Vaiden, Mississippi

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Population in 2013: 765 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.9%
 
Males: 405  (53.0%)
Females: 360  (47.0%)
Median resident age:  37.5 years
Mississippi median age:  36.6 years

Zip codes: 39176.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $18,749 (it was $15,000 in 2000)
Vaiden:

$18,749
MS:

$37,963

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $10,778 (it was $17,158 in 2000)

Vaiden town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $40,991 (it was $49,300 in 2000)
Vaiden:

$40,991
MS:

$97,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $49,590; Detached houses: $71,422; Mobile homes: $24,744

Median gross rent in 2013: $219.

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  • Races in Vaiden, MS (2010)

    Vaiden races chart
    • 47765.0%Black alone
    • 23932.6%White alone
    • 131.8%Two or more races
    • 40.5%Hispanic
    • 10.1%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Vaiden: 77.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (11.9%), Irish (3.3%), English (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1840

Elevation: 350 feet

Land area: 2.19 square miles.

Population density: 350 people per square mile   (very low).

Vaiden, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Vaiden:

  • High school or higher: 69.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 11.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vaiden town:

  • Never married: 39.5%
  • Now married: 38.7%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 15.0%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Vaiden, Mississippi as of July 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Vaiden to the number of sex offenders is 43 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $764 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $299 (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

Vaiden household income distribution Vaiden home values distribution

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 index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 302.0) 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
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.7%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +51 (+6.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (27%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Retail trade (39%)
  • Finance and insurance (16%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (36%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (28%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)

Work and jobs in Vaiden: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Vaiden, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Vaiden-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 109% 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 near Mississippi state average. It is 78% 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 162.9 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 144.0 miles away from Vaiden center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 113.2 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 223.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 210.5 miles away from Vaiden center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 115.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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: 5, Storms: 4, Floods: 3, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 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.

Hospitals and medical centers in Vaiden:

  • VAIDEN COMMUNITY LIVING CENTER (868 MULBERRY STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Vaiden:

  • WINONA MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; WINONA, MS)
  • TYLER HOLMES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL CAH Critical Access Hospitals (about 11 miles away; WINONA, MS)
  • KILMICHAEL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; KILMICHAEL, 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: 5,352)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 37 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,233)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 45 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,100)
  • Mississippi State University (about 57 miles; Mississippi State, MS; FT enrollment: 18,237)
  • Delta State University (about 64 miles; Cleveland, MS; FT enrollment: 3,304)
  • East Central Community College (about 72 miles; Decatur, MS; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • University of Mississippi (about 73 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)

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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 2013: 37.5%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 51.2% 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
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 significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Mississippi average:

12.3

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (45%)
  • Utility gas (31%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)
  • Wood (1%)

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 Vaiden town (based on Carroll County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,60321
Black Protestant1,1989
Mainline Protestant71011
Other2-
None5,084-
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: 1
Carroll County:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

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

4.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.1%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Carroll County:

34.5%
Mississippi:

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

9.2%
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
Other Government Administration 2$7,457$44,7427$1,737
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,853
Police Protection - Officers 5$9,481$22,7540$0
Firefighters 0$0 1$760
Totals for Government 7$16,938$29,03710$4,350

6.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,619 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.19%
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 Leflore County, MS  1.39% ($28,408 average AGI)
from Grenada County, MS  0.51% ($26,944)
from Montgomery County, MS  0.48% ($38,882)


6.90% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,755 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.90%
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 Leflore County, MS  1.75% ($24,274 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, MS  0.73% ($30,231)
to Grenada County, MS  0.59% ($32,381)

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 count12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents20
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:2
  • Fatalities14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents47
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Mississippi average
  • Fatal accident count91
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents137
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons17
  • Fatalities100
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents233
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents9
See more detailed statistics of Vaiden fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 23m75ftTotal length
  • $1,715,000Total costs
  • 28,700Total average daily traffic
  • 2,572Total average daily truck traffic

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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