McComb, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 12,799 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.0%
 
Males: 5,870  (45.9%)
Females: 6,929  (54.1%)
Median resident age:

35.5 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 39648, 39666.

McComb Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $31,461 (it was $22,644 in 2000)
McComb:

$31,461
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,112 (it was $13,790 in 2000)

McComb city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $93,262 (it was $50,200 in 2000)
McComb:

$93,262
MS:

$120,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $117,737; detached houses: $123,666; townhouses or other attached units: $123,713; mobile homes: $31,149

Median gross rent in 2017: $625.

March 2019 cost of living index in McComb: 78.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 39.0%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 48.5% for Black residents, 51.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 86.4% for other race residents)
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  • Races in McComb, MS (2017)
    • 9,16772.1%Black alone
    • 3,24225.5%White alone
    • 2071.6%Hispanic
    • 930.7%Asian alone
    • 390.3%American Indian alone
    • 280.2%Two or more races
    • 190.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 45 registered sex offenders living in McComb, Mississippi as of December 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in McComb is 283 to 1.


Crime rates in McComb by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(15.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(22.1)
2
(14.6)
1
(7.3)
4
(31.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(23.7)
1
(7.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(45.1)
2
(15.2)
1
(7.4)
2
(14.7)
1
(7.3)
2
(14.6)
1
(7.8)
3
(23.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.9)
1
(7.9)
N/A
Robberies
(per 100,000)
25
(188.0)
28
(212.2)
28
(206.1)
27
(198.7)
43
(313.3)
41
(299.5)
30
(233.7)
23
(179.4)
32
(251.5)
19
(149.2)
32
(253.3)
15
(117.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
48
(361.0)
20
(151.6)
31
(228.2)
24
(176.6)
18
(131.1)
37
(270.3)
34
(264.8)
45
(351.1)
46
(361.5)
26
(204.2)
28
(221.7)
89
(694.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
168
(1,264)
178
(1,349)
158
(1,163)
150
(1,104)
201
(1,464)
226
(1,651)
171
(1,332)
173
(1,350)
179
(1,407)
205
(1,610)
163
(1,290)
321
(2,505)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
566
(4,257)
611
(4,630)
530
(3,902)
466
(3,430)
547
(3,985)
574
(4,193)
504
(3,926)
525
(4,096)
498
(3,913)
631
(4,956)
496
(3,927)
492
(3,840)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
57
(428.7)
55
(416.8)
60
(441.7)
37
(272.3)
45
(327.8)
26
(189.9)
20
(155.8)
29
(226.2)
35
(275.0)
17
(133.5)
20
(158.3)
20
(156.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)487.9419.1386.2387.1443.3468.7454.4419.2440.4413.6434.2537.4

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City-data.com crime index in McComb, MS

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 59 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.42
Mississippi average:

0.77
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Ancestries: American (22.5%), English (2.3%), Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 417 feet

Land area: 11.5 square miles.

Population density: 1,111 people per square mile   (low).

McComb, Mississippi map

157 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.2%
Mississippi:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,244 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $806 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (67.8 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (310.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Summit, MS (1.6 miles ),
Magnolia, MS (2.6 miles ),
Osyka, MS (4.1 miles ),
Tylertown, MS (4.6 miles ),
Liberty, MS (4.6 miles ),
Kentwood, LA (4.6 miles ),
Brookhaven, MS (4.8 miles ),
Beechwood, MS (5.0 miles )

Latitude: 31.24 N, Longitude: 90.46 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,157 (+24.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,263 (50.1%)

Area code: 601

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $65,100
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $65,100
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $90,200
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $90,900
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $90,800
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $90,800
  • 2005: 51 buildings, average cost: $43,600
  • 2006: 49 buildings, average cost: $43,600
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $104,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $161,500
Number of permits per 10,000 McComb, MS residents
Average permit cost in McComb, MS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.7%
Mississippi:

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

Population change in the 1990s: +64 (+0.5%).
Most common industries in McComb, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.1%)
  • Food (9.5%)
  • Educational services (7.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.5%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Food (7.8%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.8%)
  • Health care (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Truck transportation (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.8%)
  • Educational services (12.4%)
  • Food (11.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.9%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
  • Apparel (3.8%)
Most common occupations in McComb, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (8.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.2%)
  • Registered nurses (4.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.6%)

Average climate in McComb, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

McComb-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 117% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/10/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the McComb city center killed 9 people and injured 210 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 12/13/1977, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.5 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

McComb-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Mississippi state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 236.8 miles away from McComb 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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 188.8 miles away from McComb center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 416.2 miles away from the city 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 239.6 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 177.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 303.9 miles away from McComb 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 Pike County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 8, Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 3, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Mudslide: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
McComb topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in McComb:

  • COMMUNITY HOSPICES OF AMERICA (140 NORTH 5TH STREET , SUITE B)
  • SOUTHWEST MS REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Local, 215 MARION AV BOX 1307)
  • CAMELLIA ESTATES (1714 WHITE STREET)
  • COURTYARD REHABILITATION AND HEALTHCARE (501 SOUTH LOCUST STREET)
  • MCCOMB NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER LLC (415 MARION AVE)
  • RCG MCCOMB (1404 WHITE STREET)
  • ST LUKE HOME HEALTH SERVICES (1504 ASHTON AVENUE)

Heliports located in McComb:

Amtrak station:

MCCOMB (114 N.W. RAILROAD BLVD.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to McComb:

  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College (about 32 miles; Wesson, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,532)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 51 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 12,713)
  • Alcorn State University (about 60 miles; Alcorn State, MS; FT enrollment: 3,479)
  • Pearl River Community College (about 61 miles; Poplarville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,074)
  • Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College (about 65 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 27,321)
  • Southern University and A & M College (about 67 miles; Baton Rouge, LA; FT enrollment: 5,837)
  • University of Southern Mississippi (about 67 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 14,294)

Public high schools in McComb:

Private high school in McComb:

  • PARKLANE ACADEMY (Students: 973, Location: 1115 PARKLANE DR, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in McComb:

Private elementary/middle school in McComb:

  • ST ALPHONSUS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 179, Location: 104 S 5TH ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in McComb

Library in McComb:

  • PIKE-AMITE-WALTHALL LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $988,830; Location: 1022 VIRGINIA AVENUE; 146,496 books; 2,480 audio materials; 8,383 video materials; 53 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 275 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in McComb: McComb Fire Department Station 4 Central Fire Station (A), McComb Fire Department Station 2 (B), McComb Fire Department Station 3 (C), McComb City Hall (D), McComb Fire Department Station 1 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Churches in McComb include: White Memorial Presbyterian Church (A), Westgate Baptist Church (B), Walker Chapel Freewill Baptist Church (C), Union Baptist Church (D), Trinity Lutheran Church (E), South McComb Baptist Church (F), Saint Mary Freewill Baptist Church Number One (G), Saint Alphonsus Catholic Church (H), Rose Hill Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Dinah Cemetery (1), Greenwood Cemetery (2), Andrews Cemetery (3), Carroll-Cook Cemetery (4), Clark Cemetery (5), Ezell Cemetery (6), Hollywood Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in McComb include: Edgewood Park (1), Lions Park (2), Douglas Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: Brandy Norwood - (born 1979), singer, Britney Spears - (born 1981), pop-star, Bo Diddley - (born 1928), musician, Jimmy Boyd - Child actor, Charles E. Dunbar - Soilder, Glover Quin - Football player, Hugh L. White - Politician, Jackie Butler - NBA player (New York Knicks, born: Mar 10, 1985), Jacqueline Y. Collins - Politician, John Brady (basketball) - College basketball coach.

Pike 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 McComb and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF MCCOMB (Population served: 19,431, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-11-2007), St Public Notif requested (APR-11-2007)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAR-14-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUN-16-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-16-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
FRIENDSHIP COMMUNITY W/A (Population served: 2,450, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-03-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-01-2009)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 178 regular monitoring violations
EAST PIKE WATER ASSN. (Population served: 2,070, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-17-2006), St Public Notif requested (APR-17-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-10-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In JAN-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-17-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (FEB-03-2010), St Public Notif requested (FEB-03-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-23-2010), St Public Notif received (JUL-05-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2007), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2006), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-29-2009)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 178 regular monitoring violations
HOMESTEAD WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 1,800, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 82 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in McComb that have no violations reported:

  • FERNWOOD WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 310, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • PIKE COUNTY WELCOME CENTER (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

62.3%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.6%
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: 0.1% of all households
291 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
6 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness in 2010

People in group quarters in McComb in 2000:

  • 337 people in nursing homes
  • 10 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

For population 15 years and over in McComb:

Marital status in McComb, MS
  • Never married: 36.0%
  • Now married: 38.5%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

For population 25 years and over in McComb:

  • High school or higher: 77.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 11.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.6
Mississippi average:

11.6

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

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Religion statistics for McComb, MS (based on Pike County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,12157
Black Protestant2,94515
Mainline Protestant2,61716
Catholic1,4533
Other3072
Orthodox501
None14,911-
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: 11
Pike County:

2.76 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 34
Here:

8.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 18
Pike County:

4.52 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

13.7%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

36.6%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Pike County:

16.4%
State:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.7%
Mississippi:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.6%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
McComb:

29.6
Mississippi:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
McComb:

21.6%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

14.0%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
McComb:

35.3%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
This city:

50.4%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.6%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of McComb, 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 813$3,680,151$54,320214$207,149
Other Government Administration 90$205,505$27,4017$9,000
Firefighters 39$100,378$30,8860$0
Sewerage 34$62,099$21,9170$0
Financial Administration 34$68,681$24,24013$3,836
Police Protection - Officers 29$90,640$37,5060$0
Other and Unallocable 26$76,960$35,5201$485
Police - Other 25$48,602$23,3290$0
Streets and Highways 19$41,057$25,9310$0
Judicial and Legal 17$24,100$17,0125$10,122
Water Supply 12$32,329$32,3290$0
Parks and Recreation 7$15,343$26,30211$1,135
Fire - Other 2$8,480$50,8800$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 1,147$4,454,325$46,601251$231,727

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $880,000 ($68.76)
    Hospitals: $715,000 ($55.86)
    Water Utilities: $585,000 ($45.71)
    Sewerage: $374,000 ($29.22)
    Police Protection: $311,000 ($24.30)
    General - Other: $305,000 ($23.83)
    Local Fire Protection: $294,000 ($22.97)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $134,405,000 ($10501.21)
    Regular Highways: $3,130,000 ($244.55)
    Police Protection: $3,101,000 ($242.28)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,813,000 ($219.78)
    Water Utilities: $1,618,000 ($126.42)
    Sewerage: $1,135,000 ($88.68)
    Financial Administration: $1,091,000 ($85.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $919,000 ($71.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $901,000 ($70.40)
    Central Staff Services: $804,000 ($62.82)
    General - Other: $648,000 ($50.63)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $198,000 ($15.47)
    Libraries: $67,000 ($5.23)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $47,000 ($3.67)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,292,000 ($100.95)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $5,300,000 ($414.09)
    Water Utilities: $54,000 ($4.22)
    General - Other: $31,000 ($2.42)
    Police Protection: $24,000 ($1.88)
    Local Fire Protection: $22,000 ($1.72)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($1.48)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($0.94)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $165,979,000 ($12968.12)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $572,000 ($44.69)

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

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $141,785,000 ($11077.82)
    Sewerage: $1,986,000 ($155.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $975,000 ($76.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $128,000 ($10.00)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $89,000 ($6.95)
    Other: $29,000 ($2.27)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $18,000 ($1.41)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $838,000 ($65.47)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,035,000 ($159.00)
    Fines and Forfeits: $491,000 ($38.36)
    Interest Earnings: $142,000 ($11.09)
    Donations From Private Sources: $21,000 ($1.64)
    Sale of Property: $3,000 ($0.23)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,133,000 ($244.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,003,000 ($469.02)
    Health and Hospitals: $1,135,000 ($88.68)
    Other: $1,133,000 ($88.52)
    Highways: $539,000 ($42.11)
  • Tax - Property: $3,773,000 ($294.79)
    Public Utilities Sales: $583,000 ($45.55)
    Other License: $91,000 ($7.11)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $69,000 ($5.39)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,799,000 ($4125.24)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $52,058,000 ($4067.35)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,815,000 ($376.20)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,073,000 ($318.23)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $523,000 ($40.86)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $28,303,000 ($2211.34)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,329,000 ($260.10)

5.46% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($36,688 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.46%
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 Amite County, MS  0.53% ($33,083 average AGI)
to Walthall County, MS  0.53% ($30,944)
to Lincoln County, MS  0.38% ($44,431)
Businesses in McComb, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Kroger1
Advance Auto Parts1La-Z-Boy2
Arby's1Lowe's1
Ashley Furniture1McDonald's3
AutoZone1Nike4
Bath & Body Works1Payless1
Best Western1Pizza Hut1
Blockbuster1Popeyes1
Burger King2Quiznos1
CVS1RadioShack1
Church's Chicken1Ramada1
Circle K1Rite Aid1
Comfort Inn1Ruby Tuesday1
Days Inn1Rue211
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx5Sears2
Foot Locker1Taco Bell1
Ford1U-Haul1
GNC1UPS3
GameStop1Vans1
H&R Block1Verizon Wireless1
Holiday Inn1Waffle House1
JCPenney1Walmart1
Jones New York2Wendy's1
KFC1

Strongest AM radio stations in McComb:

  • WAPF (980 AM; 5 kW; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHNY (1250 AM; 5 kW; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: C.W.H. BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WAKK (1140 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • WEEZ (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTYL (1290 AM; daytime; 1 kW; TYLERTOWN, MS; Owner: TYLERTOWN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WRPM (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POPLARVILLE, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERS)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in McComb:

  • WAQL (90.5 FM; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WAKH (105.7 FM; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMAU-FM (88.9 FM; BUDE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WEMX (94.1 FM; KENTWOOD, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQNZ (95.1 FM; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: FIRST NATCHEZ CORPORATION)
  • WAZA (107.7 FM; LIBERTY, MS; Owner: SOUTHWEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBKN (92.1 FM; BROOKHAVEN, MS; Owner: OLE BROOK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRQO (102.1 FM; MONTICELLO, MS; Owner: THE O'NEAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMJU (104.3 FM; BUDE, MS; Owner: OLE BROOK BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around McComb:

  • W36AC (Channel 36; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WMAU-TV (Channel 17; BUDE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WNTZ (Channel 48; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of McComb fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 88Number of bridges
  • 817ft / 249mTotal length
  • $7,332,051,000Total costs
  • 380,130Total average daily traffic
  • 44,683Total average daily truck traffic
  • 288,239Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in McComb, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 271950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 101980-1989
  • 121990-1999
  • 122000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for McComb, MS
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in McComb)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 133 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in McComb, MS)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 26 (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: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in McComb)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in McComb)

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 179. The highest number of fires - 258 took place in 2005, and the least - 25 in 2002. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in McComb, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (49.0%), and Structure Fires (28.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in McComb, MS
    • 1,49449.0%Outside Fires
    • 86728.4%Structure Fires
    • 50316.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1866.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for McComb, MS

Fire-safe hotels and motels in McComb, Mississippi:

  • National Inn, 1900 Delaware Ave, Mccomb, Mississippi 39648 , Phone: (601) 684-6211
  • Days Inn, 2298 Delaware Ave, Mccomb, Mississippi 39648 , Phone: (601) 684-5566, Fax: (601) 684-0641
  • Super 8 Motel - Mccomb, 100 Commerce St, Mccomb, Mississippi 39648 , Phone: (601) 684-7654
  • Ramada, 2001 Veterans Blvd, Mccomb, Mississippi 39648 , Phone: (601) 684-8655, Fax: (601) 684-9570
  • Best Western, 101 Anna Dr4ive, Mccomb, Mississippi 39648 , Phone: (601) 249-4300, Fax: (601) 249-4408
  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites, 105 Holiday Ln, Mccomb, Mississippi 39648 , Phone: (601) 684-5200, Fax: (601) 684-5204
  • Hampton Inn And Suites Mccomb, 109 Manisha Dr, Mccomb, Mississippi 39648 , Phone: (601) 249-4116, Fax: (601) 249-4117
  • Economy Inn, 115 S Broadway, Mccomb, Mississippi 39648 , Phone: (601) 684-5710, Fax: (601) 684-9063
All 8 fire-safe hotels and motels in McComb, Mississippi
Most common first names in McComb, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary17977.5 years
James16171.0 years
John15072.8 years
Willie14472.4 years
William13571.5 years
Robert10469.4 years
Charles8268.2 years
Annie7679.3 years
Thomas7371.2 years
George7273.0 years
Most common last names in McComb, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams16571.3 years
Smith15873.1 years
Martin10673.6 years
Jones9070.5 years
Jackson8670.6 years
Brown8473.4 years
Johnson7075.1 years
Wells6671.6 years
Boyd6473.8 years
Brumfield5771.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in McComb, MS
  • 51.0%Utility gas
  • 48.5%Electricity
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in McComb, MS
  • 62.8%Electricity
  • 33.8%Utility gas
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 1.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


McComb compared to Mississippi state average:

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

McComb on our top lists:

  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest local government total salary and wages expenses per resident (population 10,000+)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most full-time firefighters per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: sales and related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Malaysia (population 500+)"
  • #15 (39648) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of United States first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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