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Gunnison, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Gunnison had a population of 454 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Gunnison is located at latitude 33.9431 and longitude -90.9466 in Bolivar County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Gunnison (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Bolivar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 151 feet.

The Town of Gunnison (GNIS ID: 2406629) 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.

The Town of Gunnison is located within Supervisor District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bolivar County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gunnison population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Gunnison, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 454
Population in Households 454
Population in Familes 377
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 463
Diversity Index2 48


Total Households 159
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 110
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 175 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 94 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 (37.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $53,409
Average Home Value $72,849


Median Household Income $25,438
Average Household Income $32,685
Per Capita Income $12,126
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.07% -0.09%
Households 0.31% 0.0%
Families -0.29% -0.18%
Median Household Income   0.39%
Per Capita Income   1.06%
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.

Gunnison, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gunnison to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 280 23rd
Population Density1 # 195 46th
Diversity Index2 # 168 54th
Median Household Income # 305 16th
Per Capita Income # 337 7th

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