Lambert, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Lambert, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Lambert had a population of 1,540 as of July 1, 2015. Lambert ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lambert is located at latitude 34.2006 and longitude -90.2845 in Quitman County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lambert (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Quitman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 157 feet.

The Town of Lambert 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lambert population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lambert: O'Neal Switch.

Town of Lambert, MS Boundary Map

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Lambert, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 1,540
Population in Households 1,540
Population in Familes 1,292
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,821
Diversity Index2 25
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 553
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 377
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 648 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 308 (47.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 245 (37.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 95 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $45,441
Average Home Value $61,731
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $21,568
Average Household Income $33,059
Per Capita Income $12,035
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.17% -0.81%
Households -0.87% -0.59%
Families -1.49% -0.7%
Median Household Income   3.35%
Per Capita Income   2.53%
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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Lambert, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lambert to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 155 57th
Population Density1 # 12 97th
Diversity Index2 # 303 17th
Median Household Income # 333 8th
Per Capita Income # 321 12th

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