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Population (year 2000): 21,869. Estimated population in July 2005: 22,131 (+1.2% change)
Males: 11,041 (50.5%), Females: 10,828 (49.5%)

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Median resident age: 25.2 years
Median household income: $22,590 (year 2000)
Median house value: $97,200 (year 2000)

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Races in Starkville:

  • White Non-Hispanic (64.0%)
  • Black (30.0%)
  • Chinese (1.9%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.6%)
  • Asian Indian (0.6%)
  • Other Asian (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (9.2%), Irish (9.1%), English (8.6%), German (8.0%), Scotch-Irish (4.1%), Scottish (2.7%).

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Elevation: 374 feet

Land area: 25.7 square miles

Starkville,

For population 25 years and over in Starkville

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 45.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 14.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Starkville city

  • Never married: 47.2%
  • Now married: 39.9%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

4.7% Foreign born (3.4% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,944 (+15.6%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: AL Tuscaloosa, (90.1 miles pop. 77,906).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: AL Birmingham, (138.0 miles pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (518.5 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: MS (12.4 miles Artesia, Point, MS West (15.2 miles MS (17.4 miles Crawford, MS (17.6 miles Sturgis, MS (19.3 miles Maben, MS (21.7 miles Mathiston, MS (22.8 miles Brooksville, Mantee, MS (24.8 miles) .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 64 buildings, average cost: $84,800
  • 1997: 65 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 1998: 114 buildings, average cost: $77,600
  • 1999: 123 buildings, average cost: $88,400
  • 2000: 99 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2001: 62 buildings, average cost: $97,300
  • 2002: 88 buildings, average cost: $94,900
  • 2003: 148 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 2004: 94 buildings, average cost: $117,000
  • 2005: 96 buildings, average cost: $139,500

Latitude: 33.46 N, Longitude: 88.82 W

Area code: 662


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (44.1%), Retail trade (10.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,175 (+23.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 7,564 (73.7%)


 

Crime in Starkville by Year

Type 1999 2000 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 2 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 9.1 0.0 0.0
Rapes 3 12 4 3 0
    per 100,000 13.7 54.9 18.3 13.7 0.0
Robberies 30 24 10 18 11
    per 100,000 137.2 109.7 45.7 82.3 50.3
Assaults 33 40 50 34 27
    per 100,000 150.9 182.9 228.6 155.5 123.5
Burglaries 144 182 193 232 146
    per 100,000 658.5 832.2 882.5 1060.9 667.6
Thefts 865 971 820 897 795
    per 100,000 3955.4 4440.1 3749.6 4101.7 3635.3
Auto thefts 52 47 31 41 20
    per 100,000 237.8 214.9 141.8 187.5 91.5
300.2 344.5 299.0 314.6 239.2


Average climate in Starkville, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Starkville,

Starkville-area historical tornado activity is near Mississippi state average. It is 128% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/11/1963, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.0 miles away from the Starkville city center killed 2 people and injured 7 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 11/21/1992, a category 4 tornado 24.1 miles away from the city center killed 12 people and injured 122 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Jerry Rice - (born 1962), football star, Antuan Edwards - 2005 NFL player (New England Patriots, born: May 26, 1977), Freddie Milons - 2005 NFL player (Cincinnati Bengals, born: Jun 27, 1980), Travis Outlaw - NBA player (Portland Trail Blazers, born: Sep 18, 1984), B.J. Spencer - College basketball player (Jacksonville St. Gamecocks), Derek Mason - College football player (Middle Tenn. St. Blue Raiders), Rhau-Chavis Landfair - College basketball player (Alcorn State Braves).


Main business address for: NBC CAPITAL CORP (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospital/medical center in Starkville:
  • OKTIBBEHA COUNTY HOSPITAL (400 HOSPITAL ROAD)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Starkville:
  • CLAY COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (about 17 miles; WEST POINT, MS)
  • CHOCTAW COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (about 26 miles; ACKERMAN, MS)
  • BAPTIST MEM HOSP/GOLDEN TRIANGLE INC (about 27 miles; COLUMBUS, MS)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Starkville:
  • GOLDEN TRIANGLE REGIONAL (about 17 miles; COLUMBUS/W POINT/STARKVILL, MS; ID: GTR)
  • COLUMBUS AFB (about 30 miles; COLUMBUS, MS; ID: CBM)
  • TUPELO RGNL (about 56 miles; TUPELO, MS; ID: TUP)
Other public-use airports nearest to Starkville:
  • GEORGE M BRYAN (about 4 miles; STARKVILLE, MS; ID: STF)
  • OKTIBBEHA (about 11 miles; STARKVILLE, MS; ID: M51)
  • MCCHAREN FIELD (about 14 miles; WEST POINT, MS; ID: M83)

Local government website:

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
Electric Power 35 $89,390 $30,648 2 $802


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Starkville:
  • MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY (about 3 miles; MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS; Full-time enrollment: 14,613)
  • MISSISSIPPI UNIVERSITY FOR WOMEN (about 27 miles; COLUMBUS, MS; FT enrollment: 2,115)
  • ITAWAMBA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 63 miles; FULTON, MS; FT enrollment: 2,673)
  • MERIDIAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 76 miles; MERIDIAN, MS; FT enrollment: 2,455)
  • UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI MAIN CAMPUS (about 80 miles; UNIVERSITY, MS; FT enrollment: 11,068)
  • HOLMES COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 83 miles; GOODMAN, MS; FT enrollment: 2,485)
  • NORTHEAST MISSISSIPPI COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 85 miles; BOONEVILLE, MS; FT enrollment: 2,628)
Public high schools in Starkville:
  • STARKVILLE HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,130; Location: 603 YELLOWJACKET DRIVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MILLSAPS CAREER & TECH CENTER (Location: 803 LOUISVILLE ROAD; Grades: 07 - 12)
  • QUAD COUNTY ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Location: 730 WHITFIELD STREET; Grades: 07 - 12)
Private high school in Starkville:
  • STARKVILLE ACADEMY (Students: 837; Location: ACADEMY ROAD; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Starkville:
  • SUDDUTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 944; Location: 101 GREENFIELD DRIVE; Grades: KG - 02)
  • ARMSTRONG MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 664; Location: 303 MCKEE STREET; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • WARD-STEWART ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 570; Location: 200 A HIGHWAY 82 WEST; Grades: 04 - 05)
  • OVERSTREET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 297; Location: 307 SOUTH JACKSON STREET; Grades: 03 - 03)
  • EAST OKTIBBEHA COUNTY ELEMENTARY (Students: 292; Location: 1884 SIXTEENTH SECTION ROAD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • HENDERSON INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Students: 281; Location: 200 HIGHWAY 82 WEST; Grades: 06 - 06)
  • EMERSON FAMILY SCHOOL (Location: 1504 HIGHWAY 25 SOUTH; Grades: UG - UG)
Private primary/middle school in Starkville:
  • STARKVILLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 85; Location: 303 LYNN LANE; Grades: PK - 9)
Library in Starkville:
  • STARKVILLE-OKTIBBEHA COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SY (Operating income: $460,208; Location: 326 UNIVERSITY DRIVE; 63,121 books; 1,265 audio materials; 684 video materials; 115 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Starkville: Starkville Country Club (A), Mississippi Research and Technology Park (B), Oktibbeha County Heritage Museum (C), Oktibbeha County Courthouse (D), Starkville City Hall (E), Starkville Public Library (F).

Shopping Centers: Village Mall Shopping Center (1), Southdale Shopping Center (2), East Plaza Shopping Center (3), Eightytwo Plaza Shopping Center (4), State Shopping Center (5).

Churches in Starkville include: Saint Joseph Catholic Church (A), Calvary Baptist Church (B), Prince of Peace Lutheran Church (C), Prairie Grove Church (D), Church of Christ (E), Church of the Living God (F), Peters Rock Temple Church of God in Christ (G), Emmanuel Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Associated Reform Presbyterian Cemetery (1), Old Presbyterian Cemetery (2).

Parks in Starkville include: Westside Park (1), Moncrief Park (2), Jaycee Field (3), McKee Park (4), Babe Ruth Park (5).


Starkville compared to Mississippi state average:
  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
  • Population density below state average for cities.

Strongest AM radio stations in Starkville:
  • WSSO (1230 AM; 1 kW; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKOR (980 AM; 1 kW; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WROB (1450 AM; 1 kW; WEST POINT, MS; Owner: BOB MCRANEY ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WIRL (1270 AM; daytime; 3 kW; LOUISVILLE, MS; Owner: HARRISON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Starkville:
  • W205AQ (88.9 FM; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WMSU (92.1 FM; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WMSV (91.1 FM; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WSYE (93.3 FM; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WQJB (104.5 FM; STATE COLLEGE, MS; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • WSMS (99.9 FM; ARTESIA, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • WMAB-FM (89.9 FM; ACKERMAN, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WJZB (88.9 FM; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WMBC (103.1 FM; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WMXU (106.1 FM; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WLZA (96.1 FM; EUPORA, MS; Owner: TRI COUNTY BROADCASTING)
  • WAJV (98.9 FM; BROOKSVILLE, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKBB (100.9 FM; WEST POINT, MS; Owner: BOB MCRANEY ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WFCA (107.9 FM; ACKERMAN, MS; Owner: FRENCH CAMP RADIO, INC.)
  • WWKZ (105.3 FM; ABERDEEN, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLSM-FM (107.1 FM; LOUISVILLE, MS; Owner: HARRISON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W245AB (96.9 FM; WEST POINT, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Starkville:
  • W05BV (Channel 5; STARKVILLE, MS; Owner: FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH)
  • WCBI-TV (Channel 4; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: COLUMBUS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WTVA (Channel 9; TUPELO, MS; Owner: WTVA, INC.)
  • WMAB-TV (Channel 2; MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WKDH (Channel 45; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLOV-TV (Channel 27; WEST POINT, MS; Owner: LINGARD BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W25AD (Channel 25; COLUMBUS, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

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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