For population 25 years and over in Rienzi:
For population 15 years and over in Rienzi town:
8 residents are foreign born (2.4% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $199 (0.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (62.3 miles , pop. 59,643).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (85.3 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (491.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Booneville, MS (2.7 miles ), Jumpertown, MS (2.9 miles ), Glen, MS (3.0 miles ), Kossuth, MS (3.2 miles) , Corinth, MS (3.5 miles ), Farmington, MS (3.5 miles ), Burnsville, MS (3.6 miles ), Paden, MS (4.1 miles) .
Latitude: 34.76 N, Longitude: 88.53 W
Area code: 662
Population change in the 1990s: -9 (-2.7%).
Work and jobs in Rienzi: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Rienzi, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Rienzi-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 189% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/19/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 24.6 miles away from the Rienzi town center killed 4 people and injured 78 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/16/1998, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 42.7 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 36 people and caused $13 million in damages.
Earthquake activity:Rienzi-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 82.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1992 at 03:06:03, a magnitude 3.5 (3.2 LG, 3.5 LG, Depth: 7.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 91.0 miles away from Rienzi center
On 8/29/1990 at 19:34:59, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.5 MD, Depth: 8.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/10/2008 at 17:52:50, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 33.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/1994 at 12:50:38, a magnitude 3.1 (2.7 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 90.0 miles away from Rienzi center
On 5/28/2000 at 11:32:07, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Alcorn County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Storms: 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).
Hospitals/medical centers near Rienzi:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Rienzi:
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Public elementary/middle school in Rienzi:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 21.9%
(28.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.1% for Black residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Rienzi compared to Mississippi state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Rienzi (based on Alcorn County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 72.71%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Rienzi government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.93% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,169 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:
5.31% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,707 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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Rienzi fatal accident list:
Sep 20, 1982 11:30 PM, 020977, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 4
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Rienzi)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Paging Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Rienzi)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Rienzi, MS
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.