Oktibbeha County MS Information


Oktibbeha County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 50,175
Population in Households 45,472
Population in Familes 29,931
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,703
Population Density1 110
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 19,637
Average Household Size 2.32
Family Households 10,034
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 22,136 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,030 (40.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,607 (47.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,499 (11.3%)
Median Home Value $138,958
Average Home Value $161,772


Median Household Income $29,100
Average Household Income $44,915
Per Capita Income $18,479
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.71% 0.68%
Households 0.59% 0.69%
Families 0.27% 0.48%
Median Household Income   1.22%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
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.


Oktibbeha County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oktibbeha County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents 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 # 15 83rd
Population Density1 # 12 87th
Diversity Index2 # 16 82nd
Median Household Income # 69 17th
Per Capita Income # 60 28th

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