • WWDF (720 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICHLAND, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOAD (1300 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WZRX (1590 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WXTN (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, MS; Owner: BRAD MAURICE COTHRAN)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bentonia:

  • WFMN (97.3 FM; FLORA, MS; Owner: WFMN RADIO, INC.)
  • WDBT (95.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMSI-FM (102.9 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSTZ-FM (106.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYJS (105.9 FM; PICKENS, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WTYX (94.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: BACKYARD BROADCASTING MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WMPN-FM (91.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WUSJ (96.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJMI (99.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WJKK (98.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WYAB (93.1 FM; YAZOO CITY, MS; Owner: SSR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJNS-FM (92.1 FM; YAZOO CITY, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYOY (101.7 FM; GLUCKSTADT, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WKXI-FM (107.5 FM; MAGEE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WHJT (93.5 FM; CLINTON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE)
  • WBYP (107.1 FM; BELZONI, MS; Owner: ZOO-BEL BROADCASTING, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Bentonia:

  • WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • WDBD (Channel 40; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WDBD LICENSE CORP.)
  • WJTV (Channel 12; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMPN-TV (Channel 29; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WJMF-LP (Channel 53; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJXF-LP (Channel 49; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAPT (Channel 16; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WAPT HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WJKO-LP (Channel 64; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WBXK-CA (Channel 8; JACKSON, ETC., MS; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W46CW (Channel 46; JACKSON/BRANDON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WBMS-CA (Channel 10; JACKSON, MS; Owner: GENE A. BLAILOCK)
  • WABG-TV (Channel 6; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTING PARTNERS)

Bentonia fatal accident list:

Mar 7, 2006 03:41 PM, Sr-433, Lat: 32.64082, Lon: -90.36564, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 15, 2004 05:45 PM, Us-49, Us-433, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 18, 2004 04:05 AM, Cannon Ave, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 14, 2001 09:15 AM, Us-49s, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 9, 2000 08:12 AM, Cannon Ave, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 17, 1982 03:00 AM, 8299999999, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 21, 1978 06:00 AM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 16m52ftTotal length
  • $230,000Total costs
  • 30,940Total average daily traffic
  • 2,474Total average daily truck traffic
  • 46,770Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 230 Dover Road (Lat: 32.701944 Lon: -90.366944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 99.1 m, Call Sign: WPYL333, Licensee ID: L00127121
    Assigned Frequencies: 852.462 MHz, 852.487 MHz, 852.562 MHz, 852.687 MHz, 852.762 MHz, 853.062 MHz, 853.262 MHz, 853.337 MHz, 853.387 MHz, 853.412 MHz... (+41 more)Grant Date: 09/02/2003, Expiration Date: 09/02/2013, Cancellation Date: 10/25/2008, Certifier: Mary E JuliusRegistrant: Nextel Wip License Corp., 2001 Edmund Halley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4142

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Approx 3/4 Mi W Of Hwy 49 & Bentonia (Lat: 32.619028 Lon: -90.381472), Call Sign: KWG472
    Assigned Frequencies: 43.4000 MHzGrant Date: 09/09/1996, Expiration Date: 11/04/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/14/2002Registrant: Kirk Land Inc, Bentonia, MS 39040, Phone: (601) 755-2273
  • Lat: 32.650583 Lon: -90.453306, Call Sign: WQSJ345
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.035 MHzGrant Date: 09/26/2013, Expiration Date: 09/26/2023, Certifier: Mike LabordeRegistrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Bentonia BB, Lat: 32.640917 Lon: -90.365806, Call Sign: WQSY950
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.190 MHzGrant Date: 12/11/2013, Expiration Date: 12/11/2023, Certifier: Theodore K KalickRegistrant: Cn, 601 Pennsylvania Ave, N.W., North Building, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 347-7196, Fax: (202) 347-8237, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Bentonia, 80 Ft South Of Icrr Tracks And Terrell Road (Lat: 32.654972 Lon: -90.374944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.4 m, Overall height: 34.4 m, Call Sign: WQLZ350
    Assigned Frequencies: 928.318 MHz, 952.318 MHzGrant Date: 06/03/2010, Expiration Date: 06/03/2020, Certifier: Michael K O'ConnellRegistrant: Cn, 601 Pennsylvania Ave, N.W., North Building, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20004, Phone: (202) 347-7196, Fax: (202) 347-8237, Email:
  • Bentonia, Lat: 32.643889 Lon: -90.368056, Call Sign: WQNG803
    Assigned Frequencies: 1440.00 MHz, 1455.00 MHz, 1470.00 MHz, 1485.00 MHz, 1500.00 MHz, 1515.00 MHzGrant Date: 02/09/2011, Expiration Date: 02/11/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/16/2011, Certifier: Argyle NelsonRegistrant: Aerial Video Systems, 712 South Main Street, Burbank, CA 91506, Phone: (818) 954-8842, Fax: (818) 954-9122, Email:
  • BENTONIA, 11988 Hwy 433 West (035308 / Bentonia) (Lat: 32.638167 Lon: -90.376028), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 100.5 m, Overall height: 102.7 m, Call Sign: WQQK829
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6315.84 MHzGrant Date: 01/16/2013, Expiration Date: 01/16/2023, Certifier: Christopher PickardRegistrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 937-0201, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bentonia)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172A (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7731T , Serial Number: 47331, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 02/15/1960
    Registrant (Individual): Leslie W Nash, 2354 Old Dover Rd, Bentonia, MS 39040

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 33
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Bentonia

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bentonia, MS
Most common first names in Bentonia, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4269.6 years
Willie3668.9 years
William3071.7 years
John2373.4 years
Mary2279.2 years
Robert1968.8 years
Thomas1669.3 years
Henry1375.1 years
Jessie1279.6 years
George1274.2 years
Most common last names in Bentonia, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones2169.0 years
Hilderbrand2177.3 years
Hancock2078.6 years
Brown1971.4 years
Johnson1976.2 years
Martin1880.8 years
Williams1671.4 years
Davis1573.7 years
Jackson1470.5 years
Sanders1465.9 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (51%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (44%)
  • Utility gas (5%)

Bentonia compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
There are 4 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
Cost of Living Calculator