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Darling, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Darling Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Quitman County at latitude 34.3591 and longitude -90.2754. Quitman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 164 feet.

The formal official name is the Darling Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Darling, Mississippi.

The U5 Census Class Code for Darling indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Darling Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 223
Population in Households 223
Population in Familes 186
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 82
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 74
Average Household Size 3.01
Family Households 51
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 99 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 50 (50.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (25.3%)
Median Home Value $44,643
Average Home Value $59,000


Median Household Income $25,368
Average Household Income $35,353
Per Capita Income $13,729
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.31% -0.64%
Households 0.0% -0.55%
Families -1.34% -0.4%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
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.


Darling, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Darling 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 # 331 9th
Population Density1 # 353 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 229 37th
Median Household Income # 296 19th
Per Capita Income # 302 17th

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