Shuqualak, Mississippi

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Population in 2013: 480 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.6%
 
Males: 240  (50.2%)
Females: 240  (49.8%)
Median resident age:  35.7 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 39361.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $20,396 (it was $21,875 in 2000)
Shuqualak:

$20,396
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,798 (it was $12,051 in 2000)

Shuqualak town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $51,394 (it was $37,700 in 2000)
Shuqualak:

$51,394
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $56,579; Detached houses: $64,634; Mobile homes: $23,595

Median gross rent in 2012: $418.

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Shuqualak races chart
  • Black alone - 392 (78.2%)
  • White alone - 100 (20.0%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Shuqualak: 77.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (4.6%), Scottish (3.9%), United States (2.2%), French (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 217 feet

Land area: 1.14 square miles.

Population density: 421 people per square mile   (low).

Shuqualak, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Shuqualak:

  • High school or higher: 79.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shuqualak town:

  • Never married: 49.8%
  • Now married: 28.6%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 10.9%
  • Divorced: 8.9%

4 residents are foreign born

This town:  0.5%
Mississippi:  2.2%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Shuqualak, Mississippi as of July 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Shuqualak to the number of sex offenders is 163 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $662 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.5%)

Shuqualak satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (61.9 miles , pop. 77,906).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (108.3 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (459.7 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Macon, MS (3.0 miles ), Scooba, MS (3.4 miles ), De Kalb, MS (3.9 miles ), Panola-Geiger, AL (4.1 miles ), Geiger, AL (4.1 miles) , Brooksville, MS (4.2 miles ), Memphis, AL (4.4 miles) , Crawford, MS (4.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $40,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $96,400
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 32.98 N, Longitude: 88.57 W

Area code: 662

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

17.5%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-1.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Utilities (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Educational services (36%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (23%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (5%)
  • Food processing workers (13%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)

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

Average climate in Shuqualak, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Shuqualak-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 94% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/12/1986, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 19.4 miles away from the Shuqualak town center injured 8 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 29.3 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 178 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Shuqualak-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 79% 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 81.5 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 43.5 miles away from Shuqualak 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 149.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 66.2 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 209.4 miles away from Shuqualak 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 198.9 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 Noxubee County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Freezes: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Shuqualak topographic map

Birthplace of: Stanford Jackson - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers near Shuqualak:

  • NOXUBEE GENERAL CRITICAL ACCESS HOSP (Hospital, about 10 miles away; MACON, MS)
  • NOXUBEE COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MACON, MS)
  • RCG MACON (NOXUBEE COUNTY) (Dialysis Facility, about 10 miles away; MACON, MS)
  • MS CARE CENTER OF DEKALB (Nursing Home, about 16 miles away; DE KALB, MS)

Airports located in Shuqualak:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shuqualak:

  • East Mississippi Community College (about 12 miles; Scooba, MS; Full-time enrollment: 5,180)
  • University of West Alabama (about 35 miles; Livingston, AL; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • Mississippi State University (about 36 miles; Mississippi State, MS; FT enrollment: 18,237)
  • Mississippi University for Women (about 37 miles; Columbus, MS; FT enrollment: 2,565)
  • Meridian Community College (about 44 miles; Meridian, MS; FT enrollment: 2,750)
  • East Central Community College (about 49 miles; Decatur, MS; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • Shelton State Community College (about 60 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 4,106)

Public elementary/middle school in Shuqualak:

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

Noxubee County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 35.6%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.5% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  68.9%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  3.7%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Shuqualak compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Shuqualak (2011 data):

  • BankFirst Financial Services: Shuqualak Branch at Mulberry Street, branch established on 1888/06/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $718.9 mil, Deposits: $600.2 mil, headquarters in Macon, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Bankfirst Capital Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Electricity (36%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)

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 Shuqualak town (based on Noxubee County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.61%
Here: 38.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist Church Mennonite Church of God in ChristMennonite; Other GroupsPresbyterian Church in America
Adherents38.3%37.4%10.4%3.7%2.7%
Congregations25.5%40.4%4.3%4.3%4.3%
NameCatholic ChurchMennonite Church USAChurches of ChristCumberland Presbyterian ChurchOther
Adherents1.8%1.7%1.7%0.9%1.4%
Congregations2.1%2.1%4.3%4.3%8.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Noxubee County:

4.22 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Noxubee County:

6.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

14.4%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Noxubee County:

35.9%
Mississippi:

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

15.0%
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
Other Government Administration 7$4,308$7,3850$0
Judicial and Legal 4$1,670$5,0100$0
Police Protection - Officers 3$1,724$6,8960$0
Firefighters 1$200$2,4000$0
Sewerage 1$1,270$15,2400$0
Water Supply 1$2,600$31,2000$0
Totals for Government 17$11,772$8,3100$0

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

  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $285,000 ($593.75)
    Water Utilities: $155,000 ($322.92)
    Police Protection: $130,000 ($270.83)
    Financial Administration: $109,000 ($227.08)
    Sewerage: $50,000 ($104.17)
    Welfare - Other: $14,000 ($29.17)
    Health Services - Other: $10,000 ($20.83)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($8.33)
    Libraries: $2,000 ($4.17)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $45,000 ($93.75)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($8.33)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($6.25)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $227,000 ($472.92)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $5,000 ($10.42)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $30,000 ($62.50)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $15,000 ($31.25)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($20.83)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $299,000 ($622.92)
    Water Utilities: $95,000 ($197.92)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $39,000 ($81.25)
  • Tax - Property: $80,000 ($166.67)
    Public Utilities: $6,000 ($12.50)
    NEC: $2,000 ($4.17)
    Other Selective Sales: $0 ($0.00)
    Total General Sales: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $103,000 ($214.58)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $100,000 ($208.33)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $3,000 ($6.25)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $199,000 ($414.58)

3.89% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,635 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.89%
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 Lowndes County, MS  0.75% ($21,567 average AGI)


5.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,802 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.57%
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 Lowndes County, MS  1.40% ($23,105 average AGI)
to Oktibbeha County, MS  0.61% ($24,720)
to Lauderdale County, MS  0.32% ($38,077)

Strongest AM radio stations in Shuqualak:

  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMOX (1010 AM; 10 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MAGNOLIA STATE B/C CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WYLS (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; YORK, AL; Owner: GRANTELL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • 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.)
  • WALT (910 AM; 5 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WIRL (1270 AM; daytime; 3 kW; LOUISVILLE, MS; Owner: HARRISON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Shuqualak:

  • WZBQ (94.1 FM; CARROLLTON, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAJV (98.9 FM; BROOKSVILLE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSYE (93.3 FM; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WMXU (106.1 FM; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WJDQ (101.3 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMAB-FM (89.9 FM; ACKERMAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WALN (89.3 FM; CARROLLTON, AL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WJXM (105.7 FM; DE KALB, MS; Owner: EAST MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WOKK (97.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMBC (103.1 FM; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLSM-FM (107.1 FM; LOUISVILLE, MS; Owner: HARRISON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSMS (99.9 FM; ARTESIA, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)

TV broadcast stations around Shuqualak:

  • WMAB-TV (Channel 2; MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WCBI-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)

Shuqualak fatal accident list:

Aug 1, 1995 04:30 PM, Us 45, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Shuqualak)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • City Hall Bldg (Lat: 32.983472 Lon: -88.580611), Call Sign: WRE494, Licensee ID: L00870030
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.2200 MHz, 45.4600 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/29/2004, Expiration Date: 08/15/2014
    Registrant: Shuqualak, Town Of, Shuqualak, MS 39361, Phone: (601) 793-4675

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • 20617, 26264 Hwy 39 N (Mswin 20617) (Lat: 32.922222 Lon: -88.643333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 97.6 m, Call Sign: WQOA243, Licensee ID: L01412109
    Assigned Frequencies: 6785.00 MHz, 6825.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/21/2011, Expiration Date: 07/21/2021, 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:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: HIGGINBOTHAM TIMOTHY W RV-4 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-320-D2J (160 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 120KT , Serial Number: 2195, Year manufactured: 2010, Airworthiness Date: 09/18/2010
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Timothy W Higginbotham, 2901 Butler Rd, Shuqualak, MS 39361, Other Owners: Christi L Higginbotham

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 9
Most common first names in Shuqualak, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2374.3 years
Mary1579.9 years
Willie1474.9 years
William1469.3 years
Annie1379.1 years
James1173.0 years
Charles1067.1 years
Thomas968.8 years
Robert969.9 years
Henry875.3 years
Most common last names in Shuqualak, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hill1874.2 years
Jenkins1271.7 years
Prince1183.0 years
Butler1176.7 years
Coleman1063.7 years
Hardin962.2 years
Anderson984.3 years
Conner974.9 years
Bryant883.1 years
Thomas880.8 years
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