Friars Point, Mississippi

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Population in 2013: 1,154 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -22.0%
 
Males: 513  (44.5%)
Females: 641  (55.5%)
Median resident age:  28.7 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 38631.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $19,261 (it was $17,750 in 2000)
Friars Point:

$19,261
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $10,068 (it was $10,769 in 2000)

Friars Point town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $44,422 (it was $30,700 in 2000)
Friars Point:

$44,422
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $51,581; Detached houses: $55,714; Mobile homes: $24,960

Median gross rent in 2012: $485.

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Friars Point races chart
  • Black alone - 1,133 (94.4%)
  • White alone - 55 (4.6%)
  • Hispanic - 10 (0.8%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Friars Point: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (5.2%), Irish (4.1%), German (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 177 feet

Land area: 1.12 square miles.

Population density: 1,032 people per square mile   (low).

Friars Point, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Friars Point:

  • High school or higher: 73.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 15.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Friars Point town:

  • Never married: 43.5%
  • Now married: 36.6%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

12 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.8%
Mississippi:  2.2%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Friars Point, Mississippi as of April 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Friars Point to the number of sex offenders is 1,177 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $672 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $404 (1.2%)

Friars Point satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (64.3 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (370.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Coahoma, MS (2.6 miles ), Farrell, MS (2.7 miles ), Lake View, AR (3.3 miles ), Jonestown, MS (3.3 miles ), Lula, MS (3.3 miles ), Helena, AR (3.4 miles ), Helena-West Helena, AR (3.4 miles ), Lyon, MS (3.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $47,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $47,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $80,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.37 N, Longitude: 90.64 W

Area code: 662

Friars Point household income distribution Friars Point home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

14.1%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +244 (+19.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (28%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (22%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (38%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (6%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (17%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (4%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (4%)

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

Average climate in Friars Point, Mississippi

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Tornado activity:

Friars Point-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/1963, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.3 miles away from the Friars Point town center killed 5 people and injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/24/1976, a category F3 tornado 6.4 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Friars Point-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 76% 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 89.6 miles away from the city 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 158.8 miles away from Friars Point center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 105.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 105.8 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) earthquake occurred 123.6 miles away from Friars Point center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 86.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Coahoma County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Friars Point topographic map

Birthplace of: Conway Twitty - Singer and songwriter.

Hospitals and medical centers near Friars Point:

  • MID DELTA HH OF CHARLESTON INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; CLARKSDALE, MS)
  • SOUTHEAST ARKANSAS HOSPICE-PHILLIPS COUNTY (Hospital, about 12 miles away; HELENA, AR)
  • HOSPICE OF NORTH MS CLARKSDALE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; CLARKSDALE, MS)
  • CRESTPARK RETIREMENT HELENA, LLC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HELENA, AR)
  • CRESTPARK HELENA, LLC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HELENA, AR)
  • CRESTPARK OF HELENA-SKILLED (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HELENA, AR)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, about 13 miles away; CLARKSDALE, MS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Friars Point:

  • Coahoma Community College (about 9 miles; Clarksdale, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,284)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 42 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)
  • Delta State University (about 44 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 3,304)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 62 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,233)
  • University of Mississippi (about 63 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 64 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • University of Memphis (about 64 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)

Public elementary/middle school in Friars Point:

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Notable location: Coahoma County Volunteer Fire Department Friars Point (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Friars Point Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Coahoma 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 2011 was 52.2. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.2
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2011 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 42.7%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.3% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  3.0 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  73.7%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.4%
Whole state:  5.7%

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

Friars Point, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Friars Point compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Friars Point (2011 data):

  • Southern Bancorp Bank: Friars Point Branch at 574 Second Street, branch established on 1954/09/01. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $1,146.8 mil, Deposits: $966.8 mil, headquarters in Arkadelphia, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 40 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Bancorp, Inc

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Friars Point travel time to work - commute Friars Point mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (65%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Friars Point town (based on Coahoma County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 37.75%
Here: 37.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church in America
Adherents55.2%18.1%9.9%3.5%3.2%
Congregations31.6%23.7%5.3%2.6%2.6%
NameChurches of Christ Mennonite Church of God in ChristMuslim EstimateChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents1.7%1.7%1.4%1.0%4.4%
Congregations5.3%2.6%2.6%2.6%21.1%
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: 9
Coahoma County:

3.26 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Coahoma County:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Coahoma County:

6.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

15.9%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Coahoma County:

39.6%
Mississippi:

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

10.2%
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
Financial Administration 1$3,225$38,7000$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$6,986
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$323
Police Protection - Officers 2$5,743$34,4584$7,277
Water Supply 0$0 4$5,128
Gas Supply 1$2,889$34,6680$0
Totals for Government 4$11,857$35,57117$19,714

4.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($23,147 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.48%
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 Bolivar County, MS  0.38% ($23,375 average AGI)
from Tunica County, MS  0.38% ($24,250)
from Shelby County, TN  0.38% ($20,688)


5.50% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,667 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.50%
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 Shelby County, TN  0.54% ($26,234 average AGI)
to DeSoto County, MS  0.50% ($25,256)
to Bolivar County, MS  0.44% ($23,474)

Strongest AM radio stations in Friars Point:

  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFFA (1360 AM; 1 kW; HELENA, AR; Owner: DELTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WROX (1450 AM; 1 kW; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: DELTA RADIO, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KXJK (950 AM; 5 kW; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: FORREST CITY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSAO (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SENATOBIA, MS; Owner: JESSE C. ROSS AND ERNESTINE A. ROSS)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Friars Point:

  • KFFA-FM (103.1 FM; HELENA, AR; Owner: DELTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJIW-FM (94.5 FM; HELENA, AR; Owner: ELIJAH MONDY,JR.)
  • WWUN-FM (101.5 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WAID (106.5 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WKXY (92.1 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: CLARKSDALE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCLT (104.9 FM; WEST HELENA, AR; Owner: WEST HELENA B/CASTERS)
  • WKDJ-FM (96.5 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • KVRN (90.7 FM; MARVELL, AR; Owner: EAST ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Friars Point:

  • WPRQ-LP (Channel 12; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: DAVID ELLINGTON)

Friars Point fatal accident list:

Feb 20, 1999 04:50 PM, Oak Ridge, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Joseph M DiPietro, Intersection Of Sheriff Street And Chism (Lat: 34.365556 Lon: -90.637222), Type: 100.0, Overall height: 100 m
    Registrant: 8705729506, Force2@sbcglobal.Net, 700 MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • On N End Of Town W Of Levee (Lat: 34.379278 Lon: -90.626500), Call Sign: KTA369, Licensee ID: L00012783
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.020 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/19/2003, Expiration Date: 08/18/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/20/2012
    Registrant: Mississippi Limestone Corporation

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 26QQ , Serial Number: 12-605, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 02/12/1998
    Registrant (Corporation): Citabria 7 LLC, Po Box 129, Friars Point, MS 38631
  • Aircraft: BEECH 200 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 11, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds, Speed: 156 mph), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-6 SERIES (550 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 369CD , Serial Number: BB110, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 04/07/1997
    Registrant (Corporation): Commander Inc, Po Box 252, Friars Point, MS 38631
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 09/18/2007

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 24
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Friars Point, MS
Most common first names in Friars Point, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Willie2175.7 years
John1674.9 years
James1573.1 years
Robert1568.0 years
Mary1280.7 years
Annie1272.5 years
Charlie969.3 years
George976.4 years
Jessie872.1 years
Andrew875.1 years
Most common last names in Friars Point, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams2174.8 years
Davis1674.4 years
Johnson1571.4 years
Smith1175.4 years
Thomas1168.8 years
Brown1085.7 years
Moore977.0 years
Jones868.0 years
Jackson881.7 years
Robinson768.9 years

Friars Point on our top lists:

  • #64 on the list of "Top 100 cities with strongest arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services industries"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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