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Wilkinson County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2016: 9,231 (all rural); it was 10,312 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 969
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,737
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,974
Renter-occupied apartments: 749 (it was 604 in 2000)
% of renters here:

17%
State:

30%

Land area: 677 sq. mi.

Water area: 11.0 sq. mi.

Population density: 14 people per square mile   (low).

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

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Industries providing employment: Construction (88.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 5%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 95%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Wilkinson County, Mississippi:

  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (71.5%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (27.6%)
Median resident age:  37.3 years
Mississippi median age:  37.2 years
Males: 4,856  (52.6%)
Females: 4,375  (47.4%)
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Average household size:
Wilkinson County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $26,627 ($18,929 in 1999)

This county:

$26,627
Mississippi:

$41,754

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $293 (lower quartile is $131, upper quartile is $358)
This county:

$293
State:

$560


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $66,702 (it was $39,700 in 2000)
Wilkinson:

$66,702
Mississippi:

$113,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $27,773 - $120,525

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $127,221
Here:

$127,221
State:

$168,885

Mobile homes: $63,138
Here:

$63,138
State:

$57,614
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $885
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $329

Institutionalized population: 1,168
Wilkinson County, MS map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012 2016

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $706 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $366 (0.7%)

Wilkinson County household income distribution in 2009 Wilkinson County home values distribution Wilkinson County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 33.3%
Wilkinson County:

33.3%
Mississippi:

20.8%
(11.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.2% for Black residents, 92.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 37.3 years old
(Males: 35.1 years old, Females: 43.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 50.8 years old, Black residents: 34.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.2 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Wilkinson County is $409 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $455 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $550 a month.

Cities in this county include: Centreville, Woodville.

Wilkinson 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: Baker County, Georgia , Berrien County, Georgia , Concho County, Texas , Mobile County, Alabama , Monroe County, Alabama , Thomas County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

9.7%
Mississippi:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 251
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 70.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 12 (72.2% naturalized citizens)

Wilkinson County:

0.1%
Whole state:

2.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2009: 0
  • 1990 to 1999: 0
  • 1980 to 1989: 2
  • 1970 to 1979: 0
  • Before 1970: 5
Note: State values scaled to Wilkinson County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 55.7%

Wilkinson County marital status for males Wilkinson County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,103
  • Two: 26
  • 3 or 4: 111
  • 5 to 9: 40
  • 10 to 19: 13
  • 20 or more: 14
  • Mobile homes: 1,809

Housing units in Wilkinson County with a mortgage: 803 (0 second mortgage, 4 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,492

Here:

99.9% with mortgage
State:

50.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Wilkinson County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3,22619
Mainline Protestant8967
Black Protestant7305
Catholic1132
Other11
None4,912-
Wilkinson 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
Wilkinson County:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.



Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Wilkinson County:

6.82 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 1
This county:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Wilkinson County:

14.3%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Wilkinson County:

37.7%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.6%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Wilkinson County:

Average size of farms: 353 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $9,628
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $17,711
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 7.67%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.12%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $44,531
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 89.93%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 14.15
Land in orchards: 137 acres

Earthquake activity:

Wilkinson County-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 240.1 miles away from Wilkinson County center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 236.5 miles away from the county center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 441.7 miles away from the county center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 313.3 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 280.7 miles away from Wilkinson County center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 220.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Mississippi Tropical Storm Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 11, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3348: August 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3348, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Mississippi Hurricane Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 11, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4081: August 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 4081, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Flooding, Incident Period: May 03, 2011 to June 17, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1983: May 11, 2011, FEMA Id: 1983, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Mississippi Flooding, Incident Period: April 27, 2011 to June 17, 2011, Emergency Declared EM-3320: May 04, 2011, FEMA Id: 3320, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: March 25, 2009 to March 28, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1837: May 12, 2009, FEMA Id: 1837, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 28, 2008 to September 08, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1794: September 22, 2008, FEMA Id: 1794, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: March 20, 2008 to May 19, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1753: May 08, 2008, FEMA Id: 1753, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Mississippi Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1604: August 29, 2005, FEMA Id: 1604, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi 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 High Winds, Severe Storm, Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 21, 1992 to November 22, 1992, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-968: November 25, 1992, FEMA Id: 968, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • 8 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Wilkinson County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Hurricanes: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (35%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Public administration (29%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Utilities (2%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (13%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)

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

  • United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland (0%)
  • England (0%)
  • Scotland (0%)
  • Ireland (0%)
  • Denmark (0%)
  • Norway (0%)
  • Sweden (0%)

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

  • American (5%)
  • English (2%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • German (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (0%)
  • Italian (0%)

Wilkinson County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 1,660 (89.1%)
  • Carpooled: 99 (5.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 45 (2.4%)
  • Worked at home: 59 (3.2%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 884 people in state prisons
  • 91 people in nursing homes
  • 54 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 9 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)

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

  • 959 people in state prisons
  • 97 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 97 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 15 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $34,904.

4.54% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($28,312 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.54%
Mississippi average:

6.70%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
1.81% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($11,094 average AGI)
2.73% relocated from other states ($17,217 average AGI)
Wilkinson County:

2.73%
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 East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  0.79% ($24,292 average AGI)
from Amite County, MS  0.56% ($28,000)
from West Feliciana Parish, LA  0.33% ($39,500)
from Adams County, MS  0.33% ($23,800)


5.20% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,742 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.20%
Mississippi average:

6.88%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
1.96% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($12,717 average AGI)
3.24% relocated to other states ($16,025 average AGI)
Wilkinson County:

3.24%
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 East Baton Rouge Parish, LA  1.44% ($27,500 average AGI)
to Amite County, MS  0.65% ($25,300)
to Pike County, MS  0.33% ($23,800)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.6

Births per 1000 population in Wilkinson County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Wilkinson County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 8.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Wilkinson County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 20.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Wilkinson County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Wilkinson County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,773 (1,317 aged, 456 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 420 (17%)

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 Wilkinson County, Mississippi in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (196)
  • Congestive heart failure (113)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (101)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (83)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (79)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (70)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (64)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (51)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (50)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (41)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 21%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 9.82
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 8,250
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 246
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 54,076

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,266
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,363
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 22
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 29

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 10

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,231
  • In family households: 7,008 (576 male householders, 1,231 female householders)
    1,024 spouses, 2,657 children (2,464 natural, 140 adopted, 52 stepchildren), 836 grandchildren, 248 brothers or sisters, 213 parents, 226 other relatives, 41 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,181 (521 male householders (481 living alone)), 545 female householders (516 living alone)), 119 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,030

Size of family households: 830 2-persons, 377 3-persons, 421 4-persons, 85 5-persons, 58 6-persons, 20 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 997 1-person, 71 2-persons.

587 married couples with children.
840 single-parent households (63 men, 777 women).

99.7% of residents of Wilkinson speak English at home.
0.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (77% speak English very well, 23% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $62,929,000 ($6,180 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $469,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $23,740,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $14,123,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $198,000
Federal grants: $24,143,000
Federal procurement contracts: $149,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $576,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $409,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $147,000
Federal Government insurance: $5,512,000

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

Births: 819
Here:

80 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 683
Here:

67 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: 0
Here:

0 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -164
Here -16 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Wilkinson County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.95 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.1

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.6

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 38
  • 2010 to 2013: 296
  • 2000 to 2009: 504
  • 1990 to 1999: 969
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,043
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,134
  • 1960 to 1969: 425
  • 1950 to 1959: 203
  • 1940 to 1949: 47
  • 1939 or earlier: 444
Note: State values scaled to Wilkinson population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Wilkinson County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Wilkinson County population
  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 6
  • 3 rooms: 103
  • 4 rooms: 291
  • 5 rooms: 591
  • 6 rooms: 662
  • 7 rooms: 236
  • 8 rooms: 148
  • 9+ rooms: 208
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 4
  • 3 rooms: 59
  • 4 rooms: 154
  • 5 rooms: 198
  • 6 rooms: 71
  • 7 rooms: 71
  • 8 rooms: 2
  • 9+ rooms: 0
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Wilkinson County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Wilkinson County population
  • no bedroom: 7
  • 1 bedroom: 12
  • 2 bedrooms: 540
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,232
  • 4 bedrooms: 411
  • 5+ bedrooms: 69
  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 78
  • 2 bedrooms: 194
  • 3 bedrooms: 230
  • 4 bedrooms: 65
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in Wilkinson County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Wilkinson County population
  • no vehicle: 190
  • 1 vehicle: 819
  • 2 vehicles: 728
  • 3 vehicles: 397
  • 4 vehicles: 117
  • 5+ vehicles: 13
  • no vehicle: 171
  • 1 vehicle: 279
  • 2 vehicles: 75
  • 3 vehicles: 29
  • 4 vehicles: 9
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

93% of Wilkinson County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 11% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 90% lived in Mississippi.

Wilkinson County:

92.9%
State average:

86.6%

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

  • This state: 7,625
  • Other state: 1,569
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 64
  • South: 1,328
  • West: 166

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Wilkinson County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (62.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (18.3%)
  • Utility gas (15.0%)
  • Wood (2.9%)
  • No fuel used (0.8%)
  • Electricity (67.2%)
  • Utility gas (20.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 187
Here:

21.6%
Mississippi:

12.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 123
Here:

22.1%
Mississippi:

10.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 27
Here:

18.9%
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)

Wilkinson County government finances - Expenditure in 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $1,512,000
    Police Protection: $464,000
    Financial Administration: $446,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $446,000
    Central Staff Services: $399,000
    Solid Waste Management: $265,000
    General Public Buildings: $246,000
    Corrections - Other: $159,000
    Health Services - Other: $109,000
    Fire Protection: $102,000
    Parks & Recreation: $68,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $64,000
    Welfare - Other: $47,000
    General - Other: $43,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $60,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Central Staff Services: $36,000
    Health: $17,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $651,000
    General - Other: $231,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,649,000

Wilkinson County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $313,000
    All Other: $15,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $387,000
    Interest Earnings: $55,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $1,897,000
    General Support: $510,000
  • Tax - Property: $2,323,000
    NEC: $167,000

Wilkinson County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,003,000
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $232,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $1,001,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $234,000

Wilkinson County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,198,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $277,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 816
  • Number of aged recipients: 112
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 704
  • Number of recipients under 18: 117
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 463
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 236
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 342
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 334
Wilkinson County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Wilkinson 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 Wilkinson County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary11679.2 years
James9271.8 years
Willie7672.6 years
John7273.9 years
William6874.9 years
Robert5572.7 years
George4873.6 years
Henry4474.7 years
Annie3580.0 years
Charles3172.9 years
Most common last names in Wilkinson County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson7377.3 years
Williams7375.2 years
Jones6775.6 years
Jackson5774.5 years
Smith5775.1 years
Brown4970.5 years
Carter4876.2 years
Wilson4772.7 years
Anderson4774.4 years
Davis4169.3 years

Businesses in Wilkinson County, MS

  • Ford: 1
  • SONIC Drive-In: 1
  • U-Haul: 1