Derma, MS Profile: Facts & Data


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Derma, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Derma had a population of 944 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Derma is located at latitude 33.8589 and longitude -89.2878 in Calhoun County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Derma (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Calhoun County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 292 feet.

The Town of Derma (GNIS ID: 2406376) 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 Derma is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Calhoun County.

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


Total Population 944
Population in Households 944
Population in Familes 799
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 533
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $22,762
Average Household Income $37,336
Per Capita Income $15,278


Total Housing Units 468 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 269 (57.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 115 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 84 (17.9%)
Median Home Value $71,026
Average Home Value $76,115


Total Households 384
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 264
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 -0.99% -0.95%
Households -0.85% -0.85%
Families -0.92% -0.93%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   1.72%

Derma, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Derma 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 # 210 42nd
Population Density # 160 56th
Diversity Index # 96 74th
Median Household Income # 329 9th
Per Capita Income # 307 15th

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