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Neshoba County

Population in 2012: 7,483 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.5%
 

Males: 3,350  (44.8%)
Females: 4,133  (55.2%)

Median resident age:  35.0 years
Mississippi median age:  37.7 years

Zip codes: 39350.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $29,952 (it was $26,438 in 2000)
Philadelphia:

$29,952
Mississippi:

$36,919
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $17,603

Philadelphia city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $81,572 (it was $55,400 in 2000)
Philadelphia:

$81,572
Mississippi:

$99,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $97,891; Detached houses: $104,395; Mobile homes: $29,244

Median gross rent in 2011: $649.

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  • White alone - 3,570 (47.6%)
  • Black alone - 3,313 (44.2%)
  • Hispanic - 256 (3.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 250 (3.3%)
  • Asian alone - 82 (1.1%)
  • Other race alone - 13 (0.2%)
  • Two or more races - 11 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Philadelphia: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (13.8%), English (12.2%), Irish (7.4%), German (3.0%), Subsaharan African (2.9%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 424 feet

Land area: 10.6 square miles.

Population density: 705 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Philadelphia:

  • High school or higher: 78.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 15.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Philadelphia city:

  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 42.6%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 16.3%

93 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.2%
Mississippi:  1.9%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 66 registered sex offenders living in Philadelphia, Mississippi as of April 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Philadelphia to the number of sex offenders is 120 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $713 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $612 (0.8%)

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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
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 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
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 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: +3,181 (+42.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,239 (48.7%)

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) 400.4353.7421.1493.8375.8

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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

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Philadelphia, Mississippi accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.5%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +294 (+4.2%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (15%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
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

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Tornado activity:

Philadelphia-area historical tornado activity is above Mississippi state average. It is 226% 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 slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) 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 Philadelphia center
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 84.2 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 51.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1998 at 15:20:01, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 70.1 miles away from Philadelphia center
On 5/28/1995 at 15:28:36, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 80.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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, Tornadoes: 5, Floods: 4, Winds: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 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).


Hospital/medical center in Philadelphia:

  • NESHOBA COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Local, 1001 HOLLAND AVENUE)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Philadelphia:

  • LAIRD HOSPITAL INC (Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 13 miles away; UNION, MS)

Political contributions by individuals in Philadelphia, MS

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: 2,155)
  • Meridian Community College (about 37 miles; Meridian, MS; FT enrollment: 2,932)
  • East Mississippi Community College (about 37 miles; Scooba, MS; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • Holmes Community College (about 49 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 4,518)
  • Mississippi State University (about 51 miles; Mississippi State, MS; FT enrollment: 15,187)
  • University of West Alabama (about 60 miles; Livingston, AL; FT enrollment: 2,279)
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center (about 70 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,006)
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

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
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.1. This is about average.
City:

35.1
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2007 was 0.0117. This is significantly better than average. There were 154 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.0117
U.S.:

0.0635
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.317. This is about average. There were 83 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.317
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 2.92. This is about average. There were 112 monitors within city limits.
City:

2.92
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 18.9. This is significantly worse than average. There were 58 monitors within city limits.
City:

18.9
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 23.0. This is better than average. There were 77 monitors within city limits.
City:

23.0
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.8. This is better than average. There were 115 monitors within city limits.
City:

17.8
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.7. This is about average. There were 66 monitors within city limits.
City:

10.7
U.S.:

9.6

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

CITY OF PHILADELPHIA (Population served: 8000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between SEP-15-2003 and OCT-15-2003, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between SEP-10-1999 and OCT-10-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-10-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-30-1999), St Public Notif received (OCT-20-1999)
CENTRAL W/A-SOUTHWEST (Population served: 5797, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2005 and NOV-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-28-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and SEP-02-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2004)
CENTRAL W/A-EAST SIDE (Population served: 5525, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between NOV-18-1999 and DEC-18-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-09-1999), St Public Notif received (DEC-15-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2005 and NOV-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-28-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and SEP-02-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2004)
CENTRAL W/A-HOUSE (Population served: 3755, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between SEP-16-1996 and OCT-15-1996, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-16-1996), St Public Notif received (SEP-28-1996)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2005 and NOV-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-28-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and SEP-02-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2004)
CENTRAL W/A-#1 (Population served: 1515, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-01-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-01-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2005 and NOV-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-28-2005)
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between JUN-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and SEP-02-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2004)
CENTRAL W/A-ARLINGTON (Population served: 1410, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between FEB-10-2000 and MAR-10-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2000), St Compliance Meeting conducted (MAY-19-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2005 and NOV-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-28-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and SEP-02-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2004)
  • One minor monitoring violation
CENTRAL W/A-NORTH PEARL RIVER (Population served: 1284, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2005 and NOV-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-28-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and SEP-02-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2004)
CENTRAL W/A-KENTAWKA VALLEY (Population served: 728, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2005 and NOV-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-28-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and SEP-02-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-02-2004)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 27.7%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.7% for Black residents, 13.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.8% for American Indian residents, 27.3% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Philadelphia, MS

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 compared to Mississippi state average:

Philadelphia, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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


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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 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Philadelphia travel time to work - commute


Philadelphia mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Utility gas (41%)
  • 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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Philadelphia (based on Neshoba County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.57%
Here62.6%
USA50.2%

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 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 3$11,516$46,0645$2,250
Judicial and Legal 3$5,520$22,0800$0
Police Protection - Officers 24$60,984$30,4926$1,668
Police - Other 2$4,924$29,5440$0
Firefighters 25$67,498$32,3992$190
Fire - Other 1$3,348$40,1760$0
Streets and Highways 12$27,615$27,6150$0
Health 2$4,621$27,7260$0
Solid Waste Management 3$6,478$25,9120$0
Sewerage 2$6,038$36,2281$576
Parks and Recreation 3$8,107$32,4283$7,585
Water Supply 13$33,306$30,7440$0
Electric Power 18$60,998$40,6653$7,168
Other and Unallocable 2$4,727$28,3620$0
Totals for Government 113$305,680$32,46220$19,437

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

  • Construction - General: $1,212,000 ($161.97)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $7,954,000 ($1062.94)
    Police Protection: $1,569,000 ($209.68)
    Water Utilities: $877,000 ($117.20)
    Fire Protection: $714,000 ($95.42)
    Regular Highways: $629,000 ($84.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $395,000 ($52.79)
    Financial Administration: $310,000 ($41.43)
    Parks & Recreation: $295,000 ($39.42)
    Sewerage: $281,000 ($37.55)
    Central Staff Services: $279,000 ($37.28)
    General - Other: $193,000 ($25.79)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $95,000 ($12.70)
    General Public Buildings: $92,000 ($12.29)
    Libraries: $38,000 ($5.08)
    Health Services - Other: $22,000 ($2.94)
    Air Transportation: $15,000 ($2.00)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $76,000 ($10.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $118,000 ($15.77)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $1,711,000 ($228.65)
    Fire Protection: $671,000 ($89.67)
    Central Staff: $426,000 ($56.93)
    Parks & Recreation: $221,000 ($29.53)
    Police Protection: $52,000 ($6.95)
    Regular Highways: $48,000 ($6.41)
    General - Other: $34,000 ($4.54)
    Health - Other: $6,000 ($0.80)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,974,000 ($397.43)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $50,000 ($6.68)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $238,000 ($31.81)
    All Other: $185,000 ($24.72)
    Sewerage: $156,000 ($20.85)
    Parks & Recreation: $72,000 ($9.62)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,067,000 ($276.23)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $288,000 ($38.49)
    Highways: $11,000 ($1.47)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $630,000 ($84.19)
    Interest Earnings: $506,000 ($67.62)
    Rents: $261,000 ($34.88)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $8,158,000 ($1090.20)
    Water Utilities: $1,265,000 ($169.05)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,965,000 ($396.23)
    All Other: $326,000 ($43.57)
    Highways: $88,000 ($11.76)
  • Tax - Property: $370,000 ($49.45)
    Public Utilities: $284,000 ($37.95)
    NEC: $101,000 ($13.50)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Electric Utilities: $1,619,000 ($216.36)
    Water Utilities: $657,000 ($87.80)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,500,000 ($200.45)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Electric Utilities: $1,534,000 ($205.00)
    Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,395,000 ($186.42)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $453,000 ($60.54)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $65,000 ($8.69)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $139,000 ($18.58)
    Other, NEC: $105,000 ($14.03)
    Electric Utilities: $85,000 ($11.36)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $436,000 ($58.27)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $8,248,000 ($1102.23)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $12,000 ($1.60)

4.97% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,154 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.97%
Mississippi average:

7.82%

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:
from Newton County, MS  0.52% ($29,000 average AGI)
from Winston County, MS  0.49% ($23,340)
from Leake County, MS  0.44% ($38,905)


5.28% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,158 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.28%
Mississippi average:

8.35%

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:
to Leake County, MS  0.68% ($21,446 average AGI)
to Newton County, MS  0.51% ($21,327)
to Lauderdale County, MS  0.47% ($24,978)

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: 26
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 38
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 28
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 70
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Mississippi average:
  • Fatal accident count: 82
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 123
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 14
  • Fatalities: 90
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 205
  • 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&T1Payless1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Popeyes1
Domino's Pizza1Quality1
FedEx4RadioShack1
GameStop1Rue211
H&R Block2SONIC Drive-In1
Hardee's1Sears1
Holiday Inn1Subway3
KFC1T-Mobile1
La-Z-Boy1Taco Bell1
Lane Furniture1U-Haul3
Lowe's1UPS2
McDonald's1Walgreens1
New Balance1Walmart1
Nike5
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