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Tremont, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Tremont is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Itawamba County at latitude 34.2337 and longitude -88.2489. Itawamba County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 351 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Tremont 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 Tremont (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Tremont: Williams Crossroads.

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


Total Population 471
Population in Households 471
Population in Familes 398
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 96
Diversity Index2 7


Total Households 176
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 128
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 212 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 131 (61.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 (17.0%)
Median Home Value $86,628
Average Home Value $96,947


Median Household Income $37,933
Average Household Income $46,936
Per Capita Income $18,599
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.3% 0.34%
Households 0.27% 0.34%
Families 0.56% 0.16%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   1.26%
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.


Tremont, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tremont 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 # 276 24th
Population Density1 # 345 5th
Diversity Index2 # 361 1st
Median Household Income # 101 72nd
Per Capita Income # 147 60th

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