Kosciusko, Mississippi

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Population in 2014: 7,237 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.8%
 
Males: 3,021  (41.8%)
Females: 4,216  (58.2%)
Median resident age:  34.0 years
Mississippi median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 39090.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $28,565 (it was $21,737 in 2000)
Kosciusko:

$28,565
MS:

$37,963

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,542 (it was $13,478 in 2000)

Kosciusko city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $72,515 (it was $52,600 in 2000)
Kosciusko:

$72,515
MS:

$97,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $531.

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  • Races in Kosciusko, MS (2010)

    Kosciusko races chart
    • 3,82951.7%Black alone
    • 3,31744.8%White alone
    • 1572.1%Hispanic
    • 370.5%Asian alone
    • 400.5%Two or more races
    • 180.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.01%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Kosciusko: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (13.0%), English (6.1%), Subsaharan African (5.6%), Irish (5.3%), German (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 488 feet

Land area: 7.54 square miles.

Population density: 960 people per square mile   (low).

Kosciusko, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Kosciusko:

  • High school or higher: 75.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.9%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kosciusko city:

  • Never married: 36.8%
  • Now married: 36.5%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

118 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Mississippi:

1.4%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Kosciusko, Mississippi as of August 26, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Kosciusko to the number of sex offenders is 250 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $721 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $637 (0.9%)

Kosciusko satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (62.4 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (144.1 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (410.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Ethel, MS (2.9 miles ), Sallis, MS (3.2 miles) , West, MS (3.8 miles ), Durant, MS (3.9 miles ), McCool, MS (4.1 miles) , French Camp, MS (4.4 miles ), Redwater, MS (4.4 miles ), Goodman, MS (4.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 27 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $78,700
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $63,400
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $49,800
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $105,200
  • 2004: 25 buildings, average cost: $132,600
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $129,200
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $119,100
  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $109,800
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $104,400
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $109,900
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $345,500
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $80,600
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,100
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $87,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.06 N, Longitude: 89.59 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,517 (+20.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,546 (64.4%)

Area code: 662

Kosciusko household income distribution Kosciusko home values distribution

Crime rates in Kosciusko by Year
Type 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0201310101
per 100,000 0.027.00.013.741.013.60.013.60.013.5
Rapes 0421371120
per 100,000 0.054.027.013.741.095.113.613.626.90.0
Robberies 1101371253754
per 100,000 147.80.0175.695.8163.867.940.795.267.354.2
Assaults 89712961415913
per 100,000 107.5121.594.5164.2122.981.5189.9204.1121.1176.1
Burglaries 6815073106676880918957
per 100,000 913.72,025.4985.81,450.5914.7923.71,085.31,237.91,197.8772.3
Thefts 126137100120127129921128780
per 100,000 1,693.11,849.91,350.41,642.01,733.81,752.21,248.11,523.61,170.91,083.9
Auto thefts 8210301000
per 100,000 107.527.013.50.041.00.013.60.00.00.0
Arson 3100100100
per 100,000 40.313.50.00.013.70.00.013.60.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 293.5) 204.0336.0215.0264.4321.7271.8186.1252.4194.6174.2

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Kosciusko detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 21 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.92
Mississippi average:

2.39
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.0%
Mississippi:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +250 (+3.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (35%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Kosciusko, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kosciusko-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 124% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/19/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.4 miles away from the Kosciusko city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/11/1963, a category F4 tornado 8.5 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kosciusko-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 137.1 miles away from the city center
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 183.3 miles away from Kosciusko center
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) earthquake occurred 190.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 110.8 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 100.3 miles away from Kosciusko 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 242.9 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 Attala County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Floods: 5, Freezes: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kosciusko topographic map

Birthplace of: Billy Ray Bates - Basketball player, Oprah Winfrey - (born 1954), talk show host, Alvin McKinley - 2005 NFL player (Cleveland Browns, born: Jun 9, 1978), James Meredith - (born 1933), civil rights activist, John T. Guice - General, Clarence Harmon (American football) - Football player, Jeff Moore (American football) - Football player.

Main business address for: FIRST M&F CORP/MS (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Kosciusko:

  • MONTFORT JONES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 220 HWY 12 WEST)
  • ATTALA CO NURSING CENTER (HIGHWAY 12 W)
  • ATTALA COUNTY NURSING CENTER (326 HIGHWAY 12 WEST)
  • FMC KOSCIUSKO (107 RIDGEWOOD CIRCLE)

Airports and heliports located in Kosciusko:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kosciusko:

  • Holmes Community College (about 20 miles; Goodman, MS; Full-time enrollment: 5,352)
  • East Central Community College (about 51 miles; Decatur, MS; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 54 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,233)
  • Mississippi State University (about 54 miles; Mississippi State, MS; FT enrollment: 18,237)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 60 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,100)
  • Belhaven University (about 62 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 3,147)
  • Jackson State University (about 64 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 7,485)

Public high schools in Kosciusko:

Private high school in Kosciusko:

  • OLD DOMINION CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 251, Location: 319 N MADISON ST, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Kosciusko:

Private elementary/middle school in Kosciusko:

  • PRESBYTERIAN DAY SCHOOL (Students: 73, Location: 603 SMYTHE ST, Grades: KG-5)
See full list of schools located in Kosciusko

Library in Kosciusko:

  • MID-MISSISSIPPI REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,769,783; Location: 201 SOUTH HUNTINGTON STREET; 295,714 books; 5,773 audio materials; 7,688 video materials; 53 state licensed databases; 336 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Kosciusko: Airport Industrial Park (A), Attala County Library (B), Attala County Courthouse (C), Attala County Coliseum (D), Kosciusko City Hall (E), Attala County Fire Department Station 1 (F), Kosciusko Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Baileys Shopping Center (1), Parkway Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Kosciusko: FIRST M&F CORP/MS (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Kosciusko include: Second Baptist Church (A), Saint Theresa Catholic Church (B), Parkway Baptist Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Jackson Street Baptist Church (E), Kosciusko First Methodist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Parks in Kosciusko include: Niles Park (1), Redbud Springs Park (2), Northside Park (3), Landrum Field (4), Hugh Ellard Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Campbell Motel and Restaurant (321 Highway 12 East), Best Western Parkway Inn (1052 Veterans Memorial Drive), Days Inn Kosciusko (100 South Highway 35 Bypass), Super 8 Motel (718 Veterans Memorial Drive).

Courts: Kosciusko City - Municipal Court (220 West Washington Street), Circuit Court Room (Courthouse), Attala County - Youth Court Probation (109 Bell Street), Attala County - Justice Court Clerk (230 West Washington Street), Circuit Court Administrator (108 East Washington Street).

Attala County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 36.5%
(19.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.3% for Black residents, 12.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 29.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.4%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.9%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Kosciusko in 2010:

  • 261 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 26 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 25 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 7 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals

People in group quarters in Kosciusko in 2000:

  • 294 people in nursing homes
  • 33 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 14 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 8 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)

Kosciusko, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Kosciusko (2011 data):

  • Merchants and Farmers Bank: Court Square Branch, North Side Drive-In Branch, Merchants And Farmers Bank. Info updated 2007/01/11: Bank assets: $1,561.3 mil, Deposits: $1,372.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: First M & F Corporation
  • The Citizens National Bank of Meridian: Kosciusko Branch at 101 East Jefferson Street, branch established on 1955/10/15; Kosciusko Hwy 12 Branch at 120 Highway 12 East, branch established on 1963/08/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,115.7 mil, Deposits: $932.3 mil, headquarters in Meridian, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens National Banc Corp.
  • The Citizens Bank of Philadelphia, Mississippi: Kosciusko Branch at 775 North Jackson Street, branch established on 1965/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $853.7 mil, Deposits: $573.8 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, MS, positive income, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Holding Company
  • Regions Bank: Kosciusko-Uptown Branch at 620 Veterans Memorial Drive, branch established on 1974/12/13. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.6
Mississippi average:

12.3

Kosciusko travel time to work - commute Kosciusko mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Kosciusko city (based on Attala County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,57043
Mainline Protestant1,45019
Black Protestant6894
Catholic1941
Other1501
None8,511-
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
Attala County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Attala County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Attala County:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

3.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.7%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Attala County:

37.5%
Mississippi:

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

21.5%
State:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.9%
Mississippi:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.6%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Kosciusko:

29.4
State:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kosciusko:

20.5%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Kosciusko:

13.9%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kosciusko:

6.8
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
Kosciusko:

35.4%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
Kosciusko:

51.2%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.5%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kosciusko, MS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$9,493$37,9720$0
Other Government Administration 10$21,901$26,2816$4,771
Judicial and Legal 5$8,425$20,2200$0
Police Protection - Officers 20$58,557$35,1341$210
Police - Other 8$16,616$24,9240$0
Firefighters 12$32,182$32,1822$899
Streets and Highways 8$14,628$21,9421$1,488
Health 1$2,002$24,0240$0
Solid Waste Management 6$10,146$20,2921$1,018
Sewerage 4$11,683$35,0492$2,409
Parks and Recreation 10$19,986$23,9832$1,623
Water Supply 7$27,980$47,9666$3,950
Electric Power 17$70,013$49,4211$1,173
Other and Unallocable 1$2,789$33,4680$0
Totals for Government 112$306,401$32,82922$17,541

Kosciusko government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $926,000 ($127.95)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,187,000 ($578.55)
    General - Other: $1,027,000 ($141.91)
    Water Utilities: $861,000 ($118.97)
    Police Protection: $794,000 ($109.71)
    Regular Highways: $497,000 ($68.67)
    Sewerage: $479,000 ($66.19)
    Solid Waste Management: $425,000 ($58.73)
    Central Staff Services: $362,000 ($50.02)
    Fire Protection: $343,000 ($47.40)
    Parks & Recreation: $170,000 ($23.49)
    General Public Buildings: $131,000 ($18.10)
    Libraries: $125,000 ($17.27)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $40,000 ($5.53)
    Welfare - Other: $32,000 ($4.42)
    Health Services - Other: $31,000 ($4.28)
    Air Transportation: $17,000 ($2.35)
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $86,000 ($11.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $168,000 ($23.21)
    Sewerage: $74,000 ($10.23)
    Fire Protection: $54,000 ($7.46)
    Regular Highways: $48,000 ($6.63)
    Police Protection: $43,000 ($5.94)
    Central Staff: $32,000 ($4.42)
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000 ($1.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $10,000 ($1.38)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,135,000 ($295.01)

Kosciusko government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $334,000 ($46.15)
    Sewerage: $334,000 ($46.15)
    Parks & Recreation: $13,000 ($1.80)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $4,000 ($0.55)
    All Other: $0 ($0.00)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $635,000 ($87.74)
    All Other: $198,000 ($27.36)
    Highways: $82,000 ($11.33)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $411,000 ($56.79)
    General Revenue, NEC: $367,000 ($50.71)
    Property Sale Other: $7,000 ($0.97)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $4,724,000 ($652.76)
    Water Utilities: $575,000 ($79.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,807,000 ($249.69)
    All Other: $860,000 ($118.83)
    Highways: $43,000 ($5.94)
  • Tax - Property: $779,000 ($107.64)
    NEC: $128,000 ($17.69)
    Public Utilities: $85,000 ($11.75)
    Other Selective Sales: $30,000 ($4.15)

Kosciusko government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,085,000 ($288.10)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,799,000 ($248.58)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $286,000 ($39.52)

Kosciusko government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $29,000 ($4.01)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,479,000 ($480.72)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,000 ($0.28)

4.57% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.57%
Mississippi average:

6.70%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Holmes County, MS  0.84% ($28,157 average AGI)
from Leake County, MS  0.43% ($20,615)
from Rankin County, MS  0.34% ($37,333)


4.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,616 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.94%
Mississippi average:

6.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Holmes County, MS  0.46% ($16,821 average AGI)
to Leake County, MS  0.41% ($19,720)
to Rankin County, MS  0.36% ($23,091)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kosciusko:

  • WKOZ (1340 AM; 1 kW; KOSCIUSKO, MS; Owner: BOSWELL RADIO, LLC)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WXTN (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, MS; Owner: BRAD MAURICE COTHRAN)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WMOX (1010 AM; 10 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MAGNOLIA STATE B/C CO., INC.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kosciusko:

  • WQJQ (105.1 FM; KOSCIUSKO, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLIN-FM (101.1 FM; DURANT, MS; Owner: BOSWELL RADIO, LLC)
  • WZKR (103.3 FM; DECATUR, MS; Owner: PONYTAIL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJTA (91.7 FM; KOSCIUSKO, MS; Owner: KOSCIUSKO EDUCTNL. B/CNG. FOUNDATION)
  • WFCA (107.9 FM; ACKERMAN, MS; Owner: FRENCH CAMP RADIO, INC.)
  • WMAB-FM (89.9 FM; ACKERMAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WQST-FM (92.5 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WONA-FM (95.1 FM; WINONA, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN ELECTRONICS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCKK (98.3 FM; CARTHAGE, MS; Owner: JOHNNY BOSWELL RADIO LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Kosciusko:

  • WMAB-TV (Channel 2; MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WABG-TV (Channel 6; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
Kosciusko fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Kosciusko fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 7m23ftTotal length
  • $250,000Total costs
  • 4,750Total average daily traffic
  • 670Total average daily truck traffic
  • 7,125Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

20 (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:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

47 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kosciusko)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1947B , Serial Number: 6374, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 01/04/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Larry A Alexander, 12201 Highway 35 N, Kosciusko, MS 39090
  • Aircraft: BEECH C90A (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 9, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-21 (550 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 252RC , Serial Number: LJ-1152, Year manufactured: 1987, Airworthiness Date: 11/30/2001
    Registrant (Corporation): Ivey Mechanical Company LLC, Po Box 610, Kosciusko, MS 39090
  • Aircraft: CAUTHEN JOE FALCON XP (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3151C , Serial Number: 600142, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 12/16/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Allen Ross, 2629 Attala Road 2221, Kosciusko, MS 39090
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 525 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: WILLIAMS FJ44-1A (1900 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 489HC , Serial Number: 525-0437, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 05/04/2011
    Registrant (Corporation): J C Cheek Contractors Inc, Po Box 1138, Kosciusko, MS 39090
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 50337 , Serial Number: 15069236, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 08/08/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Tony R Thomas, 20035 Highway 12 E, Kosciusko, MS 39090
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 52552 , Serial Number: 18262671, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 12/28/1973
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Cash Tire & Appl Of Kosciusko Ms Spot, 134 Highway 12 W, Kosciusko, MS 39090, Other Owners: Cash Tire & Appl Of Grenada Ms Spot
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 210-5(205) (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR I0-470 SERIES (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8112Z , Serial Number: 205-0112, Year manufactured: 1962, Airworthiness Date: 11/10/1962
    Registrant (Individual): Robert R Sullivan, 11958 Highway 35 N, Kosciusko, MS 39090

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

CITY OF KOSCIUSKO (Population served: 7,325, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 235 regular monitoring violations
CONEHOMA WATER ASSN #2 (Population served: 1,686, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 82 regular monitoring violations
CONEHOMA WATER ASSN #1 (Population served: 1,614, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 164 regular monitoring violations
ETHEL RURAL WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 1,600, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-17-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-04-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2012)
  • 255 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 207
  • Hazardous Condition: 31
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 7

Incident types - Kosciusko

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kosciusko, MS
Most common first names in Kosciusko, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James20170.6 years
William15174.7 years
John14576.3 years
Mary14179.6 years
Robert9472.1 years
Annie8878.3 years
Willie7375.7 years
Henry6777.3 years
George5775.2 years
Charles5668.3 years
Most common last names in Kosciusko, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7275.2 years
Brown6475.0 years
Nash6372.7 years
Moore5476.2 years
Winters5169.9 years
Clark4874.7 years
Johnson4774.0 years
Sanders4778.9 years
Williams4275.0 years
Davis4075.6 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (73%)
  • Electricity (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
Businesses in Kosciusko, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike2
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Baskin-Robbins1SONIC Drive-In1
CVS1Sears1
Chevrolet1Subway1
Days Inn1Super 81
FedEx2Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS3
Kincaid1Walmart1
McDonald's1

Kosciusko compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Kosciusko on our top lists:

  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married females and males (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 females never married)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
There are 9 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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  • Hollis Cheek (1)
  • Tommy Armstrong (1)

Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2016.