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Demographics

People

Total Population1,744
Male Share of the Population49.4%
Female Share of the Population50.6%
Senior Citizens8.3%
Employed Population 16+667
Age of the Population29

Families

% of people married32.9%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher10.7%
Median Earnings25+$21,361
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$17,375

Wealth

Median Family Income$33,571
% Above Poverty Level67.2%
% Below Poverty Level32.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone30.6%
Median Gross Rent$439
Median House Value$83,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)68.6%
Irish6.7%
English3.7%
German3%
Liberian0.5%
African0.5%
Norwegian0.5%
Scottish0.5%
Swiss0.4%
French Except Basque0.2%
Slovak0.2%
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Shannon Almanac

CategoryValue
County Lee County
Standard Zip Codes38868
Phone Area Codes662
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude34.11
Approximate Longitude-88.69

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)

StationVERONA EXPERIMENT STN
Distance5.8 miles
Jan Temp30 to 50 F
Apr Temp49 to 73 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp49 to 75 F
Annual Precip55.6 inches
StationPONTOTOC EXP STN
Distance16.7 miles
Jan Temp31 to 50 F
Apr Temp49 to 72 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp51 to 75 F
Annual Precip58.4 inches
StationFULTON 3 W
Distance18.2 miles
Jan Temp33 to 52 F
Apr Temp50 to 75 F
Jul Temp71 to 92 F
Oct Temp51 to 76 F
Annual Precip60.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Amory7,110$45,750
Nettleton1,819$48,625
Okolona2,649$27,008
Plantersville910$39,474
Tupelo38,856$53,904
Verona3,032$30,057

Shannon Public Schools

Shannon Elementary School
695 Romie Hill Ave.
ZIP: 38868
(662) 767-9514
Primary
Total Enrollment 279
Shannon High School
218 Cherry St.
ZIP: 38868
(662) 767-9566
High
Total Enrollment 513
Shannon Middle School
232 Cherry Street
ZIP: 38868
(662) 767-3986
Middle
Total Enrollment 264
Shannon Primary School
6408 Noah Curtis St.
ZIP: 38868
(662) 767-0135
Primary
Total Enrollment 323
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