Magee, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Magee, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Magee had a population of 4,272 as of July 1, 2016. Magee ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Magee is located at latitude 31.873 and longitude -89.734 in Simpson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Magee (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Simpson County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 433 feet.

The City of Magee (GNIS ID: 2404997) 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 Magee is located within Supervisor District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Simpson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Magee 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 Magee: Mangum.

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


Total Population 4,272
Population in Households 3,921
Population in Familes 3,133
Population in Group Qrtrs 351
Population Density1 812
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 1,517
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 969
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,769 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 760 (43.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 757 (42.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 252 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $78,084
Average Home Value $103,553


Median Household Income $29,505
Average Household Income $44,292
Per Capita Income $18,337
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.57% -0.23%
Households -0.85% -0.41%
Families -0.91% -0.58%
Median Household Income   0.35%
Per Capita Income   0.93%
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.

Magee, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Magee 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 # 79 78th
Population Density1 # 93 75th
Diversity Index2 # 17 96th
Median Household Income # 229 37th
Per Capita Income # 181 50th

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