Heidelberg, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Heidelberg, Mississippi - Basic Facts

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The Town of Heidelberg had a population of 787 as of July 1, 2017. Heidelberg 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 Heidelberg is located at latitude 31.8905 and longitude -88.9902 in Jasper County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Heidelberg (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Jasper County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 331 feet.

The Town of Heidelberg (GNIS ID: 2405814) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Heidelberg is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jasper County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Heidelberg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Heidelberg, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 787
Daytime Population: Workers 441
Daytime Population: Residents 528
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 969
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.23
Population in Households 787
Population in Familes 660
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 154
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $26,677
Average Household Income $40,430
Per Capita Income $16,665


Total Housing Units 391 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 236 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 93 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 63 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $78,037
Average Home Value $79,873


Total Households 328
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 226
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.27% 1.0%
Households 1.38% 1.07%
Families 1.08% 0.96%
Median Household Income   0.24%
Per Capita Income   1.68%

Heidelberg, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Heidelberg to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 223 39th
Population Density # 314 14th
Diversity Index # 283 22nd
Median Household Income # 298 18th
Per Capita Income # 268 26th

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