For population 25 years and over in Guntown:
For population 15 years and over in Guntown town:
130 residents are foreign born (1.8% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,138 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (82.7 miles , pop. 59,643).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (87.7 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (481.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Baldwyn, MS (2.2 miles ), Saltillo, MS (2.3 miles ), Sherman, MS (3.4 miles ), Marietta, MS (3.4 miles ), Blue Springs, MS (3.5 miles) , Mantachie, MS (3.5 miles ), Tupelo, MS (3.6 miles ), Booneville, MS (4.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.44 N, Longitude: 88.66 W
Area code: 662
Population change in the 1990s: +347 (+41.5%).
Work and jobs in Guntown: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Guntown, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Guntown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 190% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/29/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 20.4 miles away from the Guntown town center killed 3 people and injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/19/1970, a category F4 tornado 27.0 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 78 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Guntown-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 68.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/10/2008 at 17:52:50, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 11.6 miles away from Guntown center
On 5/28/1995 at 15:28:36, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 99.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/15/1995 at 01:03:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 88.0 miles away from the city center
On 5/28/2000 at 11:32:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.3 miles away from Guntown center
On 5/4/1994 at 09:12:02, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 86.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Lee County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Freezes: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Guntown:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Guntown:
Private high school in Guntown:
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Public elementary/middle school in Guntown:
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 17.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 21.2%
(15.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.5% for Black residents, 98.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 44.4% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Guntown compared to Mississippi state average:
Banks with branches in Guntown (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Guntown (based on Lee County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 66.20%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 19
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 72
Number of full-service restaurants: 66
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Guntown government finances in 2002(per resident):
7.05% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,662 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:
6.38% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,158 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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Guntown fatal accident list:
Nov 1, 2008 11:57 PM, Colt Lane, Lat: 34.462833, Lon: -88.673744, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jan 4, 2004 09:10 PM, Co Rd 833, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Feb 20, 2003 10:42 AM, Sr-145, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jul 19, 2002 01:47 PM, Sr-145, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2, Drunken drivers: 1
May 15, 1999 04:07 PM, Sr-14s, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Dec 20, 1999 07:18 AM, Bryson St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 14, 1998 10:19 PM, Us-45, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Guntown)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Guntown)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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State forum archive:
Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2014.