Toccopola, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 256 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +35.4%
Males: 131  (51.5%)
Females: 125  (48.5%)
Median resident age:

42.0 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip code: 38874

Estimated median household income in 2017: $28,656 (it was $20,625 in 2000)
Toccopola:

$28,656
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $13,952 (it was $9,566 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $74,312 (it was $40,000 in 2000)
Toccopola:

$74,312
MS:

$120,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $131,844; detached houses: $147,887; mobile homes: $5,852
March 2019 cost of living index in Toccopola: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 31.8%
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  • Races in Toccopola, MS (2010)
    • 21386.6%White alone
    • 2610.6%Black alone
    • 52.0%Two or more races
    • 20.8%Hispanic
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Ancestries: American (20.0%), Irish (20.0%), English (6.7%), Scottish (6.7%), French (4.4%), Scotch-Irish (4.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 412 feet

Land area: 1.48 square miles.

Population density: 172 people per square mile   (very low).

Toccopola, Mississippi map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Toccopola town:

0.6% ($228)
Mississippi:

0.7% ($425)

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

Distribution of median household income in Toccopola, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Toccopola, MS in 2017

Toccopola satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Most common industries in Toccopola, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (16.7%)
  • Construction (10.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (10.0%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (8.3%)
  • Public administration (6.7%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Social assistance (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (16.7%)
  • Construction (13.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (10.0%)
  • Educational services (10.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.7%)
  • Wood products (6.7%)
  • Water transportation (6.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (33.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (10.0%)
  • Public administration (10.0%)
  • Social assistance (10.0%)
  • Food (6.7%)
  • Construction (6.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.7%)
Most common occupations in Toccopola, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Carpenters (6.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Therapists (5.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (13.3%)
  • Carpenters (13.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (10.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Religious workers (6.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (16.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.0%)
  • Therapists (10.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.7%)
  • Media and communications workers (6.7%)

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 Toccopola 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 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 128.1 miles away from Toccopola 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 Toccopola 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 Toccopola center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Pontotoc County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Floods: 3, Freezes: 3, 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

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)

Points of interest:

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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

Birthplace of: Harmonica Frank - Blues guitarist.

Pontotoc County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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

For population 15 years and over in Toccopola:

Marital status in Toccopola, MS
  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 58.0%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

For population 25 years and over in Toccopola:

  • High school or higher: 67.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Mississippi average:

11.6

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Toccopola, MS (based on Pontotoc County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,40468
Mainline Protestant1,76720
Black Protestant3413
Catholic3251
Other-1
None10,120-
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: 7
This county:

2.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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.
Mississippi:

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

3.82 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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:
Pontotoc County:

24.2%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

41.6%
Mississippi:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.3%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Toccopola:

27.8
State:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.2%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Toccopola:

4.0%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Toccopola:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Toccopola:

27.4%
State:

34.6%

General health condition:
Toccopola:

56.3%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Toccopola:

84.3%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Toccopola, 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
Financial Administration 1$125$1,5000$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 1$125$1,5000$0

Toccopola government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($23.44)
    General - Other: $3,000 ($11.72)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($7.81)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($3.91)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $2,000 ($7.81)
    Other - Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($7.81)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,000 ($31.25)

Toccopola government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $6,000 ($23.44)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000 ($3.91)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($7.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($23.44)
    Highways: $1,000 ($3.91)

Toccopola government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,000 ($58.59)

6.76% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,151 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Mississippi average:

6.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lee County, MS  2.09% ($36,843 average AGI)
from Union County, MS  1.06% ($32,248)
from Chickasaw County, MS  0.42% ($29,822)

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.)

Toccopola fatal accident list:

Mar 5, 2005 12:37 AM, Sr-334, Lat: 34.255970, Lon: -89.226850, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 32Number of bridges
  • 256ft / 77.7mTotal length
  • $1,845,265,000Total costs
  • 14,075Total average daily traffic
  • 1,867Total average daily truck traffic
  • 19,332Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Toccopola, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41920-1929
  • 41950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 101990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Toccopola, MS

FCC Registered Broadcast 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, Cancellation Date: 06/18/2016, Certifier: Barry A Wardlaw, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Rd #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Toccopola, MS
  • 58.5%Electricity
  • 17.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.2%Wood
  • 11.3%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Toccopola, MS
  • 50.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 40.9%Wood
  • 9.1%Electricity


Toccopola compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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