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The City of Wiggins had a population of 4,211 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Wiggins is located at latitude 30.856 and longitude -89.139 in Stone County. The formal boundaries for the City of Wiggins (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.51 sq. miles. Stone County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 262 feet.

The City of Wiggins (GNIS ID: 2405742) 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 Wiggins is located within Supervisor District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Stone County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wiggins 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 Wiggins: Niles City.

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


Total Population 4,211
Population in Households 3,713
Population in Familes 3,094
Population in Group Qrtrs 498
Population Density1 392
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 1,381
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 947
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,680 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 908 (54.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 473 (28.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 299 (17.8%)
Median Home Value $124,440
Average Home Value $154,102


Median Household Income $36,243
Average Household Income $52,445
Per Capita Income $19,974
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.66% -0.53%
Households -0.81% -0.5%
Families -1.21% -0.64%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
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.

Wiggins, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wiggins 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 # 80 78th
Population Density1 # 222 39th
Diversity Index2 # 181 50th
Median Household Income # 141 61st
Per Capita Income # 124 66th

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