Rawls Springs, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rawls Springs, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Rawls Springs Census Designated Place had a population of 1,205 as of July 1, 2016. Rawls Springs ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Rawls Springs is located at latitude 31.3834 and longitude -89.3865 in Forrest County. The formal boundaries for the Rawls Springs Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Forrest County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 174 feet.

The Rawls Springs Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586608) 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 Rawls Springs Census Designated Place is located within Supervisor District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Forrest County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rawls Springs: Rawles Springs.

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


Total Population 1,205
Population in Households 1,205
Population in Familes 983
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 660
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 445
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 300
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 454 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 314 (69.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 131 (28.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 ( 2.0%)
Median Home Value $113,415
Average Home Value $196,338


Median Household Income $52,055
Average Household Income $59,718
Per Capita Income $24,138
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.64% 1.23%
Households -0.94% 1.14%
Families -1.61% 0.92%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
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.

Rawls Springs, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rawls Springs 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 # 178 51st
Population Density1 # 121 67th
Diversity Index2 # 76 79th
Median Household Income # 33 91st
Per Capita Income # 43 88th

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