Bogue Chitto, Mississippi

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Population in 2010: 887. Population change since 2000: +66.4%
Males: 450  (50.7%)
Females: 437  (49.3%)
Median resident age:  23.8 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 39350, 39354.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $21,682 (it was $18,641 in 2000)
Bogue Chitto:

$21,682
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,221 (it was $6,080 in 2000)

Bogue Chitto CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $61,553 (it was $37,400 in 2000)
Bogue Chitto:

$61,553
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $47,518; Detached houses: $49,145; Mobile homes: $24,741

Median gross rent in 2012: $709.

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Bogue Chitto races chart
  • American Indian alone - 784 (88.4%)
  • White alone - 46 (5.2%)
  • Two or more races - 23 (2.6%)
  • Black alone - 20 (2.3%)
  • Hispanic - 14 (1.6%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Bogue Chitto: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (9.0%), United States (2.8%), Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 490 feet

Land area: 6.30 square miles.

Population density: 141 people per square mile   (very low).

Bogue Chitto,MS real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Bogue Chitto:

  • High school or higher: 61.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 20.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Bogue Chitto CDP:

  • Never married: 50.8%
  • Now married: 25.3%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

54 residents are foreign born

This place:  6.6%
Mississippi:  2.2%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Bogue Chitto, Mississippi as of July 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Bogue Chitto to the number of sex offenders is 89 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $199 (0.4%)

Bogue Chitto satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (82.7 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (131.1 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (436.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Tucker, MS (3.4 miles ), Philadelphia, MS (3.4 miles ), Noxapater, MS (3.7 miles ), De Kalb, MS (4.0 miles ), Pearl River, MS (4.3 miles ), Union, MS (4.6 miles ), Louisville, MS (4.7 miles ), Shuqualak, MS (4.8 miles ).

Latitude: 32.83 N, Longitude: 88.92 W

Bogue Chitto household income distribution Bogue Chitto home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.7%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (17%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Educational services (31%)
  • Accommodation and food services (24%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (21%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Bus drivers (12%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (36%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (11%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Child care workers (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (5%)

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

Average climate in Bogue Chitto, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Bogue Chitto-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 109% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/12/1986, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.7 miles away from the Bogue Chitto place center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/23/1977, a category F4 tornado 22.3 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

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 104.3 miles away from the city 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 152.6 miles away from Bogue Chitto 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 58.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 87.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 210.2 miles away from Bogue Chitto center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 221.7 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 Neshoba County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Freezes: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Bogue Chitto topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Bogue Chitto:

  • NESHOBA COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 12 miles away; PHILADELPHIA, MS)
  • QUALITY HOSPICE CARE, INC (Hospital, about 12 miles away; PHILADELPHIA, MS)
  • CHOCTAW RESIDENTIAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PHILADELPHIA, MS)
  • ASERACARE HOSPICE PHILADELPHIA (Hospital, about 13 miles away; PHILADELPHIA, MS)
  • MS CARE CENTER OF DEKALB (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; DE KALB, MS)
  • LAIRD HOSPITAL INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; UNION, MS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Bogue Chitto:

  • East Mississippi Community College (about 26 miles; Scooba, MS; Full-time enrollment: 5,180)
  • East Central Community College (about 30 miles; Decatur, MS; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • Meridian Community College (about 34 miles; Meridian, MS; FT enrollment: 2,750)
  • Mississippi State University (about 44 miles; Mississippi State, MS; FT enrollment: 18,237)
  • University of West Alabama (about 46 miles; Livingston, AL; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • Mississippi University for Women (about 55 miles; Columbus, MS; FT enrollment: 2,565)
  • Holmes Community College (about 59 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 5,352)

Public high schools in Bogue Chitto:

Public elementary/middle schools in Bogue Chitto:

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Notable locations in Bogue Chitto: Bogue Chitto Volunteer Fire Department (A), Choctaw Fire Department Station 3 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bogue Chitto include: Sardis Church (A), Bogue Chitto Baptist Church (B), New Zion Union Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creek: Big Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Bogue Chitto and their reported violations in the past:

BOGUE CHITTO WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 2,500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 174 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 35.1%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 44.9% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  4.0 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  82.0%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  18.0%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Bogue Chitto compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Bogue Chitto travel time to work - commute Bogue Chitto mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (73%)
  • Wood (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Bogue Chitto CDP (based on Neshoba County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.57%
Here: 62.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Church of God (Anderson, Indiana)
Adherents64.2%19.3%5.6%3.2%1.7%
Congregations41.6%23.8%3.0%5.0%7.9%
NameChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodMennonite Church USAOther
Adherents1.4%0.9%0.9%0.6%2.2%
Congregations3.0%2.0%3.0%2.0%8.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Neshoba County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Neshoba County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Neshoba County:

6.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.3%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Neshoba County:

32.4%
Mississippi:

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

14.3%
State:

14.4%

4.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,814 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
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 Newton County, MS  0.68% ($27,046 average AGI)
from Leake County, MS  0.61% ($25,339)
from Winston County, MS  0.40% ($34,684)


4.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,482 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
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 Leake County, MS  0.49% ($26,872 average AGI)
to Newton County, MS  0.48% ($24,696)
to Lauderdale County, MS  0.40% ($40,553)

Strongest AM radio stations in Bogue Chitto:

  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMOX (1010 AM; 10 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MAGNOLIA STATE B/C CO., INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIRL (1270 AM; daytime; 3 kW; LOUISVILLE, MS; Owner: HARRISON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WALT (910 AM; 5 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOC (1490 AM; 1 kW; PHILADELPHIA, MS; Owner: WHOC, INC.)
  • WYLS (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; YORK, AL; Owner: GRANTELL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Bogue Chitto:

  • WWSL (102.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, MS; Owner: H & G C, INC.)
  • WJXM (105.7 FM; DE KALB, MS; Owner: EAST MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WQST-FM (92.5 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WOKK (97.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMAB-FM (89.9 FM; ACKERMAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WLSM-FM (107.1 FM; LOUISVILLE, MS; Owner: HARRISON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMSO (97.9 FM; NEWTON, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZKS (104.1 FM; UNION, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJDQ (101.3 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQJQ (105.1 FM; KOSCIUSKO, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W217AQ (91.3 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Bogue Chitto:

  • W50BQ (Channel 50; MERIDIAN, ETC., MS; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAB-TV (Channel 2; MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Bogue Chitto)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 31.498333 Lon: -90.426667, Call Sign: WPWK226
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.345 MHz, 157.605 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/13/2013, Expiration Date: 12/04/2022, Certifier: David Bowles
    Registrant: Comsouth, Inc., 5211 Hwy 42, Hattiesburg, MS 39401, Phone: (601) 584-9026, Fax: (601) 583-4455, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • STATION, Mallalieu Station 4.5 Mi Nne Of (Lat: 31.498222 Lon: -90.426750), Overall height: 117.7 m, Call Sign: WNEK229
    Assigned Frequencies: 2196.00 MHz, 1985.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/05/1997, Expiration Date: 01/04/1999, Cancellation Date: 10/16/1997
    Registrant: Phone: (713) 245-1303
  • BOGUE CHITTO, Bogue Chitto Exit (Lat: 31.421028 Lon: -90.481056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 146 m, Overall height: 152 m, Call Sign: WQKM426
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6034.15 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/14/2009, Expiration Date: 07/14/2019, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • GILLS CREEK, 0007 Argyle Trail (Lat: 31.504278 Lon: -90.477278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQKM429
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/14/2009, Expiration Date: 07/14/2019, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • GILLS CREEK, 0007 Argyle Trail (Lat: 31.504278 Lon: -90.477278), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Overall height: 79.2 m, Call Sign: WQQT466
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6755.00 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6755.00 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6755.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/27/2013, Expiration Date: 02/27/2023, Certifier: Christopher Pickard
    Registrant: Peg Bandwidth, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 770-8791, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 2 Miles Sw Of I-55 (Lat: 31.421833 Lon: -90.480639), Call Sign: KNKO935
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.887 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 01/13/2005, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia
    Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Bogue Chitto)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28R-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4520J , Serial Number: 28R-30377, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 01/19/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Bradley L Hall, 506 River Road Dr Se, Bogue Chitto, MS 39629

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 76
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Bogue Chitto

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Bogue Chitto, MS
Most common first names in Bogue Chitto, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5169.2 years
John3775.7 years
William3374.2 years
Robert3270.9 years
Mary3075.7 years
Thomas2069.9 years
Willie2074.1 years
Annie2079.3 years
Ruby1681.9 years
Jessie1574.2 years
Most common last names in Bogue Chitto, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9974.3 years
Wallace6775.3 years
Moak4476.3 years
Brown3477.8 years
Reeves3177.6 years
Thompson2575.2 years
Williams2373.1 years
Hart2275.8 years
Redd1877.3 years
Sasser1777.7 years

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  • #83 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities"
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