Snow Lake Shores, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 295 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.7%
 
Males: 164  (55.7%)
Females: 131  (44.3%)
Median resident age:

63.4 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 38635.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,549 (it was $30,625 in 2000)
Snow Lake Shores:

$42,549
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,590 (it was $19,603 in 2000)

Snow Lake Shores town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $119,271 (it was $64,200 in 2000)
Snow Lake Shores:

$119,271
MS:

$120,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $120,373; detached houses: $120,002

Median gross rent in 2017: $594.

March 2019 cost of living index in Snow Lake Shores: 79.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.9%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Snow Lake Shores, MS (2010)
    • 28489.0%White alone
    • 154.7%Hispanic
    • 134.1%Black alone
    • 61.9%Two or more races
    • 10.3%American Indian alone

Races in Snow Lake Shores detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: English (26.1%), American (25.5%), German (6.4%), British (4.8%), Irish (4.8%), Scotch-Irish (3.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.68 square miles.

Population density: 431 people per square mile   (low).

Snow Lake Shores, Mississippi map

6 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.6%
Mississippi:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $678 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $784 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (46.1 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (455.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Ashland, MS (1.9 miles ),
Holly Springs, MS (3.5 miles ),
Hamilton, MS (3.5 miles ),
Potts Camp, MS (3.6 miles ),
Hickory Flat, MS (3.8 miles ),
La Grange, TN (3.9 miles),
Grand Junction, TN (4.0 miles ),
Blue Mountain, MS (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 34.82 N, Longitude: 89.24 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 662

Distribution of median household income in Snow Lake Shores, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Snow Lake Shores, MS in 2017

Snow Lake Shores satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $34,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Snow Lake Shores, MS residents
Average permit cost in Snow Lake Shores, MS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +38 (+14.5%).
Most common industries in Snow Lake Shores, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Truck transportation (7.5%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (6.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.8%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.5%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Truck transportation (13.3%)
  • Construction (9.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (8.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (10.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.6%)
  • Clothing & accessories, including shoe, stores (6.9%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Paper (5.2%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
Most common occupations in Snow Lake Shores, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (17.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (8.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (15.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.9%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.2%)

Average climate in Snow Lake Shores, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 82.3. This is about average.

City:

82.3
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 2.27. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.27
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 1.28. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.28
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 33.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.3
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Snow Lake Shores-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 83% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.5 miles away from the Snow Lake Shores town center killed 4 people and injured 78 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 tornado 20.6 miles away from the town center killed 16 people and injured 74 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Snow Lake Shores-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 75% 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 83.2 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 124.7 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 87.0 miles away from Snow Lake Shores center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 162.9 miles away from Snow Lake Shores center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 262.0 miles away from Snow Lake Shores 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 150.2 miles away from Snow Lake Shores 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 Benton County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Floods: 5, Freezes: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Snow Lake Shores topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Snow Lake Shores:

  • ASHLAND HEALTH AND RAHABILITATION (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; ASHLAND, MS)
  • HERITAGE MANOR OF HOLLY SPRINGS (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; HOLLY SPRINGS, MS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Snow Lake Shores:

  • University of Mississippi (about 37 miles; University, MS; Full-time enrollment: 17,642)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 41 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,024)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 44 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)
  • University of Memphis (about 47 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Rhodes College (about 49 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 51 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 61 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,489)

Points of interest:

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

Reservoir: Snow Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Stillhouse Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Benton 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:

1.9 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

57.4%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.9%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Snow Lake Shores:

Marital status in Snow Lake Shores, MS
  • Never married: 14.6%
  • Now married: 55.9%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 21.7%

For population 25 years and over in Snow Lake Shores:

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.6%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Mississippi average:

11.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Snow Lake Shores, MS (based on Benton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,69220
Mainline Protestant3377
Black Protestant3213
Other3081
None3,071-
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: 1
This county:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

9.98 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.7%
State:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

34.6%
State:

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

10.3%
State:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

63.5%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Snow Lake Shores:

63.6%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Snow Lake Shores:

27.7
State:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Snow Lake Shores:

11.8%
Mississippi:

20.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Snow Lake Shores:

7.0
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.3%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
This city:

66.3%
State:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.8%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Snow Lake Shores, 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
Other Government Administration 2$5,617$33,7020$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$700
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$375
Totals for Government 2$5,617$33,7023$1,075

Snow Lake Shores government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $62,000 ($210.17)
    Water Utilities: $53,000 ($179.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $43,000 ($145.76)
    Police Protection: $17,000 ($57.63)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($16.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($6.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($23.73)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $5,000 ($16.95)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $47,000 ($159.32)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $32,000 ($108.47)

Snow Lake Shores government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $46,000 ($155.93)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $7,000 ($23.73)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $53,000 ($179.66)
    Special Assessments: $8,000 ($27.12)
    General Revenue - Other: $5,000 ($16.95)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($10.17)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $101,000 ($342.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $11,000 ($37.29)
    Other: $2,000 ($6.78)
    Highways: $1,000 ($3.39)
  • Tax - Property: $23,000 ($77.97)
    Public Utilities Sales: $1,000 ($3.39)
    Other License: $1,000 ($3.39)

Snow Lake Shores government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $855,000 ($2898.31)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $822,000 ($2786.44)

Snow Lake Shores government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $293,000 ($993.22)

Strongest AM radio stations in Snow Lake Shores:

  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WKRA (1110 AM; daytime; 1 kW; HOLLY SPRINGS, MS; Owner: BILLY R. AUTRY)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WMC (790 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Snow Lake Shores:

  • WRBO (103.5 FM; COMO, MS; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKRA-FM (92.7 FM; HOLLY SPRINGS, MS; Owner: BILLY R. AUTRY)
  • WURC (88.1 FM; HOLLY SPRINGS, MS; Owner: RUST COLLEGE, INC.)
  • WCNA (95.9 FM; POTTS CAMP, MS; Owner: OLVIE E. SISK)
  • WSRR-FM (98.1 FM; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: KOOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZLQ (98.5 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: SAN DOW BROADCASTING)
  • WMAV-FM (90.3 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WGKX (105.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: KIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRVR-FM (104.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMAE-FM (89.5 FM; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WWZD-FM (106.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKZU (102.3 FM; RIPLEY, MS; Owner: KUDZU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKVF (94.9 FM; BYHALIA, MS; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Snow Lake Shores:

  • WBII-LP (Channel 20; HOLLY SPRINGS, MS; Owner: MID-SOUTH BROADCASTING)
  • WMC-TV (Channel 5; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WREG-TV (Channel 3; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WMAV-TV (Channel 18; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • WLMT (Channel 30; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTY-TV (Channel 24; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKNO (Channel 10; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • WHBQ-TV (Channel 13; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXX-TV (Channel 50; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBUY (Channel 40; HOLLY SPRINGS, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WMAE-TV (Channel 12; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 59ft / 18.1mTotal length
  • $506,000Total costs
  • 4,320Total average daily traffic
  • 413Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,450Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: K4ZLC, Licensee ID: L01323131, Grant Date: 07/08/2008, Expiration Date: 08/28/2018, Certifier: Gerald A Anderson, Registrant: Gerald A Anderson, 40 Dogwood Dr, Snow Lake Shores, MS 38603

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Snow Lake Shores, MS
  • 48.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 42.9%Electricity
  • 4.4%Wood
  • 2.2%Utility gas
  • 1.1%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Snow Lake Shores, MS
  • 50.0%Wood
  • 31.3%Electricity
  • 18.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Snow Lake Shores compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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