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Population in 2012: 158 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -50.2%
Males: 77  (48.7%)
Females: 81  (51.3%)

Median resident age:  32.3 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 38670.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $19,756 (it was $15,694 in 2000)
Falcon:

$19,756
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $6,713

Falcon town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $29,283 (it was $23,400 in 2000)
Falcon:

$29,283
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $38,030; Detached houses: $34,672; In 2-unit structures: $7,572; Mobile homes: $45,012

Median gross rent in 2012: $348.

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  • Black alone - 159 (95.2%)
  • White alone - 8 (4.8%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Falcon: 77.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 170 feet

Land area: 0.39 square miles.

Population density: 403 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Falcon:

  • High school or higher: 48.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 60.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Falcon town:

  • Never married: 71.1%
  • Now married: 14.2%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $425 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $858 (3.0%)

Falcon satellite photo by USGS

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: Darling, MS (1.6 miles ), 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 ).

Latitude: 34.39 N, Longitude: 90.26 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 662

Falcon household income distribution Falcon home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

13.2%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +151 (+91.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (38%)
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (31%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (72%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (27%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Cashiers (19%)
  • Food processing workers (13%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8%)

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Tornado activity:

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).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Falcon:

  • PHYSICIANS HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 11 miles away; MARKS, MS)
  • QUITMAN COUNTY HOSPITAL CAH (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Proprietary, about 11 miles away; MARKS, MS)
  • QUITMAN CO HOSPITAL AND NH (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MARKS, MS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Falcon:

  • Coahoma Community College (about 21 miles; Clarksdale, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,224)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 24 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,204)
  • University of Mississippi Main Campus (about 39 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 13,969)
  • Delta State University (about 53 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 2,783)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 54 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 6,609)
  • University of Memphis (about 54 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 14,700)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 60 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,308)

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Quitman County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.4. This is about average.
City:

31.4
U.S.:

32.0
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.
City:

9.62
U.S.:

9.59


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 62.3%

Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  65.6%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.8%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Falcon, MS

Falcon compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Falcon travel time to work - commute


Falcon mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (69%)
  • Electricity (31%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Falcon town (based on Quitman County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.77%
Here52.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents75.2%13.9%3.7%2.5%4.7%
Congregations45.8%25.0%4.2%8.3%16.7%
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: 3
Quitman County:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Quitman County:

4.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.1%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Quitman County:

39.0%
Mississippi:

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

12.7%
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
Other Government Administration 1$1,410$16,9200$0
Totals for Government 1$1,410$16,9200$0


5.44% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,879 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.44%
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 Panola County, MS  1.00% ($23,000 average AGI)
from Coahoma County, MS  0.73% ($31,053)
from Tunica County, MS  0.46% ($13,833)


7.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,015 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.58%
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 Panola County, MS  1.28% ($23,618 average AGI)
to Coahoma County, MS  1.06% ($31,143)
to Tunica County, MS  0.87% ($19,174)

Strongest AM radio stations in Falcon:

  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WSAO (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SENATOBIA, MS; Owner: JESSE C. ROSS AND ERNESTINE A. ROSS)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Falcon:

  • WHKL (106.9 FM; CRENSHAW, MS; Owner: BATESVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMAV-FM (90.3 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • KFFA-FM (103.1 FM; HELENA, AR; Owner: DELTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAVI (91.5 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WKNA (88.9 FM; SENATOBIA, MS; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • WWUN-FM (101.5 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WAID (106.5 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WBLE (100.5 FM; BATESVILLE, MS; Owner: BATESVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KJIW-FM (94.5 FM; HELENA, AR; Owner: ELIJAH MONDY,JR.)
  • WKXY (92.1 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: CLARKSDALE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYYL (96.1 FM; TUNICA, MS; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Falcon:

  • WMAV-TV (Channel 18; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Del Slone, 634 Railroad Avenue (Lat: 34.390139 Lon: -90.258361), Type: 103.7, Overall height: 91.5 m
    Registrant: 6019747114, Dslone@cellularsouth.Com, 125 SOUTH CONGRESS ST., SUITE 1000
  • Del Slone, 634 Railroad Avenue (Lat: 34.390139 Lon: -90.258361), Type: 103.7, Overall height: 91.5 m
    Registrant: 6019747114, Dslone@cellularsouth.Com, 125 SOUTH CONGRESS ST., SUITE 1000
  • Del Slone, 634 Railroad Avenue (Lat: 34.390139 Lon: -90.258361), Type: 94.8, Overall height: 91.5 m
    Registrant: 6019747114, Dslone@cellularsouth.Com, 125 SOUTH CONGRESS ST., SUITE 1000
  • Del Slone, 634 Railroad Avenue (Lat: 34.390139 Lon: -90.258361), Type: 94.8, Overall height: 91.5 m
    Registrant: 6019747114, Dslone@cellularsouth.Com, 125 SOUTH CONGRESS ST., SUITE 1000
  • Del Slone, 634 Railroad Avenue (Lat: 34.390139 Lon: -90.258361), Type: 94.8, Overall height: 91.5 m
    Registrant: 6019747114, Dslone@cellularsouth.Com, 1018 HIGHLAND COLONY PARKWAY
  • Del Slone, 634 Railroad Avenue (Lat: 34.390139 Lon: -90.258361), Type: 94.8, Overall height: 91.5 m
    Registrant: 6019747114, Dslone@cellularsouth.Com, 1018 HIGHLAND COLONY PKWY, STE 330


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9

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