Benoit, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Benoit, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Benoit had a population of 481 as of July 1, 2015. Benoit ranks in the lower 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 Benoit is located at latitude 33.6516 and longitude -91.0087 in Bolivar County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Benoit (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Bolivar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 141 feet.

The Town of Benoit 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 Benoit 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 Benoit: Ingomar.

Town of Benoit, MS Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 481
Population in Households 481
Population in Familes 422
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 494
Diversity Index2 32
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 163
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 120
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 182 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 88 (48.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 75 (41.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $81,579
Average Home Value $104,830
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $26,825
Average Household Income $40,212
Per Capita Income $14,090
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.16% 0.25%
Households 0.47% 0.37%
Families -0.47% 0.17%
Median Household Income   1.44%
Per Capita Income   2.72%
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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Benoit, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Benoit 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 # 272 25th
Population Density1 # 174 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 285 22nd
Median Household Income # 271 25th
Per Capita Income # 285 22nd

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