Greenwood, Mississippi

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Population in 2013: 15,860 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.9%
 
Males: 7,735  (48.8%)
Females: 8,125  (51.2%)
Median resident age:  34.3 years
Mississippi median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 38930, 38941, 38954.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $26,156 (it was $21,867 in 2000)
Greenwood:

$26,156
MS:

$37,963

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,982 (it was $14,461 in 2000)

Greenwood city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $82,568 (it was $60,600 in 2000)
Greenwood:

$82,568
MS:

$97,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $573.

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  • Races in Greenwood, MS (2010)

    Greenwood races chart
    • 10,18267.0%Black alone
    • 4,62330.4%White alone
    • 1631.1%Hispanic
    • 1350.9%Asian alone
    • 750.5%Two or more races
    • 210.1%American Indian alone
    • 40.03%Other race alone
    • 20.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Greenwood: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (10.3%), Irish (4.5%), English (3.8%), German (1.4%), Italian (1.3%), French (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1844

Land area: 9.22 square miles.

Population density: 1,720 people per square mile   (low).

Greenwood, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Greenwood:

  • High school or higher: 78.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 11.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Greenwood city:

  • Never married: 48.0%
  • Now married: 31.1%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

170 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.9%
Mississippi:

1.4%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 56 registered sex offenders living in Greenwood, Mississippi as of August 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Greenwood to the number of sex offenders is 267 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,050 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $571 (0.8%)

Greenwood satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (82.9 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (111.2 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (385.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Sidon, MS (2.8 miles ), Itta Bena, MS (2.9 miles ), Mississippi Valley State University, MS (3.0 miles ), Schlater, MS (3.6 miles ), Morgan City, MS (3.7 miles ), Cruger, MS (3.7 miles ), Carrollton, MS (3.9 miles ), North Carrollton, MS (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 31 buildings, average cost: $70,200
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $101,800
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $171,400
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $132,900
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $92,700
  • 2002: 7 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $130,000
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $133,200
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $218,700
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $160,300
  • 2008: 71 buildings, average cost: $55,500
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $123,300
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $128,300
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $204,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.52 N, Longitude: 90.18 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Cotton Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,162 (+32.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,741 (79.9%)

Area code: 662

Greenwood household income distribution Greenwood home values distribution

Crime rates in Greenwood by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 4427253225714
per 100,000 21.621.511.239.511.428.918.112.612.632.145.96.724.8
Rapes 117245548171012237
per 100,000 59.437.611.222.628.528.924.250.4107.364.278.6153.243.4
Robberies 40372548594332433229373627
per 100,000 216.1198.9140.2270.8336.2248.8193.5270.7202.0186.2242.4239.8167.6
Assaults 34383558506553657350374945
per 100,000 183.7204.3196.3327.2284.9376.1320.5409.2460.8321.0242.4326.4279.3
Burglaries 464324343396353339394454409292298286297
per 100,000 2,506.51,741.81,923.52,234.02,011.61,961.72,382.42,857.92,581.71,874.41,952.61,905.41,843.3
Thefts 1,120990845980699611686636553537539577632
per 100,000 6,050.15,322.34,738.75,528.63,983.43,535.74,148.04,003.53,490.73,447.23,531.63,844.13,922.5
Auto thefts 6670456151886959262222816
per 100,000 356.5376.3252.4344.1290.6509.2417.2371.4164.1141.2144.153.399.3
Arson 11121500000000
per 100,000 59.45.411.25.628.50.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 633.4534.5453.6643.8522.8546.2539.7613.7592.8512.1561.0560.3480.7

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Greenwood detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 75 (57 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.54
Mississippi average:

2.39
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

12.9%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -732 (-3.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Greenwood, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Greenwood-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 95% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/21/1971, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the Greenwood city center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/24/2001, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.3 miles away from the city center caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Greenwood-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 78% 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 146.7 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 169.2 miles away from Greenwood 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 211.6 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 162.5 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 163.6 miles away from Greenwood center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 173.7 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 Leflore County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 9, Floods: 7, Freezes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Greenwood topographic map

Birthplace of: Bernie Machen - University professor, Alphonso Ford - Professional basketball player, Betty Everett - Female singer, Hubert Sumlin - Chicago blues and electric blues guitarist and singer, C.C. Brown - 2005 NFL player (Houston Texans, born: Jan 27, 1983), Carlos Emmons - 2005 NFL player (New York Giants, born: Sep 3, 1973), Carrie Nye - Film actor, William V. Chambers - Psychologist, Cleo Lemon - 2005 NFL player (San Diego Chargers, born: Aug 16, 1979), Matt Miller - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Cleveland Indians, born: Nov 23, 1971).

Hospitals in Greenwood:

  • GREENWOOD LEFLORE HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 1401 RIVER RD / PO BOX 1410)
  • PAX HOSPICE OF GREENWOOD (115 FULTON STREET)
  • SERENITY HOSPICE (703 SYCAMORE, SUITE A)
  • STA HOME HOSPICE GREENWOOD (100 WEST PARK AVENUE)
  • UNITY HOSPICE CARE, LLC (805 WEST PARK AVENUE, SUITE 5C)

Dialysis Facilities in Greenwood:

  • RCG GREENWOOD (609 TALLAHATCHIE STREET)

Home Health Centers in Greenwood:

  • STA HOME HHA OF GREENWOOD INC (P. O. BOX 1783)

Nursing Homes in Greenwood:

  • CRYSTAL HEALTH AND REHAB OF GREENWOOD, LLC (902 SGT JOHN A PITTMAN DRIVE)
  • GOLDEN AGE NH INC (2901 HIGHWAY 82 EAST)
  • GREENWOOD LEFLORE SUB ACUTE UN (1401 RIVER ROAD/BOX 1410)
  • HERITAGE MANOR OF GREENWOOD (907 HIGHWAY 82 WEST)
  • PEMBERTON MANOR INC (PO BOX 1958)
  • RIVERVIEW NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (1600 WEST CLAIBORNE AVENUE EXTENDED)

Airports and heliports located in Greenwood:

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Amtrak station:

GREENWOOD (506 CARROLTON AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Greenwood:

  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 10 miles; Itta Bena, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,233)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 20 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,100)
  • Delta State University (about 36 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 3,304)
  • Holmes Community College (about 42 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 5,352)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 56 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • University of Mississippi (about 70 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 78 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)

Public high schools in Greenwood:

Private high school in Greenwood:

  • PILLOW ACADEMY (Students: 831; Location: 69601 HWY 82 W; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Greenwood:

Private elementary/middle school in Greenwood:

  • ST FRANCIS OF ASSISI SCHOOL (Students: 123; Location: 2607 HWY 82 E; Grades: PK - 6)
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Library in Greenwood:

  • GREENWOOD-LEFLORE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $480,393; Location: 405 WEST WASHINGTON; 91,927 books; 602 audio materials; 53 state licensed databases; 53 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Greenwood: Leflore County Penal Farm (A), Leflore County Courthouse (B), Greenwood-Leflore Library (C), Greenwood-Leflore Civic Center (D), Greenwood City Hall (E), Cottonlandia Museum (F), Greenwood Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (G), Greenwood Fire Department Station 2 (H), Greenwood Fire Department Station 3 (I), Greenwood Fire Department Station 4 (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Eastgate Shopping Center (1), Greenwood Mall Shopping Center (2), Highland Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Greenwood include: West President Church of Christ (A), Wesley United Methodist Church (B), Union Grove Baptist Church (C), Strangers Home Baptist Church (D), Salvation Army Church (E), Saint Luke Church of God in Christ (F), Saint Johns United Methodist Church (G), Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church (H), Providence Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Old Greenwood Cemetery (1), Magnolia Cemetery (2), Greenwood Memorial Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Big Sand Creek (A), Pelucia Bayou (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Greenwood include: Veterans Memorial Park (1), Wagner Park (2), Whittington Park (3), Legion Field (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Greenwood Blues Heritage Museum (216 Howard Street), Greenwood Blues Heritage Museum And Gallery (Historical Places & Services; 222 Howard Street), Southern Amusement Co LLC (Amusement & Theme Parks; 712 George Street), Balloon Promotions Inc (6321 Highway 49 South), Direct Connection Travel (327 West Park Avenue), Greenwood Balloon Fest (6321 Highway 49 South), Greenwood Convention & Visitors Bureau (1902 Leflore Avenue).

Hotels: Hampton Inn of Greenwood (1815 Highway 82 West), Ramada Inn (900 W Park Ave), Comfort Inn Greenwood (401 US 82 West), Comfort Inn Motel (910 Highway 82 West), Golden Coach Inn (1900 Strong Avenue), Best Western Greenwood (635 Highway 82 West), Bridgewater Inn (501 River Road), Relax Inn (1705 Garrard Ave), Best Inn & Suites (335 Highway 82 West).

Courts: Carroll County - Human Services Department- Youth Court Counselor (Courthouse), Leflore County - Courthouse- Chancery Clerk- Court Records (306 West Market Street), Leflore County - Justice Clerk- Court Records- Courthouse- Justice Court C (306 West Market Street), Leflore County - Voter Registration- Marriage Records- Courthouse- Court Records- Circuit C (306 West Market Street).

Leflore 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 Greenwood and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF GREENWOOD (Population served: 14,500, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2012), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-07-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-01-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-02-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-02-2007), St Public Notif received (NOV-14-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-17-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2010 and JUN-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-08-2010), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-08-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-14-2010), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2010)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 193 regular monitoring violations
EAST LEFLORE WATER & SEWER DST (Population served: 5,411, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2009), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-05-2009), St Public Notif received (DEC-08-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 255 regular monitoring violations
CITY OF SCHLATER (Population served: 351, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-10-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-16-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-10-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-16-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2009)
  • 65 regular monitoring violations
CITY OF SCHLATER-(P D PLANT) (Population served: 135, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 65 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 38.8%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.1% for Black residents, 13.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 48.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.4%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.6%
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

People in group quarters in Greenwood in 2010:

  • 175 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 64 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 35 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 19 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in Greenwood in 2000:

  • 211 people in nursing homes
  • 123 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 68 people in state prisons
  • 32 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 24 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 19 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 8 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 6 people in religious group quarters

Greenwood, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Greenwood compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • House age above state average.

Banks with branches in Greenwood (2011 data):

  • Trustmark National Bank: Unit #11 Mobile Branch, Greenwood Main Branch, Park Avenue Branch, Church Street Drive-In Branch. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $9,612.1 mil, Deposits: $7,410.1 mil, headquarters in Jackson, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 186 total offices, Holding Company: Trustmark Corporation
  • Bank of Commerce: Main Street Branch, Park Avenue Branch, Bank Of Commerce. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $247.1 mil, Deposits: $196.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Bancorp, Inc
  • Regions Bank: Greenwood Branch, Greenwood Branch, Greenwood Eastside Rdt Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • CB&S Bank, Inc.: Greenwood Main Branch at 820 West Park Avenue, branch established on 1981/07/27; Greenwood Branch at 400 Fulton Street, branch established on 2007/02/05. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $1,276.1 mil, Deposits: $1,018.1 mil, headquarters in Russellville, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 42 total offices, Holding Company: Cbs Banc-Corp.
  • State Bank & Trust Company: West Park Avenue Branch - Greenwood at 500 West Park Avenue, branch established on 1999/09/27; at 916 Highway 82 Bypass, branch established on 1898/11/01. Info updated 2007/07/17: Bank assets: $921.1 mil, Deposits: $738.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 37 total offices, Holding Company: State Bank & Trust Company Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Planters Bank & Trust Company: Greenwood Branch at 915 Medallion Drive, branch established on 1999/05/05; Greenwood Market Street Branch at 116 West Market Street, branch established on 2000/08/10. Info updated 2008/12/09: Bank assets: $662.1 mil, Deposits: $597.1 mil, headquarters in Indianola, MS, positive income, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Planters Holding Company
  • Magnolia State Bank: Greenwood Lpo/Dpo at 107 Fulton Street, branch established on 2009/11/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $264.5 mil, Deposits: $236.3 mil, headquarters in Bay Springs, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Magnolia State Corporation, The

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Greenwood, Mississippi:

  • Comfort Inn - Greenwood, 401 Hwy 82 W, Greenwood, MS 38930 , Phone: (662) 453-5974, Fax: (662) 455-6401
  • Best Western, 635 Hwy R2west, Greenwood, MS 38930 , Phone: (662) 455-5777, Fax: (662) 455-4239
  • Hampton Inn Greenwood, ms, 1815 Hwy 82 W, Greenwood, MS 38930 , Phone: (662) 455-7985, Fax: (662) 455-7986
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 401 Clements, Greenwood, MS 38954 , Phone: (662) 455-1885, Fax: (662) 455-1883
  • Americas Best Value Inn And Suites, 621 Hwy 82 W, Greenwood, MS 38930 , Phone: (662) 453-0030, Fax: (662) 453-0948
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Greenwood, Mississippi

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.0
Mississippi average:

12.3

Greenwood travel time to work - commute Greenwood mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Greenwood city (based on Leflore County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,33739
Black Protestant3,45916
Mainline Protestant3,06014
Catholic6202
Other5001
None14,341-
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: 9
Leflore County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Leflore County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Leflore County:

7.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.9%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Leflore County:

38.6%
Mississippi:

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

15.7%
State:

14.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$11,162$33,4861$609
Other Government Administration 11$34,547$37,6887$8,010
Judicial and Legal 4$9,298$27,8945$9,843
Police Protection - Officers 57$169,242$35,63010$5,407
Police - Other 14$27,138$23,26110$4,428
Firefighters 54$148,812$33,0690$0
Fire - Other 1$2,604$31,2480$0
Streets and Highways 14$26,549$22,7560$0
Airports 6$19,583$39,1660$0
Hospitals 829$4,152,235$60,105137$354,125
Solid Waste Management 33$49,387$17,9591$407
Sewerage 23$43,850$22,8780$0
Parks and Recreation 8$15,613$23,4202$1,293
Water Supply 9$35,785$47,7130$0
Transit 6$12,931$25,8620$0
Other and Unallocable 3$10,392$41,5680$0
Totals for Government 1,076$4,769,128$53,187173$384,122

Greenwood government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $3,766,000 ($237.45)
    Electric Utilities: $1,419,000 ($89.47)
    Sewerage: $437,000 ($27.55)
    Water Utilities: $140,000 ($8.83)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $84,309,000 ($5315.83)
    Electric Utilities: $20,650,000 ($1302.02)
    Police Protection: $3,304,000 ($208.32)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,415,000 ($152.27)
    Water Utilities: $2,042,000 ($128.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,617,000 ($101.95)
    General - Other: $1,137,000 ($71.69)
    Sewerage: $1,132,000 ($71.37)
    Regular Highways: $1,067,000 ($67.28)
    Libraries: $672,000 ($42.37)
    Financial Administration: $596,000 ($37.58)
    Central Staff Services: $341,000 ($21.50)
    Parks and Recreation: $307,000 ($19.36)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $189,000 ($11.92)
    General Public Buildings: $187,000 ($11.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $99,000 ($6.24)
    Air Transportation: $96,000 ($6.05)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $652,000 ($41.11)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Electric Utilities: $34,000 ($2.14)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $3,585,000 ($226.04)
    General - Other: $1,647,000 ($103.85)
    Police Protection: $112,000 ($7.06)
    Regular Highways: $63,000 ($3.97)
    Central Staff Services: $26,000 ($1.64)
    Parks and Recreation: $17,000 ($1.07)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($0.13)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $48,428,000 ($3053.47)

Greenwood government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $102,201,000 ($6443.95)
    Sewerage: $1,684,000 ($106.18)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,507,000 ($95.02)
    All Other: $27,000 ($1.70)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,912,000 ($246.66)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $593,000 ($37.39)
    Interest Earnings: $500,000 ($31.53)
    Fines and Forfeits: $267,000 ($16.83)
    Sale of Property: $3,000 ($0.19)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($0.19)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $24,048,000 ($1516.27)
    Water Utilities: $3,915,000 ($246.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,199,000 ($264.75)
    All Other: $1,240,000 ($78.18)
    Sewerage: $99,000 ($6.24)
  • Tax - Property: $3,899,000 ($245.84)
    NEC: $351,000 ($22.13)
    Other License: $283,000 ($17.84)

Greenwood government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,257,000 ($1151.13)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,354,000 ($968.10)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,911,000 ($183.54)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,000 ($0.50)

Greenwood government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $23,995,000 ($1512.93)

4.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,534 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.89%
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 Carroll County, MS  0.62% ($24,274 average AGI)
from Sunflower County, MS  0.32% ($18,094)
from Hinds County, MS  0.30% ($20,067)


7.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,096 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
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  0.56% ($20,000 average AGI)
to Carroll County, MS  0.48% ($28,408)
to Hinds County, MS  0.46% ($24,447)

Strongest AM radio stations in Greenwood:

  • WGRM (1240 AM; 1 kW; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKXG (1540 AM; 1 kW; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WABG (960 AM; 1 kW; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: GREENWOOD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WXTN (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, MS; Owner: BRAD MAURICE COTHRAN)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Greenwood:

  • WYMX (99.1 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGRM-FM (93.9 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVSD (91.7 FM; ITTA BENA, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMAO-FM (90.9 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WGNG (106.3 FM; TCHULA, MS; Owner: TEAM BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGNL (104.3 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: TEAM BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WTCD (96.9 FM; INDIANOLA, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQXB (100.1 FM; GRENADA, MS; Owner: CHATTERBOX, INC.)
  • WONA-FM (95.1 FM; WINONA, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN ELECTRONICS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WAGR-FM (102.5 FM; LEXINGTON, MS; Owner: BRAD MAURICE COTHRAN)
  • WDTL-FM (92.9 FM; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: DELTA RADIO, INC.)
  • WRKG (95.3 FM; DREW, MS; Owner: DELTA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOHT (92.3 FM; GRENADA, MS; Owner: CENTURY BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WTGY (95.7 FM; CHARLESTON, MS; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Greenwood:

  • WABG-TV (Channel 6; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WMAO-TV (Channel 23; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WXVT (Channel 15; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K53FB (Channel 53; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Greenwood fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 112m367ftTotal length
  • $3,904,000Total costs
  • 116,920Total average daily traffic
  • 16,993Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 11990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Greenwood, MS
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Greenwood)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 116 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Greenwood, MS)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Greenwood)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 91 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Greenwood)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 158
  • Hazardous Condition: 79
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Greenwood

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Greenwood, MS
Most common first names in Greenwood, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary34378.6 years
James31869.4 years
John27275.3 years
Willie24673.3 years
William19571.7 years
Robert16672.1 years
Annie15179.4 years
George12172.8 years
Charles10868.2 years
Elizabeth8379.6 years
Most common last names in Greenwood, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson20074.0 years
Williams19773.9 years
Smith17875.3 years
Jones14471.7 years
Harris11872.2 years
Brown10677.1 years
Davis9671.5 years
Moore9573.4 years
Jackson9375.4 years
Wilson7375.0 years
Businesses in Greenwood, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
AutoZone1New Balance3
Bath & Body Works1Nike5
Best Western1Nissan1
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Rue211
Church's Chicken1SONIC Drive-In1
Comfort Suites1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Subway3
FedEx3T-Mobile1
Ford1Taco Bell1
GNC1U-Haul2
H&R Block1UPS4
Hilton1Vans1
Holiday Inn1Waffle House1
JCPenney1Walgreens1
Jones New York1Walmart1
KFC2Wendy's1
La-Z-Boy1

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