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Population in 2012: 208 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +22.4%
Males: 102  (49.4%)
Females: 106  (50.6%)

Median resident age:  38.5 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip code: 38834

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,465 (it was $38,750 in 2000)
Kossuth:

$44,465
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,074

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $93,625 (it was $72,000 in 2000)
Kossuth:

$93,625
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $138,418; Detached houses: $138,418

Median gross rent in 2012: $613.

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kossuth: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (28.4%), United States (20.4%), German (13.0%), English (12.3%), Norwegian (3.1%), Italian (2.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 470 feet

Land area: 0.96 square miles.

Population density: 217 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Kossuth:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kossuth village:

  • Never married: 30.0%
  • Now married: 56.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.9%
  • Divorced: 6.9%

2 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.2%
Mississippi:  1.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $392 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $380 (0.4%)

Kossuth satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (53.4 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (77.0 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (484.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Corinth, MS (2.9 miles ), Rienzi, MS (3.2 miles ), Jumpertown, MS (3.4 miles ), Guys, TN (3.4 miles ), Farmington, MS (3.5 miles ), Glen, MS (3.6 miles ), Ramer, TN (3.7 miles ), Eastview, TN (3.9 miles ).

Latitude: 34.87 N, Longitude: 88.64 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 662

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -75 (-30.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (14%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Accommodation and food services (29%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Information (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (16%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Financial managers (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Secondary school teachers (7%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (7%)


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Tornado activity:

Kossuth-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 185% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/21/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.0 miles away from the Kossuth village center killed 58 people and injured 795 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/19/1970, a category F4 tornado 22.9 miles away from the village center killed 4 people and injured 78 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kossuth-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/2/2005 at 11:35:11, a magnitude 3.9 (3.7 MB, 3.9 MW, Depth: 9.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 99.7 miles away from Kossuth center
On 5/27/1995 at 19:51:10, a magnitude 3.8 (3.0 MD, 3.8 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1992 at 03:06:03, a magnitude 3.5 (3.2 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 7.8 mi) earthquake occurred 81.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/29/1990 at 19:34:59, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.5 MD, Depth: 8.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.5 miles away from Kossuth center
On 5/10/2008 at 17:52:50, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Alcorn County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Storms: 5, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kossuth topographic map

Birthplace of: Rubel Phillips - Mississippi lawyer and Republican politician.


Hospitals/medical centers near Kossuth:

  • MAGNOLIA REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 6 miles away; CORINTH, MS)
  • MAGNOLIA HOSPITAL TRANSITIONAL (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; CORINTH, MS)
  • CORNERSTONE HEALTH AND REHAB OF CORINTH, LLC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CORINTH, MS)

Political contributions by individuals in Kossuth, MS

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kossuth:

  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 16 miles; Booneville, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,081)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 44 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,616)
  • Lane College (about 53 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 54 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,716)
  • University of North Alabama (about 56 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,338)
  • Northwest Shoals Community College-Muscle Shoals (about 56 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; FT enrollment: 2,417)
  • Union University (about 58 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,952)

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Notable location: Kossuth Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Kossuth include: Kossuth United Methodist Church (A), Kossuth Missionary Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wallace Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Alcorn County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

KOSSUTH W/A #1 (Population served: 4167, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and DEC-08-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2005)
KOSSUTH W/A #3-PINE MOUNTAIN (Population served: 1173, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and DEC-08-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2005)
KOSSUTH W/A #2-BETHLEHEM (Population served: 692, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and DEC-08-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-08-2005)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%

Average household size:
This village:  2.7 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  72.7%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  1.3%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Kossuth compared to Mississippi state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Kossuth travel time to work - commute


Kossuth mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (35%)
  • Electricity (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Wood (14%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Kossuth village (based on Alcorn County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 72.71%
Here72.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaChristian Churches and Churches of Christ
Adherents63.2%12.1%9.0%3.6%3.3%
Congregations34.4%16.1%21.5%2.2%5.4%
NameAmerican Baptist AssociationPresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic ChurchNational Association of Free Will BaptistsOther
Adherents2.6%2.4%1.1%0.6%2.0%
Congregations2.2%3.2%1.1%2.2%11.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Alcorn County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Alcorn County:

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Alcorn County:

6.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

8.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.3%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Alcorn County:

29.5%
Mississippi:

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

18.4%
State:

14.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$1,000
Totals for Government 0$0 6$1,000

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $12,000 ($57.69)
    Fire Protection: $11,000 ($52.88)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $11,000 ($52.88)

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

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($19.23)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($4.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $27,000 ($129.81)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $4,000 ($19.23)
    Public Utilities: $4,000 ($19.23)

5.93% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,169 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.93%
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 Prentiss County, MS  0.95% ($22,726 average AGI)
from Tishomingo County, MS  0.67% ($24,413)
from Tippah County, MS  0.36% ($26,875)


5.31% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,707 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.31%
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 Prentiss County, MS  0.61% ($28,279 average AGI)
to McNairy County, TN  0.52% ($35,310)
to Tishomingo County, MS  0.46% ($24,706)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kossuth:

  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCMA (1230 AM; 1 kW; CORINTH, MS; Owner: POWER VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKCU (1350 AM; 1 kW; CORINTH, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WLRC (850 AM; daytime; 1 kW; WALNUT, MS; Owner: B. R. AND MARTHA S. CLAYTON)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WBIP (1400 AM; 1 kW; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: COMMUNITY BROADCASTING SERVICES OF MS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kossuth:

  • WXRZ (94.3 FM; CORINTH, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYDL (100.7 FM; MIDDLETON, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOWL (91.9 FM; BURNSVILLE, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC)
  • WMAE-FM (89.5 FM; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WADI (95.3 FM; CORINTH, MS; Owner: POWER VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WKZU (102.3 FM; RIPLEY, MS; Owner: KUDZU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFXO (104.9 FM; IUKA, MS; Owner: BILLY R. MCLAIN)
  • WZLQ (98.5 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: SAN DOW BROADCASTING)
  • WBIP-FM (99.3 FM; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRBO (103.5 FM; COMO, MS; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWZD-FM (106.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAFR (88.3 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WSIB (93.9 FM; SELMER, TN; Owner: WDTM INC)
  • WAQB (90.9 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WXOQ (105.5 FM; SELMER, TN; Owner: GERALD W. HUNT)

TV broadcast stations around Kossuth:

  • W34BU (Channel 34; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W46CE (Channel 46; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W62CK (Channel 62; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W20BJ (Channel 20; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W27CL (Channel 27; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W43BH (Channel 43; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W41BT (Channel 41; ACTON, TN; Owner: JULIA F. JONES)
  • WMAE-TV (Channel 12; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W32BG (Channel 32; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W28BO (Channel 28; ACTON, TN; Owner: NORMAN CLOUTIER)
  • W69DB (Channel 69; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W51CG (Channel 51; ACTON, TN; Owner: JULIA F. JONES)
  • W56DA (Channel 56; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53AF (Channel 53; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W06AW (Channel 6; SELMER, TN; Owner: WDTM, INC.)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 0 meters
Total average daily traffic: 2,900
Total average daily truck traffic: 232
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 4,350

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kossuth)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

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