For population 25 years and over in Chunky:
For population 15 years and over in Chunky town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $656 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (74.5 miles , pop. 184,256).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (148.2 miles , pop. 242,820).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (421.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Hickory, MS (2.3 miles ), Nellieburg, MS (3.2 miles ), Collinsville, MS (3.5 miles ), Enterprise, MS (3.5 miles ), Decatur, MS (3.6 miles ), Newton, MS (3.7 miles ), Meridian, MS (3.7 miles ), Stonewall, MS (3.9 miles ).
Latitude: 32.33 N, Longitude: 88.93 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 601
Population change in the 1990s: +51 (+17.4%).
Work and jobs in Chunky: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Chunky, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Chunky-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 213% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/12/1986, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.3 miles away from the Chunky town center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 11/22/1992, a category F4 tornado 14.1 miles away from the town center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Chunky-area historical earthquake activity is above Mississippi state average. It is 89% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 62.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/1993 at 10:54:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 52.9 miles away from Chunky center
On 3/25/1996 at 14:15:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 20.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1998 at 15:20:01, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/2005 at 08:11:50, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.3 miles away from Chunky center
On 5/28/1995 at 15:28:36, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 87.7 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 Newton County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 6, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Winds: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Chunky:
Amtrak station near Chunky:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chunky:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 7.3%
(7.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Chunky compared to Mississippi state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Chunky (based on Newton County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.89%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.11% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,900 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,654 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 11 meters (36ft)
Total costs: $806,000
Total average daily traffic: 210
Total average daily truck traffic: 9
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 315
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Chunky)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:51 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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