Claiborne County MS Information


Claiborne County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 9,331
Population in Households 8,221
Population in Familes 6,619
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,110
Population Density1 19
Diversity Index2 30


Total Households 3,244
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 2,068
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,214 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,287 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 957 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 970 (23.0%)
Median Home Value $61,044
Average Home Value $83,297


Median Household Income $28,083
Average Household Income $41,965
Per Capita Income $16,661
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.4% -0.77%
Households -0.81% -0.89%
Families -1.04% -1.03%
Median Household Income   0.14%
Per Capita Income   1.18%
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.


Claiborne County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Claiborne County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents 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 # 73 12th
Population Density1 # 72 13th
Diversity Index2 # 78 6th
Median Household Income # 73 12th
Per Capita Income # 71 15th

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