Flora, Mississippi

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Population in 2014: 1,888 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +22.1%
Males: 867  (46.0%)
Females: 1,021  (54.0%)
Median resident age:  36.2 years
Mississippi median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 39071.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,468 (it was $38,077 in 2000)
Flora:

$41,468
MS:

$37,963

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,242 (it was $16,075 in 2000)

Flora town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $118,120 (it was $67,900 in 2000)
Flora:

$118,120
MS:

$97,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $127,586; Detached houses: $142,879; Mobile homes: $16,839

Median gross rent in 2013: $559.

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  • Races in Flora, MS (2010)

    Flora races chart
    • 96151.0%Black alone
    • 84744.9%White alone
    • 673.6%Hispanic
    • 80.4%Two or more races
    • 20.1%Asian alone
    • 10.05%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Flora: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (23.1%), Irish (6.3%), German (4.8%), Scottish (3.6%), Scotch-Irish (3.1%), United States (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 256 feet

Land area: 3.40 square miles.

Population density: 555 people per square mile   (low).

Flora,MS real estate house value index trend

Flora, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Flora:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Flora town:

  • Never married: 35.5%
  • Now married: 43.9%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 7.8%

5 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.3%
Mississippi:

1.4%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Flora, Mississippi as of July 24, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Flora to the number of sex offenders is 316 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $723 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $673 (0.6%)

Flora satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (16.6 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (152.3 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (356.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Kearney Park, MS (1.8 miles ), Bentonia, MS (2.8 miles ), Madison, MS (3.6 miles ), Ridgeland, MS (3.7 miles ), Clinton, MS (3.8 miles ), Bolton, MS (4.0 miles ), Satartia, MS (4.0 miles) , Jackson, MS (4.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $87,400
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,700
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $112,100
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $127,200
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $184,500
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $168,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $163,500
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $101,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 32.54 N, Longitude: 90.31 W

Area code: 601

Flora household income distribution Flora home values distribution

Crime rates in Flora (2014):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 1 robbery (52.7 per 100,000)
  • 3 assaults (158.0 per 100,000)
  • 13 burglaries (684.6 per 100,000)
  • 17 thefts (895.2 per 100,000)
  • 4 auto thefts (210.6 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = -1.0 (higher means more crime, US average = 0.0)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.21
Mississippi average:

2.44
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.2%
Mississippi:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -126 (-7.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Management occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (3%)

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

Average climate in Flora, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Flora-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 159% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the Flora town center killed 3 people and injured 177 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 12/5/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 28.6 miles away from the town center killed 38 people and injured 270 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Flora-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 80% 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 214.0 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 203.8 miles away from Flora center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 187.1 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 138.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 164.7 miles away from Flora center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 211.8 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 Madison County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 9, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Flora topographic map

Birthplace of: E. C. Coleman - Basketball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Flora:

  • HIGHLAND HOME (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; RIDGELAND, MS)
  • CLINTON HEALTHCARE LLC - SNF (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; CLINTON, MS)
  • THE NICHOLS CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MADISON, MS)
  • LIFE SOURCES SERVICES, LLC (Hospital, about 14 miles away; MADISON, MS)
  • MAGNOLIA SENIOR CARE, LLC (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; JACKSON, MS)
  • DSI JACKSON NORTH (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; JACKSON, MS)
  • COTTAGE GROVE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; JACKSON, MS)

airports located in Flora:

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Amtrak station near Flora:

  • 19 miles: JACKSON (300 W. CAPITOL ST.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Flora:

  • Mississippi College (about 15 miles; Clinton, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,919)
  • Belhaven University (about 18 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 3,147)
  • Jackson State University (about 19 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 7,485)
  • Hinds Community College (about 21 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 9,115)
  • Holmes Community College (about 38 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 5,352)
  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College (about 60 miles; Wesson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,532)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 64 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,100)

Private high school in Flora:

  • TRICOUNTY ACADEMY (Students: 300, Location: 400 COX FERRY RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Flora:

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Notable location: Flora Public Library (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Flora include: Fearns Chapel (A), Jones Chapel (B), Flora United Methodist Church (C), Flora Baptist Church (D), Church of God of Prophecy (E), Holy City Church of God in Christ (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Fearns Chapel Cemetery (1), Flora Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 59.6. This is better than average.

City:

59.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2011 was 0.242. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.242
U.S.:

0.293

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2011 was 0.716. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.716
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 25.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 17.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.79. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.79
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 33.8%
(4.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 65.0% for Black residents, 36.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.9 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  77.3%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.8%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Flora, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Flora (2011 data):

  • Bank of Yazoo City: Bank Of Yazoo City at 686 Highway 49, branch established on 2005/06/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $200.6 mil, Deposits: $178.6 mil, headquarters in Yazoo City, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Yazoo Capital Corporation
  • BankPlus: Flora Branch at 4837 Main Street, branch established on 1904/01/22. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,177.0 mil, Deposits: $1,696.4 mil, headquarters in Belzoni, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 62 total offices, Holding Company: Bancplus Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
Mississippi average:

12.3

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Flora town (based on Madison County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant28,60754
Mainline Protestant8,63120
Black Protestant5,65031
Catholic5,2425
Other1,4455
Orthodox1351
None45,493-
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: 12
Madison County:

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.45 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 47
Madison County:

5.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 65
Here:

7.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.4%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Madison County:

28.4%
Mississippi:

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

10.2%
State:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Flora:

51.1%
Mississippi:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.2%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Flora:

28.5
Mississippi:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.9%
State:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Flora:

9.4%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Flora:

6.9
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.2%
State:

34.6%

General health condition:
Here:

57.6%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.6%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Flora, 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 6$2,135
Judicial and Legal 1$2,870$34,4403$2,618
Police Protection - Officers 7$19,846$34,0220$0
Police - Other 0$0 2$494
Firefighters 0$0 4$2,626
Streets and Highways 1$1,850$22,2000$0
Sewerage 1$2,800$33,6000$0
Water Supply 2$5,246$31,4760$0
Totals for Government 12$32,612$32,61215$7,873

Flora government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $163,000 ($86.33)
    Water Utilities: $129,000 ($68.33)
    Sewerage: $81,000 ($42.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $35,000 ($18.54)
    Regular Highways: $30,000 ($15.89)
    Fire Protection: $22,000 ($11.65)
    Financial Administration: $18,000 ($9.53)
    Corrections - Other: $4,000 ($2.12)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($2.12)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $238,000 ($126.06)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($0.53)

Flora government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $75,000 ($39.72)
    All Other: $50,000 ($26.48)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $23,000 ($12.18)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $22,000 ($11.65)
    General Revenue, NEC: $17,000 ($9.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $121,000 ($64.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $122,000 ($64.62)
  • Tax - Public Utilities: $59,000 ($31.25)
    Property: $56,000 ($29.66)
    NEC: $8,000 ($4.24)
    Motor Vehicle License: $0 ($0.00)

Flora government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $16,000 ($8.47)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $16,000 ($8.47)

Flora government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $731,000 ($387.18)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0 ($0.00)

9.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($51,616 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.60%
Mississippi average:

6.70%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($108 average AGI)
Madison County:

0.04%
Mississippi average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hinds County, MS  3.31% ($44,471 average AGI)
from Rankin County, MS  1.31% ($49,508)
from Yazoo County, MS  0.17% ($36,625)


8.54% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,195 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.54%
Mississippi average:

6.88%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($184 average AGI)
Madison County:

0.03%
Mississippi average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Hinds County, MS  2.74% ($29,536 average AGI)
to Rankin County, MS  1.35% ($38,953)
to Yazoo County, MS  0.14% ($26,391)

Strongest AM radio stations in Flora:

  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WIIN (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RIDGELAND, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTWZ (1120 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLINTON, MS; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSLI (930 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: SPORTSRAD, INC.)
  • WOAD (1300 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WZRX (1590 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WWDF (720 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICHLAND, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WXTN (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, MS; Owner: BRAD MAURICE COTHRAN)
  • WKXI (1400 AM; 1 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Flora:

  • WDBT (95.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFMN (97.3 FM; FLORA, MS; Owner: WFMN RADIO, INC.)
  • WMSI-FM (102.9 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSTZ-FM (106.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTYX (94.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: BACKYARD BROADCASTING MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WJMI (99.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WYOY (101.7 FM; GLUCKSTADT, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WMPN-FM (91.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WUSJ (96.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYJS (105.9 FM; PICKENS, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WJKK (98.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WHJT (93.5 FM; CLINTON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE)
  • WKXI-FM (107.5 FM; MAGEE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WYAB (93.1 FM; YAZOO CITY, MS; Owner: SSR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQST-FM (92.5 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WJNS-FM (92.1 FM; YAZOO CITY, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJXN-FM (100.9 FM; UTICA, MS; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMPR (90.1 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: J.C. MAXWELL BROADCASTING GROUP, INC)
  • WRXW (93.9 FM; PEARL, MS; Owner: BACKYARD BROADCASTING MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WJSU-FM (88.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Flora:

  • WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • WJTV (Channel 12; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDBD (Channel 40; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WDBD LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMPN-TV (Channel 29; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WJMF-LP (Channel 53; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJXF-LP (Channel 49; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAPT (Channel 16; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WAPT HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WBXK-CA (Channel 8; JACKSON, ETC., MS; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WJKO-LP (Channel 64; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W46CW (Channel 46; JACKSON/BRANDON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI TELEVISION, LLC)
  • WBMS-CA (Channel 10; JACKSON, MS; Owner: GENE A. BLAILOCK)
  • WABG-TV (Channel 6; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WNTZ (Channel 48; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)
  • W23BC (Channel 23; JACKSON, MS; Owner: JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • Flora, Mississippi
  • Fatal accident count12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents20
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:1
  • Fatalities15
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents40
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Mississippi average
  • Fatal accident count93
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents140
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons18
  • Fatalities102
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents238
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents10
See more detailed statistics of Flora fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 11,000Total average daily traffic
  • 1,430Total average daily truck traffic
  • 16,500Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Flora)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Water Tank (Lat: 32.544861 Lon: -90.313694), Call Sign: KJF984
    Assigned Frequencies: 31.9600 MHzGrant Date: 08/06/2004, Expiration Date: 08/21/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/25/2014, Certifier: Harvey BozemanRegistrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Lat: 32.480278 Lon: -90.283917, Call Sign: WQIX607
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.900 MHzGrant Date: 06/11/2008, Expiration Date: 06/11/2018, Certifier: Doug BakerRegistrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • FLORA, 1.5 Mi E Of Old Jackson Hwy 3 Mi Se Of (Lat: 32.523750 Lon: -90.264528), Structure height: 67.1 m, Overall height: 72.8 m, Call Sign: WPOT677
    Assigned Frequencies: 2197.60 MHz, 2194.40 MHzGrant Date: 06/22/1999, Expiration Date: 06/22/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/04/2009Registrant: Mdot, 2552 N Mill St, Jackson, MS 39215, Phone: (601) 359-1513
  • FLORA-MS, 148 Old Hwy 49 (035309 / Flora) (Lat: 32.557083 Lon: -90.337306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 102.1 m, Call Sign: WQIX896
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHzGrant Date: 06/16/2008, Expiration Date: 06/16/2018, Cancellation Date: 12/16/2009, Certifier: William ChastainRegistrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • FLORA, 916 Pocahontas Road (Lat: 32.519306 Lon: -90.292722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 90.5 m, Call Sign: WQPP797
    Assigned Frequencies: 11015.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHz, 11015.0 MHz, 11055.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/16/2012, Expiration Date: 07/16/2022, Certifier: Christopher PickardRegistrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 937-0201, Email:
  • STATION, 2.9 Mi Se Of (Lat: 32.523750 Lon: -90.264528), Overall height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: KZG55
    Assigned Frequencies: 1875.00 MHz, 1885.00 MHzGrant Date: 10/13/1994, Expiration Date: 10/13/1999, Cancellation Date: 11/21/1995Registrant: Phone: (713) 245-1303

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KD5AKH, Grant Date: 05/07/1997, Expiration Date: 05/07/2007, Cancellation Date: 05/08/2009, Registrant: Carol B Penick, 138 Highland Hills Ln, Flora, MS 39071
  • Call Sign: KD5AKI, Grant Date: 05/07/1997, Expiration Date: 05/07/2007, Cancellation Date: 05/08/2009, Registrant: Robert A Penick, 138 Highland Hills Ln, Flora, MS 39071
  • Call Sign: W5PKN, Previous Call Sign: KC5PKN, Licensee ID: L01119119, Grant Date: 03/04/2009, Expiration Date: 03/11/2019, Certifier: William D Thrasher Ii, Registrant: William D Thrasher Ii, 572 Pocohontas Rd, Flora, MS 39071
  • Call Sign: WB5UMW, Grant Date: 02/01/1994, Expiration Date: 02/01/2004, Cancellation Date: 02/02/2006, Registrant: Oliver B Jeffreys Jr, Flora, MS 39071
  • Call Sign: KE5HJC, Licensee ID: L01117636, Grant Date: 01/05/2016, Expiration Date: 02/13/2026, Certifier: Dewitt E Watkins, Registrant: Dewitt E Watkins, 2197 Cox Ferry Rd, Flora, MS 39071
  • Call Sign: KE5IYZ, Licensee ID: L01160547, Grant Date: 06/08/2006, Expiration Date: 06/08/2016, Certifier: Brown Anthony, Registrant: Brown Anthony, 103 Cedar Creek Dr, Flora, MS 39071

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: BEECH 35-B33 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 138 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 1446G , Serial Number: CD-460, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 01/31/1962
    Registrant (Individual): Rudy Holcomb, 408 Cox Ferry Rd, Flora, MS 39071
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 525B (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds), Engine: WILLIAMS FJ44-3A (2820 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 430JH , Serial Number: 525B0355, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 03/20/2011
    Registrant (Corporation): Harvey Aircraft LLC, 636 Mount Leopard Rd, Flora, MS 39071
  • Aircraft: DIAMOND AIRCRAFT IND INC DA 40 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-360-MIA+ (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 731PA , Serial Number: 40.731, Year manufactured: 2006, Airworthiness Date: 12/28/2006
    Registrant (Co-Owned): T Frank Collins, 141 Trails End, Flora, MS 39071, Other Owners: Betty T Collins
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-802A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A SERIES (500 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 8524L , Serial Number: 802A-0202, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 03/14/2005
    Registrant (Corporation): Holcomb Aerial Services Inc, Po Box 26, Flora, MS 39071
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN ACFT ENG COR-SCHWEIZER G-164A (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 81 mph), Engine: P & W R-1340-AN-1 (550 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9677 , Serial Number: 1215, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 05/12/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Samuel H Slough, 108 Trails End, Flora, MS 39071

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$190,0704$265,8981$42,6301$204,380
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$155,7400$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$149,8000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0303.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2007
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$85,600
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2007 2006 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0303.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Flora and their reported violations in the past:

LAKE LORMAN UTL DISTRICT (Population served: 490, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-05-2009), St Public Notif requested (OCT-05-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-09-2010), St Public Notif received (JUN-19-2010)
  • 83 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 77
  • Hazardous Condition: 5
  • Good Intent Call: 5

Incident types - Flora

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Flora, MS
Most common first names in Flora, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3973.1 years
Willie3968.2 years
Mary3278.7 years
John2867.3 years
Robert2275.3 years
William2173.5 years
George1573.4 years
Thomas1465.2 years
Jessie1372.1 years
Charles1170.8 years
Most common last names in Flora, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Thompson2273.8 years
Smith1868.6 years
Johnson1870.9 years
Harris1778.0 years
Green1675.9 years
Taylor1372.0 years
Davis1177.9 years
White1165.3 years
Williams1171.5 years
Brown1063.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (49%)
  • Utility gas (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)

Businesses in Flora, MS

  • H&R Block: 1
  • RadioShack: 1
  • Subway: 1

Flora compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 9 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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