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Vicksburg, Mississippi - Basic Facts

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The City of Vicksburg had a population of 23,700 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Vicksburg is located at latitude 32.3178 and longitude -90.8867 in Warren County. The formal boundaries for the City of Vicksburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 32.98 sq. miles and a water area of 2.08 sq. miles. Warren County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 243 feet.

The City of Vicksburg (GNIS ID: 2405648) 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 Vicksburg is located within Supervisor District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Warren County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Vicksburg 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 Vicksburg: Fort McHenry, Fort Nogales, Nogales, Vicksburgh, Walnut Hills.

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


Total Population 23,700
Population in Households 23,229
Population in Familes 18,315
Population in Group Qrtrs 471
Population Density1 719
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 9,323
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 5,742
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 11,082 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,222 (47.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,102 (37.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,759 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $93,458
Average Home Value $121,242


Median Household Income $28,741
Average Household Income $44,673
Per Capita Income $17,989
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.1% -0.04%
Households -0.23% -0.12%
Families -0.43% -0.31%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   1.86%
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.

Vicksburg, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vicksburg 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 # 16 96th
Population Density1 # 108 70th
Diversity Index2 # 143 61st
Median Household Income # 252 31st
Per Capita Income # 195 46th

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