Derma, Mississippi

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Population in 2013: 1,012 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.1%
Males: 454  (44.9%)
Females: 558  (55.1%)
Median resident age:  42.3 years
Mississippi median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 38916.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $22,341 (it was $22,344 in 2000)
Derma:

$22,341
MS:

$37,963

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,867 (it was $14,274 in 2000)

Derma town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $54,264 (it was $42,800 in 2000)
Derma:

$54,264
MS:

$97,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $423.

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  • Races in Derma, MS (2010)

    Derma races chart
    • 62561.0%Black alone
    • 37836.9%White alone
    • 141.4%Hispanic
    • 70.7%Two or more races
    • 10.10%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Derma: 78.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (4.5%), United States (3.7%), German (2.2%), English (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 284 feet

Land area: 1.13 square miles.

Population density: 900 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Derma:

  • High school or higher: 57.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Derma town:

  • Never married: 37.1%
  • Now married: 40.2%
  • Separated: 9.3%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 5.7%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Derma, Mississippi as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Derma to the number of sex offenders is 145 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $484 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $530 (0.9%)

Derma satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (95.5 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (439.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Calhoun City, MS (1.2 miles ), Pittsboro, MS (2.5 miles ), Vardaman, MS (2.5 miles ), Big Creek, MS (2.7 miles) , Slate Springs, MS (3.1 miles) , Bruce, MS (3.1 miles ), Woodland, MS (3.8 miles) , Mantee, MS (4.0 miles) .

Latitude: 33.86 N, Longitude: 89.29 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 662

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

9.3%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (52%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (1%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (50%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Material moving occupations (3%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Derma, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Derma-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 89% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/11/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.2 miles away from the Derma town center killed 2 people and injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 11/21/1992, a category F4 tornado 26.9 miles away from the town center killed 12 people and injured 122 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Derma-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 77% 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 136.6 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 121.1 miles away from Derma center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 83.7 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 189.7 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) earthquake occurred 151.2 miles away from Derma center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 229.4 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 Calhoun County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Floods: 4, Freezes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Derma topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Derma:

  • BRUCE COMMUNTIY LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; BRUCE, MS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Derma:

  • University of Mississippi (about 38 miles; University, MS; Full-time enrollment: 17,642)
  • Mississippi State University (about 40 miles; Mississippi State, MS; FT enrollment: 18,237)
  • Mississippi University for Women (about 56 miles; Columbus, MS; FT enrollment: 2,565)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 58 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,489)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 66 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,233)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 66 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 70 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,024)

Public high school in Derma:

Public elementary/middle schools in Derma:

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

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 79.9. This is about average.

City:

79.9
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2007 was 24.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 18.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.7
U.S.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 38.3%
(33.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.8% for Black residents, 17.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  69.2%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.9%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Derma, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Derma compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly 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:

13.5
Mississippi average:

12.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (40%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Derma town (based on Calhoun County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,52656
Black Protestant8828
Mainline Protestant8056
Catholic851
None2,664-
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: 5
Calhoun County:

3.44 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Calhoun County:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Calhoun County:

6.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

2.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.5%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Calhoun County:

32.3%
Mississippi:

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

18.0%
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
Financial Administration 2$4,340$26,0400$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$554
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,563
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,657$31,8842$1,754
Water Supply 1$2,538$30,4560$0
Totals for Government 4$9,535$28,6055$3,871

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $52,000 ($51.38)
    Sewerage: $52,000 ($51.38)
    Water Utilities: $41,000 ($40.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000 ($34.58)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($10.87)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($5.93)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($2.96)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($1.98)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $99,000 ($97.83)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($15.81)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $50,000 ($49.41)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $163,000 ($161.07)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.99)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $124,000 ($122.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $17,000 ($16.80)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $50,000 ($49.41)
    Property: $46,000 ($45.45)
    Public Utilities: $10,000 ($9.88)
    NEC: $1,000 ($0.99)
    Motor Vehicle License: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $256,000 ($252.96)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $0 ($0.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $236,000 ($233.20)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($19.76)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $39,000 ($38.54)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $182,000 ($179.84)

4.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,898 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
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 Chickasaw County, MS  0.81% ($20,487 average AGI)
from Pontotoc County, MS  0.60% ($24,621)
from Yalobusha County, MS  0.27% ($33,538)


4.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,710 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.31%
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 Lafayette County, MS  0.58% ($26,107 average AGI)
to Chickasaw County, MS  0.42% ($20,500)
to Lee County, MS  0.33% ($27,313)

Strongest AM radio stations in Derma:

  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Derma:

  • WSYE (93.3 FM; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WWMS (97.5 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFCA (107.9 FM; ACKERMAN, MS; Owner: FRENCH CAMP RADIO, INC.)
  • WAUM (91.9 FM; DUCK HILL, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WCMR (94.5 FM; BRUCE, MS; Owner: RUSSELL A HUMPHREY & ROBERTA L EATON)
  • WMAV-FM (90.3 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WMAB-FM (89.9 FM; ACKERMAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WJZB (88.9 FM; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WLZA (96.1 FM; EUPORA, MS; Owner: TRI COUNTY BROADCASTING)
  • WZLQ (98.5 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: SAN DOW BROADCASTING)
  • WQXB (100.1 FM; GRENADA, MS; Owner: CHATTERBOX, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Derma:

  • WTVA (Channel 9; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • WKDH (Channel 45; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLOV-TV (Channel 27; WEST POINT, MS; Owner: LINGARD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W34BJ (Channel 34; CALHOUN CITY, MS; Owner: WILLIAM EARL MORGAN)
  • WCBI-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W07BN (Channel 7; BRUCE, MS; Owner: BRUCE INDEPENDENT TV, INC.)
  • WMAB-TV (Channel 2; MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WMAV-TV (Channel 18; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)

Derma fatal accident list:

Sep 17, 2004 08:45 AM, E Lawrence, S Main St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Nov 6, 1998 06:59 PM, Sr-8, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 4, 1994 05:43 PM, 8, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 4, 1992 09:03 PM, 8, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 7, Fatalities: 2
Sep 21, 1990 06:39 PM, Co Rd 120, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • $1,400,000Total costs
  • 5,800Total average daily traffic
  • 696Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,700Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • 4 Mi Se (Lat: 33.825000 Lon: -89.225000), Type: 96.0, Overall height: 91 m
    Registrant: 6014563037, , 551 E MADISON ST

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 33.739611 Lon: -89.372250, Call Sign: WQEK704
    Assigned Frequencies: 150.995 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/22/2006, Expiration Date: 02/22/2016, Certifier: Shane Childs
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 4 Miles Southeast Of (Lat: 33.825111 Lon: -89.225056), Call Sign: KUS373
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/22/1998, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 09/10/2003
    Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 2099 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Ste 100, Washington, DC 20006-6801, Phone: (202) 862-5989, Fax: (202) 828-1869, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
  • Hazardous Condition: 1

Incident types - Derma

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Derma, MS
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