Cary, Mississippi

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Population in 2013: 292 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -31.6%
Males: 126  (43.2%)
Females: 166  (56.8%)
Median resident age:  44.0 years
Mississippi median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 39054, 39159.

Cary Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2013: $24,409 (it was $20,833 in 2000)
Cary:

$24,409
MS:

$37,963

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $12,062 (it was $11,372 in 2000)

Cary town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $32,793 (it was $38,300 in 2000)
Cary:

$32,793
MS:

$97,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $43,678; Detached houses: $61,429; Mobile homes: $11,211

Median gross rent in 2013: $438.

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  • Races in Cary, MS (2010)

    Cary races chart
    • 20063.9%Black alone
    • 10934.8%White alone
    • 20.6%Asian alone
    • 10.3%American Indian alone
    • 10.3%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Cary: 77.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Scotch-Irish (5.4%), English (2.0%), Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 97 feet

Land area: 0.73 square miles.

Population density: 400 people per square mile   (very low).

Cary,MS real estate house value index trend

Cary, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Cary:

  • High school or higher: 76.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cary town:

  • Never married: 34.7%
  • Now married: 38.6%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

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

This town:

2.3%
Mississippi:

1.4%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Cary, Mississippi as of July 31, 2015.
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 2013: $504 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $202 (0.8%)

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

Cary household income distribution Cary home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.5%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +37 (+9.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Cary, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Cary-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 131% 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 near Mississippi state average. It is 79% 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 198.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 179.2 miles away from Cary center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 181.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 216.6 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 244.0 miles away from Cary 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 267.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

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: 8, Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Cary topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Cary:

  • HERITAGE MANOR OF ROLLING FORK (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; ROLLING FORK, MS)
  • EAST CARROLL PARISH HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; LAKE PROVIDENCE, LA)
  • REGENT HOSPITAL EAST CARROLL INC (Hospital, about 15 miles away; LAKE PROVIDENCE, LA)
  • SHADY LAKE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; LAKE PROVIDENCE, LA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cary:

  • Mississippi College (about 48 miles; Clinton, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,919)
  • Hinds Community College (about 49 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 9,115)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 51 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,100)
  • Jackson State University (about 55 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 7,485)
  • Belhaven University (about 56 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 3,147)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 60 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,233)
  • Holmes Community College (about 60 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 5,352)

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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 32.1%
(9.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.2% for Black 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

Cary compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above 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 below state average.

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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.8
Mississippi average:

12.3

Cary travel time to work - commute Cary mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (84%)
  • Electricity (15%)

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 Cary town (based on Sharkey County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,10111
Mainline Protestant5064
Black Protestant3882
Catholic351
Other--
None1,886-
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: 1
Sharkey County:

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
Sharkey County:

10.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

14.4%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Sharkey County:

37.9%
Mississippi:

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

11.0%
State:

14.4%
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
Other Government Administration 1$1,714$20,5681$1,020
Sewerage 1$12,106$145,2720$0
Parks and Recreation 1$5,536$66,4320$0
Water Supply 1$42,536$510,4320$0
Totals for Government 4$61,892$185,6761$1,020

6.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,029 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
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 Warren County, MS  1.22% ($20,350 average AGI)
from Washington County, MS  1.22% ($24,400)


4.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,342 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.73%
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 Washington County, MS  1.06% ($21,706 average AGI)
to Hinds County, MS  0.68% ($20,000)

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

Businesses in Cary, MS

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