Lincoln County MS Information


Lincoln County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 35,319
Population in Households 34,620
Population in Familes 29,470
Population in Group Qrtrs 699
Population Density1 60
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 13,370
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 9,471
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,530 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,888 (63.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,482 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,160 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $100,499
Average Home Value $132,747


Median Household Income $36,962
Average Household Income $53,983
Per Capita Income $20,780
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.18% 0.2%
Households 0.08% 0.14%
Families -0.11% 0.02%
Median Household Income   1.05%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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.


Lincoln County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lincoln County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents 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 # 24 72nd
Population Density1 # 26 70th
Diversity Index2 # 49 41st
Median Household Income # 36 57th
Per Capita Income # 22 74th

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