Falkner, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Falkner, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Falkner had a population of 540 as of July 1, 2015. Falkner ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Falkner is located at latitude 34.8393 and longitude -88.9484 in Tippah County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Falkner (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tippah County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 463 feet.

The Town of Falkner (GNIS ID: 2406487) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Falkner population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Town of Falkner, MS Boundary Map

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Falkner, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 540
Population in Households 540
Population in Familes 462
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 107
Diversity Index2 48
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 213
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 154
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 236 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 161 (68.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 52 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $88,182
Average Home Value $104,219
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,876
Average Household Income $53,290
Per Capita Income $20,492
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.94% 0.94%
Households 0.92% 0.92%
Families 0.38% 0.77%
Median Household Income   1.41%
Per Capita Income   2.4%
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.

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Falkner, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Falkner to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 259 29th
Population Density1 # 344 5th
Diversity Index2 # 164 54th
Median Household Income # 108 70th
Per Capita Income # 75 80th

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