Rolling Fork, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Rolling Fork, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Rolling Fork had a population of 2,068 as of July 1, 2016. Rolling Fork ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Rolling Fork is located at latitude 32.9073 and longitude -90.8769 in Sharkey County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rolling Fork (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sharkey County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 105 feet.

The City of Rolling Fork (GNIS ID: 2404646) 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.

The City of Rolling Fork is located within Supervisor District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Sharkey County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rolling Fork population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rolling Fork: Head of Rolling Fork.


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Rolling Fork, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,068
Population in Households 1,976
Population in Familes 1,622
Population in Group Qrtrs 92
Population Density1 1,465
Diversity Index2 44
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 779
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 503
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 887 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 433 (48.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 346 (39.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 108 (12.2%)
Median Home Value $65,143
Average Home Value $84,722
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $27,123
Average Household Income $40,108
Per Capita Income $15,868
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.57% -0.4%
Households -0.28% -0.23%
Families -0.25% -0.4%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   1.35%
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.

Rolling Fork, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rolling Fork to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 122 67th
Population Density1 # 35 91st
Diversity Index2 # 200 45th
Median Household Income # 280 23rd
Per Capita Income # 266 27th

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