Port Gibson, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 1,365 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -25.8%
 
Males: 570  (41.8%)
Females: 795  (58.2%)
Median resident age:

31.1 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 39150.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $34,523 (it was $24,848 in 2000)
Port Gibson:

$34,523
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,855 (it was $12,928 in 2000)

Port Gibson city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $88,060 (it was $47,400 in 2000)
Port Gibson:

$88,060
MS:

$120,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $84,759; detached houses: $88,032; townhouses or other attached units: $122,848; mobile homes: $26,845

Median gross rent in 2017: $625.

March 2019 cost of living index in Port Gibson: 78.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 48.4%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.1% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.3% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 97.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Port Gibson, MS (2010)
    • 1,32084.2%Black alone
    • 22514.4%White alone
    • 90.6%Asian alone
    • 70.4%Hispanic
    • 50.3%Other race alone
    • 10.06%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Port Gibson, Mississippi as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Port Gibson is 94 to 1.


Crime rates in Port Gibson by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(56.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(62.7)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(113.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(121.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(56.1)
1
(56.9)
1
(58.2)
1
(60.7)
1
(60.6)
2
(125.3)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(291.2)
4
(242.9)
1
(60.6)
3
(188.0)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3
(168.4)
10
(568.5)
5
(291.2)
4
(242.9)
0
(0.0)
4
(250.6)
5
(317.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(842.2)
11
(625.4)
16
(931.9)
18
(1,093)
9
(545.5)
12
(751.9)
11
(699.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(56.1)
1
(56.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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)66.8291.1133.4224.752.1248.150.2

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City-data.com crime index in Port Gibson, MS

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 8 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.18
Mississippi average:

2.14
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Ancestries: American (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 110 feet

Land area: 1.76 square miles.

Population density: 777 people per square mile   (low).

Port Gibson, Mississippi map

21 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.3%
Mississippi:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $612 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $611 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (52.1 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (104.0 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (302.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Alcorn State University, MS (3.3 miles ),
St. Joseph, LA (3.9 miles ),
Newellton, LA (4.1 miles ),
Fayette, MS (4.2 miles ),
Utica, MS (4.8 miles ),
Delta, LA (5.0 miles ),
Waterproof, LA (5.1 miles ),
Mound, LA (5.1 miles)

Latitude: 31.96 N, Longitude: 90.98 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The town too beautiful to burn

Area code: 601

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

Port Gibson tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $71,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $135,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $97,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Port Gibson, MS residents
Average permit cost in Port Gibson, MS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

8.3%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Most common industries in Port Gibson, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (18.6%)
  • Public administration (8.5%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.7%)
  • Utilities (4.7%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Utilities (7.3%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.8%)
  • Wood products (5.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (25.1%)
  • Public administration (10.1%)
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Port Gibson, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.8%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Other protective service workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (11.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Cashiers (4.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.0%)

Average climate in Port Gibson, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Port Gibson-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 131% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/5/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 26.3 miles away from the Port Gibson city center killed 38 people and injured 270 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/3/1966, a category F5 tornado 29.7 miles away from the city center killed 58 people and injured 518 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Port Gibson-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 81% 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 289.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 226.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 257.4 miles away from the city 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 239.0 miles away from Port Gibson center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 233.2 miles away from Port Gibson center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 235.3 miles away from Port Gibson center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Claiborne County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Port Gibson topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Port Gibson:

  • CLAIBORNE COUNTY HOSPITAL (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 123 MCCOMB AVENUE)
  • CLAIBORNE SENIOR CARE (2124 OLD HWY 61 SOUTH/P. O. BOX 1018)
  • RCG PORT GIBSON (123-A MCCOMB AVE)

Heliports located in Port Gibson:

Nuclear power plants:


Grand Gulf . Allis-Chalmers. Bechtel Corp.General Electric Co.Entergy Operations, Inc. Boiling Water Reactor (BWR). Net Output: 1142 MWe. Operable. Initial criticality: 08/1982. Commercial start: 07/1985..

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Port Gibson:

  • Alcorn State University (about 11 miles; Alcorn State, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,479)
  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College (about 39 miles; Wesson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,532)
  • Hinds Community College (about 40 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 9,115)
  • Mississippi College (about 47 miles; Clinton, MS; FT enrollment: 3,919)
  • Jackson State University (about 52 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 7,485)
  • Belhaven University (about 54 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 3,147)
  • Louisiana Delta Community College (about 72 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 3,168)

Public high schools in Port Gibson:

Private high school in Port Gibson:

  • CHAMBERLAIN-HUNT ACADEMY (Students: 94, Location: 124 MCCOMB AVE, Grades: 7-12, Boys only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Port Gibson:

Private elementary/middle school in Port Gibson:

  • CLAIBORNE EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION (Students: 15, Location: 602 HORTON DR, Grades: KG-6)
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Library in Port Gibson:

  • HARRIETTE PERSON MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $134,316; Location: 606 MAIN STREET; 19,491 books; 691 audio materials; 2,271 video materials; 53 state licensed databases; 59 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Port Gibson: Port Gibson City Hall (A), Claiborne County Courthouse (B), Irwin Russell Memorial Museum (C), Port Gibson Volunteer Fire Department (D), Claiborne County Fire Department Station 2 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Port Gibson include: First Presbyterian Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Temple Gemiluth Chassed (C), Saint Peter African Methodist Episcopal Church (D), Saint Josephs Catholic Church (E), Saint James Episcopal Church (F), Port Gibson Baptist Church (G), Port Gibson Methodist Church (H), First Baptist Church of Port Gibson (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Wintergreen Cemetery (1), Jewish Cemetery (2), Port Gibson Catholic Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Port Gibson: Oak Square Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Grand Gulf Inn (Highway 61 North).

Courts: Claiborne County - Human Services Department- Justice Court Clerk (510 Main Street), Claiborne County - Human Services Department- Youth Court Counselor (410 Main Street), Claiborne County - Circuit Court Judges Chambers (410 Main Street), U S Government - Nuclear Regulatory Commission Region Ii- Resident Inspe (7003 Bald Hill Road).

Birthplace of: John Newell - Confederate Army officer, Pete Brown (golfer) - Professional golfer, O.D. Howard Jr. - College football player (Alcorn State Braves), Ray Dotson - College basketball player (Alcorn State Braves).

Claiborne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

C S & I WATER ASSN #1 (Population served: 1,200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-28-2009), St Public Notif requested (JUL-21-2009), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-21-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-30-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-21-2009), St Formal NOV issued (APR-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-28-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-08-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2007 and SEP-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-09-2007), St Public Notif requested (APR-25-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-06-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 164 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.6%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.9%
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: 0.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Port Gibson in 2000:

  • 6 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 4 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 2 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 2 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Banks with branches in Port Gibson (2011 data):

  • RiverHills Bank: Riverhills Bank at 702 Market Street, branch established on 1890/02/01. Info updated 2010/06/03: Bank assets: $255.9 mil, Deposits: $220.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Riverhills Capital Corporation
  • State Bank & Trust Company: Mississippi Southern Bank Branch at 609 Farmer Street, branch established on 1901/01/29. Info updated 2007/07/17: Bank assets: $921.1 mil, Deposits: $738.4 mil, headquarters in Greenwood, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 37 total offices, Holding Company: State Bank & Trust Company Employee Stock Ownership Plan

For population 15 years and over in Port Gibson:

Marital status in Port Gibson, MS
  • Never married: 48.3%
  • Now married: 27.1%
  • Separated: 3.9%
  • Widowed: 13.1%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

For population 25 years and over in Port Gibson:

  • High school or higher: 77.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.3%
  • Unemployed: 13.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.8
Mississippi average:

11.6

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Port Gibson, MS (based on Claiborne County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,29218
Black Protestant9766
Evangelical Protestant73511
Catholic781
Other11
None6,522-
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: 2
This county:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Claiborne County:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Here:

4.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
Here:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

14.2%
State:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Claiborne County:

40.8%
State:

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

17.4%
State:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Port Gibson:

49.2%
Mississippi:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.0%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.9
Mississippi:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.7%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Port Gibson:

14.6%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Port Gibson:

6.6
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.0%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
Here:

54.0%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

83.4%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Port Gibson, MS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 12$26,585$26,5850$0
Other Government Administration 9$13,886$18,5150$0
Streets and Highways 6$18,908$37,8160$0
Water Supply 4$8,384$25,1521$1,615
Judicial and Legal 1$1,876$22,5120$0
Correction 1$3,514$42,1680$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$1,462
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 2$678
Totals for Government 33$73,153$26,6015$3,755

Port Gibson government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $485,000 ($355.31)
    Sewerage: $485,000 ($355.31)
    Central Staff Services: $48,000 ($35.16)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $345,000 ($252.75)
    Central Staff Services: $343,000 ($251.28)
    Regular Highways: $199,000 ($145.79)
    Water Utilities: $169,000 ($123.81)
    Solid Waste Management: $98,000 ($71.79)
    Sewerage: $56,000 ($41.03)
    Financial Administration: $56,000 ($41.03)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $45,000 ($32.97)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $42,000 ($30.77)
    Local Fire Protection: $41,000 ($30.04)
    Libraries: $23,000 ($16.85)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($15.38)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $19,000 ($13.92)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $660,000 ($483.52)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $26,000 ($19.05)

Port Gibson government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $157,000 ($115.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $142,000 ($104.03)
    Other: $39,000 ($28.57)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $17,000 ($12.45)
    General Local Government Support: $8,000 ($5.86)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $8,000 ($5.86)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $67,000 ($49.08)
    Interest Earnings: $64,000 ($46.89)
    Fines and Forfeits: $16,000 ($11.72)
    Rents: $11,000 ($8.06)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $482,000 ($353.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $704,000 ($515.75)
    General Local Government Support: $257,000 ($188.28)
    Highways: $23,000 ($16.85)
  • Tax - Property: $254,000 ($186.08)
    Public Utilities Sales: $106,000 ($77.66)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($2.20)

Port Gibson government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $655,000 ($479.85)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $655,000 ($479.85)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $300,000 ($219.78)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $436,000 ($319.41)
Businesses in Port Gibson, MS
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AT&T2SONIC Drive-In1
Ace Hardware1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Port Gibson:

  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WTWZ (1120 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLINTON, MS; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWDF (720 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICHLAND, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIIN (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RIDGELAND, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WSLI (930 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: SPORTSRAD, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Port Gibson:

  • WSTZ-FM (106.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQNZ (95.1 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: FIRST NATCHEZ CORPORATION)
  • WMSI-FM (102.9 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRTM-FM (100.5 FM; PORT GIBSON, MS; Owner: COMMANDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WPRL (91.7 FM; LORMAN, MS; Owner: ALCORN STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WMPN-FM (91.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WUSJ (96.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDBT (95.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJKK (98.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WTYJ (97.7 FM; FAYETTE, MS; Owner: NATCHEZ COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WATU (89.3 FM; PORT GIBSON, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WAKH (105.7 FM; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTYX (94.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: BACKYARD BROADCASTING MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WMAU-FM (88.9 FM; BUDE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WJMI (99.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WBBV (101.3 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: BISHOP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNJJ (97.3 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: WILL PERK BROADCASTING)

TV broadcast stations around Port Gibson:

  • WNTZ (Channel 48; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • WDBD (Channel 40; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WDBD LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMPN-TV (Channel 29; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WJTV (Channel 12; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W24CR (Channel 24; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: LOUISIANA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMAU-TV (Channel 17; BUDE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WJKO-LP (Channel 64; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

Port Gibson fatal accident list:

Sep 23, 2017 11:06 AM, Sr-58 Natr, Lat: 32.088861, Lon: -90.795789, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 20, 2016 05:16 AM, Us-61, Cr-Carrol St, Lat: 31.958603, Lon: -90.982325, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 24, 2015 10:15 PM, Sr-547, Lat: 31.946083, Lon: -90.985614, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 16, 2008 01:35 PM, Church St, Lat: 31.949650, Lon: -90.986630, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 5, 2006 03:42 AM, Sr-547, Lat: 31.946750, Lon: -90.987270, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Nov 21, 1999 01:06 PM, Romola Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 640ft / 195mTotal length
  • $1,003,030,000Total costs
  • 33,475Total average daily traffic
  • 2,177Total average daily truck traffic
  • 38,797Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic
New bridges in Port Gibson, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 91960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 91980-1989
  • 31990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Port Gibson, MS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Port Gibson)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

83 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Port Gibson, MS)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Port Gibson)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182Q (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 112 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 759JD , Serial Number: 18266023, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 11/07/1977, Certificate Issue Date: 05/17/2010
    Registrant (LLC): Rock Land LLC, Po Box 489, Port Gibson, MS 39150

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 42. The highest number of reported fires - 71 took place in 2011, and the least - 12 in 2015. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Port Gibson, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (47.5%), and Outside Fires (27.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Port Gibson, MS
    • 31947.5%Structure Fires
    • 18627.7%Outside Fires
    • 13620.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 304.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Port Gibson, MS
Most common first names in Port Gibson, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary6580.1 years
Willie6074.6 years
James4969.7 years
John4871.0 years
Robert4172.4 years
William4177.9 years
George3277.0 years
Annie3181.4 years
Henry2672.6 years
Joe2368.6 years
Most common last names in Port Gibson, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson5175.3 years
Brown5070.4 years
Williams4774.6 years
Smith4375.6 years
Jones4272.9 years
Thomas3869.1 years
Davis3674.4 years
Wilson3073.8 years
Moore3071.1 years
Ellis2577.8 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Port Gibson, MS
  • 69.3%Utility gas
  • 27.7%Electricity
  • 3.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Port Gibson, MS
  • 69.8%Electricity
  • 27.4%Utility gas
  • 1.9%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Other fuel


Port Gibson compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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