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Chickasaw County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2019: 17,145 (15% urban, 85% rural); it was 19,440 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 2,448
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 2,452
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 5,645
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,739 (it was 1,608 in 2000)
% of renters here:

22%
State:

30%

Land area: 502 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 34 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Chickasaw County: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (35.8%), Educational, health and social services (17.8%), Retail trade (11.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 78%
  • Government: 14%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 8%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Chickasaw County, MS (2019)
    • 8,51149.1%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7,73344.6%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8695.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1701.0%Two or more races
    • 340.2%Asian alone
    • 110.06%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 40.02%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

38.6 years
Mississippi median age:

38.3 years
Males: 8,216  (47.9%)
Females: 8,929  (52.1%)
Average household size:
Chickasaw County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $37,124 ($26,364 in 1999)
This county:

$37,124
Mississippi:

$45,792

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $420 (lower quartile is $299, upper quartile is $456)
This county:

$420
State:

$598


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $71,641 (it was $46,800 in 2000)
Chickasaw:

$71,641
Mississippi:

$128,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $37,031 - $126,320
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $892
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $359

Institutionalized population: 198

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 5
  • Assaults: 17
  • Burglaries: 35
  • Thefts: 24
  • Auto thefts: 0

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 1
  • Robberies: 6
  • Assaults: 20
  • Burglaries: 39
  • Thefts: 27
  • Auto thefts: 0
Chickasaw County, MS map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $84,400
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $48,600
  • 1999: 5 buildings, average cost: $34,000
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $67,800
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $49,300
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $41,000
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $57,300
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $56,400
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $42,800
  • 2006: 9 buildings, average cost: $62,600
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $130,700
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $95,200
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $140,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $70,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $194,300
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $90,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $182,600
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $81,300
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $100,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Chickasaw, MS residents
Average permit cost in Chickasaw, MS
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $826 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $574 (0.9%)

Distribution of median household income in Chickasaw, MS in 2019
Distribution of house value in Chickasaw, MS in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Chickasaw, MS in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 19.9%
Chickasaw County:

19.9%
Mississippi:

19.6%
(11.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.3% for Black residents, 2.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 38.6 years old
(Males: 37.7 years old, Females: 39.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.6 years old, Black residents: 35.9 years old, American Indian residents: 63.0 years old, Asian residents: 26.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 18.1 years old, Other race residents: 17.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Chickasaw County is $421 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $493 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $591 a month.

Cities in this county include: Houston, Okolona, New Houlka, Woodland.

Chickasaw County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Neighboring counties: Cotton County, Oklahoma , Lincoln County, Arkansas , Nevada County, Arkansas , Walker County, Alabama , Jackson County, Georgia , Grayson County, Texas .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

7.2%
Mississippi:

6.0%

Unemployment by year in Chickasaw, MS
County total employment by year in Chickasaw, MS
County average yearly wages by year in Chickasaw, MS

Current college students: 487
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 75.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 311 (26.8% naturalized citizens)

Chickasaw County:

1.8%
Whole state:

2.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 862010 or later
  • 252000 to 2009
  • 131990 to 1999
  • 231980 to 1989
  • 61970 to 1979
  • 11Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 61.5%

Chickasaw County marital status for males Chickasaw County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,388
  • One, attached: 37
  • Two: 155
  • 3 or 4: 146
  • 5 to 9: 239
  • 10 to 19: 20
  • Mobile homes: 1,642
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 18

Housing units in Chickasaw County with a mortgage: 1,821 (79 second mortgage, 125 home equity loan, 21 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 2,621

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

49.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Chickasaw County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,70155
Black Protestant1,83213
Mainline Protestant1,55020
Catholic4092
Other11
None899-
Chickasaw County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Chickasaw County:

3.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Chickasaw County:

5.81 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

1.58 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Chickasaw County:

12.9%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Chickasaw County:

34.2%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

11.4%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Chickasaw County:

Average size of farms: 263 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $35,963
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $156.41
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 71.74%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $36,878
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 24.74%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $34,638
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 92.06%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.57
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.64%
Corn for grain: 3715 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 2205 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 5496 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 15734 harvested acres
Vegetables: 255 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 41 acres

Earthquake activity:

Chickasaw County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Mississippi state average. It is 246% greater 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 141.8 miles away from Chickasaw County 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 103.6 miles away from the county center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 64.8 miles away from the county 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 188.6 miles away from the county center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 150.8 miles away from Chickasaw County center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 193.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: April 12, 2020, FEMA Id: 4536, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Mississippi Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4528, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: January 10, 2020 - January 11, 2020, FEMA Id: 4478, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Mississippi Severe Storm, Straight-line Winds, And Flooding, Incident Period: October 26, 2019, FEMA Id: 4470, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood, Wind
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, And Flooding, Incident Period: February 22, 2019 - March 29, 2019, FEMA Id: 4429, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 23, 2015 to December 28, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4248: January 04, 2016, FEMA Id: 4248, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Associated Flooding, Incident Period: April 15, 2011 to April 28, 2011, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1972: April 29, 2011, FEMA Id: 1972, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Mississippi Hurricane Katrina, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1604: August 29, 2005, FEMA Id: 1604, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Hurricane Dennis, Incident Period: July 10, 2005 to July 15, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1594: July 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 1594, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and High Winds, Incident Period: May 05, 2003 to May 08, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1470: May 23, 2003, FEMA Id: 1470, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Chickasaw County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 10, Floods: 8, Winds: 8, Freezes: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Chickasaw

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 5,077 (84.2%)
  • Carpooled: 675 (11.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 63 (1.0%)
  • Walked: 31 (0.5%)
  • Worked at home: 181 (3.0%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Manufacturing (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (37%)
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (68%)
  • Honduras (11%)
  • India (7%)
  • Germany (3%)
  • Philippines (3%)
  • England (2%)
  • Russia (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Chickasaw County


  • American (30%)
  • English (3%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • German (1%)
  • African (1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Dutch (0%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Chickasaw County, Mississippi in 2000:

  • 139 people in nursing homes
  • 50 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 19 people in other group homes

People in group quarters in Chickasaw County, Mississippi in 2010:

  • 128 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 70 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 8 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $41,707.

4.40% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,122 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.40%
Mississippi average:

6.54%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.71% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($21,395 average AGI)
0.68% relocated from other states ($4,727 average AGI)
Chickasaw County:

0.68%
Mississippi average:

2.61%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Lee County, MS  0.83% ($22,451 average AGI)
from Monroe County, MS  0.73% ($23,444)
from Calhoun County, MS  0.60% ($26,378)
from Pontotoc County, MS  0.60% ($24,919)


5.38% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,609 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.38%
Mississippi average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.83% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($23,875 average AGI)
0.55% relocated to other states ($2,734 average AGI)
Chickasaw County:

0.55%
Mississippi average:

2.94%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Lee County, MS  1.57% ($26,684 average AGI)
to Pontotoc County, MS  0.72% ($29,822)
to Monroe County, MS  0.63% ($27,333)
to Calhoun County, MS  0.55% ($26,559)
to Clay County, MS  0.37% ($24,957)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 16.9
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.5

Births per 1000 population in Chickasaw County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Chickasaw County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 10.3
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 12.9

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Chickasaw County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 17.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 5.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Chickasaw County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Chickasaw County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Chickasaw County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Chickasaw County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Chickasaw County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Chickasaw County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 3,574 (2,476 aged, 1,098 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 665 (13%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Chickasaw County, Mississippi in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (499)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (234)
  • Congestive heart failure (136)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (82)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (39)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (37)
  • Sudden cardiac death, so described (34)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (31)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (21)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 18%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 5.18
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,176
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 435
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 41,904

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,392
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 985
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 22
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 68

Crimes per 100,000 population in 1996: 1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,145
  • Male householders: 2,630 (844 living alone), Female householders: 3,823 (1,303 living alone)
  • 2,669 spouses (2,661 opposite-sex spouses), 182 unmarried partners, (182 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 5,390 children (5,067 natural, 61 adopted, 251 stepchildren), 983 grandchildren, 289 brothers or sisters, 184 parents, 0 foster children, 317 other relatives, 223 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 458

Size of family households: 1,923 2-persons, 979 3-persons, 866 4-persons, 365 5-persons, 57 6-persons, 109 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,150 1-person, 123 2-persons.

1,884 married couples with children.
1,398 single-parent households (91 men, 1,307 women).

96.1% of residents of Chickasaw speak English at home.
3.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 30% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (40% speak English very well, 60% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $126,746,000 ($6,561 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,401,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $52,316,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $26,989,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,628,000
Federal grants: $37,032,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,994,000 ($1,107,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,786,000 ($804,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $258,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $3,037,000
Federal Government insurance: $4,314,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 1,698
Here:

89 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,010
Here:

53 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +127
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,024
Here -53 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Chickasaw County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.38 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.9
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.8
State:

4.7

Year house built in Chickasaw County, Mississippi
  • Year house built in Chickasaw County, Mississippi
  • 1992014 or later
  • 602010 to 2013
  • 5722000 to 2009
  • 1,3231990 to 1999
  • 1,4401980 to 1989
  • 1,7021970 to 1979
  • 1,2991960 to 1969
  • 4541950 to 1959
  • 2191940 to 1949
  • 4221939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Chickasaw County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Chickasaw County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Chickasaw County, Mississippi
  • 211 room
  • 242 rooms
  • 533 rooms
  • 4264 rooms
  • 1,1085 rooms
  • 1,1306 rooms
  • 8087 rooms
  • 4208 rooms
  • 4219+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chickasaw County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chickasaw County, Mississippi
  • 41 room
  • 382 rooms
  • 553 rooms
  • 6814 rooms
  • 6605 rooms
  • 3856 rooms
  • 1157 rooms
  • 778 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Chickasaw County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Chickasaw County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Chickasaw County, Mississippi
  • 26no bedroom
  • 731 bedroom
  • 6682 bedrooms
  • 2,7863 bedrooms
  • 6764 bedrooms
  • 2025+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chickasaw County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Chickasaw County, Mississippi
  • 4no bedroom
  • 1491 bedroom
  • 9112 bedrooms
  • 7103 bedrooms
  • 2054 bedrooms
  • 75+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Chickasaw County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Chickasaw County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Chickasaw County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 185no vehicle
  • 1,1841 vehicle
  • 1,5232 vehicles
  • 9273 vehicles
  • 4144 vehicles
  • 2185+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Chickasaw County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Chickasaw County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 295no vehicle
  • 1,1281 vehicle
  • 4672 vehicles
  • 973 vehicles
  • 284 vehicles
  • 55+ vehicles

91.1% of Chickasaw County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 33% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 71% lived in Mississippi.

Chickasaw County:

91.1%
State average:

86.9%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 14,555
  • Other state: 2,214
  • Northeast: 63
  • Midwest: 643
  • South: 1,276
  • West: 225
Year householders moved into unit in Chickasaw County, MS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Chickasaw County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 50.2%Electricity
  • 27.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 20.0%Utility gas
  • 2.3%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 47.3%Electricity
  • 32.0%Utility gas
  • 18.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.6%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 46
Here:

2.4%
Mississippi:

11.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 54
Here:

7.5%
Mississippi:

13.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 123
Here:

16.9%
Mississippi:

10.9%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Chickasaw County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $8,763,000
  • Construction - Public Welfare Institutions: $2,345,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $4,766,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,356,000
    Regular Highways: $1,481,000
    Police Protection: $1,352,000
    Financial Administration: $1,334,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,233,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $588,000
    Health - Other: $584,000
    Solid Waste Management: $248,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $184,000
    General Public Buildings: $164,000
    Local Fire Protection: $142,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $122,000
    General - Other: $50,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $569,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $462,000
    Other - Libraries: $77,000
    Other - Health - Other: $30,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $28,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $75,000
    Highways: $33,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,568,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,477,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,242,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $150,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $406,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $319,000
    Rents: $24,000
    Interest Earnings: $19,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,135,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $637,000
    General Local Government Support: $408,000
    Other: $335,000
    Health and Hospitals: $323,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,300,000
    Other License: $500,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,682,000

Chickasaw County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $8,763,000
  • Construction - Public Welfare Institutions: $2,345,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $4,766,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,356,000
    Regular Highways: $1,481,000
    Police Protection: $1,352,000
    Financial Administration: $1,334,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,233,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $588,000
    Health - Other: $584,000
    Solid Waste Management: $248,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $184,000
    General Public Buildings: $164,000
    Local Fire Protection: $142,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $122,000
    General - Other: $50,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $569,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $462,000
    Other - Libraries: $77,000
    Other - Health - Other: $30,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $28,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $75,000
    Highways: $33,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,568,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,477,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,242,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $150,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $406,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $319,000
    Rents: $24,000
    Interest Earnings: $19,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,135,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $637,000
    General Local Government Support: $408,000
    Other: $335,000
    Health and Hospitals: $323,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,300,000
    Other License: $500,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,682,000

Chickasaw County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $8,763,000
  • Construction - Public Welfare Institutions: $2,345,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $4,766,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,356,000
    Regular Highways: $1,481,000
    Police Protection: $1,352,000
    Financial Administration: $1,334,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,233,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $588,000
    Health - Other: $584,000
    Solid Waste Management: $248,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $184,000
    General Public Buildings: $164,000
    Local Fire Protection: $142,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $122,000
    General - Other: $50,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $569,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $462,000
    Other - Libraries: $77,000
    Other - Health - Other: $30,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $28,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $75,000
    Highways: $33,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,568,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,477,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,242,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $150,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $406,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $319,000
    Rents: $24,000
    Interest Earnings: $19,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,135,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $637,000
    General Local Government Support: $408,000
    Other: $335,000
    Health and Hospitals: $323,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,300,000
    Other License: $500,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,682,000

Chickasaw County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Charges - Other: $8,763,000
  • Construction - Public Welfare Institutions: $2,345,000
  • Current Operations - Public Welfare Institutions: $4,766,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,356,000
    Regular Highways: $1,481,000
    Police Protection: $1,352,000
    Financial Administration: $1,334,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,233,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $588,000
    Health - Other: $584,000
    Solid Waste Management: $248,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $184,000
    General Public Buildings: $164,000
    Local Fire Protection: $142,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $122,000
    General - Other: $50,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $569,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $462,000
    Other - Libraries: $77,000
    Other - Health - Other: $30,000
    Other - Central Staff Services: $28,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $75,000
    Highways: $33,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,568,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,477,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,242,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $150,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $406,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $319,000
    Rents: $24,000
    Interest Earnings: $19,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,135,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $637,000
    General Local Government Support: $408,000
    Other: $335,000
    Health and Hospitals: $323,000
  • Tax - Property: $5,300,000
    Other License: $500,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,682,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 944
  • Number of aged recipients: 125
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 819
  • Number of recipients under 18: 151
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 541
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 252
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 415
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 397
Most common first names in Chickasaw County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James18870.6 years
William13973.6 years
Mary12878.0 years
John12873.7 years
Willie8974.5 years
Robert7473.8 years
Annie7380.0 years
George5972.4 years
Charles5964.8 years
Henry4974.3 years
Most common last names in Chickasaw County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith9576.6 years
Davis6874.9 years
Griffin6473.0 years
Moore5971.8 years
Johnson5472.4 years
Williams4475.3 years
Buchanan4171.4 years
Jones3972.0 years
Hill3875.6 years
Gates3869.4 years
Businesses in Chickasaw County, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Penske1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In2
H&R Block2Subway2
Hardee's1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS1
McDonald's1Walmart1