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Population in 2012: 24,360 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.4%
 

Males: 12,458  (51.1%)
Females: 11,902  (48.9%)

Median resident age:  26.0 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 39759.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $24,238 (it was $22,590 in 2000)
Starkville:

$24,238
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,516

Starkville city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $139,441 (it was $94,200 in 2000)
Starkville:

$139,441
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $148,716; Detached houses: $160,466; Townhouses or other attached units: $139,389; In 2-unit structures: $88,363; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $88,363; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $154,856; Mobile homes: $25,803

Median gross rent in 2012: $653.

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  • White alone - 14,197 (59.4%)
  • Black alone - 8,202 (34.3%)
  • Asian alone - 914 (3.8%)
  • Hispanic - 338 (1.4%)
  • Two or more races - 206 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 51 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Starkville: 89.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: English (12.9%), Irish (9.6%), German (7.4%), United States (5.7%), Scottish (3.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 374 feet

Land area: 25.7 square miles.

Population density: 948 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Starkville:

  • High school or higher: 89.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.1%
  • Unemployed: 14.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Starkville city:

  • Never married: 54.3%
  • Now married: 33.4%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

690 residents are foreign born (3.1% Asia).

This city:  2.9%
Mississippi:  1.9%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 45 registered sex offenders living in Starkville, Mississippi as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Starkville to the number of sex offenders is 541 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,312 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $980 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (76.4 miles , pop. 77,906).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (115.9 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (463.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Mississippi State, MS (1.4 miles ), Artesia, MS (3.3 miles ), West Point, MS (3.7 miles ), Sturgis, MS (3.9 miles ), Crawford, MS (4.0 miles ), Maben, MS (4.1 miles ), Mathiston, MS (4.3 miles ), Brooksville, MS (4.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 65 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 1998: 114 buildings, average cost: $77,600
  • 1999: 123 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 2000: 99 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2001: 62 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 2002: 88 buildings, average cost: $94,900
  • 2003: 148 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 2004: 94 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2005: 96 buildings, average cost: $139,500
  • 2006: 68 buildings, average cost: $158,600
  • 2007: 61 buildings, average cost: $176,100
  • 2008: 86 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2009: 50 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2010: 39 buildings, average cost: $168,500
  • 2011: 36 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 2012: 121 buildings, average cost: $126,000

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 33.46 N, Longitude: 88.82 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,655 (+15.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 6,046 (59.0%)

Area code: 662

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Crime rates in Starkville by Year
Type 2000 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 02001001010
per 100,000 0.09.10.00.04.50.00.04.10.04.10.0
Rapes 124307942633
per 100,000 55.918.113.50.031.740.817.68.324.512.212.5
Robberies 2410181117261510181815
per 100,000 111.845.380.848.776.9117.966.241.573.673.262.6
Assaults 4050342748372728403523
per 100,000 186.4226.5152.6119.5217.2167.8119.1116.2163.6142.395.9
Burglaries 182193232146150182129184157128187
per 100,000 848.1874.21041.4646.4678.7825.4569.2763.5642.3520.6779.9
Thefts 971820897795582420368405558471662
per 100,000 4524.73714.14026.63519.62633.41904.71623.81680.62282.81915.62760.9
Auto thefts 4731412023181219132716
per 100,000 219.0140.4184.088.5104.181.652.978.853.2109.866.7
Arson 13101011213
per 100,000 4.713.64.50.04.50.04.44.18.24.112.5
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 302.5) 374.1313.1314.8232.0262.5242.5167.1177.9215.4190.5218.7

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Starkville detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 70 (60 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.50
Mississippi average:

2.31

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Starkville, Mississippi accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.7%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,944 (+15.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Educational services (37%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Postsecondary teachers (14%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Computer specialists (3%)
  • Life and physical scientists (3%)
  • Engineers (3%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)

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Average climate in Starkville, Mississippi

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Tornado activity:

Starkville-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 200% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/11/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.0 miles away from the Starkville city center killed 2 people and injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 11/21/1992, a category F4 tornado 20.2 miles away from the city center killed 12 people and injured 122 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Starkville-area historical earthquake activity is above Mississippi state average. It is 91% 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 90.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 59.2 miles away from Starkville 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 76.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/12/1997 at 08:42:20, a magnitude 4.0 (3.9 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 87.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/28/1999 at 11:00:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 90.5 miles away from Starkville center
On 5/28/1995 at 15:28:36, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 60.4 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 Oktibbeha County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 4, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Freeze: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Jerry Rice - (born 1962), football star, John Wilson Carpenter III - Lt. General, Latavious Williams - Basketball player, Ray Mabus - Diplomat, Antuan Edwards - 2005 NFL player (New England Patriots, born: May 26, 1977), Freddie Milons - 2005 NFL player (Cincinnati Bengals, born: Jun 27, 1980), Jim McIngvale - Businessman, Josh Booty - Baseball player, Shauntay Hinton - Beauty pageant winner, Travis Outlaw - NBA player (Portland Trail Blazers, born: Sep 18, 1984).

Main business address for: NBC CAPITAL CORP (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Starkville:

  • RCG STARKVILLE (Dialysis Facility, 104 W. GARRARD ROAD)
  • HEART TO HEART HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, 122 NORTH JACKSON STREET SUITE 1)
  • OCH REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Local, 400 HOSPITAL ROAD)
  • ROLLING HILLS (Hospital, 200 WOMACK ROAD)
  • UNITY HOSPICE CARE, LLC, STARKVILLE (Hospital, 1085 STARK ROAD, SUITE F)
  • CARRINGTON, LLC D/B/A THE CARRINGTON (Nursing Home, 307 REED RD)
  • STARKVILLE MANOR (Nursing Home, 1001 HOSPITAL ROAD)

Political contributions by individuals in Starkville, MS

Airports and heliports located in Starkville:


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Local government website: www.cityofstarkville.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Starkville:

  • Mississippi State University (about 2 miles; Mississippi State, MS; Full-time enrollment: 15,187)
  • East Mississippi Community College (about 48 miles; Scooba, MS; FT enrollment: 3,463)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 61 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,616)
  • Holmes Community College (about 72 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 4,518)
  • East Central Community College (about 73 miles; Decatur, MS; FT enrollment: 2,155)
  • University of West Alabama (about 75 miles; Livingston, AL; FT enrollment: 2,279)
  • The University of Alabama (about 76 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 24,935)

Public high school in Starkville:

Private high schools in Starkville:

  • STARKVILLE ACADEMY (Students: 1,036; Location: 505 ACADEMY RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • STARKVILLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 165; Location: 303 LYNN LN; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Starkville:

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Library in Starkville:

  • STARKVILLE-OKTIBBEHA COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SY (Operating income: $517,389; Location: 326 UNIVERSITY DRIVE; 73,737 books; 652 e-books; 4,524 audio materials; 1,672 video materials; 47 local licensed databases; 53 state licensed databases; 140 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Please add to the church list Church of the Resurrection Episcopal Church, 105 N. Montgomery.
  • under university/colleges add: East Mississippi Community College-Golden Triangle Campus, 3000+ students
  • Please add University Baptist Church to "Churches in Starkville include:" Location is: 1172 E Lee Blvd Starkville, MS 39759

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Notable locations in Starkville: Mississippi Research and Technology Park (A), Starkville Country Club (B), Starkville Public Library (C), Starkville City Hall (D), Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum (E), Oktibbeha County Courthouse (F), Starkville Fire Department Station 2 (G), Starkville Fire Department Station 3 (H), Starkville Fire Department Station 1 (I), Starkville Fire Department Station 4 (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: East Plaza Shopping Center (1), Eightytwo Plaza Shopping Center (2), Southdale Shopping Center (3), Village Mall Shopping Center (4), State Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Starkville include: Prairie Grove Baptist Church (A), Spring Hill Missionary Baptist Church (B), Victory Missionary Baptist Church (C), Trinity Presbyterian Church (D), Second Baptist Church (E), Saint Joseph Catholic Church (F), Prince of Peace Lutheran Church (G), Peters Rock Temple Church of God in Christ (H), Meadowview Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Old Presbyterian Cemetery (1), Associated Reform Presbyterian Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Starkville include: Westside Park (1), Moncrief Park (2), McKee Park (3), Jaycee Field (4), Babe Ruth Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Oktibbeha County - Starkville- Heritage Museum (206 Fellowship Street), Skate Odyssey Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 830 Louisville Street), Starkville Chamber of Commerce (1 Research Boulevard Suite 204), Convention & Visitors Bureau (1 Research Boulevard Suite 204), Oktibbeha County - Economic Development Authority- Ms Research & Tech Park- Of (1 Research Boulevard Suite 204), Greater Starkville Development Partnership (1 Research Boulevard Suite 204), Free Soap Recipes- Directions and Soap-Related Links to Make Bar Soap at H (Arcades & Amusements; 108 East Garrard Road Apartment 202-A), Starkville Buses (Tours & Charters; 300 East Lampkin Street).

Hotels: The Landmark Cafe (101 North Jackson Street), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (110 Highway 12 West # B), University Motel (104 Mlk J), Microtel Inns & Suites (1121 Highway 182 E), Hotel Chester (101 N Jackson St), Holiday Inn (403 Highway 12 East), Home Place (1111 Stark Road), The Regal Inn (410 Drive Martin Luther Kin), Caragen House (1108 Highway 82 West).

Courts: Oktibbeha County - Starkville- Justice Court Judges (Old Health Dept), Oktibbeha County - Starkville- Human Services Department- Youth Court Couns (City Hall), Oktibbeha County - Starkville- County Court Room (Courthouse), Starkville City - Municipal Court (City Hall), Social Security Administration (101B G T Thames Drive).

 
Oktibbeha County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2009 was 31.6. This is about average.
City:

31.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 9.68. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.68
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Starkville and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF STARKVILLE (Population served: 21869, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between AUG-29-2002 and SEP-29-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and JUL-07-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and OCT-16-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-19-2002), St Compliance achieved (OCT-16-2003)
CLAYTON VILLAGE W/A #1-EAST (Population served: 2677, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-30-1997 and NOV-30-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-30-1997), St Public Notif received (NOV-12-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and AUG-26-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-26-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-16-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-16-2003)
BLUEFIELD WATER ASSOCIATION #1 (Population served: 1600, Purch_groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and SEP-16-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and AUG-06-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and AUG-06-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-14-2003), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and DEC-12-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-12-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2001 and DEC-12-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-12-2002)
  • One other older monitoring violation
ADATON W/A #1-JOSEY CREEK (Population served: 1600, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between MAY-12-1997 and JUN-12-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-12-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2005 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and JUL-09-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2004)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
BLACK JACK WATER ASSN #1 (Population served: 800, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2005 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and AUG-06-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-12-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-23-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2003)
  • One minor monitoring violation
BRADLEY WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 460, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and DEC-19-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-14-2005), St Compliance achieved (DEC-19-2005)
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between FEB-17-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between JAN-18-2005 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between DEC-13-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between NOV-25-2004 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Public Notice
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 5 other older monitoring violations
EAST LEE BLVD WATER ASSN. (Population served: 210, Purch_groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUN-18-1997 and JUL-18-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-18-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - In JUL-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-29-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and MAR-15-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: State CCR Follow-up Notice (JAN-07-2000), St Compliance achieved (MAR-15-2000)
CLAYTON VILLAGE-UNIV HEIGHTS (Population served: 173, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and AUG-26-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-26-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-16-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-16-2003)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 36.9%
(34.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.7% for Black residents, 20.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.3% for American Indian residents, 16.7% for other race residents, 21.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  47.2%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.9%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Starkville, MS

People in group quarters in Starkville in 2010:

  • 334 people in college/university student housing
  • 305 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 44 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Starkville in 2000:

  • 332 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 232 people in nursing homes
  • 69 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 15 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 13 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 12 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 9 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 8 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded

Starkville compared to Mississippi state average:

Starkville, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Arenas or stadiums:

  • Davis Wade Stadium. Capacity: 55,082. Mississippi State University.
  • Humphrey Coliseum. Mississippi State University.

Banks with most branches in Starkville (2011 data):

  • Renasant Bank: Starkville Branch at 100 Russell Street, branch established on 2011/11/07; Starkville Administrative Office at 1 Research Blvd, Suite 200, branch established on 2011/10/04. Info updated 2012/02/10: Bank assets: $4,196.4 mil, Deposits: $3,416.0 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: Renasant Corporation
  • BankFirst Financial Services: Russell Street Branch at 101 Russell Street, branch established on 1999/07/12; Crossgates Branch at 1000 Highway 12 West, branch established on 2001/02/05. 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
  • Merchants and Farmers Bank: Starkville Branch at 315 University Drive, branch established on 1974/05/14; Starkville Crossing Branch at 806 Highway 12 W, branch established on 1995/12/04. Info updated 2007/01/11: Bank assets: $1,561.3 mil, Deposits: $1,372.4 mil, headquarters in Kosciusko, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: First M & F Corporation
  • BancorpSouth Bank: Starkville Branch at 400 University Drive, branch established on 1977/08/31; Starkville Crossing Branch at 802 Highway 12 West, branch established on 1988/10/17. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Starkvile Branch at 823c Highway 12 West, branch established on 2000/07/03; Starkville Main Branch at 300 University Drive, branch established on 1979/06/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Cadence Bank, N.A.: Starkville Crossing Branch at 818 Highway 12 West, branch established on 1992/08/17; University Branch at 606 Highway 12 East, branch established on 1978/11/15. Info updated 2011/12/14: Bank assets: $3,909.7 mil, Deposits: $3,124.0 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: Cadence Bancorp Llc
  • Trustmark National Bank: Starkville Branch at 128 Hwy 12 West, branch established on 2011/09/23. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $9,612.1 mil, Deposits: $7,410.1 mil, headquarters in Jackson, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 186 total offices, Holding Company: Trustmark Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Starkville Branch at 1010 Highway 12 West, branch established on 2008/11/08. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • The Citizens Bank of Philadelphia, Mississippi: Starkville Branch at 201 Highway 12 West, branch established on 2007/10/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $853.7 mil, Deposits: $573.8 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, MS, positive income, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Holding Company

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Starkville, Mississippi:

  • Holiday Inn - Starkville, PO Box 751, Starkville, MS 39760 , Phone: (662) 323-6161, Fax: (662) 323-8073
  • Days Inn & Suites, 119 Hwy 12 W, Starkville, MS 39759 , Phone: (662) 324-5555, Fax: (662) 323-4615
  • Comfort Suites, 801 Russell St, Starkville, MS 39759 , Phone: (662) 324-9595, Fax: (662) 324-1224
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel And Suites, 110 B Hwy 12 West, Starkville, MS 39759 , Phone: (800) 465-4329, Fax: (800) 465-4329
  • Hampton Inn Starkville, 700 Hwy 12 East, Starkville, MS 39759 , Phone: (662) 324-1333, Fax: (662) 324-8060
  • Hilton Garden Inn Starkville, MS, 975 Hwy 12 E, Starkville, MS 39759 , Phone: (662) 615-9664
  • Hilton Garden Inn Starkville, 97 South Hwy 12 E, Starkville, MS 39759 , Phone: (662) 615-9664, Fax: (662) 615-9665
  • Hotel Chester, 101 N Jackson St, Starkville, MS 39759 , Phone: (662) 323-5005, Fax: (662) 320-7006
  • 2 other hotels and motels
All 10 fire-safe hotels and motels in Starkville, Mississippi

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Starkville travel time to work - commute


Starkville mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Utility gas (41%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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 Starkville city (based on Oktibbeha County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 49.74%
Here49.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Churches of Christ
Adherents50.2%23.3%10.4%5.2%3.4%
Congregations31.7%30.2%1.6%6.3%7.9%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Episcopal ChurchPresbyterian Church in AmericaOther
Adherents1.6%1.6%1.3%1.1%1.9%
Congregations1.6%3.2%1.6%1.6%14.3%
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: 3
Oktibbeha County:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Oktibbeha County:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Oktibbeha County:

5.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

6.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.4%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Oktibbeha County:

32.8%
Mississippi:

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

11.8%
State:

14.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 16$71,931$53,9480$0
Other Government Administration 10$32,628$39,15412$8,605
Judicial and Legal 6$25,035$50,0703$1,354
Police Protection - Officers 47$157,582$40,2342$1,369
Police - Other 7$15,218$26,0880$0
Firefighters 53$154,320$34,9400$0
Fire - Other 1$2,014$24,1683$178
Streets and Highways 12$23,292$23,2920$0
Airports 0$0 5$811
Solid Waste Management 29$55,715$23,0540$0
Sewerage 6$18,325$36,6500$0
Parks and Recreation 9$19,594$26,1252$1,547
Water Supply 33$68,612$24,9502$143
Electric Power 37$115,992$37,6191$422
Other and Unallocable 10$27,291$32,7492$734
Totals for Government 276$787,549$34,24132$15,163

Starkville government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $2,537,000 ($104.15)
    Electric Utilities: $1,823,000 ($74.84)
    Regular Highways: $1,645,000 ($67.53)
    Sewerage: $634,000 ($26.03)
    Air Transportation: $331,000 ($13.59)
    General - Other: $322,000 ($13.22)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $22,265,000 ($914.00)
    Police Protection: $2,817,000 ($115.64)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,444,000 ($100.33)
    Water Utilities: $2,348,000 ($96.39)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,684,000 ($69.13)
    Regular Highways: $1,102,000 ($45.24)
    Parks and Recreation: $932,000 ($38.26)
    General - Other: $597,000 ($24.51)
    Sewerage: $587,000 ($24.10)
    Central Staff Services: $415,000 ($17.04)
    Financial Administration: $400,000 ($16.42)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $396,000 ($16.26)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $119,000 ($4.89)
    Air Transportation: $57,000 ($2.34)
    General Public Buildings: $52,000 ($2.13)
    Health - Other: $49,000 ($2.01)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $410,000 ($16.83)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $606,000 ($24.88)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $202,000 ($8.29)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $167,000 ($6.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $137,000 ($5.62)
    General - Other: $117,000 ($4.80)
    Financial Administration: $80,000 ($3.28)
    Local Fire Protection: $65,000 ($2.67)
    Regular Highways: $43,000 ($1.77)
    Solid Waste Management: $40,000 ($1.64)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($0.21)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($0.08)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $2,000 ($0.08)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,065,000 ($331.08)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $62,000 ($2.55)

Starkville government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $2,041,000 ($83.78)
    Sewerage: $873,000 ($35.84)
    All Other: $347,000 ($14.24)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $91,000 ($3.74)
    All Other: $53,000 ($2.18)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $374,000 ($15.35)
    Highways: $311,000 ($12.77)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $694,000 ($28.49)
    Fines and Forfeits: $564,000 ($23.15)
    Interest Earnings: $160,000 ($6.57)
    Rents: $59,000 ($2.42)
    Sale of Property: $4,000 ($0.16)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $24,838,000 ($1019.62)
    Water Utilities: $3,493,000 ($143.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,854,000 ($199.26)
    All Other: $1,017,000 ($41.75)
    Highways: $953,000 ($39.12)
    Housing and Community Development: $29,000 ($1.19)
  • Tax - Property: $2,279,000 ($93.56)
    Other License: $156,000 ($6.40)
    Public Utilities Sales: $60,000 ($2.46)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $37,000 ($1.52)

Starkville government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,415,000 ($838.05)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,355,000 ($671.39)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,768,000 ($236.78)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,708,000 ($70.11)

Starkville government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,505,000 ($390.19)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,490,000 ($61.17)

11.26% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,441 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.26%
Mississippi average:

7.82%

0.83% of residents moved from foreign countries ($972 average AGI)
Oktibbeha County:

0.83%
Mississippi average:

0.09%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Lowndes County, MS  0.67% ($35,259 average AGI)
from Webster County, MS  0.40% ($23,720)
from Clay County, MS  0.39% ($21,082)


10.72% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($30,296 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.72%
Mississippi average:

8.35%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($133 average AGI)
Oktibbeha County:

0.10%
Mississippi average:

0.08%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Lowndes County, MS  0.69% ($30,709 average AGI)
to Webster County, MS  0.49% ($27,787)
to Shelby County, TN  0.42% ($26,731)

Strongest AM radio stations in Starkville:

  • WSSO (1230 AM; 1 kW; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKOR (980 AM; 1 kW; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WROB (1450 AM; 1 kW; WEST POINT, MS; Owner: BOB MCRANEY ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WIRL (1270 AM; daytime; 3 kW; LOUISVILLE, MS; Owner: HARRISON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Starkville:

  • W205AQ (88.9 FM; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WMSU (92.1 FM; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMSV (91.1 FM; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WSYE (93.3 FM; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WQJB (104.5 FM; STATE COLLEGE, MS; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • WSMS (99.9 FM; ARTESIA, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • WMAB-FM (89.9 FM; ACKERMAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WJZB (88.9 FM; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WMBC (103.1 FM; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLZA (96.1 FM; EUPORA, MS; Owner: TRI COUNTY BROADCASTING)
  • WAJV (98.9 FM; BROOKSVILLE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMXU (106.1 FM; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WKBB (100.9 FM; WEST POINT, MS; Owner: BOB MCRANEY ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WFCA (107.9 FM; ACKERMAN, MS; Owner: FRENCH CAMP RADIO, INC.)
  • WWKZ (105.3 FM; ABERDEEN, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLSM-FM (107.1 FM; LOUISVILLE, MS; Owner: HARRISON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W245AB (96.9 FM; WEST POINT, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Starkville:

  • W05BV (Channel 5; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH)
  • WCBI-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAB-TV (Channel 2; MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WTVA (Channel 9; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • WKDH (Channel 45; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLOV-TV (Channel 27; WEST POINT, MS; Owner: LINGARD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W25AD (Channel 25; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Starkville fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 35
Total length: 199 meters (653ft)
Total costs: $2,715,000
Total average daily traffic: 248,910
Total average daily truck traffic: 20,106

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 12
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 5
  • 1990-1999: 3
  • 2000-2009: 12
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Starkville, MS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Starkville)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 231 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Starkville, MS)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 191 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Starkville)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 64 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Starkville)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 119
  • Hazardous Condition: 75
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Starkville


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Starkville, MS

Most common first names in Starkville, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James20272.5 years
John18571.9 years
Mary17978.5 years
William15273.5 years
Willie13575.8 years
Robert13271.6 years
Annie9978.9 years
George7573.5 years
Charles6169.7 years
Walter5373.6 years
Most common last names in Starkville, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bell8375.8 years
Smith8174.7 years
Johnson8174.5 years
Williams7770.3 years
Harris7368.2 years
Thompson6276.0 years
Jones6276.2 years
Davis5273.3 years
Brown4872.9 years
Gillespie4272.3 years
Businesses in Starkville, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's2
Applebee's1New Balance2
Arby's1Nike1
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Baskin-Robbins1Payless1
Blockbuster1Penske1
Budget Car Rental1Pizza Hut2
Burger King1Popeyes1
CVS1RadioShack1
Cold Stone Creamery1Ruby Tuesday1
Comfort Suites1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx5Sears1
GNC1Subway3
GameStop1T-Mobile2
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
Hardee's1True Value1
Haworth1U-Haul3
Holiday Inn1UPS4
JCPenney1Vans1
KFC1Verizon Wireless2
Kroger1Waffle House1
Lane Furniture3Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
Lowe's1
Browse common businesses in Starkville, MS

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