For population 25 years and over in Hickory:
For population 15 years and over in Hickory town:
3 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $510 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (69.0 miles , pop. 184,256).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (153.1 miles , pop. 242,820).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (416.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Chunky, MS (2.3 miles ), Newton, MS (2.8 miles ), Decatur, MS (3.2 miles ), Enterprise, MS (3.9 miles ), Nellieburg, MS (4.0 miles ), Collinsville, MS (4.0 miles ), Conehatta, MS (4.2 miles ), Lake, MS (4.2 miles ).
Latitude: 32.32 N, Longitude: 89.02 W
Area code: 601
Population change in the 1990s: +15 (+3.1%).
Work and jobs in Hickory: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Hickory, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Hickory-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 224% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.6 miles away from the Hickory town center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 1/23/1969, a category F4 tornado 10.4 miles away from the town center killed 32 people and injured 241 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Hickory-area historical earthquake activity is above Mississippi state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 67.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/1993 at 10:54:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 56.2 miles away from Hickory center
On 3/25/1996 at 14:15:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 24.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1998 at 15:20:01, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/2005 at 08:11:50, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 65.5 miles away from Hickory center
On 5/28/1995 at 15:28:36, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Newton County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 6, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Winds: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Robert L. Johnson - (born 1946), media entrepreneur, Joe Gibbon - Baseball player, Mike Granger - Sprinter.
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.2. This is about average. There were 17 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.3. This is better than average. There were 20 monitors within city limits.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 31.0%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.9% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% 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)
Hickory compared to Mississippi state average:
Banks with branches in Hickory (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Hickory town (based on Newton County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 63.89%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.11% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,900 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:
6.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,654 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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Hickory fatal accident list:
Feb 6, 2001 02:28 PM, Smede St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 26, 1994 10:00 AM, Us 80, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 22, 1991 06:30 PM, Emanuel St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 9, 1985 04:10 PM, 510019, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Hickory)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:6
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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