Walnut Grove, Mississippi

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Walnut Grove Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 47 miles NE of Jackson, Mississippi (center to center)
Nearest Large City 180 miles S of Memphis, Tennessee
County Leake
Standard Zip Codes 39189
Phone Area Codes 601
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.59
Longitude -89.458

Walnut Grove Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 11.2 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 55 F
Apr Temp 49 to 76 F
Jul Temp 69 to 92 F
Oct Temp 49 to 77 F
Annual Precip 57.2 inches
Station FOREST 3 S
Distance 19 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 57 F
Apr Temp 50 to 77 F
Jul Temp 69 to 91 F
Oct Temp 51 to 78 F
Annual Precip 61.9 inches
Distance 22.5 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 55 F
Apr Temp 51 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 58.7 inches
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Walnut Grove Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 488 100%
Male 226 46.3%
Female 262 53.7%
Under 18 142 29.1%
18+ 346 70.9%
65+ 76 15.6%
Median Age 35.6
Average Family Size 3
White 280 57.4%
African-American 199 40.8%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 7 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.4%

Estimated Walnut Grove Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,260
Growth 772
Growth % 158.2%

Walnut Grove 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) 61.2%
Irish 12.4%
US/American 12.4%
English 8.4%
Scotch-Irish 2.5%
German 1.6%
Welsh 0.6%
African 0.6%
Scottish 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Walnut Grove 488 $27,981
Carthage 4,637 $30,069
Forest 5,987 $29,767
Lake 408 $40,833
Lena 167 $45,313
Sebastopol 233 $47,500
Union 2,021 $28,542
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Walnut Grove High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 321 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.7

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