Darling, Mississippi

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Population in 2010: 226.
Males: 134  (59.4%)
Females: 92  (40.6%)
Median resident age:

26.5 years
Mississippi median age:

37.2 years

Zip codes: 38623.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $25,586
Darling:

$25,586
MS:

$41,754

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $15,647

Darling CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $56,788
Darling:

$56,788
MS:

$113,900

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $51,676; detached houses: $75,893; mobile homes: $25,466

Median gross rent in 2016: $635.

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 26.4%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.2% for Black residents)
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According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Darling, Mississippi as of August 23, 2019.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Darling is 283 to 1.


March 2016 cost of living index in Darling: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Scotch-Irish (8.2%), American (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 166 feet

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (55.2 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (390.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Falcon, MS (1.6 miles ),
Sledge, MS (2.4 miles ),
Marks, MS (2.7 miles ),
Jonestown, MS (3.3 miles ),
Lambert, MS (3.3 miles ),
Crenshaw, MS (3.3 miles ),
Lula, MS (3.7 miles ),
Coahoma, MS (3.8 miles )
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Latitude: 34.36 N, Longitude: 90.27 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 662

Distribution of median household income in Darling, MS in 2016
Distribution of house value in Darling, MS in 2016
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.4%
Mississippi:

4.8%

Tornado activity:

Darling-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 69% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/24/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.8 miles away from the Darling place center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/29/1963, a category F3 tornado 12.2 miles away from the place center killed 5 people and injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Darling-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 76% 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 88.5 miles away from the city 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 154.6 miles away from Darling 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 117.5 miles away from Darling center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 123.4 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 123.8 miles away from Darling center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 87.3 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).

Hospitals and medical centers near Darling:

  • PHYSICIANS HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; MARKS, MS)
  • QUITMAN COUNTY HOSPITAL CAH Critical Access Hospitals (about 8 miles away; MARKS, MS)
  • QUITMAN CO HOSPITAL AND NH (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MARKS, MS)
  • QUITMAN COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MARKS, MS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Darling:

  • Coahoma Community College (about 19 miles; Clarksdale, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,284)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 26 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)
  • University of Mississippi (about 42 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)
  • Delta State University (about 51 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 3,304)
  • University of Memphis (about 55 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 56 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • Rhodes College (about 58 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)

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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

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

DARLING WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-22-2009), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-20-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-20-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-24-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-22-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-29-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-21-2009), St Public Notif requested (APR-21-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-22-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-21-2009), St Public Notif requested (APR-21-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUL-22-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-07-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-07-2009)
  • 65 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

3.0 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

73.0%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

13.5%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.4% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Darling:

Marital status in Darling, MS
  • Never married: 59.9%
  • Now married: 26.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 3.8%

For population 25 years and over in Darling:

  • High school or higher: 67.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
Mississippi average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Darling, 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
This 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:
Quitman 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%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Strongest AM radio stations in Darling:

  • 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.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WSAO (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SENATOBIA, MS; Owner: JESSE C. ROSS AND ERNESTINE A. ROSS)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WQMA (1520 AM; daytime; 0 kW; MARKS, MS; Owner: JASON KONARZ)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Darling:

  • WHKL (106.9 FM; CRENSHAW, MS; Owner: BATESVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMAV-FM (90.3 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • KFFA-FM (103.1 FM; HELENA, AR; Owner: DELTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWUN-FM (101.5 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WAID (106.5 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WAVI (91.5 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WKXY (92.1 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: CLARKSDALE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKNA (88.9 FM; SENATOBIA, MS; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • KJIW-FM (94.5 FM; HELENA, AR; Owner: ELIJAH MONDY,JR.)
  • WBLE (100.5 FM; BATESVILLE, MS; Owner: BATESVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKDJ-FM (96.5 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Darling:

  • WMAV-TV (Channel 18; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 177ft / 53.7mTotal length
  • $981,000Total costs
  • 3,270Total average daily traffic
  • 324Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,105Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Darling, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Darling, MS

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 34.359306 Lon: -90.277333, Call Sign: WQJX699, Licensee ID: L01461837,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.712 MHz, Grant Date: 02/05/2009, Expiration Date: 02/05/2019, Cancellation Date: 05/11/2019, Certifier: Jason A Mills, Registrant: Jason A Mills, Darling, MS 38623-0156, Phone: (662) 326-9323, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Darling, MS
  • 72.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 21.5%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Darling, MS
  • 63.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 26.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Darling compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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