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The City of Nettleton had a population of 2,002 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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Nettleton, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,002
Daytime Population: Workers 590
Daytime Population: Residents 1,075
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,665
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.83
Population in Households 1,982
Population in Familes 1,634
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density2 497
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $31,436
Average Household Income $41,806
Per Capita Income $16,885


Total Housing Units 934 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 519 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 296 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 119 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $79,299
Average Home Value $107,129


Total Households 815
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 541
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.07% 0.01%
Households -0.05% -0.07%
Families -0.3% -0.22%
Median Household Income   0.6%
Per Capita Income   1.63%

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, 2017 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 # 124 66th
Population Density # 170 53rd
Diversity Index # 142 60th
Median Household Income # 218 40th
Per Capita Income # 262 28th

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