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Corinth, Mississippi - Basic Facts

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The City of Corinth had a population of 14,967 as of July 1, 2016. Corinth ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Corinth is located at latitude 34.9478 and longitude -88.5136 in Alcorn County. The formal boundaries for the City of Corinth (see map below) encompass a land area of 30.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.13 sq. miles. Alcorn County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 440 feet.

The City of Corinth (GNIS ID: 2404132) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Corinth is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Alcorn County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Corinth population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Corinth: Cross City.


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City of Corinth, MS Boundary Map



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

POPULATION

Total Population 14,967
Population in Households 14,401
Population in Familes 11,235
Population in Group Qrtrs 566
Population Density1 496
Diversity Index2 53
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,279
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 3,792
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,229 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,487 (48.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,792 (38.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 950 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $97,966
Average Home Value $130,583
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,633
Average Household Income $46,415
Per Capita Income $19,914
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.03%
Households 0.05% 0.02%
Families 0.19% -0.17%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.

Corinth, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Corinth to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 29 92nd
Population Density1 # 173 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 94 75th
Median Household Income # 198 46th
Per Capita Income # 126 65th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.