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Yazoo County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2014: 27,817 (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).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Yazoo County: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (33.1%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (23.8%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (11.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 32%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 46%
  • Unpaid family work: 19%
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Races in Yazoo County, Mississippi:

  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (56.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (37.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (4.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
Median resident age:  35.0 years
Mississippi median age:  36.0 years
Males: 15,141  (54.4%)
Females: 12,676  (45.6%)

Yazoo County,MS real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Yazoo County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $27,384 ($24,795 in 1999)

This county:

$27384
Mississippi:

$37963

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $385 (lower quartile is $192, upper quartile is $478)
This county:

$385
State:

$529


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $62,560 (it was $49,400 in 2000)
Yazoo:

$62,560
Mississippi:

$97,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $25,990 - $107,614
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $847
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $336

Institutionalized population: 3,965
Yazoo County, MS map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 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

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

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $754 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $479 (0.8%)

Yazoo County household income distribution in 2009 Yazoo County home values distribution Yazoo County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 32.3%
(17.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.4% for Black residents, 11.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents, 40.1% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 33.3%
Yazoo County:

33.3%
Mississippi:

24.0%
(18.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 43.2% for Black residents, 11.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents, 47.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 35 years old
(Males: 35 years old, Females: 36 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 31 years old, American Indian residents: 30 years old, Asian residents: 37 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 38 years old, Other race residents: 40 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:

7.5%
Mississippi:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 618
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 65.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.8%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,095 (8% naturalized citizens)

Yazoo County:

3.9%
Whole state:

1.4%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 209
  • 1990 to 1994: 87
  • 1985 to 1989: 91
  • 1980 to 1984: 374
  • 1975 to 1979: 167
  • 1970 to 1974: 46
  • 1970 to 1974: 8
  • 1965 to 1969: 113

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: 6,724
  • One, attached: 160
  • Two: 262
  • 3 or 4: 383
  • 5 to 9: 439
  • 10 to 19: 29
  • 20 or more: 157
  • Mobile homes: 1,854
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 7

Housing units in Yazoo County with a mortgage: 2,397 (109 second mortgage, 102 home equity loan, 5 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,945

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

62.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Yazoo County

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:

  • MississippiFlooding, Incident Period: May 3, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1983): May 11, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1983, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • MississippiFlooding, Incident Period: April 27, 2011, Emergency Declared (EM-3320): May 4, 2011, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3320, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • MississippiSevere Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: April 6, 2003 to April 25, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1459): April 24, 2003, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1459, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • MississippiStorms, Tornadoes, Floods, Incident Period: April 14, 1979, Emergency Declared (EM-3077): April 14, 1979, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3077, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • MississippiDrought and Freezing, Incident Period: February 22, 1977, Emergency Declared (EM-3032): February 22, 1977, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3032, Natural disaster type: Freeze, Drought
  • 2 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Yazoo County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Tornadoes: 8, Storms: 7, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 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 (24%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)

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

  • Mexico (60%)
  • Colombia (7%)
  • Venezuela (7%)
  • Austria (4%)
  • Jamaica (4%)
  • Dominican Republic (3%)
  • India (3%)

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

  • United States or American (13%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (5%)
  • German (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)
  • African (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)

Yazoo County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,937 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 1,807 (20%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 50 (1%)
  • Taxi: 29 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 6 (0%)
  • Walked: 73 (1%)
  • Other means: 75 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 123 (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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 $36,251.

4.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($24,066 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.96%
Mississippi average:

6.70%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.54% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($17,735 average AGI)
1.42% relocated from other states ($6,334 average AGI)
Yazoo County:

1.42%
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 Hinds County, MS  1.08% ($24,647 average AGI)
from Madison County, MS  0.58% ($26,391)
from Holmes County, MS  0.29% ($21,783)
from Rankin County, MS  0.24% ($32,000)
from Humphreys County, MS  0.20% ($13,938)
from Shelby County, TN  0.16% ($14,077)
from Warren County, MS  0.15% ($25,667)


5.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($28,582 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.82%
Mississippi average:

6.88%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.01% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($19,310 average AGI)
1.80% relocated to other states ($9,272 average AGI)
Yazoo County:

1.80%
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 Hinds County, MS  1.29% ($22,573 average AGI)
to Madison County, MS  0.70% ($36,625)
to Rankin County, MS  0.36% ($31,552)
to Humphreys County, MS  0.30% ($22,000)
to Holmes County, MS  0.29% ($21,304)
to Shelby County, TN  0.15% ($12,917)

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 live births 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

Percentage of population 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 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 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: 4661.300
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 88.62
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 69203.5

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1705.980
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 893.780
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 3.55

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 19.6
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 39.01

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: 24,045
  • In family households: 21,138 (3,272 male householders, 3,008 female householders)
    3,368 spouses, 7,987 children (7,457 natural, 139 adopted, 391 stepchildren), 1,579 grandchildren, 400 brothers or sisters, 194 parents, 566 other relatives, 662 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,907 (1,231 male householders (1,062 living alone)), 1,349 female householders (1,243 living alone)), 327 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4,020 (3,965 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 2,403 2-persons, 1,512 3-persons, 1,163 4-persons, 641 5-persons, 275 6-persons, 286 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,305 1-person, 242 2-persons, 20 3-persons, 9 4-persons, 2 5-persons, 2 6-persons.

3,249 married couples with children.
3,114 single-parent households (451 men, 2,663 women).

94.1% of residents of Yazoo County speak English at home.
4.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (46% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 15% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (79% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (68% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 22% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (76% speak English very well, 24% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $222,572,000 ($7890 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:

5.7
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 102
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,277
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,881
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,654
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,222
  • 1960 to 1969: 832
  • 1950 to 1959: 757
  • 1940 to 1949: 502
  • 1939 or earlier: 791
Rooms in houses/apartments in Yazoo County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 89
  • 3 rooms: 310
  • 4 rooms: 635
  • 5 rooms: 1,882
  • 6 rooms: 1,592
  • 7 rooms: 827
  • 8 rooms: 498
  • 9+ rooms: 492
  • 1 room: 53
  • 2 rooms: 131
  • 3 rooms: 485
  • 4 rooms: 805
  • 5 rooms: 800
  • 6 rooms: 385
  • 7 rooms: 80
  • 8 rooms: 75
  • 9+ rooms: 39
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Yazoo County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 15
  • 1 bedroom: 212
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,197
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,792
  • 4 bedrooms: 926
  • 5+ bedrooms: 183
  • no bedroom: 59
  • 1 bedroom: 575
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,042
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,008
  • 4 bedrooms: 140
  • 5+ bedrooms: 29
Cars and other vehicles available in Yazoo County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 560
  • 1 vehicle: 1,943
  • 2 vehicles: 2,511
  • 3 vehicles: 928
  • 4 vehicles: 313
  • 5+ vehicles: 70
  • no vehicle: 831
  • 1 vehicle: 1,289
  • 2 vehicles: 522
  • 3 vehicles: 156
  • 4 vehicles: 20
  • 5+ vehicles: 35

59% of Yazoo County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 60% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 69% lived in Mississippi.

Yazoo County:

58.8%
State average:

59.0%

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

  • This state: 23136
  • Northeast: 136
  • Midwest: 951
  • South: 2541
  • West: 242

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $51,100


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Yazoo County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (42.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (39.5%)
  • Electricity (15.1%)
  • Wood (2.7%)
  • Utility gas (51.2%)
  • Electricity (26.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (19.5%)
  • Wood (1.2%)
  • No fuel used (1.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 644
Here:

16.7%
Mississippi:

10.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 350
Here:

19.7%
Mississippi:

10.5%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 164
Here:

32.0%
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)

Yazoo County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $118,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,774,000
    Police Protection: $1,354,000
    Financial Administration: $1,100,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,100,000
    Central Staff Services: $986,000
    General Public Buildings: $607,000
    General - Other: $537,000
    Health - Other: $517,000
    Local Fire Protection: $465,000
    Correctional Institutions: $296,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $188,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $128,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $67,000
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $699,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Other Higher Education: $488,000
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $26,000
    Central Staff Services: $6,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $785,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,708,000

Yazoo County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $333,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $73,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $119,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $214,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $157,000
    Interest Earnings: $74,000
    Sale of Property: $21,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $2,388,000
    General Local Government Support: $782,000
    All Other: $255,000
    Health and Hospitals: $244,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,737,000
    Other License: $357,000

Yazoo County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,755,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,620,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,135,000

Yazoo County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,969,000

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
Yazoo County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Yazoo County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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