For population 25 years and over in Ecru:
For population 15 years and over in Ecru town:
15 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $491 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (75.2 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (459.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Pontotoc, MS (2.7 miles ), Thaxton, MS (3.0 miles ), Blue Springs, MS (3.1 miles) , New Albany, MS (3.1 miles ), Sherman, MS (3.3 miles ), Algoma, MS (3.5 miles ), Toccopola, MS (3.7 miles) , Myrtle, MS (3.9 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.36 N, Longitude: 89.03 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 662
Population change in the 1990s: +191 (+25.3%).
Work and jobs in Ecru: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Ecru, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Ecru-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 177% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/29/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.0 miles away from the Ecru town center killed 3 people and injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/19/1970, a category F4 tornado 25.3 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 78 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Ecru-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 95% 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 81.1 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, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 11.3 miles away from Ecru center
On 7/15/1995 at 01:03:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 99.0 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 97.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/28/2000 at 11:32:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 78.8 miles away from Ecru center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Pontotoc County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 2, Freezes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Ecru:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ecru:
Public high school in Ecru:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Ecru:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 17.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 14.6%
(2.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.6% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
27 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
Ecru compared to Mississippi state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2008 2012
1996 Presidential Elections Results
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2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Ecru (based on Pontotoc County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.33%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Ecru government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.24% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,630 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:
6.16% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,689 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Ecru:
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Ecru fatal accident list:
Oct 2, 2008 08:16 AM, 346, Lat: 34.350911, Lon: -89.028739, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 24, 2006 07:55 AM, Sr-15, Main St, Lat: 34.350989, Lon: -89.033544, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 17, 2004 03:27 PM, Sr-15, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Aug 28, 1993 06:15 AM, Ms 15, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
Sep 25, 1992 04:35 PM, 15, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 25, 1991 12:10 AM, Ms15, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jul 21, 1983 06:40 AM, 580504, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $235,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,050
Total average daily truck traffic: 324
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 6,075
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ecru)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ecru)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ecru, MS
Businesses in Ecru, MS
Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.