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Corinth Corinth: Corinth Corinth: Corinth began in 1854 as Cross City. It's proxomoty to the Tennessee River and the railroads made it of great strategic value during the Civil War. The Battle of Corinth was fought October 3-4, 1862. With the railroads, Corinth played a huge role in the Battle of Shiloh, which was a turning point in the war. Learn more at the Crossroads Museum at the Historic Corinth Depot off Filmore Street in downtown Corinth. Visit their web site at www.crossroadsmuseum.com Corinth: Complemented with a peaceful and natural landscape, Corinth, Mississippi is nestled in the rolling foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Corinth and Alcorn County’s quality of life is unmatched. Whatever your age or interests, Alcorn County is diverse in recreational and cultural pursuits. Corinth is a city of contrasts. We attract people from all walks of life for our history, tradition, community spirit, downtown charm, and hospitality. Learn more about Corinth, Mississippi at www.corinth.ms
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Population in 2012: 14,784 (80% urban, 20% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.2%
 

Males: 7,259  (49.1%)
Females: 7,525  (50.9%)

Median resident age:  39.6 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 38834.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,460 (it was $23,436 in 2000)
Corinth:

$27,460
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,160

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $99,003 (it was $62,800 in 2000)
Corinth:

$99,003
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $127,494; Detached houses: $130,013; Townhouses or other attached units: $194,969; In 2-unit structures: $98,114; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $98,114; Mobile homes: $45,837

Median gross rent in 2012: $567.

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  • White alone - 10,540 (71.9%)
  • Black alone - 3,107 (21.2%)
  • Hispanic - 749 (5.1%)
  • Two or more races - 224 (1.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 15 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 18 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 10 (0.07%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Corinth: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (16.2%), United States (14.9%), English (9.5%), German (5.6%), Scotch-Irish (3.4%), Scottish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 30.5 square miles.

Population density: 485 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Corinth:

  • High school or higher: 80.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 13.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Corinth city:

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

371 residents are foreign born

This city:  2.5%
Mississippi:  1.9%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 60 registered sex offenders living in Corinth, Mississippi as of October 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Corinth to the number of sex offenders is 246 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $831 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $620 (0.7%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (51.1 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (83.4 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (479.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Farmington, MS (2.1 miles ), Guys, TN (2.5 miles ), Glen, MS (2.8 miles ), Kossuth, MS (2.9 miles) , Michie, TN (3.1 miles ), Eastview, TN (3.2 miles ), Ramer, TN (3.3 miles ), Rienzi, MS (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 31 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 1998: 35 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 1999: 53 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2000: 29 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2001: 34 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 2002: 27 buildings, average cost: $150,600
  • 2003: 34 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2004: 34 buildings, average cost: $159,500
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2006: 33 buildings, average cost: $131,900
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2008: 30 buildings, average cost: $168,800
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $144,800
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $151,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.94 N, Longitude: 88.52 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,931 (+40.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,633 (69.1%)

Area code: 662

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Crime rates in Corinth by Year
Type 2000 2001 2004 2006
Murders 0021
per 100,000 0.00.014.17.0
Rapes 631411
per 100,000 42.121.298.777.4
Robberies 11202223
per 100,000 77.2141.6155.0161.9
Assaults 55382229
per 100,000 386.0269.1155.0204.2
Burglaries 173141185246
per 100,000 1214.1998.61303.81731.8
Thefts 597414872740
per 100,000 4189.82932.06145.65209.4
Auto thefts 41313525
per 100,000 287.7219.5246.7176.0
Arson 3111
per 100,000 21.17.17.07.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 321.5) 397.4308.6525.3493.9

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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 Corinth detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 42 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.53
Mississippi average:

2.00

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +314 (+2.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3%)

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Tornado activity:

Corinth-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 187% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the Corinth city center killed 4 people and injured 78 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/16/1998, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.2 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 36 people and caused $13 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Corinth-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/2/2005 at 11:35:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.7 MB, 3.9 MW, Depth: 9.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 99.6 miles away from Corinth center
On 5/27/1995 at 19:51:10, a magnitude 3.8 (3.0 MD, 3.8 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 99.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1992 at 03:06:03, a magnitude 3.5 (3.2 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 7.8 mi) earthquake occurred 82.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/29/1990 at 19:34:59, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.5 MD, Depth: 8.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.3 miles away from Corinth center
On 5/10/2008 at 17:52:50, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 44.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Alcorn County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Storms: 5, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Don Blasingame - Baseball player, Aaron Green - Architect, Larry Dorsey - Football player and coach, Jackie Simpson (linebacker) - Football linebacker, Terri O'Connell - Racing driver, Everett Sharp - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Corinth:

  • RCG CORINTH (Dialysis Facility, 810 ALCORN DRIVE)
  • MAGNOLIA REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER HH AND HOSPICE AGENC (Home Health Center, 2034 EAST SHILOH ROAD)
  • A CARING HEART HOSPICE, LLC (Hospital, 101 SOUTH PARKWAY)
  • ASERACARE HOSPICE-CORINTH (Hospital, 2907 HWY 72 WEST)
  • HERITAGE HOSPICE INC (Hospital, 301 EAST WALDRON STREET)
  • MAGNOLIA REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Local, provides emergency services, 611 ALCORN DRIVE)
  • CARE INN ALCORN COUNTY (Nursing Home, JOANNE DR BOX 751)
  • CORNERSTONE HEALTH AND REHAB OF CORINTH, LLC (Nursing Home, 302 ALCORN DRIVE)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE CENTER - CORNITH (Nursing Home, PO BOX 1417)
  • MAGNOLIA HOSPITAL TRANSITIONAL (Nursing Home, 611 ALCORN DRIVE)
  • MS CARE CENTER OF ALCORN COUNTY, INC-SNF (Nursing Home, 3701 JOANNE DRIVE)
  • WHITFIELD NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 2101 EAST PROPER STREET)

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Colleges/Universities in Corinth:

  • Corinth Academy of Cosmetology (Full-time enrollment: 45; Location: 502 Cruise St; Private, for-profit)
  • ICS the Wright Beauty College (Location: 2077 Hwy 72 E; Private, for-profit)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Corinth:

  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 19 miles; Booneville, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,081)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 47 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,616)
  • University of North Alabama (about 49 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,338)
  • Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals (about 50 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; FT enrollment: 2,417)
  • Lane College (about 51 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 52 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,716)
  • Union University (about 56 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,952)

Private elementary/middle schools in Corinth:

  • WHEELER GROVE LEARNING CENTER (Students: 35; Location: 21 CR 519; Grades: PK - KG)
  • CORINTH SDA SCHOOL (Students: 9; Location: 42-B CR 178; Grades: 2 - 8)
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Library in Corinth:

  • NORTHEAST REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $932,685; Location: 1023 FILLMORE STREET; 206,863 books; 5,483 audio materials; 15,015 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 53 state licensed databases; 206 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Corinth: Hillandale Country Club (A), Alcorn County Courthouse (B), Corinth Public Library (C), Corinth City Hall (D), Curlee Museum (E), Northeast Mississippi Museum (F), Corinth Fire Department Station 1 (G), Corinth Fire Department Station 2 (H), Corinth Fire Department Station 3 (I), Corinth Fire Department Station 4 (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Corinth include: East Fifth Street Missionary Baptist Church (A), East Corinth Church of Christ (B), Calvary Pentecostal Church (C), Antioch Church (D), Calvary Baptist Church (E), West Corinth Pentecostal Church (F), West Corinth Church of Christ (G), West Corinth Baptist Church (H), South Corinth Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Forest Hill Cemetery (1), Corinth City Cemetery (2), Corinth National Cemetery (3), Henry Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Surratt Pond (A), Liddon Lake (B), Hillandale Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Turner Creek (A), Phillips Creek (B), Elam Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Corinth include: Corinth City Park (1), Johns Street Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Northeast Mississippi Museum Association (204 East 4th Street) (1), Black History Museum of Corinth (1109 Meigg Street) (2), Corinth City - Civil War Visitors Center-Curlee House (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 705 Jackson Street) (3), Corinth Interpretive Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 501 West Linden Street) (4), Eastern National (Historical Places & Services; 501 West Linden Street) (5), Corinth Area Tourism Promotion Council (602 East Waldron Street) (6), Corinth Convention and Visitors Bureau (602 East Waldron Street) (7), Alcorn County Welcome Center (2028 South Tate Street) (8), Corinth Charters & Tours (Tours & Charters; 2117 North Hickory Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Little Properties Inc (2107 Highway 72 West) (1), Comfort Inn (Highway 72 West) (2), Hampton Inn Corinth (2107 Highway 72 West) (3), Comfort Inn Corinth (2101 Highway 72 West) (4), Downtown Motel (1519 Polk Street) (5), Southern Motel (1103 Highway 72 West) (6), Generals Quarters Bed and Breakfast Inn (924 Fillmore Street) (7), Crossroads Inn (1500 Highway 72 West) (8), Executive Inn (2104 Highway 72 West) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Alcorn County - Youth Court (506 Cruise Street) (1), Alcorn County - Justice Court Judge (East Waldron Street) (2), Corinth City - Court Clerk's Office (300 Childs Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Alcorn County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

CITY OF CORINTH (Population served: 14200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and SEP-01-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and JUL-06-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-09-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2003)
ALCORN W/A #1-INDIAN SPRINGS (Population served: 6867, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between SEP-10-1997 and OCT-10-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-10-1997), St Public Notif received (OCT-06-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and JUL-23-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-17-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2003)
ALCORN W/A #2-BIGGERSVILLE (Population served: 1652, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between MAR-19-1997 and APR-19-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-19-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and JUL-23-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-17-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-17-2003)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Corinth that have no violations reported:

  • FARMINGTON WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 7254, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.2%
(19.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.0% for Black residents, 8.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.3% for American Indian residents, 13.5% for other race residents, 22.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.9%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.0%
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: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Corinth, MS

People in group quarters in Corinth in 2010:

  • 253 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 79 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 75 people in state prisons
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in Corinth in 2000:

  • 256 people in nursing homes
  • 64 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 44 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 27 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 21 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 20 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 3 people in unknown juvenile institutions

Corinth compared to Mississippi state average:

Corinth, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Corinth (2011 data):

  • Trustmark National Bank: Shiloh Branch, Fillmore Branch, Highway 72 Branch, Corinth Main Branch. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $9,612.1 mil, Deposits: $7,410.1 mil, headquarters in Jackson, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 186 total offices, Holding Company: Trustmark Corporation
  • BancorpSouth Bank: Corinth Branch at 601 N Fillmore Street, branch established on 1976/12/30; Highway 72 Drive-In Branch at 2171 Highway 72 East, branch established on 1976/12/30. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.
  • SouthBank, a Federal Savings Bank: Corinth Branch at 515 Filmore Street, branch established on 1996/01/02; Harper Road Branch at 2222 Harper Road, branch established on 1999/11/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $242.2 mil, Deposits: $183.8 mil, headquarters in Huntsville, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices
  • Regions Bank: Shiloh Road Branch at 2600 Kendrick Rd, branch established on 1969/05/29; Corinth Main at 512 Taylor Streett, branch established on 1932/11/22. 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
  • CB&S Bank, Inc.: South Harper Road Branch at 200 South Harper Road, branch established on 2007/11/05; Corinth Branch at 110 Alcorn Drive, branch established on 1998/10/26. 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.
  • Renasant Bank: Corinth Main Branch at 304 South Cass Street, branch established on 1977/02/23; Corinth Harper Road Branch at 1505 South Harper Road, branch established on 1993/02/08. Info updated 2012/02/10: Bank assets: $4,196.4 mil, Deposits: $3,416.0 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: Renasant Corporation
  • Commerce National Bank: at 306 South Cass Street, branch established on 1999/01/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $88.6 mil, Deposits: $77.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Holding Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Corinth Branch at 2301 Harper Road, branch established on 2008/11/08. 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
  • Home Banking Company: Corinth Branch at 1300 South Harper Road, branch established on 2011/09/26. Info updated 2008/07/15: Bank assets: $75.1 mil, Deposits: $66.9 mil, headquarters in Selmer, TN, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Home Bancshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Corinth, Mississippi:

  • The Crossroads Inn - Corinth, 1500 Hwy 72 W, Corinth, MS 38834 , Phone: (662) 287-8051
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 2106 Hwy 72 W, Corinth, MS 38834 , Phone: (662) 287-1407, Fax: (662) 287-7409
  • Hampton Inn And Suites, 2107 Hwy 72 W, Corinth, MS 38834 , Phone: (662) 286-5949, Fax: (662) 286-2423
  • Comfort Inn, 2101 Hwy 72 W, Corinth, MS 38834 , Phone: (662) 287-4421, Fax: (662) 286-9535
  • Southern Motel, Inc, 1103 Hwy 72 W, Corinth, MS 38834 , Phone: (662) 287-8919, Fax: (662) 287-8770
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Corinth, Mississippi

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Corinth travel time to work - commute


Corinth mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Corinth city (based on Alcorn County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 72.71%
Here72.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents63.2%12.1%9.0%3.6%3.3%
Congregations34.4%16.1%21.5%2.2%5.4%
NameAmerican Baptist AssociationPresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents2.6%2.4%1.1%0.6%2.0%
Congregations2.2%3.2%1.1%2.2%11.8%
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: 6
Alcorn County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Alcorn County:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Alcorn County:

6.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

8.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.3%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Alcorn County:

29.5%
Mississippi:

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

18.4%
State:

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 2$5,267$31,6020$0
Other Government Administration 17$33,781$23,8451$312
Judicial and Legal 5$12,467$29,9210$0
Police Protection - Officers 38$121,192$38,2710$0
Police - Other 0$0 4$2,407
Firefighters 48$135,924$33,9810$0
Correction 11$22,209$24,2280$0
Streets and Highways 25$40,552$19,4650$0
Hospitals 727$2,590,181$42,754172$453,846
Solid Waste Management 13$23,077$21,3020$0
Sewerage 9$25,758$34,3440$0
Parks and Recreation 6$14,172$28,3440$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,405$40,8600$0
Totals for Government 902$3,027,985$40,284177$456,565

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $935,000 ($63.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $144,000 ($9.74)
    Water Utilities: $127,000 ($8.59)
    Gas Utilities: $124,000 ($8.39)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $72,415,000 ($4898.20)
    Gas Utilities: $7,781,000 ($526.31)
    Police Protection: $3,108,000 ($210.23)
    Water Utilities: $1,864,000 ($126.08)
    Central Staff Services: $1,401,000 ($94.76)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,332,000 ($90.10)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,238,000 ($83.74)
    Regular Highways: $1,195,000 ($80.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,019,000 ($68.93)
    Sewerage: $857,000 ($57.97)
    General - Other: $713,000 ($48.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $468,000 ($31.66)
    Financial Administration: $325,000 ($21.98)
    General Public Buildings: $162,000 ($10.96)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $142,000 ($9.60)
    Libraries: $85,000 ($5.75)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $472,000 ($31.93)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $365,000 ($24.69)
    Parks and Recreation: $125,000 ($8.46)
    Housing and Community Development: $42,000 ($2.84)
    Local Fire Protection: $15,000 ($1.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $32,367,000 ($2189.33)

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

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $77,543,000 ($5245.06)
    Sewerage: $2,293,000 ($155.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,143,000 ($77.31)
    All Other: $11,000 ($0.74)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $2,437,000 ($164.84)
    Fines and Forfeits: $802,000 ($54.25)
    Interest Earnings: $287,000 ($19.41)
    Special Assessments: $173,000 ($11.70)
    Sale of Property: $10,000 ($0.68)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $7,806,000 ($528.00)
    Water Utilities: $2,206,000 ($149.22)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,396,000 ($364.99)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,659,000 ($112.22)
    All Other: $1,300,000 ($87.93)
  • Tax - Property: $2,758,000 ($186.55)
    Other License: $380,000 ($25.70)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $35,292,000 ($2387.18)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $33,152,000 ($2242.42)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,274,000 ($153.81)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $134,000 ($9.06)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $45,095,000 ($3050.26)

5.93% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,169 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.93%
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 Prentiss County, MS  0.95% ($22,726 average AGI)
from Tishomingo County, MS  0.67% ($24,413)
from Tippah County, MS  0.36% ($26,875)


5.31% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,707 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.31%
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 Prentiss County, MS  0.61% ($28,279 average AGI)
to McNairy County, TN  0.52% ($35,310)
to Tishomingo County, MS  0.46% ($24,706)

Strongest AM radio stations in Corinth:

  • WCMA (1230 AM; 1 kW; CORINTH, MS; Owner: POWER VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WKCU (1350 AM; 1 kW; CORINTH, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WDTM (1150 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SELMER, TN; Owner: RADIO STATION WDTM, INC)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Corinth:

  • WOWL (91.9 FM; BURNSVILLE, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC)
  • WADI (95.3 FM; CORINTH, MS; Owner: POWER VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WYDL (100.7 FM; MIDDLETON, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXRZ (94.3 FM; CORINTH, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFXO (104.9 FM; IUKA, MS; Owner: BILLY R. MCLAIN)
  • WMAE-FM (89.5 FM; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WSIB (93.9 FM; SELMER, TN; Owner: WDTM INC)
  • WZLQ (98.5 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: SAN DOW BROADCASTING)
  • WKZU (102.3 FM; RIPLEY, MS; Owner: KUDZU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDNX (89.1 FM; OLIVE HILL, TN; Owner: RURAL LIFE FOUNDATION, INC)
  • WBIP-FM (99.3 FM; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXOQ (105.5 FM; SELMER, TN; Owner: GERALD W. HUNT)
  • WTRR-LP (97.1 FM; GLEN, MS; Owner: WRITE TO READ RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Corinth:

  • W46CE (Channel 46; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W20BJ (Channel 20; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W27CL (Channel 27; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W43BH (Channel 43; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W34BU (Channel 34; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W62CK (Channel 62; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W41BT (Channel 41; ACTON, TN; Owner: JULIA F. JONES)
  • W32BG (Channel 32; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W28BO (Channel 28; ACTON, TN; Owner: NORMAN CLOUTIER)
  • W69DB (Channel 69; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W51CG (Channel 51; ACTON, TN; Owner: JULIA F. JONES)
  • W56DA (Channel 56; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMAE-TV (Channel 12; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WHDF (Channel 15; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • W06AW (Channel 6; SELMER, TN; Owner: WDTM, INC.)
  • W53AF (Channel 53; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 25
Total length: 100 meters (328ft)
Total costs: $6,329,000
Total average daily traffic: 125,760
Total average daily truck traffic: 10,050

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 0
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 5
  • 1970-1979: 12
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Corinth, MS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Corinth)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 104 (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 Corinth, 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: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (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: 129 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Corinth)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Corinth)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 331
  • Hazardous Condition: 51
  • Service Call: 29
  • Good Intent Call: 22

Incident types - Corinth


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

Most common first names in Corinth, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James34970.9 years
William27873.6 years
Mary25279.7 years
John20574.1 years
Willie14377.5 years
Robert13171.4 years
Charles10469.8 years
Ruby8778.6 years
Annie8480.4 years
George8275.4 years
Most common last names in Corinth, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith19775.1 years
Jones12575.8 years
Johnson10175.0 years
Davis8577.8 years
Rogers7476.9 years
Taylor7376.8 years
Walker6271.1 years
King6073.1 years
Wilbanks5575.3 years
Crum5475.5 years
Businesses in Corinth, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1New Balance1
Baskin-Robbins1Nike3
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Ruby Tuesday1
Econo Lodge1Rue211
FedEx7Ryan's Grill1
GNC1SONIC Drive-In1
GameStop1Sears1
Goodwill4Subway2
H&R Block1T-Mobile1
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
JCPenney1U-Haul3
KFC1UPS6
Kroger1Vans1
La-Z-Boy1Waffle House1
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
Lowe's1Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Corinth, MS

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