Poplarville, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 2,929 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +12.6%
 
Males: 1,341  (45.8%)
Females: 1,588  (54.2%)
Median resident age:

22.5 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 39470.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,703 (it was $26,417 in 2000)
Poplarville:

$36,703
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,716 (it was $12,833 in 2000)

Poplarville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $130,975 (it was $70,500 in 2000)
Poplarville:

$130,975
MS:

$120,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $122,514; detached houses: $129,127; mobile homes: $21,036

Median gross rent in 2017: $747.

March 2019 cost of living index in Poplarville: 76.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.1%
(12.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.4% for Black residents, 7.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Poplarville, MS (2010)
    • 1,88165.0%White alone
    • 85529.5%Black alone
    • 602.1%Two or more races
    • 501.7%Hispanic
    • 281.0%Asian alone
    • 100.3%American Indian alone
    • 60.2%Other race alone
    • 40.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 32 registered sex offenders living in Poplarville, Mississippi as of January 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Poplarville is 92 to 1.


Crime rates in Poplarville by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2009

2012

2013

2015

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(68.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(149.1)
1
(36.0)
2
(66.8)
6
(196.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(35.5)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(186.4)
11
(395.5)
12
(400.9)
7
(229.2)
0
(0.0)
7
(248.6)
2
(68.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
18
(670.9)
21
(755.1)
24
(801.9)
26
(851.3)
44
(1,519)
28
(994.3)
23
(792.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
74
(2,758)
18
(647.2)
42
(1,403)
27
(884.1)
52
(1,796)
41
(1,456)
36
(1,241)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
4
(149.1)
4
(143.8)
2
(66.8)
1
(32.7)
4
(138.1)
1
(35.5)
4
(137.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)251.2180.2217.8202.4189.2191.1185.0

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City-data.com crime index in Poplarville, MS

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 10 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.34
Mississippi average:

0.77
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Ancestries: American (21.9%), Irish (6.3%), German (6.2%), English (2.3%), French (2.0%), European (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 317 feet

Land area: 3.85 square miles.

Population density: 762 people per square mile   (low).

Poplarville, Mississippi map

34 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Mississippi:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,322 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,508 (1.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gulfport, MS (40.8 miles , pop. 71,127).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (67.7 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (357.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Lumberton, MS (3.5 miles ),
Varnado, LA (4.3 miles ),
Angie, LA (4.3 miles ),
Hide-A-Way Lake, MS (4.4 miles ),
Bogalusa, LA (4.5 miles ),
Purvis, MS (4.7 miles ),
Picayune, MS (4.8 miles ),
Wiggins, MS (4.9 miles )

Latitude: 30.84 N, Longitude: 89.53 W

Area code: 601

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $87,200
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $95,700
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $55,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $62,800
  • 2002: 43 buildings, average cost: $44,000
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $71,900
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $40,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $92,000
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $75,600
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $123,700
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $208,100
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $135,100
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $72,500
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $72,500
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $134,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Poplarville, MS residents
Average permit cost in Poplarville, MS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.7%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Historical population in Poplarville, MS
Historical housing units in Poplarville, MS
Most common industries in Poplarville, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (21.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Health care (9.5%)
  • Public administration (6.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
  • Construction (3.8%)
  • Personal & laundry services (2.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.3%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (34.7%)
  • Health care (12.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.9%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Poplarville, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.2%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (6.0%)
  • Registered nurses (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Religious workers (3.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.5%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (9.4%)
  • Registered nurses (8.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.9%)
  • Cashiers (5.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.0%)

Average climate in Poplarville, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Poplarville-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 89% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1983, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 30.8 miles away from the Poplarville city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 2/28/1987, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 48.6 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 350 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Poplarville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 212.3 miles away from Poplarville center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 135.5 miles away from Poplarville center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 363.2 miles away from Poplarville center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 222.0 miles away from the city 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 156.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 222.4 miles away from Poplarville 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 Pearl River County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Tropical Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Poplarville topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Poplarville:

  • PEARL RIVER COUNTY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 305 WEST MOODY STREET)
  • PEARL RIVER CO NURSING HOME (305 WEST MOODY STREET)

Airports located in Poplarville:

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College/University in Poplarville:

  • Pearl River Community College (Full-time enrollment: 3,074; Location: 101 Hwy 11 N; Public; Website: www.prcc.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Poplarville:

  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (about 24 miles; Perkinston, MS; Full-time enrollment: 8,320)
  • William Carey University (about 36 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 3,510)
  • University of Southern Mississippi (about 36 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 14,294)
  • Jones County Junior College (about 56 miles; Ellisville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,942)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 61 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 12,713)
  • University of New Orleans (about 65 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 8,201)
  • Delgado Community College (about 69 miles; New Orleans, LA; FT enrollment: 12,843)

Public high schools in Poplarville:

Public elementary/middle schools in Poplarville:

See full list of schools located in Poplarville

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Poplarville High School Address #1 Hornet Drive (Grades 9-12) Poplarville Career Development Center Address #9 Career Center Circle Grades 9-12

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Poplarville: Pearl River Fairgrounds (A), Pearl River Community College Dobie Holden Stadium (B), Poplarville City Hall (C), Poplarville Fire Department (D), Pearl River County Court and Jail (E), Poplarville Mayor's Office (F), Pearl River Sheriff's Office (G), Pearl River County Sheriff's Department (H), Poplarville Police Department Communications (I), Pearl River County Emergency Dispatch (J), Pearl River County Nursing Home (K), Pearl River Community College Shivers Gymnasium (L), Pearl River Community College Garvin H Johnston Library (M), Pearl River County Library System Poplarville Public Library (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Poplarville include: Triumph Baptist Church (A), First United Methodist Church (B), First Baptist Church (C), Merrill Chapel United Methodist Church (D), College Heights Baptist Church (E), Green Grove Baptist Church (F), First United Pentecostal Church Sanctuary of Praise (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Poplarville: T D Holden Stadium (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Municipal Court (200 Highway 26 East).

Birthplace of: Larkin I. Smith - Politician, Hudson Holliday - Politician.

Pearl River County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.1%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.3%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Poplarville in 2010:

  • 557 people in college/university student housing
  • 100 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 20 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Poplarville in 2000:

  • 325 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 130 people in nursing homes
  • 107 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 20 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

Banks with branches in Poplarville (2011 data):

  • BankPlus: Poplarville Branch at 105 S Main Street, branch established on 1974/01/24. 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: Poplarville Branch at 602 South Main Street, branch established on 1914/01/03. 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 National Bank of Picayune: Poplarville Branch at 1720 South Main Street, branch established on 2000/01/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $208.1 mil, Deposits: $183.9 mil, headquarters in Picayune, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: First National Corporation Of Picayune

For population 15 years and over in Poplarville:

Marital status in Poplarville, MS
  • Never married: 54.4%
  • Now married: 30.5%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 7.0%

For population 25 years and over in Poplarville:

  • High school or higher: 88.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 13.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
Mississippi average:

11.6

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

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Religion statistics for Poplarville, MS (based on Pearl River County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant26,65563
Catholic4,0792
Other2,2605
Mainline Protestant1,91810
Black Protestant1,1106
None19,812-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
This county:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 40
Pearl River County:

7.02 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
This county:

5.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

11.6%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Pearl River County:

30.4%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.8%
State:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.0%
Mississippi:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Poplarville:

44.9%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.9
Mississippi:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Poplarville:

17.4%
State:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Poplarville:

13.6%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Poplarville:

33.8%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
Poplarville:

53.6%
State:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

84.9%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Poplarville, MS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 12$37,556$37,5564$1,860
Streets and Highways 4$9,097$27,2910$0
Water Supply 4$11,557$34,6710$0
Firefighters 4$11,203$33,6093$1,406
Financial Administration 3$5,956$23,8240$0
Judicial and Legal 1$2,110$25,3203$1,935
Other Government Administration 1$4,023$48,2766$4,904
Police - Other 0$0 1$708
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,063
Totals for Government 29$81,502$33,72518$11,876

Poplarville government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $367,000 ($125.30)
    Water Utilities: $350,000 ($119.49)
    Local Fire Protection: $34,000 ($11.61)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $162,000 ($55.31)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $51,000 ($17.41)

Poplarville government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $111,000 ($37.90)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $77,000 ($26.29)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $17,000 ($5.80)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $435,000 ($148.51)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $26,000 ($8.88)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $94,000 ($32.09)
    Other Selective Sales: $77,000 ($26.29)
    Property: $68,000 ($23.22)

Poplarville government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,272,000 ($434.28)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,272,000 ($434.28)

Poplarville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $981,000 ($334.93)

6.09% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($42,392 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
Mississippi average:

6.54%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from St. Tammany Parish, LA  1.29% ($43,288 average AGI)
from Hancock County, MS  0.60% ($40,596)
from Jefferson Parish, LA  0.35% ($55,754)


5.78% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,046 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.78%
Mississippi average:

6.87%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to St. Tammany Parish, LA  0.93% ($29,906 average AGI)
to Hancock County, MS  0.75% ($42,163)
to Harrison County, MS  0.38% ($39,364)
Businesses in Poplarville, MS
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Hardee's1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Poplarville:

  • WRPM (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POPLARVILLE, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERS)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WRJW (1320 AM; 5 kW; PICAYUNE, MS; Owner: PEARL RIVER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIGG (1420 AM; 5 kW; WIGGINS, MS; Owner: TRALYN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEEZ (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBKH (950 AM; 5 kW; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN AIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBOX (920 AM; daytime; 1 kW; BOGALUSA, LA; Owner: BEST COUNTRY BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in Poplarville:

  • WZKX (107.9 FM; BAY ST. LOUIS, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • WNSL (100.3 FM; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCPR-FM (97.9 FM; WIGGINS, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Poplarville:

  • WLOX (Channel 13; BILOXI, MS; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WXXV-TV (Channel 25; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK OF MISSISSIPPI, INC.)
  • WMAH-TV (Channel 19; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • W26BR (Channel 26; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Poplarville fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Poplarville fatal accident list:

Apr 10, 2017 00:05 AM, Sr-26, Lat: 30.828489, Lon: -89.575083, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 18, 2016 03:12 PM, Sr-26, Lat: 30.843375, Lon: -89.512519, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 27, 2002 11:21 AM, Sr-26, Lat: 30.841307, Lon: -89.551227, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Oct 14, 2002 08:05 PM, Sr-26, Lat: 30.841307, Lon: -89.551227, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 7, 2000 09:34 AM, Sr-26, Lat: 30.843065, Lon: -89.542020, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jul 16, 1998 12:41 AM, Sr-26, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
May 21, 1983 08:40 PM, 550002, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 41Number of bridges
  • 666ft / 203mTotal length
  • $4,881,695,000Total costs
  • 139,281Total average daily traffic
  • 26,715Total average daily truck traffic
  • 113,653Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Poplarville, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 181960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 62000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Poplarville, MS

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 285
  • Hazardous Condition: 19
Fire incident types in Poplarville, MS

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Poplarville, MS
Most common first names in Poplarville, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8370.3 years
John6871.6 years
William5772.1 years
Robert5566.8 years
Mary5478.1 years
Joseph3073.5 years
George2874.2 years
Henry2574.9 years
Willie2076.8 years
Betty1962.8 years
Most common last names in Poplarville, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith19573.9 years
Ladner6973.3 years
Wheat4675.1 years
Davis4372.4 years
Lee3973.6 years
Amacker3974.0 years
Seal3276.4 years
Williams3272.6 years
Burge2771.5 years
Odom2571.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Poplarville, MS
  • 77.9%Electricity
  • 21.7%Utility gas
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Poplarville, MS
  • 83.6%Electricity
  • 16.4%Utility gas


Poplarville compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Poplarville on our top lists:

  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards (population 1,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
  • David B. Thomas (6)
  • Wayne J. Mclaurin (5)
  • Leslie J. Myrick (5)
  • Darron D. Hodge (1)
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  • Cecil T. Pounders, Jr. (1)
  • Donald E. Malley (1)

Total of 15 patent applications in 2008-2020.