The table below compares Forrest County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents 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.
|Total Population||# 9||90th|
|Population Density1||# 7||93rd|
|Diversity Index2||# 11||88th|
|Median Household Income||# 43||49th|
|Per Capita Income||# 24||72nd|
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|Population in Households||73,945|
|Population in Familes||56,659|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||3,688|
|Average Household Size||2.48|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||33,442 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||17,137 (51.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||12,689 (37.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||3,616 (10.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$165,902|
|Average Home Value||$213,283|
|Median Household Income||$33,267|
|Average Household Income||$49,228|
|Per Capita Income||$19,347|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.23%|
|Per Capita Income||2.13%|
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