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Grenada County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2016: 21,514 (48% urban, 52% rural); it was 23,263 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,340
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,501
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,096
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,938 (it was 2,724 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

30%

Land area: 422 sq. mi.

Water area: 27.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 51 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Grenada County: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (31.1%), Construction (28.9%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (20.0%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (20.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 100%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 0%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Grenada County, Mississippi:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (54.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (44.2%)
Median resident age:  40.8 years
Mississippi median age:  37.2 years
Males: 10,214  (47.5%)
Females: 11,300  (52.5%)
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Grenada County,MS real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Grenada County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $34,025 ($27,385 in 1999)

This county:

$34,025
Mississippi:

$41,754

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $450 (lower quartile is $335, upper quartile is $552)
This county:

$450
State:

$560


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $102,262 (it was $64,000 in 2000)
Grenada:

$102,262
Mississippi:

$113,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $61,382 - $179,591
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $963
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $291

Institutionalized population: 256

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 3
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 15
  • Burglaries: 59
  • Thefts: 85
  • Auto thefts: 19

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 8
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 20
  • Burglaries: 82
  • Thefts: 75
  • Auto thefts: 20
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 32 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 2001: 23 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $91,100
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $82,600
  • 2004: 36 buildings, average cost: $89,200
  • 2007: 96 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 2008: 17 buildings, average cost: $112,200
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $109,700
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $121,600
  • 2011: 16 buildings, average cost: $115,600
  • 2012: 17 buildings, average cost: $131,300
  • 2013: 15 buildings, average cost: $140,800
  • 2014: 14 buildings, average cost: $140,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $851 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $496 (0.7%)

Grenada County household income distribution in 2009 Grenada County home values distribution Grenada County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 22.5%
Grenada County:

22.5%
Mississippi:

20.8%
(15.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.7% for Black residents, 36.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 94.5% for American Indian residents, 160.0% for other race residents, 6.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 40.8 years old
(Males: 39.1 years old, Females: 41.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.6 years old, Black residents: 35.4 years old, American Indian residents: 16.7 years old, Asian residents: 22.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31.6 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Grenada County is $389 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $455 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $641 a month.

Cities in this county include: Grenada, Elliott, Holcomb.

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

2012 air pollution in Grenada County:

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 9.5 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Orange County, California , Coweta County, Georgia , Winston County, Alabama , Floyd County, Texas , Rockdale County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.6%
Mississippi:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 740
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 78.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 27 (27.9% naturalized citizens)

Grenada County:

0.1%
Whole state:

2.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 7
  • 2000 to 2009: 7
  • 1990 to 1999: 13
  • 1980 to 1989: 48
  • 1970 to 1979: 12
  • Before 1970: 41
Note: State values scaled to Grenada County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 86.3%

Grenada County marital status for males Grenada County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,277
  • One, attached: 98
  • Two: 351
  • 3 or 4: 334
  • 5 to 9: 280
  • 10 to 19: 206
  • 20 to 49: 78
  • 50 or more: 30
  • Mobile homes: 1,635
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 8

Housing units in Grenada County with a mortgage: 2,960 (14 second mortgage, 79 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,258

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

50.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Grenada County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant10,94640
Black Protestant1,90213
Mainline Protestant1,54610
Catholic3601
Other12
None7,151-
Grenada County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Grenada County:

2.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.

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

1.30 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

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

8.24 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 16
This county:

6.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Grenada County:

13.3%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Grenada County:

32.9%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.8%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Grenada County:

Average size of farms: 268 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $17,105
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $180.75
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 24.46%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $17,877
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 26.71%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 20.67%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $39,474
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.04%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.80
Corn for grain: 1014 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 6028 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 10479 harvested acres
Vegetables: 52 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 36 acres

Earthquake activity:

Grenada County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 132.2 miles away from Grenada County center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 149.0 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 192.9 miles away from the county center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 113.0 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 154.3 miles away from Grenada 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 167.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Mississippi Tropical Storm Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 11, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3348: August 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3348, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • 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 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 Winter Storms, Ice and Freezing Rain, Incident Period: December 23, 1998 to December 26, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1265: January 25, 1999, FEMA Id: 1265, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Freeze
  • Mississippi Severe Storm, Winter Storm, Freezing Rain And Sleet, Incident Period: February 09, 1994 to February 14, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1009: February 18, 1994, FEMA Id: 1009, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Storm, Freeze
  • Mississippi Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: April 26, 1991 to May 31, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-906: May 17, 1991, FEMA Id: 906, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: February 17, 1991 to March 21, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-895: March 05, 1991, FEMA Id: 895, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Mississippi Drought and Freezing, Incident Period: February 22, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3032: February 22, 1977, FEMA Id: 3032, Natural disaster type: Freeze, Drought
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Grenada County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Floods: 4, Freezes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (31%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (53%)
  • Korea (22%)
  • Canada (16%)
  • Scotland (0%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Grenada County (%):

  • American (13%)
  • English (4%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • German (2%)
  • African (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Grenada County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 8,653 (87.7%)
  • Carpooled: 875 (8.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 122 (1.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 36 (0.4%)
  • Walked: 88 (0.9%)
  • Worked at home: 45 (0.5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 302 people in nursing homes
  • 141 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 49 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 26 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 8 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children

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

  • 139 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 109 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 8 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $41,010.

5.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,034 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.54%
Mississippi average:

6.70%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.73% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($19,317 average AGI)
1.81% relocated from other states ($10,717 average AGI)
Grenada County:

1.81%
Mississippi average:

2.79%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Montgomery County, MS  0.61% ($26,217 average AGI)
from Yalobusha County, MS  0.41% ($24,839)
from Leflore County, MS  0.32% ($38,250)
from Carroll County, MS  0.28% ($32,381)
from Shelby County, TN  0.20% ($30,800)
from Lafayette County, MS  0.17% ($29,077)
from Oktibbeha County, MS  0.16% ($17,833)


6.36% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,845 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.36%
Mississippi average:

6.88%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.28% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($21,070 average AGI)
2.08% relocated to other states ($10,776 average AGI)
Grenada County:

2.08%
Mississippi average:

2.96%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to DeSoto County, MS  0.42% ($34,344 average AGI)
to Montgomery County, MS  0.41% ($29,129)
to Yalobusha County, MS  0.37% ($36,750)
to Shelby County, TN  0.30% ($21,348)
to Tallahatchie County, MS  0.28% ($23,381)
to Carroll County, MS  0.24% ($26,944)
to Lafayette County, MS  0.24% ($21,500)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.2
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.5

Births per 1000 population in Grenada County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Grenada County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 14.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Grenada County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Grenada County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Grenada County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,337 (3,133 aged, 1,204 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 740 (12%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (388)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (267)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (264)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (247)
  • Congestive heart failure (246)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (167)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (143)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (134)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (122)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (103)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 4.4
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 20,435
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 625
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 76,553

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,347
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,417
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 13

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 40
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 92

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 168.3. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 21,514
  • In family households: 18,213 (2,182 male householders, 2,699 female householders)
    3,162 spouses, 7,678 children (6,720 natural, 257 adopted, 701 stepchildren), 748 grandchildren, 352 brothers or sisters, 534 parents, 307 other relatives, 569 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,968 (999 male householders (919 living alone)), 1,571 female householders (1,398 living alone)), 391 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 334

Size of family households: 2,165 2-persons, 1,426 3-persons, 786 4-persons, 364 5-persons, 94 6-persons, 43 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,323 1-person, 252 2-persons, 8 3-persons.

2,107 married couples with children.
2,279 single-parent households (196 men, 2,083 women).

99.9% of residents of Grenada speak English at home.
0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $163,484,000 ($7,191 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,778,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $63,027,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $41,945,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $2,326,000
Federal grants: $38,524,000
Federal procurement contracts: $6,542,000 ($4,529,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $11,121,000 ($3,017,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $778,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,939,000
Federal Government insurance: $24,611,000

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

Births: 1,660
Here:

73 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,637
Here:

72 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +75
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -473
Here -21 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Grenada County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.26 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.6

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 102
  • 2010 to 2013: 290
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,209
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,944
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,355
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,300
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,064
  • 1950 to 1959: 909
  • 1940 to 1949: 551
  • 1939 or earlier: 535
Note: State values scaled to Grenada population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Grenada County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Grenada County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 65
  • 3 rooms: 102
  • 4 rooms: 364
  • 5 rooms: 1,209
  • 6 rooms: 1,101
  • 7 rooms: 785
  • 8 rooms: 780
  • 9+ rooms: 857
  • 1 room: 23
  • 2 rooms: 56
  • 3 rooms: 359
  • 4 rooms: 529
  • 5 rooms: 696
  • 6 rooms: 332
  • 7 rooms: 108
  • 8 rooms: 51
  • 9+ rooms: 50
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Grenada County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Grenada County population
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 82
  • 2 bedrooms: 633
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,284
  • 4 bedrooms: 848
  • 5+ bedrooms: 399
  • no bedroom: 23
  • 1 bedroom: 211
  • 2 bedrooms: 884
  • 3 bedrooms: 988
  • 4 bedrooms: 108
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Grenada County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Grenada County population
  • no vehicle: 156
  • 1 vehicle: 1,516
  • 2 vehicles: 2,226
  • 3 vehicles: 949
  • 4 vehicles: 294
  • 5+ vehicles: 88
  • no vehicle: 364
  • 1 vehicle: 1,154
  • 2 vehicles: 398
  • 3 vehicles: 250
  • 4 vehicles: 39
  • 5+ vehicles: 13

87% of Grenada County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 60% lived in Mississippi.

Grenada County:

86.7%
State average:

86.6%

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

  • This state: 17,636
  • Other state: 3,856
  • Northeast: 195
  • Midwest: 769
  • South: 2,472
  • West: 414

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Grenada County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (39.0%)
  • Electricity (37.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (20.2%)
  • Wood (2.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)
  • Electricity (46.3%)
  • Utility gas (38.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11.7%)
  • Wood (1.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 433
Here:

18.7%
Mississippi:

12.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 121
Here:

9.2%
Mississippi:

10.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 26
Here:

3.5%
Mississippi:

9.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Grenada County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,530,000
    Health - Other: $698,000
    General Public Buildings: $64,000
    Hospitals: $59,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $33,478,000
    Regular Highways: $2,436,000
    Police Protection: $2,080,000
    Financial Administration: $914,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $913,000
    Central Staff Services: $819,000
    Correctional Institutions: $715,000
    Health - Other: $634,000
    General Public Buildings: $504,000
    Local Fire Protection: $455,000
    Solid Waste Management: $419,000
    General - Other: $152,000
    Libraries: $132,000
    Parks and Recreation: $81,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $65,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $57,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,091,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Other Higher Education: $305,000
    Health - Other: $36,000
    Central Staff Services: $28,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $1,444,000
    General - Other: $143,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $24,574,000

Grenada County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $38,662,000
    Solid Waste Management: $544,000
    All Other: $354,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $210,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $329,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $998,000
    Interest Earnings: $748,000
    Rents: $654,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $255,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,555,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,165,000
    Health and Hospitals: $687,000
    All Other: $356,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,173,000
    Other License: $247,000

Grenada County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,320,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $24,978,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,500,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,158,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,000,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,000,000

Grenada County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,933,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,474,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,600,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,264
  • Number of aged recipients: 133
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,131
  • Number of recipients under 18: 245
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 728
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 291
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 520
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 611
Grenada County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Grenada County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Grenada County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary21179.0 years
James19971.5 years
William17470.6 years
John16874.4 years
Willie12974.3 years
Robert10472.3 years
George7075.9 years
Annie6977.2 years
Henry6673.5 years
Charles5666.2 years
Most common last names in Grenada County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams13074.0 years
Jones10377.0 years
Smith9274.5 years
Johnson6775.0 years
Willis6268.4 years
Taylor5774.2 years
Mitchell5675.6 years
Brown5676.3 years
Lott4771.9 years
Jackson4370.2 years
Businesses in Grenada County, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike4
Advance Auto Parts1Nissan1
Ashley Furniture1Payless1
AutoZone1Penske2
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Popeyes1
CVS1Quality1
Chevrolet1Quiznos1
Circle K1RadioShack1
Comfort Inn2SAS Shoes1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Sears1
FedEx1Subway2
Ford1Super 81
GNC1T-Mobile1
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
Hilton1Toyota1
Holiday Inn1True Value1
KFC1U-Haul3
Knights Inn1UPS2
La-Z-Boy2Waffle House1
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
McDonald's3Walmart1
Motel 61Wendy's1
New Balance1