Mclain, Mississippi

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Mclain, Mississippi

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Mclain Affordability of Property Taxes
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Mclain Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Mclain, Mississippi

Comparing Mclain 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
Racial Diversity 9 8
Female Share of the Population 9 6
Male Share of the Population 2 5
Senior Citizens 2 2
Age of the Population 1 3
Well-Paid Single Men 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 8 7
Portion of People Married 1 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 1 4
College Educated Adults 1 1
People Above Poverty 1 4
People in Middle Class or Better 1 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 5 3
Working at Home 4 9
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 8
Housing Recently Built 9 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Affordability of Rents 5 2
People Living Alone 5 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 2

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Mclain Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 49 miles N of Biloxi, Mississippi (center to center)
Nearest Large City 109 miles NE of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Greene
Standard Zip Codes 39456
Phone Area Codes 601
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.108
Longitude -88.827

Mclain Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.9 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 60 F
Apr Temp 51 to 79 F
Jul Temp 69 to 93 F
Oct Temp 50 to 80 F
Annual Precip 65.2 inches
Distance 13.9 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 59 F
Apr Temp 50 to 77 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 79 F
Annual Precip 59.7 inches
Distance 35.4 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 62 F
Apr Temp 55 to 78 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 57 to 80 F
Annual Precip 70.1 inches
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Mclain Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 603 100%
Male 276 45.8%
Female 327 54.2%
Under 18 216 35.8%
18+ 387 64.2%
65+ 58 9.6%
Median Age 30
Average Family Size 3.27
White 384 63.7%
African-American 215 35.7%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 2 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 1.3%

Estimated Mclain Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 583
Growth -20
Growth % -3.3%

Mclain 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) 49%
US/American 34.3%
English 6.7%
Irish 4.3%
Scotch-Irish 2.4%
French (except Basque) 0.8%
Italian 0.6%
European 0.6%
German 0.4%
Swedish 0.4%
Hungarian 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Avent (39456)
Benndale (39456)
Leaf (39456)

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)
Mclain 603 $27,981
Beaumont 977 $24,250
Leakesville 1,026 $33,618
Lucedale 2,458 $29,338
New Augusta 715 $31,477
Richton 1,038 $33,250
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