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Sunflower County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2016: 27,377 (54% urban, 46% rural); it was 34,369 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,878
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,325
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,964
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,619 (it was 3,673 in 2000)
% of renters here:

38%
State:

30%

Land area: 694 sq. mi.

Water area: 13.4 sq. mi.

Population density: 39 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Sunflower County: 80.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (80.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 90%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 6%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Sunflower County, MS (2017)
    • 20,39059.3%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6,62019.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 4301.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1130.3%Two or more races
    • 240.07%Asian alone
Median resident age:

35.3 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years
Males: 14,312  (52.3%)
Females: 13,065  (47.7%)
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Average household size:
Sunflower County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $29,134 ($24,970 in 1999)
This county:

$29,134
Mississippi:

$43,529

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $403 (lower quartile is $254, upper quartile is $509)
This county:

$403
State:

$574


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $91,218 (it was $49,100 in 2000)
Sunflower:

$91,218
Mississippi:

$120,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $52,604 - $134,647
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $870
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $331

Institutionalized population: 4,173
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 29 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 1998: 36 buildings, average cost: $63,300
  • 1999: 50 buildings, average cost: $53,200
  • 2000: 35 buildings, average cost: $56,300
  • 2001: 40 buildings, average cost: $58,900
  • 2002: 46 buildings, average cost: $59,500
  • 2003: 49 buildings, average cost: $60,300
  • 2004: 79 buildings, average cost: $54,600
  • 2005: 57 buildings, average cost: $58,200
  • 2006: 18 buildings, average cost: $107,200
  • 2007: 18 buildings, average cost: $109,300
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $142,400
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $78,500
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $106,200
  • 2011: 10 buildings, average cost: $95,600
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $68,100
  • 2013: 4 buildings, average cost: $102,100
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $82,600
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $167,300
  • 2016: 9 buildings, average cost: $135,400
  • 2017: 6 buildings, average cost: $161,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Sunflower, MS residents
Average permit cost in Sunflower, MS
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $965 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $848 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Sunflower, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Sunflower, MS in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Sunflower, MS in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 30.6%
Sunflower County:

30.6%
Mississippi:

19.8%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 37.6% for Black residents, 22.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 9.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 35.3 years old
(Males: 34.0 years old, Females: 36.4 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46.0 years old, Black residents: 32.8 years old, American Indian residents: 27.5 years old, Asian residents: 44.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.7 years old, Other race residents: 21.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Sunflower County is $406 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $455 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $648 a month.

Cities in this county include: Indianola, Ruleville, Moorhead, Drew, Inverness, Sunflower, Doddsville.

Sunflower 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: Carroll County , Cobb County, Georgia , Jefferson County, Oklahoma , Orangeburg County, South Carolina , Montague County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

8.0%
Mississippi:

4.8%

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

Current college students: 1,673
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 73.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 166 (76.2% naturalized citizens)

Sunflower County:

0.6%
Whole state:

2.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 202010 or later
  • 142000 to 2009
  • 371990 to 1999
  • 561980 to 1989
  • 61970 to 1979
  • 11Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 77.3%

Sunflower County marital status for males Sunflower County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,678
  • One, attached: 36
  • Two: 276
  • 3 or 4: 291
  • 5 to 9: 676
  • 10 to 19: 185
  • 20 or more: 139
  • Mobile homes: 508
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2

Housing units in Sunflower County with a mortgage: 2,304 (33 second mortgage, 69 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,530

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

49.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Sunflower County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant6,39040
Black Protestant2,15212
Mainline Protestant2,01116
Catholic2122
Other51
None18,680-
Sunflower 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: 10
Sunflower County:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Sunflower County:

7.10 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Sunflower County:

13.2%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Sunflower County:

40.0%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

25.5%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Sunflower County:

Average size of farms: 981 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $347,230
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $256.32
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.05%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 41.85%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $328,781
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 80.31%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 59.49%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $243,077
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 68.80%
Average age of principal farm operators: 53 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 0.37
Corn for grain: 21328 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 15403 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 67395 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 115254 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 342 acres

Earthquake activity:

Sunflower County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 77% 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 142.5 miles away from Sunflower 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 143.4 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 144.8 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 210.3 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 192.4 miles away from Sunflower County center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 173.6 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 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 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 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, 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 Drought and Freezing, Incident Period: February 22, 1977, Emergency Declared EM-3032: February 22, 1977, FEMA Id: 3032, Natural disaster type: Freeze, Drought
  • Mississippi Heavy Rains, Tornadoes, Flooding, Incident Period: March 27, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-368: March 27, 1973, FEMA Id: 368, Natural disaster type: Tornado, Flood, Heavy Rain
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Sunflower County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 6, Floods: 5, Freezes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Sunflower

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,660 (83.9%)
  • Carpooled: 813 (10.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 14 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 119 (1.5%)
  • Bicycle: 3 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 221 (2.8%)
  • Worked at home: 85 (1.1%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)

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


  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Ethiopia (31%)
  • Mexico (21%)
  • Panama (16%)
  • Dominican Republic (12%)
  • Cuba (9%)
  • Philippines (3%)
  • Guatemala (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Sunflower County


  • American (10%)
  • English (3%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • German (1%)
  • African (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (0%)
  • Dutch (0%)

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

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

  • 4,623 people in state prisons
  • 405 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 204 people in nursing homes
  • 69 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 35 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 4 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards

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

  • 3,756 people in state prisons
  • 446 people in college/university student housing
  • 248 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 133 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 36 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 35 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $37,898.

4.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,622 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.58%
Mississippi average:

6.54%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.28% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($19,659 average AGI)
1.30% relocated from other states ($6,962 average AGI)
Sunflower County:

1.30%
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 Bolivar County, MS  0.89% ($26,806 average AGI)
from Washington County, MS  0.43% ($29,486)
from Leflore County, MS  0.38% ($25,387)
from Shelby County, TN  0.26% ($26,619)
from Tallahatchie County, MS  0.25% ($24,600)


6.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,569 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.55%
Mississippi average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.18% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($19,128 average AGI)
2.37% relocated to other states ($9,442 average AGI)
Sunflower County:

2.37%
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 Bolivar County, MS  0.76% ($46,286 average AGI)
to Washington County, MS  0.62% ($27,275)
to Shelby County, TN  0.57% ($20,021)
to Leflore County, MS  0.48% ($23,650)
to DeSoto County, MS  0.46% ($25,526)
to Tallahatchie County, MS  0.27% ($1,273)
to Humphreys County, MS  0.27% ($25,136)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.0

Births per 1000 population in Sunflower County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Sunflower County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 12.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 15.8

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Sunflower County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 21.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Sunflower County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Sunflower County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sunflower County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sunflower County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Sunflower County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Sunflower County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,216 (2,927 aged, 1,289 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 907 (11%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (297)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (281)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (275)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (245)
  • Congestive heart failure (186)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (164)
  • Hypertensive heart disease without (congestive) heart failure (160)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (136)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (117)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (116)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 26%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.99
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 9,493
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 434
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 49,296

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,482
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 993
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 14
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 43

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: 100.3. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 109.0. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 27,377
  • In family households: 19,973 (2,003 male householders, 3,508 female householders)
    2,617 spouses, 8,237 children (7,621 natural, 273 adopted, 341 stepchildren), 2,161 grandchildren, 309 brothers or sisters, 396 parents, 413 other relatives, 394 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,455 (1,162 male householders (1,007 living alone)), 1,789 female householders (1,641 living alone)), 501 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,889

Size of family households: 2,354 2-persons, 1,251 3-persons, 1,055 4-persons, 538 5-persons, 167 6-persons, 123 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,649 1-person, 250 2-persons, 31 3-persons, 4 4-persons, 17 5-persons, 3 6-persons.

1,702 married couples with children.
2,633 single-parent households (312 men, 2,321 women).

98.5% of residents of Sunflower speak English at home.
1.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (61% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 23% speak English not well, 11% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (19% speak English very well, 81% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $215,557,000 ($6,455 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,235,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $57,680,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $55,316,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $27,341,000
Federal grants: $70,083,000
Federal procurement contracts: $766,000 ($53,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,372,000 ($915,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,084,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $2,565,000
Federal Government insurance: $51,472,000

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

Births: 2,681
Here:

83 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,739
Here:

54 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +87
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -3,024
Here -94 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Sunflower County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 2.16 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.0
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.7

Year house built in Sunflower County, Mississippi
  • Year house built in Sunflower County, Mississippi
  • 3522014 or later
  • 822010 to 2013
  • 8102000 to 2009
  • 1,0001990 to 1999
  • 1,6961980 to 1989
  • 2,5151970 to 1979
  • 1,3391960 to 1969
  • 9791950 to 1959
  • 6121940 to 1949
  • 5221939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Sunflower County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sunflower County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Sunflower County, Mississippi
  • 231 room
  • 202 rooms
  • 303 rooms
  • 3414 rooms
  • 1,3335 rooms
  • 1,2466 rooms
  • 6677 rooms
  • 6498 rooms
  • 5149+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sunflower County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sunflower County, Mississippi
  • 2691 room
  • 642 rooms
  • 3733 rooms
  • 7284 rooms
  • 1,1805 rooms
  • 5776 rooms
  • 2517 rooms
  • 888 rooms
  • 599+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Sunflower County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Sunflower County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Sunflower County, Mississippi
  • 20no bedroom
  • 591 bedroom
  • 3972 bedrooms
  • 3,2533 bedrooms
  • 8894 bedrooms
  • 2375+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sunflower County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Sunflower County, Mississippi
  • 273no bedroom
  • 3921 bedroom
  • 1,1332 bedrooms
  • 1,4393 bedrooms
  • 3274 bedrooms
  • 195+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Sunflower County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Sunflower County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sunflower County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 219no vehicle
  • 1,6851 vehicle
  • 1,6292 vehicles
  • 8563 vehicles
  • 2864 vehicles
  • 1365+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Sunflower County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Sunflower County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 628no vehicle
  • 2,0001 vehicle
  • 6492 vehicles
  • 2993 vehicles
  • 304 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

86.8% of Sunflower County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 87% lived in Mississippi.

Sunflower County:

86.8%
State average:

86.6%

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

  • This state: 24,169
  • Other state: 3,080
  • Northeast: 90
  • Midwest: 1,036
  • South: 1,733
  • West: 190
Year householders moved into unit in Sunflower County, MS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Sunflower County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 64.4%Utility gas
  • 18.7%Electricity
  • 14.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 56.3%Utility gas
  • 30.4%Electricity
  • 11.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Coal or coke

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 378
Here:

12.2%
Mississippi:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 233
Here:

17.8%
Mississippi:

11.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 154
Here:

12.4%
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

Sunflower County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $85,641,000
    Other: $658,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $3,847,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $87,164,000
    Regular Highways: $3,097,000
    Police Protection: $1,624,000
    Financial Administration: $1,203,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,094,000
    Health - Other: $952,000
    Local Fire Protection: $696,000
    General Public Buildings: $693,000
    Libraries: $664,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $656,000
    Correctional Institutions: $580,000
    Parks and Recreation: $368,000
    General - Other: $167,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $118,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $110,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $173,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $631,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $119,000
    Other - Health - Other: $57,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $9,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $135,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,493,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,314,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,480,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,301,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,615,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $369,000
    Interest Earnings: $203,000
    Sale of Property: $81,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $6,071,000
    Libraries: $37,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $38,502,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $968,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $747,000
    Other: $597,000
    Health and Hospitals: $503,000
    General Local Government Support: $379,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,405,000
    Other License: $358,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $21,665,000

Sunflower County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $85,641,000
    Other: $658,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $3,847,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $87,164,000
    Regular Highways: $3,097,000
    Police Protection: $1,624,000
    Financial Administration: $1,203,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,094,000
    Health - Other: $952,000
    Local Fire Protection: $696,000
    General Public Buildings: $693,000
    Libraries: $664,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $656,000
    Correctional Institutions: $580,000
    Parks and Recreation: $368,000
    General - Other: $167,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $118,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $110,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $173,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $631,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $119,000
    Other - Health - Other: $57,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $9,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $135,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,493,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,314,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,480,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,301,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,615,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $369,000
    Interest Earnings: $203,000
    Sale of Property: $81,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $6,071,000
    Libraries: $37,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $38,502,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $968,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $747,000
    Other: $597,000
    Health and Hospitals: $503,000
    General Local Government Support: $379,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,405,000
    Other License: $358,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $21,665,000

Sunflower County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $85,641,000
    Other: $658,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $3,847,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $87,164,000
    Regular Highways: $3,097,000
    Police Protection: $1,624,000
    Financial Administration: $1,203,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,094,000
    Health - Other: $952,000
    Local Fire Protection: $696,000
    General Public Buildings: $693,000
    Libraries: $664,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $656,000
    Correctional Institutions: $580,000
    Parks and Recreation: $368,000
    General - Other: $167,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $118,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $110,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $173,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $631,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $119,000
    Other - Health - Other: $57,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $9,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $135,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,493,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,314,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,480,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,301,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,615,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $369,000
    Interest Earnings: $203,000
    Sale of Property: $81,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $6,071,000
    Libraries: $37,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $38,502,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $968,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $747,000
    Other: $597,000
    Health and Hospitals: $503,000
    General Local Government Support: $379,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,405,000
    Other License: $358,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $21,665,000

Sunflower County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $85,641,000
    Other: $658,000
  • Construction - Hospitals: $3,847,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $87,164,000
    Regular Highways: $3,097,000
    Police Protection: $1,624,000
    Financial Administration: $1,203,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,094,000
    Health - Other: $952,000
    Local Fire Protection: $696,000
    General Public Buildings: $693,000
    Libraries: $664,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $656,000
    Correctional Institutions: $580,000
    Parks and Recreation: $368,000
    General - Other: $167,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $118,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $110,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $173,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $631,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $119,000
    Other - Health - Other: $57,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $9,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $135,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,493,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,314,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,480,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,301,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,615,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $369,000
    Interest Earnings: $203,000
    Sale of Property: $81,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $6,071,000
    Libraries: $37,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $38,502,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $968,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $747,000
    Other: $597,000
    Health and Hospitals: $503,000
    General Local Government Support: $379,000
  • Tax - Property: $9,405,000
    Other License: $358,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $21,665,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 2,160
  • Number of aged recipients: 267
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,893
  • Number of recipients under 18: 448
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,145
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 567
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 910
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 882
Most common first names in Sunflower County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Willie29173.0 years
James28570.4 years
Mary27777.4 years
John23773.8 years
William18573.0 years
Robert16569.8 years
Annie12477.8 years
George12074.1 years
Henry9172.2 years
Joe8772.5 years
Most common last names in Sunflower County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams22673.5 years
Smith17074.4 years
Johnson16870.9 years
Jones14274.1 years
Brown11473.5 years
Davis8669.7 years
White8171.6 years
Moore7877.9 years
Wilson7174.1 years
Robinson6773.5 years
Businesses in Sunflower County, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike3
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Best Western1Popeyes1
Burger King1Subway3
Church's Chicken2Super 81
Days Inn1T-Mobile1
FedEx1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS1
McDonald's1Walmart1
New Balance1Wendy's1

Sunflower County on our top lists:

  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election"