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Mathiston, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Mathiston had a population of 718 as of July 1, 2017. Mathiston 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 Mathiston is located at latitude 33.5386 and longitude -89.1291 in Webster County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Mathiston (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Webster County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 423 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Mathiston are located in Webster County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Choctaw County.

The Town of Mathiston (GNIS ID: 2406107) 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 Mathiston is located within Supervisor District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Webster County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mathiston population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mathiston: Mathis Town.


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Mathiston, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 718
Daytime Population: Workers 228
Daytime Population: Residents 428
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 656
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 712
Population in Familes 602
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density2 291
Diversity Index3 28
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,756
Average Household Income $52,274
Per Capita Income $20,921

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 351 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 210 (59.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 95 (27.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $96,875
Average Home Value $113,214
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 306
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 209
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.39% 0.06%
Households 0.37% 0.0%
Families 1.03% -0.1%
Median Household Income   1.75%
Per Capita Income   3.1%

Mathiston, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mathiston to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 229 37th
Population Density # 262 28th
Diversity Index # 301 17th
Median Household Income # 131 64th
Per Capita Income # 119 67th

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