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Louisville, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Louisville is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Winston County at latitude 33.1229 and longitude -89.0549. Winston County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 571 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Louisville 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 City of Louisville (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0.2 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 6,455
Population in Households 6,319
Population in Familes 5,267
Population in Group Qrtrs 136
Population Density1 428
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 2,491
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 1,685
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,875 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,560 (54.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 931 (32.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 384 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $119,690
Average Home Value $145,304


Median Household Income $31,434
Average Household Income $43,594
Per Capita Income $17,173
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.63% -0.65%
Households -0.49% -0.61%
Families -0.7% -0.76%
Median Household Income   3.15%
Per Capita Income   1.6%
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, 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 # 60 84th
Population Density1 # 208 43rd
Diversity Index2 # 121 67th
Median Household Income # 198 46th
Per Capita Income # 199 45th

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