For population 25 years and over in Falcon:
For population 15 years and over in Falcon town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $116 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (52.6 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (392.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Sledge, MS (1.8 miles ), Crenshaw, MS (2.9 miles ), Marks, MS (3.1 miles ), Jonestown, MS (3.5 miles ), Lambert, MS (3.7 miles ), Lula, MS (3.7 miles ), Coahoma, MS (3.9 miles ), Crowder, MS (4.1 miles ).
Latitude: 34.39 N, Longitude: 90.26 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 662
Unemployment in August 2012:
Population change in the 1990s: +151 (+91.0%).
Work and jobs in Falcon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Falcon, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Falcon-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 151% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/24/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.8 miles away from the Falcon town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/29/1963, a category F3 tornado 12.5 miles away from the town center killed 5 people and injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Falcon-area historical earthquake activity is above Mississippi state average. It is 89% 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 86.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 85.1 miles away from Falcon center
On 5/1/2005 at 12:37:32, a magnitude 4.2 (4.1 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 99.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2005 at 14:04:54, a magnitude 4.1 (3.9 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 9.5 mi) earthquake occurred 94.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/17/1997 at 18:16:31, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 85.5 miles away from Falcon center
On 8/11/1996 at 18:17:49, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 66.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Quitman County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Falcon:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Falcon:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.1 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 58.7%
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Falcon compared to Mississippi state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Falcon (based on Quitman County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.77%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.44% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,879 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:
7.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,015 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 Falcon:
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TV broadcast stations around Falcon:
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:6
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: