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McCool, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of McCool is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Attala County at latitude 33.2021 and longitude -89.3451. Attala County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 466 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for McCool 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 Town of McCool (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for McCool: Barksdale.

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


Total Population 130
Population in Households 130
Population in Familes 110
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 139
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 62
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 43
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 88 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 55 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 ( 8.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (29.5%)
Median Home Value $108,333
Average Home Value $134,375


Median Household Income $34,382
Average Household Income $72,628
Per Capita Income $29,017
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.88% -0.31%
Households -0.74% -0.32%
Families 1.72% -0.47%
Median Household Income   5.36%
Per Capita Income   2.31%
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.

McCool, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares McCool 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 # 352 3rd
Population Density1 # 327 10th
Diversity Index2 # 270 25th
Median Household Income # 162 56th
Per Capita Income # 13 97th

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