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Copiah County, Mississippi (MS)

County population in 2018: 28,699 (34% urban, 66% rural); it was 28,757 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,037
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,258
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 8,095
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,413 (it was 2,047 in 2000)
% of renters here:

20%
State:

30%

Land area: 777 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 37 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Copiah County: 79.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (31.8%), Information (16.9%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 66%
  • Government: 16%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 15%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%
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  • Races in Copiah County, MS (2018)
    • 15,00952.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 12,55843.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8763.0%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1680.6%Two or more races
    • 840.3%Asian alone
    • 270.09%Some other race alone
    • 80.03%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
Median resident age:

38.7 years
Mississippi median age:

37.7 years
Males: 13,670  (47.6%)
Females: 15,029  (52.4%)
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Average household size:
Copiah County:

2.0 people
Mississippi:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2018: $41,426 ($26,358 in 1999)
This county:

$41,426
Mississippi:

$44,717

Median contract rent in 2018 for apartments: $486 (lower quartile is $368, upper quartile is $574)
This county:

$486
State:

$591


Estimated median house or condo value in 2018: $105,424 (it was $52,300 in 2000)
Copiah:

$105,424
Mississippi:

$123,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $66,188 - $161,808
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,040
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $341

Institutionalized population: 150
Copiah County, MS map from a distance

Health of residents in Copiah County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2013 to 2019:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.3. This is worse than average.
63.6% of residents exercised in the past month. This is less than average.
37.5% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is less than average.
41.2% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
64.1% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 202 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 174 pounds. This is more than average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $114,700
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $110,000
  • 2000: 10 buildings, average cost: $34,800
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $84,700
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $51,200
  • 2003: 13 buildings, average cost: $76,200
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $57,100
  • 2005: 15 buildings, average cost: $51,200
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $94,100
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $82,100
  • 2008: 10 buildings, average cost: $95,500
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $103,300
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $72,300
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $79,600
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $101,800
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $60,000
  • 2015: 0 buildings
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $215,000
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $160,500
  • 2018: 7 buildings, average cost: $145,200
  • 2019: 5 buildings, average cost: $231,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Copiah, MS residents
Average permit cost in Copiah, MS
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2018: $862 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2018: $466 (0.5%)

Distribution of median household income in Copiah, MS in 2018
Distribution of house value in Copiah, MS in 2018
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Copiah, MS in 2018
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2018: 22.7%
Copiah County:

22.7%
Mississippi:

19.7%
(12.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.8% for Black residents, 11.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.4% for other race residents, 26.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2018: 38.7 years old
(Males: 37.5 years old, Females: 39.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.6 years old, Black residents: 34.2 years old, American Indian residents: 80.4 years old, Asian residents: 30.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20.5 years old, Other race residents: 32.2 years old)

Area name: Jackson, MS HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Copiah County is $528 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $613 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $737 a month.

Cities in this county include: Crystal Springs, Hazlehurst, Wesson, Georgetown, Beauregard.

Copiah County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Copiah County: Double S Farms (A), Dupre Farms (B), Craft Poultry Farm (C), Camp Mondamin (D), Pokal (E), Old Pearl Volunteer Fire Department (F), Station 7 Fire Department (G), Pinola Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (H), Pinola Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (I), Harrisville Volunteer Fire Department (J). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Copiah County include: New Zion Church (A), Oak Grove Church (B), Oak Ridge Church (C), Palestine Baptist Church (D), Pilgrim Rest Church (E), Zion Hill Church (F), Riverside Chapel (G), Pine Grove Church (H), New Hym Missionary Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: McLaurin Cemetery (1), Old Gum Springs Cemetery (2), Overby Cemetery (3), Merit Cemetery (4), Pine Ridge Cemetery (5), Everett Cemetery (6), Old Saint Peter Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Dickerson Lake (A), Martin Lake (B), Simpson Legion State Fishing Lake (C), Peacock Lake (D), Phillips Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Beaver Branch (A), Barron Creek (B), Banks Creek (C), Walker Taylor Branch (D), Cat Branch (E), Allen Creek (F), Campbell Creek (G), Uspoha Creek (H), Cottonseed Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Concordia Parish, Louisiana , Crenshaw County, Alabama , Grant Parish, Louisiana , Clay County, Georgia , Jasper County , Newton County , Effingham County, Georgia .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

6.8%
Mississippi:

6.0%

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

Current college students: 1,605
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 585 (38.7% naturalized citizens)

Copiah County:

2.0%
Whole state:

2.4%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 3532010 or later
  • 1712000 to 2009
  • 651990 to 1999
  • 721980 to 1989
  • 271970 to 1979
  • 61Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 52.0%

Copiah County marital status for males Copiah County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 8,253
  • One, attached: 9
  • Two: 199
  • 3 or 4: 121
  • 5 to 9: 181
  • 10 to 19: 10
  • Mobile homes: 3,506
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 52

Housing units in Copiah County with a mortgage: 2,941 (57 second mortgage, 175 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,690

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

48.3% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Copiah County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant12,63058
Mainline Protestant2,70427
Black Protestant2,23117
Other5104
Catholic2802
None11,094-
Copiah 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
Copiah County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.


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

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Copiah County:

6.14 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 11
This county:

3.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Copiah County:

13.2%
Mississippi:

12.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Copiah County:

37.8%
State:

33.1%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.8%
State:

14.4%

Agriculture in Copiah County:

Average size of farms: 228 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $58,811
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $191.88
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 93.25%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $62,424
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 9.06%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $23,963
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 94.93%
Average age of principal farm operators: 59 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.91
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 4.27%
Corn for grain: 464 harvested acres
Vegetables: 546 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 163 acres

Tornado activity:

Copiah County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 1087152.3 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 15 fatalities and 363 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 1/10/1975, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 9 people and injured 210 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Copiah County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Mississippi state average. It is 180% 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 191.7 miles away from Copiah County 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 212.1 miles away from the county 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 260.9 miles away from the county center
On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 232.9 miles away from the county center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 154.3 miles away from Copiah County center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 196.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Mississippi Severe Storms, Flooding, And Mudslides, Incident Period: February 10, 2020 - February 18, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4538-MS: April 23, 2020, FEMA Id: 4538, Natural disaster type: Storm, Mudslide, Flood
  • Mississippi Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4528, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Mississippi Tropical Storm Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 11, 2012, Emergency Declared EM-3348: August 28, 2012, FEMA Id: 3348, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Mississippi Hurricane Isaac, Incident Period: August 26, 2012 to September 11, 2012, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4081: August 29, 2012, FEMA Id: 4081, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Mississippi Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 28, 2008 to September 08, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1794: September 22, 2008, FEMA Id: 1794, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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 Severe Storms, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: April 06, 2003 to April 25, 2003, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1459: April 24, 2003, FEMA Id: 1459, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Mississippi Tropical Storm Isidore, Incident Period: September 23, 2002 to October 06, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1436: October 01, 2002, FEMA Id: 1436, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Mississippi High Winds, Severe Storm, Tornadoes, Incident Period: November 21, 1992 to November 22, 1992, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-968: November 25, 1992, FEMA Id: 968, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Wind
  • Mississippi Flooding, Severe Storm, Tornado, Incident Period: January 24, 1990 to March 15, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-859: February 28, 1990, FEMA Id: 859, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 7 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Copiah County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricanes: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Freeze: 1, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2018 - Copiah

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,818 (87.0%)
  • Carpooled: 661 (8.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 7 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 27 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 140 (1.8%)
  • Worked at home: 190 (2.4%)
Class of Workers in 2018
Most common industries in 2018 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2018


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2018


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common occupations in 2018 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2018


  • Transportation occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2018


  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (41%)
  • India (22%)
  • Guatemala (20%)
  • Yemen (4%)
  • Spain (2%)
  • Ethiopia (2%)
  • Colombia (2%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Copiah County


  • American (9%)
  • English (3%)
  • Irish (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • German (1%)
  • African (0%)

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

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

  • 794 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 234 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 121 people in nursing homes
  • 69 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 28 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 499 people in college/university student housing
  • 342 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 150 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 36 people in group homes intended for adults
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $43,091.

4.53% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($32,927 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.53%
Mississippi average:

6.54%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.77% relocated from other counties in Mississippi ($29,095 average AGI)
0.76% relocated from other states ($3,832 average AGI)
Copiah County:

0.76%
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 Hinds County, MS  1.27% ($36,008 average AGI)
from Rankin County, MS  0.63% ($36,443)
from Lincoln County, MS  0.53% ($32,558)
from Madison County, MS  0.22% ($30,952)


4.86% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($33,648 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.86%
Mississippi average:

6.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
3.87% relocated to other counties in Mississippi ($25,766 average AGI)
0.98% relocated to other states ($7,882 average AGI)
Copiah County:

0.98%
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 Hinds County, MS  1.42% ($29,245 average AGI)
to Lincoln County, MS  0.73% ($30,268)
to Rankin County, MS  0.48% ($40,617)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.6

Births per 1000 population in Copiah County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 10.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 11.1

Deaths per 1000 population in Copiah County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 14.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.5

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Copiah County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 15.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Copiah County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Copiah County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Copiah County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Copiah County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Copiah County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Copiah County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 5,122 (3,644 aged, 1,478 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,021 (13%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (679)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (383)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (270)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (170)
  • Congestive heart failure (161)
  • Cardiac arrest, unspecified (160)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (118)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (115)
  • Unspecified dementia (72)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (35)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 3.43
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4,271
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 168
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 38,438

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,615
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,090
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 10

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 17
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 58

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7

Household type by relationship:

Households: 28,699
  • In family households: 24,135 (2,701 male householders, 3,836 female householders)
    4,294 spouses, 9,503 children (9,073 natural, 88 adopted, 328 stepchildren), 1,686 grandchildren, 509 brothers or sisters, 433 parents, 750 other relatives, 433 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,476 (1,382 male householders (1,242 living alone)), 1,721 female householders (1,632 living alone)), 378 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,050

Size of family households: 2,889 2-persons, 1,410 3-persons, 1,241 4-persons, 696 5-persons, 214 6-persons, 76 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 2,875 1-person, 192 2-persons, 21 3-persons, 5 4-persons.

2,956 married couples with children.
2,163 single-parent households (333 men, 1,830 women).

97.1% of residents of Copiah speak English at home.
2.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (41% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 25% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak other language at home (19% speak English very well, 81% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $203,735,000 ($6,989 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $7,286,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $85,653,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $50,329,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $751,000
Federal grants: $47,810,000
Federal procurement contracts: $12,291,000 ($1,004,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $6,901,000 ($2,711,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $427,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $6,264,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,899,000

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

Births: 2,359
Here:

81 per 1000 residents
State:

78 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,485
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

51 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +25
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+4 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -459
Here -16 per 1000 residents
State -4 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Copiah County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.21 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.9
State:

4.7

Year house built in Copiah County, Mississippi
  • Year house built in Copiah County, Mississippi
  • 3312014 or later
  • 2412010 to 2013
  • 1,7142000 to 2009
  • 1,7371990 to 1999
  • 1,8611980 to 1989
  • 2,5261970 to 1979
  • 1,1761960 to 1969
  • 8881950 to 1959
  • 3641940 to 1949
  • 1,4961939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Copiah County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Copiah County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Copiah County, Mississippi
  • 851 room
  • 62 rooms
  • 1453 rooms
  • 1,0344 rooms
  • 2,4925 rooms
  • 1,4576 rooms
  • 1,1337 rooms
  • 5808 rooms
  • 5789+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Copiah County, Mississippi
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Copiah County, Mississippi
  • 111 room
  • 152 rooms
  • 1143 rooms
  • 5704 rooms
  • 8695 rooms
  • 2496 rooms
  • 1367 rooms
  • 358 rooms
  • 629+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Copiah County, Mississippi
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Copiah County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Copiah County, Mississippi
  • 84no bedroom
  • 451 bedroom
  • 1,2202 bedrooms
  • 4,8443 bedrooms
  • 1,1754 bedrooms
  • 1805+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Copiah County, Mississippi
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Copiah County, Mississippi
  • 11no bedroom
  • 1181 bedroom
  • 7312 bedrooms
  • 8843 bedrooms
  • 2744 bedrooms
  • 475+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Copiah County, Mississippi in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Copiah County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Copiah County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 345no vehicle
  • 2,0271 vehicle
  • 2,9692 vehicles
  • 1,5613 vehicles
  • 3634 vehicles
  • 3085+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Copiah County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Copiah County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 328no vehicle
  • 1,0601 vehicle
  • 4372 vehicles
  • 1523 vehicles
  • 564 vehicles
  • 275+ vehicles

93.2% of Copiah County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 31% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 67% lived in Mississippi.

Copiah County:

93.2%
State average:

87.4%

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

  • This state: 24,349
  • Other state: 3,696
  • Northeast: 161
  • Midwest: 1,170
  • South: 2,016
  • West: 374
Year householders moved into unit in Copiah County, MS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Copiah County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 50.2%Electricity
  • 24.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 21.0%Utility gas
  • 3.7%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 55.6%Electricity
  • 27.3%Utility gas
  • 14.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.7%Wood
  • 0.5%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 413
Here:

13.8%
Mississippi:

10.1%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 191
Here:

12.9%
Mississippi:

12.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 172
Here:

9.4%
Mississippi:

12.6%

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

Copiah County government finances - Expenditure in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,400,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $14,600,000
    Other: $1,911,000
    Regular Highways: $3,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $751,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $15,057,000
    Regular Highways: $5,240,000
    Police Protection: $2,833,000
    Financial Administration: $1,170,000
    General - Other: $1,158,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,001,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $997,000
    Correctional Institutions: $599,000
    Local Fire Protection: $559,000
    Health - Other: $464,000
    General Public Buildings: $432,000
    Parks and Recreation: $219,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $79,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $12,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,388,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $964,000
    Other - Health - Other: $65,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $13,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,435,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,203,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,438,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $205,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $1,980,000
    Interest Earnings: $285,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $278,000
    General Revenue - Other: $267,000
    Sale of Property: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $394,000
    Hospitals: $152,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,794,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $583,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $954,000
    General Local Government Support: $505,000
    Other: $440,000
    Health and Hospitals: $238,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,097,000
    Other License: $354,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,443,000

Copiah County government finances - Revenue in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,400,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $14,600,000
    Other: $1,911,000
    Regular Highways: $3,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $751,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $15,057,000
    Regular Highways: $5,240,000
    Police Protection: $2,833,000
    Financial Administration: $1,170,000
    General - Other: $1,158,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,001,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $997,000
    Correctional Institutions: $599,000
    Local Fire Protection: $559,000
    Health - Other: $464,000
    General Public Buildings: $432,000
    Parks and Recreation: $219,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $79,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $12,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,388,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $964,000
    Other - Health - Other: $65,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $13,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,435,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,203,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,438,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $205,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $1,980,000
    Interest Earnings: $285,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $278,000
    General Revenue - Other: $267,000
    Sale of Property: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $394,000
    Hospitals: $152,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,794,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $583,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $954,000
    General Local Government Support: $505,000
    Other: $440,000
    Health and Hospitals: $238,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,097,000
    Other License: $354,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,443,000

Copiah County government finances - Debt in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,400,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $14,600,000
    Other: $1,911,000
    Regular Highways: $3,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $751,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $15,057,000
    Regular Highways: $5,240,000
    Police Protection: $2,833,000
    Financial Administration: $1,170,000
    General - Other: $1,158,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,001,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $997,000
    Correctional Institutions: $599,000
    Local Fire Protection: $559,000
    Health - Other: $464,000
    General Public Buildings: $432,000
    Parks and Recreation: $219,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $79,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $12,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,388,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $964,000
    Other - Health - Other: $65,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $13,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,435,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,203,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,438,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $205,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $1,980,000
    Interest Earnings: $285,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $278,000
    General Revenue - Other: $267,000
    Sale of Property: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $394,000
    Hospitals: $152,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,794,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $583,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $954,000
    General Local Government Support: $505,000
    Other: $440,000
    Health and Hospitals: $238,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,097,000
    Other License: $354,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,443,000

Copiah County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2018:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,400,000
  • Charges - Hospital Public: $14,600,000
    Other: $1,911,000
    Regular Highways: $3,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $751,000
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $15,057,000
    Regular Highways: $5,240,000
    Police Protection: $2,833,000
    Financial Administration: $1,170,000
    General - Other: $1,158,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,001,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $997,000
    Correctional Institutions: $599,000
    Local Fire Protection: $559,000
    Health - Other: $464,000
    General Public Buildings: $432,000
    Parks and Recreation: $219,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $79,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $12,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,388,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Other Higher Education: $964,000
    Other - Health - Other: $65,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $13,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,435,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $37,203,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,438,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $205,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $1,980,000
    Interest Earnings: $285,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $278,000
    General Revenue - Other: $267,000
    Sale of Property: $4,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $394,000
    Hospitals: $152,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,794,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $583,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $954,000
    General Local Government Support: $505,000
    Other: $440,000
    Health and Hospitals: $238,000
  • Tax - Property: $11,097,000
    Other License: $354,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $5,443,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,617
  • Number of aged recipients: 208
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,409
  • Number of recipients under 18: 261
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 963
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 393
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 676
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 675
Most common first names in Copiah County, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James29169.7 years
Mary28077.6 years
John24674.1 years
Willie20774.4 years
William19676.0 years
Robert17370.9 years
Annie10379.6 years
George10273.0 years
Henry9875.2 years
Charles8665.9 years
Most common last names in Copiah County, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith29574.4 years
Johnson16072.5 years
Williams14771.7 years
Brown13174.1 years
Davis10974.3 years
Jones10774.0 years
Jackson10176.1 years
Young9972.1 years
Wilson9075.7 years
Taylor8975.6 years
Businesses in Copiah County, MS
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Popeyes1
Ace Hardware2RadioShack1
Advance Auto Parts2SONIC Drive-In2
Burger King1Subway1
Circle K2Taco Bell1
FedEx4U-Haul3
Ford1UPS1
KFC1Waffle House1
La-Z-Boy2Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
McDonald's2Wendy's1
Pizza Hut2