Itta Bena, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 1,873 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -15.2%
 
Males: 795  (42.5%)
Females: 1,078  (57.5%)
Median resident age:

38.6 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 38941.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $29,132 (it was $20,968 in 2000)
Itta Bena:

$29,132
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,236 (it was $11,132 in 2000)

Itta Bena city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $89,918 (it was $48,400 in 2000)
Itta Bena:

$89,918
MS:

$120,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $639.

March 2019 cost of living index in Itta Bena: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 35.8%
(15.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.5% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Itta Bena, MS (2010)
    • 1,82889.2%Black alone
    • 20610.1%White alone
    • 110.5%Hispanic
    • 30.1%Two or more races
    • 10.05%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Itta Bena, Mississippi as of July 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Itta Bena is 189 to 1.


Crime rates in Itta Bena by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.6)
1
(49.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
4
(221.4)
1
(48.6)
4
(197.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(54.2)
22
(1,217)
5
(243.1)
5
(247.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
78
(4,230)
76
(4,206)
126
(6,125)
159
(7,864)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
54
(2,928)
65
(3,597)
66
(3,209)
77
(3,808)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(271.1)
2
(110.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(49.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(48.6)
1
(49.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)445.8757.1717.5954.0

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Crime rate in Itta Bena detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 12 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.46
Mississippi average:

2.05
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Ancestries: American (3.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%), Nigerian (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 132 feet

Land area: 1.43 square miles.

Population density: 1,308 people per square mile   (low).

Itta Bena, Mississippi map

10 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Mississippi:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $588 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $532 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (81.6 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (113.9 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (377.4 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Mississippi Valley State University, MS (1.4 miles ),
Greenwood, MS (2.9 miles ),
Morgan City, MS (2.9 miles ),
Sidon, MS (3.0 miles ),
Schlater, MS (3.2 miles ),
Moorhead, MS (3.3 miles ),
Sunflower, MS (3.6 miles ),
Cruger, MS (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 33.50 N, Longitude: 90.32 W

Area code: 662

Distribution of median household income in Itta Bena, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Itta Bena, MS in 2017
Itta Bena satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $48,200
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $48,200
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $48,200
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.0%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Most common industries in Itta Bena, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (17.7%)
  • Food (8.2%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.6%)
  • Public administration (6.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (14.6%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Food (10.2%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.8%)
  • Public administration (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (24.3%)
  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Public administration (9.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.6%)
  • Food (6.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (3.8%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Itta Bena, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.7%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Cashiers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.8%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.1%)

Average climate in Itta Bena, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Itta Bena, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Itta Bena-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 96% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/21/1971, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the Itta Bena city center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/9/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.1 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Itta Bena-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 78% 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 148.1 miles away from the city 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 214.1 miles away from Itta Bena 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 177.1 miles away from Itta Bena center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 158.1 miles away from Itta Bena 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 159.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 176.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Leflore County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 9, Floods: 8, Freezes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Itta Bena topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Itta Bena:

  • RCG GREENWOOD (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; GREENWOOD, MS)
  • HERITAGE MANOR OF GREENWOOD (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GREENWOOD, MS)
  • UNITY HOSPICE CARE, LLC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; GREENWOOD, MS)
  • GREENWOOD LEFLORE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; GREENWOOD, MS)
  • GREENWOOD LEFLORE SUB ACUTE UN (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GREENWOOD, MS)
  • SERENITY HOSPICE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; GREENWOOD, MS)
  • STA HOME HOSPICE GREENWOOD (Hospital, about 9 miles away; GREENWOOD, MS)

Amtrak station near Itta Bena:

  • 9 miles: GREENWOOD (506 CARROLTON AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

College/University in Itta Bena:

  • Mississippi Valley State University (Full-time enrollment: 2,233; Location: 14000 Highway 82 West; Public; Website: www.mvsu.edu; Offers Master's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Itta Bena:

  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 11 miles; Moorhead, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,100)
  • Delta State University (about 30 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 3,304)
  • Holmes Community College (about 44 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 5,352)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 55 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • University of Mississippi (about 75 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)
  • Mississippi College (about 81 miles; Clinton, MS; FT enrollment: 3,919)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 81 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)

Public high school in Itta Bena:

Public elementary/middle school in Itta Bena:

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Notable location: Itta Bena Volunteer Fire Station (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Itta Bena include: Saint Rest Church of God in Christ (A), Saint Mary Missionary Baptist Church (B), New Bethel Baptist Church (C), Itta Bena-Morgan City Presbyterian Church (D), First Methodist Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), Christ Temple Apostolic Faith Church (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: B. B. King - (born 1925), blues musician, Marion Barry, Luther Johnson (Guitar Junior) - Chicago blues singer and guitarist.

Leflore County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

CITY OF ITTA BENA (Population served: 2,049, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (AUG-21-2009), St Public Notif received (SEP-08-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAR-13-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2009)
  • 176 regular monitoring violations
AMERICAS CATCH THE FARM (Population served: 185, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 84 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Itta Bena that have no violations reported:

  • BLUE LAKE WATER ASSN. INC (Population served: 290, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.8 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.8%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.4%
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: 0.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Itta Bena (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: Itta Bena Branch at 120 Humphreys Street, branch established on 1926/01/01. 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

For population 15 years and over in Itta Bena:

Marital status in Itta Bena, MS
  • Never married: 51.9%
  • Now married: 25.4%
  • Separated: 6.3%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 6.3%

For population 25 years and over in Itta Bena:

  • High school or higher: 73.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 13.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.1
Mississippi average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Itta Bena
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Itta Bena, MS (based on Leflore County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,33739
Black Protestant3,45916
Mainline Protestant3,06014
Catholic6202
Other5001
None14,341-
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: 9
Here:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Leflore County:

7.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
This county:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Leflore County:

13.9%
State:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

38.6%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Leflore County:

15.7%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Itta Bena:

48.0%
Mississippi:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Itta Bena:

44.6%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.1
Mississippi:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.0%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.5%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Itta Bena:

6.6
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.0%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
Itta Bena:

52.7%
State:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Itta Bena:

83.0%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Itta Bena, MS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 9$30,195$40,2605$6,745
Firefighters 6$15,036$30,0720$0
Other Government Administration 5$13,064$31,3549$31,123
Police - Other 5$7,968$19,1230$0
Solid Waste Management 2$4,155$24,9300$0
Sewerage 2$4,381$26,2860$0
Parks and Recreation 2$4,908$29,4480$0
Water Supply 2$4,309$25,8540$0
Electric Power 2$6,253$37,5180$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 35$90,269$30,94914$37,868

Itta Bena government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $1,134,000 ($605.45)
    Police Protection: $441,000 ($235.45)
    Water Utilities: $151,000 ($80.62)
    Local Fire Protection: $119,000 ($63.53)
    Central Staff Services: $99,000 ($52.86)
    General - Other: $89,000 ($47.52)
    Sewerage: $83,000 ($44.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $72,000 ($38.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $51,000 ($27.23)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $42,000 ($22.42)
    Financial Administration: $22,000 ($11.75)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($3.74)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,246,000 ($665.24)

Itta Bena government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $244,000 ($130.27)
    Solid Waste Management: $135,000 ($72.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($2.67)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $1,000 ($0.53)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $32,000 ($17.08)
    Rents: $5,000 ($2.67)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $1,731,000 ($924.19)
    Water Utilities: $414,000 ($221.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $127,000 ($67.81)
  • Tax - Property: $204,000 ($108.92)
    Public Utilities Sales: $47,000 ($25.09)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.53)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $1,000 ($0.53)

Itta Bena government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $603,000 ($321.94)

4.40% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,192 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
Mississippi average:

6.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Carroll County, MS  0.66% ($30,015 average AGI)
from Shelby County, TN  0.42% ($35,143)
from Sunflower County, MS  0.40% ($23,650)


5.99% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($35,234 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
Mississippi average:

6.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Carroll County, MS  0.85% ($38,931 average AGI)
to Shelby County, TN  0.64% ($25,169)
to Sunflower County, MS  0.30% ($25,387)

Strongest AM radio stations in Itta Bena:

  • WABG (960 AM; 1 kW; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: GREENWOOD BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGRM (1240 AM; 1 kW; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKXG (1540 AM; 1 kW; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXTN (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, MS; Owner: BRAD MAURICE COTHRAN)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Itta Bena:

  • WVSD (91.7 FM; ITTA BENA, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WYMX (99.1 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGRM-FM (93.9 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMAO-FM (90.9 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WTCD (96.9 FM; INDIANOLA, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGNL (104.3 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: TEAM BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGNG (106.3 FM; TCHULA, MS; Owner: TEAM BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WQXB (100.1 FM; GRENADA, MS; Owner: CHATTERBOX, INC.)
  • WDTL-FM (92.9 FM; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: DELTA RADIO, INC.)
  • WRKG (95.3 FM; DREW, MS; Owner: DELTA RADIO, INC.)
  • WAGR-FM (102.5 FM; LEXINGTON, MS; Owner: BRAD MAURICE COTHRAN)
  • WNLA-FM (105.5 FM; INDIANOLA, MS; Owner: SHAMROCK BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Itta Bena:

  • WABG-TV (Channel 6; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WMAO-TV (Channel 23; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WXVT (Channel 15; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K53FB (Channel 53; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Itta Bena fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Itta Bena fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 22.0mTotal length
  • 1,630Total average daily traffic
  • 200Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,745Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

57 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Itta Bena)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 550 Ft. E. Of Itta Bena Schilater Road (Lat: 33.576500 Lon: -90.376194), Structure height: 314 m, Call Sign: KPK375, Licensee ID: L00158593,
    Assigned Frequencies: 455.010 MHz, Grant Date: 01/10/1990, Expiration Date: 06/01/2020, Registrant: Telesouth Communications, Inc., 6311 Ridgewood Road, Jackson, MS 39211

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • 1 Mi E Of Itta Bena On Alligator Lake (Lat: 33.512333 Lon: -90.312306), Type: Tower, Structure height: 46 m, Overall height: 52 m, Call Sign: WPMT662,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.310 MHz, Grant Date: 12/16/1998, Expiration Date: 12/16/2003, Cancellation Date: 04/03/2002, Certifier: Gary Padgett, Registrant: Ms Forestry Commission, 301 N Lamar St Ste 300, Jackson, MS 39201, Phone: (601) 354-6008, Fax: (601) 354-7334
  • 5 Mile South Itta Bena Ms 2 Mi W (Lat: 33.420944 Lon: -90.336194), Call Sign: WRO778,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.990 MHz, Grant Date: 10/20/2004, Expiration Date: 12/08/2014, Cancellation Date: 02/07/2015, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Rd, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440
  • Dewey St & Schley (Lat: 33.495944 Lon: -90.320917), Call Sign: WXA892, Licensee ID: L00034074,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.575 MHz, Grant Date: 01/30/2003, Expiration Date: 04/06/2013, Cancellation Date: 06/08/2013, Registrant: City Of Itta Bena, Dewey & Schley St, Itta Bena, MS 38941
  • Lat: 33.504639 Lon: -90.323472, Call Sign: WQCH370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.652 MHz, Grant Date: 03/03/2005, Expiration Date: 03/03/2015, Cancellation Date: 05/09/2015, Certifier: Tommy Verdell, Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc., Salt Lake City, UT 84117-0503, Phone: (801) 278-9728, Fax: (801) 278-7239, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • STATION, 1 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 33.504556 Lon: -90.339528), Overall height: 91.4 m, Call Sign: WNEI265,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1955.00 MHz, 1965.00 MHz, Grant Date: 10/02/1997, Expiration Date: 01/16/2002, Cancellation Date: 07/13/2000, Phone: (202) 223-9222
  • Ms Valley St Univ Campus (Lat: 33.515944 Lon: -90.341750), Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WLI741,
    Assigned Frequencies: 948.500 MHz, Grant Date: 11/20/1989, Registrant: Mississippi Valley State University, Mvsu, Itta Bena, MS 38941

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KC5WQ, Licensee ID: L00621941, Grant Date: 03/09/2016, Expiration Date: 04/17/2026, Certifier: Thomas L Beavers, Registrant: Thomas L Beavers, 19735 County Road 547, Itta Bena, MS 38941
  • Call Sign: N5JWZ, Grant Date: 07/31/1996, Expiration Date: 07/31/2006, Cancellation Date: 08/01/2008, Registrant: Olen D Wilson, 203 Wheeler St, Itta Bena, MS 38941
  • Call Sign: KE5ATI, Licensee ID: L00835883, Grant Date: 12/30/2014, Expiration Date: 03/24/2024, Certifier: Thomas L Beavers, Registrant: Delta Amateur Radio Association, 19735 Cr 547, Itta Bena, MS 38941


FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Itta Bena)

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 fire incidents per year is 28. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 49 took place in 2011, and the least - 10 in 2009. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Itta Bena, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (38.7%), and Outside Fires (30.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Itta Bena, MS
    • 17238.7%Structure Fires
    • 13730.9%Outside Fires
    • 8318.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 5211.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Itta Bena, MS
Most common first names in Itta Bena, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5468.9 years
Mary5077.2 years
John3474.0 years
Willie3268.5 years
William2474.9 years
Annie2277.3 years
Henry2173.5 years
Robert1971.5 years
Joe1975.9 years
George1573.1 years
Most common last names in Itta Bena, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams5168.8 years
Smith3475.1 years
Harris3274.6 years
Jackson2377.8 years
Moore2174.3 years
Davis2173.0 years
Johnson2172.0 years
Jones1970.6 years
Walker1379.3 years
Coleman1370.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Itta Bena, MS
  • 86.6%Utility gas
  • 13.4%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Itta Bena, MS
  • 85.0%Utility gas
  • 14.1%Electricity
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Itta Bena compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Itta Bena on our top lists:

  • #77 on the list of "Top 100 least-safe cities (highest city-data.com crime index)"
  • #16 (38941) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scotch-Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"
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