Sledge, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Sledge, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Sledge had a population of 563 as of July 1, 2015. Sledge 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 Sledge is located at latitude 34.4327 and longitude -90.2213 in Quitman County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Sledge (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Quitman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 167 feet.

The Town of Sledge 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 Sledge population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Town of Sledge, MS Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 563
Population in Households 563
Population in Familes 487
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,083
Diversity Index2 23
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 190
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 139
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 197 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 111 (56.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 79 (40.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $39,286
Average Home Value $46,364
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $19,444
Average Household Income $30,837
Per Capita Income $10,657
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 0.14%
Households 0.93% 0.21%
Families 0.84% 0.14%
Median Household Income   3.2%
Per Capita Income   2.42%
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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Sledge, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sledge 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 # 255 30th
Population Density1 # 63 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 315 13th
Median Household Income # 349 4th
Per Capita Income # 344 5th

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