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The Town of Hickory Flat had a population of 589 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Hickory Flat is located at latitude 34.6159 and longitude -89.1914 in Benton County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Hickory Flat (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Benton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 420 feet.

The Town of Hickory Flat (GNIS ID: 2405823) 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 Hickory Flat is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Benton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hickory Flat 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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Hickory Flat, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 589
Daytime Population: Workers 209
Daytime Population: Residents 365
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 574
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 589
Population in Familes 488
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 615
Diversity Index3 36


Median Household Income $40,431
Average Household Income $49,881
Per Capita Income $18,723


Total Housing Units 254 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 141 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 83 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 30 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $84,434
Average Home Value $93,794


Total Households 224
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 157
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% -0.72%
Households -0.24% -0.63%
Families -0.09% -0.78%
Median Household Income   -0.01%
Per Capita Income   1.43%

Hickory Flat, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hickory Flat 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 # 250 31st
Population Density # 131 64th
Diversity Index # 264 27th
Median Household Income # 101 72nd
Per Capita Income # 199 45th

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