Bolton, Mississippi

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Bolton, Mississippi

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High Points

Bolton strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Mississippi):

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Bolton Affordability of Rents
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Bolton Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Bolton Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 7% Bolton Well-Paid Single Men
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Bolton Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Bolton, Mississippi

Comparing Bolton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Mississippi (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 9 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 7
Female Share of the Population 9 6
Racial Diversity 8 2
Well-Paid Single Men 7 10
Senior Citizens 5 7
Age of the Population 4 8
Male Share of the Population 2 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 7 6
Portion of People Married 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 8 10
College Educated Adults 8 8
People in Middle Class or Better 3 8
People Above Poverty 2 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 7
Walking and Biking to Work 6 7
Short Commute Times 6 5
Working at Home 2 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 7
Housing Recently Built 6 1

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Bolton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles W of Jackson, Mississippi (center to center)
Nearest Large City 167 miles N of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Hinds
Metro Area Jackson
Standard Zip Codes 39041
Phone Area Codes 601
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.349
Longitude -90.46

Bolton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.8 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 56 F
Apr Temp 51 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 78 F
Annual Precip 57.4 inches
Distance 22.1 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 55 F
Apr Temp 52 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 52 to 77 F
Annual Precip 55.9 inches
Distance 22.8 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 59 F
Apr Temp 52 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 79 F
Annual Precip 57.9 inches
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Bolton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 629 100%
Male 290 46.1%
Female 339 53.9%
Under 18 182 28.9%
18+ 447 71.1%
65+ 98 15.6%
Median Age 35.8
Average Family Size 3.28
White 199 31.6%
African-American 420 66.8%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 10 1.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.3%

Estimated Bolton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 611
Growth -18
Growth % -2.9%

Bolton 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) 73.8%
US/American 6.8%
English 5.4%
Italian 2.9%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
German 2.1%
Irish 1.9%
Dutch 1.6%
African 1.2%
Scottish 0.8%
Polish 0.6%
European 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.4%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Bolton 629 $50,208
Clinton 23,347 $53,482
Edwards 1,347 $31,786
Flora 1,546 $41,324
Flowood 4,750 $49,767
Jackson 184,256 $36,003
Raymond 1,664 $42,639
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