For population 25 years and over in Sallis:
For population 15 years and over in Sallis town:
0 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $391 (0.4%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (54.8 miles , pop. 184,256).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (145.5 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (400.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Durant, MS (2.6 miles ), Goodman, MS (3.1 miles ), Kosciusko, MS (3.2 miles ), West, MS (3.5 miles ), Pickens, MS (3.9 miles ), Lexington, MS (4.2 miles ), Ethel, MS (4.3 miles ), Redwater, MS (4.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 33.02 N, Longitude: 89.76 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 662
Unemployment in July 2013:
Population change in the 1990s: -25 (-18.0%).
Average climate in Sallis, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sallis-area historical tornado activity is above Mississippi state average. It is 240% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/11/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.3 miles away from the Sallis town center killed 2 people and injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 1/19/1988, a category F4 tornado 13.9 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Sallis-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/11/1996 at 18:17:49, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 74.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1996 at 14:15:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.6 miles away from Sallis center
On 10/26/2002 at 20:05:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 87.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/21/2002 at 20:35:34, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Attala County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Floods: 5, Winds: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Freeze: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: David Barksdale - Mob boss.
Hospitals/medical centers near Sallis:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sallis:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 1.4%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 13.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Sallis compared to Mississippi state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2008 2012
1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
2012 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Sallis (based on Attala County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.43%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Sallis government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.53% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,211 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:
5.22% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,645 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Sallis:
Strongest FM radio stations in Sallis:
TV broadcast stations around Sallis:
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Sallis)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:6
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sallis, MS