Snow Lake Shores, Mississippi

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Population in 2014: 301 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.3%
 
Males: 151  (50.3%)
Females: 150  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  63.3 years
Mississippi median age:  37.0 years

Zip codes: 38635.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $37,525 (it was $30,625 in 2000)
Snow Lake Shores:

$37,525
MS:

$40,593

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $28,342 (it was $19,603 in 2000)

Snow Lake Shores town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $99,473 (it was $64,200 in 2000)
Snow Lake Shores:

$99,473
MS:

$112,700

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $113,275; Detached houses: $111,080

Median gross rent in 2015: $584.

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  • Races in Snow Lake Shores, MS (2010)

    Snow Lake Shores races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Snow Lake Shores: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (31.2%), English (11.8%), Irish (8.2%), German (5.9%), Scotch-Irish (5.9%), British (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 0.68 square miles.

Population density: 440 people per square mile   (low).

Snow Lake Shores,MS real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Snow Lake Shores:

  • High school or higher: 87.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.9%
  • Unemployed: 1.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 45.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Snow Lake Shores town:

  • Never married: 16.9%
  • Now married: 45.8%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 27.6%

6 residents are foreign born

This town:

1.7%
Mississippi:

2.3%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $797 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $753 (0.8%)

Snow Lake Shores satellite photo by USGS

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 ).

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 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 34.82 N, Longitude: 89.24 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 662

Snow Lake Shores household income distribution Snow Lake Shores home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.0%
Mississippi:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +38 (+14.5%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (20%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Wholesale trade (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Snow Lake Shores: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Snow Lake Shores, Mississippi

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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 Snow Lake Shores 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 the city 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 the city 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 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 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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 87.1. This is about average.

City:

87.1
U.S.:

74.7

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.:

6.40

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

City:

1.28
U.S.:

1.91

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.:

32.0
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 10.2%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Mississippi average:

12.1

Snow Lake Shores travel time to work - commute Snow Lake Shores mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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

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
Benton 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.
State:

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

12.7%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Benton County:

34.6%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This 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
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$375
Police - Other 0$0 1$700
Totals for Government 2$5,617$33,7023$1,075

Snow Lake Shores government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $58,000 ($192.69)
    Financial Administration: $46,000 ($152.82)
    Water Utilities: $45,000 ($149.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $28,000 ($93.02)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($19.93)
    General - Other: $5,000 ($16.61)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($3.32)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $3,000 ($9.97)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Solid Waste Management: $9,000 ($29.90)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $73,000 ($242.52)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $37,000 ($122.92)

Snow Lake Shores government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $36,000 ($119.60)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $18,000 ($59.80)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,000 ($6.64)
    Highways: $2,000 ($6.64)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $53,000 ($176.08)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($16.61)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $78,000 ($259.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($19.93)
  • Tax - Property: $23,000 ($76.41)
    Other Selective Sales: $3,000 ($9.97)
    Motor Vehicle License: $0 ($0.00)

Snow Lake Shores government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $785,000 ($2607.97)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $785,000 ($2607.97)

Snow Lake Shores government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $96,000 ($318.94)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $14,000 ($46.51)

7.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,176 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.74%
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 Marshall County, MS  1.81% ($22,479 average AGI)
from Shelby County, TN  1.06% ($28,786)
from Tippah County, MS  0.83% ($23,045)


7.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($23,580 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.74%
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 Marshall County, MS  1.77% ($19,872 average AGI)
to Tippah County, MS  0.98% ($21,577)
to Shelby County, TN  0.98% ($27,462)

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
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 2,000Total average daily traffic
  • 240Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,000Total future (year 2032) 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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 98TC , Serial Number: 18263411, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 11/06/1974
    Registrant (Co-Owned): L A Lott, 62 Red Bud Rd, Snow Lake Shores, MS 38603, Other Owners: Nora J Kitchens

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (45%)
  • Electricity (43%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above 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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