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Population in 2012: 306 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -15.0%
 

Males: 141  (46.1%)
Females: 165  (53.9%)

Median resident age:  33.4 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 39633.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $18,087 (it was $15,417 in 2000)
Crosby:

$18,087
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $9,076

Crosby town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $47,709 (it was $26,500 in 2000)
Crosby:

$47,709
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $56,799; Detached houses: $81,003; Mobile homes: $28,422

Median gross rent in 2012: $370.

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Crosby races chart
  • Black alone - 253 (79.6%)
  • White alone - 62 (19.5%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Crosby: 77.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (4.0%), Irish (2.2%), United States (1.6%), French (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 168 feet

Land area: 2.12 square miles.

Population density: 144 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Crosby:

  • High school or higher: 74.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Unemployed: 23.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Crosby town:

  • Never married: 43.4%
  • Now married: 34.4%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

1 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.3%
Mississippi:  1.9%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Crosby, Mississippi as of August 19, 2014.
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 2012: $199 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $206 (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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.8%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -115 (-24.2%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (42%)
  • Retail trade (30%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (2%)
  • Information (2%)
  • Public administration (29%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (25%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (17%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (13%)
  • Religious workers (12%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Child care workers (16%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (14%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)

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Tornado activity:

Crosby-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 184% 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 significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/20/2005 at 00:52:20, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 73.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

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: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Drought: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Crosby:

  • WILKINSON COUNTY SENIOR CARE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CENTREVILLE, MS)
  • FIELD MEMORIAL COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 14 miles away; CENTREVILLE, MS)
  • RCG CENTREVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; CENTREVILLE, MS)

Political contributions by individuals in Crosby, 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: 2,641)
  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College (about 48 miles; Wesson, MS; FT enrollment: 3,079)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 53 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 6,256)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 58 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 4,414)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 61 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 25,838)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 64 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 11,652)
  • Hinds Community College (about 78 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 7,513)

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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: 309, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2004 and JUN-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-12-2004), St Compliance achieved (JUN-29-2005)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and JAN-1995, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-1994), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-1995)
COLES COMMUNITY WATER ASSN #2 (Population served: 169, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2004 and JUN-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-29-2005)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and JAN-1995, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-27-1994), St Public Notif received (MAR-14-1994), St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-1995)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 51.0%
(20.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 56.1% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Crosby, MS

Crosby compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Crosby travel time to work - commute


Crosby mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30%)
  • Utility gas (13%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.97%
Here56.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents79.1%9.1%7.2%1.1%3.5%
Congregations54.3%15.2%4.3%6.5%19.6%
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
This county:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

13.6%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

37.3%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Amite County:

14.3%
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 1$2,123$25,4760$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$300
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 2$813
Water Supply 0$0 1$912
Totals for Government 1$2,123$25,4764$2,025

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $41,000 ($133.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $17,000 ($55.56)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($42.48)
    Sewerage: $13,000 ($42.48)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($32.68)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($6.54)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $54,000 ($176.47)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($6.54)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $16,000 ($52.29)
    All Other: $11,000 ($35.95)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $9,000 ($29.41)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($9.80)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $52,000 ($169.93)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $12,000 ($39.22)
    All Other: $6,000 ($19.61)
  • Tax - Property: $22,000 ($71.90)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $34,000 ($111.11)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $23,000 ($75.16)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $11,000 ($35.95)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $87,000 ($284.31)

7.56% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,813 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.56%
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 Orleans Parish, LA  1.20% ($25,900 average AGI)
from Pike County, MS  1.20% ($29,860)
from East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.48% ($43,600)


6.53% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,520 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.53%
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 Pike County, MS  1.70% ($24,014 average AGI)
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.58% ($24,292)
to Lincoln County, MS  0.32% ($27,077)

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 drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 27 meters (89ft)
Total costs: $389,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,300
Total average daily truck traffic: 504
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 9,450

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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