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The Town of Goodman had a population of 1,562 as of July 1, 2016. Goodman ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Goodman is located at latitude 32.9682 and longitude -89.9127 in Holmes County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Goodman (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Holmes County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 266 feet.

The Town of Goodman (GNIS ID: 2406588) 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 Goodman is located within Supervisor District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Holmes County.

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


Total Population 1,562
Population in Households 922
Population in Familes 777
Population in Group Qrtrs 640
Population Density1 1,900
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 318
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 214
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 383 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 145 (37.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 173 (45.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 65 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $34,615
Average Home Value $48,264


Median Household Income $18,034
Average Household Income $33,050
Per Capita Income $12,760
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.93% -0.58%
Households -1.11% -0.96%
Families -1.42% -1.15%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   1.17%
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.

Goodman, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Goodman 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 # 156 57th
Population Density1 # 13 97th
Diversity Index2 # 242 33rd
Median Household Income # 351 3rd
Per Capita Income # 329 9th

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