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Sumrall, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Sumrall had a population of 1,737 as of July 1, 2015. Sumrall ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Sumrall is located at latitude 31.417 and longitude -89.5418 in Lamar County. 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. Lamar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 295 feet.

The Town of Sumrall (GNIS ID: 2406689) 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 Sumrall is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lamar County.

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

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


Total Population 1,737
Population in Households 1,719
Population in Familes 1,532
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density1 464
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 678
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 522
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 764 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 551 (72.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 127 (16.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 86 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $199,324
Average Home Value $216,667


Median Household Income $53,305
Average Household Income $68,031
Per Capita Income $25,187
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.9% 3.13%
Households 4.03% 3.24%
Families 5.56% 3.1%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.59%
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.


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, 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 # 140 62nd
Population Density1 # 194 47th
Diversity Index2 # 279 23rd
Median Household Income # 25 93rd
Per Capita Income # 23 94th

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