Poplarville, Mississippi

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Poplarville, Mississippi
City
Nickname(s): P-Ville
Location of Poplarville, Mississippi
Coordinates: 30°50′26″N 89°32′2″W / 30.84056°N 89.53389°W / 30.84056; -89.53389Coordinates: 30°50′26″N 89°32′2″W / 30.84056°N 89.53389°W / 30.84056; -89.53389
CountryUnited States
StateMississippi
CountyPearl River
Government
 • MayorBrad Necaise
Area
 • Total3.9 sq mi (10.0 km2)
 • Land3.8 sq mi (10.0 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation318 ft (97 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total2,601
 • Density676.5/sq mi (261.2/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code39470
Area code(s)601/769
FIPS code28-59480
GNIS feature ID0676247
 
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Poplarville, Mississippi
City
Nickname(s): P-Ville
Location of Poplarville, Mississippi
Coordinates: 30°50′26″N 89°32′2″W / 30.84056°N 89.53389°W / 30.84056; -89.53389Coordinates: 30°50′26″N 89°32′2″W / 30.84056°N 89.53389°W / 30.84056; -89.53389
CountryUnited States
StateMississippi
CountyPearl River
Government
 • MayorBrad Necaise
Area
 • Total3.9 sq mi (10.0 km2)
 • Land3.8 sq mi (10.0 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation318 ft (97 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total2,601
 • Density676.5/sq mi (261.2/km2)
Time zoneCentral (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST)CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code39470
Area code(s)601/769
FIPS code28-59480
GNIS feature ID0676247

Poplarville is a city in Pearl River County, Mississippi. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 2,601. It is the county seat of Pearl River County.[1] It hosts an annual Blueberry Jubilee, which includes rides, craft vendors, and rodeos.

History[edit]

Geography[edit]

Poplarville is located at 30°50′26″N 89°32′2″W / 30.84056°N 89.53389°W / 30.84056; -89.53389 (30.840507, -89.534021).[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.9 square miles (10 km2), of which, 3.8 square miles (9.8 km2) of it is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) of it (0.52%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 2,601 people, 852 households, and 558 families residing in the city. The population density was 676.5 people per square mile (260.8/km²). There were 936 housing units at an average density of 243.4 per square mile (93.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 74.32% White, 23.95% African American, 0.50% Asian, 0.15% Native American, 0.12% Pacific Islander, 0.15% from other races, and 0.81% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.65% of the population.

There were 852 households out of which 32.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.6% were married couples living together, 19.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.4% were non-families. 30.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.99.

In the city the population was spread out with 21.6% under the age of 18, 20.8% from 18 to 24, 22.3% from 25 to 44, 18.2% from 45 to 64, and 17.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 84.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $26,417, and the median income for a family was $32,339. Males had a median income of $35,250 versus $21,667 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,833. About 20.8% of families and 25.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 38.8% of those under age 18 and 17.5% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

Education[edit]

The City of Poplarville is served by the Poplarville School District.

The City of Poplarville is home to Pearl River Community College

Huff Hall at Pearl River Community College

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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