For population 25 years and over in Courtland:
For population 15 years and over in Courtland town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $455 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (60.8 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (407.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Pope, MS (1.3 miles ), Batesville, MS (2.3 miles ), Crowder, MS (3.5 miles ), Oakland, MS (3.6 miles ), Sardis, MS (3.7 miles ), Charleston, MS (4.2 miles ), Tillatoba, MS (4.2 miles) , Water Valley, MS (4.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.24 N, Longitude: 89.94 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 662
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: +58 (+14.4%).
Work and jobs in Courtland: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Courtland, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Courtland-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 149% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/21/1971, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 48.2 miles away from the Courtland town center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/24/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.8 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Courtland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 92% 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 99.1 miles away from the city center
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 99.6 miles away from Courtland 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 99.8 miles away from the city 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 70.4 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 44.8 miles away from Courtland center
On 4/11/1996 at 21:54:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Panola County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Tornadoes: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Freeze: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Calvin Chapman - Major League Baseball player, Ed Chapman (baseball) - Baseball player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Courtland:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Courtland:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Courtland and their reported violations in the past:EUREKA WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 860, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Courtland that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 8.6%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.6% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Courtland compared to Mississippi state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Courtland (based on Panola County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.95%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Courtland government finances in 2002:
5.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,090 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:
6.04% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,063 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Courtland:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 4,070
Total average daily truck traffic: 480
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 6,105
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Courtland)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Courtland, MS