Kosciusko, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 6,891 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.5%
 
Males: 2,795  (40.6%)
Females: 4,096  (59.4%)
Median resident age:

38.5 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 39090.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $30,201 (it was $21,737 in 2000)
Kosciusko:

$30,201
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,657 (it was $13,478 in 2000)

Kosciusko city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $97,721 (it was $52,600 in 2000)
Kosciusko:

$97,721
MS:

$120,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $509.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kosciusko: 78.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 32.6%
(16.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 44.9% for Black residents, 25.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 40.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Kosciusko, MS (2017)
    • 4,02956.0%Black alone
    • 2,94240.9%White alone
    • 1211.7%Two or more races
    • 1021.4%Hispanic
    • 260.4%Asian alone
    • 50.07%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 34 registered sex offenders living in Kosciusko, Mississippi as of November 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kosciusko is 212 to 1.


Crime rates in Kosciusko by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.7)
3
(41.0)
1
(13.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(27.0)
1
(13.7)
3
(41.0)
7
(95.1)
1
(13.6)
1
(13.6)
2
(26.9)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
13
(175.6)
7
(95.8)
12
(163.8)
5
(67.9)
3
(40.7)
7
(95.2)
5
(67.3)
4
(54.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(94.5)
12
(164.2)
9
(122.9)
6
(81.5)
14
(189.9)
15
(204.1)
9
(121.1)
13
(176.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
73
(985.8)
106
(1,450)
67
(914.7)
68
(923.7)
80
(1,085)
91
(1,238)
89
(1,198)
57
(772.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
100
(1,350)
120
(1,642)
127
(1,734)
129
(1,752)
92
(1,248)
112
(1,524)
87
(1,171)
80
(1,084)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(13.5)
0
(0.0)
3
(41.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)217.3267.1325.1274.7188.0255.1196.6176.0

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City-data.com crime index in Kosciusko, MS

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 21 (21 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.92
Mississippi average:

2.11
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Ancestries: American (13.3%), Irish (5.0%), African (4.8%), German (3.1%), English (2.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 488 feet

Land area: 7.54 square miles.

Population density: 914 people per square mile   (low).

Kosciusko, Mississippi map

96 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.3%
Mississippi:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $913 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $635 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (62.4 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Memphis, TN (144.1 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (410.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Ethel, MS (2.9 miles ),
Sallis, MS (3.2 miles),
West, MS (3.8 miles ),
Durant, MS (3.9 miles ),
McCool, MS (4.1 miles),
French Camp, MS (4.4 miles ),
Redwater, MS (4.4 miles ),
Goodman, MS (4.5 miles )

Latitude: 33.06 N, Longitude: 89.59 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,595 (+22.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,365 (59.8%)

Area code: 662

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 27 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $78,700
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $63,400
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $49,800
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 2003: 24 buildings, average cost: $105,200
  • 2004: 25 buildings, average cost: $132,600
  • 2005: 19 buildings, average cost: $129,200
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $119,100
  • 2007: 20 buildings, average cost: $109,800
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $104,400
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $109,900
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $345,500
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $80,600
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,100
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 2015: 5 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 2016: 5 buildings, average cost: $87,000
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $88,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Kosciusko, MS residents
Average permit cost in Kosciusko, MS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.2%
Mississippi:

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

Population change in the 1990s: +250 (+3.5%).
Most common industries in Kosciusko, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.2%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Public administration (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.6%)
  • Construction (5.6%)
  • Food (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.0%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Food (6.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.5%)
  • Educational services (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
  • Utilities (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.8%)
  • Educational services (12.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Social assistance (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Kosciusko, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Child care workers (4.8%)

Average climate in Kosciusko, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Kosciusko-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 124% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/19/1988, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.4 miles away from the Kosciusko city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 3/11/1963, a category F4 tornado 8.5 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Kosciusko-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 79% 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 137.1 miles away from the city 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 183.3 miles away from Kosciusko 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 190.6 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 110.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 100.3 miles away from Kosciusko 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 242.9 miles away from Kosciusko 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 Attala County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Floods: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Freezes: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kosciusko topographic map

Main business address for: FIRST M&F CORP/MS (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Kosciusko:

  • MONTFORT JONES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 220 HWY 12 WEST)
  • ATTALA CO NURSING CENTER (HIGHWAY 12 W)
  • ATTALA COUNTY NURSING CENTER (326 HIGHWAY 12 WEST)
  • FMC KOSCIUSKO (107 RIDGEWOOD CIRCLE)

Airports and heliports located in Kosciusko:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kosciusko:

  • Holmes Community College (about 20 miles; Goodman, MS; Full-time enrollment: 5,352)
  • East Central Community College (about 51 miles; Decatur, MS; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • Mississippi Valley State University (about 54 miles; Itta Bena, MS; FT enrollment: 2,233)
  • Mississippi State University (about 54 miles; Mississippi State, MS; FT enrollment: 18,237)
  • Mississippi Delta Community College (about 60 miles; Moorhead, MS; FT enrollment: 2,100)
  • Belhaven University (about 62 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 3,147)
  • Jackson State University (about 64 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 7,485)

Public high schools in Kosciusko:

Private high school in Kosciusko:

  • OLD DOMINION CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 251, Location: 319 N MADISON ST, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Kosciusko:

Private elementary/middle school in Kosciusko:

  • PRESBYTERIAN DAY SCHOOL (Students: 73, Location: 603 SMYTHE ST, Grades: KG-5)
See full list of schools located in Kosciusko

Library in Kosciusko:

  • MID-MISSISSIPPI REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,769,783; Location: 201 SOUTH HUNTINGTON STREET; 295,714 books; 5,773 audio materials; 7,688 video materials; 53 state licensed databases; 336 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Kosciusko: Airport Industrial Park (A), Attala County Library (B), Attala County Courthouse (C), Attala County Coliseum (D), Kosciusko City Hall (E), Attala County Fire Department Station 1 (F), Kosciusko Fire Department (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Baileys Shopping Center (1), Parkway Plaza Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Kosciusko: FIRST M&F CORP/MS (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Kosciusko include: Second Baptist Church (A), Saint Theresa Catholic Church (B), Parkway Baptist Church (C), First Baptist Church (D), Jackson Street Baptist Church (E), Kosciusko First Methodist Church (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Presley Cemetery (1), Parkway Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Kosciusko include: Niles Park (1), Redbud Springs Park (2), Northside Park (3), Landrum Field (4), Hugh Ellard Park (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Campbell Motel and Restaurant (321 Highway 12 East), Best Western Parkway Inn (1052 Veterans Memorial Drive), Days Inn Kosciusko (100 South Highway 35 Bypass), Super 8 Motel (718 Veterans Memorial Drive).

Courts: Kosciusko City - Municipal Court (220 West Washington Street), Circuit Court Room (Courthouse), Attala County - Youth Court Probation (109 Bell Street), Attala County - Justice Court Clerk (230 West Washington Street), Circuit Court Administrator (108 East Washington Street).

Birthplace of: Billy Ray Bates - Basketball player, Oprah Winfrey - (born 1954), talk show host, Alvin McKinley - 2005 NFL player (Cleveland Browns, born: Jun 9, 1978), James Meredith - (born 1933), civil rights activist, John T. Guice - General, Clarence Harmon (American football) - Football player, Jeff Moore (American football) - Football player.

Attala 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 Kosciusko and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF KOSCIUSKO (Population served: 7,325, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 235 regular monitoring violations
CONEHOMA WATER ASSN #2 (Population served: 1,686, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 82 regular monitoring violations
CONEHOMA WATER ASSN #1 (Population served: 1,614, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 164 regular monitoring violations
ETHEL RURAL WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 1,600, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In OCT-2011, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-17-2011), St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2011), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-04-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-29-2012)
  • 255 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.4%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.9%
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: 0.0% of all households

People in group quarters in Kosciusko in 2010:

  • 261 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 26 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 25 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 7 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals

People in group quarters in Kosciusko in 2000:

  • 294 people in nursing homes
  • 33 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 14 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 8 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)

Banks with branches in Kosciusko (2011 data):

  • Merchants and Farmers Bank: Court Square Branch, North Side Drive-In Branch, Merchants And Farmers Bank. Info updated 2007/01/11: Bank assets: $1,561.3 mil, Deposits: $1,372.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: First M & F Corporation
  • The Citizens National Bank of Meridian: Kosciusko Branch at 101 East Jefferson Street, branch established on 1955/10/15; Kosciusko Hwy 12 Branch at 120 Highway 12 East, branch established on 1963/08/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,115.7 mil, Deposits: $932.3 mil, headquarters in Meridian, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens National Banc Corp.
  • The Citizens Bank of Philadelphia, Mississippi: Kosciusko Branch at 775 North Jackson Street, branch established on 1965/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $853.7 mil, Deposits: $573.8 mil, headquarters in Philadelphia, MS, positive income, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Holding Company
  • Regions Bank: Kosciusko-Uptown Branch at 620 Veterans Memorial Drive, branch established on 1974/12/13. 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

For population 15 years and over in Kosciusko:

Marital status in Kosciusko, MS
  • Never married: 34.2%
  • Now married: 39.2%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

For population 25 years and over in Kosciusko:

  • High school or higher: 76.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.8
Mississippi average:

11.6

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

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Religion statistics for Kosciusko, MS (based on Attala County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,57043
Mainline Protestant1,45019
Black Protestant6894
Catholic1941
Other1501
None8,511-
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: 5
Here:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Attala County:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Here:

6.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
This county:

3.07 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

13.7%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Attala County:

37.5%
Mississippi:

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

21.5%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.9%
Mississippi:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.6%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Kosciusko:

29.4
State:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kosciusko:

20.5%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Kosciusko:

13.9%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Kosciusko:

6.8
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
Kosciusko:

35.4%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
Kosciusko:

51.2%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.5%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kosciusko, 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
Police Protection - Officers 22$70,669$38,5470$0
Streets and Highways 17$26,709$18,8530$0
Firefighters 13$39,727$36,6711$186
Fire - Other 9$20,923$27,8971$1,021
Sewerage 7$16,709$28,6440$0
Financial Administration 6$21,824$43,6480$0
Judicial and Legal 3$6,078$24,3120$0
Parks and Recreation 3$8,118$32,4720$0
Transit 2$5,739$34,4340$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,130$25,5600$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$3,361
Totals for Government 83$218,626$31,6097$4,568

Kosciusko government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $330,000 ($47.89)
    Regular Highways: $31,000 ($4.50)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($0.87)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $6,539,000 ($948.92)
    Police Protection: $1,009,000 ($146.42)
    Water Utilities: $998,000 ($144.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $671,000 ($97.37)
    Sewerage: $610,000 ($88.52)
    Regular Highways: $607,000 ($88.09)
    Local Fire Protection: $597,000 ($86.63)
    Central Staff Services: $420,000 ($60.95)
    Parks and Recreation: $270,000 ($39.18)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $149,000 ($21.62)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $132,000 ($19.16)
    Health - Other: $46,000 ($6.68)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $40,000 ($5.80)
    Air Transportation: $12,000 ($1.74)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $158,000 ($22.93)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Public Welfare - Other: $180,000 ($26.12)
    Other - Libraries: $145,000 ($21.04)
    Other - Housing and Community Development: $117,000 ($16.98)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $252,000 ($36.57)
    Water Utilities: $184,000 ($26.70)
    Solid Waste Management: $75,000 ($10.88)
    Local Fire Protection: $31,000 ($4.50)
    Police Protection: $18,000 ($2.61)
    Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($2.18)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $13,000 ($1.89)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.44)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($0.29)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,187,000 ($462.49)

Kosciusko government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $521,000 ($75.61)
    Sewerage: $467,000 ($67.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $15,000 ($2.18)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $12,000 ($1.74)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $220,000 ($31.93)
    Housing and Community Development: $28,000 ($4.06)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $262,000 ($38.02)
    Sewerage: $205,000 ($29.75)
    Housing and Community Development: $33,000 ($4.79)
    Other: $13,000 ($1.89)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $250,000 ($36.28)
    General Revenue - Other: $201,000 ($29.17)
    Interest Earnings: $112,000 ($16.25)
    Special Assessments: $9,000 ($1.31)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $7,333,000 ($1064.14)
    Water Utilities: $1,126,000 ($163.40)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,091,000 ($303.44)
    Public Welfare: $132,000 ($19.16)
    Highways: $14,000 ($2.03)
    Health and Hospitals: $5,000 ($0.73)
  • Tax - Property: $1,373,000 ($199.25)
    Public Utilities Sales: $124,000 ($17.99)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $49,000 ($7.11)
    Other Selective Sales: $30,000 ($4.35)

Kosciusko government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,577,000 ($664.20)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,265,000 ($618.92)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $387,000 ($56.16)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,000 ($10.88)

Kosciusko government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,558,000 ($1387.03)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $29,000 ($4.21)
Businesses in Kosciusko, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike2
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Baskin-Robbins1SONIC Drive-In1
CVS1Sears1
Chevrolet1Subway1
Days Inn1Super 81
FedEx2Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS3
Kincaid1Walmart1
McDonald's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Kosciusko:

  • WKOZ (1340 AM; 1 kW; KOSCIUSKO, MS; Owner: BOSWELL RADIO, LLC)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WXTN (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, MS; Owner: BRAD MAURICE COTHRAN)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WMOX (1010 AM; 10 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MAGNOLIA STATE B/C CO., INC.)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kosciusko:

  • WQJQ (105.1 FM; KOSCIUSKO, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLIN-FM (101.1 FM; DURANT, MS; Owner: BOSWELL RADIO, LLC)
  • WZKR (103.3 FM; DECATUR, MS; Owner: PONYTAIL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WJTA (91.7 FM; KOSCIUSKO, MS; Owner: KOSCIUSKO EDUCTNL. B/CNG. FOUNDATION)
  • WFCA (107.9 FM; ACKERMAN, MS; Owner: FRENCH CAMP RADIO, INC.)
  • WMAB-FM (89.9 FM; ACKERMAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WQST-FM (92.5 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WONA-FM (95.1 FM; WINONA, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN ELECTRONICS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WCKK (98.3 FM; CARTHAGE, MS; Owner: JOHNNY BOSWELL RADIO LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Kosciusko:

  • WMAB-TV (Channel 2; MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WABG-TV (Channel 6; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
Kosciusko fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Kosciusko fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 45Number of bridges
  • 574ft / 175mTotal length
  • $4,064,149,000Total costs
  • 77,903Total average daily traffic
  • 10,358Total average daily truck traffic
  • 81,703Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Kosciusko, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 111940-1949
  • 81950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 102000-2009
  • 42010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Kosciusko, MS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kosciusko)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

135 (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 Kosciusko, MS)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kosciusko)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

5
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 1241U , Serial Number: 17266936, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 08/27/1992, Certificate Issue Date: 11/07/2016
    Registrant (LLC): Franks Properties LLC, Po Box 1326, Kosciusko, MS 39090
  • Aircraft: LUSCOMBE 8F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 86 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1947B , Serial Number: 6374, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 01/04/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 01/11/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Larry A Alexander, 12201 Highway 35 N, Kosciusko, MS 39090
  • Aircraft: BEECH C90A (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 9, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-21 (550 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 252RC , Serial Number: LJ-1152, Year manufactured: 1987, Airworthiness Date: 11/30/2001, Certificate Issue Date: 08/24/2006
    Registrant (LLC): Ivey Mechanical Company LLC, Po Box 610, Kosciusko, MS 39090
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 525 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 8, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: WILLIAMS FJ44-1A (1900 Pounds of Thrust) (Turbo-fan)
    N-Number: 489HC , Serial Number: 525-0437, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 05/04/2011, Certificate Issue Date: 04/21/2011
    Registrant (Corporation): J C Cheek Contractors Inc, Po Box 1138, Kosciusko, MS 39090
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 52552 , Serial Number: 18262671, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 12/28/1973, Certificate Issue Date: 07/02/2018
    Registrant (LLC): Franks Properties LLC, Po Box 1326, Kosciusko, MS 39090

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 102. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 206 took place in 2006, and the least - 39 in 2003. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Kosciusko, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (54.4%), and Structure Fires (28.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Kosciusko, MS
    • 94554.4%Outside Fires
    • 49828.7%Structure Fires
    • 26315.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 311.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kosciusko, MS
Most common first names in Kosciusko, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James20170.6 years
William15174.7 years
John14576.3 years
Mary14179.6 years
Robert9472.1 years
Annie8878.3 years
Willie7375.7 years
Henry6777.3 years
George5775.2 years
Charles5668.3 years
Most common last names in Kosciusko, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith7275.2 years
Brown6475.0 years
Nash6372.7 years
Moore5476.2 years
Winters5169.9 years
Clark4874.7 years
Johnson4774.0 years
Sanders4778.9 years
Williams4275.0 years
Davis4075.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kosciusko, MS
  • 80.2%Utility gas
  • 18.2%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kosciusko, MS
  • 73.9%Utility gas
  • 26.1%Electricity


Kosciusko compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below 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.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Kosciusko on our top lists:

  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest positive percentage difference between never married females and males (15+ years) (with at least 1,000 females never married)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest number of auto thefts per 100,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
There are 9 pilots and 5 other airmen in this city.
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