Vancleave, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Vancleave, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Vancleave Census Designated Place had a population of 5,964 as of July 1, 2015. Vancleave 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 Vancleave is located at latitude 30.5459 and longitude -88.6734 in Jackson County. The formal boundaries for the Vancleave Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 43.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0.97 sq. miles. Jackson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 30 feet.

The Vancleave Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402961) 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 Vancleave Census Designated Place is located within Supervisor District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jackson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Vancleave population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Vancleave: Bluff Creek, Van Cleave.

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Vancleave, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 5,964
Population in Households 5,920
Population in Familes 5,257
Population in Group Qrtrs 44
Population Density1 138
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 2,111
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 1,694
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,404 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,857 (77.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 254 (10.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 293 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $175,105
Average Home Value $197,780


Median Household Income $55,279
Average Household Income $62,692
Per Capita Income $22,303
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.25% 0.42%
Households 0.48% 0.48%
Families 0.31% 0.4%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   2.15%
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.


Vancleave, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vancleave to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 61 83rd
Population Density1 # 327 10th
Diversity Index2 # 316 13th
Median Household Income # 18 95th
Per Capita Income # 49 87th

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