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People

Total Population 604
Male Share of the Population 54%
Female Share of the Population 46%
Senior Citizens 11.1%
Employed Population 16+ 192
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 38.7%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.4%
Median Earnings25+ $26,591
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $13,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree $31,944

Wealth

Median Family Income $37,734
% Above Poverty Level 71.3%
% Below Poverty Level 28.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 14.7%
Median Gross Rent $589
Median House Value $50,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 54.3%
US/American 0%
English 2%
Irish 6.8%

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

Hickory Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 67 miles E of Jackson, Mississippi (center to center)
Nearest Large City 174 miles N of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Newton
Standard Zip Codes 39332
Phone Area Codes 601
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.317
Longitude -89.025

Hickory 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 NEWTON EXP STN
Distance 3.6 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 55 F
Apr Temp 49 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 49 to 77 F
Annual Precip 57.5 inches
Station QUITMAN 1 N
Distance 25.1 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 56 F
Apr Temp 49 to 76 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 76 F
Annual Precip 56.3 inches
Station FOREST 3 S
Distance 26.8 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 57 F
Apr Temp 50 to 77 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 78 F
Annual Precip 61.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Chunky 406 $41,250
Decatur 2,100 $56,250
Enterprise 716 $46,250
Lake 435 $39,773
Montrose 108 $51,250
Newton 3,347 $39,923

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

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