Tylertown, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Tylertown, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Tylertown had a population of 1,533 as of July 1, 2016. Tylertown 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 Tylertown is located at latitude 31.1172 and longitude -90.1449 in Walthall County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Tylertown (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Walthall County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 292 feet.

The Town of Tylertown (GNIS ID: 2406771) 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 Tylertown is located within Supervisor District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Walthall County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Tylertown 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 Tylertown: Magees Creek, Tyler Town, Tylers Mill.

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


Total Population 1,533
Population in Households 1,415
Population in Familes 1,144
Population in Group Qrtrs 118
Population Density1 468
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 608
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 386
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 747 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 394 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 214 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 139 (18.6%)
Median Home Value $94,776
Average Home Value $124,048


Median Household Income $25,907
Average Household Income $45,069
Per Capita Income $19,072
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.77% -0.7%
Households -0.62% -0.6%
Families -0.57% -0.79%
Median Household Income   1.07%
Per Capita Income   1.25%
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.

Tylertown, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tylertown 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 # 160 56th
Population Density1 # 190 48th
Diversity Index2 # 40 89th
Median Household Income # 298 18th
Per Capita Income # 154 58th

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