Shaw, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 1,750 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -24.3%
 
Males: 806  (46.1%)
Females: 944  (53.9%)
Median resident age:

37.1 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 38773.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $26,229 (it was $18,878 in 2000)
Shaw:

$26,229
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $13,228 (it was $9,070 in 2000)

Shaw city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $69,482 (it was $37,400 in 2000)
Shaw:

$69,482
MS:

$120,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $75,173; detached houses: $79,721; mobile homes: $29,269

Median gross rent in 2017: $439.

March 2019 cost of living index in Shaw: 77.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 50.6%
(12.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 54.6% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Shaw, MS (2010)
    • 1,81693.0%Black alone
    • 1256.4%White alone
    • 50.3%Two or more races
    • 50.3%Hispanic
    • 10.05%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Shaw, Mississippi as of October 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Shaw is 175 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 9 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.39
Mississippi average:

2.18
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Ancestries: American (3.8%), Italian (2.3%), African (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 134 feet

Land area: 1.11 square miles.

Population density: 1,577 people per square mile   (low).

Shaw, Mississippi map

5 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.3%
Mississippi:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $718 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $486 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pine Bluff, AR (83.5 miles , pop. 55,085).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (114.4 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (352.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Boyle, MS (2.8 miles ),
Cleveland, MS (3.2 miles ),
Renova, MS (3.6 miles ),
Indianola, MS (3.6 miles ),
Sunflower, MS (3.7 miles ),
Pace, MS (3.8 miles ),
Benoit, MS (3.8 miles ),
Doddsville, MS (3.8 miles)

Latitude: 33.60 N, Longitude: 90.77 W

Area code: 662

Distribution of median household income in Shaw, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Shaw, MS in 2017
Shaw satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $30,500
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $41,800
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $45,500
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $35,100
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $17,900
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $73,200
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $56,200
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $55,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Shaw, MS residents
Average permit cost in Shaw, MS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.1%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Most common industries in Shaw, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (14.0%)
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Food (6.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.9%)
  • Chemicals (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.2%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Truck transportation (3.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.7%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (21.3%)
  • Health care (17.1%)
  • Food (9.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.9%)
  • Chemicals (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
  • Machinery (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Shaw, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (12.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.2%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (6.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.3%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.1%)
  • Cashiers (5.1%)

Average climate in Shaw, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Shaw, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 73.2. This is about average.

City:

73.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.68. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.68
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Shaw-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 85% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/21/1971, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.3 miles away from the Shaw city center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 4/17/1978, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.5 miles away from the city center injured 3 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Shaw-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 77% 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 143.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 136.0 miles away from Shaw center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 137.5 miles away from the city 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 211.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 175.8 miles away from Shaw center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 139.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bolivar County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Freezes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Shaw topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Shaw:

  • JOY HEALTH AND REHAB OF CLEVELAND, LLC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CLEVELAND, MS)
  • RCG CLEVELAND (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; CLEVELAND, MS)
  • GENESIS HOSPICE CARE (Hospital, about 11 miles away; CLEVELAND, MS)
  • HERITAGE MANOR OF CLEVELAND (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CLEVELAND, MS)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPICE CARE INC (Hospital, about 11 miles away; CLEVELAND, MS)
  • HOME HEALTH CARE SERVICES II (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; CLEVELAND, MS)
  • BOLIVAR MEDICAL CENTER LTC (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; CLEVELAND, MS)

Airports located in Shaw:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shaw:

  • Delta State University (about 11 miles; Cleveland, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,304)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 19 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,100)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 26 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,233)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 47 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • University of Arkansas at Monticello (about 61 miles; Monticello, AR; FT enrollment: 3,130)
  • Holmes Community College (about 66 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 5,352)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 85 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)

Public high school in Shaw:

Public elementary/middle school in Shaw:

See full list of schools located in Shaw

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Bolivar County Fire Department District 5 Station 1 Shaw (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Bolivar County - Human Services Department- Youth Court (Courthouse).

Birthplace of: Dave Ferriss - Baseball player and coach, Bill Triplett - Football player.

Bolivar County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Shaw and their reported violations in the past:

FMH WATER ASSOCIATION #1 (Population served: 3,222, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-20-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-23-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-23-2007), St Public Notif received (AUG-20-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-08-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-08-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-27-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-13-2011), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-13-2011), St Public Notif received (JUL-27-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2011)
  • 356 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

71.4%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.0%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

Banks with branches in Shaw (2011 data):

  • Regions Bank: Shaw Branch at 134 E Peeler, branch established on 1925/03/18. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Shaw:

Marital status in Shaw, MS
  • Never married: 45.5%
  • Now married: 28.7%
  • Separated: 4.7%
  • Widowed: 11.8%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

For population 25 years and over in Shaw:

  • High school or higher: 68.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 16.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.7
Mississippi average:

11.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Shaw, MS (based on Bolivar County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,31248
Black Protestant3,30422
Mainline Protestant2,04319
Catholic9285
Other6875
None16,871-
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: 15
This county:

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
This county:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Here:

4.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.3%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

36.4%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bolivar County:

15.1%
State:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.9%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.2%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Shaw:

30.8
State:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Shaw:

20.3%
State:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.7%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

38.0%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
Here:

51.4%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

84.2%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Shaw, 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 8$23,483$35,2250$0
Police - Other 4$5,880$17,6401$319
Streets and Highways 2$3,587$21,5220$0
Water Supply 2$4,139$24,8340$0
Other Government Administration 1$3,551$42,6120$0
Judicial and Legal 1$1,987$23,8440$0
Health 1$1,505$18,0600$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 19$44,132$27,8731$319

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

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $358,000 ($204.57)
    Housing and Community Development: $238,000 ($136.00)
    Sewerage: $166,000 ($94.86)
    Water Utilities: $166,000 ($94.86)
    Central Staff Services: $153,000 ($87.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $77,000 ($44.00)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $40,000 ($22.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $26,000 ($14.86)
    Health - Other: $20,000 ($11.43)
    Local Fire Protection: $15,000 ($8.57)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($2.29)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($6.29)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $10,000 ($5.71)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($1.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $473,000 ($270.29)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $46,000 ($26.29)

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

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $77,000 ($44.00)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $238,000 ($136.00)
    Water Utilities: $113,000 ($64.57)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $27,000 ($15.43)
    General Revenue - Other: $27,000 ($15.43)
    Fines and Forfeits: $26,000 ($14.86)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.57)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $268,000 ($153.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $124,000 ($70.86)
    Other: $14,000 ($8.00)
  • Tax - Property: $332,000 ($189.71)
    Public Utilities Sales: $40,000 ($22.86)
    Other License: $9,000 ($5.14)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,191,000 ($680.57)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,144,000 ($653.71)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $47,000 ($26.86)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $99,000 ($56.57)

4.60% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,751 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.60%
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 Washington County, MS  0.57% ($39,469 average AGI)
from Sunflower County, MS  0.56% ($46,286)
from Shelby County, TN  0.31% ($23,200)

Strongest AM radio stations in Shaw:

  • WCLD (1490 AM; 1 kW; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDSK (1410 AM; 1 kW; CLEVELAND, MS)
  • WGVM (1260 AM; 2 kW; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: MID-AMERICA BROADCASTING COMPANY,INC)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDDT (900 AM; 1 kW; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNLA (1380 AM; 1 kW; INDIANOLA, MS; Owner: SHAMROCK BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shaw:

  • WDTL-FM (92.9 FM; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: DELTA RADIO, INC.)
  • WRKG (95.3 FM; DREW, MS; Owner: DELTA RADIO, INC.)
  • WTCD (96.9 FM; INDIANOLA, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMAO-FM (90.9 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WYMX (99.1 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCLD-FM (103.9 FM; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WDMS (100.7 FM; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: MID-AMERICA BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WIQQ (102.3 FM; LELAND, MS; Owner: THE RIVER BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNLA-FM (105.5 FM; INDIANOLA, MS; Owner: SHAMROCK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDFX (98.3 FM; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WBAD (94.3 FM; LELAND, MS; Owner: INTERCHANGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMJW (107.5 FM; ROSEDALE, MS; Owner: RADIO CLEVELAND, INC.)
  • WGRM-FM (93.9 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Shaw:

  • WXVT (Channel 15; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: SAGA BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • K53FB (Channel 53; EL DORADO, AR; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WABG-TV (Channel 6; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WMAO-TV (Channel 23; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WHCQ-LP (Channel 8; CLEVELAND, MS; Owner: DAVID ELLINGTON)
  • W33BH (Channel 33; GREENVILLE, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Shaw fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Shaw fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 194ft / 59.5mTotal length
  • $3,003,790,000Total costs
  • 32,810Total average daily traffic
  • 3,956Total average daily truck traffic
  • 39,530Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Shaw, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 71980-1989
  • 91990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Shaw, MS

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Shaw)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Approx 5 Mi Ene (Lat: 33.630389 Lon: -90.687028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 94 m, Call Sign: KKE805,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.8000 MHz, 49.0200 MHz, Grant Date: 10/10/2012, Expiration Date: 12/11/2022, Certifier: Kevin Dumas, Registrant: Energy Transfer, 1300 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002, Phone: (713) 989-2193, Fax: (713) 989-1173, Email:
  • 2 Mi S Of 448 On Old Shaw Rd 1 Mi N Of Twin Bayou Gin (Lat: 33.519556 Lon: -90.737583), Call Sign: KKZ946,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.6800 MHz, Grant Date: 08/08/2013, Expiration Date: 09/15/2023, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • DELTA WELL, Intersection Of Hwy 61 Boyles Rd (Lat: 33.555000 Lon: -90.799611), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 13.7 m, Call Sign: WPVC736, Licensee ID: L00484179,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.112 MHz, Grant Date: 06/19/2002, Expiration Date: 06/19/2012, Cancellation Date: 08/25/2012, Certifier: David H Koehn, Registrant: Black Bayou Water Association, Inc.

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • Shaw, 602 T Bolivar Road (Lat: 33.597056 Lon: -90.761194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 106.1 m, Call Sign: WQIC623,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 11/28/2017, Expiration Date: 01/03/2028, Certifier: Victor H Meena, Registrant: Lukas, Lafuria, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Tysons, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Email:
  • Shaw, 1161 Highway 448 (Lat: 33.589111 Lon: -90.746861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 103.6 m, Overall height: 110.6 m, Call Sign: WQOG437,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, Grant Date: 09/19/2011, Expiration Date: 09/19/2021, Certifier: Richard K Ashley Pe, Registrant: Cooperative Energy, Hattiesburg, MS 39404, Phone: (601) 268-2083, Fax: (601) 261-2375, Email:
  • 30213, 220 Bitters Creek Rd (Lat: 33.618694 Lon: -90.866722), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 120.3 m, Overall height: 124.9 m, Call Sign: WQPX258, Licensee ID: L01412109,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6815.00 MHz, Grant Date: 09/06/2012, Expiration Date: 09/06/2022, Certifier: Bill Roach, Registrant: State Of Mississippi Wireless Communication Commission, 412 East Woodrow Wilson Ave., Mail Code 66-01, Jackson, MS 39216, Phone: (601) 359-5363, Fax: (601) 359-5362, Email:
  • SHAW, Approx 5 Mi Ene Of (Lat: 33.630389 Lon: -90.687028), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 95.1 m, Call Sign: KKE73,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, Grant Date: 09/12/2012, Expiration Date: 11/17/2022, Registrant: Energy Transfer, 1300 Main Street, Suite 100, Houston, TX 77002, Phone: (713) 989-2193, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: K5QXF, Previous Call Sign: N5DHF, Licensee ID: L01241134, Grant Date: 10/20/1998, Expiration Date: 10/20/2008, Cancellation Date: 03/30/2007, Registrant: William A Atkinson Jr, 406 East Peeler Ave, Shaw, MS 38773-0474
  • Call Sign: KD5AUE, Licensee ID: L01264606, Grant Date: 03/08/2017, Expiration Date: 05/23/2027, Certifier: Ricky L Weaver, Registrant: Ricky L Weaver, Shaw, MS 38773-0234


FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Shaw)

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 30. The highest number of reported fires - 69 took place in 2007, and the least - 7 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Shaw, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (52.6%), and Outside Fires (28.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Shaw, MS
    • 25152.6%Structure Fires
    • 13628.5%Outside Fires
    • 7916.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 112.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Shaw, MS
Most common first names in Shaw, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4970.2 years
Mary4479.0 years
Willie4169.7 years
John3372.7 years
Robert2163.9 years
Frank2077.5 years
William1970.8 years
Henry1676.5 years
Charlie1575.7 years
George1480.8 years
Most common last names in Shaw, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams3170.6 years
Johnson2669.6 years
Jones2167.2 years
Robinson2170.9 years
Smith2168.2 years
Jackson2178.0 years
Walker1867.7 years
Brown1875.4 years
Taylor1669.4 years
Sanders1574.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Shaw, MS
  • 73.7%Utility gas
  • 24.1%Electricity
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Shaw, MS
  • 64.7%Utility gas
  • 32.5%Electricity
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Shaw 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 significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 8 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Harvey E. Boyles (1)
  • Max H. Chiz (1)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2020.