Ethel, Mississippi

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Population in 2013: 415 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.2%
 
Males: 241  (58.1%)
Females: 174  (41.9%)
Median resident age:  27.5 years
Mississippi median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 39067.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $28,571 (it was $20,114 in 2000)
Ethel:

$28,571
MS:

$37,963

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $13,927 (it was $8,240 in 2000)

Ethel town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $61,486 (it was $36,800 in 2000)
Ethel:

$61,486
MS:

$97,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $59,115; Detached houses: $68,133; Mobile homes: $33,971

Median gross rent in 2013: $340.

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  • Races in Ethel, MS (2010)

    Ethel races chart
    • 22954.8%White alone
    • 17642.1%Black alone
    • 81.9%Hispanic
    • 30.7%American Indian alone
    • 20.5%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Ethel: 77.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (15.2%), United States (15.2%), Subsaharan African (8.1%), German (5.2%), English (3.3%), Dutch (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 439 feet

Land area: 0.60 square miles.

Population density: 691 people per square mile   (low).

Ethel, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Ethel:

  • High school or higher: 71.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 23.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ethel town:

  • Never married: 38.0%
  • Now married: 44.2%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 7.3%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Ethel, Mississippi as of May 03, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Ethel to the number of sex offenders is 205 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $359 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $382 (0.6%)

Ethel satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (70.3 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (140.9 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (419.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Kosciusko, MS (2.9 miles ), McCool, MS (3.0 miles) , French Camp, MS (3.5 miles ), Weir, MS (3.7 miles ), Sallis, MS (4.3 miles) , West, MS (4.3 miles ), Ackerman, MS (4.6 miles ), Vaiden, MS (4.7 miles ).

Latitude: 33.12 N, Longitude: 89.47 W

Area code: 662

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

11.2%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +4 (+0.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (31%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Utilities (18%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (31%)
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (17%)
  • Material moving occupations (17%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (3%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (22%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Ethel, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Ethel-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 118% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/19/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the Ethel town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/11/1963, a category F4 tornado 11.2 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Ethel-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 129.3 miles away from the city center
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 180.7 miles away from Ethel center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 102.5 miles away from the city 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 188.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.9 miles away from Ethel 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 238.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Attala County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Floods: 5, Freezes: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ethel topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ethel:

  • FMC KOSCIUSKO (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; KOSCIUSKO, MS)
  • ATTALA COUNTY NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; KOSCIUSKO, MS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ethel:

  • Holmes Community College (about 29 miles; Goodman, MS; Full-time enrollment: 5,352)
  • Mississippi State University (about 46 miles; Mississippi State, MS; FT enrollment: 18,237)
  • East Central Community College (about 52 miles; Decatur, MS; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 58 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,233)
  • East Mississippi Community College (about 61 miles; Scooba, MS; FT enrollment: 5,180)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 64 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,100)
  • Mississippi University for Women (about 66 miles; Columbus, MS; FT enrollment: 2,565)

Public high school in Ethel:

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Church in Ethel: Ethel Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Attala 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 2013: 26.8%
(10.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.6% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.8 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  70.4%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.6%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Ethel compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Mississippi average:

12.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)

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 Ethel town (based on Attala County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,57043
Mainline Protestant1,45019
Black Protestant6894
Catholic1941
Other1501
None8,511-
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: 5
Attala County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Attala County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Attala County:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

3.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.7%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Attala County:

37.5%
Mississippi:

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

21.5%
State:

14.4%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$3,937
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 2$380
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$255
Totals for Government 0$0 12$4,572

4.57% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.57%
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 Holmes County, MS  0.84% ($28,157 average AGI)
from Leake County, MS  0.43% ($20,615)
from Rankin County, MS  0.34% ($37,333)


4.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,616 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.94%
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 Holmes County, MS  0.46% ($16,821 average AGI)
to Leake County, MS  0.41% ($19,720)
to Rankin County, MS  0.36% ($23,091)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ethel:

  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKOZ (1340 AM; 1 kW; KOSCIUSKO, MS; Owner: BOSWELL RADIO, LLC)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WXTN (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, MS; Owner: BRAD MAURICE COTHRAN)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIRL (1270 AM; daytime; 3 kW; LOUISVILLE, MS; Owner: HARRISON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WMOX (1010 AM; 10 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MAGNOLIA STATE B/C CO., INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ethel:

  • WQJQ (105.1 FM; KOSCIUSKO, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJTA (91.7 FM; KOSCIUSKO, MS; Owner: KOSCIUSKO EDUCTNL. B/CNG. FOUNDATION)
  • WLIN-FM (101.1 FM; DURANT, MS; Owner: BOSWELL RADIO, LLC)
  • WFCA (107.9 FM; ACKERMAN, MS; Owner: FRENCH CAMP RADIO, INC.)
  • WMAB-FM (89.9 FM; ACKERMAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WZKR (103.3 FM; DECATUR, MS; Owner: PONYTAIL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WSYE (93.3 FM; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WQST-FM (92.5 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WLSM-FM (107.1 FM; LOUISVILLE, MS; Owner: HARRISON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WONA-FM (95.1 FM; WINONA, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN ELECTRONICS COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ethel:

  • WMAB-TV (Channel 2; MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WTVA (Channel 9; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • WCBI-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKDH (Channel 45; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLOV-TV (Channel 27; WEST POINT, MS; Owner: LINGARD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 930Total average daily traffic
  • 37Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,395Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Thomas F Riley, 0.04 Miles E. Of Sr 12, 0.40 Miles N. Of Cr 2242 / Cr 5242 / Old St. Hwy. 12 (Lat: 33.102972 Lon: -89.503417), Type: 77.4, Overall height: 76.2 m
    Registrant: 4056942100, Stormi.Sanchez@crossroads.Us, 5 N. MCCORMICK AVE.
  • Johnnie M Bailey, 2760 Attala Rd (Lat: 33.197722 Lon: -89.505194), Type: 124.9, Overall height: 120.3 m
    Registrant: 6013595333, Regulatory@wcc.Ms.Gov, 412 E WOODROW WILSON AVE #6601
  • Mitchell R Jackson, Located Off Of Shady Grove Road North Of (Lat: 33.198778 Lon: -89.523722), Type: 121.6, Structure height: 28007 m, Overall height: 118.8 m
    Registrant: 6013595333, Regulatory@wcc.Ms.Gov, 412 E WOODROW WILSON AVE #6601
  • Mitchell R Jackson, 2760 Attala Rd (Lat: 33.197722 Lon: -89.505194), Type: 124.9, Structure height: 28007 m, Overall height: 120.3 m
    Registrant: 6013595333, Regulatory@wcc.Ms.Gov, 412 E WOODROW WILSON AVE #6601
  • Mitchell R Jackson, Located Off Of Shady Grove Road North Of (Lat: 33.198778 Lon: -89.523722), Type: 121.6, Structure height: 28007 m, Overall height: 118.8 m
    Registrant: 6013595333, Regulatory@wcc.Ms.Gov, 412 E WOODROW WILSON AVE #6601

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 30205 ALT, Located Off Of Shady Grove Road North Of (Lat: 33.198778 Lon: -89.523722), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 118.8 m, Overall height: 121.6 m, Call Sign: WQRC437, Licensee ID: L01412109
    Assigned Frequencies: 6865.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/15/2013, Expiration Date: 04/15/2023, Certifier: Bill Roach
    Registrant: State Of Mississippi Wireless Communication Commission, 412 East Woodrow Wilson Avenue Mail Code 66-01, Jackson, MS 39216, Phone: (601) 359-5363, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ethel)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 34
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Ethel

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Most common first names in Ethel, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2472.4 years
John1770.3 years
William1676.3 years
Mary1478.2 years
Henry775.1 years
Robert770.3 years
George769.3 years
Gladys679.8 years
Dorothy667.0 years
Fred678.7 years
Most common last names in Ethel, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Burchfield1683.4 years
Bain1379.3 years
Edwards1270.0 years
Graham1178.1 years
Bell1078.7 years
Sims879.6 years
Adams881.0 years
White878.9 years
Mangrum883.6 years
Thompson777.9 years
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