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Population (year 2000): 26,407. Estimated population in July 2005: 25,752 (-2.5% change)
Males: 11,969 (45.3%), Females: 14,438 (54.7%)

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Median resident age: 34.3 years
Median household income: $28,466 (year 2000)
Median house value: $65,100 (year 2000)

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Races in Vicksburg:

  • Black (60.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (37.4%)
  • Hispanic (1.0%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (6.1%), Irish (5.4%), English (5.2%), German (4.3%), Scotch-Irish (2.3%), Italian (1.5%).

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Elevation: 200 feet

Land area: 32.9 square miles

Vicksburg,

For population 25 years and over in Vicksburg

  • High school or higher: 73.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Vicksburg city

  • Never married: 34.1%
  • Now married: 40.0%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

1.6% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -433 (-1.6%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MS Jackson, (46.1 miles pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Rouge, LA Baton (131.1 miles pop. 227,818).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (357.2 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: LA (4.3 miles Delta, Mound, LA (10.3 miles) , MS (18.6 miles Edwards, LA (20.9 miles Richmond, LA Tallulah, (22.3 miles MS (23.7 miles Utica, Learned, MS (24.5 miles) , Gibson, MS (27.3 miles Port


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 54 buildings, average cost: $64,000
  • 1997: 33 buildings, average cost: $86,700
  • 1998: 27 buildings, average cost: $94,400
  • 1999: 39 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $118,300
  • 2001: 19 buildings, average cost: $119,000
  • 2002: 23 buildings, average cost: $140,300
  • 2003: 25 buildings, average cost: $136,100
  • 2004: 29 buildings, average cost: $137,100
  • 2005: 32 buildings, average cost: $137,100

Latitude: 32.34 N, Longitude: 90.88 W

Area code: 601


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (21.2%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (15.3%), Manufacturing (15.0%), Retail trade (11.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +9,761 (+37.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 8,314 (78.9%)


 

Crime in Vicksburg by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 4 6 5 3 2
    per 100,000 15.1 22.7 18.9 11.4 7.6
Rapes 31 31 31 39 27
    per 100,000 117.4 117.4 117.4 147.7 102.2
Robberies 50 41 56 41 35
    per 100,000 189.3 155.3 212.1 155.3 132.5
Assaults 189 215 235 178 193
    per 100,000 715.7 814.2 889.9 674.1 730.9
Burglaries 251 323 348 357 447
    per 100,000 950.5 1223.2 1317.8 1351.9 1692.7
Thefts 1,209 1,074 1,551 1,809 1,575
    per 100,000 4578.3 4067.1 5873.4 6850.5 5964.3
Auto thefts 166 194 174 90 115
    per 100,000 628.6 734.7 658.9 340.8 435.5
562.0 586.2 687.4 647.7 626.3


Average climate in Vicksburg, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Vicksburg,

Vicksburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 186% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/5/1953, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 1.7 miles away from the Vicksburg city center killed 38 people and injured 270 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/3/1966, a category 5 tornado 24.8 miles away from the city center killed 58 people and injured 518 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Willie Dixon - (died 1992), musician, Dmitri Young - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Detroit Tigers, born: Oct 11, 1973), Eric Warfield - 2005 NFL player (Kansas City Chiefs, born: Mar 3, 1976), John Thomson - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Atlanta Braves, born: Oct 1, 1973), Louis Green - 2005 NFL player (Denver Broncos, born: Sep 23, 1979), Michael Myers - 2005 NFL player (Denver Broncos, born: Jan 20, 1976), Rod Coleman - 2005 NFL player (Atlanta Falcons, born: Aug 16, 1976), Catrina Frierson - WNBA player (Seattle Storm, born: Oct 13, 1980).


Hospital/medical center in Vicksburg:
  • RIVER REGION HEALTH SYSTEM (3311 I 20 FRONTAGE RD BOX 1031)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Vicksburg:
  • MADISON PARISH HOSPITAL (about 22 miles; TALLULAH, LA)
  • CLAIBORNE COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 27 miles; PORT GIBSON, MS)
  • SHARKEY ISAQUENA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 34 miles; ROLLING FORK, MS)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Vicksburg:
  • JACKSON INTERNATIONAL (about 56 miles; JACKSON, MS; ID: JAN)
  • HARDY-ANDERS FIELD NATCHEZ-ADAMS COUNTY (about 58 miles; NATCHEZ, MS; ID: HEZ)
  • MID DELTA RGNL (about 79 miles; GREENVILLE, MS; ID: GLH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Vicksburg:
  • VICKSBURG MUNI (about 8 miles; VICKSBURG, MS; ID: VKS)
  • VICKSBURG TALLULAH RGNL (about 10 miles; TALLULAH/VICKSBURG, MS, LA; ID: TVR)
  • SCOTT (about 19 miles; TALLULAH, LA; ID: M80)

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
Solid Waste Management 8 $16,195 $24,292 0 $0
Sewerage 20 $33,374 $20,024 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 10 $18,819 $22,582 1 $288
Water Supply 9 $18,049 $24,065 0 $0
Gas Supply 34 $59,355 $20,948 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 127 $305,313 $28,848 5 $4,260
Streets and Highways 28 $59,326 $25,425 0 $0
Financial Administration 17 $51,593 $36,418 0 $0
Other Government Administration 22 $73,633 $40,163 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 6 $27,613 $55,226 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 65 $184,227 $34,011 0 $0
Police - Other 26 $57,783 $26,669 10 $4,072
Firefighters 122 $328,177 $32,279 0 $0
Fire - Other 9 $25,091 $33,454 1 $1,010
Welfare 1 $2,699 $32,388 1 $567
Health 4 $7,988 $23,964 0 $0
Totals for Government 508 $1,269,235 $29,981 18 $10,195


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Vicksburg:
  • HINDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; RAYMOND, MS; Full-time enrollment: 10,057)
  • MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE (about 34 miles; CLINTON, MS; FT enrollment: 2,904)
  • ALCORN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 38 miles; ALCORN STATE, MS; FT enrollment: 2,594)
  • JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 47 miles; JACKSON, MS; FT enrollment: 5,955)
  • HOLMES COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 80 miles; GOODMAN, MS; FT enrollment: 2,485)
  • MISSISSIPPI DELTA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 81 miles; MOORHEAD, MS; FT enrollment: 2,486)
  • UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA AT MONROE (about 85 miles; MONROE, LA; FT enrollment: 8,116)
Public high schools in Vicksburg:
  • VICKSBURG HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,121; Location: 3701 DRUMMOND STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • WARREN CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,091; Location: 1000 HIGHWAY 27; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • HINDS COMMUNITY VICKSBURG CENTER (Location: 1624 HIGHWAY 27 S; Grades: 07 - 12)
Private high schools in Vicksburg:
  • VICKSBURG CATHOLIC (Students: 693; Location: 1200 HAYES; Grades: PK - 12)
  • PORTERS CHAPEL ACADEMY (Students: 249; Location: 3460 PORTERS CHAPEL ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ALL SAINTS EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 122; Location: 2717 CONFEDERATE; Grades: 8 - 12)
  • SOUTHSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH SCH (Students: 84; Location: 965 FISHER FERRY ROAD; Grades: KG - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Vicksburg:
  • WARREN CENTRAL INTERMEDIATE (Students: 818; Location: 2147 SHERMAN AVE; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • VICKSBURG INTERMEDIATE (Students: 773; Location: 1245 DANA ROAD; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • WARREN CENTRAL JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 734; Location: 1630 BALDWIN FERRY ROAD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • VICKSBURG JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 721; Location: 1533 BALDWIN FERRY ROAD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • SHERMAN AVE ELEMENTARY (Students: 699; Location: 2145 SHERMAN AVE.; Grades: PK - 04)
  • DANA ROAD ELEMENTARY (Students: 632; Location: 1247 DANA ROAD; Grades: PK - 04)
  • BEECHWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 608; Location: 999 HIGHWAY 27 S; Grades: PK - 04)
  • SOUTH PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 481; Location: 6530 NAILOR ROAD; Grades: PK - 04)
  • WARRENTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 475; Location: 809 BELVA DRIVE; Grades: PK - 04)
  • BOWMAR AVENUE SCHOOL (Students: 395; Location: 912 BOWMAR AVENUE; Grades: PK - 04)
Library in Vicksburg:
  • WARREN COUNTY-VICKSBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $713,090; Location: 700 VETO STREET; 105,660 books; 3,450 audio materials; 5,011 video materials; 168 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Vicksburg: United States Waterways Experiment Station (A), Vicksburg Country Club (B), Vicksburg Harbor Project (C), Vicksburg City Hall (D), Vicksburg City Library (E), Vicksburg Municipal Auditorium (F), Warren County Courthouse (G).

Churches in Vicksburg include: Bowmar Avenue Baptist Church (A), Bunton Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (B), Porters Chapel (C), Cool Spring Church (D), Crawford Street United Methodist Church (E), Parkview Church (F), Episcopal Church of the Holy Trinity (G), First Baptist Church (H).

Cemeteries: Beulah Cemetery (1), Crocket Cemetery (2), Cedars Cemetery (3), Tates Cemetery (4).

Lakes and reservoirs: McNutt Lake (A), Brown Lake (B).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Yazoo River (A), Stouts Bayou (B), Shiloh Creek (C), Mint Spring Branch (D), Durden Creek (E), Hatcher Bayou (F), Glass Bayou (G).

Parks in Vicksburg include: Vicksburg National Cemetery (1), Vicksburg Memorial Stadium (2), Vicksburg City Park (3).


Vicksburg 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 Vicksburg:
  • WQBC (1420 AM; 1 kW; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CORLEY RUSHING COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WRTM (1490 AM; 1 kW; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: COMMANDER COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WTWZ (1120 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLINTON, MS; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WJDX (620 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WIIN (780 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RIDGELAND, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC)
  • WWDF (720 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICHLAND, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSLI (930 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: SPORTSRAD, INC.)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Vicksburg:
  • WBBV (101.3 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: BISHOP BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W288BB (105.5 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSTZ-FM (106.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMSI-FM (102.9 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMPN-FM (91.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WUSJ (96.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDBT (95.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJKK (98.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • WRTM-FM (100.5 FM; PORT GIBSON, MS; Owner: COMMANDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WATU (89.3 FM; PORT GIBSON, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WTYX (94.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: BACKYARD BROADCASTING MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WJMI (99.7 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • KBYO-FM (104.9 FM; TALLULAH, LA; Owner: TIGER COMMUNICATIONS INCORPORATED)

TV broadcast stations around Vicksburg:
  • W26BB (Channel 26; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • WNTZ (Channel 48; NATCHEZ, MS; Owner: WHITE KNIGHT BROADCASTING OF NATCHEZ LICENSE CORP.)
  • WDBD (Channel 40; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WDBD LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMPN-TV (Channel 29; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WJTV (Channel 12; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJKO-LP (Channel 64; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WJMF-LP (Channel 53; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJXF-LP (Channel 49; JACKSON, MS; Owner: EQUITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WAPT (Channel 16; JACKSON, MS; Owner: WAPT HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WBXK-CA (Channel 8; JACKSON, ETC., MS; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE 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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