Natchez, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 14,886 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: -19.4%
 
Males: 6,869  (46.1%)
Females: 8,017  (53.9%)
Median resident age:

40.8 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 39120.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $34,897 (it was $25,117 in 2000)
Natchez:

$34,897
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,601 (it was $16,868 in 2000)

Natchez city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $117,228 (it was $63,100 in 2000)
Natchez:

$117,228
MS:

$120,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $594.

March 2019 cost of living index in Natchez: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 32.0%
(13.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.5% for Black residents, 3.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 76.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Natchez, MS (2010)
    • 9,17658.1%Black alone
    • 6,18539.2%White alone
    • 1791.1%Hispanic
    • 1460.9%Two or more races
    • 590.4%Asian alone
    • 310.2%American Indian alone
    • 160.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 74 registered sex offenders living in Natchez, Mississippi as of January 18, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Natchez is 207 to 1.


Crime rates in Natchez by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.8)
3
(17.7)
2
(12.2)
2
(12.3)
2
(12.6)
4
(25.2)
3
(19.1)
4
(25.9)
3
(19.8)
1
(6.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(17.3)
8
(47.3)
4
(23.6)
5
(30.4)
10
(61.7)
10
(63.1)
10
(63.1)
11
(70.0)
3
(19.4)
2
(13.2)
8
(53.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
16
(92.1)
12
(71.0)
21
(124.0)
16
(97.4)
21
(129.6)
27
(170.4)
33
(208.2)
26
(165.5)
18
(116.5)
12
(79.2)
18
(120.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
15
(86.3)
25
(147.9)
29
(171.3)
29
(176.5)
14
(86.4)
18
(113.6)
18
(113.6)
18
(114.6)
39
(252.5)
31
(204.7)
37
(246.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
153
(880.3)
173
(1,023)
193
(1,140)
238
(1,448)
218
(1,345)
203
(1,281)
234
(1,476)
185
(1,178)
133
(861.1)
141
(931.2)
123
(819.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
943
(5,426)
755
(4,466)
764
(4,513)
533
(3,243)
370
(2,283)
658
(4,154)
715
(4,510)
651
(4,145)
913
(5,911)
777
(5,131)
612
(4,079)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
20
(115.1)
10
(59.2)
14
(82.7)
24
(146.0)
23
(141.9)
21
(132.6)
23
(145.1)
9
(57.3)
22
(142.4)
34
(224.5)
20
(133.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
7
(40.3)
0
(0.0)
6
(35.4)
1
(6.1)
1
(6.2)
10
(63.1)
16
(100.9)
11
(70.0)
10
(64.7)
6
(39.6)
16
(106.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)346.5367.4392.7356.0327.0416.1481.5419.6460.9403.3372.5

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City-data.com crime index in Natchez, MS

Crime rate in Natchez detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 50 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.71
Mississippi average:

0.93
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Ancestries: American (6.3%), German (3.3%), Irish (3.0%), English (2.8%), Italian (2.6%), Scottish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1803

Elevation: 230 feet

Land area: 13.2 square miles.

Population density: 1,127 people per square mile   (low).

Natchez, Mississippi map

297 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.9%
Mississippi:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,112 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $675 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (77.2 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (268.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Vidalia, LA (1.7 miles ),
Cloverdale, MS (2.1 miles ),
Minorca, LA (2.4 miles ),
Ridgecrest, LA (3.0 miles ),
Spokane, LA (3.3 miles ),
Ferriday, LA (3.4 miles ),
West Ferriday, LA (3.5 miles ),
Clayton, LA (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 31.55 N, Longitude: 91.39 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,909 (+25.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,532 (65.1%)

Area code: 601

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

Natchez tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $232,500
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $56,300
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $56,300
  • 2000: 12 buildings, average cost: $56,300
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $56,300
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $77,000
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $69,200
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $43,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $99,600
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $217,300
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $217,300
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $134,900
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $148,900
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $130,900
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $113,800
  • 2015: 28 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 2016: 33 buildings, average cost: $106,300
  • 2017: 15 buildings, average cost: $153,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Natchez, MS residents
Average permit cost in Natchez, MS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.6%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Historical population in Natchez, MS
Historical housing units in Natchez, MS
Most common industries in Natchez, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.2%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Construction (4.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
  • Educational services (5.6%)
  • Paper (4.6%)
  • Truck transportation (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.8%)
  • Health care (14.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.9%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (5.0%)
Most common occupations in Natchez, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.6%)
  • Cashiers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.5%)
  • Cashiers (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Registered nurses (4.1%)

Average climate in Natchez, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Natchez, Mississippi average temperatures Natchez, Mississippi average precipitation Natchez, Mississippi humidity Natchez, Mississippi wind speed Natchez, Mississippi snowfall Natchez, Mississippi sunshine Natchez, Mississippi clear and cloudy days

Natchez, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 65.0. This is about average.

City:

65.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 27.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Natchez-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 93% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/23/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.7 miles away from the Natchez city center killed 32 people and injured 241 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/29/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.7 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Natchez-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 267.3 miles away from the city center
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 244.9 miles away from Natchez center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 288.9 miles away from Natchez center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 254.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 273.0 miles away from Natchez 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 256.8 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 Adams County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Natchez topographic map

Main business address for: BRITTON & KOONTZ CAPITAL CORP (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS), CALLON PETROLEUM CO (CRUDE PETROLEUM & NATURAL GAS).

Hospitals in Natchez:

  • APPLETREE HOSPICE INC (118 LOWER WOODVILLE ROAD)
  • FAMILY HOSPICE CARE INC (406 LIBERTY ROAD)
  • FRIENDSHIP HOSPICE OF NATCHEZ (300 HIGHLAND BOULEVARD, SUITE F)
  • HOSPICE CARE FOUNDATION INC (317 HIGHLAND BOULEVARD, SUITE B)
  • NATCHEZ COMMUNITY HOSPITAL/SWING BED (Proprietary, 129 JEFFERSON DAVIS BLVD BOX 1203)
  • NATCHEZ REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Local, 52 SEARGENT PRENTISS DRIVE)
  • SEYAH HOSPICE CARE, INC NATCHEZ (9 JASON COURT)

Nursing Homes in Natchez:

  • ADAMS COUNTY NURSING CENTER (587 JOHN R JUNKIN DRIVE)
  • CROWN HEALTH AND REHAB OF NATCHEZ (344 ARLINGTON AVENUE)
  • GLENBURNEY NURSING HOME (555 JOHN R. JUNKIN DRIVE)
  • TRACE HAVEN HEALTHCARE CENTER (344 ARLINGTON AV)

Dialysis Facilities in Natchez:

  • RCG NATCHEZ (312 HIGHLAND BLVD)

Home Health Centers in Natchez:

  • SOUTHWEST HHA REGION 7A (317 HIGHLAND BLVD, SUITE M)

Airports located in Natchez:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Natchez:

  • Alcorn State University (about 27 miles; Alcorn State, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,479)
  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College (about 59 miles; Wesson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,532)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 71 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 27,321)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 73 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,837)
  • Hinds Community College (about 75 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 9,115)
  • Louisiana Delta Community College (about 76 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 3,168)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 78 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,744)

Public high schools in Natchez:

  • CENTRAL SCHOOL (Location: 208 LYNDA LEE DRIVE, Grades: 7-12)
  • CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY CENTER (Location: 315 SEARGENT PRENTISS DRIVE, Grades: 10-12)
  • NATCHEZ HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 319 SEARGENT PRENTISS DRIVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • NATCHEZ FRESHMAN ACADEMY (Location: 208 LYNDA LEE DRIVE, Grades: 8-9)
  • NATCHEZ EARLY COLLEGE ACADEMY (Location: 319 SEARGENT PRINTISS DR., Grades: 9-10)

Private high schools in Natchez:

  • CATHEDRAL SCHOOL (Students: 657, Location: 701 N DR ML KING JR ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • ADAMS COUNTY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 419, Location: 300 CHINQUAPIN LN, Grades: PK-12)
  • TRINITY EPISCOPAL DAY SCHOOL (Students: 309, Location: 1 MALLAN G MORGAN DR, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Natchez:

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Library in Natchez:

  • NATCHEZ ADAMS WILKINSON LIBRARY SERVICE (Operating income: $628,415; Location: 220 S. COMMERCE STREET; 89,280 books; 1,126 audio materials; 1,831 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 53 state licensed databases; 120 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College's new web address is www.colin.edu
  • Trinity Episcopal School 1 Mallan G. Morgan Drive Natchez, MS 39120

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Natchez: Adams County Courthouse (A), City of Natchez Fire Department Station 3 (B), City of Natchez Fire Department Station 1 Central Station (C), City of Natchez Fire Department Station 2 (D), City of Natchez Fire Department Station 4 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Trace Town Shopping Center (1), Magnolia Mall Shopping Center (2), Liberty Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Natchez include: BRITTON & KOONTZ CAPITAL CORP (A), CALLON PETROLEUM CO (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Natchez include: Holy Family Catholic Church (A), Immanuel Baptist Church (B), Jefferson Street United Methodist Church (C), Jerusalem Baptist Church (D), King Solomon Baptist Church (E), Macedonia Baptist Church (F), Mount Nebo Baptist Church (G), Murrays Temple Church of God (H), New Zion Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Routh Cemetery (1), Natchez City Cemetery (2), Sargent Cemetery (3), Natchez National Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cemetery Bayou (A), Sandy Branch (B), Pearl Bayou (C), Zurhellen Bayou (D), Hardings Bayou (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Natchez: Natchez National Historical Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Natchez Museum of African American Hstry and Cltre (301 Main Street), Grand Village of the Natchez Indians (Museums; 400 Jefferson Davis Boulevard), Jefferson College Historic Site (Museums; Highway 61 North), Rosalie Mississippi State Dar (Historical Places & Services; 100 Orleans Street), U S Government - Coast Guard Recruiting Office- National Park Service (Recreation Areas; 640 South Canal Street), U S Government - Coast Guard Recruiting Office- National Park Service- Natchez Trace Parkway Of (Recreation Areas; Highway 61 North), U S Government - Coast Guard Recruiting Office- National Park Service- Mainten (Recreation Areas; 45 Melrose Montebello P), U S Government - Coast Guard Recruiting Office- National Park Service- Natchez Trace Par (Recreation Areas; Highway 61 North), Melrose Natchez National Historical Park (Recreation Areas; 1 Melrose Montebello P).

Hotels: Comfort Inn Natchez (337 Devereux Drive), Cedar Grove Plantation of Natchez (617 Kingston Road), Ramada Inn (130 John R Junkin Drive), Terrace Motel (426 Highway 61 North), Days Inn of Natchez (109 Highway 61 South), Radisson Natchez Eola Hotel (110 North Pearl Street), Monmouth Plantation (36 Melrose Avenue), Riverside Bed and Breakfast (211 Clifton Avenue), Mornin'side B&B (306 South Union Street).

Courts: Wilkinson County - Human Services Department- Youth Court Counselor (200 South Wall Street), Adams County - Justice Court Judge Office (114 South Wall), Natchez City - Police Department- Municipal Court Clerk (233 Devereaux Drive).

Birthplace of: Alexander O'Neal - Singer, Varina Davis - Politician, Robert C. Farrell - Robert C. Farrell served 17 years on the Los Angeles City Council representing the 8th district., Glen Ballard - Record producer, Les Whitt - Zoologist, Billy Shaw - Football player, Nathaniel H. Harris - Confederate States Army brigadier general, Cedric Griffin - Football player, Francis G. Newlands - Politician, Hugh Green (American football) - College football player.

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

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

CITY OF NATCHEZ (Population served: 15,792, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-17-2010), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-17-2010), St Compliance achieved (OCT-05-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-15-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
BROADMOOR UTILITIES, INC (Population served: 1,400, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 83 regular monitoring violations
CANNONSBURG-CHURCH HILL W A (Population served: 960, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 83 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Natchez that have no violations reported:

  • NATCHEZ STATE PARK-B (Population served: 58, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NATCHEZ STATE PARK CAMPGROUND (Population served: 42, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.1%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.8%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Natchez in 2010:

  • 228 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 78 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 17 people in college/university student housing
  • 6 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 4 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in Natchez in 2000:

  • 259 people in nursing homes
  • 130 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 35 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 28 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 14 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 5 people in other group homes
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in military ships
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Natchez (2011 data):

  • United Mississippi Bank: Downtown Natchez, Super Money Market Center Branch, Southern Motor Bank, at 203 South Commerce Street. Info updated 2011/09/16: Bank assets: $269.4 mil, Deposits: $238.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Southwest Security, Inc.
  • Britton & Koontz Bank, N.A.: Fatherland Branch, at 500 Main Street, St. Catherine Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $365.8 mil, Deposits: $265.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Britton & Koontz Capital Corporation
  • Concordia Bank & Trust Company: Natchez Branch, Downtown Natchez Branch, North Natchez Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $516.6 mil, Deposits: $432.4 mil, headquarters in Vidalia, LA, positive income, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Concordia Capital Corporation
  • Regions Bank: Natchez Main Branch, Magnolia Mall Branch, Medical Center Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Natchez:

Marital status in Natchez, MS
  • Never married: 37.1%
  • Now married: 36.7%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

For population 25 years and over in Natchez:

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Mississippi average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Natchez
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Natchez, MS (based on Adams County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,03640
Black Protestant5,34215
Mainline Protestant2,4759
Catholic2,0174
Other3723
None10,055-
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: 4
This county:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.63 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
This county:

6.95 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 20
This county:

6.31 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Adams County:

13.7%
State:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

36.4%
State:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Adams County:

11.4%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Natchez:

50.4%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Natchez:

46.8%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Natchez:

29.4
State:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Natchez:

19.1%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Natchez:

12.9%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Natchez:

6.8
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.8%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
This city:

54.8%
State:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.0%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Natchez, MS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 53$136,492$30,9040$0
Water Supply 50$162,300$38,9520$0
Police Protection - Officers 45$122,380$32,6350$0
Streets and Highways 23$49,232$25,6861$642
Transit 19$47,980$30,3036$4,946
Parks and Recreation 19$46,678$29,48115$10,038
Police - Other 15$26,360$21,0889$4,502
Other Government Administration 12$27,716$27,7160$0
Correction 10$17,870$21,4440$0
Financial Administration 9$27,286$36,3810$0
Judicial and Legal 8$22,950$34,4250$0
Welfare 4$9,454$28,3629$6,614
Other and Unallocable 4$11,186$33,5580$0
Fire - Other 1$2,080$24,9600$0
Health 1$1,776$21,3120$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 1$6,250$75,0000$0
Totals for Government 274$717,990$31,44540$26,742

Natchez government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,475,000 ($99.09)
    Sewerage: $1,140,000 ($76.58)
    Water Utilities: $641,000 ($43.06)
    Regular Highways: $405,000 ($27.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $48,000 ($3.22)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $7,771,000 ($522.03)
    Police Protection: $4,537,000 ($304.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,586,000 ($173.72)
    Regular Highways: $2,284,000 ($153.43)
    Water Utilities: $2,133,000 ($143.29)
    Sewerage: $2,074,000 ($139.33)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,722,000 ($115.68)
    Central Staff Services: $1,265,000 ($84.98)
    Libraries: $474,000 ($31.84)
    Financial Administration: $367,000 ($24.65)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $215,000 ($14.44)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $126,000 ($8.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $55,000 ($3.69)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $263,000 ($17.67)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $155,000 ($10.41)
    Regular Highways: $76,000 ($5.11)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,242,000 ($486.50)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $161,000 ($10.82)

Natchez government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,906,000 ($195.22)
    Other: $1,805,000 ($121.25)
    Parks and Recreation: $621,000 ($41.72)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $245,000 ($16.46)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,103,000 ($74.10)
    Rents: $1,000,000 ($67.18)
    Fines and Forfeits: $441,000 ($29.63)
    Interest Earnings: $74,000 ($4.97)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,883,000 ($193.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,304,000 ($423.49)
    Other: $2,816,000 ($189.17)
    Highways: $512,000 ($34.39)
  • Tax - Property: $5,372,000 ($360.88)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,673,000 ($112.39)
    Amusements Sales: $1,365,000 ($91.70)
    Public Utilities Sales: $758,000 ($50.92)
    Other License: $256,000 ($17.20)

Natchez government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,765,000 ($1126.23)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,894,000 ($933.36)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,870,000 ($192.80)

Natchez government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $955,000 ($64.15)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,725,000 ($653.30)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $243,000 ($16.32)

4.58% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($37,803 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
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 Concordia Parish, LA  0.67% ($34,486 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, MS  0.37% ($25,692)
from East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.26% ($35,852)


5.37% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,119 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.37%
Mississippi average:

6.87%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Concordia Parish, LA  0.81% ($35,894 average AGI)
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.40% ($25,548)
to Jefferson County, MS  0.20% ($21,095)
Businesses in Natchez, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Nike4
Advance Auto Parts1Nissan1
AutoZone1Office Depot1
Best Western1Payless1
Burger King2Popeyes1
CVS1Quality1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Curves1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Ruby Tuesday1
FedEx7Rue211
Ford1Ryan's Grill1
GNC2SONIC Drive-In1
GameStop1Sears1
H&R Block1Subway2
Hilton1Taco Bell1
Honda1Toyota1
JCPenney1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS7
Kmart1Vans1
La-Z-Boy1Verizon Wireless1
Lane Furniture1Walgreens2
MasterBrand Cabinets1Walmart1
McDonald's3Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Natchez:

  • WNAT (1450 AM; 1 kW; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: FIRST NATCHEZ CORPORATION)
  • KVLA (1400 AM; 1 kW; VIDALIA, LA; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMIS (1240 AM; 1 kW; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: NATCHEZ BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., 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)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Natchez:

  • WASM (91.1 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WQNZ (95.1 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: FIRST NATCHEZ CORPORATION)
  • W216AR (91.1 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KPXS (104.7 FM; VIDALIA, LA; Owner: VISION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNJJ (97.3 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: WILL PERK BROADCASTING)
  • W220BN (91.9 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • KFNV-FM (107.1 FM; FERRIDAY, LA; Owner: TOM GAY D/B/A THE RADIO GROUP)
  • WTYJ (97.7 FM; FAYETTE, MS; Owner: NATCHEZ COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KQID-FM (93.1 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CENLA B/C CO INC.)
  • WMAU-FM (88.9 FM; BUDE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)

TV broadcast stations around Natchez:

  • W24CR (Channel 24; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: LOUISIANA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W59DK (Channel 59; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WNTZ (Channel 48; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)
  • KAQY (Channel 11; COLUMBIA, LA; Owner: MONROE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNOE-TV (Channel 8; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KLTM-TV (Channel 13; MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • WMAU-TV (Channel 17; BUDE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Natchez: Wilson Brown.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Natchez fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 33Number of bridges
  • 1,650ft / 503mTotal length
  • $5,308,716,000Total costs
  • 212,300Total average daily traffic
  • 16,039Total average daily truck traffic
  • 220,295Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Natchez, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 102000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Natchez, MS
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Natchez)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 216 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Natchez, MS)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 38 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 96 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Natchez)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 39 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Natchez)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 195
  • Hazardous Condition: 127
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 13
Fire incident types in Natchez, MS

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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Natchez, Mississippi:

  • Vue Hotel & Restaurant, 130 John R Junkin Dr, Natchez, Mississippi 39120 , Phone: (601) 256-6311, Fax: (601) 446-6321
  • Dunleith - Natchez, 84 Homochitto St, Natchez, Mississippi 39120 , Phone: (601) 446-8500, Fax: (601) 446-6094
  • Econo Lodge, 271 Devereaux Dr, Natchez, Mississippi 39120 , Phone: (601) 442-3686, Fax: (601) 442-3686
  • Days Inn Natchez, 109 Hwy 61 S, Natchez, Mississippi 39120 , Phone: (601) 445-8291, Fax: (601) 442-4861
  • Natchez Grand Hotel & Suites, 111 Broadway St, Natchez, Mississippi 39120 , Phone: (601) 446-9994, Fax: (601) 446-9957
  • Hampton Inn And Suites, 627 S Canal, Natchez, Mississippi 39120 , Phone: (601) 446-6770, Fax: (601) 446-6771
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 639 S Canal St, Natchez, Mississippi 39120 , Phone: (601) 442-4462, Fax: (601) 442-4062
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Natchez, Mississippi
Most common first names in Natchez, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary39778.3 years
James34272.0 years
John26773.6 years
Willie25973.0 years
William19571.6 years
Robert18670.6 years
Charles16270.4 years
Annie14878.3 years
George14771.5 years
Henry11373.7 years
Most common last names in Natchez, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith28873.0 years
Johnson22073.9 years
Williams20374.2 years
Jones20071.8 years
Davis17373.8 years
Jackson15972.8 years
Brown14776.1 years
Green12873.6 years
White11873.3 years
Thomas9269.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Natchez, MS
  • 64.8%Utility gas
  • 31.9%Electricity
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Natchez, MS
  • 65.6%Electricity
  • 33.9%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Natchez compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Natchez on our top lists:

  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time park and recreation workers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest household incomes disparities (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time firefighters per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military ships (population 1,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parks and recreation per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage population decrease from 2000 (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people driving a car to work alone (population 5,000+)"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 100 cities with declining populations from 2000 to 2014 (pop. 5,000+)"
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