Toccopola, Mississippi

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Population in 2013: 254 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +34.4%
Males: 104  (41.0%)
Females: 150  (59.0%)
Median resident age:  41.5 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip code: 38874

Estimated median household income in 2012: $24,845 (it was $20,625 in 2000)
Toccopola:

$24,845
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,881 (it was $9,566 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $56,474 (it was $40,000 in 2000)
Toccopola:

$56,474
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $66,910; Detached houses: $82,129; Mobile homes: $27,870
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Toccopola races chart
  • White alone - 213 (86.6%)
  • Black alone - 26 (10.6%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (2.0%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (0.8%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Toccopola: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (18.8%), English (18.5%), Irish (10.8%), German (7.6%), Swedish (4.1%), Dutch (2.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 412 feet

Land area: 1.48 square miles.

Population density: 171 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Toccopola:

  • High school or higher: 69.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Toccopola town:

  • Never married: 41.2%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 9.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $288 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $280 (0.7%)

Toccopola satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (72.8 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (446.9 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Thaxton, MS (2.2 miles ), Algoma, MS (3.6 miles ), Pontotoc, MS (3.6 miles ), Ecru, MS (3.7 miles ), Oxford, MS (4.3 miles ), University, MS (4.4 miles ), Bruce, MS (4.4 miles ), New Houlka, MS (4.4 miles ).

Latitude: 34.26 N, Longitude: 89.23 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 662

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

8.3%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (40%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (24%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Educational services (54%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Information (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Carpenters (13%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Religious workers (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (17%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Therapists (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)

Average climate in Toccopola, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Toccopola-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 82% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/1997, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.0 miles away from the Toccopola town center caused $650,000 in damages.

On 3/1/1997, a category F3 tornado 2.3 miles away from the town center caused $10,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Toccopola-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 113.9 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 163.1 miles away from Toccopola 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 128.1 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 124.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 88.2 miles away from Toccopola 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 202.1 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 Pontotoc County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1

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

Birthplace of: Harmonica Frank - Blues guitarist.

Hospitals and medical centers near Toccopola:

  • NMMC - PONTOTOC NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; PONTOTOC, MS)
  • SUNSHINE HEALTH CARE, INC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; PONTOTOC, MS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Toccopola:

  • University of Mississippi (about 19 miles; University, MS; Full-time enrollment: 17,642)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 47 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,489)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 48 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,024)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 50 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)
  • Mississippi State University (about 62 miles; Mississippi State, MS; FT enrollment: 18,237)
  • Mississippi University for Women (about 71 miles; Columbus, MS; FT enrollment: 2,565)
  • University of Memphis (about 74 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)

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

Churches in Toccopola include: Toccopola United Methodist Church (A), Toccopola Baptist Church (B), Lebanon Presbyterian Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Pontotoc County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.0%
(43.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This town:  2.6 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  72.0%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  4.3%
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: 1.1% of all households

Toccopola compared to Mississippi state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (39%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (34%)
  • Wood (26%)

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 Toccopola town (based on Pontotoc County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 67.33%
Here: 67.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurches of ChristNational Association of Free Will BaptistsCatholic Church
Adherents83.1%9.8%1.9%1.8%1.0%
Congregations54.0%20.7%5.7%4.6%1.1%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Assemblies of GodChurch of the NazarenePresbyterian Church in AmericaOther
Adherents0.6%0.5%0.4%0.3%0.5%
Congregations3.4%2.3%1.1%1.1%5.7%
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: 7
Pontotoc County:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Pontotoc County:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Pontotoc County:

5.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 11
Here:

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.5%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Pontotoc County:

30.5%
Mississippi:

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

24.2%
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
Financial Administration 1$125$1,5000$0
Totals for Government 1$125$1,5000$0

5.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,485 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
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 Lee County, MS  1.46% ($26,327 average AGI)
from Union County, MS  1.03% ($23,856)
from Chickasaw County, MS  0.51% ($30,294)


6.37% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,105 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.37%
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 Lee County, MS  1.51% ($26,314 average AGI)
to Union County, MS  1.01% ($23,480)
to Chickasaw County, MS  0.31% ($23,129)

Strongest AM radio stations in Toccopola:

  • 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.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Toccopola:

  • WWMS (97.5 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRBO (103.5 FM; COMO, MS; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZLQ (98.5 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: SAN DOW BROADCASTING)
  • WMAV-FM (90.3 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WSYE (93.3 FM; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WCMR (94.5 FM; BRUCE, MS; Owner: RUSSELL A HUMPHREY & ROBERTA L EATON)
  • WSEL-FM (96.7 FM; PONTOTOC, MS; Owner: OLLIE COLLINS, JR.)
  • WQLJ (93.7 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWZD-FM (106.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WUMS (92.1 FM; UNIVERSITY, MS; Owner: STUDENT MEDIA CENTER OF THE U. OF MS)
  • WOXD (95.5 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: TAYLOR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCNA (95.9 FM; POTTS CAMP, MS; Owner: OLVIE E. SISK)
  • WAVI (91.5 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Toccopola:

  • WTVA (Channel 9; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • WMAV-TV (Channel 18; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • 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.)
  • W22BS (Channel 22; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • W45BD (Channel 45; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • W32BH (Channel 32; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 5 meters (16ft)
Total costs: $1,842,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,090
Total average daily truck traffic: 86
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 1,890

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 34.258444 Lon: -89.238972, Call Sign: WQET949
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.745 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/13/2006, Expiration Date: 04/13/2016, Certifier: Barry A Wardlaw
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Email:

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
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