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Calhoun County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2016: 14,721 (all rural); it was 15,069 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,948
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,314
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,584
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,726 (it was 1,435 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

30%

Land area: 587 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 25 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Calhoun County: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (37.6%), Educational, health and social services (24.8%), Retail trade (16.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 51%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 49%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Calhoun County, Mississippi:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (64.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (27.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (5.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  41.1 years
Mississippi median age:  37.2 years
Males: 6,972  (47.4%)
Females: 7,749  (52.6%)
Average household size:
Calhoun County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $32,083 ($27,113 in 1999)

This county:

$32,083
Mississippi:

$41,754

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $359 (lower quartile is $253, upper quartile is $429)
This county:

$359
State:

$560


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $72,629 (it was $46,500 in 2000)
Calhoun:

$72,629
Mississippi:

$113,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $38,796 - $117,697

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $109,637
Here:

$109,637
State:

$168,885

Townhouses or other attached units: $303,071
Here:

$303,071
State:

$280,569

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $62,596
Here:

$62,596
State:

$141,017

Mobile homes: $36,618
Here:

$36,618
State:

$57,614
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $782
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $306

Institutionalized population: 183
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
Number of permits per 10,000 residents
Average permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $747 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $505 (0.7%)

Calhoun County household income distribution in 2013 Calhoun County home values distribution in 2013 Calhoun County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 24.6%
Calhoun County:

24.6%
Mississippi:

20.8%
(17.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.2% for Black residents, 47.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 49.8% for other race residents, 62.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 41.1 years old
(Males: 40.1 years old, Females: 41.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.5 years old, Black residents: 38.2 years old, American Indian residents: 41.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 16.8 years old, Other race residents: 20.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Calhoun 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: Bruce, Calhoun City, Vardaman, Derma, Pittsboro, Big Creek, Slate Springs.

Calhoun 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: Carter County, Oklahoma , Clay County, Texas , Lincoln County, Arkansas , Little River County, Arkansas , Williamsburg County, South Carolina , Nevada County, Arkansas , Pushmataha County, Oklahoma .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.2%
Mississippi:

5.9%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 338
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 75.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 373 (19.7% naturalized citizens)

Calhoun County:

2.5%
Whole state:

2.0%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Calhoun County population
  • 672010 or later
  • 1742000 to 2009
  • 711990 to 1999
  • 201980 to 1989
  • 311970 to 1979
  • 16Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 64.0%

Calhoun County marital status for males Calhoun County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,105
  • One, attached: 22
  • Two: 144
  • 3 or 4: 141
  • 5 to 9: 149
  • 20 or more: 47
  • Mobile homes: 1,396
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Housing units in Calhoun County with a mortgage: 1,514 (17 second mortgage, 42 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,652

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

50.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Calhoun County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,52656
Black Protestant8828
Mainline Protestant8056
Catholic851
None2,664-
Calhoun 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
Calhoun County:

3.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

2.06 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 10
Calhoun County:

6.87 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

2.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Calhoun County:

12.5%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Calhoun County:

32.3%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

18.0%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Calhoun County:

Average size of farms: 268 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $50,824
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $429.49
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 20.30%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $43,752
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 35.21%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $61,352
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.64%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.22
Corn for grain: 5022 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 605 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 22926 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 10782 harvested acres
Vegetables: 108 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Calhoun 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 132.1 miles away from Calhoun County center
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 124.2 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 185.5 miles away from the county center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 86.3 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 146.9 miles away from Calhoun County center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 225.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • 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 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 High Winds, Incident Period: May 05, 2003 to May 08, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1470: May 23, 2003, FEMA Id: 1470, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • 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
  • Mississippi Severe Storm, Winter Storm, Freezing Rain And Sleet, Incident Period: February 09, 1994 to February 14, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1009: February 18, 1994, FEMA Id: 1009, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Storm, Freeze
  • Mississippi Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: April 26, 1991 to May 31, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-906: May 17, 1991, FEMA Id: 906, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: February 17, 1991 to March 21, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-895: March 05, 1991, FEMA Id: 895, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Mississippi STORMS, TORNADOES, FLOODS, Incident Period: April 16, 1979, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-577: April 16, 1979, FEMA Id: 577, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi Heavy Rains, Tornadoes, Flooding, Incident Period: March 27, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-368: March 27, 1973, FEMA Id: 368, Natural disaster type: Tornado, Flood, Heavy Rain

The number of natural disasters in Calhoun County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Production occupations (21%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (84%)
  • Honduras (5%)
  • Yemen (3%)
  • Other Caribbean (2%)
  • England (1%)
  • Korea (1%)
  • Germany (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Calhoun County


  • American (29%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (4%)
  • German (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Italian (0%)
  • Arab (0%)

Calhoun County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,332 (87.7%)
  • Carpooled: 250 (6.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 6 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 60 (1.6%)
  • Walked: 51 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 98 (2.6%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 162 people in nursing homes
  • 33 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 31 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 21 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

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

  • 153 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 25 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 24 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 8 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 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 $34,281.

4.47% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($25,898 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
Mississippi average:

6.70%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.33% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($18,730 average AGI)
1.14% relocated from other states ($7,167 average AGI)
Calhoun County:

1.14%
Mississippi average:

2.79%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Chickasaw County, MS  0.81% ($20,487 average AGI)
from Pontotoc County, MS  0.60% ($24,621)
from Yalobusha County, MS  0.27% ($33,538)
from Grenada County, MS  0.23% ($15,273)
from Lee County, MS  0.23% ($20,455)
from Webster County, MS  0.23% ($28,273)


4.31% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,710 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.31%
Mississippi average:

6.88%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.29% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($20,696 average AGI)
1.02% relocated to other states ($5,014 average AGI)
Calhoun County:

1.02%
Mississippi average:

2.96%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lafayette County, MS  0.58% ($26,107 average AGI)
to Chickasaw County, MS  0.42% ($20,500)
to Lee County, MS  0.33% ($27,313)
to Pontotoc County, MS  0.33% ($28,313)
to DeSoto County, MS  0.25% ($47,667)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.8

Births per 1000 population in Calhoun County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Calhoun County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 13.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Calhoun County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 24.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Calhoun County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Calhoun County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Calhoun County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Calhoun County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Calhoun County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Calhoun County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,301 (2,393 aged, 908 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 458 (13%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (309)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (206)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (154)
  • Congestive heart failure (150)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (140)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (138)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (133)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (127)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (55)
  • Malignant neoplasm of prostate (46)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.73
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,420
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 1,009
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 31,707

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,358
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,263

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 20
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 48

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,721
  • In family households: 12,316 (1,708 male householders, 2,087 female householders)
    2,609 spouses, 4,239 children (3,967 natural, 99 adopted, 172 stepchildren), 680 grandchildren, 194 brothers or sisters, 133 parents, 235 other relatives, 406 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,181 (710 male householders (643 living alone)), 1,267 female householders (1,197 living alone)), 201 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 227

Size of family households: 1,992 2-persons, 853 3-persons, 550 4-persons, 267 5-persons, 87 6-persons, 53 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,850 1-person, 132 2-persons, 2 3-persons, 10 6-persons.

1,780 married couples with children.
992 single-parent households (186 men, 806 women).

95.2% of residents of Calhoun speak English at home.
4.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 8% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 21% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $107,270,000 ($7,217 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,874,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $40,838,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $23,696,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,187,000
Federal grants: $29,167,000
Federal procurement contracts: $680,000 ($190,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $8,701,000 ($6,386,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $268,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,853,000
Federal Government insurance: $10,742,000

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

Births: 1,074
Here:

73 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 924
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +126
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -670
Here -46 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Calhoun County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.39 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.6

Year house built in Calhoun County, Mississippi Note: State values scaled to Calhoun County population
  • 1552014 or later
  • 2242010 to 2013
  • 4402000 to 2009
  • 1,0641990 to 1999
  • 1,0991980 to 1989
  • 1,6131970 to 1979
  • 1,0821960 to 1969
  • 5991950 to 1959
  • 4451940 to 1949
  • 3371939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Calhoun County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Calhoun County, Mississippi Note: State values scaled to Calhoun County population
  • 01 room
  • 62 rooms
  • 1373 rooms
  • 5534 rooms
  • 1,1415 rooms
  • 8836 rooms
  • 7187 rooms
  • 3188 rooms
  • 3379+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Calhoun County, Mississippi Note: State values scaled to Calhoun County population
  • 221 room
  • 662 rooms
  • 2303 rooms
  • 4624 rooms
  • 4595 rooms
  • 2306 rooms
  • 977 rooms
  • 328 rooms
  • 329+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Calhoun County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Calhoun County, Mississippi Note: State values scaled to Calhoun County population
  • 6no bedroom
  • 401 bedroom
  • 7692 bedrooms
  • 2,5423 bedrooms
  • 6364 bedrooms
  • 1295+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Calhoun County, Mississippi Note: State values scaled to Calhoun County population
  • 22no bedroom
  • 2191 bedroom
  • 5812 bedrooms
  • 6843 bedrooms
  • 1064 bedrooms
  • 205+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Calhoun County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Calhoun County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Calhoun County population
  • 209no vehicle
  • 1,2511 vehicle
  • 1,5482 vehicles
  • 7503 vehicles
  • 2374 vehicles
  • 1345+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Calhoun County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Calhoun County population
  • 336no vehicle
  • 7321 vehicle
  • 4632 vehicles
  • 653 vehicles
  • 94 vehicles
  • 195+ vehicles

87.7% of Calhoun County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 87% lived in Mississippi.

Calhoun County:

87.7%
State average:

86.6%

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

  • This state: 12,466
  • Other state: 1,813
  • Northeast: 180
  • Midwest: 397
  • South: 1,026
  • West: 210
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Calhoun County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 52.0%Electricity
  • 23.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 19.6%Utility gas
  • 3.4%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 54.3%Electricity
  • 30.8%Utility gas
  • 11.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 165
Here:

10.1%
Mississippi:

12.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 48
Here:

5.4%
Mississippi:

10.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 40
Here:

7.2%
Mississippi:

9.8%

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

Calhoun County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,930,000
    Police Protection: $769,000
    Financial Administration: $563,000
    Solid Waste Management: $562,000
    General - Other: $536,000
    General Public Buildings: $315,000
    Central Staff Services: $302,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $275,000
    Health - Other: $247,000
    Correctional Institutions: $198,000
    Libraries: $67,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $66,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $162,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Other Higher Education: $131,000
    General - Other: $34,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $61,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,396,000

Calhoun County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $486,000
    All Other: $259,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $52,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $212,000
    Interest Earnings: $159,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $83,000
    Rents: $7,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,167,000
    Highways: $819,000
    General Local Government Support: $384,000
    Health and Hospitals: $195,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,623,000
    Other License: $226,000

Calhoun County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,491,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $3,491,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $550,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $450,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $100,000

Calhoun County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,876,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,491,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 854
  • Number of aged recipients: 106
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 748
  • Number of recipients under 18: 98
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 486
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 270
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 412
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 341
Calhoun County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Calhoun County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Calhoun County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James17972.0 years
William12674.9 years
John11574.6 years
Mary11077.4 years
Willie8073.4 years
Robert5272.1 years
George5275.2 years
Annie5178.1 years
Thomas4672.7 years
Charles4268.2 years
Most common last names in Calhoun County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Parker7573.7 years
Murphree5477.0 years
Brown4873.1 years
Williams4571.6 years
Bailey4176.9 years
Moore3674.1 years
Hardin3578.9 years
Armstrong3562.5 years
Logan3478.7 years
Collins3477.7 years
Businesses in Calhoun County, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Subway2
H&R Block1True Value1
Haworth1U-Haul1
SONIC Drive-In1UPS1