Chickasaw County MS Information


Chickasaw County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 17,498
Daytime Population: Workers 6,296
Daytime Population: Residents 10,828
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,124
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 17,004
Population in Familes 14,320
Population in Group Qrtrs 494
Population Density2 35
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $33,315
Average Household Income $46,268
Per Capita Income $17,833


Total Housing Units 7,514 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,616 (61.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,941 (25.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 957 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $73,934
Average Home Value $96,214


Total Households 6,557
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 4,550
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 0.08% -0.12%
Households -0.17% -0.14%
Families -0.36% -0.26%
Median Household Income   0.49%
Per Capita Income   2.03%


Chickasaw County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chickasaw County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents 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 # 54 35th
Population Density # 50 40th
Diversity Index # 6 94th
Median Household Income # 53 37th
Per Capita Income # 65 22nd

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