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Cleveland, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Cleveland had a population of 12,238 as of July 1, 2017. Cleveland 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 Cleveland is located at latitude 33.7431 and longitude -90.729 in Bolivar County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cleveland (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bolivar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 141 feet.

The City of Cleveland (GNIS ID: 2404072) 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 Cleveland is located within Supervisor District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bolivar County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cleveland 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 Cleveland: Coleman, Coleman Station, Fontaine, Sims.

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


Total Population 12,238
Daytime Population: Workers 7,251
Daytime Population: Residents 7,030
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 14,281
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.17
Population in Households 11,167
Population in Familes 8,672
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,071
Population Density2 1,676
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $34,283
Average Household Income $52,548
Per Capita Income $21,375


Total Housing Units 5,158 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,373 (46.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,293 (44.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 492 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $122,862
Average Home Value $141,175


Total Households 4,666
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 2,882
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% -0.53%
Households -0.09% -0.47%
Families -0.31% -0.64%
Median Household Income   0.77%
Per Capita Income   1.47%

Cleveland, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cleveland 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 # 35 91st
Population Density # 20 95th
Diversity Index # 58 85th
Median Household Income # 176 52nd
Per Capita Income # 109 70th

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