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Weir, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Weir is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Choctaw County at latitude 33.2613 and longitude -89.2953. Choctaw County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 469 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Weir, but most people and references simply refer to it as Weir, Mississippi.

The P1 Census Class Code for Weir indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Weir (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Weir: Weirs Mill.

Town of Weir, MS Boundary Map

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Weir, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 433
Population in Households 433
Population in Familes 361
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 412
Diversity Index2 50
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 191
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 127
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 236 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 137 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (23.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 (19.1%)
Median Home Value $69,915
Average Home Value $83,704
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $25,681
Average Household Income $38,493
Per Capita Income $16,259
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.36% -0.7%
Households -0.96% -0.53%
Families 1.54% -0.8%
Median Household Income   1.21%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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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Weir, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Weir to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 287 21st
Population Density1 # 218 40th
Diversity Index2 # 128 65th
Median Household Income # 288 21st
Per Capita Income # 232 36th

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