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Population (year 2000): 13,337. Estimated population in July 2005: 13,244 (-0.7% change)
Males: 5,852 (43.9%), Females: 7,485 (56.1%)

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Median resident age: 34.7 years
Median household income: $22,644 (year 2000)
Median house value: $53,000 (year 2000)

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Races in McComb:

  • Black (58.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (39.9%)
  • Hispanic (0.8%)

Ancestries: United States (11.2%), English (5.2%), Irish (3.8%), German (3.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%), French (1.4%).

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Elevation: 417 feet

Land area: 11.5 square miles

McComb,

For population 25 years and over in McComb

  • High school or higher: 70.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in McComb city

  • Never married: 30.9%
  • Now married: 40.9%
  • Separated: 5.2%
  • Widowed: 13.1%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +64 (+0.5%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Rouge, LA Baton (71.7 miles pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (353.5 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: MS (2.7 miles Summit, MS Magnolia, (6.6 miles MS Osyka, (16.4 miles LA Kentwood, (21.7 miles MS (23.3 miles Brookhaven, MS Tylertown, (23.5 miles MS (24.4 miles Liberty, LA (25.8 miles Tangipahoa,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 11 buildings, average cost: $65,200
  • 1997: 9 buildings, average cost: $65,000
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $65,100
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $65,100
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 2001: 10 buildings, average cost: $90,200
  • 2002: 12 buildings, average cost: $90,900
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $90,800
  • 2004: 13 buildings, average cost: $90,800
  • 2005: 51 buildings, average cost: $43,600

Latitude: 31.24 N, Longitude: 90.46 W

Area code: 601


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.2%), Manufacturing (21.2%), Retail trade (17.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,909 (+29.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,689 (59.1%)


 

Crime in McComb by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 2 0 0 0 2
    per 100,000 15.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 15.0
Rapes 2 1 1 0 7
    per 100,000 15.0 7.5 7.5 0.0 52.5
Robberies 26 24 19 27 19
    per 100,000 194.9 180.0 142.5 202.4 142.5
Assaults 46 46 47 68 40
    per 100,000 344.9 344.9 352.4 509.9 299.9
Burglaries 151 120 140 176 143
    per 100,000 1132.2 899.8 1049.7 1319.6 1072.2
Thefts 473 474 534 623 569
    per 100,000 3546.5 3554.0 4003.9 4671.2 4266.3
Auto thefts 56 57 65 69 50
    per 100,000 419.9 427.4 487.4 517.4 374.9
403.2 365.3 388.8 483.3 414.4


Average climate in McComb, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

McComb,

McComb-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 147% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/10/1975, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the McComb city center killed 9 people and injured 210 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 12/13/1977, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.9 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


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Hospital/medical center in McComb:
  • SW MISSISSIPPI GENERAL HOSPITAL (215 MARION AV BOX 1307)
Other hospitals/medical centers near McComb:
  • S PIKE HOSP ASSC DBA BEACHAM MEMORIAL (about 9 miles; MAGNOLIA, MS)
  • KING'S DAUGHTERS MEDICAL CENTER (about 23 miles; BROOKHAVEN, MS)
  • WALTHALL COUNTY GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 25 miles; TYLERTOWN, MS)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to McComb:
  • HARDY-ANDERS FIELD NATCHEZ-ADAMS COUNTY (about 62 miles; NATCHEZ, MS; ID: HEZ)
  • BATON ROUGE METROPOLITAN, RYAN FIELD (about 69 miles; BATON ROUGE, LA; ID: BTR)
  • JACKSON INTERNATIONAL (about 78 miles; JACKSON, MS; ID: JAN)
Other public-use airports nearest to McComb:
  • MC COMB/PIKE COUNTY/JOHN E LEWIS FIELD (about 6 miles; MC COMB, MS; ID: MCB)
  • PAUL PITTMAN MEMORIAL (about 22 miles; TYLERTOWN, MS; ID: T36)
  • BROOKHAVEN-LINCOLN COUNTY (about 25 miles; BROOKHAVEN, MS; ID: 1R7)

Amtrak station:
MCCOMB (114 N.W. RAILROAD BLVD.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.


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
Other Government Administration 13 $28,995 $26,764 0 $0
Financial Administration 8 $16,153 $24,229 0 $0
Water Supply 7 $9,505 $16,294 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 6 $12,724 $25,448 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 23 $40,248 $20,998 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $1,417 $17,004 0 $0
Correction 4 $5,630 $16,890 0 $0
Hospitals 637 $2,003,838 $37,748 405 $957,276
Streets and Highways 15 $22,541 $18,032 0 $0
Sewerage 10 $22,023 $26,427 0 $0
Police - Other 16 $29,048 $21,786 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 30 $75,967 $30,386 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 8 $24,137 $36,205 0 $0
Firefighters 36 $83,660 $27,886 0 $0
Totals for Government 814 $2,375,885 $35,025 405 $957,276


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to McComb:
  • SOUTHEASTERN LOUISIANA UNIVERSITY (about 51 miles; HAMMOND, LA; Full-time enrollment: 12,549)
  • ALCORN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 59 miles; ALCORN STATE, MS; FT enrollment: 2,594)
  • HINDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 68 miles; RAYMOND, MS; FT enrollment: 10,057)
  • PEARL RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 69 miles; POPLARVILLE, MS; FT enrollment: 2,433)
  • SOUTHERN UNIVERSITY AND A & M COLLEGE (about 72 miles; BATON ROUGE, LA; FT enrollment: 8,399)
  • MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE (about 74 miles; CLINTON, MS; FT enrollment: 2,904)
  • JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 75 miles; JACKSON, MS; FT enrollment: 5,955)
Public high schools in McComb:
  • MCCOMB HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 753; Location: 310 SEVENTH STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • BUSINESS & TECHNOLOGY COMPLEX (Location: 1003 VIRGINIA AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in McComb:
  • OTKEN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 672; Location: 401 MONTANA AVENUE; Grades: KG - 02)
  • KENNEDY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 493; Location: 207 S MYRTLE STREET; Grades: 03 - 04)
  • MCCOMB MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 479; Location: 1000 ELMWOOD STREET; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • DENMAN JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 472; Location: 1211 LOUISIANA AVENUE; Grades: 07 - 08)
Library in McComb:
  • PIKE-AMITE-WALTHALL LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $724,985; Location: 1022 VIRGINIA AVENUE; 126,761 books; 500 audio materials; 5,080 video materials; 303 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: McComb City Hall (A).

Shopping Center: Southwest Shopping Center (1).

Churches in McComb include: Saint Alphonsus Catholic Church (A), Rose Hill Baptist Church (B), Centenary United Methodist Church (C), Christ Temple Church of Christ Holiness (D), Church of Christ (E), Church of the Living God (F), Church of the Mediator (G), Pearl River United Methodist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Clark Cemetery (1), Ezell Cemetery (2), Greenwood Cemetery (3), Hollywood Cemetery (4), Carroll-Cook Cemetery (5), Dinah Cemetery (6), Andrews Cemetery (7).

Parks in McComb include: Lions Park (1), Edgewood Park (2), Douglas Park (3).


McComb compared to Mississippi state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above 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 significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in McComb:
  • WAPF (980 AM; 5 kW; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHNY (1250 AM; 5 kW; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: C.W.H. BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WAKK (1140 AM; daytime; 1 kW; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WSKR (1210 AM; 10 kW; DENHAM SPRINGS, LA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTIX (690 AM; 10 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: WTIX, INC.)
  • WEEZ (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCHJ (1470 AM; 1 kW; BROOKHAVEN, MS; Owner: TILLMAN BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTYL (1290 AM; daytime; 1 kW; TYLERTOWN, MS; Owner: TYLERTOWN BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in McComb:
  • WAQL (90.5 FM; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WAKH (105.7 FM; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMAU-FM (88.9 FM; BUDE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WEMX (94.1 FM; KENTWOOD, LA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBKN (92.1 FM; BROOKHAVEN, MS; Owner: OLE BROOK BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAZA (107.7 FM; LIBERTY, MS; Owner: SOUTHWEST BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around McComb:
  • W36AC (Channel 36; MCCOMB, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WMAU-TV (Channel 17; BUDE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WNTZ (Channel 48; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)

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Source: City-Data.com


 

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