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Helena, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Helena Census Designated Place had a population of 1,149 as of July 1, 2016. Helena ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Helena is located at latitude 30.4881 and longitude -88.5056 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the Helena Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Helena Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402575) 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 Helena Census Designated Place is located within Supervisor District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jackson County.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,149
Population in Households 1,149
Population in Familes 980
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 274
Diversity Index2 28
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 421
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 305
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 472 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 359 (76.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 62 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 51 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $91,034
Average Home Value $103,056
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $39,694
Average Household Income $49,318
Per Capita Income $18,734
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.48% -0.17%
Households -0.3% -0.1%
Families -1.01% -0.26%
Median Household Income   -0.7%
Per Capita Income   0.97%
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.

Helena, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Helena 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 # 186 49th
Population Density1 # 270 26th
Diversity Index2 # 301 17th
Median Household Income # 96 74th
Per Capita Income # 167 54th

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