For population 25 years and over in New Albany:
For population 15 years and over in New Albany city:
460 residents are foreign born (5.2% Latin America, 0.7% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $820 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (69.7 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (462.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Myrtle, MS (2.8 miles ), Ecru, MS (3.1 miles ), Blue Springs, MS (3.2 miles) , Blue Mountain, MS (3.5 miles ), Sherman, MS (3.7 miles ), Hickory Flat, MS (3.7 miles ), Dumas, MS (3.7 miles ), Thaxton, MS (4.0 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.49 N, Longitude: 89.01 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,267 (+40.7%)
Area code: 662
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in New Albany detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 24 (23 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +956 (+14.4%).
Work and jobs in New Albany: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in New Albany, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
New Albany-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 177% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/19/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the New Albany city center killed 4 people and injured 78 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/21/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the city center killed 15 people and injured 76 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:New Albany-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 85.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/10/2008 at 17:52:50, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 14.2 miles away from New Albany center
On 4/3/1992 at 03:06:03, a magnitude 3.5 (3.2 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 7.8 mi) earthquake occurred 96.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/29/1990 at 19:34:59, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.5 MD, Depth: 8.1 mi) earthquake occurred 99.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/28/2000 at 11:32:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.9 miles away from New Albany center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Union County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Storms: 5, Freezes: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: William Faulkner - (1897-1962), author, Eli Whiteside - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Baltimore Orioles, born: Oct 22, 1979), Doc Marshall (infielder) - Baseball player, Hubert D. Stephens - Politician, John Stroud - Basketball player, Mike Ratliff - Basketball player, Willie Daniel - Football player.
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Local government website: WWW.NEWALBANY.MS.
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Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 3.08. This is worse than average. There were 43 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is about average. There were 13 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2004 was 17.6. This is better than average. There were 1 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in New Albany and their reported violations in the past:CITY OF NEW ALBANY (Population served: 8100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:BETHLEHEM WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 624, Purch_groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 27.6%
(18.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.4% for Black residents, 57.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.9% for other race residents, 26.5% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for New Albany (based on Union County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 84.04%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
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New Albany government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.11% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,596 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:
5.73% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,221 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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See more detailed statistics of New Albany fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 21See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for New Albany, MS
Total length: 141 meters (463ft)
Total costs: $13,858,000
Total average daily traffic: 158,850
Total average daily truck traffic: 12,245
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in New Albany)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 128 (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 New Albany, MS)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 73 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in New Albany)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in New Albany)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2013.