For population 25 years and over in Mount Olive:
For population 15 years and over in Mount Olive town:
10 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $476 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (50.6 miles , pop. 184,256).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (125.7 miles , pop. 484,674).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (367.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Magee, MS (3.0 miles ), Mize, MS (3.1 miles ), Collins, MS (3.1 miles ), Taylorsville, MS (3.8 miles ), Seminary, MS (4.0 miles ), Prentiss, MS (4.1 miles ), Bassfield, MS (4.3 miles ), Mendenhall, MS (4.3 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 31.76 N, Longitude: 89.65 W
Area code: 601
Population change in the 1990s: -22 (-2.4%).
Work and jobs in Mount Olive: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Mount Olive, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Mount Olive-area historical tornado activity is above Mississippi state average. It is 274% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.2 miles away from the Mount Olive town center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 3/26/1976, a category F4 tornado 10.9 miles away from the town center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Mount Olive-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 77.2 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 63.2 miles away from Mount Olive center
On 3/22/2005 at 08:11:50, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/2008 at 18:39:14, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Covington County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Satan and Adam - Blues musician, Fred McNair (American football) - Football player, Howard Easterling - Baseball player.
Hospitals/medical centers near Mount Olive:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mount Olive:
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Public high school in Mount Olive:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 36.4%
(20.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 52.1% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 57.1% 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)
Mount Olive compared to Mississippi state average:
Banks with branches in Mount Olive (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2008 2012
1996 Presidential Elections Results
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2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Mount Olive (based on Covington County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.26%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 7
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 9
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Mount Olive government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,734 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:
5.84% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($25,089 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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Mount Olive fatal accident list:
Aug 25, 2009 08:35 AM, Us-49, Lat: 31.71546389, Lon: -89.62710833, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 17, 2007 10:36 AM, Us-49, Rock Hill, Lat: 31.747303, Lon: -89.649483, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 15, 2006 05:26 PM, Us-49, Sr-35, Lat: 31.748583, Lon: -89.652108, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 15, 2005 05:26 PM, Us-49, Hwy 35, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 13, 2003 02:16 PM, 7th St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 17, 2000 06:50 PM, Us-49, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Mount Olive)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents: