Merigold, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 392 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -41.0%
Males: 197  (50.3%)
Females: 195  (49.7%)
Median resident age:

39.3 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 38759.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $33,866 (it was $24,375 in 2000)
Merigold:

$33,866
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,605 (it was $16,185 in 2000)

Merigold town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $80,257 (it was $43,200 in 2000)
Merigold:

$80,257
MS:

$120,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $122,431; detached houses: $126,233; mobile homes: $23,684

Median gross rent in 2017: $827.

March 2019 cost of living index in Merigold: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 26.8%
(24.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.7% for Black residents, 58.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Merigold, MS (2010)
    • 22150.3%Black alone
    • 18241.5%White alone
    • 173.9%Hispanic
    • 112.5%Asian alone
    • 81.8%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Merigold, Mississippi as of October 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Merigold is 146 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (18.6%), Italian (3.0%), Irish (2.4%), German (2.2%), English (1.9%), Scottish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 141 feet

Land area: 0.97 square miles.

Population density: 405 people per square mile   (low).

Merigold, Mississippi map

18 residents are foreign born (2.7% Latin America, 0.5% North America).

This town:

4.1%
Mississippi:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,239 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $678 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (78.8 miles , pop. 55,085).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (98.4 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (357.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Mound Bayou, MS (1.7 miles ),
Renova, MS (2.0 miles ),
Winstonville, MS (2.3 miles ),
Cleveland, MS (2.6 miles ),
Shelby, MS (2.8 miles ),
Pace, MS (2.9 miles ),
Boyle, MS (3.0 miles ),
Drew, MS (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 33.84 N, Longitude: 90.73 W

Area code: 662

Distribution of median household income in Merigold, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Merigold, MS in 2017
Merigold satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $54,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $54,000
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $54,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $54,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $54,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $54,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $54,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $54,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $54,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $54,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Merigold, MS residents
Average permit cost in Merigold, MS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.1%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +137 (+26.0%).
Most common industries in Merigold, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.0%)
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.5%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Food (3.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (12.9%)
  • Educational services (12.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.3%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Truck transportation (5.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.9%)
  • Educational services (13.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.4%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Food (4.9%)
  • Chemicals (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Merigold, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (11.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.1%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.6%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Carpenters (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (13.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (11.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Personal appearance workers (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)

Average climate in Merigold, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 73.2. This is about average.

City:

73.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.68. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.68
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Merigold-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.2 miles away from the Merigold town center injured 48 people and caused $4 million in damages.

On 2/21/1971, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.0 miles away from the town center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Merigold-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 77% smaller 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 126.5 miles away from Merigold center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 125.0 miles away from Merigold center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 126.2 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 195.3 miles away from Merigold center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 159.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 123.4 miles away from Merigold center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bolivar County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Freezes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Merigold topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Merigold:

  • DELTA COMMUNITY HHA (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; MOUND BAYOU, MS)
  • GENESIS HOSPICE CARE (Hospital, about 7 miles away; CLEVELAND, MS)
  • NEW COVENANT HOSPICE, LLC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; CLEVELAND, MS)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPICE CARE INC (Hospital, about 7 miles away; CLEVELAND, MS)
  • HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES II (Home Health Center, about 7 miles away; CLEVELAND, MS)
  • BOLIVAR MEDICAL CENTER LTC (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; CLEVELAND, MS)
  • RCG CLEVELAND (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; CLEVELAND, MS)

Airports located in Merigold:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Merigold:

  • Delta State University (about 7 miles; Cleveland, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,304)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 31 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,100)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 31 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 32 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,233)
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 65 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 3,130)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 70 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)
  • Holmes Community College (about 77 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 5,352)

Public elementary/middle school in Merigold:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Bolivar County Fire Department District 1 Station 2 Merigold (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Bolivar County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

63.4%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.9%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.1% of all households

Banks with branches in Merigold (2011 data):

  • The Cleveland State Bank: Merigold Branch at 201 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Street, branch established on 1937/02/17. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $185.0 mil, Deposits: $155.1 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Cleveland State Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Merigold:

Marital status in Merigold, MS
  • Never married: 35.5%
  • Now married: 43.2%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

For population 25 years and over in Merigold:

  • High school or higher: 74.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.9
Mississippi average:

11.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Merigold, MS (based on Bolivar County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,31248
Black Protestant3,30422
Mainline Protestant2,04319
Catholic9285
Other6875
None16,871-
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: 15
This county:

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Bolivar County:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Bolivar County:

4.80 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

13.3%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bolivar County:

36.4%
State:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.1%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Merigold:

45.8%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Merigold:

40.6%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.6
Mississippi:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Merigold:

21.3%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Merigold:

13.2%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.4%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
Merigold:

49.9%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.2%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Merigold, MS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 2$4,935$29,6100$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,936$23,2320$0
Financial Administration 1$3,319$39,8280$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$665
Other Government Administration 0$0 7$323
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$122
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 4$10,190$30,5709$1,110

Merigold government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $288,000 ($734.69)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $160,000 ($408.16)
    Water Utilities: $111,000 ($283.16)
    Sewerage: $55,000 ($140.31)
    Police Protection: $29,000 ($73.98)
    Regular Highways: $24,000 ($61.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $22,000 ($56.12)
    Libraries: $15,000 ($38.27)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000 ($17.86)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $5,000 ($12.76)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $117,000 ($298.47)

Merigold government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $30,000 ($76.53)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $5,000 ($12.76)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $288,000 ($734.69)
    Other: $6,000 ($15.31)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,000 ($2.55)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $3,000 ($7.65)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($7.65)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $62,000 ($158.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $88,000 ($224.49)
    Other: $3,000 ($7.65)
    Highways: $2,000 ($5.10)
  • Tax - Property: $149,000 ($380.10)
    Public Utilities Sales: $21,000 ($53.57)
    Other License: $1,000 ($2.55)

Merigold government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $549,000 ($1400.51)

4.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,751 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.60%
Mississippi average:

6.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Washington County, MS  0.57% ($39,469 average AGI)
from Sunflower County, MS  0.56% ($46,286)
from Shelby County, TN  0.31% ($23,200)

Strongest AM radio stations in Merigold:

  • WDSK (1410 AM; 1 kW; CLEVELAND, MS)
  • WCLD (1490 AM; 1 kW; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WGVM (1260 AM; 2 kW; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: MID-AMERICA BROADCASTING COMPANY,INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Merigold:

  • WDFX (98.3 FM; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WDTL-FM (92.9 FM; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: DELTA RADIO, INC.)
  • WRKG (95.3 FM; DREW, MS; Owner: DELTA RADIO, INC.)
  • WCLD-FM (103.9 FM; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WMJW (107.5 FM; ROSEDALE, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WYMX (99.1 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTCD (96.9 FM; INDIANOLA, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMAO-FM (90.9 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WAID (106.5 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WWUN-FM (101.5 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WKDJ-FM (96.5 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Merigold:

  • WXVT (Channel 15; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WHCQ-LP (Channel 8; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: DAVID ELLINGTON)
  • K53FB (Channel 53; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WABG-TV (Channel 6; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WMAO-TV (Channel 23; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W41BV (Channel 41; GRENADA, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Merigold fatal accident list:

Nov 3, 2009 02:15 PM, Us-61, Pemble Rd, Lat: 33.836219, Lon: -90.734733, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 17, 1998 12:25 AM, Us-61, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 95ft / 28.6mTotal length
  • $896,000Total costs
  • 3,040Total average daily traffic
  • 208Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,560Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Merigold)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 105 Goff Ave (Lat: 33.839000 Lon: -90.727889), Call Sign: KBX706,
    Assigned Frequencies: 49.5200 MHz, Grant Date: 09/21/2002, Expiration Date: 11/13/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/19/2013, Registrant: Federal Licensing Inc, 1588 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA 17325, Phone: (717) 334-9262, Fax: (717) 334-6440

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Pace, 80 Mcwimum Road (Lat: 33.807028 Lon: -90.841194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 110.6 m, Call Sign: WQOG434,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, Grant Date: 09/19/2011, Expiration Date: 09/19/2021, Certifier: Richard K Ashley Pe, Registrant: Cooperative Energy, Hattiesburg, MS 39404, Phone: (601) 268-2083, Fax: (601) 261-2375, Email:
  • CLEVELAND MS, 1/2 Mile South Of Merigold Along Hwy. 61 (Lat: 33.829444 Lon: -90.723333), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 97.5 m, Overall height: 103.3 m, Call Sign: WQQD647,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, Grant Date: 11/08/2012, Expiration Date: 11/08/2022, Certifier: Chris Harris, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Rd, Ste 200e, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KC5FYA, Grant Date: 03/29/1994, Expiration Date: 03/29/2004, Cancellation Date: 03/30/2006, Registrant: John Waters Jr, Merigold, MS 38759
  • Call Sign: WB5PKS, Licensee ID: L00971895, Grant Date: 10/04/2005, Expiration Date: 11/30/2015, Cancellation Date: 12/01/2017, Registrant: Earl R Williams, 143 Bethany Church Rd, Merigold, MS 38759
  • Call Sign: KE5EYI, Licensee ID: L01021802, Grant Date: 04/16/2015, Expiration Date: 05/25/2025, Certifier: Houston W Longino Iii, Registrant: Houston W Longino Iii, 38 Hollingsworth Rd, Merigold, MS 38759

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 7KCAB (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-320 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 12206 , Serial Number: 299-72, Year manufactured: 1972, Airworthiness Date: 02/25/1972, Certificate Issue Date: 04/02/2019
    Registrant (LLC): Hth LLC, 14 Colton Dr, Merigold, MS 38759
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 12550 , Serial Number: 17262064, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 08/15/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 09/14/2006
    Registrant (Individual): Edgar B Meyer, 958a Rayner Rd, Merigold, MS 38759
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2028E , Serial Number: 7AC5598, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 12/18/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 01/23/1980
    Registrant (Individual): Ed B Meyer, 958 Rayner Rd, Merigold, MS 38759
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-502B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W PT6A SERIES (500 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 205SK , Serial Number: 502B-0628, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 06/19/2001, Certificate Issue Date: 05/22/2019
    Registrant (Corporation): Boair Inc, Po Box 155, Merigold, MS 38759
  • Aircraft: BEECH 200 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 11, Weight: 12,500 - 19,999 Pounds, Speed: 156 mph), Engine: P&W PT6A SER (750 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 250TM , Serial Number: BB822, Airworthiness Date: 05/13/1999, Certificate Issue Date: 04/15/2019
    Registrant (Corporation): Custom Air Charter Inc, 28 Bayou Cv, Merigold, MS 38759
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-602 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-60AG (1050 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 42505 , Serial Number: 602-1178, Year manufactured: 2009, Airworthiness Date: 11/05/2009, Certificate Issue Date: 01/12/2018
    Registrant (Corporation): Holloway Air Service Inc, 1331 Township Rd, Merigold, MS 38759
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9632A , Serial Number: 15353, Year manufactured: 1949, Airworthiness Date: 11/13/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 03/06/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Henry P Jr Hiter, Po Box 377, Merigold, MS 38759

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 12. The highest number of fires - 37 took place in 2006, and the least - 2 in 2005. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Merigold, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (47.8%), and Structure Fires (31.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Merigold, MS
    • 8947.8%Outside Fires
    • 5931.7%Structure Fires
    • 3619.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 21.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Merigold, MS
Most common first names in Merigold, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William3072.7 years
James2772.3 years
John1874.8 years
Mary1076.4 years
Willie974.9 years
Joe968.9 years
Robert874.6 years
David768.9 years
George767.8 years
Charlie669.0 years
Most common last names in Merigold, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams1871.6 years
Griffin1271.7 years
Smith1277.7 years
Jones1169.4 years
Ray770.8 years
Yarborough684.8 years
Mitchell675.0 years
Clark668.5 years
Harris655.9 years
Lishman672.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Merigold, MS
  • 72.4%Utility gas
  • 27.6%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Merigold, MS
  • 51.8%Utility gas
  • 35.7%Electricity
  • 12.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Merigold compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed percentage 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 below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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