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Tallahatchie County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2014: 14,761 (19% urban, 81% rural); it was 14,903 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,563
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,959
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 4,007
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,334 (it was 1,256 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

30%

Land area: 644 sq. mi.

Water area: 8.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 23 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Tallahatchie County: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (60.0%), Retail trade (28.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 86%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 11%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi:

  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (56.1%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (36.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (5.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Asian alone (0.8%)
Median resident age:  35.0 years
Mississippi median age:  36.0 years
Males: 8,094  (54.8%)
Females: 6,667  (45.2%)
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Average household size:
Tallahatchie County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,036 ($22,229 in 1999)

This county:

$29036
Mississippi:

$37963

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $274 (lower quartile is $164, upper quartile is $387)
This county:

$274
State:

$529


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $62,462 (it was $37,600 in 2000)
Tallahatchie:

$62,462
Mississippi:

$97,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $35,370 - $84,446
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $716
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $306

Institutionalized population: 2,421
Tallahatchie County, MS map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $50,900
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $49,300
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $49,300
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $50,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $49,000
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $49,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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: $475 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $385 (0.7%)

Tallahatchie County household income distribution in 2009 Tallahatchie County home values distribution Tallahatchie County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 30.2%
(11.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.6% for Black residents, 22.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 32.0%
Tallahatchie County:

32.0%
Mississippi:

24.0%
(12.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.0% for Black residents, 21.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 35 years old
(Males: 33 years old, Females: 39 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 31 years old, American Indian residents: 28 years old, Asian residents: 28 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31 years old, Other race residents: 31 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Tallahatchie County is $344 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $455 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $604 a month.

Cities in this county include: Charleston, Tutwiler, Webb, Sumner, Glendora.

Tallahatchie 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 Tallahatchie County: Banner Compressor Station (A), Northeast Fire Department (B), Banner Volunteer Fire Department Banner (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Tallahatchie County include: New Hope Church (A), New Liberty Baptist Church (B), New Providence Church (C), Oak Grove Baptist Church (D), Oak Springs Church (E), Old Town Church (F), Pilgrims Rest Church (G), Pine Grove Church (H), Pine Ridge Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Mount Liberty Cemetery (1), Magness Cemetery (2), Centerville Cemetery (3), New Gauley Cemetery (4), Chapel Hill Cemetery (5), Clear Springs Cemetery (6), Union Grove Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Big Blount Lake (A), Williams Lake (B), Little Blount Lake (C), Thomas Lake (D), Moorehead Lakes (E), Ivy Lake (F), Lovejoy Lake (G), Neal Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Big Creek (A), Bear Creek (B), Arimount Creek (C), Anderson Creek (D), Caney Branch (E), Cane Creek (F), Camp Springs Creek (G), Camp Ground Branch (H), Twin Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Tallahatchie County include: Calhoun County State Wildlife Management Area (1), Grenada State Waterfowl Management Area (2), Upper Yalobusha Public Use Area (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Santa Barbara County, California , New Hanover County, North Carolina , Sevier County, Arkansas , Haralson County, Georgia , Newton County, Georgia , Pickens County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.1%
Mississippi:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 519
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 54.4%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 78 (37% naturalized citizens)

Tallahatchie County:

0.5%
Whole state:

1.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 24
  • 1990 to 1994: 0
  • 1985 to 1989: 0
  • 1980 to 1984: 23
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 8
  • 1965 to 1969: 23

Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 48.1%

Tallahatchie County marital status for males Tallahatchie County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,009
  • One, attached: 55
  • Two: 52
  • 3 or 4: 115
  • 5 to 9: 31
  • 10 to 19: 16
  • 20 or more: 58
  • Mobile homes: 1,375

Housing units in Tallahatchie County with a mortgage: 1,169 (74 second mortgage, 61 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,340

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

62.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Tallahatchie County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,83929
Black Protestant9628
Mainline Protestant5879
Catholic311
Other1-
None9,958-
Tallahatchie 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
Tallahatchie County:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Tallahatchie County:

14.31 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 2
This county:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Tallahatchie County:

15.3%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Tallahatchie County:

36.1%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.5%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Tallahatchie County:

Average size of farms: 703 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $108,254
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $239.63
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 5.04%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $121,194
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 61.04%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $146,267
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.65%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.94
Corn for grain: 25269 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 9843 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 49161 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 77036 harvested acres
Vegetables: 92 harvested acres

Tornado activity:

Tallahatchie County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 3398952.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 6 fatalities and 75 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 2/24/2001, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed 6 people and injured 73 people and caused $31 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tallahatchie 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 117.2 miles away from Tallahatchie 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 182.6 miles away from the 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 141.1 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 141.9 miles away from the county center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 145.0 miles away from Tallahatchie 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 175.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • MississippiSevere Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 24, 2001 to December 17, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1398): December 7, 2001, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1398, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • MississippiTornadoes and Severe Storms, Incident Period: February 16, 2001 to March 15, 2001, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1360): February 23, 2001, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1360, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • MississippiSevere 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: FEMA-DR-1265, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Freeze
  • MississippiSevere Storm, Winter Storm, Freezing Rain And Sleet, Incident Period: February 9, 1994 to February 14, 1994, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1009): February 18, 1994, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1009, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Storm, Freeze
  • MississippiFlooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: April 26, 1991 to May 31, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-906): May 17, 1991, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-906, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • MississippiFlooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: February 17, 1991 to March 21, 1991, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-895): March 5, 1991, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-895, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • MississippiFlooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: January 24, 1990 to March 15, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-859): February 28, 1990, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-859, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • MississippiTORNADOES, Incident Period: March 28, 1984 to March 29, 1984, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-703): April 26, 1984, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-703, Natural disaster type: Tornado
  • MississippiSEVERE STORMS, TORNADOES, FLOODING, Incident Period: June 1, 1983, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-683): June 1, 1983, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-683, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • MississippiSTORMS, TORNADOES, FLOODS, Incident Period: April 16, 1979, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-577): April 16, 1979, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-577, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 3 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 9, Floods: 6, Freezes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

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

  • Other Eastern Europe (23%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (23%)
  • Jamaica (14%)
  • Germany (10%)
  • Taiwan (10%)
  • Portugal (6%)
  • Philippines (6%)

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

  • United States or American (13%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • English (4%)
  • German (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • African (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Tallahatchie County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 3,530 (71%)
  • Carpooled: 1,113 (22%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 106 (2%)
  • Walked: 135 (3%)
  • Other means: 65 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 45 (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 67 people in nursing homes
  • 34 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2 people in religious group quarters
2,360 people in state prisons
61 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $29,563.

5.38% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($23,349 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Mississippi average:

6.70%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.85% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($16,035 average AGI)
1.53% relocated from other states ($7,314 average AGI)
Tallahatchie County:

1.53%
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 Panola County, MS  0.52% ($30,227 average AGI)
from Grenada County, MS  0.49% ($23,381)
from Leflore County, MS  0.42% ($-3,389)
from Coahoma County, MS  0.35% ($17,533)
from Bolivar County, MS  0.33% ($27,643)
from Sunflower County, MS  0.31% ($22,308)
from Yalobusha County, MS  0.28% ($23,417)


5.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($22,226 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.40%
Mississippi average:

6.88%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.69% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($16,722 average AGI)
1.71% relocated to other states ($5,504 average AGI)
Tallahatchie County:

1.71%
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 Shelby County, TN  0.56% ($15,833 average AGI)
to Yalobusha County, MS  0.49% ($21,619)
to Coahoma County, MS  0.40% ($19,588)
to Panola County, MS  0.40% ($26,471)
to Grenada County, MS  0.28% ($25,667)
to DeSoto County, MS  0.26% ($20,636)
to Sunflower County, MS  0.26% ($21,818)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 14.1

Births per 1000 population in Tallahatchie County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Tallahatchie County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 12.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 13.9

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Tallahatchie County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 21.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Tallahatchie County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Tallahatchie County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 2,505 (1,704 aged, 801 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 441 (13%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

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

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (145)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (129)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (94)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (93)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (85)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (80)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (69)
  • Congestive heart failure (54)
  • Essential (primary) hypertension (54)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (53)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 25%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 7.02
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 2223.780
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 540.160
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 22609.61

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1331.830
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1049.960
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7.05

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 13.43
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 35.23

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 12,957
  • In family households: 11,281 (1,764 male householders, 1,600 female householders)
    1,843 spouses, 4,111 children (3,839 natural, 88 adopted, 184 stepchildren), 966 grandchildren, 203 brothers or sisters, 106 parents, 297 other relatives, 332 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,676 (757 male householders (657 living alone)), 735 female householders (677 living alone)), 184 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 2,421 (all institutionalized)

Size of family households: 1,223 2-persons, 853 3-persons, 672 4-persons, 334 5-persons, 150 6-persons, 132 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,334 1-person, 139 2-persons, 14 3-persons, 3 4-persons, 2 5-persons.

1,785 married couples with children.
1,577 single-parent households (257 men, 1,320 women).

97.6% of residents of Tallahatchie County speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (74% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 18% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (61% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 34% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (73% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $132,960,000 ($9327 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $15,144,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $31,417,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $22,581,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $18,426,000
Federal grants: $42,919,000
Federal procurement contracts: $12,433,000 ($11,674,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $5,185,000 ($3,006,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,090,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,169,000
Federal Government insurance: $28,063,000

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

Births: 1,174
Here:

83 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 812
Here:

57 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +20
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,064
Here -75 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Tallahatchie County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.85 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.5
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.7
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2004: 592
  • 1990 to 1999: 713
  • 1980 to 1989: 985
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,030
  • 1960 to 1969: 709
  • 1950 to 1959: 682
  • 1940 to 1949: 295
  • 1939 or earlier: 444
Rooms in houses/apartments in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 53
  • 3 rooms: 171
  • 4 rooms: 559
  • 5 rooms: 1,232
  • 6 rooms: 954
  • 7 rooms: 602
  • 8 rooms: 207
  • 9+ rooms: 229
  • 1 room: 10
  • 2 rooms: 69
  • 3 rooms: 173
  • 4 rooms: 307
  • 5 rooms: 364
  • 6 rooms: 190
  • 7 rooms: 85
  • 8 rooms: 28
  • 9+ rooms: 30
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 48
  • 1 bedroom: 167
  • 2 bedrooms: 909
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,306
  • 4 bedrooms: 482
  • 5+ bedrooms: 95
  • no bedroom: 16
  • 1 bedroom: 242
  • 2 bedrooms: 425
  • 3 bedrooms: 465
  • 4 bedrooms: 91
  • 5+ bedrooms: 17
Cars and other vehicles available in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 454
  • 1 vehicle: 1,415
  • 2 vehicles: 1,378
  • 3 vehicles: 587
  • 4 vehicles: 135
  • 5+ vehicles: 38
  • no vehicle: 359
  • 1 vehicle: 541
  • 2 vehicles: 301
  • 3 vehicles: 31
  • 4 vehicles: 5
  • 5+ vehicles: 19

71% of Tallahatchie County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Mississippi.

Tallahatchie County:

70.9%
State average:

59.0%

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

  • This state: 13491
  • Northeast: 34
  • Midwest: 327
  • South: 852
  • West: 108

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $24,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 4%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Tallahatchie County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (48.6%)
  • Utility gas (27.9%)
  • Electricity (20.3%)
  • Wood (2.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (36.6%)
  • Utility gas (32.6%)
  • Electricity (29.4%)
  • Wood (0.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 179
Here:

8.1%
Mississippi:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 94
Here:

8.7%
Mississippi:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 21
Here:

4.8%
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)

Tallahatchie County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Construction - General: $13,000
  • Current Operations - Own Hospitals: $3,720,000
    Regular Highways: $1,680,000
    Police Protection: $1,283,000
    Libraries: $695,000
    General - Other: $623,000
    Financial Administration: $556,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $556,000
    Central Staff Services: $498,000
    Solid Waste Management: $426,000
    General Public Buildings: $307,000
    Fire Protection: $303,000
    Health Services - Other: $247,000
    Welfare - Other: $120,000
    Parks & Recreation: $71,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $53,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $160,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Higher Education: $57,000
    Natural Resources: $21,000
    Health: $19,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,098,000

Tallahatchie County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $3,720,000
    All Other: $562,000
    Solid Waste Management: $398,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $351,000
    Interest Earnings: $205,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,274,000
    Health & Hospitals: $445,000
    General Support: $223,000
    All Other: $59,000
    Public Welfare: $20,000
  • Tax - Property: $3,519,000
    NEC: $230,000

Tallahatchie County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $3,327,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,105,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,324,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $632,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,476,000

Tallahatchie County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,475,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $86,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,322
  • Number of aged recipients: 157
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,165
  • Number of recipients under 18: 191
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 773
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 358
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 570
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 564
Tallahatchie County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Tallahatchie County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Tallahatchie County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary13079.8 years
James12670.0 years
John9476.3 years
Willie8373.7 years
William7173.3 years
Robert6371.0 years
Henry5476.4 years
George4972.8 years
Jessie4572.3 years
Annie4481.1 years
Most common last names in Tallahatchie County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams9476.5 years
Smith7175.2 years
Johnson6972.4 years
Brown6272.0 years
Taylor6172.2 years
Jones5872.6 years
Davis4570.8 years
White3673.4 years
Moore3672.8 years
Thomas3375.6 years

Businesses in Tallahatchie County, MS

  • H&R Block: 1
  • Subway: 1