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Clarksdale is a city in Coahoma County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for John Clark, settler

The latitude of Clarksdale is 34.2N. The longitude is -90.57W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 174 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 19,833.


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Median household income
Local
$22,188
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Clarksdale demographic reports
Clarksdale is on the Sunflower River
Known for its blues music tradition
Well-known residents have included:
· W.C. Handy, blues musician
· John Lee Hooker, blues musician
· Tennessee Williams, playwright
· Ike Turner, singer, songwriter
· Sam Cooke, singer
Local festivals include:
  • Delta Jubilee - June 1-2, 2007
  • Sunflower River Blues and Gospel Festival - Aug. 10-12, 2007
  • Tennessee Williams Festival - Oct. 12-13, 2007
  • Juke Joint Festival - April 13-15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Clarksdale web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Delta Blues Museum
Colleges and universities: Coahoma Community College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Clarksdale demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Coahoma County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 38630 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

1% of Clarksdale residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Clarksdale ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Clarksdale was $12,611, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

18% of Clarksdale residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Clarksdale, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $259.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $662.


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Libraries in Clarksdale include Carnegie Public Library ... View libraries

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Coahoma County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Clarksdale political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Clarksdale workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Clarksdale between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in Clarksdale include Best Western, Comfort Inn Clarksdale, Econo Lodge Clarksdale.

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