Lynchburg, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lynchburg, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Lynchburg Census Designated Place had a population of 2,527 as of July 1, 2016. Lynchburg ranks in the upper 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 Lynchburg is located at latitude 34.962 and longitude -90.1071 in DeSoto County. The formal boundaries for the Lynchburg Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. DeSoto County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 305 feet.

The Lynchburg Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403250) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Lynchburg Census Designated Place is located within Supervisor District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of DeSoto County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lynchburg 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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Lynchburg, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,527
Population in Households 2,527
Population in Familes 2,247
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,307
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 825
Average Household Size 3.06
Family Households 668
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 874 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 725 (83.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 100 (11.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 49 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $155,538
Average Home Value $175,793


Median Household Income $74,901
Average Household Income $77,297
Per Capita Income $25,715
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.58% 0.66%
Households 0.25% 0.53%
Families -0.28% 0.45%
Median Household Income   1.4%
Per Capita Income   1.53%
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.

Lynchburg, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lynchburg 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 # 104 72nd
Population Density1 # 40 89th
Diversity Index2 # 78 78th
Median Household Income # 3 99th
Per Capita Income # 32 91st

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