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Population in 2012: 768 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.6%
 

Males: 403  (52.5%)
Females: 365  (47.5%)

Median resident age:  42.8 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 39176.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $17,434 (it was $15,000 in 2000)
Vaiden:

$17,434
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,501

Vaiden town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $51,095 (it was $49,300 in 2000)
Vaiden:

$51,095
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $65,641; Detached houses: $82,367; Mobile homes: $24,807

Median gross rent in 2012: $220.

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  • Black alone - 477 (65.0%)
  • White alone - 239 (32.6%)
  • Two or more races - 13 (1.8%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Vaiden: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (11.1%), Irish (3.7%), English (2.0%), Scottish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1840

Elevation: 350 feet

Land area: 2.19 square miles.

Population density: 351 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Vaiden:

  • High school or higher: 66.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 15.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vaiden town:

  • Never married: 42.0%
  • Now married: 35.4%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 15.0%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Vaiden, Mississippi as of July 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Vaiden to the number of sex offenders is 70 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $620 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $372 (0.7%)

Vaiden satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (74.8 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (124.2 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (409.7 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: West, MS (3.1 miles ), Winona, MS (3.3 miles ), Kilmichael, MS (3.6 miles ), Carrollton, MS (4.0 miles ), North Carrollton, MS (4.0 miles ), Durant, MS (4.3 miles ), French Camp, MS (4.5 miles ), Duck Hill, MS (4.6 miles ).

Latitude: 33.33 N, Longitude: 89.75 W

Area code: 662

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Crime rates in Vaiden by Year
Type 2003 2004 2005 2012
Murders 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Assaults 0010
per 100,000 0.00.0118.20.0
Burglaries 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Thefts 0100
per 100,000 0.0127.90.00.0
Auto thefts 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
Arson 0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.8) 0.05.324.60.0

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Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 4 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.77
Mississippi average:

2.31

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.8%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +51 (+6.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (23%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (9%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Vaiden-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 210% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/11/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.5 miles away from the Vaiden town center killed 2 people and injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 1/19/1988, a category F4 tornado 15.8 miles away from the town center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Vaiden-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 98% 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 67.2 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 72.3 miles away from Vaiden center
On 5/10/2008 at 17:52:50, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Carroll County (7) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 1

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

Birthplace of: Earl L. Brewer - Governor of Mississippi, Walter Holman - Football player.


Hospital/medical center in Vaiden:

  • VAIDEN COMMUNITY LIVING CENTER (Nursing Home, 868 MULBERRY STREET)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Vaiden:

  • WINONA MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WINONA, MS)
  • TYLER HOLMES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL CAH (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Local, about 11 miles away; WINONA, MS)
  • KILMICHAEL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, about 13 miles away; KILMICHAEL, MS)

Political contributions by individuals in Vaiden, MS

Airports located in Vaiden:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vaiden:

  • Holmes Community College (about 27 miles; Goodman, MS; Full-time enrollment: 4,518)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 35 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,308)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 45 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,697)
  • Mississippi State University (about 56 miles; Mississippi State, MS; FT enrollment: 15,187)
  • Delta State University (about 64 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 2,783)
  • East Central Community College (about 72 miles; Decatur, MS; FT enrollment: 2,155)
  • University of Mississippi Main Campus (about 73 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 13,969)

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

Cemeteries: Vaiden Cemetery (1), Shongola Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Courts: Carroll County - Justice Court Clerk (411 Front Street), Carroll County - Justice Court Judge (411 Front Street).

 

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 35.3%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.9% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.2 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  59.3%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  6.6%
Whole state:  5.7%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Vaiden, MS

55 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
87 people in state prisons in 2000

Vaiden compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Vaiden (2011 data):

  • Holmes County Bank & Trust Company: Vaiden Branch at Lee Street, branch established on 1934/04/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $116.2 mil, Deposits: $101.2 mil, headquarters in Lexington, MS, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Holmes County Capital Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Vaiden travel time to work - commute


Vaiden mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (42%)
  • Utility gas (33%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Vaiden town (based on Carroll County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 54.10%
Here54.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church in AmericaChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Other
Adherents68.8%21.6%3.7%3.1%2.8%
Congregations44.4%37.8%6.7%2.2%8.9%
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: 1
Carroll County:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Carroll County:

4.85 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

4.85 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

13.1%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Carroll County:

34.5%
State:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Carroll County:

9.2%
State:

14.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$5,617$33,7026$914
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$975
Police Protection - Officers 4$7,142$21,4260$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$400
Totals for Government 6$12,759$25,5189$2,289


7.73% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($26,956 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.73%
Mississippi average:

7.82%

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:
from Leflore County, MS  2.32% ($28,773 average AGI)
from Montgomery County, MS  0.90% ($20,690)
from Grenada County, MS  0.71% ($23,391)


7.47% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,876 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.47%
Mississippi average:

8.35%

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:
to Leflore County, MS  1.98% ($22,844 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, MS  0.99% ($31,219)
to Grenada County, MS  0.47% ($33,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Vaiden:

  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WXTN (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, MS; Owner: BRAD MAURICE COTHRAN)
  • WONA (1570 AM; 1 kW; WINONA, MS)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WKOZ (1340 AM; 1 kW; KOSCIUSKO, MS; Owner: BOSWELL RADIO, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Vaiden:

  • WONA-FM (95.1 FM; WINONA, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN ELECTRONICS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WQJQ (105.1 FM; KOSCIUSKO, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFCA (107.9 FM; ACKERMAN, MS; Owner: FRENCH CAMP RADIO, INC.)
  • WMAB-FM (89.9 FM; ACKERMAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WZKR (103.3 FM; DECATUR, MS; Owner: PONYTAIL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WGNG (106.3 FM; TCHULA, MS; Owner: TEAM BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSYE (93.3 FM; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WYMX (99.1 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAUM (91.9 FM; DUCK HILL, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WLIN-FM (101.1 FM; DURANT, MS; Owner: BOSWELL RADIO, LLC)
  • WAGR-FM (102.5 FM; LEXINGTON, MS; Owner: BRAD MAURICE COTHRAN)
  • WQXB (100.1 FM; GRENADA, MS; Owner: CHATTERBOX, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Vaiden:

  • WMAB-TV (Channel 2; MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WABG-TV (Channel 6; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WTVA (Channel 9; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • WCBI-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKDH (Channel 45; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLOV-TV (Channel 27; WEST POINT, MS; Owner: LINGARD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Vaiden, Mississippi:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 19
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 13
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 43
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Mississippi average:
  • Fatal accident count: 87
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 131
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 16
  • Fatalities: 96
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 216
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8
See more detailed statistics of Vaiden fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 23 meters (75ft)
Total costs: $1,715,000
Total average daily traffic: 28,700
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,572

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Vaiden)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Herring & Mulberry Sts (Lat: 33.331806 Lon: -89.744806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 55 m, Call Sign: KMG386, Licensee ID: L00008228
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.300 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/01/1997, Expiration Date: 12/01/2002, Cancellation Date: 03/05/2002
    Registrant: Bellsouth Telecommunications Inc, 22j64 Bsc 675 W Peachtree St Ne, Atlanta, GA 30375, Phone: (404) 927-7318, Fax: (404) 522-7665

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KE5BLA, Licensee ID: L00862264
    Grant Date: 05/12/2004, Expiration Date: 05/12/2014, Certifier: Charles L Martin
    Registrant: Charles L Martin, 1223 Hwy 51, Vaiden, MS 39176


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 20
  • Hazardous Condition: 4

Incident types - Vaiden


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Vaiden, MS

Most common first names in Vaiden, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3773.1 years
James2668.9 years
Mary1671.3 years
William1571.0 years
Robert1373.4 years
Walter1277.3 years
Willie1170.5 years
Annie1177.8 years
George1072.1 years
Minnie1078.9 years
Most common last names in Vaiden, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams2273.4 years
Cook1872.4 years
Davis1371.7 years
Weeks1271.8 years
Goss1177.5 years
King1173.2 years
Palmertree1177.6 years
Brown1068.9 years
Bruce1077.1 years
Fullilove1076.6 years
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