Eden, Mississippi

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Population in 2012: 102 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -19.0%
 
Males: 44  (43.5%)
Females: 58  (56.5%)
Median resident age:  38.8 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip code: 39194

Estimated median household income in 2012: $16,154 (it was $24,286 in 2000)
Eden:

$16,154
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,155 (it was $16,675 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $27,689 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Eden:

$27,689
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $51,250; Detached houses: $38,133; Mobile homes: $59,120
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  • White alone - 48 (46.6%)
  • Black alone - 45 (43.7%)
  • Hispanic - 9 (8.7%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.0%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Eden: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (14.0%), German (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 115 feet

Land area: 0.48 square miles.

Population density: 211 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).
Eden, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Eden:

  • High school or higher: 69.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 15.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Eden village:

  • Never married: 29.9%
  • Now married: 35.4%
  • Separated: 20.8%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 5.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $250 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.7%)

Eden satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (46.5 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (148.8 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (372.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Yazoo City, MS (3.2 miles ), Silver City, MS (3.5 miles ), Tchula, MS (3.8 miles ), Louise, MS (3.9 miles ), Belzoni, MS (4.1 miles ), Lexington, MS (4.3 miles ), Pickens, MS (4.6 miles ), Cruger, MS (4.9 miles ).

Latitude: 32.99 N, Longitude: 90.32 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 662

Eden household income distribution Eden home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

11.5%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +30 (+31.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (67%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Utilities (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (82%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (25%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (17%)
  • Cashiers (17%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (17%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (17%)

Average climate in Eden, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Eden-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 131% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/21/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.2 miles away from the Eden village center killed 13 people and injured 182 people.

On 3/9/1992, a category F4 tornado 20.9 miles away from the village center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Eden-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 79% 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 183.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 179.9 miles away from Eden center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 220.4 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) earthquake occurred 185.7 miles away from the city 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 187.2 miles away from Eden center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 152.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Yazoo County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

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

Hospitals and medical centers near Eden:

  • MARTHA COKER GREEN HOUSE HOME (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; YAZOO CITY, MS)
  • HERITAGE MANOR OF YAZOO CITY (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; YAZOO CITY, MS)
  • OASIS HEALTH AND REHAB OF YAZOO CITY, LLC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; YAZOO CITY, MS)
  • KINGS DAUGHTERS HOSPITAL SWING BED (Hospital, about 10 miles away; YAZOO CITY, MS)
  • FMC YAZOO CITY (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; YAZOO CITY, MS)
  • GENESIS HOSPICE CARE OF YAZOO CITY (Hospital, about 11 miles away; YAZOO CITY, MS)

Amtrak station near Eden:

  • 11 miles: YAZOO CITY (222 W. BROADWAY) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eden:

  • Holmes Community College (about 24 miles; Goodman, MS; Full-time enrollment: 5,352)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 34 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,100)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 37 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,233)
  • Mississippi College (about 46 miles; Clinton, MS; FT enrollment: 3,919)
  • Belhaven University (about 48 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 3,147)
  • Jackson State University (about 49 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 7,485)
  • Hinds Community College (about 51 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 9,115)

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Notable location: Eden Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Eden include: Eden Baptist Church (A), Morning Star Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Yazoo County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 28.2%
(23.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  69.2%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  10.3%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.6% of all households

Eden compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (53%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (31%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Other fuel (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Eden village (based on Yazoo County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.17%
Here: 48.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist AssociationBaptist Missionary Association of America
Adherents54.8%21.5%4.6%4.1%4.0%
Congregations40.6%26.6%3.1%3.1%4.7%
NamePresbyterian Church in AmericaChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Seventh-Day Adventist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.5%1.8%1.5%1.3%3.0%
Congregations3.1%1.6%1.6%1.6%14.1%
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: 7
Yazoo County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Yazoo County:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Yazoo County:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

3.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.7%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Yazoo County:

36.4%
Mississippi:

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

10.3%
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

4.70% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200527,124 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
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 Hinds County, MS  0.61% ($24,490 average AGI)
from Madison County, MS  0.40% ($30,656)
from Rankin County, MS  0.31% ($32,760)


5.20% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200629,722 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
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 Hinds County, MS  1.25% ($21,089 average AGI)
to Madison County, MS  0.68% ($51,782)
to Rankin County, MS  0.43% ($35,629)

Strongest AM radio stations in Eden:

  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WXTN (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, MS; Owner: BRAD MAURICE COTHRAN)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIIN (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RIDGELAND, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WTWZ (1120 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLINTON, MS; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSLI (930 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: SPORTSRAD, INC.)
  • WWDF (720 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICHLAND, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WELZ (1460 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BELZONI, MS; Owner: ZOO-BEL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOAD (1300 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Eden:

  • WJNS-FM (92.1 FM; YAZOO CITY, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYAB (93.1 FM; YAZOO CITY, MS; Owner: SSR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAGR-FM (102.5 FM; LEXINGTON, MS; Owner: BRAD MAURICE COTHRAN)
  • WBYP (107.1 FM; BELZONI, MS; Owner: ZOO-BEL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WYJS (105.9 FM; PICKENS, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WDBT (95.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMAO-FM (90.9 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WMSI-FM (102.9 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSTZ-FM (106.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYMX (99.1 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGNG (106.3 FM; TCHULA, MS; Owner: TEAM BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WQJQ (105.1 FM; KOSCIUSKO, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFMN (97.3 FM; FLORA, MS; Owner: WFMN RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Eden:

  • WABG-TV (Channel 6; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • WMAO-TV (Channel 23; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WDBD (Channel 40; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WDBD LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMPN-TV (Channel 29; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WJTV (Channel 12; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Theodore K Kalick, 8.3 Mi E Of Int Us Hwy 4 Se (Lat: 33.013889 Lon: -90.231944), Type: 92.0, Structure height: 28051 m, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 2023477196, Licensing_manager@cn.Ca, 601 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, N.W. North- Building, Suite 500
  • Theodore K Kalick, 8.3 Mi E Of Int Us Hwy 4 Se (Lat: 33.013889 Lon: -90.231944), Type: 92.0, Structure height: 28051 m, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 2023477196, Licensing_manager@cn.Ca, 601 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, N.W. North- Building, Suite 500
  • 8.3 Mi E Of Int Us Hwy 4 Se (Lat: 33.013889 Lon: -90.231944), Type: 92.0, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 7082063500, , 455 CITYFRONT PLZ DR NBC TWR

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, 8.3 Mi E Of Int Us Hwy 4 Se (Lat: 33.014000 Lon: -90.232028), Overall height: 92 m, Call Sign: WNTU803
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.181 MHz, 928.181 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/24/1998, Expiration Date: 03/31/2009, Cancellation Date: 06/06/2009
    Registrant: Phone: (708) 206-6605
  • STATION, 8.3 Miles E Of Int Us Hwy 4 Se (Lat: 33.014000 Lon: -90.232028), Overall height: 92 m, Call Sign: KCH97
    Assigned Frequencies: 959.150 MHz, 6735.00 MHz, 6855.00 MHz, 6835.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/14/1998, Expiration Date: 05/14/2008, Cancellation Date: 03/05/2008
    Registrant: Phone: (708) 206-6739

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