For population 25 years and over in Mathiston:
For population 15 years and over in Mathiston town:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $338 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (94.7 miles , pop. 77,906).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (119.5 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (446.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Maben, MS (1.7 miles ), Eupora, MS (2.9 miles ), Walthall, MS (3.2 miles) , Mantee, MS (3.7 miles) , Sturgis, MS (3.8 miles ), Ackerman, MS (4.0 miles ), Woodland, MS (4.2 miles) , Starkville, MS (4.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 33.54 N, Longitude: 89.13 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 662
Population change in the 1990s: -97 (-11.9%).
Work and jobs in Mathiston: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Mathiston, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Mathiston-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 197% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/21/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.6 miles away from the Mathiston town center killed 12 people and injured 122 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 3/11/1963, a category F4 tornado 6.2 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Mathiston-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 75.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.5 miles away from Mathiston center
On 5/28/1995 at 15:28:36, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 78.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1998 at 15:20:01, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.7 miles away from the city center
On 7/15/1995 at 01:03:28, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 84.4 miles away from Mathiston center
On 5/10/2008 at 17:52:50, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 58.8 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 Webster County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 6, Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Winds: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Mathiston:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mathiston:
Public high school in Mathiston:
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Public elementary/middle school in Mathiston:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Mathiston and their reported violations in the past:CUMBERLAND WATER ASSN #2 (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:CUMBERLAND WATER ASSN #1 (Population served: 291, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 26.1%
(18.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Mathiston compared to Mississippi state average:
Banks with branches in Mathiston (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Mathiston (based on Webster County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 75.07%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.07% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,731 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.22% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,850 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Antenna Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Mathiston)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:5
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Businesses in Mathiston, MS
Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2013.