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Yazoo County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2016: 27,671 (55% urban, 45% rural); it was 28,149 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,887
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,935
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 6,325
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,038 (it was 2,853 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

30%

Land area: 919 sq. mi.

Water area: 14.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 30 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Yazoo County: 79.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (39.7%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (13.8%), Educational, health and social services (11.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 67%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 27%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Yazoo County, MS (2017)
    • 16,47058.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9,86235.0%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 9993.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2951.0%Two or more races
    • 1300.5%Asian alone
    • 410.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

36.4 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years
Males: 15,256  (55.1%)
Females: 12,415  (44.9%)
Average household size:
Yazoo County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $29,600 ($24,795 in 1999)
This county:

$29,600
Mississippi:

$43,529

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $409 (lower quartile is $191, upper quartile is $542)
This county:

$409
State:

$574


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $91,776 (it was $49,400 in 2000)
Yazoo:

$91,776
Mississippi:

$120,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $52,893 - $152,649

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $117,322
Here:

$117,322
State:

$172,223

Townhouses or other attached units: $134,256
Here:

$134,256
State:

$199,204

Mobile homes: $45,826
Here:

$45,826
State:

$58,432

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $886
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $332

Institutionalized population: 3,965
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $181,600
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $181,600
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $181,600
  • 2015: 10 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2016: 11 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2017: 0 buildings
Number of permits per 10,000 Yazoo, MS residents
Average permit cost in Yazoo, MS
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $878 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $582 (0.8%)

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

30.6%
Mississippi:

19.8%
(15.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.9% for Black residents, 61.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 73.5% for other race residents, 19.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 36.4 years old
(Males: 35.3 years old, Females: 38.1 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.0 years old, Black residents: 33.0 years old, American Indian residents: 39.3 years old, Asian residents: 28.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 33.2 years old, Other race residents: 26.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Yazoo County is $399 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $455 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $543 a month.

Cities in this county include: Yazoo City, Bentonia, Eden, Satartia.

Yazoo 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: Bossier Parish, Louisiana , Caddo Parish, Louisiana , Bryan County, Georgia , Rankin County , Henry County, Georgia , Putnam County, Georgia .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Mississippi:

4.8%

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

Current college students: 618
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 77.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%

Number of foreign born residents: 814 (17.0% naturalized citizens)

Yazoo County:

2.9%
Whole state:

2.2%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1492010 or later
  • 1242000 to 2009
  • 2201990 to 1999
  • 4651980 to 1989
  • 2131970 to 1979
  • 121Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 68.8%

Yazoo County marital status for males Yazoo County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 6,267
  • One, attached: 69
  • Two: 202
  • 3 or 4: 408
  • 5 to 9: 798
  • 10 to 19: 11
  • 20 to 49: 26
  • 50 or more: 6
  • Mobile homes: 2,415
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 12

Housing units in Yazoo County with a mortgage: 2,045 (17 second mortgage, 151 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,295

Here:

40.0% with mortgage
State:

49.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Yazoo County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,77342
Black Protestant2,48615
Mainline Protestant2,03216
Catholic7792
Other391
None14,956-
Yazoo 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: 7
Yazoo County:

2.44 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.


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

0.35 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

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

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

3.14 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Yazoo County:

12.7%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Yazoo County:

36.4%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.3%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Yazoo County:

Average size of farms: 636 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $118,606
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $305.93
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 20.21%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $146,969
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 48.62%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.03%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $89,666
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.28%
Average age of principal farm operators: 58 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 3.73
Corn for grain: 29177 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 7339 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 116577 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 14388 harvested acres
Vegetables: 34 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 146 acres

Earthquake activity:

Yazoo County-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 79% 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 196.4 miles away from Yazoo County center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 186.3 miles away from the 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) earthquake occurred 216.4 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) earthquake occurred 194.5 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 196.1 miles away from Yazoo County center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 160.5 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

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, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: April 23, 2010 to April 24, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1906: April 29, 2010, FEMA Id: 1906, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: April 06, 2003 to April 25, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1459: April 24, 2003, FEMA Id: 1459, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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 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
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Tornadoes: 9, Storms: 8, Freezes: 2, Hurricanes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Yazoo

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,784 (84.9%)
  • Carpooled: 708 (10.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 7 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 32 (0.5%)
  • Bicycle: 2 (0.0%)
  • Walked: 90 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 187 (2.7%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)

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


  • Construction and extraction occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (53%)
  • Africa, n.e.c. (5%)
  • Vietnam (5%)
  • Jamaica (5%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Colombia (3%)
  • Bahamas (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Yazoo County


  • American (15%)
  • English (2%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • German (1%)
  • African (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (0%)
  • European (0%)

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

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

  • 1,952 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 187 people in nursing homes
  • 75 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 71 people in state prisons
  • 39 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 39 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 39 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally ill

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

  • 3,548 people in federal prisons
  • 226 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 93 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 84 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 44 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 14 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 11 people in residential treatment centers for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,698.

4.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,674 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.22%
Mississippi average:

6.54%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
2.98% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($22,144 average AGI)
1.24% relocated from other states ($9,530 average AGI)
Yazoo County:

1.24%
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 Hinds County, MS  0.83% ($26,939 average AGI)
from Madison County, MS  0.48% ($39,763)
from Holmes County, MS  0.33% ($26,769)
from Rankin County, MS  0.32% ($35,480)
from Humphreys County, MS  0.25% ($27,850)


4.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,729 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.55%
Mississippi average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.38% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($25,406 average AGI)
1.17% relocated to other states ($13,320 average AGI)
Yazoo County:

1.17%
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 Hinds County, MS  1.09% ($30,540 average AGI)
to Madison County, MS  0.89% ($38,690)
to Rankin County, MS  0.31% ($41,600)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 17.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.7

Births per 1000 population in Yazoo County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.6

Deaths per 1000 population in Yazoo County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 12.2

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Yazoo County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 7.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Yazoo County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Yazoo County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Yazoo County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Yazoo County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Yazoo County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Yazoo County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 4,470 (3,366 aged, 1,104 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,073 (15%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (408)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (278)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (227)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (188)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (179)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (153)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (142)
  • Congestive heart failure (118)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (93)
  • Septicaemia, unspecified (86)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 25%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.54
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,661
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 89
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 69,204

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,706
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 894
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 4

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 20
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 39

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: 189.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 107.3
  • Other - 81.7

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 143.0. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 122.6
  • Other - 20.4

Household type by relationship:

Households: 27,671
  • In family households: 20,274 (2,032 male householders, 3,520 female householders)
    2,901 spouses, 7,799 children (7,293 natural, 90 adopted, 364 stepchildren), 2,028 grandchildren, 336 brothers or sisters, 216 parents, 696 other relatives, 832 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,469 (1,473 male householders (1,275 living alone)), 1,697 female householders (1,606 living alone)), 296 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,866

Size of family households: 2,250 2-persons, 1,519 3-persons, 825 4-persons, 464 5-persons, 256 6-persons, 230 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,882 1-person, 278 2-persons, 9 3-persons, 6 4-persons.

1,839 married couples with children.
2,777 single-parent households (341 men, 2,436 women).

95.2% of residents of Yazoo speak English at home.
3.8% of residents speak Spanish at home (41% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 25% speak English not well, 15% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (95% speak English very well, 5% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 31% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (46% speak English very well, 54% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $222,572,000 ($7,890 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,388,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $63,984,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $43,882,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $16,977,000
Federal grants: $65,020,000
Federal procurement contracts: $13,618,000 ($6,988,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $19,090,000 ($444,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,539,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,582,000
Federal Government insurance: $65,182,000

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

Births: 2,387
Here:

85 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,545
Here:

55 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +178
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -935
Here -33 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Yazoo County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 4.01 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:

4.8
State:

4.7

Year house built in Yazoo County, Mississippi
  • Year house built in Yazoo County, Mississippi
  • 772014 or later
  • 1592010 to 2013
  • 1,2702000 to 2009
  • 1,6971990 to 1999
  • 1,5341980 to 1989
  • 2,0981970 to 1979
  • 1,2441960 to 1969
  • 9201950 to 1959
  • 3691940 to 1949
  • 6871939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Yazoo County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Yazoo County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Yazoo County, Mississippi
  • 1221 room
  • 62 rooms
  • 1123 rooms
  • 4394 rooms
  • 1,2425 rooms
  • 1,4166 rooms
  • 8747 rooms
  • 5758 rooms
  • 5179+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Yazoo County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Yazoo County, Mississippi
  • 151 room
  • 992 rooms
  • 4053 rooms
  • 8824 rooms
  • 1,1305 rooms
  • 4986 rooms
  • 1647 rooms
  • 828 rooms
  • 1149+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Yazoo County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Yazoo County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Yazoo County, Mississippi
  • 115no bedroom
  • 881 bedroom
  • 8182 bedrooms
  • 3,0813 bedrooms
  • 1,0474 bedrooms
  • 1345+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Yazoo County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Yazoo County, Mississippi
  • 15no bedroom
  • 5701 bedroom
  • 1,2342 bedrooms
  • 1,2933 bedrooms
  • 2174 bedrooms
  • 625+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Yazoo County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Yazoo County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Yazoo County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 244no vehicle
  • 1,7271 vehicle
  • 1,8222 vehicles
  • 1,0373 vehicles
  • 3324 vehicles
  • 1035+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Yazoo County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Yazoo County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 648no vehicle
  • 1,6511 vehicle
  • 8672 vehicles
  • 1993 vehicles
  • 184 vehicles
  • 55+ vehicles

87.9% of Yazoo County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 32% lived in Mississippi.

Yazoo County:

87.9%
State average:

86.6%

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

  • This state: 22,169
  • Other state: 4,433
  • Northeast: 346
  • Midwest: 977
  • South: 2,862
  • West: 230
Year householders moved into unit in Yazoo County, MS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Yazoo County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 34.6%Utility gas
  • 33.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 26.5%Electricity
  • 3.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 0.5%Other fuel
  • 0.1%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 48.9%Electricity
  • 36.7%Utility gas
  • 13.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 556
Here:

17.6%
Mississippi:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 256
Here:

16.3%
Mississippi:

11.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 200
Here:

23.9%
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

Yazoo County government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $648,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $86,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $804,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,722,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,867,000
    Police Protection: $2,773,000
    Financial Administration: $1,642,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,486,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,076,000
    Central Staff Services: $922,000
    Health - Other: $920,000
    Local Fire Protection: $681,000
    Solid Waste Management: $540,000
    Parks and Recreation: $242,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $224,000
    General - Other: $207,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $205,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $147,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $779,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $592,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $64,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $31,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $7,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $113,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,790,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,252,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,537,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $678,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $170,000
    Interest Earnings: $106,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $818,000
    General - Other: $322,000
    Correctional Institutions: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,971,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $424,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,597,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,517,000
    Highways: $808,000
    Health and Hospitals: $324,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,553,000
    Other License: $542,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $122,000

Yazoo County government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $648,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $86,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $804,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,722,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,867,000
    Police Protection: $2,773,000
    Financial Administration: $1,642,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,486,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,076,000
    Central Staff Services: $922,000
    Health - Other: $920,000
    Local Fire Protection: $681,000
    Solid Waste Management: $540,000
    Parks and Recreation: $242,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $224,000
    General - Other: $207,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $205,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $147,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $779,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $592,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $64,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $31,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $7,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $113,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,790,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,252,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,537,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $678,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $170,000
    Interest Earnings: $106,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $818,000
    General - Other: $322,000
    Correctional Institutions: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,971,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $424,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,597,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,517,000
    Highways: $808,000
    Health and Hospitals: $324,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,553,000
    Other License: $542,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $122,000

Yazoo County government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $648,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $86,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $804,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,722,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,867,000
    Police Protection: $2,773,000
    Financial Administration: $1,642,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,486,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,076,000
    Central Staff Services: $922,000
    Health - Other: $920,000
    Local Fire Protection: $681,000
    Solid Waste Management: $540,000
    Parks and Recreation: $242,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $224,000
    General - Other: $207,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $205,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $147,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $779,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $592,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $64,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $31,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $7,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $113,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,790,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,252,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,537,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $678,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $170,000
    Interest Earnings: $106,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $818,000
    General - Other: $322,000
    Correctional Institutions: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,971,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $424,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,597,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,517,000
    Highways: $808,000
    Health and Hospitals: $324,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,553,000
    Other License: $542,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $122,000

Yazoo County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Charges - Other: $648,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $86,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $804,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,722,000
    Correctional Institutions: $2,867,000
    Police Protection: $2,773,000
    Financial Administration: $1,642,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,486,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,076,000
    Central Staff Services: $922,000
    Health - Other: $920,000
    Local Fire Protection: $681,000
    Solid Waste Management: $540,000
    Parks and Recreation: $242,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $224,000
    General - Other: $207,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $205,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $147,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $779,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $592,000
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $64,000
    Other - Natural Resources - Other: $31,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $7,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $113,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,790,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,252,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,537,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $678,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $170,000
    Interest Earnings: $106,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $818,000
    General - Other: $322,000
    Correctional Institutions: $24,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,971,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $424,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $5,597,000
    General Local Government Support: $2,517,000
    Highways: $808,000
    Health and Hospitals: $324,000
  • Tax - Property: $10,553,000
    Other License: $542,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $122,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,848
  • Number of aged recipients: 254
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,594
  • Number of recipients under 18: 277
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 1,055
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 516
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 740
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 813
Most common first names in Yazoo County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary26378.4 years
James23571.4 years
Willie19971.6 years
William16373.3 years
John16072.1 years
Robert14670.0 years
Annie10880.3 years
George8673.7 years
Henry8173.5 years
Thomas6472.1 years
Most common last names in Yazoo County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones16574.3 years
Williams16273.8 years
Johnson15276.4 years
Smith12775.6 years
Brown11272.5 years
Harris8074.7 years
Davis7776.9 years
Moore7676.8 years
Thomas7373.3 years
Jackson6674.7 years
Businesses in Yazoo County, MS
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1KFC1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Best Western1Nike2
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Church's Chicken1Rite Aid1
Days Inn1Sears1
Econo Lodge1Subway1
FedEx3Taco Bell1
GNC1UPS1
H&R Block1Wendy's1