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Population in 2010: 6,079. Population change since 2000: +41.8%
Males: 3,060  (50.3%)
Females: 3,019  (49.7%)

Median resident age:  36.0 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 39565.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,562 (it was $43,146 in 2000)
Latimer:

$43,562
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,514

Latimer CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $129,384 (it was $75,000 in 2000)
Latimer:

$129,384
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $150,244; Detached houses: $170,679; Mobile homes: $58,215

Median gross rent in 2012: $986.

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  • White alone - 6,076 (87.2%)
  • Black alone - 390 (5.6%)
  • Asian alone - 159 (2.3%)
  • Two or more races - 130 (1.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 120 (1.7%)
  • Hispanic - 95 (1.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Latimer: 87.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (13.6%), French (13.3%), Irish (10.8%), German (9.3%), English (8.6%), Norwegian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 60 feet

Land area: 16.2 square miles.

Population density: 375 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Latimer:

  • High school or higher: 82.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Latimer CDP:

  • Never married: 25.1%
  • Now married: 59.1%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 8.2%

135 residents are foreign born

This place:  1.9%
Mississippi:  1.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,355 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $757 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Biloxi, MS (6.4 miles , pop. 50,644).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (79.9 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (393.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: St. Martin, MS (1.7 miles ), D'Iberville, MS (2.0 miles ), Gulf Hills, MS (2.0 miles ), Ocean Springs, MS (2.5 miles ), Biloxi, MS (2.5 miles ), Gulf Park Estates, MS (3.1 miles ), Vancleave, MS (3.5 miles ), Hickory Hills, MS (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 30.48 N, Longitude: 88.86 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 228

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.5%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (24%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (9%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (7%)
  • Electricians (5%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Latimer-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 98% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/13/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.6 miles away from the Latimer place center injured 25 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/16/1980, a category F3 tornado 7.6 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Latimer-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/1993 at 10:54:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 92.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/30/2003 at 02:28:03, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.8 miles away from Latimer center
On 5/4/1997 at 03:39:12, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/2008 at 18:39:14, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jackson County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Storms: 4, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Latimer:

  • TRINITY HOSPICE OF MS , LLC (Hospital, about 4 miles away; OCEAN SPRINGS, MS)
  • FMC DIBERVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; DIBERVILLE, MS)
  • GULF COAST HOSPICE (Hospital, about 4 miles away; DIBERVILLE, MS)

Amtrak stations near Latimer:

  • 7 miles: BILOXI (860 ESTERS BLVD.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: GULFPORT (1419 27TH AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 20 miles: PASCAGOULA (505 RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Latimer:

  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (about 27 miles; Perkinston, MS; Full-time enrollment: 6,824)
  • University of South Alabama (about 44 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 10,934)
  • Pearl River Community College (about 48 miles; Poplarville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,893)
  • William Carey University (about 63 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 2,298)
  • University of Southern Mississippi (about 65 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 12,146)
  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 70 miles; Bay Minette, AL; FT enrollment: 2,682)
  • Columbia Southern University (about 73 miles; Orange Beach, AL; FT enrollment: 7,407)

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Notable locations in Latimer: Martin Lake Resort Recreational Vehicle Park (A), Latimer Volunteer Fire Company Station 7 (B), Latimer Community Center (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Latimer include: New Fayard Church (A), House of Prayer Tabernacle Church (B), Latimer Church (C), McClellan Road Baptist Church (D), Christ the King Catholic Church (E), Bethel Hill Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 30.9. This is about average.
City:

30.9
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.12. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.12
U.S.:

9.59
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.
City:

21.7
U.S.:

25.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.8%
(14.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.9%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.3%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Latimer, MS

Latimer compared to Mississippi state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Latimer travel time to work - commute


Latimer mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (89%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Utility gas (5%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Latimer CDP (based on Jackson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.29%
Here52.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents48.9%18.8%14.1%4.5%1.7%
Congregations26.6%7.6%17.7%12.7%1.9%
NameChurches of ChristBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaCommunity Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.7%1.6%1.5%1.4%6.0%
Congregations6.3%4.4%2.5%1.9%18.4%
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: 22
This county:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Jackson County:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 67
Jackson County:

5.15 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 81
Jackson County:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.1%
State:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.7%
Mississippi:

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

11.9%
Mississippi:

14.4%

9.11% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,999 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.11%
Mississippi average:

7.82%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries ($702 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.17%
Mississippi average:

0.09%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Harrison County, MS  3.53% ($28,467 average AGI)
from Mobile County, AL  0.32% ($35,527)
from Hancock County, MS  0.20% ($44,588)


12.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,860 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.59%
Mississippi average:

8.35%

0.23% of residents moved to foreign countries ($639 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.23%
Mississippi average:

0.08%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Harrison County, MS  1.75% ($31,501 average AGI)
to Mobile County, AL  0.93% ($43,555)
to George County, MS  0.35% ($41,385)

Strongest AM radio stations in Latimer:

  • WTNI (1640 AM; 10 kW; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WROA (1390 AM; 5 kW; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: DOWDY/DOWDY PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGCM (1240 AM; 1 kW; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: JMD, INC)
  • WZZJ (1580 AM; 5 kW; PASCAGOULA-MOSS POIN, MS; Owner: JUDAH BROADASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WXBD (1490 AM; 1 kW; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WNTM (710 AM; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WBHY (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBSL (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BAY ST. LOUIS, MS; Owner: HANCOCK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDLT (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Latimer:

  • WKNN-FM (99.1 FM; PASCAGOULA, MS; Owner: CHASE RADIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJY (93.7 FM; BILOXI, MS; Owner: CHASE RADIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C.)
  • WBUV (104.9 FM; MOSS POINT, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W215BE (90.9 FM; D'IBERVILLE/BILOXI, MS; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WMAH-FM (90.3 FM; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WXRG (105.9 FM; PASCAGOULA, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WOSM (103.1 FM; OCEAN SPRINGS, MS; Owner: CHARLES H. COOPER)
  • WQYZ (92.5 FM; OCEAN SPRINGS, MS; Owner: GOLDEN GULF COAST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZKX (107.9 FM; BAY ST. LOUIS, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUJM (96.7 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WZNF (95.3 FM; LUMBERTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WAOY (91.7 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WXYK (107.1 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WGCM-FM (102.3 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WCPR-FM (97.9 FM; WIGGINS, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • W201BK (88.1 FM; BILOXI, MS; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC)
  • WJZD (94.5 FM; LONG BEACH, MS; Owner: WJZD, INC.)
  • W205AP (88.9 FM; PASCAGOULA, MS; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W221AM (92.1 FM; BILOXI, MS; Owner: JOHN S. LA TOUR/J & J B/C)

TV broadcast stations around Latimer:

  • WXXV-TV (Channel 25; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK OF MISSISSIPPI, INC.)
  • WMAH-TV (Channel 19; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • WLOX (Channel 13; BILOXI, MS; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • W26BR (Channel 26; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WRBM-LP (Channel 60; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: UPPER GULF COAST, L.L.C.)
  • W35BM (Channel 35; BILOXI, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W51CU (Channel 51; PASCAGOULA, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • JOHN MONDAY, 10797 Tucker Road (Lat: 30.498583 Lon: -88.863972), Type: 115.8, Structure height: 28059 m, Overall height: 111.6 m
    Registrant: 9722347003, Fccmw@att.Com, 2200 N. GREENVILLE AVE., 1W, Phone: (You) ngb-lood
  • JOHN MONDAY, 10797 Tucker Road (Lat: 30.498583 Lon: -88.863972), Type: 115.8, Structure height: 28059 m, Overall height: 111.6 m
    Registrant: 9722347003, Fccmw@att.Com, 2200 N. GREENVILLE AVE., 1W, Phone: (You) ngb-lood

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Fire Station Jct Vestry Rd & Tucker Rd (Lat: 30.498806 Lon: -88.863361), Call Sign: KVN850, Licensee ID: L00319961
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.280 MHz, 154.325 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/29/2003, Expiration Date: 12/08/2013
    Registrant: County Of Jackson, 600 Convent Ave, Pascagoula, MS 39567, Phone: (601) 769-3111



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED11$179,79811$113,70847$141,75010$51,0878$100,7038$57,021
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$02$59,0954$146,5200$00$03$51,363
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$190,2305$97,53415$148,0503$65,2000$06$65,853
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$252,0103$138,30013$165,7371$20,0201$132,6002$56,165
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$05$144,2240$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0402.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$170,4501$164,840
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0402.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4

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