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Population in 2012: 873 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.7%
 

Males: 398  (45.6%)
Females: 475  (54.4%)

Median resident age:  32.3 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 38621.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $23,374 (it was $20,781 in 2000)
Crenshaw:

$23,374
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $9,967

Crenshaw town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $51,494 (it was $33,400 in 2000)
Crenshaw:

$51,494
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $54,562; Detached houses: $64,776; Mobile homes: $33,294

Median gross rent in 2012: $480.

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Crenshaw races chart
  • Black alone - 682 (77.1%)
  • White alone - 191 (21.6%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Crenshaw: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (9.4%), English (1.5%), German (1.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 185 feet

Land area: 0.41 square miles.

Population density: 2,109 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Crenshaw:

  • High school or higher: 68.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.3%
  • Unemployed: 14.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Crenshaw town:

  • Never married: 37.0%
  • Now married: 42.4%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

19 residents are foreign born

This town:  1.7%
Mississippi:  1.9%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Crenshaw, Mississippi as of November 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Crenshaw to the number of sex offenders is 437 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: $300 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $348 (0.6%)

Crenshaw satellite photo by USGS

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

Crenshaw household income distribution Crenshaw home values distribution

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

5.63
Mississippi average:

2.00

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

13.2%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -83 (-8.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (37%)
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (31%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Cashiers (11%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Crenshaw-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 153% 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 significantly above Mississippi state average. It is 88% 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 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 78.3 miles away from Crenshaw center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 99.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/1/2005 at 12:37:32, a magnitude 4.2 (4.1 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 91.8 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2005 at 14:04:54, a magnitude 4.1 (3.9 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 9.5 mi) earthquake occurred 87.0 miles away from Crenshaw 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 78.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, 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).
Crenshaw topographic map

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


Hospitals/medical centers near Crenshaw:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Crenshaw, MS

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Crenshaw:

  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 17 miles; Senatobia, MS; Full-time enrollment: 6,204)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 28 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,224)
  • University of Mississippi Main Campus (about 37 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 13,969)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 45 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 6,609)
  • University of Memphis (about 46 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 14,700)
  • Delta State University (about 62 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 2,783)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 68 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,308)

Public elementary/middle school in Crenshaw:

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Quitman County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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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 22.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.62
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 43.1%
(19.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.1% for Black residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Crenshaw, MS

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 below state average.


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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Crenshaw travel time to work - commute


Crenshaw mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (52%)
  • Electricity (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Crenshaw town (based on Quitman County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.77%
Here52.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents75.2%13.9%3.7%2.5%4.7%
Congregations45.8%25.0%4.2%8.3%16.7%
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: 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.
State:

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

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.1%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Quitman County:

39.0%
Mississippi:

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

12.7%
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
Other Government Administration 2$3,365$20,1907$2,351
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$584
Police Protection - Officers 3$5,048$20,1925$1,494
Police - Other 0$0 2$414
Water Supply 2$2,657$15,9421$1,262
Totals for Government 7$11,070$18,97717$6,105


5.44% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,879 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.44%
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 Panola County, MS  1.00% ($23,000 average AGI)
from Coahoma County, MS  0.73% ($31,053)
from Tunica County, MS  0.46% ($13,833)


7.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,015 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.58%
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 Panola County, MS  1.28% ($23,618 average AGI)
to Coahoma County, MS  1.06% ($31,143)
to Tunica County, MS  0.87% ($19,174)

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:

May 11, 1995 02:40 PM, Moon Ave, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 11, 1984 09:10 AM, 540022, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 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, 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: 10/04/2005, Expiration Date: 10/04/2015, Certifier: Michael K O Connell
    Registrant: Illinois Central Railroad Company, 17641 S Ashland Avenue, Homewood, IL 60430, Phone: (708) 332-6739, Fax: (708) 332-6800, 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
    Registrant: Phone: (708) 206-3500

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN ACFT ENG COR-SCHWEIZER G-164A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8878H , Serial Number: 1558, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 10/06/1975
    Registrant (Corporation): Bluff Aviation Inc, 631 B Jones Rd, Crenshaw, MS 38621


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 18

See full 2006 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
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