Waynesboro, Mississippi

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Population in 2013: 4,988 (84% urban, 16% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.0%
Males: 2,360  (47.3%)
Females: 2,628  (52.7%)
Median resident age:  35.7 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 39367.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $18,836 (it was $22,357 in 2000)
Waynesboro:

$18,836
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,009 (it was $12,946 in 2000)

Waynesboro city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $78,485 (it was $45,400 in 2000)
Waynesboro:

$78,485
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $88,272; Detached houses: $109,434; Townhouses or other attached units: $49,988; In 2-unit structures: $99,977; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $34,607; Mobile homes: $34,134

Median gross rent in 2012: $570.

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Waynesboro races chart
  • Black alone - 3,111 (61.7%)
  • White alone - 1,768 (35.1%)
  • Hispanic - 98 (1.9%)
  • Two or more races - 43 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 13 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 8 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.02%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.02%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Waynesboro: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (11.7%), English (4.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%), French (2.5%), Scottish (1.5%), Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 190 feet

Land area: 6.65 square miles.

Population density: 750 people per square mile   (low).

Waynesboro,MS real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Waynesboro:

  • High school or higher: 66.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 12.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Waynesboro city:

  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 46.3%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

31 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.6%
Mississippi:  2.2%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 27 registered sex offenders living in Waynesboro, Mississippi as of March 31, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Waynesboro to the number of sex offenders is 186 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $681 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $375 (0.6%)

Waynesboro satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tanner-Williams, AL (73.7 miles , pop. 59,443).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (144.6 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (421.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Clara, MS (2.7 miles ), Buckatunna, MS (3.4 miles ), Shubuta, MS (3.7 miles ), State Line, MS (4.4 miles ), Millry, AL (4.4 miles ), Silas, AL (4.4 miles ), Cullomburg, AL (4.5 miles) , Gilbertown, AL (4.9 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 11 buildings, average cost: $85,400
  • 1998: 8 buildings, average cost: $198,100
  • 1999: 8 buildings, average cost: $91,700
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $91,000
  • 2001: 7 buildings, average cost: $74,900
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $69,800
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $77,700
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $130,800
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $143,400
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $142,200
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $103,600
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $113,300
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $20,000
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $300,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 31.67 N, Longitude: 88.64 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,484 (+48.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 889 (55.6%)

Area code: 601

Waynesboro household income distribution Waynesboro home values distribution

Crime rates in Waynesboro (2007):

  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 17 robberies (300.6 per 100,000)
  • 9 assaults (159.2 per 100,000)
  • 86 burglaries (1520.8 per 100,000)
  • 21 thefts (371.4 per 100,000)
  • 3 auto thefts (53.1 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 233.7 (higher means more crime, US average = 305.2)

Crime rates in Waynesboro (2008):

  • 1 murder (17.7 per 100,000)
  • 0 rapes (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 13 robberies (230.1 per 100,000)
  • 7 assaults (123.9 per 100,000)
  • 65 burglaries (1150.6 per 100,000)
  • 43 thefts (761.2 per 100,000)
  • 4 auto thefts (70.8 per 100,000)
  • City-data.com crime rate = 232.1 (higher means more crime, US average = 297.2)

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 20 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.03
Mississippi average:

2.20
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.5%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)

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

Average climate in Waynesboro, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Waynesboro-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 73% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/28/1987, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 17.2 miles away from the Waynesboro city center killed 6 people and injured 350 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/4/1988, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.5 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Waynesboro-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 82% 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 89.5 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 144.5 miles away from Waynesboro 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 79.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 282.1 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) earthquake occurred 394.4 miles away from Waynesboro center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 149.0 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 Wayne County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Waynesboro topographic map

Birthplace of: Spencer Johnson - 2005 NFL player (Minnesota Vikings, born: Dec 12, 1981), Claude Passeau - Baseball player, Dietric Slater - College basketball player (Mississippi St. Bulldogs), Jalin Wood - Model, Lowell Tew - Football player, Spencer Johnson (American football) - Football player, Willie Evans (defensive end) - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Waynesboro:

  • WAYNE GENERAL HOSPITAL (Government - Local, 950 MATTHEW DR)
  • WAYNESBORO DIALYSIS (950 MATTHEW DRIVE)
  • WAYNE GENERAL HOSP HHA (P. O. BOX 1249)
  • PINEVIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER (1304 WALNUT ST)

Airports located in Waynesboro:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Waynesboro:

  • Jones County Junior College (about 34 miles; Ellisville, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,942)
  • William Carey University (about 46 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 3,510)
  • University of Southern Mississippi (about 48 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 14,294)
  • Meridian Community College (about 49 miles; Meridian, MS; FT enrollment: 2,750)
  • East Central Community College (about 60 miles; Decatur, MS; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (about 69 miles; Perkinston, MS; FT enrollment: 8,320)
  • University of West Alabama (about 69 miles; Livingston, AL; FT enrollment: 3,394)

Public high school in Waynesboro:

Private high school in Waynesboro:

  • WAYNE ACADEMY (Students: 268; Location: 46 JOE JORDAN RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Waynesboro:

See full list of schools located in Waynesboro

Library in Waynesboro:

  • WAYNESBORO-WAYNE COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $349,424; Location: 1103 A MISSISSIPPI DRIVE; 39,378 books; 5 e-books; 1,390 audio materials; 3,859 video materials; 10 local licensed databases; 53 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 127 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Waynesboro: Waynesboro Industrial Park (A), Wayne County Volunteer Fire Department Central Station (B), Waynesboro Memorial Library (C), Waynesboro City Hall (D), Wayne County Courthouse (E), Waynesboro Fire Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Wayne Village Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Waynesboro include: Waynesboro Presbyterian Church (A), Wayne Haven United Methodist Church (B), Southern Methodist Church of Waynesboro (C), Saint Luke Baptist Church (D), Saint Bernadettes Catholic Church (E), Holiness Church of God Number 1 (F), First Baptist Church (G), First Assembly of God Church (H), Church of Christ (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Waynesboro Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Langs Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Waynesboro include: Hogan Park (1), Wayne County Dixie Baseball Complex (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Lakeview Motel Inc (100 Mississippi Drive), Economy Inn (500 Azalea Drive), Claridge Inn & Suites of Waynesboro (1525 Azalea Drive), Budget Inn (1307 Mississippi Drive), Travelers Inn & Suites (1305 Mississippi Drive), Deep South Development LLC (249 Dyess Bridge Road), Western Sizzlin (1525 Azalea Drive).

Courts: Court Street Gallery & Consignment (911 Court), Wayne County - Justice Court Judges (New Court House).

Wayne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

. (Population served: 5,043, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-13-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-15-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-16-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-18-2013), St Formal NOV issued (APR-18-2013), St Public Notif received (MAY-13-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-15-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-21-2013), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-21-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-12-2013), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-15-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-05-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-30-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-15-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-31-2012), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-31-2012), St Public Notif received (SEP-28-2012), St Compliance achieved (AUG-13-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-15-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 347 regular monitoring violations
HIWANNEE WATER ASSOCIATION #1 (Population served: 3,484, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-11-2009), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-15-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2013), St Public Notif received (2 times from DEC-11-2013 to APR-16-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-11-2009), St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-13-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-26-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-11-2009), St Formal NOV issued (APR-18-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-18-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-26-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-11-2009), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-21-2013), St Public Notif requested (FEB-21-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-18-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-11-2009), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-05-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-16-2012)
  • 7 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2014)
  • 267 regular monitoring violations
CLARA WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 1,587, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 166 regular monitoring violations
HIWANEE WATER ASSOCIATION #2 (Population served: 868, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2014), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-07-2014), St Compliance achieved (FEB-24-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-15-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-15-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2013), St Public Notif received (2 times from DEC-11-2013 to APR-16-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-13-2013), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-13-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-15-2013), St Public Notif received (AUG-26-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (APR-18-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-18-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-26-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-15-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-21-2013), St Public Notif requested (FEB-21-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-18-2013), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-15-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-05-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-16-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-15-2013)
  • 4 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • 80 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 45.1%
(29.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.7% for Black residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.9%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.2%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Waynesboro in 2010:

  • 86 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 35 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 13 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Waynesboro in 2000:

  • 118 people in nursing homes
  • 38 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 18 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Waynesboro, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Waynesboro compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Waynesboro (2011 data):

  • First State Bank: Northeast Motor Bank Branch, Northside Mini-Bank Branch, Walmart Branch, Mortgage Loan Center Branch, at 708 Azalea Drive. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $464.9 mil, Deposits: $377.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: First State Corporation
  • BancorpSouth Bank: Azalea Drive Branch at 600 Azalea Drive, branch established on 1937/06/28. 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.
  • BankPlus: Waynesboro Branch at 913 Mississippi Drive, branch established on 1979/06/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,177.0 mil, Deposits: $1,696.4 mil, headquarters in Belzoni, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 62 total offices, Holding Company: Bancplus Corporation
  • Great Southern National Bank: Waynesboro Branch at 1010 Azalea Drive, branch established on 1966/08/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $263.8 mil, Deposits: $234.8 mil, headquarters in Meridian, MS, positive income, 15 total offices, Holding Company: Quitman Management Company, Inc.
  • The Citizens National Bank of Meridian: Waynesboro Branch at 810 Mississippi Drive, branch established on 1974/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,115.7 mil, Deposits: $932.3 mil, headquarters in Meridian, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens National Banc Corp.
  • Regions Bank: Eagle Branch at 801 Spring Street, branch established on 1992/05/28. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (51%)
  • Electricity (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Waynesboro city (based on Wayne County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.26%
Here: 52.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodNational Association of Free Will BaptistsChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents63.9%17.5%8.4%3.0%2.7%
Congregations36.8%26.5%16.2%5.9%1.5%
NameBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church in AmericaOther
Adherents1.7%1.1%0.7%0.7%0.5%
Congregations1.5%2.9%1.5%2.9%4.4%
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: 3
Wayne County:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

0.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Wayne County:

8.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

5.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

12.3%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Wayne County:

32.3%
Mississippi:

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

12.8%
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 2$6,329$37,9740$0
Other Government Administration 4$12,490$37,4706$5,000
Judicial and Legal 2$5,293$31,7581$527
Police Protection - Officers 19$68,158$43,0471$1,014
Police - Other 4$9,075$27,2250$0
Firefighters 4$12,981$38,9430$0
Streets and Highways 11$26,800$29,2360$0
Airports 1$1,488$17,8560$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,277$39,3242$1,244
Sewerage 5$16,923$40,6150$0
Parks and Recreation 4$8,823$26,4690$0
Water Supply 7$21,016$36,0270$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,835$34,0200$0
Totals for Government 65$195,488$36,09010$7,785

3.71% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,819 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.71%
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 Jones County, MS  0.74% ($22,660 average AGI)
from Clarke County, MS  0.30% ($25,650)
from Forrest County, MS  0.25% ($20,647)


4.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,894 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
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 Jones County, MS  1.00% ($28,559 average AGI)
to Clarke County, MS  0.49% ($21,545)
to Forrest County, MS  0.41% ($15,179)

Strongest AM radio stations in Waynesboro:

  • WABO (990 AM; 1 kW; WAYNESBORO, MS; Owner: MARTIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WEEZ (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMOX (1010 AM; 10 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MAGNOLIA STATE B/C CO., INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBKH (950 AM; 5 kW; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN AIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WNTM (710 AM; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBHY (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; MOBILE, AL; Owner: GOFORTH MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Waynesboro:

  • WABO-FM (105.5 FM; WAYNESBORO, MS; Owner: MARTIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNSL (100.3 FM; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W218BV (91.5 FM; WAYNESBORO, MS; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WUSW (103.7 FM; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXRR (104.5 FM; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: BLAKENEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXHB (96.5 FM; RICHTON, MS; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTERS, L.L.C.)
  • WMAW-FM (88.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WOKK (97.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKZB (93.5 FM; BUTLER, AL; Owner: EAST MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WMXI (98.1 FM; LAUREL, MS; Owner: RAINEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WATP (90.7 FM; LAUREL, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Waynesboro:

  • WMAW-TV (Channel 14; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W69DJ (Channel 69; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W36CU (Channel 36; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Waynesboro, Mississippi:
  • Fatal accident count: 19
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 31
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 20
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 48
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
Mississippi average:
  • Fatal accident count: 87
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 130
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 16
  • Fatalities: 95
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 215
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8
See more detailed statistics of Waynesboro fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 44 meters (144ft)
Total costs: $2,504,000
Total average daily traffic: 39,920
Total average daily truck traffic: 2,549
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Waynesboro)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 117 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Waynesboro, MS)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Waynesboro)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Waynesboro)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 215
  • Hazardous Condition: 7
  • Good Intent Call: 2

Incident types - Waynesboro

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Waynesboro, MS
Most common first names in Waynesboro, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James14371.0 years
William9372.0 years
John9275.0 years
Mary8674.9 years
Robert7067.1 years
Willie6272.3 years
Annie5979.6 years
George4870.0 years
Charles4166.9 years
Thomas3671.7 years
Most common last names in Waynesboro, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones10472.0 years
Davis10373.5 years
Williams7271.7 years
Smith6574.3 years
Cooley6473.4 years
West5376.8 years
Gray5076.9 years
Jordan4870.1 years
Walker4770.6 years
Evans4668.7 years
Businesses in Waynesboro, MS
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1RadioShack1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Sears1
Hardee's1Subway2
KFC1Taco Bell1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture1UPS1
McDonald's1Walgreens1
Nike1Walmart1
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