For population 25 years and over in Sledge:
For population 15 years and over in Sledge town:
4 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $708 (1.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (49.4 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (394.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Falcon, MS (1.8 miles ), Crenshaw, MS (2.2 miles ), Marks, MS (3.6 miles ), Lula, MS (3.8 miles ), Jonestown, MS (3.9 miles ), Lambert, MS (4.0 miles ), Como, MS (4.1 miles ), Sardis, MS (4.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.43 N, Longitude: 90.22 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 662
Population change in the 1990s: -43 (-7.5%).
Work and jobs in Sledge: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sledge, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sledge-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 151% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/24/1976, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the Sledge town center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/29/1963, a category F3 tornado 14.3 miles away from the town center killed 5 people and injured 10 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Sledge-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Mississippi state average. It is 89% 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 83.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 82.7 miles away from Sledge center
On 5/1/2005 at 12:37:32, a magnitude 4.2 (4.1 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 96.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2005 at 14:04:54, a magnitude 4.1 (3.9 MB, 4.1 MW, Depth: 9.5 mi) earthquake occurred 91.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/17/1997 at 18:16:31, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.1 miles away from Sledge center
On 8/11/1996 at 18:17:49, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 70.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Quitman County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Little Hatch - Electric blues singer, Buster Mathis - Boxer.
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sledge:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.62. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.9 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Sledge that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 55.9%
(30.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 57.7% for Black residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Sledge compared to Mississippi state average:
Banks with branches in Sledge (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Sledge (based on Quitman County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.77%
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): 4
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.44% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,879 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:
7.58% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($24,015 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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Sledge fatal accident list:
Dec 17, 1987 05:25 AM, 541156, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:2
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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