For population 25 years and over in Gunnison:
For population 15 years and over in Gunnison town:
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $833 (1.5%)
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
Population change in the 1990s: +66 (+11.6%).
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
Gunnison-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 156% 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 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/11/1996 at 18:17:49, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 25.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/2002 at 20:05:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 16.2 miles away from Gunnison center
On 4/11/1996 at 21:54:57, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
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: Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Floods: 3, Freezes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Fred Barnett - Football player, Tim Barnett (American football) - Football player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Gunnison:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gunnison:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 17.4. This is significantly better than average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.73. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.7 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 67.6%
(70.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 67.2% for Black residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Gunnison compared to Mississippi state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2008 2012
1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Gunnison town (based on Bolivar County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.76%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 15
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.38% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,417 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,146 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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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
FAA Registered Aircraft:4
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Gunnison, MS
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.