French Camp, Mississippi

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Population in 2013: 172 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -56.2%
Males: 60  (35.4%)
Females: 112  (64.6%)
Median resident age:  32.6 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 39745.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,733 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
French Camp:

$42,733
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,420 (it was $5,047 in 2000)

French Camp town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $222,508 (it was $69,000 in 2000)
French Camp:

$222,508
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $172,241; Detached houses: $172,241

Median gross rent in 2012: $669.

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  • White alone - 154 (88.5%)
  • Hispanic - 10 (5.7%)
  • Black alone - 8 (4.6%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (1.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in French Camp: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (39.3%), English (19.3%), Russian (10.0%), Scottish (3.7%), German (2.2%), Italian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 605 feet

Land area: 0.99 square miles.

Population density: 174 people per square mile   (very low).

French Camp, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in French Camp:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 53.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in French Camp town:

  • Never married: 39.0%
  • Now married: 29.4%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 20.9%
  • Divorced: 9.9%

7 residents are foreign born (0.6% North America).

This town:  2.2%
Mississippi:  2.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,125 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $913 (0.4%)

French Camp satellite photo by USGS

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

French Camp household income distribution French Camp home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.2%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +73 (+22.8%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (40%)
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (50%)
  • Other services, except public administration (29%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Assemblers and fabricators (30%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Business operations specialists (7%)
  • Religious workers (7%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (26%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Secondary school teachers (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Therapists (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)

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

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Tornado activity:

French Camp-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 108% 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 near Mississippi state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 124.2 miles away from the city center
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 170.5 miles away from French Camp center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 94.7 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) earthquake occurred 195.1 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 96.1 miles away from French Camp 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 227.4 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 Choctaw County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 2, Winds: 2, Freeze: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
French Camp topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near French Camp:

  • CHOCTAW COUNTY NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ACKERMAN, MS)
  • KILMICHAEL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 15 miles away; KILMICHAEL, MS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to French Camp:

  • Mississippi State University (about 38 miles; Mississippi State, MS; Full-time enrollment: 18,237)
  • Holmes Community College (about 38 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 5,352)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 57 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,233)
  • Mississippi University for Women (about 59 miles; Columbus, MS; FT enrollment: 2,565)
  • East Central Community College (about 62 miles; Decatur, MS; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • East Mississippi Community College (about 63 miles; Scooba, MS; FT enrollment: 5,180)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 65 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,100)

Private high school in French Camp:

  • FRENCH CAMP ACADEMY (Students: 163; Location: 1 FINE PL; Grades: 9 - 12)

Public elementary/middle school in French Camp:

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Notable location: French Camp Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: French Camp Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Choctaw 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 French Camp and their reported violations in the past:

FRENCH CAMP W/A #1 (Population served: 1,430, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2009)
  • 174 regular monitoring violations
FRENCH CAMP ACADEMY (Population served: 272, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 79 regular monitoring violations
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)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.9%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  0.0%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported
32 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
228 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

French Camp compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

French Camp travel time to work - commute French Camp mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (36%)
  • Wood (34%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (28%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for French Camp town (based on Choctaw County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 59.06%
Here: 59.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Cumberland Presbyterian ChurchOther
Adherents70.1%16.5%5.1%2.7%5.7%
Congregations44.9%26.5%16.3%2.0%10.2%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Choctaw County:

6.64 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Choctaw County:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Choctaw County:

3.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

4.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.2%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Choctaw County:

34.0%
Mississippi:

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

25.7%
State:

14.4%
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

French Camp government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $17,000 ($98.84)
    Financial Administration: $13,000 ($75.58)
    Water Utilities: $10,000 ($58.14)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($34.88)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($11.63)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($5.81)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $161,000 ($936.05)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,000 ($52.33)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($17.44)

French Camp government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $45,000 ($261.63)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($40.70)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $18,000 ($104.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $95,000 ($552.33)
    General Support: $14,000 ($81.40)
    Highways: $1,000 ($5.81)
  • Tax - NEC: $2,000 ($11.63)

French Camp government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $65,000 ($377.91)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $60,000 ($348.84)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $5,000 ($29.07)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $82,000 ($476.74)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $60,000 ($348.84)

5.61% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,579 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
Mississippi average:

6.70%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Winston County, MS  0.77% ($16,905 average AGI)
from Oktibbeha County, MS  0.66% ($36,778)
from Webster County, MS  0.63% ($26,235)


7.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,325 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.25%
Mississippi average:

6.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Winston County, MS  1.09% ($21,867 average AGI)
to Oktibbeha County, MS  0.98% ($30,407)
to Attala County, MS  0.65% ($24,722)

Strongest AM radio stations in French Camp:

  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WIRL (1270 AM; daytime; 3 kW; LOUISVILLE, MS; Owner: HARRISON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WXTN (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, MS; Owner: BRAD MAURICE COTHRAN)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOZ (1340 AM; 1 kW; KOSCIUSKO, MS; Owner: BOSWELL RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in French Camp:

  • WFCA (107.9 FM; ACKERMAN, MS; Owner: FRENCH CAMP RADIO, INC.)
  • WMAB-FM (89.9 FM; ACKERMAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WQJQ (105.1 FM; KOSCIUSKO, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSYE (93.3 FM; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WJZB (88.9 FM; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WONA-FM (95.1 FM; WINONA, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN ELECTRONICS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WAUM (91.9 FM; DUCK HILL, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WLIN-FM (101.1 FM; DURANT, MS; Owner: BOSWELL RADIO, LLC)
  • WLZA (96.1 FM; EUPORA, MS; Owner: TRI COUNTY BROADCASTING)
  • WZKR (103.3 FM; DECATUR, MS; Owner: PONYTAIL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLSM-FM (107.1 FM; LOUISVILLE, MS; Owner: HARRISON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJTA (91.7 FM; KOSCIUSKO, MS; Owner: KOSCIUSKO EDUCTNL. B/CNG. FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around French Camp:

  • WMAB-TV (Channel 2; MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WTVA (Channel 9; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • WCBI-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKDH (Channel 45; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLOV-TV (Channel 27; WEST POINT, MS; Owner: LINGARD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
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
  • Del Slone, 439 Shady Grove Road (Lat: 33.286722 Lon: -89.414778), Type: 94.7, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 6019747114, Dslone@cellularsouth.Com, 1018 HIGHLAND COLONY PKWY, STE 330
  • Jeffrey C Gehman, East Side Of French Camp-Mccool Road, 3.2 Mi South Of French Camp, Ms (Lat: 33.252583 Lon: -89.381889), Type: 102.7, Overall height: 100.6 m
    Registrant: 3523323157, Jeff@kga.Bz, 507 NW 60TH STREET, SUITE C
  • Del Slone, 439 Shady Grove Road (Lat: 33.286722 Lon: -89.414778), Type: 94.7, Overall height: 91.4 m
    Registrant: 6019747114, Dslone@cellularsouth.Com, 1018 HIGHLAND COLONY PKWY, STE 330
  • Cy Vance, East Side Of French Camp-Mccool Road, 3.2 Mi South Of French Camp, Ms (Lat: 33.252583 Lon: -89.381889), Type: 102.7, Overall height: 100.6 m
    Registrant: 3523323157, Jeff@kga.Bz, 507 NW 60TH STREET, SUITE C

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Wfca Radio (Lat: 33.290944 Lon: -89.400056), Overall height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WPOQ855
    Assigned Frequencies: 947.375 MHz, 947.625 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/25/1998, Expiration Date: 06/01/2020
    Registrant: Phone: (601) 547-6416
  • FRENCH CAMP, East Side Of French Camp-Mccool Road, 3.2 Mi South Of French Camp, Ms (Lat: 33.252583 Lon: -89.381889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 102.7 m, Call Sign: WQLH348
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6315.84 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/20/2010, Expiration Date: 01/20/2020, Certifier: Judith A Lewis
    Registrant: Schwartz, Woods & Miller, 1233 20th Street, N.W. Suite 610, Washington, DC 20036-7322, Phone: (202) 833-1700, Fax: (202) 833-2351, Email:
  • FRENCH CAMP, East Side Of French Camp-Mccool Road, 3.2 Mi South Of French Camp, Ms (Lat: 33.252583 Lon: -89.381889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 100.6 m, Overall height: 102.7 m, Call Sign: WQMX873
    Assigned Frequencies: 6937.50 MHz, 6937.50 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/03/2010, Expiration Date: 06/01/2013, Certifier: Cy Vance
    Registrant: Schwartz, Woods & Miller, 1233 20th Street, N.W. Suite 610, Washington, DC 20036-7322, Phone: (202) 833-1700, Fax: (202) 833-2351, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in French Camp)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 195 (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 146 mph), Engine: JACOBS R755A SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 195DD , Serial Number: 16042, Year manufactured: 1953, Airworthiness Date: 07/09/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Timothy D Mitchell, 1884 Highway 413, French Camp, MS 39745
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4027V , Serial Number: 18346, Year manufactured: 1948
    Registrant (Individual): Timothy D Mitchell, 1884 Highway 413, French Camp, MS 39745
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 50337 , Serial Number: 15069236, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 08/08/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Unknown, French Camp, MS 39745

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 8
Most common first names in French Camp, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1166.5 years
John983.3 years
William872.0 years
Jessie479.5 years
George472.3 years
Henry375.0 years
Carl362.6 years
Ethel379.6 years
Harold379.0 years
Lester377.0 years
Most common last names in French Camp, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Curtis1678.6 years
Carter1575.1 years
Taylor974.2 years
Clark864.6 years
Henderson884.7 years
Mcglothin667.5 years
Edwards676.0 years
Peeler577.6 years
Pollard569.4 years
Ward577.0 years

French Camp on our top lists:

  • #33 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents"
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