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Crenshaw, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Crenshaw had a population of 973 as of July 1, 2016. Crenshaw 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 Crenshaw is located at latitude 34.5047 and longitude -90.1946 in Quitman County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Crenshaw (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Quitman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 180 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Crenshaw are located in Quitman County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Panola County.

The Town of Crenshaw (GNIS ID: ) has a P1 Census Class Code which indicates populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Crenshaw is located within Supervisor District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Quitman County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Crenshaw 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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Crenshaw, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 973
Population in Households 973
Population in Familes 824
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,367
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 331
Average Household Size 2.94
Family Households 234
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 381 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 226 (59.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 105 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (13.1%)
Median Home Value $64,826
Average Home Value $82,930


Median Household Income $27,878
Average Household Income $40,652
Per Capita Income $14,409
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.53% 0.89%
Households 1.53% 0.83%
Families 1.07% 0.67%
Median Household Income   0.46%
Per Capita Income   0.98%
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.

Crenshaw, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crenshaw 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 # 210 42nd
Population Density1 # 6 99th
Diversity Index2 # 127 65th
Median Household Income # 267 27th
Per Capita Income # 301 17th

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