Adams County MS Information


Adams County Subdivisions

Adams County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 32,230
Population in Households 29,599
Population in Familes 23,685
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,631
Population Density1 70
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 12,660
Average Household Size 2.34
Family Households 8,004
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,818 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,325 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,335 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,158 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $86,399
Average Home Value $133,468


Median Household Income $29,776
Average Household Income $44,620
Per Capita Income $18,885
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.03% -0.34%
Households 0.02% -0.23%
Families -0.25% -0.39%
Median Household Income   0.9%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Adams County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Adams County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 26 70th
Population Density1 # 21 76th
Diversity Index2 # 3 98th
Median Household Income # 64 23rd
Per Capita Income # 40 52nd

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