Vicksburg, Mississippi

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Population in 2013: 23,542 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: -10.8%
 
Males: 11,024  (46.8%)
Females: 12,518  (53.2%)
Median resident age:  35.9 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 39180.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $26,402 (it was $28,466 in 2000)
Vicksburg:

$26,402
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,684 (it was $16,174 in 2000)

Vicksburg city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $90,238 (it was $62,800 in 2000)
Vicksburg:

$90,238
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $111,419; Detached houses: $115,475; Townhouses or other attached units: $182,627; In 2-unit structures: $48,046; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $132,164; Mobile homes: $44,074; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $38,812

Median gross rent in 2012: $605.

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  • Black alone - 15,788 (66.2%)
  • White alone - 7,447 (31.2%)
  • Asian alone - 277 (1.2%)
  • Hispanic - 264 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 115 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 84 (0.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Vicksburg: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (6.9%), English (4.6%), Irish (3.7%), German (3.3%), Subsaharan African (2.0%), Italian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 01/29/1825

Elevation: 200 feet

Land area: 32.9 square miles.

Population density: 716 people per square mile   (low).

Vicksburg,MS real estate house value index trend

Vicksburg, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Vicksburg:

  • High school or higher: 83.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vicksburg city:

  • Never married: 39.6%
  • Now married: 33.8%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

469 residents are foreign born

This city:  2.0%
Mississippi:  2.2%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 90 registered sex offenders living in Vicksburg, Mississippi as of May 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Vicksburg to the number of sex offenders is 261 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $754 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $599 (0.8%)

Vicksburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (39.2 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (130.8 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (320.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Delta, LA (1.9 miles ), Mound, LA (3.0 miles) , Edwards, MS (4.0 miles ), Richmond, LA (4.2 miles ), Tallulah, LA (4.4 miles ), Learned, MS (4.6 miles) , Utica, MS (4.7 miles ), Bolton, MS (4.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 33 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 1998: 27 buildings, average cost: $94,400
  • 1999: 39 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2001: 19 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 2003: 25 buildings, average cost: $136,100
  • 2004: 29 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 2005: 32 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 2006: 31 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 2007: 26 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $180,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 32.34 N, Longitude: 90.88 W

Vicksburg nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): The Gibraltar of America, Red Carpet City of the South

Daytime population change due to commuting: +9,126 (+38.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,165 (79.3%)

Area code: 601

Vicksburg household income distribution Vicksburg home values distribution

Crime rates in Vicksburg by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 4653262673242
per 100,000 14.322.618.811.47.623.17.823.427.612.18.116.78.4
Rapes 31313139275332262526282521
per 100,000 111.0116.8116.3148.2103.0204.3124.7101.598.6104.7113.0104.488.6
Robberies 50415641353937515549322129
per 100,000 179.0154.5210.1155.8133.6150.4144.2199.1217.0197.4129.287.7122.4
Assaults 18921523517819316316313716110913496122
per 100,000 676.7810.4881.5676.5736.6628.4635.3534.9635.2439.0540.9400.9514.8
Burglaries 251323348357447376445440374480568507293
per 100,000 898.61217.41305.41356.71706.01449.71734.31718.11475.61933.42292.82117.31236.3
Thefts 1,2091,0741,5511,8091,5751,4391,3441,2821,2661,2941,1731,1801,037
per 100,000 4328.54048.15817.96874.96011.25548.15237.95005.94995.15212.14735.04927.84375.5
Auto thefts 1661941749011512210612010396595751
per 100,000 594.3731.2652.7342.0438.9470.4413.1468.6406.4386.7238.2238.0215.2
Arson 1591215121920911101565
per 100,000 53.733.945.057.045.873.377.935.143.440.360.525.121.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 538.7595.9681.2658.0620.9677.0593.1596.0604.3574.9568.3536.6462.1

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Vicksburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 93 (72 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.04
Mississippi average:

2.31

Vicksburg tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

15.2%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -433 (-1.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)

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

Average climate in Vicksburg, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Vicksburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 147% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/5/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 1.5 miles away from the Vicksburg city center killed 38 people and injured 270 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/3/1966, a category F5 tornado 21.9 miles away from the city center killed 58 people and injured 518 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Vicksburg-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 80% 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 230.5 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 228.0 miles away from Vicksburg center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 314.3 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) earthquake occurred 222.9 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 210.5 miles away from Vicksburg 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 212.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Warren County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 9, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Vicksburg topographic map

Birthplace of: Willie Dixon - (died 1992), musician, John Thomson (baseball) - Baseball player, Hank Jones - Musician, Myrlie Evers-Williams - African s' rights activist, Evelyn Preer - Actress, Harvey Johnson, Jr. - Mayor, Jack Christian - Soilder, John Thomson - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Atlanta Braves, born: Oct 1, 1973), Mart Crowley - Playwright, Clarence Otis, Jr. - Chief executive.

Hospitals in Vicksburg:

  • HOSPICE CARE FOUNDATION INC (1017 JACKSON STREET)
  • KUHN MEMORIAL STATE HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 1422 OPENWOOD ST)
  • PARKVIEW REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (100 MCAULEY DR)
  • PATIENT'S CHOICE HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE OF VIC (1911 MISSION 66, SUITE A)
  • PROMISE SPECIALTY HOSPITAL OF VICKSBURG (1111 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD 2D FLOOR)
  • RIVER REGION HEALTH SYSTEM (Proprietary, 2100 HWY 61 N)

Dialysis Facilities in Vicksburg:

  • RCG VICKSBURG (105 KEYSTONE CIRCLE)

Home Health Centers in Vicksburg:

  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF VICKSBURG (2080 SOUTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE 105)
  • CAMELLIA HOME HEALTH (2080 SOUTH FRONTAGE ROAD, SUITE E)
  • MISSISSIPPI HOMECARE/VICKSBURG (1911 MISSION 66, SUITE C)

Nursing Homes in Vicksburg:

  • COVENANT HEALTH AND REHAB OF VICKSBURG, LP (2850 PORTER'S CHAPEL ROAD)
  • RIVER REGION HEALTH SYSTEM SNF (1111 NORTH FRONTAGE ROAD/PO BOX 1031)
  • SHADY LAWN HEALTH AND REHABILITATION (60 SHADY LAWN PLACE)
  • VICKSBURG CONVALESCENT CENTER (1708 CHERRY STREET)
  • VICKSBURG MEDICAL CENTER SNF (P O BOX 1031,1111 N FRONTAGE ROAD)

Airports and heliports located in Vicksburg:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vicksburg:

  • Hinds Community College (about 28 miles; Raymond, MS; Full-time enrollment: 9,115)
  • Mississippi College (about 32 miles; Clinton, MS; FT enrollment: 3,919)
  • Alcorn State University (about 36 miles; Alcorn State, MS; FT enrollment: 3,479)
  • Jackson State University (about 40 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 7,485)
  • Belhaven University (about 42 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 3,147)
  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College (about 53 miles; Wesson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,532)
  • Louisiana Delta Community College (about 69 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 3,168)

Private high schools in Vicksburg:

  • VICKSBURG CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 583; Location: 1900 GROVE ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • PORTERS CHAPEL ACADEMY (Students: 233; Location: 3460 PORTERS CHAPEL RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Library in Vicksburg:

  • WARREN COUNTY-VICKSBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $860,249; Location: 700 VETO STREET; 129,869 books; 8,451 audio materials; 13,007 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 53 state licensed databases; 379 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Vicksburg: Vicksburg Country Club (A), United States Waterways Experiment Station (B), Vicksburg Harbor Project (C), Vicksburg Water Pollution Control Center (D), Vicksburg Fire Department Station 2 (E), Promise Hospital of Vicksburg (F), Marian Hill Chemical Dependency Center (G), Warren County Courthouse (H), Vicksburg Municipal Auditorium (I), Vicksburg City Library (J), Vicksburg City Hall (K), Vicksburg Fire Department Central Station (L), Vicksburg Fire Department Station 6 (M), Vicksburg Fire Department Station 7 (N), Vicksburg Fire Department Station 8 (O), Vicksburg Fire Department Station 9 (P), Vicksburg Fire Department Station 5 (Q). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Vicksburg include: Parkview Church (A), Porters Chapel (B), Vicksburg Church of God in Christ (C), Saint Marys Episcopal Church (D), Saint Marys Catholic Church (E), Mount Zion Number 1 Baptist Church (F), Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church (G), King Solomon Baptist Church (H), Jackson Street Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Cedars Cemetery (1), Crocket Cemetery (2), Tates Cemetery (3), Beulah Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: McNutt Lake (A), Brown Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Shiloh Creek (A), Stouts Bayou (B), Mint Spring Branch (C), Hatcher Bayou (D), Glass Bayou (E), Durden Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Vicksburg include: Vicksburg City Park (1), Vicksburg Memorial Stadium (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Jacqueline House Museum (1325 Main Street) (1), The Vicksburg Battlefield Museum (4139 South Frontage Road) (2), Yesterday's Children Antique Doll & Toy Museum (1104 Washington Street) (3), Biedenharn Candy CO and Museum of Coca-Cola Mmrbla (1107 Washington Street) (4), Vicksburg Convention & Visitor (Historical Places & Services; Po Box 110) (5), Wildlife Technical Services (Recreation Areas; 5249 Highway 80) (6), Mahanna Wildlife Shop-Check Station (Recreation Areas; Flowree Road) (7), Time Out (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3505 Pemberton Square Blv) (8), Parker's Playhouse (Amusement & Theme Parks; 107 Grey Oaks Drive) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Jacques' Cafe (4137 South Frontage Road) (1), Quality Inn (1-20 Frontage Road South) (2), Rainbow Hotel Casino - An Amerihost Inn (1350 Warrenton Rd) (3), Rainbow-Amerihost Inn Hotel (1350 Warrenton Road) (4), Hampton Inn Vicksburg (3332 Clay Street) (5), Holiday Inn (Highway 80 East & I-20) (6), Deluxe Inn (Exit 3 I 20) (7), Econo Lodge Vicksburg (3330 A Clay Street) (8), Super 8 Vicksburg MS (3308 Pemberton Boulevard) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Sharkey County - Human Services Department- Youth Court Counselor- Courth (1009 Cherry Street) (1), U S Government - District Court Clerk (Old Post Ofc) (2), Warren County - Justice Court (1019 Adams Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Warren 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 2005 was 56.8. This is better than average.

City:

56.8
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2003 was 27.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2005 was 12.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.9
U.S.:

9.1

Drinking water stations with addresses in Vicksburg and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF VICKSBURG (Population served: 27,852, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
CULKIN WATER DIST (Population served: 12,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
FISHER FERRY WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 5,985, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-21-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-21-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-21-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-15-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2013), St Public Notif received (2 times from DEC-30-2013 to APR-24-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-21-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-15-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-30-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-21-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-13-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-30-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-21-2012), St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-13-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-30-2013)
  • 14 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2009)
  • 65 regular monitoring violations
HILLDALE WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 5,125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 171 regular monitoring violations
EAGLE LAKE WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 1,560, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (OCT-28-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-13-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 65 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 31.4%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.6% for Black residents, 30.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 32.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.4%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.5%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Vicksburg in 2010:

  • 335 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 105 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 36 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 25 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 8 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 7 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in Vicksburg in 2000:

  • 379 people in nursing homes
  • 115 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 98 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in halfway houses

Vicksburg, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Vicksburg compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with branches in Vicksburg (2011 data):

  • Trustmark National Bank: 7 branches. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $9,612.1 mil, Deposits: $7,410.1 mil, headquarters in Jackson, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 186 total offices, Holding Company: Trustmark Corporation
  • BancorpSouth Bank: Pemberton Branch, Clay Street Branch, Indiana Avenue Branch, Vicksburg Main Office. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Halls Ferry Road Branch, Vicksburg Main Branch, Beechwood Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Britton & Koontz Bank, N.A.: Vicksburg Branch at 2150 South Frontage Road, branch established on 1996/10/14; 61 N. Medical Center Branch at 2059 Hwy 61 North, branch established on 2003/12/08. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $365.8 mil, Deposits: $265.4 mil, headquarters in Natchez, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Britton & Koontz Capital Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Vicksburg Branch at 2150 Iowa Blvd., branch established on 2008/11/08. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions) (Amended And
  • Guaranty Bank and Trust Company: Vicksburg Branch at 3430 Halls Ferry Road, branch established on 2002/05/07. Info updated 2006/06/29: Bank assets: $535.5 mil, Deposits: $452.7 mil, headquarters in Belzoni, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Guaranty Capital Corporation
  • RiverHills Bank: Highway 61 North Branch at 1400 Hwy 61 North Bypass, branch established on 1999/11/08. Info updated 2010/06/03: Bank assets: $255.9 mil, Deposits: $220.6 mil, headquarters in Port Gibson, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Riverhills Capital Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Vicksburg, Mississippi:

  • Best Inn Vicksburg, 2390 S Frontage Rd, Vicksburg, MS 39180 , Phone: (601) 634-8607, Fax: (601) 634-6053
  • Quality Inn & Suites, 3332 Clay St, Vicksburg, MS 39183 , Phone: (601) 636-0804, Fax: (601) 636-7307
  • Rainbow Hotel Casino, 1350 Warrenton Rd, Vicksburg, MS 39180 , Phone: (601) 638-7111, Fax: (601) 630-9046
  • Harrah's - Vicksburg Hotel Casino, 1310 Mulberry St, Vicksburg, MS 39180 , Phone: (601) 636-3423, Fax: (601) 630-4217
  • Super 8 Motel - Vicksburg, 4127 I 20 Frontage Rd, Vicksburg, MS 39180 , Phone: (601) 638-5077, Fax: (601) 638-5077
  • Ameristar Casino Hotel - Vicksburg, 4116 Washington St, Vicksburg, MS 39180 , Phone: (800) 700-7770
  • Battlefield Inn (74340) - Vicksburg, 4137 South Frontage Rd, Vicksburg, MS 39183 , Phone: (601) 638-5811
  • Comfort Inn Vicksburg, 3959 E Clay St, Vicksburg, MS 39180 , Phone: (601) 634-8438, Fax: (601) 630-0415
  • 18 other hotels and motels
All 26 fire-safe hotels and motels in Vicksburg, Mississippi

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (52%)
  • Utility gas (46%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Vicksburg city (based on Warren County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.65%
Here: 57.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of America
Adherents54.3%15.7%11.1%2.9%2.9%
Congregations23.4%17.2%4.7%6.3%4.7%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Churches of ChristAntiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North AmericaLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.8%2.6%1.5%1.2%5.1%
Congregations3.1%10.9%1.6%1.6%26.6%
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
Warren County:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Warren County:

1.03 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Warren County:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Here:

4.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.1%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Warren County:

34.5%
Mississippi:

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

6.2%
State:

14.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 23$79,365$41,4080$0
Other Government Administration 17$67,204$47,4382$1,211
Judicial and Legal 12$62,840$62,8403$4,997
Police Protection - Officers 77$259,727$40,4770$0
Police - Other 19$38,393$24,2489$5,705
Firefighters 89$288,617$38,9150$0
Fire - Other 4$17,991$53,9730$0
Streets and Highways 39$99,353$30,5700$0
Airports 0$0 1$483
Welfare 1$3,387$40,6441$1,324
Health 37$124,451$40,3620$0
Sewerage 32$72,679$27,2550$0
Parks and Recreation 11$29,736$32,43917$5,734
Water Supply 30$73,133$29,2530$0
Gas Supply 32$80,235$30,0881$1,846
Other and Unallocable 49$142,444$34,8842$1,397
Totals for Government 472$1,439,555$36,59936$22,697

Vicksburg government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $4,799,000 ($203.85)
    Police Protection: $661,000 ($28.08)
    Air Transportation: $564,000 ($23.96)
    Central Staff Services: $525,000 ($22.30)
    Gas Utilities: $513,000 ($21.79)
    Water Utilities: $420,000 ($17.84)
    Sewerage: $189,000 ($8.03)
    Local Fire Protection: $28,000 ($1.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $9,000 ($0.38)
    General - Other: $0 ($0.00)
  • Current Operations - Gas Utilities: $7,841,000 ($333.06)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,290,000 ($309.66)
    Police Protection: $5,561,000 ($236.22)
    Water Utilities: $3,348,000 ($142.21)
    Central Staff Services: $2,762,000 ($117.32)
    Financial Administration: $2,762,000 ($117.32)
    Sewerage: $2,709,000 ($115.07)
    General - Other: $2,131,000 ($90.52)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,820,000 ($77.31)
    Regular Highways: $1,742,000 ($74.00)
    Health - Other: $1,545,000 ($65.63)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,540,000 ($65.42)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,136,000 ($48.25)
    General Public Buildings: $605,000 ($25.70)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $559,000 ($23.74)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $333,000 ($14.14)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $292,000 ($12.40)
    Public Welfare - Other: $167,000 ($7.09)
    Natural Resources - Other: $27,000 ($1.15)
    Air Transportation: $22,000 ($0.93)
  • Gas Utilities - Interest on Debt: $26,000 ($1.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,153,000 ($48.98)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $279,000 ($11.85)
    Correctional Institutions: $179,000 ($7.60)
    Financial Administration: $75,000 ($3.19)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $802,000 ($34.07)
    Local Fire Protection: $396,000 ($16.82)
    Police Protection: $170,000 ($7.22)
    Central Staff Services: $114,000 ($4.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $87,000 ($3.70)
    General - Other: $59,000 ($2.51)
    General Public Building: $42,000 ($1.78)
    Water Utilities: $32,000 ($1.36)
    Gas Utilities: $32,000 ($1.36)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $13,000 ($0.55)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($0.21)
    Financial Administration: $5,000 ($0.21)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,621,000 ($706.01)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $103,000 ($4.38)

Vicksburg government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,103,000 ($131.81)
    All Other: $1,613,000 ($68.52)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,279,000 ($54.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $44,000 ($1.87)
    Air Transportation: $20,000 ($0.85)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $1,254,000 ($53.27)
    All Other: $453,000 ($19.24)
    Housing and Community Development: $382,000 ($16.23)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $618,000 ($26.25)
    All Other: $393,000 ($16.69)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $1,292,000 ($54.88)
    Fines and Forfeits: $657,000 ($27.91)
    Interest Earnings: $401,000 ($17.03)
    General Revenue, NEC: $242,000 ($10.28)
    Rents: $86,000 ($3.65)
    Donations From Private Sources: $84,000 ($3.57)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $5,443,000 ($231.20)
    Water Utilities: $3,793,000 ($161.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,919,000 ($293.90)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,190,000 ($50.55)
    All Other: $708,000 ($30.07)
    Highways: $676,000 ($28.71)
    Water Utilities: $189,000 ($8.03)
  • Tax - Property: $10,213,000 ($433.82)
    Amusements Sales: $6,274,000 ($266.50)
    Public Utility License: $1,154,000 ($49.02)
    Amusements License: $579,000 ($24.59)
    Other Selective Sales: $347,000 ($14.74)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $265,000 ($11.26)
    Other License: $1,000 ($0.04)

Vicksburg government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $26,997,000 ($1146.76)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,322,000 ($948.18)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,675,000 ($198.58)

Vicksburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,280,000 ($54.37)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,563,000 ($363.73)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $385,000 ($16.35)

5.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,970 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.03%
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 Hinds County, MS  0.66% ($25,390 average AGI)
from Claiborne County, MS  0.51% ($18,913)
from Rankin County, MS  0.16% ($33,310)


6.09% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,523 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
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 Hinds County, MS  1.09% ($29,581 average AGI)
to Claiborne County, MS  0.56% ($17,137)
to Rankin County, MS  0.25% ($37,891)

Strongest AM radio stations in Vicksburg:

  • WQBC (1420 AM; 1 kW; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CORLEY RUSHING COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WRTM (1490 AM; 1 kW; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: COMMANDER COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WTWZ (1120 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLINTON, MS; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIIN (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RIDGELAND, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WWDF (720 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICHLAND, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSLI (930 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: SPORTSRAD, INC.)
  • WOAD (1300 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WZRX (1590 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Vicksburg:

  • WBBV (101.3 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: BISHOP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W288BB (105.5 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSTZ-FM (106.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMSI-FM (102.9 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMPN-FM (91.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WUSJ (96.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDBT (95.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJKK (98.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTM-FM (100.5 FM; PORT GIBSON, MS; Owner: COMMANDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WTYX (94.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: BACKYARD BROADCASTING MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WATU (89.3 FM; PORT GIBSON, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WJMI (99.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • KBYO-FM (104.9 FM; TALLULAH, LA; Owner: TIGER COMMUNICATIONS INCORPORATED)

TV broadcast stations around Vicksburg:

  • W26BB (Channel 26; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • WDBD (Channel 40; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WDBD LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMPN-TV (Channel 29; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WNTZ (Channel 48; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)
  • WJTV (Channel 12; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJKO-LP (Channel 64; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WJMF-LP (Channel 53; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJXF-LP (Channel 49; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAPT (Channel 16; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WAPT HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WBXK-CA (Channel 8; JACKSON, ETC., MS; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Vicksburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 89
Total length: 874 meters (2,867ft)
Total costs: $172,224,000
Total average daily traffic: 737,707
Total average daily truck traffic: 75,148

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1900-1909: 1
  • 1910-1919: 5
  • 1920-1929: 7
  • 1930-1939: 6
  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 6
  • 1960-1969: 22
  • 1970-1979: 31
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 4
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Vicksburg, MS
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Vicksburg)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 320 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Vicksburg, MS)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 171 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Vicksburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Vicksburg)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 45 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 394
  • Hazardous Condition: 114
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 15

Incident types - Vicksburg

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Vicksburg, MS
Most common first names in Vicksburg, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary50477.9 years
James40471.4 years
John37573.4 years
Willie29373.1 years
William28972.5 years
Robert25369.9 years
George22274.2 years
Annie19680.5 years
Charles18168.5 years
Henry15874.4 years
Most common last names in Vicksburg, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams31975.2 years
Smith29574.2 years
Johnson24774.2 years
Jones24573.1 years
Brown19472.2 years
Thomas14173.4 years
Wilson13175.9 years
Harris12276.1 years
Jackson12171.6 years
Davis11273.6 years
Businesses in Vicksburg, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Bryant1
Advance Auto Parts2Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1Marriott1
Best Western1McDonald's3
Blockbuster1Motel 61
Burger King1Nike3
Chevrolet1Nissan1
Church's Chicken1OfficeMax1
Comfort Suites1Payless2
Cracker Barrel1Penske1
Days Inn1Pizza Hut2
Domino's Pizza1Popeyes1
DressBarn1Quality1
Dressbarn1RadioShack1
Econo Lodge1Rite Aid2
Famous Footwear1Rodeway Inn1
FedEx7Rue211
Firestone Complete Auto Care1SONIC Drive-In2
Ford1Sears1
GNC2T-Mobile2
GameStop1Taco Bell1
Gap1Toyota1
Gymboree1True Value2
H&R Block2U-Haul4
Hilton1UPS9
Holiday Inn3Vans1
Home Depot1Verizon Wireless1
Honda1Waffle House3
JCPenney1Walgreens1
Jones New York2Walmart1
KFC2Wendy's2
Kroger1YMCA1
La Quinta1
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