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Ellisville, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Ellisville is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Jones County at latitude 31.5973 and longitude -89.2103. Jones County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 256 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Ellisville 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 City of Ellisville (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ellisville: Ellisville Depot, Leesburg.

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


Total Population 4,572
Population in Households 3,458
Population in Familes 2,719
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,114
Population Density1 434
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 1,353
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 820
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,531 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 866 (56.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 488 (31.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 178 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $129,375
Average Home Value $159,751


Median Household Income $34,416
Average Household Income $47,707
Per Capita Income $16,138
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.65% 0.46%
Households 0.58% 0.63%
Families 1.21% 0.44%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
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.


Ellisville, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ellisville 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 # 74 80th
Population Density1 # 205 44th
Diversity Index2 # 102 72nd
Median Household Income # 160 56th
Per Capita Income # 237 35th

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