New Albany, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 8,757 (80% urban, 20% rural).
Population change since 2000: +15.1%
 
Males: 4,394  (50.2%)
Females: 4,363  (49.8%)
Median resident age:

37.1 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 38652.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $39,917 (it was $28,730 in 2000)
New Albany:

$39,917
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,075 (it was $16,507 in 2000)

New Albany city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $130,232 (it was $70,100 in 2000)
New Albany:

$130,232
MS:

$120,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $251,336; detached houses: $261,833; mobile homes: $25,929

Median gross rent in 2017: $722.

March 2019 cost of living index in New Albany: 80.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.2%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.8% for Black residents, 53.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 85.1% for other race residents, 31.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in New Albany, MS (2010)
    • 4,70558.6%White alone
    • 2,49231.0%Black alone
    • 6678.3%Hispanic
    • 1301.6%Two or more races
    • 270.3%Asian alone
    • 70.09%Other race alone
    • 60.07%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 39 registered sex offenders living in New Albany, Mississippi as of December 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in New Albany is 220 to 1.


Crime rates in New Albany by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(12.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.1)
0
(0.0)
2
(24.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
5
(62.7)
1
(12.3)
7
(86.4)
2
(24.3)
1
(12.2)
4
(49.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
28
(350.9)
27
(332.8)
3
(37.0)
3
(36.4)
2
(24.4)
4
(49.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
24
(300.8)
37
(456.1)
33
(407.1)
24
(291.5)
27
(329.0)
21
(260.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
28
(350.9)
76
(936.8)
52
(641.5)
78
(947.3)
92
(1,121)
56
(694.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(87.7)
7
(86.3)
10
(123.4)
6
(72.9)
7
(85.3)
1
(12.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(37.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)141.1171.297.388.483.2116.4

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 28 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.93
Mississippi average:

0.93
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Ancestries: American (24.3%), English (7.4%), Irish (5.0%), German (3.5%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%), Scottish (2.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 364 feet

Land area: 17.1 square miles.

Population density: 514 people per square mile   (low).

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681 residents are foreign born (4.2% Latin America).

This city:

7.9%
Mississippi:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $939 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $705 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (69.7 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (462.8 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Myrtle, MS (2.8 miles ),
Ecru, MS (3.1 miles ),
Blue Springs, MS (3.2 miles),
Blue Mountain, MS (3.5 miles ),
Sherman, MS (3.7 miles ),
Hickory Flat, MS (3.7 miles ),
Dumas, MS (3.7 miles ),
Thaxton, MS (4.0 miles )

Latitude: 34.49 N, Longitude: 89.01 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,915 (+34.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,585 (45.3%)

Area code: 662

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $73,500
  • 1998: 23 buildings, average cost: $61,700
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $86,200
  • 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $91,500
  • 2002: 24 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 2005: 33 buildings, average cost: $117,800
  • 2006: 40 buildings, average cost: $122,500
  • 2007: 40 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 2008: 21 buildings, average cost: $148,400
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $447,500
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $246,500
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $246,500
  • 2013: 6 buildings, average cost: $246,500
  • 2014: 5 buildings, average cost: $162,300
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $160,900
  • 2016: 14 buildings, average cost: $149,900
  • 2017: 13 buildings, average cost: $141,500
Number of permits per 10,000 New Albany, MS residents
Average permit cost in New Albany, MS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Mississippi:

4.8%
Historical population in New Albany, MS
Historical housing units in New Albany, MS

Population change in the 1990s: +956 (+14.4%).
Most common industries in New Albany, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (21.1%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Health care (7.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Machinery (4.7%)
  • Public administration (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (27.7%)
  • Construction (6.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.4%)
  • Machinery (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.6%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (13.4%)
  • Health care (13.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.3%)
  • Apparel (4.9%)
  • Machinery (4.4%)
Most common occupations in New Albany, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (11.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (9.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)
  • Cashiers (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)

Average climate in New Albany, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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New Albany, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 49.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

49.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 10.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

New Albany-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 86% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1970, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the New Albany city center killed 4 people and injured 78 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1984, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.2 miles away from the city center killed 15 people and injured 76 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

New Albany-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 108.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 150.4 miles away from New Albany center
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 125.6 miles away from New Albany center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 113.1 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 187.3 miles away from New Albany center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 85.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Union County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 8, Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Freezes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
New Albany topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in New Albany:

  • ASERACARE HOSPICE-NEW ALBANY (303 STATE HIGHWAY 30 WEST, # B)
  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL UNION COUNTY (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 200 HWY 30 WEST)
  • GRACELAND CARE CTR NEW ALBANY (118 SOUTH GLENFIELD ROAD)
  • UNION CO HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER, INC (1111 BRATTON ROAD)

Airports and heliports located in New Albany:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Albany:

  • Northeast Mississippi Community College (about 29 miles; Booneville, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,024)
  • University of Mississippi (about 32 miles; University, MS; FT enrollment: 17,642)
  • Itawamba Community College (about 38 miles; Fulton, MS; FT enrollment: 5,489)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 56 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)
  • University of Memphis (about 71 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Rhodes College (about 73 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • Mississippi State University (about 73 miles; Mississippi State, MS; FT enrollment: 18,237)

Public high schools in New Albany:

Private high school in New Albany:

  • VICTORY CHRISITIAN ACADEMY (Students: 28, Location: 116 N DENTON RD, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in New Albany:

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Library in New Albany:

  • UNION COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $282,487; Location: 219 KING STREET; 69,085 books; 1,642 audio materials; 2,544 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 53 state licensed databases; 65 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Ingomar Attendance Center is a County School/ New Albany Elementary School on Sam T Barkley Dr. & New Albany High School on Hwy 15

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in New Albany: Union County Courthouse (A), New Albany City Hall (B), New Albany Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (C), New Albany Fire Department Station 2 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in New Albany include: Saint Marys Church (A), Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church (B), Northside Baptist Church (C), Hillcrest Baptist Church (D), First United Methodist Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), Cleveland Street Presbyterian Church (G), Church of Christ (H), Calvary United Methodist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: New Albany Cemetery (1), Glenfield Cemetery (2), Vista Memorial Park Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Camp Branch (A), South Branch King Creek (B), Damnation Creek (C), North Branch King Creek (D), Jasper Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in New Albany include: Alabama Street Park (1), Shady Dell Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Union County - Historical Society (Museums; 114 Cleveland Street), Barkley James B (Tours & Charters; 141 West Bankhead Street).

Hotels: Budget Inn (1008 West Bankhead Street), Comfort Inn New Albany (400 Sr 30 West), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (300 State Highway 30 W), Economy Inn (235 State Highway 30 West), Hallmarc Inc (400 State Highway 30 West), Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites (300 State Highway 30 West).

Courts: Union County - Justice Court (109 East Main Street), New Albany City - Court Clerk (110 East Bankhead Street).

Birthplace of: William Faulkner - (1897-1962), author, Eli Whiteside - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Baltimore Orioles, born: Oct 22, 1979), Doc Marshall (infielder) - Baseball player, Hubert D. Stephens - Politician, John Stroud - Basketball player, Mike Ratliff - Basketball player, Willie Daniel - Football player.

Union 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 New Albany and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF NEW ALBANY (Population served: 8,500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 548 regular monitoring violations
INGOMAR WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 2,610, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 265 regular monitoring violations
BETHLEHEM WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 750, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2009, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-07-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-07-2009)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

67.0%
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: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in New Albany in 2010:

  • 161 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 98 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 24 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in New Albany in 2000:

  • 120 people in nursing homes
  • 55 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 40 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 3 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill

Banks with branches in New Albany (2011 data):

  • BNA Bank: West Branch, Bna Bank, East Branch. Info updated 2007/11/15: Bank assets: $406.7 mil, Deposits: $338.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Bna Bancshares, Inc.
  • Renasant Bank: New Albany Branch at 300 East Bankhead Street, branch established on 1960/01/01; Coulter Branch at 701 Coulter Drive, branch established on 2010/05/14. 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
  • BancorpSouth Bank: New Albany Branch at 415 Highway 15 South, branch established on 2008/08/25. 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.
  • Regions Bank: New Albany Banking Center Branch at 112 East Bankhead Street, branch established on 1905/01/01. 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 New Albany:

Marital status in New Albany, MS
  • Never married: 32.6%
  • Now married: 47.7%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

For population 25 years and over in New Albany:

  • High school or higher: 80.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.4%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.0
Mississippi average:

11.6

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

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Religion statistics for New Albany, MS (based on Union County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,44960
Mainline Protestant3,37920
Black Protestant9395
Catholic3981
Other1862
None3,783-
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
Union County:

2.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
This county:

5.21 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
This county:

3.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.9%
State:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Union County:

30.8%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.0%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.5%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.0%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.2
Mississippi:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.9%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.7%
Mississippi:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
New Albany:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
New Albany:

35.0%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
New Albany:

52.5%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.0%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of New Albany, 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
Electric Power 65$169,628$31,3160$0
Police Protection - Officers 21$69,741$39,8520$0
Firefighters 20$62,235$37,3410$0
Solid Waste Management 19$44,972$28,4030$0
Gas Supply 12$42,133$42,1330$0
Other Government Administration 10$25,619$30,7431$527
Parks and Recreation 10$30,907$37,0881$142
Police - Other 6$25,965$51,9302$3,534
Judicial and Legal 5$11,851$28,4420$0
Other and Unallocable 2$7,422$44,5320$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 170$490,473$34,6224$4,203

New Albany government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Electric Utilities: $1,043,000 ($119.10)
    Air Transportation: $943,000 ($107.69)
    Regular Highways: $335,000 ($38.26)
    Gas Utilities: $265,000 ($30.26)
    Housing and Community Development: $215,000 ($24.55)
    Parks and Recreation: $75,000 ($8.56)
    General - Other: $46,000 ($5.25)
    Local Fire Protection: $29,000 ($3.31)
    General Public Buildings: $9,000 ($1.03)
    Police Protection: $2,000 ($0.23)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $28,974,000 ($3308.67)
    Gas Utilities: $4,293,000 ($490.24)
    Police Protection: $1,961,000 ($223.94)
    Water Utilities: $1,359,000 ($155.19)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,125,000 ($128.47)
    Sewerage: $1,069,000 ($122.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $790,000 ($90.21)
    Parks and Recreation: $724,000 ($82.68)
    Regular Highways: $693,000 ($79.14)
    Central Staff Services: $419,000 ($47.85)
    General - Other: $406,000 ($46.36)
    General Public Buildings: $270,000 ($30.83)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $226,000 ($25.81)
    Financial Administration: $161,000 ($18.39)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $65,000 ($7.42)
    Air Transportation: $48,000 ($5.48)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $125,000 ($14.27)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $47,000 ($5.37)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $337,000 ($38.48)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $142,000 ($16.22)
    Regular Highways: $72,000 ($8.22)
    Local Fire Protection: $58,000 ($6.62)
    Parks and Recreation: $46,000 ($5.25)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $32,000 ($3.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,000 ($0.80)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($0.69)
    General Public Building: $5,000 ($0.57)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,999,000 ($799.25)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $81,000 ($9.25)

New Albany government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $979,000 ($111.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $794,000 ($90.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $139,000 ($15.87)
    Air Transportation: $28,000 ($3.20)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $293,000 ($33.46)
    Other: $162,000 ($18.50)
    General Local Government Support: $98,000 ($11.19)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $297,000 ($33.92)
    General Revenue - Other: $102,000 ($11.65)
    Interest Earnings: $41,000 ($4.68)
    Sale of Property: $39,000 ($4.45)
    Rents: $28,000 ($3.20)
    Donations From Private Sources: $18,000 ($2.06)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $29,804,000 ($3403.45)
    Gas Utilities: $5,098,000 ($582.16)
    Water Utilities: $2,291,000 ($261.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,294,000 ($376.16)
    Other: $1,718,000 ($196.19)
    Housing and Community Development: $152,000 ($17.36)
  • Tax - Property: $1,446,000 ($165.13)
    Other License: $57,000 ($6.51)
    Public Utilities Sales: $49,000 ($5.60)

New Albany government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,256,000 ($1399.57)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,594,000 ($1323.97)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $662,000 ($75.60)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,636,000 ($1899.74)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $459,000 ($52.42)
Businesses in New Albany, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lane Furniture1
Arby's1Lowe's1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Baskin-Robbins1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Rite Aid1
Comfort Inn1SONIC Drive-In1
Domino's Pizza1Sears1
FedEx2Subway1
Ford1Taco Bell1
GameStop1U-Haul1
Goodwill1UPS1
H&R Block1Walgreens1
Holiday Inn1Walmart1
KFC1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in New Albany:

  • WNAU (1470 AM; 1 kW; NEW ALBANY, MS; Owner: MPM INVESTMENT GROUP)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • 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.)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WELO (580 AM; 1 kW; TUPELO, MS; Owner: SAN DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WFTO (1330 AM; 5 kW; FULTON, MS; Owner: AIR SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Albany:

  • WWZD-FM (106.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZLQ (98.5 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: SAN DOW BROADCASTING)
  • WCNA (95.9 FM; POTTS CAMP, MS; Owner: OLVIE E. SISK)
  • WRBO (103.5 FM; COMO, MS; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWMS (97.5 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMAE-FM (89.5 FM; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WAFR (88.3 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WSEL-FM (96.7 FM; PONTOTOC, MS; Owner: OLLIE COLLINS, JR.)
  • WAQB (90.9 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WKZU (102.3 FM; RIPLEY, MS; Owner: KUDZU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSYE (93.3 FM; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WMAV-FM (90.3 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WESE (92.5 FM; BALDWYN, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around New Albany:

  • WTVA (Channel 9; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • WMAE-TV (Channel 12; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W22BS (Channel 22; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • W45BD (Channel 45; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • WCBI-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAV-TV (Channel 18; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • WKDH (Channel 45; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLOV-TV (Channel 27; WEST POINT, MS; Owner: LINGARD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W32BH (Channel 32; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • W49BK (Channel 49; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W14BW (Channel 14; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
New Albany fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of New Albany fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 85Number of bridges
  • 1,053ft / 321mTotal length
  • $9,940,031,000Total costs
  • 490,840Total average daily traffic
  • 73,355Total average daily truck traffic
  • 395,316Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in New Albany, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 181960-1969
  • 201970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 101990-1999
  • 132000-2009
  • 112010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for New Albany, MS

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 151. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 226 took place in 2010, and the least - 114 in 2003. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in New Albany, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (47.7%), and Structure Fires (30.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in New Albany, MS
    • 1,22947.7%Outside Fires
    • 77130.0%Structure Fires
    • 39415.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1807.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for New Albany, MS

Fire-safe hotels and motels in New Albany, Mississippi:

  • Quality Inn, 400 Hwy 30 W, New Albany, Mississippi 38652 , Phone: (662) 534-5664, Fax: (662) 534-9385
  • Hampton Inn - New Albany, 320 Coulter Cv, New Albany, Mississippi 38652 , Phone: (662) 534-7722, Fax: (662) 534-4010
  • Best Western, 400 Hwy 30 W, New albany, Mississippi 38652 , Phone: (662) 598-0123, Fax: (662) 598-0122
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in New Albany, Mississippi
Most common first names in New Albany, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James17773.6 years
William16174.1 years
Mary14378.3 years
John12577.3 years
Willie6877.1 years
Robert6270.8 years
Thomas6175.3 years
Annie4681.4 years
Mattie4081.7 years
Ruby3683.5 years
Most common last names in New Albany, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hall8078.4 years
Hill5873.7 years
Williams5575.6 years
Roberts5378.9 years
Smith5178.5 years
Pannell5180.7 years
Cobb4377.3 years
Davis4075.9 years
Robbins3977.0 years
Jackson3672.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in New Albany, MS
  • 63.4%Utility gas
  • 32.7%Electricity
  • 3.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in New Albany, MS
  • 53.7%Electricity
  • 42.3%Utility gas
  • 3.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%No fuel used


New Albany compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

New Albany on our top lists:

  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: transportation occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: transportation and warehousing (population 5,000+)"
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