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Bassfield, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Bassfield is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Jefferson Davis County at latitude 31.496 and longitude -89.7449. Jefferson Davis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 476 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Bassfield 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 Bassfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Town of Bassfield, MS Boundary Map


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

POPULATION

Total Population 250
Population in Households 250
Population in Familes 212
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 229
Diversity Index2 53
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 119
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 84
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 145 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 97 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 23 (15.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (17.9%)
Median Home Value $85,897
Average Home Value $113,021
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $27,636
Average Household Income $38,244
Per Capita Income $15,179
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.37% -0.57%
Households -0.2% -0.34%
Families 5.46% -0.48%
Median Household Income   5.74%
Per Capita Income   1.45%
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.

Bassfield, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bassfield 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 # 326 10th
Population Density1 # 277 24th
Diversity Index2 # 77 79th
Median Household Income # 257 29th
Per Capita Income # 269 26th

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