Alcorn County MS Information


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  1. Alcorn County 2018 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forAlcorn County (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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  3. Mississippi Data Comparison Tool - 2018 Demographics

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


Total Population 37,398
Population in Households 36,657
Population in Familes 30,211
Population in Group Qrtrs 741
Population Density2 94
Diversity Index3 34


Median Household Income $37,291
Average Household Income $52,184
Per Capita Income $21,274


Total Housing Units 17,309 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,582 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,417 (31.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,310 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $94,417
Average Home Value $126,772


Total Households 14,999
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 10,042
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.11% -0.08%
Households -0.03% -0.11%
Families -0.24% -0.25%
Median Household Income   2.99%
Per Capita Income   2.81%


Alcorn County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alcorn 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 # 20 77th
Population Density # 16 82nd
Diversity Index # 73 12th
Median Household Income # 35 59th
Per Capita Income # 26 70th

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