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Population in 2012: 446 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -29.5%
Males: 184  (41.3%)
Females: 262  (58.7%)

Median resident age:  29.1 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 38746.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $19,379 (it was $19,432 in 2000)
Gunnison:

$19,379
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $8,198

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $46,713 (it was $27,800 in 2000)
Gunnison:

$46,713
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $45,893; Detached houses: $54,946; Mobile homes: $19,211

Median gross rent in 2012: $518.

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  • Black alone - 397 (87.8%)
  • White alone - 46 (10.2%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.9%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Gunnison: 77.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (16.4%), Italian (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 155 feet

Land area: 0.97 square miles.

Population density: 459 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Gunnison:

  • High school or higher: 51.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 36.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gunnison town:

  • Never married: 57.7%
  • Now married: 17.7%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 16.7%
  • Divorced: 5.0%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Gunnison, Mississippi as of December 27, 2014.
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 2012: $833 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $520 (1.4%)

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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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.7%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +66 (+11.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (37%)
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Construction (26%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Accommodation and food services (28%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Child care workers (11%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)

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Tornado activity:

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


Hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Gunnison, MS

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gunnison:

  • Delta State University (about 19 miles; Cleveland, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,783)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 31 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,224)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 43 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,697)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 48 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 55 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 2,521)
  • University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (about 65 miles; Pine Bluff, AR; FT enrollment: 3,368)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 74 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,204)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.2. This is about average.
City:

32.2
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2006 was 17.4. This is significantly better than average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
City:

17.4
U.S.:

25.4
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.
City:

9.73
U.S.:

9.59


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:
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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Gunnison, MS

Gunnison compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above 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 below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Gunnison travel time to work - commute


Gunnison mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (72%)
  • Utility gas (16%)
  • Electricity (12%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.76%
Here34.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church in America
Adherents52.5%13.8%8.6%7.6%2.6%
Congregations29.9%22.4%7.5%7.5%1.5%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchChurch of the NazareneAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents2.1%1.9%1.8%1.8%7.1%
Congregations4.5%3.0%3.0%1.5%19.4%
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: 15
Bolivar County:

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

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

4.80 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

13.3%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bolivar County:

36.4%
State:

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

15.1%
State:

14.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$360$4,3200$0
Other Government Administration 1$478$5,7361$938
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$331
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,956$23,4721$530
Firefighters 1$1,747$20,9641$283
Streets and Highways 1$254$3,0480$0
Water Supply 1$1,958$23,4960$0
Totals for Government 6$6,753$13,5064$2,082


5.38% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,417 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Mississippi average:

7.82%

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:
from Sunflower County, MS  0.73% ($22,220 average AGI)
from Washington County, MS  0.53% ($37,667)
from Shelby County, TN  0.39% ($34,182)


6.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,146 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.24%
Mississippi average:

8.35%

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:
to Shelby County, TN  0.72% ($20,716 average AGI)
to Sunflower County, MS  0.69% ($24,641)
to Washington County, MS  0.48% ($25,981)

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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