Plantersville, Mississippi

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Plantersville, Mississippi

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High Points

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

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Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Plantersville Racial Diversity
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 9% Plantersville Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Plantersville, Mississippi

Comparing Plantersville 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 10 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 8
Female Share of the Population 8 5
Male Share of the Population 3 6
Senior Citizens 2 2
Age of the Population 2 5
Well-Paid Single Men 1 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 8
Portion of People Married 4 9


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 8
Short Commute Times 8 7
Working at Home 3 7
Walking and Biking to Work 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 9
Housing Recently Built 9 8
Affordability of Rents 6 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 2
People Living Alone 3 1
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 2

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Plantersville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 93 miles NW of Tuscaloosa, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 102 miles SE of Memphis, Tennessee
County Lee
Standard Zip Codes 38862
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.213
Longitude -88.664

Plantersville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.1 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 50 F
Apr Temp 49 to 73 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 75 F
Annual Precip 55.6 inches
Station FULTON 3 W
Distance 12.8 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 52 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 60.4 inches
Distance 27.6 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 51 F
Apr Temp 49 to 74 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 75 F
Annual Precip 55.4 inches
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Plantersville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,144 100%
Male 530 46.3%
Female 614 53.7%
Under 18 338 29.5%
18+ 806 70.5%
65+ 112 9.8%
Median Age 32.7
Average Family Size 3.18
White 633 55.3%
African-American 485 42.4%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 5 0.4%
Mixed Race 19 1.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 22 1.9%

Estimated Plantersville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,318
Growth 174
Growth % 15.2%

Plantersville 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) 58.5%
US/American 22.2%
Irish 8.1%
English 4.8%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.3%
Italian 1.2%
German 1.1%
European 0.7%
Scottish 0.4%
British 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Padenville (38862)
Richmond (38862)

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)
Plantersville 1,144 $32,237
Mantachie 1,107 $35,000
Nettleton 1,932 $31,510
Saltillo 3,393 $44,018
Shannon 1,657 $30,848
Tupelo 34,211 $48,465
Verona 3,334 $30,255
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