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Population (year 2000): 14,879. Estimated population in July 2005: 14,569 (-2.1% change)
Males: 6,728 (45.2%), Females: 8,151 (54.8%)

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Median resident age: 35.4 years
Median household income: $25,589 (year 2000)
Median house value: $68,000 (year 2000)

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Races in Grenada:

  • Black (49.3%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (49.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (11.8%), English (5.4%), Irish (4.7%), German (3.2%), Italian (1.6%), Scotch-Irish (1.4%).

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Elevation: 200 feet

Land area: 30.0 square miles

Grenada,

For population 25 years and over in Grenada

  • High school or higher: 63.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 16.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grenada city

  • Never married: 28.5%
  • Now married: 45.7%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

1.4% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +150 (+1.0%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TN Memphis, (93.5 miles pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (473.0 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Hill, MS (11.8 miles Duck Tillatoba, MS (15.7 miles) , MS (16.7 miles Coffeeville, Carrollton, MS (19.3 miles North MS (20.2 miles Carrollton, MS (20.5 miles Winona, MS (20.7 miles Oakland, MS (23.3 miles Charleston,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 35 buildings, average cost: $66,400
  • 1997: 31 buildings, average cost: $97,200
  • 1998: 22 buildings, average cost: $77,700
  • 1999: 45 buildings, average cost: $84,900
  • 2000: 32 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 2001: 23 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $91,100
  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $82,600
  • 2004: 36 buildings, average cost: $89,200
  • 2005: 29 buildings, average cost: $101,900

Latitude: 33.78 N, Longitude: 89.81 W

Area code: 662


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (28.0%), Educational,health and social services (18.4%), Retail trade (14.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,566 (+24.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,449 (78.3%)


 

Crime in Grenada by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 3 5 1 5 0
    per 100,000 20.2 33.6 6.7 33.6 0.0
Rapes 8 4 5 10 5
    per 100,000 53.8 26.9 33.6 67.2 33.6
Robberies 19 18 22 17 21
    per 100,000 127.7 121.0 147.9 114.3 141.1
Assaults 58 50 60 57 49
    per 100,000 389.8 336.0 403.3 383.1 329.3
Burglaries 240 229 189 182 177
    per 100,000 1613.0 1539.1 1270.2 1223.2 1189.6
Thefts 553 626 524 475 535
    per 100,000 3716.6 4207.3 3521.7 3192.4 3595.7
Auto thefts 46 53 49 42 52
    per 100,000 309.2 356.2 329.3 282.3 349.5
444.3 452.4 401.3 407.3 376.7


Average climate in Grenada, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Grenada,

Grenada-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 111% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/21/1971, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 38.5 miles away from the Grenada city center killed 47 people and injured 510 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 11/20/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.5 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Trent Lott - (born 1941), politician, Bernard Rimmer - College basketball player (Mississippi St. Bulldogs), Magic Sam - musician.


Hospital/medical center in Grenada:
  • GRENADA LAKE MEDICAL CENTER (960 AVENT DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Grenada:
  • TYLER HOLMES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; WINONA, MS)
  • TALLAHATCHIE CRITICAL ACCESS HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; CHARLESTON, MS)
  • YALOBUSHA GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 29 miles; WATER VALLEY, MS)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Grenada:
  • UNIVERSITY-OXFORD (about 46 miles; OXFORD, MS; ID: UOX)
  • TUPELO RGNL (about 80 miles; TUPELO, MS; ID: TUP)
  • MID DELTA RGNL (about 84 miles; GREENVILLE, MS; ID: GLH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Grenada:
  • GRENADA MUNI (about 4 miles; GRENADA, MS; ID: GNF)
  • CHARLESTON MUNI (about 23 miles; CHARLESTON, MS; ID: 09M)
  • WINONA-MONTGOMERY COUNTY (about 24 miles; WINONA, MS; ID: 5A6)


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
Sewerage 2 $6,243 $37,458 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 8 $15,394 $23,091 0 $0
Water Supply 24 $48,000 $24,000 0 $0
Airports 1 $1,419 $17,028 0 $0
Welfare 2 $2,641 $15,846 0 $0
Health 1 $1,760 $21,120 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 5 $6,804 $16,329 0 $0
Other Government Administration 9 $13,346 $17,794 8 $8,010
Other and Unallocable 7 $15,206 $26,067 0 $0
Financial Administration 8 $20,245 $30,367 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 5 $8,865 $21,276 5 $8,648
Police Protection - Officers 42 $107,687 $30,767 0 $0
Police - Other 5 $9,498 $22,795 2 $666
Firefighters 32 $78,376 $29,391 19 $1,240
Streets and Highways 19 $33,628 $21,238 0 $0
Totals for Government 170 $369,111 $26,054 34 $18,564


College/University in Grenada:
  • ACADEMY OF HAIR DESIGN 1 (Full-time enrollment: 40; Location: 2003B S COMMERCE; Private, for-profit; Website: MrCalton@aol.com)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grenada:
  • MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; ITTA BENA, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,297)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI MAIN CAMPUS (about 45 miles; UNIVERSITY, MS; FT enrollment: 11,068)
  • MISSISSIPPI DELTA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 53 miles; MOORHEAD, MS; FT enrollment: 2,486)
  • HOLMES COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 58 miles; GOODMAN, MS; FT enrollment: 2,485)
  • NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 58 miles; SENATOBIA, MS; FT enrollment: 3,842)
  • DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 71 miles; CLEVELAND, MS; FT enrollment: 3,288)
  • MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 74 miles; MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS; FT enrollment: 14,613)
Public high schools in Grenada:
  • GRENADA HIGH (Students: 1,204; Location: 1875 FAIRGROUND ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • GRENADA VOC COMPLEX (Location: 2035 JACKSON AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Grenada:
  • KIRK ACADEMY (Students: 474; Location: P.O. BOX 1008; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Grenada:
  • GRENADA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,470; Location: 250 PENDER DRIVE; Grades: KG - 03)
  • GRENADA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,250; Location: 28 JONES ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • GRENADA UPPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 791; Location: 500 PENDER DRIVE; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • TIE PLANT SCHOOL (Location: 809 TIE PLANT ROAD; Grades: 06 - 12)
Private primary/middle school in Grenada:
  • FAITH CHRISTIAN ACAD (Students: 11; Location: 16555 HWY 51 NORTH; Grades: KG - 9)
Library in Grenada:
  • ELIZABETH JONES LIBRARY (Operating income: $279,389; Location: 1050 FAIRFIELD AVENUE; 47,066 books; 421 audio materials; 1,156 video materials; 60 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Grenada County Courthouse (A).

Shopping Center: Grenada Plaza Shopping Center (1).

Churches in Grenada include: Burning Bush Baptist Church (A), Calvary Baptist Church (B), Church of Christ (C), Church of God in Christ (D), Emmanuel Baptist Church (E), Enon Baptist Church (F), First Baptist Church (G), First Church of the Nazarene (H).

Cemetery: Bethel Cemetery (1).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Batupan Bogue (A), Dement Creek (B), Brown Creek (C), Riverdale Creek (D).

Parks in Grenada include: Bledsoe Park (1), Butler Hill Park (2).


Grenada compared to Mississippi state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in 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 Grenada:
  • WYKC (1400 AM; 1 kW; GRENADA, MS; Owner: CHATTERBOX, 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.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WXTN (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, MS; Owner: BRAD MAURICE COTHRAN)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Grenada:
  • WQXB (100.1 FM; GRENADA, MS; Owner: CHATTERBOX, INC.)
  • WOHT (92.3 FM; GRENADA, MS; Owner: CENTURY BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WMAV-FM (90.3 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WONA-FM (95.1 FM; WINONA, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN ELECTRONICS COMPANY, INC.)
  • WFCA (107.9 FM; ACKERMAN, MS; Owner: FRENCH CAMP RADIO, INC.)
  • WAUM (91.9 FM; DUCK HILL, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WTGY (95.7 FM; CHARLESTON, MS; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • WYMX (99.1 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAVI (91.5 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Grenada:
  • W30BY (Channel 30; GRENADA, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W13CS (Channel 13; GRENADA, MS; Owner: DEWEY SANFORD)
  • WTVA (Channel 9; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • WMAV-TV (Channel 18; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • WABG-TV (Channel 6; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WKDH (Channel 45; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLOV-TV (Channel 27; WEST POINT, MS; Owner: LINGARD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W36BT (Channel 36; GRENADA, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W28BP (Channel 28; GRENADA, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W12CR (Channel 12; GRENADA, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

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