Philadelphia, Mississippi

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Population in 2017: 7,271 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: -0.4%
 
Males: 3,252  (44.7%)
Females: 4,019  (55.3%)
Median resident age:

35.9 years
Mississippi median age:

37.5 years

Zip codes: 39350.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,732 (it was $26,438 in 2000)
Philadelphia:

$36,732
MS:

$43,529

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $23,025 (it was $15,787 in 2000)

Philadelphia city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $102,922 (it was $55,400 in 2000)
Philadelphia:

$102,922
MS:

$120,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $111,576; detached houses: $119,857; mobile homes: $29,751

Median gross rent in 2017: $710.

March 2019 cost of living index in Philadelphia: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 27.5%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.8% for Black residents, 20.2% for American Indian residents, 49.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Philadelphia, MS (2017)
    • 3,84552.1%Black alone
    • 3,11242.1%White alone
    • 2293.1%Hispanic
    • 1291.7%American Indian alone
    • 791.1%Two or more races
    • 230.3%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 102 registered sex offenders living in Philadelphia, Mississippi as of December 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Philadelphia is 73 to 1.


Crime rates in Philadelphia by year

Type

2006

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.4)
6
(80.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(92.2)
5
(62.1)
6
(75.3)
11
(146.6)
4
(53.1)
0
(0.0)
5
(67.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
26
(342.6)
14
(174.0)
14
(175.8)
13
(173.2)
11
(146.1)
10
(133.5)
10
(134.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
12
(158.1)
32
(397.7)
19
(238.6)
35
(466.4)
37
(491.4)
36
(480.8)
28
(377.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
97
(1,278)
116
(1,442)
212
(2,662)
147
(1,959)
144
(1,913)
74
(988.2)
84
(1,132)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
237
(3,123)
204
(2,535)
216
(2,712)
271
(3,611)
164
(2,178)
146
(1,950)
223
(3,005)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
21
(276.7)
9
(111.9)
12
(150.7)
4
(53.3)
11
(146.1)
4
(53.4)
6
(80.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.1)
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)444.7392.7467.6548.3417.3314.4537.3

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City-data.com crime index in Philadelphia, MS

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 30 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.18
Mississippi average:

0.93
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Ancestries: American (9.6%), Irish (6.0%), German (2.8%), African (2.3%), English (1.8%), Italian (1.1%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 424 feet

Land area: 10.6 square miles.

Population density: 685 people per square mile   (low).

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176 residents are foreign born (1.2% Latin America, 0.7% Africa, 0.6% Asia).

This city:

2.4%
Mississippi:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,090 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $970 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (71.0 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Birmingham, AL (143.0 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (425.1 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Tucker, MS (2.4 miles ),
Pearl River, MS (2.7 miles ),
Bogue Chitto, MS (3.4 miles ),
Union, MS (3.7 miles ),
Noxapater, MS (3.9 miles ),
Sebastopol, MS (4.4 miles ),
Standing Pine, MS (4.5 miles ),
Decatur, MS (4.8 miles )

Latitude: 32.77 N, Longitude: 89.11 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,779 (+51.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,505 (52.3%)

Area code: 601

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

Philadelphia tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $81,200
  • 1998: 15 buildings, average cost: $58,200
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $98,800
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $395,300
  • 2003: 16 buildings, average cost: $74,100
  • 2004: 41 buildings, average cost: $55,400
  • 2005: 46 buildings, average cost: $54,400
  • 2006: 26 buildings, average cost: $256,200
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $74,500
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $117,200
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $195,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $141,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Philadelphia, MS residents
Average permit cost in Philadelphia, MS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.1%
Mississippi:

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

Population change in the 1990s: +294 (+4.2%).
Most common industries in Philadelphia, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (10.2%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Public administration (5.9%)
  • Apparel (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (10.6%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
  • Wood products (4.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.8%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (9.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Apparel (7.6%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Philadelphia, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (3.8%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Registered nurses (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.3%)
  • Carpenters (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (6.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.1%)
  • Cashiers (5.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.7%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)

Average climate in Philadelphia, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Philadelphia, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Philadelphia-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 120% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/23/1977, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.3 miles away from the Philadelphia city center killed 2 people and injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/2/1967, a category F4 tornado 22.3 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 10 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Philadelphia-area historical earthquake activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 80% 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 116.2 miles away from Philadelphia 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 157.2 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 69.2 miles away from Philadelphia center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 98.5 miles away from Philadelphia 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 209.8 miles away from Philadelphia center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 233.2 miles away from Philadelphia 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 Neshoba County (12) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

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

Main business address for: CHOCTAW RESORT DEVELOPMENT ENTERPRISE (SERVICES-MISCELLANEOUS AMUSEMENT & RECREATION), CITIZENS HOLDING CO /MS/ (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Philadelphia:

  • ASERACARE HOSPICE PHILADELPHIA (250 CANAL PLACE)
  • CHOCTAW HEALTH CENTER (Government - Federal, provides emergency services, ROUTE 7 BOX R50)
  • HEARTFELT HOSPICE INC (P O BOX 1520)
  • LAIRD HOSPICE CARE (ROUTE 9 BOX 1-B)
  • NESHOBA COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL (Government - Local, 1001 HOLLAND AVENUE)
  • QUALITY HOSPICE CARE, INC (340 BYRD AVENUE)
  • SERENITY HOSPICE CARE (584 EAST MAIN STREET B-4)
  • CHOCTAW RESIDENTIAL CENTER (135 HOSPITAL CIRCLE)
  • NESHOBA CO NH (PO BOX 648)
  • RCG PHILADELPHIA (PO BOX 6264)

Airports and heliports located in Philadelphia:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Philadelphia:

  • East Central Community College (about 24 miles; Decatur, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,380)
  • Meridian Community College (about 36 miles; Meridian, MS; FT enrollment: 2,750)
  • East Mississippi Community College (about 37 miles; Scooba, MS; FT enrollment: 5,180)
  • Holmes Community College (about 49 miles; Goodman, MS; FT enrollment: 5,352)
  • Mississippi State University (about 51 miles; Mississippi State, MS; FT enrollment: 18,237)
  • University of West Alabama (about 56 miles; Livingston, AL; FT enrollment: 3,394)
  • Mississippi University for Women (about 64 miles; Columbus, MS; FT enrollment: 2,565)

Public high schools in Philadelphia:

Public elementary/middle schools in Philadelphia:

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Library in Philadelphia:

  • NESHOBA COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $358,164; Location: 230 BEACON STREET; 32,879 books; 662 audio materials; 259 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 53 state licensed databases; 26 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Philadelphia: Philadelphia-Neshoba County Industrial Park (A), Neshoba County Courthouse (B), Philadelphia City Hall (C), Philadelphia-Neshoba County Public Library (D), Philadelphia Fire Department Station 2 (E), Philadelphia Fire Department Station 1 Headquarters (F), Philadelphia Fire Department Station 3 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Main business address in Philadelphia include: CHOCTAW RESORT DEVELOPMENT ENTERPRISE (A), CITIZENS HOLDING CO /MS/ (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Philadelphia include: Trinity Baptist Church (A), Stevens Chapel United Methodist Church (B), Saint Francis Episcopal Church (C), Philadelphia Church of God (D), Philadelphia Church of Christ (E), North Calvary Baptist Church (F), New Pleasantdale Baptist Church (G), First United Methodist Church (H), First Presbyterian Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Cedarlawn Cemetery (1), Donald Cemetery (2), Philadelphia Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Funny Yockana Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Philadelphia include: Northside Park (1), Dewitt-Deweese Memorial Park (2), Westside Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Neshoba County - Philadelphia Historical Museum Inc (303 Water Avenue South), Neshoba County - County Park Commission- W Side Community Center (Amusement & Theme Parks; Gillis Qtrs).

Hotels: St Mark's II Silver Star Resort (Silver Star Casino), Holiday Inn Exp Philadelphia (1530 Highway West), Days Inn (1009 Holland Avenue), Philadelphia-Days Inn (1009 Holland Ave), Save Inn (1026 West Beacon Street), Deluxe Inn & Suites Philadelphia (1004 Central Drive), Colonial Motel & Restaurant (Kosciusko Road), Super Inn & Suites (1526 Highway 16 West), Western Motel (1011 Holland Ave).

Courts: Neshoba County - Justice Court Clerk (Neshoba County Court), Neshoba County - Justice Court Place I (Main Street), Youth Court Probation Ofc (507 Center North), Neshoba County - Justice Court Place Ii (Main Street).

Birthplace of: Billy Cannon - Football player, Marcus Dupree - Professional wrestler, Donna Ladd - Investigative journalist, Fred McAfee - 2005 NFL player (New Orleans Saints, born: Jun 20, 1968), Marty Stuart - Country singer, Otis Rush - Musician, Phillip Martin - Native leader, J. T. "Blondy" Black - Football player, Mike Dennis - Football player.

Neshoba 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 Philadelphia and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF PHILADELPHIA (Population served: 8,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 78 regular monitoring violations
CENTRAL W/A-EAST SIDE (Population served: 6,248, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 82 regular monitoring violations
CENTRAL W/A-SOUTHWEST (Population served: 5,120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 86 regular monitoring violations
CENTRAL W/A-HOUSE (Population served: 3,050, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 83 regular monitoring violations
CENTRAL W/A-ARLINGTON (Population served: 1,299, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 83 regular monitoring violations
CENTRAL W/A-NORTH PEARL RIVER (Population served: 1,112, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 83 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.0%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.9%
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: 0.4% of all households
150 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
66 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010

People in group quarters in Philadelphia in 2000:

  • 242 people in nursing homes
  • 30 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 19 people in other workers' dormitories

Banks with branches in Philadelphia (2011 data):

  • The Citizens Bank of Philadelphia, Mississippi: East Side Branch, North Side Branch, The Citizens Bank Of Philadelphia, Mississippi, West Side Drive-In Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $853.7 mil, Deposits: $573.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 23 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Holding Company
  • Cadence Bank, N.A.: Westside Branch at 1017 West Beacon Street, branch established on 1996/01/31; Philadelphia Main Branch at 535 East Main Street, branch established on 1904/04/04. Info updated 2011/12/14: Bank assets: $3,909.7 mil, Deposits: $3,124.0 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 112 total offices, Holding Company: Cadence Bancorp Llc
  • The Citizens National Bank of Meridian: Philadelphia Branch at 538 Main Street, branch established on 1985/05/31; Philadelphia Hwy 15 Branch at 1110 Central Drive, branch established on 1997/04/07. 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.
  • Pike National Bank: Pikco Finance Philadelphia Branch at 1120 East Main Street, Suite 15, branch established on 1994/07/25. Info updated 2007/03/29: Bank assets: $206.6 mil, Deposits: $156.6 mil, headquarters in Mccomb, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: Pcnb Corp.
  • Merchants and Farmers Bank: Philadelphia Westside Branch at 1012 W Beacon St, branch established on 1995/03/01. Info updated 2007/01/11: Bank assets: $1,561.3 mil, Deposits: $1,372.4 mil, headquarters in Kosciusko, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: First M & F Corporation
  • The Commercial Bank: Philadelphia Branch at 206 South Lewis Avenue, branch established on 2007/05/23. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $134.1 mil, Deposits: $107.8 mil, headquarters in De Kalb, MS, positive income, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Commercial Capital Corporation
  • Regions Bank: Philadelphia Main Branch at 534 Main Street, branch established on 1957/01/01. 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 Philadelphia:

Marital status in Philadelphia, MS
  • Never married: 38.4%
  • Now married: 36.8%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

For population 25 years and over in Philadelphia:

  • High school or higher: 78.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 9.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Mississippi average:

11.6

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Philadelphia, MS (based on Neshoba County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,03280
Mainline Protestant2,84521
Catholic6913
Black Protestant5823
Other2521
None11,274-
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
This county:

1.66 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Neshoba County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Neshoba County:

6.30 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

3.31 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

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

13.3%
State:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

32.4%
State:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.3%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.7%
Mississippi:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Philadelphia:

49.5%
Mississippi:

45.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.2
Mississippi:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.9%
Mississippi:

20.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.6%
State:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Philadelphia:

6.8
Mississippi:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.4%
Mississippi:

34.6%

General health condition:
This city:

57.2%
Mississippi:

54.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Philadelphia:

80.6%
State:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Philadelphia, 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 40$92,121$27,6360$0
Firefighters 31$100,752$39,0010$0
Electric Power 23$52,030$27,1461$812
Streets and Highways 17$34,055$24,0390$0
Water Supply 12$29,679$29,6791$458
Other Government Administration 6$26,317$52,6340$0
Sewerage 3$5,731$22,9240$0
Financial Administration 3$8,935$35,7400$0
Judicial and Legal 2$3,897$23,3820$0
Solid Waste Management 2$6,599$39,5940$0
Airports 1$2,598$31,1760$0
Other and Unallocable 1$3,203$38,4360$0
Fire - Other 1$4,330$51,9600$0
Police - Other 1$4,762$57,1440$0
Totals for Government 143$375,009$31,4692$1,270

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $674,000 ($92.70)
    General - Other: $492,000 ($67.67)
    Sewerage: $449,000 ($61.75)
    Air Transportation: $121,000 ($16.64)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $11,793,000 ($1621.92)
    Police Protection: $1,843,000 ($253.47)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,400,000 ($192.55)
    Water Utilities: $1,152,000 ($158.44)
    Sewerage: $765,000 ($105.21)
    Regular Highways: $706,000 ($97.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $500,000 ($68.77)
    Financial Administration: $441,000 ($60.65)
    Central Staff Services: $407,000 ($55.98)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $320,000 ($44.01)
    Parks and Recreation: $255,000 ($35.07)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $195,000 ($26.82)
    General - Other: $180,000 ($24.76)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $44,000 ($6.05)
    Health - Other: $31,000 ($4.26)
    Air Transportation: $19,000 ($2.61)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $16,000 ($2.20)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $140,000 ($19.25)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Parks and Recreation: $125,000 ($17.19)
    Other - Correctional Institutions: $100,000 ($13.75)
    Other - Libraries: $45,000 ($6.19)
    Other - Air Transportation: $6,000 ($0.83)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $795,000 ($109.34)
    Electric Utilities: $385,000 ($52.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $125,000 ($17.19)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,739,000 ($651.77)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $25,000 ($3.44)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $871,000 ($119.79)
    Solid Waste Management: $350,000 ($48.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $144,000 ($19.80)
    Other: $69,000 ($9.49)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $31,000 ($4.26)
    Air Transportation: $14,000 ($1.93)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $338,000 ($46.49)
    Air Transportation: $120,000 ($16.50)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $420,000 ($57.76)
    General Revenue - Other: $411,000 ($56.53)
    Rents: $60,000 ($8.25)
    Interest Earnings: $36,000 ($4.95)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $12,643,000 ($1738.83)
    Water Utilities: $1,306,000 ($179.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $4,089,000 ($562.37)
    Highways: $10,000 ($1.38)
  • Tax - Property: $540,000 ($74.27)
    Public Utilities Sales: $125,000 ($17.19)
    Other Selective Sales: $92,000 ($12.65)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $30,000 ($4.13)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,011,000 ($689.18)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,810,000 ($661.53)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $715,000 ($98.34)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $514,000 ($70.69)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,443,000 ($1161.19)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $600,000 ($82.52)
Businesses in Philadelphia, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Nike5
Advance Auto Parts1Payless1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1Popeyes1
Chevrolet1Quality1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
FedEx4Rue211
GameStop1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block2Sears1
Hardee's1Subway3
Holiday Inn1T-Mobile1
KFC1Taco Bell1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul3
Lane Furniture1UPS2
Lowe's1Walgreens1
McDonald's1Walmart1
New Balance1

Strongest AM radio stations in Philadelphia:

  • WHOC (1490 AM; 1 kW; PHILADELPHIA, MS; Owner: WHOC, INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WMOX (1010 AM; 10 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MAGNOLIA STATE B/C CO., INC.)
  • WALT (910 AM; 5 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WIRL (1270 AM; daytime; 3 kW; LOUISVILLE, MS; Owner: HARRISON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WMER (1390 AM; 5 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MICHAEL H. GLASS)
  • WYLS (670 AM; daytime; 5 kW; YORK, AL; Owner: GRANTELL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Philadelphia:

  • WWSL (102.3 FM; PHILADELPHIA, MS; Owner: H & G C, INC.)
  • WQST-FM (92.5 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WZKS (104.1 FM; UNION, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMSO (97.9 FM; NEWTON, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQJQ (105.1 FM; KOSCIUSKO, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMAB-FM (89.9 FM; ACKERMAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WOKK (97.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMAW-FM (88.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WLSM-FM (107.1 FM; LOUISVILLE, MS; Owner: HARRISON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMBU (89.1 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WJXM (105.7 FM; DE KALB, MS; Owner: EAST MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WCKK (98.3 FM; CARTHAGE, MS; Owner: JOHNNY BOSWELL RADIO LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Philadelphia:

  • WMAB-TV (Channel 2; MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W50BQ (Channel 50; MERIDIAN, ETC., MS; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAW-TV (Channel 14; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
Philadelphia fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Philadelphia fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 50Number of bridges
  • 623ft / 190mTotal length
  • $2,734,049,000Total costs
  • 200,380Total average daily traffic
  • 19,103Total average daily truck traffic
  • 203,995Total future (year 2034) average daily traffic
New bridges in Philadelphia, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 161970-1979
  • 121980-1989
  • 71990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Philadelphia, MS

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 fire incidents per year is 207. The highest number of reported fires - 289 took place in 2006, and the least - 159 in 2017. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Philadelphia, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (46.6%), and Structure Fires (36.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Philadelphia, MS
    • 1,63846.6%Outside Fires
    • 1,27036.2%Structure Fires
    • 47413.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1303.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Philadelphia, MS

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Philadelphia, Mississippi:

  • Key West Inn - Philadelphia, 1004 Central Dr, Philadelphia, Mississippi 39350 , Phone: (601) 656-0052
  • Quality Inn, 1530 Hwy 16 W, Philadelphia, Mississippi 39350 , Phone: (601) 656-3553, Fax: (601) 656-7484
  • Days Inn, 1009 Holland Ave Hwy 19 S, Philadelphia, Mississippi 39350 , Phone: (601) 650-3590, Fax: (601) 650-3590
  • Holiday Inn Express Philadelphia/Choctaw, 15211 Hwy 16 W, Philadelphia, Mississippi 39350 , Phone: (601) 656-9484, Fax: (601) 656-9483
  • Hilton Garden Inn Choctaw, 13240 Hwy 16 W, Philadelphia, Mississippi 39350 , Phone: (601) 389-6600, Fax: (601) 389-6601
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Philadelphia, Mississippi
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Philadelphia, MS
  • 52.9%Utility gas
  • 43.1%Electricity
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Philadelphia, MS
  • 49.6%Electricity
  • 47.2%Utility gas
  • 3.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Philadelphia compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Unemployed 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.

Philadelphia on our top lists:

  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 5,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: arts, entertainment, and recreation (population 5,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other workers' dormitories (population 1,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (population 5,000+)"
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