Meadville, Mississippi

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Meadville, Mississippi

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Meadville Affordability of Rents
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 8% Meadville Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 8% Meadville Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 8% Meadville Well-Paid Single Women
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 10% Meadville People in Middle Class or Better
College Educated Adults
(vs. State)
Top 10% Meadville College Educated Adults
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Meadville Affordability of Property Taxes
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 19% Meadville Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Meadville, Mississippi

Comparing Meadville 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
Senior Citizens 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Female Share of the Population 10 7
Racial Diversity 8 3
Well-Paid Single Women 8 10
Well-Paid Single Men 7 10
Male Share of the Population 2 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 10
Average Household Size 4 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 9 10
Median Family Income 7 10
People in Middle Class or Better 6 10
People Above Poverty 3 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 9 8
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 1 1
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
People Living Alone 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Housing Recently Built 5 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 3

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Meadville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 70 miles SW of Jackson, Mississippi (center to center)
Nearest Large City 115 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Franklin
Standard Zip Codes 39653
Phone Area Codes 601
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.472
Longitude -90.896

Meadville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.9 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 58 F
Apr Temp 50 to 78 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 61.6 inches
Station LIBERTY 5 W
Distance 21.1 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 58 F
Apr Temp 50 to 76 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 79 F
Annual Precip 63.1 inches
Distance 26.9 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 57 F
Apr Temp 51 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 52 to 78 F
Annual Precip 61.3 inches
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Meadville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 519 100%
Male 235 45.3%
Female 284 54.7%
Under 18 96 18.5%
18+ 423 81.5%
65+ 169 32.6%
Median Age 47.3
Average Family Size 2.89
White 430 82.9%
African-American 80 15.4%
Asian 4 0.8%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 5 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.6%

Estimated Meadville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 508
Growth -11
Growth % -2.1%

Meadville 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
US/American 39.7%
English 14%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.1%
Scotch-Irish 9.6%
German 7.4%
Irish 6.3%
European 5.5%
French (except Basque) 2.9%
Italian 2.6%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Bunkley (39653)
Meedville (39653)
Mile Branch (39653)
Monroe (39653)

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)
Meadville 519 $46,250
Bude 1,037 $25,000
Crosby 360 $16,917
Fayette 2,242 $16,875
Gloster 1,073 $23,750
Liberty 633 $35,179
Roxie 569 $25,000

Meadville Hospitals

(Government - Local)
HWY 84 BOX 636
(601) 384-5801
Emergency Service: Yes

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Meadville High Schools (2004)

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A Title I School.
Serves 458 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14

A Vocational School

Meadville Colleges

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