Simpson County, Mississippi (MS)

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County population in 2012: 27,374 (15% urban, 85% rural); it was 27,639 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 3,951
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 3,996
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,180
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,383 (it was 1,896 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

30%

Land area: 589 sq. mi.

Water area: 1.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 46 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Simpson County: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (33.3%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (15.8%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (15.0%), Wholesale trade (13.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 74%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 26%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Simpson County, Mississippi:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (62.3%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (35.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.4%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
Median resident age:  37.0 years
Mississippi median age:  36.0 years
Males: 13,339  (48.8%)
Females: 14,164  (51.2%)

Simpson County,MS real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Simpson County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,247 ($28,343 in 1999)

This county:

$35247
Mississippi:

$37963

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $453 (lower quartile is $349, upper quartile is $496)
This county:

$453
State:

$529


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $78,859 (it was $51,900 in 2000)
Simpson:

$78,859
Mississippi:

$97,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $44,554 - $125,165

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $123,016
Here:

$123,016
State:

$150,007

Townhouses or other attached units: $38,879
Here:

$38,879
State:

$144,982

Mobile homes: $33,856
Here:

$33,856
State:

$41,804
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $860
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $306

Institutionalized population: 476
Simpson County, MS map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 35 buildings, average cost: $115,800
  • 2008: 27 buildings, average cost: $103,200
  • 2009: 15 buildings, average cost: $105,800

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: $581 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $460 (0.7%)

Simpson County household income distribution in 2009 Simpson County home values distribution Simpson County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.1%
(19.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.1% for Black residents, 25.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 66.7% for other race residents, 32.4% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.9%
Simpson County:

25.9%
Mississippi:

24.0%
(20.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.8% for Black residents, 24.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 72.9% for other race residents, 38.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 37 years old
(Males: 36 years old, Females: 39 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42 years old, Black residents: 32 years old, American Indian residents: 4 years old, Asian residents: 55 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20 years old, Other race residents: 26 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Simpson County is $398 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: Magee, Mendenhall, D'Lo, Braxton.

Simpson 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 Simpson County: Double S Farms (A), Dupre Farms (B), Craft Poultry Farm (C), Camp Mondamin (D), Pokal (E), Old Pearl Volunteer Fire Department (F), Station 7 Fire Department (G), Pinola Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (H), Pinola Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (I), Harrisville Volunteer Fire Department (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Simpson County include: New Zion Church (A), Oak Grove Church (B), Oak Ridge Church (C), Palestine Baptist Church (D), Pilgrim Rest Church (E), Zion Hill Church (F), Riverside Chapel (G), Pine Grove Church (H), New Hym Missionary Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: McLaurin Cemetery (1), Old Gum Springs Cemetery (2), Overby Cemetery (3), Merit Cemetery (4), Pine Ridge Cemetery (5), Everett Cemetery (6), Old Saint Peter Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Dickerson Lake (A), Martin Lake (B), Simpson Legion State Fishing Lake (C), Peacock Lake (D), Phillips Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Beaver Branch (A), Barron Creek (B), Banks Creek (C), Walker Taylor Branch (D), Cat Branch (E), Allen Creek (F), Campbell Creek (G), Uspoha Creek (H), Cottonseed Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Copiah County , Covington County , Hinds County , Jefferson Davis County , Lawrence County , Rankin County , Smith County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.5%
Mississippi:

8.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 777
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 68.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 258 (26% naturalized citizens)

Simpson County:

0.9%
Whole state:

1.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 111
  • 1990 to 1994: 39
  • 1985 to 1989: 28
  • 1980 to 1984: 10
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 32
  • 1970 to 1974: 11
  • 1965 to 1969: 27

Mean travel time to work (commute): 32.8 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 50.9%

Simpson County marital status for males Simpson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Simpson County with a mortgage: 2,362 (190 second mortgage, 73 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,072

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

62.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Simpson County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,90071
Black Protestant1,5378
Mainline Protestant1,0528
Catholic1321
Other61
None5,876-
Simpson 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: 4
Simpson County:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Simpson County:

6.47 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 14
This county:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Simpson County:

14.0%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Simpson County:

32.4%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.2%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Simpson County:

Average size of farms: 152 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $185,896
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $154.09
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 98.35%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $125,571
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 13.13%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.79%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $37,438
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 96.64%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 19.09
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.61%
Corn for grain: 1423 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 212 harvested acres
Vegetables: 528 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 18 acres

Tornado activity:

Simpson County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 823719.4 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 15 fatalities and 363 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 1/10/1975, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 9 people and injured 210 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Simpson County-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 81% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 162.1 miles away from Simpson 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 183.6 miles away from the county center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 283.2 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 123.8 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 259.1 miles away from Simpson County center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 171.6 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:


The number of natural disasters in Simpson County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 9, Heavy Rains: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

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

  • Mexico (54%)
  • Philippines (18%)
  • Japan (7%)
  • Colombia (5%)
  • Poland (5%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)
  • Germany (4%)

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

  • United States or American (29%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • English (4%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3%)
  • German (2%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Simpson County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 7,766 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 1,966 (19%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 67 (1%)
  • Motorcycle: 7 (0%)
  • Walked: 246 (2%)
  • Other means: 53 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 269 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


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

  • 209 people in nursing homes
  • 199 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 184 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 122 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 85 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 48 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 48 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 29 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 24 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 19 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 15 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 13 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 12 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 5 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

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

  • 203 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 173 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 166 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 99 people in correctional residential facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $37,825.

6.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,434 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
Mississippi average:

6.70%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.92% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($23,074 average AGI)
1.08% relocated from other states ($5,360 average AGI)
Simpson County:

1.08%
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 Rankin County, MS  1.16% ($33,768 average AGI)
from Hinds County, MS  0.81% ($25,928)
from Covington County, MS  0.60% ($24,471)
from Forrest County, MS  0.34% ($25,897)
from Smith County, MS  0.34% ($27,448)
from Copiah County, MS  0.19% ($21,875)
from Lamar County, MS  0.16% ($21,071)


6.77% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($27,593 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.77%
Mississippi average:

6.88%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.26% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($21,574 average AGI)
1.51% relocated to other states ($6,019 average AGI)
Simpson County:

1.51%
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 Rankin County, MS  1.59% ($34,599 average AGI)
to Hinds County, MS  0.72% ($20,613)
to Covington County, MS  0.47% ($28,175)
to Smith County, MS  0.44% ($35,079)
to Copiah County, MS  0.26% ($19,545)
to Jefferson Davis County, MS  0.21% ($16,944)
to Forrest County, MS  0.19% ($17,313)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.1
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.5

Births per 1000 population in Simpson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 10.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Simpson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 12.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Simpson County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 4,404 (3,258 aged, 1,146 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 19%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 7.2
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 11812.55
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 377.920
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 60664.41

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1617.520
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 926.850

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 35.52
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 53.68

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14.31

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

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 186.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 165.3
  • Other - 20.7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 26,861

Size of family households: 3,028 2-persons, 1,760 3-persons, 1,386 4-persons, 662 5-persons, 291 6-persons, 186 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,681 1-person, 274 2-persons, 37 3-persons, 9 4-persons, 12 5-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

4,454 married couples with children.
1,943 single-parent households (375 men, 1,568 women).

98.1% of residents of Simpson County speak English at home.
1.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 33% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (68% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (67% speak English very well, 33% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $141,120,000 ($5079 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,341,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $67,644,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $35,492,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $341,000
Federal grants: $32,717,000
Federal procurement contracts: $861,000 ($70,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,067,000 ($1,166,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $824,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $11,008,000
Federal Government insurance: $8,800,000

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

Births: 2,129
Here:

76 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,637
Here:

59 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +98
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -237
Here -8 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Simpson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.97 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:

4.5
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 261
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,839
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,370
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,940
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,314
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,115
  • 1950 to 1959: 825
  • 1940 to 1949: 564
  • 1939 or earlier: 676
Rooms in houses/apartments in Simpson County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 9
  • 2 rooms: 169
  • 3 rooms: 508
  • 4 rooms: 1,129
  • 5 rooms: 2,608
  • 6 rooms: 1,697
  • 7 rooms: 1,113
  • 8 rooms: 544
  • 9+ rooms: 403
  • 1 room: 35
  • 2 rooms: 155
  • 3 rooms: 192
  • 4 rooms: 578
  • 5 rooms: 509
  • 6 rooms: 264
  • 7 rooms: 105
  • 8 rooms: 52
  • 9+ rooms: 6
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Simpson County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 88
  • 1 bedroom: 308
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,963
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,651
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,034
  • 5+ bedrooms: 136
  • no bedroom: 50
  • 1 bedroom: 248
  • 2 bedrooms: 848
  • 3 bedrooms: 689
  • 4 bedrooms: 49
  • 5+ bedrooms: 12
Cars and other vehicles available in Simpson County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 626
  • 1 vehicle: 2,303
  • 2 vehicles: 3,362
  • 3 vehicles: 1,361
  • 4 vehicles: 336
  • 5+ vehicles: 192
  • no vehicle: 325
  • 1 vehicle: 896
  • 2 vehicles: 522
  • 3 vehicles: 133
  • 4 vehicles: 7
  • 5+ vehicles: 13

66% of Simpson 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, 73% lived in Mississippi.

Simpson County:

65.9%
State average:

59.0%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $30,700


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 Simpson County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (38.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (35.7%)
  • Utility gas (22.1%)
  • Wood (3.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.5%)
  • Electricity (44.5%)
  • Utility gas (26.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (26.0%)
  • Wood (1.5%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 303
Here:

8.3%
Mississippi:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 204
Here:

12.2%
Mississippi:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 56
Here:

7.7%
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)

Simpson County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $910,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $6,425,000
    Regular Highways: $1,569,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,257,000
    Financial Administration: $1,028,000
    Correctional Institutions: $999,000
    Police Protection: $967,000
    Central Staff Services: $685,000
    Health - Other: $637,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $527,000
    Solid Waste Management: $511,000
    General Public Buildings: $264,000
    Libraries: $132,000
    General - Other: $127,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $78,000
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $223,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Other Higher Education: $385,000
    Health - Other: $45,000
    Central Staff Services: $14,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $346,000
    Solid Waste Management: $230,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,440,000

Simpson County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $6,205,000
    Solid Waste Management: $681,000
    All Other: $353,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $44,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $558,000
    Sale of Property: $299,000
    Interest Earnings: $190,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $125,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,133,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,113,000
    Highways: $646,000
    Health and Hospitals: $376,000
    Public Welfare: $121,000
  • Tax - Property: $4,613,000
    Other License: $180,000

Simpson County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,663,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,397,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,841,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $575,000

Simpson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,653,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,661,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Simpson County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Simpson County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Simpson County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James21269.6 years
Mary16976.5 years
John16773.5 years
William13572.7 years
Willie11274.6 years
Robert9970.2 years
George8571.4 years
Annie7278.1 years
Charles6365.5 years
Ruby4874.1 years
Most common last names in Simpson County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith14773.7 years
Walker13073.0 years
Jones12974.9 years
Brown11372.7 years
Kennedy8976.2 years
Mangum8574.4 years
Sullivan7972.2 years
Berry7275.4 years
Williams6674.1 years
May5975.9 years
Businesses in Simpson County, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike3
Ace Hardware1Pizza Hut1
Arby's1RadioShack1
AutoZone1SONIC Drive-In1
CVS1Sears1
Comfort Inn1Subway1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul3
FedEx3UPS1
H&R Block2Verizon Wireless1
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy2YMCA1
McDonald's1

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