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Drew, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Drew is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Sunflower County at latitude 33.8101 and longitude -90.5304. Sunflower County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 135 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Drew, but most people and references simply refer to it as Drew, Mississippi.

The P1 Census Class Code for Drew indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Drew (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 1,899
Population in Households 1,838
Population in Familes 1,564
Population in Group Qrtrs 61
Population Density1 1,700
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 686
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 482
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 764 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 394 (51.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 293 (38.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 78 (10.2%)
Median Home Value $83,121
Average Home Value $106,378


Median Household Income $28,109
Average Household Income $34,393
Per Capita Income $12,689
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.34% -0.64%
Households 0.0% -0.47%
Families -0.15% -0.67%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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.

Drew, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Drew to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 132 64th
Population Density1 # 18 95th
Diversity Index2 # 205 44th
Median Household Income # 249 31st
Per Capita Income # 319 12th

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