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Claiborne County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2016: 9,193 (all rural); it was 11,831 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,053
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,492
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,960
Renter-occupied apartments: 895 (it was 725 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

30%

Land area: 487 sq. mi.

Water area: 14.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 19 people per square mile   (low).

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

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (71.9%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (15.6%), Construction (10.9%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 41%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 55%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Claiborne County, MS (2017)
    • 7,91266.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,1479.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1211.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 770.7%Asian alone
    • 200.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 40.03%Two or more races
Median resident age:

33.7 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years
Males: 4,297  (46.7%)
Females: 4,896  (53.3%)
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Average household size:
Claiborne County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $26,851 ($22,615 in 1999)
This county:

$26,851
Mississippi:

$43,529

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $446 (lower quartile is $334, upper quartile is $499)
This county:

$446
State:

$574


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $78,399 (it was $42,200 in 2000)
Claiborne:

$78,399
Mississippi:

$120,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $47,401 - $136,484

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $94,304
Here:

$94,304
State:

$172,223

Townhouses or other attached units: $122,848
Here:

$122,848
State:

$199,204

Mobile homes: $39,661
Here:

$39,661
State:

$58,432

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $832
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $318

Institutionalized population: 54

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 4
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 13
  • Burglaries: 67
  • Thefts: 39
  • Auto thefts: 2

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 33
  • Burglaries: 75
  • Thefts: 45
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $71,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $135,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $97,900
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Claiborne, MS residents
Average permit cost in Claiborne, MS
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $414 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $572 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Claiborne, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Claiborne, MS in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Claiborne, MS in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 36.5%
Claiborne County:

36.5%
Mississippi:

19.8%
(7.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.7% for Black residents, 38.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 69.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 33.7 years old
(Males: 32.4 years old, Females: 33.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 59.5 years old, Black residents: 29.7 years old, American Indian residents: 22.8 years old, Asian residents: 26.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 51.3 years old, Other race residents: 15.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Claiborne County is $379 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $455 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $571 a month.

Cities in this county include: Port Gibson, Alcorn State University.

Claiborne 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 Claiborne County: Hidden Valley Camp (A), Hero (B), Bay Springs Country Club (C), Missionary (D), Hal Volunteer Fire and Rescue (E), Beaver Meadow Volunteer Fire Department (F), Oak Bowery Volunteer Fire Department (G), Mossville Volunteer Fire Department (H), Central Volunteer Fire Department Louin (I), Northeast Volunteer Fire Department (J), Lake Eddins Volunteer Fire Department (K), Paulding Volunteer Fire Department (L), Rose Hill Volunteer Fire Department (M), Stringer Volunteer Fire Department Search and Rescue (N), Vossburg - Heidelberg Volunteer Fire Department (O), Fellowship Volunteer Fire Department (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Claiborne County include: New Liberty Church (A), New Prospect Baptist Church (B), Oakbowery Church (C), Old Ebenezer Church (D), Phalti Church (E), Philadelphia Church (F), Pine Grove Church (G), Piney Grove Church (H), Pisgah Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Paul Cemetery (1), County Line Cemetery (2), McCarty Cemetery (3), Read Cemetery (4), Randall Hill Cemetery (5), Mount Pleasant Cemetery (6), Memory Gardens Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lake Utopia (A), Phalti Lakes (B), Pineview Lake (C), Lake Claude Bennett (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Beaver Creek (A), Algood Creek (B), Byrd Branch (C), Town Creek (D), Tan Yard Branch (E), Tallahattah Creek (F), South Twistwood Creek (G), Beal Creek (H), Roaring Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Claiborne County include: Masonite Corporation Game Refuge (1), Mitts Refuge (2), Tallahala State Wildlife Management Area (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Bleckley County, Georgia , Bulloch County, Georgia , Jasper County , Lauderdale County , Lee County, Georgia , Sumter County, Georgia , Wayne County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.3%
Mississippi:

4.8%

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

Current college students: 2,118
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 20.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 81 (30.6% naturalized citizens)

Claiborne County:

0.9%
Whole state:

2.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 352010 or later
  • 412000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 91980 to 1989
  • 291970 to 1979
  • 3Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.7 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 56.6%

Claiborne County marital status for males Claiborne County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,391
  • One, attached: 2
  • Two: 22
  • 3 or 4: 22
  • 5 to 9: 15
  • 10 to 19: 258
  • 20 or more: 68
  • Mobile homes: 1,636

Housing units in Claiborne County with a mortgage: 581 (2 second mortgage, 12 home equity loan, 9 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,626

Here:

99.8% with mortgage
State:

49.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Claiborne County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,29218
Black Protestant9766
Evangelical Protestant73511
Catholic781
Other11
None6,522-
Claiborne 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: 2
Claiborne County:

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.


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

1.86 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Claiborne County:

4.64 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

2.78 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Claiborne County:

14.2%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Claiborne County:

40.8%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.4%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Claiborne County:

Average size of farms: 339 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $19,972
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $176.80
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: 42.59%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $19,864
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 19.14%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $25,746
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.26%
Average age of principal farm operators: 60 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.15
Corn for grain: 4169 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1196 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 3450 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 2339 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Claiborne County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 1379250.9 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 7 fatalities and 133 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/4/1957, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 75 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Claiborne County-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 289.2 miles away from Claiborne 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 222.8 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 256.4 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 235.5 miles away from the county center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 233.9 miles away from Claiborne County center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 235.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Mississippi Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 09, 2016 to March 29, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4268: March 25, 2016, FEMA Id: 4268, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Mississippi Hurricane Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 11, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4081: August 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 4081, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Flooding, Incident Period: May 03, 2011 to June 17, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1983: May 11, 2011, FEMA Id: 1983, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Mississippi Flooding, Incident Period: April 27, 2011 to June 17, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3320: May 04, 2011, FEMA Id: 3320, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Mississippi Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 28, 2008 to September 08, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1794: September 22, 2008, FEMA Id: 1794, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: April 06, 2003 to April 25, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1459: April 24, 2003, FEMA Id: 1459, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi 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 SEVERE STORMS, TORNADOES, FLOODING, Incident Period: June 01, 1983, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-683: June 01, 1983, FEMA Id: 683, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, TORNADOES, Incident Period: April 16, 1983, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-678: April 16, 1983, FEMA Id: 678, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Claiborne County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Claiborne

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,461 (87.1%)
  • Carpooled: 225 (8.0%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 12 (0.4%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 3 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 10 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 44 (1.6%)
  • Worked at home: 76 (2.7%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (39%)
  • Educational services (39%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Utilities (3%)

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


  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Pakistan (51%)
  • Nigeria (13%)
  • Ghana (9%)
  • Mexico (9%)
  • Bahamas (6%)
  • Jamaica (6%)
  • India (5%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Claiborne County


  • American (3%)
  • English (1%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (0%)
  • Irish (0%)
  • Scotch-Irish (0%)
  • European (0%)

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

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

  • 1,719 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 73 people in nursing homes
  • 6 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 4 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 2 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 2 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
845 people in college/university student housing
54 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $34,098.

4.59% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,519 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.59%
Mississippi average:

6.54%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.49% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($22,218 average AGI)
1.10% relocated from other states ($7,301 average AGI)
Claiborne County:

1.10%
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 Warren County, MS  1.35% ($37,103 average AGI)


5.25% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,007 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.25%
Mississippi average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.94% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($22,974 average AGI)
1.30% relocated to other states ($7,033 average AGI)
Claiborne County:

1.30%
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 Warren County, MS  1.37% ($27,150 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.0

Births per 1000 population in Claiborne County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Claiborne County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 16.4

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Claiborne County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Claiborne County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Claiborne County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Claiborne County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Claiborne County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Claiborne County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Claiborne County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,499 (1,095 aged, 404 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 397 (15%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (271)
  • Congestive heart failure (157)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (88)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (76)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (68)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (66)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (60)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (34)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (32)
  • Malignant neoplasm of prostate (31)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 22%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 8.66
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,764
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 277
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 45,739

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,444
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 940
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 17

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 17
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 17

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,193
  • In family households: 7,376 (677 male householders, 1,310 female householders)
    886 spouses, 3,131 children (2,961 natural, 95 adopted, 66 stepchildren), 701 grandchildren, 168 brothers or sisters, 104 parents, 281 other relatives, 130 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,215 (570 male householders (551 living alone)), 565 female householders (529 living alone)), 79 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 587

Size of family households: 870 2-persons, 433 3-persons, 294 4-persons, 218 5-persons, 127 6-persons, 43 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,080 1-person, 58 2-persons.

438 married couples with children.
949 single-parent households (304 men, 645 women).

99.3% of residents of Claiborne speak English at home.
0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 43% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 33% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $71,760,000 ($6,215 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $952,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $24,458,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $15,876,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,210,000
Federal grants: $27,594,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,122,000 ($296,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,499,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $543,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $638,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,922,000

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

Births: 889
Here:

77 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 552
Here:

48 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +17
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -673
Here -59 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Claiborne County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.76 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.7

Year house built in Claiborne County, Mississippi
  • Year house built in Claiborne County, Mississippi
  • 772014 or later
  • 932010 to 2013
  • 3772000 to 2009
  • 6161990 to 1999
  • 5621980 to 1989
  • 1,5341970 to 1979
  • 6031960 to 1969
  • 1591950 to 1959
  • 1051940 to 1949
  • 1621939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Claiborne County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Claiborne County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Claiborne County, Mississippi
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 463 rooms
  • 2944 rooms
  • 6145 rooms
  • 3586 rooms
  • 3687 rooms
  • 2668 rooms
  • 1759+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Claiborne County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Claiborne County, Mississippi
  • 01 room
  • 702 rooms
  • 1723 rooms
  • 3124 rooms
  • 1625 rooms
  • 1426 rooms
  • 587 rooms
  • 298 rooms
  • 59+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Claiborne County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Claiborne County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Claiborne County, Mississippi
  • 0no bedroom
  • 231 bedroom
  • 2902 bedrooms
  • 1,4153 bedrooms
  • 3554 bedrooms
  • 645+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Claiborne County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Claiborne County, Mississippi
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1781 bedroom
  • 4472 bedrooms
  • 1983 bedrooms
  • 1204 bedrooms
  • 185+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Claiborne County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Claiborne County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Claiborne County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 70no vehicle
  • 9411 vehicle
  • 8532 vehicles
  • 1613 vehicles
  • 984 vehicles
  • 125+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Claiborne County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Claiborne County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 177no vehicle
  • 4811 vehicle
  • 2212 vehicles
  • 703 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles

95.5% of Claiborne County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 22% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Mississippi.

Claiborne County:

95.5%
State average:

86.6%

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

  • This state: 8,158
  • Other state: 974
  • Northeast: 93
  • Midwest: 333
  • South: 509
  • West: 25
Year householders moved into unit in Claiborne County, MS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Claiborne County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 51.3%Electricity
  • 22.6%Utility gas
  • 21.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.2%Wood
  • 2.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 60.0%Electricity
  • 25.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.9%Utility gas
  • 4.8%Wood
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.7%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 64
Here:

7.5%
Mississippi:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 17
Here:

2.8%
Mississippi:

11.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 69
Here:

6.8%
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

Claiborne County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $151,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,075,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,625,000
    Regular Highways: $1,357,000
    Health - Other: $1,186,000
    Police Protection: $1,097,000
    Local Fire Protection: $987,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $910,000
    Central Staff Services: $717,000
    Financial Administration: $526,000
    Correctional Institutions: $411,000
    Parks and Recreation: $348,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $247,000
    General Public Buildings: $191,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $71,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $52,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,101,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $170,000
    Other - Libraries: $50,000
    Other - Health - Other: $19,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $10,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $59,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,188,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $9,245,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,106,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,645,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,600,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,082,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $771,000
    General Revenue - Other: $427,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $193,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,174,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,133,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,670,000
    Highways: $1,728,000
    Other: $520,000
    Health and Hospitals: $93,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,856,000
    Other License: $101,000

Claiborne County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $151,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,075,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,625,000
    Regular Highways: $1,357,000
    Health - Other: $1,186,000
    Police Protection: $1,097,000
    Local Fire Protection: $987,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $910,000
    Central Staff Services: $717,000
    Financial Administration: $526,000
    Correctional Institutions: $411,000
    Parks and Recreation: $348,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $247,000
    General Public Buildings: $191,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $71,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $52,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,101,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $170,000
    Other - Libraries: $50,000
    Other - Health - Other: $19,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $10,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $59,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,188,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $9,245,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,106,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,645,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,600,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,082,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $771,000
    General Revenue - Other: $427,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $193,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,174,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,133,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,670,000
    Highways: $1,728,000
    Other: $520,000
    Health and Hospitals: $93,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,856,000
    Other License: $101,000

Claiborne County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $151,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,075,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,625,000
    Regular Highways: $1,357,000
    Health - Other: $1,186,000
    Police Protection: $1,097,000
    Local Fire Protection: $987,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $910,000
    Central Staff Services: $717,000
    Financial Administration: $526,000
    Correctional Institutions: $411,000
    Parks and Recreation: $348,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $247,000
    General Public Buildings: $191,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $71,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $52,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,101,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $170,000
    Other - Libraries: $50,000
    Other - Health - Other: $19,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $10,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $59,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,188,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $9,245,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,106,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,645,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,600,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,082,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $771,000
    General Revenue - Other: $427,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $193,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,174,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,133,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,670,000
    Highways: $1,728,000
    Other: $520,000
    Health and Hospitals: $93,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,856,000
    Other License: $101,000

Claiborne County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $151,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,075,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,625,000
    Regular Highways: $1,357,000
    Health - Other: $1,186,000
    Police Protection: $1,097,000
    Local Fire Protection: $987,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $910,000
    Central Staff Services: $717,000
    Financial Administration: $526,000
    Correctional Institutions: $411,000
    Parks and Recreation: $348,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $247,000
    General Public Buildings: $191,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $71,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $52,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,101,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $170,000
    Other - Libraries: $50,000
    Other - Health - Other: $19,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $10,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $59,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,188,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $9,245,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,106,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $5,645,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,600,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,082,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $771,000
    General Revenue - Other: $427,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $193,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,174,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,133,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $5,670,000
    Highways: $1,728,000
    Other: $520,000
    Health and Hospitals: $93,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,856,000
    Other License: $101,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 735
  • Number of aged recipients: 93
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 642
  • Number of recipients under 18: 125
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 421
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 189
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 252
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 340
Most common first names in Claiborne County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary6580.1 years
Willie6074.6 years
James4969.7 years
John4871.0 years
Robert4172.4 years
William4177.9 years
George3277.0 years
Annie3181.4 years
Henry2672.6 years
Joe2368.6 years
Most common last names in Claiborne County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson5175.3 years
Brown5070.4 years
Williams4774.6 years
Smith4375.6 years
Jones4272.9 years
Thomas3869.1 years
Davis3674.4 years
Wilson3073.8 years
Moore3071.1 years
Ellis2577.8 years
Businesses in Claiborne County, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2SONIC Drive-In1
Ace Hardware1U-Haul1

Claiborne County on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"