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Amite County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2019: 12,377 (all rural); it was 13,599 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,683
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,786
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,528
Renter-occupied apartments: 882 (it was 743 in 2000)
% of renters here:

14%
State:

30%

Land area: 730 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 17 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Amite County: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (32.6%), Manufacturing (16.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 70%
  • Government: 22%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 6%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Amite County, MS (2019)
    • 7,10756.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5,28242.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 360.3%Two or more races
    • 310.2%Some other race alone
    • 230.2%Asian alone
    • 30.02%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

48.1 years
Mississippi median age:

38.3 years
Males: 5,959  (48.1%)
Females: 6,418  (51.9%)
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Average household size:
Amite County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $34,516 ($26,033 in 1999)
This county:

$34,516
Mississippi:

$45,792

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $421 (lower quartile is $263, upper quartile is $610)
This county:

$421
State:

$598


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $90,063 (it was $51,200 in 2000)
Amite:

$90,063
Mississippi:

$128,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $46,955 - $189,215
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $974
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $309

Institutionalized population: 116
Amite County, MS map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $47,700
  • 1999: 3 buildings, average cost: $57,700
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $62,800
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $52,700
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $49,900
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $107,900
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $58,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2018: 0 buildings
  • 2019: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Amite, MS residents
Average permit cost in Amite, MS
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $487 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $512 (0.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Amite, MS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Amite, MS in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Amite, MS in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 25.8%
Amite County:

25.8%
Mississippi:

19.6%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.0% for Black residents, 5.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 48.1 years old
(Males: 44.5 years old, Females: 50.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51.4 years old, Black residents: 43.8 years old, American Indian residents: 10.1 years old, Asian residents: 76.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 46.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Amite County is $409 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $455 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $550 a month.

Cities in this county include: Gloster, Liberty, Crosby.

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

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Neighboring counties: Early County, Georgia , Washington Parish, Louisiana , Irwin County, Georgia , Jeff Davis County, Georgia , Lowndes County, Georgia , Grimes County, Texas , Randolph County, Georgia , Walker County, Texas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.6%
Mississippi:

6.0%

Unemployment by year in Amite, MS
County total employment by year in Amite, MS
County average yearly wages by year in Amite, MS

Current college students: 392
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 48 (33.8% naturalized citizens)

Amite County:

0.4%
Whole state:

2.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 22010 or later
  • 142000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 51980 to 1989
  • 111970 to 1979
  • 29Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 43.2%

Amite County marital status for males Amite County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,380
  • One, attached: 35
  • Two: 49
  • 3 or 4: 56
  • 5 to 9: 19
  • 10 to 19: 8
  • 20 or more: 54
  • Mobile homes: 2,191

Housing units in Amite County with a mortgage: 1,004 (13 second mortgage, 59 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,363

Here:

25.0% with mortgage
State:

49.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Amite County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,71527
Black Protestant1,3309
Other3972
Mainline Protestant2015
Catholic481
None6,440-
Amite County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Amite County:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Amite County:

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 1
This county:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Amite County:

13.6%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Amite County:

37.3%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.3%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Amite County:

Average size of farms: 250 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $48,523
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $48.87
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 97.70%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $37,579
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 9.12%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $28,821
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.25%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.97
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 14.25%
Corn for grain: 350 harvested acres
Vegetables: 25 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 25 acres

Earthquake activity:

Amite County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Mississippi state average. It is 152% greater 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 211.1 miles away from Amite County center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 214.2 miles away from the county 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 259.6 miles away from the county center
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 309.1 miles away from the county center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 198.2 miles away from Amite County center
On 5/6/2018 at 16:47:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 263.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: April 22, 2020 - April 23, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4551-MS: July 9, 2020, FEMA Id: 4551, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Mississippi Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4528, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Mississippi Tropical Storm Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 11, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3348: August 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3348, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Mississippi Hurricane Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 11, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4081: August 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 4081, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: March 25, 2009 to March 28, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1837: May 12, 2009, FEMA Id: 1837, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 28, 2008 to September 08, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1794: September 22, 2008, FEMA Id: 1794, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1604: August 29, 2005, FEMA Id: 1604, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: April 06, 2003 to April 25, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1459: April 24, 2003, FEMA Id: 1459, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi Tropical Storm Isidore, Incident Period: September 23, 2002 to October 06, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1436: October 01, 2002, FEMA Id: 1436, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Mississippi Tornadoes and Severe Storms, Incident Period: February 16, 2001 to March 15, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1360: February 23, 2001, FEMA Id: 1360, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Amite County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 7, Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Amite

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,853 (79.5%)
  • Carpooled: 206 (8.8%)
  • Bus: 99 (4.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 33 (1.4%)
  • Walked: 43 (1.8%)
  • Worked at home: 80 (3.4%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Germany (46%)
  • Malaysia (24%)
  • India (20%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (4%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Amite County


  • American (16%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (3%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
24 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
77 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
39 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,411.

5.44% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,567 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.44%
Mississippi average:

6.54%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.54% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($22,705 average AGI)
1.89% relocated from other states ($15,862 average AGI)
Amite County:

1.89%
Mississippi average:

2.61%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Pike County, MS  1.75% ($33,083 average AGI)


5.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,976 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.94%
Mississippi average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.69% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($22,061 average AGI)
2.25% relocated to other states ($18,919 average AGI)
Amite County:

2.25%
Mississippi average:

2.94%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Pike County, MS  1.69% ($38,129 average AGI)
to Wilkinson County, MS  0.63% ($27,885)
to East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.51% ($48,524)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2

Births per 1000 population in Amite County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 12.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Amite County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 4.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Amite County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 16.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 6.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Amite County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Amite County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Amite County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Amite County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Amite County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Amite County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,759 (2,104 aged, 655 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 495 (16%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Amite County, Mississippi in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (216)
  • Hypertensive heart disease without (congestive) heart failure (188)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (171)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (39)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (27)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (11)
  • Congestive heart failure (10)
  • Hypertensive heart disease with (congestive) heart failure (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,399
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,102
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7

Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 45

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,377
  • Male householders: 2,378 (845 living alone), Female householders: 2,819 (899 living alone)
  • 2,357 spouses (2,357 opposite-sex spouses), 185 unmarried partners, (185 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 3,518 children (3,306 natural, 58 adopted, 144 stepchildren), 606 grandchildren, 109 brothers or sisters, 19 parents, 0 foster children, 175 other relatives, 76 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 106

Size of family households: 1,720 2-persons, 665 3-persons, 723 4-persons, 245 5-persons, 40 6-persons, 24 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,744 1-person, 136 2-persons.

1,233 married couples with children.
845 single-parent households (72 men, 773 women).

98.9% of residents of Amite speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 29% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (94% speak English very well, 6% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (93% speak English very well, 7% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $81,139,000 ($6,047 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,890,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $35,332,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $19,294,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $347,000
Federal grants: $21,063,000
Federal procurement contracts: $977,000 ($29,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,126,000 ($590,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $268,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,521,000
Federal Government insurance: $531,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 845
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 783
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +5
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -204
Here -15 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Amite County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.39 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.7

Year house built in Amite County, Mississippi
  • Year house built in Amite County, Mississippi
  • 1732014 or later
  • 1752010 to 2013
  • 1,0152000 to 2009
  • 8641990 to 1999
  • 1,1451980 to 1989
  • 1,5021970 to 1979
  • 8441960 to 1969
  • 3841950 to 1959
  • 2871940 to 1949
  • 4281939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Amite County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Amite County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Amite County, Mississippi
  • 41 room
  • 262 rooms
  • 233 rooms
  • 2834 rooms
  • 1,1435 rooms
  • 1,1106 rooms
  • 6867 rooms
  • 5638 rooms
  • 5089+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Amite County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Amite County, Mississippi
  • 01 room
  • 22 rooms
  • 553 rooms
  • 3174 rooms
  • 2285 rooms
  • 866 rooms
  • 627 rooms
  • 288 rooms
  • 359+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Amite County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Amite County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Amite County, Mississippi
  • 4no bedroom
  • 1331 bedroom
  • 7402 bedrooms
  • 2,5313 bedrooms
  • 8454 bedrooms
  • 1065+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Amite County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Amite County, Mississippi
  • 0no bedroom
  • 461 bedroom
  • 3142 bedrooms
  • 3943 bedrooms
  • 534 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Amite County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Amite County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Amite County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 179no vehicle
  • 1,2161 vehicle
  • 1,6502 vehicles
  • 9593 vehicles
  • 2464 vehicles
  • 1005+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Amite County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Amite County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 279no vehicle
  • 2911 vehicle
  • 1872 vehicles
  • 403 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

95.9% of Amite County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 19% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 81% lived in Mississippi.

Amite County:

95.9%
State average:

86.9%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 9,175
  • Other state: 3,156
  • Northeast: 29
  • Midwest: 249
  • South: 2,720
  • West: 146
Year householders moved into unit in Amite County, MS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Amite County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 68.4%Electricity
  • 17.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.2%Utility gas
  • 3.7%Wood
  • 1.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 71.3%Electricity
  • 20.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.6%Utility gas
  • 2.9%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 319
Here:

27.1%
Mississippi:

11.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 110
Here:

18.8%
Mississippi:

13.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 70
Here:

23.7%
Mississippi:

10.9%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Amite County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $884,000
    Other: $220,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,955,000
    Police Protection: $878,000
    Solid Waste Management: $725,000
    Central Staff Services: $716,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $716,000
    Financial Administration: $538,000
    Health - Other: $395,000
    Correctional Institutions: $386,000
    General Public Buildings: $269,000
    Local Fire Protection: $223,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $78,000
    General - Other: $26,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $396,000
    Other - Libraries: $92,000
    Other - Health - Other: $25,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $25,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $6,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $459,000
    General Revenue - Other: $190,000
    Interest Earnings: $75,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $124,000
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,501,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $643,000
    General Local Government Support: $459,000
    Other: $407,000
    Health and Hospitals: $137,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,944,000
    Other License: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,775,000

Amite County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $884,000
    Other: $220,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,955,000
    Police Protection: $878,000
    Solid Waste Management: $725,000
    Central Staff Services: $716,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $716,000
    Financial Administration: $538,000
    Health - Other: $395,000
    Correctional Institutions: $386,000
    General Public Buildings: $269,000
    Local Fire Protection: $223,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $78,000
    General - Other: $26,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $396,000
    Other - Libraries: $92,000
    Other - Health - Other: $25,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $25,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $6,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $459,000
    General Revenue - Other: $190,000
    Interest Earnings: $75,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $124,000
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,501,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $643,000
    General Local Government Support: $459,000
    Other: $407,000
    Health and Hospitals: $137,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,944,000
    Other License: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,775,000

Amite County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $884,000
    Other: $220,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,955,000
    Police Protection: $878,000
    Solid Waste Management: $725,000
    Central Staff Services: $716,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $716,000
    Financial Administration: $538,000
    Health - Other: $395,000
    Correctional Institutions: $386,000
    General Public Buildings: $269,000
    Local Fire Protection: $223,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $78,000
    General - Other: $26,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $396,000
    Other - Libraries: $92,000
    Other - Health - Other: $25,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $25,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $6,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $459,000
    General Revenue - Other: $190,000
    Interest Earnings: $75,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $124,000
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,501,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $643,000
    General Local Government Support: $459,000
    Other: $407,000
    Health and Hospitals: $137,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,944,000
    Other License: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,775,000

Amite County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $884,000
    Other: $220,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,955,000
    Police Protection: $878,000
    Solid Waste Management: $725,000
    Central Staff Services: $716,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $716,000
    Financial Administration: $538,000
    Health - Other: $395,000
    Correctional Institutions: $386,000
    General Public Buildings: $269,000
    Local Fire Protection: $223,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $78,000
    General - Other: $26,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $396,000
    Other - Libraries: $92,000
    Other - Health - Other: $25,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $25,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $6,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $459,000
    General Revenue - Other: $190,000
    Interest Earnings: $75,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $124,000
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,501,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $643,000
    General Local Government Support: $459,000
    Other: $407,000
    Health and Hospitals: $137,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,944,000
    Other License: $7,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,775,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 807
  • Number of aged recipients: 127
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 680
  • Number of recipients under 18: 88
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 478
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 241
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 354
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 332
Most common first names in Amite County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James8572.5 years
John8572.7 years
Willie8573.9 years
Mary7878.1 years
Robert6474.1 years
William6473.2 years
George5073.8 years
Thomas4576.5 years
Henry4080.4 years
Charles2875.6 years
Most common last names in Amite County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jackson10275.5 years
Whittington6975.3 years
Robinson6275.1 years
Smith5875.8 years
Anderson5574.1 years
Williams5077.1 years
Brown4477.0 years
Bates4374.2 years
Jones3869.6 years
Johnson3777.8 years

Businesses in Amite County, MS

  • Circle K: 1
  • La-Z-Boy: 1