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Blue Mountain, Mississippi - Basic Facts

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The Town of Blue Mountain had a population of 944 as of July 1, 2016. Blue Mountain 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 Blue Mountain is located at latitude 34.6739 and longitude -89.0262 in Tippah County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Blue Mountain (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Tippah County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 453 feet.

The Town of Blue Mountain (GNIS ID: 2405284) 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 Blue Mountain is located within Supervisor District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Tippah County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Blue Mountain 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 Blue Mountain: Prospect Hill.

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


Total Population 944
Population in Households 855
Population in Familes 732
Population in Group Qrtrs 89
Population Density1 575
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 288
Average Household Size 2.97
Family Households 208
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 329 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 186 (56.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 101 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 41 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $67,602
Average Home Value $77,941


Median Household Income $39,790
Average Household Income $48,757
Per Capita Income $18,062
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.41% 0.27%
Households 0.34% 0.21%
Families 0.63% 0.1%
Median Household Income   1.05%
Per Capita Income   1.27%
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.

Blue Mountain, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Blue Mountain 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 # 215 41st
Population Density1 # 149 59th
Diversity Index2 # 83 77th
Median Household Income # 93 75th
Per Capita Income # 192 47th

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