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Philadelphia, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Philadelphia had a population of 7,159 as of July 1, 2017. Philadelphia ranks in 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 Philadelphia is located at latitude 32.7751 and longitude -89.122 in Neshoba County. The formal boundaries for the City of Philadelphia (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.21 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Neshoba County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 420 feet.

The City of Philadelphia (GNIS ID: 2404512) 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 City of Philadelphia is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Neshoba County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Philadelphia population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.


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Philadelphia, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 7,159
Daytime Population: Workers 4,799
Daytime Population: Residents 4,231
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,030
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.26
Population in Households 6,967
Population in Familes 5,646
Population in Group Qrtrs 192
Population Density2 586
Diversity Index3 59
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,749
Average Household Income $49,721
Per Capita Income $19,994

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,403 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,599 (47.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,250 (36.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 554 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $94,507
Average Home Value $110,967
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,849
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 1,833
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.6% -0.37%
Households -0.59% -0.37%
Families -0.73% -0.53%
Median Household Income   0.79%
Per Capita Income   2.38%

Philadelphia, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Philadelphia to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 56 85th
Population Density # 142 61st
Diversity Index # 29 92nd
Median Household Income # 211 42nd
Per Capita Income # 151 58th

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