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Sumner, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Sumner had a population of 293 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Sumner is located at latitude 33.9693 and longitude -90.3693 in Tallahatchie County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Sumner (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tallahatchie County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 148 feet.

The Town of Sumner (GNIS ID: 2406688) 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 Town of Sumner is located within Supervisor District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tallahatchie County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sumner 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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Sumner, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 293
Population in Households 293
Population in Familes 238
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 533
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 119
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 77
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 151 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 71 (47.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (31.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (21.2%)
Median Home Value $60,577
Average Home Value $86,620


Median Household Income $23,136
Average Household Income $33,992
Per Capita Income $12,727
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.2% -0.83%
Households -0.91% -0.68%
Families -2.29% -0.79%
Median Household Income   1.26%
Per Capita Income   1.59%
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.

Sumner, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sumner 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 # 318 12th
Population Density1 # 165 55th
Diversity Index2 # 221 39th
Median Household Income # 324 11th
Per Capita Income # 331 9th

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