Demographics

People

Total Population1,862
Male Share of the Population51.2%
Female Share of the Population48.8%
Senior Citizens10.2%
Employed Population 16+721
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married37.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.2%
Median Earnings25+$26,161
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,694
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,571

Wealth

Median Family Income$41,875
% Above Poverty Level70.7%
% Below Poverty Level29.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time19 minutes
% Working from Home4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone36.9%
Median Gross Rent$502
Median House Value$86,500

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)65.2%
English5.9%
Irish4.4%
German1.9%
Norwegian0.6%
Scottish0.6%
French Except Basque0.5%
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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
Amory6,983$57,906
Nettleton2,103$42,660
Okolona2,591$32,917
Plantersville850$42,039
Tupelo38,270$60,133
Verona3,105$33,571

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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