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Durant, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Durant had a population of 2,524 as of July 1, 2015. Durant ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for 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 Durant is located at latitude 33.0819 and longitude -89.8573 in Holmes County. The formal boundaries for the City of Durant (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Holmes County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 266 feet.

The City of Durant (GNIS ID: 2403520) 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 City of Durant is located within Supervisor District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Holmes County.

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


Total Population 2,524
Population in Households 2,470
Population in Familes 2,046
Population in Group Qrtrs 54
Population Density1 1,127
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 931
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 624
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,171 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 599 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 332 (28.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 240 (20.5%)
Median Home Value $50,206
Average Home Value $58,110


Median Household Income $23,440
Average Household Income $35,757
Per Capita Income $13,480
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.09% -0.67%
Households -0.93% -0.56%
Families -1.01% -0.65%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   2.55%
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.


Durant, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Durant 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 # 103 72nd
Population Density1 # 58 84th
Diversity Index2 # 289 20th
Median Household Income # 319 12th
Per Capita Income # 298 18th

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