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Louisville, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Louisville had a population of 6,355 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Louisville is located at latitude 33.1229 and longitude -89.0549 in Winston County. The formal boundaries for the City of Louisville (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.2 sq. miles. Winston County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 571 feet.

The City of Louisville (GNIS ID: 2404962) 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 Louisville is located within Supervisor District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Winston County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Louisville 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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Louisville, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,355
Population in Households 6,219
Population in Familes 5,166
Population in Group Qrtrs 136
Population Density1 422
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 2,451
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 1,648
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,856 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,499 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 952 (33.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 405 (14.2%)
Median Home Value $93,443
Average Home Value $117,724


Median Household Income $27,907
Average Household Income $43,298
Per Capita Income $17,285
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.68% -0.75%
Households -0.59% -0.66%
Families -0.83% -0.8%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   2.05%
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.

Louisville, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Louisville 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 # 60 84th
Population Density1 # 210 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 116 69th
Median Household Income # 265 27th
Per Capita Income # 225 38th

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