Friars Point, Mississippi

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Friars Point, Mississippi

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High Points

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

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Affordability of Property Taxes
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Top 9% Friars Point Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Friars Point, Mississippi

Comparing Friars Point 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Female Share of the Population 10 9
Racial Diversity 8 2
Senior Citizens 2 2
Male Share of the Population 1 2
Age of the Population 1 1
Well-Paid Single Men 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 1 1


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 3 4
Short Commute Times 1 1
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 9
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Affordability of Rents 8 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
People Living Alone 4 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Friars Point Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 63 miles SW of Memphis, Tennessee
County Coahoma
P.O. Box Zip Codes 38631
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.377
Longitude -90.637

Friars Point Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station HELENA
Distance 10.1 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 49 F
Apr Temp 51 to 74 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 54 inches
Distance 12.9 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 49 F
Apr Temp 52 to 73 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 52 to 75 F
Annual Precip 54.2 inches
Distance 37.7 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 50 F
Apr Temp 48 to 73 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 48 to 76 F
Annual Precip 55.9 inches
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Friars Point Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,480 100%
Male 656 44.3%
Female 824 55.7%
Under 18 573 38.7%
18+ 907 61.3%
65+ 135 9.1%
Median Age 24.6
Average Family Size 3.68
White 88 5.9%
African-American 1,389 93.9%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 19 1.3%

Estimated Friars Point Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,405
Growth -75
Growth % -5.1%

Friars Point 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) 93.6%
US/American 3.3%
Scottish 0.5%
Italian 0.5%
Dutch 0.5%
Irish 0.4%
French (except Basque) 0.3%
German 0.2%
English 0.2%
Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Amistead (38631)

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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Friars Point 1,480 $19,500
Alligator 220 $17,083
Clarksdale 20,645 $26,592
Coahoma 325 $14,327
Jonestown 1,701 $15,750
Lula 370 $33,295
Lyon 418 $56,042
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1. Wellston, Missouri 88.7   22.8% 10.5% 5.4% 30 $22,625 8.1% 93.7% 2,460 39.1% 133.3 0.2% 10.2
2. Hardeeville, South Carolina 84.5   23% 10.9% 5% 32 $31,625 9.3% 54.2% 1,793 31.8% 267.7 0.1% 11.2
3. Bel-Ridge, Missouri 79.3   29.1% 7% 6.1% 27 $33,550 8.3% 82.4% 3,082 16.7% 62.3 0.2% 8.1
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