Kossuth, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Kossuth, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Village of Kossuth had a population of 206 as of July 1, 2015. Kossuth ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Kossuth is located at latitude 34.8694 and longitude -88.6433 in Alcorn County. 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. Alcorn County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 463 feet.

The Village of Kossuth (GNIS ID: 2407487) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kossuth population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kossuth: New Hope.

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Kossuth, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 206
Population in Households 206
Population in Familes 178
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 214
Diversity Index2 8
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 76
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 56
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 85 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 61 (71.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $120,833
Average Home Value $133,750
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,972
Average Household Income $50,011
Per Capita Income $19,113
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.28% -0.19%
Households -0.25% -0.26%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.27%
Per Capita Income   2.34%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 286 21st
Diversity Index2 # 359 1st
Median Household Income # 162 56th
Per Capita Income # 118 68th

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