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Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2016: 11,769 (all rural); it was 13,962 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,856
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,247
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,375
Renter-occupied apartments: 874 (it was 802 in 2000)
% of renters here:

15%
State:

30%

Land area: 408 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 29 people per square mile   (low).

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

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (41.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 55%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 45%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi:

  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (61.7%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (37.8%)
Median resident age:  43.7 years
Mississippi median age:  37.2 years
Males: 5,668  (48.2%)
Females: 6,101  (51.8%)
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Jefferson Davis County,MS real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Jefferson Davis County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $27,228 ($21,834 in 1999)

This county:

$27,228
Mississippi:

$41,754

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $419 (lower quartile is $320, upper quartile is $524)
This county:

$419
State:

$560


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $87,715 (it was $45,100 in 2000)
Jefferson Davis:

$87,715
Mississippi:

$113,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $47,982 - $152,070
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $921
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $367

Institutionalized population: 92
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $565 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $477 (0.6%)

Jefferson Davis County household income distribution in 2009 Jefferson Davis County home values distribution Jefferson Davis County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 32.4%
Jefferson Davis County:

32.4%
Mississippi:

20.8%
(22.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.2% for Black residents, 25.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 43.7 years old
(Males: 40.4 years old, Females: 45.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51.5 years old, Black residents: 37.5 years old, Asian residents: 15.5 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.6 years old)

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

Cities in this county include: Prentiss, Bassfield.

Jefferson Davis 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: Baldwin County, Alabama , Covington County , Calhoun County, Georgia , Natchitoches Parish, Louisiana , Falls County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.9%
Mississippi:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 445
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 17 (108.0% naturalized citizens)

Jefferson Davis County:

0.1%
Whole state:

2.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2009: 0
  • 1990 to 1999: 9
  • 1980 to 1989: 7
  • 1970 to 1979: 13
  • Before 1970: 5
Note: State values scaled to Jefferson Davis County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 37.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 40.8%

Jefferson Davis County marital status for males Jefferson Davis County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,024
  • One, attached: 44
  • Two: 27
  • 3 or 4: 122
  • 5 to 9: 102
  • 10 to 19: 4
  • Mobile homes: 1,600
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 19

Housing units in Jefferson Davis County with a mortgage: 1,610 (24 second mortgage, 76 home equity loan, 8 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,127

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

50.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Jefferson Davis County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,61719
Black Protestant1,3298
Mainline Protestant3845
Catholic2302
Other381
None6,889-
Jefferson Davis 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: 7
Jefferson Davis County:

5.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.


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

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Jefferson Davis County:

5.47 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Jefferson Davis County:

13.2%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Jefferson Davis County:

35.9%
State:

33.1%

Agriculture in Jefferson Davis County:

Average size of farms: 145 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $50,762
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $159.17
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.26%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 94.15%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $41,965
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 12.86%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 3.17%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $33,588
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 97.06%
Average age of principal farm operators: 60 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 22.66
Corn for grain: 142 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 209 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 560 harvested acres
Vegetables: 125 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 20 acres

Earthquake activity:

Jefferson Davis County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 153.7 miles away from Jefferson Davis County center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 260.4 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 195.8 miles away from the county center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 133.0 miles away from the county center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 415.9 miles away from Jefferson Davis County center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 187.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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, and Flooding, Incident Period: February 10, 2013 to February 22, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4101: February 13, 2013, FEMA Id: 4101, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: March 25, 2009 to March 28, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1837: May 12, 2009, FEMA Id: 1837, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 28, 2008 to September 08, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1794: September 22, 2008, FEMA Id: 1794, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1604: August 29, 2005, FEMA Id: 1604, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3213: August 28, 2005, FEMA Id: 3213, 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 Flooding, Incident Period: April 06, 2003 to April 25, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1459: April 24, 2003, FEMA Id: 1459, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Jefferson Davis County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 4, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 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
  • Health care and social assistance (41%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

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

  • Germany (45%)
  • Panama (45%)
  • England (0%)
  • Scotland (0%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Jefferson Davis County (%):

  • American (6%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • German (2%)
  • English (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (0%)
  • Scottish (0%)
  • European (0%)

Jefferson Davis County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,760 (84.5%)
  • Carpooled: 244 (11.7%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 23 (1.1%)
  • Walked: 6 (0.3%)
  • Worked at home: 42 (2.0%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


People in group quarters in Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi in 2000:

  • 62 people in nursing homes
  • 35 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 7 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

People in group quarters in Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi in 2010:

  • 68 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 24 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 24 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $33,935.

5.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,777 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.19%
Mississippi average:

6.70%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.06% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($19,386 average AGI)
1.13% relocated from other states ($7,395 average AGI)
Jefferson Davis County:

1.13%
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 Forrest County, MS  0.78% ($22,273 average AGI)
from Covington County, MS  0.52% ($18,182)
from Lamar County, MS  0.45% ($23,421)
from Lawrence County, MS  0.43% ($35,500)
from Simpson County, MS  0.43% ($16,944)
from Marion County, MS  0.38% ($31,500)


6.71% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,889 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.71%
Mississippi average:

6.88%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.32% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($20,052 average AGI)
1.39% relocated to other states ($5,834 average AGI)
Jefferson Davis County:

1.39%
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 Forrest County, MS  1.00% ($17,535 average AGI)
to Lamar County, MS  0.65% ($22,929)
to Lawrence County, MS  0.53% ($25,130)
to Covington County, MS  0.49% ($34,000)
to Marion County, MS  0.44% ($27,316)
to Simpson County, MS  0.30% ($23,000)
to Hinds County, MS  0.28% ($26,750)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.1

Births per 1000 population in Jefferson Davis County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Jefferson Davis County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 11.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 13.3

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Jefferson Davis County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 23.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Jefferson Davis County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Jefferson Davis County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,288 (1,608 aged, 680 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 390 (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 Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi in 1999 - 2014:

  • Sudden cardiac death, so described (159)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (155)
  • Congestive heart failure (144)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (91)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (83)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (78)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (78)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (75)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (49)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (46)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 7.64
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,350
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 772
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 63,941

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,231
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,224
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 22
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 53

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: 269.1. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 11,769
  • In family households: 9,465 (1,167 male householders, 1,819 female householders)
    1,772 spouses, 3,109 children (2,831 natural, 185 adopted, 93 stepchildren), 889 grandchildren, 158 brothers or sisters, 56 parents, 110 other relatives, 367 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,173 (922 male householders (854 living alone)), 983 female householders (889 living alone)), 273 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 141

Size of family households: 1,328 2-persons, 926 3-persons, 410 4-persons, 224 5-persons, 43 6-persons, 45 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,741 1-person, 144 2-persons, 3 3-persons, 34 5-persons.

722 married couples with children.
859 single-parent households (85 men, 774 women).

99.7% of residents of Jefferson Davis speak English at home.
0.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (53% speak English very well, 47% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $88,222,000 ($6,741 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,456,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $32,071,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $19,880,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $212,000
Federal grants: $33,737,000
Federal procurement contracts: $581,000 ($266,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,740,000 ($231,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $101,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,072,000
Federal Government insurance: $678,000

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

Births: 953
Here:

72 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 787
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -946
Here -72 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Jefferson Davis County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.77 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.6

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 181
  • 2000 to 2009: 787
  • 1990 to 1999: 958
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,211
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,080
  • 1960 to 1969: 722
  • 1950 to 1959: 411
  • 1940 to 1949: 156
  • 1939 or earlier: 367
Note: State values scaled to Jefferson Davis population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Jefferson Davis County population
  • 1 room: 7
  • 2 rooms: 25
  • 3 rooms: 62
  • 4 rooms: 444
  • 5 rooms: 982
  • 6 rooms: 952
  • 7 rooms: 610
  • 8 rooms: 348
  • 9+ rooms: 259
  • 1 room: 20
  • 2 rooms: 15
  • 3 rooms: 127
  • 4 rooms: 219
  • 5 rooms: 499
  • 6 rooms: 151
  • 7 rooms: 16
  • 8 rooms: 66
  • 9+ rooms: 17
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Jefferson Davis County population
  • no bedroom: 20
  • 1 bedroom: 79
  • 2 bedrooms: 439
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,403
  • 4 bedrooms: 630
  • 5+ bedrooms: 146
  • no bedroom: 20
  • 1 bedroom: 172
  • 2 bedrooms: 245
  • 3 bedrooms: 603
  • 4 bedrooms: 77
  • 5+ bedrooms: 14
Cars and other vehicles available in Jefferson Davis County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Jefferson Davis County population
  • no vehicle: 241
  • 1 vehicle: 1,169
  • 2 vehicles: 1,334
  • 3 vehicles: 634
  • 4 vehicles: 169
  • 5+ vehicles: 165
  • no vehicle: 228
  • 1 vehicle: 570
  • 2 vehicles: 247
  • 3 vehicles: 82
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

90% of Jefferson Davis County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 85% lived in Mississippi.

Jefferson Davis County:

90.1%
State average:

86.6%

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

  • This state: 10,066
  • Other state: 1,690
  • Northeast: 114
  • Midwest: 284
  • South: 1,120
  • West: 170

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jefferson Davis County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (59.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (25.3%)
  • Utility gas (10.8%)
  • Wood (2.3%)
  • Electricity (65.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14.2%)
  • Utility gas (10.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5.1%)
  • Wood (2.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 301
Here:

26.0%
Mississippi:

12.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 44
Here:

7.1%
Mississippi:

10.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 22
Here:

7.5%
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)

Jefferson Davis County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - Own Hospitals: $52,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,549,000
    General - Other: $599,000
    Financial Administration: $534,000
    Police Protection: $461,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $409,000
    Central Staff Services: $403,000
    Solid Waste Management: $317,000
    General Public Buildings: $217,000
    Corrections - Other: $115,000
    Fire Protection: $114,000
    Health Services - Other: $111,000
    Libraries: $79,000
    Other Hospitals: $74,000
    Welfare - Other: $66,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $49,000
    Parks & Recreation: $42,000
    Air Transportation: $5,000
    Elementary & Secondary Education: $0
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $182,000
    Solid Waste Management: $74,000
    Police Protection: $28,000
    Financial Administration: $18,000
    Judicial: $2,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,521,000

Jefferson Davis County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $220,000
    All Other: $217,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $95,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $273,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $10,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,901,000
    Highways: $531,000
    All Other: $140,000
    Housing & Community Development: $50,000
    Public Welfare: $26,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,915,000
    NEC: $13,000

Jefferson Davis County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,500,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 756
  • Number of aged recipients: 91
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 665
  • Number of recipients under 18: 126
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 434
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 196
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 323
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 334
Jefferson Davis County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Jefferson Davis 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 Jefferson Davis County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James9769.1 years
Willie8272.3 years
John7973.9 years
Mary6775.3 years
Robert6271.3 years
Annie5778.2 years
William5472.7 years
Thomas3369.4 years
Charles3365.2 years
George2974.3 years
Most common last names in Jefferson Davis County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Polk9477.1 years
Barnes6974.4 years
Hall6672.6 years
Smith6673.7 years
Williams6566.0 years
Thompson5675.3 years
Griffith5077.3 years
Price5073.9 years
Magee4672.8 years
Bass4671.3 years
Businesses in Jefferson Davis County, MS
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1Subway1
FedEx1U-Haul1
RadioShack1

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