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Cost of Living
The overall cost of care for a community is determined by the destination in which it is located. The median monthly rent in Poplarville is around $747 and the median home value for Poplarville is approximately $116,683. The rent burden for Poplarville is around 17.6% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In terms of education, 25.6% have a college degree, 19.6% have a high-school diploma, and 8.8% have a graduate degree. Demographically, Poplarville is 0.0% Asian, 65.4% white, 0.0% Native American, 4.7% mixed race, 1.1% other or not specified, 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, 28.8% black, and 2.0% Hispanic. Based on gender, 53.4% are female and 46.6% are male. The median age of Poplarville is 21 years old. In Poplarville, 14.3% do not have health insurance, 42.8% participate in the labor force, 8.4% are widows, and 21.6% live in poverty. In Poplarville, 7.2% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. The total population of Poplarville consists of 2,929 people. Poplarville has a population density of 208 people per square mile.
An overview of Mississippi
Mississippi is ranked 48th in quality of life and 50th in healthcare. The state of Mississippi has a cost of living index of 85.7 where a score of 100 is the national average, and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The state has a grocery index rating of 91.6 and a housing index rating of 70.1. The natural beauty of Mississippi is ranked 11th in the nation. There are 105 hospitals and 247 health centers that service a population of 2,983,400. The three highest ranked hospitals in Mississippi are Baptist Memorial Hospital Union County, Beacham Memorial Hospital, and Ochsner Medical Center-hancock.
Social demographics of the state
The state has a median age of 38 and 29% of its population being over the age of 55. In the most recent presidential election, 58% of Mississippi residents voted Republican and 40% voted Democrat. The state of Mississippi ranks 30th in the country for diversity. In terms of religious values, 49% of Mississippi's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 6,765 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-41%, Mainline Protestant-12%, and Historically Black Protestant-24%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-<1%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Mississippi there are 604 masonic lodges.
State-wide weather information
The most precipitation occurs in July with an average of 7.60 inches of precipitation a month. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Mississippi is around 4.85 inches. During the summer, the average temperature in Mississippi is around 80°F. Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 94°F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 63°F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 46°F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 67°F during the month of February. In the winter months, the average low temperature falls to around 27°F during the month of January. On average, the humidity rating for Mississippi is around 74%. The highest monthly average humidity rating is 76% in the month of July. The average air quality index rating in Mississippi is 39.2 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of May with a rating of 49.3 AQI. While residents of Mississippi mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Mississippi can include hurricanes, tornados, and and earthquakes (moderate).
Wildlife to be found in Mississippi
The state of Mississippi has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of bloodroot, mayapple, eastern cottonwood, and virginia waterleaf. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the dove, the mountain lions, the cardinal, or the mountain lions. The state animal of Mississippi is the white-tailed deer.