Alcorn State University CDP, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Alcorn State University CDP, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Alcorn State University Census Designated Place had a population of 1,188 as of July 1, 2017. Alcorn State University CDP 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 Alcorn State University CDP is located at latitude 31.8792 and longitude -91.1406 in Claiborne County. The formal boundaries for the Alcorn State University Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.

The Alcorn State University Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2586580) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Alcorn State University Census Designated Place is located within Supervisor District 1, a minor civil division (MCD) of Claiborne County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Alcorn State University CDP 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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Alcorn State University CDP, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,188
Daytime Population: Workers 962
Daytime Population: Residents 986
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,948
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.64
Population in Households 230
Population in Familes 193
Population in Group Qrtrs 958
Population Density2 499
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $40,497
Average Household Income $52,453
Per Capita Income $17,934


Total Housing Units 104 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 36 (34.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (23.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 (42.3%)
Median Home Value $52,273
Average Home Value $60,714


Total Households 60
Average Household Size 3.83
Family Households 42
Average Family Size 5
  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 2.17% -0.29%
Households -1.51% -1.37%
Families -0.95% -1.47%
Median Household Income   -0.42%
Per Capita Income   0.17%

Alcorn State University CDP, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alcorn State University CDP 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 # 180 51st
Population Density # 169 54th
Diversity Index # 327 10th
Median Household Income # 100 73rd
Per Capita Income # 228 37th

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