Sidon, Mississippi

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Sidon, Mississippi

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Sidon Affordability of Property Taxes
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Sidon Affordability of Rents
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Sidon Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Sidon, Mississippi

Comparing Sidon 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 10
Female Share of the Population 9 7
Racial Diversity 8 4
Male Share of the Population 2 4
Senior Citizens 1 1
Age of the Population 1 1
Well-Paid Single Men 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 10
Portion of People Married 1 2


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 8
Short Commute Times 5 4
Working at Home 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 10 10
Housing Recently Built 9 8
People Living Alone 7 7
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 2 1

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Sidon Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 80 miles N of Jackson, Mississippi (center to center)
Nearest Large City 117 miles S of Memphis, Tennessee
County Carroll
Standard Zip Codes 38954
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.46
Longitude -90.21

Sidon Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.8 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 53 F
Apr Temp 52 to 75 F
Jul Temp 72 to 93 F
Oct Temp 53 to 77 F
Annual Precip 54.4 inches
Distance 17.7 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 52 F
Apr Temp 54 to 74 F
Jul Temp 73 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 77 F
Annual Precip 56.3 inches
Distance 18.1 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 50 F
Apr Temp 51 to 74 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 76 F
Annual Precip 58.6 inches
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Sidon Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 672 100%
Male 306 45.5%
Female 366 54.5%
Under 18 278 41.4%
18+ 394 58.6%
65+ 50 7.4%
Median Age 23.3
Average Family Size 3.75
White 100 14.9%
African-American 560 83.3%
Asian 6 0.9%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 6 0.9%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 4 0.6%

Estimated Sidon Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 597
Growth -75
Growth % -11.2%

Sidon 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) 91.9%
US/American 4.9%
English 1.7%
Dutch 0.8%
French Canadian 0.7%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Holly Grove (38954)
Phillipstown (38954)
Rising Sun (38954)
Roebuck (38954)

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)
Sidon 672 $14,286
Cruger 449 $27,500
Greenwood 18,425 $26,393
Itta Bena 2,208 $24,271
Morgan City 305 $17,917
North Carrollton 499 $23,333
Schlater 388 $25,000
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