Adams County MS Information


Adams County Subdivisions

Adams County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 31,160
Daytime Population: Workers 11,172
Daytime Population: Residents 19,174
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 30,346
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 28,901
Population in Familes 23,077
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,259
Population Density2 67
Diversity Index3 60


Median Household Income $31,015
Average Household Income $47,279
Per Capita Income $19,808


Total Housing Units 14,656 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,920 (54.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,339 (29.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,397 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $88,980
Average Home Value $132,421


Total Households 12,259
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 7,750
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 -0.49% -0.78%
Households -0.42% -0.79%
Families -0.66% -0.94%
Median Household Income   0.66%
Per Capita Income   1.6%


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, 2017 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 # 65 22nd
Per Capita Income # 37 56th

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