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Monroe County, Mississippi

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Population:

  • Total Population: 38,014
  • Males: 17,892
  • Females: 20,122

Ethnicity:

  • White: 25,701
  • Black/African American: 11,540
  • Hispanic: 460
  • Native American/Eskimo: 24
  • Asian: 112
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 6
  • Other: 0
  • 2 or more: 171

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (34,660)
  2. Spanish (395)
  3. French (140)
  4. German (135)
  5. Korean (10)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 230

  1. Germany (47)
  2. Mexico (33)
  3. Greece (25)
  4. China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (23)
  5. United Kingdom (19)
  6. Taiwan (19)
  7. Japan (18)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (11,926)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (4,464)
  3. Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) (2,257)
  4. Churches of Christ (1,464)
  5. American Baptist Association, The (751)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 16,085
    • Sensory: 1,730
    • Physical: 4,246
    • Mental: 2,185
    • Self-care: 1,373
    • Go outside home: 3,071
    • Employment: 3,435

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 603

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 14,603
    • Utility gas: 4,970
    • Bottled or LP gas: 3,926
    • Electricity: 5,223
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 79
    • Coal or Coke: 9
    • Wood: 332
    • Solar Energy: 7
    • Other fuel: 22
    • No fuel used: 35

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 25,123
    • No vehicle: 1,940
    • 1 or more vehicle: 23,183

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 414
    • No High School: 2,502
    • Some High School: 5,460
    • High School: 7,881
    • Some College: 4,352
    • Associate's Degree: 1,038
    • College Degree: 1,919
    • Master's Degree: 530
    • Professional Degree: 136
    • Doctoral Degree: 56

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 14,603
    • Owners with phone: 10,907
    • Owners without phone: 632
    • Renters with phone: 2,583
    • Renters without phone: 481

    10 closest counties:

    1. Clay County, Mississippi
    2. Lowndes County, Mississippi
    3. Itawamba County, Mississippi
    4. Lee County, Mississippi
    5. Lamar County, Alabama
    6. Chickasaw County, Mississippi
    7. Oktibbeha County, Mississippi
    8. Pontotoc County, Mississippi
    9. Marion County, Alabama
    10. Prentiss County, Mississippi

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    38821, 38825, 38844, 38848, 38870, 39730, 39740, 39746, 39756

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WAFM (95.7 FM) AMORY, MS
    • WWZQ (1240 AM) ABERDEEN, MS
    • WAMY (1580 AM) AMORY, MS
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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