Beulah, Mississippi

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Population in 2014: 337 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -28.8%
Males: 147  (43.6%)
Females: 190  (56.4%)
Median resident age:  38.1 years
Mississippi median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 38726.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $29,298 (it was $24,861 in 2000)
Beulah:

$29,298
MS:

$41,754

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $15,909 (it was $8,631 in 2000)

Beulah town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $28,340 (it was $33,800 in 2000)
Beulah:

$28,340
MS:

$113,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $34,498; Detached houses: $47,538; Mobile homes: $24,012

Median gross rent in 2016: $642.

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  • Races in Beulah, MS (2010)

    Beulah races chart
    • 31791.1%Black alone
    • 257.2%White alone
    • 41.1%Hispanic
    • 20.6%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Beulah: 77.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.46 square miles.

Population density: 732 people per square mile   (low).

Beulah, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Beulah:

  • High school or higher: 75.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Beulah town:

  • Never married: 42.7%
  • Now married: 33.4%
  • Separated: 8.4%
  • Widowed: 3.5%
  • Divorced: 11.9%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Beulah, Mississippi as of December 13, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Beulah to the number of sex offenders is 330 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $594 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $455 (1.3%)

Beulah satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (66.7 miles , pop. 55,085).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (108.3 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (342.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Rosedale, MS (2.3 miles ), Pace, MS (2.7 miles ), Benoit, MS (3.1 miles ), Gunnison, MS (3.3 miles ), Renova, MS (3.9 miles ), Merigold, MS (3.9 miles ), Cleveland, MS (3.9 miles ), Winstonville, MS (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $77,000

Latitude: 33.79 N, Longitude: 90.98 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 662

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

6.8%
Mississippi:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +13 (+2.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (42%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (43%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (2%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)
  • Public administration (2%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (35%)
  • Transportation occupations (22%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (24%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Beulah, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Beulah-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the Beulah town center injured 48 people and caused $4 million in damages.

On 4/17/1978, a category F4 tornado 20.2 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Beulah-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 77% 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 133.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 118.3 miles away from Beulah center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 119.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 202.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 168.0 miles away from Beulah center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 129.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bolivar County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Freezes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Beulah topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Beulah:

  • GENESIS HOSPICE CARE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; CLEVELAND, MS)
  • RCG CLEVELAND (Dialysis Facility, about 16 miles away; CLEVELAND, MS)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPICE CARE INC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; CLEVELAND, MS)
  • NEW COVENANT HOSPICE, LLC (Hospital, about 16 miles away; CLEVELAND, MS)
  • HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES II (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; CLEVELAND, MS)
  • HERITAGE MANOR OF CLEVELAND (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CLEVELAND, MS)
  • BOLIVAR MEDICAL CENTER LTC (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CLEVELAND, MS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beulah:

  • Delta State University (about 15 miles; Cleveland, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,304)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 37 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,100)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 40 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 42 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,233)
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 50 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 3,130)
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (about 68 miles; Pine Bluff, AR; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 82 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)

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

Cemetery: Beulah Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Bolivar 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 73.1. This is about average.

City:

73.1
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 33.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 30.2%
(28.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.2% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.9 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.4%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.4%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Mississippi average:

11.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Beulah town (based on Bolivar County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,31248
Black Protestant3,30422
Mainline Protestant2,04319
Catholic9285
Other6875
None16,871-
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: 15
Bolivar County:

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Bolivar County:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Bolivar County:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

4.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.3%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bolivar County:

36.4%
Mississippi:

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

15.1%
State:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.2%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.9%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Beulah:

30.6
State:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Beulah:

16.6%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Beulah:

13.9%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Beulah:

6.5
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Beulah:

36.5%
State:

34.6%

General health condition:
Here:

53.0%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

85.3%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Beulah, 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 3$3,060
Totals for Government 0$0 3$3,060

4.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,129 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 Sunflower County, MS  0.52% ($32,276 average AGI)
from Washington County, MS  0.51% ($29,053)
from Shelby County, TN  0.49% ($19,745)


6.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,774 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.39%
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 Shelby County, TN  0.71% ($16,864 average AGI)
to Washington County, MS  0.55% ($29,000)
to Sunflower County, MS  0.54% ($29,306)

Strongest AM radio stations in Beulah:

  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDSK (1410 AM; 1 kW; CLEVELAND, MS)
  • WGVM (1260 AM; 2 kW; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: MID-AMERICA BROADCASTING COMPANY,INC)
  • WCLD (1490 AM; 1 kW; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Beulah:

  • WMJW (107.5 FM; ROSEDALE, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WDTL-FM (92.9 FM; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: DELTA RADIO, INC.)
  • WRKG (95.3 FM; DREW, MS; Owner: DELTA RADIO, INC.)
  • WCLD-FM (103.9 FM; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WYMX (99.1 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDFX (98.3 FM; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WMAO-FM (90.9 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WTCD (96.9 FM; INDIANOLA, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDMS (100.7 FM; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: MID-AMERICA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WIQQ (102.3 FM; LELAND, MS; Owner: THE RIVER BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Beulah:

  • WXVT (Channel 15; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WABG-TV (Channel 6; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • K53FB (Channel 53; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMAO-TV (Channel 23; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WHCQ-LP (Channel 8; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: DAVID ELLINGTON)

Beulah fatal accident list:

Aug 1, 1980 04:15 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Beulah)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC5HWM, Grant Date: 07/14/1994, Expiration Date: 07/14/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/15/2006, Registrant: Kelvin P Robertson, Beulah, MS 38726

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-502B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A SERIES (500 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 5010J , Serial Number: 502B-0419, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 04/11/1997
    Registrant (Corporation): Growers Air Service LLC, 954 Mound City Rd, Beulah, MS 38726
  • Aircraft: TEXAS HELICOPTER CORP OH-13E/M74 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 51859 , Serial Number: 79-026
    Registrant (Individual): Andrew B Barr, 67 Tullos Rd, Beulah, MS 38726
  • Aircraft: AYRES CORPORATION S-2R (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W R1340 SERIES (600 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5675X , Serial Number: 2402R, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 12/22/1977
    Registrant (Corporation): Growers Air Service LLC, 954 Mound City Rd, Beulah, MS 38726

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Beulah, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1275.6 years
Willie1073.7 years
Henry781.7 years
Mary772.7 years
Eddie580.8 years
George571.0 years
Charlie470.5 years
Thomas470.0 years
John475.5 years
Will478.0 years
Most common last names in Beulah, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Turner1077.8 years
Jones964.9 years
Brown878.2 years
Lewis873.1 years
Johnson876.6 years
Thomas881.1 years
Williams773.0 years
Miller658.5 years
Slaughter678.2 years
Wilson557.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (56%)
  • Utility gas (25%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

Beulah compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There are 2 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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