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Chunky, Mississippi - Basic Facts

Chunky is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Chunky.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Newton County at latitude 32.3257 and longitude -88.9281. Newton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 318 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Chunky (see map) encompass a land area of 0.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Chunky: Chunkey Station, Chunkeys Station, Chunkyville.

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


Total Population 328
Population in Households 328
Population in Familes 278
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 394
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 129
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 89
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 144 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 107 (74.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (15.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $73,684
Average Home Value $95,139


Median Household Income $37,058
Average Household Income $42,515
Per Capita Income $17,088
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.14% 0.42%
Households 0.18% 0.31%
Families -0.26% 0.22%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   0.95%
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.


Chunky, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chunky 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 # 312 14th
Population Density1 # 224 38th
Diversity Index2 # 200 45th
Median Household Income # 115 69th
Per Capita Income # 203 44th

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