For population 25 years and over in Potts Camp:
For population 15 years and over in Potts Camp town:
15 residents are foreign born (3.3% North America, 0.7% Asia).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $568 (0.9%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (49.8 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (448.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Hickory Flat, MS (2.6 miles ), Holly Springs, MS (3.4 miles ), Myrtle, MS (3.5 miles ), Snow Lake Shores, MS (3.6 miles ), Ashland, MS (3.8 miles ), Abbeville, MS (3.9 miles ), Blue Mountain, MS (4.0 miles ), New Albany, MS (4.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.65 N, Longitude: 89.30 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 662
Population change in the 1990s: +10 (+2.1%).
Work and jobs in Potts Camp: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Potts Camp, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Potts Camp-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 165% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/19/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.0 miles away from the Potts Camp town center killed 4 people and injured 78 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/21/1952, a category F4 tornado 26.3 miles away from the town center killed 16 people and injured 74 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Potts Camp-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 89.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 97.5 miles away from Potts Camp center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 94.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 94.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/1/2005 at 12:37:32, a magnitude 4.2 (4.1 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 94.7 miles away from Potts Camp center
On 2/10/2005 at 14:04:54, a magnitude 4.1 (3.9 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 9.5 mi) earthquake occurred 93.7 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 Marshall County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 6, Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Bob Boyd (baseball) - Baseball player, Em Stone - Artist.
Hospitals/medical centers near Potts Camp:
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Public high school in Potts Camp:
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Public elementary/middle school in Potts Camp:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 19.0%
(11.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.0% for Black residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Potts Camp compared to Mississippi state average:
Banks with branches in Potts Camp (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2008 2012
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Religion statistics for Potts Camp (based on Marshall County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 28.86%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 10
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Potts Camp government finances in 2006(per resident):
7.63% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,999 average adjusted gross income)
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:
7.15% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,605 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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Potts Camp fatal accident list:
Jan 2, 1994 04:45 AM, 78, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Feb 26, 1984 01:45 PM, 4799999999, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 2
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Potts Camp)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.