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Sledge, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Sledge is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Quitman County at latitude 34.4327 and longitude -90.2213. Quitman County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 167 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Sledge, but most people and references simply refer to it as Sledge, Mississippi.

The P1 Census Class Code for Sledge indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

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


Total Population 564
Population in Households 564
Population in Familes 488
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,085
Diversity Index2 23


Total Households 190
Average Household Size 2.97
Family Households 139
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 197 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 112 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 77 (39.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $40,000
Average Home Value $46,429


Median Household Income $20,393
Average Household Income $31,419
Per Capita Income $10,895
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.81% 0.04%
Households 1.15% 0.21%
Families 1.04% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.22%
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.


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, 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 # 254 30th
Population Density1 # 62 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 315 13th
Median Household Income # 332 9th
Per Capita Income # 341 6th

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