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Oktibbeha County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2016: 49,416 (64% urban, 36% rural); it was 42,902 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 5,555
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,689
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,870
Renter-occupied apartments: 9,576 (it was 7,075 in 2000)
% of renters here:

44%
State:

30%

Land area: 458 sq. mi.

Water area: 4.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 108 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Oktibbeha County: 88.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (40.4%), Retail trade (18.3%), Construction (15.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 52%
  • Government: 23%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 25%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (56.7%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (37.4%)
  • Asian alone (2.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
Median resident age:  25.5 years
Mississippi median age:  37.2 years
Males: 24,718  (50.0%)
Females: 24,698  (50.0%)
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Average household size:
Oktibbeha County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $34,442 ($24,899 in 1999)

This county:

$34,442
Mississippi:

$41,754

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $591 (lower quartile is $468, upper quartile is $782)
This county:

$591
State:

$560


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $160,451 (it was $76,300 in 2000)
Oktibbeha:

$160,451
Mississippi:

$113,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $85,157 - $249,208
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,187
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $374

Institutionalized population: 349

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 8
  • Thefts: 23
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 61 buildings, average cost: $176,100
  • 2008: 86 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2009: 50 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2010: 39 buildings, average cost: $168,500
  • 2011: 36 buildings, average cost: $164,000
  • 2012: 121 buildings, average cost: $126,000
  • 2013: 57 buildings, average cost: $170,200
  • 2014: 47 buildings, average cost: $200,500

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: $1,462 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,005 (0.8%)

Oktibbeha County household income distribution in 2009 Oktibbeha County home values distribution Oktibbeha County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 30.4%
Oktibbeha County:

30.4%
Mississippi:

20.8%
(25.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.5% for Black residents, 15.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 43.3% for American Indian residents, 9.5% for other race residents, 33.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 25.5 years old
(Males: 24.3 years old, Females: 26.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 25.0 years old, Black residents: 26.3 years old, American Indian residents: 39.8 years old, Asian residents: 26.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.1 years old, Other race residents: 30.9 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Oktibbeha County is $438 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $534 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $696 a month.

Cities in this county include: Starkville, Mississippi State, Maben, Sturgis.

Oktibbeha 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 location: Barnes Landing (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Blue Hole Lake (A), Camp Lake (B), Carolina Chute (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Bolivar County , Calhoun County, Arkansas , Barrow County, Georgia , Choctaw County , Hale County, Alabama , West Carroll Parish, Louisiana , Wilkinson County, Georgia , Throckmorton County, Texas , Wood County, Texas .

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: 12,335
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 43.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,755 (23.1% naturalized citizens)

Oktibbeha County:

3.6%
Whole state:

2.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 708
  • 2000 to 2009: 444
  • 1990 to 1999: 345
  • 1980 to 1989: 120
  • 1970 to 1979: 65
  • Before 1970: 89
Note: State values scaled to Oktibbeha County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 81.9%

Oktibbeha County marital status for males Oktibbeha County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,898
  • One, attached: 293
  • Two: 1,779
  • 3 or 4: 1,670
  • 5 to 9: 2,118
  • 10 to 19: 2,067
  • 20 to 49: 257
  • 50 or more: 165
  • Mobile homes: 2,300
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 9

Housing units in Oktibbeha County with a mortgage: 4,272 (81 second mortgage, 263 home equity loan, 21 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,499

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

50.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Oktibbeha County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,38549
Mainline Protestant5,65625
Black Protestant1,9328
Catholic1,2191
Other5224
None24,957-
Oktibbeha 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
Oktibbeha County:

0.68 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 26
Oktibbeha County:

5.91 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 30
This county:

6.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Oktibbeha County:

9.4%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Oktibbeha County:

32.8%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.8%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Oktibbeha County:

Average size of farms: 186 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $18,941
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $127.90
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 5.51%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 77.54%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $22,708
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 17.86%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.59%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $35,444
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 93.43%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 18.50
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 4.99%
Corn for grain: 486 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 1219 harvested acres
Vegetables: 24 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 168 acres

Earthquake activity:

Oktibbeha County-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 78% 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 92.8 miles away from Oktibbeha County center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 62.0 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 173.4 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 76.8 miles away from the 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 185.3 miles away from Oktibbeha 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 199.3 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, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 23, 2010 to April 24, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1906: April 29, 2010, FEMA Id: 1906, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1604: August 29, 2005, FEMA Id: 1604, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi 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 Hurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 13, 2004 to September 20, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1550: September 15, 2004, FEMA Id: 1550, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 10, 2002 to November 11, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1443: November 14, 2002, FEMA Id: 1443, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Mississippi Tornadoes and Severe Storms, Incident Period: February 16, 2001 to March 15, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1360: February 23, 2001, FEMA Id: 1360, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Mississippi Severe Winter Storms, Ice and Freezing Rain, Incident Period: December 23, 1998 to December 26, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1265: January 25, 1999, FEMA Id: 1265, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Freeze
  • Mississippi Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: April 26, 1991 to May 31, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-906: May 17, 1991, FEMA Id: 906, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi STORMS, TORNADOES, FLOODS, Incident Period: April 16, 1979, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-577: April 16, 1979, FEMA Id: 577, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Oktibbeha County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (35%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Educational services (38%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

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

  • India (19%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (16%)
  • Mexico (11%)
  • Korea (7%)
  • Europe, n.e.c. (6%)
  • Cameroon (4%)
  • Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (3%)

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

  • American (15%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (5%)
  • German (2%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Oktibbeha County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 17,462 (81.5%)
  • Carpooled: 2,258 (10.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 70 (0.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 159 (0.7%)
  • Bicycle: 46 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 589 (2.8%)
  • Worked at home: 800 (3.7%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 3,955 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 268 people in nursing homes
  • 69 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 24 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 22 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 12 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 9 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 8 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded

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

  • 4,018 people in college/university student housing
  • 305 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 44 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $47,815.

8.90% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,939 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.90%
Mississippi average:

6.70%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.39% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($17,802 average AGI)
3.51% relocated from other states ($13,137 average AGI)
Oktibbeha County:

3.51%
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 Lowndes County, MS  0.70% ($34,309 average AGI)
from Clay County, MS  0.33% ($26,217)
from Hinds County, MS  0.32% ($38,523)
from Webster County, MS  0.31% ($22,674)
from Rankin County, MS  0.24% ($23,242)
from Lee County, MS  0.22% ($28,677)
from Madison County, MS  0.22% ($32,400)


9.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,576 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.74%
Mississippi average:

6.88%


0.14% of residents moved to foreign countries ($492 average AGI)
Oktibbeha County:

0.14%
Mississippi average:

0.06%

5.20% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($14,580 average AGI)
4.40% relocated to other states ($18,504 average AGI)
Oktibbeha County:

4.40%
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 Lowndes County, MS  0.64% ($30,281 average AGI)
to Clay County, MS  0.44% ($24,852)
to Madison County, MS  0.36% ($28,360)
to Webster County, MS  0.35% ($26,510)
to Rankin County, MS  0.34% ($39,064)
to Lee County, MS  0.27% ($24,211)
to Hinds County, MS  0.27% ($19,595)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.4

Births per 1000 population in Oktibbeha County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 6.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Oktibbeha County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Oktibbeha County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Oktibbeha County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Oktibbeha County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,973 (3,811 aged, 1,162 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,550 (16%)

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 Oktibbeha County, Mississippi in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (420)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (254)
  • Heart disease, unspecified (173)
  • Congestive heart failure (169)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (164)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (151)
  • Sudden cardiac death, so described (136)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (120)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (118)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (91)

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: 2.42
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,090
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 232
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 50,553

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,416
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 722
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 25
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 102

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 5

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 73.8. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 49,416
  • In family households: 29,983 (3,808 male householders, 4,977 female householders)
    6,267 spouses, 11,795 children (11,044 natural, 362 adopted, 387 stepchildren), 583 grandchildren, 582 brothers or sisters, 424 parents, 931 other relatives, 623 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 14,164 (4,112 male householders (2,609 living alone)), 4,234 female householders (3,294 living alone)), 5,621 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 5,336

Size of family households: 4,234 2-persons, 2,156 3-persons, 1,571 4-persons, 545 5-persons, 159 6-persons, 121 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 5,908 1-person, 1,656 2-persons, 285 3-persons, 430 4-persons, 20 5-persons.

4,273 married couples with children.
3,367 single-parent households (574 men, 2,793 women).

94.1% of residents of Oktibbeha speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (84% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
1.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (57% speak English very well, 35% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other language at home (36% speak English very well, 64% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $263,785,000 ($6,386 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $17,354,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $80,897,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $42,052,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,198,000
Federal grants: $108,168,000
Federal procurement contracts: $10,015,000 ($6,364,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $21,456,000 ($5,154,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $5,364,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $8,485,000
Federal Government insurance: $23,144,000

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

Births: 2,938
Here:

71 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,438
Here:

35 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +766
Here:

+19 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -3,885
Here -94 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Oktibbeha County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.30 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.6

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 845
  • 2010 to 2013: 906
  • 2000 to 2009: 4,742
  • 1990 to 1999: 4,958
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,327
  • 1970 to 1979: 3,216
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,822
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,163
  • 1940 to 1949: 480
  • 1939 or earlier: 479
Note: State values scaled to Oktibbeha population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Oktibbeha County population
  • 1 room: 36
  • 2 rooms: 3
  • 3 rooms: 170
  • 4 rooms: 842
  • 5 rooms: 1,981
  • 6 rooms: 1,638
  • 7 rooms: 1,700
  • 8 rooms: 1,082
  • 9+ rooms: 1,340
  • 1 room: 248
  • 2 rooms: 562
  • 3 rooms: 1,446
  • 4 rooms: 2,817
  • 5 rooms: 1,714
  • 6 rooms: 990
  • 7 rooms: 332
  • 8 rooms: 74
  • 9+ rooms: 123
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Oktibbeha County population
  • no bedroom: 31
  • 1 bedroom: 53
  • 2 bedrooms: 881
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,108
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,308
  • 5+ bedrooms: 426
  • no bedroom: 268
  • 1 bedroom: 1,205
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,849
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,244
  • 4 bedrooms: 690
  • 5+ bedrooms: 51
Cars and other vehicles available in Oktibbeha County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Oktibbeha County population
  • no vehicle: 433
  • 1 vehicle: 2,087
  • 2 vehicles: 3,522
  • 3 vehicles: 1,936
  • 4 vehicles: 547
  • 5+ vehicles: 235
  • no vehicle: 595
  • 1 vehicle: 3,939
  • 2 vehicles: 2,540
  • 3 vehicles: 755
  • 4 vehicles: 435
  • 5+ vehicles: 97

73% of Oktibbeha County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 58% lived in Mississippi.

Oktibbeha County:

72.7%
State average:

86.6%

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

  • This state: 34,526
  • Other state: 12,696
  • Northeast: 963
  • Midwest: 2,507
  • South: 8,376
  • West: 861

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Oktibbeha County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (48.7%)
  • Utility gas (36.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.1%)
  • Wood (1.4%)
  • Electricity (80.6%)
  • Utility gas (17.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.6%)
  • Wood (0.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,016
Here:

25.8%
Mississippi:

12.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 305
Here:

19.7%
Mississippi:

10.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 225
Here:

1.6%
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)

Oktibbeha County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,200,000
    Regular Highways: $1,020,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $36,532,000
    Regular Highways: $3,513,000
    General - Other: $2,492,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,293,000
    Police Protection: $1,670,000
    Financial Administration: $1,261,000
    Health - Other: $1,040,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $855,000
    General Public Buildings: $745,000
    Solid Waste Management: $687,000
    Local Fire Protection: $181,000
    Libraries: $153,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $107,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $4,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $232,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Other Higher Education: $648,000
    Health - Other: $45,000
    General - Other: $24,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $22,561,000

Oktibbeha County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $36,532,000
    All Other: $1,328,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $209,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $183,000
    Health and Hospitals: $64,000
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $968,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $411,000
    Interest Earnings: $360,000
    Special Assessments: $350,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $84,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,425,000
    Highways: $860,000
    Health and Hospitals: $591,000
    All Other: $513,000
  • Tax - Property: $7,286,000
    Other License: $12,000

Oktibbeha County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,463,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,883,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $580,000

Oktibbeha County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,179,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,580
  • Number of aged recipients: 166
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,414
  • Number of recipients under 18: 286
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 929
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 365
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 592
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 639
Oktibbeha County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Oktibbeha 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 Oktibbeha County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James27672.3 years
John24572.8 years
Mary22578.3 years
William20374.1 years
Willie16375.3 years
Robert15571.2 years
Annie12479.1 years
George8872.7 years
Charles7469.9 years
Walter7273.8 years
Most common last names in Oktibbeha County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson11674.7 years
Smith9673.8 years
Williams9671.9 years
Bell9474.9 years
Harris7968.8 years
Jones7974.2 years
Thompson7676.1 years
Jackson7577.1 years
Davis7374.1 years
White6177.3 years
Businesses in Oktibbeha County, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts1Lowe's1
Applebee's1McDonald's2
Arby's1New Balance2
AutoZone1Nike1
Baskin-Robbins1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster1Payless1
Budget Car Rental1Penske1
Burger King1Pizza Hut2
CVS1Popeyes1
Chick-Fil-A1RadioShack1
Cold Stone Creamery1Ruby Tuesday1
Comfort Suites1SAS Shoes1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In2
FedEx6Sears1
Ford1Starbucks1
GNC1Subway3
GameStop1T-Mobile2
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
Hardee's1True Value1
Hilton1U-Haul3
Holiday Inn1UPS6
JCPenney1Verizon Wireless2
KFC1Waffle House1
Kroger1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture2Walmart1