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Alligator, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Alligator had a population of 210 as of July 1, 2015. Alligator ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Alligator is located at latitude 34.0898 and longitude -90.7226 in Bolivar County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Alligator (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Bolivar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 161 feet.

The Town of Alligator 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 Alligator population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Town of Alligator, MS Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 210
Population in Households 202
Population in Familes 169
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 213
Diversity Index2 37
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 76
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 53
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 80 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 47 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (36.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 4 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $79,412
Average Home Value $95,109
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,104
Average Household Income $36,554
Per Capita Income $13,554
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.18% 0.19%
Households 0.51% 0.26%
Families 0.36% 0.37%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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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Alligator, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alligator 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 # 336 7th
Population Density1 # 287 21st
Diversity Index2 # 252 30th
Median Household Income # 193 47th
Per Capita Income # 296 19th

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