Seminary, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Seminary, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Seminary had a population of 329 as of July 1, 2016. Seminary ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Seminary is located at latitude 31.5577 and longitude -89.4993 in Covington County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Seminary (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Covington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 269 feet.

The Town of Seminary (GNIS ID: 2407312) 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 Seminary is located within Supervisor District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Covington County.

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

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


Total Population 329
Population in Households 329
Population in Familes 278
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 218
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 138
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 98
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 155 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 119 (76.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (12.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $93,519
Average Home Value $138,235


Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $48,441
Per Capita Income $18,604
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.75% 0.6%
Households 0.59% 0.57%
Families 1.92% 0.4%
Median Household Income   -0.17%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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.

Seminary, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Seminary 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 # 312 14th
Population Density1 # 284 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 299 18th
Median Household Income # 156 57th
Per Capita Income # 174 52nd

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