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Darling, Mississippi - Basic Facts

Darling is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Darling Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Quitman County at latitude 34.359 and longitude -90.2743. Quitman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 164 feet.

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

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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.

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

POPULATION

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

HOUSEHOLDS

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

HOUSING

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
 

INCOME

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

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.

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