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Mound Bayou, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Mound Bayou had a population of 1,526 as of July 1, 2018. Mound Bayou ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and the lower quartile for 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 Mound Bayou is located at latitude 33.8807 and longitude -90.7279 in Bolivar County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mound Bayou (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bolivar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 144 feet.

The City of Mound Bayou (GNIS ID: 2404316) 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 Mound Bayou is located within Supervisor District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Bolivar County.

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Mound Bayou, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,526
Population in Households 1,526
Population in Familes 1,250
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,741
Diversity Index3 4


Median Household Income $21,919
Average Household Income $32,275
Per Capita Income $12,366


Total Housing Units 656 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 278 (42.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 308 (47.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 70 (10.7%)
Median Home Value $74,534
Average Home Value $81,295


Total Households 586
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 373
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.06% -0.4%
Households 0.12% -0.17%
Families 0.16% -0.38%
Median Household Income   1.05%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Mound Bayou, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mound Bayou to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 153 58th
Population Density # 17 96th
Diversity Index # 362 0th
Median Household Income # 336 7th
Per Capita Income # 343 5th

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