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Tchula, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Tchula is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Holmes County at latitude 33.1832 and longitude -90.2228. Holmes County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 118 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Tchula, but most people and references simply refer to it as Tchula, Mississippi.

The P1 Census Class Code for Tchula indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Tchula (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

Town of Tchula, MS Boundary Map


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


Total Population 2,187
Population in Households 2,187
Population in Familes 1,854
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,553
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 738
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 508
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 793 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 375 (47.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 363 (45.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $53,871
Average Home Value $67,380


Median Household Income $15,768
Average Household Income $29,327
Per Capita Income $9,955
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.01% 0.0%
Households 1.42% 0.19%
Families 1.0% 0.04%
Median Household Income   0.97%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
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.


Tchula, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tchula 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 # 114 69th
Population Density1 # 31 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 352 3rd
Median Household Income # 358 1st
Per Capita Income # 353 3rd

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