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The Town of Glen had a population of 424 as of July 1, 2017. Glen town ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Mississippi. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Glen town is located at latitude 34.8582 and longitude -88.4176 in Alcorn County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Glen (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

The Town of Glen (GNIS ID: 2406573) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The Town of Glen is located within Supervisor District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Alcorn County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Glen town population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Glen town, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 424
Daytime Population: Workers 65
Daytime Population: Residents 243
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 308
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 424
Population in Familes 365
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 91
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $37,046
Average Household Income $49,744
Per Capita Income $19,288


Total Housing Units 179 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 128 (71.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 35 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 15 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $65,854
Average Home Value $91,211


Total Households 164
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 119
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 0.4% 0.33%
Households 0.43% 0.36%
Families 0.59% 0.17%
Median Household Income   1.24%
Per Capita Income   2.05%

Glen town, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glen town to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 286 21st
Population Density # 349 4th
Diversity Index # 358 1st
Median Household Income # 143 61st
Per Capita Income # 178 51st

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