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Port Gibson, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Port Gibson had a population of 1,431 as of July 1, 2016. Port Gibson ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Port Gibson is located at latitude 31.9558 and longitude -90.9834 in Claiborne County. The formal boundaries for the City of Port Gibson (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Claiborne County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 118 feet.

The City of Port Gibson (GNIS ID: 2404554) 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 City of Port Gibson is located within Supervisor District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Claiborne County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Port Gibson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Port Gibson: Fort Gibson, Gibsons Landing, Gibsons Port.


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Port Gibson, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,431
Population in Households 1,427
Population in Familes 1,113
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 815
Diversity Index2 30
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 582
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 351
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 754 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 319 (42.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 264 (35.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 172 (22.8%)
Median Home Value $69,656
Average Home Value $81,583
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $26,324
Average Household Income $38,428
Per Capita Income $15,627
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.44% -1.2%
Households -1.46% -1.2%
Families -1.79% -1.41%
Median Household Income   1.03%
Per Capita Income   1.34%
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.

Port Gibson, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Port Gibson to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 167 54th
Population Density1 # 92 75th
Diversity Index2 # 295 19th
Median Household Income # 289 20th
Per Capita Income # 275 24th

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