For population 25 years and over in Caledonia:
For population 15 years and over in Caledonia town:
14 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $696 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (56.4 miles , pop. 77,906).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (87.9 miles , pop. 242,820).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (493.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: New Hamilton, MS (2.8 miles ), Columbus AFB, MS (2.8 miles ), Vernon, AL (3.7 miles ), Columbus, MS (3.7 miles ), Gattman, MS (3.9 miles) , Aberdeen, MS (4.0 miles ), New Hope, MS (4.1 miles ), Millport, AL (4.1 miles ).
Latitude: 33.68 N, Longitude: 88.33 W
Area code: 662
Population change in the 1990s: +214 (+26.7%).
Work and jobs in Caledonia: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Caledonia, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Caledonia-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 218% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 15.1 miles away from the Caledonia town center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.
On 1/10/2008, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.0 miles away from the town center injured 11 people and caused $7 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Caledonia-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Mississippi state average. It is 79% 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 64.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 28.1 miles away from Caledonia 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 75.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 60.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 64.6 miles away from Caledonia center
On 5/28/1995 at 15:28:36, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 44.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Lowndes County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Floods: 6, Hurricanes: 2, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Caledonia:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Caledonia:
Public high school in Caledonia:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Caledonia:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 9.68. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.1%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 3.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Caledonia compared to Mississippi state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Caledonia town (based on Lowndes County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.77%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 16
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 54
Number of full-service restaurants: 35
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Caledonia government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Caledonia government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
7.66% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,897 average adjusted gross income)
0.24% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,368 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.23% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,166 average adjusted gross income)
0.28% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,302 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Caledonia fatal accident list:
Mar 24, 1993 08:10 PM, Koloasprin, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Caledonia)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:5
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Caledonia)
FAA Registered Aircraft:5
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Caledonia, MS
Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2014.