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Mathiston, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Mathiston had a population of 738 as of July 1, 2018. Mathiston ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Mathiston is located at latitude 33.5386 and longitude -89.1291 in Webster County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Mathiston (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Webster County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 423 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Town of Mathiston are located in Webster County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Choctaw County.

The Town of Mathiston (GNIS ID: 2406107) 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 Mathiston is located within Supervisor District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Webster County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mathiston: Mathis Town.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 738
Population in Households 733
Population in Familes 620
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 299
Diversity Index3 29
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,273
Average Household Income $55,113
Per Capita Income $22,147

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 353 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 234 (66.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 81 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $117,201
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 315
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 215
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.68% 0.08%
Households 0.67% 0.06%
Families 1.25% -0.09%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.84%

Mathiston, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mathiston to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 226 38th
Population Density # 258 29th
Diversity Index # 298 18th
Median Household Income # 173 52nd
Per Capita Income # 105 71st

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