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Panola County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2016: 34,313 (21% urban, 79% rural); it was 34,274 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,974
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,498
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 9,526
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,367 (it was 2,706 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

30%

Land area: 684 sq. mi.

Water area: 20.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 50 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Panola County: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Information (19.9%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (19.9%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (14.2%), Construction (12.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (11.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 71%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 29%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Panola County, Mississippi:

  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (50.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (47.1%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
Median resident age:  37.0 years
Mississippi median age:  37.2 years
Males: 16,471  (48.0%)
Females: 17,842  (52.0%)
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Panola County,MS real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Panola County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $38,692 ($26,785 in 1999)

This county:

$38,692
Mississippi:

$41,754

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $475 (lower quartile is $308, upper quartile is $584)
This county:

$475
State:

$560


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $81,142 (it was $48,400 in 2000)
Panola:

$81,142
Mississippi:

$113,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $45,604 - $151,091

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $134,326
Here:

$134,326
State:

$168,885

Townhouses or other attached units: $68,333
Here:

$68,333
State:

$280,569

Mobile homes: $45,157
Here:

$45,157
State:

$57,614
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $978
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $344

Institutionalized population: 139

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

  • Murders: 4
  • Rapes: 4
  • Robberies: 10
  • Assaults: 59
  • Burglaries: 280
  • Thefts: 290
  • Auto thefts: 31

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 11
  • Assaults: 51
  • Burglaries: 249
  • Thefts: 205
  • Auto thefts: 29
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 66 buildings, average cost: $99,200
  • 2008: 23 buildings, average cost: $94,200
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $110,300
  • 2010: 14 buildings, average cost: $65,300
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $116,100
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $123,000
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $104,100
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $119,300

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: $774 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $515 (0.8%)

Panola County household income distribution in 2009 Panola County home values distribution Panola County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 20.9%
Panola County:

20.9%
Mississippi:

20.8%
(13.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.6% for Black residents, 12.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.7% for American Indian residents, 34.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 23.2% for other race residents, 62.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 37.0 years old
(Males: 35.8 years old, Females: 39.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.5 years old, Black residents: 32.1 years old, American Indian residents: 34.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 25.5 years old, Other race residents: 27.4 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Panola County is $409 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $455 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $545 a month.

Cities in this county include: Batesville, Sardis, Como, Courtland, Pope.

Panola 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: Gila County, Arizona , Jefferson County, Arkansas , Latimer County, Oklahoma , Elbert County, Georgia , Polk County, Arkansas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.1%
Mississippi:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,070
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 253 (22.7% naturalized citizens)

Panola County:

0.7%
Whole state:

2.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 178
  • 2000 to 2009: 63
  • 1990 to 1999: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 5
  • 1970 to 1979: 51
  • Before 1970: 30
Note: State values scaled to Panola County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 64.8%

Panola County marital status for males Panola County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 9,444
  • One, attached: 113
  • Two: 219
  • 3 or 4: 594
  • 5 to 9: 296
  • 10 to 19: 12
  • 20 to 49: 115
  • 50 or more: 13
  • Mobile homes: 4,129

Housing units in Panola County with a mortgage: 3,896 (75 second mortgage, 128 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,902

Here:

42.9% with mortgage
State:

50.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Panola County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant11,53858
Black Protestant5,45528
Mainline Protestant3,40725
Catholic3602
Other282
None13,919-
Panola 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: 6
Panola County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 11
This county:

3.11 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 36
Panola County:

10.17 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 19
This county:

5.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Panola County:

13.4%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Panola County:

34.0%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.4%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Panola County:

Average size of farms: 375 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $41,557
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $244.30
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 13.74%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $49,788
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 39.09%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $60,481
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 91.86%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.01
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.23%
Corn for grain: 11421 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2401 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 41900 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 33027 harvested acres
Vegetables: 31 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 230 acres

Earthquake activity:

Panola County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 90.4 miles away from Panola County center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 152.3 miles away from the county center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 114.1 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 91.0 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 195.3 miles away from Panola County center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 139.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Mississippi Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 09, 2016 to March 29, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4268: March 25, 2016, FEMA Id: 4268, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 23, 2015 to December 28, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4248: January 04, 2016, FEMA Id: 4248, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 01, 2010 to May 02, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1916: May 14, 2010, FEMA Id: 1916, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 24, 2001 to December 17, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1398: December 07, 2001, FEMA Id: 1398, 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 Storm, Winter Storm, Freezing Rain And Sleet, Incident Period: February 09, 1994 to February 14, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1009: February 18, 1994, FEMA Id: 1009, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Storm, Freeze
  • Mississippi Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: April 26, 1991 to May 31, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-906: May 17, 1991, FEMA Id: 906, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi Flooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: February 17, 1991 to March 21, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-895: March 05, 1991, FEMA Id: 895, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 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
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Panola County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 9, Floods: 8, Freezes: 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 in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)

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

  • Mexico (71%)
  • Honduras (9%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Iraq (5%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • Korea (2%)
  • Scotland (0%)

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

  • English (12%)
  • American (9%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • African (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • German (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)

Panola County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 10,229 (86.9%)
  • Carpooled: 774 (6.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 29 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 93 (0.8%)
  • Walked: 85 (0.7%)
  • Worked at home: 567 (4.8%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 266 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 184 people in nursing homes
  • 109 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 18 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 18 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 18 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 2 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

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

  • 166 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 86 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 53 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $35,841.

5.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,176 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.30%
Mississippi average:

6.70%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.58% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($18,112 average AGI)
1.73% relocated from other states ($9,064 average AGI)
Panola County:

1.73%
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 Tate County, MS  0.75% ($20,977 average AGI)
from DeSoto County, MS  0.54% ($35,172)
from Lafayette County, MS  0.51% ($22,783)
from Shelby County, TN  0.48% ($27,772)
from Quitman County, MS  0.46% ($23,722)
from Yalobusha County, MS  0.20% ($22,435)
from Tallahatchie County, MS  0.14% ($26,471)


6.00% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,011 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
Mississippi average:

6.88%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.02% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($18,872 average AGI)
1.97% relocated to other states ($9,139 average AGI)
Panola County:

1.97%
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 Tate County, MS  0.97% ($29,087 average AGI)
to DeSoto County, MS  0.77% ($29,868)
to Lafayette County, MS  0.68% ($26,469)
to Shelby County, TN  0.51% ($21,300)
to Quitman County, MS  0.30% ($18,833)
to Yalobusha County, MS  0.22% ($23,731)
to Tallahatchie County, MS  0.19% ($30,227)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.3

Births per 1000 population in Panola County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Panola County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 14.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Panola County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 21.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Panola County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Panola County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,034 (4,274 aged, 1,760 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,397 (14%)

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 Panola County, Mississippi in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (405)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (377)
  • Hypertensive heart disease without (congestive) heart failure (351)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (318)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (230)
  • Congestive heart failure (228)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (163)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (148)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (144)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (128)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.83
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,253
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 150
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 36,559

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,636
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 923
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 14

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 30
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 62

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 3

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1
Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 90.5. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 102.8. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 34,313
  • In family households: 29,633 (3,439 male householders, 4,655 female householders)
    5,263 spouses, 11,865 children (10,933 natural, 282 adopted, 650 stepchildren), 2,058 grandchildren, 462 brothers or sisters, 416 parents, 954 other relatives, 570 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,431 (1,911 male householders (1,694 living alone)), 2,107 female householders (2,084 living alone)), 431 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 249

Size of family households: 3,528 2-persons, 1,835 3-persons, 1,722 4-persons, 621 5-persons, 207 6-persons, 159 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,779 1-person, 198 2-persons, 13 3-persons, 64 5-persons.

3,787 married couples with children.
2,988 single-parent households (352 men, 2,636 women).

98.4% of residents of Panola speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (28% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 46% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $215,549,000 ($6,094 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,284,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $82,433,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $41,295,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $13,544,000
Federal grants: $60,271,000
Federal procurement contracts: $11,986,000 ($627,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,019,000 ($1,809,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $831,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,548,000
Federal Government insurance: $20,906,000

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

Births: 3,015
Here:

85 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,794
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +36
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -149
Here -4 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Panola County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.34 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.6

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 143
  • 2010 to 2013: 619
  • 2000 to 2009: 1,703
  • 1990 to 1999: 4,014
  • 1980 to 1989: 2,500
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,544
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,293
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,085
  • 1940 to 1949: 256
  • 1939 or earlier: 698
Note: State values scaled to Panola population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Panola County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Panola County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 62
  • 3 rooms: 356
  • 4 rooms: 741
  • 5 rooms: 2,269
  • 6 rooms: 1,959
  • 7 rooms: 1,506
  • 8 rooms: 642
  • 9+ rooms: 1,220
  • 1 room: 60
  • 2 rooms: 50
  • 3 rooms: 450
  • 4 rooms: 861
  • 5 rooms: 1,135
  • 6 rooms: 417
  • 7 rooms: 110
  • 8 rooms: 113
  • 9+ rooms: 104
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Panola County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Panola County population
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 179
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,567
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,214
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,447
  • 5+ bedrooms: 335
  • no bedroom: 61
  • 1 bedroom: 363
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,166
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,597
  • 4 bedrooms: 125
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Panola County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Panola County population
  • no vehicle: 328
  • 1 vehicle: 2,406
  • 2 vehicles: 3,682
  • 3 vehicles: 1,675
  • 4 vehicles: 484
  • 5+ vehicles: 185
  • no vehicle: 526
  • 1 vehicle: 1,661
  • 2 vehicles: 757
  • 3 vehicles: 257
  • 4 vehicles: 92
  • 5+ vehicles: 17

90% of Panola County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 79% lived in Mississippi.

Panola County:

90.2%
State average:

86.6%

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

  • This state: 27,859
  • Other state: 6,139
  • Northeast: 264
  • Midwest: 1,002
  • South: 4,746
  • West: 129

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Panola County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (39.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (33.3%)
  • Utility gas (23.6%)
  • Wood (1.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.1%)
  • Electricity (59.2%)
  • Utility gas (24.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (12.4%)
  • Wood (0.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 459
Here:

12.4%
Mississippi:

12.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 329
Here:

14.0%
Mississippi:

10.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 53
Here:

5.8%
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)

Panola County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $13,496,000
    Regular Highways: $4,507,000
    Police Protection: $1,294,000
    Financial Administration: $1,134,000
    Correctional Institutions: $985,000
    Central Staff Services: $910,000
    Solid Waste Management: $858,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $765,000
    Health - Other: $751,000
    General - Other: $720,000
    General Public Buildings: $675,000
    Local Fire Protection: $265,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $160,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $87,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $257,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Other Higher Education: $366,000
    Libraries: $278,000
    General - Other: $39,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $11,155,000

Panola County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $13,496,000
    Solid Waste Management: $948,000
    All Other: $260,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $147,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $521,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $288,000
    Interest Earnings: $250,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,309,000
    All Other: $1,134,000
    Highways: $973,000
    Health and Hospitals: $412,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,248,000
    Other License: $471,000

Panola County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,325,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,415,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,105,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,040,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $910,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $65,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $325,000

Panola County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,828,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,040,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,047
  • Number of aged recipients: 277
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,770
  • Number of recipients under 18: 399
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,087
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 561
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 912
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 860
Panola County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Panola 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 Panola County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James35869.9 years
Mary25877.5 years
William25473.7 years
John22572.8 years
Robert21071.9 years
Willie17272.5 years
Annie9576.7 years
Jessie8776.5 years
George8475.7 years
Thomas8171.3 years
Most common last names in Panola County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith17875.7 years
Johnson14975.4 years
Jones12473.1 years
Taylor11175.4 years
Williams9273.7 years
Davis8674.3 years
Wilson7374.3 years
Brown7172.0 years
Harris5874.9 years
Thomas5572.0 years
Businesses in Panola County, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lowe's1
Ace Hardware1McDonald's3
AutoZone1Nike5
Burger King1Payless1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Cracker Barrel1Popeyes1
Curves1Quality1
Days Inn2Ramada1
Domino's Pizza1Rue211
DressBarn1SAS Shoes1
Dressbarn1SONIC Drive-In2
Econo Lodge1Sears1
FedEx3Subway3
Ford1Super 81
GameStop1T-Mobile1
Goodwill9Taco Bell1
H&R Block1True Value2
Hardee's1U-Haul3
Hilton1UPS3
Holiday Inn1Waffle House1
Hyundai1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kroger1Wendy's1