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Holcomb, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Holcomb Census Designated Place had a population of 625 as of July 1, 2015. Holcomb ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Holcomb is located at latitude 33.7642 and longitude -89.9732 in Grenada County. The formal boundaries for the Holcomb Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grenada County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 194 feet.

The Holcomb Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586599) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Holcomb 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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Holcomb, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 625
Population in Households 625
Population in Familes 531
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 132
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 240
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 169
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 270 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 182 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 58 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $130,556
Average Home Value $169,918


Median Household Income $40,454
Average Household Income $47,654
Per Capita Income $18,860
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.78% 0.63%
Households 0.9% 0.82%
Families 1.41% 0.7%
Median Household Income   0.91%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
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.

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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, 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 # 245 33rd
Population Density1 # 330 9th
Diversity Index2 # 243 34th
Median Household Income # 81 78th
Per Capita Income # 126 65th

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