Tillatoba, Mississippi

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Population in 2010: 91. Population change since 2000: -24.8%
Males: 26  (29.7%)
Females: 65  (70.3%)
Median resident age:  16.2 years
Mississippi median age:  36.6 years

Zip code: 38961

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,755 (it was $34,306 in 2000)
Tillatoba:

$41,755
MS:

$37,963

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $6,230 (it was $20,746 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $73,107 (it was $52,700 in 2000)
Tillatoba:

$73,107
MS:

$97,500
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  • Races in Tillatoba, MS (2010)

    Tillatoba races chart
    • 8290.1%White alone
    • 44.4%Black alone
    • 33.3%Hispanic
    • 22.2%Two or more races
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Tillatoba: 81.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (89.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 299 feet

Land area: 1.02 square miles.

Population density: 90 people per square mile   (very low).

Tillatoba, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Tillatoba:

  • High school or higher: 50.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tillatoba town:

  • Never married: 40.4%
  • Now married: 59.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Tillatoba, Mississippi as of July 29, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Tillatoba to the number of sex offenders is 15 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Tillatoba town:  0.7% ($394)
Mississippi:  0.7% ($425)

Tillatoba satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (78.5 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (406.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Oakland, MS (2.2 miles ), Charleston, MS (3.0 miles ), Coffeeville, MS (3.6 miles ), Grenada, MS (3.9 miles ), Holcomb, MS (4.0 miles ), Pope, MS (4.0 miles ), Courtland, MS (4.2 miles ), Crowder, MS (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 33.98 N, Longitude: 89.90 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 662

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

9.9%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Tillatoba, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Tillatoba-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/21/1971, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 35.8 miles away from the Tillatoba town center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 12/21/1990, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the town center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tillatoba-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 77% 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 116.9 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 178.5 miles away from Tillatoba center
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 157.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 140.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 155.1 miles away from Tillatoba center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 155.7 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 Yalobusha County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Floods: 3, Freezes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tillatoba topographic map

Birthplace of: Jim Champion - Player of and football.

Hospitals and medical centers near Tillatoba:

  • TALLAHATCHIE GENERAL HOSP ECF (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; CHARLESTON, MS)
  • FAITH HOSIPCE OF MISSISSIPPI (Hospital, about 14 miles away; GRENADA, MS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tillatoba:

  • University of Mississippi (about 34 miles; University, MS; Full-time enrollment: 17,642)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 42 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,233)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 43 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 45 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)
  • Delta State University (about 51 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 3,304)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 52 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,100)
  • Holmes Community College (about 71 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 5,352)

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Notable location: Tillatoba Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 43.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

43.0
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.33. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.33
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.0%
Average household size:
This town:  2.5 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  73.0%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  2.7%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Tillatoba compared to Mississippi state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.5
Mississippi average:

12.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (88%)
  • Electricity (13%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tillatoba town (based on Yalobusha County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,94944
Black Protestant1,6569
Mainline Protestant7788
None--
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: 4
Yalobusha County:

2.92 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Yalobusha County:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Yalobusha County:

5.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

4.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.6%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Yalobusha County:

34.1%
Mississippi:

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

8.5%
State:

14.4%

5.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,053 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
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 Lafayette County, MS  1.10% ($28,800 average AGI)
from Grenada County, MS  0.62% ($36,750)
from Panola County, MS  0.57% ($23,731)


6.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,178 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.27%
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 Lafayette County, MS  1.31% ($24,433 average AGI)
to Grenada County, MS  0.68% ($24,839)
to Panola County, MS  0.50% ($22,435)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tillatoba:

  • 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.)
  • WYKC (1400 AM; 1 kW; GRENADA, MS; Owner: CHATTERBOX, INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSAO (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; SENATOBIA, MS; Owner: JESSE C. ROSS AND ERNESTINE A. ROSS)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tillatoba:

  • WQXB (100.1 FM; GRENADA, MS; Owner: CHATTERBOX, INC.)
  • WOHT (92.3 FM; GRENADA, MS; Owner: CENTURY BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WMAV-FM (90.3 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WAVI (91.5 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WTGY (95.7 FM; CHARLESTON, MS; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WTNM (105.5 FM; WATER VALLEY, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYMX (99.1 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWMS (97.5 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBLE (100.5 FM; BATESVILLE, MS; Owner: BATESVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tillatoba:

  • WMAV-TV (Channel 18; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • W36BT (Channel 36; GRENADA, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WTVA (Channel 9; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • WABG-TV (Channel 6; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W28BP (Channel 28; GRENADA, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W12CR (Channel 12; GRENADA, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKDH (Channel 45; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W30BY (Channel 30; GRENADA, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLOV-TV (Channel 27; WEST POINT, MS; Owner: LINGARD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W13CS (Channel 13; GRENADA, MS; Owner: DEWEY SANFORD)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Tillatoba)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 33.977667 Lon: -89.912000, Call Sign: WQBF361
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.862 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/30/2004, Expiration Date: 09/30/2014, Certifier: Eddie Samone
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677-5993, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tillatoba)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 37
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tillatoba, MS
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