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Kiln, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Kiln Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Hancock County at latitude 30.4189 and longitude -89.4293. Hancock County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 23 feet.

The formal official name is the Kiln Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Kiln, Mississippi.

The U5 Census Class Code for Kiln indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

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


Total Population 2,236
Population in Households 2,202
Population in Familes 1,844
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density1 170
Diversity Index2 17


Total Households 854
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 610
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,155 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 720 (62.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 134 (11.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 301 (26.1%)
Median Home Value $151,339
Average Home Value $182,153


Median Household Income $42,845
Average Household Income $58,110
Per Capita Income $22,162
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.02% 0.13%
Households 0.19% 0.12%
Families 0.51% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.35%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
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, 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 # 110 70th
Population Density1 # 306 16th
Diversity Index2 # 336 7th
Median Household Income # 62 83rd
Per Capita Income # 54 85th

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