Crenshaw, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 848 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.4%
 
Males: 374  (44.1%)
Females: 474  (55.9%)
Median resident age:

43.7 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 38621.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $28,873 (it was $20,781 in 2000)
Crenshaw:

$28,873
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $15,127 (it was $10,372 in 2000)

Crenshaw town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $62,051 (it was $33,400 in 2000)
Crenshaw:

$62,051
MS:

$120,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $66,294; detached houses: $69,320; mobile homes: $50,716

Median gross rent in 2017: $611.

March 2019 cost of living index in Crenshaw: 78.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 33.5%
(16.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.1% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Crenshaw, MS (2010)
    • 68277.1%Black alone
    • 19121.6%White alone
    • 70.8%Hispanic
    • 30.3%Two or more races
    • 20.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Crenshaw, Mississippi as of July 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Crenshaw is 263 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.63
Mississippi average:

2.14
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Ancestries: American (8.1%), German (2.8%), English (1.9%), Polish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 185 feet

Land area: 0.41 square miles.

Population density: 2,049 people per square mile   (low).

Crenshaw, Mississippi map

7 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.9%
Mississippi:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $575 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (44.4 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (397.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Sledge, MS (2.2 miles ),
Falcon, MS (2.9 miles ),
Darling, MS (3.3 miles ),
White Oak, MS (3.7 miles ),
Como, MS (3.8 miles ),
Senatobia, MS (3.9 miles ),
Lula, MS (4.1 miles ),
Sardis, MS (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 34.50 N, Longitude: 90.20 W

Area code: 662

Distribution of median household income in Crenshaw, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Crenshaw, MS in 2017
Crenshaw satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.4%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Most common industries in Crenshaw, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (21.5%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (6.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.5%)
  • Health care (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (15.3%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (10.9%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (10.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.2%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (26.4%)
  • Educational services (17.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.5%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (8.0%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.6%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Crenshaw, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.0%)
  • Cashiers (7.1%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (5.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11.5%)
  • Cashiers (10.9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (6.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.0%)

Average climate in Crenshaw, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Crenshaw-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 70% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/24/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.1 miles away from the Crenshaw town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/29/1963, a category F3 tornado 16.4 miles away from the town center killed 5 people and injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Crenshaw-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 75% 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 78.8 miles away from Crenshaw 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 144.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 106.8 miles away from Crenshaw center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 78.3 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) earthquake occurred 123.2 miles away from the city 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 123.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Quitman County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 2, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Crenshaw topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Crenshaw:

  • ASERACARE HOSPICE-SENATOBIA (Hospital, about 16 miles away; SENATOBIA, MS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Crenshaw:

  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 16 miles; Senatobia, MS; Full-time enrollment: 6,607)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 28 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • University of Mississippi (about 39 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)
  • University of Memphis (about 45 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 45 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • Rhodes College (about 47 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • Delta State University (about 61 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 3,304)

Public elementary/middle school in Crenshaw:

See full list of schools located in Crenshaw

Points of interest:

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Birthplace of: Charles McGhee - College basketball player (Miss. Valley St. Delta Devils), Gene Lambert - Major League Baseball pitcher.

Quitman County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.9 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

72.8%
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: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Banks with branches in Crenshaw (2011 data):

  • First Security Bank: Crenshaw Branch at 729 Broad Street, branch established on 1903/08/04. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $498.4 mil, Deposits: $410.0 mil, headquarters in Batesville, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Security Capital Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Crenshaw:

Marital status in Crenshaw, MS
  • Never married: 38.6%
  • Now married: 38.8%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 9.1%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

For population 25 years and over in Crenshaw:

  • High school or higher: 69.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 15.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.2
Mississippi average:

11.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Crenshaw, MS (based on Quitman County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,12618
Mainline Protestant2,3164
Black Protestant1,3358
Other-1
None1,446-
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: 3
Quitman County:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Quitman County:

4.50 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Quitman County:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

14.1%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

39.0%
State:

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

12.7%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Crenshaw:

47.4%
Mississippi:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Crenshaw:

43.3%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.4
State:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.9%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.9%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Crenshaw:

6.6
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.0%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
Crenshaw:

51.8%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Crenshaw:

84.2%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Crenshaw, MS Residents

Crenshaw government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $197,000 ($232.31)
    Police Protection: $152,000 ($179.25)
    Sewerage: $54,000 ($63.68)
    Water Utilities: $54,000 ($63.68)
    Solid Waste Management: $47,000 ($55.42)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000 ($8.25)
    Libraries: $5,000 ($5.90)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $256,000 ($301.89)

Crenshaw government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $76,000 ($89.62)
    Solid Waste Management: $46,000 ($54.25)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $26,000 ($30.66)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($2.36)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $175,000 ($206.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $92,000 ($108.49)
    Other: $55,000 ($64.86)
  • Tax - Property: $53,000 ($62.50)
    Public Utilities Sales: $21,000 ($24.76)
    Other License: $15,000 ($17.69)

Crenshaw government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $44,000 ($51.89)

Strongest AM radio stations in Crenshaw:

  • 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.)
  • WSAO (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SENATOBIA, MS; Owner: JESSE C. ROSS AND ERNESTINE A. ROSS)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, 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)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Crenshaw:

  • WHKL (106.9 FM; CRENSHAW, MS; Owner: BATESVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMAV-FM (90.3 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WKNA (88.9 FM; SENATOBIA, MS; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • WYYL (96.1 FM; TUNICA, MS; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KFFA-FM (103.1 FM; HELENA, AR; Owner: DELTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSRR-FM (98.1 FM; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: KOOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVIM-FM (95.3 FM; COLDWATER, MS; Owner: DESOTO COUNTY B/CING. CO.)
  • WBLE (100.5 FM; BATESVILLE, MS; Owner: BATESVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAVI (91.5 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KJIW-FM (94.5 FM; HELENA, AR; Owner: ELIJAH MONDY,JR.)

TV broadcast stations around Crenshaw:

  • WMAV-TV (Channel 18; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)

Crenshaw fatal accident list:

Jul 27, 2004 03:57 PM, Sr-3, Lat: 34.501199, Lon: -90.195236, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 3, 2004 07:40 PM, Sr-3, Lat: 34.501199, Lon: -90.195236, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 30, 1999 00:53 AM, Sr-3, Lat: 34.503419, Lon: -90.195179, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 85ft / 25.7mTotal length
  • $1,001,536,000Total costs
  • 4,580Total average daily traffic
  • 480Total average daily truck traffic
  • 5,370Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Crenshaw, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21940-1949
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Crenshaw, MS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Crenshaw)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Crenshaw DRB, Lat: 34.504361 Lon: -90.195500, Call Sign: WQVY421,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.920 MHz, 161.190 MHz, 161.280 MHz, 161.460 MHz, Grant Date: 06/15/2015, Expiration Date: 06/15/2025, Certifier: Theodore K Kalick, Registrant: Cn, 17641 South Ashland Avenue, Homewood, IL 60430, Phone: (708) 332-3543, Fax: (708) 332-6669, Email:
  • Owen Rd (Lat: 34.484528 Lon: -90.158444), Type: Mast, Structure height: 53.3 m, Overall height: 56.4 m, Call Sign: WQYJ428,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.700 MHz, Grant Date: 10/17/2016, Expiration Date: 10/17/2026, Certifier: Charles West, Registrant: Chickasaw Farms, 5764 Ballentine Rd, Sardis, MS 38666, Phone: (662) 654-1206, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Crenshaw, MS, Lat: 34.489583 Lon: -90.200000, Call Sign: WPZH566,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.306 MHz, 956.306 MHz, Grant Date: 01/12/2004, Expiration Date: 01/12/2014, Cancellation Date: 03/15/2014, Certifier: Patricia Hewallen, Registrant: Utc Spectrum Services, 200 North Glebe Rd. #1000, Arlington, VA 22203, Phone: (703) 558-2214, Fax: (703) 558-0523, Email:
  • CRENSHAW, 91.4 Meters North Of Broad Street Adjacent To Icrr Tracks (Lat: 34.506472 Lon: -90.195389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 33.5 m, Overall height: 35.5 m, Call Sign: WQDM884,
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.193 MHz, 928.193 MHz, Grant Date: 09/16/2015, Expiration Date: 10/04/2025, Cancellation Date: 10/10/2017, Certifier: Michael K O Connell, Registrant: Cn, 17641 South Ashland Avenue, Homewood, IL 60430, Phone: (708) 332-3543, Fax: (708) 332-6669, Email:
  • CRENSHAW, 100 Power Ave (Lat: 34.511333 Lon: -90.196583), Type: Mast, Structure height: 38.1 m, Overall height: 59.4 m, Call Sign: WQXI797,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, Grant Date: 03/17/2016, Expiration Date: 03/17/2026, Certifier: Steve Paquette, Registrant: Entergy Services Inc, 425 West Capitol Ave, Little Rock, AR 72203, Phone: (501) 377-5609, Email:
  • STATION, 3.3 Miles E Of (Lat: 34.515917 Lon: -90.132306), Overall height: 85.3 m, Call Sign: KCH36,
    Assigned Frequencies: 955.150 MHz, 6735.00 MHz, 6835.00 MHz, 6855.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/24/2002, Expiration Date: 10/22/2012, Cancellation Date: 12/06/2011, Phone: (708) 206-3500

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 26. The highest number of fires - 49 took place in 2010, and the least - 10 in 2015. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Crenshaw, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (46.3%), and Outside Fires (40.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Crenshaw, MS
    • 19346.3%Structure Fires
    • 16840.3%Outside Fires
    • 409.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 163.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Crenshaw, MS
Most common first names in Crenshaw, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Willie1973.2 years
William1865.7 years
Mary1775.6 years
John1674.1 years
James1471.1 years
Jessie1274.1 years
Robert1269.3 years
George1172.6 years
Annie1068.8 years
Charles865.9 years
Most common last names in Crenshaw, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1872.9 years
Jones1879.8 years
Williams1571.0 years
Harris1371.4 years
Cook972.8 years
Johnson979.0 years
Hall875.6 years
Armstrong871.3 years
Morgan871.4 years
Jenkins870.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Crenshaw, MS
  • 70.0%Utility gas
  • 24.9%Electricity
  • 4.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Crenshaw, MS
  • 50.0%Electricity
  • 35.1%Utility gas
  • 8.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.1%Wood
  • 2.7%Other fuel


Crenshaw compared to Mississippi state average:

  • 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
There is 1 pilot and 2 other airmen in this city.
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