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The Village of Kossuth had a population of 203 as of July 1, 2021. Kossuth 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 Kossuth is located at latitude 34.872 and longitude -88.6459 in Alcorn County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Kossuth encompass a land area of 0.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Alcorn County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 453 feet.

The Village of Kossuth 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 Village of Kossuth is located within Supervisor District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Alcorn County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kossuth: New Hope.

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Kossuth, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)


Total Population 203 (100%)
Population in Households 203 (100.0%)
Population in Families 174 (85.7%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 210
Diversity Index2 8


Median Household Income $42,097
Average Household Income $56,084
% of Income for Mortgage4 9%
Per Capita Income $21,117
Wealth Index5 45


Total HU (Housing Units) 82 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 59 (72.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (19.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $87,500
Average Home Value $96,667
Housing Affordability Index3 317


Total Households 75
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 54
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population -0.26% -0.5%
Households -0.23% -0.54%
Families -0.32% -0.37%
Median Household Income   1.29%
Per Capita Income   1.42%
Owner Occupied HU   -0.34%

Kossuth, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kossuth to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 339 7th
Population Density # 289 20th
Median Household Income # 119 67th
Housing Affordability Index # 334 92nd
Per Capita Income # 154 58th
Diversity Index # 359 1st

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