Attala County MS Information


Attala County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 19,195
Population in Households 18,852
Population in Familes 15,857
Population in Group Qrtrs 343
Population Density1 26
Diversity Index2 54


Median Household Income $33,123
Average Household Income $50,968
Per Capita Income $20,172


Total Housing Units 9,316 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,417 (58.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,062 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,837 (19.7%)
Median Home Value $83,790
Average Home Value $118,456


Total Households 7,479
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 5,106
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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 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 -0.23% -0.37%
Households -0.22% -0.37%
Families -0.43% -0.5%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   2.02%


Attala County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Attala 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 # 51 39th
Population Density # 57 32nd
Diversity Index # 20 76th
Median Household Income # 55 34th
Per Capita Income # 39 54th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.