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Poplarville, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Poplarville had a population of 3,046 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Poplarville is located at latitude 30.8398 and longitude -89.5294 in Pearl River County. The formal boundaries for the City of Poplarville (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Pearl River County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 318 feet.

The City of Poplarville (GNIS ID: 2404552) 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 Poplarville is located within Supervisor District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pearl River County.

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

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


Total Population 3,046
Daytime Population: Workers 2,627
Daytime Population: Residents 1,883
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,510
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.48
Population in Households 2,308
Population in Familes 1,929
Population in Group Qrtrs 738
Population Density2 562
Diversity Index3 49


Median Household Income $34,360
Average Household Income $50,753
Per Capita Income $19,100


Total Housing Units 1,038 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 532 (51.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 332 (32.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 174 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $133,758
Average Home Value $144,314


Total Households 864
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 591
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.71% 0.24%
Households -0.02% 0.23%
Families -0.16% 0.1%
Median Household Income   3.47%
Per Capita Income   2.01%

Poplarville, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Poplarville 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 # 94 74th
Population Density # 149 59th
Diversity Index # 151 59th
Median Household Income # 172 53rd
Per Capita Income # 187 49th

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