Amory, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 6,958 (90% urban, 10% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.0%
 
Males: 3,162  (45.5%)
Females: 3,796  (54.5%)
Median resident age:

41.6 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 38821.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,999 (it was $28,789 in 2000)
Amory:

$39,999
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,553 (it was $14,092 in 2000)

Amory city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $116,299 (it was $62,600 in 2000)
Amory:

$116,299
MS:

$120,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $125,019; detached houses: $130,888; mobile homes: $20,056

Median gross rent in 2017: $615.

March 2019 cost of living index in Amory: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 25.1%
(13.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.6% for Black residents, 56.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Amory, MS (2010)
    • 5,02468.7%White alone
    • 2,10028.7%Black alone
    • 1061.4%Hispanic
    • 510.7%Two or more races
    • 180.2%American Indian alone
    • 140.2%Asian alone
    • 30.04%Other race alone

Races in Amory detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Amory, Mississippi as of November 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Amory is 296 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Amory by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(14.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(58.2)
1
(13.5)
1
(13.6)
2
(27.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.0)
1
(13.6)
1
(13.8)
1
(14.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.2)
3
(42.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(58.2)
3
(40.6)
3
(40.9)
11
(152.4)
4
(55.4)
4
(56.2)
8
(108.9)
1
(13.8)
2
(27.9)
3
(42.1)
1
(14.2)
3
(42.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(145.5)
4
(54.1)
7
(95.5)
4
(55.4)
9
(124.6)
1
(14.0)
7
(95.3)
6
(82.6)
2
(27.9)
3
(42.1)
2
(28.3)
4
(57.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
97
(1,412)
59
(798.6)
68
(927.4)
55
(761.9)
78
(1,079)
75
(1,053)
96
(1,307)
86
(1,184)
81
(1,130)
70
(982.9)
63
(892.2)
47
(669.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
387
(5,632)
242
(3,276)
266
(3,628)
231
(3,200)
267
(3,695)
195
(2,738)
214
(2,914)
203
(2,796)
181
(2,525)
208
(2,921)
191
(2,705)
173
(2,464)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(160.1)
10
(135.4)
12
(163.7)
7
(97.0)
9
(124.6)
11
(154.4)
14
(190.6)
4
(55.1)
3
(41.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.2)
2
(28.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(29.1)
2
(27.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.9)
2
(27.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.6)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.2)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)459.1231.6265.4268.0274.8226.4285.9230.8208.6234.8193.0206.1

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City-data.com crime index in Amory, MS

Crime rate in Amory detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 32 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.62
Mississippi average:

0.93
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Ancestries: English (19.3%), American (11.7%), Irish (4.5%), Scottish (3.8%), African (2.4%), German (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 243 feet

Land area: 7.50 square miles.

Population density: 927 people per square mile   (low).

Amory, Mississippi map

32 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Mississippi:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $886 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $776 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Tuscaloosa, AL (76.9 miles , pop. 77,906).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (101.3 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (486.3 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Hatley, MS (1.8 miles ),
Smithville, MS (2.8 miles ),
Nettleton, MS (3.3 miles ),
Aberdeen, MS (3.4 miles ),
Okolona, MS (3.9 miles ),
Shannon, MS (3.9 miles ),
Gattman, MS (4.0 miles),
New Hamilton, MS (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 33.99 N, Longitude: 88.48 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,811 (+25.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,215 (47.7%)

Area code: 662

Distribution of median household income in Amory, MS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Amory, MS in 2017
Amory satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 13 buildings, average cost: $78,000
  • 1998: 9 buildings, average cost: $95,700
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $129,600
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $68,700
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $79,800
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $79,800
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $79,800
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $97,100
  • 2005: 20 buildings, average cost: $170,700
  • 2006: 16 buildings, average cost: $132,900
  • 2007: 8 buildings, average cost: $179,700
  • 2008: 11 buildings, average cost: $136,200
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $148,600
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $148,600
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $131,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Amory, MS residents
Average permit cost in Amory, MS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.9%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Historical population in Amory, MS
Historical housing units in Amory, MS
Most common industries in Amory, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (13.6%)
  • Health care (11.6%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Construction (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (13.0%)
  • Construction (7.3%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7.3%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
  • Truck transportation (3.5%)
  • Chemicals (3.2%)
  • Machinery (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.5%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (14.1%)
  • Educational services (12.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Apparel (5.7%)
Most common occupations in Amory, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)

Average climate in Amory, Mississippi

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Tornado activity:

Amory-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 106% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 23.0 miles away from the Amory city center killed 28 people and injured 272 people.

On 4/29/1963, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.7 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Amory-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 81.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 41.4 miles away from Amory center
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 154.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 167.0 miles away from the city 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 193.6 miles away from Amory center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 157.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Monroe County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 10, Floods: 8, Hurricanes: 3, Winds: 3, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Amory topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Amory:

  • GILMORE MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Proprietary, provides emergency services, 1105 EARL FRYE BLVD)
  • AMORY MANOR NH (1215 S BLVD DR)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - AMORY (1215 EARL FRYE DRIVE)
  • RIVER PLACE NURSING CENTER (1126 EARL FRYE BOULEVARD, SOUTH)

Airports and heliports located in Amory:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Amory:

  • Itawamba Community College (about 21 miles; Fulton, MS; Full-time enrollment: 5,489)
  • Mississippi University for Women (about 35 miles; Columbus, MS; FT enrollment: 2,565)
  • Mississippi State University (about 41 miles; Mississippi State, MS; FT enrollment: 18,237)
  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 48 miles; Booneville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,024)
  • University of Mississippi (about 66 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)
  • Northwest-Shoals Community College (about 70 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; FT enrollment: 2,702)
  • Bevill State Community College (about 71 miles; Jasper, AL; FT enrollment: 2,970)

Public high schools in Amory:

  • AMORY HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 1006 SAM HASKELL CIRCLE, Grades: 9-12)
  • AMORY CAREER TECHNICAL CENTER (Location: 1006 SAM HASKELL CIRCLE, Grades: 9-12)
  • HATLEY HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 60286 HATLEY ROAD, Grades: KG-12)
  • MONROE CO ADVANCED LEARNING CENTER (Location: 52251 HIGHWAY 25 SOUTH, Grades: 10-12)

Private high school in Amory:

  • AMORY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 80, Location: 60035 COUNTY BARN RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Amory:

  • EAST AMORY SCHOOL (Location: 305 EASTHAVEN DRIVE, Grades: PK-5)
  • AMORY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 700 2ND AVENUE NORTH, Grades: 6-8)
  • WEST AMORY SCHOOL (Location: 704 111TH STREET, Grades: PK-2)
See full list of schools located in Amory

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • The hospital has changed it name. it is now Gilmore Memorial Regional Medical Center. added by Ryan

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Amory: Amory Golf Course (A), West Amory Community Center (B), Amory Regional Museum (C), Amory Municipal Library (D), Amory Community Center (E), Amory City Hall (F), Amory Fire and Rescue Department Station 1 (G), Amory Fire and Rescue Department Station 2 (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Glenndale Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Amory include: West Amory Church of Christ (A), Saint Pauls Baptist Church (B), Saint James Methodist Church (C), Saint Helens Catholic Church (D), Saint Andrews United Methodist Church (E), Missionary Alliance Church (F), Meadowood Baptist Church (G), Main Street Freewill Baptist Church (H), Gospel Feast Revival Center (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Haughton Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: McAlpine Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Amory include: Carlos Moore Park (1), Frisco Park (2), Gilmore Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Mississippi Fish and Wildlife (Recreation Areas; 501 Main Street North), Games & Tanning (Amusement & Theme Parks; 121 Main Street North), Bob's Amusement & Sign CO (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1203 Victory Temple Drive).

Hotels: Tenn-Tom Inn (200 3rd Avenue South), Best Western Amory (915 U South Highway 278 East).

Courts: Monroe County - Judge District Three- Justice Court Clerk (1619 Highland Drive), Monroe County - Human Services Department- Youth Court Counselor- Department Of Human Serv (1619 Highland Drive).

Birthplace of: Floyd Mayweather, Sr. - Boxer, John Dye - Film and television actor, Lucille Bogan - Blues singer, Will Hall (American football) - Football player and coach, Gary Grubbs - Actor, Brian Maxcy - Baseball player.

Monroe County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Amory and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF AMORY (Population served: 9,250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 78 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.0%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

3.9%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Amory in 2010:

  • 191 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Amory in 2000:

  • 118 people in nursing homes
  • 32 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 8 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 3 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 3 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 2 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Amory (2011 data):

  • Community Bank, North Mississippi: at 900 North Main Street, branch established on 1912/05/20; East Branch at 902 Highway 278 East, branch established on 1965/04/01. Info updated 2009/04/15: Bank assets: $486.7 mil, Deposits: $433.9 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancshares Of Mississippi, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Renasant Bank: Amory Main Branch at 201 North Main Street, branch established on 1897/01/01; Third Street Drive-In Branch at 913 U.S. Highway 278 East, branch established on 1965/06/07. Info updated 2012/02/10: Bank assets: $4,196.4 mil, Deposits: $3,416.0 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: Renasant Corporation
  • Cadence Bank, N.A.: Amory Branch at 110-114 North Third Street, branch established on 1971/12/06; Medical And Industrial Branch at Highway 278 And Boulevard Drive, branch established on 1975/05/01. Info updated 2011/12/14: Bank assets: $3,909.7 mil, Deposits: $3,124.0 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: Cadence Bancorp Llc
  • Woodforest National Bank: Amory Branch at 1515 Us Highway 278 East, branch established on 2009/05/16. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • Amory Federal Savings and Loan Association: Amory Federal Savings And Loan Assoc at 213 2nd Ave N, branch established on 1934/06/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $97.1 mil, Deposits: $88.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Amory:

Marital status in Amory, MS
  • Never married: 33.1%
  • Now married: 45.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 11.8%

For population 25 years and over in Amory:

  • High school or higher: 73.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.2
Mississippi average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Amory
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Amory, MS (based on Monroe County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,00177
Mainline Protestant4,40332
Black Protestant1,1069
Catholic2292
Other32
None16,247-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 12
Monroe County:

3.24 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Monroe County:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Monroe County:

4.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 28
Here:

7.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.5%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Monroe County:

33.1%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.7%
State:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Amory:

48.2%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Amory:

43.9%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Amory:

28.9
State:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Amory:

18.8%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.9%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
Amory:

35.8%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
Here:

53.3%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.9%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Amory, MS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 21$79,902$45,6581$181
Police Protection - Officers 18$74,866$49,9114$692
Other Government Administration 15$53,730$42,9840$0
Streets and Highways 7$23,988$41,1220$0
Water Supply 5$18,388$44,1310$0
Gas Supply 5$17,928$43,0271$250
Parks and Recreation 4$14,036$42,1089$3,215
Judicial and Legal 4$15,377$46,1310$0
Health 4$18,831$56,4930$0
Financial Administration 3$12,243$48,9720$0
Other and Unallocable 3$9,606$38,4240$0
Police - Other 1$2,196$26,3520$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,917$35,0040$0
Totals for Government 91$344,008$45,36415$4,338

Amory government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,382,000 ($198.62)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $14,184,000 ($2038.52)
    Police Protection: $1,858,000 ($267.03)
    Water Utilities: $930,000 ($133.66)
    Local Fire Protection: $883,000 ($126.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $839,000 ($120.58)
    Regular Highways: $820,000 ($117.85)
    Sewerage: $679,000 ($97.59)
    Central Staff Services: $591,000 ($84.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $542,000 ($77.90)
    Financial Administration: $312,000 ($44.84)
    Libraries: $244,000 ($35.07)
    General Public Buildings: $167,000 ($24.00)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $78,000 ($11.21)
    General - Other: $74,000 ($10.64)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $52,000 ($7.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $43,000 ($6.18)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $555,000 ($79.76)
    General Public Building: $496,000 ($71.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $349,000 ($50.16)
    General - Other: $344,000 ($49.44)
    Police Protection: $255,000 ($36.65)
    Regular Highways: $161,000 ($23.14)
    Local Fire Protection: $99,000 ($14.23)
    Solid Waste Management: $73,000 ($10.49)
    Sewerage: $52,000 ($7.47)
    Libraries: $12,000 ($1.72)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,996,000 ($430.58)

Amory government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $797,000 ($114.54)
    Sewerage: $725,000 ($104.20)
    Other: $75,000 ($10.78)
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000 ($1.58)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $407,000 ($58.49)
    Other: $38,000 ($5.46)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $261,000 ($37.51)
    Interest Earnings: $258,000 ($37.08)
    Rents: $142,000 ($20.41)
    Sale of Property: $111,000 ($15.95)
    General Revenue - Other: $76,000 ($10.92)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $15,012,000 ($2157.52)
    Water Utilities: $1,017,000 ($146.16)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,306,000 ($331.42)
    Water Utilities: $1,073,000 ($154.21)
    Other: $967,000 ($138.98)
    Highways: $12,000 ($1.72)
  • Tax - Property: $1,847,000 ($265.45)
    Public Utilities Sales: $80,000 ($11.50)
    Other License: $49,000 ($7.04)

Amory government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,674,000 ($240.59)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,389,000 ($199.63)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $285,000 ($40.96)

Amory government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $6,064,000 ($871.51)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $172,000 ($24.72)

5.10% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($33,566 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.10%
Mississippi average:

6.54%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lee County, MS  1.47% ($26,983 average AGI)
from Lowndes County, MS  0.41% ($56,314)
from Itawamba County, MS  0.39% ($36,771)


4.76% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,607 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.76%
Mississippi average:

6.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lee County, MS  1.24% ($34,217 average AGI)
to Lowndes County, MS  0.44% ($37,056)
to Chickasaw County, MS  0.37% ($23,444)
Businesses in Amory, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Baskin-Robbins1Nike2
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Subway1
FedEx2Taco Bell1
Ford1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS2
Hardee's1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Amory:

  • WAMY (1580 AM; 1 kW; AMORY, MS; Owner: STANFORD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFTO (1330 AM; 5 kW; FULTON, MS; Owner: AIR SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WVSA (1380 AM; 5 kW; VERNON, AL; Owner: LAMAR CTY. B/CING. CO., INC.)
  • WERH (970 AM; 5 kW; HAMILTON, AL; Owner: KATE F. FITE)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWZQ (1240 AM; 1 kW; ABERDEEN, MS; Owner: STANFORD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKXM (1300 AM; 5 kW; WINFIELD, AL; Owner: AD-MEDIA MANAGEMENT CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Amory:

  • WAFM (95.3 FM; AMORY, MS; Owner: STANFORD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWKZ (105.3 FM; ABERDEEN, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSYE (93.3 FM; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WAJS (91.7 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WFTA (101.9 FM; FULTON, MS; Owner: AIR SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WZLQ (98.5 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: SAN DOW BROADCASTING)
  • WWMS (97.5 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMBC (103.1 FM; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Amory:

  • WCBI-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTVA (Channel 9; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • W39CD (Channel 38; FULTON, MS; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKDH (Channel 45; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLOV-TV (Channel 27; WEST POINT, MS; Owner: LINGARD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W49BK (Channel 49; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W14BW (Channel 14; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W32BH (Channel 32; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • W45BD (Channel 45; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • W22BS (Channel 22; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • W25AD (Channel 25; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Amory fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Amory fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 50Number of bridges
  • 1,188ft / 362mTotal length
  • $3,147,461,000Total costs
  • 130,750Total average daily traffic
  • 18,814Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Amory, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 21970-1979
  • 191980-1989
  • 101990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 72010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Amory, MS
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Amory)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 95 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Amory, MS)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 73 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Amory)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 10 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Amory)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 96. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 163 took place in 2006, and the least - 32 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Amory, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (48.5%), and Structure Fires (36.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Amory, MS
    • 79048.5%Outside Fires
    • 60136.9%Structure Fires
    • 18811.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 493.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Amory, MS
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Amory, MS
  • 66.6%Utility gas
  • 29.3%Electricity
  • 4.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Amory, MS
  • 59.2%Electricity
  • 39.3%Utility gas
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Amory compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Amory on our top lists:

  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 5,000+"
  • #36 (38821) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scottish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Andrew Criddle Fox, Jr. (2)
  • Roger Carroll (1)
  • Michael Parker Gardner (1)
  • Jody William Powell (1)
  • Thomas Daniel Griffith (1)

Total of 5 patent applications in 2008-2020.