Alcorn County MS Information


Alcorn County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 37,808
Daytime Population: Workers 16,243
Daytime Population: Residents 22,034
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 38,277
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 37,067
Population in Familes 30,554
Population in Group Qrtrs 741
Population Density2 95
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $35,978
Average Household Income $49,959
Per Capita Income $20,370


Total Housing Units 17,334 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,147 (58.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,010 (28.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,177 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $91,935
Average Home Value $117,722


Total Households 15,157
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 10,171
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 0.28% 0.21%
Households 0.11% 0.17%
Families -0.1% 0.04%
Median Household Income   1.11%
Per Capita Income   1.88%


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, 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 # 20 77th
Population Density # 16 82nd
Diversity Index # 73 12th
Median Household Income # 40 52nd
Per Capita Income # 28 67th

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