Crawford, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Crawford, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Crawford had a population of 669 as of July 1, 2015. Crawford 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 Crawford is located at latitude 33.3023 and longitude -88.6253 in Lowndes County. 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. Lowndes County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 312 feet.

The Town of Crawford 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Crawford population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Town of Crawford, MS Boundary Map

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Crawford, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 669
Population in Households 669
Population in Familes 572
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 478
Diversity Index2 26
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 242
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 168
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 260 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 182 (70.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $111,719
Average Home Value $148,481
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $19,081
Average Household Income $30,533
Per Capita Income $11,751
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.82% 0.71%
Households 1.14% 0.81%
Families 0.7% 0.7%
Median Household Income   0.64%
Per Capita Income   2.52%
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.

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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, 2015 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 # 236 35th
Population Density1 # 182 50th
Diversity Index2 # 302 17th
Median Household Income # 353 3rd
Per Capita Income # 328 10th

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