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Shubuta, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Shubuta is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Clarke County at latitude 31.862 and longitude -88.702. Clarke County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 190 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Shubuta 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 Shubuta (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Shubuta: Chobota.

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


Total Population 439
Population in Households 439
Population in Familes 361
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 182
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 183
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 119
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 219 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 138 (63.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $86,458
Average Home Value $105,797


Median Household Income $25,752
Average Household Income $33,849
Per Capita Income $14,208
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.11% -0.14%
Households 0.26% -0.11%
Families 0.6% -0.34%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   1.28%
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.


Shubuta, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shubuta 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 # 286 21st
Population Density1 # 299 18th
Diversity Index2 # 224 39th
Median Household Income # 286 21st
Per Capita Income # 290 20th

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