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Population in 2012: 10,854 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.0%
 

Males: 4,783  (44.1%)
Females: 6,071  (55.9%)

Median resident age:  36.4 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 39466.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,525 (it was $26,958 in 2000)
Picayune:

$32,525
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,906

Picayune city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $103,286 (it was $65,900 in 2000)
Picayune:

$103,286
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $126,859; Detached houses: $130,829; Townhouses or other attached units: $151,638; In 2-unit structures: $128,303; Mobile homes: $29,388; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $8,433

Median gross rent in 2012: $740.

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  • White alone - 6,269 (57.6%)
  • Black alone - 3,986 (36.6%)
  • Hispanic - 333 (3.1%)
  • Two or more races - 182 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 64 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 32 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 8 (0.07%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 4 (0.04%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Picayune: 81.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (10.3%), Irish (9.5%), German (9.3%), English (7.3%), French (7.1%), Italian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1904

Elevation: 61 feet

Land area: 11.8 square miles.

Population density: 923 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Picayune:

  • High school or higher: 84.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Picayune city:

  • Never married: 29.3%
  • Now married: 45.7%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 12.0%

121 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.1%
Mississippi:  1.9%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 78 registered sex offenders living in Picayune, Mississippi as of August 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Picayune to the number of sex offenders is 139 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,060 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $547 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gulfport, MS (37.1 miles , pop. 71,127).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (44.6 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (345.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Nicholson, MS (1.9 miles ), Hide-A-Way Lake, MS (2.1 miles ), Pearl River, LA (3.4 miles ), Sun, LA (3.9 miles ), Kiln, MS (4.1 miles ), Slidell, LA (4.3 miles ), Pearlington, MS (4.4 miles ), Bogalusa, LA (4.5 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 27 buildings, average cost: $71,100
  • 1998: 21 buildings, average cost: $62,700
  • 1999: 30 buildings, average cost: $67,100
  • 2000: 40 buildings, average cost: $79,900
  • 2001: 21 buildings, average cost: $82,700
  • 2002: 38 buildings, average cost: $74,200
  • 2003: 40 buildings, average cost: $76,500
  • 2004: 39 buildings, average cost: $85,300
  • 2005: 43 buildings, average cost: $85,300
  • 2006: 67 buildings, average cost: $140,600
  • 2007: 50 buildings, average cost: $135,900
  • 2008: 33 buildings, average cost: $135,900
  • 2009: 22 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2010: 19 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $105,100
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $232,500

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Latitude: 30.53 N, Longitude: 89.68 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,656 (+24.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,876 (45.9%)

Area code: 601

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Crime rates in Picayune by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 110101010020
per 100,000 7.99.40.09.40.09.20.08.50.00.018.30.0
Rapes 489584719423
per 100,000 31.775.684.646.874.637.064.98.575.432.818.327.6
Robberies 10199119109131811159
per 100,000 79.2179.584.6102.983.992.483.4110.8150.890.2137.482.7
Assaults 231319333122241920162917
per 100,000 182.1122.8178.6308.8289.2203.4222.4161.9167.5131.2265.6156.3
Burglaries 791211111118595745613810410797
per 100,000 625.51143.11043.61038.7792.8878.2685.8477.31156.1852.9979.9891.8
Thefts 539525553576581482384273228333339294
per 100,000 4268.04959.85199.35390.25419.34455.93558.52326.81910.02730.93104.72703.0
Auto thefts 364846344523403014191819
per 100,000 285.1453.5432.5318.2419.7212.6370.7255.7117.3155.8164.9174.7
Arson 264432524234
per 100,000 15.856.737.637.428.018.546.317.033.516.427.536.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 300.8) 344.6480.7452.2470.7456.4379.7347.4240.6311.1265.5357.7267.3

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 48 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.85
Mississippi average:

2.31

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

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.1%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -173 (-1.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Picayune-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 150% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/19/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.8 miles away from the Picayune city center injured 8 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/19/1980, a category F3 tornado 31.5 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Picayune-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/20/2005 at 00:52:20, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 64.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pearl River County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Jonathan Bender - NBA player (Indiana Pacers, born: Jan 30, 1981), Jerry Smith - College basketball player (Samford Bulldogs), Jonathan Patton - College basketball player (SE Louisiana Lions), Charles DeJurnett - Football player.


Hospitals/medical centers in Picayune:

  • PEARL RIVER DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 1835 COOPER ROAD)
  • MISSISSIPPI HOMECARE OF PICAYUNE (Home Health Center, 127-A WEST CANAL STREET)
  • HIGHLAND COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Local, provides emergency services, 130 HIGHLAND PKWY)
  • COVENANT HEALTH AND REHAB OF PICAYUNE (Nursing Home, 1620 READ ROAD)

Political contributions by individuals in Picayune, MS

Airports and heliports located in Picayune:


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Amtrak station:

PICAYUNE (U.S. 11 & TATE ST.) . Services: free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Picayune:

  • Pearl River Community College (about 24 miles; Poplarville, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,893)
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (about 37 miles; Perkinston, MS; FT enrollment: 6,824)
  • University of New Orleans (about 41 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,116)
  • Southern University at New Orleans (about 42 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,371)
  • Delgado Community College (about 46 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 7,981)
  • Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans (about 47 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 2,271)
  • University of Phoenix-Louisiana Campus (about 47 miles; Metairie, LA; FT enrollment: 2,249)

Public high schools in Picayune:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Picayune:

Private elementary/middle schools in Picayune:

  • ROSELAND PARK BAPTIST CHURCH ACADEMY (Students: 189; Location: 2132 HWY 11 N; Grades: PK - 8)
  • UNION BAPTIST ACADEMY (Students: 184; Location: 1628 W UNION RD; Grades: PK - 10)
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Library in Picayune:

  • PEARL RIVER COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $705,688; Location: 900 GOODYEAR BLVD.; 105,963 books; 1,818 audio materials; 1,495 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 53 state licensed databases; 92 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Picayune: Millbrook Country Club (A), Crosby Arboretum (B), Picayune City Hall (C), Crosby Memorial Library (D), Friendship Park Community Center (E), Covenant Health and Rehabilitation Center (F), Picayune Fire Department Station 3 (G), Picayune Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (H), Picayune Fire Department Station 2 (I), Picayune Police Department (J), Picayune Convalescent Center (K), Picayune Municipal Courthouse (L). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Northgate Shopping Center (1), Picayune Shopping Center (2), Pine Tree Plaza Shopping Center (3), River Ridge Shopping Center (4), Space Flight Plaza Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Picayune include: Weems Chapel United Methodist Church (A), Solid Rock Church (B), Saint Pauls Episcopal Church (C), Saint Matthews Baptist Church (D), Saint Charles Catholic Church (E), Roseland Park Baptist Church (F), Pleasant Valley Baptist Church (G), Pilgrim Bound Baptist Church (H), Parkview Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Thigpen Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bay Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Picayune: Friendship Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Pearl River County Welcome Center (I 59 North).

Hotels: Comfort Inn Picayune (550 South Lofton Drive), Heritage Inn (1120 Memorial Boulevard), Picayune Motel (2001 Highway 11 North), Day's Inn (450 South Lofton).

Court: Picayune City - Court Clerk (203 Goodyear Boulevard).

 
Pearl River County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.4. This is about average.
City:

33.4
U.S.:

32.0
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2005 was 3.83. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

3.83
U.S.:

12.31
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.1
U.S.:

9.6

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

HIDE-A-WAY LAKE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 3056, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and DEC-01-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-03-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-03-2003)
CENTER W/A-PROGRESS SYSTEM (Population served: 429, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between SEP-13-2001 and OCT-13-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-13-2001), St Public Notif received (OCT-03-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-2001)
WEIGH STATION I-59 SOUTH (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • CENTER W/A-CAESAR SYSTEM (Population served: 4431, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MVC WEIGH STATION 515 (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MVC WEIGH STATION 516 (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.5%
(16.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.6% for Black residents, 12.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 29.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.1%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.8%
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: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Picayune, MS

109 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
111 people in nursing homes in 2000
5 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Picayune compared to Mississippi state average:

Picayune, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Picayune (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Picayune: Picayune-South Branch, West Canal Street Branch, North Branch, First National Bank Of Picayune. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $208.1 mil, Deposits: $183.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First National Corporation Of Picayune
  • BankPlus: Highway 43 South Branch, Picayune Branch, Wal-Mart Supercenter Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,177.0 mil, Deposits: $1,696.4 mil, headquarters in Belzoni, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 62 total offices, Holding Company: Bancplus Corporation
  • Hancock Bank: Picayune Southside Branch, Picayune Northside Branch, Picayune West Canal Branch. Info updated 2011/06/14: Bank assets: $4,988.4 mil, Deposits: $4,121.5 mil, headquarters in Gulfport, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 81 total offices, Holding Company: Hancock Holding Company
  • First Southern Bank: Picayune Branch at 1321 Highway43 North, branch established on 2000/10/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $199.1 mil, Deposits: $162.4 mil, headquarters in Columbia, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: First Federal Bancorp
  • Southern Bancorp Bank: Picayune Branch at 6351 Highway 11 North, branch established on 2007/10/10. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $1,146.8 mil, Deposits: $966.8 mil, headquarters in Arkadelphia, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 40 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Bancorp, Inc
  • Regions Bank: Picayune Branch at 407 Highway 11 South, branch established on 1934/07/01. 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
  • The First, A National Banking Association: Picayune Branch at 1506-B Highway 43 South, branch established on 2003/06/06. Info updated 2011/10/07: Bank assets: $679.9 mil, Deposits: $567.3 mil, headquarters in Hattiesburg, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancshares, Inc., The

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Picayune, Mississippi:

  • Super 8, 999 Cooper Rd, Picayune, MS 39466 , Phone: (601) 798-3883, Fax: (601) 798-3859
  • Econo Lodge, 550 S Lofton Dr, Picayune, MS 39466 , Phone: (601) 799-2833, Fax: (601) 799-2996
  • Holiday Inn Express Picayune-Stennis Space Center, 1001 Dauphin St, Picayune, MS 39466 , Phone: (601) 749-2626, Fax: (601) 749-2622
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Picayune, Mississippi

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Picayune travel time to work - commute


Picayune mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (75%)
  • Utility gas (24%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Picayune city (based on Pearl River County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 64.83%
Here64.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchInterstate and Foreign Landmark Missionary Baptist Association
Adherents62.4%13.2%7.2%6.9%3.0%
Congregations40.5%19.0%2.4%8.3%8.3%
NameChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Assemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents2.3%1.3%1.1%0.7%1.9%
Congregations6.0%2.4%1.2%1.2%10.7%
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: 10
This county:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Pearl River County:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Pearl River County:

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
This county:

7.02 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Pearl River County:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

11.6%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.4%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Pearl River County:

15.8%
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
Financial Administration 10$27,584$33,1010$0
Other Government Administration 12$27,161$27,1610$0
Judicial and Legal 9$20,170$26,8930$0
Police Protection - Officers 44$123,960$33,8073$600
Police - Other 17$32,123$22,6751$788
Firefighters 37$111,592$36,1927$8,438
Fire - Other 1$2,464$29,5680$0
Correction 6$10,570$21,1400$0
Airports 5$7,041$16,8980$0
Health 1$2,017$24,2040$0
Solid Waste Management 14$28,164$24,1410$0
Sewerage 13$27,500$25,3850$0
Parks and Recreation 14$27,841$23,8641$379
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$7,162$42,9720$0
Water Supply 7$16,466$28,2270$0
Gas Supply 8$20,758$31,1370$0
Other and Unallocable 8$23,867$35,8013$2,712
Totals for Government 208$516,440$29,79515$12,917

Picayune government finances - Expenditure in 2004 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $996,000 ($91.76)
    Air Transportation: $302,000 ($27.82)
    Water Utilities: $191,000 ($17.60)
    Sewerage: $154,000 ($14.19)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($0.74)
    Gas Utilities: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,859,000 ($171.27)
    Gas Utilities: $1,688,000 ($155.52)
    Fire Protection: $1,456,000 ($134.14)
    Regular Highways: $760,000 ($70.02)
    Central Staff Services: $622,000 ($57.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $595,000 ($54.82)
    Financial Administration: $514,000 ($47.36)
    Water Utilities: $495,000 ($45.61)
    Parks & Recreation: $437,000 ($40.26)
    Sewerage: $434,000 ($39.99)
    General - Other: $280,000 ($25.80)
    Corrections - Other: $182,000 ($16.77)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $137,000 ($12.62)
    Libraries: $118,000 ($10.87)
    Air Transportation: $116,000 ($10.69)
    Health Services - Other: $53,000 ($4.88)
    Housing & Community Development: $35,000 ($3.22)
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Other Purposes: $19,000 ($1.75)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $179,000 ($16.49)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $13,000 ($1.20)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $6,000 ($0.55)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $189,000 ($17.41)
    Parks & Recreation: $59,000 ($5.44)
    Fire Protection: $53,000 ($4.88)
    Water Utilities: $46,000 ($4.24)
    Gas Utilities: $28,000 ($2.58)
    Housing & Community Development: $22,000 ($2.03)
    Sewerage: $20,000 ($1.84)
    Financial Administration: $18,000 ($1.66)
    General - Other: $13,000 ($1.20)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($1.11)
    Judicial: $2,000 ($0.18)
    Central Staff: $2,000 ($0.18)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,111,000 ($563.02)

Picayune government finances - Revenue in 2004 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $122,000 ($11.24)
  • Charges - Sewerage: $806,000 ($74.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $600,000 ($55.28)
    All Other: $173,000 ($15.94)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($0.74)
    Parking Facilities: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $590,000 ($54.36)
    Water Utilities: $99,000 ($9.12)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $202,000 ($18.61)
    Highways: $109,000 ($10.04)
    All Other: $24,000 ($2.21)
    Health & Hospitals: $21,000 ($1.93)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $408,000 ($37.59)
    Property Sale Other: $102,000 ($9.40)
    Interest Earnings: $94,000 ($8.66)
    Rents: $20,000 ($1.84)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $2,121,000 ($195.41)
    Water Utilities: $595,000 ($54.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $3,399,000 ($313.16)
    Highways: $905,000 ($83.38)
    All Other: $121,000 ($11.15)
    Housing & Community Development: $2,000 ($0.18)
  • Tax - Property: $1,285,000 ($118.39)
    Public Utilities: $417,000 ($38.42)
    Other Selective Sales: $262,000 ($24.14)
    NEC: $90,000 ($8.29)

Picayune government finances - Debt in 2004 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,988,000 ($275.29)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $23,000 ($2.12)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,604,000 ($239.91)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $407,000 ($37.50)

Picayune government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $6,896,000 ($635.34)

13.85% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($34,769 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.85%
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 St. Bernard Parish, LA  4.23% ($34,661 average AGI)
from St. Tammany Parish, LA  1.81% ($40,464)
from Hancock County, MS  1.36% ($32,914)


7.69% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,945 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.69%
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 St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.50% ($30,778 average AGI)
to Forrest County, MS  0.40% ($19,000)
to Lamar County, MS  0.39% ($108,368)

Strongest AM radio stations in Picayune:

  • WRJW (1320 AM; 5 kW; PICAYUNE, MS; Owner: PEARL RIVER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRPM (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POPLARVILLE, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERS)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WBSL (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; BAY ST. LOUIS, MS; Owner: HANCOCK BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WYLD (940 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WROA (1390 AM; 5 kW; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: DOWDY/DOWDY PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTNI (1640 AM; 10 kW; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Picayune:

  • WZKX (107.9 FM; BAY ST. LOUIS, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOPR (94.7 FM; LACOMBE, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKSY (106.1 FM; PICAYUNE, MS; Owner: GUARANTY BROADCASTING COMPANY OF NEW ORLEANS, LLC)
  • WZNF (95.3 FM; LUMBERTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WAOY (91.7 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WMAH-FM (90.3 FM; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WNOE-FM (101.1 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRNO-FM (99.5 FM; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKZN (105.3 FM; KENNER, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Picayune:

  • WUPL (Channel 54; SLIDELL, LA; Owner: UPN TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WXXV-TV (Channel 25; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK OF MISSISSIPPI, INC.)
  • WLOX (Channel 13; BILOXI, MS; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WMAH-TV (Channel 19; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • WGNO (Channel 26; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • WNOL-TV (Channel 38; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION NEW ORLEANS, INC.)
  • W26BR (Channel 26; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLAE-TV (Channel 32; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WYES-TV (Channel 12; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: GREATER NEW ORLEANS ED TV FOUNDATION)
  • WPXL (Channel 49; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBXN-CA (Channel 10; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WVUE (Channel 8; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: EMMIS TELEIVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Picayune fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 18
Total length: 108 meters (354ft)
Total costs: $2,768,000
Total average daily traffic: 287,350
Total average daily truck traffic: 31,553

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 15
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Picayune, MS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Picayune)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 129 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Picayune, MS)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 102 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Picayune)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 75 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Picayune)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 174
  • Hazardous Condition: 123

Incident types - Picayune


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

Most common first names in Picayune, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James17768.3 years
Mary15376.9 years
John14971.8 years
William11770.6 years
Robert10270.2 years
Charles9169.5 years
Willie7470.8 years
George5873.4 years
Thomas5471.7 years
Annie5179.7 years
Most common last names in Picayune, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith18873.9 years
Mitchell15775.3 years
Lee13674.0 years
Stockstill11173.3 years
Davis9073.4 years
Jones8172.1 years
Seal7477.5 years
Frierson6773.0 years
Williams6074.9 years
Johnson5774.1 years
Businesses in Picayune, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Ace Hardware2MasterBrand Cabinets2
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Blockbuster1Nike1
Burger King1Payless1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Curves1Popeyes1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1Rite Aid1
Econo Lodge1Ryan's Grill1
FedEx2SONIC Drive-In1
GNC1Sears1
GameStop1Subway3
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Hardee's1UPS1
Holiday Inn1Verizon Wireless2
Home Depot1Waffle House1
Jones New York1Walgreens2
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy2
Browse common businesses in Picayune, MS

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  • Hans Hansen (3)
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  • W. Scott Dow (2)
  • Billy C. Wolverton (2)
  • Bryan L. Mensi (2)
  • Kenneth R. Stockstill (1)
  • Jasper M. Nail (1)
  • Richard Harvey Smith (1)
  • Scott Serwacki (1)

Total of 92 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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