Burnsville, Mississippi

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Burnsville, Mississippi

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Burnsville Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Burnsville Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Burnsville, Mississippi

Comparing Burnsville 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
Female Share of the Population 8 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 6
Male Share of the Population 3 6
Senior Citizens 2 2
Age of the Population 2 4
Well-Paid Single Men 1 3
Racial Diversity 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 6 4
Portion of People Married 3 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 2 1
People in Middle Class or Better 1 5
Median Family Income 1 4
People Above Poverty 1 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 5 4
Working at Home 1 3
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Affordability of Rents 10 8
Housing Recently Built 9 7
People Living Alone 6 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 6 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 3

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Burnsville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 60 miles SE of Jackson, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City 100 miles E of Memphis, Tennessee
County Tishomingo
Standard Zip Codes 38833
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.84
Longitude -88.314

Burnsville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station IUKA 5S
Distance 10.5 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 47 F
Apr Temp 44 to 71 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 72 F
Annual Precip 60.6 inches
Distance 12.6 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 49 F
Apr Temp 51 to 74 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 75 F
Annual Precip 56.6 inches
Station RIPLEY
Distance 36.8 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 48 F
Apr Temp 46 to 72 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 73 F
Annual Precip 58.2 inches
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Burnsville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,034 100%
Male 482 46.6%
Female 552 53.4%
Under 18 307 29.7%
18+ 727 70.3%
65+ 99 9.6%
Median Age 32.3
Average Family Size 3.06
White 1,014 98.1%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 16 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 13 1.3%

Estimated Burnsville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,040
Growth 6
Growth % 0.6%

Burnsville 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 54.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 18.3%
Irish 9.7%
English 7.1%
European 2.2%
Scotch-Irish 2%
German 1.6%
Italian 1.2%
Dutch 1.1%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
Scottish 0.5%
Polish 0.5%
Armenian 0.4%
British 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Doskie (38833)
Holts (38833)
Leedy (38833)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Burnsville 1,034 $27,679
Corinth 14,054 $35,232
Farmington 1,810 $41,696
Glen 286 $27,813
Iuka 3,059 $36,863
Paden 106 $43,000
Rienzi 330 $31,375
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