Learned, Mississippi

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Learned, Mississippi
Location of Learned, Mississippi
Location of Learned, Mississippi
Learned, Mississippi is located in the United States
Learned, Mississippi
Learned, Mississippi
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 32°11′52″N 90°32′50″W / 32.19778°N 90.54722°W / 32.19778; -90.54722Coordinates: 32°11′52″N 90°32′50″W / 32.19778°N 90.54722°W / 32.19778; -90.54722
CountryUnited States
 • Total0.34 sq mi (0.88 km2)
 • Land0.34 sq mi (0.87 km2)
 • Water0.00 sq mi (0.01 km2)
203 ft (62 m)
 • Total94
 • Estimate 
 • Density267.86/sq mi (103.55/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s)601
FIPS code28-39880
GNIS feature ID0672345

Learned is a town in Hinds County, Mississippi, United States. The population was 94 at the 2010 census,[3] up from 50 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Jackson Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The community has the name of one Mr. Learned, an early settler.[4]


Learned is located southwest of the center of Hinds County at 32°11′52″N 90°32′50″W / 32.19778°N 90.54722°W / 32.19778; -90.54722 (32.197843, -90.547259).[5] It is 25 miles (40 km) southwest of Jackson, the state capital, and 27 miles (43 km) southeast of Vicksburg.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.34 square miles (0.87 km2), all land.[3]


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 201790[2]−4.3%
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[7] of 2000, there were 50 people, 22 households, and 17 families residing in the town. The population density was 167.4 people per square mile (64.4/km²). There were 24 housing units at an average density of 80.3 per square mile (30.9/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 82.00% White and 18.00% African American.

There were 22 households out of which 22.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.5% were married couples living together, 18.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 22.7% were non-families. 22.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was 2.65.

In the town, the population was spread out with 16.0% under the age of 18, 4.0% from 18 to 24, 24.0% from 25 to 44, 34.0% from 45 to 64, and 22.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 108.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $40,625, and the median income for a family was $46,250. Males had a median income of $33,750 versus $31,250 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,511. There were 27.8% of families and 23.2% of the population living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 52.9% of those over 64.


The town is served by the Hinds County School District. Much of the town is zoned to Utica Elementary-Middle School in Utica, while a piece is zoned to Raymond Elementary School and Carver Middle School in Raymond. All of it is zoned to Raymond High School in Raymond.[8]

Learned is also the home of Rebul Academy, a small private school serving Raymond, Edwards, Bolton, Utica, and Learned, Mississippi.

Notable people[edit]

  • Dudy Noble, football, basketball, and baseball player, track athlete, coach, and college athletics administrator[9]


  1. ^ "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jan 6, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved March 24, 2018.
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Learned town, Mississippi". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved August 17, 2017.
  4. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The Origins of Unusual Place-Names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 73.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  7. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  8. ^ "attendance_zone.jpg." Hinds County School District. July 21, 2011. Retrieved on December 29, 2018. The map states: "High School Students from Zone 1 [Utica] attend Raymond High School"
  9. ^ Cleveland, Rick (June 20, 2013). "Dudy Noble did his Duty for Mississippi State". Daily Journal.