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Port Gibson, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The City of Port Gibson had a population of 1,461 as of July 1, 2018. Port Gibson ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Port Gibson is located at latitude 31.9558 and longitude -90.9834 in Claiborne County. The formal boundaries for the City of Port Gibson (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Claiborne County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 118 feet.

The City of Port Gibson (GNIS ID: 2404554) 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 City of Port Gibson is located within Supervisor District 3, a minor civil division (MCD) of Claiborne County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Port Gibson: Fort Gibson, Gibsons Landing, Gibsons Port.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,461
Population in Households 1,456
Population in Familes 1,133
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density2 832
Diversity Index3 24
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $27,275
Average Household Income $41,516
Per Capita Income $16,991

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 754 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 308 (40.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 289 (38.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 157 (20.8%)
Median Home Value $74,797
Average Home Value $90,584
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 597
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 359
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 -0.85% -0.58%
Households -0.8% -0.58%
Families -1.09% -0.79%
Median Household Income   1.9%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

Port Gibson, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Port Gibson 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 # 161 56th
Population Density # 90 75th
Diversity Index # 308 15th
Median Household Income # 294 19th
Per Capita Income # 269 26th

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