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People

Total Population 1,861
Male Share of the Population 51.7%
Female Share of the Population 48.3%
Senior Citizens 20.4%
Employed Population 16+ 503
Age of the Population 42

Families

% of people married 37.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 18.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,307
% Above Poverty Level 70.8%
% Below Poverty Level 29.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 49.2%
Median Gross Rent $381
Median House Value $66,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 46.4%
US/American 0%
English 8.7%
Irish 8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Ackerman Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 91 miles NE of Jackson, Mississippi (center to center)
Nearest Large City 136 miles S of Memphis, Tennessee
County Choctaw
Standard Zip Codes 39735
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.31
Longitude -89.172

Ackerman Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station LOUISVILLE
Distance 13.7 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 53 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 50 to 75 F
Annual Precip 58.8 inches
Station STATE UNIVERSITY
Distance 25 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 52 F
Apr Temp 50 to 74 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 55.4 inches
Station KOSCIUSKO
Distance 30.6 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 54 F
Apr Temp 49 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 60.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Ackerman, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Chester (39735)

Fentress (39735)

Reform (39735)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
French Camp 216 $60,750
Louisville 6,407 $35,096
Mathiston 760 $54,844
McCool 148 $61,250
Sturgis 438 $46,106
Weir 507 $48,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Ackerman High Schools

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ACKERMAN HIGH
280 E MAIN STREET
662-285-3296
Serves 487 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.8

CHOCTAW CO VOCATIONAL COMPLEX
319 E CHURCH
662-285-3205
A Vocational School

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