For population 25 years and over in Scooba:
For population 15 years and over in Scooba town:
6 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $426 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (60.4 miles , pop. 77,906).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (107.5 miles , pop. 242,820).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (460.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Geiger, AL (3.2 miles) , De Kalb, MS (3.3 miles ), Emelle, AL (3.4 miles) , Shuqualak, MS (3.4 miles ), Panola-Geiger, AL (3.5 miles ), Gainesville, AL (4.3 miles ), Macon, MS (4.5 miles ), Meridian Station, MS (4.6 miles ).
Latitude: 32.83 N, Longitude: 88.47 W
Area code: 662
Population change in the 1990s: +92 (+17.0%).
Work and jobs in Scooba: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Scooba, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Scooba-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 178% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/12/1986, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.9 miles away from the Scooba town center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 3/29/1976, a category F4 tornado 29.5 miles away from the town center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Scooba-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Mississippi state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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 81.1 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 33.9 miles away from Scooba center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 71.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 80.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 81.5 miles away from Scooba center
On 7/16/1993 at 10:54:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 75.3 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 Kemper County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 5, Storms: 5, Floods: 4, Winds: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Charles Jones (basketball, born 1962) - Basketball player, Zach Anderson - College football player (Louisville Cardinals).
Airports located in Scooba:
College/University in Scooba:
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Scooba:
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Public elementary/middle school in Scooba:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 54.2%
(19.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.7% for Black residents)
Average household size:
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
129 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
Scooba compared to Mississippi state average:
Banks with branches in Scooba (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2008 2012
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Religion statistics for Scooba (based on Kemper County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 50.47%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Scooba government finances in 2002(per resident):
5.20% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,593 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:
6.14% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,933 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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Scooba fatal accident list:
Jun 2, 1997 01:25 AM, Us 45, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
Oct 1, 1995 02:37 PM, Us 45, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 2 meters (7ft)
Total average daily traffic: 7,400
Total average daily truck traffic: 592
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 11,100
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Scooba)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Scooba)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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