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Population in 2012: 22,160 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: +34.8%
Males: 10,472  (47.3%)
Females: 11,688  (52.7%)

Median resident age:  37.8 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 39042, 39208.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $66,463 (it was $53,246 in 2000)
Brandon:

$66,463
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,088

Brandon city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $172,194 (it was $110,800 in 2000)
Brandon:

$172,194
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $171,328; Detached houses: $185,035; Townhouses or other attached units: $138,217; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $127,435; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $107,133; Mobile homes: $41,598; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $270,317

Median gross rent in 2012: $851.

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  • White alone - 17,282 (79.6%)
  • Black alone - 3,638 (16.8%)
  • Hispanic - 358 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 210 (1.0%)
  • Two or more races - 158 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 36 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 13 (0.06%)
  • Other race alone - 10 (0.05%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Brandon: 87.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (14.0%), Irish (13.5%), United States (10.3%), German (7.4%), Scotch-Irish (3.9%), French (3.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 486 feet

Land area: 21.3 square miles.

Population density: 1,043 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Brandon:

  • High school or higher: 91.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 37.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Brandon city:

  • Never married: 24.6%
  • Now married: 55.8%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

385 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.8%
Mississippi:  1.9%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 68 registered sex offenders living in Brandon, Mississippi as of August 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Brandon to the number of sex offenders is 326 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,161 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,001 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (12.4 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (142.9 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (363.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Robinhood, MS (2.4 miles ), Pearl, MS (2.5 miles ), Flowood, MS (2.7 miles ), Richland, MS (3.2 miles ), Florence, MS (3.4 miles ), Pelahatchie, MS (3.4 miles ), Ridgeland, MS (3.5 miles ), Jackson, MS (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 191 buildings, average cost: $104,900
  • 1998: 223 buildings, average cost: $117,600
  • 1999: 214 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2000: 155 buildings, average cost: $121,300
  • 2001: 222 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 2002: 207 buildings, average cost: $113,500
  • 2003: 235 buildings, average cost: $120,700
  • 2004: 332 buildings, average cost: $122,600
  • 2005: 319 buildings, average cost: $145,300
  • 2006: 298 buildings, average cost: $133,400
  • 2007: 181 buildings, average cost: $138,200
  • 2008: 71 buildings, average cost: $214,600
  • 2009: 45 buildings, average cost: $220,800
  • 2010: 49 buildings, average cost: $223,400
  • 2011: 66 buildings, average cost: $218,000
  • 2012: 95 buildings, average cost: $217,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 32.28 N, Longitude: 90.00 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,076 (-5.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,501 (23.8%)

Area code: 601

Brandon household income distribution Brandon home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Brandon by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0100000001010
per 100,000 0.06.10.00.00.00.00.00.00.04.40.04.60.0
Rapes 1265112245123
per 100,000 6.012.136.228.55.55.310.49.718.922.04.49.213.6
Robberies 2043841533672
per 100,000 12.00.024.117.144.021.35.224.214.213.226.232.19.1
Assaults 5556212133831
per 100,000 30.030.330.134.211.05.310.44.814.213.235.013.84.5
Burglaries 3653417711278385960697495111
per 100,000 215.8321.0247.1438.7615.4416.1196.7286.1283.7303.8323.5436.0502.7
Thefts 160261205126192171146143169123156144110
per 100,000 958.91580.61235.5717.91054.9912.1755.7693.5799.0541.5681.9660.9498.2
Auto thefts 35915131416151199814
per 100,000 18.030.354.285.571.474.782.872.752.039.639.336.763.4
Arson 0240114250203
per 100,000 0.012.124.10.05.55.320.79.723.60.08.70.013.6
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 73.2122.5119.6106.7117.088.066.073.582.683.575.493.878.9

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 55 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Mississippi average:

2.31

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.6%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +4,176 (+34.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Top executives (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Accountants and auditors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Brandon-area historical tornado activity is above Mississippi state average. It is 298% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/3/1966, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 33.0 miles away from the Brandon city center killed 58 people and injured 518 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.7 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 21 people and caused $12 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Brandon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1996 at 14:15:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 78.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Rankin County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Brandon topographic map

Birthplace of: Louis H. Wilson, Jr. - Marine Corps Medal of Honor recipient, Skylar Laine - Singer, Wes Shivers - Martial artist, Anselm J. McLaurin - Politician, Joseph Lee Jayne - Admiral, Mamie Locke - Politician, Tyler Moore (baseball) - Baseball player, Demario Davis - Football player, Henry L. Whitfield - Politician, Justin Mapp - Major League Soccer player (Chicago, born: Oct 18, 1984).

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Brandon: Louis Hugh, Jr. Wilson.


Hospitals/medical centers in Brandon:

  • DSI BRANDON (Dialysis Facility, 101 CHRISTIAN DRIVE)
  • FMC RANKIN COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, 141 GATEWAY DRIVE)
  • HOME HEALTH CARE OF MS (Home Health Center, 395 CROSSGATES BLVD)
  • CROSSGATES RIVER OAKS HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, 350 CROSSGATES BLVD)
  • FAMILY CARE HOSPICE OF JACKSON (Hospital, 103 SUNRISE POINT DRIVE)
  • BRANDON COURT (Nursing Home, 100 BURNHAM ROAD)
  • BRANDON NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 355 CROSSGATE BLVD)
  • RANKIN MED CENTER SUBACUTE SKI (Nursing Home, 350 CROSSGATES BOULEVARD)

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Airports located in Brandon:


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Amtrak station near Brandon:

  • 12 miles: JACKSON (300 W. CAPITOL ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Brandon:

  • Belhaven University (about 11 miles; Jackson, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,631)
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center (about 11 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,006)
  • Jackson State University (about 13 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 6,635)
  • Mississippi College (about 20 miles; Clinton, MS; FT enrollment: 3,586)
  • Hinds Community College (about 25 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 7,513)
  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College (about 47 miles; Wesson, MS; FT enrollment: 3,079)
  • Holmes Community College (about 48 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 4,518)

Public high school in Brandon:

Public elementary/middle schools in Brandon:

Private elementary/middle schools in Brandon:

  • PINELAKE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 428; Location: 6073 HWY 25; Grades: PK - 6)
  • BRANDON FIRST UMC KINDERGARTEN (Students: 97; Location: 205 MARY ANN DR; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CROSSGATES BAPTIST KINDERGARTEN (Students: 71; Location: 8 CROSSWOODS RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 50; Location: 6035 HWY 25; Grades: PK - 4)
See full list of schools located in Brandon

Library in Brandon:

  • CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $4,230,346; Location: 104 OFFICE PARK DRIVE; 319,868 books; 58 e-books; 17,285 audio materials; 24,490 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 53 state licensed databases; 533 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Brandon: Rice Switch (A), Brandon Depot (B), Rankin County Courthouse (C), Brandon Public Library (D), Rankin County Museum (E), Brandon Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (F), Brandon Fire Department Station 2 (G), Brandon Fire Department Station 3 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Crossgates Village Shopping Center (1), Harrell Shopping Center (2), Park Place Shopping Center (3), Town West Shopping Center (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Brandon include: New Friendship Church (A), Central Assembly Church (B), Brandon Church of Christ (C), Brandon Presbyterian Church (D), Church of God (E), Crossgates Baptist Church (F), Crossgates United Methodist Church (G), Crossview Baptist Church (H), Faith Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Brandon Memory Gardens (1), Brandon Cemetery (2), Friendship Cemetery (3), Old Brandon Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Brandon include: Crossgates Park (1), Brandon Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Rapids On the Reservoir (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1808 Spillway Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Brandon-Days Inn (Ex 56 I-20 E) (1), Days Inn Brandon (102 East Mark) (2), Red Roof Inn & Suites (280 Old Highway 80) (3), Microtel Inn & Suites (1130 Oak Street) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Rankin County - County Court Room (215 East Government Street) (1), Mississippi Court Collections Inc (26 Eastgate Drive) (2), Rankin County - Chancery Court Administrator (203 Town Square) (3), Rankin County - Chancery Court Records (203 Town Square) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Rankin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 34.9. This is about average.
City:

34.9
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 1.15. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.15
U.S.:

3.50
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.6

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

FANNIN WATER ASSN-NORTH (Population served: 5976, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-18-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-18-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-14-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between DEC-09-1998 and JAN-09-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-09-1998), St Public Notif received (JAN-14-1999)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-08-1997 and MAY-08-1997, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and OCT-22-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-22-2003)
  • One minor monitoring violation
GREENFIELD WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 3360, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between SEP-01-2001 and OCT-01-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - In JUL-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-30-2004)
  • Notification, Public - Between SEP-10-2001 and OCT-10-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and JUL-13-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-2000), State CCR Follow-up Notice (NOV-30-2000), St Compliance achieved (JUL-13-2001)
EVERGREEN WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 2430, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between SEP-12-2001 and OCT-12-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-12-2001), St Public Notif received (OCT-02-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-03-2001), St Compliance Meeting conducted (DEC-31-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-08-1997 and FEB-08-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-08-1997), St Public Notif received (JAN-15-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and MAY-15-2006, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-15-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and MAY-15-2006, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-12-2004), St Compliance achieved (MAY-15-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and MAY-15-2006, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-14-2003), St Compliance achieved (MAY-15-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and JAN-25-2006, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-19-2002), St Compliance achieved (JAN-25-2006)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-19-2001 and DEC-31-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation

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

  • CITY OF BRANDON (Population served: 21850, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FIVE LAKES WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 1983, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.3%
(7.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.1% for Black residents, 66.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  72.8%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.5%
Whole state:  5.7%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Brandon, MS

313 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
33 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals in 2010

People in group quarters in Brandon in 2000:

  • 223 people in nursing homes
  • 180 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 59 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 52 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 52 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 5 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Brandon compared to Mississippi state average:

Brandon, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with most branches in Brandon (2011 data):

  • BankPlus: Greenfield Road Branch, Spillway Road Branch, Castlewoods Branch, Downtown Brandon Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,177.0 mil, Deposits: $1,696.4 mil, headquarters in Belzoni, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 62 total offices, Holding Company: Bancplus Corporation
  • Trustmark National Bank: Crossgates Branch, Rankin Main Branch, Flowood Branch, Brandon Office Branch. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $9,612.1 mil, Deposits: $7,410.1 mil, headquarters in Jackson, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 186 total offices, Holding Company: Trustmark Corporation
  • Regions Bank: Crossgates Branch, Grants Ferry Branch, Spillway Road Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Merchants and Farmers Bank: Brandon Branch at 1285 West Government Street, branch established on 2008/12/15; Spillway Road Branch at 1934 Spillway Road, branch established on 2007/07/30. Info updated 2007/01/11: Bank assets: $1,561.3 mil, Deposits: $1,372.4 mil, headquarters in Kosciusko, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: First M & F Corporation
  • State Bank & Trust Company: Crossgates Branch at 332 Crossgates Boulevard, branch established on 1996/11/11. Info updated 2007/07/17: Bank assets: $921.1 mil, Deposits: $738.4 mil, headquarters in Greenwood, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 37 total offices, Holding Company: State Bank & Trust Company Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • The Citizens National Bank of Meridian: Castlewoods Banking Centre Branch at 102 Plaza Drive, branch established on 2004/08/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,115.7 mil, Deposits: $932.3 mil, headquarters in Meridian, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens National Banc Corp.
  • Community Bank of Mississippi: Crossgates Branch at 1255 West Government Street, branch established on 1995/04/17. Info updated 2010/04/06: Bank assets: $639.2 mil, Deposits: $566.3 mil, headquarters in Forest, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancshares Of Mississippi, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • BancorpSouth Bank: Service Drive Branch at 120 Service Drive, branch established on 1991/04/15. 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.
  • PriorityOne Bank: Crossgates Branch at 1400 West Government Street, branch established on 1986/01/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $511.5 mil, Deposits: $433.9 mil, headquarters in Magee, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Priorityone Capital Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Brandon, Mississippi:

  • Microtel Inn & Suites, 1130 Oak St, Brandon, MS 39042 , Phone: (601) 591-5858, Fax: (601) 591-5859
  • Red Roof Inn & Suites, 280 Old Hwy 80, Brandon, MS 39042 , Phone: (601) 824-3839, Fax: (601) 825-3878
  • The Vineyards At Castlewoods, 1000 Vineyard Dr, Brandon, MS 39047 , Phone: (601) 919-0908, Fax: (601) 992-3128
  • La Quinta Inn & Suites Brandon, 215 Dande Rd, Brandon, MS 39042 , Phone: (601) 591-1045, Fax: (601) 591-1088
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Brandon, Mississippi

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Brandon travel time to work - commute


Brandon mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (46%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Brandon city (based on Rankin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.66%
Here52.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)LDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents68.8%15.8%5.2%1.3%1.2%
Congregations46.4%21.6%1.6%3.2%1.6%
NamePresbyterian Church in AmericaEvangelical Presbyterian ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.2%1.1%1.0%1.0%3.3%
Congregations2.4%0.8%2.4%1.6%18.4%
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: 11
This county:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Rankin County:

0.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Rankin County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 66
This county:

4.78 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 59
Rankin County:

4.27 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

9.9%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.2%
Mississippi:

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

12.2%
State:

14.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 11$31,180$34,0150$0
Other Government Administration 8$12,177$18,2660$0
Judicial and Legal 7$14,088$24,1510$0
Police Protection - Officers 39$116,195$35,7520$0
Police - Other 10$23,851$28,6211$432
Firefighters 39$123,504$38,0010$0
Fire - Other 1$2,759$33,1080$0
Streets and Highways 14$34,895$29,9100$0
Health 2$3,093$18,5580$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,431$29,1720$0
Sewerage 1$3,987$47,8440$0
Parks and Recreation 13$35,070$32,3729$6,914
Housing and Community Development(Local) 5$14,526$34,8620$0
Water Supply 17$45,925$32,4180$0
Totals for Government 168$463,681$33,12010$7,346


10.25% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,665 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.25%
Mississippi average:

7.82%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($188 average AGI)
Rankin County:

0.06%
Mississippi average:

0.09%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hinds County, MS  3.07% ($37,695 average AGI)
from Madison County, MS  1.11% ($50,230)
from Simpson County, MS  0.30% ($30,788)


7.93% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,907 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.93%
Mississippi average:

8.35%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($47 average AGI)
Rankin County:

0.02%
Mississippi average:

0.08%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Hinds County, MS  1.90% ($30,535 average AGI)
to Madison County, MS  0.95% ($54,702)
to Simpson County, MS  0.23% ($32,089)

Strongest AM radio stations in Brandon:

  • WRKN (970 AM; 1 kW; BRANDON, MS; Owner: RADIO STATION WRKN, INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWDF (720 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICHLAND, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSLI (930 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: SPORTSRAD, INC.)
  • WOAD (1300 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WIIN (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RIDGELAND, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WTWZ (1120 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLINTON, MS; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WZRX (1590 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPBQ (1240 AM; 1 kW; FLOWOOD, MS; Owner: PDB CORPORATION)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJXN (1450 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Brandon:

  • WRXW (93.9 FM; PEARL, MS; Owner: BACKYARD BROADCASTING MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WDBT (95.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKXI-FM (107.5 FM; MAGEE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WMSI-FM (102.9 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMPR (90.1 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: J.C. MAXWELL BROADCASTING GROUP, INC)
  • WSTZ-FM (106.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTYX (94.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: BACKYARD BROADCASTING MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WJMI (99.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WMPN-FM (91.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WUSJ (96.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRJH (97.7 FM; BRANDON, MS; Owner: ON TOP COMMUNICATIONS OF MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WJKK (98.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WQST-FM (92.5 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WYOY (101.7 FM; GLUCKSTADT, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WYJS (105.9 FM; PICKENS, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WJXN-FM (100.9 FM; UTICA, MS; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJSU-FM (88.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WHJT (93.5 FM; CLINTON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE)
  • WMBU (89.1 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)

TV broadcast stations around Brandon:

  • WJTV (Channel 12; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • WBMS-CA (Channel 10; JACKSON, MS; Owner: GENE A. BLAILOCK)
  • WDBD (Channel 40; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WDBD LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMPN-TV (Channel 29; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WJKO-LP (Channel 64; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WJMF-LP (Channel 53; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJXF-LP (Channel 49; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAPT (Channel 16; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WAPT HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WBXK-CA (Channel 8; JACKSON, ETC., MS; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W46CW (Channel 46; JACKSON/BRANDON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WNTZ (Channel 48; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)
  • W23BC (Channel 23; JACKSON, MS; Owner: JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Brandon fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 39
Total length: 195 meters (640ft)
Total costs: $10,557,000
Total average daily traffic: 531,250
Total average daily truck traffic: 48,632

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 23
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 7
  • 1990-1999: 7
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Brandon, MS

FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 171 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Brandon)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Brandon, MS)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 238 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Brandon)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 104 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Brandon)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED86$146,39265$158,826339$155,75318$37,4761$946,00039$162,1273$27,193
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$92,0005$95,44028$163,3731$43,3700$00$02$64,535
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$127,75311$141,74582$144,47910$27,4160$04$97,4902$37,175
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$158,4773$499,06768$162,0093$70,0500$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$143,6850$020$163,2031$81,5800$00$01$5,160

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0202.03 , 0208.01, 0208.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED13$200,51228$223,335
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$262,6006$221,522
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$323,7204$238,390
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$04$86,415
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$131,1404$147,278

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0202.03 , 0208.01, 0208.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 405
  • Hazardous Condition: 92
  • Service Call: 30
  • Good Intent Call: 12

Incident types - Brandon


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Brandon, MS

Most common first names in Brandon, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James21373.3 years
Mary19178.8 years
William15872.3 years
John15671.8 years
Robert11571.4 years
Charles8870.4 years
Willie7775.6 years
George7574.0 years
Thomas6072.5 years
Annie5881.2 years
Most common last names in Brandon, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones10073.4 years
Smith8876.6 years
Johnson6472.1 years
Brown6272.9 years
Williams6270.9 years
Taylor6075.2 years
Moore4573.7 years
White4477.8 years
Myers4374.1 years
Davis3573.8 years
Businesses in Brandon, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Little Caesars Pizza2
Applebee's1MasterBrand Cabinets2
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Baskin-Robbins2Microtel1
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King1Pizza Hut2
CVS1Popeyes1
Curves2Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1Red Roof Inn1
Days Inn2SONIC Drive-In3
Decora Cabinetry2Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Subway5
FedEx7Taco Bell1
GNC1U-Haul4
H&R Block1UPS7
Home Depot1Waffle House3
KFC1Walgreens1
Kroger2YMCA1
La Quinta1
Browse common businesses in Brandon, MS

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Top Patent Applicants
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  • William B. Geissler (3)
  • Paul Stoufer (2)
  • Jeffrey Johnson (2)
  • Nathan Cromer (2)
  • Gerald Ballard (2)
  • Troy Purvis (2)
  • Ronnie A. Bean (2)
  • Dipak J. Negandhi (2)
  • Lowell Dean Hansen (2)
  • Navraj Singh (2)

Total of 49 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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