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Ackerman, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Ackerman had a population of 1,467 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Ackerman is located at latitude 33.3106 and longitude -89.1702 in Choctaw County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ackerman (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Choctaw County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 522 feet.

The Town of Ackerman (GNIS ID: 2405120) 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 Ackerman is located within Supervisor District 5, a minor civil division (MCD) of Choctaw County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ackerman population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 1,467
Daytime Population: Workers 948
Daytime Population: Residents 1,001
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,949
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.33
Population in Households 1,400
Population in Familes 1,120
Population in Group Qrtrs 67
Population Density2 653
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $24,474
Average Household Income $38,416
Per Capita Income $17,081


Total Housing Units 726 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 352 (48.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 280 (38.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 94 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $81,288
Average Home Value $102,841


Total Households 632
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 392
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 -0.4% -0.59%
Households -0.41% -0.64%
Families -0.52% -0.78%
Median Household Income   1.37%
Per Capita Income   2.7%

Ackerman, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ackerman to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 160 56th
Population Density # 120 67th
Diversity Index # 115 68th
Median Household Income # 317 13th
Per Capita Income # 255 30th

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