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People

Total Population 818
Male Share of the Population 39.5%
Female Share of the Population 60.5%
Senior Citizens 12.7%
Employed Population 16+ 273
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 27.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $22,656
% Above Poverty Level 56.1%
% Below Poverty Level 43.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 33 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.6%
% Using Public Transportation 2.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 37.3%
Median Gross Rent $550
Median House Value $51,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 93.3%
US/American 0%
English 0.4%
Irish 1.7%

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

Pickens Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 42 miles N of Jackson, Mississippi (center to center)
Nearest Large City 156 miles S of Memphis, Tennessee
County Holmes
Standard Zip Codes 39146, 39179
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.883
Longitude -89.971

Pickens 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 PICKENS
Distance 0.3 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 55 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 57.4 inches
Station CANTON 4 N
Distance 15.4 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 55 F
Apr Temp 52 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 77 F
Annual Precip 55.7 inches
Station KOSCIUSKO
Distance 24.4 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 54 F
Apr Temp 49 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 60.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Vaughan (39179)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Canton 13,413 $43,813
Durant 2,978 $25,154
Goodman 1,288 $21,635
Lexington 2,106 $30,694
Sallis 147 $48,594
West 177 $41,563

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

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