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Friars Point, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Friars Point had a population of 1,132 as of July 1, 2016. Friars Point 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 Friars Point is located at latitude 34.3666 and longitude -90.637 in Coahoma County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Friars Point (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Coahoma County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 177 feet.

The Town of Friars Point (GNIS ID: 2406526) 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 Friars Point is located within Supervisor District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Coahoma County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Friars Point 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 Friars Point: Friar Point, Friar's Point, Union.

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Friars Point, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,132
Population in Households 1,132
Population in Familes 985
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,030
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 391
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 281
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 467 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 198 (42.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 194 (41.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $40,702
Average Home Value $54,315


Median Household Income $19,973
Average Household Income $30,376
Per Capita Income $10,544
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.93% -0.61%
Households -0.64% -0.46%
Families -1.04% -0.58%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.

Friars Point, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Friars Point 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 # 187 49th
Population Density1 # 67 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 307 16th
Median Household Income # 345 5th
Per Capita Income # 348 4th

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