For population 25 years and over in Friars Point:
For population 15 years and over in Friars Point town:
12 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $672 (1.3%)
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:
Latitude: 34.37 N, Longitude: 90.64 W
Area code: 662
Population change in the 1990s: +244 (+19.7%).
Work and jobs in Friars Point: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Friars Point, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Friars Point-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 159% 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 above Mississippi state average. It is 90% 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 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 86.5 miles away from Friars Point center
On 2/10/2005 at 14:04:54, a magnitude 4.1 (3.9 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 9.5 mi) earthquake occurred 98.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/17/1997 at 18:16:31, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 87.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/11/1996 at 18:17:49, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 56.3 miles away from Friars Point center
On 4/11/1996 at 21:54:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 51.3 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 Coahoma County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Floods: 2, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Conway Twitty - Singer and songwriter.
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Friars Point:
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 42.7%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.3% for Black residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Banks with branches in Friars Point (2011 data):
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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%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.41% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,346 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:
6.36% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,142 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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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
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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