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Tate County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2016: 28,333 (23% urban, 77% rural); it was 25,370 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,755
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,777
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,928
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,503 (it was 1,922 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

30%

Land area: 404 sq. mi.

Water area: 6.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 70 people per square mile   (average).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Tate County: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Construction (37.5%), Educational, health and social services (17.0%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (15.3%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (11.1%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 64%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 36%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Tate County, Mississippi:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (64.6%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (31.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
Median resident age:  37.2 years
Mississippi median age:  37.2 years
Males: 13,756  (48.6%)
Females: 14,577  (51.4%)
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Tate County,MS real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Tate County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $45,210 ($35,836 in 1999)

This county:

$45,210
Mississippi:

$41,754

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $496 (lower quartile is $426, upper quartile is $646)
This county:

$496
State:

$560


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $118,534 (it was $73,800 in 2000)
Tate:

$118,534
Mississippi:

$113,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $71,324 - $180,243
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,156
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $340

Institutionalized population: 210

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 2
  • Robberies: 3
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 103
  • Thefts: 99
  • Auto thefts: 42

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 2
  • Assaults: 15
  • Burglaries: 106
  • Thefts: 103
  • Auto thefts: 43
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2004: 196 buildings, average cost: $88,000
  • 2005: 232 buildings, average cost: $86,400
  • 2006: 204 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2007: 165 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 2008: 90 buildings, average cost: $97,000
  • 2009: 56 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 2010: 66 buildings, average cost: $93,700
  • 2011: 61 buildings, average cost: $95,500
  • 2012: 77 buildings, average cost: $95,400
  • 2013: 79 buildings, average cost: $91,300
  • 2014: 45 buildings, average cost: $206,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,340 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $784 (0.9%)

Tate County household income distribution in 2009 Tate County home values distribution Tate County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 14.7%
Tate County:

14.7%
Mississippi:

20.8%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.7% for Black residents, 15.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 92.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 71.5% for other race residents, 18.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 37.2 years old
(Males: 35.4 years old, Females: 38.6 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.2 years old, Black residents: 32.5 years old, Asian residents: 16.2 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.9 years old, Other race residents: 29.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Tate County is $413 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $459 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $643 a month.

Cities in this county include: Senatobia, Coldwater.

Tate 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: Carter County, Oklahoma , Cherokee County, North Carolina , Pushmataha County, Oklahoma , Onslow County, North Carolina , Sampson County, North Carolina .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.5%
Mississippi:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,708
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 80.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%

Number of foreign born residents: 418 (34.9% naturalized citizens)

Tate County:

1.5%
Whole state:

2.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 76
  • 2000 to 2009: 179
  • 1990 to 1999: 75
  • 1980 to 1989: 7
  • 1970 to 1979: 0
  • Before 1970: 16
Note: State values scaled to Tate County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 50.0%

Tate County marital status for males Tate County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 7,642
  • One, attached: 157
  • Two: 528
  • 3 or 4: 85
  • 5 to 9: 217
  • 10 to 19: 64
  • 20 to 49: 16
  • 50 or more: 81
  • Mobile homes: 2,476

Housing units in Tate County with a mortgage: 4,220 (87 second mortgage, 166 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,993

Here:

66.7% with mortgage
State:

50.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Tate County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,50742
Black Protestant2,65317
Mainline Protestant1,39612
Other6232
Catholic2601
None11,447-
Tate 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
Tate County:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Tate County:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

2.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Tate County:

11.7%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Tate County:

34.3%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.7%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Tate County:

Average size of farms: 234 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $36,919
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $202.15
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 7.44%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 53.78%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $38,712
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 36.01%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 2.94%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $36,024
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.86%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 18.26
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 6.35%
Corn for grain: 5545 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2734 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 11301 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 19825 harvested acres
Vegetables: 113 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 59 acres

Earthquake activity:

Tate County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 75% 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 71.6 miles away from Tate 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 133.0 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 94.8 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 72.9 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 176.1 miles away from Tate 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 132.2 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 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 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

The number of natural disasters in Tate County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 1

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (66%)
  • Taiwan (10%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Australia (4%)
  • Oceania, n.e.c. (3%)
  • Canada (3%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (3%)

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

  • American (19%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (5%)
  • German (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Italian (1%)

Tate County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,398 (82.1%)
  • Carpooled: 591 (9.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 38 (0.6%)
  • Bicycle: 1 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 200 (3.0%)
  • Worked at home: 343 (5.2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 794 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 152 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 139 people in nursing homes
  • 42 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 26 people in other group homes

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

  • 909 people in college/university student housing
  • 127 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 115 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 85 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 35 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 10 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $42,801.

6.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,196 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.54%
Mississippi average:

6.70%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.44% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($21,933 average AGI)
2.10% relocated from other states ($9,262 average AGI)
Tate County:

2.10%
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 DeSoto County, MS  2.02% ($34,294 average AGI)
from Panola County, MS  1.20% ($29,087)
from Shelby County, TN  0.75% ($29,167)
from Tunica County, MS  0.29% ($27,857)
from Marshall County, MS  0.18% ($25,059)


8.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($25,864 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.04%
Mississippi average:

6.88%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.57% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($16,137 average AGI)
3.47% relocated to other states ($9,726 average AGI)
Tate County:

3.47%
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 DeSoto County, MS  2.25% ($32,182 average AGI)
to Panola County, MS  0.90% ($20,977)
to Shelby County, TN  0.72% ($24,771)
to Marshall County, MS  0.32% ($21,774)
to Tunica County, MS  0.26% ($19,960)
to Lafayette County, MS  0.20% ($30,100)
to Madison County, AL  0.15% ($13,333)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.2

Births per 1000 population in Tate County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Tate County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.8

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Tate County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.7%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Tate County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Tate County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,108 (3,123 aged, 985 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 893 (12%)

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 Tate County, Mississippi in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (370)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (307)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (208)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (189)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (159)
  • Hypertensive heart disease with (congestive) heart failure (152)
  • Hypertensive heart disease without (congestive) heart failure (129)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (120)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (117)
  • Congestive heart failure (110)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.83
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 3,861
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 199
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 36,926

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,397
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 829

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 21
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 49

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 132.5. This is more than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 28,333
  • In family households: 23,334 (3,309 male householders, 3,765 female householders)
    4,710 spouses, 8,503 children (7,465 natural, 214 adopted, 824 stepchildren), 1,242 grandchildren, 250 brothers or sisters, 336 parents, 644 other relatives, 558 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,288 (1,441 male householders (1,230 living alone)), 1,315 female householders (1,169 living alone)), 538 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,687

Size of family households: 3,127 2-persons, 1,531 3-persons, 1,216 4-persons, 718 5-persons, 185 6-persons, 284 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,393 1-person, 306 2-persons, 9 3-persons, 43 4-persons.

3,026 married couples with children.
2,224 single-parent households (522 men, 1,702 women).

97.3% of residents of Tate speak English at home.
2.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (26% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 39% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (62% speak English very well, 38% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $137,798,000 ($5,273 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,619,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $57,462,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $36,096,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,062,000
Federal grants: $34,430,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,271,000 ($1,566,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,476,000 ($1,853,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,176,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $10,307,000
Federal Government insurance: $5,158,000

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

Births: 2,129
Here:

80 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,358
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +14
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +430
Here +16 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Tate County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.54 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.6

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 162
  • 2010 to 2013: 316
  • 2000 to 2009: 2,049
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,773
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,862
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,924
  • 1960 to 1969: 908
  • 1950 to 1959: 496
  • 1940 to 1949: 256
  • 1939 or earlier: 458
Note: State values scaled to Tate population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Tate County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Tate County population
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 32
  • 3 rooms: 182
  • 4 rooms: 395
  • 5 rooms: 1,745
  • 6 rooms: 1,737
  • 7 rooms: 1,188
  • 8 rooms: 951
  • 9+ rooms: 1,035
  • 1 room: 101
  • 2 rooms: 85
  • 3 rooms: 243
  • 4 rooms: 552
  • 5 rooms: 943
  • 6 rooms: 327
  • 7 rooms: 134
  • 8 rooms: 117
  • 9+ rooms: 80
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Tate County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Tate County population
  • no bedroom: 7
  • 1 bedroom: 166
  • 2 bedrooms: 617
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,605
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,473
  • 5+ bedrooms: 387
  • no bedroom: 103
  • 1 bedroom: 282
  • 2 bedrooms: 839
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,270
  • 4 bedrooms: 89
  • 5+ bedrooms: 8
Cars and other vehicles available in Tate County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Tate County population
  • no vehicle: 183
  • 1 vehicle: 1,490
  • 2 vehicles: 3,261
  • 3 vehicles: 1,580
  • 4 vehicles: 520
  • 5+ vehicles: 222
  • no vehicle: 397
  • 1 vehicle: 970
  • 2 vehicles: 946
  • 3 vehicles: 190
  • 4 vehicles: 22
  • 5+ vehicles: 52

88% of Tate County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 27% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 81% lived in Mississippi.

Tate County:

88.3%
State average:

86.6%

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

  • This state: 16,102
  • Other state: 11,787
  • Northeast: 144
  • Midwest: 1,184
  • South: 9,921
  • West: 510

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Tate County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (46.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (33.2%)
  • Utility gas (13.4%)
  • Wood (2.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.3%)
  • Electricity (58.5%)
  • Utility gas (20.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (16.0%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)
  • Wood (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 432
Here:

14.2%
Mississippi:

12.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 431
Here:

23.9%
Mississippi:

10.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 85
Here:

4.0%
Mississippi:

9.8%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Tate County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,008,000
    Police Protection: $2,008,000
    Financial Administration: $1,353,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,286,000
    Solid Waste Management: $779,000
    Correctional Institutions: $690,000
    Central Staff Services: $643,000
    Health - Other: $609,000
    Local Fire Protection: $439,000
    General - Other: $394,000
    Parks and Recreation: $249,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $187,000
    General Public Buildings: $101,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $51,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $743,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Other Higher Education: $693,000
    Libraries: $150,000
    Central Staff Services: $40,000
    General - Other: $26,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $137,000
    Solid Waste Management: $120,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,282,000

Tate County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $961,000
    Solid Waste Management: $867,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $110,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $569,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $380,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $303,000
    Sale of Property: $35,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $889,000
    General Local Government Support: $526,000
    Health and Hospitals: $379,000
  • Tax - Property: $6,766,000
    Other License: $763,000

Tate County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,879,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,595,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $3,226,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,344,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,284,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $882,000

Tate County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,229,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,367,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 873
  • Number of aged recipients: 144
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 729
  • Number of recipients under 18: 116
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 482
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 275
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 412
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 365
Tate County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Tate County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in Tate County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James22170.8 years
Mary15378.3 years
William14172.2 years
Robert12873.5 years
John12674.0 years
Willie10575.3 years
George6475.8 years
Thomas6271.9 years
Annie5978.8 years
Charles5170.1 years
Most common last names in Tate County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones8674.3 years
Williams8073.8 years
Smith6974.8 years
Johnson6573.7 years
Davis6475.7 years
Jackson6373.3 years
Moore6173.6 years
Scott5475.2 years
Taylor4974.7 years
Brown4680.3 years
Businesses in Tate County, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Payless1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Baskin-Robbins1Popeyes1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Subway2
FedEx1T-Mobile2
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Jones New York1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS1
Lane Furniture1Waffle House1
McDonald's1Walgreens1
Motel 61Walmart1
Nike2Wendy's1