Mayersville, Mississippi

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Mayersville, Mississippi

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Mayersville Affordability of Rents
Short Commute Times
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Mayersville Short Commute Times
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Mayersville Public Transportation Use
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Mayersville Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Mayersville, Mississippi

Comparing Mayersville 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
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 6 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 1
Senior Citizens 1 1
Age of the Population 1 2
Well-Paid Single Men 1 3
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 8
Portion of People Married 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 1 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
Short Commute Times 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1
Working at Home 1 1


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

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Mayersville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 65 miles NW of Jackson, Mississippi (center to center)
Nearest Large City 165 miles S of Memphis, Tennessee
County Issaquena
P.O. Box Zip Codes 39113
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.901
Longitude -91.051

Mayersville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 9.7 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 52 F
Apr Temp 53 to 74 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 77 F
Annual Precip 59.1 inches
Station ONWARD
Distance 12.5 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 54 F
Apr Temp 53 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 52 to 77 F
Annual Precip 57.8 inches
Distance 38.7 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 50 F
Apr Temp 53 to 75 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 77 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches
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Mayersville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 795 100%
Male 496 62.4%
Female 299 37.6%
Under 18 210 26.4%
18+ 585 73.6%
65+ 56 7%
Median Age 29.2
Average Family Size 3.53
White 95 11.9%
African-American 700 88.1%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Mayersville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 698
Growth -97
Growth % -12.2%

Mayersville 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) 98.6%
English 0.7%
German 0.5%
US/American 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Mayersville 795 $15,208
Anguilla 907 $21,964
Cary 427 $23,750
Hollandale 3,437 $25,313
Rolling Fork 2,486 $24,911
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