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People

Total Population 2,978
Male Share of the Population 43.1%
Female Share of the Population 56.9%
Senior Citizens 12%
Employed Population 16+ 798
Age of the Population 29

Families

% of people married 22.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.3%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $25,154
% Above Poverty Level 51.3%
% Below Poverty Level 48.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 23.4%
Median Gross Rent $574
Median House Value $56,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 86%
US/American 0%
English 1.2%
Irish 0.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Durant Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 57 miles N of Jackson, Mississippi (center to center)
Nearest Large City 143 miles S of Memphis, Tennessee
County Holmes
Standard Zip Codes 39063
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.075
Longitude -89.854

Durant 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 LEXINGTON 2 NNW
Distance 12.9 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 54 F
Apr Temp 49 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 56.2 inches
Station PICKENS
Distance 14.8 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 55 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 57.4 inches
Station KOSCIUSKO
Distance 14.9 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 54 F
Apr Temp 49 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 60.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Goodman 1,288 $21,635
Kosciusko 7,242 $33,826
Lexington 2,106 $30,694
Pickens 818 $22,656
Sallis 147 $48,594
West 177 $41,563

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Durant High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

WILLIAMS SULLIVAN HIGH SCHOOL
14494 HIGHWAY 51 SOUTH
662-653-6262
A Title I School.
Serves 578 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17.4

DURANT HIGH SCHOOL
65 WEST MADISON STREET
662-653-3429
A Title I School.
Serves 286 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.3

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