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Greene County

Population in 2012: 434 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -28.0%
Males: 214  (49.4%)
Females: 220  (50.6%)

Median resident age:  36.9 years
Mississippi median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 39456.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $39,858 (it was $20,000 in 2000)
McLain:

$39,858
Mississippi:

$36,919
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $17,898

McLain town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $87,211 (it was $30,600 in 2000)
McLain:

$87,211
Mississippi:

$99,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $168,156; Detached houses: $91,841; Mobile homes: $387,888

Median gross rent in 2011: $846.

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  • White alone - 319 (72.3%)
  • Black alone - 115 (26.1%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.5%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in McLain: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (33.3%), French (6.3%), Irish (5.7%), English (5.2%), Italian (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 77 feet

Land area: 3.39 square miles.

Population density: 128 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in McLain:

  • High school or higher: 78.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in McLain town:

  • Never married: 26.2%
  • Now married: 50.7%
  • Separated: 7.4%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

5 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.8%
Mississippi:  1.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $689 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $350 (0.5%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tanner-Williams, AL (46.5 miles , pop. 59,443).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (107.5 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (402.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Beaumont, MS (2.7 miles ), New Augusta, MS (3.8 miles ), Leakesville, MS (4.0 miles ), Richton, MS (4.3 miles ), Lucedale, MS (4.3 miles ), Wiggins, MS (5.0 miles ), Petal, MS (5.5 miles ), State Line, MS (5.6 miles ).

Latitude: 31.10 N, Longitude: 88.82 W

Area code: 601

McLain household income distribution McLain home values distribution

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 2 (1 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
Mississippi average:

2.00

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.8%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +64 (+11.9%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (47%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (28%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (1%)
  • Public administration (43%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (1%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (10%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Pipelayers, plumbers, pipefitters, and steamfitters (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Food processing workers (8%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)

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Tornado activity:

McLain-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 155% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/27/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.0 miles away from the McLain town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/20/1983, a category F3 tornado 15.3 miles away from the town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

McLain-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 91.9 miles away from the city center
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 52.8 miles away from McLain center
On 10/26/1997 at 23:27:12, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 90.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1996 at 14:15:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/2005 at 08:11:50, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.7 miles away from McLain center
On 9/30/2003 at 02:28:03, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Greene County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Political contributions by individuals in McLain, MS

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to McLain:

  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (about 30 miles; Perkinston, MS; Full-time enrollment: 6,824)
  • William Carey University (about 31 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 2,298)
  • University of Southern Mississippi (about 34 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 12,146)
  • Jones County Junior College (about 41 miles; Ellisville, MS; FT enrollment: 4,027)
  • Pearl River Community College (about 47 miles; Poplarville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,893)
  • University of South Alabama (about 49 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 10,934)
  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 65 miles; Bay Minette, AL; FT enrollment: 2,682)

Public elementary/middle school in McLain:

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Notable locations in McLain: Leaf River Boat Ramp (A), McLain Volunteer Fire Department (B), McLain Police Department (C), Pine Forest Regional Library - McLain Public Library (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in McLain include: Mount Olive Church (A), First Baptist Church of McLain (B), McLain Church of God (C), First United Pentecostal Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: McLain Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Spring Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Greene 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 2011: 8.5%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.4% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  66.9%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.5%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in McLain, MS

McLain compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below 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 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


McLain travel time to work - commute


McLain mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (75%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (15%)
  • Utility gas (9%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for McLain (based on Greene County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.62%
Here47.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents54.9%16.7%12.1%5.1%2.9%
Congregations37.3%13.7%19.6%5.9%5.9%
NameInterstate and Foreign Landmark Missionary Baptist AssociationChurches of ChristNational Association of Free Will BaptistsPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.5%1.6%1.3%1.2%1.8%
Congregations3.9%3.9%2.0%2.0%5.9%
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: 4
Greene County:

2.92 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Greene County:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Greene County:

5.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Here:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.2%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Greene County:

34.9%
Mississippi:

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

11.7%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 1$235
Other Government Administration 1$1,687$20,2446$525
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$75
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,687$20,2440$0
Water Supply 0$0 1$200
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$310
Totals for Government 2$3,374$20,24410$1,345


5.42% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,831 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.42%
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 George County, MS  0.89% ($26,207 average AGI)
from Mobile County, AL  0.52% ($28,529)
from Forrest County, MS  0.46% ($25,133)


5.71% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,963 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.71%
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 Mobile County, AL  0.67% ($30,636 average AGI)
to Forrest County, MS  0.61% ($27,800)
to George County, MS  0.58% ($28,211)

Strongest AM radio stations in McLain:

  • WRBE (1440 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LUCEDALE, MS; Owner: JDL CORPORATION)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WEEZ (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WIGG (1420 AM; 5 kW; WIGGINS, MS; Owner: TRALYN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBHY (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WNTM (710 AM; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBKH (950 AM; 5 kW; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN AIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDLT (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in McLain:

  • WXAB (96.9 FM; MCLAIN, MS; Owner: TRALYN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMAH-FM (90.3 FM; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WZKX (107.9 FM; BAY ST. LOUIS, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNSL (100.3 FM; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZNF (95.3 FM; LUMBERTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WAOY (91.7 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WXRR (104.5 FM; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: BLAKENEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUSW (103.7 FM; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOSM (103.1 FM; OCEAN SPRINGS, MS; Owner: CHARLES H. COOPER)
  • WXHB (96.5 FM; RICHTON, MS; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTERS, L.L.C.)
  • 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.)
  • WRBE-FM (106.9 FM; LUCEDALE, MS; Owner: JDL CORPORATION)
  • WZLD (106.3 FM; PETAL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQUA (102.1 FM; CITRONELLE, AL; Owner: ABC, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around McLain:

  • WMAH-TV (Channel 19; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • WLOX (Channel 13; BILOXI, MS; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WXXV-TV (Channel 25; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK OF MISSISSIPPI, INC.)
  • W26BR (Channel 26; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WRBM-LP (Channel 60; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: UPPER GULF COAST, L.L.C.)
  • WHLT (Channel 22; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

McLain fatal accident list:

Jan 10, 1992 05:50 PM, Magnolia, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • McLAIN, 24390 Highway 98 (Lat: 31.101944 Lon: -88.774611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 123.1 m, Call Sign: WQJG957
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/05/2008, Expiration Date: 09/05/2018, Certifier: John T Scott Iii
    Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 49
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

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