Sallis, Mississippi

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Population in 2014: 131 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +14.9%
Males: 56  (43.3%)
Females: 75  (56.7%)
Median resident age:  41.3 years
Mississippi median age:  36.6 years

Zip code: 39160

Estimated median household income in 2013: $45,187 (it was $27,500 in 2000)
Sallis:

$45,187
MS:

$37,963

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,466 (it was $14,432 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $84,617 (it was $50,600 in 2000)
Sallis:

$84,617
MS:

$97,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $84,285; Detached houses: $89,103; Mobile homes: $46,082
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    • 3929.1%Black alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sallis: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (13.4%), English (11.9%), Irish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 320 feet

Land area: 0.42 square miles.

Population density: 314 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Sallis:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sallis town:

  • Never married: 8.6%
  • Now married: 71.6%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 5.7%
  • Divorced: 12.7%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Sallis, Mississippi as of December 06, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Sallis to the number of sex offenders is 13 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $679 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,058 (3.2%)

Sallis satellite photo by USGS

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:

  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $150,000

Latitude: 33.02 N, Longitude: 89.76 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 662

Sallis household income distribution Sallis home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.0%
Mississippi:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -25 (-18.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (29%)
  • Other services, except public administration (19%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (56%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (32%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Management occupations (50%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Community and social service occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Sallis, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sallis-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 129% 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 near Mississippi state average. It is 79% 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 183.8 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 147.6 miles away from Sallis 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) earthquake occurred 196.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 121.2 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 109.5 miles away from Sallis center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 245.1 miles away from the city 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 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, Freezes: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sallis topographic map

Birthplace of: David Barksdale - Mob boss.

Hospitals and medical centers near Sallis:

  • HOLMES COUNTY LONG TERM CARE CENTER - DURANT (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; DURANT, MS)
  • ATTALA COUNTY NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; KOSCIUSKO, MS)
  • FMC KOSCIUSKO (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; KOSCIUSKO, MS)
  • HOLMES COUNTY HOSPITAL AND CLINICS Critical Access Hospitals (about 16 miles away; LEXINGTON, MS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sallis:

  • Holmes Community College (about 10 miles; Goodman, MS; Full-time enrollment: 5,352)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 48 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,233)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 52 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,100)
  • Belhaven University (about 54 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 3,147)
  • East Central Community College (about 56 miles; Decatur, MS; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • Jackson State University (about 57 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 7,485)
  • Mississippi College (about 58 miles; Clinton, MS; FT enrollment: 3,919)

Public elementary/middle school in Sallis:

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Church in Sallis: Sallis Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Sallis Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Attala County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 1.3%
(11.1% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  74.1%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  0.0%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Mississippi average:

12.3

Sallis travel time to work - commute Sallis mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sallis town (based on Attala County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,57043
Mainline Protestant1,45019
Black Protestant6894
Catholic1941
Other1501
None8,511-
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: 5
Attala County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Attala County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Attala County:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

3.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

13.7%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Attala County:

37.5%
Mississippi:

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

21.5%
State:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.9%
Mississippi:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.9%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.7
Mississippi:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Sallis:

15.2%
State:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sallis:

18.2%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.6%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
This city:

51.0%
State:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Sallis:

82.5%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sallis, 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
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$4,152
Water Supply 0$0 2$3,612
Totals for Government 0$0 10$7,764

Sallis government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $157,000 ($1198.47)
    General - Other: $115,000 ($877.86)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($7.63)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($7.63)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $34,000 ($259.54)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $12,000 ($91.60)

Sallis government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($22.90)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $206,000 ($1572.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $8,000 ($61.07)
    General Support: $3,000 ($22.90)
  • Tax - Property: $1,000 ($7.63)
    Motor Vehicle License: $0 ($0.00)

Sallis government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $254,000 ($1938.93)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $230,000 ($1755.73)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $24,000 ($183.21)

Sallis government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $142,000 ($1083.97)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $83,000 ($633.59)

4.57% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.57%
Mississippi average:

6.70%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Holmes County, MS  0.84% ($28,157 average AGI)
from Leake County, MS  0.43% ($20,615)
from Rankin County, MS  0.34% ($37,333)


4.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,616 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.94%
Mississippi average:

6.88%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Holmes County, MS  0.46% ($16,821 average AGI)
to Leake County, MS  0.41% ($19,720)
to Rankin County, MS  0.36% ($23,091)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sallis:

  • WXTN (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, MS; Owner: BRAD MAURICE COTHRAN)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKOZ (1340 AM; 1 kW; KOSCIUSKO, MS; Owner: BOSWELL RADIO, LLC)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIIN (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RIDGELAND, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWDF (720 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICHLAND, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSLI (930 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: SPORTSRAD, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sallis:

  • WZKR (103.3 FM; DECATUR, MS; Owner: PONYTAIL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WQJQ (105.1 FM; KOSCIUSKO, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLIN-FM (101.1 FM; DURANT, MS; Owner: BOSWELL RADIO, LLC)
  • WFCA (107.9 FM; ACKERMAN, MS; Owner: FRENCH CAMP RADIO, INC.)
  • WQST-FM (92.5 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WYJS (105.9 FM; PICKENS, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WMAB-FM (89.9 FM; ACKERMAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WAGR-FM (102.5 FM; LEXINGTON, MS; Owner: BRAD MAURICE COTHRAN)
  • WGNG (106.3 FM; TCHULA, MS; Owner: TEAM BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCKK (98.3 FM; CARTHAGE, MS; Owner: JOHNNY BOSWELL RADIO LLC)
  • WJTA (91.7 FM; KOSCIUSKO, MS; Owner: KOSCIUSKO EDUCTNL. B/CNG. FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Sallis:

  • WABG-TV (Channel 6; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WMAB-TV (Channel 2; MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sallis)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 33.030389 Lon: -89.762833, Call Sign: WPTZ688
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.340 MHz, 158.385 MHzGrant Date: 01/18/2002, Expiration Date: 01/18/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/22/2006, Certifier: Randal KirkleyRegistrant: Tps Mcadams, LLC, 702 North Franklin Street, Tampa, FL 33602, Phone: (813) 228-4789, Fax: (813) 228-1328, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KC5VTE, Licensee ID: L01156752, Grant Date: 05/30/2006, Expiration Date: 08/16/2016, Certifier: John M Pilgrim, Registrant: John M Pilgrim, 3940 Attala Rd 4202, Sallis, MS 39160
  • Call Sign: KC5VTF, Licensee ID: L01156755, Grant Date: 05/30/2006, Expiration Date: 08/16/2016, Certifier: Bettie L Pilgrim, Registrant: Bettie L Pilgrim, 3940 Attala Rd 4202, Sallis, MS 39160
  • Call Sign: KC5YSV, Licensee ID: L01208373, Grant Date: 10/31/2006, Expiration Date: 01/29/2017, Certifier: Hubert J Pilgrim, Registrant: Hubert J Pilgrim, 3982 Attala Rd 4202, Sallis, MS 39160
  • Call Sign: KD5BKY, Licensee ID: L01271112, Grant Date: 04/20/2007, Expiration Date: 06/27/2017, Certifier: Kayla B Spell, Registrant: Kayla B Spell, 3940 Attala Rd 4202, Sallis, MS 39160
  • Call Sign: KD5WIJ, Licensee ID: L00674925, Grant Date: 02/11/2013, Expiration Date: 04/23/2023, Certifier: Monte C James, Registrant: Monte C James, Sallis, MS 39160
  • Call Sign: KE5NND, Licensee ID: L01263714, Grant Date: 03/30/2007, Expiration Date: 03/30/2017, Certifier: Timothy A Cox, Registrant: Timothy A Cox, 3116 Attala Road 4203, Sallis, MS 39160

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 29
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Sallis

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sallis, MS

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (51%)
  • Electricity (48%)

Sallis compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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