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Kosciusko, Mississippi - Basic Facts

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The City of Kosciusko had a population of 7,377 as of July 1, 2017. Kosciusko ranks in the upper 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 Kosciusko is located at latitude 33.0582 and longitude -89.5894 in Attala County. The formal boundaries for the City of Kosciusko (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Attala County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 482 feet.

The City of Kosciusko (GNIS ID: 2404843) 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 City of Kosciusko is located within Supervisor District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Attala County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Kosciusko: Attala, Paris, Parrish, Peakedend, Peking, Perish, Red Bud Springs.

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


Total Population 7,377
Daytime Population: Workers 4,509
Daytime Population: Residents 4,924
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,433
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.28
Population in Households 7,073
Population in Familes 5,823
Population in Group Qrtrs 304
Population Density2 978
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $28,775
Average Household Income $46,169
Per Capita Income $18,248


Total Housing Units 3,288 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,583 (48.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,205 (36.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 500 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $86,684
Average Home Value $117,830


Total Households 2,788
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 1,820
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 -0.05% -0.45%
Households -0.14% -0.51%
Families -0.38% -0.67%
Median Household Income   0.37%
Per Capita Income   2.03%

Kosciusko, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kosciusko 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 # 54 85th
Population Density # 69 81st
Diversity Index # 53 85th
Median Household Income # 273 25th
Per Capita Income # 213 41st

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