Gunnison, Mississippi

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Population in 2013: 447 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -29.4%
Males: 188  (42.2%)
Females: 259  (57.8%)
Median resident age:  35.3 years
Mississippi median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 38746.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $19,655 (it was $19,432 in 2000)
Gunnison:

$19,655
MS:

$37,963

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $9,915 (it was $8,395 in 2000)

Gunnison town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $41,479 (it was $27,800 in 2000)
Gunnison:

$41,479
MS:

$97,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $46,786; Detached houses: $58,794; Mobile homes: $14,052

Median gross rent in 2013: $345.

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  • Races in Gunnison, MS (2010)

    Gunnison races chart
    • 39787.8%Black alone
    • 4610.2%White alone
    • 51.1%Hispanic
    • 40.9%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Gunnison: 77.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (20.8%), Italian (5.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 155 feet

Land area: 0.97 square miles.

Population density: 460 people per square mile   (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Gunnison:

  • High school or higher: 56.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 20.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gunnison town:

  • Never married: 59.5%
  • Now married: 11.1%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 17.1%
  • Divorced: 8.3%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Gunnison, Mississippi as of September 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Gunnison to the number of sex offenders is 149 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $593 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $432 (1.3%)

Gunnison satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (64.5 miles , pop. 55,085).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (98.4 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (346.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Rosedale, MS (2.8 miles ), Shelby, MS (3.2 miles ), Beulah, MS (3.3 miles ), Winstonville, MS (3.4 miles ), Pace, MS (3.4 miles ), Mound Bayou, MS (3.6 miles ), Duncan, MS (3.7 miles ), Merigold, MS (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 33.94 N, Longitude: 90.95 W

Area code: 662

Gunnison household income distribution Gunnison home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.6%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +66 (+11.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (35%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (38%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (35%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (25%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (20%)
  • Transportation occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Gunnison, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Gunnison-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 72% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.9 miles away from the Gunnison town center injured 48 people and caused $4 million in damages.

On 4/3/1968, a category F4 tornado 18.8 miles away from the town center killed 5 people and injured 16 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Gunnison-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 122.4 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 111.2 miles away from Gunnison 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 112.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 192.1 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 157.6 miles away from Gunnison center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 118.3 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 Bolivar County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

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

Birthplace of: Fred Barnett - Football player, Tim Barnett (American football) - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Gunnison:

  • SHELBY NURSING AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; SHELBY, MS)
  • OAK GROVE RETIREMENT HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; DUNCAN, MS)
  • DELTA COMMUNITY HHA (Home Health Center, about 14 miles away; MOUND BAYOU, MS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gunnison:

  • Delta State University (about 19 miles; Cleveland, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,304)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 31 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 43 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,100)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 46 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,233)
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 56 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 3,130)
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (about 65 miles; Pine Bluff, AR; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 73 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)

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Notable location: Bolivar County Fire Department District 4 Station 1 Gunnison (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Concordia Bayou (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Bolivar County - Justice Court Judge (801 Main).

Bolivar 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 80.9. This is about average.

City:

80.9
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 54.1%
(63.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.8% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.9 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  71.8%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  11.5%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Gunnison compared to Mississippi state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

15.0
Mississippi average:

12.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (62%)
  • Utility gas (24%)
  • Electricity (13%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Gunnison town (based on Bolivar County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,31248
Black Protestant3,30422
Mainline Protestant2,04319
Catholic9285
Other6875
None16,871-
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: 15
Bolivar County:

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Bolivar County:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Bolivar County:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.3%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bolivar County:

36.4%
Mississippi:

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

15.1%
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$478$5,7360$0
Other Government Administration 1$635$7,6201$1,782
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$629
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,597$31,1641$1,007
Firefighters 1$2,319$27,8281$538
Streets and Highways 1$337$4,0440$0
Water Supply 1$2,599$31,1880$0
Totals for Government 6$8,965$17,9304$3,956

4.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,129 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.96%
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 Sunflower County, MS  0.52% ($32,276 average AGI)
from Washington County, MS  0.51% ($29,053)
from Shelby County, TN  0.49% ($19,745)


6.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,774 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.39%
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  0.71% ($16,864 average AGI)
to Washington County, MS  0.55% ($29,000)
to Sunflower County, MS  0.54% ($29,306)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gunnison:

  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WDSK (1410 AM; 1 kW; CLEVELAND, MS)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WCLD (1490 AM; 1 kW; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WGVM (1260 AM; 2 kW; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: MID-AMERICA BROADCASTING COMPANY,INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gunnison:

  • WMJW (107.5 FM; ROSEDALE, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WDFX (98.3 FM; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WDTL-FM (92.9 FM; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: DELTA RADIO, INC.)
  • WRKG (95.3 FM; DREW, MS; Owner: DELTA RADIO, INC.)
  • WAID (106.5 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WYMX (99.1 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCLD-FM (103.9 FM; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WKDJ-FM (96.5 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WWUN-FM (101.5 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)

TV broadcast stations around Gunnison:

  • WXVT (Channel 15; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WABG-TV (Channel 6; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • K53FB (Channel 53; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WHCQ-LP (Channel 8; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: DAVID ELLINGTON)

Gunnison fatal accident list:

Mar 20, 1977 03:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 1, 1977 06:23 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 4, 1977 11:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Gunnison)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Perthshire, 7501 Hwy 1 (Lat: 33.992278 Lon: -90.896306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.8 m, Call Sign: WQIC631
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 5945.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/03/2008, Expiration Date: 01/03/2018, Certifier: Victor H Meena
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8661, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3153A , Serial Number: 25797, Year manufactured: 1953, Airworthiness Date: 04/08/1959
    Registrant (Individual): Michael T Mccain, 725 Donaldson Point Rd # A4, Gunnison, MS 38746
  • Aircraft: MAULE M-7-260C (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-540 SERIES (250 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4274K , Serial Number: 30008C, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 05/25/1999
    Registrant (Corporation): Walker Stuart Wayne Trustee, 245 Donaldson Point Rd, Gunnison, MS 38746
  • Aircraft: MAULE M-5-210C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5639N , Serial Number: 6206C, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 05/07/1980
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, Po Box 300, Gunnison, MS 38746
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-602 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-6 SERIES (550 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 8524F , Serial Number: 602-1132, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 04/25/2005
    Registrant (Corporation): Riverside Air LLC, 140 Perthshire Rd # A, Gunnison, MS 38746

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 12
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gunnison, MS
Most common first names in Gunnison, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Willie1573.3 years
Mary1575.2 years
James1269.2 years
John975.9 years
George774.6 years
Frank573.6 years
Lee569.4 years
Louis572.0 years
William578.0 years
Sam576.6 years
Most common last names in Gunnison, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams1272.8 years
Johnson964.5 years
Smith974.4 years
Washington782.1 years
Thomas770.5 years
Hall660.8 years
Jones668.8 years
Jackson581.0 years
Evans574.4 years
Brown569.6 years
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