For population 25 years and over in Waynesboro:
For population 15 years and over in Waynesboro city:
31 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $681 (0.6%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Mobile, AL (75.9 miles , pop. 198,915).
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:
Latitude: 31.67 N, Longitude: 88.64 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,523 (+49.7%)
Area code: 601
Crime rates in Waynesboro (2007):
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 20 (17 officers).
Crime rates in Waynesboro (2008):
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
Waynesboro-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 156% 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 significantly above Mississippi state average. It is 87% 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 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 Waynesboro 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 18.5 miles away from the city 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 31.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/1997 at 23:27:12, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 88.7 miles away from Waynesboro center
On 3/22/2005 at 08:11:50, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 36.1 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: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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.
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Waynesboro and their reported violations in the past:CITY OF WAYNESBORO (Population served: 5143, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:HIWANEE WATER ASSOCIATION #1 (Population served: 2760, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:HIWANEE WATER ASSOCIATION #2 (Population served: 660, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 45.1%
(29.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 53.7% for Black residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
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Banks with branches in Waynesboro (2011 data):
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Religion statistics for Waynesboro city (based on Wayne County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 52.26%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 3
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
4.50% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($25,691 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:
4.34% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,382 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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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:
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