Raleigh, Mississippi

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Population in 2022: 1,081 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -13.9%
 
Males: 516  (47.8%)
Females: 565  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

45.5 years
Mississippi median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 39153.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $23,676 (it was $26,316 in 2000)
Raleigh:

$23,676
MS:

$52,719

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $19,193 (it was $13,982 in 2000)

Raleigh town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $130,538 (it was $49,000 in 2000)
Raleigh:

$130,538
MS:

$162,500

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $135,054; detached houses: $160,868; mobile homes: $17,944

Median gross rent in 2022: $457.

March 2022 cost of living index in Raleigh: 78.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 19.5%
(18.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.9% for Black residents)

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  • Races in Raleigh, MS (2022)
    • 58557.7%White alone
    • 36536.0%Black alone
    • 373.7%Hispanic
    • 101.0%Two or more races
    • 60.6%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists, there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Raleigh, Mississippi as of June 21, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Raleigh is 192 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (82.9%), English (2.1%), Irish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 544 feet

Land area: 5.04 square miles.

Population density: 214 people per square mile   (very low).

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7 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.7%
Mississippi:

2.3%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Raleigh town:

0.5% ($232)
Mississippi:

0.7% ($425)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jackson, MS (44.6 miles , pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baton Rouge, LA (145.0 miles , pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (381.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Sylvarena, MS (2.9 miles),
Mize, MS (3.4 miles ),
Bay Springs, MS (3.8 miles ),
Taylorsville, MS (3.9 miles ),
Polkville, MS (3.9 miles),
Puckett, MS (3.9 miles ),
Louin, MS (4.0 miles ),
Magee, MS (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 32.03 N, Longitude: 89.52 W

Area code: 601

Distribution of median household income in Raleigh, MS in 2022
Distribution of house value in Raleigh, MS in 2022
Raleigh satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 4 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2021: 4 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2020: 3 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2019: 3 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2018: 3 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2017: 3 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2015: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2013: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2001: 4 buildings, average cost: $87,500
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $84,100
  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $128,300
Number of permits per 10,000 Raleigh, MS residents
Average permit cost in Raleigh, MS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

2.4%
Mississippi:

2.6%
Most common industries in Raleigh, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.7%)
  • Health care (8.1%)
  • Apparel (7.6%)
  • Wood products (7.4%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (8.7%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Transportation equipment (7.0%)
  • Health care (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.2%)
  • Apparel (11.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (10.4%)
  • Health care (10.0%)
  • Wood products (6.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Public administration (4.3%)
Most common occupations in Raleigh, MS (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.2%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.5%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.3%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (8.3%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7.0%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.3%)

Average climate in Raleigh, Mississippi

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Raleigh, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Raleigh-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 150% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 12.7 miles away from the Raleigh town center injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/26/1976, a category F4 tornado 15.2 miles away from the town center injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Raleigh-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Mississippi state average. It is 159% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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 146.8 miles away from Raleigh 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 162.5 miles away from Raleigh center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 102.2 miles away from Raleigh center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 152.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 253.5 miles away from Raleigh center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 282.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Smith County (14) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Raleigh topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Raleigh:

  • PATIENTS CHOICE MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, 347 MAGNOLIA DRIVE)
  • RALEIGH COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (347 MAGNOLIA DRIVE)
  • SMITH COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL (HGHWAY 35 SOUTH)
  • SMITH COUNTY HOSPITAL AND SWING BED (POST OFFICE BOX 577)
  • ROLLING ACRES RETIREMENT CENTE (309 MAGNOLIA DR/HIGHWAY 35 SOUTH)

Heliports located in Raleigh:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Raleigh:

  • Jones County Junior College (about 36 miles; Ellisville, MS; Full-time enrollment: 3,942)
  • East Central Community College (about 38 miles; Decatur, MS; FT enrollment: 2,380)
  • Belhaven University (about 43 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 3,147)
  • Jackson State University (about 44 miles; Jackson, MS; FT enrollment: 7,485)
  • University of Southern Mississippi (about 50 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 14,294)
  • Mississippi College (about 52 miles; Clinton, MS; FT enrollment: 3,919)
  • Meridian Community College (about 52 miles; Meridian, MS; FT enrollment: 2,750)

Public high schools in Raleigh:

Public elementary/middle school in Raleigh:

See full list of schools located in Raleigh

Points of interest:

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

Churches in Raleigh include: Raleigh United Methodist Church (A), First Baptist Church (B), Saint Paul Church (C), East Side Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Courts: Smith County - Court Room (Main Street), Evans Robert G Judge 13th Circuit Court (Highway 18 East).

Birthplace of: Bobby Keyes (gridiron football) - Player of and football, Craig Craft - College basketball player (Southern Miss Golden Eagles).

Smith 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 Raleigh and their reported violations in the past:

CITY OF RALEIGH (Population served: 1,622, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-19-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-19-2008), St Public Notif received (MAR-27-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 267 regular monitoring violations
CENTER RIDGE WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 1,300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-11-2007), St Public Notif requested (SEP-11-2007), St Public Notif received (SEP-18-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 267 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.6 people
Mississippi:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

71.4%
Whole state:

69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.2%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
88 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
22 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Raleigh (2011 data):

  • Trustmark National Bank: Courthouse Branch at 118 Main Street, branch established on 1928/01/28; Y Branch at 101 Main Street, branch established on 1977/06/06. Info updated 2012/03/26: Bank assets: $9,612.1 mil, Deposits: $7,410.1 mil, headquarters in Jackson, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 186 total offices, Holding Company: Trustmark Corporation
  • Community Bank of Mississippi: Raleigh Branch at 210 Mimosa Drive, branch established on 1994/06/20. Info updated 2010/04/06: Bank assets: $639.2 mil, Deposits: $566.3 mil, headquarters in Forest, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Community Bancshares Of Mississippi, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan

For population 15 years and over in Raleigh:

Marital status in Raleigh, MS
  • Never married: 34.4%
  • Now married: 37.1%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 15.2%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

For population 25 years and over in Raleigh:

  • High school or higher: 79.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Mississippi average:

11.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - Raleigh
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Raleigh, MS (based on Smith County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant5,36834
Mainline Protestant54410
Black Protestant1871
Other11
Catholic--
None10,391-
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
This county:

3.76 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Smith County:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Smith County:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
This county:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

12.0%
Mississippi:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Smith County:

33.2%
Mississippi:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.6%
State:

14.4%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Raleigh:

48.8%
Mississippi:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.0%
State:

45.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.0
Mississippi:

29.2

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.6%
Mississippi:

20.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.1%
State:

11.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Mississippi:

6.7

Overweight people:
Raleigh:

40.1%
Mississippi:

34.8%

General health condition:
This city:

54.1%
Mississippi:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
Raleigh:

81.9%
Mississippi:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Raleigh, MS Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 2$5,876$35,2560$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$7,347$44,0822$3,452
Other Government Administration 2$5,665$33,9906$5,093
Judicial and Legal 1$3,463$41,5560$0
Financial Administration 1$1,594$19,1280$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,572
Police - Other 0$0 1$886
Totals for Government 8$23,946$35,91911$11,003

Raleigh government finances - Expenditure in 2021 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $293,000 ($271.05)
    General - Other: $270,000 ($249.77)
    Police Protection: $153,000 ($141.54)
    Sewerage: $145,000 ($134.14)
    Local Fire Protection: $87,000 ($80.48)
    Gas Utilities: $72,000 ($66.60)
    Regular Highways: $62,000 ($57.35)
    Financial Administration: $24,000 ($22.20)
    Central Staff Services: $22,000 ($20.35)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($11.10)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $9,000 ($8.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($3.70)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($2.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,000 ($1.85)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $136,000 ($125.81)

Raleigh government finances - Revenue in 2021 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $152,000 ($140.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $76,000 ($70.31)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $205,000 ($189.64)
    Fines and Forfeits: $9,000 ($8.33)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $329,000 ($304.35)
    Gas Utilities: $245,000 ($226.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $254,000 ($234.97)
    Other: $13,000 ($12.03)
    Highways: $4,000 ($3.70)
  • Tax - Property: $161,000 ($148.94)
    Public Utilities Sales: $37,000 ($34.23)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $4,000 ($3.70)

Raleigh government finances - Debt in 2021 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $42,000 ($38.85)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $32,000 ($29.60)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000 ($9.25)

Raleigh government finances - Cash and Securities in 2021 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $947,000 ($876.04)

Businesses in Raleigh, MS

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Raleigh:

  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WIZK (1570 AM; daytime; 3 kW; BAY SPRINGS, MS; Owner: M. JEROME HUGHEY)
  • WEEZ (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWDF (720 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICHLAND, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WMOX (1010 AM; 10 kW; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MAGNOLIA STATE B/C CO., INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WIIN (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RIDGELAND, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WSLI (930 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: SPORTSRAD, INC.)
  • WTWZ (1120 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLINTON, MS; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Raleigh:

  • WQST-FM (92.5 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WKZW (94.3 FM; SANDERSVILLE, MS; Owner: BLAKENEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKXI-FM (107.5 FM; MAGEE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WMAW-FM (88.1 FM; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WNSL (100.3 FM; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDBT (95.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMSI-FM (102.9 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WHER (99.3 FM; HEIDELBERG, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMBU (89.1 FM; FOREST, MS; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WSTZ-FM (106.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBBN (95.9 FM; TAYLORSVILLE, MS; Owner: BLAKENEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WUSW (103.7 FM; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMPN-FM (91.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WUSJ (96.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJKX (102.5 FM; ELLISVILLE, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WATP (90.7 FM; LAUREL, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Raleigh:

  • WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • WMAW-TV (Channel 14; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W36CU (Channel 36; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WDBD (Channel 40; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WDBD LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMPN-TV (Channel 29; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WJTV (Channel 12; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W46CL (Channel 46; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W52DE (Channel 52; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W65DE (Channel 65; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W52CS (Channel 52; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W59DE (Channel 59; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W53CE (Channel 53; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W34CH (Channel 34; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • Raleigh, Mississippi
  • Fatal accident count11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents15
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:0
  • Fatalities12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents25
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Mississippi average
  • Fatal accident count4580
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents6614
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1109
  • Fatalities5195
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents10839
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents425
See more detailed statistics of Raleigh fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 207ft / 62.6mTotal length
  • $7,820,000Total costs
  • 11,640Total average daily traffic
  • 1,628Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,810Total future (year 2020) average daily traffic
New bridges in Raleigh, MS - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 22010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Raleigh, MS

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Raleigh)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

85 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 2 1/2 Mi S E Raleigh On Hwy 18 (Lat: 32.017667 Lon: -89.457556), Call Sign: WGQ243, Licensee ID: L00020009,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.900 MHz, Grant Date: 07/19/2011, Expiration Date: 08/22/2021, Cancellation Date: 12/26/2012, Registrant: State Of Mississippi, 3893 Highway 468 West, Pearl, MS 39208, Phone: (601) 933-2605, Fax: (601) 933-2673, Email:

  • 3km S Raleigh, Ms E Side Of Hwy 35 (Lat: 32.017389 Lon: -89.515333), Type: Building, Structure height: 31 m, Overall height: 32 m, Call Sign: KNAR438,
    Assigned Frequencies: 42.0800 MHz, Grant Date: 02/21/2024, Expiration Date: 05/18/2034, Certifier: Stanley Barnett, Registrant: State Of Mississippi, 3893 Hwy. 468 West, Pearl, MS 39208, Phone: (601) 933-2605, Fax: (601) 933-2673, Email:

  • Magee Raleigh Rd 7.2 Mi Sw (Lat: 31.961833 Lon: -89.565083), Structure height: 56 m, Call Sign: KKK48, Licensee ID: L00008706,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.310 MHz, Grant Date: 09/09/2003, Expiration Date: 09/16/2013, Cancellation Date: 09/29/2004, Registrant: Chevron Usa Inc, 1001 G St Nw Ste 500 W, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (713) 561-3640

  • 7.2 Mi Sw (Lat: 31.961833 Lon: -89.565083), Call Sign: KKY458, Licensee ID: L00008706,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.110 MHz, 153.110 MHz, Grant Date: 09/09/2003, Expiration Date: 09/16/2013, Cancellation Date: 09/29/2004, Registrant: Chevron Usa Inc, 1001 G St Nw Ste 500 W, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (713) 561-3640

  • W/S Smith Co. 503, 2.5 Mi. N/O Ms 540 (Lat: 32.042944 Lon: -89.646472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 89.9 m, Call Sign: KQX403,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.455 MHz, 150.965 MHz, Grant Date: 01/26/2012, Expiration Date: 01/08/2022, Cancellation Date: 03/19/2022, Registrant: South Mississippi Electric Power Association (Smepa), 3730 Kirby Drive, Suite 1200, Hattiesburg, MS 39404-5849, Phone: (601) 268-2083, Fax: (601) 261-2395, Email:

  • Lat: 31.968111 Lon: -89.577167, Call Sign: WQNL421,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.042 MHz, Grant Date: 01/23/2021, Expiration Date: 03/14/2031, Certifier: Carroll Hankins, Registrant: Cara Enterprises, Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

  • Lat: 32.033222 Lon: -89.521667, Call Sign: WRUM703,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.237 MHz, 464.762 MHz, 464.937 MHz, 469.237 MHz, 469.762 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2022, Expiration Date: 09/13/2032, Certifier: Robert Miles, Registrant: Ozborn Communications, LLC, Post Office Box 307, Canton, MS 39046, Phone: (601) 859-3433, Fax: (601) 859-7828, Email:


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KA5JXF, Grant Date: 10/13/1987, Expiration Date: 10/13/1997, Cancellation Date: 10/14/1999, Registrant: Marvin E Scott, Rt 2 Box 143, Raleigh, MS 39153

  • Call Sign: N5ZRX, Licensee ID: L00450329, Grant Date: 11/15/2022, Expiration Date: 03/24/2032, Certifier: Michael M King, Registrant: Michael M King, 2001 Hwy 37, Raleigh, MS 39153

  • Call Sign: WJ5P, Licensee ID: L00681688, Grant Date: 04/29/2023, Expiration Date: 07/27/2033, Certifier: Lee W Ely Ii, Registrant: Lee W Ely Ii, 621 Hwy 501, Raleigh, MS 39153

  • Call Sign: KE5DHE, Licensee ID: L00949560, Grant Date: 10/17/2014, Expiration Date: 12/08/2024, Certifier: Jerrel T Bowen, Registrant: Jerrel T Bowen, 268 White Oak Ave, Raleigh, MS 39153-6082

  • Call Sign: KI5GDI, Licensee ID: L02287442, Grant Date: 08/22/2019, Expiration Date: 08/22/2029, Certifier: Thomas F Boggan Jr, Registrant: Thomas F Boggan Jr, 745 Scr 132 A, Raleigh, MS 39153

  • Call Sign: KI5RRZ, Licensee ID: L02485419, Grant Date: 09/20/2021, Expiration Date: 09/20/2031, Certifier: Garrett Bradshaw, Registrant: Garrett Bradshaw, 5326 Scr 581, Raleigh, MS 39153


FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22-135 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2554A, N2554A, N-2554A, Serial Number: 22-850, Year manufactured: 1952, Airworthiness Date: 10/01/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 04/24/2013
    Registrant (Individual): David W James, 29079 Highway 18 E, Raleigh, MS 39153
  • Aircraft: LEFEVER PAUL M VANS RV8 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 96PR, N96PR, N-96PR, Serial Number: 80299, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 04/03/2002, Certificate Issue Date: 02/19/2002
    Registrant (Individual): Charley C Harris, 714 Scr 115 S, Raleigh, MS 39153

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 29. The highest number of fires - 51 took place in 2010, and the least - 6 in 2004. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Raleigh, MS When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (46.1%), and Structure Fires (33.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Raleigh, MS
    • 22446.1%Outside Fires
    • 16133.1%Structure Fires
    • 6513.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 367.4%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Raleigh, MS
Most common first names in Raleigh, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4178.1 years
William3476.9 years
James3469.8 years
Robert2571.5 years
Mary2374.7 years
Willie1571.0 years
Annie1478.9 years
Charles1263.3 years
George1172.6 years
Billy1167.7 years
Most common last names in Raleigh, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Thornton6077.5 years
Craft4878.0 years
Thompson2580.0 years
Bowen2367.2 years
Martin1975.0 years
Smith1879.8 years
Jones1769.7 years
Rogers1677.2 years
Boykin1680.6 years
Johnson1673.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Raleigh, MS
  • 75.8%Electricity
  • 22.3%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Raleigh, MS
  • 88.0%Electricity
  • 12.0%Utility gas


Raleigh compared to Mississippi state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 2 pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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