Neshoba County MS Information


Neshoba County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 29,864
Population in Households 29,478
Population in Familes 25,013
Population in Group Qrtrs 386
Population Density1 52
Diversity Index2 59


Total Households 10,975
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 7,791
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,619 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,966 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,009 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,644 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $83,621
Average Home Value $109,603


Median Household Income $36,153
Average Household Income $51,182
Per Capita Income $19,036
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.1% -0.02%
Households 0.17% 0.03%
Families -0.03% -0.11%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   1.93%
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.


Neshoba County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Neshoba 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 # 29 66th
Population Density1 # 31 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 5 95th
Median Household Income # 31 63rd
Per Capita Income # 35 59th

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