Marshall County MS Information


Marshall County Subdivisions

Marshall County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 37,085
Population in Households 35,238
Population in Familes 29,599
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,847
Population Density1 53
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 13,482
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 9,503
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 15,197 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,022 (65.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,460 (22.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,715 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $90,934
Average Home Value $133,379


Median Household Income $36,224
Average Household Income $48,665
Per Capita Income $18,711
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.03% -0.21%
Households 0.13% -0.09%
Families -0.08% -0.23%
Median Household Income   -0.52%
Per Capita Income   0.95%
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.


Marshall County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Marshall County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents 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 # 21 76th
Population Density1 # 30 66th
Diversity Index2 # 8 91st
Median Household Income # 30 65th
Per Capita Income # 43 49th

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