For population 25 years and over in French Camp:
For population 15 years and over in French Camp town:
7 residents are foreign born (0.6% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,125 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (82.0 miles , pop. 184,256).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (130.3 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (428.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Weir, MS (2.6 miles ), McCool, MS (2.7 miles) , Ethel, MS (3.5 miles ), Ackerman, MS (3.6 miles ), Kilmichael, MS (3.8 miles ), Eupora, MS (4.3 miles ), Kosciusko, MS (4.4 miles ), Vaiden, MS (4.5 miles ).
Latitude: 33.29 N, Longitude: 89.40 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 662
Population change in the 1990s: +73 (+22.8%).
Work and jobs in French Camp: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in French Camp, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
French Camp-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 209% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 1/19/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.4 miles away from the French Camp town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/11/1963, a category F4 tornado 16.8 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:French Camp-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 94.7 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 96.1 miles away from French Camp center
On 8/11/1996 at 18:17:49, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 87.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1996 at 14:15:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/28/1995 at 15:28:36, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 91.3 miles away from French Camp center
On 5/10/2008 at 17:52:50, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.1 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 Choctaw County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 6, Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Winds: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Freeze: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near French Camp:
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Private high school in French Camp:
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Drinking water stations with addresses in French Camp and their reported violations in the past:FRENCH CAMP W/A #1 (Population served: 1160, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in French Camp that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.0%
(20.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 85.7% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
228 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
French Camp compared to Mississippi state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for French Camp town (based on Choctaw County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.06%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
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French Camp government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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6.79% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,131 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:
8.31% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,191 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: 3
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total average daily traffic: 2,820
Total average daily truck traffic: 225
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 3,285
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:4
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in French Camp)
FAA Registered Aircraft:3
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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