Inverness, Mississippi

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Inverness, Mississippi

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Inverness Short Commute Times
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Inverness Racial Diversity
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Inverness Affordability of Rents

Comparative Profile of Inverness, Mississippi

Comparing Inverness 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
Racial Diversity 9 7
Female Share of the Population 9 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 3
Senior Citizens 5 7
Age of the Population 3 6
Male Share of the Population 3 6
Well-Paid Single Men 1 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 9
Portion of People Married 3 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 7
Median Family Income 2 7
People in Middle Class or Better 1 5
People Above Poverty 1 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 9
Working at Home 6 10
Walking and Biking to Work 4 5
Public Transportation Use 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 9 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 8
Housing Recently Built 8 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 7 7
People Living Alone 3 2

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Inverness Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 76 miles N of Jackson, Mississippi (center to center)
Nearest Large City 128 miles S of Memphis, Tennessee
County Sunflower
Standard Zip Codes 38753
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.353
Longitude -90.592

Inverness Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 52 F
Apr Temp 54 to 74 F
Jul Temp 73 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 77 F
Annual Precip 56.3 inches
Distance 12.4 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 52 F
Apr Temp 51 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 78 F
Annual Precip 58.2 inches
Distance 27.5 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 51 F
Apr Temp 53 to 74 F
Jul Temp 74 to 93 F
Oct Temp 54 to 77 F
Annual Precip 55.1 inches
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Inverness Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,153 100%
Male 533 46.2%
Female 620 53.8%
Under 18 318 27.6%
18+ 835 72.4%
65+ 172 14.9%
Median Age 34.4
Average Family Size 3.28
White 457 39.6%
African-American 685 59.4%
Asian 9 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 13 1.1%

Estimated Inverness Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,061
Growth -92
Growth % -8%

Inverness 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) 71.7%
English 7.1%
US/American 6.8%
Irish 3.3%
Scotch-Irish 2.4%
French (except Basque) 1.8%
German 1.8%
African 1.7%
Scottish 1.4%
Italian 0.8%
Dutch 0.7%
Norwegian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Waco (38753)

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)
Inverness 1,153 $31,912
Belzoni 2,663 $25,521
Indianola 12,066 $31,186
Isola 768 $27,396
Moorhead 2,573 $23,000
Morgan City 305 $17,917
Sunflower 696 $23,750
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1. Lavonia, Georgia 87.4   27.8% 18.2% 11.2% 17 $28,464 7.6% 30.8% 1,827 29.7% 92.5 0.8% 17.5
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