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People

Total Population 1,607
Male Share of the Population 44%
Female Share of the Population 56%
Senior Citizens 18%
Employed Population 16+ 413
Age of the Population 30

Families

% of people married 22.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $20,089
% Above Poverty Level 44.1%
% Below Poverty Level 55.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 5.8%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 38.2%
Median Gross Rent $616
Median House Value $68,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 83.4%
US/American 0%
English 0.5%
Irish 0.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Port Gibson Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 52 miles SW of Jackson, Mississippi (center to center)
Nearest Large City 148 miles N of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Claiborne
Standard Zip Codes 39150
Phone Area Codes 601
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 31.96
Longitude -90.983

Port Gibson 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 PORT GIBSON 3 NE
Distance 3.4 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 55 F
Apr Temp 50 to 75 F
Jul Temp 70 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 77 F
Annual Precip 58.9 inches
Station ST JOSEPH 3 N
Distance 14.7 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
Station CRYSTAL SPRINGS EXP STN
Distance 36.2 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 57 F
Apr Temp 53 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 79 F
Annual Precip 60.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Fayette 1,563 $23,906
Utica 830 $43,750

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Port Gibson Public Libraries

Library
Harriette Person Memorial Library
606 MAIN STREET
Port Gibson, Mississippi
(601) 437-5202

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Port Gibson Hospitals

CLAIBORNE COUNTY HOSPITAL CAH
(Government - Local)
123 MCCOMB AVENUE
(601) 437-5141
Emergency Service: Yes

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Port Gibson High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

PORT GIBSON HIGH SCHOOL
OLD HIGHWAY 18
601-437-4190
Serves 491 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.2

CLAIBORNE COUNTY VOC COMPLEX
HIGHWAY 18
601-437-3800
A Vocational School

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