Calhoun County MS Information


Calhoun County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 14,767
Daytime Population: Workers 4,167
Daytime Population: Residents 8,938
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,105
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 14,552
Population in Familes 12,080
Population in Group Qrtrs 215
Population Density2 25
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $31,339
Average Household Income $44,080
Per Capita Income $17,986


Total Housing Units 7,011 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,077 (58.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,863 (26.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,071 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $74,475
Average Home Value $91,949


Total Households 5,940
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 4,043
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 -0.18% -0.35%
Households -0.11% -0.3%
Families -0.31% -0.43%
Median Household Income   0.83%
Per Capita Income   2.48%


Calhoun County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Calhoun 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 # 59 29th
Population Density # 60 28th
Diversity Index # 18 80th
Median Household Income # 61 27th
Per Capita Income # 63 24th

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