Marks, Mississippi

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Population in 2021: 1,363 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -12.1%
Males: 632  (46.4%)
Females: 731  (53.6%)
Median resident age:

49.2 years
Mississippi median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 38646.

Estimated median household income in 2021: $32,239 (it was $20,521 in 2000)
Marks:

$32,239
MS:

$48,716

Estimated per capita income in 2021: $21,868 (it was $11,104 in 2000)

Marks city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $91,192 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Marks:

$91,192
MS:

$145,600

Mean prices in 2021: all housing units: $101,559; detached houses: $100,240

Median gross rent in 2021: $688.

March 2022 cost of living index in Marks: 78.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 20.8%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 24.9% for Black residents, 22.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Marks, MS (2021)
    • 1,04668.4%Black alone
    • 41327.0%White alone
    • 473.1%Two or more races
    • 40.3%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Marks, Mississippi as of February 29, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Marks is 122 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 6 (6 officers - 6 male; 0 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.18
Mississippi average:

2.24
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Ancestries: Irish (6.8%), English (4.4%), German (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 166 feet

Land area: 1.03 square miles.

Population density: 1,327 people per square mile   (low).

Marks, Mississippi map

5 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.3%
Mississippi:

2.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2021: $1,484 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2021: $754 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (62.1 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (388.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Lambert, MS (1.9 miles ),
Darling, MS (2.7 miles ),
Falcon, MS (3.1 miles ),
Crowder, MS (3.1 miles ),
Jonestown, MS (3.4 miles ),
Sledge, MS (3.6 miles ),
Lyon, MS (3.9 miles ),
Coahoma, MS (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 34.25 N, Longitude: 90.27 W

Area code: 662

Distribution of median household income in Marks, MS in 2021
Distribution of house value in Marks, MS in 2021
Marks satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.5%
Mississippi:

3.1%
Most common industries in Marks, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Health care (9.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.8%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.6%)
  • Public administration (7.2%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Educational services (6.1%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (13.5%)
  • Health care (11.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (9.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.9%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.5%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Marks, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.3%)

Average climate in Marks, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Marks, Mississippi average temperatures Marks, Mississippi average precipitation Marks, Mississippi humidity Marks, Mississippi wind speed Marks, Mississippi snowfall Marks, Mississippi sunshine Marks, Mississippi clear and cloudy days

Marks, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Marks-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 68% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/21/1971, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 43.5 miles away from the Marks city center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/24/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.0 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Marks-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Mississippi state average. It is 336% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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 95.6 miles away from the city 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 161.7 miles away from Marks center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 124.4 miles away from Marks center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 126.9 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 127.5 miles away from Marks center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 94.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Quitman County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 12, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 10, Winds: 5, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Marks topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Marks:

  • PHYSICIANS HOSPICE, INC (340 GETWELL DRIVE)
  • QUITMAN COUNTY HOSPITAL CAH (Proprietary, 340 GETWELL DRIVE)
  • QUITMAN CO HOSPITAL AND NH (340 GETWELL DR BOX 330)
  • QUITMAN COUNTY NURSING HOME (350 GETWELL DRIVE)

Airports located in Marks:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Marks:

  • Coahoma Community College (about 18 miles; Clarksdale, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,284)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 31 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)
  • University of Mississippi (about 43 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)
  • Delta State University (about 45 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 3,304)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 52 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,233)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 58 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,100)
  • University of Memphis (about 62 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)

Public high schools in Marks:

Private high school in Marks:

  • DELTA ACADEMY (Students: 175, Location: 1150 RIVERSIDE DR, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Marks:

See full list of schools located in Marks

Library in Marks:

  • MARKS-QUITMAN COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $101,757; Location: 315 EAST MAIN; 13,585 books; 243 audio materials; 53 state licensed databases; 13 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Marks: Marks Fire Department Station 2 (A), Marks Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Marks include: Valley Queen Missionary Baptist Church (A), Silent Grove Baptist Church (B), Marks United Methodist Church (C), Marks Presbyterian Church (D), Marks Church of Christ (E), First Baptist Church of Marks (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Ray-Mar Motel (1100 Highway 6 West).

Courts: Quitman County - Human Services Department- Youth Court Counselor (232 Chestnut Street), Quitman County - Justice Court Clerk (Highway 3 South).

Birthplace of: Frederick W. Smith - (born 1944), founder of FedEx, Larry Garron - Football player.

Quitman 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 Marks and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF MARKS (Population served: 2,856, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2007), St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In APR-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-22-2011), St Public Notif requested (MAY-04-2011), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-04-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-15-2011)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-06-2011), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-06-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-26-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAY-31-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-03-2011), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-03-2011), St Public Notif received (MAY-26-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-22-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-22-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 83 regular monitoring violations
GREEN ACRES W/A-NORTH (Population served: 540, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 83 regular monitoring violations
BIG FIELD WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 450, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUL-17-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-21-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-03-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 107 regular monitoring violations
GREEN ACRES W/A-SOUTH (Population served: 279, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 34 regular monitoring violations
BIRDIE WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 219, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-18-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-21-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-21-2009), St Public Notif requested (APR-21-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-05-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-18-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-21-2009), St Public Notif requested (APR-21-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-05-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-18-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 65 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.5%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.6%
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: 0.3% of all households
60 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
12 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
59 people in nursing homes in 2000
16 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Marks (2011 data):

  • Citizens Bank & Trust Co.: at 239 East Main St, branch established on 1917/08/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $124.1 mil, Deposits: $104.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Cb&T Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Security Bank: Marks Branch at 1651 Charley Pride Hwy S, branch established on 1975/10/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $498.4 mil, Deposits: $410.0 mil, headquarters in Batesville, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: Security Capital Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Marks:

Marital status in Marks, MS
  • Never married: 39.9%
  • Now married: 27.5%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 19.9%

For population 25 years and over in Marks:

  • High school or higher: 83.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Mississippi average:

11.9

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2021
Means of transportation to work in 2021 - Marks
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Marks, MS (based on Quitman County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,12618
Mainline Protestant2,3164
Black Protestant1,3358
Other-1
None1,446-
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: 3
Quitman County:

3.38 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
This county:

4.50 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
This county:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

14.1%
State:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

39.0%
Mississippi:

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

12.7%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.8%
Mississippi:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Marks:

42.0%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Marks:

29.8
Mississippi:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Marks:

18.3%
Mississippi:

20.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.8%
State:

11.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.6
Mississippi:

6.7

Overweight people:
This city:

34.6%
Mississippi:

34.8%

General health condition:
Marks:

51.2%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.9%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Marks, MS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 8$45,496$68,2440$0
Police Protection - Officers 7$27,377$46,9320$0
Judicial and Legal 4$11,607$34,8210$0
Water Supply 1$7,659$91,9080$0
Sewerage 1$3,577$42,9240$0
Other Government Administration 1$13,046$156,5526$2,899
Totals for Government 22$108,762$59,3256$2,899

Marks government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $119,000 ($87.31)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $335,000 ($245.78)
    Local Fire Protection: $248,000 ($181.95)
    Water Utilities: $188,000 ($137.93)
    Sewerage: $178,000 ($130.59)
    Central Staff Services: $138,000 ($101.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $88,000 ($64.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000 ($33.75)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $42,000 ($30.81)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $725,000 ($531.91)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $58,000 ($42.55)

Marks government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $172,000 ($126.19)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $109,000 ($79.97)
    Housing and Community Development: $66,000 ($48.42)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $5,000 ($3.67)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $42,000 ($30.81)
    Sale of Property: $23,000 ($16.87)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($2.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $177,000 ($129.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $295,000 ($216.43)
    Other: $50,000 ($36.68)
  • Tax - Property: $247,000 ($181.22)
    Public Utilities Sales: $88,000 ($64.56)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $13,000 ($9.54)

Marks government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,360,000 ($997.80)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,360,000 ($997.80)

Marks government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,270,000 ($931.77)

Businesses in Marks, MS

  • FedEx: 1
  • McDonald's: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Marks:

  • WQMA (1520 AM; daytime; 0 kW; MARKS, MS; Owner: JASON KONARZ)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WSAO (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SENATOBIA, MS; Owner: JESSE C. ROSS AND ERNESTINE A. ROSS)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Marks:

  • WMAV-FM (90.3 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WWUN-FM (101.5 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WHKL (106.9 FM; CRENSHAW, MS; Owner: BATESVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WAID (106.5 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WAVI (91.5 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WKXY (92.1 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: CLARKSDALE BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQXB (100.1 FM; GRENADA, MS; Owner: CHATTERBOX, INC.)
  • KFFA-FM (103.1 FM; HELENA, AR; Owner: DELTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKDJ-FM (96.5 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WBLE (100.5 FM; BATESVILLE, MS; Owner: BATESVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Marks:

  • WMAV-TV (Channel 18; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • WPRQ-LP (Channel 12; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: DAVID ELLINGTON)
  • Marks, Mississippi
  • Fatal accident count11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents16
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents28
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Mississippi average
  • Fatal accident count7190
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents10526
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1433
  • Fatalities8113
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents17326
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents496
See more detailed statistics of Marks fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 292ft / 89.0mTotal length
  • $4,429,906,000Total costs
  • 44,800Total average daily traffic
  • 5,338Total average daily truck traffic
  • 47,950Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Marks, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 81940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 32010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Marks, MS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Marks)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • City Hall Pecan St (Lat: 34.257333 Lon: -90.270361), Call Sign: KNIK220,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.085 MHz, Grant Date: 09/30/1998, Expiration Date: 01/30/2004, Cancellation Date: 04/04/2004, Registrant: City Of Marks, 340 Pecan St, Marks, MS 38646, Phone: (601) 326-3161
  • 4 Mi N (Lat: 34.323444 Lon: -90.271472), Call Sign: KZW817,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.145 MHz, 151.355 MHz, Grant Date: 10/25/1995, Expiration Date: 12/04/2000, Cancellation Date: 02/04/2001, Registrant: State Of Mississippi, 301 N Lamar St Ste 300, Jackson, MS 39201, Phone: (601) 359-1386
  • 215 Pecan St (Lat: 34.257889 Lon: -90.267583), Call Sign: KKN232, Licensee ID: L00072834,
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.8200 MHz, Grant Date: 05/19/2004, Expiration Date: 07/27/2014, Cancellation Date: 09/27/2014, Registrant: Graeber Bros Inc, 215 Pecan St, Marks, MS 38646
  • 5.0 Miles W (Lat: 34.239833 Lon: -90.393694), Call Sign: KNCY354, Licensee ID: L00009875,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.250 MHz, Grant Date: 04/10/1997, Expiration Date: 03/19/2002, Cancellation Date: 08/20/2001, Registrant: Entergy Services Inc, Little Rock, AR 72203, Phone: (601) 969-2469
  • 303 N Second St (Lat: 34.259833 Lon: -90.273417), Call Sign: KNFM446, Licensee ID: L00009875,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.250 MHz, 456.250 MHz, Grant Date: 05/02/1997, Expiration Date: 05/12/2002, Cancellation Date: 08/23/2001, Registrant: Entergy Services Inc, Little Rock, AR 72203-0551, Phone: (601) 969-2340
  • Icgrr Depot Int Main St & Icgrr Tracks (Lat: 34.258444 Lon: -90.269250), Call Sign: KTE737, Licensee ID: L00013390,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.190 MHz, 161.280 MHz, 161.460 MHz, Grant Date: 07/18/1996, Expiration Date: 09/11/2001, Cancellation Date: 08/15/2001, Registrant: Illinois Central Railroad Co, 17641 S Ashland Ave, Homewood, IL 60430, Phone: (708) 206-6739
  • Lat: 34.254167 Lon: -90.272778, Call Sign: WPUD561,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.212 MHz, 462.312 MHz, 462.412 MHz, 467.212 MHz, 467.312 MHz, Grant Date: 12/09/2011, Expiration Date: 02/11/2022, Cancellation Date: 04/25/2018, Certifier: Gene Moore, Registrant: Bunge North America, Inc., 1391 Timberlake Manor Parkway, Chesterfield, MO 63017, Phone: (314) 292-2263, Fax: (314) 292-2521, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • Marks, 0.4 Km North Of (Lat: 34.263056 Lon: -90.269444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 60.9 m, Overall height: 68.6 m, Call Sign: WQIC629,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, Grant Date: 11/28/2017, Expiration Date: 01/03/2028, Cancellation Date: 05/22/2023, Certifier: Victor H Meena, Registrant: Lukas, Lafuria, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Tysons, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Email:
  • MARK TWRS, .8 Km S Int Hwy 6 & Barksdale Rd (Lat: 34.238056 Lon: -90.393889), Type: Mast, Structure height: 135.6 m, Overall height: 137.2 m, Call Sign: WQXI251,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6375.14 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 03/11/2016, Expiration Date: 03/11/2026, Certifier: Steve Paquette, Registrant: Entergy Services, LLC, 425 West Capitol Ave., Little Rock, AR 72203-0551, Phone: (501) 377-5609, Email:
  • MARK SUB, 80 Airport Rd. (Lat: 34.239472 Lon: -90.280000), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 38.1 m, Overall height: 41.1 m, Call Sign: WQXJ345,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, Grant Date: 03/22/2016, Expiration Date: 03/22/2026, Certifier: Steve Paquette, Registrant: Entergy Services, LLC, 425 West Capitol Ave., Little Rock, AR 72203-0551, Phone: (501) 377-5609, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: K5AFM, Licensee ID: L01313076, Grant Date: 08/14/2017, Expiration Date: 11/11/2027, Certifier: Charles A Smith, Registrant: Charles A Smith, 721 Walnut St, Marks, MS 38646
  • Call Sign: N5JYX, Licensee ID: L01191412, Grant Date: 09/22/2016, Expiration Date: 11/27/2026, Certifier: Thomas E Clayton Sr, Registrant: Thomas E Clayton Sr, 815 Clayton Rd, Marks, MS 38646
  • Call Sign: W5RCI, Licensee ID: L00867940, Grant Date: 05/24/2004, Expiration Date: 08/13/2014, Cancellation Date: 08/16/2016, Certifier: Audie R Turner, Registrant: Audie R Turner, 303 Third St, Marks, MS 38646
  • Call Sign: KE5KBF, Licensee ID: L01184370, Grant Date: 07/15/2016, Expiration Date: 08/21/2026, Certifier: Tom M Kimbro, Registrant: Tom M Kimbro, Marks, MS 38646
  • Call Sign: KF5IBM, Licensee ID: L01585248, Grant Date: 07/30/2010, Expiration Date: 07/30/2020, Cancellation Date: 08/02/2022, Certifier: Heather M Stoller, Registrant: Heather M Stoller, 949 Elm St, Marks, MS 38646

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: WARD MICKEY STOL CH 701 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX SEE BOMBADIER (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 701WB, N701WB, N-701WB, Serial Number: 7-5436, Year manufactured: 2005, Airworthiness Date: 03/26/2005, Certificate Issue Date: 12/17/2019
    Registrant (Individual): John C Jamison, 957 Jamison Rd, Marks, MS 38646
  • Aircraft: CESSNA AIRCRAFT CO LC41-550FG (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-550-C (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 969AB, N969AB, N-969AB, Serial Number: 411118, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 04/27/2018, Certificate Issue Date: 06/12/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Sky Aviation LLC, Po Box 388, Marks, MS 38646
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 82381, N82381, N-82381, Serial Number: 7AC1014, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Spencer Montgomery, , Marks, MS 38646
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 12/27/2016
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 88619, N88619, N-88619, Serial Number: 16247, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Partnership): Aero Club Marks, % Spencer Montgomery, Marks, MS 38646
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 12/27/2016

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 44. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 82 took place in 2010, and the least - 14 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Marks, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (50.0%), and Outside Fires (30.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Marks, MS
    • 35550.0%Structure Fires
    • 21830.7%Outside Fires
    • 13318.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 40.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Marks, MS
Most common first names in Marks, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James5572.8 years
Mary5277.4 years
Willie4374.5 years
John3976.5 years
William2774.3 years
Henry2375.2 years
Robert2073.6 years
Mattie2078.3 years
Annie2078.3 years
Joe1977.3 years
Most common last names in Marks, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones5172.0 years
Smith3069.8 years
Johnson2579.2 years
Brown2575.6 years
Williams2269.7 years
Davis2081.7 years
Cox1770.9 years
White1682.8 years
Thompson1673.2 years
Harris1572.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Marks, MS
  • 68.7%Utility gas
  • 21.5%Electricity
  • 9.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Marks, MS
  • 88.3%Utility gas
  • 11.7%Electricity


Marks compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
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