Copiah County MS Information


Copiah County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 29,484
Population in Households 28,485
Population in Familes 24,090
Population in Group Qrtrs 999
Population Density1 38
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 10,701
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 7,516
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,384 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,955 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,746 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,683 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $80,692
Average Home Value $113,114


Median Household Income $36,972
Average Household Income $50,208
Per Capita Income $19,139
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.02% -0.08%
Households -0.01% -0.1%
Families -0.2% -0.22%
Median Household Income   0.33%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.


Copiah County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Copiah 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 # 30 65th
Population Density1 # 48 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 9 90th
Median Household Income # 35 59th
Per Capita Income # 52 38th

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