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Choctaw County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2016: 8,305 (all rural); it was 9,758 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,219
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,418
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,996
Renter-occupied apartments: 809 (it was 690 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

30%

Land area: 419 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 20 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Choctaw County: 79.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Construction (38.2%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (17.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.2%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (11.8%), Educational, health and social services (11.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 57%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 29%
  • Unpaid family work: 10%
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  • Races in Choctaw County, MS (2017)
    • 5,54956.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,64227.1%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 290.3%Two or more races
    • 220.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 210.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 140.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 100.1%Asian alone
Median resident age:

43.9 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years
Males: 4,026  (48.5%)
Females: 4,279  (51.5%)
Average household size:
Choctaw County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $35,393 ($27,020 in 1999)
This county:

$35,393
Mississippi:

$43,529

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $379 (lower quartile is $197, upper quartile is $466)
This county:

$379
State:

$574


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $100,507 (it was $54,100 in 2000)
Choctaw:

$100,507
Mississippi:

$120,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $54,194 - $147,321
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $769
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $291

Institutionalized population: 75
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,000
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $92,700
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $52,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $98,000
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $68,400
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $185,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $199,000
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $40,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Choctaw, MS residents
Average permit cost in Choctaw, MS
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $429 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $405 (0.4%)

Distribution of median household income in Choctaw, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Choctaw, MS in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Choctaw, MS in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.7%
Choctaw County:

21.7%
Mississippi:

19.8%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.0% for Black residents, 14.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 83.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 66.7% for other race residents, 38.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 43.9 years old
(Males: 43.2 years old, Females: 44.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.7 years old, Black residents: 36.3 years old, Asian residents: 46.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Choctaw 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: Ackerman, Weir, French Camp.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Choctaw County: Carolina Landing (A), Leota Landing (B), Longwood Landing (C), Moss Lake Landing (D), Offutt Landing (E), Point Moore Landing (F), Princeton Landing (G), Shadyside Landing (H), Stella Landing (I), Lake Washington Landing (J), Auburn Landing (K), Eggs Point Landing (L), Glenora Landing (M), Buddy Bridges Camp (N), Bear Garden (O), Riverside Fire Department (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Choctaw County include: New Mount Ararat Church (A), New Prosperity Church (B), Old Morning Star Church (C), Old Whitestone Church (D), Pilgrims Refuge Church (E), Pilgrims Rest Church (F), Pleasant Grove Church (G), Pleasant Hill Church (H), Pleasant Point Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Magruder Cemetery (1), Hopkins Cemetery (2), Charity Cemetery (3), Christian Life Cemetery (4), Huddleston Cemetery (5), Clitonia Cemetery (6), Oakland Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Blue Hole (A), Silver Lake (B), Huddleston Lake (C), Lake Jackson (D), Shell Lake (E), Deer Lake (F), Sawgrass Lake (G), Backbone Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Big Trail Lake (A), Bee Bayou (B), Clark Bayou (C), Ash Bayou (D), Albert Bayou (E), Swiftwater Bayou (F), Swan Lake Slough (G), Sixmile Bayou (H), Sago Bayou (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Choctaw County include: Yazoo National Wildlife Refuge (1), Leroy Percy Game Management Area (2), Leroy Percy State Park (3), Winterville State Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Barrow County, Georgia , Dorchester County, South Carolina , Coosa County, Alabama , Oktibbeha County , St. Clair County, Alabama , Wood County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.0%
Mississippi:

4.8%

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

Current college students: 276
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 21 (47.2% naturalized citizens)

Choctaw County:

0.3%
Whole state:

2.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 202010 or later
  • 62000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 01980 to 1989
  • 51970 to 1979
  • 7Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 47.5%

Choctaw County marital status for males Choctaw County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,188
  • One, attached: 9
  • Two: 71
  • 3 or 4: 55
  • 5 to 9: 56
  • 10 to 19: 45
  • 20 to 49: 31
  • 50 or more: 7
  • Mobile homes: 788
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 10

Housing units in Choctaw County with a mortgage: 944 (23 second mortgage, 34 home equity loan, 11 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,425

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

49.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Choctaw County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,91921
Mainline Protestant67511
Black Protestant1841
Catholic401
None3,729-
Choctaw 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: 6
Choctaw County:

6.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

2.21 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Choctaw County:

3.32 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

4.43 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Choctaw County:

13.2%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Choctaw County:

34.0%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

25.7%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Choctaw County:

Average size of farms: 225 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $36,606
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $90.55
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 91.93%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $38,071
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.47%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.81%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $28,127
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.25%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.87

Tornado activity:

Choctaw County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 1094129.2 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 67 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 11/24/2001, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado injured 48 people and caused $4 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Choctaw County-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 78% 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 115.7 miles away from Choctaw 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 170.0 miles away from the county center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 85.7 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 90.6 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 192.5 miles away from Choctaw 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 225.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and 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 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 High Winds, Severe Storm, Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 21, 1992 to November 22, 1992, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-968: November 25, 1992, FEMA Id: 968, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • 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 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

The number of natural disasters in Choctaw County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Choctaw

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,655 (81.3%)
  • Carpooled: 232 (11.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 14 (0.7%)
  • Walked: 35 (1.7%)
  • Worked at home: 90 (4.4%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (2%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Public administration (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)

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


  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • India (52%)
  • Yemen (52%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Scotland (0%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Choctaw County


  • American (22%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • English (4%)
  • German (1%)
  • African (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • Arab (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 233 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 75 people in nursing homes
  • 8 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 49 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 32 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 26 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 14 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,944.

5.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,792 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.53%
Mississippi average:

6.54%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.78% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($25,929 average AGI)
0.75% relocated from other states ($3,857 average AGI)
Choctaw County:

0.75%
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 Oktibbeha County, MS  1.15% ($32,156 average AGI)
from Webster County, MS  0.79% ($26,591)


6.37% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,419 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.37%
Mississippi average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.16% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($28,039 average AGI)
1.21% relocated to other states ($8,380 average AGI)
Choctaw County:

1.21%
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 Oktibbeha County, MS  1.28% ($36,306 average AGI)
to Webster County, MS  0.82% ($34,435)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1

Births per 1000 population in Choctaw County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Choctaw County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.0

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Choctaw County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Choctaw County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Choctaw County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Choctaw County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Choctaw County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Choctaw County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Choctaw County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,601 (1,163 aged, 438 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 358 (16%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (132)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (100)
  • Congestive heart failure (97)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (75)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (74)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (51)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (49)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (45)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (32)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (30)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 10.42
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,187
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 750

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 804
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 898

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 32
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 31

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,305
  • In family households: 6,851 (1,004 male householders, 956 female householders)
    1,435 spouses, 2,515 children (2,248 natural, 185 adopted, 114 stepchildren), 306 grandchildren, 178 brothers or sisters, 143 parents, 116 other relatives, 177 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,317 (555 male householders (524 living alone)), 658 female householders (644 living alone)), 102 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 141

Size of family households: 953 2-persons, 548 3-persons, 317 4-persons, 105 5-persons, 36 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,168 1-person, 35 2-persons, 4 3-persons, 7 4-persons.

991 married couples with children.
535 single-parent households (80 men, 455 women).

100.1% of residents of Choctaw speak English at home.
0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (83% speak English very well, 17% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $49,429,000 ($5,148 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,268,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $20,811,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $9,795,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $502,000
Federal grants: $14,986,000
Federal procurement contracts: $448,000 ($84,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,888,000 ($400,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $81,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $528,000
Federal Government insurance: $278,000

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

Births: 567
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 454
Here:

47 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +10
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -297
Here -31 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Choctaw County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.92 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.7

Year house built in Choctaw County, Mississippi
  • Year house built in Choctaw County, Mississippi
  • 1412014 or later
  • 2562010 to 2013
  • 4862000 to 2009
  • 5521990 to 1999
  • 7821980 to 1989
  • 9501970 to 1979
  • 3531960 to 1969
  • 2581950 to 1959
  • 2531940 to 1949
  • 2591939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Choctaw County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Choctaw County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Choctaw County, Mississippi
  • 01 room
  • 122 rooms
  • 443 rooms
  • 1934 rooms
  • 7045 rooms
  • 5116 rooms
  • 4177 rooms
  • 1788 rooms
  • 2739+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Choctaw County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Choctaw County, Mississippi
  • 201 room
  • 22 rooms
  • 1613 rooms
  • 1774 rooms
  • 2745 rooms
  • 716 rooms
  • 997 rooms
  • 48 rooms
  • 159+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Choctaw County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Choctaw County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Choctaw County, Mississippi
  • 0no bedroom
  • 391 bedroom
  • 2992 bedrooms
  • 1,5913 bedrooms
  • 3004 bedrooms
  • 1135+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Choctaw County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Choctaw County, Mississippi
  • 20no bedroom
  • 1231 bedroom
  • 2522 bedrooms
  • 3493 bedrooms
  • 734 bedrooms
  • 25+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Choctaw County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Choctaw County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Choctaw County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 118no vehicle
  • 6791 vehicle
  • 7612 vehicles
  • 5333 vehicles
  • 2004 vehicles
  • 585+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Choctaw County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Choctaw County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 163no vehicle
  • 3601 vehicle
  • 2372 vehicles
  • 533 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

88.2% of Choctaw County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 48% lived in Mississippi.

Choctaw County:

88.2%
State average:

86.6%

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

  • This state: 7,111
  • Other state: 1,178
  • Northeast: 80
  • Midwest: 309
  • South: 641
  • West: 137
Year householders moved into unit in Choctaw County, MS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Choctaw County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 37.6%Electricity
  • 31.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 22.5%Utility gas
  • 4.2%Wood
  • 2.0%Other fuel
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Coal or coke
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 53.1%Electricity
  • 29.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 18.5%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 1.4%Other fuel
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 43
Here:

5.0%
Mississippi:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 77
Here:

15.7%
Mississippi:

11.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 17
Here:

3.9%
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

Choctaw County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $810,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $5,596,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,975,000
    Regular Highways: $1,727,000
    Hospitals: $1,650,000
    Financial Administration: $1,183,000
    Police Protection: $1,173,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,167,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $591,000
    Health - Other: $277,000
    Local Fire Protection: $162,000
    Parks and Recreation: $63,000
    General Public Buildings: $48,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $45,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $23,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $696,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $120,000
    Other - Libraries: $58,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $13,000
    Other - Health - Other: $13,000
    Other - General - Other: $5,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $76,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,433,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,433,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $2,875,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,401,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $46,000
    Interest Earnings: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $151,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,097,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,039,000
    Highways: $919,000
    General Local Government Support: $378,000
    Health and Hospitals: $103,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,318,000
    Other License: $71,000

Choctaw County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $810,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $5,596,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,975,000
    Regular Highways: $1,727,000
    Hospitals: $1,650,000
    Financial Administration: $1,183,000
    Police Protection: $1,173,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,167,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $591,000
    Health - Other: $277,000
    Local Fire Protection: $162,000
    Parks and Recreation: $63,000
    General Public Buildings: $48,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $45,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $23,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $696,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $120,000
    Other - Libraries: $58,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $13,000
    Other - Health - Other: $13,000
    Other - General - Other: $5,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $76,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,433,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,433,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $2,875,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,401,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $46,000
    Interest Earnings: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $151,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,097,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,039,000
    Highways: $919,000
    General Local Government Support: $378,000
    Health and Hospitals: $103,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,318,000
    Other License: $71,000

Choctaw County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $810,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $5,596,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,975,000
    Regular Highways: $1,727,000
    Hospitals: $1,650,000
    Financial Administration: $1,183,000
    Police Protection: $1,173,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,167,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $591,000
    Health - Other: $277,000
    Local Fire Protection: $162,000
    Parks and Recreation: $63,000
    General Public Buildings: $48,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $45,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $23,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $696,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $120,000
    Other - Libraries: $58,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $13,000
    Other - Health - Other: $13,000
    Other - General - Other: $5,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $76,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,433,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,433,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $2,875,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,401,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $46,000
    Interest Earnings: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $151,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,097,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,039,000
    Highways: $919,000
    General Local Government Support: $378,000
    Health and Hospitals: $103,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,318,000
    Other License: $71,000

Choctaw County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $810,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $5,596,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $1,975,000
    Regular Highways: $1,727,000
    Hospitals: $1,650,000
    Financial Administration: $1,183,000
    Police Protection: $1,173,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,167,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $591,000
    Health - Other: $277,000
    Local Fire Protection: $162,000
    Parks and Recreation: $63,000
    General Public Buildings: $48,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $45,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $23,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $696,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $120,000
    Other - Libraries: $58,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $13,000
    Other - Health - Other: $13,000
    Other - General - Other: $5,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $76,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,433,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,433,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $2,875,000
    General Revenue - Other: $1,401,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $46,000
    Interest Earnings: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $151,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,097,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,039,000
    Highways: $919,000
    General Local Government Support: $378,000
    Health and Hospitals: $103,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,318,000
    Other License: $71,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 484
  • Number of aged recipients: 56
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 428
  • Number of recipients under 18: 46
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 305
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 133
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 208
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 207
Most common first names in Choctaw County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James10273.6 years
William8475.6 years
Mary7776.2 years
John6977.9 years
Robert5272.3 years
Willie4975.0 years
Annie2779.9 years
Henry2472.7 years
George2476.1 years
Jessie2375.8 years
Most common last names in Choctaw County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller8876.6 years
King4280.4 years
Black4178.3 years
Robinson3871.7 years
Ray3777.6 years
Murphy3272.5 years
Coleman3078.0 years
Carter2976.2 years
Edwards2974.4 years
Brown2578.2 years

Businesses in Choctaw County, MS

  • H&R Block: 1
  • U-Haul: 1