Potts Camp, MS

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Potts Camp Profile


Overview

Potts Camp is a tiny town located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 467 people and just one neighborhood, Potts Camp is the 207th largest community in Mississippi.

Occupations and Workforce

Potts Camp is a blue-collar town, with 37.78% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Potts Camp is a town of service providers, transportation and shipping workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Potts Camp who work in teaching (16.11%), food service (10.56%), and office and administrative support (9.44%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Potts Camp’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Potts Camp is worth considering.

In Potts Camp, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.06 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Potts Camp is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

Potts Camp Demographics

The percentage of people in Potts Camp with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 11.36% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Potts Camp in 2018 was $13,255, which is low income relative to Mississippi and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $53,020 for a family of four. Potts Camp also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 45.32% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Potts Camp is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Potts Camp home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Potts Camp residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Potts Camp include English, Irish, German, Scottish, and Scots-Irish.

The most common language spoken in Potts Camp is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Pacific Island languages.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

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Housing Market Details

 

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

(100 is safest)


Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Neighborhood Annual Crimes
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Neighborhood Violent Crime

violent Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Violent Crime Index By Type

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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National Median: 4
    Potts Camp
    Mississippi

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

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1 in 360

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Potts Camp VIOLENT CRIMES

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Potts Camp Property CRIMES

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National Median: 28.3
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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, standardized testing did not take place during the 2019-2020 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2018
  • Educational Environment: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2021

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to MS* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Holly Springs High School
165 North Walthall Street
Holly Springs, MS 38635
09-12
Holly Springs Intermediate School
655 South Maury
Holly Springs, MS 38635
04-06
Holly Springs Primary School
405 South Maury Street
Holly Springs, MS 38635
PK-03
Holly Springs Junior High School
325 East Falconer
Holly Springs, MS 38635
07-08
Galena Elementary School (k-6)
4202 Hwy 4 West
Holly Springs, MS 38635
KG-06
Potts Camp High School (7-12)
7050 Church Avenue
Potts Camp, MS 38659
07-12
Mary Reid School (k-6)
160 Pontotoc Avenue
Potts Camp, MS 38659
KG-06
Myrtle Attendance Center School
1008 Hawk Avenue
Myrtle, MS 38650
PK-12
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Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

MARSHALL CO SCHOOL DIST


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Mississippi

(10 is best)

Better than of MS school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 99.2% 75.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 99.2% 70.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 0.0% 5.5%

Educational Expenditures

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HOLLY SPRINGS SCHOOL DIST


Students Enrolled in This District


Schools in District


Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Mississippi

(10 is best)

Better than of MS school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED 95.0% 75.6%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE 91.4% 70.2%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE 3.6% 5.5%

Educational Expenditures

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