Shubuta, Mississippi

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Population in 2013: 436 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -33.0%
Males: 220  (50.6%)
Females: 216  (49.4%)
Median resident age:  43.8 years
Mississippi median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 39360.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $26,215 (it was $18,438 in 2000)
Shubuta:

$26,215
MS:

$37,963

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,201 (it was $9,094 in 2000)

Shubuta town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $51,141 (it was $38,100 in 2000)
Shubuta:

$51,141
MS:

$97,500

Median gross rent in 2013: $439.

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  • Races in Shubuta, MS (2010)

    Shubuta races chart
    • 33275.3%Black alone
    • 10122.9%White alone
    • 71.6%Hispanic
    • 10.2%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Shubuta: 78.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (3.5%), English (1.4%), United States (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 197 feet

Land area: 2.40 square miles.

Population density: 182 people per square mile   (very low).

Shubuta,MS real estate house value index trend

Shubuta, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Shubuta:

  • High school or higher: 71.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 18.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shubuta town:

  • Never married: 44.9%
  • Now married: 22.9%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 10.4%
  • Divorced: 17.5%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Shubuta, Mississippi as of August 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Shubuta to the number of sex offenders is 44 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $503 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $273 (0.5%)

Shubuta satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tanner-Williams, AL (87.0 miles , pop. 59,443).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Montgomery, AL (146.0 miles , pop. 201,568).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (422.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Quitman, MS (3.6 miles ), Waynesboro, MS (3.7 miles ), Pachuta, MS (4.1 miles ), Heidelberg, MS (4.1 miles ), Clara, MS (4.4 miles ), Stonewall, MS (4.4 miles ), Sandersville, MS (4.5 miles ), Gilbertown, AL (4.7 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $83,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 31.86 N, Longitude: 88.70 W

Area code: 601

Shubuta household income distribution Shubuta home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

9.6%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +74 (+12.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (56%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Construction (2%)
  • Manufacturing (46%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (1%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (36%)
  • Transportation occupations (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Sales and related occupations (3%)
  • Production occupations (34%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Shubuta: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Shubuta, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Shubuta-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 80% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/28/1987, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.8 miles away from the Shubuta town center killed 6 people and injured 350 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 1/9/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.3 miles away from the town center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Shubuta-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.5 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) earthquake occurred 136.0 miles away from Shubuta 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 70.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 137.9 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 293.3 miles away from Shubuta center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 407.8 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 Clarke County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Shubuta topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Shubuta:

  • H C WATKINS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL INC Critical Access Hospitals (about 13 miles away; QUITMAN, MS)
  • PINEVIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; WAYNESBORO, MS)
  • HOSPICE CARE GROUP, LLC (Hospital, about 13 miles away; QUITMAN, MS)
  • WAYNESBORO DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; WAYNESBORO, MS)
  • WAYNE GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 14 miles away; WAYNESBORO, MS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shubuta:

  • Jones County Junior College (about 35 miles; Ellisville, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,942)
  • Meridian Community College (about 36 miles; Meridian, MS; FT enrollment: 2,750)
  • East Central Community College (about 47 miles; Decatur, MS; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • William Carey University (about 52 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 3,510)
  • University of Southern Mississippi (about 53 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 14,294)
  • University of West Alabama (about 59 miles; Livingston, AL; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • East Mississippi Community College (about 69 miles; Scooba, MS; FT enrollment: 5,180)

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

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

Clarke 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: 22.1%
(8.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.7% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.4 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  64.1%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.7%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Shubuta compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Banks with branches in Shubuta (2011 data):

  • BankPlus: Shubuta Branch at High Street, branch established on 1972/06/26. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,177.0 mil, Deposits: $1,696.4 mil, headquarters in Belzoni, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 62 total offices, Holding Company: Bancplus Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
Mississippi average:

12.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (53%)
  • Electricity (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

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 Shubuta town (based on Clarke County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,84757
Mainline Protestant2,21927
Black Protestant6174
Catholic--
Other--
None4,049-
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
Clarke County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Clarke County:

8.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.5%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Clarke County:

30.3%
Mississippi:

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

15.8%
State:

14.4%
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
Financial Administration 2$4,909$29,4540$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,394$28,7287$13,675
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$2,525
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 1$1,615
Streets and Highways 2$4,192$25,1520$0
Sewerage 1$1,617$19,4040$0
Water Supply 1$1,617$19,4040$0
Totals for Government 7$14,729$25,2509$17,815

5.57% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,442 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.57%
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 Lauderdale County, MS  1.54% ($32,079 average AGI)
from Wayne County, MS  0.57% ($21,545)
from Jones County, MS  0.38% ($30,864)


5.52% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,594 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.52%
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 Lauderdale County, MS  1.67% ($27,740 average AGI)
to Jones County, MS  0.69% ($27,325)
to Jasper County, MS  0.40% ($25,043)

Strongest AM radio stations in Shubuta:

  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WMOX (1010 AM; 10 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MAGNOLIA STATE B/C CO., INC.)
  • WEEZ (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WABO (990 AM; 1 kW; WAYNESBORO, MS; Owner: MARTIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WALT (910 AM; 5 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQMS (1500 AM; daytime; 1 kW; QUITMAN, MS; Owner: CONQUER COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMER (1390 AM; 5 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MICHAEL H. GLASS)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WYLS (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; YORK, AL; Owner: GRANTELL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shubuta:

  • WNSL (100.3 FM; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYKK-FM (98.9 FM; QUITMAN, MS; Owner: QUITMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMAW-FM (88.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WOKK (97.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUSW (103.7 FM; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKZB (93.5 FM; BUTLER, AL; Owner: EAST MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WXRR (104.5 FM; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: BLAKENEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W217AQ (91.3 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WYYW (95.1 FM; MARION, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMMZ (102.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: EAST MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WATP (90.7 FM; LAUREL, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WJKX (102.5 FM; ELLISVILLE, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMLV (106.9 FM; STONEWALL, MS; Owner: EAST MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTERS, INC)
  • WABO-FM (105.5 FM; WAYNESBORO, MS; Owner: MARTIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Shubuta:

  • WMAW-TV (Channel 14; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W36CU (Channel 36; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W46CL (Channel 46; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W69DJ (Channel 69; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W52DE (Channel 52; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W65DE (Channel 65; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W52CS (Channel 52; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W59DE (Channel 59; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 21m69ftTotal length
  • $4,275,000Total costs
  • 5,750Total average daily traffic
  • 171Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,625Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • SHUBUTA, 342 Cr 252 (Lat: 31.892000 Lon: -88.717944), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 88.3 m, Call Sign: WQQL218
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6063.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/17/2013, Expiration Date: 01/17/2023, Certifier: Christopher Pickard
    Registrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 770-8791, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KC5ZIW, Licensee ID: L01241005
    Grant Date: 01/31/2007, Expiration Date: 03/12/2017, Certifier: James P Cook Jr
    Registrant: James P Cook Jr, 325 Eucutta Rd, Shubuta, MS 39360
  • Call Sign: N5SUF, Licensee ID: L00611330
    Grant Date: 04/23/1991, Expiration Date: 04/23/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/24/2003
    Registrant: John W Mc Adams, Star Route Box 54b, Shubuta, MS 39360
  • Call Sign: N5XXJ, Licensee ID: L00587195
    Grant Date: 12/10/1991, Expiration Date: 12/10/2001, Cancellation Date: 12/11/2003
    Registrant: John C Reeks, Rt 2 Box 323c, Shubuta, MS 39360
  • Call Sign: WB5S
    Grant Date: 07/26/1995, Expiration Date: 07/26/2005, Cancellation Date: 07/27/2007
    Registrant: Alton B Miller, Shubuta, MS 39360
  • Call Sign: KD5SXO, Licensee ID: L00531367
    Grant Date: 04/09/2012, Expiration Date: 06/12/2022, Certifier: James D Cook
    Registrant: James D Cook, 325 Eucutta Rd, Shubuta, MS 39360
  • Call Sign: KE5PKI, Licensee ID: L01302838
    Grant Date: 07/10/2007, Expiration Date: 07/10/2017, Certifier: Zelphia Eidson
    Registrant: Zelphia Eidson, 177 Leonard St Rd, Shubuta, MS 39360
  • Call Sign: KE5PKJ, Licensee ID: L01302839
    Grant Date: 07/10/2007, Expiration Date: 07/10/2017, Certifier: Walter L Eidson
    Registrant: Walter L Eidson, 177 Leonard St Rd, Shubuta, MS 39360

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 499TG , Serial Number: 28-7425318, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 04/09/1974
    Registrant (Corporation): Win-Key Aviation LLC, 216 Zion Rest Rd, Shubuta, MS 39360

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 25
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Shubuta, MS
Most common first names in Shubuta, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James4370.2 years
Mary4277.0 years
John3774.2 years
Willie3171.5 years
Annie2671.3 years
William2174.3 years
George2171.8 years
Robert1967.2 years
Henry1568.2 years
Charlie1575.3 years
Most common last names in Shubuta, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Arrington3072.5 years
Carter2868.4 years
Evans2771.7 years
Mccarty2375.6 years
Cooley2371.2 years
Nelson2170.1 years
Horne1976.1 years
Davis1964.9 years
Falconer1777.7 years
Mcgill1776.8 years
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