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McComb is a city in Pike County.

The community was named for Col. Henry McComb, railroad president

The latitude of McComb is 31.243N. The longitude is -90.453W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 423 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 13,127.


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Median household income
Local
$22,644
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our McComb demographic reports
McComb is near the Louisiana border
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 95. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 7.2 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Bo Diddley, musician
· Brandy, singer and actress
Local festivals include:
  • Pike County Azalea Festival - March 19-31, 2007
  • Festival of Flowers - March 15-16, 2007
  • The Camellia City Festival - Nov. 2, 2007
Dates often change. Check McComb web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Percy Quin State Park
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 McComb demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pike 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 39648 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

4% of McComb residents report German ancestry, and 5% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the McComb ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in McComb was $13,790, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of McComb residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in McComb, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $288.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $603.


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Libraries in McComb include Alpha Center Library, McComb Public Library, Progress Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in McComb include McComb Enterprise-Journal

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Pike County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our McComb political report.

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The average commute time for McComb workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in McComb between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.

Travel

Hotels in McComb include Comfort Inn Mccomb, Days Inn, Hawthorn McComb, National Inn, Super 8.

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