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Bude, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Bude had a population of 1,016 as of July 1, 2015. Bude 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 Bude is located at latitude 31.4624 and longitude -90.8523 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Bude (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 233 feet.

The Town of Bude (GNIS ID: 2405341) 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 Bude is located within Supervisor District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Franklin County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bude population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Bude, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,016
Population in Households 1,011
Population in Familes 826
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 713
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 416
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 261
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 525 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 262 (49.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 154 (29.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 109 (20.8%)
Median Home Value $92,470
Average Home Value $115,230


Median Household Income $26,023
Average Household Income $39,868
Per Capita Income $16,341
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.86% -0.5%
Households -0.63% -0.44%
Families -0.5% -0.62%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   2.47%
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.


Bude, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bude to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 203 44th
Population Density1 # 108 70th
Diversity Index2 # 77 80th
Median Household Income # 290 20th
Per Capita Income # 221 39th

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