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Terry, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Terry had a population of 1,092 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Terry is located at latitude 32.1061 and longitude -90.2926 in Hinds County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Terry (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Hinds County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 292 feet.

The Town of Terry (GNIS ID: 2406727) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Terry is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Hinds County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Terry 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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Terry, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,092
Population in Households 1,092
Population in Familes 949
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 286
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 421
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 307
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 446 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 353 (79.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 68 (15.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $103,289
Average Home Value $148,362


Median Household Income $48,236
Average Household Income $55,877
Per Capita Income $21,008
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.11%
Households 0.54% 0.19%
Families 0.97% 0.07%
Median Household Income   1.43%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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.

Terry, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Terry 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 # 194 47th
Population Density1 # 266 27th
Diversity Index2 # 179 51st
Median Household Income # 50 86th
Per Capita Income # 94 74th

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