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Vardaman, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Vardaman had a population of 1,346 as of July 1, 2019. Vardaman 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 Vardaman is located at latitude 33.8757 and longitude -89.1773 in Calhoun County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Vardaman encompass a land area of 1.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Calhoun County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 282 feet.

The Town of Vardaman (GNIS ID: 2406793) 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 Vardaman is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Calhoun County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Vardaman: Ticky Bin, Timberville.

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Vardaman, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Vardaman, MS Housing Affordability Index is 205
State of Mississippi Housing Affordability Index is 174
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Vardaman, MS Wealth Index is 30
State of Mississippi Wealth Index is 62
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 1,346 (100%)
Population in Households 1,345 (99.9%)
Population in Families 1,138 (84.5%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1 ( 0.1%)
Population Density 992
Diversity Index2 83
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $26,300
Average Household Income $40,576
Per Capita Income $13,846
Wealth Index4 30

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 495 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 299 (60.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 156 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $68,056
Housing Affordability Index3 205
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 455
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 310
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.24% -0.16%
Households 0.0% -0.27%
Families -0.1% -0.46%
Median Household Income   0.31%
Per Capita Income   1.34%

Vardaman, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vardaman to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 171 53rd
Population Density # 71 81st
Diversity Index # 1 100th
Median Household Income # 302 17th
Per Capita Income # 316 13th

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