Grenada County MS Information


Grenada County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 22,578
Population in Households 22,322
Population in Familes 18,393
Population in Group Qrtrs 256
Population Density1 54
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 8,893
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 5,928
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,400 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,791 (55.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,102 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,507 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $93,042
Average Home Value $126,170


Median Household Income $33,180
Average Household Income $48,399
Per Capita Income $19,261
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.5%
Households 0.21% 0.46%
Families -0.03% 0.31%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   1.81%
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.


Grenada County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grenada County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents 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 # 44 48th
Population Density1 # 27 68th
Diversity Index2 # 27 68th
Median Household Income # 42 50th
Per Capita Income # 30 65th

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