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Calhoun County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2016: 14,698 (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).

March 2019 cost of living index in Calhoun County: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (47.3%), Retail trade (17.3%), Educational, health and social services (17.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 57%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 43%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Calhoun County, MS (2017)
    • 9,50663.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4,04526.8%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8075.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2231.5%Two or more races
    • 1771.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 40.03%Asian alone
Median resident age:

41.4 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years
Males: 6,999  (47.6%)
Females: 7,699  (52.4%)
Average household size:
Calhoun County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $33,446 ($27,113 in 1999)
This county:

$33,446
Mississippi:

$43,529

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $368 (lower quartile is $255, upper quartile is $440)
This county:

$368
State:

$574


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $86,388 (it was $46,500 in 2000)
Calhoun:

$86,388
Mississippi:

$120,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $46,534 - $130,605

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $111,803
Here:

$111,803
State:

$172,223

Townhouses or other attached units: $215,180
Here:

$215,180
State:

$199,204

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $192,123
Here:

$192,123
State:

$347,028

Mobile homes: $37,137
Here:

$37,137
State:

$58,432

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $784
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $300

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

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 1998: 3 buildings, average cost: $44,300
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $103,100
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $103,100
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $103,100
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 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
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $150,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Calhoun, MS residents
Average permit cost in Calhoun, MS
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $790 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $522 (0.7%)

Distribution of median household income in Calhoun, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Calhoun, MS in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Calhoun, MS in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.3%
Calhoun County:

23.3%
Mississippi:

19.8%
(16.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.2% for Black residents, 41.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.3% for other race residents, 46.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 41.4 years old
(Males: 40.2 years old, Females: 41.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.5 years old, Black residents: 38.9 years old, American Indian residents: 45.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 17.1 years old, Other race residents: 16.4 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:

4.9%
Mississippi:

4.8%

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

Current college students: 338
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 75.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 417 (21.0% naturalized citizens)

Calhoun County:

2.8%
Whole state:

2.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1042010 or later
  • 1542000 to 2009
  • 641990 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: 5,114
  • One, attached: 18
  • Two: 150
  • 3 or 4: 134
  • 5 to 9: 142
  • 20 or more: 55
  • Mobile homes: 1,480
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 10

Housing units in Calhoun County with a mortgage: 1,512 (12 second mortgage, 46 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,757

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

49.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Calhoun County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Calhoun

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,347 (88.6%)
  • Carpooled: 231 (6.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 6 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 54 (1.4%)
  • Walked: 51 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 100 (2.6%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (20%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Production occupations (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (80%)
  • Honduras (4%)
  • Yemen (3%)
  • Other Caribbean (2%)
  • Korea (1%)
  • England (1%)
  • Germany (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Calhoun County


  • American (28%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (4%)
  • German (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Italian (0%)
  • Arab (0%)

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 $40,088.

3.98% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,275 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.98%
Mississippi average:

6.54%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.13% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($22,943 average AGI)
0.84% relocated from other states ($8,332 average AGI)
Calhoun County:

0.84%
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 Chickasaw County, MS  0.70% ($26,559 average AGI)


4.68% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,087 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.68%
Mississippi average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.84% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($23,533 average AGI)
0.84% relocated to other states ($5,550 average AGI)
Calhoun County:

0.84%
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 Chickasaw County, MS  0.76% ($26,378 average AGI)
to Pontotoc County, MS  0.72% ($25,543)

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: 14,698
  • In family households: 12,178 (1,706 male householders, 2,013 female householders)
    2,579 spouses, 4,231 children (3,903 natural, 143 adopted, 186 stepchildren), 694 grandchildren, 169 brothers or sisters, 115 parents, 208 other relatives, 472 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,297 (722 male householders (652 living alone)), 1,348 female householders (1,272 living alone)), 224 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 227

Size of family households: 1,976 2-persons, 835 3-persons, 515 4-persons, 251 5-persons, 101 6-persons, 58 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,926 1-person, 140 2-persons, 2 3-persons, 3 6-persons.

1,744 married couples with children.
1,001 single-parent households (232 men, 769 women).

95.5% of residents of Calhoun speak English at home.
4.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (47% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 17% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (83% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 11% 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:

5.8
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.7

Year house built in Calhoun County, Mississippi
  • Year house built in Calhoun County, Mississippi
  • 2882014 or later
  • 2302010 to 2013
  • 4522000 to 2009
  • 1,0851990 to 1999
  • 1,0481980 to 1989
  • 1,6101970 to 1979
  • 1,1441960 to 1969
  • 5651950 to 1959
  • 4151940 to 1949
  • 3311939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Calhoun County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Calhoun County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Calhoun County, Mississippi
  • 01 room
  • 72 rooms
  • 1213 rooms
  • 5194 rooms
  • 1,1575 rooms
  • 9136 rooms
  • 7537 rooms
  • 3258 rooms
  • 3439+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Calhoun County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Calhoun County, Mississippi
  • 201 room
  • 632 rooms
  • 2133 rooms
  • 4464 rooms
  • 4505 rooms
  • 2076 rooms
  • 1187 rooms
  • 268 rooms
  • 359+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Calhoun County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Calhoun County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Calhoun County, Mississippi
  • 9no bedroom
  • 501 bedroom
  • 7122 bedrooms
  • 2,6233 bedrooms
  • 6444 bedrooms
  • 1365+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Calhoun County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Calhoun County, Mississippi
  • 20no bedroom
  • 2311 bedroom
  • 5572 bedrooms
  • 6383 bedrooms
  • 1074 bedrooms
  • 185+ 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
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Calhoun County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 194no vehicle
  • 1,2791 vehicle
  • 1,5452 vehicles
  • 7723 vehicles
  • 2594 vehicles
  • 1545+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Calhoun County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Calhoun County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 329no vehicle
  • 7001 vehicle
  • 4472 vehicles
  • 683 vehicles
  • 64 vehicles
  • 215+ vehicles

87.7% of Calhoun County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% 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: 12,528
  • Other state: 1,767
  • Northeast: 166
  • Midwest: 361
  • South: 1,020
  • West: 209
Year householders moved into unit in Calhoun County, MS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Calhoun County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 53.4%Electricity
  • 26.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.4%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 53.4%Electricity
  • 28.8%Utility gas
  • 18.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.9%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 128
Here:

7.9%
Mississippi:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 61
Here:

6.8%
Mississippi:

11.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 49
Here:

8.9%
Mississippi:

12.5%

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 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $738,000
    Other: $201,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,683,000
    Regular Highways: $1,554,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,406,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,004,000
    Police Protection: $805,000
    Solid Waste Management: $689,000
    Financial Administration: $635,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $551,000
    Health - Other: $409,000
    General - Other: $295,000
    Correctional Institutions: $263,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $83,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $35,000
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $127,000
    Highways: $33,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $243,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $98,000
    Other - Libraries: $78,000
    Other - General - Other: $23,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $21,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $46,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $81,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $46,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $35,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $376,000
    General Revenue - Other: $220,000
    Interest Earnings: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,191,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $180,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,815,000
    General Local Government Support: $400,000
    Health and Hospitals: $245,000
    Other: $242,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,033,000
    Other License: $76,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,243,000

Calhoun County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $738,000
    Other: $201,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,683,000
    Regular Highways: $1,554,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,406,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,004,000
    Police Protection: $805,000
    Solid Waste Management: $689,000
    Financial Administration: $635,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $551,000
    Health - Other: $409,000
    General - Other: $295,000
    Correctional Institutions: $263,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $83,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $35,000
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $127,000
    Highways: $33,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $243,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $98,000
    Other - Libraries: $78,000
    Other - General - Other: $23,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $21,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $46,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $81,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $46,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $35,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $376,000
    General Revenue - Other: $220,000
    Interest Earnings: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,191,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $180,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,815,000
    General Local Government Support: $400,000
    Health and Hospitals: $245,000
    Other: $242,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,033,000
    Other License: $76,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,243,000

Calhoun County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $738,000
    Other: $201,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,683,000
    Regular Highways: $1,554,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,406,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,004,000
    Police Protection: $805,000
    Solid Waste Management: $689,000
    Financial Administration: $635,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $551,000
    Health - Other: $409,000
    General - Other: $295,000
    Correctional Institutions: $263,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $83,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $35,000
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $127,000
    Highways: $33,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $243,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $98,000
    Other - Libraries: $78,000
    Other - General - Other: $23,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $21,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $46,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $81,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $46,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $35,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $376,000
    General Revenue - Other: $220,000
    Interest Earnings: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,191,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $180,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,815,000
    General Local Government Support: $400,000
    Health and Hospitals: $245,000
    Other: $242,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,033,000
    Other License: $76,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,243,000

Calhoun County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $738,000
    Other: $201,000
  • Construction - Judicial and Legal Services: $1,683,000
    Regular Highways: $1,554,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,406,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,004,000
    Police Protection: $805,000
    Solid Waste Management: $689,000
    Financial Administration: $635,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $551,000
    Health - Other: $409,000
    General - Other: $295,000
    Correctional Institutions: $263,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $83,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $35,000
    Parks and Recreation: $19,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $127,000
    Highways: $33,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $243,000
    Other - Local Fire Protection: $98,000
    Other - Libraries: $78,000
    Other - General - Other: $23,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $21,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $46,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $81,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $46,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $35,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $376,000
    General Revenue - Other: $220,000
    Interest Earnings: $16,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,191,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $180,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,815,000
    General Local Government Support: $400,000
    Health and Hospitals: $245,000
    Other: $242,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,033,000
    Other License: $76,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,243,000

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
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