Arcola, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Arcola, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Arcola had a population of 344 as of July 1, 2016. Arcola ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower 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 Arcola is located at latitude 33.2705 and longitude -90.88 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Arcola (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 115 feet.

The Town of Arcola (GNIS ID: 2405162) 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 Arcola is located within Supervisor District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Washington County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Arcola population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 344
Population in Households 344
Population in Familes 282
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,568
Diversity Index2 35
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 126
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 88
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 169 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 79 (46.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 47 (27.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 (25.4%)
Median Home Value $66,875
Average Home Value $76,266
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $25,814
Average Household Income $37,058
Per Capita Income $13,671
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.77% -0.77%
Households -0.62% -0.64%
Families -0.71% -0.93%
Median Household Income   0.6%
Per Capita Income   2.23%
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.

Arcola, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arcola 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 # 306 16th
Population Density1 # 29 92nd
Diversity Index2 # 272 25th
Median Household Income # 299 18th
Per Capita Income # 315 13th

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