Alligator, Mississippi

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Alligator Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 74 miles E of Pine Bluff, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 82 miles SW of Memphis, Tennessee
County Bolivar
Standard Zip Codes 38720
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.089
Longitude -90.719

Alligator Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.6 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 49 F
Apr Temp 52 to 73 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 52 to 75 F
Annual Precip 54.2 inches
Distance 24.6 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 51 F
Apr Temp 53 to 74 F
Jul Temp 74 to 93 F
Oct Temp 54 to 77 F
Annual Precip 55.1 inches
Distance 31.2 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 49 F
Apr Temp 50 to 73 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 76 F
Annual Precip 51.5 inches
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Alligator Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 220 100%
Male 100 45.5%
Female 120 54.5%
Under 18 86 39.1%
18+ 134 60.9%
65+ 27 12.3%
Median Age 29
Average Family Size 3.27
White 46 20.9%
African-American 170 77.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 4 1.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Alligator Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 205
Growth -15
Growth % -6.8%

Alligator Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 92.4%
Italian 3.4%
French (except Basque) 2.5%
US/American 1.7%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Hillhouse (38720)

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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Alligator 220 $17,083
Clarksdale 20,645 $26,592
Duncan 578 $16,875
Gunnison 633 $21,875
Lyon 418 $56,042
Shelby 2,926 $20,368
Winstonville 319 $17,000
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