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Picayune, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Picayune had a population of 10,990 as of July 1, 2017. Picayune ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Picayune is located at latitude 30.5289 and longitude -89.6785 in Pearl River County. The formal boundaries for the City of Picayune (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Pearl River County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 62 feet.

The City of Picayune (GNIS ID: 2404513) 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 Picayune is located within Supervisor District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pearl River County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Picayune: Pickayune.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 10,990
Daytime Population: Workers 7,377
Daytime Population: Residents 6,889
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,266
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.30
Population in Households 10,861
Population in Familes 8,747
Population in Group Qrtrs 129
Population Density2 848
Diversity Index3 52
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,777
Average Household Income $49,787
Per Capita Income $19,851

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,050 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,511 (49.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,862 (36.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 676 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $122,144
Average Home Value $148,328
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,374
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 2,898
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 0.14% 0.35%
Households 0.18% 0.39%
Families 0.22% 0.25%
Median Household Income   0.93%
Per Capita Income   1.75%

Picayune, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Picayune 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 # 38 90th
Population Density # 84 77th
Diversity Index # 112 70th
Median Household Income # 168 54th
Per Capita Income # 156 57th

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