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Demographics Analysis

The people of Richton Town, Mississippi give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Richton Town, Mississippi)

Male:

Under 5 years : 31

5 to 9 years : 21

10 to 14 years : 54

15 to 17 years : 38

18 and 19 years : 26

20 years : 12

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 23

25 to 29 years : 31

30 to 34 years : 10

35 to 39 years : 38

40 to 44 years : 88

45 to 49 years : 49

50 to 54 years : 26

55 to 59 years : 19

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 4

65 and 66 years : 7

67 to 69 years : 11

70 to 74 years : 5

75 to 79 years : 0

80 to 84 years : 21

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 8

5 to 9 years : 33

10 to 14 years : 56

15 to 17 years : 39

18 and 19 years : 42

20 years : 46

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 22

25 to 29 years : 11

30 to 34 years : 25

35 to 39 years : 64

40 to 44 years : 27

45 to 49 years : 37

50 to 54 years : 35

55 to 59 years : 17

60 and 61 years : 15

62 to 64 years : 19

65 and 66 years : 18

67 to 69 years : 10

70 to 74 years : 9

75 to 79 years : 12

80 to 84 years : 15

85 years and over : 32


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Richton Town, Mississippi)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 862

Multiple ancestry : 77

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 170


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Richton Town, Mississippi)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 1,109

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 0

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 0

Not a U.S. citizen : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Richton Town, Mississippi)

Total:

Under 5 years : 39

5 to 17 years : 241

18 to 24 years : 171

25 to 34 years : 77

35 to 44 years : 217

45 to 54 years : 147

55 to 59 years : 36

60 and 61 years : 18

62 to 64 years : 23

65 to 74 years : 60

75 years and over : 80

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 35

5 to 17 years : 208

18 to 24 years : 141

25 to 34 years : 62

35 to 44 years : 153

45 to 54 years : 137

55 to 59 years : 22

60 and 61 years : 18

62 to 64 years : 19

65 to 74 years : 42

75 years and over : 80

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 4

5 to 17 years : 33

18 to 24 years : 30

25 to 34 years : 15

35 to 44 years : 64

45 to 54 years : 10

55 to 59 years : 14

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 4

65 to 74 years : 18

75 years and over : 0

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Richton Town, Mississippi)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 397

Female : 520

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 120

Female : 72

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 0

Female : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Richton Town, Mississippi)

Born in state of residence : 573

Born in other state in the United States : 70

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Richton Town, Mississippi)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 292

Now married, except separated : 252

Divorced : 83

Separated : 44

Widowed : 74

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 105

Now married, except separated : 30

Divorced : 10

Separated : 0

Widowed : 16

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Richton Town, Mississippi)

Speak only English : 1,057

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 7

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 6

Speak English less than "very well" : 0


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Richton Town, Mississippi

  • Other Groups: 264   (40.2%)
  • United States Or American: 212   (32.3%)
  • English: 62   (9.4%)
  • Scotch-irish: 33   (5.0%)
  • Scottish: 19   (2.9%)
  • European: 16   (2.4%)
  • Irish: 14   (2.1%)
  • German: 11   (1.7%)
  • Italian: 9   (1.4%)
  • Swedish: 4   (0.6%)
  • Dutch: 4   (0.6%)
  • Subsaharan African: 3   (0.5%)
  • Welsh: 3   (0.5%)
  • Norwegian: 2   (0.3%)
  • French (except Basque): 1   (0.2%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Richton Town, Mississippi is 1,109



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Richton Town, Mississippi: 517
Female Population in Richton Town, Mississippi: 592


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Richton Town, Mississippi: 35.7
Median Female Resident Age in Richton Town, Mississippi: 36.3


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Mississippi is 36


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Richton Town, Mississippi


White


Both sexes

48.6

Male

43.1

Female

54.4

Black or African American


Both sexes

30.3

Male

22.9

Female

33.4

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

25.5

Male

0.0

Female

25.5

Asian


Both sexes

6.5

Male

0.0

Female

6.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

0.0

Male

0.0

Female

0.0

Other


Both sexes

24.5

Male

24.5

Female

17.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

10.5

Male

20.5

Female

8.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

24.5

Male

17.5

Female

28.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

48.5

Male

43.1

Female

54.4


(updated 2010)



Races in Richton Town, Mississippi


  • White: 643
  • African American: 452
  • American Indian: 10
  • Asian: 0
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 0
  • Two or More Races: 4



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Richton Town, Mississippi citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Richton Town, Mississippi

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 9   (3.13%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 3   (1.04%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 2   (0.69%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 32   (11.11%)
  • 9th Grade: 12   (4.17%)
  • 10th Grade: 17   (5.9%)
  • 11th Grade: 11   (3.82%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 9   (3.13%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 98   (34.03%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 12   (4.17%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 20   (6.94%)
  • Associate Degree: 2   (0.69%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 41   (14.24%)
  • Master's Degree: 11   (3.82%)
  • Professional School Degree: 9   (3.13%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 13   (3.15%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 12   (2.91%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 28   (6.78%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 37   (8.96%)
  • 9th Grade: 13   (3.15%)
  • 10th Grade: 18   (4.36%)
  • 11th Grade: 24   (5.81%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 9   (2.18%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 102   (24.7%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 43   (10.41%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 34   (8.23%)
  • Associate Degree: 11   (2.66%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 30   (7.26%)
  • Master's Degree: 32   (7.75%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 7   (1.69%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Richton Town, Mississippi

  • Richton School Dist


    ( Grades: KG-12, Location: P.o. Box 568, Richton, MS 39476, Phone: (601) 788-6581, Students: 722 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Richton Town, Mississippi

  • Sand Hill Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-8, Location: 39455 Hwy 63 North, Richton, MS 39476, Phone: (601) 989-2021, Students: 398 )

  • Richton Elementary School


    ( Grades: KG-6, Location: Po Box 568, Richton, MS 39476, Phone: (601) 788-6975, Students: 380 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Richton Town, Mississippi

  • Richton High School


    ( Grades: 7-12, Location: 701 Elm Avenue, Richton, MS 39476, Phone: (601) 788-9608, Students: 342 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Richton Town, Mississippi

  • Richton Public Library


    210 Front Street, Richton, MS 39476

(updated 2012)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Richton Town, Mississippi affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Richton Town, Mississippi.

Area Features of Richton Town, Mississippi


Airport


(1) Richton-perry County Airport  

Bend


(1) Racetrack Bend  

Bridge


(1) Gaines Brewer Road Bridge   (2) Wingate Bridge  

Building


(1) Hintonville Volunteer Fire Department   (2) Mississippi Forestry Commission Perry County Workstation   (3) Perry County Hospital Nursing Center   (4) Pine Forest Regional Library - Richton Public Library   (5) Richton Police Department   (6) Richton Volunteer Fire Department   (7) Sand Hill Volunteer Fire Department  

Cemetery


(1) Browns Cemetery   (2) Edwards Cemetery   (3) Frisco Cemetery   (4) Hickory Grove Cemetery   (5) Hinton Cemetery   (6) Isaiah Hinton Cemetery   (7) Mcswain Cemetery   (8) Mount Zion Cemetery   (9) Mulberry Cemetery   (10) Sand Hill Cemetery   (11) Sunset Cemetery   (12) Union Cemetery  

Church


(1) Bethlehem Missionary Church   (2) Calvary Church   (3) Clay Hill Church   (4) County Line Church   (5) Dykes Chapel   (6) Fellowship Free Will Baptist Church   (7) First Assembly Of God Church   (8) First United Pentecostal Church   (9) Good Hope Church   (10) Hickory Grove Church   (11) Holy Hill Church   (12) Kittrell Church   (13) Lovewell Church   (14) Mount Zion Church   (15) Mulberry Church   (16) Nazareth Church   (17) New Lovewell Church   (18) New Zion Church   (19) Pineview Church   (20) Richton First Baptist Church   (21) Richton United Methodist Church   (22) River Valley Church   (23) Saint Paul Baptist Church   (24) Sand Hill Baptist Church   (25) Sand Hill Creek Church   (26) Seminary Church   (27) Thompson Creek Church Historical   (28) Union Church   (29) Union Grove Church   (30) Zion Rest Church  

Civil


(1) Supervisor District 3   (2) Supervisor District 4   (3) Town Of Richton  

Cliff


(1) Bland Bluff   (2) Fairhope Bluff  

Dam


(1) Crane Lake Dam   (2) George Guthrie Pond Dam   (3) J R Stinson Lake Dam   (4) James Grantham Pond Dam   (5) Joe Blackmon Pond Dam   (6) Mohlenoff Pond Dam   (7) Perry Lake Dam   (8) Scott Nicholson Catfish Ponds Dam  

Hospital


(1) Perry County General Hospital  

Lake


(1) Clear Lake   (2) Crane Lake   (3) Mcswain Lake   (4) Perry Lake   (5) Round Lake  

Locale


(1) Lancaster Historical   (2) Meadows Mill Historical   (3) Richs Mill Historical   (4) Richton Publically Owned Treatment Works  

Populated Place


(1) Benmore   (2) Brewer   (3) East Side   (4) Good Hope   (5) Henderson   (6) Hintonville   (7) Kittrell   (8) Mcswain   (9) Mulberry   (10) Richton   (11) Sand Hill  

Post Office


(1) Richton Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Crane Lake   (2) Inland Lakes  

School


(1) Brewer School Historical   (2) Clay Hill School Historical   (3) Dykes School Historical   (4) Freeman School Historical   (5) Richton Elementary School   (6) Richton High School   (7) Tucker Bay School Historical   (8) Union School Historical  

Stream


(1) Bear Branch   (2) Beaver Dam Creek   (3) Beetree Creek   (4) Bogue Homo   (5) Buck Creek   (6) Coleman Creek   (7) Crane Creek   (8) Flat Branch   (9) Fox Branch   (10) Gator Branch   (11) Grapevine Branch   (12) Gunstock Branch   (13) Hall Branch   (14) Harper Branch   (15) Little Gaines Creek   (16) Long Branch   (17) Merritt Springs Branch   (18) Mill Creek   (19) Newcomb Branch   (20) Nicholson Branch   (21) Pine Branch   (22) Pine Log Branch   (23) Piney Woods Creek   (24) Ready Branch   (25) Reedy Branch   (26) Sand Hill Creek   (27) Underwood Branch   (28) Upper Flat Branch   (29) West Little Thompson Creek   (30) Yellow Jacket Branch  

Tower


(1) Richton Lookout Tower  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Richton Town, Mississippi

39476 (pop. 7,180)


Cities Nearby Richton Town, Mississippi

New Augusta Town, MS  (pop. 834) 11.5 Miles
Beaumont Town, MS  (pop. 941) 12.6 Miles
Mclain Town, MS  (pop. 643) 18.2 Miles
Petal City, MS  (pop. 10,568) 18.7 Miles
Hattiesburg City, MS  (pop. 47,046) 22.0 Miles
Ellisville City, MS  (pop. 4,364) 23.3 Miles
West Hattiesburg Cdp, MS  (pop. 6,191) 25.4 Miles
Leakesville Town, MS  (pop. 1,197) 26.3 Miles
Laurel City, MS  (pop. 18,493) 26.8 Miles
State Line Town, MS  (pop. 595) 27.9 Miles



Area Code(s) in Richton Town, Mississippi

601



Elevation in Richton Town, Mississippi is 187.0 ft. (57.0 meters)





Latitude/Longitude of Richton Town, Mississippi

Lat: 31.349425 N        Long: -88.938499 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Richton Town, Mississippi need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Mississippi

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.89 7.21 4.65 8.03 0.00 6.11
  Total Electric Industry 6.89 7.21 4.65 8.03 0.00 6.11
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.88 7.18 4.49 7.87 0.00 6.02
  Total Electric Industry 6.88 7.18 4.49 7.87 0.00 6.02
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.01 7.27 4.41 8.45 0.00 6.03
  Total Electric Industry 7.01 7.27 4.41 8.45 0.00 6.03
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.12 7.45 4.59 8.70 0.00 6.18
  Total Electric Industry 7.12 7.45 4.59 8.70 0.00 6.18
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.06 7.22 4.48 8.60 0.00 6.05
  Total Electric Industry 7.06 7.22 4.48 8.60 0.00 6.05
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.99 7.01 4.44 8.56 0.00 5.98
  Total Electric Industry 6.99 7.01 4.44 8.56 0.00 5.98
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.04 7.09 4.41 8.68 0.00 6.01
  Total Electric Industry 7.04 7.09 4.41 8.68 0.00 6.01
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.02 6.69 4.12 8.61 0.00 5.91
  Total Electric Industry 7.02 6.69 4.12 8.61 0.00 5.91
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 7.03 6.62 4.22 8.45 0.00 5.98
  Total Electric Industry 7.03 6.62 4.22 8.45 0.00 5.98
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.75 6.19 4.02 7.93 0.00 5.65
  Total Electric Industry 6.75 6.19 4.02 7.93 0.00 5.65
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 6.93 6.41 4.14 8.33 0.00 5.85
  Total Electric Industry 6.93 6.41 4.14 8.33 0.00 5.85
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 7.37 6.94 4.40 8.95 0.00 6.26
  Total Electric Industry 7.37 6.94 4.40 8.95 0.00 6.26
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 7.28 6.83 4.40 8.76 0.00 6.24
  Total Electric Industry 7.28 6.83 4.40 8.76 0.00 6.24
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 7.60 7.25 4.48 0.00 0.00 6.46
  Total Electric Industry 7.60 7.25 4.48 0.00 0.00 6.46
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 8.21 7.99 4.83 0.00 0.00 7.00
  Total Electric Industry 8.21 7.99 4.83 0.00 0.00 7.00
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 8.71 8.48 5.37 0.00 0.00 7.54
  Total Electric Industry 8.71 8.48 5.37 0.00 0.00 7.54
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 9.66 9.37 5.94 0.00 0.00 8.33
  Total Electric Industry 9.66 9.37 5.94 0.00 0.00 8.33

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Richton Town, Mississippi

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 35   (10.2%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 15   (4.4%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 28   (8.1%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 23   (6.7%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 33   (9.6%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 54   (15.7%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 42   (12.2%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 41   (11.9%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 2   (0.6%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 10   (2.9%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 7   (2.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 2   (0.6%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 23   (6.7%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 29   (8.4%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Richton Town, Mississippi)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 311

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 0

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 12

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 9


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Richton Town, Mississippi)

Less than 5 minutes : 36

5 to 9 minutes : 62

10 to 14 minutes : 4

15 to 19 minutes : 8

20 to 24 minutes : 1

25 to 29 minutes : 16

30 to 34 minutes : 65

35 to 39 minutes : 29

40 to 44 minutes : 29

45 to 59 minutes : 32

60 to 89 minutes : 23

90 or more minutes : 18


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Richton Town, Mississippi)

With Social Security income : 162

No Social Security income : 236


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Richton Town, Mississippi)

With retirement income : 59

No retirement income : 339


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Richton Town, Mississippi)

Less than $10,000 : 56

$10,000 to $14,999 : 3

$15,000 to $19,999 : 13

$20,000 to $24,999 : 24

$25,000 to $29,999 : 22

$30,000 to $34,999 : 4

$35,000 to $39,999 : 2

$40,000 to $44,999 : 18

$45,000 to $49,999 : 30

$50,000 to $59,999 : 12

$60,000 to $74,999 : 10

$75,000 to $99,999 : 39

$100,000 to $124,999 : 0

$125,000 to $149,999 : 17

$150,000 to $199,999 : 3

$200,000 or more : 13


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Richton Town, Mississippi)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $43,125


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Richton Town, Mississippi

  • NEW (1230 AM; 1.0 kW; Laurel, MS; Owner: Walter Allen Sanders, Jr)
  • WAML (1340 AM; 1.0 kW; Laurel, MS; Owner: Walking By Faith Ministries, Inc.)
  • WFOR (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Hattiesburg, MS; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WFOR (1400 AM; 1.0 kW; Hattiesburg, MS; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • NEW (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; Ellisville, MS; Owner: Rainey Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (1490 AM; 0.25 kW; Laurel, MS; Owner: Rainey Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (1490 AM; 1.0 kW; Laurel, MS; Owner: Rainey Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (1530 AM; 3.0 kW; Hattiesburg, MS; Owner: Walter Allen Sanders, Jr)
  • WORV (1580 AM; 1.0 kW; Hattiesburg, MS; Owner: Circuit Broadcasting Co.)
  • WEEZ (890 AM; 10.0 kW; Ellisville, MS; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WHSY (950 AM; 5.0 kW; Hattiesburg, MS; Owner: Southern Air Communications, Inc.)
  • WABO (990 AM; 1.0 kW; Waynesboro, MS; Owner: Martin Broadcasting Company)

FM Radio Stations Near Richton Town, Mississippi

  • WNSL (100.3 FM; Ellisville, MS; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • NEW (101.7 FM; Petal, MS; Owner: Cumulus Licensing Llc)
  • WZHL (101.7 FM; Hattiesburg, MS; Owner: Ace Radio Corporation)
  • WQUA (102.1 FM; Leakesville, MS; Owner: Family Worship Center Church, Inc.)
  • WJKX (102.5 FM; Laurel, MS; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WUSW (103.7 FM; Ellisville, MS; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WXRR (104.5 FM; Petal, MS; Owner: Blakeney Communications, Inc.)
  • WABO-FM (105.5 FM; Waynesboro, MS; Owner: Martin Broadcasting Company)
  • WZLD (106.3 FM; Petal, MS; Owner: Cc Licenses, Llc)
  • WUSM-FM (88.5 FM; Hattiesburg, MS; Owner: University Of Southern Mississippi)
  • NEW (88.9 FM; Richton, MS; Owner: Harvest Time Apostolic Ministries)
  • WAII (89.3 FM; Hattiesburg, MS; Owner: American Family Association)
  • WJMG (92.1 FM; Hattiesburg, MS; Owner: Circuit Broadcasting Company Of Hattiesburg)
  • WGDQ (93.1 FM; Hattiesburg, MS; Owner: Unity Broadcasters)
  • WKZW (94.3 FM; Ellisville, MS; Owner: Blakeney Communications, Inc.)
  • WKZW (94.3 FM; Petal, MS; Owner: Blakeney Communications, Inc.)
  • WXAB (96.9 FM; Benndale, MS; Owner: Community Broadcasting Co., Inc.)
  • WMXI (98.1 FM; Ellisville, MS; Owner: Rainey Broadcasting, Inc.)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Richton Town, Mississippi

  • 960724KS (Channel 47; Hattiesburg, MS; Owner: Mississippi Auth For Ed Tv)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Richton Town, Mississippi

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 51  (28.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 10  (5.5%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 16  (8.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 4  (2.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 53  (29.1%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 53  (31.2%)
  • Service Occupations: 42  (24.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 50  (29.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 2  (1.2%)


(updated 2010)





There are 275 Farms In Richton Town, Mississippi


(updated 2008)



Banks In Richton Town, Mississippi

Richton Bank & Trust Company - 2 Branches


    Bank Assets: $126.9k
    Industry Specialization: All Other < $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 3

First Southern Bank - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $195.1k
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 20

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Richton Town, Mississippi

  • Hattiesburg Bobby L. Chain Municipal


    (about 19.4 miles in Hattiesburg, Mississippi; Airport Code: HBG)

  • Hattiesburg Municipal


    (about 19.5 miles in Hattiesburg, Mississippi; Airport Code: HBG)

  • Hattiesburg-Laurel Regional


    (about 24.9 miles in Moselle, Mississippi; Airport Code: PIB)

  • Hesler-Noble Field


    (about 26.0 miles in Laurel, Mississippi; Airport Code: LUL)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Richton Town, Mississippi

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

79.19%

Carpooled

13.58%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

4.62%

Other Means

2.02%

Worked At Home

0.58%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Richton Town, Mississippi, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Richton Town, Mississippi)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 139

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 53

Female householder, no husband present : 74

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 127

Householder not living alone : 5


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Richton Town, Mississippi)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 24

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 7

All other households : 367


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Richton Town, Mississippi)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 139

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 53

Renter-occupied housing units : 0

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 51

Renter-occupied housing units : 23

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 88

Renter-occupied housing units : 44


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Richton Town, Mississippi)

Less than $10,000 : 118

$10,000 to $14,999 : 38

$15,000 to $19,999 : 27

$20,000 to $24,999 : 21

$25,000 to $29,999 : 36

$30,000 to $34,999 : 4

$35,000 to $39,999 : 9

$40,000 to $44,999 : 18

$45,000 to $49,999 : 30

$50,000 to $59,999 : 3

$60,000 to $74,999 : 22

$75,000 to $99,999 : 39

$100,000 to $124,999 : 0

$125,000 to $149,999 : 17

$150,000 to $199,999 : 3

$200,000 or more : 13


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Richton Town, Mississippi)

Total : 484


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Richton Town, Mississippi)

Occupied : 398

Vacant : 86


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Richton Town, Mississippi)

Median number of rooms : 5


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Richton Town, Mississippi)

Built 2005 or later : 14

Built 2000 to 2004 : 6

Built 1990 to 1999 : 19

Built 1980 to 1989 : 60

Built 1970 to 1979 : 128

Built 1960 to 1969 : 91

Built 1950 to 1959 : 67

Built 1940 to 1949 : 9

Built 1939 or earlier : 90


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Richton Town, Mississippi)

Utility gas : 179

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 21

Electricity : 182

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 0

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 16

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Richton Town, Mississippi)

Less than $10,000 : 6

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 10

$30,000 to $34,999 : 8

$35,000 to $39,999 : 15

$40,000 to $49,999 : 94

$50,000 to $59,999 : 18

$60,000 to $69,999 : 34

$70,000 to $79,999 : 0

$80,000 to $89,999 : 2

$90,000 to $99,999 : 8

$100,000 to $124,999 : 56

$125,000 to $149,999 : 38

$150,000 to $174,999 : 21

$175,000 to $199,999 : 12

$200,000 to $249,999 : 5

$250,000 to $299,999 : 0

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 4

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Richton Town, Mississippi)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 16

Home equity loan only : 12

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 3

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 172

Housing units without a mortgage : 128


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Richton Town, Mississippi)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $95,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $177,100

Built 1970 to 1979 : $48,700

Built 1960 to 1969 : $65,300

Built 1950 to 1959 : $48,400

Built 1940 to 1949 : $34,500

Built 1939 or earlier : $103,800


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Richton Town, Mississippi: 65.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Mississippi: 69.0%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Richton Town, Mississippi

Institutionalized population


  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 77.78%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 22.22%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Richton Town, Mississippi

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 1 1 $55,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $55,000
2000        
  Single Family 2 2 $255,220
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $255,220
2001        
  Single Family 2 2 $132,950
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $132,950
2002        
  Single Family 1 1 $89,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $89,000
2003        
  Single Family 0 0 $95,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $95,000
2004        
  Single Family 3 3 $221,900
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

3 3 $221,900
2005        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Richton Town, MS): $23,365
Median Household Income In 2000 (Mississippi): $31,330


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Richton Town): $51,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Mississippi): $64,700


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Richton Town): $259
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Mississippi): $439


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Richton Town, Mississippi

Utility Gas: 40.0%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 9.3%
Electricity: 49.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 0.5%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.3%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Richton Town, Mississippi are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Richton Town, Mississippi

Leaf River Home Health Care, Llc


     Address: 307b North Front Street, Richton, Mississippi 39476
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/1/1978

South Miss Hha Region I


     Address: 110 Lundy Lane, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39404
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 3/1/1971

Camellia Home Health And Hospice


     Address: 133 Mayfair Road, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39402
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 6/18/1975

Wesley Medical Center Hha


     Address: P. O. Box 16509, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39404
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 10/1/1978

Forrest General Home Care Hha


     Address: 1414 South 28th Avenue, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 6/26/1979

Hospitals Close To Richton Town, Mississippi

Forrest General Hospital


     Address: 6051 Us Highway 49, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39404
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Wesley Medical Center


     Address: 5001 W Hardy St, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39402
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

South Central Reg Med Ctr


     Address: 1220 Jefferson St Box 607, Laurel, Mississippi 39440
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Wayne General Hospital


     Address: 950 Matthew Dr, Waynesboro, Mississippi 39367
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Local

Stone County Hospital


     Address: 1434 East Centtral Avenue, Wiggins, Mississippi 39577
     Hospital Type: Critical Access Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Nursing Homes Close To Richton Town, Mississippi

Perry County Nursing Center


     Address: 206 Bay Avenue/po Box 1620, Richton, Mississippi 39476
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 55
     Percent Occupied: 92%

Bedford Care Center Of Petal


     Address: 908 S George Street, Petal, Mississippi 39465
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 58
     Percent Occupied: 97%

Wesley Medical Center Tcu


     Address: 5001 Hardy Street, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39402
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 20
     Percent Occupied: 80%

Windham House Of Hattiesburg


     Address: 37 Hillcrest Drive, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39402
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 51
     Percent Occupied: 85%

Bedford Care Ctr-monroe Hall


     Address: 300 Cahal Street, Hattiesburg, Mississippi 39401
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 58
     Percent Occupied: 97%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Richton Town, Mississippi

Name: Grand Gulf
Address: PO Box 756; Port Gibson, MS 39150
Distance: 130 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Richton Town, Mississippi

    Retired Workers: 730
    Disabled Workers: 370
    Widowers Workers: 160
    Spouses Workers: 95
    Children Workers: 250


(updated 2007)



Perry County, Mississippi Presidential Election

  • Kerry & Edwards 25.07%
  • Bush & Cheney 74.49%
  • Other 0.44%



(updated 2004)



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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Richton Town, Mississippi citizens.

Relocation to Perry County, MS

6.76 % of Perry County tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $27,950

Mississippi Average 7.82 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Perry County, MS (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Forrest County , MS 1.50 % ($23,586 AGI )
  • Jones County , MS 0.67 % ($26,731 AGI )
  • Lamar County , MS 0.54 % ($43,048 AGI )

Relocation away from Perry County, MS

6.54 % of Perry County tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $24,234

Mississippi Average 8.35 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Perry County, MS (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Forrest County , MS 2.13 % ($22,232 AGI )
  • Lamar County , MS 0.49 % ($21,263 AGI )
  • Jones County , MS 0.39 % ($21,333 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Mississippi

Low Bracket: $5,000 (3.00%)
High Bracket: $10,000 (5.00%)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Mississippi

7.00%


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Richton Town, Mississippi is based on over 50 years of data.





















Storms In Richton Town, Mississippi

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
Crop
Damage
Hail        
03/31/2005, 02:40 am 0 0 $15K --
03/18/1996, 03:42 pm 0 0 $250K --
         
Thunderstorm Wind        
06/18/2007, 12:00 am 0 0 $2K --
04/14/2007, 10:13 am 0 0 $200K --
08/20/2003, 02:40 pm 0 0 $10K --
10/26/1996, 03:40 am 0 0 $3K --
01/01/1911, 12:00 am 0 0 $1K --
         



Hurricanes And Storms In Richton Town, Mississippi

  • Tropical Storm: ETHEL - Wind Speed: 35 Knots



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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Richton Town, Mississippi directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Mississippi

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
3,300 3,689 4,562 4,888 5,440 6,088 6,777 7,027 7,696 8,285


(updated 2014)



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