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Stone County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2016: 17,964 (21% urban, 79% rural); it was 13,622 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,770
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,099
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 3,861
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,296 (it was 886 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

30%

Land area: 445 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 40 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Stone County: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (43.8%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (22.6%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (18.2%), Retail trade (13.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 56%
  • Government: 12%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 33%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Stone County, MS (2017)
    • 13,675100.4%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,54126.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3122.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2051.5%Two or more races
    • 1270.9%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 230.2%Asian alone
Median resident age:

38.4 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years
Males: 9,172  (51.1%)
Females: 8,792  (48.9%)
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Average household size:
Stone County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,326 ($30,495 in 1999)
This county:

$48,326
Mississippi:

$43,529

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $527 (lower quartile is $387, upper quartile is $753)
This county:

$527
State:

$574


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $129,861 (it was $69,900 in 2000)
Stone:

$129,861
Mississippi:

$120,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $69,801 - $174,875
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,136
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $328

Institutionalized population: 537

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 27
  • Burglaries: 15
  • Thefts: 85
  • Auto thefts: 12

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 5
  • Robberies: 4
  • Assaults: 38
  • Burglaries: 41
  • Thefts: 99
  • Auto thefts: 17
Stone County, MS map from a distance

Health of residents in Stone County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.3. This is significantly worse than average.
66.3% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
49.8% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
100.0% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
Average weight of males is 205 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 165 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $62,800
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $56,100
  • 1999: 22 buildings, average cost: $79,800
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $60,500
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $66,900
  • 2002: 53 buildings, average cost: $18,700
  • 2003: 18 buildings, average cost: $68,000
  • 2004: 30 buildings, average cost: $41,700
  • 2005: 34 buildings, average cost: $41,700
  • 2006: 20 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2011: 8 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2012: 10 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2013: 11 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2014: 12 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2015: 43 buildings, average cost: $167,300
  • 2016: 52 buildings, average cost: $133,000
  • 2017: 46 buildings, average cost: $142,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Stone, MS residents
Average permit cost in Stone, MS
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,242 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $569 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Stone, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Stone, MS in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Stone, MS in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 17.9%
Stone County:

17.9%
Mississippi:

19.8%
(14.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 29.1% for Black residents, 26.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for other race residents, 60.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 38.4 years old
(Males: 36.4 years old, Females: 39.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 40.3 years old, Black residents: 37.3 years old, American Indian residents: 41.9 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.4 years old, Other race residents: 62.8 years old)

Area name: Gulfport-Biloxi, MS MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Stone County is $526 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $615 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $801 a month.

Cities in this county include: Wiggins.

Stone 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: Atkinson County, Georgia , Hamilton County, Florida , Iberville Parish, Louisiana , Jasper County, Texas , Tyler County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.4%
Mississippi:

4.8%

Unemployment by year in Stone, MS
County total employment by year in Stone, MS
County average yearly wages by year in Stone, MS

Current college students: 970
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 84.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 174 (21.3% naturalized citizens)

Stone County:

1.0%
Whole state:

2.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 222010 or later
  • 482000 to 2009
  • 251990 to 1999
  • 381980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 35Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 57.3%

Stone County marital status for males Stone County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,166
  • One, attached: 55
  • Two: 207
  • 3 or 4: 62
  • 5 to 9: 72
  • 20 or more: 33
  • Mobile homes: 1,739
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 113

Housing units in Stone County with a mortgage: 2,015 (30 second mortgage, 24 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,515

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

49.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Stone County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,36320
Mainline Protestant1,0684
Catholic3721
Other3282
Black Protestant1842
None11,471-
Stone 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
Stone County:

2.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.

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

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Stone County:

7.07 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

5.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Stone County:

12.2%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Stone County:

34.7%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.8%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Stone County:

Average size of farms: 174 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $21,089
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $674.36
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 54.42%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $23,044
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 8.22%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 4.00%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $27,830
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.85%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.76
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.25%
Corn for grain: 86 harvested acres
Vegetables: 261 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 306 acres

Earthquake activity:

Stone County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 84% 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 112.5 miles away from Stone 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 215.4 miles away from the county center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 349.2 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 211.2 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 146.2 miles away from Stone County center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 215.8 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 Tropical Storm Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 11, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3348: August 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3348, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Mississippi Hurricane Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 11, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4081: August 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 4081, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: March 25, 2009 to March 28, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1837: May 12, 2009, FEMA Id: 1837, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 28, 2008 to September 08, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1794: September 22, 2008, FEMA Id: 1794, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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 Katrina, Incident Period: August 27, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3213: August 28, 2005, FEMA Id: 3213, 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 Tropical Storm Isidore, Incident Period: September 23, 2002 to October 06, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1436: October 01, 2002, FEMA Id: 1436, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Mississippi Hurricane Georges, Incident Period: September 28, 1998 to October 05, 1998, Emergency Declared EM-3132: September 28, 1998, FEMA Id: 3132, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Stone County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Storms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Stone

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,464 (82.4%)
  • Carpooled: 556 (10.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 60 (1.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 43 (0.8%)
  • Walked: 138 (2.5%)
  • Worked at home: 144 (2.7%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (46%)
  • Thailand (13%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (7%)
  • Scotland (6%)
  • Venezuela (5%)
  • Nigeria (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Stone County


  • American (28%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • English (4%)
  • German (3%)
  • European (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

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

  • 502 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 117 people in nursing homes
  • 31 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 29 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 25 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms

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

  • 712 people in college/university student housing
  • 406 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 113 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 24 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 18 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 15 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,084.

6.64% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,385 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.64%
Mississippi average:

6.54%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.03% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($28,404 average AGI)
1.62% relocated from other states ($10,981 average AGI)
Stone County:

1.62%
Mississippi average:

2.61%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Harrison County, MS  2.47% ($41,434 average AGI)
from Forrest County, MS  0.53% ($29,655)
from Lamar County, MS  0.38% ($22,571)
from Jackson County, MS  0.36% ($36,450)


6.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,979 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.81%
Mississippi average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.16% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($26,346 average AGI)
1.65% relocated to other states ($10,633 average AGI)
Stone County:

1.65%
Mississippi average:

2.94%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Harrison County, MS  2.48% ($34,445 average AGI)
to Jackson County, MS  0.58% ($37,531)
to Forrest County, MS  0.54% ($27,433)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.8

Births per 1000 population in Stone County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Stone County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Stone County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 21.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 9.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Stone County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Stone County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Stone County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Stone County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Stone County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Stone County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,623 (1,914 aged, 709 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 490 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Stone County, Mississippi in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (284)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (188)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (160)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (118)
  • Congestive heart failure (100)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (67)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (64)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (64)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (58)
  • Unspecified dementia (45)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 6.92
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 997
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 173
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 46,833

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,245
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,023

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 15
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 81

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 219.4. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,964
  • In family households: 15,506 (2,093 male householders, 2,194 female householders)
    3,200 spouses, 5,668 children (5,176 natural, 159 adopted, 331 stepchildren), 608 grandchildren, 244 brothers or sisters, 306 parents, 590 other relatives, 588 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,718 (737 male householders (699 living alone)), 686 female householders (538 living alone)), 295 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 661

Size of family households: 2,161 2-persons, 985 3-persons, 521 4-persons, 446 5-persons, 146 6-persons, 42 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,237 1-person, 189 2-persons.

2,301 married couples with children.
1,051 single-parent households (194 men, 857 women).

98.9% of residents of Stone speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 5% speak English not well, 47% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $101,382,000 ($7,018 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $4,423,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $45,731,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $33,744,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $67,000
Federal grants: $16,173,000
Federal procurement contracts: $989,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,679,000 ($110,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $331,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,955,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,698,000

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

Births: 1,043
Here:

70 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 780
Here:

52 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +49
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +956
Here +64 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Stone County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.14 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

5.0
State:

4.7

Year house built in Stone County, Mississippi
  • Year house built in Stone County, Mississippi
  • 1132014 or later
  • 5272010 to 2013
  • 2,2052000 to 2009
  • 1,5341990 to 1999
  • 6761980 to 1989
  • 1,0331970 to 1979
  • 6261960 to 1969
  • 3801950 to 1959
  • 1451940 to 1949
  • 1791939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Stone County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Stone County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Stone County, Mississippi
  • 691 room
  • 642 rooms
  • 2163 rooms
  • 4464 rooms
  • 1,3635 rooms
  • 8066 rooms
  • 5217 rooms
  • 4428 rooms
  • 5319+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Stone County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Stone County, Mississippi
  • 01 room
  • 262 rooms
  • 733 rooms
  • 3454 rooms
  • 4985 rooms
  • 1776 rooms
  • 1057 rooms
  • 498 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Stone County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Stone County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Stone County, Mississippi
  • 61no bedroom
  • 2671 bedroom
  • 6342 bedrooms
  • 2,6133 bedrooms
  • 7144 bedrooms
  • 2525+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Stone County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Stone County, Mississippi
  • 0no bedroom
  • 1291 bedroom
  • 3742 bedrooms
  • 5893 bedrooms
  • 1754 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Stone County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Stone County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Stone County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 117no vehicle
  • 1,2071 vehicle
  • 1,5592 vehicles
  • 1,3133 vehicles
  • 1914 vehicles
  • 1405+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Stone County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Stone County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 80no vehicle
  • 7221 vehicle
  • 3492 vehicles
  • 583 vehicles
  • 334 vehicles
  • 235+ vehicles

92.3% of Stone County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 23% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Mississippi.

Stone County:

92.3%
State average:

86.6%

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

  • This state: 12,614
  • Other state: 4,985
  • Northeast: 190
  • Midwest: 873
  • South: 3,362
  • West: 559
Year householders moved into unit in Stone County, MS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Stone County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 86.5%Electricity
  • 10.0%Utility gas
  • 4.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 85.9%Electricity
  • 10.1%Utility gas
  • 3.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 142
Here:

7.2%
Mississippi:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 161
Here:

16.7%
Mississippi:

11.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 36
Here:

3.7%
Mississippi:

12.5%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Stone County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $4,397,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,292,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $3,705,000
    Regular Highways: $2,868,000
    Police Protection: $2,606,000
    Financial Administration: $1,116,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,051,000
    Health - Other: $677,000
    General Public Buildings: $657,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $460,000
    Solid Waste Management: $424,000
    General - Other: $272,000
    Parks and Recreation: $209,000
    Local Fire Protection: $114,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $63,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $56,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $183,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $762,000
    Other - Libraries: $73,000
    Other - Health - Other: $54,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $16,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $4,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $105,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,788,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,854,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $934,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $598,000
    General Revenue - Other: $484,000
    Sale of Property: $9,000
    Interest Earnings: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $36,000
    Regular Highways: $29,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,424,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,831,000
    General Local Government Support: $782,000
    Other: $665,000
    Health and Hospitals: $404,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,911,000
    Other License: $324,000

Stone County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $4,397,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,292,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $3,705,000
    Regular Highways: $2,868,000
    Police Protection: $2,606,000
    Financial Administration: $1,116,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,051,000
    Health - Other: $677,000
    General Public Buildings: $657,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $460,000
    Solid Waste Management: $424,000
    General - Other: $272,000
    Parks and Recreation: $209,000
    Local Fire Protection: $114,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $63,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $56,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $183,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $762,000
    Other - Libraries: $73,000
    Other - Health - Other: $54,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $16,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $4,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $105,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,788,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,854,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $934,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $598,000
    General Revenue - Other: $484,000
    Sale of Property: $9,000
    Interest Earnings: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $36,000
    Regular Highways: $29,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,424,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,831,000
    General Local Government Support: $782,000
    Other: $665,000
    Health and Hospitals: $404,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,911,000
    Other License: $324,000

Stone County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $4,397,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,292,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $3,705,000
    Regular Highways: $2,868,000
    Police Protection: $2,606,000
    Financial Administration: $1,116,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,051,000
    Health - Other: $677,000
    General Public Buildings: $657,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $460,000
    Solid Waste Management: $424,000
    General - Other: $272,000
    Parks and Recreation: $209,000
    Local Fire Protection: $114,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $63,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $56,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $183,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $762,000
    Other - Libraries: $73,000
    Other - Health - Other: $54,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $16,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $4,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $105,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,788,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,854,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $934,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $598,000
    General Revenue - Other: $484,000
    Sale of Property: $9,000
    Interest Earnings: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $36,000
    Regular Highways: $29,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,424,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,831,000
    General Local Government Support: $782,000
    Other: $665,000
    Health and Hospitals: $404,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,911,000
    Other License: $324,000

Stone County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $4,397,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,292,000
  • Current Operations - Correctional Institutions: $3,705,000
    Regular Highways: $2,868,000
    Police Protection: $2,606,000
    Financial Administration: $1,116,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,051,000
    Health - Other: $677,000
    General Public Buildings: $657,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $460,000
    Solid Waste Management: $424,000
    General - Other: $272,000
    Parks and Recreation: $209,000
    Local Fire Protection: $114,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $63,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $56,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $183,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $762,000
    Other - Libraries: $73,000
    Other - Health - Other: $54,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $16,000
    Other - Air Transportation: $4,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $105,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,788,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,854,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $934,000
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $598,000
    General Revenue - Other: $484,000
    Sale of Property: $9,000
    Interest Earnings: $9,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Correctional Institutions: $36,000
    Regular Highways: $29,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,424,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,831,000
    General Local Government Support: $782,000
    Other: $665,000
    Health and Hospitals: $404,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,911,000
    Other License: $324,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 517
  • Number of aged recipients: 44
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 473
  • Number of recipients under 18: 106
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 314
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 97
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 198
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 229
Most common first names in Stone County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7772.3 years
John7471.9 years
William6673.9 years
Mary4977.8 years
Robert4068.7 years
Willie3373.4 years
Joseph2872.0 years
Charles2662.3 years
George2476.1 years
Thomas2373.0 years
Most common last names in Stone County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Breland7478.9 years
Smith5575.5 years
Bond5476.7 years
Davis4974.9 years
Johnson4866.2 years
Taylor3975.5 years
Fairley3871.0 years
Moore3377.6 years
Hatten2679.3 years
Williams2670.8 years
Businesses in Stone County, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Popeyes1
Advance Auto Parts1RadioShack1
AutoZone1SONIC Drive-In1
Best Western1Sears1
Chevrolet1Subway1
Curves1Taco Bell1
FedEx2U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
McDonald's1Waffle House1
Pizza Hut1Walmart1

Stone County on our top lists:

  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that drank alcohol in the past 30 days"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the worst general health status score of residents (1-5), 3 years of data"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"