Coahoma County MS Information


Coahoma County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 24,936
Daytime Population: Workers 9,148
Daytime Population: Residents 16,251
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 25,399
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 24,229
Population in Familes 19,992
Population in Group Qrtrs 707
Population Density2 45
Diversity Index3 41


Median Household Income $26,770
Average Household Income $42,197
Per Capita Income $15,819


Total Housing Units 10,792 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,718 (43.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,338 (40.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,736 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $64,313
Average Home Value $91,670


Total Households 9,056
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 6,026
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 -0.65% -1.03%
Households -0.6% -1.0%
Families -0.81% -1.14%
Median Household Income   0.53%
Per Capita Income   1.74%


Coahoma County MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coahoma 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 # 39 54th
Population Density # 42 50th
Diversity Index # 67 20th
Median Household Income # 76 9th
Per Capita Income # 75 10th

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