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The City of Magnolia had a population of 2,472 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Magnolia is located at latitude 31.1612 and longitude -90.4695 in Pike County. The formal boundaries for the City of Magnolia (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.14 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Pike County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 305 feet.

The City of Magnolia (GNIS ID: 2404999) 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 Magnolia is located within Supervisor District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Pike County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Magnolia population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Magnolia, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,472
Population in Households 2,272
Population in Familes 1,846
Population in Group Qrtrs 200
Population Density1 402
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 867
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 561
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,012 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 584 (57.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 283 (28.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 145 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $79,475
Average Home Value $105,855


Median Household Income $25,497
Average Household Income $46,822
Per Capita Income $18,158
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.34% 0.15%
Households 0.15% 0.05%
Families -0.34% -0.11%
Median Household Income   0.68%
Per Capita Income   0.97%
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.

Magnolia, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Magnolia to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 106 71st
Population Density1 # 214 41st
Diversity Index2 # 184 49th
Median Household Income # 304 16th
Per Capita Income # 187 49th

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