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Bruce, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Bruce had a population of 2,143 as of July 1, 2017. 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 33.9909 and longitude -89.3455 in Calhoun County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Bruce (see map below) 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.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bruce population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 2,143
Daytime Population: Workers 1,174
Daytime Population: Residents 1,340
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,514
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.17
Population in Households 2,142
Population in Familes 1,696
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 880
Diversity Index3 58


Median Household Income $22,423
Average Household Income $36,341
Per Capita Income $15,800


Total Housing Units 1,051 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 456 (43.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 473 (45.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 122 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $71,702
Average Home Value $82,840


Total Households 929
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 563
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 1.39% 0.3%
Households 1.58% 0.41%
Families 1.43% 0.25%
Median Household Income   -0.19%
Per Capita Income   1.92%

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, 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 # 116 68th
Population Density # 82 78th
Diversity Index # 36 90th
Median Household Income # 330 9th
Per Capita Income # 291 20th

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