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Holcomb, Mississippi - Basic Facts

Holcomb is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Holcomb Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Grenada County at latitude 33.7612 and longitude -89.9759. Grenada County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 194 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Holcomb Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 4.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Holcomb, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 621
Population in Households 621
Population in Familes 528
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 131
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 241
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 170
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 269 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 184 (68.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 57 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $146,528
Average Home Value $184,836


Median Household Income $41,719
Average Household Income $50,659
Per Capita Income $20,011
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.81% 0.48%
Households 1.21% 0.66%
Families 1.89% 0.47%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   1.11%
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.


Holcomb, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Holcomb to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 246 32nd
Population Density1 # 332 9th
Diversity Index2 # 248 32nd
Median Household Income # 70 81st
Per Capita Income # 89 76th

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