Grenada, Mississippi

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Population in 2013: 12,942 (81% urban, 19% rural). Population change since 2000: -13.0%
 
Males: 5,668  (43.8%)
Females: 7,274  (56.2%)
Median resident age:  37.8 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 38901.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,294 (it was $25,589 in 2000)
Grenada:

$30,294
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,686 (it was $13,734 in 2000)

Grenada city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $89,442 (it was $65,900 in 2000)
Grenada:

$89,442
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $107,537; Detached houses: $113,248; Townhouses or other attached units: $75,339; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $113,593; Mobile homes: $33,824

Median gross rent in 2012: $521.

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Grenada races chart
  • Black alone - 7,148 (54.2%)
  • White alone - 5,883 (44.6%)
  • Asian alone - 95 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 54 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 42 (0.3%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (0.05%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Grenada: 83.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (10.2%), United States (7.9%), English (6.7%), German (4.0%), Italian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 200 feet

Land area: 30.0 square miles.

Population density: 432 people per square mile   (low).

Grenada,MS real estate house value index trend

Grenada, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Grenada:

  • High school or higher: 76.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grenada city:

  • Never married: 33.9%
  • Now married: 40.9%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

102 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.8%
Mississippi:  2.2%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 41 registered sex offenders living in Grenada, Mississippi as of July 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Grenada to the number of sex offenders is 316 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $880 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $608 (0.8%)

Grenada satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (93.3 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (409.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Elliott, MS (2.7 miles ), Holcomb, MS (3.1 miles ), Duck Hill, MS (3.4 miles ), Tillatoba, MS (3.9 miles) , Coffeeville, MS (4.0 miles ), North Carrollton, MS (4.3 miles ), Carrollton, MS (4.4 miles ), Winona, MS (4.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 31 buildings, average cost: $97,200
  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $77,700
  • 1999: 45 buildings, average cost: $84,900
  • 2000: 32 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 2001: 23 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $91,100
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $82,600
  • 2004: 36 buildings, average cost: $89,200
  • 2005: 29 buildings, average cost: $101,900
  • 2006: 41 buildings, average cost: $123,600
  • 2007: 96 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $112,200
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $121,600
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $131,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.78 N, Longitude: 89.81 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,276 (+24.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,038 (77.6%)

Area code: 662

Grenada household income distribution Grenada home values distribution

Crime rates in Grenada by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
Murders 3515013403
per 100,000 19.233.46.733.90.06.920.727.60.020.5
Rapes 84510545540
per 100,000 51.126.833.367.833.927.434.434.527.30.0
Robberies 19182217212429283822
per 100,000 121.4120.4146.5115.2142.3164.6199.8193.3259.1150.2
Assaults 58506057495153464168
per 100,000 370.7334.5399.4386.4332.0349.7365.1317.5279.6464.3
Burglaries 240229189182177246165186204212
per 100,000 1534.01531.91258.21233.61199.31687.01136.71283.91391.21447.4
Thefts 553626524475535513426431465408
per 100,000 3534.74187.63488.43219.73624.93518.02934.72975.13171.02785.6
Auto thefts 46534942526743492920
per 100,000 294.0354.5326.2284.7352.3459.5296.2338.2197.8136.5
Arson 2366240210
per 100,000 12.820.139.940.713.627.40.013.86.80.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 313.1) 447.5478.8404.3456.9380.9436.3409.1426.3383.0389.8

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

Crime rate in Grenada detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 48 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.35
Mississippi average:

2.00
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.1%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +150 (+1.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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

Average climate in Grenada, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Grenada, Mississippi average temperatures Grenada, Mississippi average precipitation Grenada, Mississippi humidity Grenada, Mississippi wind speed Grenada, Mississippi snowfall Grenada, Mississippi sunshine Grenada, Mississippi clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Grenada-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/21/1971, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 32.7 miles away from the Grenada city center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/20/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Grenada-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 77% 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 132.1 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 149.3 miles away from Grenada 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 192.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 113.3 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 154.3 miles away from Grenada center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 167.4 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 Grenada County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Floods: 4, Freezes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Grenada topographic map

Birthplace of: Trent Lott - (born 1941), politician, Chris Avery - Football player, Jake Gibbs - Football player, Joseph D. Sayers - Politician, Magic Slim - Blues guitarist, William Winter (politician) - Politician, Walter Davis (blues) - African blues singer and pianist, Ace Cannon - Solo Music Artist of the Saxophone, Bernard Rimmer - College basketball player (Mississippi St. Bulldogs), Eddie Willis - African- soul musician.

Hospitals and medical centers in Grenada:

  • FAITH HOSIPCE OF MISSISSIPPI (558 HIGHWAY 8 WEST, SUITE A)
  • GRENADA LAKE MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 960 AVENT DRIVE)
  • GRENADA NORTH DELTA HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE (1321 R SUNSET DRIVE)
  • RCG GRENADA (35 WEST MONROE STREET)
  • GRACE HEALTH AND REHAB OF GRENADA, LLC (1966 HILL DRIVE)
  • GRANDVIEW NH (1950 GRANDVIEW DR)
  • GRENADA LIVING CENTER (1950 GRANDVIEW DRIVE)
  • HERITAGE MANOR OF GRENADA (1966 HILL DR)

Airports located in Grenada:

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College/University in Grenada:

  • Academy of Hair Design-Grenada (Full-time enrollment: 45; Location: 2003-B S Commerce; Private, for-profit; Website: www.academyofhair.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grenada:

  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 36 miles; Itta Bena, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,233)
  • University of Mississippi (about 44 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 47 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,100)
  • Delta State University (about 54 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 3,304)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 55 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • Holmes Community College (about 57 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 5,352)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 60 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)

Public high school in Grenada:

  • GRENADA HIGH (Location: 1875 FAIRGROUND ROAD; Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Grenada:

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Library in Grenada:

  • ELIZABETH JONES LIBRARY (Operating income: $384,974; Location: 1050 FAIRFIELD AVENUE; 49,600 books; 384 audio materials; 1,377 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 53 state licensed databases; 70 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Tv stations: WXVT-TV CBS Channel 15

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Notable locations in Grenada: Grenada County Courthouse (A), Grenada Fire Department Station 1 (B), Grenada Fire Department Station 2 Headquarters (C), Grenada Fire Department Station 3 (D), Grenada Fire Department Station 4 (E), Tie Plant Volunteer Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Grenada Plaza Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Grenada include: New Hope Second Baptist Church (A), Wesley Chapel (B), Greater Powell Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church (C), Grenada Church of Christ (D), Vincent United Methodist Church (E), United Church (F), Southside Church of Christ (G), Saint Peters Catholic Church (H), Lakewood Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bethel Cemetery (1), Confederate Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Batupan Bogue (A), Brown Creek (B), Riverdale Creek (C), Dement Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Grenada include: Butler Hill Park (1), Bledsoe Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Williams Amusement (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1822 Country Club Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Days Inn (1796 Sunset Drive) (1), Country Inn & Suites by Carlson (255 Southwest Frontage Road) (2), Hampton Inn Grenada (1622 Sunset Drive) (3), Jameson Inn Grenada (Sj) (1575 Jameson Dr) (4), Jameson (1575 Jameson Drive) (5), Holiday Inn Grenada (1796 Sunset Drive) (6), Number 8 Motel (22295 Highway 8 East) (7), Country Inn-Suites Grenada (255 Southwest Frontage Road) (8), Eastside Motel (66 Lambs Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Grenada City - Municipal Court (Green Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Grenada 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 2012 was 43.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

43.0
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.33
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Grenada and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF GRENADA (Population served: 12,672, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-25-2006), St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2006), St Public Notif requested (JUN-22-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-22-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-16-2005), St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-23-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-04-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2007), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-04-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2009)
  • 63 regular monitoring violations
G T & Y WATER DISTRICT INC (Population served: 3,507, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2007), St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-20-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2006), St Public Notif requested (MAY-08-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-20-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 348 regular monitoring violations
GRENADA CO W/S-GIRL SCOUT (Population served: 2,357, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-26-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-24-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-05-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2009)
  • 175 regular monitoring violations
GRENADA CO W/S-MONDY RD/ELLIOT (Population served: 2,002, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 303 regular monitoring violations
GRENADA IND PK & AIRPORT WATER (Population served: 1,968, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-11-2009), St Public Notif requested (APR-21-2009), St Formal NOV issued (APR-21-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-15-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2008 and JUN-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-2008), St Public Notif requested (DEC-10-2008), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-10-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-12-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-11-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-2008), St Public Notif requested (DEC-10-2008), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-10-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-12-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-11-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-25-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-11-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-25-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-28-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-11-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2008), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-05-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2009)
  • 169 regular monitoring violations
GRENADA-BOGUE BASIN/GORE SPRGS (Population served: 1,848, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-26-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-24-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 176 regular monitoring violations
GRENADA-BOGUE BASIN/HOLCOMB (Population served: 1,819, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 165 regular monitoring violations
U S ENGINEERS - PINEY WOODS (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Grenada that have no violations reported:

  • U S ENGINEERS-NORTH GRAYSPORT (Population served: 101, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 27.4%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.2% for Black residents, 59.1% for American Indian residents, 11.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.2%
Whole state:  69.0%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
139 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
109 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Grenada in 2000:

  • 302 people in nursing homes
  • 141 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 49 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 26 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 8 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children

Grenada, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Grenada compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Grenada (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: Grenada Main Office Branch, Grenada Plaza Branch, Sunset 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
  • State Bank & Trust Company: Grenada Branch at 1663 Sunset Drive, branch established on 2008/03/03; Grenada Branch at 1754 South Commerce Street, branch established on 1997/06/27. Info updated 2007/07/17: Bank assets: $921.1 mil, Deposits: $738.4 mil, headquarters in Greenwood, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 37 total offices, Holding Company: State Bank & Trust Company Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Woodforest National Bank: Grenada Branch at 1655 Sunset Drive, branch established on 2009/05/16. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Merchants and Farmers Bank: Grenada Branch at 350 Sunset Drive, branch established on 1998/07/20. Info updated 2007/01/11: Bank assets: $1,561.3 mil, Deposits: $1,372.4 mil, headquarters in Kosciusko, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: First M & F Corporation
  • BancorpSouth Bank: Grenada Branch at 750 Sunset Dr, branch established on 1903/04/01. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.
  • Renasant Bank: Grenada Branch at 1537 South Commerce Street, branch established on 1975/02/01. Info updated 2012/02/10: Bank assets: $4,196.4 mil, Deposits: $3,416.0 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: Renasant Corporation
  • The Cleveland State Bank: Grenada Branch at 229 Sunset Drive, branch established on 2009/11/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $185.0 mil, Deposits: $155.1 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Cleveland State Bancorp, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Grenada, Mississippi:

  • Comfort Inn - Grenada, 1552 Sunset Dr, Grenada, MS 38901 , Phone: (662) 226-1683, Fax: (662) 226-9484
  • Days Inn, 1796 Sunset Dr, Grenada, MS 38901 , Phone: (662) 226-2851, Fax: (662) 226-5058
  • Days Inn - Grenada, 1632 Sunset Dr, Grenada, MS 38901 , Phone: (662) 226-8888
  • America's Best Value Inn, 1750 Sunset Dr, Grenada, MS 38901 , Phone: (662) 226-7816, Fax: (662) 226-5623
  • Quality Inn, 1622 Sunset Dr, Grenada, MS 38901 , Phone: (662) 226-5555, Fax: (662) 226-5581
  • Super 8 Motel Grenada, 1451 Sunset Dr, Grenada, MS 38901 , Phone: (662) 294-3202, Fax: (662) 294-3202
  • Jameson Inn - Grenada, 1575 Jameson Dr, Grenada, MS 38901 , Phone: (662) 226-9897, Fax: (662) 226-9981
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 255 SW Frontage Rd, Grenada, MS 38901 , Phone: (662) 227-8444, Fax: (662) 229-0392
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in Grenada, Mississippi

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (59%)
  • Electricity (37%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Grenada city (based on Grenada County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.12%
Here: 45.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Catholic Church
Adherents63.0%15.4%6.1%4.1%3.1%
Congregations35.7%16.7%9.5%7.1%2.4%
NameEpiscopal ChurchChurch of the NazareneAmerican Baptist AssociationPresbyterian Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.0%1.3%1.3%0.9%2.8%
Congregations2.4%2.4%4.8%2.4%16.7%
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: 5
Grenada County:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Grenada County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

8.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Here:

6.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.3%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Grenada County:

32.9%
Mississippi:

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

13.8%
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$4,428$53,1360$0
Other Government Administration 30$72,369$28,9481$1,264
Judicial and Legal 9$21,480$28,6400$0
Police Protection - Officers 40$113,239$33,9720$0
Police - Other 3$3,620$14,4802$427
Firefighters 43$116,543$32,5240$0
Fire - Other 1$2,347$28,1640$0
Streets and Highways 10$22,634$27,1610$0
Airports 0$0 2$2,276
Sewerage 2$5,705$34,2300$0
Parks and Recreation 6$14,152$28,3040$0
Water Supply 18$46,804$31,2033$3,777
Transit 1$1,594$19,1280$0
Other and Unallocable 18$41,590$27,7274$1,937
Totals for Government 182$466,505$30,75912$9,681

Grenada government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $1,988,000 ($153.61)
    Air Transportation: $320,000 ($24.73)
    Water Utilities: $232,000 ($17.93)
    Parks & Recreation: $125,000 ($9.66)
    Sewerage: $100,000 ($7.73)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,759,000 ($213.18)
    Water Utilities: $1,753,000 ($135.45)
    Fire Protection: $1,584,000 ($122.39)
    Regular Highways: $1,212,000 ($93.65)
    General - Other: $1,023,000 ($79.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $806,000 ($62.28)
    Sewerage: $751,000 ($58.03)
    Parks & Recreation: $489,000 ($37.78)
    Central Staff Services: $439,000 ($33.92)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $432,000 ($33.38)
    Financial Administration: $310,000 ($23.95)
    General Public Buildings: $168,000 ($12.98)
    Air Transportation: $89,000 ($6.88)
    Welfare - Other: $61,000 ($4.71)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $350,000 ($27.04)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $200,000 ($15.45)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Sewerage: $324,000 ($25.03)
    General: $73,000 ($5.64)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $431,000 ($33.30)
    Police Protection: $65,000 ($5.02)
    Fire Protection: $40,000 ($3.09)
    Judicial: $3,000 ($0.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($0.23)
    Central Staff: $1,000 ($0.08)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.08)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $5,877,000 ($454.10)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $201,000 ($15.53)

Grenada government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $49,000 ($3.79)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $841,000 ($64.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $792,000 ($61.20)
    Parks & Recreation: $20,000 ($1.55)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $781,000 ($60.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $76,000 ($5.87)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $708,000 ($54.71)
    Rents: $278,000 ($21.48)
    Interest Earnings: $245,000 ($18.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,148,000 ($165.97)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,979,000 ($307.45)
    All Other: $337,000 ($26.04)
    Public Welfare: $36,000 ($2.78)
    Highways: $15,000 ($1.16)
  • Tax - Property: $2,759,000 ($213.18)
    Public Utilities: $439,000 ($33.92)
    NEC: $56,000 ($4.33)

Grenada government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $3,350,000 ($258.85)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $5,950,000 ($459.74)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $5,575,000 ($430.77)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $3,210,000 ($248.03)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $375,000 ($28.98)
    Water Utilities: $140,000 ($10.82)

Grenada government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $14,196,000 ($1096.89)

5.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,034 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
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 Montgomery County, MS  0.61% ($26,217 average AGI)
from Yalobusha County, MS  0.41% ($24,839)
from Leflore County, MS  0.32% ($38,250)


6.36% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,845 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
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 DeSoto County, MS  0.42% ($34,344 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, MS  0.41% ($29,129)
to Yalobusha County, MS  0.37% ($36,750)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grenada:

  • WYKC (1400 AM; 1 kW; GRENADA, MS; Owner: CHATTERBOX, 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)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WXTN (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, MS; Owner: BRAD MAURICE COTHRAN)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grenada:

  • WQXB (100.1 FM; GRENADA, MS; Owner: CHATTERBOX, INC.)
  • WOHT (92.3 FM; GRENADA, MS; Owner: CENTURY BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WMAV-FM (90.3 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WONA-FM (95.1 FM; WINONA, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN ELECTRONICS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WAUM (91.9 FM; DUCK HILL, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WFCA (107.9 FM; ACKERMAN, MS; Owner: FRENCH CAMP RADIO, INC.)
  • WSYE (93.3 FM; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WTGY (95.7 FM; CHARLESTON, MS; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WYMX (99.1 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAVI (91.5 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Grenada:

  • W30BY (Channel 30; GRENADA, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W13CS (Channel 13; GRENADA, MS; Owner: DEWEY SANFORD)
  • WTVA (Channel 9; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • WMAV-TV (Channel 18; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • WABG-TV (Channel 6; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WKDH (Channel 45; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLOV-TV (Channel 27; WEST POINT, MS; Owner: LINGARD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCBI-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W36BT (Channel 36; GRENADA, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W28BP (Channel 28; GRENADA, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W12CR (Channel 12; GRENADA, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Grenada fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 19
Total length: 98 meters (322ft)
Total costs: $1,376,000
Total average daily traffic: 86,440
Total average daily truck traffic: 10,626
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 129,415

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 3
  • 1970-1979: 8
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Grenada, MS
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Grenada)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 183 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Grenada, MS)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 55 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Grenada)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Grenada)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 192
  • Hazardous Condition: 85
  • Good Intent Call: 12

Incident types - Grenada

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Grenada, MS
Most common first names in Grenada, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary21179.0 years
James19971.5 years
William17470.6 years
John16874.4 years
Willie12974.3 years
Robert10472.3 years
George7075.9 years
Annie6977.2 years
Henry6673.5 years
Charles5666.2 years
Most common last names in Grenada, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams13074.0 years
Jones10377.0 years
Smith9274.5 years
Johnson6775.0 years
Willis6268.4 years
Taylor5774.2 years
Mitchell5675.6 years
Brown5676.3 years
Lott4771.9 years
Jackson4370.2 years
Businesses in Grenada, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1New Balance1
Advance Auto Parts1Nike4
Ashley Furniture1Nissan1
AutoZone1Payless1
Blockbuster1Penske2
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Popeyes1
Chevrolet1Quality1
Circle K1Quiznos1
Comfort Inn2RadioShack1
Curves1SAS Shoes1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx1Subway2
Ford1Super 81
GNC1T-Mobile1
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block2Toyota1
Hilton1True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul3
KFC1UPS2
Knights Inn1Waffle House1
La-Z-Boy2Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
McDonald's2Wendy's1
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