Bolivar County MS Information


Bolivar County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 33,873
Daytime Population: Workers 12,179
Daytime Population: Residents 20,809
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 32,988
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 32,111
Population in Familes 26,017
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,762
Population Density2 39
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $28,197
Average Household Income $45,963
Per Capita Income $18,110


Total Housing Units 14,393 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,845 (47.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,847 (40.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,701 (11.8%)
Median Home Value $90,866
Average Home Value $115,705


Total Households 12,692
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 8,308
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 -0.11% -0.51%
Households -0.04% -0.44%
Families -0.26% -0.58%
Median Household Income   0.43%
Per Capita Income   1.51%


Bolivar County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bolivar County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents 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 # 25 71st
Population Density # 44 48th
Diversity Index # 40 52nd
Median Household Income # 72 13th
Per Capita Income # 62 26th

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