Flora, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 1,855 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +20.0%
Males: 888  (47.9%)
Females: 967  (52.1%)
Median resident age:

28.5 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 39071.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,398 (it was $38,077 in 2000)
Flora:

$55,398
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,433 (it was $16,075 in 2000)

Flora town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $141,127 (it was $67,900 in 2000)
Flora:

$141,127
MS:

$120,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $150,384; detached houses: $165,799; mobile homes: $24,635

Median gross rent in 2017: $530.

March 2019 cost of living index in Flora: 78.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 39.5%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 68.1% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Flora, MS (2010)
    • 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



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Flora, Mississippi as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Flora is 229 to 1.



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

4.21
Mississippi average:

2.03
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Ancestries: American (9.6%), English (7.6%), German (2.1%), Irish (1.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%), French (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 256 feet

Land area: 3.40 square miles.

Population density: 545 people per square mile   (low).

Flora, Mississippi map

54 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America).

This town:

2.6%
Mississippi:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $957 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,006 (0.5%)

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 )

Latitude: 32.54 N, Longitude: 90.31 W

Area code: 601

Distribution of median household income in Flora, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Flora, MS in 2017
Flora satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $162,400
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $170,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Flora, MS residents
Average permit cost in Flora, MS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Most common industries in Flora, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (13.1%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.8%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (6.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.0%)
  • Health care (4.7%)
  • Educational services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.1%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Social assistance (5.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Flora, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Child care workers (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)

Average climate in Flora, Mississippi

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Flora, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 79.9. This is about average.

City:

79.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.136. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.136
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.76. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 14.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.76
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.478. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.478
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 20.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.66
U.S.:

8.46

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 the city 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 Flora 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 Flora center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 164.7 miles away from the city 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 Flora 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 (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 10, Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 4, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Flora topographic map

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

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

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

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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Flora:

Marital status in Flora, MS
  • Never married: 40.8%
  • Now married: 43.1%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

For population 25 years and over in Flora:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Mississippi average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Flora
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Religion statistics for Flora, MS (based on Madison County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Madison 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.
Mississippi:

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

7.28 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Madison County:

10.4%
State:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.4%
State:

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

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $641,000 ($345.55)
    Financial Administration: $132,000 ($71.16)
    Sewerage: $125,000 ($67.39)
    General - Other: $111,000 ($59.84)
    Water Utilities: $105,000 ($56.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $89,000 ($47.98)
    Regular Highways: $74,000 ($39.89)
    Local Fire Protection: $43,000 ($23.18)
    Libraries: $23,000 ($12.40)
    Central Staff Services: $14,000 ($7.55)
    Correctional Institutions: $9,000 ($4.85)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $7,000 ($3.77)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $5,000 ($2.70)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $3,000 ($1.62)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $68,000 ($36.66)
    Water Utilities: $40,000 ($21.56)
    Police Protection: $26,000 ($14.02)
    Local Fire Protection: $14,000 ($7.55)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $573,000 ($308.89)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $112,000 ($60.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $88,000 ($47.44)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $10,000 ($5.39)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $20,000 ($10.78)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $51,000 ($27.49)
    Rents: $8,000 ($4.31)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($2.70)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $210,000 ($113.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $315,000 ($169.81)
  • Tax - Property: $280,000 ($150.94)
    Other License: $96,000 ($51.75)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $8,000 ($4.31)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $514,000 ($277.09)

8.65% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($67,362 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.65%
Mississippi average:

6.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hinds County, MS  3.03% ($57,655 average AGI)
from Rankin County, MS  1.13% ($71,029)
from Yazoo County, MS  0.18% ($38,690)


7.71% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($80,897 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.71%
Mississippi average:

6.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Hinds County, MS  2.02% ($51,122 average AGI)
to Rankin County, MS  1.35% ($56,222)
to Yazoo County, MS  0.10% ($39,763)

Businesses in Flora, MS

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

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 count15
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents24
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:1
  • Fatalities20
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents48
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Mississippi average
  • Fatal accident count8527
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents12460
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1975
  • Fatalities9715
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents21127
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents573
See more detailed statistics of Flora fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 200ft / 60.7mTotal length
  • $1,581,000Total costs
  • 33,950Total average daily traffic
  • 4,467Total average daily truck traffic
  • 42,200Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Flora, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Flora, MS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Water Tank (Lat: 32.544861 Lon: -90.313694), Call Sign: KJF984,
    Assigned Frequencies: 31.9600 MHz, Grant Date: 08/06/2004, Expiration Date: 08/21/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/25/2014, Certifier: Harvey Bozeman, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 05/04/2018, Expiration Date: 06/11/2028, Certifier: Doug Baker, Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc., Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:
  • Lat: 32.544000 Lon: -90.311194, Call Sign: WRDD627,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.931 MHz, 469.831 MHz, 469.931 MHz, Grant Date: 04/02/2019, Expiration Date: 04/02/2029, Certifier: Dwayne Parker, Registrant: Ozborn Communications, LLC, Post Office Box 307, Canton, MS 39046, Phone: (601) 859-3433, Fax: (601) 859-7828, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • 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 MHz, Grant Date: 06/22/1999, Expiration Date: 06/22/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/04/2009, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 06/16/2008, Expiration Date: 06/16/2018, Cancellation Date: 12/16/2009, Certifier: William Chastain, Registrant: 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 MHz, Grant Date: 07/16/2012, Expiration Date: 07/16/2022, Certifier: Christopher Pickard, Registrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 937-6100, Fax: (214) 469-1580, 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 MHz, Grant Date: 10/13/1994, Expiration Date: 10/13/1999, Cancellation Date: 11/21/1995, Phone: (713) 245-1303

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Flora)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Flora)
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 in Flora, MS
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Flora, MS - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 45. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 77 took place in 2006, and the least - 24 in 2012. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Flora, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (44.8%), and Structure Fires (38.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Flora, MS
    • 32044.8%Outside Fires
    • 27838.9%Structure Fires
    • 10514.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 121.7%Other
See full 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Flora, MS
  • 75.5%Utility gas
  • 21.7%Electricity
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Flora, MS
  • 64.4%Electricity
  • 35.6%Utility gas


Flora compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 9 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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