Sandersville, Mississippi

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Sandersville, Mississippi

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Sandersville Affordability of Property Taxes
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 17% Sandersville Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Sandersville, Mississippi

Comparing Sandersville 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
Age of the Population 7 10
Senior Citizens 6 8
Male Share of the Population 6 8
Female Share of the Population 5 3
Racial Diversity 5 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 1
Well-Paid Single Men 2 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 10
Average Household Size 6 4


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 8 6
Short Commute Times 7 7
Walking and Biking to Work 5 6
Working at Home 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 5
Housing Recently Built 8 7
Affordability of Rents 8 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
People Living Alone 5 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 2

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Sandersville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 76 miles SE of Jackson, Mississippi (center to center)
Nearest Large City 141 miles NE of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Jones
P.O. Box Zip Codes 39477
Phone Area Codes 601
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.786
Longitude -89.032

Sandersville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station LAUREL
Distance 8.7 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 57 F
Apr Temp 52 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 52 to 77 F
Annual Precip 58.6 inches
Distance 22.7 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 58 F
Apr Temp 50 to 77 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 78 F
Annual Precip 58 inches
Distance 34.5 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
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Sandersville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 789 100%
Male 380 48.2%
Female 409 51.8%
Under 18 183 23.2%
18+ 606 76.8%
65+ 132 16.7%
Median Age 39.2
Average Family Size 2.94
White 727 92.1%
African-American 54 6.8%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 7 0.9%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 1 0.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.1%

Estimated Sandersville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 801
Growth 12
Growth % 1.5%

Sandersville 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 32.7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.4%
Irish 11.4%
English 10.8%
German 6.7%
Scotch-Irish 3.2%
Scottish 2.8%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Finnish 1.2%
European 1.2%
Italian 0.8%
Dutch 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
Polish 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Rogerslacy (39477)

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)
Sandersville 789 $34,167
Bay Springs 2,097 $30,938
Ellisville 3,465 $27,955
Heidelberg 840 $27,768
Laurel 18,393 $30,185
Pachuta 245 $35,313
Soso 379 $31,346
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