Calhoun County MS Information


Calhoun County Subdivisions

Calhoun County MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 14,741
Population in Households 14,526
Population in Familes 12,060
Population in Group Qrtrs 215
Population Density1 25
Diversity Index2 54


Median Household Income $31,256
Average Household Income $44,164
Per Capita Income $18,046


Total Housing Units 7,007 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,383 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,555 (22.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,069 (15.3%)
Median Home Value $76,342
Average Home Value $96,675


Total Households 5,938
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 4,031
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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% -0.47%
Households -0.1% -0.42%
Families -0.31% -0.56%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   2.1%


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, 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 # 60 28th
Population Density # 62 26th
Diversity Index # 22 74th
Median Household Income # 63 24th
Per Capita Income # 63 24th

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