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Lambert, Mississippi - Basic Facts

Lambert is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Lambert.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Quitman County at latitude 34.2018 and longitude -90.2834. Quitman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 157 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Lambert (see map) encompass a land area of 0.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lambert: O'Neal Switch.

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


Total Population 1,533
Population in Households 1,533
Population in Familes 1,289
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,812
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 550
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 374
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 648 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 310 (47.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 240 (37.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 98 (15.1%)
Median Home Value $46,970
Average Home Value $67,581


Median Household Income $21,161
Average Household Income $31,240
Per Capita Income $11,347
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.55% -1.26%
Households -1.2% -1.08%
Families -2.03% -1.21%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.28%
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.


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, 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 # 157 57th
Population Density1 # 11 97th
Diversity Index2 # 303 17th
Median Household Income # 325 10th
Per Capita Income # 336 7th

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