Crosby, Mississippi

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Population in 2013: 308 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.4%
 
Males: 107  (34.9%)
Females: 201  (65.1%)
Median resident age:  33.9 years
Mississippi median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 39633.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $22,290 (it was $15,417 in 2000)
Crosby:

$22,290
MS:

$37,963

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $9,716 (it was $6,763 in 2000)

Crosby town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $46,749 (it was $26,500 in 2000)
Crosby:

$46,749
MS:

$97,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $46,145; Detached houses: $53,697; Mobile homes: $29,961

Median gross rent in 2013: $363.

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  • Races in Crosby, MS (2010)

    Crosby races chart
    • 25379.6%Black alone
    • 6219.5%White alone
    • 20.6%Two or more races
    • 10.3%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Crosby: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (5.9%), Irish (2.5%), United States (2.5%), French (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 168 feet

Land area: 2.12 square miles.

Population density: 145 people per square mile   (very low).

Crosby, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Crosby:

  • High school or higher: 65.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.9%
  • Unemployed: 23.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Crosby town:

  • Never married: 45.9%
  • Now married: 27.6%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 9.8%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

1 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.3%
Mississippi:

1.4%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Crosby, Mississippi as of September 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Crosby to the number of sex offenders is 153 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $204 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $229 (0.5%)

Crosby satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (57.0 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (278.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Gloster, MS (2.5 miles ), Centreville, MS (3.7 miles ), Roxie, MS (4.0 miles ), Beechwood, MS (4.0 miles ), Meadville, MS (4.1 miles ), Liberty, MS (4.2 miles ), Bude, MS (4.2 miles ), Woodville, MS (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 31.28 N, Longitude: 91.06 W

Area code: 601

Crosby household income distribution Crosby home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.4%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -115 (-24.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (20%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (24%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Construction (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Transportation occupations (23%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (22%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Crosby, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Crosby-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/23/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.8 miles away from the Crosby town center killed 32 people and injured 241 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 1/10/1975, a category F4 tornado 32.2 miles away from the town center killed 9 people and injured 210 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Crosby-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 244.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 224.4 miles away from Crosby center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 439.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 266.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 304.4 miles away from Crosby center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 206.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Amite County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 6, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Crosby topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Crosby:

  • WILKINSON COUNTY SENIOR CARE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CENTREVILLE, MS)
  • FIELD MEMORIAL COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; CENTREVILLE, MS)
  • RCG CENTREVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; CENTREVILLE, MS)

Airports located in Crosby:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Crosby:

  • Alcorn State University (about 42 miles; Alcorn State, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,479)
  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College (about 49 miles; Wesson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,532)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 51 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 27,321)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 53 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,837)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 58 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,744)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 64 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 12,713)
  • Hinds Community College (about 78 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 9,115)

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Notable location: Wilk - Amite Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Crosby: Crosby Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Crosby Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Cypress Creek (A), Redding Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: City of Crosby (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Po Box 338).

Amite County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

COLES WATER ASSOCIATION #1 (Population served: 710, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-14-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-14-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-02-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-2013)
  • 33 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 49.0%
(36.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.2% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  76.6%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.2%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Crosby 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 above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.3
Mississippi average:

12.3

Crosby travel time to work - commute Crosby mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (72%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Crosby town (based on Amite County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,71527
Black Protestant1,3309
Other3972
Mainline Protestant2015
Catholic481
None6,440-
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
Amite County:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Amite County:

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Here:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.6%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Amite County:

37.3%
Mississippi:

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

14.3%
State:

14.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$2,818$33,8160$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$570
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 2$1,545
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,733
Totals for Government 1$2,818$33,8164$3,848

Crosby government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $41,000 ($133.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($55.19)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($42.21)
    Sewerage: $13,000 ($42.21)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($32.47)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($6.49)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $54,000 ($175.32)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($6.49)

Crosby government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $16,000 ($51.95)
    All Other: $11,000 ($35.71)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $9,000 ($29.22)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($9.74)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $52,000 ($168.83)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $12,000 ($38.96)
    All Other: $6,000 ($19.48)
  • Tax - Property: $22,000 ($71.43)

Crosby government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $34,000 ($110.39)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $23,000 ($74.68)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $11,000 ($35.71)

Crosby government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $87,000 ($282.47)

6.16% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,737 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.16%
Mississippi average:

6.70%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pike County, MS  1.50% ($28,063 average AGI)
from Wilkinson County, MS  0.47% ($25,300)
from East Feliciana Parish, LA  0.31% ($29,385)


7.03% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,722 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.03%
Mississippi average:

6.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pike County, MS  1.91% ($24,634 average AGI)
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.56% ($38,833)
to Wilkinson County, MS  0.40% ($28,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Crosby:

  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAPF (980 AM; 5 kW; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHNY (1250 AM; 5 kW; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: C.W.H. BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WJBO (1150 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMIS (1240 AM; 1 kW; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: NATCHEZ BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Crosby:

  • WQNZ (95.1 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: FIRST NATCHEZ CORPORATION)
  • WMAU-FM (88.9 FM; BUDE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WZFL-FM (104.9 FM; CENTREVILLE, MS; Owner: SOUTHWEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNJJ (97.3 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: WILL PERK BROADCASTING)
  • WAKH (105.7 FM; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAZA (107.7 FM; LIBERTY, MS; Owner: SOUTHWEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQCK (92.7 FM; CLINTON, LA; Owner: BETHANY WORLD PRAYER CENTER, INC.)
  • WEMX (94.1 FM; KENTWOOD, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTYJ (97.7 FM; FAYETTE, MS; Owner: NATCHEZ COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WASM (91.1 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • W220BN (91.9 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Crosby:

  • WMAU-TV (Channel 17; BUDE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W24CR (Channel 24; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: LOUISIANA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNTZ (Channel 48; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)
  • W59DK (Channel 59; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Crosby fatal accident list:

Mar 20, 1981 11:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 3, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 27m89ftTotal length
  • $389,000Total costs
  • 6,300Total average daily traffic
  • 504Total average daily truck traffic
  • 9,450Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Crosby)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • CROSBY, 817 Cobb Hill Lane (Lat: 31.290750 Lon: -91.070972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQPS855
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/07/2012, Expiration Date: 08/07/2022, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
Most common first names in Crosby, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1176.8 years
John1170.7 years
William1072.5 years
Henry977.9 years
Mary971.1 years
George876.4 years
Willie770.7 years
Florence585.0 years
Robert576.6 years
Charles584.2 years
Most common last names in Crosby, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Perry1775.5 years
Murray1574.9 years
Ashley1372.3 years
Brown1281.3 years
Cavin1282.9 years
Day1177.4 years
Hazlip1075.3 years
Nettles875.1 years
Jackson870.6 years
Floyd869.4 years

Crosby on our top lists:

  • #64 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females"
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