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Bruce

Bruce, Mississippi

  •   State: 
    Mississippi
      County: 
    Calhoun County
      City: 
    Bruce
      County FIPS: 
    28013
      Coordinates: 
    33°59′31″N 89°20′32″W
      Area total: 
    2.44 sq mi (6.31 km²)
      Area land: 
    2.44 sq mi (6.31 km²)
      Area water: 
    0.00 sq mi (0.00 km²)
      Elevation: 
    276 ft (84 m)
  •   Latitude: 
    34,0026
      Longitude: 
    -89,3462
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    38915
      GMAP: 

    Bruce, Calhoun County, Mississippi, United States

  •   Population: 
    1,707
      Population density: 
    700.74 residents per square mile of area (270.53/km²)
      Household income: 
    $23,567
      Households: 
    874
      Unemployment rate: 
    12.30%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    7.00%
      Income taxes: 
    5.00%

Bruce is a town situated along the Skuna River in Calhoun County, Mississippi, United States. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 1,939. The town was named for E. L. Bruce, founder of the E.L. Bruce Company, a sawmill operation. The sawmill industry is still vital in the town, with Weyerhaeuser operating a mill; Bruce is also home to other independently owned mills. Bruce has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.3 km²), all land. The Skuna river, a tributary of the Yalobusha River and then the Yazoo River, passes south of the town. There are three public schools in the district: Bruce, Calhoun City, and Vardaman. Bruce is a Level 5 High School, which is the highest academic ranking in Mississippi. The Bruce Lady High School baseball team were 2A State Champions in 2012, and the Bruce High School football team were. 2A state champions in 1996 and 2002. The Mississippi House of Representatives of the Republican Party has named Bruce as one of its "Notable Notable Places" in the United States, along with New Houlka, Pittsboro, Pontotoc, and Pascagoula. The state's highest school ranking is 2A, which was also the state high school football team's highest ranking in 1996, 2002, and 2007. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates the town's population at 1,707 as of the 2020 census.

History

The town was named for E. L. Bruce, founder of the E.L. Bruce Company, a sawmill operation. The sawmill industry is still vital in the town, with Weyerhaeuser operating a mill. Bruce is also home to other independently owned mills. The town has a population of about 2,000. It is located on the banks of the Red River, which runs through the center of the town. The Red River runs through Bruce, which is home to a number of independently owned sawmills, as well as a few cooperatives. It also has a small airport, which serves as a base of operations for the town's sawmilling industry.

Geography

Bruce is located in north-central Calhoun County. Mississippi Highway 9 runs through the center of town. The Skuna River, a tributary of the Yalobusha River and then the Yazoo River, passes south of the town. According to the United States Census Bureau, Bruce has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6.3 km²), all land. It is located on Mississippi Highway 32, which leads east 21 miles (34 km) to New Houlka and northwest 26 miles (42km) to Water Valley. The town has a population of 1,788. It has a post office with a ZIP code of 7054. The city of Bruce is in Calhoun City, which is in the northern part of the county. The county seat is Pittsboro, 10 miles (16 km) south of Bruce. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates the town's population to be 1,856. It also has a ZIP Code of 7074. It was the site of the first recorded African-American settlement in the state in 1838. The first recorded European-American population was in 1837. The last recorded European settlement was in 1861. The current population of Bruce was 1,938. It had a population in the year of 1838, when it was first recorded as a city. The state's first post office was established in 1836. It remains in the county seat, Pittsborough.

Demographics

As of the 2020 U.S. Census, there were 1,707 people, 714 households, and 335 families residing in the town. The racial makeup of the town was 53.27% White, 44.35% African American, 0.52% Native American,0.86% from other races, and 1.00% from two or more races. The town's population was spread out, with 27.8% under the age of 18, 8.2% from 18 to 24, 25.1% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 17. 2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median income for a household in theTown was $20,417, and the median income. for a family was $31,806. The per capita income for the Town was $14,233. About 20.1%. of families and 29.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 46.6% of those under age 18 and 26.6. of those age 65 or over. In the town, the median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there are 86.7 males. For each 100 females age 18 or over, there is 79.0 males. In 2000, the town had a population of 2,097 people, 889 households and 562 families. The population density was 818.8 people per square mile (316.3/km²).

Education

The town of Bruce is served by the Calhoun County School District. There are three public schools in the district: Bruce, Calhoun City, and Vardaman. Bruce is a Level 5 High School, which is the highest academic ranking in Mississippi. The Bruce Trojan High School baseball team were 2A State Champions in 2012, and the Bruce Lady Trojan High basketball team were two-time state champions in 1998 and 2002. In 1996, the Bruce Trojan football team were state 2A champions. The town is home to the Bruce High School football team, which won the state championship in 1996. The school is located on the banks of the Mississippi River. It is located near the junction of the Yazoo River and the Mississippi Turnpike. It has a population of about 2,000. It was the site of the Battle of the Bulge, which took place in 1864 and 1875. The city was founded in 1868 and was named after the town's first post-secondary school, the University of Mississippi, which was established in 1876. The community has a history of being involved in local politics and politics since the early 1900s. It also played a role in the creation of the state of Mississippi in the early 20th century, when it was known as the "Mississippi Territory" The town has been home to a number of high schools, including Bruce High and Calhoun State High, which are both District 2A schools. The district also has one high school, Vardman High, that is a District 1A school.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Bruce, Calhoun County, Mississippi = 97. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 40. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 98. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Bruce = 5.1 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 1,707 individuals with a median age of 36.7 age the population dropped by -4.53% in Bruce, Calhoun County, Mississippi population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 700.74 residents per square mile of area (270.53/km²). There are average 2.25 people per household in the 874 households with an average household income of $23,567 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 12.30% of the available work force and has dropped -6.25% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 15.20%. The number of physicians in Bruce per 100,000 population = 33.7.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Bruce = 57.6 inches and the annual snowfall = 1.6 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 93. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 212. 92 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 30.6 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 27, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Bruce, Calhoun County, Mississippi which are owned by the occupant = 53.05%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 33 years with median home cost = $59,800 and home appreciation of 0.07%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $6.56 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $3,925 per student. There are 16.6 students for each teacher in the school, 242 students for each Librarian and 660 students for each Counselor. 2.84% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 8.05% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 4.67% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Bruce's population in Calhoun County, Mississippi of 1,648 residents in 1900 has increased 1,04-fold to 1,707 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 52.65% female residents and 47.35% male residents live in Bruce, Calhoun County, Mississippi.

    As of 2020 in Bruce, Calhoun County, Mississippi are married and the remaining 49.24% are single population.

  • 23.5 minutes is the average time that residents in Bruce require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    74.93% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 22.42% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool and 1.25% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Bruce, Calhoun County, Mississippi, 53.05% are owner-occupied homes, another 33.07% are rented apartments, and the remaining 13.88% are vacant.

  • The 77.05% of the population in Bruce, Calhoun County, Mississippi who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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