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Kossuth, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Village of Kossuth is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Alcorn County at latitude 34.8694 and longitude -88.6433. Alcorn County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 463 feet.

The formal official name is the Village of Kossuth, but most people and references simply refer to it as Kossuth, Mississippi.

The P1 Census Class Code for Kossuth indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Village of Kossuth (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kossuth: New Hope.

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Kossuth, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 206
Population in Households 206
Population in Familes 179
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 214
Diversity Index2 8


Total Households 76
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 57
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 86 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 61 (70.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $117,308
Average Home Value $131,967


Median Household Income $40,099
Average Household Income $50,915
Per Capita Income $19,764
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.34% -0.19%
Households -0.31% -0.26%
Families 0.42% -0.71%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   1.14%
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.


Kossuth, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kossuth to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 339 7th
Population Density1 # 285 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 357 2nd
Median Household Income # 85 77th
Per Capita Income # 99 73rd

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