Grenada, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 12,511 (81% urban, 19% rural).
Population change since 2000: -15.9%
 
Males: 5,744  (45.9%)
Females: 6,767  (54.1%)
Median resident age:

38.1 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 38901.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,553 (it was $25,589 in 2000)
Grenada:

$35,553
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,031 (it was $13,734 in 2000)

Grenada city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $122,429 (it was $65,900 in 2000)
Grenada:

$122,429
MS:

$120,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $611.

March 2019 cost of living index in Grenada: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 26.0%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.4% for Black residents, 47.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 7.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Grenada, MS (2010)
    • 6,99853.5%Black alone
    • 5,79944.3%White alone
    • 1220.9%Hispanic
    • 1110.8%Two or more races
    • 390.3%Asian alone
    • 220.2%American Indian alone
    • 10.01%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 77 registered sex offenders living in Grenada, Mississippi as of August 10, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Grenada is 167 to 1.


Crime rates in Grenada by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(6.9)
3
(20.7)
4
(27.6)
0
(0.0)
3
(20.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(27.4)
5
(34.4)
5
(34.5)
4
(27.3)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
24
(164.6)
29
(199.8)
28
(193.3)
38
(259.1)
22
(150.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
51
(349.7)
53
(365.1)
46
(317.5)
41
(279.6)
68
(464.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
246
(1,687)
165
(1,137)
186
(1,284)
204
(1,391)
212
(1,447)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
513
(3,518)
426
(2,935)
431
(2,975)
465
(3,171)
408
(2,786)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
67
(459.5)
43
(296.2)
49
(338.2)
29
(197.8)
20
(136.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(27.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(13.8)
1
(6.8)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)450.6422.5440.3395.5402.5

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City-data.com crime index in Grenada, MS

Crime rate in Grenada detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 45 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.14
Mississippi average:

0.93
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Ancestries: American (11.0%), Irish (5.0%), English (3.3%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%), German (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 200 feet

Land area: 30.0 square miles.

Population density: 418 people per square mile   (low).

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32 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.2%
Mississippi:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $955 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $806 (0.9%)

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 )

Latitude: 33.78 N, Longitude: 89.81 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,247 (+25.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,891 (77.5%)

Area code: 662

Distribution of median household income in Grenada, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Grenada, MS in 2017
Grenada satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2013: 15 buildings, average cost: $140,800
  • 2014: 14 buildings, average cost: $140,800
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $166,900
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $166,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Grenada, MS residents
Average permit cost in Grenada, MS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Historical population in Grenada, MS
Historical housing units in Grenada, MS

Population change in the 1990s: +150 (+1.0%).
Most common industries in Grenada, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (11.3%)
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Public administration (4.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (14.6%)
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.0%)
  • Wood products (3.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (2.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.0%)
  • Educational services (10.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (8.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.7%)
  • Public administration (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Grenada, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Cashiers (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (7.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Registered nurses (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.9%)

Average climate in Grenada, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 Grenada 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 Grenada center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grenada County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

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)
  • 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)
  • RCG GRENADA (35 WEST MONROE STREET)

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 schools in Grenada:

  • GRENADA HIGH (Location: 1875 FAIRGROUND ROAD, Grades: 9-12)
  • GRENADA VOC COMPLEX (Location: 2035 JACKSON AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)
  • GRENADA ENRICHMENT & TRANSITION CEN (Location: 809 TIE PLANT ROAD, Grades: 6-12)

Private high school in Grenada:

  • KIRK ACADEMY (Students: 342, Location: 2621 CARROLLTON RD, Grades: PK-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

Points of interest:

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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

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.

Grenada 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 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)
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

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)
  • 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.

For population 15 years and over in Grenada:

Marital status in Grenada, MS
  • Never married: 40.5%
  • Now married: 34.1%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

For population 25 years and over in Grenada:

  • High school or higher: 72.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.8
Mississippi average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Grenada
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Grenada, MS (based on Grenada County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,94640
Black Protestant1,90213
Mainline Protestant1,54610
Catholic3601
Other12
None7,151-
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: 5
Grenada County:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Grenada County:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.94 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Grenada County:

13.3%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

32.9%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Grenada County:

13.8%
State:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Grenada:

49.3%
Mississippi:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.6%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Grenada:

30.0
Mississippi:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.4%
State:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

14.3%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

39.0%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
This city:

53.6%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Grenada:

82.1%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Grenada, MS Residents

Grenada government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,087,000 ($86.88)
    Water Utilities: $592,000 ($47.32)
    Air Transportation: $177,000 ($14.15)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,256,000 ($260.25)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,509,000 ($200.54)
    Sewerage: $1,511,000 ($120.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,442,000 ($115.26)
    Water Utilities: $1,390,000 ($111.10)
    Regular Highways: $1,279,000 ($102.23)
    Central Staff Services: $905,000 ($72.34)
    General Public Buildings: $854,000 ($68.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $742,000 ($59.31)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $692,000 ($55.31)
    Financial Administration: $651,000 ($52.03)
    General - Other: $454,000 ($36.29)
    Air Transportation: $129,000 ($10.31)
    Health - Other: $30,000 ($2.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $480,000 ($38.37)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $842,000 ($67.30)
    Regular Highways: $229,000 ($18.30)
    Police Protection: $216,000 ($17.26)
    Local Fire Protection: $135,000 ($10.79)
    Parks and Recreation: $33,000 ($2.64)
    Water Utilities: $20,000 ($1.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $19,000 ($1.52)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $4,000 ($0.32)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,178,000 ($94.16)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $321,000 ($25.66)

Grenada government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,151,000 ($92.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $852,000 ($68.10)
    Parks and Recreation: $508,000 ($40.60)
    Other: $381,000 ($30.45)
    Air Transportation: $22,000 ($1.76)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $826,000 ($66.02)
    Rents: $323,000 ($25.82)
    Sale of Property: $120,000 ($9.59)
    Interest Earnings: $84,000 ($6.71)
    General Revenue - Other: $65,000 ($5.20)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,106,000 ($168.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,939,000 ($394.77)
    Other: $1,098,000 ($87.76)
  • Tax - Property: $4,368,000 ($349.13)
    Public Utilities Sales: $540,000 ($43.16)
    Other License: $136,000 ($10.87)

Grenada government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,608,000 ($927.82)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,185,000 ($574.29)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,423,000 ($353.53)

Grenada government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $185,000 ($14.79)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,827,000 ($305.89)
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
Motel 61

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
See more detailed statistics of Grenada fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 94Number of bridges
  • 1,214ft / 370mTotal length
  • $8,251,855,000Total costs
  • 421,901Total average daily traffic
  • 80,818Total average daily truck traffic
  • 406,451Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Grenada, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 41950-1959
  • 351960-1969
  • 131970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 161990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 132010-2018
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: 229 (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: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 25 (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: 62 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Grenada)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 19 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Grenada)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 172. The highest number of fires - 247 took place in 2010, and the least - 128 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Grenada, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (38.0%), and Structure Fires (35.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Grenada, MS
    • 1,11338.0%Outside Fires
    • 1,04935.8%Structure Fires
    • 63921.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1274.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Grenada, MS

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Grenada, Mississippi:

  • Days Inn, 1796 Sunset Dr, Grenada, Mississippi 38901 , Phone: (662) 226-2851, Fax: (662) 226-5058
  • America's Best Value Inn, 1750 Sunset Dr, Grenada, Mississippi 38901 , Phone: (662) 226-7816, Fax: (662) 226-5623
  • Quality Inn, 1622 Sunset Dr, Grenada, Mississippi 38901 , Phone: (662) 226-5555, Fax: (662) 226-5581
  • Rodeway Inn & Suites, 1451 Sunset Dr, Grenada, Mississippi 38901 , Phone: (662) 226-2192
  • Comfort Inn & Suites, 255 SW Frontage Rd, Grenada, Mississippi 38901 , Phone: (662) 227-8444, Fax: (662) 229-0392
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 1540 Sunset Dr, Grenada, Mississippi 38901 , Phone: (662) 229-9595, Fax: (662) 229-9607
  • Hampton Inn & Suites - Grenada, 1545 Jameson Dr, Grenada, Mississippi 38901 , Phone: (662) 226-1886, Fax: (662) 226-6744
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Grenada, Mississippi
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Grenada, MS
  • 72.3%Utility gas
  • 22.9%Electricity
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.7%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Grenada, MS
  • 48.8%Electricity
  • 42.9%Utility gas
  • 6.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Wood


Grenada 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Grenada on our top lists:

  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 5,000+"
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