For population 25 years and over in Drew:
For population 15 years and over in Drew city:
13 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $711 (1.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (90.1 miles , pop. 55,085).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (95.9 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (368.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Ruleville, MS (2.4 miles ), Doddsville, MS (3.2 miles) , Renova, MS (3.4 miles ), Merigold, MS (3.4 miles ), Cleveland, MS (3.5 miles ), Mound Bayou, MS (3.5 miles ), Boyle, MS (3.7 miles ), Glendora, MS (3.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 33.81 N, Longitude: 90.53 W
Area code: 662
Crime rates in Drew (2008):
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 14 (9 officers).
Crime rates in Drew (2009):
Population change in the 1990s: +40 (+1.7%).
Work and jobs in Drew: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Drew, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Drew-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 162% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/21/1971, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 16.2 miles away from the Drew city 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 11.7 miles away from the city center injured 48 people and caused $4 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Drew-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 93% 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 25.5 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 17.5 miles away from Drew center
On 4/11/1996 at 21:54:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.9 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).
Birthplace of: Al Dixon - Football player, Billy Stacy - Football player.
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.73. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Drew that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 42.4%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 49.9% for Black residents, 66.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Drew compared to Mississippi state average:
Banks with branches in Drew (2011 data):
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1996 2000 2008 2012
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Religion statistics for Drew (based on Sunflower County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 28.83%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 10
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Drew government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.34% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($23,924 average adjusted gross income)
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:
6.57% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($23,043 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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Drew fatal accident list:
Apr 15, 2000 08:06 PM, Wilson Ave, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 22, 1999 07:45 AM, Us-49, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 2, 1991 01:55 AM, 49w, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 27, 1990 10:45 PM, 670098, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 13, 1986 07:15 PM, 670213, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Drew)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Drew)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Drew, MS