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Poplarville, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Poplarville had a population of 2,920 as of July 1, 2015.

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, 2015.

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


Total Population 2,920
Population in Households 2,301
Population in Familes 1,929
Population in Group Qrtrs 619
Population Density1 539
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 868
Average Household Size 2.65
Family Households 596
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,032 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 549 (53.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 319 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 164 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $129,167
Average Home Value $148,224


Median Household Income $38,183
Average Household Income $47,062
Per Capita Income $15,398
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.17% 0.25%
Households 0.07% 0.23%
Families -0.06% 0.13%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
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.


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, 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 # 97 73rd
Population Density1 # 162 56th
Diversity Index2 # 148 58th
Median Household Income # 101 72nd
Per Capita Income # 250 31st

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