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Population (year 2000): 14,054. Estimated population in July 2005: 14,256 (+1.4% change)
Males: 6,478 (46.1%), Females: 7,576 (53.9%)

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Median resident age: 40.2 years
Median household income: $23,436 (year 2000)
Median house value: $62,200 (year 2000)

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Races in Corinth:

  • White Non-Hispanic (75.5%)
  • Black (21.6%)
  • Hispanic (1.7%)
  • Other race (0.8%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)

Ancestries: United States (23.1%), English (8.6%), Irish (6.2%), German (2.8%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%).

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Land area: 30.5 square miles

Corinth,

For population 25 years and over in Corinth

  • High school or higher: 66.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Corinth city

  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 49.0%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 13.7%
  • Divorced: 14.6%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +314 (+2.3%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TN Jackson, (52.5 miles pop. 59,643).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TN Memphis, (100.8 miles pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (480.9 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: MS (5.5 miles Farmington, TN (6.3 miles Guys, MS (8.5 miles Glen, Kossuth, MS (9.9 miles) , TN (9.9 miles Michie, TN (10.3 miles Eastview, TN (11.5 miles Ramer, MS (12.0 miles Rienzi,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 39 buildings, average cost: $79,100
  • 1997: 31 buildings, average cost: $107,300
  • 1998: 35 buildings, average cost: $117,300
  • 1999: 53 buildings, average cost: $93,300
  • 2000: 29 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2001: 34 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 2002: 27 buildings, average cost: $150,600
  • 2003: 34 buildings, average cost: $124,400
  • 2004: 34 buildings, average cost: $159,500
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $130,000

Latitude: 34.94 N, Longitude: 88.52 W

Area code: 662


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (29.6%), Educational,health and social services (18.4%), Retail trade (13.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,279 (+44.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,823 (72.1%)


 

Crime in Corinth by Year

Type 2000 2001 2004
Murders 0 0 2
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 14.2
Rapes 6 3 14
    per 100,000 42.7 21.3 99.6
Robberies 11 20 22
    per 100,000 78.3 142.3 156.5
Assaults 55 38 22
    per 100,000 391.3 270.4 156.5
Burglaries 173 141 185
    per 100,000 1231.0 1003.3 1316.4
Thefts 597 414 872
    per 100,000 4247.9 2945.8 6204.6
Auto thefts 41 31 35
    per 100,000 291.7 220.6 249.0
398.2 311.0 492.6


Average climate in Corinth, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Corinth,

Corinth-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 113% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/19/1970, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.6 miles away from the Corinth city center killed 4 people and injured 78 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/16/1998, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 39.2 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 36 people and caused $13 million in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Corinth:
  • MAGNOLIA REGIONAL HEALTH CENTER (611 ALCORN DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Corinth:
  • METHODIST HEALTHCARE-MCNAIRY HOSPITAL (about 17 miles; SELMER, TN)
  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL BOONEVILLE (about 20 miles; BOONEVILLE, MS)
  • TISHOMINGO HEALTH SERVICES INC (about 22 miles; IUKA, MS)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Corinth:
  • TUPELO RGNL (about 50 miles; TUPELO, MS; ID: TUP)
  • MC KELLAR-SIPES REGIONAL (about 52 miles; JACKSON, TN; ID: MKL)
  • NORTHWEST ALABAMA RGNL (about 65 miles; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; ID: MSL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Corinth:
  • ROSCOE TURNER (about 7 miles; CORINTH, MS; ID: CRX)
  • ROBERT SIBLEY (about 19 miles; SELMER, TN; ID: SZY)
  • BOONEVILLE/BALDWYN (about 26 miles; BOONEVILLE/BALDWYN, MS; ID: 8M1)


Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Hospitals 655 $2,022,042 $37,045 186 $408,324
Solid Waste Management 12 $21,961 $21,961 0 $0
Sewerage 9 $22,043 $29,390 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 6 $12,622 $25,244 0 $0
Other Government Administration 14 $28,364 $24,312 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 5 $12,582 $30,196 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 6 $14,517 $29,034 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 43 $100,465 $28,036 0 $0
Firefighters 48 $117,656 $29,414 0 $0
Correction 11 $21,759 $23,737 0 $0
Streets and Highways 24 $37,313 $18,656 0 $0
Financial Administration 2 $4,734 $28,404 0 $0
Totals for Government 835 $2,416,056 $34,721 186 $408,324


College/University in Corinth:
  • ICS THE WRIGHT BEAUTY COLLEGE (Full-time enrollment: 17; Location: 2077 HWY 72E; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Corinth:
  • NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 20 miles; BOONEVILLE, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,628)
  • ITAWAMBA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 48 miles; FULTON, MS; FT enrollment: 2,673)
  • JACKSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 51 miles; JACKSON, TN; FT enrollment: 2,534)
  • UNION UNIVERSITY (about 56 miles; JACKSON, TN; FT enrollment: 2,144)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH ALABAMA (about 57 miles; FLORENCE, AL; FT enrollment: 4,770)
  • NORTHWEST SHOALS COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MUSCLE SHOALS (about 63 miles; MUSCLE SHOALS, AL; FT enrollment: 2,669)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI MAIN CAMPUS (about 81 miles; UNIVERSITY, MS; FT enrollment: 11,068)
Public high schools in Corinth:
  • CORINTH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 473; Location: 1310 HARPER ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • KOSSUTH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 438; Location: 15 CR 604; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • BIGGERSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 236; Location: 571 HIGHWAY 45 S; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • ALCORN CO VOC COMPLEX (Location: 2101 NORMAN ROAD; Grades: 11 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Corinth:
  • KOSSUTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 562; Location: 14 CR 604; Grades: KG - 04)
  • KOSSUTH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 499; Location: 14 CR 604; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • EAST CORINTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 445; Location: 1200 MEEKS STREET; Grades: 02 - 04)
  • WEST CORINTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 347; Location: 200 WENASOGA ROAD; Grades: KG - 01)
  • SOUTH CORINTH ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 278; Location: CRATER STREET; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • CORINTH JR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 265; Location: 1000 EAST FIFTH STREET; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • BIGGERSVILLE ELEMENTARY (Students: 161; Location: 571 A HIGHWAY 45 SOUTH; Grades: KG - 06)
  • ALCORN ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Location: 2101 NORMAN ROAD; Grades: 05 - 12)
Library in Corinth:
  • NORTHEAST REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $744,380; Location: 1023 FILLMORE STREET; 170,454 books; 1,871 audio materials; 6,967 video materials; 197 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Corinth: Hillandale Country Club (A), Corinth City Hall (B), Northeast Mississippi Museum (C), Corinth Public Library (D), Alcorn County Courthouse (E), Curlee Museum (F).

Churches in Corinth include: Saint James Catholic Church (A), Calvary Baptist Church (B), Calvary Pentecostal Church (C), Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church (D), City Road Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (E), Little Zion Church (F), Pinecrest Baptist Church (G), East Corinth Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Corinth City Cemetery (1), Forest Hill Cemetery (2), Henry Cemetery (3).

Reservoirs: Surratt Pond (A), Liddon Lake (B), Hillandale Lake (C).

Creeks: Phillips Creek (A), Turner Creek (B), Elam Creek (C).

Parks in Corinth include: Corinth City Park (1), Johns Street Park (2).


Corinth compared to Mississippi state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Corinth:
  • WCMA (1230 AM; 1 kW; CORINTH, MS; Owner: POWER VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WKCU (1350 AM; 1 kW; CORINTH, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDTM (1150 AM; daytime; 1 kW; SELMER, TN; Owner: RADIO STATION WDTM, INC)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Corinth:
  • WOWL (91.9 FM; BURNSVILLE, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC)
  • WADI (95.3 FM; CORINTH, MS; Owner: POWER VALLEY COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WYDL (100.7 FM; MIDDLETON, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXRZ (94.3 FM; CORINTH, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFXO (104.9 FM; IUKA, MS; Owner: BILLY R. MCLAIN)
  • WMAE-FM (89.5 FM; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WSIB (93.9 FM; SELMER, TN; Owner: WDTM INC)
  • WBIP-FM (99.3 FM; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKZU (102.3 FM; RIPLEY, MS; Owner: KUDZU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXOQ (105.5 FM; SELMER, TN; Owner: GERALD W. HUNT)
  • WTRR-LP (97.1 FM; GLEN, MS; Owner: WRITE TO READ RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Corinth:
  • W46CE (Channel 46; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W20BJ (Channel 20; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W27CL (Channel 27; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W43BH (Channel 43; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W34BU (Channel 34; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W62CK (Channel 62; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W41BT (Channel 41; ACTON, TN; Owner: JULIA F. JONES)
  • W32BG (Channel 32; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W28BO (Channel 28; ACTON, TN; Owner: NORMAN CLOUTIER)
  • W69DB (Channel 69; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W51CG (Channel 51; ACTON, TN; Owner: JULIA F. JONES)
  • W56DA (Channel 56; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WMAE-TV (Channel 12; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W06AW (Channel 6; SELMER, TN; Owner: WDTM, INC.)
  • W53AF (Channel 53; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: UNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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