Scooba, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 694 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +9.8%
Males: 320  (46.2%)
Females: 374  (53.8%)
Median resident age:

20.6 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 39358.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $26,224 (it was $18,875 in 2000)
Scooba:

$26,224
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,662 (it was $12,110 in 2000)

Scooba town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $117,228 (it was $63,100 in 2000)
Scooba:

$117,228
MS:

$120,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $69,265; detached houses: $73,829; mobile homes: $23,684

Median gross rent in 2017: $327.

March 2019 cost of living index in Scooba: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 35.8%
(8.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.4% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Scooba, MS (2010)
    • 47765.2%Black alone
    • 24032.8%White alone
    • 71.0%Hispanic
    • 50.7%Two or more races
    • 30.4%American Indian alone

Races in Scooba detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Scooba, Mississippi as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Scooba is 122 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (4.2%), Irish (3.8%), American (2.0%), Italian (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 220 feet

Land area: 2.46 square miles.

Population density: 283 people per square mile   (very low).

Scooba, Mississippi map

3 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.3%
Mississippi:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $847 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $588 (1.0%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Scooba, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Scooba, MS in 2017
Scooba satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.5%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +92 (+17.0%).
Most common industries in Scooba, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (24.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.9%)
  • Health care (7.5%)
  • Construction (7.1%)
  • Gasoline stations (6.7%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Food (5.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (17.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (14.3%)
  • Construction (12.9%)
  • Gasoline stations (6.4%)
  • Public administration (5.7%)
  • Food (5.0%)
  • Wood products (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (31.9%)
  • Health care (16.8%)
  • Gasoline stations (7.1%)
  • Food (6.2%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Scooba, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Cashiers (6.7%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.5%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Food processing workers (3.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (9.3%)
  • Cashiers (6.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Top executives (5.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.0%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.6%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (7.1%)
  • Registered nurses (7.1%)
  • Cashiers (7.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Food processing workers (6.2%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (4.4%)

Average climate in Scooba, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Scooba-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 87% 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 near Mississippi state average. It is 80% 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 Scooba 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 137.6 miles away from Scooba 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 the city 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 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 200.2 miles away from the city center
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 221.1 miles away from Scooba 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 Kemper County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 2, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Scooba topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Scooba:

  • MS CARE CENTER OF DEKALB (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; DE KALB, MS)

Airports located in Scooba:

College/University in Scooba:

  • East Mississippi Community College (Full-time enrollment: 5,180; Location: 1512 Kemper Street; Public; Website: www.eastms.edu/)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Scooba:

  • University of West Alabama (about 24 miles; Livingston, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,394)
  • Meridian Community College (about 36 miles; Meridian, MS; FT enrollment: 2,750)
  • East Central Community College (about 46 miles; Decatur, MS; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • Mississippi University for Women (about 46 miles; Columbus, MS; FT enrollment: 2,565)
  • Mississippi State University (about 47 miles; Mississippi State, MS; FT enrollment: 18,237)
  • Shelton State Community College (about 57 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • The University of Alabama (about 61 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 30,931)

Public elementary/middle school in Scooba:

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Points of interest:

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Notable location: Scooba Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Scooba: Blue Chapel (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Cedar Lawn Memorial Cemetery (1), Blue Chapel Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Western Hotel (1604 Highway 45 South).

Birthplace of: Charles Jones (basketball, born 1962) - Basketball player, Zach Anderson - College football player (Louisville Cardinals).

Kemper County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

59.3%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.0%
Whole state:

5.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

289 people in college/university student housing in 2010
129 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000

Banks with branches in Scooba (2011 data):

  • The Citizens Bank of Philadelphia, Mississippi: Scooba Branch at 1048 Johnson Street, branch established on 1934/07/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $853.7 mil, Deposits: $573.8 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, MS, positive income, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Holding Company

For population 15 years and over in Scooba:

Marital status in Scooba, MS
  • Never married: 70.4%
  • Now married: 20.2%
  • Separated: 2.7%
  • Widowed: 2.2%
  • Divorced: 4.6%

For population 25 years and over in Scooba:

  • High school or higher: 78.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.2%
  • Unemployed: 20.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Mississippi average:

11.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Scooba, MS (based on Kemper County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,10425
Evangelical Protestant1,76924
Other-1
None6,583-
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: 3
Kemper County:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Here:

6.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Kemper County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Kemper County:

15.2%
State:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kemper County:

37.2%
State:

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

13.1%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Scooba:

46.9%
Mississippi:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Scooba:

45.0%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.6
State:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Scooba:

20.6%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Scooba:

13.1%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.3%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
Scooba:

53.7%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

85.3%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Scooba, 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
Police Protection - Officers 2$5,193$31,1582$2,120
Financial Administration 2$4,629$27,7740$0
Water Supply 1$2,222$26,6641$842
Sewerage 1$1,831$21,9721$842
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 4$3,576
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$2,523
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 6$13,875$27,75014$9,903

Scooba government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $8,000 ($11.53)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $184,000 ($265.13)
    Water Utilities: $90,000 ($129.68)
    Sewerage: $66,000 ($95.10)
    Police Protection: $58,000 ($83.57)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $21,000 ($30.26)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($5.76)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($4.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $4,000 ($5.76)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $221,000 ($318.44)

Scooba government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $32,000 ($46.11)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,000 ($2.88)
    Other: $1,000 ($1.44)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $59,000 ($85.01)
    Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($2.88)
    General Revenue - Other: $1,000 ($1.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $130,000 ($187.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $251,000 ($361.67)
    General Local Government Support: $85,000 ($122.48)
    Other: $12,000 ($17.29)
    Highways: $2,000 ($2.88)
  • Tax - Property: $37,000 ($53.31)
    Public Utilities Sales: $23,000 ($33.14)
    Other License: $18,000 ($25.94)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,000 ($4.32)

Scooba government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $143,000 ($206.05)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $143,000 ($206.05)

Scooba government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $96,000 ($138.33)

5.26% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,287 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.26%
Mississippi average:

6.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lauderdale County, MS  1.86% ($28,153 average AGI)
from Neshoba County, MS  0.91% ($31,310)

Strongest AM radio stations in Scooba:

  • WYLS (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; YORK, AL; Owner: GRANTELL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMOX (1010 AM; 10 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MAGNOLIA STATE B/C CO., INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WALT (910 AM; 5 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMER (1390 AM; 5 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MICHAEL H. GLASS)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Scooba:

  • WJDQ (101.3 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJXM (105.7 FM; DE KALB, MS; Owner: EAST MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WZBQ (94.1 FM; CARROLLTON, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOKK (97.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WALN (89.3 FM; CARROLLTON, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • W217AQ (91.3 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WAJV (98.9 FM; BROOKSVILLE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Scooba:

  • W50BQ (Channel 50; MERIDIAN, ETC., MS; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)

Scooba fatal accident list:

Sep 21, 2009 08:13 PM, Us-45, Lat: 32.833803, Lon: -88.463567, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1
Jul 12, 1999 01:20 PM, Sr-16, Lat: 32.824882, Lon: -88.492673, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Oct 31, 1999 08:22 AM, Sr-16, Lat: 32.824882, Lon: -88.492673, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2
Jun 14, 1998 12:10 AM, Sr-16, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
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
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 200ft / 61.3mTotal length
  • $2,710,000Total costs
  • 38,000Total average daily traffic
  • 8,273Total average daily truck traffic
  • 46,125Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Scooba, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 81990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Scooba, MS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 32.905306 Lon: -88.369556, Call Sign: WPWD906,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.390 MHz, 157.650 MHz, Grant Date: 08/14/2012, Expiration Date: 10/24/2022, Certifier: Freddie D Dial, Registrant: Prime Line, Inc., 9109 Binnsville Rd, Scooba, MS 39358, Phone: (662) 476-8436, Fax: (662) 476-8438, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • PORTERVILLE, Portersville Cell Site (Lat: 32.623889 Lon: -88.499333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 86.6 m, Overall height: 92.3 m, Call Sign: WQLC864,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, Grant Date: 12/08/2009, Expiration Date: 12/08/2019, Cancellation Date: 03/16/2011, Certifier: Victor H Meena, Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8661, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Scooba)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 210D (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 141 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 10RV , Serial Number: 21058418, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 07/11/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 03/07/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Shane Michael Koehn, 823 Jackson Hwy, Scooba, MS 39358
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 21584 , Serial Number: 2435, Year manufactured: 1938, Airworthiness Date: 06/22/1957, Certificate Issue Date: 08/28/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Victor P Alexander, 100 Dunk Smith Rd, Scooba, MS 39358
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7703H , Serial Number: 12-594, Airworthiness Date: 01/29/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 09/23/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Ernie T Watt, 6272 Binnsville Rd, Scooba, MS 39358
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 8337J , Serial Number: 15066237, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 03/30/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 06/03/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Shane M Koehn, 823 Jackson Hwy, Scooba, MS 39358

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 11. The highest number of reported fires - 23 took place in 2006, and the least - 0 in 2014. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Scooba, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (55.2%), and Structure Fires (26.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Scooba, MS
    • 10655.2%Outside Fires
    • 5126.6%Structure Fires
    • 3518.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Scooba, MS
Most common first names in Scooba, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary2183.6 years
John1877.4 years
James1774.1 years
Willie1674.9 years
William1471.9 years
Annie1084.5 years
Robert868.6 years
George673.1 years
Hattie675.7 years
Sam673.2 years
Most common last names in Scooba, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams1376.2 years
Howard1275.9 years
Rencher1166.1 years
Smith1178.0 years
Richardson1172.1 years
Campbell1172.7 years
Jones1072.4 years
Nicholson972.0 years
Baty879.8 years
Johnson772.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Scooba, MS
  • 51.2%Electricity
  • 41.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 7.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Scooba, MS
  • 91.1%Electricity
  • 8.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Scooba compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.

Scooba on our top lists:

  • #89 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents"
  • #57 (39358) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of English first ancestries"
There are 3 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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