Duncan, Mississippi

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Population in 2014: 414 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -28.4%
Males: 212  (51.3%)
Females: 202  (48.7%)
Median resident age:  40.4 years
Mississippi median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 38740, 38774.

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Estimated median household income in 2016: $29,727 (it was $14,286 in 2000)
Duncan:

$29,727
MS:

$41,754

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $17,541 (it was $8,329 in 2000)

Duncan town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $51,185 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Duncan:

$51,185
MS:

$113,900

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $78,161; Detached houses: $61,741; Mobile homes: $185,338

Median gross rent in 2016: $583.

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  • Races in Duncan, MS (2010)

    Duncan races chart
    • 30872.8%Black alone
    • 10424.6%White alone
    • 112.6%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Duncan: 78.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (12.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/1890

Elevation: 155 feet

Land area: 0.93 square miles.

Population density: 445 people per square mile   (low).

Duncan,MS real estate house value index trend

Duncan, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Duncan:

  • High school or higher: 50.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Duncan town:

  • Never married: 43.9%
  • Now married: 25.6%
  • Separated: 6.4%
  • Widowed: 10.2%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

19 residents are foreign born (4.9% Latin America).

This town:

4.9%
Mississippi:

2.3%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Duncan, Mississippi as of December 18, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Duncan to the number of sex offenders is 96 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $228 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $536 (0.9%)

Duncan satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (74.1 miles , pop. 55,085).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (86.5 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (359.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Alligator, MS (1.9 miles ), Shelby, MS (2.6 miles ), Winstonville, MS (3.0 miles ), Mound Bayou, MS (3.4 miles ), Gunnison, MS (3.7 miles ), Merigold, MS (3.8 miles ), Clarksdale, MS (3.8 miles ), Farrell, MS (4.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $156,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $70,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.04 N, Longitude: 90.75 W

Area code: 662

Duncan household income distribution Duncan home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.8%
Mississippi:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +93 (+19.2%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (66%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (40%)
  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Legal occupations (3%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (3%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (1%)
  • Sales and related occupations (36%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Duncan, Mississippi

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Tornado activity:

Duncan-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 71% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.0 miles away from the Duncan town center injured 48 people and caused $4 million in damages.

On 2/21/1971, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 36.5 miles away from the town center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Duncan-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 112.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 114.0 miles away from Duncan 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 115.1 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 182.1 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 146.7 miles away from Duncan center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 109.5 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 Bolivar County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Freezes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Duncan topographic map

Birthplace of: Bobby Crespino - Former football tight end, Eddie C. Campbell - Chicago blues guitarist and singer.

Hospitals and medical centers in Duncan:

  • OAK GROVE RETIREMENT HOME (209 OAK CIRCLE/P. O. BOX 198)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Duncan:

  • SHELBY NURSING AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SHELBY, MS)
  • DELTA COMMUNITY HHA (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; MOUND BAYOU, MS)
  • MID SOUTH HOSPICE (Hospital, about 14 miles away; CLARKSDALE, MS)
  • MID DELTA HH OF CHARLESTON INC (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; CLARKSDALE, MS)
  • HOSPICE OF NORTH MS CLARKSDALE (Hospital, about 15 miles away; CLARKSDALE, MS)
  • CLARKSDALE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; CLARKSDALE, MS)
  • HEALING HANDS HOSPICE (Hospital, about 16 miles away; CLARKSDALE, MS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Duncan:

  • Coahoma Community College (about 18 miles; Clarksdale, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,284)
  • Delta State University (about 21 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 3,304)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 44 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,233)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 44 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,100)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 60 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 69 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 3,130)
  • University of Mississippi (about 73 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)

Public elementary/middle school in Duncan:

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Bolivar 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 2013 was 73.1. This is about average.

City:

73.1
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 33.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.0
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.4
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 49.1%
(8.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.8%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  8.0%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported
55 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
56 people in nursing homes in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.9
Mississippi average:

11.7

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

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Religion statistics for Duncan town (based on Bolivar County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,31248
Black Protestant3,30422
Mainline Protestant2,04319
Catholic9285
Other6875
None16,871-
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: 15
Bolivar County:

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Bolivar County:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Bolivar County:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

4.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.3%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bolivar County:

36.4%
Mississippi:

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

15.1%
State:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.1%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Duncan:

42.2%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.7
State:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.3%
State:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Duncan:

11.4%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

37.5%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
This city:

51.0%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.4%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Duncan, MS Residents
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 0$0 1$710
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$1,150
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$800
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$400
Sewerage 0$0 1$400
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$642
Water Supply 0$0 1$400
Totals for Government 0$0 13$4,502

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $28,000 ($67.63)
    Sewerage: $26,000 ($62.80)
    Water Utilities: $26,000 ($62.80)
    Welfare - Other: $19,000 ($45.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($31.40)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($14.49)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($12.08)
    Parks & Recreation: $3,000 ($7.25)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($4.83)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($2.42)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $63,000 ($152.17)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($16.91)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $23,000 ($55.56)
    All Other: $6,000 ($14.49)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($4.83)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $46,000 ($111.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $8,000 ($19.32)
    General Support: $5,000 ($12.08)
    All Other: $4,000 ($9.66)
    Highways: $1,000 ($2.42)
  • Tax - Property: $36,000 ($86.96)
    Public Utilities: $9,000 ($21.74)
    Other Selective Sales: $5,000 ($12.08)
    NEC: $3,000 ($7.25)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $149,000 ($359.90)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $20,000 ($48.31)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $15,000 ($36.23)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $143,000 ($345.41)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $6,000 ($14.49)
    Other, NEC: $4,000 ($9.66)

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

  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $10,000 ($24.15)

4.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,129 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.96%
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 Sunflower County, MS  0.52% ($32,276 average AGI)
from Washington County, MS  0.51% ($29,053)
from Shelby County, TN  0.49% ($19,745)


6.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,774 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.39%
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 Shelby County, TN  0.71% ($16,864 average AGI)
to Washington County, MS  0.55% ($29,000)
to Sunflower County, MS  0.54% ($29,306)

Strongest AM radio stations in Duncan:

  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WROX (1450 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: DELTA RADIO, INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WDSK (1410 AM; 1 kW; CLEVELAND, MS)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Duncan:

  • WAID (106.5 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WMJW (107.5 FM; ROSEDALE, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WKDJ-FM (96.5 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WDFX (98.3 FM; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WWUN-FM (101.5 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WKXY (92.1 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: CLARKSDALE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDTL-FM (92.9 FM; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: DELTA RADIO, INC.)
  • WRKG (95.3 FM; DREW, MS; Owner: DELTA RADIO, INC.)
  • WYMX (99.1 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCLD-FM (103.9 FM; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Duncan:

  • WABG-TV (Channel 6; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WXVT (Channel 15; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K53FB (Channel 53; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W41BV (Channel 41; GRENADA, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WHCQ-LP (Channel 8; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: DAVID ELLINGTON)
  • WPRQ-LP (Channel 12; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: DAVID ELLINGTON)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 9m30ftTotal length
  • 670Total average daily traffic
  • 20Total average daily truck traffic
  • 945Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 34.089333 Lon: -90.848778, Call Sign: WPYD625
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.170 MHzGrant Date: 06/29/2013, Expiration Date: 07/23/2023, Certifier: Ricky YoungRegistrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 52544 , Serial Number: 18262668, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 12/03/1973
    Registrant (Corporation): H & H Planting Company, Po Box 285, Duncan, MS 38740

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
Most common first names in Duncan, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2278.6 years
James2173.2 years
Willie1971.8 years
John1675.5 years
Robert1074.6 years
William1075.6 years
Frank879.9 years
Annie883.5 years
Charlie872.9 years
Hattie878.8 years
Most common last names in Duncan, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1475.1 years
Williams1373.5 years
Smith1379.8 years
Brown1079.8 years
Jones988.0 years
Jackson779.1 years
Davis669.9 years
Hood671.7 years
King674.8 years
Ross678.8 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (81%)
  • Electricity (18%)

Duncan compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
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