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Friars Point, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Friars Point had a population of 1,093 as of July 1, 2017. Friars Point 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 Friars Point is located at latitude 34.3666 and longitude -90.637 in Coahoma County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Friars Point (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Coahoma County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 177 feet.

The Town of Friars Point (GNIS ID: 2406526) 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 Friars Point is located within Supervisor District 2, a minor civil division (MCD) of Coahoma County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Friars Point: Friar Point, Friar's Point, Union.

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


Total Population 1,093
Daytime Population: Workers 224
Daytime Population: Residents 749
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 973
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 1,093
Population in Familes 949
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 994
Diversity Index3 25


Median Household Income $20,361
Average Household Income $31,412
Per Capita Income $10,832


Total Housing Units 467 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 183 (39.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 192 (41.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 (19.7%)
Median Home Value $43,396
Average Home Value $58,288


Total Households 375
Average Household Size 2.91
Family Households 269
Average Family Size 4
  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 -1.28% -1.41%
Households -1.12% -1.37%
Families -1.49% -1.45%
Median Household Income   0.32%
Per Capita Income   1.56%

Friars Point, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Friars Point 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 # 191 48th
Population Density # 68 81st
Diversity Index # 308 15th
Median Household Income # 344 5th
Per Capita Income # 349 4th

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