Choctaw County MS Information


Choctaw County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 8,385
Population in Households 8,264
Population in Familes 6,921
Population in Group Qrtrs 121
Population Density2 20
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $31,088
Average Household Income $44,339
Per Capita Income $17,999


Total Housing Units 4,150 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,438 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 918 (22.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 794 (19.1%)
Median Home Value $78,969
Average Home Value $102,256


Total Households 3,356
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 2,273
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 -0.23% -0.33%
Households -0.32% -0.39%
Families -0.52% -0.52%
Median Household Income   0.89%
Per Capita Income   1.81%


Choctaw County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Choctaw County to the other 82 counties and county equivalents 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 # 77 7th
Population Density # 70 16th
Diversity Index # 52 38th
Median Household Income # 65 22nd
Per Capita Income # 64 23rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.