Yazoo County MS Information


Yazoo County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 27,774
Population in Households 23,389
Population in Familes 19,758
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,385
Population Density1 30
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 8,720
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 6,096
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 10,013 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,519 (55.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,201 (32.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,293 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $67,638
Average Home Value $98,881


Median Household Income $30,033
Average Household Income $42,185
Per Capita Income $16,852
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.17% -0.36%
Households -0.25% -0.3%
Families -0.47% -0.45%
Median Household Income   -0.84%
Per Capita Income   0.87%
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.


Yazoo County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yazoo County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents 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 # 36 57th
Population Density1 # 53 37th
Diversity Index2 # 7 93rd
Median Household Income # 61 27th
Per Capita Income # 67 20th

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