Wade, Mississippi

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Population in 2010: 1,074. Population change since 2000: +118.7%
Males: 386  (36.0%)
Females: 688  (64.0%)
Median resident age:  36.2 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 39562.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $59,315 (it was $50,972 in 2000)
Wade:

$59,315
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,954 (it was $15,993 in 2000)

Wade CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $142,692 (it was $81,300 in 2000)
Wade:

$142,692
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $145,697; Detached houses: $178,788; Mobile homes: $81,354

Median gross rent in 2012: $518.

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  • White alone - 1,031 (96.0%)
  • Black alone - 23 (2.1%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.7%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.09%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Wade: 80.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (55.4%), English (9.5%), Irish (6.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 46 feet

Land area: 4.36 square miles.

Population density: 246 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).
Wade, Mississippi map

For population 25 years and over in Wade:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Wade CDP:

  • Never married: 13.9%
  • Now married: 44.9%
  • Separated: 5.1%
  • Widowed: 15.1%
  • Divorced: 21.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,304 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $790 (0.7%)

Wade satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tanner-Williams, AL (19.4 miles , pop. 59,443).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (101.2 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (412.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Hurley, MS (1.8 miles ), Big Point, MS (2.4 miles) , Vancleave, MS (3.1 miles ), Escatawpa, MS (3.3 miles ), Helena, MS (3.3 miles ), Hickory Hills, MS (3.7 miles ), Moss Point, MS (4.0 miles ), Grand Bay, AL (4.1 miles ).

Latitude: 30.64 N, Longitude: 88.55 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 228

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

8.7%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (42%)
  • Construction (22%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Educational services (31%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (24%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (22%)
  • Engineers (10%)
  • Plant and system operators (9%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (19%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (15%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (11%)
  • Secondary school teachers (8%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (8%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8%)

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

Average climate in Wade, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Wade-area historical tornado activity is below Mississippi state average. It is 36% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/19/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 18.8 miles away from the Wade place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/18/1950, a category F3 tornado 21.0 miles away from the place center injured 15 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Wade-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 82.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 325.5 miles away from Wade 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 218.9 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) earthquake occurred 205.7 miles away from the city 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 143.5 miles away from Wade center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 216.9 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 Jackson County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wade topographic map

Amtrak station near Wade:

  • 20 miles: PASCAGOULA (505 RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wade:

  • University of South Alabama (about 23 miles; Mobile, AL; Full-time enrollment: 13,228)
  • Bishop State Community College (about 30 miles; Mobile, AL; FT enrollment: 2,822)
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (about 37 miles; Perkinston, MS; FT enrollment: 8,320)
  • James H Faulkner State Community College (about 49 miles; Bay Minette, AL; FT enrollment: 3,703)
  • Columbia Southern University (about 58 miles; Orange Beach, AL; FT enrollment: 14,996)
  • Pearl River Community College (about 61 miles; Poplarville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,074)
  • William Carey University (about 64 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 3,510)

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Churches in Wade include: First Church of God (A), Johnson Chapel (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Wilson Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Jackson 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 2012 was 72.5. This is about average.

City:

72.5
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 4.03. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.03
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.696. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.696
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 34.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 21.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 9.05. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.05
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2003 was 0.00318. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00318
U.S.:

0.01468
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 2.7%
(2.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  82.4%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.7%
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: 0.3% of all households

Wade compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Banks with branches in Wade (2011 data):

  • Merchants & Marine Bank: Wade Branch at Highway 63, branch established on 1985/09/16. Info updated 2012/01/05: Bank assets: $556.1 mil, Deposits: $476.8 mil, headquarters in Pascagoula, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Merchants & Marine Bancorp, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (58%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)
  • Utility gas (12%)
  • Wood (7%)

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 Wade CDP (based on Jackson County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.29%
Here: 52.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents48.9%18.8%14.1%4.5%1.7%
Congregations26.6%7.6%17.7%12.7%1.9%
NameChurches of ChristBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaCommunity Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents1.7%1.6%1.5%1.4%6.0%
Congregations6.3%4.4%2.5%1.9%18.4%
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: 22
Jackson County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Jackson County:

0.46 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 67
Jackson County:

5.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 81
Here:

6.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.1%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Jackson County:

31.7%
Mississippi:

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

11.9%
State:

14.4%

9.11% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200533,999 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.11%
Mississippi average:

7.82%

0.17% of residents moved from foreign countries($702 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.17%
Mississippi average:

0.09%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Harrison County, MS  3.53% ($28,467 average AGI)
from Mobile County, AL  0.32% ($35,527)
from Hancock County, MS  0.20% ($44,588)


12.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200636,860 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.59%
Mississippi average:

8.35%

0.23% of residents moved to foreign countries($639 average AGI)
Jackson County:

0.23%
Mississippi average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Harrison County, MS  1.75% ($31,501 average AGI)
to Mobile County, AL  0.93% ($43,555)
to George County, MS  0.35% ($41,385)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wade:

  • WBHY (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WNTM (710 AM; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTNI (1640 AM; 10 kW; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WZZJ (1580 AM; 5 kW; PASCAGOULA-MOSS POIN, MS; Owner: JUDAH BROADASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WDLT (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRHOPE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WRBE (1440 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LUCEDALE, MS; Owner: JDL CORPORATION)
  • WLPR (960 AM; 5 kW; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WLVV (1410 AM; 5 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WLVV, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WKSJ (1270 AM; 5 kW; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Wade:

  • WOSM (103.1 FM; OCEAN SPRINGS, MS; Owner: CHARLES H. COOPER)
  • WKNN-FM (99.1 FM; PASCAGOULA, MS; Owner: CHASE RADIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJY (93.7 FM; BILOXI, MS; Owner: CHASE RADIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C.)
  • WBUV (104.9 FM; MOSS POINT, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMAH-FM (90.3 FM; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WZKX (107.9 FM; BAY ST. LOUIS, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKH (96.1 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXC (99.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZNF (95.3 FM; LUMBERTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WABB-FM (97.5 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: WABB-FM, INC.)
  • WAOY (91.7 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WJLQ (100.7 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBHY-FM (88.5 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)
  • WBLX-FM (92.9 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WYOK (104.1 FM; ATMORE, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WDLT-FM (98.3 FM; CHICKASAW, AL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMEZ (94.1 FM; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: 6 JOHNSON ROAD LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHIL-FM (91.3 FM; MOBILE, AL; Owner: SPRING HILL COLLEGE)
  • W205AP (88.9 FM; PASCAGOULA, MS; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXRG (105.9 FM; PASCAGOULA, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Wade:

  • WMAH-TV (Channel 19; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • WRBM-LP (Channel 60; PRICHARD, AL; Owner: UPPER GULF COAST, L.L.C.)
  • WKRG-TV (Channel 5; MOBILE, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL BROADCASTING OF SOUTH CAROLINA HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WXXV-TV (Channel 25; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK OF MISSISSIPPI, INC.)
  • WLOX (Channel 13; BILOXI, MS; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WEAR-TV (Channel 3; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: WEAR LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WMPV-TV (Channel 21; MOBILE, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WPMI (Channel 15; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W26BR (Channel 26; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W51CU (Channel 51; PASCAGOULA, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WJTC (Channel 44; PENSACOLA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WALA-TV (Channel 10; MOBILE, AL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKFK-LP (Channel 7; PASCAGOULA, MS; Owner: FRANCES S. SMITH DBA NCN CABLE ADVERTISING)

Wade fatal accident list:

Aug 14, 1982 03:05 AM, 302692, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 14, 1981 05:38 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Wade)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, State Hwy 614 1.1 Mi E (Lat: 30.644333 Lon: -88.542222), Overall height: 85.3 m, Call Sign: WNEY446
    Assigned Frequencies: 952.093 MHz, 928.093 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/03/2008, Expiration Date: 01/27/2019, Certifier: Richard A Seals
    Registrant: Gulf South Pipeline Company, 1476 Keystone Road, Sterlington, LA 71280, Phone: (318) 665-0467, Fax: (318) 665-0354, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$161,8904$144,4902$25,0601$21,390
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$52,9102$103,8401$28,8401$35,300
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$122,9700$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0401.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2006
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$76,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0401.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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