Big Point, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Big Point, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Big Point Census Designated Place had a population of 627 as of July 1, 2016. Big Point ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Big Point is located at latitude 30.5906 and longitude -88.4846 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the Big Point Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 52 feet.

The Big Point Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402689) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Big Point Census Designated Place is located within Supervisor District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jackson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Big Point population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Big Point: Bigpoint.

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Big Point, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 627
Population in Households 625
Population in Familes 559
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 213
Diversity Index2 16


Total Households 223
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 182
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 237 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 192 (81.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (13.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $145,161
Average Home Value $168,421


Median Household Income $59,813
Average Household Income $78,381
Per Capita Income $27,278
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.41% 0.51%
Households 0.51% 0.62%
Families 0.36% 0.54%
Median Household Income   1.88%
Per Capita Income   2.22%
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.

Big Point, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Big Point 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 # 245 33rd
Population Density1 # 288 21st
Diversity Index2 # 342 6th
Median Household Income # 12 97th
Per Capita Income # 18 95th

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