Baldwyn, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Baldwyn, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Baldwyn had a population of 3,325 as of July 1, 2016. Baldwyn ranks in the upper 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 Baldwyn is located at latitude 34.5055 and longitude -88.6428 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Baldwyn (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Lee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 400 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Baldwyn are located in Lee County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Prentiss County.

The City of Baldwyn (GNIS ID: 2403150) 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 City of Baldwyn is located within Supervisor District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Baldwyn population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Baldwyn, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,325
Population in Households 3,262
Population in Familes 2,665
Population in Group Qrtrs 63
Population Density1 287
Diversity Index2 55


Total Households 1,331
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 868
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,525 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 799 (52.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 533 (35.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 194 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $87,032
Average Home Value $104,261


Median Household Income $23,858
Average Household Income $34,030
Per Capita Income $13,932
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.14% 0.18%
Households 0.21% 0.24%
Families 0.13% 0.02%
Median Household Income   0.59%
Per Capita Income   1.03%
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.

Baldwyn, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Baldwyn to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 91 75th
Population Density1 # 265 27th
Diversity Index2 # 62 83rd
Median Household Income # 318 12th
Per Capita Income # 310 15th

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