Byhalia, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Byhalia, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Byhalia had a population of 1,207 as of July 1, 2016. Byhalia ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper 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 Byhalia is located at latitude 34.8692 and longitude -89.69 in Marshall County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Byhalia (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Marshall County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 361 feet.

The Town of Byhalia (GNIS ID: 2405352) 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 Byhalia is located within Supervisor District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Marshall County.

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


Total Population 1,207
Population in Households 1,196
Population in Familes 1,005
Population in Group Qrtrs 11
Population Density1 168
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 464
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 329
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 573 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 336 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 128 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 109 (19.0%)
Median Home Value $88,550
Average Home Value $119,568


Median Household Income $30,321
Average Household Income $41,104
Per Capita Income $15,642
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.2% -0.88%
Households -1.0% -0.74%
Families 0.34% -0.87%
Median Household Income   -1.78%
Per Capita Income   0.17%
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.

Byhalia, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Byhalia 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 # 177 51st
Population Density1 # 307 15th
Diversity Index2 # 36 91st
Median Household Income # 215 41st
Per Capita Income # 272 25th

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