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Bruce, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Bruce had a population of 2,249 as of July 1, 2015. Bruce ranks in the upper 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 Bruce is located at latitude 33.9909 and longitude -89.3455 in Calhoun County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Bruce (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Calhoun County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 279 feet.

The Town of Bruce (GNIS ID: 2405334) 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 Bruce population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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


Total Population 2,249
Population in Households 2,248
Population in Familes 1,788
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 923
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 974
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 595
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,070 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 497 (46.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 477 (44.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 96 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $67,484
Average Home Value $91,801


Median Household Income $33,167
Average Household Income $44,558
Per Capita Income $19,380
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.87% 1.78%
Households 3.12% 1.9%
Families 3.06% 1.78%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.35%
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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Bruce, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bruce 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 # 110 70th
Population Density1 # 80 78th
Diversity Index2 # 35 91st
Median Household Income # 175 52nd
Per Capita Income # 110 70th

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