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Itawamba County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2016: 23,507 (14% urban, 86% rural); it was 22,770 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,448
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,399
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 7,237
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,034 (it was 1,536 in 2000)
% of renters here:

18%
State:

30%

Land area: 532 sq. mi.

Water area: 8.1 sq. mi.

Population density: 44 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Itawamba County: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Construction (27.2%), Educational, health and social services (18.9%), Public administration (12.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 43%
  • Government: 18%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 39%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Itawamba County, Mississippi:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (90.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (6.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
Median resident age:  40.5 years
Mississippi median age:  37.2 years
Males: 11,567  (49.2%)
Females: 11,940  (50.8%)
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Itawamba County,MS real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Itawamba County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $36,450 ($31,156 in 1999)

This county:

$36,450
Mississippi:

$41,754

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $503 (lower quartile is $397, upper quartile is $620)
This county:

$503
State:

$560


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $90,948 (it was $55,300 in 2000)
Itawamba:

$90,948
Mississippi:

$113,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $57,276 - $158,053

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $133,095
Here:

$133,095
State:

$168,885

Mobile homes: $35,597
Here:

$35,597
State:

$57,614
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $911
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $276

Institutionalized population: 232

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 102
  • Thefts: 92
  • Auto thefts: 15

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

  • Murders: 2
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 66
  • Thefts: 97
  • Auto thefts: 27
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $184,900
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $133,500
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $158,700
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $155,000
  • 2012: 7 buildings, average cost: $91,600
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $114,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $120,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $804 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $491 (0.6%)

Itawamba County household income distribution in 2009 Itawamba County home values distribution Itawamba County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 18.9%
Itawamba County:

18.9%
Mississippi:

20.8%
(18.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.9% for Black residents, 30.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.5% for other race residents, 24.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 40.5 years old
(Males: 38.2 years old, Females: 42.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.2 years old, Black residents: 32.2 years old, American Indian residents: 38.6 years old, Asian residents: 29.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 15.0 years old, Other race residents: 37.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Itawamba County is $402 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $455 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $601 a month.

Cities in this county include: Fulton, Mantachie, Tremont.

Itawamba 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: Blount County, Alabama , DeKalb County, Alabama , Socorro County, New Mexico , Jefferson County, Alabama , Phillips County, Arkansas , Dickens County, Texas , Foard County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.3%
Mississippi:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,268
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 76.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 149 (41.7% naturalized citizens)

Itawamba County:

0.6%
Whole state:

2.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 52
  • 2000 to 2009: 4
  • 1990 to 1999: 57
  • 1980 to 1989: 27
  • 1970 to 1979: 22
  • Before 1970: 24
Note: State values scaled to Itawamba County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 41.9%

Itawamba County marital status for males Itawamba County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,548
  • One, attached: 31
  • Two: 42
  • 3 or 4: 173
  • 5 to 9: 119
  • 10 to 19: 31
  • 20 to 49: 36
  • 50 or more: 16
  • Mobile homes: 2,292

Housing units in Itawamba County with a mortgage: 2,630 (112 second mortgage, 101 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,980

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

50.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Itawamba County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,39849
Mainline Protestant2,05315
Black Protestant6674
Other1571
Catholic671
None13,059-
Itawamba 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
Itawamba 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): 1
This county:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Itawamba County:

5.21 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 12
This county:

5.21 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Itawamba County:

11.7%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Itawamba County:

28.8%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.8%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Itawamba County:

Average size of farms: 187 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $42,456
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $139.73
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 84.48%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $29,864
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 25.16%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.21%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $40,911
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 95.33%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 8.33
Corn for grain: 5420 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 660 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 2791 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 9426 harvested acres
Vegetables: 20 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 52 acres

Earthquake activity:

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

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 88.1 miles away from Itawamba County center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 145.3 miles away from the county center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 49.3 miles away from the county center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 157.3 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 178.0 miles away from Itawamba 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 143.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 28, 2014 to May 03, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4175: April 30, 2014, FEMA Id: 4175, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, 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 Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1604: August 29, 2005, FEMA Id: 1604, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Hurricane Dennis, Incident Period: July 10, 2005 to July 15, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1594: July 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 1594, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and High Winds, Incident Period: May 05, 2003 to May 08, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1470: May 23, 2003, FEMA Id: 1470, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • 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
  • 4 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Itawamba County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 8, Floods: 7, Freezes: 3, Winds: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (22%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

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

  • Mexico (22%)
  • Bangladesh (15%)
  • South Africa (15%)
  • Germany (14%)
  • Panama (9%)
  • Iran (8%)
  • India (6%)

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

  • American (30%)
  • Irish (13%)
  • English (9%)
  • German (4%)
  • European (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Itawamba County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,079 (78.8%)
  • Carpooled: 859 (13.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 202 (3.1%)
  • Bicycle: 6 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 14 (0.2%)
  • Worked at home: 308 (4.8%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 542 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 174 people in nursing homes
  • 20 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 18 people in other group homes
  • 14 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 677 people in college/university student housing
  • 207 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 16 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 15 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $41,786.

6.11% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,787 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.11%
Mississippi average:

6.70%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.40% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($18,610 average AGI)
1.71% relocated from other states ($9,175 average AGI)
Itawamba County:

1.71%
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 Lee County, MS  2.07% ($26,421 average AGI)
from Monroe County, MS  0.48% ($22,054)
from Tishomingo County, MS  0.33% ($21,960)
from Pontotoc County, MS  0.20% ($28,400)
from Franklin County, AL  0.18% ($35,714)
from Union County, MS  0.18% ($21,000)
from Prentiss County, MS  0.17% ($36,077)


6.49% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,942 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.49%
Mississippi average:

6.88%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.92% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($20,728 average AGI)
1.57% relocated to other states ($6,214 average AGI)
Itawamba County:

1.57%
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 Lee County, MS  2.43% ($27,053 average AGI)
to Monroe County, MS  0.49% ($26,474)
to Franklin County, AL  0.40% ($26,484)
to Tishomingo County, MS  0.39% ($24,933)
to Prentiss County, MS  0.32% ($26,800)
to Pontotoc County, MS  0.25% ($19,526)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.3

Births per 1000 population in Itawamba County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Itawamba County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Itawamba County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.5%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Itawamba County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Itawamba County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,050 (3,646 aged, 1,404 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 690 (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 Itawamba County, Mississippi in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (440)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (326)
  • Congestive heart failure (281)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (249)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (207)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (202)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (184)
  • Unspecified dementia (88)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (77)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (68)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 8%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,383
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,186

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 24
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 43

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 4

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 187.3. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 131.1
  • Other - 56.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 23,507
  • In family households: 19,424 (3,163 male householders, 2,881 female householders)
    4,650 spouses, 6,338 children (5,713 natural, 127 adopted, 497 stepchildren), 1,104 grandchildren, 45 brothers or sisters, 403 parents, 344 other relatives, 450 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,029 (1,483 male householders (1,256 living alone)), 1,251 female householders (1,166 living alone)), 314 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,044

Size of family households: 2,752 2-persons, 1,457 3-persons, 1,230 4-persons, 377 5-persons, 191 6-persons, 51 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,415 1-person, 302 2-persons, 7 3-persons, 3 5-persons.

3,044 married couples with children.
1,189 single-parent households (307 men, 882 women).

98.2% of residents of Itawamba speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (77% speak English very well, 23% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $111,366,000 ($4,778 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,409,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $47,380,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $32,081,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,336,000
Federal grants: $26,252,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,473,000 ($856,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,842,000 ($971,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $187,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $25,023,000
Federal Government insurance: $4,623,000

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

Births: 1,491
Here:

64 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,517
Here:

65 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +10
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +640
Here +27 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Itawamba County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.06 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.6

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 253
  • 2010 to 2013: 300
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,342
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,112
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,594
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,982
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,336
  • 1950 to 1959: 586
  • 1940 to 1949: 435
  • 1939 or earlier: 368
Note: State values scaled to Itawamba population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Itawamba County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Itawamba County population
  • 1 room: 19
  • 2 rooms: 97
  • 3 rooms: 134
  • 4 rooms: 631
  • 5 rooms: 1,483
  • 6 rooms: 1,941
  • 7 rooms: 1,078
  • 8 rooms: 535
  • 9+ rooms: 632
  • 1 room: 37
  • 2 rooms: 31
  • 3 rooms: 256
  • 4 rooms: 518
  • 5 rooms: 554
  • 6 rooms: 442
  • 7 rooms: 241
  • 8 rooms: 83
  • 9+ rooms: 33
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Itawamba County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Itawamba County population
  • no bedroom: 17
  • 1 bedroom: 178
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,072
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,239
  • 4 bedrooms: 821
  • 5+ bedrooms: 210
  • no bedroom: 38
  • 1 bedroom: 178
  • 2 bedrooms: 854
  • 3 bedrooms: 863
  • 4 bedrooms: 227
  • 5+ bedrooms: 33
Cars and other vehicles available in Itawamba County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Itawamba County population
  • no vehicle: 173
  • 1 vehicle: 1,846
  • 2 vehicles: 2,603
  • 3 vehicles: 1,377
  • 4 vehicles: 365
  • 5+ vehicles: 218
  • no vehicle: 124
  • 1 vehicle: 986
  • 2 vehicles: 867
  • 3 vehicles: 220
  • 4 vehicles: 7
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

87% of Itawamba County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 28% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 86% lived in Mississippi.

Itawamba County:

86.7%
State average:

86.6%

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

  • This state: 17,270
  • Other state: 6,108
  • Northeast: 164
  • Midwest: 1,725
  • South: 3,998
  • West: 235

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Itawamba County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (43.3%)
  • Utility gas (28.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23.4%)
  • Wood (2.4%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.3%)
  • Electricity (49.8%)
  • Utility gas (36.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.4%)
  • No fuel used (2.4%)
  • Wood (1.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 101
Here:

4.1%
Mississippi:

12.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 13
Here:

1.0%
Mississippi:

10.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 51
Here:

3.3%
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)

Itawamba County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $1,598,000
    Regular Highways: $1,437,000
    Police Protection: $950,000
    Solid Waste Management: $843,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $785,000
    Financial Administration: $706,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $523,000
    Health - Other: $425,000
    Correctional Institutions: $298,000
    Local Fire Protection: $178,000
    General - Other: $153,000
    General Public Buildings: $90,000
    Libraries: $84,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $61,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $57,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $207,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Other Higher Education: $1,011,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Local Fire Protection: $192,000
    Regular Highways: $101,000
    Solid Waste Management: $85,000
    Police Protection: $45,000
    Financial Administration: $6,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,756,000

Itawamba County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $912,000
    All Other: $520,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $502,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $64,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $42,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,067,000
    Rents: $371,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $291,000
    Interest Earnings: $72,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $831,000
    Highways: $816,000
    Health and Hospitals: $258,000
    All Other: $124,000
    Public Welfare: $17,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,270,000
    NEC: $148,000

Itawamba County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,044,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,171,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,127,000

Itawamba County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $441,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,807,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $500,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 689
  • Number of aged recipients: 92
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 597
  • Number of recipients under 18: 89
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 439
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 161
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 328
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 267
Itawamba County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Itawamba County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Itawamba County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James16172.4 years
William14874.8 years
John10271.8 years
Mary8676.2 years
Charles6166.5 years
Willie4978.0 years
George4477.0 years
Billy4364.8 years
Robert4070.1 years
Ruby3976.8 years
Most common last names in Itawamba County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson10674.5 years
Moore8075.1 years
Sheffield7176.3 years
Dulaney7176.6 years
Smith7074.5 years
Franks5977.7 years
Brown5471.5 years
Davis5379.0 years
Wilson5373.5 years
Spencer4478.8 years
Businesses in Itawamba County, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1La-Z-Boy1
AutoZone1Lane Furniture1
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's1
Burger King1Nike1
Days Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Hardee's1Walmart1
Holiday Inn1Wendy's1
KFC1