Falcon, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 150 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -52.7%
Males: 53  (35.5%)
Females: 97  (64.5%)
Median resident age:

39.0 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 38670.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $21,805 (it was $15,694 in 2000)
Falcon:

$21,805
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $11,745 (it was $8,053 in 2000)

Falcon town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $43,473 (it was $23,400 in 2000)
Falcon:

$43,473
MS:

$120,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $53,575; detached houses: $43,232; mobile homes: $64,224

Median gross rent in 2017: $521.

March 2019 cost of living index in Falcon: 76.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 35.9%
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 170 feet

Land area: 0.39 square miles.

Population density: 382 people per square mile   (very low).

Falcon, Mississippi map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $466 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,069 (2.6%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Falcon, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Falcon, MS in 2017
Falcon satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.4%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +151 (+91.0%).
Most common industries in Falcon, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (21.0%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (7.4%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Food (6.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.2%)
  • Truck transportation (6.2%)
  • Apparel (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Truck transportation (15.2%)
  • Educational services (12.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.1%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (9.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (9.1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.1%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (31.3%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (8.3%)
  • Apparel (8.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.3%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (6.3%)
  • Food (6.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Falcon, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.3%)
  • Cashiers (11.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.6%)
  • Food processing workers (8.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (27.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9.1%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.1%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (6.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (18.8%)
  • Food processing workers (12.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.3%)

Average climate in Falcon, Mississippi

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Tornado activity:

Falcon-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 69% 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 slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 76% 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 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 152.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 114.9 miles away from Falcon center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 123.2 miles away from Falcon 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 123.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 85.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Quitman County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 2, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Falcon topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Falcon:

  • PHYSICIANS HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 11 miles away; MARKS, MS)
  • QUITMAN COUNTY HOSPITAL CAH Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; MARKS, MS)
  • QUITMAN CO HOSPITAL AND NH (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; MARKS, MS)
  • QUITMAN COUNTY NURSING HOME (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: 2,284)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 23 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)
  • University of Mississippi (about 41 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)
  • University of Memphis (about 53 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Delta State University (about 53 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 3,304)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 53 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • Rhodes College (about 55 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Falcon:

Marital status in Falcon, MS
  • Never married: 66.3%
  • Now married: 16.8%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

For population 25 years and over in Falcon:

  • High school or higher: 50.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 20.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.2
Mississippi average:

11.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Falcon, MS (based on Quitman County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,12618
Mainline Protestant2,3164
Black Protestant1,3358
Other-1
None1,446-
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: 3
Here:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

4.50 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

14.1%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Quitman County:

39.0%
State:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Quitman County:

12.7%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Falcon:

45.1%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Falcon:

42.2%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Falcon:

31.0
Mississippi:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Falcon:

22.0%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.1%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
Falcon:

36.7%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
Falcon:

51.3%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Falcon:

85.2%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Falcon, MS Residents
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 1$638
Totals for Government 0$0 1$638

Falcon government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $216,000 ($1440.00)
    Central Staff Services: $127,000 ($846.67)
    General - Other: $70,000 ($466.67)
    Local Fire Protection: $23,000 ($153.33)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($106.67)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $104,000 ($693.33)
    Water Utilities: $43,000 ($286.67)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $90,000 ($600.00)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $68,000 ($453.33)

Falcon government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $30,000 ($200.00)
    Other: $7,000 ($46.67)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $19,000 ($126.67)
    Highways: $12,000 ($80.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $21,000 ($140.00)
    General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($26.67)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $331,000 ($2206.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $95,000 ($633.33)
    Other: $31,000 ($206.67)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $11,000 ($73.33)

Falcon government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,099,000 ($7326.67)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,038,000 ($6920.00)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $61,000 ($406.67)

Falcon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $768,000 ($5120.00)

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)

Falcon fatal accident list:

Aug 13, 2017 00:29 AM, Sr-3, Third Street, Lat: 34.392792, Lon: -90.256014, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 62ft / 18.9mTotal length
  • $748,000Total costs
  • 645Total average daily traffic
  • 92Total average daily truck traffic
  • 968Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

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: Cellular South, Incl, Dslone@cellularsouth.Com, , Jacks-on, Phone: (601) 974-7114
  • Del Slone, 634 Railroad Avenue (Lat: 34.390139 Lon: -90.258361), Type: 103.7, Overall height: 91.5 m, Registrant: Cellular South, Incl, Dslone@cellularsouth.Com, , Jacks-on, Phone: (601) 974-7114
  • Del Slone, 634 Railroad Avenue (Lat: 34.390139 Lon: -90.258361), Type: 94.8, Overall height: 91.5 m, Registrant: Cellular South, Incl, Dslone@cellularsouth.Com, , Jacks-on, Phone: (601) 974-7114
  • Del Slone, 634 Railroad Avenue (Lat: 34.390139 Lon: -90.258361), Type: 94.8, Overall height: 91.5 m, Registrant: Cellular South, Incl, Dslone@cellularsouth.Com, , Jacks-on, Phone: (601) 974-7114
  • Del Slone, 634 Railroad Avenue (Lat: 34.390139 Lon: -90.258361), Type: 94.8, Overall height: 91.5 m, Registrant: Cellular South Real Estate, Inc., Dslone@cellularsouth.Com, , Suite- 330, Phone: (601) 974-7114
  • Del Slone, 634 Railroad Avenue (Lat: 34.390139 Lon: -90.258361), Type: 94.8, Overall height: 91.5 m, Registrant: Cellular South Real Estate, Inc., Dslone@cellularsouth.Com, , Ridge-land, Phone: (601) 974-7114

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Falcon, MS
  • 87.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.8%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Falcon, MS
  • 75.0%Electricity
  • 25.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Falcon compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly 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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