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Population in 2012: 7,242 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.8%
 

Males: 3,086  (42.6%)
Females: 4,156  (57.4%)

Median resident age:  34.9 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 39090.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,310 (it was $21,737 in 2000)
Kosciusko:

$25,310
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,916

Kosciusko city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $73,505 (it was $52,600 in 2000)
Kosciusko:

$73,505
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $103,145; Detached houses: $105,063; Townhouses or other attached units: $73,241; In 2-unit structures: $97,093; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $97,093; Mobile homes: $24,771

Median gross rent in 2012: $504.

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  • Black alone - 3,706 (50.2%)
  • White alone - 3,497 (47.3%)
  • Hispanic - 103 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 59 (0.8%)
  • Asian alone - 20 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (0.04%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kosciusko: 82.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (11.5%), Irish (7.6%), English (7.0%), German (4.1%), Subsaharan African (2.0%), French (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 488 feet

Land area: 7.54 square miles.

Population density: 961 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Kosciusko:

  • High school or higher: 76.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 20.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kosciusko city:

  • Never married: 32.9%
  • Now married: 41.3%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

107 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.5%
Mississippi:  1.9%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 29 registered sex offenders living in Kosciusko, Mississippi as of November 23, 2014.
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 2012: $648 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $549 (0.7%)

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

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: +1,418 (+19.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,466 (60.0%)

Area code: 662

Kosciusko household income distribution Kosciusko home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Kosciusko by Year
Type 2001 2002 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 10201310101
per 100,000 13.50.027.00.013.741.013.60.013.60.013.5
Rapes 20421371120
per 100,000 27.00.054.027.013.741.095.113.613.626.90.0
Robberies 21101371253754
per 100,000 27.0147.80.0175.695.8163.867.940.795.267.354.2
Assaults 589712961415913
per 100,000 67.5107.5121.594.5164.2122.981.5189.9204.1121.1176.1
Burglaries 576815073106676880918957
per 100,000 769.5913.72025.4985.81450.5914.7923.71085.31237.91197.8772.3
Thefts 111126137100120127129921128780
per 100,000 1498.61693.11849.91350.41642.01733.81752.21248.11523.61170.91083.9
Auto thefts 168210301000
per 100,000 216.0107.527.013.50.041.00.013.60.00.00.0
Arson 53100100100
per 100,000 67.540.313.50.00.013.70.00.013.60.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 296.8) 199.2204.0336.0215.1264.4321.7271.8186.1252.5194.6174.2

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City-data.com crime rate 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 2011, including police officers: 19 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
Mississippi average:

2.00

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.8%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +250 (+3.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (32%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)

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Average climate in Kosciusko, Mississippi

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Tornado activity:

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).
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/medical centers in Kosciusko:

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

Political contributions by individuals in Kosciusko, MS

Airports and heliports located in Kosciusko:


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College/University in Kosciusko:

  • Magnolia Bible College (Location: 822 S Huntington St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.magnolia.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kosciusko:

  • Holmes Community College (about 20 miles; Goodman, MS; Full-time enrollment: 4,518)
  • East Central Community College (about 52 miles; Decatur, MS; FT enrollment: 2,155)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 53 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • Mississippi State University (about 54 miles; Mississippi State, MS; FT enrollment: 15,187)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 60 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,697)
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center (about 61 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,006)
  • Belhaven University (about 62 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,631)

Public high schools in Kosciusko:

Private high school in Kosciusko:

  • OLD DOMINION CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 185; Location: 319 N MADISON ST; Grades: 1 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Kosciusko:

Private elementary/middle school in Kosciusko:

  • PRESBYTERIAN DAY SCHOOL (Students: 87; Location: 603 SMYTHE ST; Grades: KG - 8)
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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

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

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

CITY OF KOSCIUSKO (Population served: 7325, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between NOV-14-2003 and DEC-14-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-14-2003), St Public Notif received (DEC-08-2003)
CONEHOMA WATER ASSN #2 (Population served: 1623, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and JUL-13-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-13-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and JUL-08-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and AUG-18-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-18-2003)
CONEHOMA WATER ASSN #1 (Population served: 1482, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and JUL-13-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-13-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and JUL-08-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and AUG-18-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-18-2003)
ETHEL RURAL WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 968, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2005 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2004 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-12-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2003 and OCT-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-30-2003)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In FEB-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-05-1997)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 32.3%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 47.8% for Black residents, 18.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 23.1% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Kosciusko, MS

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 compared to Mississippi state average:

Kosciusko, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below 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.


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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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Kosciusko, Mississippi:

  • Days Inn - Kosciusko, 1000 S Hwy 35 Byp, Kosciusko, MS 39090 , Phone: (662) 289-2271, Fax: (662) 289-4076
  • Super 8 Motel, 718 Veteran Memorial Dr, Kosciusko, MS 39090 , Phone: (800) 800-8000, Fax: (668) 289-7880
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Kosciusko, Mississippi

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Kosciusko travel time to work - commute


Kosciusko mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (77%)
  • Electricity (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.43%
Here55.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church in AmericaChurches of ChristCatholic Church
Adherents68.7%17.0%3.9%3.2%1.6%
Congregations40.5%29.7%2.7%8.1%1.4%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaOther
Adherents1.4%1.1%0.7%0.7%1.8%
Congregations2.7%2.7%1.4%1.4%9.5%
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: 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.
Mississippi:

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
Here:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

3.07 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

13.7%
State:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Attala County:

37.5%
State:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

21.5%
Mississippi:

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 11$33,739$36,8060$0
Other Government Administration 2$6,945$41,67010$5,055
Judicial and Legal 5$7,488$17,9710$0
Police Protection - Officers 21$54,117$30,9240$0
Police - Other 7$13,532$23,1981$376
Firefighters 12$28,129$28,1290$0
Correction 1$1,765$21,1800$0
Streets and Highways 11$17,187$18,7490$0
Welfare 2$3,416$20,4960$0
Health 1$1,767$21,2040$0
Solid Waste Management 5$6,534$15,6820$0
Sewerage 7$13,043$22,3592$1,864
Parks and Recreation 2$4,056$24,3364$1,455
Water Supply 7$18,217$31,2296$3,131
Electric Power 8$26,174$39,2610$0
Other and Unallocable 10$18,031$21,6370$0
Totals for Government 112$254,140$27,22923$11,881

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

  • Construction - General: $926,000 ($127.87)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $4,187,000 ($578.16)
    General - Other: $1,027,000 ($141.81)
    Water Utilities: $861,000 ($118.89)
    Police Protection: $794,000 ($109.64)
    Regular Highways: $497,000 ($68.63)
    Sewerage: $479,000 ($66.14)
    Solid Waste Management: $425,000 ($58.69)
    Central Staff Services: $362,000 ($49.99)
    Fire Protection: $343,000 ($47.36)
    Parks & Recreation: $170,000 ($23.47)
    General Public Buildings: $131,000 ($18.09)
    Libraries: $125,000 ($17.26)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $40,000 ($5.52)
    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 ($23.20)
    Sewerage: $74,000 ($10.22)
    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 ($294.81)

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

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $334,000 ($46.12)
    Sewerage: $334,000 ($46.12)
    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 ($87.68)
    All Other: $198,000 ($27.34)
    Highways: $82,000 ($11.32)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $411,000 ($56.75)
    General Revenue, NEC: $367,000 ($50.68)
    Property Sale Other: $7,000 ($0.97)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $4,724,000 ($652.31)
    Water Utilities: $575,000 ($79.40)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,807,000 ($249.52)
    All Other: $860,000 ($118.75)
    Highways: $43,000 ($5.94)
  • Tax - Property: $779,000 ($107.57)
    NEC: $128,000 ($17.67)
    Public Utilities: $85,000 ($11.74)
    Other Selective Sales: $30,000 ($4.14)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,085,000 ($287.90)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,799,000 ($248.41)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $286,000 ($39.49)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $29,000 ($4.00)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,479,000 ($480.39)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,000 ($0.28)

5.53% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,211 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.53%
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 Holmes County, MS  0.84% ($24,633 average AGI)
from Leake County, MS  0.43% ($27,080)
from Choctaw County, MS  0.34% ($24,550)


5.22% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,645 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
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 Holmes County, MS  0.52% ($29,400 average AGI)
to Hinds County, MS  0.45% ($29,577)
to Leake County, MS  0.43% ($25,960)

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)

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

Kosciusko, Mississippi:
  • Fatal accident count: 21
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 31
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 4
  • Fatalities: 27
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 52
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Mississippi average:
  • Fatal accident count: 87
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 131
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 16
  • Fatalities: 96
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 216
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8

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:

  • 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
Businesses in Kosciusko, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike2
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Baskin-Robbins1SONIC Drive-In1
CVS1Sears1
Days Inn1Subway1
FedEx2Super 81
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
KFC1U-Haul1
Kincaid1UPS3
McDonald's1Walmart1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • John Franklin Cummins (5)
  • Hollis Cheek (1)

Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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