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The Town of Cruger had a population of 345 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Cruger is located at latitude 33.323 and longitude -90.2355 in Holmes County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Cruger (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Holmes County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 121 feet.

The Town of Cruger (GNIS ID: 2406343) 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 Cruger is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Holmes County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cruger: Elwood.

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


Total Population 345
Population in Households 345
Population in Familes 286
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 358
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 132
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 86
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 160 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 94 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 28 (17.5%)
Median Home Value $37,302
Average Home Value $55,851


Median Household Income $28,968
Average Household Income $42,723
Per Capita Income $16,978
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.78% -1.37%
Households -1.71% -1.4%
Families -2.23% -1.44%
Median Household Income   0.59%
Per Capita Income   1.16%
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.

Cruger, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cruger 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 # 305 16th
Population Density1 # 240 34th
Diversity Index2 # 254 30th
Median Household Income # 245 33rd
Per Capita Income # 235 35th

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