Bogue Chitto, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Bogue Chitto, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Bogue Chitto Census Designated Place had a population of 508 as of July 1, 2016. Bogue Chitto ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Bogue Chitto is located at latitude 31.4294 and longitude -90.4619 in Lincoln County. The formal boundaries for the Bogue Chitto Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lincoln County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 404 feet.

The Bogue Chitto Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586583) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Bogue Chitto Census Designated Place is located within Supervisor District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lincoln County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bogue Chitto population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bogue Chitto: Lick Skillet.

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Bogue Chitto, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 508
Population in Households 508
Population in Familes 438
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 225
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 187
Average Household Size 2.72
Family Households 132
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 220 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 151 (68.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 36 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 33 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $88,068
Average Home Value $104,470


Median Household Income $50,836
Average Household Income $58,550
Per Capita Income $21,887
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.43% -0.32%
Households -0.5% -0.43%
Families -0.36% -0.46%
Median Household Income   0.88%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
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.

Bogue Chitto, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bogue Chitto 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 # 265 27th
Population Density1 # 280 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 136 62nd
Median Household Income # 40 89th
Per Capita Income # 75 80th

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