Sylvarena, Mississippi

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Population in 2014: 107 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.8%
 
Males: 51  (48.5%)
Females: 56  (51.5%)
Median resident age:  49.6 years
Mississippi median age:  37.0 years

Zip code: 39422

Estimated median household income in 2015: $44,347 (it was $24,375 in 2000)
Sylvarena:

$44,347
MS:

$40,593

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $22,729 (it was $29,869 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $86,575 (it was $58,300 in 2000)
Sylvarena:

$86,575
MS:

$112,700

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $96,614; Detached houses: $105,349; Mobile homes: $65,195
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    • 10392.0%White alone
    • 98.0%Black alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sylvarena: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (42.4%), French (22.0%), Italian (13.6%), Irish (8.5%), English (5.1%), German (5.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 367 feet

Land area: 2.59 square miles.

Population density: 41 people per square mile   (very low).

Sylvarena, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Sylvarena:

  • High school or higher: 89.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 12.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 46.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sylvarena village:

  • Never married: 21.1%
  • Now married: 55.6%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $382 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $291 (0.3%)

Sylvarena satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (52.7 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (146.6 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (388.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Bay Springs, MS (2.5 miles ), Raleigh, MS (2.9 miles ), Louin, MS (2.9 miles ), Montrose, MS (3.4 miles) , Taylorsville, MS (3.6 miles ), Mize, MS (3.8 miles ), Soso, MS (4.3 miles ), Polkville, MS (4.7 miles) .

Latitude: 32.01 N, Longitude: 89.38 W

Area code: 601

Sylvarena household income distribution Sylvarena home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Mississippi:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +10 (+9.1%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (37%)
  • Other services, except public administration (17%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Other services, except public administration (24%)
  • Utilities (14%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (37%)
  • Sales and related occupations (33%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Sales and related occupations (33%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (33%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (19%)
  • Community and social service occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Sylvarena, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Sylvarena-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 142% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.7 miles away from the Sylvarena village center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/26/1976, a category F4 tornado 21.8 miles away from the village center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sylvarena-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 138.7 miles away from the city 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 156.9 miles away from Sylvarena 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 95.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 293.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 148.3 miles away from Sylvarena center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 256.6 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 Smith County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Hurricanes: 4, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sylvarena topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Sylvarena:

  • PATIENTS CHOICE MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; RALEIGH, MS)
  • RALEIGH COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; RALEIGH, MS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sylvarena:

  • Jones County Junior College (about 31 miles; Ellisville, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,942)
  • East Central Community College (about 34 miles; Decatur, MS; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • Meridian Community College (about 46 miles; Meridian, MS; FT enrollment: 2,750)
  • University of Southern Mississippi (about 48 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 14,294)
  • William Carey University (about 50 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 3,510)
  • Belhaven University (about 51 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 3,147)
  • Jackson State University (about 53 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 7,485)

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Church in Sylvarena: Saint Johns Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Smith County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 1.0%
(100.0% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.5 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  75.6%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  4.4%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Mississippi average:

12.1

Sylvarena travel time to work - commute Sylvarena mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Sylvarena village (based on Smith County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,36834
Mainline Protestant54410
Black Protestant1871
Other11
Catholic--
None10,391-
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: 6
Smith County:

3.76 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Smith County:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Smith County:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.0%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Smith County:

33.2%
Mississippi:

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

15.6%
State:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Sylvarena:

49.3%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Sylvarena:

43.7%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.9
State:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.0%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.7%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
Sylvarena:

27.3%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
This city:

57.2%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

75.0%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sylvarena, 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 0$0 1$600
Totals for Government 0$0 1$600

5.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,363 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
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 Simpson County, MS  0.76% ($35,079 average AGI)
from Jones County, MS  0.64% ($29,813)
from Scott County, MS  0.44% ($27,682)


5.45% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,184 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.45%
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 Jones County, MS  0.78% ($21,385 average AGI)
to Simpson County, MS  0.58% ($27,448)
to Covington County, MS  0.52% ($27,038)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sylvarena:

  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WIZK (1570 AM; daytime; 3 kW; BAY SPRINGS, MS; Owner: M. JEROME HUGHEY)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WEEZ (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMOX (1010 AM; 10 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MAGNOLIA STATE B/C CO., INC.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WWDF (720 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICHLAND, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBKH (950 AM; 5 kW; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN AIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sylvarena:

  • WKZW (94.3 FM; SANDERSVILLE, MS; Owner: BLAKENEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQST-FM (92.5 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WMAW-FM (88.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WHER (99.3 FM; HEIDELBERG, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNSL (100.3 FM; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKXI-FM (107.5 FM; MAGEE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WBBN (95.9 FM; TAYLORSVILLE, MS; Owner: BLAKENEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WMBU (89.1 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WUSW (103.7 FM; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WATP (90.7 FM; LAUREL, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WJKX (102.5 FM; ELLISVILLE, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMSI-FM (102.9 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDBT (95.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WXRR (104.5 FM; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: BLAKENEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W218AY (91.5 FM; LAUREL, MS; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sylvarena:

  • WMAW-TV (Channel 14; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W36CU (Channel 36; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W46CL (Channel 46; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W52DE (Channel 52; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W65DE (Channel 65; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • W52CS (Channel 52; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W59DE (Channel 59; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53CE (Channel 53; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WDBD (Channel 40; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WDBD LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMPN-TV (Channel 29; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W34CH (Channel 34; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WJTV (Channel 12; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W69DJ (Channel 69; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W20BS (Channel 20; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W36BY (Channel 36; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W43BM (Channel 43; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • 4.3 Mi N Of Hwy 18 On E Side Of Ms 501 Nw (Lat: 32.068194 Lon: -89.409778), Type: Tower, Structure height: 67 m, Call Sign: KKB23, Licensee ID: L00043497
    Assigned Frequencies: 75.7800 MHzGrant Date: 02/07/1996, Expiration Date: 02/07/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/15/2001, Certifier: Charles H BlackwellRegistrant: Southern Pine Electric Power Association, Taylorsville, MS 39168, Phone: (601) 785-6511, Fax: (601) 785-4980

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (55%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Wood (7%)
  • Utility gas (5%)

Sylvarena compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below 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 above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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