Scott County MS Information

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Scott County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Scott County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents 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 # 32 62nd
Population Density1 # 38 55th
Diversity Index2 # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 40 52nd
Per Capita Income # 55 34th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 28,910
Population in Households 28,681
Population in Familes 23,817
Population in Group Qrtrs 229
Population Density1 48
Diversity Index2 67
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 10,522
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 7,392
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 11,769 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,620 (64.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,902 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,247 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $80,695
Average Home Value $102,556
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,364
Average Household Income $46,747
Per Capita Income $17,053
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.53% 0.46%
Households 0.62% 0.48%
Families 0.41% 0.34%
Median Household Income   2.4%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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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