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Population in 2012: 11,517 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: -20.8%
Males: 5,465  (47.5%)
Females: 6,052  (52.5%)

Median resident age:  30.7 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 39194.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $19,120 (it was $19,893 in 2000)
Yazoo City:

$19,120
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,498

Yazoo City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $67,031 (it was $48,500 in 2000)
Yazoo City:

$67,031
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $74,468; Detached houses: $77,397; Townhouses or other attached units: $104,801; In 2-unit structures: $47,058; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $92,424; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $96,486; Mobile homes: $29,103

Median gross rent in 2012: $557.

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Yazoo City races chart
  • Black alone - 9,355 (82.0%)
  • White alone - 1,834 (16.1%)
  • Hispanic - 79 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 60 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races - 58 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 17 (0.1%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Yazoo City: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Recent posts about Yazoo City, Mississippi on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Yazoo City is mentioned 68 times on our forum:
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Ancestries: United States (4.6%), Irish (3.3%), English (3.3%), German (1.7%), Subsaharan African (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 120 feet

Land area: 10.8 square miles.

Population density: 1,068 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Yazoo City:

  • High school or higher: 69.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 27.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Yazoo City city:

  • Never married: 47.8%
  • Now married: 31.1%
  • Separated: 5.3%
  • Widowed: 8.1%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

90 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.8%
Mississippi:  1.9%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 72 registered sex offenders living in Yazoo City, Mississippi as of December 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Yazoo City to the number of sex offenders is 160 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $866 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $747 (1.1%)

Yazoo City satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (38.9 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (158.4 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (363.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Eden, MS (3.2 miles) , Louise, MS (3.7 miles ), Bentonia, MS (3.9 miles ), Satartia, MS (3.9 miles) , Silver City, MS (4.2 miles ), Kearney Park, MS (4.4 miles ), Flora, MS (4.7 miles ), Belzoni, MS (4.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $181,600

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 32.86 N, Longitude: 90.41 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,219 (+10.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,837 (54.2%)

Area code: 662

Yazoo City household income distribution Yazoo City home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Yazoo City by Year
Type 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1111
per 100,000 8.89.08.78.8
Rapes 6577
per 100,000 52.945.261.261.7
Robberies 25131016
per 100,000 220.3117.687.4141.0
Assaults 30191854
per 100,000 264.4171.9157.3475.9
Burglaries 238187181252
per 100,000 2097.71691.51581.32220.9
Thefts 191163179239
per 100,000 1683.41474.41563.92106.3
Auto thefts 31351923
per 100,000 273.2316.6166.0202.7
Arson 0220
per 100,000 0.018.117.50.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 265.8) 421.3331.7315.4467.5

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Yazoo City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 37 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
Mississippi average:

2.00

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Yazoo City, Mississippi accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.8%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (34%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Food processing workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)

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

Average climate in Yazoo City, Mississippi

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Tornado activity:

Yazoo City-area historical tornado activity is above Mississippi state average. It is 255% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/5/1953, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 37.2 miles away from the Yazoo City city center killed 38 people and injured 270 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/29/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 22.0 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 177 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Yazoo City-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/11/1996 at 18:17:49, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 56.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/26/2002 at 20:05:55, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 82.6 miles away from Yazoo City center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Yazoo County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 7, Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Floods: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Freeze: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Yazoo City topographic map

Birthplace of: Haley Barbour - Governor of Mississippi, Stella Stevens - Actress, Jo Armstead - Singer and songwriter, John Tyler Caldwell - Soilder, Michael Henderson - Singer, Mike Espy - Politician, Thea Bowman - Roman Catholic Religious Sister, William J. Mills - 19th Governor of New Mexico Territory, Willie Brown (American football) - Football player and coach, James Paul Clarke - Politician.

Main business address for: MISSISSIPPI CHEMICAL CORP /MS/ (AGRICULTURE CHEMICALS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Yazoo City:

  • FMC YAZOO CITY (Dialysis Facility, 716 GRAND AVENUE)
  • GENESIS HOSPICE CARE OF YAZOO CITY (Hospital, 110 BROADWAY)
  • KINGS DAUGHTERS HOSPITAL CAH (Critical Access Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 823 GRAND AVENUE)
  • KINGS DAUGHTERS HOSPITAL SWING BED (Hospital, provides emergency services, 823 GRAND AVENUE)
  • MAGNOLIA HOSPICE OF MISSISSIPPI, INC (Hospital, 405 EAST FIFTEENTH STREET)
  • HERITAGE MANOR OF YAZOO CITY (Nursing Home, 925 CALHOUN AVE)
  • MARTHA COKER GREEN HOUSE HOME (Nursing Home, 2041 GRAND AVE)
  • OASIS HEALTH AND REHAB OF YAZOO CITY, LLC (Nursing Home, 925 CALHOUN AVENUE)

Political contributions by individuals in Yazoo City, MS

Airports located in Yazoo City:

Amtrak station:

YAZOO CITY (222 W. BROADWAY) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Yazoo City:

  • Holmes Community College (about 30 miles; Goodman, MS; Full-time enrollment: 4,518)
  • Mississippi College (about 37 miles; Clinton, MS; FT enrollment: 3,586)
  • University of Mississippi Medical Center (about 39 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,006)
  • Belhaven University (about 40 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,631)
  • Jackson State University (about 41 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 6,635)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 42 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,697)
  • Hinds Community College (about 42 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 7,513)

Public high schools in Yazoo City:

Private high school in Yazoo City:

  • MANCHESTER ACADEMY (Students: 403; Location: 2132 GORDON AVE; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Yazoo City:

Private elementary/middle school in Yazoo City:

  • COVENANT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 124; Location: 1926 GRAND AVE; Grades: KG - 6)
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Library in Yazoo City:

  • YAZOO LIBRARY ASSOCIATION (Operating income: $336,771; Location: 310 NORTH MAIN STREET; 43,499 books; 936 audio materials; 1,995 video materials; 53 state licensed databases; 69 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Please Add Lintonia Chapel Seventh-day Adventist Church to your list of churches for Yazoo City, MS
  • Yazoo City is well known as the Couth and Cultural Center of the United States, and perhaps, even, of the World. It is to restore their couth and cultural quotient, that many former residents return to Yazoo City on a yearly basis. added by Joe

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Notable locations in Yazoo City: Yazoo Landing (A), Yazoo City Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (B), Yazoo City Fire Department Station 3 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Northwest Shopping Center (1), Yazooville Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Yazoo City include: New Zion Church (A), Saint Marys Catholic Church (B), Saint Johns Church (C), Trinity Episcopal Church (D), West Calvary Baptist Church (E), Holly Green Church (F), Antioch Missionary Baptist Church (G), Beulah Land Baptist Church (H), Calvary Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Oakes African American Culture Center (Museums; 312 South Monroe Street), Yazoo Novelty CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 615 South Industrial Parkway), Yazoo County Convention & Visitors Bureau (332 North Main Street).

Hotels: Comfort Inn Yazoo City (1600 Jerry Clower Boulevard), Days Inn (1801 Jerry Clower Boulevard), Best Western (286 Wyeth Lane), Relax Inn (810 East Fifteenth Street), Yazoo City-Daystop (1801 Jerry Clower Blvd).

Courts: Yazoo County - Justice Court Clerk (211 East Broadway Street), Yazoo County - Probation & Aftercare Worker (Courthouse).

 
Yazoo 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 Yazoo City and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF YAZOO CITY (Population served: 14550, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-11-2005), St Public Notif received (SEP-14-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-23-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-23-2004), St Public Notif received (JUL-22-2004)
CENTRAL YAZOO #1 FLETCHERS CH. (Population served: 2871, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
CENTRAL YAZOO W/A #5 (Population served: 2802, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
CENTRAL YAZOO #3 MECHANICSBRG (Population served: 2233, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
CENTRAL YAZOO #4-BENTON (Population served: 1309, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LAKE CITY WATER ASSN-EAST (Population served: 1176, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between AUG-12-2002 and SEP-12-2002, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-08-1997 and FEB-08-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-08-1997), St Public Notif received (JAN-27-1997)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-09-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2003)
LAKE CITY WATER ASSN-WEST (Population served: 1124, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and SEP-21-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-21-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JUL-09-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2003)
HILTON HEIGHTS WATER ASSN #2 (Population served: 798, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - In FEB-2001, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Yazoo City that have no violations reported:

  • MISS HIGHWAY DEPT (Population served: 30, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 48.6%
(6.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 55.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 92.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.5%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.8%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Yazoo City, MS

People in group quarters in Yazoo City in 2010:

  • 226 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 93 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 84 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 44 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 14 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Yazoo City in 2000:

  • 1,952 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 187 people in nursing homes
  • 75 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 71 people in state prisons
  • 39 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 39 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 39 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill

Yazoo City compared to Mississippi state average:

Yazoo City, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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


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Banks with branches in Yazoo City (2011 data):

  • Bank of Yazoo City: Bank Of Yazoo City, Lintonia Branch, Highway 49 Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $200.6 mil, Deposits: $178.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Yazoo Capital Corporation
  • BankPlus: Fifteenth Street Branch, Jerry Clower Boulevard, Yazoo City Branch. 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
  • Regions Bank: Yazoo City Main Branch at 105 North Main Street, branch established on 1904/01/01. 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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Yazoo City, Mississippi:

  • Yazoo Motel - Yazoo City, Hwy 49 And 16, Yazoo City, MS 39194 , Phone: (662) 746-2161
  • Best Western - Gateway Inn, 286 Wyeth Dr, Yazoo City, MS 39194 , Phone: (662) 716-0930, Fax: (662) 716-0931
  • Comfort Inn, 1600 Jerry Clower Blvd, Yazoo City, MS 39194 , Phone: (662) 746-6444, Fax: (662) 746-6448
  • Best Western - Gateway Inn, 286 Wyeth Ln, Yazoo City, MS 39194 , Phone: (662) 716-0930, Fax: (662) 716-0931
  • Hampton Inn-Yazoo City, 2161 Grand Ave, Yazoo City, MS 39194 , Phone: (662) 746-3333, Fax: (662) 746-3322
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Yazoo City, Mississippi

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Yazoo City travel time to work - commute


Yazoo City mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Electricity (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Yazoo City city (based on Yazoo County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.17%
Here48.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchAmerican Baptist AssociationBaptist Missionary Association of America
Adherents54.8%21.5%4.6%4.1%4.0%
Congregations40.6%26.6%3.1%3.1%4.7%
NamePresbyterian Church in AmericaChurch of God (Anderson, Indiana)Seventh-Day Adventist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents3.5%1.8%1.5%1.3%3.0%
Congregations3.1%1.6%1.6%1.6%14.1%
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: 7
Here:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
This county:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Yazoo County:

3.14 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Yazoo County:

12.7%
State:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

36.4%
State:

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

10.3%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$8,925$53,5500$0
Other Government Administration 8$15,725$23,5880$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 7$10,299
Police Protection - Officers 25$63,864$30,6550$0
Police - Other 10$19,968$23,96211$6,837
Firefighters 27$68,000$30,2220$0
Streets and Highways 24$41,650$20,8250$0
Solid Waste Management 1$1,955$23,4600$0
Sewerage 11$45,777$49,9390$0
Parks and Recreation 2$8,186$49,1160$0
Water Supply 13$46,086$42,5410$0
Electric Power 27$97,979$43,5462$1,712
Other and Unallocable 6$15,403$30,8060$0
Totals for Government 156$433,518$33,34820$18,848

Yazoo City government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $256,000 ($22.23)
    Housing and Community Development: $145,000 ($12.59)
    Regular Highways: $120,000 ($10.42)
    Water Utilities: $115,000 ($9.99)
    Sewerage: $113,000 ($9.81)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $8,374,000 ($727.10)
    Police Protection: $1,759,000 ($152.73)
    Water Utilities: $1,262,000 ($109.58)
    Central Staff Services: $1,108,000 ($96.21)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,090,000 ($94.64)
    Sewerage: $793,000 ($68.85)
    Regular Highways: $369,000 ($32.04)
    Solid Waste Management: $369,000 ($32.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $201,000 ($17.45)
    General - Other: $189,000 ($16.41)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $111,000 ($9.64)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $82,000 ($7.12)
    Libraries: $50,000 ($4.34)
    General Public Buildings: $17,000 ($1.48)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $158,000 ($13.72)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $136,000 ($11.81)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $378,000 ($32.82)
    Water Utilities: $280,000 ($24.31)
    Electric Utilities: $227,000 ($19.71)
    Sewerage: $51,000 ($4.43)
    Local Fire Protection: $42,000 ($3.65)
    Parks and Recreation: $40,000 ($3.47)
    General - Other: $20,000 ($1.74)
    Central Staff Services: $19,000 ($1.65)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($0.78)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,654,000 ($490.93)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($1.39)

Yazoo City government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,346,000 ($116.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $656,000 ($56.96)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $51,000 ($4.43)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($0.35)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $231,000 ($20.06)
    All Other: $60,000 ($5.21)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $222,000 ($19.28)
    Interest Earnings: $83,000 ($7.21)
    General Revenue, NEC: $70,000 ($6.08)
    Rents: $17,000 ($1.48)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $9,185,000 ($797.52)
    Water Utilities: $2,059,000 ($178.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,908,000 ($165.67)
    Highways: $378,000 ($32.82)
    Housing and Community Development: $145,000 ($12.59)
    All Other: $69,000 ($5.99)
  • Tax - Property: $2,582,000 ($224.19)
    Public Utilities Sales: $144,000 ($12.50)
    Other License: $22,000 ($1.91)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $7,000 ($0.61)

Yazoo City government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,825,000 ($505.77)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,250,000 ($455.85)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $575,000 ($49.93)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $269,000 ($23.36)
    End of Fiscal Year: $247,000 ($21.45)

Yazoo City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $252,000 ($21.88)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,514,000 ($565.60)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,951,000 ($169.40)

4.70% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,124 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
Mississippi average:

7.82%

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:
from Hinds County, MS  0.61% ($24,490 average AGI)
from Madison County, MS  0.40% ($30,656)
from Rankin County, MS  0.31% ($32,760)


5.20% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($29,722 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
Mississippi average:

8.35%

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:
to Hinds County, MS  1.25% ($21,089 average AGI)
to Madison County, MS  0.68% ($51,782)
to Rankin County, MS  0.43% ($35,629)

Strongest AM radio stations in Yazoo City:

  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WXTN (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, MS; Owner: BRAD MAURICE COTHRAN)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIIN (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RIDGELAND, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WTWZ (1120 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLINTON, MS; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSLI (930 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: SPORTSRAD, INC.)
  • WWDF (720 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICHLAND, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WOAD (1300 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZRX (1590 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Yazoo City:

  • WJNS-FM (92.1 FM; YAZOO CITY, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYAB (93.1 FM; YAZOO CITY, MS; Owner: SSR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYJS (105.9 FM; PICKENS, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WDBT (95.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMSI-FM (102.9 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSTZ-FM (106.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBYP (107.1 FM; BELZONI, MS; Owner: ZOO-BEL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMPN-FM (91.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WUSJ (96.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFMN (97.3 FM; FLORA, MS; Owner: WFMN RADIO, INC.)
  • WTYX (94.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: BACKYARD BROADCASTING MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WJKK (98.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WJMI (99.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WMAO-FM (90.9 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WAGR-FM (102.5 FM; LEXINGTON, MS; Owner: BRAD MAURICE COTHRAN)

TV broadcast stations around Yazoo City:

  • WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • WABG-TV (Channel 6; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WDBD (Channel 40; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WDBD LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMPN-TV (Channel 29; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WJTV (Channel 12; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMAO-TV (Channel 23; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WJKO-LP (Channel 64; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WJMF-LP (Channel 53; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJXF-LP (Channel 49; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAPT (Channel 16; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WAPT HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WBXK-CA (Channel 8; JACKSON, ETC., MS; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W46CW (Channel 46; JACKSON/BRANDON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI TELEVISION, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Yazoo City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 21
Total length: 589 meters (1,932ft)
Total costs: $429,000
Total average daily traffic: 76,820
Total average daily truck traffic: 6,267

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 9
  • 1970-1979: 1
  • 1980-1989: 4
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 6
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Yazoo City, MS


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 144
  • Service Call: 58

Incident types - Yazoo City


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Yazoo City, MS

Most common first names in Yazoo City, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary24178.4 years
James19371.8 years
Willie16372.2 years
John13771.9 years
William13373.7 years
Robert12770.2 years
Annie9680.1 years
George7473.7 years
Henry6873.2 years
Joe5375.7 years
Most common last names in Yazoo City, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams14674.1 years
Jones14475.1 years
Johnson13376.4 years
Smith11475.3 years
Brown9372.8 years
Harris7674.7 years
Thomas6572.6 years
Moore6376.8 years
Davis6277.6 years
Washington5876.4 years
Businesses in Yazoo City, MS
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1KFC1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1Nike2
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Church's Chicken1Rite Aid1
Days Inn1Sears1
Econo Lodge1Subway1
FedEx2Taco Bell1
GNC1UPS1
H&R Block1Wendy's1
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