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Population in 2012: 303 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -29.0%
Males: 123  (40.7%)
Females: 180  (59.3%)

Median resident age:  41.3 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 39054, 39159.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,464 (it was $20,833 in 2000)
Cary:

$25,464
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,496

Cary town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $43,625 (it was $38,300 in 2000)
Cary:

$43,625
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $46,180; Detached houses: $64,474; Mobile homes: $13,594

Median gross rent in 2012: $509.

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  • Black alone - 200 (63.9%)
  • White alone - 109 (34.8%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cary: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (6.6%), Scotch-Irish (6.2%), Irish (3.1%), German (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 97 feet

Land area: 0.73 square miles.

Population density: 415 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Cary:

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.8%
  • Unemployed: 36.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cary town:

  • Never married: 45.4%
  • Now married: 30.4%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 12.6%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

10 residents are foreign born (1.4% Asia, 0.9% Latin America).

This town:  2.3%
Mississippi:  1.9%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Cary, Mississippi as of October 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Cary to the number of sex offenders is 303 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $360 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.7%)

Cary satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (53.9 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (163.0 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (337.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Rolling Fork, MS (2.7 miles ), Mayersville, MS (3.1 miles ), Anguilla, MS (3.6 miles ), Lake Providence, LA (3.8 miles ), Louise, MS (4.8 miles ), Satartia, MS (4.9 miles) , Hollandale, MS (5.1 miles ), Kilbourne, LA (5.1 miles ).

Latitude: 32.81 N, Longitude: 90.93 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 662

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.0%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +37 (+9.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (31%)
  • Wholesale trade (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (2%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (9%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)

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Tornado activity:

Cary-area historical tornado activity is above Mississippi state average. It is 243% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/5/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.1 miles away from the Cary town center killed 38 people and injured 270 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/21/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.2 miles away from the town center killed 58 people and injured 795 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Cary-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/11/1996 at 18:17:49, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 53.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/2002 at 20:05:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.7 miles away from Cary center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sharkey County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 7, Storms: 7, Floods: 5, Floods: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Cary:

  • HERITAGE MANOR OF ROLLING FORK (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ROLLING FORK, MS)
  • EAST CARROLL PARISH HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, about 15 miles away; LAKE PROVIDENCE, LA)
  • REGENT HOSPITAL EAST CARROLL INC (Hospital, about 15 miles away; LAKE PROVIDENCE, LA)

Political contributions by individuals in Cary, MS

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cary:

  • Mississippi College (about 48 miles; Clinton, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,586)
  • Hinds Community College (about 49 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 7,513)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 51 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,697)
  • Jackson State University (about 55 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 6,635)
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center (about 55 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,006)
  • Belhaven University (about 56 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,631)
  • Holmes Community College (about 60 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 4,518)

Public high school in Cary:

Public elementary/middle schools in Cary:


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

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.8. This is about average.
City:

33.8
U.S.:

32.0
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 25.6. This is about average. There were 21 monitors within city limits.
City:

25.6
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.70. This is about average. There were 11 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.70
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.1%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.9% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.3%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.0%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Cary, MS

Cary compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Cary (2011 data):

  • Bank of Anguilla: Cary Branch at 113 Dogwood, branch established on 1968/11/07. Info updated 2010/06/03: Bank assets: $119.3 mil, Deposits: $94.2 mil, headquarters in Anguilla, MS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Pyramid Financial Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Cary travel time to work - commute


Cary mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Cary town (based on Sharkey County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.26%
Here41.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchChurch of God of ProphecyOther
Adherents66.7%20.3%3.2%2.9%6.9%
Congregations37.5%25.0%6.3%12.5%18.8%
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: 1
Here:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
This county:

10.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Sharkey County:

14.4%
State:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

37.9%
State:

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

11.0%
Mississippi:

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
Other Government Administration 1$3,200$38,4001$102
Sewerage 1$1,400$16,8000$0
Water Supply 1$1,400$16,8000$0
Totals for Government 3$6,000$24,0001$102


4.48% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($23,241 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.48%
Mississippi average:

7.82%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.



7.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($22,739 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.24%
Mississippi average:

8.35%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Strongest AM radio stations in Cary:

  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WTWZ (1120 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLINTON, MS; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WIIN (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RIDGELAND, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWDF (720 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICHLAND, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSLI (930 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: SPORTSRAD, INC.)
  • WXTN (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, MS; Owner: BRAD MAURICE COTHRAN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cary:

  • WSTZ-FM (106.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMSI-FM (102.9 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDBT (95.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KLPL-FM (92.7 FM; LAKE PROVIDENCE, LA; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBYP (107.1 FM; BELZONI, MS; Owner: ZOO-BEL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KZYQ (103.5 FM; LAKE VILLAGE, AR; Owner: DELTA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMPN-FM (91.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WUSJ (96.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KWCL-FM (96.7 FM; OAK GROVE, LA; Owner: KWCL-FM BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cary:

  • WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • WABG-TV (Channel 6; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WDBD (Channel 40; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WDBD LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMPN-TV (Channel 29; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WJTV (Channel 12; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMAO-TV (Channel 23; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Cary)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 1.3 Mi S On Hwy 61 (Lat: 32.794306 Lon: -90.930111), Call Sign: KNCP547, Licensee ID: L00068282
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.300 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/11/2002, Expiration Date: 01/21/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/24/2012
    Registrant: Evanna Plantation Inc, Cary, MS 39054, Phone: (601) 876-2688
  • 3 Mi W (Lat: 32.797639 Lon: -90.973167), Call Sign: KCY710, Licensee ID: L00060235
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.6200 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/10/1998, Expiration Date: 04/14/2003, Cancellation Date: 07/20/2003
    Registrant: Powers Company Inc, Cary, MS 39054
  • Downtown (Lat: 32.809028 Lon: -90.924278), Call Sign: KNCP804, Licensee ID: L00060757
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.885 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/27/1996, Expiration Date: 01/27/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002
    Registrant: Sabill Plantation Inc, Cary, MS 39054, Phone: (601) 873-2688
  • 2 Mi S (Lat: 32.781250 Lon: -90.939000), Call Sign: KTG935, Licensee ID: L00686384
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.6800 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/14/2003, Expiration Date: 06/03/2013
    Registrant: Ballard Company Inc, Cary, MS 39054, Phone: (662) 873-6331

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: N5QLZ, Previous Call Sign: KB5LXK, Licensee ID: L00330320
    Grant Date: 07/07/2011, Expiration Date: 07/07/2021
    Registrant: Charles O Cook, 11312 Hwy 61, Cary, MS 39054
  • Call Sign: N5SRZ, Previous Call Sign: KB5NKW, Licensee ID: L00330323
    Grant Date: 07/09/2011, Expiration Date: 07/09/2021
    Registrant: Elise A Cook, 11312 Hwy 61, Cary, MS 39054

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 8GCBC (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 101 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 86854 , Serial Number: 6-74, Year manufactured: 1974
    Registrant (Corporation): Moore Planting Co Inc, P O Box 209, Cary, MS 39054
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182S (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9581V , Serial Number: 18280257, Year manufactured: 1998, Airworthiness Date: 07/06/1998
    Registrant (Corporation): Arklan Inc, Po Box 209, Cary, MS 39054


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1


Most common first names in Cary, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James681.0 years
Willie583.8 years
Mary483.8 years
Eugene377.0 years
Henry381.7 years
Ethel381.3 years
Louise374.3 years
Martha380.7 years
Mattie377.0 years
Ruth378.0 years
Most common last names in Cary, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones868.5 years
Johnson674.5 years
Harris572.4 years
Crawford463.2 years
Martin484.5 years
Moore473.3 years
Anderson379.7 years
Jointer384.0 years
Grundfest372.6 years
Brown330.3 years

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