Holcomb, Mississippi

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Population in 2010: 600.
Males: 221  (37.0%)
Females: 379  (63.0%)
Median resident age:

39.6 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 38940.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $38,048
Holcomb:

$38,048
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,106

Holcomb CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $118,900
Holcomb:

$118,900
MS:

$120,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $115,336; detached houses: $116,301

Median gross rent in 2017: $695.

March 2019 cost of living index in Holcomb: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 29.3%
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  • Races in Holcomb, MS (2010)
    • 35058.3%White alone
    • 23939.8%Black alone
    • 50.8%Two or more races
    • 50.8%Hispanic
    • 10.2%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Holcomb, Mississippi as of January 24, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Holcomb is 79 to 1.


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Ancestries: Irish (9.4%), German (8.8%), English (7.7%), American (5.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 193 feet

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $505 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (93.8 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (399.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Grenada, MS (3.1 miles ),
Elliott, MS (3.8 miles ),
Tillatoba, MS (4.0 miles),
North Carrollton, MS (4.1 miles ),
Duck Hill, MS (4.2 miles ),
Charleston, MS (4.2 miles ),
Carrollton, MS (4.2 miles ),
Glendora, MS (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 33.76 N, Longitude: 89.98 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 662

Distribution of median household income in Holcomb, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Holcomb, MS in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.4%
Mississippi:

4.8%

Tornado activity:

Holcomb-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/21/1971, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.4 miles away from the Holcomb place center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 12/21/1990, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.7 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Holcomb-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 131.3 miles away from Holcomb center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 194.1 miles away from Holcomb center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 158.7 miles away from Holcomb center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 155.7 miles away from Holcomb center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 160.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 161.1 miles away from Holcomb center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grenada County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Floods: 4, Freezes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Holcomb:

  • FAITH HOSIPCE OF MISSISSIPPI (Hospital, about 5 miles away; GRENADA, MS)
  • GRANDVIEW NH (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GRENADA, MS)
  • GRENADA LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GRENADA, MS)
  • RCG GRENADA (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; GRENADA, MS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Holcomb:

  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 28 miles; Itta Bena, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,233)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 38 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,100)
  • Delta State University (about 44 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 3,304)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 49 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • University of Mississippi (about 49 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)
  • Holmes Community College (about 55 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 5,352)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 60 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)

Points of interest:

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Church in Holcomb: Taseohoma Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Trimbell Cemetery (1), Tascohoma Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Grenada County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

68.6%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.6%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Holcomb:

Marital status in Holcomb, MS
  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 30.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 25.9%
  • Divorced: 18.5%

For population 25 years and over in Holcomb:

  • High school or higher: 96.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.3%
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Mississippi average:

11.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Holcomb, MS (based on Grenada County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,94640
Black Protestant1,90213
Mainline Protestant1,54610
Catholic3601
Other12
None7,151-
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: 5
Here:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Grenada County:

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Grenada County:

8.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 16
Grenada County:

6.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.3%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.9%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.8%
State:

14.4%

Strongest AM radio stations in Holcomb:

  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WYKC (1400 AM; 1 kW; GRENADA, MS; Owner: CHATTERBOX, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WABG (960 AM; 1 kW; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: GREENWOOD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WXTN (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, MS; Owner: BRAD MAURICE COTHRAN)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Holcomb:

  • WQXB (100.1 FM; GRENADA, MS; Owner: CHATTERBOX, INC.)
  • WOHT (92.3 FM; GRENADA, MS; Owner: CENTURY BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WTGY (95.7 FM; CHARLESTON, MS; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WYMX (99.1 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMAV-FM (90.3 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WONA-FM (95.1 FM; WINONA, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN ELECTRONICS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFCA (107.9 FM; ACKERMAN, MS; Owner: FRENCH CAMP RADIO, INC.)
  • WAUM (91.9 FM; DUCK HILL, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WAVI (91.5 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WGRM-FM (93.9 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Holcomb:

  • W30BY (Channel 30; GRENADA, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W13CS (Channel 13; GRENADA, MS; Owner: DEWEY SANFORD)
  • W36BT (Channel 36; GRENADA, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WABG-TV (Channel 6; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WTVA (Channel 9; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • W28BP (Channel 28; GRENADA, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W12CR (Channel 12; GRENADA, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMAV-TV (Channel 18; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • WKDH (Channel 45; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLOV-TV (Channel 27; WEST POINT, MS; Owner: LINGARD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMAO-TV (Channel 23; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)

Holcomb fatal accident list:

Jun 20, 2016 07:23 PM, Sr-8, Sr-35, Lat: 33.764697, Lon: -89.975808, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Jul 11, 2015 02:36 AM, Sr-8, Sr-7, Lat: 33.764694, Lon: -89.975844, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 20, 2007 11:44 PM, Sr-7, Lat: 33.764650, Lon: -89.976064, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 230ft / 69.9mTotal length
  • $4,022,656,000Total costs
  • 28,470Total average daily traffic
  • 3,215Total average daily truck traffic
  • 33,995Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Holcomb, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 51950-1959
  • 31970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 41990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Holcomb, MS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Holcomb)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 33.811194 Lon: -89.798972, Call Sign: WRCP279,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.825 MHz, 464.862 MHz, 469.725 MHz, 469.825 MHz, 469.862 MHz, Grant Date: 11/26/2018, Expiration Date: 11/26/2028, Certifier: Dewitt Harrison, Registrant: Allcomm Wireless Inc, 4116 First Avenue North, Birmingham, AL 35222, Phone: (205) 591-8804, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • STATION, 2.9 Mi Se Of Leflore (Lat: 33.678722 Lon: -90.005917), Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WNEI264,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1885.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/02/1997, Expiration Date: 04/18/2000, Cancellation Date: 07/13/2000, Phone: (202) 223-9222
  • 2.9 Mi Se Of Leflore (Lat: 33.678722 Lon: -90.005917), Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WPND535,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1855.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/25/1997, Expiration Date: 02/25/2002, Cancellation Date: 10/17/1997, Phone: (202) 328-4500

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: WD5EYP, Licensee ID: L00353009, Grant Date: 08/12/2011, Expiration Date: 08/12/2021, Registrant: Daniel K Wilson, 3578 Hwy 8, Holcomb, MS 38940
  • Call Sign: KE5NZU, Licensee ID: L01277624, Grant Date: 04/25/2017, Expiration Date: 04/30/2027, Certifier: Kevin W Tribble, Registrant: Kevin W Tribble, 109 Highway 35 South, Holcomb, MS 38940
  • Call Sign: KF5IVW, Licensee ID: L01601426, Grant Date: 11/05/2010, Expiration Date: 11/05/2020, Cancellation Date: 01/25/2011, Certifier: Joan E Tierce, Registrant: Joan E Tierce, 6746 Sparta Rd, Holcomb, MS 38940
  • Call Sign: KF5IVX, Licensee ID: L01601427, Grant Date: 11/05/2010, Expiration Date: 11/05/2020, Cancellation Date: 01/25/2011, Certifier: Mitchell Tierce, Registrant: Mitchell Tierce, 6746 Sparta Rd, Holcomb, MS 38940
  • Call Sign: K5ARP, Previous Call Sign: KF5IVX, Licensee ID: L01601427, Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 01/25/2021, Certifier: Mitchell Tierce, Registrant: Mitchell Tierce, 6746 Sparta Rd, Holcomb, MS 38940
  • Call Sign: W5AJT, Previous Call Sign: KF5IVW, Licensee ID: L01601426, Grant Date: 01/25/2011, Expiration Date: 01/25/2021, Certifier: Joan Tierce, Registrant: Joan E Tierce, 6746 Sparta Rd, Holcomb, MS 38940
  • Call Sign: KG5RRI, Licensee ID: L02082310, Grant Date: 02/14/2017, Expiration Date: 02/14/2027, Certifier: Daniel M Clanton, Registrant: Daniel M Clanton, 685 Old Hwy 7, Holcomb, MS 38940

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: WILLIFORD DRURY F JR CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 503 DCDI (52 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6110R , Serial Number: CH2-1101-R-2149, Year manufactured: 2003, Airworthiness Date: 08/20/2007, Certificate Issue Date: 08/04/2015
    Registrant (Individual): David S White, 1510 Childs Rd, Holcomb, MS 38940
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 75211 , Serial Number: 28-7690312, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 05/06/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 06/13/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Steven C Bullion, 602 Cascilla Rd, Holcomb, MS 38940
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8362X , Serial Number: 17248862, Airworthiness Date: 10/24/1961, Certificate Issue Date: 07/29/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Shane White, 1510 Childs Rd, Holcomb, MS 38940

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 18. The highest number of fires - 31 took place in 2010, and the least - 7 in 2018. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Holcomb, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (47.8%), and Structure Fires (25.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Holcomb, MS
    • 14147.8%Outside Fires
    • 7425.1%Structure Fires
    • 6722.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 134.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Holcomb, MS
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Holcomb, MS
  • 71.3%Utility gas
  • 28.7%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Holcomb, MS
  • 60.3%Electricity
  • 39.7%Utility gas


Holcomb compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 3 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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  • Bedford W. Fennell (2)
  • Charlie Adron Whitfield, Jr. (1)
  • Bennie L. Dickerson (1)

Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2021.