Corinth, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 14,643 (80% urban, 20% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.2%
 
Males: 7,145  (48.8%)
Females: 7,498  (51.2%)
Median resident age:

40.0 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 38834.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $32,561 (it was $23,436 in 2000)
Corinth:

$32,561
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,536 (it was $15,452 in 2000)

Corinth city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $116,670 (it was $62,800 in 2000)
Corinth:

$116,670
MS:

$120,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $635.

March 2019 cost of living index in Corinth: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.8%
(19.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 35.5% for Black residents, 11.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 10.1% for other race residents, 42.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Corinth, MS (2010)
    • 10,16369.7%White alone
    • 3,37423.2%Black alone
    • 7695.3%Hispanic
    • 1621.1%Two or more races
    • 740.5%Asian alone
    • 180.1%American Indian alone
    • 100.07%Other race alone
    • 30.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 84 registered sex offenders living in Corinth, Mississippi as of November 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Corinth is 177 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 42 (37 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.53
Mississippi average:

2.14
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Ancestries: American (21.2%), English (11.4%), Irish (8.1%), German (3.1%), Scottish (2.0%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 30.5 square miles.

Population density: 481 people per square mile   (low).

Corinth, Mississippi map

385 residents are foreign born (2.2% Latin America).

This city:

2.6%
Mississippi:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $982 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $672 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, TN (51.1 miles , pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (83.4 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (479.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Farmington, MS (2.1 miles ),
Guys, TN (2.5 miles ),
Glen, MS (2.8 miles ),
Kossuth, MS (2.9 miles),
Michie, TN (3.1 miles ),
Eastview, TN (3.2 miles ),
Ramer, TN (3.3 miles ),
Rienzi, MS (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 34.94 N, Longitude: 88.52 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,696 (+38.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,557 (63.5%)

Area code: 662

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

Corinth tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 31 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 1998: 35 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 1999: 53 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2000: 29 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2001: 34 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 2002: 27 buildings, average cost: $150,600
  • 2003: 34 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2004: 34 buildings, average cost: $159,500
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2006: 33 buildings, average cost: $131,900
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2008: 30 buildings, average cost: $168,800
  • 2009: 20 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 2010: 11 buildings, average cost: $144,800
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $151,200
  • 2013: 11 buildings, average cost: $124,800
  • 2014: 10 buildings, average cost: $124,800
  • 2015: 11 buildings, average cost: $124,800
  • 2016: 10 buildings, average cost: $175,500
  • 2017: 12 buildings, average cost: $175,500
Number of permits per 10,000 Corinth, MS residents
Average permit cost in Corinth, MS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Historical population in Corinth, MS
Historical housing units in Corinth, MS

Population change in the 1990s: +314 (+2.3%).
Most common industries in Corinth, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.8%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Construction (6.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (4.8%)
  • Printing & related support activities (4.3%)
  • Machinery (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.7%)
  • Machinery (5.4%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Printing & related support activities (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
  • Public administration (3.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.0%)
  • Educational services (12.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (7.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.6%)
  • Printing & related support activities (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Corinth, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.2%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Carpenters (3.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.3%)

Average climate in Corinth, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Corinth, Mississippi average temperatures Corinth, Mississippi average precipitation Corinth, Mississippi humidity Corinth, Mississippi wind speed Corinth, Mississippi snowfall Corinth, Mississippi sunshine Corinth, Mississippi clear and cloudy days

Corinth, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2001 was 95.4. This is worse than average.

City:

95.4
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 3.84. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.84
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2001 was 1.30. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.30
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2001 was 33.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.4
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Corinth-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 93% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.9 miles away from the Corinth city center killed 4 people and injured 78 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/16/1998, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.2 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 36 people and caused $13 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Corinth-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 76% 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 113.2 miles away from Corinth 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 134.3 miles away from Corinth center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 102.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 164.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 245.6 miles away from Corinth center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 128.2 miles away from Corinth center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

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

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 6, Floods: 5, Freezes: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Corinth topographic map

Hospitals in Corinth:

  • A CARING HEART HOSPICE, LLC (101 SOUTH PARKWAY)
  • ASERACARE HOSPICE-CORINTH (2907 HWY 72 WEST)
  • HERITAGE HOSPICE INC (301 EAST WALDRON STREET)
  • MAGNOLIA REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 611 ALCORN DRIVE)

Nursing Homes in Corinth:

  • CARE INN ALCORN COUNTY (JOANNE DR BOX 751)
  • CORNERSTONE HEALTH AND REHAB OF CORINTH, LLC (302 ALCORN DRIVE)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE CENTER - CORNITH (PO BOX 1417)
  • MAGNOLIA HOSPITAL TRANSITIONAL (611 ALCORN DRIVE)
  • MS CARE CENTER OF ALCORN COUNTY, INC-SNF (3701 JOANNE DRIVE)
  • WHITFIELD NURSING HOME (2101 EAST PROPER STREET)

Dialysis Facilities in Corinth:

  • RCG CORINTH (810 ALCORN DRIVE)

Home Health Centers in Corinth:

  • MAGNOLIA REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER HH AND HOSPICE AGENC (2034 EAST SHILOH ROAD)

Airports located in Corinth:

College/University in Corinth:

  • Corinth Academy of Cosmetology (Full-time enrollment: 168; Location: 502 Cruise St; Private, for-profit; Website: corinthacademyofcosmetology.net)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Corinth:

  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 19 miles; Booneville, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,024)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 47 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,489)
  • University of North Alabama (about 49 miles; Florence, AL; FT enrollment: 5,886)
  • Northwest-Shoals Community College (about 50 miles; Muscle Shoals, AL; FT enrollment: 2,702)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 52 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • Union University (about 55 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • University of Mississippi (about 71 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)

Public high schools in Corinth:

Public elementary/middle schools in Corinth:

Private elementary/middle schools in Corinth:

  • CORINTH SDA SCHOOL (Students: 7, Location: COUNTY ROAD 278, Grades: 2-8)
  • PARKWAY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 5, Location: 304 S PARKWAY ST, Grades: 2-5)
See full list of schools located in Corinth

Library in Corinth:

  • NORTHEAST REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $932,685; Location: 1023 FILLMORE STREET; 206,863 books; 5,483 audio materials; 15,015 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 53 state licensed databases; 206 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Corinth: Hillandale Country Club (A), Alcorn County Courthouse (B), Corinth Public Library (C), Corinth City Hall (D), Curlee Museum (E), Northeast Mississippi Museum (F), Corinth Fire Department Station 1 (G), Corinth Fire Department Station 2 (H), Corinth Fire Department Station 3 (I), Corinth Fire Department Station 4 (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Corinth include: East Fifth Street Missionary Baptist Church (A), East Corinth Church of Christ (B), Calvary Pentecostal Church (C), Antioch Church (D), Calvary Baptist Church (E), West Corinth Pentecostal Church (F), West Corinth Church of Christ (G), West Corinth Baptist Church (H), South Corinth Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Forest Hill Cemetery (1), Corinth City Cemetery (2), Corinth National Cemetery (3), Henry Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Surratt Pond (A), Liddon Lake (B), Hillandale Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Turner Creek (A), Phillips Creek (B), Elam Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Corinth include: Corinth City Park (1), Johns Street Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Northeast Mississippi Museum Association (204 East 4th Street) (1), Black History Museum of Corinth (1109 Meigg Street) (2), Corinth City - Civil War Visitors Center-Curlee House (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 705 Jackson Street) (3), Corinth Interpretive Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 501 West Linden Street) (4), Eastern National (Historical Places & Services; 501 West Linden Street) (5), Corinth Area Tourism Promotion Council (602 East Waldron Street) (6), Corinth Convention and Visitors Bureau (602 East Waldron Street) (7), Alcorn County Welcome Center (2028 South Tate Street) (8), Corinth Charters & Tours (Tours & Charters; 2117 North Hickory Road) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Little Properties Inc (2107 Highway 72 West) (1), Comfort Inn (Highway 72 West) (2), Hampton Inn Corinth (2107 Highway 72 West) (3), Comfort Inn Corinth (2101 Highway 72 West) (4), Downtown Motel (1519 Polk Street) (5), Southern Motel (1103 Highway 72 West) (6), Generals Quarters Bed and Breakfast Inn (924 Fillmore Street) (7), Crossroads Inn (1500 Highway 72 West) (8), Executive Inn (2104 Highway 72 West) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Alcorn County - Youth Court (506 Cruise Street) (1), Alcorn County - Justice Court Judge (East Waldron Street) (2), Corinth City - Court Clerk's Office (300 Childs Street) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Don Blasingame - Baseball player, Aaron Green - Architect, Larry Dorsey - Football player and coach, Jackie Simpson (linebacker) - Football linebacker, Terri O'Connell - Racing driver, Everett Sharp - Football player.

Alcorn County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

CITY OF CORINTH (Population served: 15,300, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-06-2013), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-06-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-13-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-18-2013)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2010), St Public Notif requested (AUG-04-2010), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-04-2010), St Public Notif received (AUG-30-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 421 regular monitoring violations
FARMINGTON WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 7,572, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 152 regular monitoring violations
ALCORN W/A #1-INDIAN SPRINGS (Population served: 6,951, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-10-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-10-2007), St Public Notif received (MAY-31-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2009), St Public Notif received (JUN-22-2009)
  • 152 regular monitoring violations
ALCORN W/A #2-BIGGERSVILLE (Population served: 1,656, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 82 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

59.9%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.0%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Corinth in 2010:

  • 253 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 79 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 75 people in state prisons
  • 12 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles

People in group quarters in Corinth in 2000:

  • 256 people in nursing homes
  • 64 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 44 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 27 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 21 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 20 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 3 people in unknown juvenile institutions

Banks with most branches in Corinth (2011 data):

  • Trustmark National Bank: Shiloh Branch, Fillmore Branch, Highway 72 Branch, Corinth Main Branch. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $9,612.1 mil, Deposits: $7,410.1 mil, headquarters in Jackson, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 186 total offices, Holding Company: Trustmark Corporation
  • BancorpSouth Bank: Corinth Branch at 601 N Fillmore Street, branch established on 1976/12/30; Highway 72 Drive-In Branch at 2171 Highway 72 East, branch established on 1976/12/30. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.
  • SouthBank, a Federal Savings Bank: Corinth Branch at 515 Filmore Street, branch established on 1996/01/02; Harper Road Branch at 2222 Harper Road, branch established on 1999/11/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $242.2 mil, Deposits: $183.8 mil, headquarters in Huntsville, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices
  • Regions Bank: Shiloh Road Branch at 2600 Kendrick Rd, branch established on 1969/05/29; Corinth Main at 512 Taylor Streett, branch established on 1932/11/22. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • CB&S Bank, Inc.: South Harper Road Branch at 200 South Harper Road, branch established on 2007/11/05; Corinth Branch at 110 Alcorn Drive, branch established on 1998/10/26. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $1,276.1 mil, Deposits: $1,018.1 mil, headquarters in Russellville, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 42 total offices, Holding Company: Cbs Banc-Corp.
  • Renasant Bank: Corinth Main Branch at 304 South Cass Street, branch established on 1977/02/23; Corinth Harper Road Branch at 1505 South Harper Road, branch established on 1993/02/08. 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
  • Commerce National Bank: at 306 South Cass Street, branch established on 1999/01/19. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $88.6 mil, Deposits: $77.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Holding Corporation
  • Woodforest National Bank: Corinth Branch at 2301 Harper Road, branch established on 2008/11/08. 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)
  • Home Banking Company: Corinth Branch at 1300 South Harper Road, branch established on 2011/09/26. Info updated 2008/07/15: Bank assets: $75.1 mil, Deposits: $66.9 mil, headquarters in Selmer, TN, positive income, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Home Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Corinth:

Marital status in Corinth, MS
  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

For population 25 years and over in Corinth:

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
Mississippi average:

11.6

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Corinth, MS (based on Alcorn County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant20,18483
Mainline Protestant2,46115
Black Protestant9066
Other4892
Catholic4431
None12,574-
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: 6
Alcorn County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Alcorn County:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

0.56 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Here:

6.18 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Alcorn County:

8.43 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Alcorn County:

12.3%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.5%
State:

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

18.4%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.8%
Mississippi:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.5%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Corinth:

28.6
Mississippi:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Corinth:

18.7%
State:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Corinth:

10.2%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
Corinth:

34.6%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
This city:

56.1%
State:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.3%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Corinth, 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
Hospitals 1,018$3,270,885$38,557295$658,709
Firefighters 47$123,150$31,4430$0
Police Protection - Officers 41$108,608$31,7882$760
Solid Waste Management 24$49,517$24,7591$1,399
Other Government Administration 18$45,782$30,5211$658
Streets and Highways 17$37,654$26,5790$0
Sewerage 14$49,958$42,8211$2,237
Police - Other 9$32,575$43,4332$1,808
Judicial and Legal 5$12,012$28,8290$0
Fire - Other 3$11,276$45,1040$0
Parks and Recreation 2$7,998$47,9881$1,335
Health 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 1,198$3,749,415$37,557303$666,906

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

  • Construction - Sewerage: $3,036,000 ($207.33)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $169,690,000 ($11588.47)
    Gas Utilities: $5,547,000 ($378.82)
    Police Protection: $4,275,000 ($291.95)
    Water Utilities: $3,751,000 ($256.16)
    General - Other: $3,250,000 ($221.95)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,017,000 ($137.74)
    Sewerage: $1,995,000 ($136.24)
    Central Staff Services: $1,473,000 ($100.59)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,394,000 ($95.20)
    Housing and Community Development: $653,000 ($44.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $412,000 ($28.14)
    Financial Administration: $316,000 ($21.58)
    General Public Buildings: $168,000 ($11.47)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $147,000 ($10.04)
    Libraries: $139,000 ($9.49)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,503,000 ($375.81)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Air Transportation: $560,000 ($38.24)
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $295,000 ($20.15)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $531,000 ($36.26)
    Gas Utilities: $531,000 ($36.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $156,000 ($10.65)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,629,000 ($247.83)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $826,000 ($56.41)

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

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $179,371,000 ($12249.61)
    Sewerage: $2,942,000 ($200.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,635,000 ($111.66)
    Other: $180,000 ($12.29)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $774,000 ($52.86)
    Fines and Forfeits: $671,000 ($45.82)
    Special Assessments: $211,000 ($14.41)
    General Revenue - Other: $145,000 ($9.90)
    Sale of Property: $43,000 ($2.94)
  • Revenue - Gas Utilities: $6,972,000 ($476.13)
    Water Utilities: $4,650,000 ($317.56)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,877,000 ($469.64)
    Other: $1,740,000 ($118.83)
    Housing and Community Development: $662,000 ($45.21)
    Sewerage: $304,000 ($20.76)
  • Tax - Property: $3,132,000 ($213.89)
    Public Utilities Sales: $498,000 ($34.01)
    Other License: $120,000 ($8.20)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $156,774,000 ($10706.41)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $154,303,000 ($10537.66)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,215,000 ($356.14)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,652,000 ($181.11)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $2,083,000 ($142.25)
    Beginning: $2,083,000 ($142.25)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $809,000 ($55.25)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $102,033,000 ($6968.04)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,593,000 ($586.83)

5.17% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,357 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.17%
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 Prentiss County, MS  0.63% ($24,931 average AGI)
to Tishomingo County, MS  0.59% ($32,746)
to McNairy County, TN  0.38% ($27,721)
Businesses in Corinth, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lowe's1
Advance Auto Parts1Maurices1
Arby's1McDonald's2
AutoZone1New Balance1
Baskin-Robbins1Nike3
Blockbuster1Nissan1
Burger King1Payless1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Inn1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Ruby Tuesday1
Econo Lodge1Rue211
FedEx7Ryan's Grill1
Ford1SONIC Drive-In1
GNC1Sears1
GameStop1Subway2
Goodwill4T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul3
JCPenney1UPS6
KFC1Vans1
Kroger1Waffle House1
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Corinth:

  • WCMA (1230 AM; 1 kW; CORINTH, MS; Owner: POWER VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WKCU (1350 AM; 1 kW; CORINTH, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., 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.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WDTM (1150 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SELMER, TN; Owner: RADIO STATION WDTM, INC)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Corinth:

  • WOWL (91.9 FM; BURNSVILLE, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC)
  • WADI (95.3 FM; CORINTH, MS; Owner: POWER VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WYDL (100.7 FM; MIDDLETON, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXRZ (94.3 FM; CORINTH, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFXO (104.9 FM; IUKA, MS; Owner: BILLY R. MCLAIN)
  • WMAE-FM (89.5 FM; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WSIB (93.9 FM; SELMER, TN; Owner: WDTM INC)
  • WZLQ (98.5 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: SAN DOW BROADCASTING)
  • WKZU (102.3 FM; RIPLEY, MS; Owner: KUDZU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDNX (89.1 FM; OLIVE HILL, TN; Owner: RURAL LIFE FOUNDATION, INC)
  • WBIP-FM (99.3 FM; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXOQ (105.5 FM; SELMER, TN; Owner: GERALD W. HUNT)
  • WTRR-LP (97.1 FM; GLEN, MS; Owner: WRITE TO READ RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Corinth:

  • W46CE (Channel 46; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W20BJ (Channel 20; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W27CL (Channel 27; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W43BH (Channel 43; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W34BU (Channel 34; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W62CK (Channel 62; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W41BT (Channel 41; ACTON, TN; Owner: JULIA F. JONES)
  • W32BG (Channel 32; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W28BO (Channel 28; ACTON, TN; Owner: NORMAN CLOUTIER)
  • W69DB (Channel 69; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W51CG (Channel 51; ACTON, TN; Owner: JULIA F. JONES)
  • W56DA (Channel 56; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMAE-TV (Channel 12; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WHDF (Channel 15; FLORENCE, AL; Owner: VALLEY TELEVISION, LLC)
  • W06AW (Channel 6; SELMER, TN; Owner: WDTM, INC.)
  • W53AF (Channel 53; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Corinth fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 105Number of bridges
  • 1,352ft / 412mTotal length
  • $3,543,964,000Total costs
  • 502,870Total average daily traffic
  • 69,600Total average daily truck traffic
  • 527,040Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Corinth, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 31950-1959
  • 131960-1969
  • 371970-1979
  • 81980-1989
  • 331990-1999
  • 42000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Corinth, MS
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Corinth)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 132 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Corinth, MS)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (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 Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 167 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Corinth)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Corinth)

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 fires per year is 259. The highest number of fires - 389 took place in 2007, and the least - 124 in 2002. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Corinth, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (47.5%), and Structure Fires (33.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Corinth, MS
    • 2,09447.5%Outside Fires
    • 1,46333.2%Structure Fires
    • 56712.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 2866.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Corinth, MS

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Corinth, Mississippi:

  • The Crossroads Inn - Corinth, 1500 Hwy 72 W, Corinth, Mississippi 38834 , Phone: (662) 287-8051
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 2106 Hwy 72 W, Corinth, Mississippi 38834 , Phone: (662) 287-1407, Fax: (662) 287-7409
  • Hampton Inn And Suites, 2107 Hwy 72 W, Corinth, Mississippi 38834 , Phone: (662) 286-5949, Fax: (662) 286-2423
  • Comfort Inn, 2101 Hwy 72 W, Corinth, Mississippi 38834 , Phone: (662) 287-4421, Fax: (662) 286-9535
  • Southern Motel, Inc, 1103 Hwy 72 W, Corinth, Mississippi 38834 , Phone: (662) 287-8919, Fax: (662) 287-8770
  • Econo Lodge, 2104 Hwy 72 W, Corinth, Mississippi 38834 , Phone: (877) 424-6423, Fax: (662) 286-9608
All 6 fire-safe hotels and motels in Corinth, Mississippi
Most common first names in Corinth, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James34970.9 years
William27873.6 years
Mary25279.7 years
John20574.1 years
Willie14377.5 years
Robert13171.4 years
Charles10469.8 years
Ruby8778.6 years
Annie8480.4 years
George8275.4 years
Most common last names in Corinth, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith19775.1 years
Jones12575.8 years
Johnson10175.0 years
Davis8577.8 years
Rogers7476.9 years
Taylor7376.8 years
Walker6271.1 years
King6073.1 years
Wilbanks5575.3 years
Crum5475.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Corinth, MS
  • 66.4%Utility gas
  • 27.6%Electricity
  • 5.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Corinth, MS
  • 65.0%Electricity
  • 30.5%Utility gas
  • 4.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Corinth compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above 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.

Corinth on our top lists:

  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest local government total salary and wages expenses per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: community and social service occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time firefighters per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people driving a car to work alone (population 5,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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