Braxton, Mississippi

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Braxton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 22 miles SE of Jackson, Mississippi (center to center)
Nearest Large City 143 miles N of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Simpson
Standard Zip Codes 39044
Phone Area Codes 601
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.025
Longitude -89.97

Braxton Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station D LO 2 SW
Distance 5.6 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 57 F
Apr Temp 49 to 76 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 49 to 78 F
Annual Precip 60.1 inches
Distance 21.2 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 23 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 58 F
Apr Temp 51 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 78 F
Annual Precip 60.6 inches
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Braxton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 181 100%
Male 84 46.4%
Female 97 53.6%
Under 18 49 27.1%
18+ 132 72.9%
65+ 27 14.9%
Median Age 35.9
Average Family Size 3.09
White 174 96.1%
African-American 6 3.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.6%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Braxton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 184
Growth 3
Growth % 1.7%

Braxton 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
US/American 60.6%
Irish 10.6%
German 9.6%
Scotch-Irish 6.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 4.3%
Italian 3.2%
English 2.1%
Norwegian 2.1%
Scottish 1.1%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Braxton 181 $43,036
Brandon 16,436 $63,098
Florence 2,396 $46,250
Georgetown 344 $31,000
Magee 4,200 $24,176
Mendenhall 2,555 $32,656
Puckett 354 $41,000
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