Kiln, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Kiln, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Kiln Census Designated Place had a population of 2,301 as of July 1, 2016. Kiln ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Kiln is located at latitude 30.4189 and longitude -89.4293 in Hancock County. The formal boundaries for the Kiln Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.25 sq. miles. Hancock County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 23 feet.

The Kiln Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403175) 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 Kiln Census Designated Place is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hancock County.

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

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


Total Population 2,301
Population in Households 2,267
Population in Familes 1,891
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density1 175
Diversity Index2 18


Total Households 881
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 627
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,191 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 736 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 144 (12.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 310 (26.0%)
Median Home Value $141,964
Average Home Value $206,242


Median Household Income $45,201
Average Household Income $59,704
Per Capita Income $23,054
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.49%
Households 0.63% 0.61%
Families 0.79% 0.51%
Median Household Income   1.71%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
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.

Kiln, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kiln 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 # 108 70th
Population Density1 # 303 17th
Diversity Index2 # 335 8th
Median Household Income # 64 83rd
Per Capita Income # 53 86th

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