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Jonestown, Mississippi - Basic Facts

Jonestown is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Jonestown.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Coahoma County at latitude 34.3196 and longitude -90.4557. Coahoma County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 174 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Jonestown (see map) encompass a land area of 0.39 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Jonestown: Swan Lake.

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Jonestown, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jonestown 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 # 176 52nd
Population Density1 # 3 99th
Diversity Index2 # 354 2nd
Median Household Income # 328 10th
Per Capita Income # 350 4th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,281
Population in Households 1,281
Population in Familes 1,092
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 3,307
Diversity Index2 10
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 421
Average Household Size 3.04
Family Households 294
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 457 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 256 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 165 (36.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $69,420
Average Home Value $83,074
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $20,813
Average Household Income $30,356
Per Capita Income $10,340
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.31% 0.39%
Households -0.06% 0.52%
Families -1.01% 0.4%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.38%
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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