Leflore County MS Information


Leflore County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 31,446
Population in Households 29,398
Population in Familes 23,941
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,048
Population Density1 53
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 11,492
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 7,451
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 13,320 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,782 (43.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,710 (42.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,828 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $75,945
Average Home Value $109,763


Median Household Income $23,523
Average Household Income $37,577
Per Capita Income $14,867
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.44% -0.33%
Households -0.12% -0.21%
Families -0.38% -0.38%
Median Household Income   1.48%
Per Capita Income   1.48%
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.


Leflore County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Leflore County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents 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 # 28 67th
Population Density1 # 28 67th
Diversity Index2 # 54 35th
Median Household Income # 80 4th
Per Capita Income # 79 5th

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