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Neshoba County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2014: 29,465 (26% urban, 74% rural); it was 28,684 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,050
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,058
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,505
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,748 (it was 2,189 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

30%

Land area: 570 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 52 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Neshoba County: 79.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (25.8%), Educational, health and social services (14.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 40%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 46%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Neshoba County, Mississippi:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (60.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (20.8%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (16.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
Median resident age:  35.0 years
Mississippi median age:  36.0 years
Males: 14,129  (48.0%)
Females: 15,336  (52.0%)
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Neshoba County,MS real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Neshoba County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $34,354 ($28,300 in 1999)

This county:

$34354
Mississippi:

$37963

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $403 (lower quartile is $258, upper quartile is $518)
This county:

$403
State:

$529


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $74,077 (it was $54,000 in 2000)
Neshoba:

$74,077
Mississippi:

$97,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $45,727 - $138,705
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $853
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $320

Institutionalized population: 368
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $74,500
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $117,200
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $195,000
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $729 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $552 (0.7%)

Neshoba County household income distribution in 2009 Neshoba County home values distribution Neshoba County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.2%
(18.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.6% for Black residents, 45.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.9% for American Indian residents, 56.3% for other race residents, 38.2% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 26.0%
Neshoba County:

26.0%
Mississippi:

24.0%
(19.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.3% for Black residents, 44.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.3% for American Indian residents, 61.7% for other race residents, 45.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 35 years old
(Males: 34 years old, Females: 36 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 30 years old, American Indian residents: 18 years old, Asian residents: 36 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32 years old, Other race residents: 49 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Neshoba County is $397 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $455 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $541 a month.

Cities in this county include: Philadelphia, Pearl River, Tucker, Bogue Chitto.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Neshoba County: Scrivner Poultry Farm (A), Sproles Siding (B), Marydell Volunteer Fire Department (C), Reformation Volunteer Fire Department (D), Edinburg Volunteer Fire Department (E), Ofahoma Volunteer Fire Department (F), Barnes Volunteer Fire Department (G), Mississippi Forestry Commission Leake Fire Tower (H), Madden Volunteer Fire Department (I), Thomastown Volunteer Fire Department (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Neshoba County include: New Hope Baptist Church (A), New Jerusalem Church (B), New Prospect Church (C), New Providence Church (D), New Zion Church (E), Old Arbor Mount Zion Church (F), Old Jerusalem Church (G), Pearl Hill Church (H), Pilgrim Rest Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Robinson Cemetery (1), Johnson Cemetery (2), Dorsey Cemetery (3), Pilgrim Rest Cemetery (4), Fuston Cemetery (5), Scott Cemetery (6), Shields Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Black Lake (A), Horseshoe Lake (B), Elbow Lake (C), Duck Pond Slough (D), Beaver Pond (E), Joe Neal Lake (F), Johnson Lake (G), Jordan Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Blailock Creek (A), Bibalucta Creek (B), Bell Branch (C), Beckham Branch (D), Battle Branch (E), Bain Creek (F), Balucta Creek (G), Watson Branch (H), Standing Cypress Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Neshoba County: Leake County Water Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Bibb County, Georgia , Bulloch County, Georgia , Lauderdale County , Noxubee County , Winston County , Twiggs County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Mississippi:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 891
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 67.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 221 (58% naturalized citizens)

Neshoba County:

0.8%
Whole state:

1.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 30
  • 1990 to 1994: 27
  • 1985 to 1989: 43
  • 1980 to 1984: 54
  • 1975 to 1979: 19
  • 1970 to 1974: 14
  • 1970 to 1974: 14
  • 1965 to 1969: 20

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 75.4%

Neshoba County marital status for males Neshoba County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,583
  • One, attached: 86
  • Two: 105
  • 3 or 4: 125
  • 5 to 9: 242
  • 10 to 19: 81
  • 20 or more: 126
  • Mobile homes: 2,608
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 24

Housing units in Neshoba County with a mortgage: 2,899 (178 second mortgage, 106 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,158

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

62.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Neshoba County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,03280
Mainline Protestant2,84521
Catholic6913
Black Protestant5823
Other2521
None11,274-
Neshoba 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
Neshoba County:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
This county:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

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

6.30 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 10
This county:

3.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Neshoba County:

13.3%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Neshoba County:

32.4%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.3%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Neshoba County:

Average size of farms: 211 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $181,312
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $48.40
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 99.36%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $129,990
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 11.41%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $35,143
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.51%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 13.51
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 4.11%
Corn for grain: 280 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 51 harvested acres
Vegetables: 46 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 44 acres

Tornado activity:

Neshoba County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 1132274.5 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 12 fatalities and 76 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 2/26/1958, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed 8 people and injured 26 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Neshoba County-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 80% 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 117.8 miles away from Neshoba 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 156.6 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 70.0 miles away from the county center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 100.4 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 211.3 miles away from Neshoba 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 235.0 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:

  • MississippiSevere 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: FEMA-DR-1972, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • MississippiHurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1604): August 29, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1604, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • MississippiHurricane Dennis, Incident Period: July 10, 2005 to July 15, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1594): July 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1594, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • MississippiSevere Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: April 6, 2003 to April 25, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1459): April 24, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1459, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • MississippiSevere Storms & Flooding, Incident Period: April 3, 2001 to April 5, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1365): April 17, 2001, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1365, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • MississippiTornadoes and Severe Storms, Incident Period: February 16, 2001 to March 15, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1360): February 23, 2001, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1360, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • MississippiSevere 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: FEMA-DR-1265, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Freeze
  • MississippiHigh Winds, Severe Storm, Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 21, 1992 to November 22, 1992, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-968): November 25, 1992, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-968, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • MississippiSTORMS, TORNADOES, FLOODS, Incident Period: April 16, 1979, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-577): April 16, 1979, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-577, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • MississippiDrought and Freezing, Incident Period: February 22, 1977, Emergency Declared (EM-3032): February 22, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3032, Natural disaster type: Freeze, Drought
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Neshoba County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 5, Tornadoes: 5, Freezes: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)

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

  • Korea (20%)
  • Philippines (12%)
  • Other South Eastern Asia (11%)
  • Mexico (11%)
  • India (8%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (7%)
  • Colombia (6%)

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

  • United States or American (29%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • English (6%)
  • German (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • European (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Neshoba County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 9,450 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 1,802 (15%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 43 (0%)
  • Walked: 138 (1%)
  • Other means: 126 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 221 (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 413 people in nursing homes
  • 68 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 64 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 39 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 19 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 5 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere

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

  • 302 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 66 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 18 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $40,471.

4.86% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,814 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
Mississippi average:

6.70%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.51% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($21,124 average AGI)
1.35% relocated from other states ($10,690 average AGI)
Neshoba County:

1.35%
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 Newton County, MS  0.68% ($27,046 average AGI)
from Leake County, MS  0.61% ($25,339)
from Winston County, MS  0.40% ($34,684)
from Kemper County, MS  0.27% ($36,577)
from Lauderdale County, MS  0.27% ($27,577)
from Scott County, MS  0.19% ($28,333)
from Attala County, MS  0.11% ($31,909)


4.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($30,482 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
Mississippi average:

6.88%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.43% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($21,167 average AGI)
1.44% relocated to other states ($9,315 average AGI)
Neshoba County:

1.44%
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 Leake County, MS  0.49% ($26,872 average AGI)
to Newton County, MS  0.48% ($24,696)
to Lauderdale County, MS  0.40% ($40,553)
to Winston County, MS  0.35% ($24,206)
to Rankin County, MS  0.19% ($29,667)
to Kemper County, MS  0.15% ($32,857)
to Madison County, MS  0.14% ($51,923)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.3

Births per 1000 population in Neshoba County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Neshoba County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 13.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Neshoba 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 Neshoba County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Neshoba County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,182 (3,888 aged, 1,294 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,357 (15%)

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 Neshoba County, Mississippi in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (582)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (302)
  • Congestive heart failure (278)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (195)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (171)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (165)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (159)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (149)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (143)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (108)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.78
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 11111.11
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 809.870
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 128426.69

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1768.930
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1053.340

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 14.46
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 80.25

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 6.69

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 29,290
  • In family households: 25,870 (4,880 male householders, 2,928 female householders)
    5,072 spouses, 9,408 children (8,612 natural, 220 adopted, 576 stepchildren), 1,557 grandchildren, 314 brothers or sisters, 171 parents, 541 other relatives, 823 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,420 (1,388 male householders (1,214 living alone)), 1,660 female householders (1,521 living alone)), 372 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 386 (368 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,108 2-persons, 1,784 3-persons, 1,489 4-persons, 787 5-persons, 360 6-persons, 280 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,735 1-person, 276 2-persons, 23 3-persons, 10 4-persons, 1 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

4,535 married couples with children.
2,298 single-parent households (451 men, 1,847 women).

88.0% of residents of Neshoba County speak English at home.
0.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 16% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 35% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
10.3% of residents speak other language at home (53% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $188,902,000 ($6401 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $14,931,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $60,595,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $37,720,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $19,882,000
Federal grants: $53,144,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,846,000 ($3,094,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $13,716,000 ($9,055,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $4,575,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $9,590,000
Federal Government insurance: $31,942,000

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

Births: 2,655
Here:

89 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,701
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +31
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +273
Here +9 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Neshoba County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.12 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.4
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 128
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,585
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,160
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,163
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,361
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,916
  • 1950 to 1959: 835
  • 1940 to 1949: 562
  • 1939 or earlier: 607
Rooms in houses/apartments in Neshoba County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 176
  • 3 rooms: 475
  • 4 rooms: 928
  • 5 rooms: 2,895
  • 6 rooms: 2,032
  • 7 rooms: 1,092
  • 8 rooms: 465
  • 9+ rooms: 442
  • 1 room: 43
  • 2 rooms: 177
  • 3 rooms: 214
  • 4 rooms: 739
  • 5 rooms: 572
  • 6 rooms: 345
  • 7 rooms: 73
  • 8 rooms: 19
  • 9+ rooms: 7
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Neshoba County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 76
  • 1 bedroom: 327
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,652
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,144
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,160
  • 5+ bedrooms: 146
  • no bedroom: 62
  • 1 bedroom: 344
  • 2 bedrooms: 858
  • 3 bedrooms: 788
  • 4 bedrooms: 130
  • 5+ bedrooms: 7
Cars and other vehicles available in Neshoba County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 504
  • 1 vehicle: 2,585
  • 2 vehicles: 3,366
  • 3 vehicles: 1,451
  • 4 vehicles: 378
  • 5+ vehicles: 221
  • no vehicle: 466
  • 1 vehicle: 1,030
  • 2 vehicles: 516
  • 3 vehicles: 149
  • 4 vehicles: 28
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

64% of Neshoba County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Mississippi.

Neshoba County:

63.7%
State average:

59.0%

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

  • This state: 24718
  • Northeast: 235
  • Midwest: 663
  • South: 2285
  • West: 475

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $29,700


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Neshoba County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (40.6%)
  • Electricity (37.6%)
  • Utility gas (16.8%)
  • Wood (4.3%)
  • Electricity (41.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (30.7%)
  • Utility gas (22.3%)
  • Wood (3.7%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 792
Here:

21.3%
Mississippi:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 237
Here:

13.2%
Mississippi:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 57
Here:

6.9%
Mississippi:

12.4%

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)

Neshoba County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,068,000
    Police Protection: $1,555,000
    Health - Other: $994,000
    Financial Administration: $782,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $782,000
    Central Staff Services: $701,000
    Parks and Recreation: $547,000
    General - Other: $545,000
    Correctional Institutions: $534,000
    General Public Buildings: $432,000
    Local Fire Protection: $340,000
    Solid Waste Management: $309,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $81,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $44,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $406,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Other Higher Education: $463,000
    Health - Other: $21,000
    Central Staff Services: $17,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $304,000
    Solid Waste Management: $36,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,300,000

Neshoba County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $445,000
    Solid Waste Management: $256,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $69,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $350,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $312,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $170,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $762,000
    All Other: $723,000
    Health and Hospitals: $531,000
    Highways: $504,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,824,000
    Other License: $214,000

Neshoba County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,133,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,932,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,000,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $799,000

Neshoba County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $0
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,899,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,318
  • Number of aged recipients: 149
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,169
  • Number of recipients under 18: 251
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 723
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 344
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 538
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 558
Neshoba County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Neshoba 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 Neshoba County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James26670.9 years
Mary22476.3 years
John21574.7 years
William19176.0 years
Willie13273.1 years
Annie11478.1 years
Robert11271.8 years
George8373.9 years
Thomas7373.6 years
Jessie6975.4 years
Most common last names in Neshoba County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith20975.1 years
Johnson10874.8 years
Moore9676.0 years
Jones9075.3 years
Willis8666.4 years
Wallace8272.3 years
Brown7274.8 years
Thompson7172.7 years
Williams6875.4 years
Clark6676.9 years
Businesses in Neshoba County, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike4
Advance Auto Parts1Payless1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Popeyes1
Chevrolet1Quality1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
FedEx4Rue211
GameStop1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block2Sears1
Hardee's1Subway3
Holiday Inn1T-Mobile1
KFC1Taco Bell1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul3
Lane Furniture1UPS2
Lowe's1Walgreens1
McDonald's1Walmart1
New Balance1