Hickory Hills, Mississippi

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Population in July 2007: 3,025.
Males: 1,534  (50.7%)
Females: 1,491  (49.3%)
Median resident age:  32.9 years
Mississippi median age:  33.8 years

Zip codes: 39553.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $62,090 (it was $44,479 in 2000)
Hickory Hills:

$62,090
MS:

$41,754

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $28,667 (it was $19,714 in 2000)

Hickory Hills CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $115,699 (it was $71,800 in 2000)
Hickory Hills:

$115,699
MS:

$113,900
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  • Races in Hickory Hills, MS (2000)

    Hickory Hills races chart
    • 2,46681.0%White alone
    • 42914.1%Black alone
    • 762.5%Hispanic
    • 431.4%Two or more races
    • 170.6%American Indian alone
    • 150.5%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Hickory Hills: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (14.8%), Irish (11.6%), German (10.9%), English (7.1%), French (3.4%), Scottish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 5.37 square miles.

Population density: 563 people per square mile   (low).

Hickory Hills, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Hickory Hills:

  • High school or higher: 77.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hickory Hills CDP:

  • Never married: 22.2%
  • Now married: 58.7%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

66 residents are foreign born (1.7% Latin America, 0.3% Europe).

This place:

2.2%
Mississippi:

1.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Hickory Hills CDP:  0.9% ($639)
Mississippi:  0.7% ($425)
Hickory Hills satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Biloxi, MS (17.4 miles , pop. 50,644).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (91.1 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (406.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Gautier, MS (2.3 miles ), Escatawpa, MS (2.4 miles ), Vancleave, MS (2.6 miles ), Moss Point, MS (2.7 miles ), Helena, MS (2.9 miles ), Pascagoula, MS (2.9 miles ), Gulf Park Estates, MS (3.0 miles ), Ocean Springs, MS (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 30.45 N, Longitude: 88.64 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 228

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.6%
Mississippi:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation equipment (22%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Transportation equipment (10%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Electricians (3%)
  • Cashiers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)

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

Average climate in Hickory Hills, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hickory Hills-area historical tornado activity is below Mississippi state average. It is 23% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 14.6 miles away from the Hickory Hills place center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/16/1980, a category F3 tornado 20.2 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hickory Hills-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 93.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 315.5 miles away from Hickory Hills center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 204.9 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) earthquake occurred 219.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 157.4 miles away from Hickory Hills center
On 12/9/2000 at 06:46:09, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 191.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 13, Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Tropical Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hickory Hills topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Hickory Hills:

  • RIVER CHASE VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; GAUTIER, MS)
  • HOSPICE OF LIGHT (Hospital, about 5 miles away; GAUTIER, MS)
  • SUNPLEX SUB-ACUTE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; OCEAN SPRINGS, MS)
  • WE CARE HOSPICE INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; MOSS POINT, MS)
  • CHATEAU DEVILLE INC (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MOSS POINT, MS)
  • SINGING RIVER REHAB AND NURS CTR (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MOSS POINT, MS)
  • SINGING RIVER DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; PASCAGOULA, MS)

Amtrak stations near Hickory Hills:

  • 8 miles: PASCAGOULA (505 RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 16 miles: BILOXI (860 ESTERS BLVD.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hickory Hills:

  • University of South Alabama (about 32 miles; Mobile, AL; Full-time enrollment: 13,228)
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (about 38 miles; Perkinston, MS; FT enrollment: 8,320)
  • Bishop State Community College (about 39 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 2,822)
  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 59 miles; Bay Minette, AL; FT enrollment: 3,703)
  • Columbia Southern University (about 60 miles; Orange Beach, AL; FT enrollment: 14,996)
  • Pearl River Community College (about 61 miles; Poplarville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,074)
  • William Carey University (about 71 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 3,510)

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Notable locations in Hickory Hills: Hickory Hill Golf Course (A), Gautier Fire Department North Station (B), Gulf Coast National Wildlife Refuge Complex Fire Management (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hickory Hills include: Martin Bluff Baptist Church (A), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Martin Bluff Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bayou Castelle (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Jackson 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 2013 was 62.1. This is better than average.

City:

62.1
U.S.:

74.7

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 4.16. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.16
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.526. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.526
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 31.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.03. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.03
U.S.:

9.35

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00318. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00318
U.S.:

0.01376
Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  78.2%
Whole state:  71.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.0%
Whole state:  4.5%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

17.8%
Whole state:

19.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

5.9%
Whole state:

9.1%
11 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Mississippi average:

13.5

Hickory Hills travel time to work - commute Hickory Hills mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012 2016

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Religion statistics for Hickory Hills CDP (based on Jackson County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant41,796127
Catholic12,43811
Mainline Protestant11,99635
Black Protestant3,27313
Other1,2549
None68,911-
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: 22
Jackson County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Jackson County:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 67
Jackson County:

5.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 81
Here:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.1%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

31.7%
Mississippi:

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

11.9%
State:

14.4%

7.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,042 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
Mississippi average:

6.70%

0.13% of residents moved from foreign countries ($749 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.13%
Mississippi average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Harrison County, MS  2.00% ($32,302 average AGI)
from Mobile County, AL  0.44% ($36,474)
from George County, MS  0.17% ($35,571)


7.30% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,543 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.30%
Mississippi average:

6.88%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($780 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.13%
Mississippi average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Harrison County, MS  2.04% ($29,296 average AGI)
to Mobile County, AL  0.47% ($38,424)
to George County, MS  0.21% ($42,893)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hickory Hills:

  • WZZJ (1580 AM; 5 kW; PASCAGOULA-MOSS POIN, MS; Owner: JUDAH BROADASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTNI (1640 AM; 10 kW; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WNTM (710 AM; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBHY (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WDLT (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WROA (1390 AM; 5 kW; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: DOWDY/DOWDY PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WLPR (960 AM; 5 kW; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WRBE (1440 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LUCEDALE, MS; Owner: JDL CORPORATION)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hickory Hills:

  • WKNN-FM (99.1 FM; PASCAGOULA, MS; Owner: CHASE RADIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJY (93.7 FM; BILOXI, MS; Owner: CHASE RADIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C.)
  • WBUV (104.9 FM; MOSS POINT, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOSM (103.1 FM; OCEAN SPRINGS, MS; Owner: CHARLES H. COOPER)
  • WMAH-FM (90.3 FM; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WXRG (105.9 FM; PASCAGOULA, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • W205AP (88.9 FM; PASCAGOULA, MS; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WZKX (107.9 FM; BAY ST. LOUIS, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZNF (95.3 FM; LUMBERTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WAOY (91.7 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WRKH (96.1 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXC (99.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WABB-FM (97.5 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WABB-FM, INC.)
  • WQYZ (92.5 FM; OCEAN SPRINGS, MS; Owner: GOLDEN GULF COAST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WUJM (96.7 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXYK (107.1 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGCM-FM (102.3 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • W215BE (90.9 FM; D'IBERVILLE/BILOXI, MS; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hickory Hills:

  • W51CU (Channel 51; PASCAGOULA, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WMAH-TV (Channel 19; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • WXXV-TV (Channel 25; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK OF MISSISSIPPI, INC.)
  • WKFK-LP (Channel 7; PASCAGOULA, MS; Owner: FRANCES S. SMITH DBA NCN CABLE ADVERTISING)
  • WKRG-TV (Channel 5; MOBILE, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRBM-LP (Channel 60; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: UPPER GULF COAST, L.L.C.)
  • WLOX (Channel 13; BILOXI, MS; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WEAR-TV (Channel 3; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: WEAR LICENSEE, LLC)
  • W26BR (Channel 26; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMPV-TV (Channel 21; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 8m26ftTotal length
  • 24,575Total average daily traffic
  • 7,595Total average daily truck traffic
  • 36,863Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED4$148,2435$130,42815$141,8804$63,1433$49,1831$50,110
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$104,8401$93,5602$171,7700$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$105,7602$89,0309$127,6012$38,5500$01$34,210
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$146,4401$218,0003$133,1900$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$117,8750$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0408.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$194,330
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$92,270
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0408.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (85%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Utility gas (4%)

Hickory Hills compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
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