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People

Total Population 2,491
Male Share of the Population 44%
Female Share of the Population 56%
Senior Citizens 14.6%
Employed Population 16+ 814
Age of the Population 39

Families

% of people married 28.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 16.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,595
% Above Poverty Level 70.7%
% Below Poverty Level 29.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 37.9%
Median Gross Rent $518
Median House Value $66,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 72.3%
US/American 0%
English 2.2%
Irish 2.2%

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

Rolling Fork Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 58 miles NW of Jackson, Mississippi (center to center)
Nearest Large City 162 miles S of Memphis, Tennessee
County Sharkey
Standard Zip Codes 39159
Phone Area Codes 662
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.906
Longitude -90.878

Rolling Fork 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 ROLLING FORK
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 53 F
Apr Temp 52 to 75 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 51 to 78 F
Annual Precip 55.9 inches
Station ONWARD
Distance 11.3 miles
Jan Temp 36 to 54 F
Apr Temp 53 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 52 to 77 F
Annual Precip 57.8 inches
Station YAZOO CITY 5 NNE
Distance 28.7 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 55 F
Apr Temp 53 to 76 F
Jul Temp 72 to 92 F
Oct Temp 54 to 77 F
Annual Precip 59.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Fitler (39159)

Onward (39159)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Anguilla 542 $44,485
Cary 348 $40,167
Hollandale 2,621 $25,321
Louise 150 $50,417
Mayersville 634 $22,813

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

Rolling Fork Hospitals

SHARKEY ISSAQUENA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL
(Government - Local)
47 SOUTH 4 ST
(662) 873-4395
Emergency Service: Yes

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Rolling Fork High Schools

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SOUTH DELTA HIGH SCHOOL
303 PARKWAY
662-873-4308
A Title I School.
Serves 356 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17

SOUTH DELTA VOCATIONAL COMPLEX
285 MAPLE STREET
662-873-2029
A Vocational School

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