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Sharkey County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2016: 4,661 (all rural); it was 6,580 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 488
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 651
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,421
Renter-occupied apartments: 695 (it was 742 in 2000)
% of renters here:

34%
State:

30%

Land area: 428 sq. mi.

Water area: 7.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 11 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sharkey County: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (100.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 67%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 0%
  • Unpaid family work: 33%
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Races in Sharkey County, Mississippi:

  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (74.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (25.1%)
Median resident age:  39.2 years
Mississippi median age:  37.2 years
Males: 2,134  (45.8%)
Females: 2,527  (54.2%)
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Sharkey County,MS real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Sharkey County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $29,751 ($22,285 in 1999)

This county:

$29,751
Mississippi:

$41,754

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $338 (lower quartile is $215, upper quartile is $436)
This county:

$338
State:

$560


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $56,681 (it was $43,400 in 2000)
Sharkey:

$56,681
Mississippi:

$113,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $34,582 - $106,166

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $149,771
Here:

$149,771
State:

$168,885

Mobile homes: $42,668
Here:

$42,668
State:

$57,614
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,077
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $283

Institutionalized population: 69

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 15
  • Burglaries: 19
  • Thefts: 1
  • Auto thefts: 0

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 38
  • Thefts: 0
  • Auto thefts: 0
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $205,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $225,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $57,200
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $140,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $969 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $385 (0.9%)

Sharkey County household income distribution in 2009 Sharkey County home values distribution Sharkey County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 29.4%
Sharkey County:

29.4%
Mississippi:

20.8%
(14.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.8% for Black residents, 22.2% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 39.2 years old
(Males: 36.8 years old, Females: 40.5 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 52.0 years old, Black residents: 34.4 years old, Asian residents: 36.8 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 60.8 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Sharkey County is $443 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $493 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $590 a month.

Cities in this county include: Rolling Fork, Anguilla, Cary.

Sharkey 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 , Kemper County , Union Parish, Louisiana , Stonewall County, Texas , Terry County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.7%
Mississippi:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 156
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 75.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 32 (23.3% naturalized citizens)

Sharkey County:

0.7%
Whole state:

2.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 16
  • 2000 to 2009: 4
  • 1990 to 1999: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 7
  • 1970 to 1979: 6
  • Before 1970: 6
Note: State values scaled to Sharkey County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.2 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 68.3%

Sharkey County marital status for males Sharkey County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,471
  • Two: 88
  • 3 or 4: 56
  • 5 to 9: 75
  • 10 to 19: 5
  • 20 or more: 3
  • Mobile homes: 439
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 1

Housing units in Sharkey County with a mortgage: 328 (1 second mortgage, 11 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 707

Here:

31.7% with mortgage
State:

50.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Sharkey County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,10111
Mainline Protestant5064
Black Protestant3882
Catholic351
Other--
None1,886-
Sharkey 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: 1
Sharkey County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.


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

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Sharkey County:

10.79 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.


Adult diabetes rate:
Sharkey County:

14.4%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Sharkey County:

37.9%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.0%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Sharkey County:

Average size of farms: 1632 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $477,017
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $289.06
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: 15.77%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $458,467
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 85.16%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 26.03%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $332,780
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 55.45%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Corn for grain: 33874 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 1825 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 45437 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 54774 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 519 acres

Earthquake activity:

Sharkey County-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 79% 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 190.5 miles away from Sharkey County center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 174.6 miles away from the county center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 176.4 miles away from the county center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 210.1 miles away from the 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 258.9 miles away from Sharkey 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 243.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Mississippi Flooding, Incident Period: May 03, 2011 to June 17, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1983: May 11, 2011, FEMA Id: 1983, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Mississippi Flooding, Incident Period: April 27, 2011 to June 17, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3320: May 04, 2011, FEMA Id: 3320, Natural disaster type: 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 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 Severe Storm, Tornadoes, Incident Period: March 09, 1992 to March 10, 1992, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-939: March 20, 1992, FEMA Id: 939, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • 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 SEVERE STORMS, TORNADOES, FLOODING, Incident Period: June 01, 1983, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-683: June 01, 1983, FEMA Id: 683, 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
  • Mississippi Storms, Tornadoes, Floods, Incident Period: April 14, 1979, Emergency Declared EM-3077: April 14, 1979, FEMA Id: 3077, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi Drought and Freezing, Incident Period: February 22, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3032: February 22, 1977, FEMA Id: 3032, Natural disaster type: Freeze, Drought
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Sharkey County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 8, Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Freezes: 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 (42%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (24%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (19%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

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

  • India (42%)
  • Canada (39%)
  • Philippines (16%)
  • England (0%)
  • Scotland (0%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)

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

  • American (13%)
  • English (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Irish (0%)
  • Italian (0%)
  • African (0%)
  • French (except Basque) (0%)

Sharkey County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,038 (89.0%)
  • Carpooled: 87 (7.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 7 (0.6%)
  • Walked: 23 (2.0%)
  • Worked at home: 5 (0.4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 61 people in nursing homes
  • 17 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 14 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 5 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

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

  • 59 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 25 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 8 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 2 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $31,814.

6.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,029 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.25%
Mississippi average:

6.70%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.84% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($18,078 average AGI)
1.41% relocated from other states ($5,941 average AGI)
Sharkey County:

1.41%
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 Warren County, MS  1.22% ($20,350 average AGI)
from Washington County, MS  1.22% ($24,400)


4.73% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,342 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.73%
Mississippi average:

6.88%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.42% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($17,605 average AGI)
1.31% relocated to other states ($7,737 average AGI)
Sharkey County:

1.31%
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 Washington County, MS  1.06% ($21,706 average AGI)
to Hinds County, MS  0.68% ($20,000)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 19.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 16.8

Births per 1000 population in Sharkey County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 13.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Sharkey County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Sharkey County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.6%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Sharkey County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Sharkey County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,012 (713 aged, 299 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 322 (21%)

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 Sharkey County, Mississippi in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (71)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (63)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (62)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (46)
  • Congestive heart failure (35)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (33)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (30)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (29)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (29)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (27)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 28%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 25%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 16.44
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,302
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 477
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 38,287

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,626
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 838
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 17

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 30
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 50

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 4,661
  • In family households: 3,833 (329 male householders, 843 female householders)
    588 spouses, 1,361 children (1,323 natural, 6 adopted, 31 stepchildren), 544 grandchildren, 33 brothers or sisters, 31 parents, 28 other relatives, 82 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 697 (291 male householders (215 living alone)), 338 female householders (332 living alone)), 70 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 130

Size of family households: 506 2-persons, 267 3-persons, 255 4-persons, 71 5-persons, 30 6-persons, 28 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 549 1-person, 76 2-persons, 3 3-persons.

369 married couples with children.
401 single-parent households (6 men, 395 women).

99.5% of residents of Sharkey speak English at home.
0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (22% speak English very well, 78% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $54,224,000 ($8,914 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $638,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $13,975,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $11,707,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,803,000
Federal grants: $16,210,000
Federal procurement contracts: $444,000 ($46,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,084,000 ($331,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $156,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $865,000
Federal Government insurance: $22,835,000

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

Births: 547
Here:

92 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 349
Here:

58 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -1
Here -0 per 1000 residents
State +4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -799
Here -134 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Sharkey County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.79 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.6

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 0
  • 2010 to 2013: 63
  • 2000 to 2009: 94
  • 1990 to 1999: 379
  • 1980 to 1989: 322
  • 1970 to 1979: 520
  • 1960 to 1969: 270
  • 1950 to 1959: 215
  • 1940 to 1949: 132
  • 1939 or earlier: 129
Note: State values scaled to Sharkey population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Sharkey County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Sharkey County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 43
  • 4 rooms: 184
  • 5 rooms: 237
  • 6 rooms: 213
  • 7 rooms: 114
  • 8 rooms: 139
  • 9+ rooms: 83
  • 1 room: 20
  • 2 rooms: 13
  • 3 rooms: 169
  • 4 rooms: 214
  • 5 rooms: 155
  • 6 rooms: 119
  • 7 rooms: 26
  • 8 rooms: 62
  • 9+ rooms: 0
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Sharkey County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Sharkey County population
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 3
  • 2 bedrooms: 176
  • 3 bedrooms: 594
  • 4 bedrooms: 223
  • 5+ bedrooms: 30
  • no bedroom: 20
  • 1 bedroom: 124
  • 2 bedrooms: 292
  • 3 bedrooms: 279
  • 4 bedrooms: 35
  • 5+ bedrooms: 20
Cars and other vehicles available in Sharkey County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Sharkey County population
  • no vehicle: 127
  • 1 vehicle: 256
  • 2 vehicles: 463
  • 3 vehicles: 90
  • 4 vehicles: 61
  • 5+ vehicles: 16
  • no vehicle: 124
  • 1 vehicle: 398
  • 2 vehicles: 236
  • 3 vehicles: 7
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

88% of Sharkey County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 77% lived in Mississippi.

Sharkey County:

88.5%
State average:

86.6%

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

  • This state: 4,112
  • Other state: 511
  • Northeast: 25
  • Midwest: 112
  • South: 334
  • West: 39

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sharkey County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (44.1%)
  • Electricity (42.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.1%)
  • Wood (0.8%)
  • Electricity (46.0%)
  • Utility gas (42.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 109
Here:

20.6%
Mississippi:

12.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 27
Here:

8.3%
Mississippi:

10.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3
Here:

3.2%
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)

Sharkey County government finances - Expenditure in 2004:

  • Construction - Judicial & Legal: $123,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,062,000
    Police Protection: $543,000
    Central Staff Services: $334,000
    Solid Waste Management: $305,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $278,000
    Financial Administration: $256,000
    Housing & Community Development: $203,000
    Health Services - Other: $198,000
    Welfare - Other: $102,000
    General Public Buildings: $89,000
    Fire Protection: $57,000
    Libraries: $38,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $35,000
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $39,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Higher Education: $75,000
    Health: $49,000
    Natural Resources: $22,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $103,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,718,000

Sharkey County government finances - Revenue in 2004:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $173,000
    All Other: $16,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $165,000
    Interest Earnings: $23,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $726,000
    General Support: $188,000
    All Other: $4,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,744,000
    NEC: $135,000

Sharkey County government finances - Debt in 2004:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $683,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $627,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,274,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $36,000

Sharkey County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2004:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,178,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 545
  • Number of aged recipients: 68
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 477
  • Number of recipients under 18: 112
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 297
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 136
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 225
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 239
Sharkey County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Sharkey County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Sharkey County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7373.4 years
Mary6477.9 years
William5173.6 years
Willie4777.7 years
John3974.5 years
Annie3284.2 years
Henry3077.2 years
George3071.4 years
Robert2869.9 years
Charles2469.9 years
Most common last names in Sharkey County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5578.8 years
Williams4373.8 years
Brown4067.4 years
Johnson3972.4 years
Jones3669.0 years
Jackson2768.3 years
Moore2776.4 years
Thomas2573.3 years
Davis2571.2 years
Harris2473.0 years
Businesses in Sharkey County, MS
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Subway1
Church's Chicken1True Value2
H&R Block1U-Haul1