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Attala County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2016: 19,082 (36% urban, 64% rural); it was 19,661 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,784
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,003
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,881
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,832 (it was 1,686 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

30%

Land area: 735 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 26 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Attala County: 79.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Construction (29.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (20.0%), Wholesale trade (12.7%), Manufacturing (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 81%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 19%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Attala County, Mississippi:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (54.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (42.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
Median resident age:  41.2 years
Mississippi median age:  37.2 years
Males: 8,938  (46.8%)
Females: 10,144  (53.2%)
Average household size:
Attala County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $34,016 ($24,794 in 1999)

This county:

$34,016
Mississippi:

$41,754

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $401 (lower quartile is $272, upper quartile is $474)
This county:

$401
State:

$560


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $80,495 (it was $47,400 in 2000)
Attala:

$80,495
Mississippi:

$113,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $42,362 - $159,249
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $855
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $300

Institutionalized population: 293

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 16
  • Burglaries: 71
  • Thefts: 37
  • Auto thefts: 7
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $110,500
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $109,900
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $345,500
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $80,600
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,100
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $87,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $772 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $556 (0.8%)

Attala County household income distribution in 2009 Attala County home values distribution Attala County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 22.8%
Attala County:

22.8%
Mississippi:

20.8%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.1% for Black residents, 17.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 80.0% for American Indian residents, 54.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 41.2 years old
(Males: 40.3 years old, Females: 41.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.3 years old, Black residents: 34.4 years old, Asian residents: 42.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 16.6 years old, Other race residents: 29.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Attala County is $384 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $455 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $610 a month.

Cities in this county include: Kosciusko, Ethel, McCool, Sallis.

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

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Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.0%
Mississippi:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 576
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 77.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 123 (44.9% naturalized citizens)

Attala County:

0.6%
Whole state:

2.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 38
  • 2000 to 2009: 19
  • 1990 to 1999: 46
  • 1980 to 1989: 17
  • 1970 to 1979: 7
  • Before 1970: 4
Note: State values scaled to Attala County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 72.8%

Attala County marital status for males Attala County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,528
  • One, attached: 14
  • Two: 151
  • 3 or 4: 221
  • 5 to 9: 191
  • 10 to 19: 49
  • 20 to 49: 130
  • 50 or more: 14
  • Mobile homes: 1,910
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 22

Housing units in Attala County with a mortgage: 1,974 (32 second mortgage, 155 home equity loan, 3 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,246

Here:

25.0% with mortgage
State:

50.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Attala County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,57043
Mainline Protestant1,45019
Black Protestant6894
Catholic1941
Other1501
None8,511-
Attala 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: 5
Attala County:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
This county:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Attala County:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

3.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Attala County:

13.7%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Attala County:

37.5%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

21.5%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Attala County:

Average size of farms: 240 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $16,976
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $219.79
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 51.38%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $22,563
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 15.63%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.15%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $55,110
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.77%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.32
Corn for grain: 1378 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 7800 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 941 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 65 acres

Earthquake activity:

Attala County-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 136.0 miles away from Attala 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 182.3 miles away from the county center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 109.5 miles away from the county center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 190.8 miles away from the county 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 99.7 miles away from Attala County center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 241.7 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 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, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2011 to April 28, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1972: April 29, 2011, FEMA Id: 1972, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 23, 2010 to April 24, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1906: April 29, 2010, FEMA Id: 1906, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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 Hurricane Dennis, Incident Period: July 10, 2005 to July 15, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1594: July 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 1594, 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 Severe Storms & Flooding, Incident Period: April 03, 2001 to April 05, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1365: April 17, 2001, FEMA Id: 1365, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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
  • Mississippi Severe Winter Storms, Ice and Freezing Rain, Incident Period: December 23, 1998 to December 26, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1265: January 25, 1999, FEMA Id: 1265, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Freeze
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Attala County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Freezes: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (41%)
  • Germany (20%)
  • Philippines (18%)
  • India (14%)
  • Japan (3%)
  • England (0%)
  • Scotland (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Attala County (%):

  • American (13%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • English (5%)
  • African (5%)
  • German (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • European (2%)

Attala County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,076 (80.8%)
  • Carpooled: 531 (10.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 10 (0.2%)
  • Ferryboat: 87 (1.7%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 240 (4.8%)
  • Walked: 112 (2.2%)
  • Worked at home: 59 (1.2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in Attala County, Mississippi in 2000:

  • 294 people in nursing homes
  • 33 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 33 people in other group homes
  • 14 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 8 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)

People in group quarters in Attala County, Mississippi in 2010:

  • 261 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 26 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 25 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 24 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 7 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $38,958.

4.57% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,237 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.57%
Mississippi average:

6.70%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.66% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($21,658 average AGI)
0.90% relocated from other states ($6,579 average AGI)
Attala County:

0.90%
Mississippi average:

2.79%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Holmes County, MS  0.84% ($28,157 average AGI)
from Leake County, MS  0.43% ($20,615)
from Rankin County, MS  0.34% ($37,333)
from Choctaw County, MS  0.30% ($24,722)
from Hinds County, MS  0.21% ($30,385)
from Oktibbeha County, MS  0.16% ($16,400)


4.94% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,616 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.94%
Mississippi average:

6.88%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.48% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($17,834 average AGI)
1.46% relocated to other states ($6,785 average AGI)
Attala County:

1.46%
Mississippi average:

2.96%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Holmes County, MS  0.46% ($16,821 average AGI)
to Leake County, MS  0.41% ($19,720)
to Rankin County, MS  0.36% ($23,091)
to Hinds County, MS  0.29% ($22,278)
to Madison County, MS  0.23% ($46,571)
to Neshoba County, MS  0.18% ($31,909)
to Oktibbeha County, MS  0.18% ($18,455)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.6

Births per 1000 population in Attala County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 14.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Attala County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Attala County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Attala County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Attala County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,772 (2,893 aged, 879 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 683 (13%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Attala County, Mississippi in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (239)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (222)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (221)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (214)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (182)
  • Congestive heart failure (174)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (167)
  • Unspecified dementia (128)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (119)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (89)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.09
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,286
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 361
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 62,275

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,616
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,309
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 33
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 77

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 19,082
  • In family households: 16,336 (2,184 male householders, 2,762 female householders)
    3,077 spouses, 6,068 children (5,481 natural, 98 adopted, 488 stepchildren), 1,024 grandchildren, 194 brothers or sisters, 241 parents, 558 other relatives, 247 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,386 (970 male householders (923 living alone)), 1,294 female householders (1,250 living alone)), 132 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 356

Size of family households: 2,214 2-persons, 1,054 3-persons, 933 4-persons, 475 5-persons, 133 6-persons, 126 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,176 1-person, 76 2-persons, 21 3-persons.

2,263 married couples with children.
1,543 single-parent households (171 men, 1,372 women).

98.6% of residents of Attala speak English at home.
1.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (77% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (91% speak English very well, 9% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $131,643,000 ($6,698 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,204,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $55,704,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $31,471,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,712,000
Federal grants: $38,409,000
Federal procurement contracts: $681,000 ($3,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,667,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $868,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,202,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,336,000

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

Births: 1,463
Here:

75 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,388
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +50
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -208
Here -11 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Attala County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.48 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.6

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 279
  • 2010 to 2013: 113
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,188
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,252
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,497
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,875
  • 1960 to 1969: 810
  • 1950 to 1959: 781
  • 1940 to 1949: 433
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,062
Note: State values scaled to Attala population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Attala County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Attala County population
  • 1 room: 29
  • 2 rooms: 5
  • 3 rooms: 196
  • 4 rooms: 612
  • 5 rooms: 1,074
  • 6 rooms: 1,284
  • 7 rooms: 953
  • 8 rooms: 463
  • 9+ rooms: 553
  • 1 room: 49
  • 2 rooms: 26
  • 3 rooms: 164
  • 4 rooms: 555
  • 5 rooms: 753
  • 6 rooms: 221
  • 7 rooms: 120
  • 8 rooms: 90
  • 9+ rooms: 33
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Attala County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Attala County population
  • no bedroom: 25
  • 1 bedroom: 52
  • 2 bedrooms: 772
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,393
  • 4 bedrooms: 763
  • 5+ bedrooms: 166
  • no bedroom: 50
  • 1 bedroom: 199
  • 2 bedrooms: 666
  • 3 bedrooms: 942
  • 4 bedrooms: 109
  • 5+ bedrooms: 47
Cars and other vehicles available in Attala County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Attala County population
  • no vehicle: 226
  • 1 vehicle: 1,478
  • 2 vehicles: 1,991
  • 3 vehicles: 986
  • 4 vehicles: 395
  • 5+ vehicles: 106
  • no vehicle: 448
  • 1 vehicle: 982
  • 2 vehicles: 375
  • 3 vehicles: 204
  • 4 vehicles: 6
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

84% of Attala County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 65% lived in Mississippi.

Attala County:

83.6%
State average:

86.6%

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

  • This state: 16,622
  • Other state: 2,300
  • Northeast: 216
  • Midwest: 441
  • South: 1,450
  • West: 194

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Attala County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (35.3%)
  • Electricity (34.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25.2%)
  • Wood (3.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (49.8%)
  • Electricity (34.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.1%)
  • Wood (1.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 143
Here:

6.9%
Mississippi:

12.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 52
Here:

4.9%
Mississippi:

10.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 62
Here:

10.7%
Mississippi:

9.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Attala County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $14,519,000
    Regular Highways: $2,677,000
    Financial Administration: $1,476,000
    Police Protection: $1,051,000
    Health - Other: $956,000
    Central Staff Services: $475,000
    General Public Buildings: $422,000
    Local Fire Protection: $396,000
    Correctional Institutions: $276,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $264,000
    General - Other: $255,000
    Parks and Recreation: $104,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $93,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $13,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Other Higher Education: $515,000
    Libraries: $191,000
    Health - Other: $50,000
    General - Other: $33,000
    Air Transportation: $10,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,012,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $8,724,000

Attala County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $14,519,000
    All Other: $221,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $124,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $429,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $245,000
    Interest Earnings: $169,000
    Sale of Property: $52,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $990,000
    General Local Government Support: $698,000
    Health and Hospitals: $550,000
    All Other: $270,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,622,000
    Other License: $250,000

Attala County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,175,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,900,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $320,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $45,000

Attala County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,693,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,749,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,053
  • Number of aged recipients: 155
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 898
  • Number of recipients under 18: 142
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 572
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 339
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 509
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 404
Attala County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Attala County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

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Most common first names in Attala County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James22570.8 years
William16774.8 years
John16275.7 years
Mary15579.5 years
Robert10172.0 years
Annie9478.1 years
Willie7675.7 years
Henry7477.1 years
George6474.6 years
Charles5968.3 years
Most common last names in Attala County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7675.5 years
Brown6974.4 years
Nash6372.7 years
Moore5875.3 years
Winters5369.0 years
Johnson5374.8 years
Sanders5178.3 years
Clark4874.7 years
Adams4675.5 years
Edwards4676.3 years
Businesses in Attala County, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Nike2
Baskin-Robbins1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1SONIC Drive-In1
CVS1Sears1
Chevrolet1Subway1
Days Inn1Super 81
FedEx2Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS3
Kincaid1Walmart1