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Calhoun City, Mississippi


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Calhoun City, Mississippi

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Calhoun City Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Calhoun City Affordability of Property Taxes
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Calhoun City Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Calhoun City, Mississippi

Comparing Calhoun City 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
Compared
to State
Female Share of the Population 10 10
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 7
Senior Citizens 9 10
Racial Diversity 9 5
Age of the Population 7 10
Well-Paid Single Women 3 6
Well-Paid Single Men 1 3
Male Share of the Population 1 1

Families

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Average Household Size 4 2
Portion of People Married 2 7

Wealth

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
College Educated Adults 6 5
People in Middle Class or Better 2 6
People Above Poverty 2 6
Median Family Income 1 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Short Commute Times 7 6
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Public Transportation Use 3 2
Working at Home 1 3

Housing

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
Compared
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Housing Recently Built 7 3
People Living Alone 4 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2

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Calhoun City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 98 miles SE of Memphis, Tennessee
County Calhoun
Standard Zip Codes 38916
P.O. Box Zip Codes 38955
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.855
Longitude -89.311

Calhoun City 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 CALHOUN CITY 2 NW
Distance 2.4 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 52 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 48 to 77 F
Annual Precip 55.8 inches
Station EUPORA 2 E
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 52 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 76 F
Annual Precip 57.3 inches
Station PONTOTOC EXP STN
Distance 27.1 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 49 to 72 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 58.4 inches
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Calhoun City Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,872 100%
Male 790 42.2%
Female 1,082 57.8%
Under 18 469 25.1%
18+ 1,403 74.9%
65+ 412 22%
Median Age 38.9
Average Family Size 2.84
White 1,249 66.7%
African-American 599 32%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.1%
Other 3 0.2%
Mixed Race 18 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 13 0.7%

Estimated Calhoun City Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,815
Growth -57
Growth % -3%

Calhoun City 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) 41.5%
US/American 30.5%
Irish 10.9%
English 7.7%
German 2.4%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
African 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.2%
Scottish 0.9%
Dutch 0.6%
Italian 0.4%
Norwegian 0.2%
Swedish 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
European 0.2%
Pennsylvania German 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Calhoun Cty (38955)
Dentontown (38955)
Sabougla (38955)
Slate Spring (38955)

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)
Calhoun City 1,872 $28,047
Big Creek 127 $31,875
Bruce 2,097 $31,806
Derma 1,023 $31,000
Pittsboro 212 $49,028
Vardaman 1,065 $29,205
Woodland 159 $26,250

Calhoun City Hospitals

CALHOUN HEALTH SERVICES
(Government - Local)
140 BURKE-CALHOUN CITY ROAD
(662) 628-6611
Emergency Service: Yes

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Calhoun City High Schools (2004)

CALHOUN CITY HIGH SCHOOL
201 NORTH BEADLE
662-628-5112
Serves 368 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13

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City, State Similarity   1 Person Houses 65+ College Grads Commute Minutes Family Income Kids 0-4 Non White Pop. Poverty Prop. Crime Seasonal Housing Viol. Crime
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1. Lavonia, Georgia 91.5   27.8% 18.2% 11.2% 17 $28,464 7.6% 30.8% 1,827 29.7% 92.5 0.8% 17.5
2. Williston, Florida 89.5   23.8% 19.8% 10.2% 22 $26,918 7.4% 26.6% 2,297 22.6% 70.1 1.1% 21.8
3. McRae, Georgia 89   31.2% 20.9% 16.4% 21 $37,250 6.8% 44.5% 2,682 19.3% 54.1 0.8% 16
4. Farmerville, Louisiana 88.9   27.7% 17.2% 13.5% 24 $26,756 8% 66% 3,808 30% 52.3 3.1% 14.7
5. Metter, Georgia 86.3   30.7% 20.1% 11.1% 18 $28,073 7.1% 45% 3,879 33.3% 49.5 0.7% 8.5
6. Winnsboro, South Carolina 86.1   29.9% 16.3% 18.8% 18 $29,550 8.3% 59.7% 3,599 24.4% 79.2 0.6% 17
7. Greensboro, Alabama 86   30.4% 19.4% 15.2% 24 $28,990 8.3% 61.7% 2,731 35.3% 70.7 0.9% 12.5
8. Madisonville, Texas 86   26.2% 16.8% 11.2% 22 $29,077 8.7% 43.4% 4,159 23.2% 54.3 1.9% 7
9. Cross City, Florida 85.7   27.9% 17.7% 7.7% 26 $28,884 8.5% 29.5% 1,775 27.2% 46.8 1.9% 7.9
10. Ferriday, Louisiana 85.7   28.5% 17.5% 9.8% 19 $18,636 10.2% 75.9% 3,723 47.4% 45.1 0.9% 5.1
11. Richland, Georgia 85.2   31.3% 22% 8.1% 25 $29,423 7% 64% 1,794 23.8% 53 1.8% 12.3
12. Manning, South Carolina 85.2   29.3% 16.4% 14.8% 20 $26,269 7.5% 64.2% 4,025 30.1% 82 0.9% 9.9
13. Broken Bow, Oklahoma 84   28.2% 16.3% 9.9% 20 $20,676 9.2% 35.8% 4,230 38.9% 87.7 0.7% 4.5
14. Wadesboro, North Carolina 83.8   31.2% 18.9% 15.6% 21 $29,514 7.2% 58.3% 3,552 25.2% 158.8 1.3% 11.3
15. Pelham, Georgia 83   25.3% 16.7% 8.8% 23 $24,968 8.4% 58.3% 4,126 33.6% 43.4 0.6% 5.3
16. Hart, Michigan 82.1   31.2% 17.2% 11.4% 17 $31,875 7.5% 12.3% 1,950 20.4% 48.7 2.4% 5.1
17. Plymouth, North Carolina 82   28% 17.8% 13.5% 24 $26,800 7.8% 65% 4,107 37.5% 65 0.6% 12.7
18. Enfield, North Carolina 81.6   28.7% 17.7% 6.9% 24 $22,105 6.9% 80.6% 2,347 34.1% 63.1 0.8% 12.4
19. Red Springs, North Carolina 81.2   29.2% 18.3% 16.9% 24 $34,760 7.5% 61.8% 3,493 30.4% 103.1 0.5% 5.7
20. Lake Placid, Florida 80.5   30.7% 18.6% 7% 20 $28,194 8.4% 23.6% 1,668 34.7% 80.3 2.7% 12.6
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