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Beaumont, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Beaumont is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Perry County at latitude 31.1675 and longitude -88.9284. Perry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 95 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Beaumont 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 Town of Beaumont (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Town of Beaumont, MS Boundary Map


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


Total Population 986
Population in Households 986
Population in Familes 821
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 286
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 416
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 279
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 486 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 310 (63.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 106 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $48,585
Average Home Value $64,644


Median Household Income $29,825
Average Household Income $42,150
Per Capita Income $17,319
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.85% 0.52%
Households 1.23% 0.71%
Families 1.77% 0.5%
Median Household Income   3.53%
Per Capita Income   2.6%
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.


Beaumont, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Beaumont 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 # 207 43rd
Population Density1 # 265 27th
Diversity Index2 # 93 75th
Median Household Income # 229 37th
Per Capita Income # 193 47th

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