Bolivar County, Mississippi (MS)

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County population in 2012: 33,904 (46% urban, 54% rural); it was 40,633 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,854
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,460
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,415
Renter-occupied apartments: 5,413 (it was 5,361 in 2000)
% of renters here:

39%
State:

30%

Land area: 876 sq. mi.

Water area: 29.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 39 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Bolivar County: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (40.4%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 36%
  • Government: 34%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 30%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Bolivar County, Mississippi:

  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (64.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (32.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.9%)
Median resident age:  34.0 years
Mississippi median age:  36.0 years
Males: 15,876  (55.6%)
Females: 18,269  (44.4%)
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Bolivar County,MS real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Bolivar County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $28,108 ($23,428 in 1999)

This county:

$28108
Mississippi:

$37963

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $402 (lower quartile is $252, upper quartile is $527)
This county:

$402
State:

$529


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $81,494 (it was $51,300 in 2000)
Bolivar:

$81,494
Mississippi:

$97,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $46,802 - $147,731
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $937
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $324

Institutionalized population: 797
Bolivar County, MS map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 38 buildings, average cost: $125,700
  • 2008: 48 buildings, average cost: $102,400
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $136,600

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results


Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,010 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $538 (0.8%)

Bolivar County household income distribution in 2009 Bolivar County home values distribution Bolivar County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 35.7%
(13.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.4% for Black residents, 72.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 97.1% for American Indian residents, 91.3% for other race residents, 52.4% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 36.8%
Bolivar County:

36.8%
Mississippi:

24.0%
(14.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.3% for Black residents, 71.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 63.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 34 years old
(Males: 32 years old, Females: 36 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40 years old, Black residents: 32 years old, American Indian residents: 34 years old, Asian residents: 55 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31 years old, Other race residents: 37 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bolivar County is $418 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $481 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $577 a month.

Cities in this county include: Cleveland, Shelby, Rosedale, Shaw, Mound Bayou, Boyle, Merigold, Gunnison, Renova, Benoit.

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

2005 air pollution in Bolivar County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.081 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.074 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 13.3 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 33 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Bolivar County: Lees Flat (A), Kirks Plantation (B), Howarth Farm (C), Chenault Farms (D), Bolivar County Farm (E), Buckridge Landing (F), Cleveland Industrial Park (G), Kentucky Landing (H), Prentiss Landing (I), Carsons Landing (J), Klondike Landing (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Bolivar County include: New Hope Church (A), New Hopewell Church (B), New Morning Star Church (C), New Mount Zion Church (D), New Prospect Church (E), New Saint James Church (F), New Salem Church (G), Niland Chapel (H), Nugent Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Round Lake Cemetery (1), New Ashley Cemetery (2), Clark Cemetery (3), New Hope Cemetery (4), Martin Cemetery (5), Mount Olive Cemetery (6), New Hope Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Lake Vermilon (A), Sikes Blue Hole (B), Howden Lake (C), Big Monocnoc Lake (D), Big Blue Hole (E), Beulah Crevasse (F), Island Lake (G), Raineys Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Big Bradford Bayou (A), Belman Bayou (B), Beaver Bayou (C), Christmas Lake Branch (D), Alligator Bayou (E), Ann Bayou (F), Upper Bogue (G), Burrus Bayou (H), Turn Bayou (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Chicot County, Arkansas , Coahoma County , Desha County, Arkansas , Phillips County, Arkansas , Sunflower County , Washington County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.6%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 3,752
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 65.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 205 (52% naturalized citizens)

Bolivar County:

0.5%
Whole state:

1.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 40
  • 1990 to 1994: 22
  • 1985 to 1989: 12
  • 1980 to 1984: 14
  • 1975 to 1979: 12
  • 1970 to 1974: 12
  • 1970 to 1974: 38
  • 1965 to 1969: 55

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 80.2%

Bolivar County marital status for males Bolivar County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Bolivar County with a mortgage: 3,862 (340 second mortgage, 214 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,917

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

62.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Bolivar County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,31248
Black Protestant3,30422
Mainline Protestant2,04319
Catholic9285
Other6875
None16,871-
Bolivar 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: 15
Bolivar County:

4.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

1.33 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Bolivar County:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 18
This county:

4.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Bolivar County:

13.3%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Bolivar County:

36.4%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.1%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Bolivar County:

Average size of farms: 1011 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $246,125
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $282.23
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.69%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $237,286
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 84.83%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $230,495
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 76.55%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 0.46
Corn for grain: 10290 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 25943 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 82901 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 184183 harvested acres
Vegetables: 32 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 912 acres

Tornado activity:

Bolivar County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 2360616.1 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 126 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/15/1972, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 62 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Bolivar County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 130.0 miles away from Bolivar County center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 122.9 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 124.3 miles away from the 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 199.3 miles away from the county center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 163.8 miles away from Bolivar County center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 126.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Bolivar County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 4, Freezes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

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

  • Mexico (31%)
  • Germany (14%)
  • Korea (10%)
  • India (7%)
  • Bolivia (6%)
  • Philippines (5%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)

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

  • United States or American (10%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • German (2%)
  • Italian (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Bolivar County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,427 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 2,534 (18%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 116 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 2 (0%)
  • Railroad: 8 (0%)
  • Taxi: 14 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 2 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 26 (0%)
  • Walked: 399 (3%)
  • Other means: 145 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 212 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 1,342 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 376 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 164 people in nursing homes
  • 126 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 72 people in state prisons
  • 69 people in other group homes
  • 35 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 8 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children

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

  • 720 people in college/university student housing
  • 403 people in state prisons
  • 270 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 92 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 32 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 27 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 18 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $38,890.

4.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,129 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.96%
Mississippi average:

6.70%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.87% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($16,921 average AGI)
2.09% relocated from other states ($12,209 average AGI)
Bolivar County:

2.09%
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 Sunflower County, MS  0.52% ($32,276 average AGI)
from Washington County, MS  0.51% ($29,053)
from Shelby County, TN  0.49% ($19,745)
from Coahoma County, MS  0.34% ($23,474)
from DeSoto County, MS  0.24% ($22,889)
from Hinds County, MS  0.18% ($25,300)
from Rankin County, MS  0.12% ($30,231)


6.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,774 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.39%
Mississippi average:

6.88%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.33% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($15,286 average AGI)
3.06% relocated to other states ($12,488 average AGI)
Bolivar County:

3.06%
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 Shelby County, TN  0.71% ($16,864 average AGI)
to Washington County, MS  0.55% ($29,000)
to Sunflower County, MS  0.54% ($29,306)
to DeSoto County, MS  0.32% ($25,083)
to Coahoma County, MS  0.28% ($23,375)
to Hinds County, MS  0.26% ($18,900)
to Leflore County, MS  0.15% ($33,882)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.0

Births per 1000 population in Bolivar County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 12.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Bolivar County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 13.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 12.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Bolivar County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 5,950 (4,299 aged, 1,651 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 24%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.57
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12864.78
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 367.340
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 45442.87

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1586.400
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1055.870
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 18.12

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 29.76
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 62.11

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5.18

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 169.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 121.2
  • Other - 47.8

Household type by relationship:

Households: 32,581

Size of family households: 3,389 2-persons, 2,104 3-persons, 1,569 4-persons, 817 5-persons, 333 6-persons, 253 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,620 1-person, 523 2-persons, 82 3-persons, 25 4-persons, 10 5-persons, 2 6-persons.

4,226 married couples with children.
4,984 single-parent households (609 men, 4,375 women).

97.3% of residents of Bolivar County speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (61% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (55% speak English very well, 42% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (24% speak English very well, 71% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $309,959,000 ($7962 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,866,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $88,727,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $60,847,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $35,980,000
Federal grants: $116,612,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,100,000 ($978,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,692,000 ($217,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $872,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $5,403,000
Federal Government insurance: $87,513,000

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

Births: 3,453
Here:

89 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,161
Here:

56 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +31
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -3,255
Here -84 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Bolivar County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.27 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 112
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,229
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,613
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,148
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,601
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,126
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,561
  • 1940 to 1949: 864
  • 1939 or earlier: 796
Rooms in houses/apartments in Bolivar County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 16
  • 2 rooms: 67
  • 3 rooms: 455
  • 4 rooms: 684
  • 5 rooms: 2,382
  • 6 rooms: 2,183
  • 7 rooms: 1,319
  • 8 rooms: 682
  • 9+ rooms: 627
  • 1 room: 110
  • 2 rooms: 335
  • 3 rooms: 994
  • 4 rooms: 1,532
  • 5 rooms: 1,425
  • 6 rooms: 572
  • 7 rooms: 238
  • 8 rooms: 120
  • 9+ rooms: 35
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Bolivar County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 131
  • 1 bedroom: 278
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,507
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,055
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,278
  • 5+ bedrooms: 166
  • no bedroom: 175
  • 1 bedroom: 1,128
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,091
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,671
  • 4 bedrooms: 272
  • 5+ bedrooms: 24
Cars and other vehicles available in Bolivar County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 876
  • 1 vehicle: 2,874
  • 2 vehicles: 3,071
  • 3 vehicles: 1,204
  • 4 vehicles: 304
  • 5+ vehicles: 86
  • no vehicle: 1,435
  • 1 vehicle: 2,567
  • 2 vehicles: 1,062
  • 3 vehicles: 208
  • 4 vehicles: 44
  • 5+ vehicles: 45

63% of Bolivar County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 66% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 58% lived in Mississippi.

Bolivar County:

63.3%
State average:

59.0%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $40,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Bolivar County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (60.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20.3%)
  • Electricity (17.5%)
  • Wood (0.5%)
  • Utility gas (49.6%)
  • Electricity (34.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.8%)
  • No fuel used (1.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 477
Here:

8.4%
Mississippi:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 263
Here:

8.3%
Mississippi:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 121
Here:

3.7%
Mississippi:

12.4%

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)

Bolivar County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,203,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,317,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,546,000
    Police Protection: $1,502,000
    Financial Administration: $1,053,000
    Health - Other: $1,044,000
    Central Staff Services: $755,000
    General Public Buildings: $733,000
    Solid Waste Management: $726,000
    Libraries: $681,000
    General - Other: $619,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $189,000
    Local Fire Protection: $172,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $159,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $195,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Other Higher Education: $250,000
    Health - Other: $233,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Libraries: $12,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,117,000

Bolivar County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $3,402,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $19,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $498,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $852,000
    Interest Earnings: $524,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $286,000
    Rents: $179,000
    Sale of Property: $51,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $869,000
    Highways: $750,000
    All Other: $732,000
    Housing and Community Development: $288,000
    Public Welfare: $57,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,317,000
    Other License: $6,000

Bolivar County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,487,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,873,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,779,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,165,000

Bolivar County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $0
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,517,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Bolivar County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Bolivar County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Bolivar County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary42978.3 years
Willie42472.2 years
James40471.0 years
John31573.6 years
William23173.0 years
Robert23169.3 years
Annie15780.1 years
George15574.7 years
Henry13976.0 years
Frank12276.8 years
Most common last names in Bolivar County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams33972.9 years
Johnson30672.7 years
Jones29872.9 years
Smith28774.3 years
Brown22175.0 years
Jackson16574.2 years
Davis16577.1 years
Robinson13273.8 years
Moore12973.8 years
Harris12173.7 years
Businesses in Bolivar County, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2La-Z-Boy3
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture1
Advance Auto Parts1MasterBrand Cabinets2
AutoZone2McDonald's3
Baskin-Robbins1Nike8
Burger King2Payless2
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut2
Chick-Fil-A1Popeyes2
Church's Chicken2Quiznos1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack2
Domino's Pizza2SAS Shoes1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx4Sears2
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Subway3
Ford1T-Mobile3
GNC1Taco Bell2
GameStop1Toyota1
H&R Block2True Value2
Hilton1U-Haul4
Holiday Inn1UPS2
Jones New York2Walgreens1
KFC2Walmart2
Kroger2Wendy's2