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Sumrall, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Sumrall is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lamar County at latitude 31.417 and longitude -89.5418. Lamar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 295 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Sumrall 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 Sumrall (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Town of Sumrall, MS Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,548
Population in Households 1,531
Population in Familes 1,368
Population in Group Qrtrs 17
Population Density1 414
Diversity Index2 33
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 602
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 464
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 685 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 490 (71.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 112 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 83 (12.1%)
Median Home Value $188,559
Average Home Value $207,515
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $45,178
Average Household Income $62,524
Per Capita Income $23,157
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.03% 1.72%
Households 2.1% 1.89%
Families 3.98% 1.71%
Median Household Income   3.68%
Per Capita Income   2.31%
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.

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Sumrall, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sumrall 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 # 153 58th
Population Density1 # 214 41st
Diversity Index2 # 281 23rd
Median Household Income # 49 87th
Per Capita Income # 42 89th

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