Crosby, Mississippi

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Population in 2019: 276 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -23.3%
 
Males: 117  (42.4%)
Females: 159  (57.6%)
Median resident age:

40.3 years
Mississippi median age:

38.3 years

Zip codes: 39633.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $13,332 (it was $15,417 in 2000)
Crosby:

$13,332
MS:

$45,792

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $13,186 (it was $6,763 in 2000)

Crosby town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $82,630 (it was $26,500 in 2000)
Crosby:

$82,630
MS:

$128,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $131,397; detached houses: $162,223; mobile homes: $22,708

Median gross rent in 2019: $214.

March 2019 cost of living index in Crosby: 77.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 54.6%
(5.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 65.7% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Crosby, MS (2010)
    • 25379.6%Black alone
    • 6219.5%White alone
    • 20.6%Two or more races
    • 10.3%American Indian alone

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

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Ancestries: Scotch-Irish (3.0%), English (1.8%), Czechoslovakian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 168 feet

Land area: 2.12 square miles.

Population density: 130 people per square mile   (very low).

Crosby, Mississippi map

2 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.9%
Mississippi:

2.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $796 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $390 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (57.0 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (278.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Gloster, MS (2.5 miles ),
Centreville, MS (3.7 miles ),
Roxie, MS (4.0 miles ),
Beechwood, MS (4.0 miles ),
Meadville, MS (4.1 miles ),
Liberty, MS (4.2 miles ),
Bude, MS (4.2 miles ),
Woodville, MS (4.3 miles )

Latitude: 31.28 N, Longitude: 91.06 W

Area code: 601

Distribution of median household income in Crosby, MS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Crosby, MS in 2019
Crosby satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.6%
Mississippi:

6.0%
Most common industries in Crosby, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Wood products (24.0%)
  • Construction (11.5%)
  • Food (9.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.3%)
  • Public administration (7.3%)
  • Social assistance (7.3%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (26.9%)
  • Construction (21.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (11.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (11.5%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Food (20.5%)
  • Wood products (20.5%)
  • Social assistance (15.9%)
  • Apparel (9.1%)
  • Public administration (9.1%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (2.3%)
Most common occupations in Crosby, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (19.8%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (9.4%)
  • Child care workers (7.3%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (7.3%)
  • Religious workers (6.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (25.0%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (17.3%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (13.5%)
  • Religious workers (11.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (11.5%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Child care workers (15.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (9.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.8%)

Average climate in Crosby, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Crosby-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 91% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/23/1969, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.8 miles away from the Crosby town center killed 32 people and injured 241 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 1/10/1975, a category F4 tornado 32.2 miles away from the town center killed 9 people and injured 210 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Crosby-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Mississippi state average. It is 164% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 199.9 miles away from the city 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 224.4 miles away from Crosby 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 266.6 miles away from Crosby 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 304.4 miles away from Crosby center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 441.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 203.1 miles away from the city 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 Amite County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 7, Floods: 6, Storms: 6, Hurricanes: 5, Heavy Rains: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Crosby topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Crosby:

  • WILKINSON COUNTY SENIOR CARE (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CENTREVILLE, MS)
  • FIELD MEMORIAL COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Critical Access Hospitals (about 14 miles away; CENTREVILLE, MS)
  • RCG CENTREVILLE (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; CENTREVILLE, MS)

Airports located in Crosby:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Crosby:

  • Alcorn State University (about 42 miles; Alcorn State, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,479)
  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College (about 49 miles; Wesson, MS; FT enrollment: 2,532)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 51 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 27,321)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 53 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,837)
  • Baton Rouge Community College (about 58 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,744)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 64 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 12,713)
  • Hinds Community College (about 78 miles; Raymond, MS; FT enrollment: 9,115)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Wilk - Amite Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Crosby: Crosby Methodist Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Crosby Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Cypress Creek (A), Redding Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: City of Crosby (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Po Box 338).

Amite 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 Crosby and their reported violations in the past:

COLES WATER ASSOCIATION #1 (Population served: 710, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-14-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-14-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-02-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-07-2013)
  • 33 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

76.6%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

3.2%
Whole state:

5.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Crosby:

Marital status in Crosby, MS
  • Never married: 35.0%
  • Now married: 38.2%
  • Separated: 8.0%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

For population 25 years and over in Crosby:

  • High school or higher: 68.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 23.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Mississippi average:

11.5

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Crosby, MS (based on Amite County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant4,71527
Black Protestant1,3309
Other3972
Mainline Protestant2015
Catholic481
None6,440-
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: 3
Amite County:

2.25 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 8
Amite County:

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Amite County:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.6%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Amite County:

37.3%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.3%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Crosby:

47.5%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.6%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.7
Mississippi:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Crosby:

18.8%
State:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

16.1%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Crosby:

6.7
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
Crosby:

37.6%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
Here:

50.1%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.2%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Crosby, MS Residents

Crosby government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $66,000 ($239.13)
    Sewerage: $44,000 ($159.42)
    Police Protection: $42,000 ($152.17)
    Water Utilities: $39,000 ($141.30)
    Local Fire Protection: $22,000 ($79.71)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($61.59)
    General - Other: $17,000 ($61.59)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($10.87)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $208,000 ($753.62)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $78,000 ($282.61)

Crosby government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $45,000 ($163.04)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $3,000 ($10.87)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $4,000 ($14.49)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $6,000 ($21.74)
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000 ($21.74)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $45,000 ($163.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $238,000 ($862.32)
  • Tax - Property: $50,000 ($181.16)
    Public Utilities Sales: $10,000 ($36.23)
    Other License: $1,000 ($3.62)

Crosby government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $71,000 ($257.25)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $67,000 ($242.75)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,000 ($14.49)

Crosby government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,000 ($126.81)

Strongest AM radio stations in Crosby:

  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAPF (980 AM; 5 kW; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHNY (1250 AM; 5 kW; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: C.W.H. BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WJBO (1150 AM; 5 kW; BATON ROUGE, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMIS (1240 AM; 1 kW; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: NATCHEZ BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Crosby:

  • WQNZ (95.1 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: FIRST NATCHEZ CORPORATION)
  • WMAU-FM (88.9 FM; BUDE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WZFL-FM (104.9 FM; CENTREVILLE, MS; Owner: SOUTHWEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNJJ (97.3 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: WILL PERK BROADCASTING)
  • WAKH (105.7 FM; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAZA (107.7 FM; LIBERTY, MS; Owner: SOUTHWEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQCK (92.7 FM; CLINTON, LA; Owner: BETHANY WORLD PRAYER CENTER, INC.)
  • WEMX (94.1 FM; KENTWOOD, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WTYJ (97.7 FM; FAYETTE, MS; Owner: NATCHEZ COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WASM (91.1 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • W220BN (91.9 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Crosby:

  • WMAU-TV (Channel 17; BUDE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W24CR (Channel 24; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: LOUISIANA CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNTZ (Channel 48; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)
  • W59DK (Channel 59; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Crosby fatal accident list:

May 23, 2008 02:58 AM, Sr-33, Lat: 31.289110, Lon: -91.072880, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 305ft / 93.4mTotal length
  • $389,952,000Total costs
  • 7,800Total average daily traffic
  • 923Total average daily truck traffic
  • 8,250Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Crosby, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Crosby, MS

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Crosby)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • CROSBY, 817 Cobb Hill Lane (Lat: 31.290750 Lon: -91.070972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQPS855,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6345.49 MHz, Grant Date: 08/07/2012, Expiration Date: 08/07/2022, Cancellation Date: 11/07/2016, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • CROSBY, 817 Cobb Hill Lane (Lat: 31.290750 Lon: -91.070972), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQTB721,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, Grant Date: 12/30/2013, Expiration Date: 12/30/2023, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • Crosby, 17693 Highway 563 (Lat: 31.284389 Lon: -91.092194), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 121.9 m, Overall height: 128.9 m, Call Sign: WQUM984,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 08/21/2014, Expiration Date: 08/21/2024, Certifier: Richard K Ashley Pe, Registrant: Cooperative Energy, Hattiesburg, MS 39404, Phone: (601) 268-2083, Fax: (601) 261-2375, Email:
  • NO02763A, 817 Cobb Hill Lane (Lat: 31.290750 Lon: -91.070972), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQXQ635,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, 10975.0 MHz, Grant Date: 05/10/2016, Expiration Date: 05/10/2026, Certifier: David Werblow, Registrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:

Most common first names in Crosby, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1176.8 years
John1170.7 years
William1072.5 years
Henry977.9 years
Mary971.1 years
George876.4 years
Willie770.7 years
Florence585.0 years
Robert576.6 years
Charles584.2 years
Most common last names in Crosby, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Perry1775.5 years
Murray1574.9 years
Ashley1372.3 years
Brown1281.3 years
Cavin1282.9 years
Day1177.4 years
Hazlip1075.3 years
Nettles875.1 years
Jackson870.6 years
Floyd869.4 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Crosby, MS
  • 48.3%Electricity
  • 31.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 19.0%Utility gas
  • 1.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Crosby, MS
  • 100.0%Electricity


Crosby compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Crosby on our top lists:

  • #89 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females"
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