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Senatobia, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Senatobia had a population of 8,389 as of July 1, 2016. Senatobia ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Senatobia is located at latitude 34.6087 and longitude -89.981 in Tate County. The formal boundaries for the City of Senatobia (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Tate County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 289 feet.

The City of Senatobia (GNIS ID: 2405443) 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 Senatobia is located within Supervisor District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tate County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Senatobia 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 Senatobia: Sennatoba.

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


Total Population 8,389
Population in Households 7,277
Population in Familes 6,086
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,112
Population Density1 539
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 2,607
Average Household Size 2.79
Family Households 1,834
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,899 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,430 (49.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,176 (40.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 292 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $130,160
Average Home Value $167,034


Median Household Income $39,783
Average Household Income $55,381
Per Capita Income $21,318
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.19%
Households 0.33% 0.11%
Families 0.05% -0.02%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   1.57%
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.

Senatobia, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Senatobia 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 # 47 87th
Population Density1 # 160 56th
Diversity Index2 # 64 82nd
Median Household Income # 94 74th
Per Capita Income # 87 76th

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