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Doddsville: (Doddsville Merchant Store, Old Post Office)--Downtown where the yellow dog railroad pass through Doddsville: This is the old health Dapartment now the Voting Hall for Sunflower County
 

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Population in 2012: 96 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -11.1%
 

Males: 25  (26.6%)
Females: 71  (73.4%)

Median resident age:  29.5 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip code: 38736

Estimated median household income in 2012: $13,524 (it was $19,000 in 2000)
Doddsville:

$13,524
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $5,799

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $64,143 (it was $20,800 in 2000)
Doddsville:

$64,143
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $56,784; Detached houses: $55,499; Mobile homes: $59,353

Median gross rent in 2012: $478.

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  • Black alone - 89 (90.8%)
  • White alone - 9 (9.2%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Doddsville: 77.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 128 feet

Land area: 0.77 square miles.

Population density: 125 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Doddsville:

  • High school or higher: 86.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 45.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Doddsville town:

  • Never married: 50.7%
  • Now married: 29.3%
  • Separated: 17.6%
  • Widowed: 1.0%
  • Divorced: 1.4%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Doddsville, Mississippi as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Doddsville to the number of sex offenders is 32 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $708 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $550 (2.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (94.3 miles , pop. 55,085).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (105.8 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (367.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Ruleville, MS (2.2 miles ), Sunflower, MS (2.8 miles ), Schlater, MS (3.2 miles ), Drew, MS (3.2 miles ), Boyle, MS (3.5 miles ), Cleveland, MS (3.6 miles ), Mississippi Valley State University, MS (3.8 miles ), Renova, MS (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 33.66 N, Longitude: 90.52 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 662

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

13.3%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+11.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (57%)
  • Construction (29%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Educational services (75%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)


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Tornado activity:

Doddsville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 174% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/21/1971, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 10.2 miles away from the Doddsville town center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.5 miles away from the town center injured 48 people and caused $4 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Doddsville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 20.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/2002 at 20:05:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 27.3 miles away from Doddsville center
On 4/11/1996 at 21:54:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sunflower County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Floods: 4, Freezes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: James Eastland - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers near Doddsville:

  • SANDANNA HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; RULEVILLE, MS)
  • SAINT JOHNS HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; RULEVILLE, MS)
  • NORTH SUNFLOWER CTY HOSP HOSPICE (Hospital, about 6 miles away; RULEVILLE, MS)

Political contributions by individuals in Doddsville, MS

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Doddsville:

  • Delta State University (about 14 miles; Cleveland, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,783)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 15 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,697)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 17 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 42 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,224)
  • Holmes Community College (about 60 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 4,518)
  • University of Mississippi Main Campus (about 74 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 13,969)
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 74 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 2,521)

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Church in Doddsville: Old Jerusalem Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.2. This is about average.
City:

32.2
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.73. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.73
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 75.9%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 77.5% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This town:  3.0 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  60.6%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  9.1%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Doddsville, MS

Doddsville compared to Mississippi state average:

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


Doddsville travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (86%)
  • Electricity (14%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Doddsville town (based on Sunflower County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 28.83%
Here28.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic Church
Adherents60.6%24.2%5.1%3.8%2.5%
Congregations36.0%24.0%8.0%10.0%4.0%
NamePresbyterian Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchAssemblies of GodChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents1.3%0.7%0.5%0.4%0.9%
Congregations2.0%2.0%2.0%4.0%8.0%
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: 10
Sunflower County:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Sunflower County:

7.10 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

13.2%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Sunflower County:

40.0%
State:

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

25.5%
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 0$0 7$245
Sewerage 0$0 3$500
Totals for Government 0$0 10$745


5.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($23,924 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.34%
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 Bolivar County, MS  0.93% ($24,641 average AGI)
from Washington County, MS  0.58% ($22,429)
from Leflore County, MS  0.50% ($23,905)


6.57% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($23,043 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.57%
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 Bolivar County, MS  0.96% ($22,220 average AGI)
to Washington County, MS  0.65% ($24,982)
to Shelby County, TN  0.48% ($17,537)

Strongest AM radio stations in Doddsville:

  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCLD (1490 AM; 1 kW; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDSK (1410 AM; 1 kW; CLEVELAND, MS)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WABG (960 AM; 1 kW; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: GREENWOOD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WXTN (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, MS; Owner: BRAD MAURICE COTHRAN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Doddsville:

  • WTCD (96.9 FM; INDIANOLA, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYMX (99.1 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDTL-FM (92.9 FM; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: DELTA RADIO, INC.)
  • WRKG (95.3 FM; DREW, MS; Owner: DELTA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMAO-FM (90.9 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WGRM-FM (93.9 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCLD-FM (103.9 FM; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WVSD (91.7 FM; ITTA BENA, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WDFX (98.3 FM; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WQXB (100.1 FM; GRENADA, MS; Owner: CHATTERBOX, INC.)
  • WNLA-FM (105.5 FM; INDIANOLA, MS; Owner: SHAMROCK BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Doddsville:

  • WXVT (Channel 15; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WABG-TV (Channel 6; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • K53FB (Channel 53; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMAO-TV (Channel 23; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WHCQ-LP (Channel 8; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: DAVID ELLINGTON)
  • W41BV (Channel 41; GRENADA, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Doddsville fatal accident list:

Feb 14, 1984 04:00 PM, 670001, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1



FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Mike D Kuhn, 218-T Mccarty Rd (Lat: 33.675278 Lon: -90.502500), Type: 104.8, Overall height: 103.6 m
  • Michael D Kuhn, 218-T Mccarty Rd (Lat: 33.675278 Lon: -90.502500), Type: 104.8, Overall height: 103.6 m
  • DONALD E WILDMON, Bobby Kirk Rd (Lat: 33.603611 Lon: -90.609167), Type: 207.0, Overall height: 207 m
    Registrant: 6018448888, Tomscott@afa.Net, PO DRAWER 2440
  • Edward G Roach, 218-T Mccarty Rd (Lat: 33.675278 Lon: -90.502500), Type: 104.8, Overall height: 103.6 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, 216 Mccarty Road (Ms10399-A) (Lat: 33.675167 Lon: -90.502750), Type: 105.5, Overall height: 103.9 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Edward G Roach, 216 Mccarty Road (Ms10399-A) (Lat: 33.675167 Lon: -90.502750), Type: 105.5, Overall height: 103.9 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW
  • Bobby Kirk Rd (Lat: 33.603611 Lon: -90.609167), Type: 207.0, Overall height: 207 m
    Registrant: 6018448888, Tomscott@afa.Net, PO DRAWER 2440

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: WD5EZB, Licensee ID: L00362973
    Grant Date: 08/03/1998, Expiration Date: 08/03/2008, Cancellation Date: 06/19/2001
    Registrant: Glenn L Bright, 146 Bright Rd, Doddsville, MS 38736
  • Call Sign: WD5O, Previous Call Sign: AA5MQ, Licensee ID: L00483764
    Grant Date: 04/29/2009, Expiration Date: 07/15/2019, Certifier: Barney J Lovett
    Registrant: Barney J Lovett, 1323 Hwy 442, Doddsville, MS 38736
  • Call Sign: N5GLB, Previous Call Sign: WD5EZB, Licensee ID: L00362973
    Grant Date: 03/26/2011, Expiration Date: 06/19/2021, Certifier: Glenn L Bright
    Registrant: Glenn L Bright, 146 Bright Rd, Doddsville, MS 38736

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN G-164 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 98 mph), Engine: P&W R-985 SERIES (450 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 11983 , Serial Number: 12A, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 01/27/1964
    Registrant (Corporation): Linn Stevenville Flying Service, Rr 1 Box 289, Doddsville, MS 38736


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6

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