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Coahoma County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2016: 24,761 (68% urban, 32% rural); it was 30,622 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,804
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,449
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,051
Renter-occupied apartments: 4,208 (it was 4,502 in 2000)
% of renters here:

43%
State:

30%

Land area: 554 sq. mi.

Water area: 29.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 45 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Coahoma County: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (54.9%), Construction (22.2%), Retail trade (13.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 59%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 27%
  • Unpaid family work: 14%
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  • Races in Coahoma County, MS (2017)
    • 19,34763.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5,37617.6%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1200.4%Two or more races
    • 600.2%Asian alone
    • 500.2%Hispanic or Latino
    • 90.03%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

34.6 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years
Males: 11,445  (46.2%)
Females: 13,316  (53.8%)
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Average household size:
Coahoma County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $30,306 ($22,338 in 1999)
This county:

$30,306
Mississippi:

$43,529

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $428 (lower quartile is $248, upper quartile is $554)
This county:

$428
State:

$574


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $89,546 (it was $48,200 in 2000)
Coahoma:

$89,546
Mississippi:

$120,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $50,147 - $142,545
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $912
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $308

Institutionalized population: 256

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 9
  • Burglaries: 76
  • Thefts: 54
  • Auto thefts: 24

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

  • Murders: 5
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 65
  • Thefts: 55
  • Auto thefts: 43
Coahoma County, MS map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $138,000
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $63,900
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $97,200
  • 2000: 22 buildings, average cost: $68,000
  • 2001: 38 buildings, average cost: $74,500
  • 2002: 42 buildings, average cost: $84,500
  • 2003: 25 buildings, average cost: $73,500
  • 2004: 28 buildings, average cost: $72,700
  • 2005: 44 buildings, average cost: $95,500
  • 2006: 76 buildings, average cost: $68,300
  • 2007: 31 buildings, average cost: $98,100
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $84,300
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $62,000
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $56,400
  • 2011: 12 buildings, average cost: $71,400
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $63,500
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $83,300
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $62,000
  • 2015: 17 buildings, average cost: $159,000
  • 2016: 16 buildings, average cost: $163,400
  • 2017: 18 buildings, average cost: $163,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Coahoma, MS residents
Average permit cost in Coahoma, MS
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,009 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $579 (1.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Coahoma, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Coahoma, MS in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Coahoma, MS in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 31.2%
Coahoma County:

31.2%
Mississippi:

19.8%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.8% for Black residents, 3.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for other race residents, 27.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 34.6 years old
(Males: 32.1 years old, Females: 36.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51.1 years old, Black residents: 31.4 years old, American Indian residents: 28.9 years old, Asian residents: 21.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 29.5 years old, Other race residents: 34.1 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Coahoma County is $400 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $528 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $631 a month.

Cities in this county include: Clarksdale, Jonestown, Friars Point, Lyon, Lula, Coahoma, Farrell.

Coahoma 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: Clark County, Arkansas , Dillon County, South Carolina , Dallas County, Arkansas , Garvin County, Oklahoma , Horry County, South Carolina , Jefferson County, Arkansas , Lawrence County, Alabama , Sumter County, South Carolina , Montgomery County, Arkansas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.4%
Mississippi:

4.8%

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

Current college students: 1,099
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 188 (72.9% naturalized citizens)

Coahoma County:

0.8%
Whole state:

2.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 582010 or later
  • 632000 to 2009
  • 181990 to 1999
  • 711980 to 1989
  • 301970 to 1979
  • 25Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 78.1%

Coahoma County marital status for males Coahoma County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,207
  • One, attached: 98
  • Two: 478
  • 3 or 4: 575
  • 5 to 9: 849
  • 10 to 19: 104
  • 20 to 49: 418
  • 50 or more: 58
  • Mobile homes: 1,144

Housing units in Coahoma County with a mortgage: 2,071 (37 second mortgage, 46 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,740

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

49.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Coahoma County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,62927
Black Protestant5,45415
Mainline Protestant2,3757
Catholic9352
Other351
None10,723-
Coahoma 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: 9
Coahoma County:

3.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.


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

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Coahoma County:

6.87 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Coahoma County:

15.9%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Coahoma County:

39.6%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.2%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Coahoma County:

Average size of farms: 1068 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $312,554
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $329.11
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 6.99%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $326,017
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 82.67%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 49.75%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $257,939
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 56.47%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 0.29
Corn for grain: 20959 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 11995 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 101233 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 76586 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 964 acres

Earthquake activity:

Coahoma County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 76% 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 97.1 miles away from Coahoma 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 165.7 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 112.7 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 113.4 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 129.9 miles away from Coahoma County center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 94.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Mississippi Severe Storms 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 23, 2015 to December 28, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4248: January 04, 2016, FEMA Id: 4248, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • 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 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 and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 24, 2001 to December 17, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1398: December 07, 2001, FEMA Id: 1398, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 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 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
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Coahoma County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 2, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Coahoma

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,930 (81.8%)
  • Carpooled: 972 (11.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 11 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 76 (0.9%)
  • Bicycle: 14 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 260 (3.1%)
  • Worked at home: 152 (1.8%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

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


  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Yemen (65%)
  • Germany (10%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (10%)
  • Australia (7%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • India (4%)
  • Bulgaria (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Coahoma County


  • English (3%)
  • American (3%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • German (2%)
  • Italian (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (0%)
  • Scottish (0%)

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

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

  • 197 people in nursing homes
  • 157 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 145 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the intellectually disabled
  • 129 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 121 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 24 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse

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

  • 233 people in college/university student housing
  • 173 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 148 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 82 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 20 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 6 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 5 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $39,012.

3.75% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,475 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.75%
Mississippi average:

6.54%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.03% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($17,861 average AGI)
1.72% relocated from other states ($10,611 average AGI)
Coahoma County:

1.72%
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 Shelby County, TN  0.38% ($23,387 average AGI)
from Tunica County, MS  0.35% ($23,607)
from Bolivar County, MS  0.35% ($32,179)


6.52% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,963 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.52%
Mississippi average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.70% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($18,403 average AGI)
2.82% relocated to other states ($12,560 average AGI)
Coahoma County:

2.82%
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 DeSoto County, MS  0.91% ($31,487 average AGI)
to Shelby County, TN  0.61% ($31,392)
to Tunica County, MS  0.47% ($19,897)
to Bolivar County, MS  0.41% ($38,912)
to Lafayette County, MS  0.28% ($44,478)
to Quitman County, MS  0.28% ($24,348)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 19.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 18.3

Births per 1000 population in Coahoma County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Coahoma County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 17.0
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 18.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Coahoma County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 5.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Coahoma County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Coahoma County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Coahoma County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Coahoma County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Coahoma County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Coahoma County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,597 (3,312 aged, 1,285 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,008 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (411)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (305)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (252)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (185)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (183)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (169)
  • Sudden cardiac death, so described (136)
  • Essential (primary) hypertension (122)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (119)
  • Congestive heart failure (111)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 24%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.42
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 22,269
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 599
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 85,491

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,676
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,231
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 29
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 55

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7

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

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 307.2. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 234.1
  • Other - 73.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 24,761
  • In family households: 20,335 (2,163 male householders, 3,600 female householders)
    2,692 spouses, 8,307 children (7,846 natural, 144 adopted, 266 stepchildren), 1,696 grandchildren, 453 brothers or sisters, 225 parents, 622 other relatives, 617 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,699 (1,404 male householders (1,195 living alone)), 1,883 female householders (1,754 living alone)), 409 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 722

Size of family households: 2,367 2-persons, 1,352 3-persons, 1,081 4-persons, 644 5-persons, 104 6-persons, 185 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,950 1-person, 323 2-persons, 20 3-persons.

1,566 married couples with children.
3,222 single-parent households (183 men, 3,039 women).

98.7% of residents of Coahoma speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (87% speak English very well, 13% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (33% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 54% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other language at home (16% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 39% speak English not well, 38% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $255,725,000 ($8,757 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,172,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $67,420,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $60,411,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $24,274,000
Federal grants: $91,920,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,936,000 ($996,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $9,765,000 ($5,068,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $971,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $7,651,000
Federal Government insurance: $60,655,000

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

Births: 3,067
Here:

106 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,811
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +64
Here:

+2 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -2,891
Here -100 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Coahoma County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 12.16 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.7

Year house built in Coahoma County, Mississippi
  • Year house built in Coahoma County, Mississippi
  • 1272014 or later
  • 1592010 to 2013
  • 5482000 to 2009
  • 1,1171990 to 1999
  • 1,3931980 to 1989
  • 2,1491970 to 1979
  • 1,6961960 to 1969
  • 1,8961950 to 1959
  • 8771940 to 1949
  • 8201939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Coahoma County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Coahoma County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Coahoma County, Mississippi
  • 301 room
  • 92 rooms
  • 433 rooms
  • 2464 rooms
  • 8355 rooms
  • 1,4236 rooms
  • 1,1577 rooms
  • 4928 rooms
  • 6129+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Coahoma County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Coahoma County, Mississippi
  • 5101 room
  • 382 rooms
  • 1843 rooms
  • 8564 rooms
  • 1,2385 rooms
  • 6096 rooms
  • 5417 rooms
  • 1808 rooms
  • 759+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Coahoma County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Coahoma County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Coahoma County, Mississippi
  • 38no bedroom
  • 691 bedroom
  • 6382 bedrooms
  • 2,9473 bedrooms
  • 9064 bedrooms
  • 1815+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Coahoma County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Coahoma County, Mississippi
  • 518no bedroom
  • 3071 bedroom
  • 1,4052 bedrooms
  • 1,4523 bedrooms
  • 4374 bedrooms
  • 495+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Coahoma County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Coahoma County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Coahoma County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 167no vehicle
  • 1,6831 vehicle
  • 1,7192 vehicles
  • 7933 vehicles
  • 2464 vehicles
  • 1655+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Coahoma County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Coahoma County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 976no vehicle
  • 2,2391 vehicle
  • 7582 vehicles
  • 1763 vehicles
  • 344 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

87.5% of Coahoma County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 36% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 48% lived in Mississippi.

Coahoma County:

87.5%
State average:

86.6%

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

  • This state: 21,362
  • Other state: 3,271
  • Northeast: 125
  • Midwest: 1,154
  • South: 1,862
  • West: 94
Year householders moved into unit in Coahoma County, MS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Coahoma County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 58.4%Utility gas
  • 23.3%Electricity
  • 16.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 47.8%Utility gas
  • 42.9%Electricity
  • 8.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 229
Here:

8.3%
Mississippi:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 156
Here:

10.4%
Mississippi:

11.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 309
Here:

19.9%
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

Coahoma County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $403,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $169,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $57,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $9,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,211,000
    Air Transportation: $575,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $357,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,203,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,197,000
    General - Other: $2,570,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,251,000
    Financial Administration: $1,540,000
    Police Protection: $1,470,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,386,000
    Local Fire Protection: $873,000
    General Public Buildings: $500,000
    Health - Other: $480,000
    Central Staff Services: $423,000
    Parks and Recreation: $200,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $95,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $93,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $28,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $575,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $371,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $408,000
    Other - Libraries: $253,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $140,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $68,000
    Other - Health - Other: $55,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $25,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $40,000
    Health and Hospitals: $35,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,735,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,253,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $482,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,359,000
    Rents: $410,000
    Interest Earnings: $384,000
    Sale of Property: $334,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $973,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $87,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,568,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,496,000
    Education: $2,471,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,235,000
    Highways: $785,000
    Health and Hospitals: $445,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,289,000
    Other License: $546,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,981,000

Coahoma County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $403,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $169,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $57,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $9,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,211,000
    Air Transportation: $575,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $357,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,203,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,197,000
    General - Other: $2,570,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,251,000
    Financial Administration: $1,540,000
    Police Protection: $1,470,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,386,000
    Local Fire Protection: $873,000
    General Public Buildings: $500,000
    Health - Other: $480,000
    Central Staff Services: $423,000
    Parks and Recreation: $200,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $95,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $93,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $28,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $575,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $371,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $408,000
    Other - Libraries: $253,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $140,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $68,000
    Other - Health - Other: $55,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $25,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $40,000
    Health and Hospitals: $35,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,735,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,253,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $482,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,359,000
    Rents: $410,000
    Interest Earnings: $384,000
    Sale of Property: $334,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $973,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $87,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,568,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,496,000
    Education: $2,471,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,235,000
    Highways: $785,000
    Health and Hospitals: $445,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,289,000
    Other License: $546,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,981,000

Coahoma County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $403,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $169,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $57,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $9,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,211,000
    Air Transportation: $575,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $357,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,203,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,197,000
    General - Other: $2,570,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,251,000
    Financial Administration: $1,540,000
    Police Protection: $1,470,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,386,000
    Local Fire Protection: $873,000
    General Public Buildings: $500,000
    Health - Other: $480,000
    Central Staff Services: $423,000
    Parks and Recreation: $200,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $95,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $93,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $28,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $575,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $371,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $408,000
    Other - Libraries: $253,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $140,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $68,000
    Other - Health - Other: $55,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $25,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $40,000
    Health and Hospitals: $35,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,735,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,253,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $482,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,359,000
    Rents: $410,000
    Interest Earnings: $384,000
    Sale of Property: $334,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $973,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $87,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,568,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,496,000
    Education: $2,471,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,235,000
    Highways: $785,000
    Health and Hospitals: $445,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,289,000
    Other License: $546,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,981,000

Coahoma County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $403,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $169,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $57,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $9,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $1,211,000
    Air Transportation: $575,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $357,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,203,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,197,000
    General - Other: $2,570,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,251,000
    Financial Administration: $1,540,000
    Police Protection: $1,470,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,386,000
    Local Fire Protection: $873,000
    General Public Buildings: $500,000
    Health - Other: $480,000
    Central Staff Services: $423,000
    Parks and Recreation: $200,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $95,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $93,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $28,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $575,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $371,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $408,000
    Other - Libraries: $253,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $140,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $68,000
    Other - Health - Other: $55,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $25,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Education: $40,000
    Health and Hospitals: $35,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,735,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,253,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $482,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,359,000
    Rents: $410,000
    Interest Earnings: $384,000
    Sale of Property: $334,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $973,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $87,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,568,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $2,496,000
    Education: $2,471,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,235,000
    Highways: $785,000
    Health and Hospitals: $445,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,289,000
    Other License: $546,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,981,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,434
  • Number of aged recipients: 313
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 2,121
  • Number of recipients under 18: 462
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,363
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 609
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 960
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 1,025
Most common first names in Coahoma County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary34878.5 years
James32971.1 years
Willie29971.6 years
John25773.6 years
William18973.2 years
Robert18171.0 years
Annie14276.7 years
George13672.2 years
Henry11274.1 years
Jessie11074.0 years
Most common last names in Coahoma County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams28773.8 years
Johnson23272.6 years
Brown17574.5 years
Jones17373.8 years
Smith16972.5 years
Thomas11872.8 years
Davis11273.5 years
Jackson10671.9 years
Moore9773.2 years
Harris8072.9 years

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