Mound Bayou, Mississippi

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Population in 2013: 1,517 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -27.8%
Males: 636  (42.0%)
Females: 881  (58.0%)
Median resident age:  31.5 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 38762.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $24,667 (it was $17,972 in 2000)
Mound Bayou:

$24,667
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,458 (it was $8,227 in 2000)

Mound Bayou city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $65,338 (it was $44,400 in 2000)
Mound Bayou:

$65,338
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $68,145; Detached houses: $69,087; Townhouses or other attached units: $73,442; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $101,959; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $77,348; Mobile homes: $58,792

Median gross rent in 2012: $401.

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  • Black alone - 1,503 (98.0%)
  • White alone - 14 (0.9%)
  • Hispanic - 14 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.07%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.07%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mound Bayou: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 143 feet

Land area: 0.88 square miles.

Population density: 1,729 people per square mile   (low).

Mound Bayou,MS real estate house value index trend

Mound Bayou, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Mound Bayou:

  • High school or higher: 78.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.5%
  • Unemployed: 19.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mound Bayou city:

  • Never married: 51.5%
  • Now married: 20.9%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

5 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.2%
Mississippi:  2.2%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Mound Bayou, Mississippi as of July 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Mound Bayou to the number of sex offenders is 507 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $826 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $247 (0.4%)

Mound Bayou satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (77.8 miles , pop. 55,085).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (95.8 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (358.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Winstonville, MS (1.6 miles ), Merigold, MS (1.7 miles ), Shelby, MS (2.3 miles ), Renova, MS (2.6 miles ), Cleveland, MS (3.1 miles ), Pace, MS (3.1 miles ), Duncan, MS (3.4 miles ), Boyle, MS (3.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 5 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $109,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.88 N, Longitude: 90.73 W

Area code: 662

Mound Bayou household income distribution Mound Bayou home values distribution
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.03
Mississippi average:

2.20
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.6%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -103 (-4.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Secondary school teachers (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (13%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)

Work and jobs in Mound Bayou: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Mound Bayou, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mound Bayou-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 74% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/24/2001, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 0.9 miles away from the Mound Bayou city center injured 48 people and caused $4 million in damages.

On 2/21/1971, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 27.8 miles away from the city center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mound Bayou-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 123.6 miles away from the city 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 122.7 miles away from Mound Bayou 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 124.0 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 192.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 156.8 miles away from Mound Bayou center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 120.4 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 Bolivar County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Freezes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mound Bayou topographic map

Birthplace of: Mel Reynolds - Politician, Lorenzo Gray - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Mound Bayou:

  • DELTA COMMUNITY HHA (702 MARTIN LUTHER KING)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Mound Bayou:

  • SHELBY NURSING AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SHELBY, MS)
  • NEW COVENANT HOSPICE, LLC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; CLEVELAND, MS)
  • GENESIS HOSPICE CARE (Hospital, about 10 miles away; CLEVELAND, MS)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPICE CARE INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; CLEVELAND, MS)
  • HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES II (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; CLEVELAND, MS)
  • BOLIVAR MEDICAL CENTER LTC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CLEVELAND, MS)
  • RCG CLEVELAND (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; CLEVELAND, MS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mound Bayou:

  • Delta State University (about 10 miles; Cleveland, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,304)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 28 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 33 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,100)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 34 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,233)
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 66 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 3,130)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 68 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)
  • University of Mississippi (about 76 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)

Public high school in Mound Bayou:

Public elementary/middle school in Mound Bayou:

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Notable location: Bolivar County Fire Department District 4 Station 2 Mound Bayou (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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 80.9. This is about average.

City:

80.9
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.9
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mound Bayou and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF MOUND BAYOU (Population served: 3,000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-17-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-22-2006), St Compliance Meeting conducted (FEB-12-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 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 (FEB-05-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 176 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 39.9%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.4%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.0%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Mound Bayou, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Mound Bayou compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Mound Bayou (2011 data):

  • The Bank of Bolivar County: Mound Bayou Branch at U. S. Highway 61, branch established on 1967/12/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $16.6 mil, Deposits: $14.4 mil, headquarters in Shelby, MS, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Bolivar Banking Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Mound Bayou travel time to work - commute Mound Bayou mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (80%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Mound Bayou city (based on Bolivar County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.76%
Here: 34.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church in America
Adherents52.5%13.8%8.6%7.6%2.6%
Congregations29.9%22.4%7.5%7.5%1.5%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Episcopal ChurchChurch of the NazareneAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAOther
Adherents2.1%1.9%1.8%1.8%7.1%
Congregations4.5%3.0%3.0%1.5%19.4%
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: 15
Bolivar County:

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

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

4.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.3%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bolivar County:

36.4%
Mississippi:

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

15.1%
State:

14.4%
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
Other Government Administration 2$4,339$26,0347$3,023
Police Protection - Officers 7$13,144$22,5334$4,188
Police - Other 4$4,718$14,1541$1,634
Streets and Highways 1$1,643$19,7160$0
Sewerage 1$1,497$17,9641$735
Water Supply 1$1,573$18,8761$735
Totals for Government 16$26,914$20,18614$10,315

4.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,129 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.96%
Mississippi average:

6.70%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Sunflower County, MS  0.52% ($32,276 average AGI)
from Washington County, MS  0.51% ($29,053)
from Shelby County, TN  0.49% ($19,745)


6.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,774 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.39%
Mississippi average:

6.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Shelby County, TN  0.71% ($16,864 average AGI)
to Washington County, MS  0.55% ($29,000)
to Sunflower County, MS  0.54% ($29,306)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mound Bayou:

  • WDSK (1410 AM; 1 kW; CLEVELAND, MS)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WCLD (1490 AM; 1 kW; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • 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 Mound Bayou:

  • 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.)
  • WMJW (107.5 FM; ROSEDALE, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WCLD-FM (103.9 FM; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WYMX (99.1 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAID (106.5 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WTCD (96.9 FM; INDIANOLA, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMAO-FM (90.9 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WWUN-FM (101.5 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: CSN INTERNATIONAL)
  • WKDJ-FM (96.5 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WKXY (92.1 FM; CLARKSDALE, MS; Owner: CLARKSDALE BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Mound Bayou:

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

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Mound Bayou, Mississippi:
  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 5
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Mississippi average:
  • Fatal accident count: 87
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 130
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 16
  • Fatalities: 95
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 215
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8

Mound Bayou fatal accident list:

Sep 30, 1999 06:30 PM, M L King Dr, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 31, 1984 01:00 AM, 060860, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 2
Feb 4, 1981 87:99 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 6 meters (20ft)
Total costs: $238,000
Total average daily traffic: 3,520
Total average daily truck traffic: 272
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 5,280

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 34
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Mound Bayou

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mound Bayou, MS
Most common first names in Mound Bayou, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Willie3568.1 years
James2870.8 years
John2678.5 years
Mary2573.9 years
Robert1866.0 years
William1677.9 years
Annie1381.9 years
Rosie1277.4 years
Frank1275.9 years
Jessie1180.0 years
Most common last names in Mound Bayou, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3971.8 years
Jones3076.9 years
Harris2170.7 years
Williams2073.2 years
Coleman1965.4 years
Davis1973.0 years
Jackson1764.5 years
Smith1581.9 years
Robinson1376.0 years
Moore1370.1 years
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