Mantachie, Mississippi

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Mantachie, Mississippi
Town
Corporate limits on SR 371
Corporate limits on SR 371
Location of Mantachie, Mississippi
Location of Mantachie, Mississippi
Coordinates: 34°19′51″N 88°29′36″W / 34.33083°N 88.49333°W / 34.33083; -88.49333Coordinates: 34°19′51″N 88°29′36″W / 34.33083°N 88.49333°W / 34.33083; -88.49333
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Itawamba
Area
 • Total 4.0 sq mi (10.2 km2)
 • Land 3.9 sq mi (10.2 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 344 ft (105 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,107
 • Density 280.3/sq mi (108.2/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 38855
Area code(s) 662
FIPS code 28-44920
GNIS feature ID 0673115

Mantachie is a town in Itawamba County, Mississippi. The population was 1,107 at the 2000 census. Its location is fourteen miles northeast of Tupelo.

Geography[edit]

Mantachie is located at 34°19′51″N 88°29′36″W / 34.330819°N 88.493453°W / 34.330819; -88.493453.[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 4.0 square miles (10 km2), all land.

Demographics[edit]

Mantachie, c. 1880s

As of the census[2] of 2010, there were 1,144 people, 511 households, and 319 families residing in the town. The population density was 290 inhabitants per square mile (110 /km2). There were 564 housing units at an average density of 120 per square mile (46 /km2). The racial makeup of the town was 96.6% White, 2.2% African American, 0.2% Native American, 0.2% Asian, 0.0 from other races, and 0.06% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.4% of the population.

There were 321 households out of which 27.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.4% were married couples living together, 13.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.2% were non-families. 25.9% of all households were made up of individuals which were 31.1% under 18 and 12.7% 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.85 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the town the population was spread out with 24.5% under the age of 18, 23.9% from 18 to 24, 28.5% from 25 to 44, 26.6% from 45 to 64, and 18.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40.8 years. Male Population: 536 (46.9%) Female Population: 608 (53.1 %)

The median income for a household in the town was $41,994,and the median income for a family was $50,046. about 11.6% of families and 9.2% of the population were below the poverty line

Education[edit]

The town of Mantachie is served by the Itawamba County School District. Mantachie Attendance Center serving K-8 Mantachie High School serving 9-12 Mascot:Mustang Colors: Blue and Gold Sports:football,basketball,track,fastpitch,baseball,cross country

Business[edit]

  • Tab Boren Pottery
  • BancorpSouth
  • Delmars
  • Dollar General
  • Freds
  • Gifts Galore & Flowers By Dan
  • Jerry Pitts Auto Parts
  • Mantachie Foods
  • WOCO aka "The Chicken Store"
  • Los Cabos Mexican Restaurant
  • Centerville Fish & Steak
  • Betty's Catalog Store
  • Becky's Restaurant
  • Riley Tire & Auto
  • Thompson Auto Garage
  • Farmers & Merchants Bank
  • Banana Box Discount Grocery
  • Tombigbee Tool & Die
  • A Cut Above Beauty Shop
  • The Family Hair Shop Beauty and Barber Shop

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