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Metcalfe, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Metcalfe is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Washington County at latitude 33.4506 and longitude -91.0018. Washington County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 125 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Metcalfe, but most people and references simply refer to it as Metcalfe, Mississippi.

The P1 Census Class Code for Metcalfe indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Metcalfe (see map below) encompass a land area of 1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Metcalfe: Wilczinski.

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Metcalfe, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,015
Population in Households 1,006
Population in Familes 837
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 1,012
Diversity Index2 20


Total Households 384
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 262
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 434 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 174 (40.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 210 (48.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $80,523
Average Home Value $99,566


Median Household Income $12,654
Average Household Income $21,521
Per Capita Income $8,106
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.17% -1.01%
Households -0.72% -0.85%
Families -0.62% -1.01%
Median Household Income   0.29%
Per Capita Income   2.63%
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.


Metcalfe, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Metcalfe to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 200 45th
Population Density1 # 68 81st
Diversity Index2 # 324 11th
Median Household Income # 362 0th
Per Capita Income # 361 1st

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