For population 25 years and over in Walnut Grove:
For population 15 years and over in Walnut Grove town:
10 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $329 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (47.5 miles , pop. 184,256).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (166.3 miles , pop. 242,820).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (401.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).
Nearest cities: Standing Pine, MS (2.4 miles ), Sebastopol, MS (2.7 miles ), Lena, MS (2.8 miles) , Carthage, MS (3.3 miles ), Redwater, MS (3.7 miles ), Conehatta, MS (3.8 miles ), Forest, MS (4.0 miles ), Pearl River, MS (4.3 miles ).
Latitude: 32.60 N, Longitude: 89.46 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 601
Population change in the 1990s: +95 (+24.2%).
Work and jobs in Walnut Grove: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Walnut Grove, Mississippi
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Walnut Grove-area historical tornado activity is above Mississippi state average. It is 257% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 12/2/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the Walnut Grove town center killed 2 people and injured 10 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.
On 3/29/1976, a category F4 tornado 25.4 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 177 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Walnut Grove-area historical earthquake activity is below Mississippi state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 89.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/16/1993 at 10:54:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 87.9 miles away from Walnut Grove center
On 3/25/1996 at 14:15:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 56.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1998 at 15:20:01, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 88.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/22/2005 at 08:11:50, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.3 miles away from Walnut Grove center
On 5/21/2002 at 20:35:34, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 80.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Leake County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Ken Lewis (executive) - Banker.
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 39.9%
(27.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.4% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
177 people in correctional residential facilities in 2010
Walnut Grove compared to Mississippi state average:
Banks with branches in Walnut Grove (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Walnut Grove (based on Leake County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 51.76%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
5.98% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,580 average adjusted gross income)
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:
5.81% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,794 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
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Walnut Grove fatal accident list:
Jul 31, 1984 08:00 PM, 400590, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 5, 1984 02:31 PM, 400094, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:22 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Walnut Grove)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:3
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:7
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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