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Amory, Mississippi - Basic Facts

Amory is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Amory.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Monroe County at latitude 33.9843 and longitude -88.4881. Monroe County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 239 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Amory (see map) encompass a land area of 12.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0.6 sq. miles.

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Amory, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Amory 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 # 55 85th
Population Density1 # 147 60th
Diversity Index2 # 190 48th
Median Household Income # 172 53rd
Per Capita Income # 139 62nd

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 7,237
Population in Households 7,044
Population in Familes 5,782
Population in Group Qrtrs 193
Population Density1 577
Diversity Index2 45
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,988
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 1,954
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,353 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,996 (59.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 991 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 365 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $88,139
Average Home Value $109,461
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,698
Average Household Income $45,326
Per Capita Income $18,783
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.26% -0.38%
Households -0.09% -0.36%
Families -0.3% -0.51%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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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