Caledonia, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Caledonia, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Caledonia had a population of 1,090 as of July 1, 2016. Caledonia ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Caledonia is located at latitude 33.6836 and longitude -88.326 in Lowndes County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Caledonia (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lowndes County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 335 feet.

The Town of Caledonia (GNIS ID: 2405361) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Caledonia is located within Supervisor District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Lowndes County.

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


Total Population 1,090
Population in Households 1,090
Population in Familes 953
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 386
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 413
Average Household Size 2.64
Family Households 310
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 456 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 327 (71.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 87 (19.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $157,831
Average Home Value $170,960


Median Household Income $52,602
Average Household Income $61,076
Per Capita Income $22,841
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.74% 0.45%
Households 0.88% 0.57%
Families 0.58% 0.45%
Median Household Income   2.0%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
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.

Caledonia, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Caledonia 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 # 195 46th
Population Density1 # 225 38th
Diversity Index2 # 315 13th
Median Household Income # 30 92nd
Per Capita Income # 57 85th

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