Walthall, Mississippi

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Population in 2021: 115 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -32.4%
 
Males: 71  (62.4%)
Females: 44  (37.6%)
Median resident age:

55.6 years
Mississippi median age:

38.6 years

Zip code: 39771

Estimated median household income in 2021: $52,801 (it was $31,000 in 2000)
Walthall:

$52,801
MS:

$48,716

Estimated per capita income in 2021: $27,529 (it was $14,903 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $96,994 (it was $55,800 in 2000)
Walthall:

$96,994
MS:

$145,600

Mean prices in 2021: all housing units: $93,026; detached houses: $122,662; mobile homes: $10,382

Median gross rent in 2021: $768.

March 2022 cost of living index in Walthall: 77.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 5.9%
(4.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Walthall, MS (2021)
    • 11094.0%White alone
    • 43.4%Two or more races
    • 32.6%Asian alone



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Walthall, Mississippi as of February 29, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Walthall is 109 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (28.9%), Scottish (18.4%), Irish (7.9%), Swedish (2.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 467 feet

Land area: 0.98 square miles.

Population density: 117 people per square mile   (very low).

Walthall, Mississippi map

4 residents are foreign born (2.6% Asia).

This village:

3.4%
Mississippi:

2.3%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Walthall village:

0.4% ($238)
Mississippi:

0.7% ($425)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (103.9 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (111.7 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (438.0 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Eupora, MS (2.1 miles ),
Mathiston, MS (3.2 miles ),
Slate Springs, MS (3.3 miles),
Maben, MS (3.4 miles ),
Mantee, MS (3.9 miles),
Derma, MS (4.2 miles ),
Calhoun City, MS (4.2 miles ),
Woodland, MS (4.2 miles)

Latitude: 33.61 N, Longitude: 89.28 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 662

Distribution of median household income in Walthall, MS in 2021
Distribution of house value in Walthall, MS in 2021

Walthall satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.1%
Mississippi:

3.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+6.9%).
Most common industries in Walthall, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (19.3%)
  • Public administration (12.0%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (7.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Apparel (6.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (21.3%)
  • Educational services (17.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (10.6%)
  • Radio, TV, computer stores (8.5%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (6.4%)
  • Truck transportation (6.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (22.2%)
  • Health care (16.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (16.7%)
  • Social assistance (11.1%)
  • Apparel (8.3%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (8.3%)
  • Utilities (8.3%)
Most common occupations in Walthall, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.8%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (4.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (10.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (10.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Top executives (6.4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11.1%)
  • Child care workers (11.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8.3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (8.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.3%)

Average climate in Walthall, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Walthall, Mississippi average temperatures Walthall, Mississippi average precipitation Walthall, Mississippi humidity Walthall, Mississippi wind speed Walthall, Mississippi snowfall Walthall, Mississippi sunshine Walthall, Mississippi clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2007 was 69.3. This is about average.

City:

69.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2007 was 24.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 13.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.7
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Walthall-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 97% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/21/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 10.8 miles away from the Walthall village center killed 12 people and injured 122 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/11/1963, a category F4 tornado 15.4 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Walthall-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Mississippi state average. It is 243% greater 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 152.6 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 117.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 83.2 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 206.9 miles away from Walthall center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 168.3 miles away from Walthall 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 208.0 miles away from Walthall center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Webster County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 10, Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Winds: 6, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Walthall topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Walthall:

  • MISSISSIPPI HOMECARE OF EUPORA (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; EUPORA, MS)
  • RCG EUPORA (Dialysis Facility, about 6 miles away; EUPORA, MS)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - EUPORA (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; EUPORA, MS)
  • EUPORA HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; EUPORA, MS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Walthall:

  • Mississippi State University (about 31 miles; Mississippi State, MS; Full-time enrollment: 18,237)
  • Mississippi University for Women (about 51 miles; Columbus, MS; FT enrollment: 2,565)
  • University of Mississippi (about 55 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)
  • Holmes Community College (about 58 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 5,352)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 62 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,233)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 68 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,489)
  • East Mississippi Community College (about 71 miles; Scooba, MS; FT enrollment: 5,180)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Walthall: Webster County Courthouse (A), Walthall Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Walthall include: Walthall United Methodist Church (A), Walthall Baptist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Webster County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.4 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

65.6%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

3.3%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Walthall:

Marital status in Walthall, MS
  • Never married: 8.0%
  • Now married: 76.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

For population 25 years and over in Walthall:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Mississippi average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Walthall, MS (based on Webster County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,99936
Mainline Protestant8639
Black Protestant3103
Catholic651
Other11
None3,015-
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: 3
Webster County:

3.07 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
This county:

13.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 7
Webster County:

7.16 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

12.3%
State:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

30.9%
State:

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

14.8%
State:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Walthall:

51.1%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Walthall:

47.6%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.9
State:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.1%
State:

20.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

21.6%
Mississippi:

11.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Walthall:

6.6
State:

6.7

Overweight people:
Walthall:

36.1%
State:

34.8%

General health condition:
Walthall:

52.7%
State:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

83.3%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Walthall, MS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Sewerage 0$0 1$200
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$190
Totals for Government 0$0 2$390

Walthall government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $131,000 ($1139.13)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $18,000 ($156.52)
    Local Fire Protection: $7,000 ($60.87)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($43.48)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($26.09)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($17.39)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($17.39)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $42,000 ($365.22)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,000 ($86.96)

Walthall government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $11,000 ($95.65)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,000 ($26.09)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($26.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $139,000 ($1208.70)
    General Local Government Support: $27,000 ($234.78)
    Other: $6,000 ($52.17)
  • Tax - Property: $6,000 ($52.17)
    Public Utilities Sales: $4,000 ($34.78)

Walthall government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,000 ($217.39)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $22,000 ($191.30)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,000 ($26.09)

Walthall government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $53,000 ($460.87)

Strongest AM radio stations in Walthall:

  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WXTN (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, MS; Owner: BRAD MAURICE COTHRAN)
  • WIRL (1270 AM; daytime; 3 kW; LOUISVILLE, MS; Owner: HARRISON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Walthall:

  • WFCA (107.9 FM; ACKERMAN, MS; Owner: FRENCH CAMP RADIO, INC.)
  • WSYE (93.3 FM; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WMAB-FM (89.9 FM; ACKERMAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WJZB (88.9 FM; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WLZA (96.1 FM; EUPORA, MS; Owner: TRI COUNTY BROADCASTING)
  • WAUM (91.9 FM; DUCK HILL, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WWMS (97.5 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQJQ (105.1 FM; KOSCIUSKO, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WONA-FM (95.1 FM; WINONA, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN ELECTRONICS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WQJB (104.5 FM; STATE COLLEGE, MS; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)

TV broadcast stations around Walthall:

  • WTVA (Channel 9; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • WKDH (Channel 45; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLOV-TV (Channel 27; WEST POINT, MS; Owner: LINGARD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMAB-TV (Channel 2; MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WCBI-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)

Walthall fatal accident list:

Mar 5, 2002 05:04 PM, Us-98, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Feb 23, 2001 01:05 PM, Sr-9, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 8Number of bridges
  • 39ft / 12.0mTotal length
  • $208,000Total costs
  • 4,060Total average daily traffic
  • 492Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,530Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • SAVANNH, 1237 Savannah Lake Rd> (Lat: 33.666056 Lon: -89.185444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 37 m, Overall height: 42 m, Call Sign: WNSV425,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.340 MHz, Grant Date: 02/01/2023, Expiration Date: 02/08/2033, Registrant: Integrated Communications, Inc., 22175 Ms Hwy 15, Mathiston, MS 39752, Phone: (662) 263-6392, Fax: (662) 680-4966, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Walthall, MS
  • 60.5%Utility gas
  • 23.7%Electricity
  • 10.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Walthall, MS
  • 81.8%Utility gas
  • 18.2%Electricity


Walthall compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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