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Population (year 2000): 7,607. Estimated population in July 2005: 8,009 (+5.3% change)
Males: 3,523 (46.3%), Females: 4,084 (53.7%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 35.9 years
Median household income: $28,730 (year 2000)
Median house value: $70,500 (year 2000)

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Races in New Albany:

  • White Non-Hispanic (63.2%)
  • Black (33.0%)
  • Hispanic (2.8%)
  • Other race (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)

Ancestries: United States (16.9%), English (5.5%), Irish (5.3%), German (3.4%), Scotch-Irish (2.7%), Subsaharan African (1.7%).

New! Albany, Mississippi forum

Elevation: 364 feet

Land area: 17.1 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in New Albany

  • High school or higher: 68.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 17.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in New Albany city

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 13.8%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

4.4% Foreign born (3.6% Latin America, 0.8% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +956 (+14.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TN Memphis, (79.0 miles pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: IL Chicago, (516.4 miles pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: MS (8.7 miles Myrtle, MS (9.5 miles Ecru, Blue Springs, MS (11.2 miles) , Mountain, MS (12.4 miles Blue MS (14.8 miles Dumas, MS (14.8 miles Sherman, Flat, MS (15.2 miles Hickory MS (16.9 miles Pontotoc,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 38 buildings, average cost: $53,300
  • 1997: 18 buildings, average cost: $73,500
  • 1998: 23 buildings, average cost: $61,700
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $73,300
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $86,200
  • 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $91,500
  • 2002: 24 buildings, average cost: $100,200
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $101,500
  • 2004: 14 buildings, average cost: $113,600
  • 2005: 33 buildings, average cost: $117,800

Latitude: 34.49 N, Longitude: 89.01 W

Area code: 662


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (37.5%), Educational,health and social services (15.9%), Retail trade (14.0%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,918 (+38.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,469 (50.9%)


 

Crime in New Albany by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 13.1 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 1 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 13.1 13.1 0.0
Robberies 1 1 4 0
    per 100,000 13.1 13.1 52.6 0.0
Assaults 7 1 14 2
    per 100,000 92.0 13.1 184.0 26.3
Burglaries 70 60 44 60
    per 100,000 920.2 788.7 578.4 788.7
Thefts 168 149 142 154
    per 100,000 2208.5 1958.7 1866.7 2024.5
Auto thefts 18 27 11 15
    per 100,000 236.6 354.9 144.6 197.2
194.0 186.9 184.6 157.2


Average climate in New Albany, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

On 4/19/1970, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.8 miles away from the New Albany city center killed 4 people and injured 78 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/21/1984, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.7 miles away from the city center killed 15 people and injured 76 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: William Faulkner - (1897-1962), author, Eli Whiteside - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Baltimore Orioles, born: Oct 22, 1979).


Hospital/medical center in New Albany:
  • BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL UNION COUNTY (200 HWY 30 WEST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near New Albany:
  • PONTOTOC HEALTH SERVICE CAH (about 18 miles; PONTOTOC, MS)
  • TIPPAH COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; RIPLEY, MS)
  • NORTH MISSISSIPPI MEDICAL CENTER (about 25 miles; TUPELO, MS)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to New Albany:
  • TUPELO RGNL (about 23 miles; TUPELO, MS; ID: TUP)
  • UNIVERSITY-OXFORD (about 37 miles; OXFORD, MS; ID: UOX)
  • COLUMBUS AFB (about 72 miles; COLUMBUS, MS; ID: CBM)
Other public-use airports nearest to New Albany:
  • NEW ALBANY-UNION CO (about 3 miles; NEW ALBANY, MS; ID: M72)
  • RIPLEY (about 16 miles; RIPLEY, MS; ID: 25M)
  • PONTOTOC COUNTY (about 16 miles; PONTOTOC, MS; ID: 22M)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Judicial and Legal 1 $1,997 $23,964 3 $3,676
Other Government Administration 2 $6,418 $38,508 5 $4,473
Financial Administration 3 $5,908 $23,632 0 $0
Water Supply 9 $21,255 $28,340 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 25 $42,961 $20,621 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 7 $15,905 $27,265 0 $0
Electric Power 37 $100,658 $32,645 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 20 $49,813 $29,887 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 3 $6,493 $25,972 0 $0
Health 1 $3,065 $36,780 0 $0
Firefighters 16 $34,781 $26,085 0 $0
Police - Other 1 $1,625 $19,500 3 $1,953
Gas Supply 12 $26,189 $26,189 0 $0
Totals for Government 137 $317,068 $27,772 11 $10,103


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to New Albany:
  • NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 35 miles; BOONEVILLE, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,628)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI MAIN CAMPUS (about 38 miles; UNIVERSITY, MS; FT enrollment: 11,068)
  • ITAWAMBA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 46 miles; FULTON, MS; FT enrollment: 2,673)
  • NORTHWEST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 66 miles; SENATOBIA, MS; FT enrollment: 3,842)
  • MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 73 miles; MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS; FT enrollment: 14,613)
  • SOUTHWEST TENNESSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE-MACON CAMPUS (about 77 miles; MEMPHIS, TN; FT enrollment: 6,979)
  • JACKSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 78 miles; JACKSON, TN; FT enrollment: 2,534)
Public high schools in New Albany:
  • NEW ALBANY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 547; Location: 201 HIGHWAY 15 NORTH; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • NEW ALBANY VOCATIONAL CENTER (Location: 203 HIGHWAY 15 NORTH; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in New Albany:
  • NEW ALBANY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 996; Location: 874 SAM T. BARKLEY DR.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • INGOMAR ATTENDANCE CENTER (Students: 589; Location: 1384 CR 101; Grades: KG - 12)
  • NEW ALBANY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 491; Location: 400 APPLE STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • NEW ALBANY/S.TIPPAH/UNION CO. ALT (Location: 915 DENMILL ROAD; Grades: 05 - 12)
Library in New Albany:
  • UNION COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $201,782; Location: 219 KING STREET; 59,726 books; 768 audio materials; 1,328 video materials; 62 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in New Albany: New Albany City Hall (A), Union County Courthouse (B).

Churches in New Albany include: Saint Francis of Assisi Catholic Church (A), Calvary United Methodist Church (B), Church of Christ (C), Cleveland Street Presbyterian Church (D), Northside Baptist Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), First United Methodist Church (G), Glenfield Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Glenfield Cemetery (1), New Albany Cemetery (2), Vista Memorial Park Cemetery (3).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Camp Branch (A), Jasper Creek (B), Damnation Creek (C), North Branch King Creek (D), South Branch King Creek (E).

Parks in New Albany include: Shady Dell Park (1), Alabama Street Park (2).

Post office: (A).  


New Albany 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 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 New Albany:
  • WNAU (1470 AM; 1 kW; NEW ALBANY, MS; Owner: MPM INVESTMENT GROUP)
  • 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.)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WELO (580 AM; 1 kW; TUPELO, MS; Owner: SAN DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WFTO (1330 AM; 5 kW; FULTON, MS; Owner: AIR SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in New Albany:
  • WWZD-FM (106.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZLQ (98.5 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: SAN DOW BROADCASTING)
  • WCNA (95.9 FM; POTTS CAMP, MS; Owner: OLVIE E. SISK)
  • WRBO (103.5 FM; COMO, MS; Owner: MEMPHIS III LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWMS (97.5 FM; OXFORD, MS; Owner: SAN-DOW BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSEL-FM (96.7 FM; PONTOTOC, MS; Owner: OLLIE COLLINS, JR.)
  • WMAE-FM (89.5 FM; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WAFR (88.3 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WSYE (93.3 FM; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WKZU (102.3 FM; RIPLEY, MS; Owner: KUDZU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAQB (90.9 FM; TUPELO, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WESE (92.5 FM; BALDWYN, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around New Albany:
  • WTVA (Channel 9; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • WMAE-TV (Channel 12; BOONEVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WCBI-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKDH (Channel 45; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLOV-TV (Channel 27; WEST POINT, MS; Owner: LINGARD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W22BS (Channel 22; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • W45BD (Channel 45; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • WMAV-TV (Channel 18; OXFORD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • W32BH (Channel 32; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • W49BK (Channel 49; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W14BW (Channel 14; ACTON, TN; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

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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