Booneville, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 8,693 (69% urban, 31% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.8%
 
Males: 4,104  (47.2%)
Females: 4,589  (52.8%)
Median resident age:

31.3 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 38829.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,404 (it was $28,361 in 2000)
Booneville:

$39,404
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,064 (it was $15,128 in 2000)

Booneville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $120,200 (it was $64,700 in 2000)
Booneville:

$120,200
MS:

$120,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $131,740; detached houses: $134,606; mobile homes: $51,577

Median gross rent in 2017: $635.

March 2019 cost of living index in Booneville: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 28.1%
(21.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.7% for Black residents, 63.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 99.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Booneville, MS (2010)
    • 6,67876.4%White alone
    • 1,76720.2%Black alone
    • 1651.9%Hispanic
    • 951.1%Two or more races
    • 140.2%Asian alone
    • 100.1%American Indian alone
    • 120.1%Other race alone
    • 20.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 54 registered sex offenders living in Booneville, Mississippi as of September 23, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Booneville is 162 to 1.


Crime rates in Booneville by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(11.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(57.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(35.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(22.8)
N/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(46.8)
3
(34.6)
1
(11.7)
3
(34.2)
1
(11.4)
14
(161.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(79.9)
5
(58.5)
6
(69.2)
6
(70.3)
4
(45.6)
3
(34.1)
10
(115.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
102
(1,165)
60
(701.4)
60
(692.1)
69
(808.7)
77
(878.7)
49
(557.7)
84
(966.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
234
(2,672)
132
(1,543)
172
(1,984)
222
(2,602)
170
(1,940)
147
(1,673)
33
(379.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(22.8)
1
(11.7)
4
(46.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(22.8)
7
(80.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(22.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(23.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)274.7137.5155.7206.4158.5136.2179.1

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Crime rate in Booneville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 25 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Mississippi average:

0.93
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Ancestries: American (37.1%), Irish (9.0%), English (5.8%), European (3.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 546 feet

Land area: 25.7 square miles.

Population density: 338 people per square mile   (very low).

Booneville, Mississippi map

98 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Mississippi:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $953 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $935 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (68.8 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (86.0 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (490.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Jumpertown, MS (2.5 miles ),
Rienzi, MS (2.7 miles ),
Baldwyn, MS (3.4 miles ),
Marietta, MS (3.5 miles ),
Kossuth, MS (3.9 miles),
Glen, MS (4.0 miles ),
Guntown, MS (4.0 miles ),
Dumas, MS (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 34.66 N, Longitude: 88.56 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,745 (+31.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,572 (53.8%)

Area code: 662

Distribution of median household income in Booneville, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Booneville, MS in 2017
Booneville satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 33 buildings, average cost: $114,900
  • 1998: 27 buildings, average cost: $74,300
  • 1999: 21 buildings, average cost: $79,300
  • 2000: 19 buildings, average cost: $86,500
  • 2001: 33 buildings, average cost: $69,800
  • 2002: 31 buildings, average cost: $67,400
  • 2003: 38 buildings, average cost: $84,300
  • 2004: 18 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 2005: 24 buildings, average cost: $116,300
  • 2006: 23 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 2007: 16 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $116,900
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $262,000
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $145,300
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $205,800
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $143,200
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $143,200
  • 2017: 12 buildings, average cost: $154,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Booneville, MS residents
Average permit cost in Booneville, MS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.6%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Historical population in Booneville, MS
Historical housing units in Booneville, MS

Population change in the 1990s: +634 (+7.9%).
Most common industries in Booneville, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.8%)
  • Public administration (3.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.5%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (11.3%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (6.6%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Truck transportation (4.3%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.1%)
  • Educational services (15.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.0%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (7.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.6%)
  • Public administration (3.4%)
  • Machinery (3.1%)
Most common occupations in Booneville, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Cashiers (5.4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.1%)

Average climate in Booneville, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Booneville, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2001 was 95.4. This is worse than average.

City:

95.4
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 3.84. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.84
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 1.30. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.30
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2001 was 33.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.4
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Booneville-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 25.3 miles away from the Booneville city center killed 4 people and injured 78 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 1/21/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.9 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Booneville-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 120.5 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 149.5 miles away from Booneville 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 114.7 miles away from Booneville center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 115.3 miles away from Booneville center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 77.1 miles away from Booneville 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 181.7 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 Prentiss County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 8, Floods: 6, Freezes: 2, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Booneville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Booneville:

  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL BOONEVILLE (Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 100 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • NORTHEAST HHA REGION 2B (P. O. BOX 1021)
  • LANDMARK NURSING AND REHAB CTR (100 LAUREN DRIVE)
  • LONGWOOD COMM LIVING CENTER (200 LONG STREET/P. O. BOX 326)
  • LONGWOOD COMMUNITY LIVING (PO BOX 326)

College/University in Booneville:

  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (Full-time enrollment: 3,024; Location: 101 Cunningham Blvd; Public; Website: www.nemcc.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Booneville:

  • Itawamba Community College (about 28 miles; Fulton, MS; Full-time enrollment: 5,489)
  • Northwest-Shoals Community College (about 51 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; FT enrollment: 2,702)
  • University of North Alabama (about 52 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,886)
  • University of Mississippi (about 60 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 70 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • Union University (about 73 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 81 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)

Public high schools in Booneville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Booneville:

See full list of schools located in Booneville

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • The website for Northeast Mississippi Community College has changed to http://www.nemcc.edu added by Office of Student Placement
  • Add to colleges/universities: University of Mississippi - Booneville Campus (www.olemiss.edu/booneville)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Booneville: Booneville-Prentiss County Industrial Park (A), Booneville Country Club (B), Prentiss County Courthouse (C), George E Allen Library (D), Eula Dees Memorial Library (E), Booneville City Hall (F), Bonner Arnold Coliseum (G), Booneville Fire Department Station 2 (H), Booneville Fire Department Station 3 (I), Booneville Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Booneville include: Oak Hill Church (A), Lakeview Church (B), Tuscumbia Church (C), Gaston Church (D), Carolina Church (E), West Booneville Church of Christ (F), First United Pentecostal Church (G), First Baptist Church (H), Fairview Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Gaston Cemetery (1), Carolina Cemetery (2), Oak Hill Cemetery (3), Oaklawn Memorial Park (4), Friendship Cemetery (5), Lakeview Cemetery (6), Booneville Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Booneville include: Booneville City Park (1), Keenum Stadium (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: R & R Sports Plex (Amusement & Theme Parks; 200 Bridge Street) (1), Aloha Skate Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; Highway 30 East) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western of Booneville (805 North 2nd Street) (1), Bob's Catering (302 North 2nd Street) (2), Days Inn FACS Machine (Highway 45 North) (3), Rees Motor CT (302 North 2nd Street) (4), Regency Inn (501 West College Street) (5), Super 8 Booneville MS (110 Hospitality Avenue) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Prentiss County - Justice Court Clerk (1901 East Chambers Drive # C) (1), Prentiss County - Human Services Department- Youth Court Counselor (102 North Main Street) (2), Booneville City - Court Clerk's Office (203 North Main Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Travis Childers - Politician, Ashley Thompson - Actor, Cecil Bolton - Baseball player, Harold Bishop (American football) - Football player, William J. McCoy (Mississippi politician) - Politician.

Prentiss 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 Booneville and their reported violations in the past:

BOONEVILLE WATER DEPT. (Population served: 8,743, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 234 regular monitoring violations
BIG V WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 5,472, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-20-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-20-2009)
  • 175 regular monitoring violations
BLACKLAND WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 1,045, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-04-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-04-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-06-2009), St Public Notif requested (APR-06-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-23-2011)
  • 124 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Booneville that have no violations reported:

  • LAKE MOHAWK ESTATES WATER SYSM (Population served: 246, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

64.7%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.0%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Booneville in 2010:

  • 621 people in college/university student housing
  • 148 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 68 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 15 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 11 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals

People in group quarters in Booneville in 2000:

  • 654 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 133 people in nursing homes
  • 42 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 14 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Booneville (2011 data):

  • Farmers and Merchants Bank: Booneville Branch at 1000 East Church Street, branch established on 1992/12/01; Booneville North Branch at 1111 North Second Street, branch established on 1996/10/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $205.1 mil, Deposits: $168.6 mil, headquarters in Baldwyn, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices
  • BancorpSouth Bank: North Second Street Branch at 1107 North Second Street, branch established on 1992/10/08; Booneville Branch at 207 S First Street, branch established on 1966/09/19. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.
  • Renasant Bank: Booneville Northgate Branch at 1114 North 2nd Street, branch established on 1966/11/18; Booneville Main Branch at 213 West Market Street, branch established on 1934/09/01. Info updated 2012/02/10: Bank assets: $4,196.4 mil, Deposits: $3,416.0 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: Renasant Corporation
  • First American National Bank: Booneville Branch at 1102 N Second Street, branch established on 1956/01/01. Info updated 2010/06/21: Bank assets: $234.0 mil, Deposits: $203.4 mil, headquarters in Iuka, MS, positive income, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First American Bancshares, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Ms Booneville Branch at 300 Walmart Circle, branch established on 2009/08/15. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)

For population 15 years and over in Booneville:

Marital status in Booneville, MS
  • Never married: 35.2%
  • Now married: 45.9%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

For population 25 years and over in Booneville:

  • High school or higher: 80.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Mississippi average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Booneville
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Booneville, MS (based on Prentiss County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,31463
Mainline Protestant2,82118
Other4081
Black Protestant3292
Catholic701
None7,334-
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: 9
Here:

3.53 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Here:

5.09 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

3.92 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.3%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Prentiss County:

27.9%
Mississippi:

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

14.8%
State:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Booneville:

47.2%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Booneville:

42.9%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Booneville:

29.0
State:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Booneville:

25.1%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Booneville:

12.3%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
Booneville:

33.9%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
This city:

52.6%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.2%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Booneville, 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
Police Protection - Officers 27$71,564$31,8066$2,978
Firefighters 26$67,084$30,9624$3,728
Streets and Highways 12$25,194$25,1943$4,178
Parks and Recreation 6$12,938$25,8767$2,161
Financial Administration 6$16,640$33,2800$0
Welfare 5$11,796$28,3100$0
Fire - Other 2$5,261$31,5660$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 3$1,528
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$8,812
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 84$210,477$30,06832$23,385

Booneville government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $590,000 ($67.87)
    Gas Utilities: $178,000 ($20.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($1.27)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($0.58)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $3,253,000 ($374.21)
    Police Protection: $1,629,000 ($187.39)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,532,000 ($176.23)
    Regular Highways: $1,082,000 ($124.47)
    Water Utilities: $879,000 ($101.12)
    Sewerage: $832,000 ($95.71)
    Financial Administration: $655,000 ($75.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $579,000 ($66.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $300,000 ($34.51)
    Housing and Community Development: $93,000 ($10.70)
    General - Other: $79,000 ($9.09)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $39,000 ($4.49)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $294,000 ($33.82)
    Gas Utilities: $276,000 ($31.75)
    Regular Highways: $77,000 ($8.86)
    Water Utilities: $42,000 ($4.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $31,000 ($3.57)
    Local Fire Protection: $29,000 ($3.34)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,299,000 ($379.50)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $240,000 ($27.61)

Booneville government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,098,000 ($126.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $341,000 ($39.23)
    Other: $188,000 ($21.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $92,000 ($10.58)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $63,000 ($7.25)
    Highways: $61,000 ($7.02)
    Other: $37,000 ($4.26)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $241,000 ($27.72)
    Fines and Forfeits: $230,000 ($26.46)
    Sale of Property: $11,000 ($1.27)
    Rents: $4,000 ($0.46)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.12)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $5,283,000 ($607.73)
    Water Utilities: $1,373,000 ($157.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,197,000 ($252.73)
    Other: $101,000 ($11.62)
    Housing and Community Development: $93,000 ($10.70)
  • Tax - Property: $1,814,000 ($208.67)
    Public Utilities Sales: $182,000 ($20.94)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $42,000 ($4.83)

Booneville government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,243,000 ($948.23)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,876,000 ($906.02)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $567,000 ($65.22)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $200,000 ($23.01)

Booneville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,801,000 ($782.35)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $262,000 ($30.14)
Businesses in Booneville, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Penske1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
Ford1Subway2
Goodwill3Super 81
H&R Block1U-Haul1
Hardee's1UPS3
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Booneville:

  • WBIP (1400 AM; 1 kW; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING SERVICES OF MS, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFTO (1330 AM; 5 kW; FULTON, MS; Owner: AIR SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WELO (580 AM; 1 kW; TUPELO, MS; Owner: SAN DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Booneville:

  • WBIP-FM (99.3 FM; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMAE-FM (89.5 FM; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WXRZ (94.3 FM; CORINTH, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZLQ (98.5 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: SAN DOW BROADCASTING)
  • WAFR (88.3 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WOWL (91.9 FM; BURNSVILLE, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC)
  • WAQB (90.9 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WKZU (102.3 FM; RIPLEY, MS; Owner: KUDZU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFXO (104.9 FM; IUKA, MS; Owner: BILLY R. MCLAIN)
  • WESE (92.5 FM; BALDWYN, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWZD-FM (106.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WADI (95.3 FM; CORINTH, MS; Owner: POWER VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WYDL (100.7 FM; MIDDLETON, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WRBO (103.5 FM; COMO, MS; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFTA (101.9 FM; FULTON, MS; Owner: AIR SOUTH RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Booneville:

  • W53AF (Channel 53; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMAE-TV (Channel 12; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W34BU (Channel 34; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W62CK (Channel 62; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W46CE (Channel 46; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WHDF (Channel 15; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • W22BS (Channel 22; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • W45BD (Channel 45; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • W20BJ (Channel 20; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W27CL (Channel 27; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W43BH (Channel 43; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W41BT (Channel 41; ACTON, TN; Owner: JULIA F. JONES)
  • W32BG (Channel 32; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W69DB (Channel 69; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W28BO (Channel 28; ACTON, TN; Owner: NORMAN CLOUTIER)
  • W51CG (Channel 51; ACTON, TN; Owner: JULIA F. JONES)
  • W56DA (Channel 56; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Booneville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Booneville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 75Number of bridges
  • 830ft / 253mTotal length
  • $4,195,812,000Total costs
  • 212,828Total average daily traffic
  • 26,519Total average daily truck traffic
  • 191,552Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Booneville, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 61930-1939
  • 21950-1959
  • 91960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 101980-1989
  • 251990-1999
  • 122000-2009
  • 82010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Booneville, MS

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 333. The highest number of fire incidents - 514 took place in 2007, and the least - 237 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Booneville, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (46.6%), and Structure Fires (36.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Booneville, MS
    • 2,63846.6%Outside Fires
    • 2,04536.1%Structure Fires
    • 58910.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 3856.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Booneville, MS
Most common first names in Booneville, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William20473.4 years
James20171.9 years
Mary13479.9 years
John13375.3 years
Robert7873.2 years
Willie6377.0 years
Charles6168.7 years
Thomas5274.9 years
George4672.7 years
Annie4580.4 years
Most common last names in Booneville, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12777.8 years
Jones7775.4 years
Johnson7473.3 years
Davis5976.4 years
Miller5274.5 years
Moore5077.2 years
Green4876.0 years
Mccoy4677.3 years
Walden4475.9 years
White4077.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Booneville, MS
  • 70.1%Utility gas
  • 27.9%Electricity
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Booneville, MS
  • 62.5%Electricity
  • 35.1%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Booneville compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Booneville on our top lists:

  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: sales and related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: retail trade (population 5,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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