For population 25 years and over in Soso:
For population 15 years and over in Soso town:
28 residents are foreign born (7.4% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $516 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (67.1 miles , pop. 184,256).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (131.8 miles , pop. 484,674).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (388.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Laurel, MS (3.0 miles ), Taylorsville, MS (3.3 miles ), Ellisville, MS (3.4 miles ), Sandersville, MS (3.8 miles ), Bay Springs, MS (3.9 miles ), Mize, MS (4.3 miles ), Collins, MS (4.3 miles ), Seminary, MS (4.3 miles ).
Latitude: 31.75 N, Longitude: 89.27 W
Area code: 601
Population change in the 1990s: +19 (+5.3%).
Work and jobs in Soso: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Soso, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Soso-area historical tornado activity is above Mississippi state average. It is 242% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the Soso town center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 2/28/1987, a category F4 tornado 17.7 miles away from the town center killed 6 people and injured 350 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Soso-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/1993 at 10:54:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 54.9 miles away from Soso center
On 3/25/1996 at 14:15:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 43.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/2005 at 08:11:50, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 71.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1998 at 15:20:01, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 93.0 miles away from Soso center
On 5/16/2008 at 18:39:14, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 63.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Jones County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Soso:
Amtrak station near Soso:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Soso:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 11.0%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Soso compared to Mississippi state average:
Banks with branches in Soso (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Soso (based on Jones County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 65.44%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 16
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 42
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Soso government finances in 2002:
5.51% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,895 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:
5.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,586 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Soso:
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Soso fatal accident list:
Oct 17, 1994 06:02 AM, Ms 28, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 1, 1977 02:20 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 9,200
Total average daily truck traffic: 736
Total future (year 2027) average daily traffic: 13,800
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Soso)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Soso)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Soso, MS
Businesses in Soso, MS
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.