Philadelphia, Mississippi

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Population in 2013: 7,432 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.8%
 
Males: 3,236  (43.6%)
Females: 4,196  (56.4%)
Median resident age:  35.0 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 39350.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,353 (it was $26,438 in 2000)
Philadelphia:

$32,353
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,508 (it was $15,787 in 2000)

Philadelphia city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $80,378 (it was $55,400 in 2000)
Philadelphia:

$80,378
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $97,891; Detached houses: $104,395; Mobile homes: $29,244

Median gross rent in 2012: $665.

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Philadelphia races chart
  • Black alone - 3,763 (50.0%)
  • White alone - 3,516 (46.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 129 (1.7%)
  • Hispanic - 64 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 55 (0.7%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Philadelphia: 82.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (12.3%), United States (10.7%), Irish (8.6%), German (4.2%), Subsaharan African (3.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 424 feet

Land area: 10.6 square miles.

Population density: 700 people per square mile   (low).

Philadelphia,MS real estate house value index trend

Philadelphia, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Philadelphia:

  • High school or higher: 80.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Philadelphia city:

  • Never married: 30.0%
  • Now married: 40.5%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 8.4%
  • Divorced: 18.4%

99 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.3%
Mississippi:  2.2%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 65 registered sex offenders living in Philadelphia, Mississippi as of July 07, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Philadelphia to the number of sex offenders is 115 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $777 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $680 (0.9%)

Philadelphia satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (71.0 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (143.0 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (425.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Tucker, MS (2.4 miles ), Pearl River, MS (2.7 miles ), Bogue Chitto, MS (3.4 miles ), Union, MS (3.7 miles ), Noxapater, MS (3.9 miles ), Sebastopol, MS (4.4 miles ), Standing Pine, MS (4.5 miles ), Decatur, MS (4.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $81,200
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $58,200
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $395,300
  • 2003: 16 buildings, average cost: $74,100
  • 2004: 41 buildings, average cost: $55,400
  • 2005: 46 buildings, average cost: $54,400
  • 2006: 26 buildings, average cost: $256,200
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $74,500
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $117,200
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $195,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 32.77 N, Longitude: 89.11 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,092 (+41.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,263 (48.0%)

Area code: 601

Philadelphia household income distribution Philadelphia home values distribution

Crime rates in Philadelphia by Year
Type 2006 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 756114
per 100,000 92.262.175.3146.653.1
Robberies 2614141311
per 100,000 342.6174.0175.8173.2146.1
Assaults 1232193537
per 100,000 158.1397.7238.6466.4491.4
Burglaries 97116212147144
per 100,000 1278.01441.72662.01958.71912.6
Thefts 237204216271164
per 100,000 3122.52535.42712.23610.92178.2
Auto thefts 21912411
per 100,000 276.7111.9150.753.3146.1
Arson 00200
per 100,000 0.00.025.10.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 275.0) 400.0353.3420.6493.2375.4

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Philadelphia detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 33 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.32
Mississippi average:

2.31

Philadelphia tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.7%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +294 (+4.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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

Average climate in Philadelphia, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Philadelphia-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 120% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/23/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the Philadelphia city center killed 2 people and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/2/1967, a category F4 tornado 22.3 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 10 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Philadelphia-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 116.2 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) earthquake occurred 157.2 miles away from Philadelphia center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 69.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 98.5 miles away from the city center
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 209.8 miles away from Philadelphia center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 233.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Neshoba County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Freezes: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Philadelphia topographic map

Birthplace of: Billy Cannon - Player of football, Marcus Dupree - Professional wrestler, Donna Ladd - Investigative journalist, Fred McAfee - 2005 NFL player (New Orleans Saints, born: Jun 20, 1968), Marty Stuart - Country singer, Otis Rush - Musician, Phillip Martin - Native leader, J. T. "Blondy" Black - Football player, Mike Dennis - Football player.

Main business address for: CHOCTAW RESORT DEVELOPMENT ENTERPRISE (SERVICES-MISCELLANEOUS AMUSEMENT & RECREATION), CITIZENS HOLDING CO /MS/ (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Philadelphia:

  • ASERACARE HOSPICE PHILADELPHIA (250 CANAL PLACE)
  • CHOCTAW HEALTH CENTER (Government - Federal, provides emergency services, ROUTE 7 BOX R50)
  • HEARTFELT HOSPICE INC (P O BOX 1520)
  • LAIRD HOSPICE CARE (ROUTE 9 BOX 1-B)
  • NESHOBA COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL (Government - Local, 1001 HOLLAND AVENUE)
  • QUALITY HOSPICE CARE, INC (340 BYRD AVENUE)
  • SERENITY HOSPICE CARE (584 EAST MAIN STREET B-4)
  • RCG PHILADELPHIA (PO BOX 6264)
  • CHOCTAW RESIDENTIAL CENTER (135 HOSPITAL CIRCLE)
  • NESHOBA CO NH (PO BOX 648)

Airports and heliports located in Philadelphia:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Philadelphia:

  • East Central Community College (about 24 miles; Decatur, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,380)
  • Meridian Community College (about 36 miles; Meridian, MS; FT enrollment: 2,750)
  • East Mississippi Community College (about 37 miles; Scooba, MS; FT enrollment: 5,180)
  • Holmes Community College (about 49 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 5,352)
  • Mississippi State University (about 51 miles; Mississippi State, MS; FT enrollment: 18,237)
  • University of West Alabama (about 56 miles; Livingston, AL; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • Mississippi University for Women (about 64 miles; Columbus, MS; FT enrollment: 2,565)
See full list of schools located in Philadelphia

Library in Philadelphia:

  • NESHOBA COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $358,164; Location: 230 BEACON STREET; 32,879 books; 662 audio materials; 259 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 53 state licensed databases; 26 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Philadelphia: Philadelphia-Neshoba County Industrial Park (A), Neshoba County Courthouse (B), Philadelphia City Hall (C), Philadelphia-Neshoba County Public Library (D), Philadelphia Fire Department Station 2 (E), Philadelphia Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (F), Philadelphia Fire Department Station 3 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Valley View Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Philadelphia include: CHOCTAW RESORT DEVELOPMENT ENTERPRISE (A), CITIZENS HOLDING CO /MS/ (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Philadelphia include: Trinity Baptist Church (A), Stevens Chapel United Methodist Church (B), Saint Francis Episcopal Church (C), Philadelphia Church of God (D), Philadelphia Church of Christ (E), North Calvary Baptist Church (F), New Pleasantdale Baptist Church (G), First United Methodist Church (H), First Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Cedarlawn Cemetery (1), Donald Cemetery (2), Philadelphia Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Funny Yockana Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Philadelphia include: Northside Park (1), Dewitt-Deweese Memorial Park (2), Westside Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Neshoba County - Philadelphia Historical Museum Inc (303 Water Avenue South), Neshoba County - County Park Commission- W Side Community Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; Gillis Qtrs).

Hotels: St Mark's II Silver Star Resort (Silver Star Casino), Holiday Inn Exp Philadelphia (1530 Highway West), Days Inn (1009 Holland Avenue), Philadelphia-Days Inn (1009 Holland Ave), Save Inn (1026 West Beacon Street), Deluxe Inn & Suites Philadelphia (1004 Central Drive), Colonial Motel & Restaurant (Kosciusko Road), Super Inn & Suites (1526 Highway 16 West), Western Motel (1011 Holland Ave).

Courts: Neshoba County - Justice Court Clerk (Neshoba County Court), Neshoba County - Justice Court Place I (Main Street), Youth Court Probation Ofc (507 Center North), Neshoba County - Justice Court Place Ii (Main Street).

Neshoba 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 Philadelphia and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF PHILADELPHIA (Population served: 8,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 78 regular monitoring violations
CENTRAL W/A-EAST SIDE (Population served: 6,248, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 82 regular monitoring violations
CENTRAL W/A-SOUTHWEST (Population served: 5,120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 86 regular monitoring violations
CENTRAL W/A-HOUSE (Population served: 3,050, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 83 regular monitoring violations
CENTRAL W/A-ARLINGTON (Population served: 1,299, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 83 regular monitoring violations
CENTRAL W/A-NORTH PEARL RIVER (Population served: 1,112, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 83 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 29.1%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.7% for Black residents, 46.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.6% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.0%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.9%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
150 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
66 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Philadelphia in 2000:

  • 242 people in nursing homes
  • 30 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 19 people in other workers' dormitories

Philadelphia, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Philadelphia compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.

Banks with branches in Philadelphia (2011 data):

  • The Citizens Bank of Philadelphia, Mississippi: East Side Branch, North Side Branch, The Citizens Bank Of Philadelphia, Mississippi, West Side Drive-In Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $853.7 mil, Deposits: $573.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Holding Company
  • Cadence Bank, N.A.: Westside Branch at 1017 West Beacon Street, branch established on 1996/01/31; Philadelphia Main Branch at 535 East Main Street, branch established on 1904/04/04. Info updated 2011/12/14: Bank assets: $3,909.7 mil, Deposits: $3,124.0 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: Cadence Bancorp Llc
  • The Citizens National Bank of Meridian: Philadelphia Branch at 538 Main Street, branch established on 1985/05/31; Philadelphia Hwy 15 Branch at 1110 Central Drive, branch established on 1997/04/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,115.7 mil, Deposits: $932.3 mil, headquarters in Meridian, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens National Banc Corp.
  • Pike National Bank: Pikco Finance Philadelphia Branch at 1120 East Main Street, Suite 15, branch established on 1994/07/25. Info updated 2007/03/29: Bank assets: $206.6 mil, Deposits: $156.6 mil, headquarters in Mccomb, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Pcnb Corp.
  • Merchants and Farmers Bank: Philadelphia Westside Branch at 1012 W Beacon St, branch established on 1995/03/01. Info updated 2007/01/11: Bank assets: $1,561.3 mil, Deposits: $1,372.4 mil, headquarters in Kosciusko, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: First M & F Corporation
  • The Commercial Bank: Philadelphia Branch at 206 South Lewis Avenue, branch established on 2007/05/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $134.1 mil, Deposits: $107.8 mil, headquarters in De Kalb, MS, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Commercial Capital Corporation
  • Regions Bank: Philadelphia Main Branch at 534 Main Street, branch established on 1957/01/01. 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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Philadelphia, Mississippi:

  • Key West Inn - Philadelphia, 1004 Central Dr, Philadelphia, MS 39350 , Phone: (601) 656-0052
  • Quality Inn, 1530 Hwy 16 W, Philadelphia, MS 39350 , Phone: (601) 656-3553, Fax: (601) 656-7484
  • Days Inn, 1009 Holland Ave Hwy 19 S, Philadelphia, MS 39350 , Phone: (601) 650-3590, Fax: (601) 650-3590
  • Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia/Choctaw, 15211 Hwy 16 W, Philadelphia, MS 39350 , Phone: (601) 656-9484, Fax: (601) 656-9483
  • Hilton Garden Inn Choctaw, 13240 Hwy 16 W, Philadelphia, MS 39350 , Phone: (601) 389-6600, Fax: (601) 389-6601
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Philadelphia, Mississippi

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Philadelphia travel time to work - commute Philadelphia mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (50%)
  • Utility gas (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Philadelphia city (based on Neshoba County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.57%
Here: 62.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Church of God (Anderson, Indiana)
Adherents64.2%19.3%5.6%3.2%1.7%
Congregations41.6%23.8%3.0%5.0%7.9%
NameChurches of ChristPresbyterian Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodMennonite Church USAOther
Adherents1.4%0.9%0.9%0.6%2.2%
Congregations3.0%2.0%3.0%2.0%8.9%
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: 5
Neshoba County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Neshoba County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Neshoba County:

6.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.3%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Neshoba County:

32.4%
Mississippi:

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

14.3%
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 4$13,456$40,3686$3,615
Judicial and Legal 4$6,810$20,4300$0
Police Protection - Officers 33$86,445$31,4350$0
Police - Other 2$5,793$34,7580$0
Firefighters 34$82,274$29,0380$0
Streets and Highways 13$31,369$28,9562$1,697
Health 1$2,487$29,8440$0
Solid Waste Management 4$8,048$24,1440$0
Sewerage 4$11,612$34,8360$0
Parks and Recreation 4$9,460$28,3804$3,973
Water Supply 15$42,704$34,1630$0
Electric Power 15$56,485$45,1884$5,300
Other and Unallocable 1$3,162$37,9442$3,300
Totals for Government 134$360,105$32,24818$17,885

Philadelphia government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $1,212,000 ($163.08)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $7,954,000 ($1070.24)
    Police Protection: $1,569,000 ($211.11)
    Water Utilities: $877,000 ($118.00)
    Fire Protection: $714,000 ($96.07)
    Regular Highways: $629,000 ($84.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $395,000 ($53.15)
    Financial Administration: $310,000 ($41.71)
    Parks & Recreation: $295,000 ($39.69)
    Sewerage: $281,000 ($37.81)
    Central Staff Services: $279,000 ($37.54)
    General - Other: $193,000 ($25.97)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $95,000 ($12.78)
    General Public Buildings: $92,000 ($12.38)
    Libraries: $38,000 ($5.11)
    Health Services - Other: $22,000 ($2.96)
    Air Transportation: $15,000 ($2.02)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $76,000 ($10.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $118,000 ($15.88)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $1,711,000 ($230.22)
    Fire Protection: $671,000 ($90.29)
    Central Staff: $426,000 ($57.32)
    Parks & Recreation: $221,000 ($29.74)
    Police Protection: $52,000 ($7.00)
    Regular Highways: $48,000 ($6.46)
    General - Other: $34,000 ($4.57)
    Health - Other: $6,000 ($0.81)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,974,000 ($400.16)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $50,000 ($6.73)

Philadelphia government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $238,000 ($32.02)
    All Other: $185,000 ($24.89)
    Sewerage: $156,000 ($20.99)
    Parks & Recreation: $72,000 ($9.69)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,067,000 ($278.12)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $288,000 ($38.75)
    Highways: $11,000 ($1.48)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $630,000 ($84.77)
    Interest Earnings: $506,000 ($68.08)
    Rents: $261,000 ($35.12)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $8,158,000 ($1097.69)
    Water Utilities: $1,265,000 ($170.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,965,000 ($398.95)
    All Other: $326,000 ($43.86)
    Highways: $88,000 ($11.84)
  • Tax - Property: $370,000 ($49.78)
    Public Utilities: $284,000 ($38.21)
    NEC: $101,000 ($13.59)

Philadelphia government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Electric Utilities: $1,619,000 ($217.84)
    Water Utilities: $657,000 ($88.40)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,500,000 ($201.83)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Electric Utilities: $1,534,000 ($206.40)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,395,000 ($187.70)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $453,000 ($60.95)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $65,000 ($8.75)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $139,000 ($18.70)
    Other, NEC: $105,000 ($14.13)
    Electric Utilities: $85,000 ($11.44)

Philadelphia government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $436,000 ($58.67)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $8,248,000 ($1109.80)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $12,000 ($1.61)

4.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,814 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
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 Newton County, MS  0.68% ($27,046 average AGI)
from Leake County, MS  0.61% ($25,339)
from Winston County, MS  0.40% ($34,684)


4.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,482 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
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 Leake County, MS  0.49% ($26,872 average AGI)
to Newton County, MS  0.48% ($24,696)
to Lauderdale County, MS  0.40% ($40,553)

Strongest AM radio stations in Philadelphia:

  • WHOC (1490 AM; 1 kW; PHILADELPHIA, MS; Owner: WHOC, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMOX (1010 AM; 10 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MAGNOLIA STATE B/C CO., INC.)
  • WALT (910 AM; 5 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIRL (1270 AM; daytime; 3 kW; LOUISVILLE, MS; Owner: HARRISON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WMER (1390 AM; 5 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MICHAEL H. GLASS)
  • WYLS (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; YORK, AL; Owner: GRANTELL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Philadelphia:

  • WWSL (102.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, MS; Owner: H & G C, INC.)
  • WQST-FM (92.5 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WZKS (104.1 FM; UNION, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMSO (97.9 FM; NEWTON, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQJQ (105.1 FM; KOSCIUSKO, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMAB-FM (89.9 FM; ACKERMAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WOKK (97.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMAW-FM (88.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WLSM-FM (107.1 FM; LOUISVILLE, MS; Owner: HARRISON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMBU (89.1 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WJXM (105.7 FM; DE KALB, MS; Owner: EAST MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WCKK (98.3 FM; CARTHAGE, MS; Owner: JOHNNY BOSWELL RADIO LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Philadelphia:

  • WMAB-TV (Channel 2; MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W50BQ (Channel 50; MERIDIAN, ETC., MS; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAW-TV (Channel 14; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)

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

Philadelphia, Mississippi:
  • Fatal accident count: 27
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 40
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 29
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 72
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
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
See more detailed statistics of Philadelphia fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 15
Total length: 48 meters (157ft)
Total costs: $2,366,000
Total average daily traffic: 64,680
Total average daily truck traffic: 5,174
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 96,365

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 5
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 3
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Philadelphia, MS

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 295
  • Hazardous Condition: 107
  • Good Intent Call: 22

Incident types - Philadelphia

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Philadelphia, MS
Businesses in Philadelphia, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike5
Advance Auto Parts1Payless1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Popeyes1
Chevrolet1Quality1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
FedEx4Rue211
GameStop1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block2Sears1
Hardee's1Subway3
Holiday Inn1T-Mobile1
KFC1Taco Bell1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul3
Lane Furniture1UPS2
Lowe's1Walgreens1
McDonald's1Walmart1
New Balance1
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