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Humphreys County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2016: 8,806 (50% urban, 50% rural); it was 11,206 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,025
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,035
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,312
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,313 (it was 1,453 in 2000)
% of renters here:

39%
State:

30%

Land area: 418 sq. mi.

Water area: 13.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 21 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Humphreys County: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Construction (30.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 50%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 50%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Humphreys County, MS (2017)
    • 6,74160.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 1,87016.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2352.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 90.08%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 80.07%Asian alone
    • 80.07%Two or more races
Median resident age:

36.4 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years
Males: 4,165  (47.3%)
Females: 4,641  (52.7%)
Average household size:
Humphreys County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $25,177 ($20,566 in 1999)
This county:

$25,177
Mississippi:

$43,529

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $339 (lower quartile is $180, upper quartile is $440)
This county:

$339
State:

$574


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $85,459 (it was $46,000 in 2000)
Humphreys:

$85,459
Mississippi:

$120,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $46,968 - $130,238
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $867
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $334

Institutionalized population: 83
Humphreys County, MS map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $37,600
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $53,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $107,500
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $47,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $33,200
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $66,100
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $85,200
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $85,200
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $35,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 0 buildings
  • 2017: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Humphreys, MS residents
Average permit cost in Humphreys, MS
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $994 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $764 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Humphreys, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Humphreys, MS in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Humphreys, MS in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 37.7%
Humphreys County:

37.7%
Mississippi:

19.8%
(17.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.3% for Black residents, 23.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.5% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 36.4 years old
(Males: 33.5 years old, Females: 38.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 52.0 years old, Black residents: 33.4 years old, Asian residents: 57.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 33.8 years old, Other race residents: 12.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Humphreys County is $344 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $455 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $604 a month.

Cities in this county include: Belzoni, Isola, Silver City, Louise.

Humphreys 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: Bibb County, Alabama , Los Angeles County, California , Miller County, Arkansas , Glascock County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

9.6%
Mississippi:

4.8%

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

Current college students: 337
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 65.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 109 (19.6% naturalized citizens)

Humphreys County:

1.2%
Whole state:

2.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1042010 or later
  • 282000 to 2009
  • 31990 to 1999
  • 81980 to 1989
  • 141970 to 1979
  • 22Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 79.4%

Humphreys County marital status for males Humphreys County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,968
  • One, attached: 39
  • Two: 102
  • 3 or 4: 124
  • 5 to 9: 151
  • 10 to 19: 21
  • 20 or more: 31
  • Mobile homes: 438
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Housing units in Humphreys County with a mortgage: 699 (11 second mortgage, 29 home equity loan, 24 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,051

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

49.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Humphreys County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,50415
Black Protestant1,0347
Mainline Protestant4776
Catholic491
Other71
None5,304-
Humphreys 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: 3
Humphreys County:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

1.00 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Humphreys County:

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

3.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Humphreys County:

15.2%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Humphreys County:

41.6%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

19.1%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Humphreys County:

Average size of farms: 628 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $258,982
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $310.72
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 48.11%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $265,188
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 68.84%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $205,444
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 71.63%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 0.44
Corn for grain: 14880 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 5126 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 64593 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 34606 harvested acres
Vegetables: 40 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 20 acres

Earthquake activity:

Humphreys County-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 78% 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 173.9 miles away from Humphreys 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 170.6 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 190.6 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 172.2 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 241.0 miles away from Humphreys County center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 236.1 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 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 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 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 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, Tornado, Incident Period: December 19, 1990 to January 14, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-888: January 03, 1991, FEMA Id: 888, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, 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
  • Mississippi Heavy Rains, Tornadoes, Flooding, Incident Period: March 27, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-368: March 27, 1973, FEMA Id: 368, Natural disaster type: Tornado, Flood, Heavy Rain
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Humphreys County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 6, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Humphreys

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,755 (79.6%)
  • Carpooled: 367 (16.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 14 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 1 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 35 (1.6%)
  • Worked at home: 14 (0.6%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

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


  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Sales and related occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (80%)
  • El Salvador (4%)
  • Chile (3%)
  • Poland (3%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (2%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Humphreys County


  • American (9%)
  • English (2%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • African (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (0%)
  • Italian (0%)
  • German (0%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders
74 people in nursing homes
21 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
54 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
29 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $33,258.

3.87% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,545 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.87%
Mississippi average:

6.54%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.06% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($23,400 average AGI)
0.81% relocated from other states ($5,155 average AGI)
Humphreys County:

0.81%
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 Sunflower County, MS  0.77% ($25,136 average AGI)


5.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,321 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.70%
Mississippi average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.25% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($24,018 average AGI)
1.45% relocated to other states ($9,303 average AGI)
Humphreys County:

1.45%
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 Yazoo County, MS  0.69% ($27,850 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 18.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 19.4

Births per 1000 population in Humphreys County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Humphreys County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 17.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Humphreys County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Humphreys County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Humphreys County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Humphreys County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Humphreys County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Humphreys County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Humphreys County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,656 (1,188 aged, 468 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 381 (13%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (224)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (102)
  • Congestive heart failure (75)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (72)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (71)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (64)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (61)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (49)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (48)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (48)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 29%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 27%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 9.41
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,620
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 235
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 66,362

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,890
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,016
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

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

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 8,806
  • In family households: 7,349 (549 male householders, 1,291 female householders)
    863 spouses, 2,998 children (2,709 natural, 23 adopted, 253 stepchildren), 741 grandchildren, 252 brothers or sisters, 143 parents, 180 other relatives, 362 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,374 (591 male householders (546 living alone)), 627 female householders (567 living alone)), 154 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 85

Size of family households: 751 2-persons, 432 3-persons, 283 4-persons, 207 5-persons, 111 6-persons, 49 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,114 1-person, 90 2-persons, 15 3-persons.

746 married couples with children.
1,086 single-parent households (130 men, 956 women).

98.7% of residents of Humphreys speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 20% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $94,960,000 ($8,935 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $176,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $25,217,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $22,494,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $11,478,000
Federal grants: $33,751,000
Federal procurement contracts: $388,000 ($7,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,631,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $894,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,922,000
Federal Government insurance: $39,060,000

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

Births: 1,143
Here:

109 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 671
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +39
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,172
Here -111 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Humphreys County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.87 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.7

Year house built in Humphreys County, Mississippi
  • Year house built in Humphreys County, Mississippi
  • 02014 or later
  • 1582010 to 2013
  • 4622000 to 2009
  • 5271990 to 1999
  • 3871980 to 1989
  • 8321970 to 1979
  • 6161960 to 1969
  • 3091950 to 1959
  • 2831940 to 1949
  • 2521939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Humphreys County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Humphreys County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Humphreys County, Mississippi
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 83 rooms
  • 1184 rooms
  • 5385 rooms
  • 4116 rooms
  • 3527 rooms
  • 1738 rooms
  • 1269+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Humphreys County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Humphreys County, Mississippi
  • 251 room
  • 122 rooms
  • 2183 rooms
  • 3254 rooms
  • 4185 rooms
  • 1636 rooms
  • 517 rooms
  • 518 rooms
  • 189+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Humphreys County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Humphreys County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Humphreys County, Mississippi
  • 0no bedroom
  • 151 bedroom
  • 2062 bedrooms
  • 1,0553 bedrooms
  • 3794 bedrooms
  • 795+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Humphreys County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Humphreys County, Mississippi
  • 26no bedroom
  • 1811 bedroom
  • 3952 bedrooms
  • 5233 bedrooms
  • 1524 bedrooms
  • 165+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Humphreys County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Humphreys County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Humphreys County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 144no vehicle
  • 6951 vehicle
  • 5922 vehicles
  • 2343 vehicles
  • 234 vehicles
  • 125+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Humphreys County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Humphreys County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 283no vehicle
  • 6651 vehicle
  • 2162 vehicles
  • 993 vehicles
  • 104 vehicles
  • 255+ vehicles

92.8% of Humphreys County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 93% lived in Mississippi.

Humphreys County:

92.8%
State average:

86.6%

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

  • This state: 8,188
  • Other state: 499
  • Northeast: 30
  • Midwest: 204
  • South: 251
  • West: 4
Year householders moved into unit in Humphreys County, MS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Humphreys County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 52.0%Utility gas
  • 25.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 20.5%Electricity
  • 1.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.0%Other fuel
  • 0.1%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 48.9%Utility gas
  • 34.6%Electricity
  • 14.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 63
Here:

6.0%
Mississippi:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 70
Here:

13.5%
Mississippi:

11.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3
Here:

0.9%
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

Humphreys County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $235,000
    Other: $59,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,459,000
    Financial Administration: $1,245,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $989,000
    Central Staff Services: $879,000
    Police Protection: $789,000
    Solid Waste Management: $606,000
    General Public Buildings: $548,000
    Local Fire Protection: $447,000
    Health - Other: $294,000
    Correctional Institutions: $253,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $167,000
    Libraries: $128,000
    Parks and Recreation: $47,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $29,000
    General - Other: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $117,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $57,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,376,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,276,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,100,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $290,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $212,000
    Sale of Property: $130,000
    Interest Earnings: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $141,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,270,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,985,000
    General Local Government Support: $361,000
    Highways: $90,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,507,000
    Other License: $135,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $69,000

Humphreys County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $235,000
    Other: $59,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,459,000
    Financial Administration: $1,245,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $989,000
    Central Staff Services: $879,000
    Police Protection: $789,000
    Solid Waste Management: $606,000
    General Public Buildings: $548,000
    Local Fire Protection: $447,000
    Health - Other: $294,000
    Correctional Institutions: $253,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $167,000
    Libraries: $128,000
    Parks and Recreation: $47,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $29,000
    General - Other: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $117,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $57,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,376,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,276,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,100,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $290,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $212,000
    Sale of Property: $130,000
    Interest Earnings: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $141,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,270,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,985,000
    General Local Government Support: $361,000
    Highways: $90,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,507,000
    Other License: $135,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $69,000

Humphreys County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $235,000
    Other: $59,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,459,000
    Financial Administration: $1,245,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $989,000
    Central Staff Services: $879,000
    Police Protection: $789,000
    Solid Waste Management: $606,000
    General Public Buildings: $548,000
    Local Fire Protection: $447,000
    Health - Other: $294,000
    Correctional Institutions: $253,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $167,000
    Libraries: $128,000
    Parks and Recreation: $47,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $29,000
    General - Other: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $117,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $57,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,376,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,276,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,100,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $290,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $212,000
    Sale of Property: $130,000
    Interest Earnings: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $141,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,270,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,985,000
    General Local Government Support: $361,000
    Highways: $90,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,507,000
    Other License: $135,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $69,000

Humphreys County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $235,000
    Other: $59,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $5,459,000
    Financial Administration: $1,245,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $989,000
    Central Staff Services: $879,000
    Police Protection: $789,000
    Solid Waste Management: $606,000
    General Public Buildings: $548,000
    Local Fire Protection: $447,000
    Health - Other: $294,000
    Correctional Institutions: $253,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $167,000
    Libraries: $128,000
    Parks and Recreation: $47,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $29,000
    General - Other: $2,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $117,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $57,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,376,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,276,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,100,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $290,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $212,000
    Sale of Property: $130,000
    Interest Earnings: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $141,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,270,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,985,000
    General Local Government Support: $361,000
    Highways: $90,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,507,000
    Other License: $135,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $69,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,021
  • Number of aged recipients: 132
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 889
  • Number of recipients under 18: 192
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 558
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 271
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 422
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 439
Most common first names in Humphreys County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary13678.4 years
James12371.9 years
Willie11171.5 years
John10875.9 years
Robert9169.4 years
William6873.2 years
George5574.4 years
Annie5477.6 years
Joe4070.9 years
Henry3971.4 years
Most common last names in Humphreys County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams9774.7 years
Jones9375.5 years
Johnson7675.3 years
Smith6970.9 years
Brown4672.2 years
Anderson3875.9 years
Taylor3775.9 years
Jackson3675.3 years
Davis3369.3 years
Harris3375.2 years
Businesses in Humphreys County, MS
NameCountNameCount
H&R Block1McDonald's1
KFC1Nike1

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