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Population in 2012: 132 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -27.5%
Males: 64  (48.9%)
Females: 68  (51.1%)

Median resident age:  47.5 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip code: 39108

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,223 (it was $19,659 in 2000)
McCool:

$28,223
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,435

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $53,685 (it was $29,100 in 2000)
McCool:

$53,685
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $56,812; Detached houses: $70,878; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $42,116; Mobile homes: $34,292

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  • White alone - 114 (84.4%)
  • Black alone - 19 (14.1%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.7%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.7%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in McCool: 83.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (47.7%), United States (3.0%), German (2.6%), English (2.1%), French (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 470 feet

Land area: 0.94 square miles.

Population density: 140 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in McCool:

  • High school or higher: 72.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 29.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in McCool town:

  • Never married: 31.6%
  • Now married: 39.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.0%
  • Divorced: 18.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $264 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (78.7 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (137.5 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (428.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Weir, MS (2.3 miles ), French Camp, MS (2.7 miles ), Ethel, MS (3.0 miles ), Ackerman, MS (3.5 miles ), Kosciusko, MS (4.1 miles ), Louisville, MS (4.2 miles ), Sturgis, MS (4.5 miles ), Kilmichael, MS (4.6 miles ).

Latitude: 33.20 N, Longitude: 89.34 W

Area code: 662

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.8%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +13 (+7.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (38%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (31%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Retail trade (54%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (29%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (16%)
  • Computer specialists (11%)
  • Construction laborers (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (20%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (15%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Food processing workers (10%)


Average climate in McCool, Mississippi

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Tornado activity:

McCool-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 214% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/19/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.0 miles away from the McCool town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/23/1977, a category F4 tornado 14.0 miles away from the town center killed 2 people and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

McCool-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 97% 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 93.9 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 90.3 miles away from McCool center
On 3/25/1996 at 14:15:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/11/1996 at 18:17:49, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/28/1995 at 15:28:36, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 87.8 miles away from McCool center
On 6/24/1998 at 15:20:01, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.0 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 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).
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Birthplace of: John D. Winters - Historian and professor.


Hospitals/medical centers near McCool:

  • CHOCTAW COUNTY NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ACKERMAN, MS)

Political contributions by individuals in McCool, MS

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to McCool:

  • Mississippi State University (about 37 miles; Mississippi State, MS; Full-time enrollment: 15,187)
  • Holmes Community College (about 37 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 4,518)
  • East Central Community College (about 55 miles; Decatur, MS; FT enrollment: 2,155)
  • East Mississippi Community College (about 56 miles; Scooba, MS; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 60 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • Meridian Community College (about 68 miles; Meridian, MS; FT enrollment: 2,932)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 70 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,697)

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

Cemeteries: McCool Cemetery (1), Mount Pilgrim Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 54.3%

Average household size:
This town:  2.1 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  62.5%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.1%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in McCool, MS

McCool compared to Mississippi state average:

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


McCool travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (79%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12%)
  • Electricity (9%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for McCool town (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.
State:

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
Attala County:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.7%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Attala County:

37.5%
Mississippi:

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

21.5%
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$350
Water Supply 0$0 2$1,425
Totals for Government 0$0 8$1,775


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 McCool:

  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WIRL (1270 AM; daytime; 3 kW; LOUISVILLE, MS; Owner: HARRISON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WXTN (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, MS; Owner: BRAD MAURICE COTHRAN)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WKOZ (1340 AM; 1 kW; KOSCIUSKO, MS; Owner: BOSWELL RADIO, LLC)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in McCool:

  • WMAB-FM (89.9 FM; ACKERMAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WFCA (107.9 FM; ACKERMAN, MS; Owner: FRENCH CAMP RADIO, INC.)
  • WQJQ (105.1 FM; KOSCIUSKO, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSYE (93.3 FM; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WLSM-FM (107.1 FM; LOUISVILLE, MS; Owner: HARRISON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLIN-FM (101.1 FM; DURANT, MS; Owner: BOSWELL RADIO, LLC)
  • WZKR (103.3 FM; DECATUR, MS; Owner: PONYTAIL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJZB (88.9 FM; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WJTA (91.7 FM; KOSCIUSKO, MS; Owner: KOSCIUSKO EDUCTNL. B/CNG. FOUNDATION)
  • WLZA (96.1 FM; EUPORA, MS; Owner: TRI COUNTY BROADCASTING)
  • WONA-FM (95.1 FM; WINONA, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN ELECTRONICS COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around McCool:

  • WMAB-TV (Channel 2; MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WTVA (Channel 9; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • WCBI-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKDH (Channel 45; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLOV-TV (Channel 27; WEST POINT, MS; Owner: LINGARD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,230
Total average daily truck traffic: 97
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 1,845


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 32

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for McCool, MS
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