For population 25 years and over in Falkner:
For population 15 years and over in Falkner town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $363 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (55.0 miles , pop. 59,643).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (61.8 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (472.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Walnut, MS (2.7 miles ), Ripley, MS (2.8 miles ), Blue Mountain, MS (3.6 miles ), Ashland, MS (3.7 miles ), Middleton, TN (3.9 miles ), Dumas, MS (3.9 miles ), Kossuth, MS (4.1 miles) , Saulsbury, TN (4.1 miles) .
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.84 N, Longitude: 88.93 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 662
Work and jobs in Falkner: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Falkner, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Falkner-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 179% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/19/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the Falkner town center killed 4 people and injured 78 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 2/21/1971, a category F4 tornado 12.9 miles away from the town center killed 58 people and injured 795 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Falkner-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 94% 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 96.0 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 93.1 miles away from Falkner center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 99.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 93.1 miles away from the city 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 96.8 miles away from Falkner 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 97.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Tippah County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 6, Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Falkner:
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Public high school in Falkner:
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Public elementary/middle school in Falkner:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Falkner that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 1.5%
(0.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.6% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
Falkner compared to Mississippi state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Falkner (based on Tippah County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 70.45%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Falkner government finances in 2002:
4.38% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,148 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:
5.06% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,765 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:
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National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total costs: $822,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,240
Total average daily truck traffic: 98
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 1,860
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Falkner)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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