Batesville, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Batesville, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Batesville had a population of 7,507 as of July 1, 2015. Batesville 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 Batesville is located at latitude 34.3212 and longitude -89.9251 in Panola County. The formal boundaries for the City of Batesville (see map below) encompass a land area of 19.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Panola County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 239 feet.

The City of Batesville (GNIS ID: 2403820) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Batesville population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Batesville: Panola.

City of Batesville, MS Boundary Map

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Batesville, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 7,507
Population in Households 7,461
Population in Familes 6,202
Population in Group Qrtrs 46
Population Density1 376
Diversity Index2 56
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,879
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 1,932
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,169 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,749 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,130 (35.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 290 ( 9.2%)
Median Home Value $123,905
Average Home Value $147,756
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,607
Average Household Income $51,846
Per Capita Income $20,094
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.11% 0.16%
Households 0.27% 0.21%
Families 0.11% 0.08%
Median Household Income   2.24%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
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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Batesville, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Batesville to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 52 86th
Population Density1 # 227 38th
Diversity Index2 # 44 88th
Median Household Income # 113 69th
Per Capita Income # 87 76th

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