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Chickasaw County

Population in 2012: 3,562 (71% urban, 29% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.7%
 

Males: 1,589  (44.6%)
Females: 1,973  (55.4%)

Median resident age:  33.6 years
Mississippi median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 38851.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $24,372 (it was $23,709 in 2000)
Houston:

$24,372
Mississippi:

$36,919
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $14,165

Houston city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $83,082 (it was $49,600 in 2000)
Houston:

$83,082
Mississippi:

$99,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $91,385; Detached houses: $101,731; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $120,367; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $46,023; Mobile homes: $29,463

Median gross rent in 2011: $457.

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  • White alone - 1,802 (49.7%)
  • Black alone - 1,489 (41.1%)
  • Hispanic - 262 (7.2%)
  • Two or more races - 39 (1.1%)
  • Asian alone - 23 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 4 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Houston: 81.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: English (13.4%), United States (11.6%), Irish (7.3%), Scotch-Irish (4.8%), Swedish (1.5%), Dutch (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 7.59 square miles.

Population density: 469 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Houston:

  • High school or higher: 74.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 11.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Houston city:

  • Never married: 40.4%
  • Now married: 42.3%
  • Separated: 4.6%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 5.1%

118 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America).

This city:  3.2%
Mississippi:  1.9%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Houston, Mississippi as of April 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Houston to the number of sex offenders is 147 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $671 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $735 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (97.2 miles , pop. 77,906).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (100.8 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (456.1 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Woodland, MS (3.0 miles) , New Houlka, MS (3.1 miles ), Vardaman, MS (3.2 miles ), Mantee, MS (3.5 miles) , Okolona, MS (4.0 miles ), Derma, MS (4.1 miles ), Calhoun City, MS (4.3 miles ), Algoma, MS (4.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $65,300
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $38,800
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $41,300
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $46,700
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $40,700
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $61,800
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $61,600
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $44,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $78,600
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $116,000
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $54,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $194,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 33.90 N, Longitude: 89.00 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,234 (+61.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 801 (59.3%)

Area code: 662

Houston household income distribution Houston home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Houston by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 20100
per 100,000 48.80.024.60.00.0
Burglaries 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Thefts 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Auto thefts 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 321.9) 9.00.04.50.00.0

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Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.63
Mississippi average:

2.20

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Houston, Mississippi accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.8%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -13 (-0.3%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Construction (21%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Woodworkers (8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)

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

Average climate in Houston, Mississippi

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Tornado activity:

Houston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 183% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.3 miles away from the Houston city center killed 3 people and injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/11/1963, a category F4 tornado 24.1 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Houston-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below 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 67.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/28/1995 at 15:28:36, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.5 miles away from Houston center
On 5/10/2008 at 17:52:50, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 32.8 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 82.2 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 68.2 miles away from Houston center
On 5/21/2002 at 20:35:34, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.2 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 Chickasaw County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 3, Winds: 3, Freezes: 2, Hurricanes: 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).
Houston topographic map

Birthplace of: Howard Waldrop - Writer, Terry Catledge - Basketball player, Bobby Pepper - Journalist.


Hospital/medical center in Houston:

  • TRACE REGIONAL HOSP AND SWING BED (Acute Care Hospitals, Proprietary, provides emergency services, 1004 EAST MADISON STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Houston, MS

Airports located in Houston:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Houston:

  • Mississippi State University (about 34 miles; Mississippi State, MS; Full-time enrollment: 15,187)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 43 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,616)
  • University of Mississippi Main Campus (about 47 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 13,969)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 59 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,081)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 76 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,204)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 79 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • East Mississippi Community College (about 80 miles; Scooba, MS; FT enrollment: 3,463)

Public high school in Houston:

Public elementary/middle schools in Houston:

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Notable locations in Houston: Carnegie Library (A), Houston City Hall (B), Chickasaw County Courthouse (C), Chickasaw County Coliseum (D), Houston Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Houston include: Church of our Lord (A), Church of the Living God (B), Faith Bible Church (C), Farrs Chapel Methodist Church (D), First Baptist Church (E), First United Pentecostal Church (F), Houston Church of God (G), Houston Church of the Nazarene (H), Houston Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Soctahoma Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Houston: Joe Brigance Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Holiday Terrace Motel (Highway 8 East), Western Inn & Suites (800 West Madison Street).

Courts: Chickasaw County - Justice Court Clerk (112 Logan Street), Gore James S Chancery Court Judge (200 North Jefferson Street), Chickasaw County - Justice Court Judge (Courthouse), Brand W W Jr Chancery Court Judge (200 North Jefferson Street).

 
Chickasaw County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 23.4. This is better than average.
City:

23.4
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00566. This is significantly better than average. There were 41 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.00566
U.S.:

0.06353
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.214. This is significantly better than average. There were 75 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.214
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.04. This is significantly better than average. There were 119 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.04
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 10.6. This is about average. There were 110 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.6
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.3. This is better than average. There were 210 monitors within city limits.
City:

22.3
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 23.7. This is about average. There were 108 monitors within city limits.
City:

23.7
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 11.5. This is about average. There were 38 monitors within city limits.
City:

11.5
U.S.:

11.4

Drinking water stations with addresses in Houston and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF HOUSTON (Population served: 3903, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between AUG-08-1997 and SEP-08-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-1997), St Public Notif received (SEP-01-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and JUL-18-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2005)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 29.2%
(18.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.6% for Black residents, 64.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 17.3% for other race residents, 92.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.7%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.0%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Houston, MS

66 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
70 people in nursing homes in 2000
50 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Houston compared to Mississippi state average:

Houston, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Houston (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: Houston Northgate Office Branch at 905 North Jackson Street, branch established on 1974/03/23; Houston Branch at 117 North Jackson, branch established on 1919/12/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • BancorpSouth Bank: North Jackson Street Branch at 821 North Jackson Street, branch established on 1978/07/28; Houston Branch at 115 East Washington Street, branch established on 1930/08/08. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.
  • Bank of Okolona: Houston Branch at 321 West Madison Street, branch established on 2008/05/05. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $117.0 mil, Deposits: $100.2 mil, headquarters in Okolona, MS, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorp Of Okolona

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Houston travel time to work - commute


Houston mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (58%)
  • Electricity (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Houston (based on Chickasaw County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 56.49%
Here56.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristChurch of the NazareneChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents58.0%21.6%4.3%4.0%3.4%
Congregations27.1%28.6%10.0%4.3%5.7%
NameCatholic Church Mennonite Church of God in ChristChurch of God of ProphecyPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.9%1.6%1.4%0.9%2.0%
Congregations2.9%1.4%5.7%5.7%8.6%
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: 6
Chickasaw County:

3.17 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Chickasaw County:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Chickasaw County:

5.81 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.9%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Chickasaw County:

34.2%
Mississippi:

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

11.4%
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$1,696$20,3520$0
Other Government Administration 10$22,071$26,4850$0
Judicial and Legal 3$7,931$31,7240$0
Police Protection - Officers 7$19,091$32,7274$3,077
Police - Other 3$6,239$24,9565$3,365
Firefighters 3$9,609$38,4360$0
Streets and Highways 7$14,792$25,3581$717
Sewerage 2$4,218$25,3080$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,172$26,0641$465
Water Supply 3$5,938$23,7520$0
Local Libraries 2$3,020$18,1201$73
Totals for Government 42$96,777$27,65112$7,697


5.25% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,915 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
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 Lee County, MS  0.85% ($20,283 average AGI)
from Calhoun County, MS  0.70% ($22,364)
from Pontotoc County, MS  0.56% ($25,943)


6.09% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,860 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
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 Lee County, MS  1.52% ($24,313 average AGI)
to Pontotoc County, MS  0.76% ($26,563)
to Monroe County, MS  0.54% ($23,647)

Strongest AM radio stations in Houston:

  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFTO (1330 AM; 5 kW; FULTON, MS; Owner: AIR SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Houston:

  • WGWT-LP (103.7 FM; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: COMPASS POINTS EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WSYE (93.3 FM; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WWMS (97.5 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAJS (91.7 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WJZB (88.9 FM; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WZLQ (98.5 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: SAN DOW BROADCASTING)
  • WCMR (94.5 FM; BRUCE, MS; Owner: RUSSELL A HUMPHREY & ROBERTA L EATON)
  • WWKZ (105.3 FM; ABERDEEN, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMAB-FM (89.9 FM; ACKERMAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WLZA (96.1 FM; EUPORA, MS; Owner: TRI COUNTY BROADCASTING)
  • WFCA (107.9 FM; ACKERMAN, MS; Owner: FRENCH CAMP RADIO, INC.)
  • WMAV-FM (90.3 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WSEL-FM (96.7 FM; PONTOTOC, MS; Owner: OLLIE COLLINS, JR.)
  • WMBC (103.1 FM; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Houston:

  • WTVA (Channel 9; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • WKDH (Channel 45; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLOV-TV (Channel 27; WEST POINT, MS; Owner: LINGARD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCBI-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAB-TV (Channel 2; MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WMAV-TV (Channel 18; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • W07BN (Channel 7; BRUCE, MS; Owner: BRUCE INDEPENDENT TV, INC.)
  • W32BH (Channel 32; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • W49BK (Channel 49; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W14BW (Channel 14; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Houston, Mississippi:
  • Fatal accident count: 9
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 0
  • Fatalities: 10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 15
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Mississippi average:
  • Fatal accident count: 82
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 123
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 14
  • Fatalities: 90
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 205
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8

See more detailed statistics of Houston fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total costs: $144,000
Total average daily traffic: 28,640
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,290

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1940-1949: 3
  • 1950-1959: 2
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 4
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Houston, MS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Houston)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Houston, MS)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • HOUSTON, 102 Jefferson (Lat: 33.878361 Lon: -88.984944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 123.1 m, Overall height: 128.9 m, Call Sign: WPNC699
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz, 6063.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/11/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021, Certifier: Carol L Tacker
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 1120 20th Street, Nw - Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 457-2055, Fax: (202) 457-3073, Email:
  • HOUSTON MS R, 130 County Route 210 (Lat: 33.929722 Lon: -89.018611), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 128 m, Call Sign: WQQJ894
    Assigned Frequencies: 10875.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10875.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10875.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/10/2013, Expiration Date: 01/10/2023, Certifier: Chris Harris
    Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Houston)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Houston)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 99
  • Hazardous Condition: 10
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Houston


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Houston, MS

Most common first names in Houston, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James10971.7 years
William8573.9 years
John8174.3 years
Mary6578.3 years
Robert4474.4 years
Willie4174.3 years
Charles3762.3 years
Annie3682.7 years
George3673.6 years
Thomas3372.2 years
Most common last names in Houston, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6876.7 years
Davis4975.9 years
Griffin4273.2 years
Gann3575.8 years
Johnson3070.1 years
Criddle2973.6 years
Moore2972.2 years
Williams2572.9 years
Clark2580.6 years
Dendy2574.8 years
Businesses in Houston, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Pizza Hut1
AutoZone1RadioShack1
H&R Block1SONIC Drive-In1
Hardee's1Subway1
KFC1UPS1
McDonald's1Walmart1
Penske1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Bruce Evans Wofford (1)

Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.

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