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People

Total Population 1,831
Male Share of the Population 50.2%
Female Share of the Population 49.8%
Senior Citizens 7.8%
Employed Population 16+ 673
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 34.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 10.7%
Median Earnings25+ $26,218
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,667
Median Earnings With High School Degree $16,818

Wealth

Median Family Income $32,946
% Above Poverty Level 66.9%
% Below Poverty Level 33.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home 2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 23.3%
Median Gross Rent $561
Median House Value $80,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 62.2%
US/American 0%
English 6.6%
Irish 10.5%

Shannon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 90 miles NW of Tuscaloosa, Alabama (center to center)
Nearest Large City 104 miles SE of Memphis, Tennessee
County Lee
Standard Zip Codes 38868
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.116
Longitude -88.711

Shannon 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 VERONA EXPERIMENT STN
Distance 5.8 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 PONTOTOC EXP STN
Distance 16.7 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 50 F
Apr Temp 49 to 72 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 75 F
Annual Precip 58.4 inches
Station FULTON 3 W
Distance 18.2 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Brewer (38868)

Old Union (38868)

Pine Grove (38868)

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

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Location Population Median Family Income
Amory 7,197 $43,750
Nettleton 1,634 $51,111
Okolona 2,669 $26,481
Plantersville 933 $39,792
Tupelo 35,345 $52,496
Verona 3,052 $34,412
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Shannon High Schools

SHANNON HIGH SCHOOL
218 CHERRY ST.
662-767-9566
Serves 953 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.8

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