For population 25 years and over in Tchula:
For population 15 years and over in Tchula town:
13 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $653 (1.2%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (59.5 miles , pop. 184,256).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (134.7 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (381.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Cruger, MS (3.1 miles ), Lexington, MS (3.3 miles ), Eden, MS (3.8 miles) , Belzoni, MS (3.9 miles ), Morgan City, MS (3.9 miles ), Sidon, MS (4.0 miles ), Silver City, MS (4.1 miles ), Isola, MS (4.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 33.18 N, Longitude: 90.22 W
Area code: 662
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 6 (4 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +149 (+6.8%).
Work and jobs in Tchula: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Tchula, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Tchula-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 224% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/21/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.0 miles away from the Tchula town center killed 13 people and injured 182 people.
On 2/21/1971, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 31.9 miles away from the town center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Tchula-area historical earthquake activity is below Mississippi state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 8/11/1996 at 18:17:49, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 46.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/2002 at 20:05:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.4 miles away from Tchula center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Holmes County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 9, Floods: 8, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Jimmy Dawkins - Chicago blues and electric blues guitarist and singer., Mattie Delaney - Delta blues singer and guitarist, Michael Clark - College basketball player (Miss. Valley St. Delta Devils).
Hospitals/medical centers near Tchula:
Airports located in Tchula:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tchula:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Tchula:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 65.1%
(25.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 65.7% for Black residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Tchula compared to Mississippi state average:
Banks with branches in Tchula (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2008 2012
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Religion statistics for Tchula (based on Holmes County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 30.44%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Tchula government finances in 2002(per resident):
4.94% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($22,873 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:
5.81% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($23,912 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 Tchula:
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Tchula fatal accident list:
Feb 6, 1998 11:48 PM, Front St, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 8, 1996 00:23 AM, Us 49, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 26, 1987 07:00 AM, 2600030000, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Dec 21, 1984 05:15 PM, 260003, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 15 meters (49ft)
Total average daily traffic: 6,600
Total average daily truck traffic: 416
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 9,900
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tchula)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Tchula, MS)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:3
FAA Registered Aircraft:10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Tchula)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tchula, MS