Choctaw County MS Information


Choctaw County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 8,347
Daytime Population: Workers 2,210
Daytime Population: Residents 5,021
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,231
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.87
Population in Households 8,226
Population in Familes 6,890
Population in Group Qrtrs 121
Population Density2 20
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $31,309
Average Household Income $43,898
Per Capita Income $17,972


Total Housing Units 4,179 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,470 (59.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 899 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 810 (19.4%)
Median Home Value $76,676
Average Home Value $98,067


Total Households 3,369
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 2,288
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 -0.33% -0.51%
Households -0.31% -0.51%
Families -0.5% -0.64%
Median Household Income   0.85%
Per Capita Income   2.41%


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, 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 # 77 7th
Population Density # 69 17th
Diversity Index # 52 38th
Median Household Income # 62 26th
Per Capita Income # 64 23rd

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