Blue Mountain, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 948 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +41.5%
Males: 485  (51.2%)
Females: 463  (48.8%)
Median resident age:

24.4 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 38610.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,859 (it was $27,969 in 2000)
Blue Mountain:

$38,859
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,770 (it was $12,870 in 2000)

Blue Mountain town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $93,262 (it was $50,200 in 2000)
Blue Mountain:

$93,262
MS:

$120,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $82,028; detached houses: $90,405; mobile homes: $26,446

Median gross rent in 2017: $622.

March 2019 cost of living index in Blue Mountain: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 28.8%
(22.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.9% for Black residents, 46.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Blue Mountain, MS (2010)
    • 71277.4%White alone
    • 16317.7%Black alone
    • 202.2%Hispanic
    • 192.1%Two or more races
    • 50.5%Asian alone
    • 10.1%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Blue Mountain, Mississippi as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Blue Mountain is 83 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (25.6%), English (7.1%), Irish (2.7%), Scottish (2.2%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 500 feet

Land area: 1.15 square miles.

Population density: 822 people per square mile   (low).

Blue Mountain, Mississippi map

74 residents are foreign born (6.0% Latin America).

This town:

6.9%
Mississippi:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $809 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $701 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (61.7 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (464.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Ripley, MS (2.5 miles ),
Myrtle, MS (3.0 miles ),
Hickory Flat, MS (3.2 miles ),
Dumas, MS (3.3 miles ),
New Albany, MS (3.5 miles ),
Falkner, MS (3.6 miles ),
Ashland, MS (3.8 miles ),
Potts Camp, MS (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 34.67 N, Longitude: 89.03 W

Area code: 662

Distribution of median household income in Blue Mountain, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Blue Mountain, MS in 2017
Blue Mountain satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.8%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Most common industries in Blue Mountain, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (19.5%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (19.1%)
  • Health care (6.6%)
  • Construction (5.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.6%)
  • Truck transportation (4.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (27.0%)
  • Construction (10.8%)
  • Truck transportation (9.9%)
  • Educational services (8.1%)
  • Drugs, sundries, chemical & allied products merchant wholesalers (7.2%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (2.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (29.2%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (12.3%)
  • Health care (12.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Blue Mountain, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.1%)
  • Cashiers (6.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (6.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.4%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (15.3%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (11.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (12.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.2%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.2%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.4%)

Average climate in Blue Mountain, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Blue Mountain-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 3.8 miles away from the Blue Mountain town center killed 4 people and injured 78 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/21/1971, a category F4 tornado 25.6 miles away from the town center killed 58 people and injured 795 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Blue Mountain-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 76% 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 99.3 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 138.4 miles away from Blue Mountain center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 101.3 miles away from Blue Mountain 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 134.2 miles away from Blue Mountain center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 175.0 miles away from Blue Mountain center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 269.1 miles away from Blue Mountain 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 Tippah County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 9, Floods: 6, Freezes: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Blue Mountain topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Blue Mountain:

  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - RIPLEY (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; RIPLEY, MS)
  • RIPLEY MANOR NH (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; RIPLEY, MS)
  • REST HAVEN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; RIPLEY, MS)
  • REST HAVEN NH (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; RIPLEY, MS)
  • GRACELAND CARE CTR NEW ALBANY (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; NEW ALBANY, MS)
  • ASERACARE HOSPICE-NEW ALBANY (Hospital, about 13 miles away; NEW ALBANY, MS)
  • UNION CO HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; NEW ALBANY, MS)

College/University in Blue Mountain:

  • Blue Mountain College (Full-time enrollment: 516; Location: 201 W Main St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.bmc.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Blue Mountain:

  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 27 miles; Booneville, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,024)
  • University of Mississippi (about 37 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 45 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,489)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 54 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)
  • University of Memphis (about 63 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Rhodes College (about 64 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 66 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)

Public high school in Blue Mountain:

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Points of interest:

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

Churches in Blue Mountain include: Lowrey Memorial Baptist Church (A), Blue Mountain United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Hill Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

2.6 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

70.9%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.3%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
189 people in college/university student housing in 2010
73 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000

Banks with branches in Blue Mountain (2011 data):

  • The Peoples Bank: Blue Mountain Branch at 122 North Guyton Boulevard, branch established on 1996/04/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $373.9 mil, Deposits: $318.1 mil, headquarters in Ripley, MS, positive income, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Peoples Corporation, The

For population 15 years and over in Blue Mountain:

Marital status in Blue Mountain, MS
  • Never married: 46.7%
  • Now married: 40.3%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

For population 25 years and over in Blue Mountain:

  • High school or higher: 72.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.0
Mississippi average:

11.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Blue Mountain, MS (based on Tippah County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,46053
Mainline Protestant1,97123
Catholic2501
Other-1
None7,551-
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: 6
Here:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Tippah County:

5.67 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

2.84 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

12.2%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Tippah County:

31.4%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Tippah County:

16.0%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Blue Mountain:

47.4%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.8%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.4
Mississippi:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.7%
State:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Blue Mountain:

11.5%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Blue Mountain:

6.8
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
Blue Mountain:

32.2%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
Blue Mountain:

54.7%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.7%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Blue Mountain, 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 and Unallocable 2$3,452$20,7121$1,813
Water Supply 1$2,761$33,1320$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,666$31,9926$2,721
Other Government Administration 1$2,044$24,5287$3,580
Financial Administration 1$2,058$24,6960$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 6$12,981$25,96214$8,114

Blue Mountain government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $172,000 ($181.43)
    Central Staff Services: $126,000 ($132.91)
    Police Protection: $73,000 ($77.00)
    Regular Highways: $42,000 ($44.30)
    Sewerage: $30,000 ($31.65)
    Local Fire Protection: $18,000 ($18.99)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000 ($9.49)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($1.05)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($7.38)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $93,000 ($98.10)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $178,000 ($187.76)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($9.49)

Blue Mountain government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $36,000 ($37.97)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $34,000 ($35.86)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $37,000 ($39.03)
    General Revenue - Other: $32,000 ($33.76)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($7.38)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $229,000 ($241.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $87,000 ($91.77)
    Other: $78,000 ($82.28)
    Highways: $2,000 ($2.11)
  • Tax - Property: $76,000 ($80.17)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($1.05)

Blue Mountain government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $169,000 ($178.27)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $137,000 ($144.51)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,000 ($33.76)

Blue Mountain government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $429,000 ($452.53)

4.54% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($31,027 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.54%
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 Union County, MS  0.72% ($26,453 average AGI)
from Alcorn County, MS  0.56% ($21,488)
from Benton County, MS  0.41% ($30,733)


4.34% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($31,432 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.34%
Mississippi average:

6.87%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Union County, MS  0.74% ($33,833 average AGI)
to Alcorn County, MS  0.58% ($31,905)
to Benton County, MS  0.44% ($27,063)

Strongest AM radio stations in Blue Mountain:

  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCSA (1260 AM; 1 kW; RIPLEY, MS; Owner: KEYBOARD BROADCASTING COMMUNICATION)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WLRC (850 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WALNUT, MS; Owner: B. R. AND MARTHA S. CLAYTON)
  • WNAU (1470 AM; 1 kW; NEW ALBANY, MS; Owner: MPM INVESTMENT GROUP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Blue Mountain:

  • WCNA (95.9 FM; POTTS CAMP, MS; Owner: OLVIE E. SISK)
  • WRBO (103.5 FM; COMO, MS; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKZU (102.3 FM; RIPLEY, MS; Owner: KUDZU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZLQ (98.5 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: SAN DOW BROADCASTING)
  • WWZD-FM (106.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMAE-FM (89.5 FM; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WWMS (97.5 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAFR (88.3 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WMAV-FM (90.3 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WAQB (90.9 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WSEL-FM (96.7 FM; PONTOTOC, MS; Owner: OLLIE COLLINS, JR.)
  • WESE (92.5 FM; BALDWYN, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYDL (100.7 FM; MIDDLETON, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKRA-FM (92.7 FM; HOLLY SPRINGS, MS; Owner: BILLY R. AUTRY)

TV broadcast stations around Blue Mountain:

  • WMAE-TV (Channel 12; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WMAV-TV (Channel 18; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • W34BU (Channel 34; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W22BS (Channel 22; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • W45BD (Channel 45; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • WBII-LP (Channel 20; HOLLY SPRINGS, MS; Owner: MID-SOUTH BROADCASTING)

Blue Mountain fatal accident list:

Aug 6, 2003 07:27 AM, Sr-15, Lat: 34.663834, Lon: -89.026115, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 22, 2003 11:49 AM, Sr-15, Lat: 34.663834, Lon: -89.026115, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 28, 2003 09:20 PM, Sr-15, Lat: 34.663834, Lon: -89.026115, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 25, 2003 12:21 AM, Sr-15, Lat: 34.663834, Lon: -89.026115, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 4, 2002 03:40 PM, Sr-15, Lat: 34.663834, Lon: -89.026115, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Jul 23, 2001 09:11 PM, Sr-15, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 12, 2001 04:44 PM, Sr-15, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 79ft / 23.7mTotal length
  • $401,011,000Total costs
  • 29,880Total average daily traffic
  • 7,327Total average daily truck traffic
  • 35,671Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Blue Mountain, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Blue Mountain, MS

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Blue Mountain)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 2 Km E Of Hwy 15 (Lat: 34.665944 Lon: -89.005056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 126 m, Call Sign: WPFR875,
    Assigned Frequencies: 859.312 MHz, 859.362 MHz, 859.412 MHz, 860.312 MHz, 860.362 MHz, 860.412 MHz, Grant Date: 06/30/2009, Expiration Date: 06/08/2019, Registrant: Southern Linc, 4601 Southlake Parkway - Suite 150, Hoover, AL 35244, Phone: (205) 257-1534, Fax: (205) 874-3953, Email:
  • 0.4 Km N Of Main St (Lat: 34.679556 Lon: -89.032833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55 m, Call Sign: WPJW237,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.850 MHz, 462.925 MHz, Grant Date: 11/27/2001, Expiration Date: 11/18/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/29/2007, Certifier: James Drake, Registrant: Lao, 1270 Fairfield Rd Ste 13, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Fax: (717) 337-9157
  • .5 Mi W Hwy 2 (Lat: 33.670389 Lon: -89.032833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55 m, Call Sign: WPJX910,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHz, Grant Date: 12/10/1996, Expiration Date: 12/10/2006, Cancellation Date: 01/27/2007, Certifier: James L Drake, Registrant: Lao, 1270 Fairfield Rd Ste 13, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Fax: (717) 337-9157
  • .5 Mi W Hwy 2 (Lat: 33.670389 Lon: -89.032833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55 m, Call Sign: WPKH217,
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.740 MHz, Grant Date: 03/13/2007, Expiration Date: 02/19/2017, Cancellation Date: 04/08/2017, Certifier: James L Drake, Registrant: Delta Telepage, 1936 Hwy 82 E, Greenville, MS 38703, Phone: (662) 332-1294, Fax: (717) 337-9157
  • 2 Km E Of Hwy 15 (Lat: 34.665944 Lon: -89.005056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 126 m, Call Sign: WQJM843,
    Assigned Frequencies: 856.362 MHz, 858.362 MHz, Grant Date: 04/28/2009, Expiration Date: 06/08/2019, Cancellation Date: 05/21/2013, Certifier: Robin J Cohen, Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20191, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 31 Cr 827 (Lat: 34.648806 Lon: -89.024611), Call Sign: WQVK398,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.387 MHz, 467.387 MHz, 462.437 MHz, 467.437 MHz, 467.512 MHz, Grant Date: 03/10/2015, Expiration Date: 03/10/2025, Certifier: Bobby Brennan, Registrant: Lone Peak Licensing, LLC, Draper, UT 84020-1336, Phone: (801) 938-9346, Fax: (801) 938-9465, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • RIPLEY, 1350 Highway 368 (Lat: 34.665667 Lon: -89.005111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 122.8 m, Overall height: 126.5 m, Call Sign: WPJE783,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, Grant Date: 02/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/15/2010, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3074, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Blue Mountain)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 277KL , Serial Number: 15064869, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 08/13/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 08/22/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Johnnie Coombs, 6740 County Road 825, Blue Mountain, MS 38610
  • Aircraft: RAYTHEON AIRCRAFT COMPANY A36 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550-B (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 661KE , Serial Number: E-3618, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 03/21/2018, Certificate Issue Date: 04/20/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Bio-Wings LLC, C/O Steve Bolin / 530 Highway 15, Blue Mountain, MS 38610

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 29. The highest number of fire incidents - 43 took place in 2014, and the least - 14 in 2015. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Blue Mountain, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (61.5%), and Structure Fires (25.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Blue Mountain, MS
    • 28861.5%Outside Fires
    • 11825.2%Structure Fires
    • 5511.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 71.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Blue Mountain, MS
Most common first names in Blue Mountain, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4074.1 years
William3573.5 years
Mary3480.2 years
John2474.2 years
Robert1975.3 years
Willie1273.2 years
Joe1275.1 years
Annie1184.0 years
Henry1176.2 years
Charles1067.1 years
Most common last names in Blue Mountain, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3569.4 years
Hill2179.1 years
Thomas2077.5 years
Rutherford1773.5 years
Medlin1478.8 years
Knox1382.2 years
Cook1272.8 years
Bryant1276.2 years
Wilkerson1178.6 years
Guyton1080.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Blue Mountain, MS
  • 65.3%Utility gas
  • 30.7%Electricity
  • 4.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Blue Mountain, MS
  • 65.2%Electricity
  • 33.3%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Blue Mountain compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
There are 4 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Chris B. Jackson (2)
  • Anthony C. Douell (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2020.