Adams County MS Information


Adams County Subdivisions

Adams County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 31,455
Population in Households 28,876
Population in Familes 23,060
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,579
Population Density1 68
Diversity Index2 60


Median Household Income $32,868
Average Household Income $49,239
Per Capita Income $20,611


Total Housing Units 14,656 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,843 (53.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,415 (30.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,398 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $93,146
Average Home Value $144,454


Total Households 12,258
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 7,727
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.32% -0.53%
Households -0.37% -0.53%
Families -0.61% -0.68%
Median Household Income   2.52%
Per Capita Income   2.6%


Adams County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Adams County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 27 68th
Population Density # 22 74th
Diversity Index # 3 98th
Median Household Income # 56 33rd
Per Capita Income # 32 62nd

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