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Population (year 2000): 14,550
Males: 7,691 (52.9%), Females: 6,859 (47.1%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 31.8 years
Median household income: $19,893 (year 2000)
Median house value: $49,800 (year 2000)

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Races in Yazoo City:

  • Black (69.7%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (22.2%)
  • Hispanic (7.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (3.8%), English (2.9%), Irish (2.8%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%), German (1.3%), Subsaharan African (1.0%).

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Elevation: 120 feet

Land area: 10.8 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Yazoo City

  • High school or higher: 64.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 15.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 21.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Yazoo City city

  • Never married: 43.2%
  • Now married: 33.3%
  • Separated: 4.8%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

7.1% Foreign born (6.2% Latin America).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: MS Jackson, (39.6 miles pop. 184,256).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: TN Memphis, (159.2 miles pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (403.3 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Eden, MS (10.7 miles) , MS (14.9 miles Bentonia, MS (15.3 miles Louise, Satartia, MS (16.0 miles) , City, MS (17.6 miles Silver MS Flora, (22.6 miles MS (23.1 miles Belzoni, MS (25.8 miles Tchula,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 6 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2004: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,800
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $66,800

Latitude: 32.86 N, Longitude: 90.41 W

Area code: 662


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (23.3%), Manufacturing (20.9%), Retail trade (11.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,766 (+12.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,638 (68.9%)

Average climate in Yazoo City, Mississippi

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Yazoo

Yazoo City-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 173% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/5/1953, a category 5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 39.6 miles away from the Yazoo City city center killed 38 people and injured 270 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/29/1976, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 23.1 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 177 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Main business address for: MISSISSIPPI CHEMICAL CORP /MS/ (AGRICULTURE CHEMICALS).


Hospital/medical center in Yazoo City:
  • KINGS DAUGHTERS HOSPITAL SWING BED (823 GRAND AVENUE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Yazoo City:
  • HUMPHREYS COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 23 miles; BELZONI, MS)
  • UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL AND CLINIC-HOLMES (about 29 miles; LEXINGTON, MS)
  • MADISON COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (about 32 miles; CANTON, MS)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Yazoo City:
  • JACKSON INTERNATIONAL (about 45 miles; JACKSON, MS; ID: JAN)
  • MID DELTA RGNL (about 58 miles; GREENVILLE, MS; ID: GLH)
  • HARDY-ANDERS FIELD NATCHEZ-ADAMS COUNTY (about 106 miles; NATCHEZ, MS; ID: HEZ)
Other public-use airports nearest to Yazoo City:
  • YAZOO COUNTY (about 4 miles; YAZOO CITY, MS; ID: 87I)
  • BELZONI MUNI (about 21 miles; BELZONI, MS; ID: 1M2)
  • C. A. MOORE (about 33 miles; LEXINGTON, MS; ID: 19M)

Amtrak station:
YAZOO CITY (222 W. BROADWAY). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-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
Financial Administration 3 $7,937 $31,748 1 $2,013
Other Government Administration 2 $5,123 $30,738 6 $9,128
Judicial and Legal 0 $0   5 $6,881
Police Protection - Officers 24 $61,109 $30,554 0 $0
Police - Other 13 $27,376 $25,270 12 $6,961
Firefighters 25 $66,354 $31,849 0 $0
Streets and Highways 6 $9,308 $18,616 0 $0
Sewerage 11 $41,617 $45,400 0 $0
Parks and Recreation 6 $11,059 $22,118 0 $0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2 $5,515 $33,090 0 $0
Water Supply 13 $41,898 $38,675 0 $0
Electric Power 27 $89,074 $39,588 2 $1,556
Other and Unallocable 3 $6,852 $27,408 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 16 $25,206 $18,904 1 $779
Totals for Government 151 $398,427 $31,663 27 $27,319


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Yazoo City:
  • HOLMES COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 36 miles; GOODMAN, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,485)
  • MISSISSIPPI COLLEGE (about 38 miles; CLINTON, MS; FT enrollment: 2,904)
  • JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; JACKSON, MS; FT enrollment: 5,955)
  • MISSISSIPPI DELTA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 41 miles; MOORHEAD, MS; FT enrollment: 2,486)
  • HINDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 44 miles; RAYMOND, MS; FT enrollment: 10,057)
  • MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 45 miles; ITTA BENA, MS; FT enrollment: 2,297)
  • DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 60 miles; CLEVELAND, MS; FT enrollment: 3,288)
Public high schools in Yazoo City:
  • YAZOO CITY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 594; Location: 1825 DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • YAZOO COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 555; Location: 6789 HWY 49 FRONTAGE ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • YAZOO CITY VOC COMPLEX (Location: 1825 MARTIN LUTHER KING DRIVE; Grades: 10 - 12)
Private high school in Yazoo City:
  • MANCHESTER ACADEMY (Students: 517; Location: 2132 GORDON AVENUE; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Yazoo City:
  • BETTIE E WOOLFOLK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,040; Location: 209 W. 5TH ST; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • MCCOY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 716; Location: 1835 SCHOOL DR; Grades: 02 - 04)
  • WEBSTER STREET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 543; Location: 622 E.4TH ST.; Grades: PK - 01)
  • YAZOO COUNTY JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 308; Location: 6781 HWY 49 FRONTAGE RD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • ALTERNATIVE LEARNING CENTER (Location: 12 18 GRAND AVENUE; Grades: 03 - 12)
Private primary/middle school in Yazoo City:
  • COVENANT CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 148; Location: PO BOX 977; Grades: KG - 7)
Library in Yazoo City:
  • SOUTH DELTA LIBRARY SERVICES (Operating income: $451,102; Location: 310 NORTH MAIN STREET; 63,957 books; 393 audio materials; 1,400 video materials; 93 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Yazoo Landing (A).

Shopping Centers: Northwest Shopping Center (1), Yazooville Shopping Center (2).

Churches in Yazoo City include: Saint Johns Church (A), Calvary Baptist Church (B), Chapel Hill Baptist Church (C), New Zion Church (D), First Assembly of God Church (E), First Baptist Church (F), First Presbyterian Church (G), First United Methodist Church (H).

Post office: (A).  


Yazoo City 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 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 significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Yazoo City:
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • 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)
  • WTWZ (1120 AM; daytime; 8 kW; CLINTON, MS; Owner: WOOD BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WXTN (1000 AM; daytime; 5 kW; LEXINGTON, MS; Owner: BRAD MAURICE COTHRAN)
  • WSLI (930 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: SPORTSRAD, INC.)
  • WWDF (720 AM; daytime; 5 kW; RICHLAND, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WOAD (1300 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, L.L.C.)
  • WZRX (1590 AM; 5 kW; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQST (850 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FOREST, MS; Owner: ACE BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Yazoo City:
  • WJNS-FM (92.1 FM; YAZOO CITY, MS; Owner: WILLIS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WYAB (93.1 FM; YAZOO CITY, MS; Owner: SSR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDBT (95.5 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMSI-FM (102.9 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WSTZ-FM (106.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYJS (105.9 FM; PICKENS, MS; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF MISSISSIPPI, LLC)
  • WBYP (107.1 FM; BELZONI, MS; Owner: ZOO-BEL BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WMPN-FM (91.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WUSJ (96.3 FM; JACKSON, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFMN (97.3 FM; FLORA, MS; Owner: WFMN RADIO, INC.)
  • WJKK (98.7 FM; VICKSBURG, MS; Owner: NEW SOUTH RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WMAO-FM (90.9 FM; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WAGR-FM (102.5 FM; LEXINGTON, MS; Owner: BRAD MAURICE COTHRAN)

TV broadcast stations around Yazoo City:
  • WLBT (Channel 3; JACKSON, MS; Owner: CIVCO, INC.)
  • WABG-TV (Channel 6; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • 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.)
  • WMAO-TV (Channel 23; GREENWOOD, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • 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)

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