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Population in 2012: 1,016 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.7%
Males: 475  (46.8%)
Females: 541  (53.2%)

Median resident age:  37.0 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 38916.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $20,841 (it was $22,344 in 2000)
Derma:

$20,841
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,336

Derma town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $55,179 (it was $42,800 in 2000)
Derma:

$55,179
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $75,180; Detached houses: $77,865; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $18,998; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $129,189; Mobile homes: $39,137

Median gross rent in 2012: $429.

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  • Black alone - 625 (61.0%)
  • White alone - 378 (36.9%)
  • Hispanic - 14 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.10%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Derma: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (4.2%), German (3.9%), English (2.9%), United States (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 284 feet

Land area: 1.13 square miles.

Population density: 903 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Derma:

  • High school or higher: 62.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 19.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Derma town:

  • Never married: 38.5%
  • Now married: 40.1%
  • Separated: 7.9%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 6.1%

34 residents are foreign born

This town:  3.3%
Mississippi:  1.9%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Derma, Mississippi as of October 20, 2014.
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 2012: $476 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $359 (0.6%)

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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.8%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (46%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (17%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (17%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Derma-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 181% 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 below Mississippi state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 83.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/11/1996 at 18:17:49, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 93.4 miles away from Derma center
On 5/28/1995 at 15:28:36, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 95.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/10/2008 at 17:52:50, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 43.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/15/1995 at 01:03:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 96.9 miles away from Derma center
On 10/26/2002 at 20:05:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

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: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Freezes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Derma:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Derma, MS

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Derma:

  • University of Mississippi Main Campus (about 39 miles; University, MS; Full-time enrollment: 13,969)
  • Mississippi State University (about 40 miles; Mississippi State, MS; FT enrollment: 15,187)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 58 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,616)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 63 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 68 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,204)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 70 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,081)
  • Holmes Community College (about 72 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 4,518)

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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
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 40.7%
(32.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.7% for Black residents, 15.4% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Derma, MS

Derma compared to Mississippi state average:

Derma, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age 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


Derma travel time to work - commute


Derma mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (45%)
  • Electricity (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 77.85%
Here77.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)National Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents87.9%7.7%1.7%0.7%2.1%
Congregations70.4%14.1%1.4%1.4%12.7%
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: 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 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$1,591$19,0920$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$2,197
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,955
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,800$33,6002$1,445
Streets and Highways 1$1,956$23,4720$0
Water Supply 1$2,183$26,1960$0
Totals for Government 4$8,530$25,5906$5,597

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $52,000 ($51.18)
    Sewerage: $52,000 ($51.18)
    Water Utilities: $41,000 ($40.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000 ($34.45)
    Financial Administration: $11,000 ($10.83)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($5.91)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($2.95)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($1.97)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $99,000 ($97.44)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($15.75)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $50,000 ($49.21)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $163,000 ($160.43)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.98)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $124,000 ($122.05)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $17,000 ($16.73)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $50,000 ($49.21)
    Property: $46,000 ($45.28)
    Public Utilities: $10,000 ($9.84)
    NEC: $1,000 ($0.98)
    Motor Vehicle License: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $256,000 ($251.97)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $0 ($0.00)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $236,000 ($232.28)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($19.69)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $39,000 ($38.39)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $182,000 ($179.13)

4.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,814 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.75%
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 Chickasaw County, MS  0.64% ($20,188 average AGI)
from Lafayette County, MS  0.32% ($27,063)
from Lee County, MS  0.32% ($21,813)


4.55% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,190 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.55%
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 Chickasaw County, MS  0.89% ($22,364 average AGI)
to Lafayette County, MS  0.40% ($25,100)
to Pontotoc County, MS  0.34% ($35,118)

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
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $1,400,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,800
Total average daily truck traffic: 696
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 8,700


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


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