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Washington County, Mississippi

SNAPS data is derived from the 2000 U.S. Census and several 2003 CDC databases. For more information, see the Credits page.

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Population:

  • Total Population: 62,977
  • Males: 29,527
  • Females: 33,450

Ethnicity:

  • White: 21,224
  • Black/African American: 40,545
  • Hispanic: 513
  • Native American/Eskimo: 80
  • Asian: 250
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 13
  • Other: 8
  • 2 or more: 344

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (56,060)
  2. Spanish (825)
  3. French (360)
  4. German (75)
  5. Italian (65)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 530

  1. Mexico (144)
  2. Philippines (49)
  3. India (46)
  4. Colombia (46)
  5. Canada (42)
  6. Ghana (27)
  7. Hong Kong (19)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Southern Baptist Convention (16,295)
  2. United Methodist Church, The (2,873)
  3. Catholic Church (2,468)
  4. Independent, Non-Charismatic Churches (1,000)
  5. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (920)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 24,635
    • Sensory: 2,627
    • Physical: 6,107
    • Mental: 3,789
    • Self-care: 2,266
    • Go outside home: 4,885
    • Employment: 5,144

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 1,704

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 22,158
    • Utility gas: 14,309
    • Bottled or LP gas: 2,365
    • Electricity: 5,333
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 30
    • Coal or Coke: 0
    • Wood: 54
    • Solar Energy: 5
    • Other fuel: 35
    • No fuel used: 27

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 30,918
    • No vehicle: 3,916
    • 1 or more vehicle: 27,002

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 911
    • No High School: 4,089
    • Some High School: 7,330
    • High School: 10,586
    • Some College: 6,396
    • Associate's Degree: 1,498
    • College Degree: 4,076
    • Master's Degree: 1,238
    • Professional Degree: 486
    • Doctoral Degree: 242

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 22,158
    • Owners with phone: 12,769
    • Owners without phone: 423
    • Renters with phone: 7,841
    • Renters without phone: 1,125

    10 closest counties:

    1. Chicot County, Arkansas
    2. Sunflower County, Mississippi
    3. Sharkey County, Mississippi
    4. Bolivar County, Mississippi
    5. Humphreys County, Mississippi
    6. Issaquena County, Mississippi
    7. Desha County, Arkansas
    8. East Carroll Parish, Louisiana
    9. West Carroll Parish, Louisiana
    10. Leflore County, Mississippi

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    38701, 38702, 38703, 38704, 38722, 38723, 38731, 38744, 38748, 38756, 38760, 38776, 38780, 38782

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • WBAD (94.3 FM) GREENVILLE, MS
    • KUUZ (95.9 FM) GREENVILLE, MS
    • WBAQ (97.9 FM) GREENVILLE, MS
    • WDMS (100.7 FM) GREENVILLE, MS
    • WIQQ (102.3 FM) GREENVILLE, MS
    • WSSO (1230 AM) COLUMBUS, MS
    • WNIX (1330 AM) GREENVILLE, MS
    • WESY (1580 AM) GREENVILLE, MS
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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