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Mayersville, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Mayersville is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Issaquena County at latitude 32.8964 and longitude -91.0467. Issaquena County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 105 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Mayersville 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 Mayersville (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mayersville: Gibson, Gibsons Landing, Mount Level, Wadelawn.

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


Total Population 562
Population in Households 390
Population in Familes 319
Population in Group Qrtrs 172
Population Density1 510
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 121
Average Household Size 3.22
Family Households 78
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 136 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 73 (53.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 48 (35.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (11.0%)
Median Home Value $88,542
Average Home Value $103,767


Median Household Income $21,462
Average Household Income $45,306
Per Capita Income $14,495
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.64% -0.76%
Households -0.76% -0.84%
Families 0.0% -1.05%
Median Household Income   3.1%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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.


Mayersville, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mayersville 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 # 255 30th
Population Density1 # 169 54th
Diversity Index2 # 214 42nd
Median Household Income # 322 11th
Per Capita Income # 284 22nd

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