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Mooreville, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Mooreville Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Lee County at latitude 34.2649 and longitude -88.5769. Lee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 400 feet.

The formal official name is the Mooreville Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Mooreville, Mississippi.

The U5 Census Class Code for Mooreville indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Mooreville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Mooreville Census Designated Place, MS Boundary Map


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


Total Population 700
Population in Households 700
Population in Familes 595
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 251
Diversity Index2 19


Total Households 271
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 199
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 279 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 207 (74.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 63 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 2.9%)
Median Home Value $106,522
Average Home Value $130,461


Median Household Income $45,835
Average Household Income $55,899
Per Capita Income $20,950
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.76% 1.44%
Households 1.92% 1.5%
Families 1.73% 1.27%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   1.22%
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.


Mooreville, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mooreville 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 # 232 36th
Population Density1 # 272 25th
Diversity Index2 # 330 9th
Median Household Income # 43 88th
Per Capita Income # 70 81st

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