Taylor, Mississippi

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Population in 2013: 339 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.3%
 
Males: 178  (52.6%)
Females: 161  (47.4%)
Median resident age:  39.9 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 38673, 38965.

Taylor Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,275 (it was $28,875 in 2000)
Taylor:

$39,275
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,362 (it was $16,403 in 2000)

Taylor village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $105,876 (it was $63,000 in 2000)
Taylor:

$105,876
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $197,851; Detached houses: $213,459; Mobile homes: $50,444

Median gross rent in 2012: $631.

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Taylor races chart
  • White alone - 247 (76.7%)
  • Black alone - 58 (18.0%)
  • Hispanic - 10 (3.1%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (1.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.6%)

Races in Taylor detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Taylor: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (17.4%), Irish (10.6%), English (9.9%), German (8.2%), Swedish (3.9%), Dutch (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 325 feet

Land area: 4.11 square miles.

Population density: 83 people per square mile   (very low).

Taylor,MS real estate house value index trend

Taylor, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Taylor:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Taylor village:

  • Never married: 17.1%
  • Now married: 63.0%
  • Separated: 6.6%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

4 residents are foreign born

This village:  1.6%
Mississippi:  2.2%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Taylor, Mississippi as of May 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Taylor to the number of sex offenders is 336 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $573 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $657 (0.5%)

Taylor satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (62.7 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (427.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Oxford, MS (2.7 miles ), University, MS (2.7 miles ), Water Valley, MS (2.9 miles ), Abbeville, MS (4.1 miles ), Toccopola, MS (4.5 miles) , Courtland, MS (4.5 miles ), Batesville, MS (4.6 miles ), Coffeeville, MS (4.6 miles ).

Latitude: 34.27 N, Longitude: 89.58 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 662

Taylor household income distribution Taylor home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.4%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +3 (+1.0%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (27%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Information (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (3%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Information (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (15%)
  • Cashiers (12%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Life, physical, and social science technicians (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)

Work and jobs in Taylor: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Taylor, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Taylor-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/3/2000, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.1 miles away from the Taylor village center caused $450,000 in damages.

On 2/5/2008, a category F3 tornado 10.2 miles away from the village center injured 14 people and caused $35 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Taylor-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 76% 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 103.6 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 159.3 miles away from Taylor 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 120.6 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 146.5 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 200.4 miles away from Taylor center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 105.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lafayette County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 7, Storms: 6, Floods: 3, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Taylor topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Taylor:

  • NORTH MS REGIONAL CTR ICF/MR (Hospital, about 6 miles away; OXFORD, MS)
  • GRACELAND CARE CTR OF OXFORD (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; OXFORD, MS)
  • RCG OXFORD (YOKNA RIVER) (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; OXFORD, MS)
  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL NORTH MS Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; OXFORD, MS)
  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSP DP SNF (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; OXFORD, MS)
  • GOLDEN YEARS RETIREMENT HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; OXFORD, MS)
  • YALOBUSHA COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WATER VALLEY, MS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Taylor:

  • University of Mississippi (about 7 miles; University, MS; Full-time enrollment: 17,642)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 33 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 57 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • University of Memphis (about 63 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 65 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,024)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 66 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • Rhodes College (about 66 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)

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Notable location: Lafayette County Volunteer Fire Department Station 9 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Taylor: Taylor Baptist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lafayette 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 2012: 11.8%
(15.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.3 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  65.0%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  2.9%
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: 1.4% of all households

Taylor compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18%)
  • Wood (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 Taylor village (based on Lafayette County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.24%
Here: 47.2%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchChurches of Christ
Adherents52.9%17.5%10.4%4.2%4.2%
Congregations36.8%26.5%1.5%1.5%10.3%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)LDS (Mormon) ChurchAmerican Baptist AssociationPresbyterian Church in AmericaOther
Adherents3.8%1.4%1.1%1.0%3.4%
Congregations2.9%1.5%1.5%2.9%14.7%
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
Lafayette County:

0.70 / 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): 3
Lafayette County:

0.70 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Lafayette County:

5.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 47
Here:

10.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.2%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Lafayette County:

30.9%
Mississippi:

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

12.8%
State:

14.4%
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$550
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$405
Totals for Government 0$0 2$955

Taylor government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $4,000 ($11.80)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($2.95)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($2.95)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,000 ($8.85)

Taylor government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $2,000 ($5.90)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($2.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $10,000 ($29.50)
    All Other: $1,000 ($2.95)
  • Tax - Property: $4,000 ($11.80)
    Public Utilities: $3,000 ($8.85)

9.80% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,003 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.80%
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 Panola County, MS  0.60% ($26,469 average AGI)
from Yalobusha County, MS  0.44% ($24,433)
from Shelby County, TN  0.43% ($46,610)


8.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,690 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.97%
Mississippi average:

6.88%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($271 average AGI)
Lafayette County:

0.10%
Mississippi average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Shelby County, TN  0.50% ($38,029 average AGI)
to Panola County, MS  0.45% ($22,783)
to DeSoto County, MS  0.39% ($27,491)

Strongest AM radio stations in Taylor:

  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WSAO (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SENATOBIA, MS; Owner: JESSE C. ROSS AND ERNESTINE A. ROSS)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Taylor:

  • WMAV-FM (90.3 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WOXD (95.5 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WQLJ (93.7 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WUMS (92.1 FM; UNIVERSITY, MS; Owner: STUDENT MEDIA CENTER OF THE U. OF MS)
  • WTNM (105.5 FM; WATER VALLEY, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAVI (91.5 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WBLE (100.5 FM; BATESVILLE, MS; Owner: BATESVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WRBO (103.5 FM; COMO, MS; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWMS (97.5 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSYE (93.3 FM; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WZLQ (98.5 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: SAN DOW BROADCASTING)
  • WQXB (100.1 FM; GRENADA, MS; Owner: CHATTERBOX, INC.)
  • WCMR (94.5 FM; BRUCE, MS; Owner: RUSSELL A HUMPHREY & ROBERTA L EATON)
  • W214BL (90.7 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Taylor:

  • WMAV-TV (Channel 18; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • 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)
  • WCBI-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • W07BN (Channel 7; BRUCE, MS; Owner: BRUCE INDEPENDENT TV, INC.)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 7 meters (23ft)
Total average daily traffic: 330
Total average daily truck traffic: 21
Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic: 495

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Taylor)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Rt 2 4.3 Mi Sw (Lat: 34.328167 Lon: -89.578417), Call Sign: KKD333, Licensee ID: L00086930
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.145 MHz, 151.355 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/10/2001, Expiration Date: 11/07/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/09/2002
    Registrant: State Of Mississippi, 301 N Lamar St Ste 300, Jackson, MS 39201, Phone: (601) 359-1386

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7BCM (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2762C , Serial Number: 47-880, Airworthiness Date: 01/10/1958
    Registrant (Individual): Charles Thomas Ii Gee, 451 Cr 323, Taylor, MS 38673

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
Most common first names in Taylor, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James668.2 years
Mary681.3 years
Willie672.2 years
Robert572.0 years
William561.4 years
Henry470.2 years
Albert462.2 years
Alex482.0 years
Herman470.5 years
John465.0 years
Most common last names in Taylor, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brown866.5 years
Mitchell873.3 years
Tyson874.0 years
Martin783.1 years
Ivy771.0 years
Tatum777.6 years
Rogers571.8 years
Egerson569.4 years
Toles564.6 years
Booker578.4 years
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