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Potts Camp, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Potts Camp had a population of 503 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Potts Camp is located at latitude 34.6492 and longitude -89.3064 in Marshall County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Potts Camp (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Marshall County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 344 feet.

The Town of Potts Camp (GNIS ID: 2407152) 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 Potts Camp is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Marshall County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Potts Camp population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Potts Camp: Potts Camp Station.

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Potts Camp, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 503
Population in Households 503
Population in Familes 433
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 518
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 191
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 140
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 218 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 148 (67.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 43 (19.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (12.4%)
Median Home Value $60,662
Average Home Value $62,584


Median Household Income $41,285
Average Household Income $53,091
Per Capita Income $19,883
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.62% -0.48%
Households -0.49% -0.42%
Families -0.78% -0.43%
Median Household Income   -0.44%
Per Capita Income   0.92%
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.

Potts Camp, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Potts Camp 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 # 266 27th
Population Density1 # 169 54th
Diversity Index2 # 173 52nd
Median Household Income # 84 77th
Per Capita Income # 128 65th

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