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Batesville, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Batesville is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Panola County at latitude 34.3212 and longitude -89.9251. Panola County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 239 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Batesville, but most people and references simply refer to it as Batesville, Mississippi.

The P1 Census Class Code for Batesville indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Batesville: Panola.

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


Total Population 7,438
Population in Households 7,391
Population in Familes 6,157
Population in Group Qrtrs 47
Population Density1 373
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 2,854
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 1,912
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,165 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,761 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,093 (34.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 311 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $124,177
Average Home Value $147,188


Median Household Income $37,412
Average Household Income $51,235
Per Capita Income $19,892
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.08% -0.13%
Households 0.12% -0.04%
Families -0.11% -0.18%
Median Household Income   3.02%
Per Capita Income   1.72%
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.


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, 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 # 53 86th
Population Density1 # 233 36th
Diversity Index2 # 44 88th
Median Household Income # 112 69th
Per Capita Income # 95 74th

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