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The City of Nettleton had a population of 2,024 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Nettleton is located at latitude 34.0831 and longitude -88.6263 in Lee County. The formal boundaries for the City of Nettleton (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Lee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 262 feet.

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

The City of Nettleton (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Nettleton is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lee County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Nettleton 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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Nettleton, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,024
Population in Households 2,004
Population in Familes 1,656
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density1 503
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 822
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 545
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 945 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 536 (56.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 286 (30.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 123 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $76,982
Average Home Value $109,159


Median Household Income $30,854
Average Household Income $40,443
Per Capita Income $16,283
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.26% 0.22%
Households 0.08% 0.1%
Families -0.23% -0.07%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   1.07%
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.

Nettleton, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Nettleton 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 # 123 66th
Population Density1 # 170 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 160 56th
Median Household Income # 206 43rd
Per Capita Income # 257 29th

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