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Population in 2012: 17,648 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.5%
 

Males: 7,907  (44.8%)
Females: 9,741  (55.2%)

Median resident age:  32.0 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 38645.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $23,773 (it was $22,188 in 2000)
Clarksdale:

$23,773
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,755

Clarksdale city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $59,760 (it was $51,600 in 2000)
Clarksdale:

$59,760
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $76,459; Detached houses: $77,093; Townhouses or other attached units: $109,863; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $66,554; Mobile homes: $50,540

Median gross rent in 2012: $569.

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Clarksdale races chart
  • Black alone - 14,055 (78.5%)
  • White alone - 3,386 (18.9%)
  • Hispanic - 174 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 119 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 130 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 19 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 23 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Clarksdale: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (3.4%), English (3.4%), United States (3.3%), German (2.2%), Italian (2.0%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 180 feet

Land area: 13.8 square miles.

Population density: 1,275 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Clarksdale:

  • High school or higher: 77.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 15.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clarksdale city:

  • Never married: 44.7%
  • Now married: 31.3%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

219 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.2%
Mississippi:  1.9%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 38 registered sex offenders living in Clarksdale, Mississippi as of September 21, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Clarksdale to the number of sex offenders is 464 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $719 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $670 (1.1%)

Clarksdale satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (72.2 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (371.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Lyon, MS (1.5 miles ), Farrell, MS (2.7 miles ), Jonestown, MS (3.3 miles ), Alligator, MS (3.4 miles ), Coahoma, MS (3.5 miles ), Friars Point, MS (3.5 miles ), Duncan, MS (3.8 miles ), Tutwiler, MS (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $70,800
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $97,200
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $88,800
  • 2001: 13 buildings, average cost: $111,300
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $152,400
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $148,100
  • 2008: 5 buildings, average cost: $134,100
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $47,100
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $78,100
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $70,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.20 N, Longitude: 90.57 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,094 (+6.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,949 (71.3%)

Area code: 662

Clarksdale household income distribution Clarksdale home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Clarksdale by Year
Type 2001 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 555438
per 100,000 24.126.827.722.517.244.4
Rapes 17111418104
per 100,000 82.059.077.7101.557.222.2
Robberies 952956572840
per 100,000 458.0155.5310.6321.3160.1221.9
Assaults 693264506398
per 100,000 332.7171.6355.0281.8360.3543.5
Burglaries 519653495621681619
per 100,000 2502.23501.32745.63500.43895.03433.2
Thefts 577200432334415503
per 100,000 2781.81072.42396.11882.62373.62789.8
Auto thefts 1316771415667
per 100,000 631.6359.2393.8231.1320.3371.6
Arson 91399520
per 100,000 43.469.749.950.728.6110.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.9) 632.6481.7581.0597.0573.4641.0

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 45 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Mississippi average:

2.20

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Clarksdale, Mississippi accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

12.6%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -1,078 (-5.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)

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

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Tornado activity:

Clarksdale-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 153% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.2 miles away from the Clarksdale city center injured 48 people and caused $4 million in damages.

On 2/21/1971, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 41.3 miles away from the city center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Clarksdale-area historical earthquake activity is above Mississippi state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 97.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/17/1997 at 18:16:31, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 98.5 miles away from Clarksdale center
On 8/11/1996 at 18:17:49, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 46.3 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 13.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/11/1996 at 21:54:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.0 miles away from Clarksdale center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Floods: 2, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Clarksdale topographic map

Birthplace of: Sam Cooke - Singer-songwriter, Alfonso Ratliff - Boxer, Blac Elvis - Hip hop record producer, Charlie Conerly - Football player, Earl Barron - NBA player (Miami Heat, born: Aug 14, 1981), Ike Turner, Johnny B. Moore - Chicago blues and electric blues guitarist, Junior Parker - Memphis blues singer and musician, Larry A. Thompson - Film producer, Mario Haggan - 2005 NFL player (Buffalo Bills, born: Mar 3, 1980).


Hospitals/medical centers in Clarksdale:

  • RCG CLARKSDALE (Dialysis Facility, 2010 N. STATE ST.)
  • MID DELTA HH OF CHARLESTON INC (Home Health Center, 222 ISSAQUENA AVENUE)
  • DELTA MANOR (Hospital, 701 US HIGHWAY 322 WEST)
  • HEALING HANDS HOSPICE (Hospital, 1742 NORTH STATE STREET)
  • HOSPICE OF NORTH MS CLARKSDALE (Hospital, 223 SHARKEY AVENUE)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, 600 OHIO STREET)
  • MID SOUTH HOSPICE (Hospital, 160 ANDERSON BLVD)
  • NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Proprietary, 1970 HOSPITAL DRIVE)
  • CLARKSDALE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 1120 RITCHIE AVE/PO BOX 1304)
  • GREENBOUGH NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 340 DESOTO AVE EXTENDED)

Political contributions by individuals in Clarksdale, MS

Airports and heliports located in Clarksdale:


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Local government website: www.clarksdale.com/city

College/University in Clarksdale:

  • Coahoma Community College (Full-time enrollment: 2,224; Location: 3240 Friars Point Rd; Public; Website: www.coahomacc.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Clarksdale:

  • Delta State University (about 34 miles; Cleveland, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,783)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 47 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,204)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 50 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 53 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,697)
  • University of Mississippi Main Campus (about 58 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 13,969)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 72 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 6,609)
  • University of Memphis (about 74 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 14,700)

Public high schools in Clarksdale:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Clarksdale:

Private elementary/middle schools in Clarksdale:

  • ST ELIZABETH CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 133; Location: 150 FLORENCE AVE; Grades: PK - 6)
  • PRESBYTERIAN DAY SCHOOL (Students: 117; Location: 944 CATALPA ST; Grades: PK - 6)
  • ST GEORGE'S EPISCOPAL DAY SCHOOL (Students: 80; Location: 1040 W 2ND ST; Grades: PK - 6)
See full list of schools located in Clarksdale

Library in Clarksdale:

  • CARNEGIE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $602,002; Location: 114 DELTA AVENUE; 75,592 books; 2,171 audio materials; 2,473 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 134 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Birthplace of singer Muddy Waters
  • Morgan FREEMON the oscar winning actor is also a resident of clarksdale . added by Roosevelt
  • Birthplace of singer Ike Turner
  • Birthplace of singer Sam Cooke

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Notable locations in Clarksdale: Clarksdale Country Club (A), Coahoma County Courthouse (B), Carnegie Library (C), Clarksdale City Hall (D), Delta Blues Museum (E), Clarksdale Fire Department Central Station (F), Clarksdale Fire Department Station 3 (G), Clarksdale Fire Department Station 4 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Westgate Shopping Center (1), Oakhurst Village Shopping Center (2), Anderson Shopping Plaza Shopping Center (3), Clarksdale Shopping Center (4), Commerce Plaza Shopping Center (5), Desoto Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Clarksdale include: New Hope Church (A), Rayford Chapel Baptist Church (B), Friendship African Methodist Episcopal Church (C), Union Grove Baptist Church (D), Silent Grove Baptist Church (E), Saint Pauls United Methodist Church (F), Saint James Temple Church of God in Christ (G), Saint Georges Episcopal Church (H), Saint Elizabeth Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oakridge Cemetery (1), Pawpaw Cemetery (2), Beth Israel Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Mill Creek (A), Little Sunflower River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Clarksdale include: Dixie Youth Park (1), Anderson Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Hopson Preservation CO (8141 Old Highway 49).

Hotels: Budget Inn (420 South State Street), Best Western (710 South State Street), Comfort Inn Clarksdale (818 South State Street), Hicks Motel (730 Lincoln Place), Clarksdale-Days Inn (1910 N State St), Riverside Hotel (615 Sunflower Avenue), Econo Lodge (350 South State Street), Fax Hampton Inn (710 South State Street), Best Western Executive Inn (710 South State Street).

Courts: Coahoma County - Circuit Court Judge (115 1st Street), Coahoma County - Justice Court Clerk (71 Sunflower Avenue), Coahoma County - Passports (Court House), Coahoma County - Youth Court Temporary Housing Facility (310 Anderson Boulevard), Coahoma County - Circuit Court Clerk (115 1st Street), Clarksdale City - Court Clerk's Office (121 Sunflower Avenue), Coahoma County Circuit Court (115 1st Street), Court Square Rural Health Clinic (406 Court Street), Coahoma County - Youth Court- Dhs Counselor (63 Sunflower Avenue).

 
Coahoma County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.4. This is about average.
City:

31.4
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.62
U.S.:

9.59

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

CLARKSDALE PUBLIC UTILITIES (Population served: 21180, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between MAY-12-2000 and JUN-12-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-12-2000), St Public Notif received (MAY-25-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-05-2000)
COAHOMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (Population served: 1800, Purch_groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between NOV-11-1999 and DEC-11-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (NOV-22-1999), St Public Notif requested (JAN-05-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-25-2000), St Public Notif received (FEB-03-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and NOV-26-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: State CCR Follow-up Notice (JAN-07-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2000), Fed FAO issued (MAY-25-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (NOV-26-2000), Fed CFP Consent Order/Decree w/penalty (AUG-07-2001), Fed CFP issued (AUG-07-2001), Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-21-2002)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-12-1995), St Public Notif requested (JUL-03-1997)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
BOBO UTILITIES (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and JUL-01-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-12-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUL-01-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and DEC-22-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-14-2003), St Compliance achieved (DEC-22-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and DEC-22-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-19-2002), St Compliance achieved (DEC-22-2003)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and JAN-1995, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-1994), St Public Notif received (FEB-23-1994), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-1995)
DAVENPORT WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 50, Purch_groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between MAY-04-1998 and JUN-04-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-03-1998), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-09-1998), St Public Notif received (JUL-03-1998), St Show-cause Hearing (JUL-15-1998), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-07-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUN-27-2001, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: State CCR Follow-up Notice (JAN-07-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-01-2000), Fed FAO issued (MAY-26-2000), St Compliance achieved (JUN-27-2001)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between OCT-01-1998 and NOV-01-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-03-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-21-1998), St Public Notif received (FEB-01-1999)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-03-1998), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-09-1998), St Public Notif received (JUL-03-1998), St Show-cause Hearing (JUL-15-1998), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-07-1998)
  • Notification, Public - In FEB-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-03-1998), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-09-1998), St Public Notif received (JUL-03-1998), St Show-cause Hearing (JUL-15-1998), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-07-1998)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 minor monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 40.1%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.5% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 62.6% for two or more races residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.6%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.2%
Whole state:  5.7%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Clarksdale, MS

People in group quarters in Clarksdale in 2010:

  • 148 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 138 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 82 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Clarksdale in 2000:

  • 173 people in nursing homes
  • 145 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 129 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 121 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 7 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

Clarksdale compared to Mississippi state average:

Clarksdale, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with branches in Clarksdale (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Clarksdale: Nortside Branch, Westgate Branch, First National Bank Of Clarksdale. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $320.7 mil, Deposits: $265.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: First Valley National Corp.
  • CB&S Bank, Inc.: Clarksdale Main Branch at 301 John Hooker Lane, branch established on 1931/03/10; Clarksdale Branch at 720 Desoto Avenue, branch established on 2007/01/29. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $1,276.1 mil, Deposits: $1,018.1 mil, headquarters in Russellville, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 42 total offices, Holding Company: Cbs Banc-Corp.
  • Regions Bank: 205 East 2nd Street Branch at 211 East 2nd Street, branch established on 1900/09/15; Westside Branch at 109 Anderson Boulevard, branch established on 1975/03/05. 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
  • Covenant Bank: 61 Branch at 622 South State Street, branch established on 2009/06/01; at 206 Sharkey Avenue, branch established on 2000/10/25. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $230.7 mil, Deposits: $183.6 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Covenant Financial Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Ms Clarksdale at 1000 S State Street, branch established on 2009/08/15. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Southern Bancorp Bank: Clarksdale Branch at 875 South State Street, branch established on 2001/01/15. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $1,146.8 mil, Deposits: $966.8 mil, headquarters in Arkadelphia, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 40 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Bancorp, Inc

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Clarksdale, Mississippi:

  • Comfort Inn - Clarksdale, 710 S State St, Clarksdale, MS 38614 , Phone: (662) 627-9292, Fax: (662) 624-4763
  • Southern Inn - Clarksdale, PO Box 995, Clarksdale, MS 38614 , Phone: (662) 624-6558
  • Hampton Inn - Clarksdale, 710 South State St, Clarksdale, MS 38614 , Phone: (662) 627-9292
  • Econo Lodge, 350 S State St, Clarksdale, MS 38614 , Phone: (662) 621-1110, Fax: (662) 621-9838
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Clarksdale, Mississippi

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Clarksdale travel time to work - commute


Clarksdale mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (72%)
  • Electricity (28%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Clarksdale city (based on Coahoma County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.75%
Here37.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church in America
Adherents55.2%18.1%9.9%3.5%3.2%
Congregations31.6%23.7%5.3%2.6%2.6%
NameChurches of Christ Mennonite Church of God in ChristMuslim EstimateChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents1.7%1.7%1.4%1.0%4.4%
Congregations5.3%2.6%2.6%2.6%21.1%
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: 9
Coahoma County:

3.26 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Coahoma County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Here:

6.87 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Here:

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Coahoma County:

15.9%
State:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Coahoma County:

39.6%
State:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.2%
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
Financial Administration 4$8,805$26,4151$833
Other Government Administration 6$15,771$31,5420$0
Judicial and Legal 11$25,969$28,3300$0
Police Protection - Officers 38$97,666$30,8421$1,187
Police - Other 13$26,636$24,5872$168
Firefighters 41$108,413$31,7310$0
Streets and Highways 12$25,520$25,5200$0
Solid Waste Management 4$5,994$17,9820$0
Sewerage 18$60,150$40,1001$1,448
Parks and Recreation 4$6,785$20,3550$0
Water Supply 11$35,835$39,0930$0
Electric Power 53$183,529$41,5540$0
Other and Unallocable 3$5,833$23,3320$0
Totals for Government 218$606,906$33,4085$3,636

Clarksdale government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,834,000 ($103.92)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $18,627,000 ($1055.47)
    Sewerage: $3,027,000 ($171.52)
    Police Protection: $2,587,000 ($146.59)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,099,000 ($118.94)
    Water Utilities: $1,630,000 ($92.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,301,000 ($73.72)
    Regular Highways: $990,000 ($56.10)
    General - Other: $656,000 ($37.17)
    Central Staff Services: $441,000 ($24.99)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $381,000 ($21.59)
    Health - Other: $212,000 ($12.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $119,000 ($6.74)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $105,000 ($5.95)
    Financial Administration: $101,000 ($5.72)
    General Public Buildings: $73,000 ($4.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,672,000 ($321.40)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $391,000 ($22.16)
    Local Fire Protection: $332,000 ($18.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $201,000 ($11.39)
    General Public Building: $43,000 ($2.44)
    Police Protection: $21,000 ($1.19)
    Central Staff Services: $14,000 ($0.79)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($0.51)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000 ($0.17)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,000 ($0.17)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($0.11)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,702,000 ($323.10)

Clarksdale government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,310,000 ($244.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,450,000 ($82.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $24,000 ($1.36)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $38,000 ($2.15)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $491,000 ($27.82)
    Highways: $147,000 ($8.33)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $764,000 ($43.29)
    Fines and Forfeits: $485,000 ($27.48)
    General Revenue, NEC: $425,000 ($24.08)
    Special Assessments: $30,000 ($1.70)
    Rents: $23,000 ($1.30)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $26,250,000 ($1487.42)
    Water Utilities: $2,321,000 ($131.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,861,000 ($162.11)
    All Other: $1,574,000 ($89.19)
  • Tax - Property: $3,620,000 ($205.12)
    Public Utilities Sales: $337,000 ($19.10)
    Other License: $113,000 ($6.40)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $13,000 ($0.74)

Clarksdale government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $128,997,000 ($7309.44)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $126,730,000 ($7180.98)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $7,600,000 ($430.64)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $7,200,000 ($407.98)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,242,000 ($183.70)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $975,000 ($55.25)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $400,000 ($22.67)

Clarksdale government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,708,000 ($153.45)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,537,000 ($653.73)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,588,000 ($429.96)

4.41% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,346 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.41%
Mississippi average:

7.82%

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:
from Shelby County, TN  0.57% ($21,100 average AGI)
from Tallahatchie County, MS  0.37% ($19,656)
from Quitman County, MS  0.32% ($31,143)


6.36% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,142 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
Mississippi average:

8.35%

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:
to Tunica County, MS  0.73% ($18,308 average AGI)
to Shelby County, TN  0.62% ($20,273)
to DeSoto County, MS  0.45% ($38,850)

Strongest AM radio stations in Clarksdale:

  • WROX (1450 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: DELTA RADIO, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WSAO (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SENATOBIA, MS; Owner: JESSE C. ROSS AND ERNESTINE A. ROSS)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clarksdale:

  • WWUN-FM (101.5 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WKXY (92.1 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: CLARKSDALE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAID (106.5 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WKDJ-FM (96.5 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • KFFA-FM (103.1 FM; HELENA, AR; Owner: DELTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMAV-FM (90.3 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • KJIW-FM (94.5 FM; HELENA, AR; Owner: ELIJAH MONDY,JR.)
  • WDFX (98.3 FM; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WMJW (107.5 FM; ROSEDALE, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • KCLT (104.9 FM; WEST HELENA, AR; Owner: WEST HELENA B/CASTERS)

TV broadcast stations around Clarksdale:

  • WPRQ-LP (Channel 12; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: DAVID ELLINGTON)
  • WABG-TV (Channel 6; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WMAV-TV (Channel 18; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • WXVT (Channel 15; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • W41BV (Channel 41; GRENADA, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 66 meters (217ft)
Total costs: $1,624,000
Total average daily traffic: 80,000
Total average daily truck traffic: 10,446

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Clarksdale)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 83 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Clarksdale, MS)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (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: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Clarksdale)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 41 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Clarksdale)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 210
  • Hazardous Condition: 30
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Clarksdale


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

Most common first names in Clarksdale, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary27678.9 years
James26870.4 years
Willie23170.7 years
John20373.8 years
William15273.0 years
Robert13471.1 years
Annie11276.8 years
George9971.9 years
Henry9173.0 years
Jessie8473.3 years
Most common last names in Clarksdale, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams20573.5 years
Johnson17572.5 years
Jones13773.8 years
Brown12973.0 years
Smith12972.5 years
Jackson8872.1 years
Thomas8573.3 years
Moore8072.8 years
Davis7472.7 years
Harris6272.5 years
Businesses in Clarksdale, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Payless1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Popeyes1
Church's Chicken1Quiznos1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
FedEx2SONIC Drive-In1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Sears1
H&R Block1Subway2
Jones New York2T-Mobile2
KFC1Taco Bell1
Kroger1True Value1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1UPS1
McDonald's1Walmart1
Nike4Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Clarksdale, MS


Clarksdale on our top lists:

  • #20 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2008 (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #57 (38645) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of African first ancestries"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Grey L. Neely, Jr. (1)
  • Kenneth Gregory Hood (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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