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Crawford, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Crawford is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lowndes County at latitude 33.3023 and longitude -88.6253. Lowndes County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 312 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Crawford, but most people and references simply refer to it as Crawford, Mississippi.

The P1 Census Class Code for Crawford indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Crawford (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Crawford, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 640
Population in Households 640
Population in Familes 549
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 457
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 232
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 161
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 247 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 175 (70.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 56 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 ( 6.1%)
Median Home Value $121,552
Average Home Value $157,000


Median Household Income $17,956
Average Household Income $32,986
Per Capita Income $12,722
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.04% 0.25%
Households 0.41% 0.34%
Families -0.15% 0.25%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   2.19%
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.


Crawford, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crawford to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 244 33rd
Population Density1 # 193 47th
Diversity Index2 # 306 16th
Median Household Income # 352 3rd
Per Capita Income # 317 13th

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