Roxie, Mississippi

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Roxie, Mississippi

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Roxie Low Property Crime
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Roxie Affordability of Rents
Low Violent Crime
(vs. State)
Top 5% trophy Roxie Low Violent Crime
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Roxie Public Transportation Use
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Roxie Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Roxie, Mississippi

Comparing Roxie 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 9
Racial Diversity 8 4
Female Share of the Population 8 4
Male Share of the Population 3 7
Senior Citizens 2 2
Age of the Population 1 2
Well-Paid Single Men 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 9
Portion of People Married 5 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 5 4
People Above Poverty 1 6
People in Middle Class or Better 1 4
Median Family Income 1 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 5 6
Working at Home 1 2
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 9
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Housing Recently Built 7 3
People Living Alone 2 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 10 10
Low Violent Crime 9 10

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Roxie Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 73 miles N of Baton Rouge, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 122 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Franklin
Standard Zip Codes 39661
Phone Area Codes 601
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.504
Longitude -91.068

Roxie Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.3 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
Distance 18.8 miles
Jan Temp 39 to 58 F
Apr Temp 55 to 77 F
Jul Temp 72 to 91 F
Oct Temp 55 to 79 F
Annual Precip 62 inches
Station ST JOSEPH 3 N
Distance 32.3 miles
Jan Temp 37 to 56 F
Apr Temp 54 to 76 F
Jul Temp 73 to 93 F
Oct Temp 54 to 79 F
Annual Precip 56.4 inches
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Roxie Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 569 100%
Male 267 46.9%
Female 302 53.1%
Under 18 191 33.6%
18+ 378 66.4%
65+ 56 9.8%
Median Age 29.4
Average Family Size 3.34
White 226 39.7%
African-American 335 58.9%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.4%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 6 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 3 0.5%

Estimated Roxie Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 564
Growth -5
Growth % -0.9%

Roxie 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) 63.7%
US/American 19.8%
Scotch-Irish 5.7%
German 3%
Irish 2.1%
Italian 1.6%
English 0.9%
Norwegian 0.9%
Scottish 0.9%
African 0.5%
European 0.5%
Swedish 0.5%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Cranfield (39661)
Garden City (39661)
Hamburg (39661)
Kirby (39661)
Knoxville (39661)
Leesdale (39661)
Oldenburg (39661)
White Apple (39661)

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)
Roxie 569 $25,000
Bude 1,037 $25,000
Crosby 360 $16,917
Fayette 2,242 $16,875
Gloster 1,073 $23,750
Meadville 519 $46,250
Natchez 18,464 $29,723
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