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Braxton, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Village of Braxton had a population of 198 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Braxton is located at latitude 32.0264 and longitude -89.9715 in Simpson County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Braxton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Simpson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 351 feet.

The Village of Braxton (GNIS ID: 2407423) 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 Village of Braxton is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Simpson County.

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

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


Total Population 198
Population in Households 198
Population in Familes 167
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 336
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 78
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 55
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 87 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 64 (73.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $70,370
Average Home Value $107,422


Median Household Income $51,930
Average Household Income $57,436
Per Capita Income $22,320
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.27% 1.09%
Households 1.07% 0.76%
Families 1.87% 0.72%
Median Household Income   0.51%
Per Capita Income   0.98%
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.

Braxton, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Braxton 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 # 339 7th
Population Density1 # 247 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 237 35th
Median Household Income # 35 91st
Per Capita Income # 69 81st

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