Bruce, MS Profile: Facts & Data


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Bruce, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Bruce had a population of 2,000 as of July 1, 2018. Bruce 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 Bruce is located at latitude 33.9921 and longitude -89.349 in Calhoun County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Bruce encompass a land area of 2.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Calhoun County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 279 feet.

The Town of Bruce (GNIS ID: 2405334) 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 Town of Bruce is located within Supervisor District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Calhoun County.

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


Total Population 2,000
Population in Households 1,999
Population in Familes 1,582
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 821
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $22,737
Average Household Income $36,793
Per Capita Income $16,085


Total Housing Units 1,049 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 482 (45.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 388 (37.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 179 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $74,311
Average Home Value $88,254


Total Households 870
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 525
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 0.38% -0.23%
Households 0.59% -0.12%
Families 0.4% -0.31%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   1.75%

Bruce, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bruce 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 # 123 66th
Population Density # 92 75th
Diversity Index # 39 90th
Median Household Income # 330 9th
Per Capita Income # 292 20th

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