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Kemper County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2019: 9,915 (all rural); it was 10,453 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,539
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,679
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,279
Renter-occupied apartments: 702 (it was 630 in 2000)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

30%

Land area: 766 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 13 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Kemper County: 78.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (25.9%), Manufacturing (21.2%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (13.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 62%
  • Government: 31%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 6%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Kemper County, MS (2019)
    • 6,22862.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,36933.5%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3763.7%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 590.6%Hispanic or Latino
    • 70.07%Asian alone
    • 50.05%Two or more races
Median resident age:

42.3 years
Mississippi median age:

38.3 years
Males: 5,013  (50.6%)
Females: 4,902  (49.4%)
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Average household size:
Kemper County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $31,593 ($23,998 in 1999)
This county:

$31,593
Mississippi:

$45,792

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $232 (lower quartile is $126, upper quartile is $463)
This county:

$232
State:

$598


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $79,290 (it was $46,500 in 2000)
Kemper:

$79,290
Mississippi:

$128,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $45,568 - $103,623

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $110,944
Here:

$110,944
State:

$183,101

Mobile homes: $30,691
Here:

$30,691
State:

$62,798

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $767
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $289

Institutionalized population: 393
Kemper County, MS map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Kemper, MS residents
Average permit cost in Kemper, 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 2019: $458 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $391 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Kemper, MS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Kemper, MS in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Kemper, MS in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 27.6%
Kemper County:

27.6%
Mississippi:

19.6%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.8% for Black residents, 122.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.6% for American Indian residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.3 years old
(Males: 39.2 years old, Females: 45.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51.4 years old, Black residents: 38.7 years old, American Indian residents: 34.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 17.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Kemper County is $420 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $483 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $632 a month.

Cities in this county include: De Kalb, Scooba.

Kemper 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: Holmes County , Richland Parish, Louisiana , Union Parish, Louisiana , Sharkey County , Houston County, Georgia , Johnson County, Georgia , Talbot County, Georgia .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.0%
Mississippi:

6.0%

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

Current college students: 729
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 6 (0.0% naturalized citizens)

Kemper County:

0.1%
Whole state:

2.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 72010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 71980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 16Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 39.5%

Kemper County marital status for males Kemper County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,538
  • One, attached: 36
  • Two: 27
  • 3 or 4: 179
  • 5 to 9: 190
  • 10 to 19: 14
  • Mobile homes: 817

Housing units in Kemper County with a mortgage: 907 (17 second mortgage, 20 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,711

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

49.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Kemper County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,10425
Evangelical Protestant1,76924
Other-1
None6,583-
Kemper 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
Kemper County:

2.98 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Kemper County:

6.94 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 1
This county:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Kemper County:

15.2%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Kemper County:

37.2%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.1%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Kemper County:

Average size of farms: 245 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $19,512
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $62.20
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 91.92%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $16,635
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 10.36%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 1.86%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $31,695
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.42%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 10.76
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.26%
Corn for grain: 484 harvested acres
Vegetables: 123 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 13 acres

Earthquake activity:

Kemper County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Mississippi state average. It is 167% greater 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 92.7 miles away from Kemper 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 138.8 miles away from the county center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 81.7 miles away from the county center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 42.5 miles away from the 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 221.3 miles away from Kemper County center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 211.7 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 Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4528, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: April 13, 2019 - April 14, 2019, FEMA Id: 4450, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • 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 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 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
  • 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 High Winds, Severe Storm, Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 21, 1992 to November 22, 1992, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-968: November 25, 1992, FEMA Id: 968, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Mississippi Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: January 24, 1990 to March 15, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-859: February 28, 1990, FEMA Id: 859, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Kemper County (12) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 3, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Kemper

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,455 (86.2%)
  • Carpooled: 171 (6.0%)
  • Bus: 7 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 114 (4.0%)
  • Walked: 49 (1.7%)
  • Worked at home: 52 (1.8%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Manufacturing (18%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (24%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Nepal (114%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)
  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)
  • England (0%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Kemper County


  • English (9%)
  • American (2%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • African (1%)
  • Italian (1%)

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

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

  • 309 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 81 people in nursing homes
  • 7 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 333 people in state prisons
  • 289 people in college/university student housing
  • 60 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 26 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $37,321.

5.26% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,287 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.26%
Mississippi average:

6.54%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.97% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($25,431 average AGI)
1.29% relocated from other states ($10,856 average AGI)
Kemper County:

1.29%
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 Lauderdale County, MS  1.86% ($28,153 average AGI)
from Neshoba County, MS  0.91% ($31,310)


5.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,228 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
Mississippi average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.55% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($23,333 average AGI)
1.10% relocated to other states ($8,894 average AGI)
Kemper County:

1.10%
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 Lauderdale County, MS  1.98% ($29,778 average AGI)
to Neshoba County, MS  1.00% ($30,844)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.7

Births per 1000 population in Kemper County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Kemper County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 14.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Kemper County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 18.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Kemper County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Kemper County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kemper County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kemper County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Kemper County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Kemper County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,474 (1,134 aged, 340 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 316 (14%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Kemper County, Mississippi in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (128)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (55)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (20)
  • Sudden cardiac death, so described (13)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,132
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 966
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 29

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 9
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 10

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,915
  • Male householders: 1,458 (504 living alone), Female householders: 2,140 (836 living alone)
  • 1,209 spouses (1,205 opposite-sex spouses), 293 unmarried partners, (293 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 2,669 children (2,602 natural, 13 adopted, 36 stepchildren), 448 grandchildren, 135 brothers or sisters, 26 parents, 0 foster children, 340 other relatives, 240 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 939

Size of family households: 1,102 2-persons, 574 3-persons, 265 4-persons, 137 5-persons, 90 6-persons, 48 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,342 1-person, 103 2-persons, 13 3-persons.

366 married couples with children.
1,047 single-parent households (289 men, 758 women).

97.9% of residents of Kemper speak English at home.
0.1% 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 well).
1.7% of residents speak other language at home (93% speak English very well, 7% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $78,700,000 ($7,613 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,199,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $24,951,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $22,781,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $375,000
Federal grants: $26,117,000
Federal procurement contracts: $398,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,078,000 ($1,736,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $323,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $394,000
Federal Government insurance: $0,000

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

Births: 755
Here:

74 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 580
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +4
Here:

+0 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -364
Here -36 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Kemper County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.48 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

4.7

Year house built in Kemper County, Mississippi
  • Year house built in Kemper County, Mississippi
  • 492014 or later
  • 402010 to 2013
  • 4002000 to 2009
  • 5851990 to 1999
  • 9291980 to 1989
  • 9831970 to 1979
  • 6051960 to 1969
  • 3191950 to 1959
  • 2331940 to 1949
  • 6521939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Kemper County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kemper County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Kemper County, Mississippi
  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 483 rooms
  • 4024 rooms
  • 6375 rooms
  • 7666 rooms
  • 3827 rooms
  • 2118 rooms
  • 1369+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kemper County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kemper County, Mississippi
  • 1151 room
  • 462 rooms
  • 783 rooms
  • 4144 rooms
  • 1595 rooms
  • 886 rooms
  • 67 rooms
  • 358 rooms
  • 349+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Kemper County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Kemper County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Kemper County, Mississippi
  • 0no bedroom
  • 01 bedroom
  • 4362 bedrooms
  • 1,5293 bedrooms
  • 5844 bedrooms
  • 755+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kemper County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Kemper County, Mississippi
  • 113no bedroom
  • 991 bedroom
  • 3342 bedrooms
  • 3403 bedrooms
  • 774 bedrooms
  • 115+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Kemper County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Kemper County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kemper County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 116no vehicle
  • 7671 vehicle
  • 9242 vehicles
  • 5813 vehicles
  • 1284 vehicles
  • 955+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Kemper County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Kemper County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 292no vehicle
  • 3751 vehicle
  • 2632 vehicles
  • 333 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

89.2% of Kemper County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 82% lived in Mississippi.

Kemper County:

89.2%
State average:

86.9%

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

  • This state: 8,487
  • Other state: 1,416
  • Northeast: 64
  • Midwest: 263
  • South: 917
  • West: 174
Year householders moved into unit in Kemper County, MS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Kemper County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 42.8%Electricity
  • 37.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.9%Utility gas
  • 8.0%Wood
  • 1.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 51.6%Electricity
  • 28.9%Utility gas
  • 19.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 75
Here:

8.4%
Mississippi:

11.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5
Here:

1.1%
Mississippi:

13.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 8
Here:

1.0%
Mississippi:

10.9%

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

Kemper County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $383,000
    Other: $223,000
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000
  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $31,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $4,121,000
    Regular Highways: $2,287,000
    General - Other: $1,623,000
    Police Protection: $994,000
    Central Staff Services: $791,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $519,000
    Solid Waste Management: $517,000
    Health - Other: $481,000
    Financial Administration: $423,000
    Local Fire Protection: $244,000
    General Public Buildings: $219,000
    Housing and Community Development: $113,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $88,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $57,000
    Parks and Recreation: $51,000
    Libraries: $43,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $108,000
    Highways: $79,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $197,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $172,000
    Other - Health - Other: $21,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $10,000
    Other - General - Other: $3,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $10,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,622,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,360,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,262,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $559,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $252,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $189,000
    Interest Earnings: $17,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $819,000
    Regular Highways: $277,000
    Solid Waste Management: $37,000
    Police Protection: $6,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,268,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,701,000
    General Local Government Support: $518,000
    Highways: $341,000
    Health and Hospitals: $214,000
    Public Welfare: $11,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,617,000
    Other License: $67,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,147,000

Kemper County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $383,000
    Other: $223,000
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000
  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $31,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $4,121,000
    Regular Highways: $2,287,000
    General - Other: $1,623,000
    Police Protection: $994,000
    Central Staff Services: $791,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $519,000
    Solid Waste Management: $517,000
    Health - Other: $481,000
    Financial Administration: $423,000
    Local Fire Protection: $244,000
    General Public Buildings: $219,000
    Housing and Community Development: $113,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $88,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $57,000
    Parks and Recreation: $51,000
    Libraries: $43,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $108,000
    Highways: $79,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $197,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $172,000
    Other - Health - Other: $21,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $10,000
    Other - General - Other: $3,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $10,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,622,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,360,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,262,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $559,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $252,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $189,000
    Interest Earnings: $17,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $819,000
    Regular Highways: $277,000
    Solid Waste Management: $37,000
    Police Protection: $6,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,268,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,701,000
    General Local Government Support: $518,000
    Highways: $341,000
    Health and Hospitals: $214,000
    Public Welfare: $11,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,617,000
    Other License: $67,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,147,000

Kemper County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $383,000
    Other: $223,000
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000
  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $31,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $4,121,000
    Regular Highways: $2,287,000
    General - Other: $1,623,000
    Police Protection: $994,000
    Central Staff Services: $791,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $519,000
    Solid Waste Management: $517,000
    Health - Other: $481,000
    Financial Administration: $423,000
    Local Fire Protection: $244,000
    General Public Buildings: $219,000
    Housing and Community Development: $113,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $88,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $57,000
    Parks and Recreation: $51,000
    Libraries: $43,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $108,000
    Highways: $79,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $197,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $172,000
    Other - Health - Other: $21,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $10,000
    Other - General - Other: $3,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $10,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,622,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,360,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,262,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $559,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $252,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $189,000
    Interest Earnings: $17,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $819,000
    Regular Highways: $277,000
    Solid Waste Management: $37,000
    Police Protection: $6,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,268,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,701,000
    General Local Government Support: $518,000
    Highways: $341,000
    Health and Hospitals: $214,000
    Public Welfare: $11,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,617,000
    Other License: $67,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,147,000

Kemper County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $383,000
    Other: $223,000
    Parks and Recreation: $42,000
  • Construction - Local Fire Protection: $31,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $4,121,000
    Regular Highways: $2,287,000
    General - Other: $1,623,000
    Police Protection: $994,000
    Central Staff Services: $791,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $519,000
    Solid Waste Management: $517,000
    Health - Other: $481,000
    Financial Administration: $423,000
    Local Fire Protection: $244,000
    General Public Buildings: $219,000
    Housing and Community Development: $113,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $88,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $57,000
    Parks and Recreation: $51,000
    Libraries: $43,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $108,000
    Highways: $79,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $197,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $172,000
    Other - Health - Other: $21,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $10,000
    Other - General - Other: $3,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $10,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,622,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,360,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,262,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $559,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $252,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $189,000
    Interest Earnings: $17,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $819,000
    Regular Highways: $277,000
    Solid Waste Management: $37,000
    Police Protection: $6,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,000
    General Public Building: $2,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000
    Financial Administration: $1,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,268,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $3,701,000
    General Local Government Support: $518,000
    Highways: $341,000
    Health and Hospitals: $214,000
    Public Welfare: $11,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,617,000
    Other License: $67,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,147,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 541
  • Number of aged recipients: 95
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 446
  • Number of recipients under 18: 67
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 280
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 194
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 264
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 233
Most common first names in Kemper County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7472.8 years
John7076.2 years
Willie6073.7 years
Mary5782.9 years
William4675.6 years
Annie3883.4 years
George3576.6 years
Robert2872.7 years
Henry2273.5 years
Thomas1973.3 years
Most common last names in Kemper County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Rush4974.3 years
Smith4378.9 years
Clark3978.0 years
Cole3174.2 years
Jones2875.0 years
Wilson2778.7 years
Johnson2674.2 years
Grady2676.7 years
Adams2369.6 years
Scott2381.7 years

Businesses in Kemper County, MS

  • Chevrolet: 1
  • Subway: 1