For population 25 years and over in Kosciusko:
For population 15 years and over in Kosciusko city:
87 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $619 (0.9%)
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:
Latitude: 33.06 N, Longitude: 89.59 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,723 (+23.3%)
Area code: 662
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Kosciusko detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 19 (19 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +250 (+3.5%).
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
Kosciusko-area historical tornado activity is above Mississippi state average. It is 233% 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 significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/11/1996 at 18:17:49, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 82.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1996 at 14:15:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.5 miles away from Kosciusko center
On 5/21/2002 at 20:35:34, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/2002 at 20:05:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/10/2008 at 17:52:50, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.4 miles away from Kosciusko center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
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, Winds: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Freeze: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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.
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Kosciusko and their reported violations in the past:CITY OF KOSCIUSKO (Population served: 7325, Groundwater):
Past health violations:CONEHOMA WATER ASSN #2 (Population served: 1623, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:CONEHOMA WATER ASSN #1 (Population served: 1482, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:ETHEL RURAL WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 968, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 32.2%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.7% for Black residents, 12.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 20.0% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Kosciusko (based on Attala County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.43%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
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Kosciusko government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.53% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,211 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.22% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,645 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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See more detailed statistics of Kosciusko fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 4
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total costs: $250,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,150
Total average daily truck traffic: 464
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 6,225
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kosciusko)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 98 (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: 19 (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: 10 (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: 8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Kosciusko)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 4 patent applications in 2008-2013.