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Rolling Fork is a city in Sharkey County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for the Rolling Fork Plantation

The latitude of Rolling Fork is 32.906N. The longitude is -90.878W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 102 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,343.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$23,081
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Rolling Fork demographic reports
Rolling Fork is on Deer Creek
Well-known residents have included:
· Muddy Waters, blues singer
Local festivals include:
  • Deep Delta Festival - May 5, 2007
Dates often change. Check Rolling Fork web sites and events links in the sections below.

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Rolling Fork demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Sharkey 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 39159 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

2% of Rolling Fork residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Rolling Fork ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Rolling Fork was $11,481, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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15% of Rolling Fork residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Rolling Fork, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $189.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $547.


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Libraries in Rolling Fork include Sharkey-Issaquena County Library ... View libraries

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Sharkey County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Rolling Fork political report.

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

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