Chickasaw County MS Information


Chickasaw County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 17,423
Population in Households 16,936
Population in Familes 14,286
Population in Group Qrtrs 487
Population Density1 35
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 6,584
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 4,568
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,507 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,705 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,879 (25.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 923 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $71,805
Average Home Value $97,179


Median Household Income $30,922
Average Household Income $43,766
Per Capita Income $17,028
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.03% -0.18%
Households -0.13% -0.12%
Families -0.36% -0.26%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   1.23%
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.


Chickasaw County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chickasaw County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents 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 # 54 35th
Population Density1 # 50 40th
Diversity Index2 # 6 94th
Median Household Income # 57 32nd
Per Capita Income # 65 22nd

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